News with Ed -- July 27, 2017
‘We have passed the line of rationality’ in Russia policy – fmr diplomat
Senators voted 98-2 on new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. Former US diplomat Jim Jatras joins “News with Ed” to discuss what he sees as the endgame: to leave US President Donald Trump denuded of foreign policy effectiveness and to declare “political war against Russia."
Healthcare bill 'completely dysfunctional' – analyst
Republican leaders in the Senate are pushing their so-called “skinny bill,” a pared-down version of their untenable Obamacare repeal-and-replace legislation, despite mass protests and criticism from the left and right. John Nichols, Washington correspondent for the Nation, joins “News with Ed” to discuss why he believes Senate Republicans’ current push is “a disastrous approach rooted entirely in politics.”