The Daily Gamecock

In Brief 10/1/2015

“That’s a big thing to not talk to your wife about — but I think it would be so much fun to be in the White House.” — Kim Kardashian West on Kanye West’s possible 2020 presidential campaign. 

“Success can’t be defined as avoiding catastrophe. And all we’re doing today is avoiding catastrophe.” — Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) on the 277-151 vote in the House of Representatives on legislation to keep federal agencies funded until Dec. 11. 

“What a tragic day here in Forest Acres. Our hearts are broken.” — Police Chief Gene Sealy on the death of Officer Greg Alia, who was shot to death Wednesday morning.

“U.S. responses must make clear to Russia that if it does not return to compliance, our responses will make them less secure than they are today.”  — Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Obama’s meeting with Putin on Monday, Sept. 28.