Hello Governor, Yemeni Sit-down and Arabian Nights
Know This: Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled state senate approved a bill yesterday to reduce the powers of incoming Democratic governor Tony Evers. The two sides in Yemen’s two-year conflict are set to hold direct talks for the first time today in Sweden. And Australian police charged Chris Dawson yesterday with murder after a true crime podcast called “The Teacher’s Pet” revived interest in his wife’s mysterious 1982 disappearance.
Remember this number: 500. That’s how many nights Saudi-funded lobbyists bought at President Donald Trump’s hotel in Washington, D.C. within a three-month period following his 2016 election win, the Washington Post has reported.
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