Month: March 2018

Populist.TV Morning Report | Trump Considers Veto of Budget Bill

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Trump considering vetoing the 1.3 trillion dollar spending bill Pres. Trump tweeted this morning that he’s considering a veto of the recently passed omnibus funding bill “based on the fact that the 800,000 plus DACA recipients have been totally abandoned by the Democrats (not even mentioned in Bill) and the BORDER WALL… is not fully funded” The bill was passed after a late night session, finally being approved just after midnight by a 65-32 vote in the Senate, and the agreement would leave the government running through September The bill increases spending for both the military and domestic affairs by wide margins, giving funding for infrastructure projects and attempts to combat the opioid crisis Rand Paul says it could have been written by President Obama and liberal Democrats H.R. McMaster out, John Bolton in as National Security Advisor John Bolton will be taking over on April 9th Multiple media outlets are referring to Bolton as a “well-known hawk,” including two on our top links section further down Lee did a Periscope on this as soon as the replacement was announced last night Protests this weekend to support gun control The main rally in the “March For Our Lives” protests being planned across the nation will take place in front of the nation’s capital along Pennsylvania Avenue...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Spending Bill Released

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup The Omnibus spending bill has been publicly released The $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page spending bill was unveiled yesterday and could be voted on today by the House The bill would provide nearly $1.6 billion for border security – but not contain for a concrete border wall – as well as school safety measures, $600 million for rural broadband, and a slew of other issues Military spending would increase by $160 billion over the budget caps, and domestic spending by $128 billion Trump tweeted about Democrats’ failure to get DACA Also not included in the Omnibus spending bill are provisions for ‘Dreamers’, and Trump criticized Democrats for this on Twitter, saying that they “refused to take care of DACA,” that it “would have been so easy, but they just didn’t care” Leaker in West Wing who shared Trump talking points now being sought by White House Following a leaked warning to not congratulate Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin for his recent electoral victory, the White House has since released a threat to the unknown leaker, saying it would be a “fireable offense and likely illegal” to leak Trump’s briefing papers Aides had included guidance in Trump’s talking points for the call to Putin telling him: ‘DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” according to a senior administration official yesterday President Trump set to...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Austin Bomber Killed

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup Austin bomber killed after The 24-year-old suspect responsible for killing two and wounding several others over the past three weeks has died He had been tracked to a Redroof Inn in Round Rock, TX, and then with officials closing in, he blew himself up in his car The Austin police chief said that he was responsible for all of the bombing incidents in Austin, but urged residents to remain vigilant, saying that the bomber may have sent additional packages Pres. Trump tweeted out congratulations: “Great job by law enforcement and all concerned!” Nor’easter expected to hit from Tennessee to Boston The storm will be hitting 70 million people, and the worst weather is expected to arriving during this evening’s rush hour More than 3,200 flights have been cancelled and schools have been closed, dumping heavy snow, and bringing heavy winds and coastal flooding to some areas The storm is expected to move away and northward on Thursday Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO Alexander Nix Following the release on Channel 4 of an undercover video in which Nix bragged about covertly influencing popular opinion, concocting the ‘defeat crooked Hillary’ meme, and meeting now-Pres. Trump multiple times, he has been suspended from the firm An unnamed Trump campaign official has said that the 2020 campaign has no contracts with...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | First Day of Spring

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe News Roundup BREAKING Shooting at Great Mills High School A shooting has been reported at Great Mills High School out of St. Mary’s County, Maryland The school’s website has posted a notice, saying the school “is on lock down” and “the event is contained,” that “the Sheriff’s office is on the scene” and they will have more information coming soon. Bomb explodes in San Antonio, believed to be connected to Austin bombings A bomb went off inside a FedEx facility near San Antonio, resulting in a slight injury to an employee, with the bomb set to be delivered from and to Austin The FBI has said they believe this explosion is connected to the string of four Austin bombings which have so far killed two and injured four Outlets had previously reported that all of the victims in the Austin bombings were either Hispanics or African-American, although this no longer appears to be the case Trump calls for death penalty for drug dealers The call for the death penalty for drug traffickers comes as a part of a proposal to staunch the flow of opioids into the US, delivered in a speech in New Hampshire, a state which is badly affected by the opioid crisis Some 2.4 million Americans are estimated to be addicted to the drugs, with...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | Turkey Takes Afrin

Sign Up To Receive Populist.TV's Morning Reports Success! Name Email Subscribe https://vimeo.com/260754966 News Roundup Turkey has taken Afrin Almost exactly two months after launching their incursion into northwest Syria, Turkish forces and Free Syrian Army rebels have taken the city of Afrin A Kurdish leader said “Our forces all over Afrin will become a constant nightmare for them,” with their tactics moving from direct confrontation to guerrilla tactics Several days ago Erdogan repeated that his next step after taking Afrin would be to move to take the city of Manbij to the east, which is currently populated by American forces who have refused to leave and have promised to “respond aggressively” if Turkey invades McCabe fired, but not losing his pension Although McCabe has lost his job as the FBI Director and has lost some financial benefits, he hasn’t lost his full pension, contradicting earlier reports, and “would need to just go to work with the federal government for another day or so in any job he pleases” to receive benefits Trump tweets on Mueller After months of relative silence, Pres. Trump used Twitter to harshly criticize Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russiagate investigation, bringing up “tremendous leaking, lying and corruption at the highest levels” and saying that “the Mueller probe should never have been started” Some see this as an early move to attempt to fire Mueller and disband...

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