The Daily Populous

Monday February 3rd, 2020 day edition

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Republican Senator Lamar Alexander chuckled after saying President Trump’s ignorance may have played a part in the Ukraine scheme.

Host Chuck Todd asked Alexander if Trump’s Ukraine scheme went against what the Constitution sought to guard against — a president seeking foreign interference into an American election.

“Does it wear on you, though, that one of the foundational reasons that the framers wrote the Constitution was almost fear of foreign interference?”

“So, and here it is,” Todd said of Trump’s behavior regarding Ukraine.

Todd then asked: “And why do you think he didn’t do that?”.

Todd then asked, “At what point, though, is he no longer new to this?”. »

Stephen King quits Facebook over concerns of 'false information'

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(CNN) Stephen King has quit Facebook after voicing concerns about false information and privacy.

"Not comfortable with the flood of false information that's allowed in its political advertising, nor am I confident in its ability to protect its users' privacy.

And when it comes to Facebook, King isn't much of a fan of it either. »

A YouTuber got the inflammatory right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins to fly to Prague to pick up a fake award whose initials spelled out the C-word

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The inflammatory right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins probably thought her day on the internet couldn't get any worse after her Twitter account was suspended for hate speech on Thursday.

Josh Pieters persuaded the controversial opinion-spouter to fly to Prague this week to pick up a fake award from the Capetown Collective for the Freedom of Speech.

Swipe to see what we really think... @joshua_pieters and I made Katie Hopkins fly to Prague to pick up a completely fake award. »

Bernie Sanders Pledges Legal Marijuana In All 50 States On Day One As President

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With just two days to go before the Iowa caucus, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is pledging to immediately legalize marijuana in all 50 states if he is elected to the White House.

“On my first day in office through executive order we will legalize marijuana in every state in this country.”.

Watch Sanders pledge to legalize marijuana in all 50 states on his first day in office:. »

Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl with epic comeback

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A half century after winning their first Super Bowl, the Chiefs are champions once more, winning Super Bowl LIV in epic fashion at Hard Rock Stadium.

Mahomes is the third African American quarterback to win a Super Bowl, joining Doug Williams (with Washington in Super Bowl XXII in 1988) and Russell Wilson (Seattle, Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014).

The Chiefs were in their first Super Bowl in 50 years, with their previous title coming in Super Bowl IV. »