News Roundup & Comment

Date: February 2, 2024
Host: Jim Schneider
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Below is a brief look at a number of key stories presented by Jim from this week’s broadcast:

–Earlier this week, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri grilled Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Meta (formerly Facebook), at a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting.  Jim provided audio from the exchange.

–A bipartisan bill to slash taxes for businesses and enhance the child tax credit   is a step closer to becoming law.

–”Joshua Schulte betrayed his country by committing some of the most brazen, heinous crimes of espionage in American history.”  That’s a statement from U.S.  Attorney Damian Williams.  Schulte, a former CIA officer, was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Thursday over a litany of charges. 

–Mat Staver will bring oral arguments Wednesday morning before the Florida Supreme Court regarding a proposed amendment to the Florida constitution that would codify unrestricted abortion as a right.  Mat appeared via a pre-recorded segment with Jim where he outlined the issue.

–Representative Ilhan Omar made concerning comments about her primary interest while serving in Congress.  What is that interest?  It’s to protect Somali interests.  Jim presented audio from Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene who commented on the issue from the House floor.

–The Council on American/Islamic Relations (CAIR) has welcomed introduction of a congressional resolution.  It’s Senate Resolution 534, recognizing January as Muslim/American Heritage Month, designed to celebrate the achievements of American Muslims.

–The House of Representatives voted on banning all perpetrators of the October 7th Israeli massacre from having entry into the U.S.  The House voted in favor of it, 422-2.  The two individuals who voted in opposition were Democrats Cori Bush of Missouri and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.

Other stories dealt with Walgreens, black pastors calling for a cease-fire in Israel, global shipping in disarray, relocation of U.S. nuclear weapons to the U.K. and much more.

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