The News with Rick Sanchez - January 10, 2019 (20:00 ET)
No pay check, fed worker still backs Trump at wall
RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports for News with Rick Sanchez live from McAllen, Texas, where President Trump and US senators from Texas flew on Thursday to hear from border agents. The visit comes amid reports of another migrant caravan ahead and an ongoing government shutdown over funding the wall.
UK pushing cold-war propaganda worldwide
RT America correspondent Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss “Project Integrity,” a UK-funded intelligence operation “dedicated to revealing and combating propaganda and misinformation.” They create “clusters” of journalists and influencers across Europe and in the US to sew a “tougher stance” in policies toward Russia and the threat of “Russian measures” in media.
Maduro must reach out to opposition or perish
President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela was sworn into his second term in office on Thursday. Author and professor of Latin American history Steve Ellner joins Rick Sanchez to explain how Maduro manages to maintain his popularity and resist US pressure in the face of Venezuela’s enormous economic problems. He argues that outside attempts to thwart Maduro only solidify his hold on power.