“my recommendation to the Senator was to fire him. And I was overruled.”
“This is what happens when the president … attacks members of the press simply for reporting facts he does not like.”
“This is a Trump shutdown.”
“Come on, you know the answer to that as well as anybody.”
“2017 was a year of unrelenting bias, unfair news coverage, and even downright fake news.”
“It’s a little insulting to say that I should be treating cabinet secretaries one way or another depending upon their gender.”
“Is this real?”
“I think I’ve wasted enough of my viewers’ time.”
“Steve can be kind of delusional.”
“All forms of media will tank if I’m not there because without me, their ratings are going down the tubes.”
“her numbers among Republicans, which were never good, have fallen even further…”
If CNN wasn’t acting as a player, were they the ones who were played?
“There was never a complaint about Matt.”
“What we’re trying to do is let the people’s voice be heard.”
“What the heck actually happened — and more importantly why?”
Swing and a miss.
Of course, the alternative was to be arrested
“Threatening Turner is a fig leaf for threatening CNN.”
“Extra strength fertilizer.”
“… until the questions of his past conduct are fully understood.”
How do you like them apples?
“Robin Hood was robbing the tax collectors who were collecting too much taxes…”
“I’m not dignifying the question with an answer.”
“Look, this shouldn’t be hard.”