News With Ed -- October 18, 2017
DEBATE: ‘He knew what he signed up for’
Donald Trump has become embroiled in a war of words with Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Florida) over an “insensitive” call the president made to the widow of David Johnson, a soldier who died at the hands of militants in Niger earlier this month. Is this yet one more demonstration of Trump’s oft-cited “lack of empathy” or is Rep. Wilson playing politics with the bones of a slain soldier? Amy Tarkanian, former Nevada Republican Party chair, and Mitch Ceasar, former Florida Democratic Party chair join News with Ed to weigh in on Trump’s latest political beef.
Clinton denounces Trump’s ‘cavalier’ stance toward N. Korea
North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador has warned that a new Korean war might break out any moment. Meanwhile, Speaking in Seoul, Hillary Clinton denounced the Trump administration’s “bellicose and aggressive” stance toward North Korea, also calling on China to “tighten and enforce sanctions” against the Hermit Kingdom. RT America’s Manila Chan reports on the latest in the unfolding crisis.