Politics 'Where's Jackie? I thought she was going to be here': Quotes of the Week
Constance Wu accuses 'Fresh Off The Boat' producer of sexual harassment and intimidation: 'I kept my mouth shut for a really long time'
Constance Wu made the accusations Friday at The Atlantic Festival while discussing her upcoming memoir, "Making a Scene."Wu spoke about the accusations Friday at The Atlantic Festival while promoting her upcoming memoir, "Making a Scene." Wu, 40, became a household name in 2015 for portraying Jessica Huang on the six-season ABC sitcom.
The final week in September saw serious questions raised about the possible cognitive decline of President Joe Biden,in reference to Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN), who was recently killed in a car crash. The unfortunate gaffe, coupled with the White House's attempts to defend the president, gained a lot of unwanted attention. Meanwhile, Vice President Kamala Harris while on the Korean Peninsula. On top of that, slammed into Florida, wreaking untold damage. These are the quotes of the week.
Jackie Matubia Over The Moon After Receiving A Pleasant Surprise
Yesterday was a good and fulfilling day for actress Jackie Matubia after she was surprised by her neighbors early in the morning in the most amazing way. The neighbors came in bearing gifts with songs and dances to meet her newborn baby. In the video, she posted in her Insta stories Jackie could not hide her excitement as she could be heard laughing in the background while recording them as they entered the house.She further expressed her gratitude to them for the surprise saying it was special and behold her imagination.
"Despite our apparently differences, Sen. McConnell and I have forged a friendship, one that is rooted in our commonalities, including our pragmatic approach to legislating, our respect for the Senate as an institution."
- Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) with Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
"Look, I think that Democrats, if the election is about who is the most extreme, as we saw, you know, Kevin McCarthy touch on there with Marjorie Taylor Greene, I’ll say her name, sitting over his left side, then they're going to win. If it is a referendum on the president, they will lose, and they know that."
- Jen Psaki, ex-White House press secretary, to become a referendum on her former boss.
"We talk about storm surge. We talk about flooding. We’re talking about people drowning to death, dying because of water is way too high. They had to redo the numbers last night. Storm surge map, they didn’t have a color for 12 to 15 feet. ... I worry and now we pray for people who didn’t heed the evacuation warnings."
‘Daily Show’ Rips Biden a New One for Shouting Out Dead Congresswoman
Lest anyone think late-night TV is still nothing but Trump jokes more than a year and a half after he left office, The Daily Show took a few minutes on Wednesday to brutally mock President Joe Biden for apparently looking for a dead congresswoman in the audience of a White House event. “After a shaky start to his presidency, Joe Biden has recently gotten some of his groove back,” host Trevor Noah began, citing legislative and diplomatic victories. “People are saying that Biden might have a really good shot at winning a second term in office.
- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) ahead of Hurricane Ian hitting Florida.
"It's no longer possible to safely evacuate. It's time to hunker down and prepare for this storm."
- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis it’s time for people to hunker down.
"People care about the details of what kind of plans we would have if we were in the majority because they don’t like the far-left socialist agenda of Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi."
- Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) about House Republicans’ "Commitment to America" agenda.
“The United States shares a very important relationship, which is an alliance, with the Republic of North Korea, and it is an alliance that is strong and enduring.”
- Vice President Kamala Harris during a trip to the Korean Peninsula
"I want to thank all of you here, including bipartisan elected officials like Rep. McGovern, Sen. Braun, Sen. Booker, Rep. Jackie — are you here?" the president said near the top of his remarks. "Where's Jackie? I thought she was going to be here — to help make this a reality."
Biden hosts 1st White House summit on fighting hunger in 50 years, appears to seek out dead congresswoman
Biden hosts 1st White House summit on fighting hunger in 50 years, appears to seek out dead congresswoman President Biden on Wednesday hosted a White House summit on combating hunger, only the second such conference since 1969. He announced $8 billion in public and private funds for improving food access and nutrition by 2030 and laid out proposed and planned poles to decrease food insecurity. "This goal is within our reach — just look at how far we've come on child poverty," Biden said.
- President Joe Biden appears to forget that Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) recently died in a car crash.
“I think the American people out there who, you know, watch the briefing from time to time, maybe at this moment, will understand when someone is at top of mind.”
- White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s seemingly forgetting Walorski was no longer alive.
"I mean, I have John Lennon top of mind every day, but I'm not looking around for him."
- A member of the White House press corps responds to Jean-Pierre’s explanation.
"Thank you. I haven't given up hope."
- McConnell retorts when Sen. Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) on the Senate floor.
"We first want to love every kid, and we want to make sure we're protecting their dignity and their privacy and their safety. And the difference in what our policies are really focused on is indeed bringing parents fully in."
- Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA) defends his administration's model policies on , saying the previous policies "excluded parents," after a day of at public schools.
“I have to say, there is a long way between here and there.”
Biden's mental sharpness is increasingly doubtful, and it's a serious issue
How do you know President Joe Biden is genuinely losing the mental faculties required to govern? One way is to look at his White House staff scrambling to cover up every clue that this is the case. At a recent event, Biden called for Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) to come forward, but the congresswoman was killed last month in a car crash. "I want to thank all of you here, including bipartisan elected officials like Rep. McGovern, Sen. Braun, Sen. Booker, Rep. — Jackie, are you here? Where's Jackie? I thought she was going to be here — to help make this a reality.
- Youngkin about a 2024 run.
"Do not, do not, do not use this storm as an excuse to raise gasoline prices or gouge the American public."
- Biden gouging of gas prices in wake of Hurricane Ian.
"That is what is American about this country, so you're trying to now bully somebody out of running, and I have some news for you. Keep going, guys, because he does not get intimated."
- Trump lawyer Alina Habba says her boss won’t be kowtowed into not running for president again should he choose to do so.
"It doesn’t take a neurologist to realize he’s in serious cognitive decline. The American people know what’s going on here, and they don’t think the commander in chief is capable of doing his job. It’s past time for White House staff and the liberal media to stop shielding him from questions about his mental acuity and demand he answer my call for a cognitive test."
- Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX), who served as a physician to the president for both Trump and former President Barack Obama, says Biden should take a cognitive test.
"America is fully prepared with our NATO allies to defend every single inch of NATO territory, every single inch. Mr. Putin, don't misunderstand what I'm saying. Every inch."
- Biden after Russia annexed parts of Ukraine.
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10 Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up Iron Man's Arc In The MCU .
Tony Stark has a rich journey in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which can be illustrated with several meaningful quotes throughout the franchise.Although Tony Stark hasn't appeared in the MCU in the last three years, that doesn't mean that his legacy isn't still felt by all. While fans have witnessed the impact he had on the likes of Peter Parker/Spider-Man, they have yet to see how his actions may have influenced his successor, Riri Williams/Ironheart (who is set to make her first appearance on November 11th, 2022 in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever).