|After serving as a South Carolina state bureaucrat for decades, James Clyburn was promoted to Congress in 1993.|
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Jim Clyburn Quotes|
Appearing on a question and answer session on CSPAN, confused Congressman James Clyburn encouraged people to send sex text messages (sexts).
“Use the tools that we have. We’ve got great tools to communicate about everything else. Uh, we can, uh, text. Uh, what do we call it? Sexting. Let’s do some uh, voting, uh, uh, organizing uh over the internet.”
Jim Clyburn, August 30, 2014
According to the Washington Post, Congressman James Clyburn criticized Senator Tim Scott along racial lines.
“If you call progress electing a person with the pigmentation that he has, who votes against the interest and aspirations of 95 percent of the black people in South Carolina, then I guess that’s progress.”
Jim Clyburn, May 6, 2014
Despite ramming through the Obamacare disaster, James Clyburn didn't think Democrats had anything to apologize for.
“I don't think there's anything for us to apologize for.”
Jim Clyburn, November 14, 2013
Appearing on MSNBC, Congressman Jim Clyburn accused Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney of raping businesses and setting up Swiss bank accounts.
“There’s something about raping companies and leaving them in debt and setting up Swiss bank accounts and incorporating businesses in the Grand Caymans. I have a real serious problem with that.”
Jim Clyburn, May 22, 2012
Mere hours after blaming President Obama's troubles on race, Congressman Jim Clyburn wrote a letter claiming he had never claimed racism was the issue.
“I have always abhorred the word 'racism.' I never use it. I believe it is a lethal term, and I am offended that my honest responses to a reporter's clearly designed agenda would be distorted in such a manner.”
Jim Clyburn, May 26, 2011
In predictable form, Congressman Jim Clyburn blamed President Obama's problems on race.
“You know, I’m 70 years old, and I can tell you people don’t like to deal with it, but the fact of the matter is, the president’s problems are in large measure because of the color of his skin.”
Jim Clyburn, May 25, 2011