The Daily Populous

Thursday January 23rd, 2020 day edition

image for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard files defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton

Clinton suggested that President Donald Trump's campaign would try to deflect votes from the eventual Democratic nominee toward that third-party candidate.

Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends an event in New York, April 6, 2017.

| Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard attends an event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, July 17, 2019.

Also in November, Gabbard's legal counsel released a statement calling on Clinton to hold a press conference to "verbally retract—in full—your comments.

Shortly after her endorsement the lawsuit claims “Clinton’s agents emailed Tulsi to tell her that the Clinton team “no longer trust[s] [Tulsi’s] judgment,” and Tulsi was told that the Clinton team would never forget this.”.

“To prevail in her defamation claim, Rep. Gabbard has to prove that Secretary Clinton made a false statement of fact.

Pyle also noted that Gabbard responded to Clinton's comments by calling her the “embodiment of corruption.”. " »

Trump sought to cheat to win re-election, Democrats charge at trial

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"President Trump solicited foreign interference in our democratic elections, abusing the powers of his office to seek help from abroad to improve his re-election prospects at home," the California lawmaker told a hushed chamber.

Trump is accused of withholding military aid from Ukraine to pressure his Ukrainian counterpart to announce an investigation into Democrat Joe Biden.

"It was a smear tactic against a political opponent President Trump apparently feared," Schiff said at the nationally televised Senate trial. »

Utah bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ children

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SALT LAKE CITY — The discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children is now banned in Utah, making it the 19th state and one of the most conservative to prohibit it.

Conversion therapy is a practice used to try to change sexual orientation or gender identity.

The new rule bans licensed Utah therapists from subjecting LGBTQ minors to the practice that the American Psychological Association has said is not based in science and is harmful to mental health. »

21 GOP Senators Left During Schiff's Speech

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“Just counted 21 empty seats on the GOP side of the Senate, 2 on the Dem side, a couple hours into [Adam] Schiff’s presentation.

Just counted 21 empty seats on the GOP side of the Senate, 2 on the Dem side, a couple hours into Schiff's presentation.

Couldn't see when lot of people left, but Graham, Cassidy and Risch were all out for a long time. »

Adam West was once kicked out of an orgy for pretending to be Batman

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One time, West and his co-star Frank Gorshin were kicked out of an orgy for staying in their Batman characters.

“Adam West, TV’s original Batman, said he and Frank Gorshin, who played The Riddler, were once kicked out of an orgy together,” Gottfried said.

According to Blastr’s interview, West and Gorshin decided to go to a Hollywood party they didn’t know anything about. »