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▪  “That is like allowing a drug addict to submit his own specimen without any supervision.” – Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, about an Associated Press report that one side deal of the Iran nuclear agreement would allow Iran to inspect its own Parchin military complex

▪  “This is not a reality show. This is the real thing.” – Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler/Hutchinson, in critical references to GOP presidential contender Donald Trump to a Hutchinson crowd (the congressman didn’t endorse a candidate)

▪  “That people often respond to brashness and self-promotion or regard jumped up schoolyard bullying and direct ad hominem attacks as qualities of leadership is deeply disturbing to me not just as a former politician but as an American.” – former Kansas congressman Dan Glickman, in a Huffington Post commentary

▪  “Eisenhower certainly merits a memorial, but one consonant with his astonishing achievements and Midwestern unpretentiousness.” – Washington Post columnist George Will, declaring the proposed Eisenhower Memorial a “monstrosity”