One doesn't become a soldier in a week - it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States.
I represented the people of Hawaii and this nation honestly and to the best of my ability. I think I did okay.
Americanism is not a matter of skin or color.
I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties are now being called into question.
I am ready and prepared to work with the President, but I will not be a rubber stamp for any president.