PUBLISHED SEP 10, 2019

Skimm This: John Bolton, NC Special Election, and New iPhones

It’s September 10th. Today, we Skimm’d This: 


  • John Bolton is out of a job at the White House. President Trump says he fired the US National Security Advisor, while Bolton says he quit. We’ll tell you what we know so far, and what the staffing change means big picture for US foreign policy. 

  • North Carolina voters are heading back to the polls to settle the final race of the 2018 midterm elections. Which still hasn’t been decided. We’ll explain why everyone’s paying attention to a district that’s been reliably Republican for more than 50 years. 

  • And finally: Apple execs introduced their new line of products today. We Skimm’d it for you. 


theSkimm: White House National Security Advisor John Bolton is turning on his ‘out of office’ -- for good. President Trump tweeted that he fired Bolton, while Bolton says that he quit. We’ll break down the foreign policy drama that’s led up to today’s news. Meanwhile, voters in North Carolina’s 9th congressional district are experiencing major déjà vu today. They went back to the polls after election officials called for a “do-over” of the 2018 congressional race. Also on today’s show: Apple’s latest effort to separate you from $1,450.

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