New Vocab: Impeachment Latin, El Chapito, All-Female Spacewalks

New Vocab: Impeachment Latin, El Chapito, All-Female Spacewalks

Skimm This - October 18, 2019 - 11:15

The impeachment inquiry is forcing us to dust off our Latin dictionaries and look up “quid pro quo” and “emolumentum.” These words are coming up as we learn more about President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, and his decision to host the G7 summit at one of his Florida resorts. Meanwhile, infamous drug lord El Chapo may be behind bars in the US, but his Sinaloa Cartel is back in the news after battling with Mexican security forces yesterday. Also on today’s show: a message for anyone undergoing cancer treatments, and one giant leap for womankind.

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