News With Ed -- December 7, 2016
Sen. Sanders and Rep. Keith Ellison rally for jobs
Several hundred people attended a rally today organized by Good Jobs Nation. Bernie Sanders, Keith Ellison, and others addressed the crowd of union organizers and activists. “It is not a radical idea to say that if you work 40 hours a week, you should not be living in poverty!” Sanders thundered. RT’s Anya Parampil spoke with Ellison, who discussed his failed bid to oust Nancy Pelosi in the Congressional leadership, as well as recent smears by wealthy right-wing Democrats accusing him of anti-Semitism.
Dizzying costs of repealing Obamacare
Two hospitals have released a new report detailing the enormous costs of repealing the Affordable Care Act. It would cause an “unprecedented health crisis,” they claim. Sirius XM Satellite Radio host Joe Madison and GOP strategist and Keelen Group lobbyist Frank McCarthy join RT’s Ed Schultz to discuss the realities of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to “repeal and replace” Obamacare.