News. Views. Hughes - August 28, 2019 (15:00 ET)
More US arms heading to the Pacific
Washington intends to sell more than $3 billion in US missiles to Japan and South Korea. The sales have complicated the already troubled relationship between Seoul and Tokyo, both US allies. Meanwhile President Trump has continued to downplay the threat posed by North Korea, citing personal letters from Kim Jong-un. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca has the details. Then former naval intelligence officer John Jordan joins Scottie Nell Hughes to weigh in on the prospect of North Korean aggression.
Trump turns on Fox & Sanders’ plan for media
President Donald Trump has officially denounced Fox news, taking to Twitter to call on his supporters to “find another network.” Fox still enjoys higher ratings than NBC and CNN as viewership and trust in media continue to decline across the board. RT America’s Rachel Blevins reports. Then conservative commentator Steve Malzberg joins News.Views.Hughes to weigh in. They also discuss presidential Sanders’ new proposals to stop mergers and reverse the consolidation of media and corporate power.