News With Ed -- December 6, 2016
White House report details reach of US war on terror
The White House has released a report detailing the ways in which the Obama administration has used domestic and international law to station US military personnel all over the world to fight terrorism. The report details the United States’ presence in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and Somalia. RT America’s Simone Del Rosario has the report.
‘We want it built in America and bought in America’ – Rep. Jack Kingston
The head of Japan’s Softbank promises to invest 50 billion dollars in American startups and create 50,000 jobs. President-elect Donald Trump calls this a “direct result” of his election, not unlike the recent Carrier deal. Softbank owns 87 percent of Sprint and forecasts a possible merger with T-Mobile. Representative Jack Kingston (R-Georgia) joins RT’s Ed Schultz to discuss the future of trade and manufacturing under the incoming Trump administration, deregulation and community-minded devolvement of banking to the local level, and American-made energy, urging Trump to embrace bipartisanship and resist micromanagement.