Quotations in the News

Updated at: 09/18/2014 2:21 AM
The Associated Press

"This is the best of a long list of bad options." — Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., after the Republican-controlled House voted to give the Obama administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels against Islamic State militants.

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"Not only is it not necessary. We don't want them. We won't allow them. Full stop." — Haider al-Abadi, Iraq's new prime minister, in ruling out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country.

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"Rob will beat this." — Doug Ford, brother of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy.

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