18.05.24 Quick Quotes May 24

May 24, 2018


‘We will neither beg the U.S. for dialogue nor take the trouble to persuade them if they do not want to sit together with us.’

Statement from Choe Son Hui, North Korea’s vice minister of foreign affairs threatening to call off President Trump & Kim Jong Un's June 12th Summit, calling VP Mike Pence a political dummy.


“We are writing the next chapter of Georgia’s future. Where no one is unseen, no one is unheard, and no one is uninspired. We are writing a history of a Georgia where we prosper a together.”

Stacey Abrams, in her May 22 victory speech after becoming Georgia's Democratic candidate for governor and our country's FIRST black female major-party gubernatorial nominee.
“This case requires us to consider whether a public official may, consistent with the First Amendment, ‘block’ a person from his Twitter account in response to the political views that person has expressed, and whether the analysis differs because that public official is the President of the United States. The answer to both questions is no.”

NYC federal judge ruling Pres. Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter.
“We urge parents, caregivers and retailers who sell them to heed our warnings and not use over-the-counter products containing benzocaine for teething pain.”

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb as federal regulators warn parents about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies & toddlers.
‘You know it’s been a while since we’ve done a show I had a little health issue a don’t we all…. But I have to tell you, I’m extremely happy to be back. The stage is kind of my home away from home and I have to admit I can barely stand on my feet tonight as I am a little bit nervous.’

Celine Dion, on May 22 return to the stage two months after cancelling a series of Las Vegas shows in order to undergo a minimally invasive surgery.

Photo credits: Official Instagram pages of Stacey Abrams & Celine Dion

by Jenna Lee,