Quick Quotes for Monday, September 17th

September 17, 2018
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“Let’s get to the truth of the matter…. I think this is a this is really good for the country.”

Judge Kenneth Star speaking about a plea deal made between Pres. Trump's fmr. campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and Special Counsel, Robert Mueller. Star led a special counsel investigation into Bill Clinton. Starr says if Mueller can get the truth from Manafort perhaps the country will know once and for all about the collusion accusations against the President.

"I can’t go through this again."

Nichole Worley, resident of Lumberton, North Carolina, a town of 21,000 people that flooded during Hurricane Matthew two years ago that officials worry may flood again. North Carolina's Governor said Sunday Hurricane Florence has never been as dangerous as it is right now because of the sudden flooding threat.
“If they push forward without any attempt with hearing what she’s had to say, I’m not comfortable voting yes.”

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) addressing an accusation made by Christine Blasey Ford that Judge Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her in high school. Flake's "Yes" vote is needed to advance Kavanaugh to full Senate confirmation vote to the Supreme Court. 65 women who went to high school with Kavanaugh defended him in a letter to the Senate.
“I was that guy on the beach screaming, aShark, shark!’ It was like right out of that movie ‘Jaws.’ “

Joe Booth, a local fisherman, on the shark attack off Cape Cod Saturday near Wellfleet, MA killing a 26-year-old man. It's the state's first fatal shark attack since 1936 and only the 4th attack in state history. Ironically, John Dowd, Pres. Trump's fmr. attorney warned of the growing seal & shark populations in a recent letter to a local editor.
“This is deadly earnest, we are in a fight for America’s soul.”

Fmr. VP Joe Biden speaking at the Human Rights Campaign Gala in Washington DC. Biden referred to some of Pres. Trump supporters as the "dregs of society" and responded "Thank you" when the crowd yelled at him to challenge the President in 2020. He has said he will decide about running until after the midterms; he recently joined Instagram.
"Another 9 figure pay day on the way."

Floyd Mayweather, former heavyweight champion (41), on coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao (39). The two last met in 2015, but Pacquiao said he was hampered by a shoulder injury. Undefeated Mayweather raked in an est. $220M for the 2015 fight.

Have a great week!

by Jenna Lee,