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News. Views. Hughes - September 16, 2019 (17:00 ET)

Trump taps US Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Global oil markets were rattled by drone attacks over the weekend that forced Saudi Arabia to cut its oil production in half. President Trump responded by releasing oil from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the largest such reserve in the world. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca reports. Then John Grace, founder and president of Investor’s Advantage Corp, joins News.Views.Hughes to share his insights on the economic impact of the new uncertainty in the oil sector.

Can Sackler family hide opioid billions?

Purdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer behind OxyContin and much of the US opioid crisis, is declaring corporate bankruptcy. Attorney Jan Ronis joins Scottie Nell Hughes to share his legal expertise. They also discuss the impact of lobbying on the lack of oversight over the pharmaceutical industry.