It’s June 26th. Today, we Skimm’d This:
The first 2020 Democratic primary debate is here. The invite list has been trimmed down to 20 candidates who will give their pitch for America’s top job. Heads up: this is a two night long event. We’ll tell you what to look out for tonight and tomorrow.
You thought you’d heard the last of former special counsel Robert Mueller. He thought so, too. But the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees said ‘think again,’ and subpoenaed him for a public hearing. We’ll tell you why this is probably going to dominate your news feed.
WorldPride is about to arrive in NYC. But there’s another big LGBTQ+ event happening: same city, same day. We’ll tune you in.
And finally: the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is this summer. One takeaway: the moon, rocks.
theSkimm: The first 2020 Democratic primary debate begins tonight in Miami. But don’t forget: this is a two-night event. Featuring a total of 20 candidates. Some you may have already heard of. Others could be trying to make a good first impression. We’ll tell you what to look out for. Meanwhile, former special counsel Robert Mueller is making a comeback. Because Congress. Mueller dropped the mic a few weeks ago and told the world that he’s tapping out. The House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees said ‘not so fast’ – and subpoenaed him to testify. Now he’s saying ‘fine, I’ll come.’ These hearings are going to be huge. We’ll explain why. Also on today’s episode: NYC’s dueling pride marches, and moon rocks are coming out of a time capsule.
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