# This is a Noteworthy Riddle

I am verifiable but uncommon.
I am always behind you.
I don't know what to say.
I am a lawmaker.
I am a cat.
I am an alien.
I am that with which I began.

Who am I?

Are you ...

... a trumpet?

Because:

      I am verifiable but uncommon.       T R U . . . .
I am always behind you.         R U M P . .
I don't know what to say.           U M . . .
I am a lawmaker.             M P . .
I am a cat.               P E T
I am an alien.                 E T
I am that with which I began.                   T

The "noteworthy" in the title could mean worthy of playing notes.

• I love the formatting. – Matt Oct 8 at 15:10
• Thanks. I thought it would show the structure of this nice puzzle well. – M Oehm Oct 8 at 18:00
• I am an orange-faced president – legrojan Oct 9 at 9:21
• @legrojan I am an alien orange-faced president. – Arnaud Mortier Oct 9 at 17:15
• @legrojan Truly a missed opportunity. – Don Thousand Oct 10 at 3:48