News with Ed - May 16, 2018
Can Trump be indicted? Trump lawyer Giuliani says no
Special Counsel Robert Mueller says his team cannot indict a sitting president, according to former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani who says Mueller's team told him this. Giuliani cited a longstanding Justice Department guideline which has been in place since the Nixon administration. To analyze, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by Civil Rights attorney Robert Patillo and Ted Harvey from the Committee to Defend the President.
Sudden Jeopardy: North Korea summit in question
On the Korean peninsula hopes for a summit and a path towards peace are in serious doubt. Tuesday North Korea cut off talks with South Korea citing military exercises between the south and the United States. RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by Hyun Lee, Managing Editor at Zoom In Korea.
Negative news is fake news? Trump says yes
President Trump has suggested revoking the press credentials of organizations he considers "fake news" sparking outrage from both left and right leaning news sources. Former White House ethics director Walter Shaub referred to this as another one of Trump’s “authoritarian impulses”. Robin Anderson and RT America’s Manila Chan analyze.