All Quick Quotes

“It’s a wake-up call for regional players, for national players, that ISIS is not over, that the fight is not over.”

Middle East and North Africa director Kawa Hassan, Stimson Center (a Washington research institute) on recent moves by ISIS.

jan 26, 2022

“The agency is prioritizing its resources to focus on finalizing a permanent COVID-19 Healthcare Standard.”

The U.S. federal government officially withdrawing the COVID-19 federal vaccine mandate for companies with 100 or more employees.

jan 26, 2022

“Stay strong. Stay together.”

Truck driver Ines Nolp, who is fully vaccinated, supports a truck convoy currently driving across Canada to protest a government vaccine mandate.

jan 26, 2022

“I fear we have a difficult political phase ahead of us in this pandemic.”

Dr. Edgar Grande, researcher of civil society, political conflict, & social movements in Berlin. Increased protests have emerged throughout Europe as vaccine mandates are further established.

jan 26, 2022

“For its part, this court will say only this: however extensive that power is, the federal-worker mandate exceeds it.”

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Vincent Brown ruling against a vaccination mandate for federal employees and contractors.

jan 25, 2022

“No doubt this is part of the broader campaign by Beijing aimed at eroding the will and ability of Taiwan to continue resisting.”

Research fellow Collin Koh, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore, on China sending warplanes into Taiwan's airspace.

jan 25, 2022

“I don't think anyone wants to see another war on the European continent and there is no reason why that has to occur.”

Press Secretary John Kirby for the Dept. of Defense on the Pentagon mobilizing up to 8500 troops in support of NATO.

jan 25, 2022

“The attack did not result in any casualties ...”

UAE Ministry of Defense on two missiles shot from nearby Yemen by Houthi rebels, the second such attack in recent days.

jan 24, 2022

“The security conditions, particularly along Ukraine’s borders, in Russia-occupied Crimea, and in Russia-controlled eastern Ukraine, are unpredictable and can deteriorate with little notice.”

A statement by the U.S. State Dept. as America draws down some of its embassy staff in Ukraine, as fears rise over a conflict with Russia.

jan 23, 2022

“Sweet, cuddly mayhem.”

Broadcaster Zack Fisch on 52,000+ teddy bears thrown onto the ice at the Hershey Bears hockey game.

jan 23, 2022

“I think what I have not conveyed is the uncertainty in a lot of these situations.”

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC director, on the evolving COVID-19 guidelines and the CDC's role in relaying clear information about pandemic protocol.

jan 20, 2022

“Our kids, our teachers and our parents deserve as much stability as we can provide during this time of uncertainty, and the state stands ready to help ...”

New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham encouraging National Guard members and state workers to help substitute in schools and childcare centers.

jan 20, 2022

“We are going to get these documents and we are going to go through them and help piece this picture together.”

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) on the Supreme Court rejecting an executive privilege request by former Pres. Trump to protect certain documents related to the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riots.

jan 20, 2022

“... the government will no longer mandate the wearing of face masks anywhere.”

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on ending certain government protocols in England.

jan 20, 2022

“Allowing one party to exert complete control in the Senate with only a simple majority will only pour fuel on the fire of political whiplash and dysfunction.”

Sen. Manchin (D-WV) on voting against changing a Senate procedure; the change, supported by most fellow Democrats, would have cleared the path for a simple majority vote on election legislation.

jan 20, 2022

“Despite increased antibody levels, the fourth vaccine only offers a partial defense against the virus.”

Dr. Gili Regev-Yochay, director of Sheba Hospital's infection disease unit, on a clinical trial of vaccinating healthcare workers with a 4th dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

jan 19, 2022

“Russia’s actions in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, and the actions that they are planning today, represent the most serious assault on the post-World War II order in our lifetime.”

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) who, along with a group of bipartisan senators, made this statement in Ukraine as a show of support for the Ukrainian government.

jan 18, 2022

“Our investigation will have global reach.”

FBI special agent Matthew DeSarno on a hostage situation at a Texas synagogue.

jan 18, 2022

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