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Let’s Negotiate: War Powers, Impact Reports, Pay Raises

Let’s Negotiate: War Powers, Impact Reports, Pay Raises

Skimm This - January 9, 2020 - 13:11

Members of Congress had a heated debate today over limiting President Trump’s ability to start a war with Iran. We’ll explain who holds the war-fighting cards in Washington and why Congress rarely raises its voice. Meanwhile, the White House is rolling back rules concerning environmental impact assessments for key infrastructure projects. We’ll dig into why President Richard Nixon thought they were important in the first place. Also on today’s show: tips on how to ask for a pay raise, and a check-up with RBG.

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