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Pressure’s On: Mexico Tariffs, Hollywood Boycotts, and Drake

Pressure’s On: Mexico Tariffs, Hollywood Boycotts, and Drake

Skimm This - May 31, 2019 - 12:43

President Trump is threatening Mexico with tariffs. Because of immigration. While the US, Mexico and Canada are trying to seal the deal on a new trade agreement. We’ll explain what it all means. Meanwhile, some Hollywood studios are threatening to boycott the state of Georgia after its governor signed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the US. The film industry has brought 90k new jobs to Georgia. But there’s also a precedent here – we’ll break it down. Also on today’s episode: the FDA wants to take the WTF out of CBD, and an NBA superfan is being asked to stop making headlines.

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