17 Burst results for "Senator Moynihan"
"senator moynihan" Discussed on AM Joy
"Get the last word i'll be the second last week tonight to minute word before it had been so i think you know even donald trump will have his place in history right because i do think during the obama administration i've talked about this before that a lot of my family they were they didn't understand the difference between state and federal local government i had friends who didn't really understand and they were so excited about this president you know they'd say men you know we've got president obama and office net pothole out on the corner it's got fix on the but i think what what president trump has done that we can give him some credit for something he has inspired people to pay attention to what on people are now more engaged than they were before so you know we have to have a president trump to get perhaps president cory booker kamala harris you know elizabeth warren or whomever may come next lawrence so to the obama quote about the twenty years reminded of an old of daniel patrick moynihan story on we're he was chairman of the finance committee and i was running the of the committee and we had a a nominee coming in to work on welfare policy and the clinton administration and it was a harvard professor and we knew that to maintain his his tenure he could only do two years and then go back to harvard to hold onto his tenure and and it makes sense for it's more than just holding onto tenure and at the end of that discussion and this professor had high hopes for welfare policy in the clinton administration as he was walking out the door senator moynihan's well.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"The problem the leadership of forestall are you confident in the white house next naughty leader nancy pelosi from earlier politics question what about california's private the jungle primary system concern that that technically could block democrats out of some key house to start there james we democrats politics what is this one hundred dollars in which policy here in terms of a civics lesson and not the politics so much the california's system the jungle primary is something that is called the reform and i remember years ago senator moynihan said it they called her form it's not and this is not a reform it is terrible it prolongs the process it costs more money is really a shutout smaller parties and the rest so i don't recommend this as a policy matter in terms of the politics you know there's always a problem we have so much enthusiasm this year so many candidates running all over the country that in a jungle primary if you have five democrats and two republicans you can end up with a result that ends up with the concentration there but our chairman has worked very hard all over the country in states all over the country to make sure that we have emerging the best possible candidate and many of these candidates have self recruited and they know their purpose they know their subject they have a plan to attract support to their beliefs and they connecting to the american voter about their aspirations and apprehension so so that's really what is important in california's situation the democrats are congressional delegation may weigh in on some of the races to ensure that we had somebody in the.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"Bloomberg type republican over because i believe i believe in conserving budgets i believe fiscal fiscal responsibility but but i also ran on the liberal party because i believe in helping those kids from harlem and so important because these kids you know i grew up in hong kong monte police athletic league now for almost thirty five years and i want to help those kids you know you do such a great job and so does your wife margot who's an incredible person i in the hosting these police athletic league luncheons and you know i've gotten to see some of the work that the police athletic league does an extraordinary i mean there's a lot of kids that whether it's sports whether it's after school activities that these are kids that have nowhere else to go in many instances and that would turn to drugs or some other gang type activity except for the positive influences in the positive alternative to the police athletic league so you've actually been able to garner is some incredible speakers for these pal luncheons i remember build a blasios when he was sort of a villain after the cop shooting about three years ago his first public appearance was with you at the police athletic league anthony scaramucci after leaving the white house one of his first public appearances with you mucci may playboy magazine now i hope he wasn't poet ed city him i said to him anthony i thought i was waiting for the central phone he says my boobs are bigger oh boy he's in good shape he could do television so generally a lot of issues in the news i want to get you to comment on and certainly they used to be such newsday let me tell you the problem with the kids in harlem and originally i was dealing with senator moynihan send the morning hand wrote a paper thirty years ago twenty years ago problem in harlem is that thirty percent of the kids are one family homes and their mothers are working or fathers are working and they have no place to go and.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"I am not as went yeah okay so you went on to be the staff to realtor my shot senate committees young and senate finance well yet so to my surprise the day after election day 1988 senator moynihan takes me to launch and says what are you want and i think you know well i don't know maybe i'll have the salad and he means this in a very you were going to say bhirer right or jin hee he means this in a very oldfashioned tammany hallway what are you walk in its with wow i didn't go to law school so i can't have a federal judgeship you know and i don't want anything right and he says well why don't you come into our our staff and you know you can be harnessed in the chrysler building in our new york city office you don't have to come to washington will call you the senior adviser and makes up a tight along spot and you can come to washington has needed if needed near own and i know what he's thinking he's thinking something like he's trying to give me a sort of associate professor job you know at a university that's a couple of days week and so i can continue my writing but i can pay my rent and he's just thinking that way right and so and i think that's kind of in in the spirit of the way it begins but he we end up talking to each other constantly and i ended up going down in washington all the time and different things erupt out of nowhere you know like the confirmation process for clarence thomas and i just rush jonah washington spend a few weeks you know uh working our way through all of that and then he's gets me in there you know full time in the washington cult and i end up i'd so deep in it it's crazy i end up being the staff director of two committees environment public works and then the finance committee which as you know yes raises ninety nine percent of the revenue ones has control of about almost sixty five percent of the spending and and that's real governing this is not this is during the mostly during the clinton presidency also so there's so you actually were governing oh yeah and you know this the sad thing about the way it works now.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on Examining Politics
"Well i hope so i you know i i hope so because it it it's bad for america that doesn't happen you know we we can understand when there's a specific policy put forward that one party likes the other part of this a like that you know half the room stands up half the room um sits on their hands um and doesn't and doesn't clapping and sometimes amusing by the way to to watch it if the members are uncertain because the president might say something that the sort of popular but they don't like what he says at the end of it all right so when you when you make that kind of statement then i think uh you know you have the members of congress sort of looking around s you know should we still particularly democrats should be clap you know he's a bad if we sit there will be with his popular thing being said so it's it's it's fun when the camera you know pans out for that but but i would hope when he comes in you know at the very beginning of the speech that you would get that you would get an applause i remember reading an article by by senator moynihan um who was sort of talking about the divisions that were there were beginning even when he was around in american politics and he's clearly analog way uh but but he said you don't you to be tradition that at any a like a big event in the united states that people would raise a toast to the president of the united states um hugh majan that now i'm doing that in anything but a highly partisan you know meeting where we're sort of people would would put down their animosity for evening because this is the president of the whole country and you know we need to raise the toast in any all say clearly democrats wouldn't do it now with with president trump i don't think republicans would have done it with president obama either so it's not it's not just one side is sort of both sides.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on News Talk KOKC 1520
"Limited government take care of yourself dad everybody else's life the government stays out of your life enjoy the fruits of your labor and when you screw up you've got to deal with it that's for taking the big news of the day's seriously but not much else here's your participation trophy but didn't show near the beginning of the document that made us free our declaration of independence thomas jefferson wrote we hold these truths to be self evident so from the very beginning our freedom has been predicated on truth the founders were visionary in this regard understanding well that good faith and shared fax between the government and the government it would be the very basis of this ongoing idea of america as distinguished former member of this body daniel patrick moynihan new york famously said everyone is titled to his own not his own facts during this past year i'm alarm to say that senator moynihan's proposition is likely been tested more severely than at any time in our history unlike already orders at reason that i rise today to talk about the truth and the truce relationship to democracy for without truth and a principled fidelity to truth and assured fax mister president our democracy will not last that's jeff blake and honestly it's just i've never been more board of my whole life right now except when he was started invoking stalin we have that to grab that one just four by the way hi i'm dana lash do less on twitter official dana lash on facebook there was also super fascinated by the fact that he decided invoked stalin and and some i don't i don't even understand what the whole point of that was when he was discussing how the president did he can't take criticism and so he's like joseph stalin and he said that the president's attacks on media is like what joseph is just like joseph stalin and just listen to this because i i'm trying.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on KOMO
"In the cold didn't um made that statement and this is martin luther king day and john lewis who marched with martin luther king in selma a longtime congressman from atlanta that exactly the opposite yesterday on tv said of the president i think he is a racist so we have a highly charged highly polarized debate um which is only typical of life in donald trump's washington and it makes negotiation compromise consensus on practical problems so much more difficult because the president's base like that he says things like this i think so um you know the the president's basis been somewhere around thirty five percent of the country and um they have stuck with him uh he is convinced that they like those kinds of statements um this is a man who has repeatedly long before even then for president as racially charged arguments um he was a charter member of the birther movement which clearly was a racist sister a attempt to to undermine the credibility of barack obama implied that he was not born in america is born in um in in africa and was a closet muslim i mean this is not new in you know in one of the reasons why we're talking about this days later you know when people here that the president use that word in the oval office they don't key that's not the president trump i know they say that is the president trump i know and a certain number of people core supporters share his feelings but not a majority of americans don't at perhaps another reason we're still talking about it is that people who were in the room apparently are changing their stories initially we had a democrat and they republican saying yes trump said that and a couple of republican said will they didn't recall him saying it or he didn't say it or than over the weekend they said flatly he didn't say it so it's hard to it's hard to pass to rest i know but this is part of a much larger problem in washington which is is people cannot even agree on basic facts you know they used to be a time in washington where people uh late senator moynihan used to say people are entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts in in in washington today even the.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on WDRC
"Interesting thing is if you've got something say what it is you notice he hasn't said would it is did this this guy's delusional he really is because he just continues on and on it for over eight minutes and it's like what's your point what point you have as we have said it's very easy to see what was in this in this testimony it came from glenn simpson he's not the source he's got the guy dug it out you simply hearing for when he got from christopher steal who is the one who got the information apparently from the kremlin and christopher steel is now sane now there's really not much credibility to this so there's not much credibility that christopher steel has said then there's no credibility to what he told glenn simpson and this is something that is as you can see here a howard beal moment let's continue just with a little bit here here we go sign amorn an and he too sharply criticized the cia for that filibusters are commonly mistaken by the press to be howard beal moments they are not they are perfectly normal and traditional and very rare uses all of the senate rules and procedures to prolong debate that's all they are what senator moynihan did in 1984 and what senator feinstein did today was a break with senate norms and traditions something senator feinstein was loath to do in her 25 years the united states senator dianne feinstein has mastered the norms and the predictions another rules of committing procedure and senate procedure and senate decorum and respect for her colleagues some say she has mastered all of that to a fault to the point of being too deferential two process and traditions and two deferential to her colleagues especially her republican colleagues i was working in the united states senate when diane feinstein edgy just goes on and on and not but you never get to the point of what did she released that's the bob shell where's the big story i clearly gget it his adoration for feinstein um yeah i get that well let's see if there's anything later on let let's go forth a couple of minutes hooper's anything there as a result of an agreement by.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"To see what was in this in this testimony it came from glenn simpson he's not the source he's not the guy dug it up you simply hearing for what he got from christopher steal who is the one who got the information apparently from the kremlin and christopher steel is now saying now there's really not much credibility to this so there's not much credibility the christopher steel has said that there there's no credibility to what he told glenn simpson and this is something that is as you can see here a howard beal moment let's continue just with a little bit here here we go senator moynihan and he too sharply criticized the cia for that filibusters are commonly mistaken by the press to be howard beal moments they are not they are proof fifthly normal and traditional and very rare uses all of the senate rules and procedures to prolong debate that's all they are what senator moynihan did in 1984 and what senator feinstein did today was a break with senate norms and traditions something senator feinstein was loath to do in her 25 years the united states senator dianne feinstein has mastered the norms and the traditions and rules of committed procedure and senate procedure and senate decorum and respect for her colleagues some say she has mastered all of that to a fault to the point of being too deferential to process and traditions and two deferential to her colleagues especially her republican colleagues i was working in the united states senate when diane feinstein edged just goes on and on and on but you never get to the point of what did she released that's the bob shell where's the big story i clearly get it his adoration for feinstein um yeah i get that well let's see if there's anything later on as let let's go forth a couple of minutes scheepers anything there as a result of an agreement by the chairman of the committee and the ranking member but diane feinstein violated that tradition and just released the herself ranking member as a term that has absolutely no meaning outside the capitol hill campus of the united states congress it is the title but goes to the highest ranking member of the minority party on a senate committee the person who would be chair of the committee her party was in the.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on Unfilter
"Two sharply criticized the cia for that filibusters are comma a new unbelievable that is nothing like what happened that is nothing like what happened that is not comparable in any single way to a diane feinstein did but that is his justification so then he goes onto a tyrant about filibusters why are we watching this i wanna remind you i am making you watch this because i understand for some eu this is painful as hell the reason i making you watch this is because i'm demonstrating to you how narrative is built around these these political actors in the senate diane feinstein is a suck yabus she's of corrupt suck uber's go look into her background she's she's the worst sh people tell me i hear from people all the time just a catholic i got anyways he is building this luxurious beautiful nest like narrative around diane feinstein that is completely bullshit and to demonstrate to underscore his point he's going to talk about how we all we all think we know with filibusters are but let me tell you this they're just political theatre as if would i ended today wasn't political theater only mistaken by the press to be howard beal moments they are not no not filibusters no no they are perfectly normal and traditional and very rare uses all of the senate rules and procedures to prolong debate that's all they are now notice he actually hasn't told you yet what she's done you know because i've said it but we are well into this clip now he so busy building you this beautiful narrative and bring you along a story in align that just will underscore all of his points that he hasn't even told you what she's done yet what senator moynihan did in 1984 in what senator feinstein did today was a break with senate norms and traditions efforts under feinstein was loath to of course with donald trump brakes from norms and.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"Openly brief the committee privately brief the committee on the mining of the harbours in the nigger are in nicaragua before going ahead and mining those harbours the republican chairman of the senate intelligence committee then barry goldwater was as outraged as his democratic call it senator moynihan and he too sharply criticized the cia for that filibusters are commonly mistaken by the press to be howard beal moments they are not they are perfectly normal and traditional and very rare uses of the senate rules and procedures to prolong debate that's all they are what senator moynihan did a in 1984 and what senator feinstein did today was a break with senate norms and traditions something senator feinstein was loath to do in her 25 years the united states senator dianne feinstein has mastered the nor sms and the traditions and the rules of committee procedure and senate procedure and senate decorum and respect for her colleagues some say she has mastered all of that to a fault to the point of being too deferential to process and traditions and two deferential to her colleagues especially her republican colleagues i was working in the united states senate when diane feinstein was first sworn in as a senator in my experience working with her in the senate and watching her work as a senator ever since i could think of mobile one and i mean no one on the democratic side of the senate less likely to have a howard beal moment than diane feinstein but in her years in the senate especially her last few years in the senate the obama years and now worst of all the trump year she has watched senate tradition senate decorum senate respect for process not too many.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"Toward the end of our chat our tax council mention that this tax parisian would do lose rudin a lot of good liu rudin was one of the biggest commercial real estate owners in new york city and a friend of senator moynihan four decades and a reliable contributor to moynihan campaigns and democratic party campaigns the senator and i were not surprised to discover that liu rudin had a big interest in this legislation but had never called either one of us about years later when i read lou rudeness obituary the new york times quoted liu rudeness saying the secret of my relationship with the political world is i never ask for anything and as far as i know that was true and so there was senator moynihan considering what to do about a tax provisions that would help a very rich friend of his get richer and perhaps or perhaps not be good for the me of new york city sunderland in say a word about the merits of the case without looking up he just said liu rudin has given me too much money for me to vote for this senator moynihan wasn't going to run the risk that some one would be able to say that he voted for a tax break for his friend liu rudin and so he voted against it he voted against what luke kuhn wanted because lou rude and had contributed to his campaign he voted against it because of the possible just the possible appearance of senator moynihan being in service to a special interest and in this case it was a special interest who didn't even mention it to senator moynihan because lou rude knew exactly what his favorite senators reaction would have been ceremony and would have told new rudin personally sorry i can't vote for it because you have given me too much money and after senator moynihan voted against that prevision liu rudin continued.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"As many of you know i used to have a hand in writing tax legislation in the senate when i was chief of staff of the senate finance committee so i know the history of big corporate special interests in tax legislation that it is not a pretty history and it is a bipartisan history for decades when democrats from texas and louisiana controlled the senate finance committee the oil and gas industry had easy access to plead their cases but there were still senators from northern states who were there and ready to withhold their votes when oil and oil state democrats tried to make the tax code to embarrassingly generous to their states industrial giants and you could embarrass a senator in those days by saying he was pushing a provision for special interests when my boss became chairman of the senate finance committee new york's senior senator daniel patrick moynihan everything change for the oil and gas industry very suddenly in may finance committee and they knew it but as of new york senator senator moynihan represented wall street and he represented the biggest concentration of high value commercial real estate in the country new york city be exposure to corrupt influences of a new york senator in control of tax legislation in the senate could not be greater and there was never the slightest accusation made by anyone the chairman warned a hand was in service to goldman sachs or any other wall street firm all of whom were constituents of his or any of the huge commercial new york real estate interests and the big new york real estate families all of whom were constituents of his and one day we were considering a tax prohibition that would affect commercial real estate our chief tax council reviewed the policy issues and it was a close call you could make an argument for in favor of what you could make an argument against i couldn't tell of senator moynihan was leaning one way or the other when.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on AM Joy
"So we know who's gonna fix the deficit it's the next democratic president than that president will pay a price from of republicans campaigning against that president for having raised tax claiming the one thing that i think it does feel different this time is that it seems that the public has finally caught on to this game because the fda approval rating normally tax than is usual this is unusual let's go through some of the numbers of approval of the tax cut plan only twenty six percent approve it is the latest quinnipiac numbers who will benefit from it 65 percent of people in this poll say but wealthier going benefited from only twenty one percent say the middle class and will it cut your own tax is only sixteen percent of people say that it's going to cut their ties and this is the important number for republicans if your senator or representative votes for this tax cut bill we'll be more likely to reelect or not not so people have finally figured this out and and they're going to see the second stage of it because i get us the republicans are being remarkably cool about the second stage of this which is next year of course we have to cut medicare and we ourselves social security because look the deficit since will be projected to be much higher because of this tax bill and and paul ryan's actually come out and said i really want to do this i really want to get to this and the truth is republicans have always wanted to do both of these things they've wanted to starve the beast as as my boss in the senate used to say senator moynihan they wanted to starve the beast that's this part cut off the funding to the government and then having cut off the funding to the government let's all sit around and decide what spending we have to cut meals on wheels mood dogs act well and the big the big spending the biggest stuff you can go for is medicare and social security and.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"There's so much anger clearly will hopelessly wide were so angry at their faculty are comfortable side even feed never determine what a question that holsters their incur icu sixty years if you want your children to marry a hernan someone from another ray bourque stomach from another religion in over the years younger people said no to that has got way down but it will start they don't want their children to marry come under the different political party blonde way up um and it's crazy to me and it really crazy that word now making the cupboard artificial frankly divide lobby to democrat republicans to be a bit like qualification for marriage and that tough because there's so much anger so much invective direct koutros i peeped out a pretty well but it is isn't part of that because the the the parties have changed in other words when i was growing up we had democratic friends we had republican friends it will wasn't really the same you the the democratic party had people in it uh you know whether we're talking about senator moynihan or others who you were intelligent and respect respectful of others in who do didn't present their ideas um the in a vicious way and you could respect them you you differed with them but you could respect him they weren't nasty nastiness i think though has crept has crept in and it is now permitted that kind of incivility some wear a long line somebody decided it was okay here at so there's a lot in america you have gert west room unquotable dialogue her people i now think of myself out value in that it me idea from both sides of meeting but no real own kobe i mean i i started the democrat for the purpose of journey i became a republican in one eye come back or download voter registration office and chink cook independent on right i it near the party's records out merely not a home for a lot of people that's why they're a more independent out there were right temple years ago well i also would say that many conservatives you know they look at the republican party as a kind of a machine middle that they've lost their principles and you know they're they're allowed conservatives angry at uh at the house and senate at this point both sure yeah noone without the senate uh bring your electorate let me with anger water is because of.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"Those things that really divided the electorate that got everybody excited that everyone had no opinion about well uh immigration has become a wedge issue wedge issues kind of come and go and ending depending upon the air and clearly since two thousand and fifteen widened president trump started to run for office at immigration has been at the forefront in terms of one of the wedge issues it divides not just democrats and republicans it divides republicans in fact this an embassy wall street journal poll out today that has some fascinating divides within the republican party between trump supporters and people who were at the call them subst more or less traditional republicans so this is a this is a big issue this is an issue that everyone has an opinion about as opposed to many of the other issues we talked about here at that brookings out telecommunications and things like that really people don't normal people don't really have strong opinions about those issues this is one where people do have strong opinions and therefore it is of interest to everyone the issue also runs the gamut from what i call a heart issue to a head issue in other words people have very strong opinions about what this means for our country what kind of country we ought to half uh and date it we get emotional about it but it also goes two more very practical issues so john hugh dak my colleague who will be moderating this panel and i we we just a couple of months ago took a look at the practical side okay is it possible to do black the president wants to do when in theory was elected to do and we came up with some pretty interesting answers which i think will be brought out in the course of of the discussion and finally one of the things about a political issues that becomes so hot is that often it is not exactly fact based and um remember i think it was senator moynihan the late senator moynihan said everyone's entitled to his own opinions but not everyone is entitled to their own facts and so in this immigration debate we have been treated to a series of statements some from the president for from his team which simply don't read don't have anything to do with reality and that will talk about that i'm sure to so thank you very much for.
"senator moynihan" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Four at her a page the man president trump describes as a former campaign adviser continues to deny any any wrongdoing about his alleged involvement with russia he appeared on cbs this morning within the past hour charlie rose asked page if he has seen or heard any information about the russians meddling in their 2016 presidential campaign i've seen a lot of information leads bad when i leave i believe that he gets an office of the us intelligence community i think there is similar to where i didn't necessarily agree with the consensus of the intelligence community in two thousand three leading up to the iraq war okay that's a different thing the question now has to do with russian intent to meddle in us elections rumor that all of the us intelligence agency i believe they made that attempt to meddle now the question is do you believe that well i think there's been a lot of meddling by the leaders do you believe that the russians tried to meddle in the election as the us national security aid agencies do believe the cia and nsa and others charlie in nineteen ideas senator moynihan well yes or no yes or no i think secrecy we don't have the information it's like senator moynihan uh senator moynihan told you and ninety eight secrecy is all about government telling you what you may know we haven't i haven't seen enough information democrats agree on this that they did try to influence elections and you're sitting here with us saying i don't know paul i think they there is also a consensus during the iraq war died back to that we're talking about the the russian effort to a very serious issue for lots of americans and lots of politicians in washington i think the would be serious if there were syria iraq as you say well it's hard for me to say because i i see a lot of evidence of potential collusion and also influence on the election by false propaganda and false information against attacking me and a lot of people that were supporters of the trump campaign so which is unfortunate carter page has any investigation of his involvement with russia is going to be an openandshut case wbz news time eight fifty seven a jeff brown briggs us up today with our top.