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John Ashcroft
John Ashcroft

One of the most controversial figures to serve in the George W. Bush administration, John Ashcroft was the country's attorney general from 2001 to 2004. Ashcroft was instrumental in the passage of the U.S. Patriot Act, which has since become a controversial piece of legislation. After resigning from his post, he opened a strategic consulting firm that bears his name, serving as an adviser …

Date of Birth: May 09, 1942


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"We cannot explicitly link the recent terrorist attacks to the September 11 hijackers," John Ashcroft
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"According to these breathless reports and baseless hysteria, some have convinced the American Library Association that under the bipartisan Patriot Act, the FBI is not fighting terrorism. Instead agents are checking how far you have gotten on the latest Tom Clancy novel," John Ashcroft
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"While women need the right to birth control and abortion, we also need to be able to have and raise children, and that means equal opportunity, good jobs and equal pay." John Ashcroft
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"The valuable assistance of Germany in this matter demonstrates that the war on terrorism is global, and together we will work with our allies to ensure that terrorist acts are prevented and that justice is done," John Ashcroft
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"This is not a garden-variety situation, ... It's very difficult to think even an organic, naturally-occurring presence could result in a concentration that affected the basis for exposure to three people. It's the reason we launched the investigation we have." John Ashcroft
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"For the first time, Americans will have under one roof the capacity for government to work together. To identify and assess threats to our homeland, to match these threats to our vulnerabilities, and to ensure our safety and security," John Ashcroft
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"The Department of Justice will continue to use every available resource to prosecute child pornography cases," John Ashcroft
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"These people are terrorists, they haven't fought like soldiers, they don't wear uniforms, they don't reveal themselves, ... This is a part of the conspiracy where innocent women and children, innocent Americans, were destroyed not as an act of conventional war, but in the context of what I consider to be war criminality." John Ashcroft
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"It has been almost three years since the attack on the USS Cole, but we have not forgotten this nation's commitment to bring justice to all those who plot murder and orchestrate terror, no matter how long they run or how far they flee," John Ashcroft
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"We developed this rule in consultation with representatives of our colleges and universities and we appreciate their valuable contribution and cooperation," John Ashcroft
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"Frankly, I think we need to be careful and we need to understand that there is a risk, ... Larry King Live." John Ashcroft
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"Our expert team of agents and analysts from the FBI will continue to share information and expertise with their British colleagues." John Ashcroft
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"We have taken for granted our northern border, with excellent friends we have in Canada," John Ashcroft
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"The United States and Canada have chosen to stand together against terrorism and, as a result, North America is and will be a safe place," John Ashcroft
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"Well, I think the record is clear on it, ... I said that I didn't believe it was the agenda of the administration to unsettle what was settled law, and that, as the attorney general, I would be pursuing the agenda of the administration." John Ashcroft
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"These are long, prolonged activities." John Ashcroft
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"Today's terrorists enjoy the benefits of our free society even as they commit themselves to our destruction," John Ashcroft
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"Individuals who commit treasonous acts against the United States will be held fully accountable," John Ashcroft
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"Today U.S. law enforcement initiated the most aggressive enforcement action to date against illegal software piracy," John Ashcroft
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"are as intense today as they have ever been." John Ashcroft
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"from investigation and prosecution to disruption and prevention." John Ashcroft
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