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Friday Roundup

It was 65 degrees in Antarctica today, and a considerable portion of my morning was spent pondering whether saving for retirement is really worth my effort.

What Trump’s Been Up To Since Being Acquitted

  • He’s destroying national monuments. (AP)
  • He’s punishing New York for passing a bill to allow undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses. (CNN)
  • His administration instituted new restrictions so now Bill Barr has to approve investigations into presidential candidates or campaigns. (NPR)
  • Trump went on a vengeful tirade at the National Prayer Breakfast and in an hour+ speech to the press. (CNN, NBC News)
  • The Trump administration won’t give Ukraine the guns and ammunition they bought. (Buzzfeed News)
  • Trump just fired Lt. Col. Alex Vindman, the Ukraine expert on the NSC who testified against Trump in the House impeachment investigation. (CNN)

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