The Daily Populous

Friday May 7th, 2021 day edition

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Something you’ve probably picked up on by now is that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell literally cares about nothing but amassing and maintaining power.

“You can look and look for something more in him, but it isn’t there.

I wish I could tell you that there is some secret thing that he really believes in, but he doesn’t.”.

What sort of things has Biden proposed that McConnell is dead set on opposing?

They passed the House but are unlikely to progress in the Senate, where most legislation needs 60 votes to advance.

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House Democrats Ask Judge to Order Donald Trump to Comply With Subpoena For His Personal Financial Documents

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Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday asked a federal judge to order Donald Trump to comply with a subpoena for his personal financial information.

“While the Committee’s need for the subpoenaed information has not changed, one key fact has: Plaintiff Donald J. Trump is no longer the President,” the motion stated.

The high court last summer issued a 7-2 decision rejecting Trump’s claim that he is immune from criminal investigations. »

Biggest ISPs paid for 8.5 million fake FCC comments opposing net neutrality

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Nearly 18 million out of 22 million comments were fabricated, including both pro- and anti-net neutrality submissions, the report said.

It was clear before Pai completed the repeal in December 2017 that millions of people—including dead people—were impersonated in net neutrality comments.

While the numbers of fake comments were roughly equal in "supporting" or "opposing" net neutrality, the NY AG report said the broadband industry's campaign to generate fake comments opposing net neutrality was unique in that the "campaign organizers ignored red flags of fraud and impersonation.". »

China’s carbon pollution now surpasses all developed countries combined

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Carbon pollution from China's bustling, coal-intensive economy last year outstripped the carbon pollution of the US, the EU, and other developed nations combined, making up a whopping 27 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.

While pollution from developed countries has largely been flat since 1990, it has more than tripled in China.

China’s pledge for the Paris Agreement states that it will hit its carbon pollution peak in 2030 and reach net zero 30 years later. »