News With Ed -- November 30, 2016
Nancy Pelosi defeats challenger, remains House Minority Leader
House Democrats will stay the course with their leadership after re-electing Nancy Pelosi (D-California) as House Minority Leader. Pelosi defeated Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan in a 134-63 vote. To discuss, Democratic strategist Brad Bauman joins RT America’s Ed Schultz and says, “the entire party needs to be reassessing and rethinking what its leadership looks like.”
2,000 veterans to act as human shields for activists at Standing Rock
Two-thousand veterans are expected to descend on Standing Rock, North Dakota next week and act as human shields between the activists and authorities at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. To discuss, Erick Lizandro Marroquin of Veterans Standing for Standing Rock joins RT America’s Ed Schultz.