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Call Me Maybe: Trump and Ukraine, Juul CEO, and 'Apply Thru'

Call Me Maybe: Trump and Ukraine, Juul CEO, and 'Apply Thru'

Skimm This - September 25, 2019 - 13:35

It’s the phone call heard ‘round the world: the White House released what it says is a rough transcript of President Trump’s controversial chat with the president of Ukraine. But not everyone is saying ‘case closed.’ In fact, some are saying ‘case wide open.’ Meanwhile: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her blessing to an impeachment inquiry. We’ll explain what that means IRL. Also on today’s show: a big-name e-cigarette company has a new leader, and McDonald’s has a new way to say ‘you’re hired.’

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