Quotations in the News

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Posted: Aug 15, 2016 6:06 AM

"If the disgusting and corrupt media covered me honestly and didn't put false meaning into the words I say, I would be beating Hillary by 20 percent." — Donald Trump in a Twitter post after a New York Times report stated that the Republican presidential candidate was beseeched by confidants to stay on message as the campaign shifted to the general election, an effort that has largely failed.

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"It was in his hand. He was raising up with it." — Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn, who said Sylville K. Smith, 23, was shot after he turned toward an officer with a gun in his hand, a fatal shooting that has touched off unrest in the city.

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"This is a serious event. It is ongoing. It is not over." — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards after horrific flooding hit southern Louisiana, as more than 20,000 people were in need of rescue from floodwaters.