The News with Rick Sanchez - January 28 2019 (19:00 ET)

Bolton Joins Pompeo in Venezuelan Name Screw-Up

Rick Sanchez reports on the madness of US officials to destabilize Venezuela and oust President Nicolas Maduro in favor of Washington-linked opposition leader Juan Guaido, whose name State Sec. Mike Pompeo apparently can’t pronounce and which National Security Advisor John Bolton apparently can’t spell. In their drive to turn Venezuela upside down, it would behoove US meddlers to know what they’re getting into.

‘State of Empire’ & Perpetual War will Bankrupt Us – Col. Wilkerson

Rick Sanchez explains why we ought to be skeptical about recent reports of US and Taliban achieving “a framework to a plan that would allow principals toward peace.” The same people who orchestrated failed US efforts in both Iraq and Afghanistan are now seemingly in control of the White House, Congress and the US Media. We’ll also hear from Rick’s exclusive interview with retired US Army Colonel and former State Dept. official Lawrence Wilkerson, who saw such machinations first-hand and is convinced that US elites accept perpetual war as a condition of US world hegemony and that endless wars of empire has become “our reason to exist.”

Maduro: the next Gaddafi?

Is the Bank of England seriously refusing to let Venezuela withdraw their own gold? In any other context, this would be naked theft. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the parallels between Venezuela’s frozen access and the millions of dollars in Libyan wealth still missing from when Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown and murdered by foreign-backed rebels in Libya.