The News with Rick Sanchez - January 07, 2019 (20:00 ET)
Bolton ignores Trump at Israel’s request
National security advisor John Bolton has publically overruled President Trump’s declaration of victory in Syria and planned pullout of US troops. He did so apparently at the behest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, offering Israel security guarantees as a condition of the troop withdrawal. Rick Sanchez explains. Then Medea Benjamin of Code Pink joins to weigh in. Then former naval intelligence officer and economist John Jordan joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise.
Airports are our weakest link, not border wall
Amid a partial government shutdown over funding President Trump’s promised border wall, members of his administration continue to spar with Democrats and media who dispute the numbers behind Trump’s narrative of crisis-levels of crime and terrorism endangering US security and necessitating a wall. RT America correspondent Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss.
Is record breaking tuna ‘radioactive?’
Legal and media analyst Lionel of Lionel Media joins Rick Sanchez to weigh in on Kevin Spacey’s sexual assault trial, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s absence from oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Monday and the record-breaking auction of a 612-pound tuna in Tokyo for more than $3 million.