I don't think we should be discriminating against anyone. Transgender people are people and deserve the best we can do for them.
Although I will miss serving you in the Senate, I look forward to spending more time with family, especially my sweet wife Elaine, whose unwavering love and support made all of this possible.
I was the original little guy. This country gave me an opportunity. I want our tax system to do the same for others facing those same circumstances.
Maybe I should get back to the music-writing phase and write one on tax reform.
If we could get the corporate tax rate down to, let's say, a maximum of 25 percent, it would be a sea change for this country. It would be great.
Only in a nation like ours could someone like me, the scrappy son of a simple carpenter, grow up to become a simple senator.