The News with Rick Sanchez - February 28, 2019 (20:00 ET)

Hypocrisy: FDA allows Pharma to review opioid crisis

Rick Sanchez discusses the harrowing specifics of the opioid abuse epidemic gripping the US. He explains how the greed of Big Pharma caused the opioid crisis and how now the FDA has now announced that it will require drug companies to fund studies into the effectiveness of opioids in treating chronic pain, which he likens to “a fox in the henhouse.” Then pain management specialist and anesthesiologist Dr. John Dombrowski joins to share his expertise.

Russia attacks Elliott Abrams again at UN

Russia and the US sparred in the United Nations over Western attempts to use USAID in hopes of regime change in Venezuela. Both presented draft resolutions but neither were adopted. RT America’s Trinity Chavez reports on the dispute for the News for Rick Sanchez.

Venezuela: Nails found in torched aid truck

RT America’s Dan Cohen joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the controversy over Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s controversial refusal of USAID and the confrontation on Venezuela’s border.