Pressure Points: Venezuela Sanctions, Gun Laws, and "Impeachment"
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.
Language Matters: Mass Shootings, China Currency, and Toni Morrison
Lay Of The Land: Climate Report, Immigration Raids, Iowa State Fair
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