Legal Speak: Terms of Impeachment, Opioid Settlement, and the Dem Debate

Legal Speak: Terms of Impeachment, Opioid Settlement, and the Dem Debate

Skimm This - September 12, 2019 - 12:21

The House Judiciary Committee formalized its process for potentially impeaching President Trump. Everyone on Capitol Hill has something to say about it. We’ll tell you what’s new here. Meanwhile, the makers of Oxycontin say they’ve reached a tentative settlement with states and local governments across the country, to avoid going to court. But some state officials say the potential settlement isn’t enough to make up for the effects of the opioid epidemic. Also on today’s show: what to expect when you’re expecting a(nother) debate, and Meghan Markle’s back from maternity leave.

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