w: As in all campaigns, researchers watch every public event, read every interview, archive every tweet. “On other campaigns, we would have to scrounge for crumbs,” says a senior Clinton adviser. “Here, it’s a fire hose. He can set himself on fire at breakfast, kill a nun at lunch and waterboard a puppy in the afternoon. And that doesn’t even get us to prime time.”
“I know more about ISIS than the generals do. Believe me.”
“He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren’t captured.”
“When people call you brilliant, it’s always good, especially when that person heads up
“I love the poorly educated.”
“If Ivanka weren't my daughter, perhaps I'd be dating her.”
“We don’t win anymore, but we are going to start winning again”
“Look at that face. Would anyone vote for that?”
“Look at these hands. Are these small hands?”
“People have birth certificates. He doesn't have a birth certificate. He may have one but there's something on that, maybe religion, maybe it says he is a Muslim. I don't know. Maybe he doesn't want that. Or he may not have one. But I will tell you this. If he wasn't born in this country, it's one of the great scams of all time.”
“Hilary Clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy. I finished it.”
“I alone can fix it.”
“Wages too high. I would not raise the minimum.”
“Plans you don’t even know about will be devised because we’re going to come up with plans – health care plans – that will be so good.”
“Our African American communities are absolutely in the worst shape they’ve ever been in before. Ever. Ever. Ever.
“We have cities that are far more dangerous than Afghanistan.”
“I think that her bodyguards should drop all weapons. Take their guns away, let’s see what happens to her.”
“A well-educated black has a tremendous advantage over a well-educated white in terms of the job market. I think sometimes a black may think they don't have an advantage or this and that... I've said on one occasion, even about myself, if I were starting off today, I would love to be a well-educated black, because I believe they do have an actual advantage.”
Donald Trump “will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency.”
“If you see somebody getting ready to throw a tomato, knock the crap out of ’em, would you? Seriously. Okay? Just knock the hell—I promise you, I will pay for the legal fees. I promise. I promise.”
“My whole life is a big, fat fight”
“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”…………………….……………………………. “I happen to have a tremendous feeling for Mexican-Americans not only in terms of friendships, but in terms of the tremendous numbers that I employ in the United States and they are amazing people, amazing people. I have many friends, so many friends and so many friends coming to Mexico and in Mexico. I am proud to say how many people I employ. And the United States first, second and third generation Mexicans are just beyond reproach. Spectacular, spectacular hard-working people. I have such great respect for them and their strong values of family, faith and community.”
Huh? Who is this guy?
“We will build a great wall along the southern border. And Mexico will pay for the wall. One hundred percent. They don’t know it yet, but they’re going to pay for it.”
“I have a great relationship with the Blacks. I’ve always had a great relationship with the Blacks.”
"President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Period.”
“I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down. And I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down. Thousands of people were cheering.”
“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing uncompetitive.”
“That must be a pretty picture, you dropping to your knees.”
“Blood coming out of her… wherever.”
Putin “is not gonna go in Ukraine, allright? You can mark it down.”
“I will be the greatest jobs President that God ever created. Believe me.”
“Look at my African American over there”
When Trump was asked, in March, to name the person he consulted most often on foreign policy, he said, “I’m speaking with myself, number one, because I have a very good brain and I’ve said a lot of things.”
“I want to take everything back from the world that we’ve given them,” he said in April, 2015.
“The generals have been reduced to rubble.”
"I could go out on 5th Avenue and shoot someone and would not lose any supporters".
“If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks. Although, the Second Amendment people, maybe there is.”
“you would have riots” and “bad things would happen” if Trump were denied the nomination.
“I love war’ in a certain way, but only when we win.”
“You know, it really doesn’t matter what the media write as long as you’ve got a young, and beautiful, piece of ass.”
“I think the only difference between me and the other candidates is that I’m more honest and my women are more beautiful.”
“The point is, you can never be too greedy.”
“My IQ is one of the highest — and you all know it! Please don’t feel so stupid or insecure; it’s not your fault.”
“The only card [Hillary Clinton] has is the woman’s card. She’s got nothing else to offer and frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don’t think she’d get 5 percent of the vote. The only thing she’s got going is the woman’s card, and the beautiful thing is, women don’t like her.”
“It would take an hour and a half to learn everything there is to learn about missiles. … I think I know most of it anyway.”
“"Black guys counting my money! I hate it. The only kind of people I want counting my money are little short guys that wear yarmulkes every day."
“Well, if I ever ran for office, I’d do better as a Democrat than as a Republican — and that’s not because I’d be more liberal, because I’m conservative. But the working guy would elect me. He likes me.”
ANDERSON COOPER: Saudi Arabia, nuclear weapons?
TRUMP: Saudi Arabia, absolutely.
"I think I’m going to do very well with Hispanics, but we’re building a wall. He’s a Mexican. We’re building a wall between here and Mexico," Trump said. "The answer is, he is giving us very unfair rulings, rulings that people can’t even believe. This case should have ended years
ago." Trump said Curiel, who was born in Indiana to parents from Mexico, is treating him unfairly in the lawsuits that claim his defunct real estate education programs were fraudulent. When Tapper asked what Curiel's ethnicity has to do with his ability to handle the case, the business tycoon responded: "I think that's why he's doing it."
“I fight very hard to pay as little tax as possible.”
“Look at hands, are these hands small? I guarantee you there’s no problem, no problem.”
"A vet gave me this Purple Heart. I've always wanted a Purple Heart, and this is the easy way of getting one"
“I was a businessman. I give to everybody. When they call, I give. And you know what? When I need something from them, two years later, three years later, I call them, and they are there for me.” He added, “And that’s a broken system.”
When (the Iranians) circle our beautiful destroyers with their little boats, and they make gestures at our people that they shouldn’t be allowed to make, they will be shot out of the water.”
“What do you have to lose?”