Quotes of the Week

Nobody stood and fought harder, more effectively and for longer, to prevent where we are now than I did.

Former GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, defending in an interview with the Tribune over the weekend his efforts to deny Donald Trump the party's nomination

I’m exercising judicial restraint.

Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to reporters on Wednesday shortly after his appearance on a shortlist of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees in a Trump administration

Well, I think this does underscore the risk of electing a right-wing radio host to elected statewide office.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who said Texas won't be "blackmailed" by Obama's directive for public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms aligned with their gender identity

We make our plans for how and where to drill, but ultimately, the outcome, that’s in God’s hands.

Former chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission Victor Carrillo on Zion Oil and Gas, where he is CEO. He said the company is hoping to discover oil in Israel to "hasten the second coming of Jesus Christ."