The Daily Populous

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 morning edition

image for CNN poll: 51% say Senate should remove Trump from office

(CNN) About half of Americans say the Senate should vote to convict President Donald Trump and remove him from office in the upcoming impeachment trial (51%), according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, while 45% say the Senate should vote against conviction and removal.

Massive partisan gaps continue to dominate views on Trump and his impeachment trial.

Overall, 89% of Democrats say he should be removed from office, while just 8% of Republicans feel the same way.

Among independents, it's nearly dead even: 48% say the Senate should vote to remove him, while 46% say that they should not.

Nearly six in 10 women (59%) say the Senate should remove Trump from office; 42% of men agree.

Still, a majority (53%) say it is likely the Republicans in the Senate will conduct a fair trial for the President.

About half (49%) of Americans say the US killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was justified, 45% say that was not justified. »

Joe Biden calls game developers "little creeps" who make titles that "teach you how to kill"

Authored by

As for which game executive Biden was referring to as a creep, Kotaku has some theories about who the person might be, including EA’s then-CEO John Riccitiello.

“And then one of these righteous people said to me that, you know, 'We are the economic engine of America.

It led to the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) saying that games should not be made a scapegoat for the gun violence problem. »

Puerto Rico fires two more officials after Hurricane Maria aid found unused amid current earthquake aftermath

Authored by

On Sunday, Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez fired two more officials in the most recent development since anger broke out over a viral video showing unused emergency supplies – allegedly left-over aid from Hurricane Maria – sitting in a warehouse in the southern coastal city of Ponce.


The U.S. had temporarily retained some federal funds for Maria relief amid concerns of corruption and mismanagement. »

Steve Guest auf Twitter: "Crowd recites the Pledge of Allegiance. NBC reporter tweets: "Chants of “we will not comply” from gun rights protesters in Richmond."… https:

Authored by

Füge diesen Tweet zu deiner Webseite hinzu, indem du den untenstehenden Code einfügst.

Füge dieses Video zu deiner Webseite hinzu, indem du den untenstehenden Code kopierst.

Indem du Twitter Inhalte in deine Website oder App einbettest, akzeptierst du die Twitter Entwicklervereinbarung und die Entwicklerrichtlinien. »

The cost of giving birth in America is now more than an average month’s salary

Authored by
image for

In America, 98% of mothers with an employer-sponsored health care plan can still expect to pay out-of-pocket for birth costs.

The average cost is $4,500, while the average American woman's monthly salary is $3,300, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

When a co-pay for birth costs a mama a month of her salary (or worse, means going into debt) we can't be surprised when fewer people are giving birth. »