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Following: Navy Secretary Out, Michael Bloomberg, Wild Turkey

Following: Navy Secretary Out, Michael Bloomberg, Wild Turkey

Skimm This - November 25, 2019 - 12:26

The Secretary of the Navy is out. We’ll connect the dots between President Trump’s controversial pardons of service members and what they have to do with the Navy Secretary’s sudden departure. Meanwhile, former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg got into the presidential race over the weekend. We’ll explain why some are expressing concerns about his baggage. Also on today’s show: Hong Kong voters show up for democracy, and a Wisconsin turkey is making headlines ahead of Thanksgiving.

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