News. Views. Hughes - January 21, 2019 (17:00 ET)

Israel confirms attacking Iranian Targets In Syria

Israeli airstrikes near Damascus, Syria killed four Syrian soldiers and wounded six others, according to Russia’s Ministry of Defense. Meanwhile, the head of Iran’s air force has warned that Iran is ready to “confront” and “eliminate” Israel. Former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins Scottie Nell Hughes to weigh in. 

China May Agree to a ‘Cosmetic Deal’ with US – Bart Chilton

President Trump has said that US-China trade negotiations are “going... about as well as they could possibly go.” He said there are no imminent plans to lift sanctions against China, but that a deal is still possible. Former CFTC Commissioner and host of “Boom Bust” Bart Chilton and former US Trade Representative Steve Gill share their insights.  

Media would be Judge, jury & executioner of Nick Sandman

Scottie Nell Hughes brings the real story on the white MAGA-hat adorned youths from Covington Catholic High School and in particular Nick Sandman, who were widely condemned for perceived harassment of a Native American veteran in a recent viral video. As Scottie says, “a lie gets halfway around the world before the truth can put its pants on.” She blames the shoddy, partisan media for spreading fake news about the youths and suppressing the truth about the encounter, a truth which other videos of the scene have helped to bring to light.