The Daily Populous

Saturday November 9th, 2019 evening edition

image for Trump told Gordon Sondland to extort Ukraine. Now he claims to “hardly know” him.

After his revised testimony, Trump allies immediately tried to spin his close ties to the president.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., ridiculously dismissed Sondland as a “bureaucrat” and suggested he might be working with “Democratic operatives.”.

On Friday, Trump responded to questions about Sondland’s revised testimony admitting to a quid pro quo by saying, “I hardly know the gentleman.".

Trump’s dubious claim came exactly a month after the president declared Sondland to be a “really good man and a great American.”.

Trump’s claim is also contradicted by the testimonies of numerous administration officials, including Sondland himself.

Hill told investigators that Sondland declared in June that “he was in charge of Ukraine.”.

When asked about rapper Lil Jon’s criticism of him, Trump told reporters, “I don’t know who Lil Jon is. »

Bernie Sanders vows to follow in New Zealand's footsteps if elected President

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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has praised New Zealand for passing the Zero Carbon Bill and vows to pass similar measures if he is elected President.

The Bill commits New Zealand to reduce its carbon emissions to zero by 2050, meeting its commitments under the Paris climate accords.

“We will pass a Green New Deal that gets us to 100 percent renewable energy by no later than 2030 and complete decarbonization of the economy by 2050.”. »

Berliners are trolling Trump by shipping him a 2.7-ton piece of the Berlin Wall

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“Germany is united again and in Berlin only a few scattered pieces remind us that no wall lasts forever.”.

They plan to hand over the section on the evening of Nov. 9, marking exactly 30 years since the wall fell.

Trump is yet to deliver on his signature campaign promise of building a “big, beautiful” border wall, which he swore Mexico would finance. »

New psychology research uncovers power-related motives behind men’s objectification of women

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“I am generally intrigued by identifying subtle social psychological mechanisms that reinforce gender power relations and traditional gender roles.

Men with a high social dominance orientation had a higher tendency to objectify women after being assigned to work as subordinates.

“The sexual objectification of women by heterosexual men is driven not only by sexual motives per se, but also by power-related motives (e.g., the wish to maintain male dominance),” Bareket told PsyPost. »