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Skimm This: Justin Trudeau’s First Scandal, Security Clearances, and Unplugging

Mar 1, 2019

It’s March 1st. Rabbit, rabbit. Today, we Skimm’d This:

  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is facing the first major scandal of his administration. It’s a hot legal mess. We’ll break down what happened, what it means for Canada. And what it means for the world.

  • Reports are saying that President Trump helped his son-in-law get the highest security clearance. We’ll remind you what the levels of clearance are. And who the secret-keepers are. Secrets, secrets are no fun…

  • It’s Women’s History Month. And the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. We’ll introduce you to the suffragist Ida B Wells. Spoiler alert: she’s a badass.

  • It’s the National Day of Unplugging. We’ll give you some ideas about what to do with your time off the grid. By the way, here’s where to send your letters.

theSkimm:

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in a hot legal mess. Reports are showing how President Trump helped his son-in-law Jared Kushner get his security clearance. Also on today’s episode: we introduce you to suffragist Ida B Wells, and give you some ideas about how to spend your day

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