Quotes of the Week

I hate Ted Cruz, and I think I’ll take cyanide if he ever got the nomination.

U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-New York, who voted in his state's GOP primary for John Kasich over Ted Cruz and Donald Trump

I am supporting Ted Cruz, but I'm still going to buy Donald Trump ties.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, endorsing Ted Cruz for president during an interview with CNN

You have one senator who is a prominent leader of his party and of the body, the No. 2 leader of the majority whose job is built around keeping the majority’s act together. And you have a second senator whose signature moment was calling the No. 1 leader of the party a liar on the floor of the Senate and who has reveled in throwing grenades in the party tent when they were putting the strategy together.

Norm Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute on the relationship between Texas' two senators, John Cornyn and Ted Cruz

I don't think anyone expected the rainfall to come as soon as it did and persist as long as it did.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to the Houston Chronicle on the extensive flooding in Houston this week

We’re not the popular guys down here. But we’re not down here for a popularity contest.

Border Patrol Agent Jose Perales on those who don't believe in his agency's mission