Smarther News Quick Quotes for Monday, December 10, 2018

December 10, 2018
“A winter storm’s not a Christmas carol snow. It’s serious.”

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper as 12-20 inches of snow pummeled the state this weekend – more than many areas typically see in an entire year. The heavy, wet snow caused trees and power lines to snap with over 200,000 without power.
“People don’t want to stop because we want the President to go.”

Ilda, protester, as 71 people were injured in the 4th week of protests over the cost of living in France. French President Emmanuel Macron, who has been the target of protesters' anger, is expected to address the nation Monday.
"When I say if this deal does not pass we would truly be in uncharted waters, I hope people understand this is what I genuinely believe and fear could happen.”

UK Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of Tuesday's vote in Parliament on a deal to leave the European Union. She warns of grave uncertainty if no Brexit or leaving without a deal at all. Britain is set to leave the EU March 29.
“It’s possible that we would be interested. If they were going to sell a plant or not use it that we would take it over.”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tesla's plans to expand, possibly into some of the five plants General Motors announced it will close as part of restructuring plan, which will lay off 14,000 workers to focus on electric vehicles, like Tesla. However, Tesla's financial viability is often a matter of great debate.
“Imagine the loyalty of hanging in in the worst of circumstances and being here waiting.”

Andrea Gaylord speaking about her dog who survived California's most deadly and destructive fire, protecting the ruins of the home for nearly a month until his owner returned. Gaylord was forced to flee immediately on Nov. 8 when the fire broke out, but an animal rescuer made sure her male Anatolian shepherd mix was given water and food regularly.

Have a good week!

by Jenna Lee,