Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Jun 29, 2016 3:01 AM

"There was blood on the ground. Everything was blown up to bits. ... if we had arrived two minutes earlier, it could have been us." — Hevin Zini, 12, who had just arrived with her family from Germany moments after suicide attackers killed dozens at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport.


"Not a single wheel of a single U.S. military asset had even turned toward Libya." — Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., chairman of the House Benghazi committee, after the panel criticized the military, CIA and Obama administration officials for their response to the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. diplomatic outpost and CIA annex that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.


"Under Trump's trade plans, we would see higher prices, fewer jobs, a weaker economy." — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on its Twitter feed after Donald Trump called for a new era of economic "Americanism," promising to restore millions of lost factory jobs by backing away from decades of U.S. policy that encouraged trade with other nations.