The Daily Gamecock

Briefing: 1/21/16

“Are you ready to stump for Trump? I’m here to support the next president of the United States — Donald Trump.” 

— Former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin endorsed the business mogul at a Trump campaign event this week in Ames, Iowa, with the Iowa Caucus looming.

"He has the smile, the charisma, the lawyer look, but he has a demolition mentality. He's like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."

— Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton praised Panthers’ middle linebacker and teammate Luke Kuechly following last Sunday’s 31-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.

“They kept saying they were going to tear them down, then they’d postpone. Then they’d (make plans again to) tear them down, and postpone. This time, it’s supposed to really be happening.”

— Gonzales Gardens’ resident Carolyn Hutchinson told The State about the Columbia Housing Authority’s plans to demolish the long-standing public housing complex that has a reputation for being a setting for violent crimes.

"If this is a blizzard and we have sustained winds and people lose power, that would be my biggest concern. We can move the snow. We will move the snow."

— Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser warned residents to prepare for the worst as a major winter storm hits the East Coast.