News With Ed -- May 11, 2016
DNC hires Wall Street-funded politician to oversee convention
The Democratic National Committee has hired former Congressman Barney Frank to oversee the convention in Philadelphia, reportedly to counter Bernie Sanders on Wall Street related issues. For more on this, Larry Cohen, former President of the Communications Workers of America and Bernie Sanders supporter joins ‘News With Ed’.
Brazil Pres. to face impeachment trial
The Brazilian senate voted for President Dilma Rousseff to face an impeachment trial over charges of corruption, forcing her to step down. Vice President Michel Temer will execute the duties of head of state over the next six months. RT’s Nicholas Sanchez O’Donovan has the story from Brazil.