It’s April 26th. Today, we Skimm’d This:
The Belt and Road Initiative is China’s big plan to build new trade routes around the globe. We explain why some countries are cheering, and others are raising red flags.
President Trump spoke at the annual NRA meeting and announced a new take on a UN trade agreement. We'll break down why the NRA is having a rough time right now.
Runners are going green at this weekend’s London Marathon – sea-green.
And finally: cheddar cheese is getting the royal treatment.
theSkimm: Top officials from around the world met in China today to hear more about their Belt and Road Initiative - a reboot of the Silk Road to improve global trade routes. Here in the US: President Trump was also talking to the NRA about international trade. Of firearms. That was good news for the gun lobbying group, which has been going through a rough spot. Also on today’s episode: a fishy beverage option at the London marathon, and a cheesy celebration for the new royal babe.