“He’s stupid but not an idiot.”
“You tell yourself that you didn’t know for sure and you never really saw anything, but that’s all just rationalization.”
Easing back into the spotlight
“It’s not a defense, it’s an explanation.”
“No president should be removed from office merely because one party enjoys a commanding lead in either house of Congress.”
“[T]he Constitution does not impose on the Senate the duty to hold a trial.”
Yes… how could you possibly have had a clue
“We just saw the pictures, Congressman.”
Math is hard … but it’s not this hard.
“…a season of penitence.”
How the times do change
Oh, come on.
“It’s really cool the Clintons come out and hang out…”
“Every day’s an opportunity to make something good happen.”
“Do I think he was killed? 100%, yes I do.”
“The big difference.”
Also: “let the impeach inquiry proceed.”
“I noticed one of Mr. Epstein with former President Bill Clinton…”
At the intersection of politics and culture
“Why would a former president associate with a man like that?”
“It is quite likely that some of our faves are implicated…”
“So there are probably quite a few important people, powerful people, who are sweating it out right now.”
Even the Broadway crowd isn’t interested in the Clintons.
“It’s a permanent mark on the president’s record.”
The mighty have fallen.
Not betting on anyone yet
“They never gave up asking, but they had no good answer for that question.”
“It’s certainly not my record, not who I am.”
“…you wouldn’t see that today, nor should you.”
“…a wealthy New York investor accused of molesting more than 100 underage girls”
Bad blood, bad bluff.
“It was a form of cruelty that would be repeated many times over…”
“He would be a better man for it…”
The company you keep.
“…their cargo included 1.2 million barrels of gasoline worth nearly $50 million”
“She is an evil person.”