News with Ed - July 2, 2018

Trump targets Iran with claims Saudi Arabia will boost oil output

President Trump is claiming Saudi Arabia has agreed to increase oil production by an amount which could send shock waves through the markets. Trump’s announcement came following a Friday phone conversation he held with the Saudi king. However, some experts are questioning the president’s word. RT America’s Anya Parampil explains

North Korea: No one knows what to expect, says expert
According to US National Security Advisor John Bolton, North Korea will shut down the majority of its nuclear weapons programs within a year. Bolton’s comments follow reports that North Korea was secretly expanding its nuclear facilities even after President Trump’s promises the country had agreed to end its nuclear weapons program. Bolton said this kind of speculation wasn’t helpful to the negotiation process. RT America’s Manila Chan is joined by Peter Kuznick, Director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University.

Bernie Sanders of Mexico? Leftist Wins Presidency in Landslide
Mexico’s national election on Sunday reveals an electrifying win for The Moreno Party of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. RT America’s Manila Chan is joined by law professor and political commentator, John Ackerman for analysis.