The Daily Populous

Sunday October 6th, 2019 morning edition

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President Trump Donald John TrumpGordon Sondland expected to appear for House deposition Ivanka Trump on impeachment: 'Everything's a question of priorities' Second intel official considering filing complaint over Trump: report MORE called for Sen. Mitt Romney Willard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyTrump holds call with House GOP amid impeachment inquiry Democrats claim new momentum from intelligence watchdog testimony Trump GOP challenger Mark Sanford: Claims against Biden 'reek' of 'good 'ol boy politics' MORE (R-Utah) to be impeached Saturday and argued that Republican voters in the state made a "mistake" nominating Romney for the Senate.

In a pair of tweets, the president argued that the Utah Republican should be removed from office and that former Sen. Jeff Flake Jeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeFlake tells GOP: Trump 'does not deserve reelection' Republicans show signs of discomfort in defense of Trump Cindy McCain: I can see Arizona 'going Democrat' in 2020 MORE (R-Ariz.), another frequent Trump critic, was "better" than Romney.

"I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake.

He is a fool who is playing right into the hands of the Do Nothing Democrats!

I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake.

#IMPEACHMITTROMNEY — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2019. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2019. »

Witness in Guyger Trial Shot, Killed Friday Night: Dallas County DA

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Joshua Brown, a neighbor of Botham Jean's at the South Side Flats apartments and a witness in the trial, died in the shooting, according to the district attorney's office.

The Dallas Police Department and the Dallas County Medical Examiner's office have not confirmed the identity of the man shot and killed.

Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown takes the stand in the murder trial of Amber Guyger. »

Basic Income Recipients Spent the Money on “Literal Necessities”

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A popular argument levied by opponents of universal basic income (UBI) — an unconditional, periodic payment given to all members of a society — is that recipients will use the money on frivolous purchases.

READ MORE: $500 a month for free: Data shows how people spent the money [The Associated Press].

Read more on UBI: Study: Universal Basic Income Won’t Make People Work Less. »

Trump 'Fawning' to Putin and other Authoritarians in 'Embarrassing' Phone Calls, White House Aides Say—Report

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The Washington Post spoke with 12 current and former White House officials who said that members of the administration were shocked at the president's behavior during conversations with authoritarians like Russian President Vladimir Putin and members of the Saudi royal family.

"Phone calls that were embarrassing, huge mistakes he made, months and months of work that were upended by one impulsive tweet," the official added.

"We couldn't figure out early on why he was being so nice to Russia," a former senior administration official added. »

Benefits for Mind, Body and Work Ability Seen in Medicaid Expansion

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Those with behavioral health conditions reported they were missing fewer days of work than they had a year before.

But the two groups didn’t differ on whether Medicaid coverage helped them find a job, or find a better job if they’d been looking.

Paper cited: “Association of Expanded Medicaid Coverage With Health and Job-Related Outcomes Among Enrollees With Behavioral Health Disorders.” »