The Daily Populous

Saturday December 17th, 2022 night edition

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House Democrats on Thursday introduced legislation that would bar former President Donald Trump from holding any federal office in the future, citing Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.

The legislation is spearheaded by Democratic Rep. David Cicilline, of Rhode Island, who was a House manager for Trump's second impeachment, and the bill also has 40 co-sponsors, all Democrats.

It cites the provision in the 14th Amendment that says no one who has held government office and who "engaged in insurrection or rebellion" shall be able to hold federal office again.

"Donald Trump very clearly engaged in an insurrection on January 6, 2021 with the intention of overturning the lawful and fair results of the 2020 election," Cicilline argued in a statement.

"The 14th Amendment makes clear that based on his past behavior, Donald Trump is disqualified from ever holding federal office again and, under Section 5, Congress has the power to pass legislation to implement this prohibition," Cicilline continued.

The bill would need to pass both chambers of Congress, with only days before Republicans take control of the House and a substantial end-of-year agenda remaining.

The legislation drops as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol prepares to release its final report next week. »

Scientists Create a Vaccine Against Fentanyl

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“Fentanyl is killing Americans at an unprecedented rate,” Anne Milgram, administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, said in an April statement.

In a study published in Pharmaceutics, scientists tested their vaccine on 60 rats.

The scientists found their vaccine did not cause adverse side effects in the rats. »

Russia’s New Theory of Victory

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Ukraine pushed Russia away from Kyiv, took back the northeast province of Kharkiv, and liberated parts of the Donbas.

He believes that this potential diminishment of support will pave the way for a new, successful Russian offensive.

But if Ukraine can maintain Western support, it can prove that Putin’s new theory of victory is just as misguided as was his last. »