Month: February 2018

Populist.TV Morning Report | WH Listening Session After Florida Shooting

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Listening session on school shootings at White House The meeting will address mental health, gun laws, and other security measures relating to school safety, which Pres. Trump is now calling a “top priority” New regulations moving forward on ban on bump stocks, other gun modifiers, with memo sent by the president The New York Times pushed back on criticism of the organizers of the student’s march, calling it a “conspiracy” at the end of an article about conspiracy theories relating to crisis actors being brought into Florida Syria’s fighting continues Airstrikes and shells are hitting the Eastern Ghouta region for the third day in a row Fighting in Afrin as a result of Turkey’s incursion into northwest Syria is in its 33rd day Rep. Devin Nunes pushes forward with investigation of dossier The House Intel Committee Republicans have sent questions about the dossier to about two dozen current and former officials, including former FBI Director James Comey, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and former CIA director John Brennan The questions, which appear at the end of a a letter dated Feb. 20th, ask the officials about their knowledge of the dossier and what actions they took as a result of receiving it Preacher Billy Graham dies at 99 One of the most noted and...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Syrian Government Now Supporting Kurds

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Syria has been in negotiations with the Kurds about fighting the Turks in the Afrin region Syrian Kurdish forces and the Syrian government have reached an agreement for the Syrian army to enter the region, according to a senior Kurdish official on Sunday Turkey has warned the Syrian government to not help the Kurds, with Turkey’s Foreign Minister warning that if the Syrian government forces defend the Kurds, “nothing and nobody can stop Turkish soldiers” “Student Led” protests organized by Bloomberg, Woman’s March groups A widely reported protest announced to take place exactly one month after the recent shooting in southern Florida is being organized by EMPOWER, the Woman’s March youth branch It’s also being backed by Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown Trump will support Romney in Utah Senate bid Trump tweeted out support for Mitt Romney to run for Senate in Utah, replacing Orrin Hatch who announced his resignation earlier this year New political map in Pennsylvania The state’s Supreme Court yesterday issued a new congressional map after ruling that the previous map was so partisan as to violate the state’s Constitution Republicans are protesting the new map, saying that it favors Democrats Gen. Michal Flynn may be looking to withdraw his guilty plea According to a report in The Federalist, Judge Emmet Sullivan issued an order...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Florida School Shooter Confesses

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Gunman confesses to Florida school shooting An Uber car dropped off Nikolas Cruz at his former high school, and within ten minutes he’d begun shooting, going on to kill 17 and wound dozens of others before exiting the school camouflaged in a crowd of escaping students only to be arrested shortly after in a nearby neighborhood Deputies had been called to the Cruz family home 39 times since 2010, and a chief assistant for the public defender’s office said the shooter is “suffering from significant mental illness and significant trauma” Cruz hurled slurs at black and Muslim students and posted comments on YouTube as part of a menacing digital profile Former Harlem charter school teacher and brother accused of trying to build bombs Christian and Tyler Toro were arrested by the FBI Thursday morning after authorities discovered guides to building bombs, 30 pounds of chemicals and household materials used to make explosives, a diary that referenced “operation flash” and a handwritten note in a bookbag that said “under the full moon the small ones will know terror” They both face federal bomb-making counts, and Christian Toro is additionally charged with distributing explosive materials to a minor, and both have plead not guilty to these charges Christian Toro had resigned from the charter school, Democracy Prep, due...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Florida School Shooting

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe https://t.co/FV4prWzp81 Morning News Roundup #FaultLines https://t.co/gVWL6iPtrN — Lee Stranahan (@stranahan) February 15, 2018 News Roundup At least 17 killed and dozens injured at high school shooting in Florida Police arrested the 19-year-old suspect Nikolas Cruz in a nearby neighborhood after he exited the school in a crowd of fleeing students Cruz used an AR-15, setting off a fire alarm just before starting to shoot With 17 deaths and dozens of injuries, this is now the second-deadliest school shooting in American history The suspect was transferred to jail this morning and has been officially charged with seventeen counts of murder The Senate may vote on several competing immigration proposals today A bipartisan group of 16 senators are advancing legislation including a path to citizenship and $25 billion in border security funding over 10 years, but without an end to chain migration and the visa lottery system A separate group of senators are pushing a bill they’d presented at the beginning of this week tied directly to the White House’s immigration proposal, which includes an end to chain migration and the visa lottery Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in women’s giant slalom, Norwegians known as ‘Attacking Vikings’ win men’s downhill 22-year-old Shiffren won the fifth gold medal for the US Two Norwegian men known as the ‘Attacking Vikings’ took the gold...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Shooting Outside NSA Headquarters

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup DACA Democrats blocked attempts to begin voting on amendments cracking down on sanctuary cities which Republicans had introduced A Brooklyn federal judge ruled against the Trump administration deciding to shut down DACA, the second federal judge to have done so Shooting outside NSA headquarters A black SUV pulled up at the entrance to the NSA headquarters and began firing Local media report that three have been shot, although the Fort Meade police spokesman said one had been injured and transported to hospital Shaun White won the gold, was asked about a sexual harassment complaint, questions quickly shut down by moderator White called the allegations, which came from his former bandmate in a 2016 lawsuit, “gossip,” and later apologized for his choice of words This is the third gold medal of his career All six intelligence chiefs warned of 2018 Russian election interference They also said they stood last January’s assessment stating Russian government interference in 2016 election We had two segments on this issue this morning Trump’s attorney says he paid $130,000 to Stormy Daniels out of his own pocket, was not reimbursed When asked why he made the payment, he said “just because something isn’t true doesn’t mean that it can’t cause you harm or damage. I will always protect Mr. Trump.” Israeli police suggest...

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