Brace Yourself: Impeachment Hearings, Greta at Sea, Really Old Booze

Brace Yourself: Impeachment Hearings, Greta at Sea, Really Old Booze

Skimm This - November 13, 2019 - 13:46

The impeachment inquiry hearings into President Trump finally went public today. There was the usual partisan drama, but also some important new developments. We’ll break down the case Democrats hope to make and how a second phone call with Ukraine could strengthen their impeachment push. Meanwhile, privacy activists are cheering a new court ruling that could have an impact on international travel. Also on today’s show: climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail back to Europe, and a shipwreck stuffed with liquor.

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