It’s September 6th. Today, we Skimm’d This:
Big changes could be on the way for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Officials in the Bahamas are still assessing the damage from Hurricane Dorian, as the storm has moved on to batter the East Coast.
Republican Party officials in four states are reportedly looking into canceling their presidential primaries. Which, yes, is a thing.
And finally: Facebook gets into the dating game.
theSkimm: The Trump Administration wants to spin off Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as private companies. We’ve got the A to Z on Fannie and Freddie and what these proposed changes could mean for you, especially if you’re house shopping or hope to be one day. Meanwhile: Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the US today, after wreaking havoc in the Bahamas. If you want to help relief efforts, you can make a donation to one of these organizations. Also on today’s show: Republican officials in four states may cancel their presidential primaries, and can Facebook be trusted to keep your ‘secret crush’ secret?
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Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld is one of two GOP primary challengers to President Trump in the 2020 election. He wants to get back in the Paris climate deal and cut the deficit.
Joe Walsh wants to throw a Tea Party at the White House. But he has a history of using racial slurs and making controversial statements.