News with Ed - May 23, 2018
Who do you believe? FBI & DOJ saga continues
President Donald Trump has doubled down on his belief an FBI spy infiltrated in his 2016 presidential campaign, calling the scandal ‘Spygate’ on twitter. For more on this former Georgia state representative Ladawn Jones and conservative commentator Steve Malzberg joint RT America’s Ed Schultz to discuss.
Pompeo Makes War Not Deals says Trita Parsi
As tough talk between the US and Iran heats up and diplomatic relations deteriorate, the majority of Americans remain opposed to the American withdrawal from the JCPOA. To analyze the impact of crumbling relations between the two countries, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by author of ‘Triumph of Diplomacy’ and President of the National Iranian-American Council, Trita Parsi.
N. Korean leader worried about coup during summit?
A report in the Washington post claims North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is anxious about a possible coup while he's in Singapore next month. The June summit with President Trump, if it happens, could leave Kim Jong Un open to a military or political takeover while he's gone. Un is also reportedly worried about logistical concerns considering he's only left the country three times as leader. for more we go to former US diplomat, Jim Jatras.