Quotes from the news: Ron Johnson said what?

“The big takeaway from last night: The Republican machine in Wisconsin that Scott Walker and the Republican Party of Wisconsin have honed over the past four years is stronger than ever.” — U.S. SEN. RON JOHNSON in a statement about the election of Scott Walker’s hand-picked Supreme Court justice Rebecca Bradley to a 10-year term on April 5. Outside groups supporting Walker’s candidate Rebecca Bradley outspent those supporting challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg almost four to one.

“Just because he has a Hispanic last name does not mean he’s Hispanic. His mind is white.”

EDNA FERRER, a 57-year-old hairstylist in the Bronx, telling the New York Daily News that GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz had no business visiting the majority Hispanic borough of the city. Cruz had to cancel appearances there on April 7 due to protesters.

“If you feel as though somebody is doing something wrong against you, can you just get over it?”

— GOP presidential candidate JOHN KASICH’s advice to LGBT people suffering discrimination.”

“The big takeaway from last night: The Republican machine in Wisconsin that Scott Walker and the Republican Party of Wisconsin have honed over the past four years is stronger than ever.”

U.S. SEN. RON JOHNSON in a statement about the election of Scott Walker’s hand-picked Supreme Court justice Rebecca Bradley to a 10-year term on April 5. Outside groups supporting Walker’s candidate Rebecca Bradley outspent those supporting challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg almost four to one.

“There’s no such thing as a free lunch. Somebody pays. And I think we ought to know who it is.”

— MSNBC host CHRIS MATTHEWS pressing former Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton, a Bernie Sanders supporter, on how he would pay for the free college education that he’s promising voters.

“They had a long time to register, and they were unaware of the rules, and they didn’t register in time. So they feel very, very guilty. They feel very guilty. But it’s fine, I mean, I understand that.”

DONALD TRUMP telling Fox and Friends that his children Eric and Ivanka Trump would not be able to vote for him in New York’s April 19 primary.

“This issue is very personal for me, obviously. I’m disappointed for several reasons. First of all, Mississippi is the only state I know how to spell. Second of all, that is the definition of discrimination. It is also something that the Supreme Court already ruled on when they made marriage a right for everyone. Everyone.”

ELLEN DEGENERES talking to her television audience about Mississippi’s enactment of a law that allows religious fundamentalists to deny public accommodations and services to same-sex married couples.

“I simply believe that if you want to be the nominee for our party, to be the president, you should actually run for it. I chose not to do this, therefore, I should not be considered. Period. End of story.”

— House Speaker PAUL RYAN trying to put an end to speculation about whether he’d accept the GOP presidential nomination if none of the current candidates tallies enough delegates in the primaries to win outright.

“We’re proud of our operations and employees in Cary and regret that as a result of this legislation we are unwilling to include North Carolina in our U.S. expansion plans for now. We very much hope that we can re-visit our plans to grow this location in the near future.”

— Deutsche Bank co-CEO JOHN CRYAN in a statement saying that his institution is canceling plans to employ 250 additional personnel at its North Carolina software application development center. The bank is among a growing number of companies that are dropping projects in response to the state’s discriminatory law targeting transgender people.