News with Ed -- February 1, 2018

Political football: Will Democrats or Republicans come out on top?
Donald Trump touted his accomplishments over the first year of his administration in a 30-minute political cheerleading session at a Republican retreat in West Virginia Thursday. Democrats, however, have been gunning for the Trump administration since its inception. RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by former Georgia state representative LaDawn Jones and conservative commentator Steve Malzberg to discuss further.

Trump slated to approve release of Nunes memo
The Nunes memo will potentially reveal FISA abuses at both the FBI and the Department of Justice. The FBI has responded by saying it has ‘grave concerns’ over the implications of its release, while some Democrats are even calling it a national security threat. For more on this, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by Lionel of Lionel Media.

US defends aid to Lebanon army, despite warnings from Israel
Despite a series of threats hailing from Israel, the US is defending its aid to Lebanon and its military. Israel argues the Lebanese army is indistinguishable from Hezbollah and is fair game in any future war. RT America’s Ashlee Banks has more.