News With Ed -- March 7, 2017
GOP healthcare objectives ‘catastrophic’ for most vulnerable – fmr healthcare exec
House Republicans have revealed their much-anticipated “Obamacare” replacement bill, the American Healthcare Act, which makes several important changes to the Affordable Care Act while retaining some of its essential precepts. Wendell Potter, author, former healthcare executive and founder of Tarbell.org, joins “News with Ed” to weigh in on the GOP’s prescription for controlling healthcare costs.
CIA's hacking capabilities revealed
The CIA has the capacity to hack "smart" devices by turning on microphones, bypass encryption apps like Signal and WhatsApp, and remotely control smart cars, a practice that is reportedly useful for assassinations. WikiLeaks released the information as part of a project called "vault 7." RT America's Anya Parampil reports.