Quotations in the News

AP News
|
Posted: Aug 10, 2016 3:01 AM

"By the way, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people — maybe there is, I don't know." — Donald Trump to supporters in North Carolina, igniting a fresh political firestorm by declaring gun rights supporters might still find a way to stop Hillary Clinton. Trump later denied any insinuation of violence, saying he was referring to the power of voters.

___

"While the vast majority of Baltimore City Police officers are good officers, we also know that there are bad officers and that the department has routinely failed to oversee, train, or hold bad actors accountable." — Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore's top prosecutor, after a scathing Justice Department report that found the city's police officers routinely discriminated against blacks, repeatedly used excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for misconduct.

___

"That's a lot of medals. It's just insane." — U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who added to his record Olympic gold tally with Nos. 20 and 21, 12 more than any other athlete in Olympic history.