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Author
The Associated Press
Date
April 10, 2014

Quotations in the News

“I took custody of him. I asked him, ‘Why did you do this thing?’ Naqibullah said, ‘I don’t know.’” — Gul Zahir, district police chief in Afghanistan, on the police commander who killed AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus and injured AP senior reporter Kathy Gannon.

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“You would think that at this point it would not be a controversial proposition, and yet the Republicans in the Senate uniformly decided to say no,” — President Barack Obama, chiding GOP senators who blocked a bill that would have narrowed the gender pay gap.

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“It looks like a piece of tin foil.” — Kevin Helmintoller, of Land O’ Lakes, Fla., on the Corvette he donated to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., one of eight gobbled up by a gaping sinkhole, and the last to be recovered.

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