FULL SHOW: China trade soars, poverty strikes US
US President Donald Trump’s 2018 decision to pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, may have been a blow to the international agreement. But the accord is very much alive. A virtual meeting of what some call the “Iran + 5” group (Iran plus China, France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom) is taking place today. With President-elect Joe Biden stepping into the White House in just over a month, will the United States soon return to its seat at the table? RT America’s Alex Mihailovich has the story. Then former UK MP George Galloway weighs in. Reports of a cyberattack hitting several US government agencies, including the Pentagon and the State Department, made the rumor mill churn this week after anonymous US officials claimed Russia was responsible. But Moscow has denied any involvement. RT America’s Rachel Blevins reports on what’s next. US trade with China soars as people in the United States continue to quarantine over the surge in COVID-19 cases. “Boom Bust” co-host Ben Swann breaks it down.