The Daily Populous

Monday August 10th, 2020 morning edition

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The person who had held out the false promise of a warm-weather reprieve, again and again, was Trump.

So why, for the first three years of his presidency, did Trump do nothing about it?

In March, at a Fox News town hall, Bret Baier asked Trump why he hadn’t updated the test production system.

He lauded Xi and said previous American presidents, not Xi, were at fault for past troubles between the two countries.

Three days later, Alex Azar, Trump’s secretary of health and human services, phoned him with an update on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

… We’re creating trouble for the fake news to come along and say, ‘Oh, we have more cases.’ ” — Trump, July 17. »

A 17-year-old high school student developed an app that records your interaction with police when you're pulled over and immediately shares it to Instagram and Facebook

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Aaditya Agrawal, a student at Livingston High School in New Jersey, told Business Insider he's been working on the app, dubbed PulledOver, for a while.

"The last thing you want to be worrying about is how an app works when you get pulled over," he said.

If you get pulled over, you launch the app, which will take you to your phone's native camera app. »

Blumenthal calls classified briefing on Russian interference "absolutely chilling"

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D- Conn.) called on the Trump administration to declassify intelligence detailing Russian efforts to influence the 2020 elections, telling MSNBC on Sunday that the classified briefing lawmakers received about the Kremlin's activities last week was "absolutely chilling.".

Top Democrats in the House and Senate have called for the FBI to provide Congress with a "defensive briefing" regarding what appears to be a "concerted foreign interference campaign" targeting Congress.

What he's saying: "The information that I heard in this classified setting, where we're sworn to secrecy, is absolutely chilling, startling and shocking," Blumenthal said. »