Baltimore candidate gains nat’l attention after RNC
Night one of the Republican National Convention wrapped with a mix of pre-recorded videos and live speeches. The speakers included an up-and-coming Black woman politician from Baltimore who caught President Trump’s attention and is now gaining national popularity after viral video success. Kim Klacik is trying to flip Baltimore’s district 7 after longtime Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) passed away earlier this year. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee is attempting to increase penalties on some Black Lives Matter demonstrators, a move which has protesters crying foul. “News.Views.Hughes” host Scottie Nell Hughes breaks it all down. Despite growing tensions between the US and China, both countries are making progress on trade. This comes months after the signing of “phase one” of a massive trade deal between the two countries. But will they be able to come together when it comes to the latest spats over tech, which now include the fight over the popular app TikTok? RT America’s Rachel Blevins has the details.