18.05.08 Quick Quotes May 8

May 8, 2018
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“I am Trumpier than Trump.”

WV GOP Senate candidate Don Blankenship, May 7, 2018 response to a tweet by Pres. Trump urging voters to support his opponents. Blankenship, a former coal executive, spent a year in federal prison – convicted of conspiring to violate mine safety in connection with a 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners.
“Let us teach our children the difference between right and wrong, and encourage them to be best in their individual paths in life.”

First Lady Melania Trump, announcing her "Be Best" initiative, aimed at improving children's lives by focusing on social media use & opioid abuse.

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“We think that what you can do is be tougher on Iran, address the concerns of the president and not throw the baby out with the bath water.”

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on "Fox & Friends", cautioning Pres. Trump not to back out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, one day ahead of the President's announcement on whether the U.S. will withdraw from the agreement.
“Russia should be modern and dynamic, it should be ready to accept the call of the times.”

Vladimir Putin, May 7, 2018, Kremlin ceremony kicking off his fourth presidential term. Putin, a 65-year-old former KGB agent, has led Russia for 18 years, and is the LONGEST-SERVING Russian leader since Joseph Stalin.

by Jenna Lee,