The Daily Populous

Friday January 22nd, 2021 morning edition

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“I think it's safe to say that you can expect that President Biden is not going to be breaking news at 1 a.m. on Twitter,” Bedingfield said in an interview with 19th News published Thursday.

“Trump gathered so many followers and generated so many clicks by putting forth this really divisive, often hate-filled shock content.

So, we were never going to try to out-do him in that, that's not true to who President Biden is.”.

“The truth is, we just don't spend a lot of time talking about Donald Trump or thinking about him internally,” she said.

I think we spend far less time thinking about Donald Trump than I think the media or some in the public may think we do.".

Psaki also said that despite the historic nature of the Biden White House’s all-female communications shop, they had secured their positions by being the “best in the businesses.”.

Psaki held the Biden White House’s first press briefing Wednesday, hours after Biden was sworn in, and pledged to return to daily briefings under the Biden administration. »

Survivors demand Marjorie Taylor Green resign over more school shooting conspiracy comments

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School shooting survivors as well as Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action – gun control advocacy groups that formed in the wake of several mass killings – have called for her resignation this week.

He also wrote to the congresswoman: “Why did you call the shooting at my high school a false flag?

It appears you think or at one time thought the school shooting in Florida was a false flag. »

FBI ups reward to $75,000 for suspect who placed pipe bombs during Capitol riot

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The reward, originally set at $50,000 one day after the pipe bombs were first discovered, is now $75,000, according to a tweet published Thursday by the FBI's Washington Field Office.

ADDITIONAL REWARD: @ATFWashington & #FBIWFO are now offering a reward of up to $75K for info about the person(s) responsible for the placement of suspected pipe bombs in DC on January 6th.

Between 1:00 and 1:15 p.m. on that date, law enforcement agencies received reports of two suspected pipe bombs, the notice said. »

Microsoft killed the Zune, but Zune-heads are still here

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“I taught myself to solder, began buying up dead Zunes, and repairing and flipping them for a profit,” he says.

Click through his post on the r/Zune subreddit, and wander into his veritable shrine of forgotten Zune detritus.

But today, almost a decade after Microsoft terminated the brand, there is a small bastion of diehards who are still loving and listening to their Zunes. »

Dr. Fauci Says Not Having to Deal With a Lying President Is ‘Liberating’

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Dr. Anthony Fauci is back at the White House podium — and feeling liberated.

Fauci, President Biden’s newly-minted chief medical officer, made it clear that he felt much more comfortable working for his new boss than former President Trump, who had a habit of making bonkers claims about the coronavirus.

He reportedly had little to no contact with the president for several months at a time. »