Quotations in the News

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Posted: May 11, 2016 3:00 AM

"I've always felt it was overrated. Obama got the votes much more so than his data processing machine. And I think the same is true with me." — Donald Trump to The Associated Press as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee is planning a general election campaign that banks heavily on his personal appeal and trademark rallies.

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"We have a nominee, it looks like he may well be very competitive, and we want to win the White House. We know that Hillary Clinton will be four more years of Barack Obama. I think that's going to in the end be enough to unify Republicans across the country." — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as key Senate Republicans voiced optimism about Donald Trump's presidential prospects in November.

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"He will not revisit the decision to use the atomic bomb at the end of World War II." — Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes after it was announced that President Barack Obama this month will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima.