Month: February 2018

Populist.TV Morning Report | School Resumes After Parkland Shooting

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup School resumes at Stoneman Douglas High School after Parkland shooting Students entered the school by passing police officers and well-wishers lining the streets, two weeks after a former student at the school shot and killed 17 A group of lawmakers from both parties will meet with President Trump at the White House today to discuss gun legislation, with the main goal in mind being legislation to increase background checks Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with Miami-Dade lawmakers to discuss a $500 million increase in funding for school safety measures including an increase in the number of law enforcement officers and mental health counselors, more metal detectors, and the creation of an anonymous tip line White House Communications Director Hope Hicks spent eight hours in front of the House Intelligence Committee Hicks reportedly told lawmakers that she sometimes tells white lies as a part of her role working for Pres. Donald Trump, although she said she never lied about Russia’s alleged attempt to influence the U.S. election She spoke only about her work on the campaign trail NSA Chief Mike Rogers warns of continued Russian election interference Adm. Rogers told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he lacked a go-ahead from Pres. Trump to go after the Russian attacks at their origin, and that he doesn’t have...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | DACA On Hold

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Georgia Lt. Gov. threatened to pull support for Delta in response to severing ties with the National Rifle Association After Delta and other airline carriers, as well as some car rental agencies, announced they’d stop giving discounts and perks to NRA members, Georgia’s Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle announced he’d block any tax legislation that would benefit the airline unless it reversed its decision to sever ties with the NRA In statement Sheriff’s Deputy who didn’t go into school defends his actions Sheriff’s deputy Scot Peterson disputed the characterization that he was a “coward,” with his lawyer calling the allegations that his performance failed to meet standards “patently untrue” The statement apparently contradicted that of his sheriff, Scott Israel There was apparently confusion over whether the shooter was inside or outside due to a 20 minute delay Fox is reporting EMS teams were frustrated about being told to stay outside Floridian legislators raise age to get guns like AR-15 The laws would raise the legal purchasing age of firearms to 21 from 18, implement a ban on bump stocks, increase school safety protocols, and give police and courts more powers to remove guns from citizens deemed dangerous Supreme Court won’t hear DACA The decision has been pushed to an appeals court, leaving DACA in place until or...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | China Abolishes Term Limits

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup FBI transcript from Parkland shooter relative shows how badly the FBI failed to respond to clear threat The transcript coms from a call which took place on January 5th, more than a month before the shooting took place Teachers are teaching again at the school, and students will be coming back on Wednesday While at the Governor’s Ball, Pres. Trump told governors on Sunday that he’d make school safety a top priority after the Parkland shooting Democratic memo was released over the weekend Pres. Trump has called the memo “a total political and legal BUST,” saying that it “just confirms all of the terrible things that were done. SO ILLEGAL!” The memo has been released by Democrats in opposition the Republican-backed memo several weeks ago, following a stay from Pres. Trump over confidentiality concerns over “sources and methods” The Olympics are officially over Norway took home the most medals, taking home a total of 39, followed by Germany at 31 and Canada at 29 USA came in fourth place with 23 medals, the fewest since 1998 North Korea has reported that it’s willing to hold talks with the USA China will host the next Winter Olympics in 2022 Storms across Midwest kill 5 A 79-year-old woman in Kentucky has been killed by a tornado that struck...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | CPAC Underway

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Armed Deputy on scene at Parkland shooting did not go in 54 year-old Deputy Scot Peterson took cover outside instead of entering the school, with an unreleased video filmed outside of the school showing Peterson doing “nothing,” according to the Broward County sheriff, who also acknowledged that his office had received 23 calls related to the suspect over the last decade, including one that said he was collecting knives and guns This revelation comes after the widely derided failure of the FBI to respond to a tip last month from someone close to the shooter that he owned a gun and talked of committing a school shooting At CPAC, NRA Head Wayne LaPierre hits back Calling recent calls for gun control a “shameful politicization of tragedy” and tying them to a larger socialist movement, NRA head Wayne LaPierre’s appearance came as a surprise LaPierre’s name was added to the program late, appearing only yesterday morning, along with NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch Pres. Trump will speak at CPAC today Speaking at 10:05am, this will be his second appearance at CPAC as the commander in chief, and follows a speech by V.P. Pence in which the vice president criticized the news media’s “fawning” coverage of Kim Jong-un’s sister, and stood by his decision to remain seated for North...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Gun Violence Protests

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Heavy press coverage and political action on gun violence Pres. Trump hit back against reports that he’d said to ‘give teachers guns’, saying that he’d suggested that attacks could be stopped “very quickly” by giving trained teachers concealed guns Sen. Marco Rubio was jeered at a CNN Townhall for suggesting that he’d continue to take money from the N.R.A. and for refusing to support a ban on assault weapons Nationwide demonstrations, protests, and student walkouts continue Attack on US Embassy in Montenegro A man threw an explosive device at the United States embassy in Montenegro around midnight before blowing himself up At Olympics, US women’s hockey team beats Canada for first time in twenty years The US women’s hockey team won a gold medal after a 3-2 victory against Canada for the first time since 1998. The game went into overtime and had 6 shootouts Snowboarder Jamie Anderson won a silver medal in women’s big air, after winning a gold earlier for women’s slopestyle New charges filed against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and aide Rick Gates These charges against Manafort and Gates have been sealed The pair had been previously charged with money laundering and failing to register as foreign agents for work related to Ukraine Mortgage Three states planning executions One in Alabama...

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