Quotations in the News


“So far, we see no indication that this was a plot directed from outside the United States, and we see no indication that he was part of any kind of network.” — FBI Director James Comey, who nonetheless called Orlando gunman Omar Mateen “radicalized.”

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“He doesn’t get it or, or he gets it better than anybody understands. It’s one or the other. And either one is unacceptable.” — Donald Trump in an interview on the Fox News Channel on President Barack Obama’s handling of terrorism.

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“Inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric and threatening to ban the families and friends of Muslim Americans, as well as millions of Muslim business people and tourists from entering our country, hurts the vast majority of Muslims who love freedom and hate terror.” — Hillary Clinton on Donald Trump’s vow to impose a broad ban on immigration from areas of the world with a history of terrorism.