The Daily Populous

Thursday September 14th, 2023 evening edition

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In October, he'll release a book detailing how some of his fellow Republicans feel about Trump.

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Sen. Mitt Romney's disdain for former President Donald Trump's brand of politics is no surprise.

The book, written by The Atlantic staff writer McKay Coppins, is based in part from hours of interviews with Romney.

Multiple books written during the Trump era were built on the two-faced nature of many GOP lawmakers who would publicly praise Trump but privately trash him.

Romney was the only Republican to vote to convict Trump on an impeachment charge related to improperly pressuring Ukraine to investigate the Bidens. »

NFL great Warrick Dunn helps welcome another single mother into new home

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(WAFB/Gray News) – Former NFL running back Warrick Dunn surprised a single mother in Baton Rouge and her daughter with their first house this week.

It was a team effort between Warrick Dunn Charities, Habitat for Humanity and Catholic High School to build, furnish and decorate the brand-new home.

Catholic High School, where Dunn graduated from, reportedly raised $84,500 towards the cost of building the home. »

Mitt Romney: It's time for baby boomer politicians to move on

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I think that the Trump fever will ultimately break and the parties will realign, but that’s not going to happen anytime soon.”.

In a separate interview with the Washington Post on Tuesday, he argued that with Mr Trump, the Republicans had turned to a “populist demagogue message”.

Mr Romney said the former president was once again the “presumptive nominee” for the GOP, a prediction most front-line Republicans have avoided. »

Xi Jinping Is Done With the Established World Order

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His absence sends a stark signal: China is done with the established world order.

His predecessors integrated China into the U.S.-led global order by joining its foundational institutions, such as the World Bank and the World Trade Organization.

But over the course of his rule, Xi has grown hostile to the existing order and intent on altering it. »

Jury awards $100,000 to Kentucky couple denied marriage license by ex-County Clerk Kim Davis

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A federal jury has awarded $100,000 to a Kentucky couple who sued former county clerk Kim Davis over her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

A jury in Ashland, Kentucky, awarded David Ermold and David Moore each $50,000 after deliberating on Wednesday, according to lawyers for Davis.

A second couple who sued, James Yates and Will Smith, were awarded no damages on Wednesday by U.S. District Judge David Bunning. »