The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 23rd, 2020 evening edition

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It's a very serious problem," Trump said, without offering a shred of evidence for the supposed threat of ballot manipulation by other nations.

"And the Democrats know what they're doing is wrong, and all they want to do is go forward with it.

-- Trump suggests he's counting on SCOTUS to have his back when he makes claims of election fraud following November's election — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 22, 2020.

"They aren't hiding that they want to confirm a new Trump justice so that justice can steal the election," Ian Millhiser, senior correspondent at Vox, tweeted late Tuesday.

Journalist Matt O'Brien said the president "is like a Bond villain who can't help but tell us about his plan to rig the election.".

"Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee met midday Tuesday to discuss different scenarios for how quickly they can process the nominee," Politico reported.

"No final decision was made, but a hearing could take place starting the week of October 12, according to a GOP aide. »

WATCH: Culprit caught on camera trying to torch family’s Black Lives Matter flag

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Their Ring doorbell camera had sent live video to her mother’s phone of someone holding a lighter to their Black Lives Matter flag, trying to burn it while it hung from their front porch, Ashauntee Williams said.

Ashauntee Williams, 22, holds the Black Lives Matter flag in front of her home Sept. 22, 2020.

Ashantee Williams, 22, shows the burned bottom corner of the family's Black Lives Matter flag at her home in Pennsauken Sept. 22, 2020.Rebecca Everett | For »

Pelosi unveils Watergate-style anti-corruption reforms — tailored for the Trump era

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"It is time for Congress to strengthen the bedrock of our democracy and ensure our laws are strong enough to withstand a lawless president.".

A slew of rank-and-file Judiciary and Oversight Committee members signed on to the bill as well.

And it would add additional protections for whistleblowers who come to Congress, including protection from retaliation by the president or vice president. »

Survey finds "shocking and saddening" lack of Holocaust knowledge among millennials and Gen Z

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The U.S. Millennial Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey, which was commissioned by the Claims Conference and conducted by Schoen Cooperman Research, is the first 50-state survey on Holocaust knowledge among millennials and Gen Z, according to a Wednesday press release.

Nearly 20% of millennials and Gen Z in New York said they thought Jews caused the Holocaust, the survey, which analyzed state-by-state results, found.

Claims Conference said the lack of Holocaust knowledge is a growing problem, since only a few Holocaust survivors are alive to share the lessons of the Holocaust. »