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4 Jan, 2022 19:27

VA drivers trapped on snow packed roads; National Guard help needed

Monday’s winter storm dumped more than 10 inches of snow in many parts of the mid-Atlantic states. The storm impacting air travel, trains and commuters on roads. In Virginia, hundreds of drivers remain stuck on a frozen highway---including a US Senator. Now, the Governor of Virginia is considering sending the military to help out. RT America’s Paxton Boyd gives us the story. Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is again, offering asylum to Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange in his country. The offer marking yet another attempt to pardon Assange-and has yet to get a reply. RT America’s Trinity Chavez has the details. Then, former UK MP George Galloway shares his perspective. It’s been over a year following the Defund the Police movement which advocated for cities around the US have their local governments take money from police departments. However, some are attributing crime spikes in major cities to this movement. But is this fair to blame Defund the Police, or is there more than meets the eye? Award winning writer, college professor and editor at large at Salon.com D Watkins weighs in.