Major airlines want to ditch masks on planes
6000 interrupted flights on Christmas Eve and following days combined, with 1200 cancellations and 5000 delays ruined holidays for thousands of Americans. Meanwhile, American and Southwest airlines want to do away with mask mandates, saying they don't help much on planes. But can it be done with omicron variant on the rise? Jamie Finch, former Director at the National Transportation Safety Board, joins Steve Malzberg (in for Scottie Nell Hughes) to share his opinion.
Then former USTR official under Bush & Clinton, Steve Gill, and Robert Patillo, radio talk show host and civil rights attorney, join the show to discuss Biden's falling ratings, Kamala Harris' interview on 'Face the Nation', where she said democracy could be one of the threats to the US national security, and the situation at the southern border.
For the first time in history NASA will test an asteroid deflection technique to protect Earth from being wiped out by knocking the rock off course. It’s a story where science fiction meets reality. RT America’s John Huddy reports.
Then, author and filmmaker, Sean Stone, shares his thoughts about what happened at the box office during Christmas week and why retail sales in the US are up 8.5% this year despite the pandemic.