News with Ed -- October 24, 2017
‘Appalled’ senator flakes out of re-election campaign
Sam Kelly, former executive director of Arizona Advocacy, joins “News with Ed” to discuss the bowing out of Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) from re-election efforts and his surprise speech wherein he blasts what has become of the GOP, where simple conservatism “isn’t good enough anymore,” and laments the “flagrant disregard for truth and decency” characterizing the current political climate.
Top senators had no idea US troops were in Niger
The news of the deaths of four green berets in the Africa came as a sad shock to Americans, many of whom had no idea US troops were stationed there. More disturbingly, numerous high-level legislators have said they were in the dark about it as well. RT America’s Manila Chan reports.