Say What? Archive

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August 01, 2017

"We're going to continue our peaceful pressure campaign, as I have described it, working with allies, working with China as well, to see if we can bring the regime in Pyongyang to the negotiating table with a view to begin a dialogue on a different future for the Korean Peninsula and for North Korea."-- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson"The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years. Talking is not the answer!"-- Trump"

August 30, 2017

"Trump arrived in Corpus Christi wearing the white '45/USA' hat that's available for $40 on his own website, This marks the third time in four days that the president has worn on-sale merchandise during events related to Harvey."

– from HuffPo story

August 29, 2017

"Tremendous drugs are pouring into the United States."

– Trump

August 28, 2017

"With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL. Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other."-- Trump tweet, on Sunday"As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, for a wall or physical barrier built on U.S. territory along the Mexican border."-- official statement in response"

August 27, 2017

"Corneliu Zelea Codreanu."

– face and name on t-shirt worn in Charlottesville by Unite the Right rally leader Matthew Heimbach; Codreanu was a Romanian fascist leader of the pogroms in Romania that killed tens of thousands of Jews during the 1930s and Holocaust

August 26, 2017

"I don't do Twitter-storms."

– Trump

August 25, 2017

"My skin crawled."

– Hillary Clinton, on sharing debate stage with Trump

August 24, 2017

"Honestly, these are really, really dishonest people. And they are bad people. And I really think they don't like our country. I really believe that." -- Trump on the news media, at Phoenix rally "We are one people with one home and one great flag. We are not defined by the color of our skin, the figure on our paycheck, or the party of our politics. We are defined by our shared humanity, by our citizenship and this magnificent nation, and by the love that fills our hearts." -- Trump, the following night"

August 23, 2017

"The only thing giving a platform to these hate groups is the media itself and the fake news. I really don't think they like our country. I really believe that... By the way, they are trying to take away our history and our heritage."-- Trump"Downright scary and disturbing. I really question his ability to be -- his fitness to be -- in this office, and I also am beginning to wonder about his motivation for it."-- former director of national intelligence James Clapper"

August 22, 2017

"All my life I've heard that decisions are much different when you sit behind the desk in the Oval Office -- in other words, when you're president of the United States."

– Trump