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Skimm This: Border Wall Funding, Theresa May's Exit Plan, and Hidden Figures

Mar 27, 2019

It’s March 27th. Happy Hump Day. Today, we Skimm’d This:

  • President Trump is trying to build a border wall. The Pentagon is trying to find the money in their budget to pay for it. Not everyone in Congress is on board. Shocker. We’ll break down what’s going on.

  • British PM Theresa May finally threw in the towel today. She says that she won’t be sticking around for the next phase of Brexit negotiations. Meanwhile, Members of Parliament spent the day trying to come up with their own exit strategy. We’ll tell you what’s up.

  • The women who inspired “Hidden Figures” are being recognized at the Capitol today. Know a woman who’s out of this world? Leave us a voicemail at 646.461.6370 and you (and she) could be featured on the show on Friday.

  • The European Union and the UK can’t agree on Brexit. But don’t worry, they’re making speedy moves on other things. We’ll tell you what we mean by that.


The Pentagon is checking its account - and making bank transfers - to figure out how it’s going to pay for President Trump’s border wall. Not everyone is happy with their fix.

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she’s got a brand new Brexit strategy: stepping down. Also on today’s episode: “Hidden Figures” are found on Capitol Hill, and the EU is putting on the brakes. In cars.

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