20 Incredible Sheila Jackson Lee Quotes

20 Incredible Sheila Jackson Lee Quotes

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Sheila Jackson Lee is the U.S. Representative for the 18th congressional district in Texas. The area that she represents includes the majority of Houston and outerlaying cities. She was in office from January 2, 1990 to January 3, 1995. During her career she had many incidents with other political figures, earning her to title of “Meanest Member of House of Representatives” from Huffington Post.

“Anything my staff does in my office is pursuant to congressional rules.”

“As Members of Congress, we should not be using public office for private gain.”

“Don’t you know who I am? I’m Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. Where is my seafood meal? I know it was ordered.”

“I believe this caucus will put us on the right path and we’ll give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign with pride and strength.”

“I disagree that our border is in devastating condition.”

“I don’t give a damn about her disability.”

“I have been on the border, I have been on the Rio Grande. I have been on the border at night.”

“I stand here as a freed slave because this Congress came together.”

“I took and received campaign donations under the existing laws.”

“I’m Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee! Who do you think you are?”

“In fact, I think that should be our number one agenda. Let’s write up these executive orders, draft them of course – and ask the president to stand with us on full employment.”

“Let us vote to provide for unemployment insurance for working men and women so that faces across America will not have the tear of desperation on their faces.”

“Many of us in Congress have been calling on the Administration to articulate a bold mission for NASA. It seems that the President is answering that call. I wholeheartedly support his vision
for going back to the moon, and from there to worlds beyond.”

“Maybe I should offer a good thanks to the distinguished members of the majority, the Republicans, my chairman and others, for giving us an opportunity to have a deliberative constitutional
discussion that reinforces the sanctity of this nation and how well it is that we have lasted some 400 years, operating under a constitution that clearly defines what is constitutional and
what is not.”

“Maybe the word welfare should be changed to something of, ‘a transitional living fund.’ For that is what it is — for people to be able to live.”

“Millions of Americans find community, comfort and support in their faith.”

“Today, we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working. We may not agree with all that North Vietnam is doing, but they are living in peace. I would look for a
better human rights record for North Vietnam, but they are living side by side.”

“What am I a prostitute? Am I your prostitute? You can’t prostitute me.”

“What? What did you say to me? Who are you, the Congresswoman? You haven’t been elected. You don’t set up meetings with me! I tell you! You know what? You are the most unprofessional person
I have ever met in my life.”

“You don’t understand. I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen.”