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March 8, 2017
Former Trump executive VP Louise Sunshine: "Just listen to Kellyanne Conway. Just listen to her. You want to put a grapefruit in her mouth."...Joe Scarborough on Trump: "One lie on top of another lie on top of another lie."....Mika Brzezinski: "It's a fake presidency."....David Letterman on Trump: "I'm tired of people being bewildered about everything he says. 'I can't believe he said that!' We gotta stop that and instead figure out ways to protect ourselves from him. We know he's crazy."....Joe Conason on Trump: "Can mimic presidential behavior. This is a dangerous illusion."....Trump biographer Tim O'Brien: "He's not a great manager. He's a performance artist pretending to be a great manager."....House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Trump: "It's the tool of an authoritarian, to just have you always be talking about what you want them to be talking about."....GOP strategist Rick Wilson on Trump: "The beets-and-vodka reek [covers] his business dealings, his senior advisers, and the pro-Putin claque that surrounds him in his Kremlin outpost on the Potomac."....DNC chair Tom Perez: "Donald Trump is anathema to America."....Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne: "Republicans don't like music."....

February 27, 2017
DNC chairman Tom Perez: "What Donald Trump and Putin have in common is that they have no moral compass. Their whole being is about themselves."....Eliot Cohen, senior State Department official under Bush: "I cannot believe a word that comes out of the president's mouth, the spokesman's mouth -- the vice president's mouth, because, frankly, he's morally compromised now too."....Joe Scarborough on Trump Administration: "Scary as hell."....Mika Brzezinski on Trump adviser Stephen Miller: "The Little Dictator."....Trump: "Paris is no longer Paris."....French President Francois Hollande in response: "People don't have access to guns. Here, you don't have people with guns opening fire on the crowd simply for the satisfaction of causing drama and tragedy."....Sen. John McCain on Trump: "An administration in disarray...The growing inability, and even unwillingness, to separate truth from lies."....Seth Meyers on Trump's frequent golfing, after criticizing Obama for same: "When it comes to being a hypocrite, Donald Trump has a zero handicap. He's the Tiger Woods of hypocrisy."....

February 17, 2017
President Trump: "The fake news media (failing New York Times, NBC News, ABC, CBS, CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!"....Bill McKibben: "Donald Trump and Steve Bannon have turned the White House against America."....Trump: "The news is fake because so much of the news is fake...The reporting is false."....Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee on Trump Administration: "Not only off its wheels, but off the track."....Chicago Tribune Factcheck on Trump policy adviser Stephen Miller: "Earns Four Pinocchios -- over and over again."....Trump on Sen. John McCain: "He's been losing so long he doesn't know how to win anymore."....Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin: "He flat-out lied to the Senate. They want to say it was a half-truth or it was not quite right or fabricated. No. What Mr. Mnuchin did is he lied."....Trump on Court of Appeals considering executive order case: "It's so sad. I don't ever want to call a court biased, so I won't call it biased."....Matt Taibbi on Trump: "Is proving that if you connect with America's anger and paranoia, you can get by quite easily without facts."....Trump on Mark Cuban: "Not smart enough to run for president!"....Trump biographer Michael D'Antonio on Trump: "He's manic without being depressive...Everybody else wants stability, but he thrives in turmoil."....Trump to media: "I'm not ranting and raving. I'm just telling you, you know, you're dishonest people."....Bernie Sanders on Trump: "This guy is a fraud."....Trump: "The fake news media is going crazy with their conspiracy theories and blind hatred."....Gloria Steinem on Trump: "Grandiosity, impulsivity, hypersensitivity and an apparent inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality."....Gordon G. Chang on Kim Jong Un family drama: "Macbeth with Nukes."....

February 8, 2017
Sen. Ted Cruz on Coretta Scott King letter: "The charges she was making against Jeff Sessions are demonstrably false, they're slanderous, they're ugly...And I'll point out, the Democrats are the party of the Ku Klux Klan."....Trump on judge's decision to suspend travel ban: "Horrible, dangerous and wrong."....Bill McKibben on Trump-Bannon White House: "The Black Tower, sending out its Breitbartian orcs and alt-right winger harpies to poison the politics of a nation."....Rep. Nancy Pelosi on Steve Bannon: "It's a stunning thing, that a white supremacist would be a permanent member of the National Security Council."....Trump on U.S. District Court judge who put hold on executive order: "If something happens blame him and [the] court system. People [are] pouring in."....CNN's David Gregory on Trump's comment: "He sounds like an old man sitting on his porch yelling at somebody to get off his lawn."....Trump on New York Times: "Now they are making up stories and sources."....CNN's Jake Tapper to Kellyanne Conway: "Every day there are these sprays of attack and sprays of falsehoods coming from the White House."....J.K. Rowling on Pence's turnaround from his 2015 view on Muslim ban: "'For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul?'"....Trump: "My daughter Ivanka has been treated so unfairly by Nordstrum's...Terrible!"....Trump on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell: "A weak guy...A dope. He's a stupid guy."....Frankie Boyle on Trump: "A man so obnoxious and unhappy that karma may see him reincarnated as himself."....

February 1, 2017
Trump on Sen. Chuck Schumer: "Fake Tears Schumer."....Protesters outside his home urging Schumer to resist Trump nominees more aggressively: "What the f***, Chuck?!"....Nicholas Kristof: "We must decide whether our 45th president is a liar or a crackpot."....Foreign Policy CEO David Rothkopf on Trump NSC picks: "A recipe for disaster."....Sen. Orrin Hatch on Dem confirmation delay tactics: "I'm very disappointed in this type of crap...This is the most pathetic thing I've seen in my whole time in the United States Senate."....Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Trump: "He believes that he was elected as a dictator."....WSJ on Trump's handling of Mexico: "Amateur hour."....Newt Gingrich on federal employees: "All those bureaucrats overwhelmingly voted for Clinton. There won't be any real cooperation until we change federal law so we can fire them."....historian Douglas Brinkley on Trump CIA remarks: "A disgrace to himself and his country."....Rep. Louie Gohmert on former acting attorney general Sally Yates: "Showed herself to be a political hack, and hacks have to be jacked and she's been jacked and she is gone...She violated her oath."....Sen. Cory Booker on Trump: "A repeated liar and a propagandist."....Trump: "A lot of the media is actually the opposition party...It's really a disgrace...They're very dishonest people."....Maureen Dowd on Trump: "A seventy-year-old seven-year-old...Seems drunk with power...We've gone from no drama to all drama."....Naomi Klein on Trump inauguration: "A corporate coup d'Etat."....Sean Hannity on Obama: "Leaving office the same way he came in, as a rigid, divisive and radical ideologue who will stop at nothing to undermine his political opponents."....Jonathan M. Katz: "First they came for the Latinos, Muslims, women, gays, poor people, intellectuals and scientists, and then it was Wednesday."....

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