News with Ed - March 15, 2018
Senate prepares for Pompeo's confirmation hearing
The Senate is preparing for newly-appointed CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearing following Rex Tillerson’s firing. The shakeup at the State Department comes as talks are being planned with North Korea and tensions are rising with Russia. RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with former US diplomat Jim Jatras for more.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization Russia records
While the White House continues to deny the accusations of collusion, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is making one last effort to defend himself. For more, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by former Georgia state representative LaDawn Jones and Ivan Garcia-Hidalgo, the chairman of the Hispanic Leadership Council.
DOD to transfer classified data to Amazon’s secret cloud
Amazon is now developing cloud computing web services for all 17 agencies in the US intelligence community. The technology is meant to facilitate communication between the various agencies and improve coordination in thwarting terror attacks. RT America’s Ashlee Banks has more.