Say What? Archive
What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Say What? Archive
May 13, 2017"The podium used to really mean something... Now, so much of what we've heard from there is at odds with the facts."-- NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander"[One solution would be] we don't have press conferences... Just don't have them -- unless I have them every two weeks and I do them myself, we don't have them. I think that's a good idea."-- Trump on media criticism of contradictory information provided by him and his staff"
May 11, 2017"It was all him."-- WH press secretary Sean Spicer on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's role in Comey's firing"The president took strong and decisive leadership here...by accepting the recommendation of the Deputy Attorney General to remove Director Comey as head of the FBI."-- VP Mike Pence"I was going to fire Comey. [Rosenstein] made a recommendation, but regardless of the recommendation I was going to fire Comey."-- Trump"
May 11, 2017"...I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation..."
– from Trump's letter to FBI Director James Comey, firing him
May 09, 2017"I don't think [Comey's firing] affects it at all in any capacity whatsoever...That process continues... But I think the bigger point is that, my gosh... when are they going to let that go? It's been going on for nearly a year. Frankly, it's getting kind of absurd. There's nothing there... There is no there there. We need to move on."
– Deputy WH press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on the FBI's Russia-related investigations
May 09, 2017"Nobody dies because they don't have access to health care."
– ID Rep. Raul Labrador
May 08, 2017"[Media is Trump's] drug of choice. He doesn't drink. He doesn't do drugs. His drug is himself."
– Trump campaign media adviser Sam Nunberg
May 07, 2017"I don't know. I don't know."-- Trump, asked by John Dickerson if he thinks Russia tried to interfere with the U.S. presidential election"
May 06, 2017"You have better health care than we do."-- Trump to prime minister of Australia, which has publicly-funded universal health care"Trump and Republicans just celebrated voting to let thousands of Americans die so that billionaires get tax breaks. Think about that."-- Bernie Sanders"He's crazy as a bedbug."-- Trump on Sanders' comment"Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do -- everybody does."-- Trump"
May 05, 2017"How am I doing? Am I doing okay? I'm president. Hey, I'm president! Can you believe it?"
– Trump, at Rose Garden gathering to celebrate House passage of AHCA
May 04, 2017"It's something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as difficult as people have thought over the years."
– Trump on achieving an Israeli-Palestinian agreement