Top 60 Marc Veasey Quotes

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“What we need is an education system that works for every child, not a select few. This starts with providing a quality education for our youngest Americans so they can learn, grow, and become prosperous citizens.”

― Marc Veasey

“Voting rights matter. They are a major part of who we are as Americans.”

― Marc Veasey

“When you go out and meet new people, you can come up with new ideas and be enlightened and help the country become a better place.”

― Marc Veasey

“During my time in the Texas State Legislature, I witnessed firsthand the lack of evidence behind the rampant claims of voter fraud and the obstacles voters would face if the 2011 photo Voter ID were put in place.”

― Marc Veasey

“I’ve always done party building and party fundraising.”

― Marc Veasey

“The American Dream has always focused on building a better life for yourself and your family, striving for success, and even fleeing from religious prosecution.”

― Marc Veasey

“No country has been more invigorated by immigrant culture, more rewarded by immigrant labor and immigrant ideas than America.”

― Marc Veasey

“Trinity River Vision is huge for Fort Worth.”

― Marc Veasey

“Sadly, voter suppression is not a thing of the past.”

― Marc Veasey

“Everyone is concerned about manufacturing in this country.”

― Marc Veasey

“My mother graduated from high school in 1969, and on January 3, 1971, she gave birth to me. She was married later that year, but by the time I was 10, she was a divorced single mother of two young boys. To make ends meet, we moved in with my grandparents, who were also housing two of my mother’s siblings and their kids.”

― Marc Veasey

“My family and I moved at least six times before I graduated high school. I was fortunate to have a large family network that combined their resources to help me accomplish my goals – but not everyone may be as lucky.”

― Marc Veasey

“As policy makers, Congress has the power to promote public policies that economically empower single parents and drastically reduce childhood poverty.”

― Marc Veasey

“Children do best when their parents live together in stable relationships, when two incomes can be a catalyst for opportunity.”

― Marc Veasey

“I have anxiety every day about being pulled over.”

― Marc Veasey

“When I was in the state legislature, we asked for different examples of voter fraud, and the Republicans could never produce any sort of in-person voter fraud examples.”

― Marc Veasey

“I was on the elections committee in my last session in the state House of Representatives.”

― Marc Veasey

“Imagine how many people would not vote if they knew they were being recorded while they voted.”

― Marc Veasey

“We have to continue to raise awareness as the Voting Rights Caucus… make sure people call into their state legislators. Let us know that they’ve decided they weren’t going to vote because they heard it was a hassle.”

― Marc Veasey

“I work in the commercial real estate sector.”

― Marc Veasey

“When the F-16 first was rolled out, there were many problems in the development. There were cost issues, and it ended up being one of the best planes the military has ever seen and kept this country protected and kept many jobs in the North Texas area.”

― Marc Veasey

“I want to work on changing the way this country views exercise and nutrition.”

― Marc Veasey

“I really want to do something to make our lives healthier.”

― Marc Veasey

“I encourage all young people who are interested in government to try and apply to work for a congressman or some other elected official because you get very good experience.”

― Marc Veasey

“Elected officials want to paint everyone with a broad brush. What they don’t get is that everyone pays bills. Liberal activists pay bills. Conservative activists pay bills. Independents pay bills.”

― Marc Veasey

“One of the issues that differentiates union members in Texas and the Northeast is guns. That’s a big issue.”

― Marc Veasey

“When I go to Lockheed or General Motors… all those union members are gun owners. They believe in responsible gun ownership and responsible gun safety, but all those guys are gun owners, and that’s not necessarily an issue in New Jersey.”

― Marc Veasey

“You gain a lot of insight from employees by listening to them.”

― Marc Veasey

“It’s amazing how small business owners figure out how to stretch a dollar as far as they possibly can.”

― Marc Veasey

“When you have a system that increases border security funding by about 300 percent, and it only increases funding for immigration courts by 70 percent, you have a disaster.”

― Marc Veasey

“There’s no question about the fact that for Democrats, Texas is a tough place.”

― Marc Veasey

“You would hear stories of people that lost their houses. I remember people who had their whole lives turned upside down. I think people did learn lessons from the ’80s.”

― Marc Veasey

“I would say to Republicans that when you look at civil rights legislation that took place in the 1960s, it took a bipartisan effort to get those things done, and so what I would tell my colleagues, both Republicans and Democrats, is let’s come together, and let’s be for fairness.”

― Marc Veasey

“When I was a campaign worker, you would meet people who would want to vote but didn’t have any money for postage. It happens more often than people think.”

― Marc Veasey

“There’re a lot of Republicans in the state of Texas that vote by mail, probably more than Democrats. We make it an incentive to make it easier for seniors to be able to vote. I do believe, from a personal experience, it discourages people from voting. It’s the hassle of getting the stamp that is my biggest concern.”

― Marc Veasey

“No one law or set of laws will end horrific acts of violence, but Congress has an obligation to take action and make sure that terrorists and bad guys don’t have easy access to guns in our country.”

― Marc Veasey

“The Supreme Court 2013 ruling that gutted the 1965 Voting Rights Act set in motion what many feared: the subjection of minorities, seniors, and low-income Americans to unfair, punitive barriers preventing them from exercising their most basic right as American citizens.”

― Marc Veasey

“People really like the fact that I’ve worked at their job. It gives them a good feeling that I’ve experienced, even for a few hours, what they do on the job.”

― Marc Veasey

“There are some policemen who overuse force, especially when there’s an African-American involved, regardless of age.”

― Marc Veasey

“There is no evidence of widespread voter fraud during the 2016 elections or any relatively recent election.”

― Marc Veasey

“I know from firsthand experience that claims of non-existent voter fraud are used to raise fears, steamroll facts, and overcome common sense, resulting in laws that have nothing to do with ballot security and everything to do with voter suppression and discrimination.”

― Marc Veasey

“As the lead plaintiff in Veasey v. Abbott, I’m proud of our fight and the progress made.”

― Marc Veasey

“Instead of continuing with his empty crusade against voter fraud, President Trump should urge his Republican colleagues in Congress to work with Democrats to update the 1965 Voting Rights Act and restore the right to vote to all American citizens.”

― Marc Veasey

“Millennials want to live in urban areas.”

― Marc Veasey

“I know other people who have started their kids in tackle football for, like, four- and five-year-olds. So I think it’s up to each individual’s parents, but for me personally, no I wouldn’t. But would I be OK with him playing in seventh or eighth grade? Yes.”

― Marc Veasey

“Let us not return to the old battlefield where so many shed blood and tears for the right to vote. Instead let us move forward to an era where all eligible Americans have equal access to the ballot box and have the freedom to vote for the candidate of their choosing.”

― Marc Veasey

“I work hard to reach out to a lot of different people.”

― Marc Veasey

“I want police to be protected.”

― Marc Veasey

“I would love to see public option. If we had public option, then people would have that ability to supplement that public option with an additional health plan.”

― Marc Veasey

“I’ve been a good Democratic leader.”

― Marc Veasey

“Starting in 2005, my first session in the legislature, my colleagues elected me to be Democratic whip.”

― Marc Veasey

“I helped write the expunction code in the State of Texas to give people the opportunity to have their names cleared when they have been mistakenly arrested.”

― Marc Veasey

“It is clear that the photo ID requirement is not a solution to a problem but is instead a political ploy to prevent traditionally disenfranchised populations from voting for the candidates of their choice.”

― Marc Veasey

“As a member of the House Armed Services Committee and the Congressional Joint Strike Fighter Caucus, I have been a staunch supporter of the production of the F-35 since day one and understand the importance of its production for my fellow Texans and our nation’s security.”

― Marc Veasey

“We must provide an improved early education system so that all students have the opportunity to learn and reach their full potential.”

― Marc Veasey

“Sitting on the House Armed Services Committee is a great responsibility and an opportunity to represent not only the thousands of veterans in the 33rd Congressional District of Texas that I represent in Dallas-Fort Worth but also the active-duty men and women of our armed forces, national guard, and reserve components.”

― Marc Veasey

“While I never served in uniform, I fully understand the great service and sacrifice that our brave men and women have given to our country.”

― Marc Veasey

“I look forward to doing my part to keep our solemn vow to veterans who have served our country with pride and distinction. They are all heroes in my eyes, and they deserve no less.”

― Marc Veasey

“Our friends, neighbors, and their families have been forced to live in the shadows out of fear of being torn from their families and deported from what is, for many of them, the only country they have ever known.”

― Marc Veasey

“Please continue to voice your beliefs, as your participation is the foundation of our country’s democracy.”

― Marc Veasey
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