Mike Coffman Quotes.
It’s too bad we can’t take VA leadership and export it and give it to some of our adversaries around the planet. Let them suffer under VA’s leadership.
The frustration of Washington is you have to concentrate on just a few areas to really make a difference, and then so much of the power is at the top, at the committee chairman level.
There’s a narrative out there about Republicans being not just anti-illegal immigrant, but anti-immigrant. It was very important to me to break the narrative.
I believe President Obama loves this country and wakes up every morning trying to do what is best for our nation, even if I disagree with his approach.
I don’t know whether Barack Obama was born in the United States of America. I don’t know that. But I do know this: that in his heart, he’s not an American. He’s just not an American.
I just think that Stephen Miller is completely tone deaf when it comes to reforming our immigration system.
The truth is, we are all human, and we all make mistakes.
I think we need to go to a system… where we have tough enforcement. Where if you’re here illegally, you’re going to be deported.
I love the diversity of my district, and it does drive a fair amount of my work.
Both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have tapped into a legitimate anger about the failures of Washington, but instead of running a campaign built on a positive vision for overcoming these failures, Donald Trump has conducted a polarizing and divisive campaign.
I don’t know how you can govern without ever compromising.
We have to get control of our borders.
The Dream Act will be a nightmare for the American people. No doubt, we need immigration reform, but the Dream Act is written far too broadly, and it will only encourage more illegal immigration, promote chain migration, and will be a magnet for fraud.
I can’t spread myself too thin.
I think partisanship is probably the greatest problem in Washington, D.C.
On Sundays, I usually go to church with my mother.
Midterms behave very differently than presidential elections. Midterms, for a federal candidate, often times are a referendum on the president, where in presidential years, voters make two separate choices: one for president and one for a federal officeholder.
I am a Marine Corps veteran, but more importantly – or as important maybe – I’m the chairman of the Oversight Investigation Subcommittee and the House Veterans Affair Committee.
I do think that we need more of a balance between merit-based and familial-based immigration.
You have a losing team, you change the coach.