The Daily Populous

Tuesday January 26th, 2021 night edition

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Sources told The Daily Beast that Trump had been hate-watching Fauci's TV interviews.

One source said Trump felt that "people are working to downgrade his legacy out of hatred.".

Former President Donald Trump has been obsessively and furiously watching Dr. Anthony Fauci's TV interviews since President Joe Biden took office, The Daily Beast reported on Sunday, citing sources.

Fauci has been transparent about his relief to be working under a new administration, saying at a White House press briefing on Thursday that it was "a somewhat liberating feeling.".

Fauci told CNN on Friday that Trump "very likely" cost American lives by spreading lies about the pandemic.

(Trump, in fact, did not have the power to directly fire Fauci because he is a civil-service employee and not a political appointee.).

Trump and Fauci often clashed over how to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak and over the government's messaging. »

Biden administration tells Russia to free Navalny and protesters in stark departure from Trump era

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The Biden administration has reaffirmed its calls for Russia to immediately release political opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his supporters who have been detained for protesting his incarceration.

Mr Navalny, who has recovered from the attack after treatment in a German hospital, returned to Moscow on a flight on 17 January and was promptly arrested.

We haven’t had any proof yet, but I will take a look,” Mr Trump said of Mr Navalny’s poisoning. »

AMC Raises $917 Million to Weather ‘Dark Coronavirus-Impacted Winter’

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AMC Theatres, the world’s largest cinema chain, has raised $917 million in new equity and debt capital, the company said on Monday.

Of the $917 million, AMC has raised $506 million of equity, from the issuance of 164.7 million new common shares, along with the previously announced securing of $100 million of additional first-lien debt and the concurrent issuance of 22 million new common shares to convert $100 million of second-lien debt into equity.

Adam Aron, AMC CEO and president, said: “Today, the sun is shining on AMC. »

Biden's electric vehicle push puts new focus on jobs

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Why it matters: The U.S. lags far behind the rest of the world in electric vehicle adoption.

Catching up will require big investments in EV production — including battery cell manufacturing and mining of raw materials — to avoid dependence on imports and foreign supply chains.

Biden's goal: 1 million new auto industry jobs in manufacturing, supply chains and infrastructure like EV charging stations. »