News. Views. Hughes - January 02, 2019 (17:00 ET)
China says Taiwan ‘must and will be’ reunited with mainland
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for the formal reunification of Taiwan with mainland China as he reiterated the ‘one China principle‘. Taiwan is China's most sensitive issue and is claimed by Beijing as its sacred territory. RT’s Sara Montes de Oca reports.
‘Could be a while’: Trump refuses to budge in shutdown standoff
US President Donald Trump said he’s prepared to wait ‘as long as it takes’ for border wall funding. The Democrats have sworn he will ‘never’ get any of it. For more on this, former political Democratic party Chair Mitch Ceasar and conservative talk show host Andrea Kaye joins Steve Malzberg to discuss.
NYT Editor accuses paper of anti-Trump bias
A former executive editor of the New York Times is taking aim at her former employer in a new book saying the paper has become unmistakably anti-trump and is mixing news with opinion and analysis. This anti-trump bias helped the Times to push subscription levels from 600- hundred thousand to two million during the trump's first six months in office. For more on this, legal and media analyst Lionel joins News Views Hughes.