Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Jun 06, 2014 3:01 AM

"Seeing blood made it real. I didn't think something like this would happen at our school." — Jillian Smith, student at Seattle Pacific University, after a gunman opened fire, fatally wounding one person and injuring three others.


"Group after group and committee after committee within GM that reviewed the issue failed to take action or acted too slowly. Although everyone had responsibility to fix the problem, nobody took responsibility." — Anton Valukas, who led an internal investigation of General Motors' deadly ignition-switch scandal.


"I don't believe any of this. First, we had to do the prisoner deal because he was in imminent danger of dying. Well, they saw the video in January and they didn't act until June. So that holds no water. Now the argument is the reason they couldn't tell us is because it jeopardized his life. I don't buy that for a moment because he was a very valuable asset to the Taliban." — Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., after the Obama administration's prisoner swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban officials.