Social Media Buzz: 'Shutdown 2.0;' Omarosa Speaks; New Gerber Baby Chosen | WVIA

Social Media Buzz: 'Shutdown 2.0;' Omarosa Speaks; New Gerber Baby Chosen

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This week, social media lit up during the few hours that the government shutdown occurred — the second shutdown in the span of a few weeks. Also, former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman spoke out about her time in the Trump administration as a new contestant on “Celebrity Big Brother.” And the internet also had a positive reaction to the announcement that this year’s Gerber baby, 1-year-old Lucas Warren, is the first baby with Down syndrome to win the contest to represent the company.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Femi Oke (@FemiOke) of Al Jazeera English.

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