News With Ed -- January 10, 2017
Communities ‘will be ravaged if Obamacare is repealed with no replacement’ – Nation editor
Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor of the Nation, joins RT America’s Ed Schultz to offer her insight into the question of Obamacare’s repeal and replacement, drawing connections to the progressive movement’s struggle for universal healthcare. She argues that the GOP has neither a replacement plan nor a consensus when it comes to retaining health coverage for the millions affected by the repeal of Obamacare, many of whom voted for President-elect Donald Trump.
US dropped 26,000 bombs abroad in 2016 – CFR report
A new Council of Foreign Relations study shows that, under Obama, the US has dropped thousands of bombs, even on countries our nation isn’t even at war with. According to the study, the US dropped over 26,000 bombs on foreign countries in 2016 alone – an average of 72 per day. Syria (12,192 bombs) and Iraq (12,095 bombs) topped the list of countries bombed by US forces in 2016. RT correspondent Ashlee Banks has the story.