"Can't living with the bill means it won't become law.
"Russia is no longer our enemy and therefore we shouldn't be locked into a Cold War mentality that says we keep the peace by blowing each other up. In my attitude, that's old, that's tired, that's stale.
"Anyway, I'm so thankful, and so gracious—I'm gracious that my brother Jeb is concerned about the hemisphere as well.
"It's important for young men and women who look at the Nebraska champs to understand that quality of life is more than just blocking shots.
"Our nation must come together to unite.
"So on behalf of a well-oiled unit of people who came together to serve something greater than themselves, congratulations.
"If a person doesn't have the capacity that we all want that person to have, I suspect hope is in the far distant future, if at all.
"Thirdly, the explorationists are willing to only move equipment during the winter, which means they'll be on ice roads, and remove the equipment as the ice begins to melt, so that the fragile tundra is protected.
"Presidents, whether things are good or bad, get the blame. I understand that.
"For every fatal shooting, there were roughly three non-fatal shootings. And, folks, this is unacceptable in America. It's just unacceptable. And we're going to do something about it.
"There's no question that the minute I got elected, the storm clouds on the horizon were getting nearly directly overhead.
"But I also made it clear to [Vladimir Putin] that it's important to think beyond the old days of when we had the concept that if we blew each other up, the world would be safe.
"Whatever it took to help Taiwan defend theirself.
"First, we would not accept a treaty that would not have been ratified, nor a treaty that I thought made sense for the country.
"It's very important for folks to understand that when there's more trade, there's more commerce.
"Neither in French nor in English nor in Mexican.
"We must have the attitude that every child in America—regardless of where they're raised or how they're born—can learn.
"It is time to set aside the old partisan bickering and finger-pointing and name-calling that comes from freeing parents to make different choices for their children.
I think we're making progress. We understand where the power of this country lay. It lays in the hearts and souls of Americans. It must lay in our pocketbooks. It lays in the willingness for people to work hard. But as importantly, it lays in the fact that we've got citizens from all walks of life, all political parties, that are willing to say, I want to love my neighbor. I want to make somebody's life just a little bit better.