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 Bill Frist - “We must do everything we can to support our armed forces, ... This legislation guarantees that our military personnel will have the equipment and resources they need to get the job done.”
 Bill Frist - “It all remains under the umbrella of the FDA in this so-called contracting out. And that is relying on the private sector to provide some resources in the approval of devices and drugs,”
 Bill Frist - “In April, I asked my staff to determine if Senate rules and relevant laws would allow me to direct the trustees to sell any remaining HCA stock. In May, my staff worked with outside counsel and with the Senate ethics committee staff to draft a written communication to the trustees. After obtaining pre-approval by mid-June from the Senate ethics committee, I issued a letter directing my trustees to sell any remaining HCA stock in my family's trust.”
 Bill Frist - “apply the highest ethical standards I possibly could. I thought, why not raise the bar, why not do a good deed . . . and avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest.”
 Bill Frist - “My only objective in selling the stock was to eliminate the appearance of a conflict of interest,”
 Bill Frist - “Our duties are clear, ... The question each of us must answer is Is John Roberts fit to become chief justice of the United States”
 Bill Frist - “We feel that pain, we feel that suffering, and that's why we are here tonight to support, to deliver, to answer these challenges,”
 Bill Frist - “Let's not go so far and too far in all the anger against managed care that it drives up the ranks of uninsured.”
 Bill Frist - “Looking ahead at my final years in the Senate and what might come next, ... I have for some time wanted to eliminate even the possibility of an appearance of a conflict by totally divesting.”
 Bill Frist - “The complaints and questions have persisted, ... Because of these continuing questions, and looking ahead at my final years in the Senate and what might come next, I have for some time wanted to eliminate even the possibility of an appearance of a conflict by totally divesting of any HCA stock in my family's trust.”
 Bill Frist - “Congress needs to review the agreement and understand its details before agreeing to change current law. The implications of this deal on America's non-proliferation efforts need to be addressed.”
 Bill Frist - “Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny.”
 Bill Frist - “If the administration cannot delay the process, I plan on introducing legislation to ensure that the deal is placed on hold until this decision gets a more thorough review.”
 Bill Frist - “where it starts and who it should be, I will expect the administration to handle.”
 Bill Frist - “I do want to call upon the energy industry ... to be responsible corporate actors. If not, there is going to be a real focus placed by this Congress because they absolutely must respond appropriately,”
 Bill Frist - “We still plan to complete Senate floor action on the Roberts nomination by the start of the new Supreme Court session, Oct. 3, 2005.”
 Bill Frist - “still plan to complete floor action on the Roberts nomination by the start of the new Supreme Court session on October 3.”
 Bill Frist - “We ask that at least until these issues are fully resolved, that the Senate not take any further action on the legislation,”
 Bill Frist - “Roberts has the skill, the mind, the intellect and the temperament to lead the Supreme Court for decades to come, ... The Senate will complete floor action on his nomination before the session begins.”
 Bill Frist - “Our Founding Fathers, who are cited so frequently and appropriately on this floor, believed deeply that a successful democracy and a viable democracy requires an educated and engaged citizenry. I am confident that by adhering to high standards of achievement and accountability, we will produce an education system worthy of their great hopes.”
 Bill Frist - “The false accusations that are put forward, we've seen them in the past, ... We'll continue to lead on principle.”
 Bill Frist - “If there are those who abuse the free enterprise system to advantage themselves and their businesses at the expense of all Americans, they ought to be exposed, and they ought to be ashamed.”
 Bill Frist - “The system today is almost absent the basics of market forces,”
 Bill Frist - “While human embryonic stem cell research is still at a very early stage, the limitations put in place in 2001 will, over time, slow our ability to bring potential new treatments for certain diseases,”

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