Month: March 2018

Populist.TV Morning Report | Russia Expels 60 US Diplomats

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Russia responds to diplomatic expulsions with its own 60 US diplomats have been expelled, and the United States consulate in St. Petersberg is being closed The US State Department says Russia is not a victim, warning that they could respond to Russia’s decision to expel 60 diplomats The Police in UK said Wednesday the Skripals were poisoned at their door, contradicting several other earlier reports of the location of the poisoning There is so far no explanation for how the use of a Novichok nerve agent directly implicates Russian involvement, let alone whether the nerve agent used was a Novichok nerve agent or a related agent, as has been said in legal documents by officials medically investigating the Skripals Protest after Stephon Clark funeral in Sacramento draws hundreds Hundreds attended the funeral of Stephon Clark, a young man shot 20 times and killed by police officers in his grandmother’s backyard after police thought his cell phone was a gun Al Sharpton delivered a eulogy at the funeral, and afterwards more than 100 demonstrators gathered in downtown Sacramento, briefly blocking traffic during rush hour, with Stephon’s brother Stevante leading the group in chants Police Officer killed in Tennessee The man suspected of shooting the officer was killed by police after reportedly impersonating a law enforcement officer when...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | North & South Korea Meeting Scheduled

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe Headlines The Leaders of North Korea and South Korea Will Meet on April 27th The leaders of the two countries will meet for the first time since 2007 at Freedom House on the southern side of the Demilitarized Zone The Trump administration seems encouraged, and if the planned meeting in May between Pres. Trump and Kim Jong-un takes place it will be the first ever meeting between a sitting US President and a member of the Kim dynasty, which has ruled North Korea since the country’s formation in 1948 Police in Britain believe the Skripals were exposed to poison at their front door Yesterday British authorities said that although they were eventually found sitting on a park bench, ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned by a nerve agent deployed at their front door This official statement follows a number of theories about the method of poisoning which had spread in the media, including theories that they had carried it with them from Russia in luggage and that it had been planted in their car’s ventilation system This official announcement comes days after unprecedented global diplomatic actions were taken by western nations against Russia, in which over 20 countries expelled over 130 Russian diplomats and officials We would like to note that Russia’s involvement has...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Kim & Xi Meet

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Supreme Court will hear arguments on partisan gerrymandering The court will hear arguments in a case from Maryland regarding gerrymandering in 2011, when district lines were redrawn to reduce the number of GOP seats in the state, as was admitted at the time by Governor Martin O’Malley, who said the intent was to give Democrats control of more districts This follows a similar case from Wisconsin heard by the Court in October, in which Republicans redrew lines to give themselves a super-majority, a case which hasn’t yet been ruled on by the court Partisan gerrymandering has not previously been deemed a violation of the Constitution, so if it is, this would be a big change in American democracy New moves on steel tariffs and trade Pres. Trump revised a trade deal with South Korea which had originally been passed in 2011, this time doubling the quota of cars allowed to be sold to South Korea from 25,000 to 50,000 and using American safety standards instead of South Korean ones, in exchange giving South Korea a 70% average exemption from the 25% steel tariff passed by the White House The two countries also agreed not to weaken either of their currencies to improve their side’s trade situation, the first such time a provision on currencies has been...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Russian Diplomatic Expulsions

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Russian is expected to retaliate after over 100 Russian diplomats expelled internationally The Trump administration has decided to expel 60 Russian officers – twelve at the United Nations in New York, and 48 at the Russian embassy in Washington – and to shut down the Seattle consulate in response to accusations that Russia attacked a former spy in Britain with a nerve agent The UK has expelled 23 officers, Ukraine has expelled 13, and 21 other countries have dismissed a number of other agents, bringing the total number of agents expelled Internationally to more than 130 The British news media are referring to the diplomats as being suspected spies, and the move reportedly dwarfs any made during Cold War-era espionage conflicts Russia is expected to respond in kind with its own diplomatic expulsions soon The 2020 census will include citizenship status Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in a memo late yesterday that, at the request of the Justice Department, it would restore a question about citizenship to the 2020 census to help enforce immigration law California Attorney General Xavier Becerra promises to sue the Trump administration over its decision, saying it’s “not just a bad idea – it is illegal” The last time a question about citizenship was included in the census questionnaire was 1950 Houthi...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | US Expelling 60 Russian Officers

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe https://vimeo.com/261831877 News Roundup US and EU expelling Russian diplomats The Trump administration has decided to expel 60 Russian officers – twelve at the United Nations in New York, and 48 at the Russian embassy in Washington – and to shut down the Seattle consulate in response to accusations that Russia attacked a former spy in Britain with a nerve agent Four EU member states are expected to expel diplomats as well: Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia March for Our Lives Organizers of Saturday’s March for Our Lives demonstration in Washington said that about 850,000 people attended the event An imaging company said the turnout was much smaller, using aerial photos to approximate the crowd size at about 203,000 people – less than half the size of the Women’s March in January, 2017, which had about 440,000 attendees Stormy Daniels interviewed on 60 Minutes She says she “spanked” Pres. Trump with a rolled-up copy of Forbes magazine with his picture on the cover She claims she was threatened in 2011 after agreeing to a $15,000 deal with a US magazine in which she planned to publish a tell-all about the alleged affair Trump approval rating up in Fox News poll His rating appears to be holding steady at 45%, with the GOP closing what had been a widening gap...

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