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The News with Rick Sanchez - March 08, 2019 (17:00 ET)

Why Chelsea Manning chose jail  

US army whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been taken into custody for contempt of court after refusing to testify in front of a grand jury in what’s believed to be the case against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange. RT America’s Dan Cohen joins Rick Sanchez with the details.

The dark side of secret grand jury system

RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss US army whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s contention that grand juries are “dangerous and undemocratic” and subject to abuse by unscrupulous prosecutors.

Israel criticism is anti-semitism, but why?  

Members of Congress have been in a panic over Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Michigan) and her strident criticism of Israel’s influence on US politics. Democrats in Congress planned a resolution condemning anti-Semitism but members of their own party objected. The resolution would have deemed “questioning the US-Israel relationship” to be “unacceptable.” RT’s Caleb Maupin reports for the News with Rick Sanchez.