Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
August 31, 2018
"I view it as an illegal investigation...There should never have been a special counsel."
Trump on Mueller inquiry
August 30, 2018"Just heard POTUS at this rally complaining about the use of anonymous sources. For the record he was one of mine over the years."-- Fox journalist Charles Gasparino, July 2018
August 29, 2018"When you see 'anonymous source,' stop reading the story. It is fiction!"-- Trump"Pete Hammill didn't want to run Trump stories in the New York Daily News in the 1990s because he said they were too often Trump trying to serve as an anonymous source about himself."-- NYT reporter Maggie Haberman
August 28, 2018
"The expectation was that the kids would go to the Office of Refugee Resettlement, that the parents would get deported, and that no one would care."
Trump administration official on "zero tolerance" policy of separation
August 27, 2018
"The 'Justice' Department. I always put quotes on 'Justice' now."
August 26, 2018"Russia is a gas station maquerading as a country."-- Sen. John McCain, 2014"He was good at hating Russia, and he is the symbol of modern, openly anti-Russian thinking: Russia cannot be anything other than hostile. A good Russia is a dead Russia...We are enemies forever! This is McCain's logic, and it is good at its transparency...Others act crookedly. This one says what he thinks. He taught us to better understand ourselves and the United States."-- Russian parliament member Oleg Morozov, on McCain's passing
August 24, 2018
"I have great respect for what he's done... What he did, some of the charges they threw against him, every consultant, every lobbyist in Washington probably does... Unlike Michael Cohen, he refused to 'break' -- make up stories in order to get a 'deal.' Such respect for a brave man."
Trump on Paul Manafort
August 23, 2018
"If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash. I think everybody would be very poor, because without this thinking, you would see numbers that you wouldn't believe, in reverse. I don't know how you can impeach somebody who's done a great job."
August 22, 2018
"From this point on you are going to see a liberated Michael Cohen, speaking truth to power...Mr. Mueller, who I greatly respect, will have a lot of interest in what Michael has to say."
Michael Cohen attorney Lanny Davis
August 21, 2018
"I've decided to stay out. I don't have to stay out, you know. I can go in and I could do whatever -- I could run it if I want."
Trump on Mueller investigation