Step Up: Whistleblowers, Russian Protests, and the Washington Monument

Step Up: Whistleblowers, Russian Protests, and the Washington Monument

Skimm This - September 19, 2019 - 13:24

A whistleblower is sending Washington into a tizzy today. The House Intelligence Committee is demanding information about a complaint that reportedly has to do with President Trump. Meanwhile: an actor’s arrest is making waves in Russia. And other actors are staging protests. Also on today’s show: a big Chinese tech company is launching a new smartphone model in the middle of a trade war, and the Washington Monument is making it easier to make it to the top.

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