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News. Views. Hughes - April 16, 2019 (15:00 ET)

Chinese diplomats question Pompeo’s sanity

The Chinese ambassador in Chile referred to US State Secretary Mike Pompeo’s criticism of Chinese investment in Latin America, which he termed a “debt trap,” as “malicious” and “absurd.” He called Pompeo a “hypocrite” and said he’s “lost his mind and gone too far.” RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca reports for News.Views.Hughes.

Will crypto-currencies save Assange?  

A substantial amount of the donations pouring into Julian Assange’s legal defense has been in the form of crypto-currencies like Bitcoin and Zcash. Investigative journalist Ben Swann joins News.Views.Hughes with the details.

Will former felons help Democrats win?

Amendment 4 to Florida’s Constitution restored voting rights to many felons in 2018. Now Republicans, nervous ahead of 2020, are making moves to roll back Amendment 4 and to restrict felons’ access to the polls. Former Florida Democratic chairman Mitch Ceasar and conservative commentator Steve Malzberg join Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss. 

 

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