I`m running for president because everyday Americans and their families need a champion, and I want to be that champion. I want to make the words middle class mean something again.
I grew up in a middle-class family in the middle of America in the middle of the last century.
If the people of the Middle East are not sure what democracy means, let them look to Israel.
Stay in the middle,don't get pushed to the side,every chance that's worth taking,is a chance worth the fight
Part of the problem that we have currently in the Middle East is that[Bashar] Assad has hung on to power with the very strong support of Russia and Iran and with the proxy of Hezbollah being there basically fighting his battles.
I think we've got to understand the complexity of the world that we are facing and no place is more so than in the Middle East.
What I want to do is make sure middle class kids, not Donald Trump's kids, get to be able to afford college.
I'm not going to tell people that I will raise your incomes and not your taxes, and not mean it, because I don't want to see the kind of struggle that the middle class is going through exemplified by these promises that would raise taxes and make it much more difficult for many, many Americans to ge
We know that russians are deeply engaged in supporting Assad because they want to have a place in the Middle East. They have a naval base, they have an air base in Syria.
It is a campaign to break down every barrier that holds you back. We need more than a plan for the big banks. The middle class needs a raise. And we need more jobs.
Egypt has been a partner of the United States over the last 30 years, has been instrumental in keeping the peace in the Middle East between Egypt and Israel, which is a critical accomplishment that has meant so much to so many people.
A psychologist once told me that for a boy being in the middle of a conflict between two women is the worst possible situation. There's always a desire to please each one.
Our challenge is much more pervasive than it would be if we were just facing one enemy in one place. [Instead there is] the Middle East, Iraq, North Korea, Iran. There's a relatively long list that we believe are linked to the al Qaeda network in the Philippines, in Indonesia and in Yemen and other
When it comes to the Middle East, this is always a very difficult issue for any American president.
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