“I owe an apology to the pig for associating Giuliani with a pig. This guy is a disgrace, it’s disgusting. It has no place in American society or anywhere else for that matter, and he should have already been fired.”
— MICHAEL AVENATTI, who’s representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her suit against Donald Trump, speaking on CNN’s The Situation Room.
“There aren’t enough white kids to go around. … If we don’t do something about immigration very, very soon, the demographics of our country will be irrevocably changed and we will be a very different country.”
— DAVID STRINGER, a Republican state senator in Arizona, in a video that went viral.
“Our government should not be in the business of warehousing children in converted box stores or making plans to place them in tent cities in the desert outside of El Paso.”
— Former first lady LAURA BUSH in an op-ed for The Washington Post.
“The president seems to be creating trade (and other) disputes with everyone — allies and adversaries alike — and it’s difficult to discern any coherent strategy.”
— ROD HUNTER, a former National Security Council staffer under President George W. Bush, commenting to AP on Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs.
“The wise man builds bridges, the fool builds walls. With economic globalization there are no secluded and isolated islands.”
— From an editorial in the PEOPLE’S DAILY, the official newspaper of the Chinese communist party.
“In today’s GOP, which is the president’s plaything, he is the mainstream. So, to vote against his party’s cowering congressional caucuses is to affirm the nation’s honor while quarantining him.”
— Conservative writer GEORGE WILL imploring citizens to vote against Republican incumbents in the midterm election.
“When did caging kids become the art of the deal?”
— The headline of a recent editorial in THE NEW YORK TIMES.
“We need a governor who is a true leader — an adult in the room, who unlike Scott Walker, will put Wisconsin before his own political ambitions.”
— ED WALL, Scott Walker’s former corrections secretary, endorsing Democratic candidate Tony Evers in the race for governor.
“There is simply not enough police in D.C. or Virginia or Maryland to protect all Trump officials at their homes and when they go out to restaurants. Getting a concealed handgun permit would be helpful to protect themselves and their family.”
— JOHN LOTT JR., president of the conservative Crime Prevention Research Center, speaking with a reporter from the Washington Examiner.