News Round-up & Comment

Date:  January 25. 2019  
Host:   Jim Schneider  
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Below are some of the stories that made the cut for this week’s edition of the ‘Round-Up’:

  • President Trump has announced that he will support a short term spending bill to reopen the government, temporarily ending the partial government shut-down that has gone on for over a month
  • The Senate failed to pass the Trump-backed compromise border security bill and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s spending bill that does not include the increased funding for the wall.
  • President Trump’s approval ratings are soaring among Latinos in America.
  • Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa has introduced a bill that would prohibit lawmakers from leaving Washington if they fail to pass a budget on time.
  • On the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the New York Senate passed legislation that would allow unborn babies to be aborted for basically any reason up to birth.
  • This new act by the New York Senate means that the killing of late term babies won’t be criminalized, but instead will be governed by the public health code, putting abortion under public health.
  • One World Trade Center was lit up in pink in celebration of the efforts by the New York Senate.
  • Dr. William Lile, a board certified OBGYN and pro-life public speaker, said that modern medical technology is already giving pre-born infants blood transfusions, heart surgery and more
  • One bookstore owner closed his shop that day to send a message to Democratic legislators and Governor Cuomo, to mark a day of mourning for New York.
  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo comes out strong against the death penalty and uses Catholic doctrine to defend his position.
  • New York is being followed by Vermont, New Mexico and Rhode Island as politicians push radical pro-abortion legislation.
  • Also on the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a judge in Iowa ruled their heartbeat law unconstitutional.
  • A new CDC report indicates that Americans’ fertility dropped in 2017 and that the nation’s capital had the lowest rate of fertility in the U.S. for that year.
  • FBI agents arrested long-time Trump associate Roger Stone in a paramilitary-style raid.
  • President Trump said he’s recognizing Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela.
  • Trevor Loudon believes the current Congress could become the most radical in American history.
  • President Trump sent 51 judicial nominations to the Senate on Tuesday with the goal of obtaining confirmations to federal judgeships across the nation.
  • Several nations, including Russia and China, are producing nuclear bombs capable of producing super electromagnetic pulse (EMP) waves capable of devastating all electronics from computers to electric grids for hundreds of miles.
  • A leading group of Republican senators is petitioning the Trump administration to reopen the Guantanamo Bay prison to hundreds of foreign ISIS fighters captured on the battlefield
  • The commander of the Iranian Air Force says they are ready to eliminate Israel as tensions rise over Syrian air strikes.

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