Evening News - August 8, 2018
More Sanctions on Russia Over Skripal Poisoning
Earlier today Senator Rand Paul announced that he hand delivered a letter written by president trump to the Putin administration. Senator Paul has been a strong advocate of peaceful dialogue with Russia and extended an invitation to Russian lawmakers to come to Washington on Monday in order to continue dialogue. The Kremlin confirmed it received the letter but has yet to review it. For analysis, RT America’s Holland Cooke is joined by former US diplomat, Jim Jatras.
Labor Union Victory: Misssouri Voters Reject Right To Work Initiative
Labor unions are claiming a victory after Missouri voters rejected a move that would have made Missouri a right to work state. RT America’s Dan Cohen has the report. For more on the debate over labor in this country we go to former Florida Democratic Party Chair, Mitch Caesar and Ted Harvey from the Committee to Defend the President.
Facial Recognition To Be Used at 2020 Olympics
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be the first to use a large scale facial recognition system to keep security lines running efficiently. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca has the story.