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5 Aug, 2019 19:16

Mass shootings are ‘quintessentially American’ – Lionel

Fatal shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have ignited a series of debates over everything from politics to gun control. But another issue that perhaps needs more exploration is the designation of domestic terrorism. To break it down, In Question invites legal and media analyst Lionel and investigative journalist Ben Swann. Newly confirmed Governor Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico already faces a challenge to his position. His predecessor resigned after weeks of upheaval and street protests alleging corruption, misconduct and bigotry. RT America’s John Huddy reports on the latest. On a visit to Australia over the weekend, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo couldn’t get Canberra to host US missiles. He argued “one-sided trade deals” and China’s ability to strengthen its military presence endanger the Asia-Pacific region. RT America’s Sayeh Tavangar reports on the development.