Quotes of the Week

I’m hoping there’s still time for him to come forward or I think he and all the other people you named will be left in the rearview mirror of the Republican Party moving forward.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, warning U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in a radio interview this week on possible consequences of not endorsing Donald Trump for president

The vote President Bush will cast as a private citizen in some 50 days will be just that: a private vote cast in some 50 days.

George H.W. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath on a Facebook-fueled rumor that the former president would vote for Hillary Clinton

We in this room know taco trucks for what they are: the very ambassadors of community, of justice, and of guacamole.

Austin Mayor Steve Adler at the Texas Democratic Party’s annual Johnson-Jordan Dinner on Saturday night

Take it from me, I served as speaker ... Trust me when I say I have seen him dance a whole lot better than he did last night.

House Speaker Joe Straus, ribbing former Gov. Rick Perry last week on his widely panned first performance on the reality TV show, "Dancing With the Stars"