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Quotes - This Day in Dubya History (April 27)
(What did Dubya say on today's date in previous years?)
There are 10 quotes on this date.
The comfort women issue is a regrettable chapter in the history of the world, and I accept the Prime Minister's apology. I thought it was very — I thought his statements — Kono's statement, as well as statements here in the United States were very straightforward and from his heart. ...We had a personal visit on the issue. He gave his — he told me what was on his heart about the issue, and I appreciated his candor.
The two Dubya-riffic parts of this quotation: 1) "what was on his heart", 2) dropping all formality to refer to Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yohei Kono simply as "Kono". Camp David, Maryland, Apr. 27, 2007
Now, younger workers — our younger citizens — fully understand — I think the polls — it's more likely to see some of you go to Mars than to receive a check from the Social Security system.
Offering assessment of Social Security to journalist Jim Lehrer, Apr. 27, 2001
I come from a different generation from my Dad.
It would have been kind of tricky otherwise Apr. 27, 2000
Yesterday I met with the Russian foreign minister and when he left the meeting, he kindly said this is a man who — I'm going to paraphrase him and you need to check the facts — but — sophisticated thinker.
Checking the facts sounds like a good idea, interview with Jim Lehrer, Apr. 27, 2000
Listen, I'm just as shocked as you are that I'm sitting here talking about the presidency — it's never been a part of my — my life's ambition hasn't always been to be the president.
Making you wonder who's calling the shots Apr. 27, 2000
I'm not going to play like I've been a person who's spent hours involved with foreign policy. I am who I am.
Not even hours? News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Apr. 27, 2000
Listen, I'm just as shocked as you are that I'm sitting here talking about the presidency.
Somehow I doubt that's true, and if it is, that's scary, News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Apr. 27, 2000
But it's the president who sets the tone. And it's the president who reaches out. But it's the president who also must share credit, as well, if something positively is done. But the president is also going to spend the capital — sorry to be blowing on too long.
Dubya offers a very enjoyable sequence of presidential postulations, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Apr. 27, 2000
DUBYA: Because the picture on the newspaper. It just seems so un-American to me, the picture of the guy storming the house with a scared little boy there. I talked to my little brother, Jeb — I haven't told this to many people. But he's the governor of — I shouldn't call him my little brother — my brother, Jeb, the great governor of Texas.
JIM LEHRER: Florida.
DUBYA: Florida. The state of the Florida.
The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer, PBS, Apr. 27, 2000
I would hope — I mean, I'm not going "hooray." I wish it wasn't as jittery. I wish it was stable because I'm not — I'm not so crass as to want to be the president at the expense of somebody's portfolio, but that does trouble me a little bit because I think — and I think — I think there's some uncertainty out there that's beginning to kind of creep into the conscious of investors.
Speaking on potential for faltering economy to launch him into the Oval Office, as only he can, Apr. 27, 2000
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