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

US forces allies to ban Huawei as China leads in 5G

At Huawei’s company summit in Shenzuen, China, leaders of the telecomm giant lashed out at US officials, complaining of their “ignorance of technology.” The US government ban on Huawei products continues as US leaders keep the pressure on allies around the world to follow suit. Meanwhile, Huawei has expressed openness to selling 5G chips to Apple for next year’s expected 5G-capable iPhone. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca joins News.Views.Hughes with the report.

Trump ‘dances to the tune of the deep state’ – Jim Jatras

President Trump vetoed a bipartisan congressional resolution to halt US participation in the Saudi war on Yemen. Former US diplomat Jim Jatras joins Scottie Nell Hughes to share his insights. He laments “the Saudis’ undue influence on US policy” and points out that Democrats in Congress can “have their cake and eat it to” by appearing to stand up to Trump and criticizing his veto but not having to cross Saudi Arabia themselves. 

100 most influential people: Did Time get it right?

“Time” has released its list of the world’s 100 most influential people. Their list includes celebrities, activists, politicians and more. Civil rights attorney Robert Patillo and Julio Rivera, editorial director of Reactionary Times join Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss.