Say What? Archive
TWO DECADES OF WTF
Welcome to the world's largest and most up-to-date collection of insane, tragic, misguided, dishonest, inexplicable, and darkly hilarious comments by public figures. This is where reality comes when it wants its mind blown.
January 25, 2020
"I heard they had headaches and a couple of other things. But I would say, and I can report, it is not very serious...I consider [missing legs and arms] to be really bad injuries...I don't consider [TBIs] to be bad injuries."
-- Trump on U.S. troops evacuated after post-Soleimani-killing missile strikes by Iran
January 24, 2020
"If we could straighten out the press in our country, we would have a place that would be so incredible."
January 23, 2020
"We have all the documents. The Dems have nothing."
January 22, 2020
"[Adam Schiff and Jerrold Nadler] are major sleazebags. They're very dishonest people...I'd love to go. Wouldn't that be great? Wouldn't that be beautiful?...Sit right in the front row and stare in their corrupt faces."
January 21, 2020
"[Democrats] didn't want John Bolton and others in the House. They were in too much of a rush."
-- Trump tweet
"House Democrats requested documents and testimony from Bolton as part of their three-month inquiry... But Trump ordered Bolton and several other former and current administration officials to stonewall any and all House impeachment requests for testimony and records. Bolton complied with Trump's orders..."
-- New York Daily News
January 20, 2020
"I'd say he's not relevant to the articles and what the Senate is going to be asked to do, impeaching a president for the third time in American history for a non-crime that never occurred."
-- Sen. John Cornyn, on whether Rudy Giuliani should be a witness
January 19, 2020
"I'm not trying to hide the fact that I have disdain for the accusations and the process, so I don't need any witnesses...I am ready to vote on the underlying articles."
-- Sen. Lindsey Graham, December 2019
"What I'm saying about witnesses is that if you take them off the table in the Senate...that would be bad for impeachment law...[President Clinton] is saying vigorously he's innocent. I want to put a vigorous case on that he's guilty for the sake of the rule of law, for the sake of truth...You can have three days of lawyers talking to each other on both sides; 16 hours of questions, and basically bore everybody to death, talk everybody to death; but when you have a witness who was there, who was engaged in it, who was in the middle of it telling you about what they were doing and why, that's a totally different case, and it's the difference between getting the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth."
-- Sen. Lindsey Graham, January 1999
January 18, 2020
"The President consents to allowing your representation of Mr. Parnas..."
-- October 2, 2019 email from Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow, re John Dowd representing Lev Parnas and his associate Igor Fruman
"I don't even know who this man is...I know nothing about him...I don't believe I've ever spoken with him...I don't know him at all. Don't know what he's about. Don't know where he comes from. Know nothing about him...I guess he attended fundraisers so I take a picture with him...I don't know him...I know nothing about him."
-- Trump on Parnas
January 17, 2020
"I spent two years going to Washington and I didn't see the monuments. All I saw was the Trump hotel...It was like a breeding ground...You would see the same people every day..."
-- Lev Parnas
January 16, 2020
"Why didn't Nervous Nancy and Corrupt politician Adam 'Shifty' Schiff give us a fair trial in the House? It was the most lopsided and unfair basement hearing in the history of Congress!"
"The president of the United States, in an absolutely unprecedented move, has refused to make a single person, a single email, a single phone call, available to Congressional investigators. Why is that?...[Because] every single email, document, phone call that comes out is deeply incriminating to the president."
-- Rep. Jim Himes