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Trent Lott

Data de nascimento: 9. Outubro 1941

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Trent Lott é político americano.

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„When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it.“

— Trent Lott
Context: I want to say this about my state: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over the years, either. On Strom Thurmond, from a speech at Thurmond's 100th birthday party (5 December 2002)

„You could say that I favored segregation then. I don't now.“

— Trent Lott
To Time magazine, as quoted in [http://www.pdfarchive.info/pdf/N/Ne/Newton_Michael_-_The_Ku_Klux_Klan_in_Mississippi.pdf The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi] (2010), by Michael Newton, p. 195.

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„I have made my condemnation of the white supremacist and racist view of this group, or any group, clear.“

— Trent Lott
To The Washington Post (1998), as quoted in [http://www.pdfarchive.info/pdf/N/Ne/Newton_Michael_-_The_Ku_Klux_Klan_in_Mississippi.pdf The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi] (2010), by Michael Newton, p. 195.

„I don't agree with the libertarians. I want my security first. I'll deal with all the details after that.“

— Trent Lott
On security versus liberty, as quoted in [http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/news/breaking_news/13427302.htm The Philadelphia Inquirer] (17 December 2005). c.f. Benjamin Franklin, "Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

„[Congress] is not the British Parliament, and I hope it never will become the British Parliament... Are we going to bring the president in here and have a question period like the prime minister has in Great Britain?“

— Trent Lott
On whether to hold a "vote of no confidence" in Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, as quoted in Dana Milbank, "[http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/11/AR2007061102092.html A Jolly Good Show, but the Wrong Side of the Pond]" The Washington Post 2007-06-12.

„The spirit of Jefferson Davis lives in the 1984 Republican Platform.“

— Trent Lott
Speech before the Sons of Confederate Veterans (1984), as quoted in [http://www.pdfarchive.info/pdf/N/Ne/Newton_Michael_-_The_Ku_Klux_Klan_in_Mississippi.pdf The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi] (2010), by Michael Newton, p. 195.

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„I've already seen enough. Why would I want to go see a bunch of perverted pictures?“

— Trent Lott
On why he did not want to review more evidence during congressional hearings regarding the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, as quoted in The New York Times (2004).

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„We need more meetings like this across the nation. The people in this room stand for the right principles and the right philosophy.“

— Trent Lott
To the CCC (1992), as quoted in [http://www.pdfarchive.info/pdf/N/Ne/Newton_Michael_-_The_Ku_Klux_Klan_in_Mississippi.pdf The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi] (2010), by Michael Newton, p. 195.