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Al D'Amato

  • American politician
  • Born August 1, 1937

Alfonse Marcello D'Amato (born August 1, 1937) is an American lawyer and former New York politician. A Republican, he served as United States Senator from New York from 1981 to 1999. He subsequently founded a lobbying firm, Park Strategies.As of 2019, D'Amato is the last Republican to represent New York in the U.S. Senate.


No. 1, Halliburton. Certainly, if they've overcharged they should be whacked and whacked good, but the idea that the vice president somehow is involved in this, whether they got contracts because of him, that's nonsense.




Those allies who failed to join us will regret it. They're making a mistake.




Now the fact that terrorists throughout the world see this as an opportunity to defeat the United States, we have to be - and every Democratic candidate, even those who opposed us going in, now say we just simply can't cut and run.




We've got to win this battle, and we will. We have to win the peace.




The fact is that the economy is really posed for the kind of recovery that people can see and understand.




As an Italian-American, I have a special responsibility to be sensitive to ethnic stereotypes.




You have to go to where you can make money, and you see in the service area, in the technological area, those are the areas where we're going to create jobs.




Let me tell you, you can paint pictures and get people indicted for just about anything.



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