Trump: 'I'm Rooting For' Buttigieg, 'But He's Not Going to Make It'

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” President Trump stated that he is “rooting for” 2020 presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), “but he’s not going to make it.” Trump said, “Mayor Pete is not going

Virginia Coach Tony Bennett's First Words After Winning Championship: 'I'm Humbled, Lord'

Upon winning the NCAA championship on monday night, coach Tony Bennett of the University of Virginia Cavaliers knew just who to thank. His first words after taking the title were “Thank you. I’m humbled, Lord,” Fox News reported.

Donald Trump Threatens 'Next Week' to Close the Southern Border: 'I'm Not Playing Games'

“Mexico is tough. They can stop them. But they chose not to,” Trump said. “Now they got to stop them. If they don’t stop them, we’re closing the border. We’ll close it, we’ll keep it closed for a long time, I’m not playing games.”

Booker: 'I'm Really Ticked Off About' Manafort Sentence

On Friday’s broadcast of CBS’ “Late Show,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) said he’s “really ticked off about” the sentence received by Paul Manafort, and “this criminal justice system can’t surprise me anymore.” Booker said, “[T]his news came out about Paul Manafort, and I’m really ticked off about this.” He continued, “Well, one of my friends says that we have a criminal justice system that treats you better if you’re rich and guilty than if you’re poor and innocent. There are people from neighborhoods like mine in America who get convictions for doing things that two of the last three presidents admitted to doing. We are a nation right now that churns into our criminal justice system the most vulnerable people.” Booker added that he isn’t surprised by Manafort’s sentence because “this criminal justice system can’t surprise me anymore.” Booker further stated, “[H]e is somebody that did things that undermined this investigation. And so, everybody — that so delegitimizes our criminal justice system, that there are people in prison right now — I had a guy that went with me to the State of the Union Address…who was in jail for life for selling — for being in possession of

Hillary: 'I'm Not Running'

During an interview with News 12 on Monday, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton stated she isn’t going to run for president in 2020. Hillary said, “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep working and speaking and standing up for what I believe.” She also stated, “I want to be sure that people understand, I’m going to keep speaking out. I’m not going anywhere. What’s at stake in our country, the kinds of things that are happening right now are deeply troubling to me. … We’ve gotten into really opposing camps, unlike anything I’ve ever seen in my adult life.” Hillary also said she doesn’t see any scenario where she runs for elected office again. (h/t Grabien) Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

McCaskill on Ocasio-Cortez: 'I'm a Little Confused Why She's the Thing'

During an interview with CNN, outgoing Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) said she was unsure why Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is very popular among Democrats. McCaskill  said, “I’m a little confused why she’s the thing.” She continued, “She’s now talked about a lot. I’m not sure what she’s done yet to generate that kind of enthusiasm, but I wish her well. I hope she hangs the moon. But I hope she also realizes that the parts of the country that are rejecting the Democratic Party, like a whole lot of white working class voters, need to hear about how their work is going to be respected, and the dignity of their jobs, and how we can really stick to issues that we can actually accomplish something on,” She added, “The rhetoric is cheap. Getting results is a lot harder.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN