News Roundup & Comment

Date: May 31, 2024
Host: Jim Schneider
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From former President Trump to the Middle East and more, Jim had much to present to listeners from the news desk.  Here’s a sample from the broadcast:

–A jury found former President Trump guilty of 34 counts of business reporting violations claimed by Alvin Bragg, the District Attorney.  Jim provided audio from Mr. Trump who is due in Manhattan court for sentencing on July 11th.

–Trump’s campaign raised 34.8 million dollars after the verdict.

–The Biden/Harris campaign released a statement yesterday celebrating the verdict of the jury.

–Robert F. Kennedy expects that Trump will be helped by the guilty verdict.

–Jim provided audio from Jill Biden on “The View” claiming that it’s actually Trump that can’t put a sentence together.

–Democrats will virtually choose President Joe Biden as their nominee after Ohio lawmakers dragged their feet in changing a state deadline that clashed with the party’s convention.

–The Israeli Defense Forces reported that a deadly blaze in Rafah, Gaza, may have been caused by a hidden store of Hamas weapons rather than the airstrike itself.

–In a major breakthrough, Israel announced that it had regained control over the strategic Philadelphi Corridor cutting off the Gaza-to-Egypt terror tunnels. 

–Several “Students for Justice in Palestine” set to travel to Washington, DC, to surround the White House on June 8th.

Jim provided audio of Osama Abuirshaid, the executive director for the American Muslims for Palestine.  He spoke at George Washington University where he told listeners that they would take back America just like they’ll take back Palestine.

–Pro-Hamas rioters set fire on Tuesday to the Israeli embassy in Mexico during a protest against the Israeli military operation in Rafah.

–Brazil withdrew its ambassador to Israel on Wednesday at the direction of the Brazilian president following months of tension between the two nations over Israel’s actions in Gaza.  

–Xi Jinping, leader of China, used a speech to Arab leaders on Tuesday to demand the establishment of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.  He pledged 3 million dollars in funding to a Hamas affiliated U.N. agency.

–A maniac tried to mow down orthodox students and a rabbi outside a Brooklyn Jewish school while allegedly yelling that he would kill all the Jews. 

–President Joe Biden has authorized Ukraine to use U.S. weapons to strike against targets inside Russia.

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