Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Mar 18, 2016 3:05 AM

"I saw Boehner last night and I told him to knock it off" — House Speaker Paul Ryan after his predecessor, John Boehner, fueled speculation that Ryan might emerge as the Republican nominee from a contested convention.


"Not a day or night goes by that this tragedy doesn't weigh on my mind — the questions I should have asked, the answers I should have demanded" — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, testifying at a congressional hearing on the Flint water-contamination crisis.


"In 19 years of working in environmental control I've never seen so much disorganization as I'm seeing now" — Rossandra Oliveira, who last spring stopped receiving government shipments of insecticides critical to her job managing mosquito control at the epicenter of Brazil's Zika virus outbreak.