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Sticking Points: Budget Plans, Cruise Ship Quarantine, CROWN Act

Sticking Points: Budget Plans, Cruise Ship Quarantine, CROWN Act

Skimm This - February 10, 2020 - 12:58

Today, the Trump administration unveiled its budget proposal for 2021. But since Congress holds the purse strings and Democrats have the majority in the House, it’s likely that this plan might not work out. We’ll dive into the plan’s winners and losers, and why the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico is back in the spotlight. Also on today’s show: China sees its deadliest day of the coronavirus outbreak, and why some of last night’s Oscar winners gave a nod to a new anti-discrimination law.

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