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27 Fascinating Bob McDonnell Quotes

Bob McDonnell is an American politician and lawyer. As a member of the Republican Party, McDonnell served on the executive committee of the Republican Governors Association. With the campaign slogan, “Bob’s for Jobs,” he defeated his Democratic opponent by a 17 point margin. Here is a collection to some of the best Bob McDonnell quotes ever documented.

“Anytime you have a reelection campaign against an incumbent president and you’re the party out of power – on the one hand it’s wide open because there’s not an heir apparent – but people are also gauging how strong is that incumbent president and what are my chances.”

“Are we a nation of guarantees or are we a nation of opportunities to achieve the American dream?”

“Besides the healthcare bill being unconstitutional and a great expansion of federal government, I think if it does not respect people’s individual religious views and makes groups or individuals do things that are contrary to their deeply held beliefs, there is going to be a visceral negative reaction.”

“Doctors have an ethical duty to follow the practices and standards of care.”

“Every governor’s got tough choices to make.”

“Expanding Medicaid without fixing Medicaid is a terrible idea.”

“Fiscal responsibility and government reform are going to be good themes for governing, well at any time, but particularly coming out of a recovery.”

“I am all for using business – public and private – to expand healthcare coverage.”

“I don’t think the objective of an abortion clinic is to try to talk women out of having the procedure. That obviously would not be positive for their bottom line.”

“I made a fairly bold pledge that I wanted Virginia to be the energy capital of the East Coast.”

“I think in Washington, D.C., a lot of people are talking down about business.”

“I think people are by-and-large happy with the providers that they have got now. They treasure that doctor-patient relationship.”

“I think the more we embrace the culture of life and respect life, the better that we do.”

“I wrote my thesis on welfare policy.”

“If you know you’re supported, you’re going to work harder, you’re going to be more focused on your mission.”

“I’m really the candidate who has really lived his whole life in suburbia.”

“Informed consent is required for every invasive medical procedure, from getting your ears pierced to having an abortion.”

“Jobs are what give people a sense of fulfillment and self-reliance.”

“Like everybody, my views on many issues have changed as I have gotten older.”

“Military families so much appreciate the love, support and prayers.”

“No matter what side of the spectrum you’re on, you like to see your team fighting for the principle.”

“No president has ever been elected with unemployment over 8 percent.”

“Republican governors are leading the way in helping the private sector create new jobs, reforming government and getting our economy back on track.”

“Success in business today requires real-time, mobile access to business opportunities.”

“The citizens must be certain that the governor is attending to the duties for which he was elected.”

“There is no question that the minority party always makes a sport of going after the governor.”

“We have lost certainty and predictability in the regulatory and tax climate in America, and this is why we’re recovering so slowly.”

Bob McDonnell talks about his public corruption conviction as he served as Virginia Governor.

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