Best Quotes from Chuck Fleischmann

Small business is the backbone of America.

Chuck Fleischmann

I’ve never been a show horse or particularly charismatic. I’m just the guy who gets up and works hard every day.

Chuck Fleischmann

First and foremost, the duty of a representative is to represent the interests of his constituents.

Chuck Fleischmann

I fervently believe that education is the key to moving forward.

Chuck Fleischmann

We all have to be concerned about the world being very dangerous.

Chuck Fleischmann

I didn’t eat for two days when Bill Clinton won, but after Obama’s election, I was genuinely depressed.

Chuck Fleischmann

We can’t continue to tax, borrow, and spend at the rates that we are, and it’s just got to be stopped.

Chuck Fleischmann

We’ve got to look at waste, fraud, and abuse across the board.

Chuck Fleischmann

I’ve always loved small business.

Chuck Fleischmann

Whether you are Hillary Clinton or any other lefty out there, you better beware because Trey Gowdy is out there, and he is going to get you.

Chuck Fleischmann

It takes time for 700,000 people to get to know their congressman.

Chuck Fleischmann

When I came to Congress, I campaigned for fiscal responsibility. And the earmarking problem and crisis caused a great erosion in the public’s confidence in Congress. We’ve got to find a way to do it without that. And I’m confident that we can.

Chuck Fleischmann

Nobody wants the United States to default on its debt. Nobody. But, at some point in time, we’ve got to address the fiscal woes of this nation.

Chuck Fleischmann

We won the Cold War because we showed nuclear vigilance and diligence.

Chuck Fleischmann

We live in a dangerous world, and Russia has not complied with existing treaties.

Chuck Fleischmann

I’m a can-do conservative, and I just love the job, and I think I’m going to get re-elected.

Chuck Fleischmann

I wear frayed khaki pants.

Chuck Fleischmann

I don’t view our approach as negative. I view our approach that when you have a candidate in a Republican primary make statements that would make his position to the left of Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama on immigration… we need to bring that out to the people.

Chuck Fleischmann

Having no experience in running a business, President Obama just doesn’t get it. In fact, he fights against it. Just recently, he said, ‘If you’ve got a business – you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.’

Chuck Fleischmann

Foreign terrorists are using technology to radicalize Americans at a troubling pace that continues to increase.

Chuck Fleischmann

ISIS is luring Americans with empty and false promises that do not reflect reality on the ground in Iraq.

Chuck Fleischmann

Any time you have someone’s first-hand account of the sheer terror that ISIS can provoke… that’s powerful.

Chuck Fleischmann

It’s incumbent upon all members of Congress to support legislation that keeps us safe at home and abroad.

Chuck Fleischmann

When you have… bipartisan support, it shouldn’t devolve into a bipartisan fight.

Chuck Fleischmann

We need to encourage and reward those who play by the rules.

Chuck Fleischmann

We want real job creation and a fertile business environment for small business owners.

Chuck Fleischmann

We’re all still kids when it comes to baseball.

Chuck Fleischmann

As Obamacare devolves and starts to fall apart, what do you get? This big-government largesse that is involved in Obamacare, my fear is that it’s going to devolve into a single-payer system, and we really can’t afford to let that happen.

Chuck Fleischmann

I began to get calls from constituents, ‘Do you think you can ever get on transportation?’ So when there was a vacancy created, I worked very hard to get there.

Chuck Fleischmann

There needs to be fiscal common sense.

Chuck Fleischmann

Most people would agree that infrastructure is something government should do.

Chuck Fleischmann

There’s a lot of stuff out there that government shouldn’t do.

Chuck Fleischmann

People have been very strong against Obamacare since I was first elected, and they still feel that way. They want us to work to get rid of it. They also are very strong for keeping the government running.

Chuck Fleischmann

I am not a fan of Obamacare. But I was bound and determined to try to comply with the law. I’ve done everything in my power to try to do that.

Chuck Fleischmann

I think we ought to take Al Gore, put him on an iceberg, and put him way out there.

Chuck Fleischmann

I’ve always believed in local government.

Chuck Fleischmann

There’s a tremendous amount of rural areas where the constituencies tell me on a regular basis that they are underserved by the availability of broadband.

Chuck Fleischmann

We must get all the facts on the table, and then determine where we go.

Chuck Fleischmann

If we continue to cut something with each resolution, I would say we’re making steady progress and sending a strong conservative message.

Chuck Fleischmann