Quotations in the News


March 5, 2015 1:05PM (UTC)

"It is not difficult to imagine how a single tragic incident set off the city of Ferguson like a powder keg." — Attorney General Eric Holder after the Justice Department issued a report calling for changes in the suburban St. Louis city's law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional.

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"It doesn't matter if the server was in Foggy Bottom, Chappaqua or Bora Bora." — House Speaker John Boehner after the committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server traced back to her family's New York home.

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"It WAS him." — Defense attorney Judy Clarke, flatly stating Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing but raised the question before jurors whether he deserved to die for it.


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