News. Views. Hughes - July 10, 2019 (17:00 ET)
Sec. Acosta defends Epstein ‘sweetheart deal’
Labor Secretary Alex Acosta gave a press conference on Wednesday regarding his conduct as prosecutor during billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s “sweetheart deal.” Acosta has no plans to resign and claims that the terms of the deal were harsher than they might have been and that his intentions were to help Epstein’s victims avoid the courtroom “victim shaming” so prevalent at the time. Investigative journalist Ben Swann joins Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss.
Failed to verify: DOJ to deliver verdict on Steele Dossier
After a 16-hour interview with British former spy Christopher Steele, the Justice Department is preparing a verdict on the improper verification of the infamous Steele Dossier, a discredited report arising from opposition-research resulting in the surveillance of the Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. RT America’s Rachel Blevins reports for News.Views.Hughes.
Trump scheming to circumvent SCOTUS census ruling?
The forms for the upcoming census are already being printed without the proposed “citizenship” question following the recent Supreme Court decision to leave it off. But now President Trump is threatening to add it by executive order. Former Georgia state Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler and conservative commentator Rory Riley-Topping join News.Views.Hughes to discuss.