The Daily Populous

Monday July 17th, 2023 morning edition

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told CNN Trump is lying to supporters about his indictment.

Christie, who is running for president, had a falling out with Trump after the 2020 election.

On Sunday, he accused his former ally of being a "liar and a coward.".

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The charges, he assured supporters, are "fake" and just an excuse to take him down: "Essentially, I'm being indicted for you.".

It accuses Trump, in particular, of misleading his own counsel by falsely representing to them that he was returning any classified information.

Christie noted that Trump is now seeking to delay his trial over the matter until after the 2024 election. »

Russia’s Army Is in Disarray But Will Keep Fighting

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These are clearly significant events and tell a fascinating story about the upper echelons of the Russian army.

The Russian army may fight inefficiently, and it may suffer serious reverses, but it will keep fighting.

But it does make it a formidable fighting force because the level of accepted casualties in the Russian army is way higher than in any modern army in the world. »

Zelenskyy: When Ukraine's air defence becomes strong enough, we will protect the whole Europe

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President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that when Ukraine's air defence is strong enough, Ukraine will ensure that the whole of Europe is protected from Russian terror.

Quote: "We have shown that there are no Russian missiles that Ukrainians could not shoot down.

And when the Ukrainian air shield becomes strong enough, and that will happen, Ukraine will provide real freedom and protection of the whole of Europe from Russian terror. »

‘You’re able to vote now’: Minnesota Democrats pass raft of progressive reforms

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The Restore the Vote law, which passed in March, guaranteed that anyone not in prison can vote.

Minnesota was one of a few states to secure a Democratic trifecta in 2022 – Democrats in Michigan, Maryland and Massachusetts managed the same – but it is the only statehouse to pass such wide ranging reforms in one legislative session.

The 2024 elections, he added, would be a “testing ground” for the state’s ability to quickly register thousands to vote. »