- "[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?"
- Simple: The United States Congress is not like the British Parliament. We should not bring the President of the United States in here and ask him questions like what they do in Great Britain.
- About the quote: Quoted while discussing on whether to hold a "vote of no confidence".
- "A Jolly Good Show, but the Wrong Side of the Pond". The Washington Post (June 12, 2007). Retrieved on September 20, 2009