Unmasked: Ukraine Texts, Hong Kong Protesters, and Dino Bones

Unmasked: Ukraine Texts, Hong Kong Protesters, and Dino Bones

Skimm This - October 4, 2019 - 12:15

The former US special envoy to Ukraine has handed over some of his texts as evidence in the House’s impeachment inquiry into President Trump. And now Trump is pulling China into the action, too. Meanwhile, protests in Hong Kong got kicked up a notch. The region’s leader invoked an old law to ban people from wearing masks while protesting. Turns out: there’s history here. Also on today’s show: Haiti’s president is facing some heat, and a dinosaur makes a surprise appearance.

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