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News. Views. Hughes - March 11, 2019 (17:00 ET)

Blackout blame-game in Venezuela

RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca joins News.Views.Hughes to discuss Venezuela’s failing power systems. Power outages are common, but previous ones didn’t approach the scale of the current blackout and its origins remain mysterious. US officials and Maduro point fingers at one another as unrest roils the country.

US aims to ‘make Venezuelans suffer’ - Dan Kovalik

Dan Kovalik, author and professor of international human rights, joins News.Views.Hughes to discuss the fatal power-outage in Venezuela, how much worse things may become for the country, and the continuing US efforts to undermine President Maduro’s government.

More money for Pentagon slush fund, less for domestic programs

President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget speaks volumes about which factions currently has power in the White House. From Steven Miller to Ivanka Trump to the Pentagon, he has carved out a piece for everyone close to him. Scottie Nell Hughes summarizes the budget and points to where it falls short of candidate Trump’s promises.