The unique perspective and provocative opinions of Joe O’Neill
nations have a duty to act. No responsible government should subsidize Iran’s
bloodlust.”—President Donald Trump at the United Nations.
got some sort of hold on the British psyche.”—Sonia Purnell, author of
“Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition.”
we’ve seen so far is not the kind of climate leadership we need from the major
economies.”—World Resources Institute Vice President Helen Mountford.
easy-to-dodge days for Senate Republicans are coming to an end. … The
Democratic House must impeach the president and force the question on the
Senate; yea or nay on Donald Trump.”—Mike Murphy, Republican consultant
and co-director of the University of Southern California’s Center for the
president telling a president-elect of a well-known corrupt country he better
investigate corruption that affects the US is doing his job.”—Rudy Giuliani.
think the whistleblower did the right thing.”—Acting Director of National
Security Joseph Maguire.
would like for you to do us a favor.”—Outtake from Trump’s phone
conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
the president asked or pressured Ukraine’s president to investigate his
political rival, either directly or through his personal attorney, it would be
troubling in the extreme.”—Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney, the GOP’s
2012 presidential nominee.
president must be held accountable. No one is above the law.” House Speaker Nancy
efforts to restrain her far-left conference have finally crumbled.”—Senate
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
will doubtless roil the Democratic primary race in unpredictable ways. The most
bellicose candidates may profit as the impeachment wars grow more vitriolic.
The moderates may be further marginalized.”—David Brooks, New York
turns on a basic question. Is it legal for the president of the United States
to ask a foreign country to intervene in our election to help him and
investigate his potential opponent? And I think it is clearly illegal.”—Larry
Noble, former general counsel to the Federal Election Commission.
impeach any president over a phone call like this would be insane.”—South
Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham.
is Joe Biden’s scandal, and the Democrats are trying to use it to steal the
(2020) election.”—Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale.
we’ve known who Donald Trump is for some time. … And now we know that in the
course of his duties as president, he’s endangered us all by putting his
personal and political interests ahead of the interests of the American people.
(He has) turned American diplomacy into a cheap extortion racket.”—Hillary
is immediately striking is that no one who has spoken in defense of the
president, including his spokesmen, has said these words: ‘Donald Trump would
never do that!’”—Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal.
(Trump) learned is you can get away with just about anything if you’re willing
to gamble and you have zero shame.”—Trump family biographer Gwenda Blair.
are on a mission to impeach @POTUS. It’s their entire legislative agenda. They
lost the 2016 election and can’t get over it.”—Sen. Rick Scott.
doesn’t need facts to mount a smear campaign. (Did Roy Cohn?) Trump concocts
phony conspiracies and misleading narratives all the time. (Remember
birtherism?)—David Corn, Mother Jones.
current burdens on the U.S. immigration system must be alleviated before it is again
possible to resettle large numbers of refugees.”—State Department
statement announcing that the Trump Administration plans to slash the number of
refugees the U.S. will accept to 18,000 in 2020. Last year’s total was 30,000.
The cap was 110,000 in President Obama’s last year.
(Trump) follows through on his tariff threats later this year, then in all
likelihood, trade will slow, and we would wind up in a recession next year.”—Mark
Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics.
must stand up to Juul and protect our kids by banning flavored e-cigarettes.”—Matthew
Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
don’t realize that they’re playing Russian Roulette every time they ingest
powder off the street.”—Paul Carey, narcotics division commander for the
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, on the opioid crisis and the availability of
cheap and easily manipulated fentanyl.
was honored to be a part of President Trump’s successful 2016 campaign, and I
remain fully committed to the President’s re-election to a second term.”—Gov.
Ron DeSantis’ political chairwoman Susan Wiles.
glad that our community won’t be part of the president’s inhumane child
detention policy, and I will keep fighting to ensure that all children are
treated with kindness and care.”—Congressman Val Demings, D-Orlando, on
news that Central Florida is no longer being considered as a site to house
once again implore Mayor (Rick) Kriseman to quit kicking the can down the road,
show some leadership and reach an agreement with the Rays to allow them to
explore other possibilities.”—Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan,
urging St. Petersburg to reopen the Rays’ right to look at Hillsborough County.
media is not the place to go criticize your fellow county
commissioners.”—Hillsborough County Commission Chairman Les Miller.