Week-ends (03/19/17)

A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In…

HEROES OF THE WEEK

Johnny Jennings

These students

Denis Estimon

Kelly Herron

VILLAINS OF THE WEEK

Donna Brazile

Rachel Maddow

National Weather Service

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

“The president has one of two choices, either retract or provide the information that the American people deserve. I have no reason to believe that the charge is true, but I also believe that the president of the United States could clear this up in a minute.”
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Trump’s claims that former President Barack Obama bugged his telephone

“He doesn’t really think that President Obama went up and tapped his phone personally.”
White House spokesman Sean  Spicer, walking back his boss’ claim that the former president tapped his phones

“Punishment is the most effective when it happens consistently and swiftly. Neither describes the death penalty in this state.”
Aramis Ayala, chief prosecutor in Orlando, Fla., announcing that her office would no longer seek the death penalty, shortly before Florida Gov. Rick Scott removed her from the case of an accused cop killer

“If you have news, Rachel please tell us. Soon. I’m not young”
ESPN anchor Bob Ley, on MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow’s elongated windup to revealing two pages of Donald Trump’s 2005 federal tax return 

“Snoop shouldn’t have done that. We’ve had presidents assassinated before in this country, so anything like that is really something people should be very careful
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., disapproving of snoop Dogg’s new music video showing the rapper pretending to shoot President Trump

OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK

The over-reaction to President Trump’s proposed budget cuts

MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK

Vacant school buildings in Milwaukee

MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK

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