Not Forgotten: D-Day and Today, Hyde Amendment, and Long Weekend Forever

Not Forgotten: D-Day and Today, Hyde Amendment, and Long Weekend Forever

Skimm This - June 6, 2019 - 12:52

World leaders gathered today to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and remember those who fought and those who lost their lives. But the alliances in place since D-Day between the US and Europe are now being tested. We’ll explain how we got here. Meanwhile, 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden is singling himself out from the rest of the democratic pack in supporting the Hyde Amendment. Which bars the federal government from funding most abortions. We’ll tell you why Biden’s taking heat for backing it. Also on today’s episode: a Gen-Z is making history at the French Open, and the people in the UK want Summer Fridays all year long.

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