Burden of Proof: Criminal Justice Reform, A$AP Rocky, and Robocalls

Burden of Proof: Criminal Justice Reform, A$AP Rocky, and Robocalls

Skimm This - August 1, 2019 - 11:54

Onstage at last night’s democratic debate, candidates went after each other on their criminal justice records. Things got heated -- and personal. We’ll explain the history here. Meanwhile, rapper A$AP Rocky took the stand in Sweden today. He’s accused of being involved in a fight, and was charged with assault. Rocky says: ‘not guilty.’ And now US officials are backing him up. Also on today’s episode: good news for phone-owners everywhere, and Woodstock 50 organizers face the music.

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