QUOTATIONS IN THE NEWS
“CRUZ can’t win, what’s he doing picking vice presidents?” —Donald Trump, after Republican rival Ted Cruz tapped Carly Fiorina (in photo) as his running mate.
“I’VE never seen such a combo of simplistic slogans and contradictions and misstatements in one speech.”—Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, after Donald Trump laid out his foreign-policy vision in a speech before experts in Washington.
“I AM deeply ashamed to be standing here. I know why I am here.... I mistreated some of the athletes that I coached. They looked up to me, and I took advantage of them.”—Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who was sentenced to more than a year in prison in a hush-money case that revealed accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high-school wrestling.