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Ambien for all, Ronny Jackson and the VA, explained

Ambien for all, Ronny Jackson and the VA, explained

Update: 2018-04-273
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Congressional reporter Ella Nilsen makes her Weeds debut joining Sarah and Matt to break down the botched nomination at the Veterans’ Administration, they also address the questions around the troubled agency’s future.

References and further reading:

Sarah's piece on the Ronny Jackson scandal

Ella's piece on the controversy surrounding Jackson's nomination

CNN piece on Ronny Jackson's alleged 'grab-and-go' clinic

NY Times piece on the concierge emergency room 


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BONUS: Worldly "Trump’s breakup note to Kim Jong-un, explained"
This episode comes from Vox.com international news podcast, Wordly. Matt and Sarah will be back on Tuesday with a brand new episode of The Weeds.On a special all-North Korea episode of Worldly, Yochi, Jenn, and Zack talk about President Trump’s surprise cancellation of his planned summit with Kim Jong Un — a decision Trump announced literally as the Worldly crew was sitting down to record the podcast. Trump scrapped the meeting in a strangely personal letter to Kim that alternated between reading like the world’s worst breakup note and threatening to use America’s “massive and powerful” nuclear arsenal against the North. We would put jokes down here but it all happened too fast and we’re still processing.References:Trump’s letter to Kim Jong Un canceling the North Korea summitHere’s a piece with more helpful background on the lead-up to this summit collapse, and a longer C-SPAN clip where Trump answered some questions about his thoughts on the summit.We pulled clips of both National Security Adviser John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pence speaking about the Libya model.Jenn mentioned Pete Hegseth on Fox News suggesting that Kim Jong Un “probably doesn't love being the guy that has to murder his people all day long. Probably wants normalization." Zack mentioned that many international relations scholars see status as a motivator for countries’ actions. Zack and Yochi went back and forth on previous talks with North Korea.Jenn mentioned Pompeo’s meeting with Kim. Here’s a piece about Kim asking for US investment in North Korea’s economy, and what Pompeo communicated about those meetings.Talking about concessions North Korea has made, Jenn brought up the recent explosion at a North Korean nuclear test site.
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Ambien for all, Ronny Jackson and the VA, explained

Ambien for all, Ronny Jackson and the VA, explained