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23 Jan, 2019 00:34

News. Views. Hughes - January 22, 2019 (17:00 ET)

Who’s missing from Davos and why

The world's political and business elites are gathering in the Swiss town of Davos for the World Economic Forum – but leaders of the US, UK and France will not be attending the annual meeting due to troubles at home: government shutdown, Brexit and ‘Yellow vest’ protests. Commissioner Bart Chilton, host of RT America’s Boom Bust, joins Scottie Nell Hughes for more.

Shutdown showdown: What’s next?

The US government has been shut down for over a month and it is unlikely Democrats and Republicans will agree to a deal this week. Meanwhile, lawmakers are threatening each other with investigations. Progressive commentator Rashad Richey and Ted Harvey from the Committee to Defend the President joins News Views Hughes to discuss.

Eight Officers Already Killed in 2019

Deaths of police officers were on the rise in 2018, with 144 men and women in blue killed in the line of duty – a 12% increase from 129 last year. The majority of these deaths were caused by firearms. RT America’s Scottie Nell Hughes ponders this disturbing development.