Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

They Said What?

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

They Said What?

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"The elite! Why are they elite? I have a much better apartment than they do. I'm smarter than they are. I'm richer than they are. I became president and they didn't" - US President Donald Trump on his opponents.

"It's not my World Cup but I had the impression that time has not stopped since I went to the World Cup, the last one, which was 2014. I am not corrupt" - Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter, in Moscow for this year's tournament.

"Lazy, fat, beersodden, pseudo-French" - Comedian John Cleese sums up the Belgians.

"I'm standing here as the leader of a political party, as a pregnant lesbian, and my office is full of bibs and baby grows and hand-made shawls that people have been sending in by the bucket-load, which is lovely. I still get the hate mail but it's vastly outweighed by the kindness and goodwill we see right across the country" - Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson.

"In all my years in Parliament - even in the 1970s - I have never seen this. …

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