Say What? Archive

What a long, strange strip it's been

Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive.

  • May 17, 2019

    "Hope not."
    -- Trump, asked if we are going to war with Iran

  • May 16, 2019

    "A man and woman can have sex and you can take her straight into a clinic and determine [if] an egg and sperm came together."
    -- AL Rep. Terri Collins, sponsor of abortion ban bill, describing a non-existent test

    "Part of that treatment would be removing the embryo from the fallopian tube and then reinserting it into the uterus. So, that's defined as not an abortion under this bill."
    -- Ohio Rep. John Becker, sponsor of an anti-abortion bill, describing a non-existent medical procedure for ectopic pregnancy

    "...if a woman had a miscarriage, she would be pulled into an investigation."
    -- provision of just-passed Alabama bill


  • May 15, 2019

    "It's not clear what she was convicted of or what crime she committed."
    -- Vladimir Putin on Maria Butina, who pleaded guilty to trying to infiltrate conservative political circles and promote Russian interests before and after the 2016 election

  • May 14, 2019

    "A pathological, dumb liar."
    -- Rudy Giuliani on former Trump attorney Michael Cohen

    "A rat...Makes up stories."
    -- Trump on Cohen

    "I actually enjoyed him, interestingly enough. When he's good, he's great. When he's horrible, he's the worst human being on the planet. I mean it. He has no heart and no soul when he's mean."
    -- Cohen on Trump

  • May 13, 2019

    "A sick and unlawful investigation concerning what has become known as the Russian Hoax...It all turned out to be a total scam."
    -- Trump on Mueller investigation

    "The Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election in sweeping and systemic fashion."
    -- Mueller report

    "The Mueller Report showed No Collusion & No Obstruction."
    -- Trump, yesterday

    "[If we] had confidence after a thorough investigation of the facts that the President clearly did not commit obstruction of justice, we would so state. Based on the facts and the applicable legal standards, however, we are unable to reach that judgment."
    -- Mueller report

  • May 12, 2019

    "We just approved $700B for our military...and, by the way...that also includes raises for our military. First time in 10 years."
    -- Trump, lying; service members have received a pay raise every year since 1961

    "My father is German, right? Was German, and born in a very wonderful place in Germany."
    -- Trump on Fred Trump, who was born in New York City

  • May 11, 2019

    "Here's a guy who's written more books than he's read."
    -- Charles Leerhsen, ghostwriter of Survival at the Top / The Art of Survival, on Trump

  • May 10, 2019

    "The Democratic Party has no message, accomplishments or leadership, so all they do all day is harass my father and our family."
    -- Eric Trump

    -- Trump on Mueller investigation

  • May 09, 2019

    "A president who refuses to respond to congressional oversight is taking the presidency to new levels of danger...Not responding to [it] is to literally say that you're above the law and you're above the Constitution. There's nothing in history that comes even close to that."
    -- law prof William P. Marshall

    "He's treating Congress like they're the Chinese or a local labor union working on a Trump building."
    -- John Yoo, law prof and former G.W. Bush official

  • May 08, 2019

    "I have no dealings with Russia. I have no deals that could happen in Russia."
    -- Trump, 2017

    "This deal was a very public deal. Everybody knows about this deal. I wasn't trying to hide anything."
    -- Trump, 2018, after Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project

    "Scum...Dirty cops...They got caught like nobody ever got caught."
    -- Trump on former FBI and Justice Department officials

    "Nobody back in the 1960s or 1970s could have imagined anything this f***in' awful."
    -- Joan Baez