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Pressure Points: Venezuela Sanctions, Gun Laws, and "Impeachment"

Pressure Points: Venezuela Sanctions, Gun Laws, and "Impeachment"

Skimm This - August 7, 2019 - 12:34

The Trump admin still has issues with Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro -- and it’s using new sanctions to try to squeeze him out of office. Venezuela calls it “economic terrorism.” We’ll look at whether these sanctions could have their intended effect. Also: today President Trump visited survivors and first responders of the mass shootings in Dayton, OH and El Paso, TX. We’ll look at gun laws in both states. And finally: Monica Lewinsky is producing a TV show about a certain presidential impeachment, and how toilet paper is going eco-friendly.

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