News with Ed - February 26, 2018
‘Hell on Earth:’ UN calls for ceasefire in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta
Fighting continues in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta as Al-Qaeda-allied militants launch mortar attacks on the city and the Syrian government carries out airstrikes. The UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire did not pass. RT America’s Dan Cohen has the story.
Despite sanctions, North Korea says it’s open to talks with US
As the Winter Olympics come to a close, a senior official of North Korea’s ruling Worker’s Party reportedly told the South Korean president that Pyongyang would be open to diplomatic negotiations. RT America’s Manila Chan has more.
Debate: Was the Democratic memo a game changer?
According to the House Intelligence Committee's ranking member Adam Schiff, the FBI did not rely solely on the controversial Steele dossier to renew a FISA warrant against former Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. Democrats say the FBI was already investigating Page, after verifying some of the information in the dossier. For more, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by civil rights attorney and radio host Robert Patillo and conservative commentator Steve Malzberg.