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The News with Rick Sanchez - March 21, 2019 (20:00 ET)

‘Uncle’ Bibi Netanyahu slept in Jared Kushner’s bed

The Trump administration announced today that they will recognize the Golan heights as part of Israel. The announcement appears to be a surprise to everyone except Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A new book titled Kushner Inc gives insight into the close relationship between the Trump family and Netanyahu and why the Prime Minister might be calling the shots when it comes to US policy concerning Israel.

Netanyahu’s stranglehold on Trump explained

Trump tweeting that the Golan Heights should be part of Israel is just the latest in a long list of US concessions to the Israelis. Ali Abunimah, co-founder of Electronic Intifada Joins Rick Sanchez to discuss todays tweet as well as other concessions like moving the US embassy and the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitol.

Venezuela hits back at US; raids Guaido staffer

Roberto Marrero, the chief of staff of opposition leader Juan Guaido, has reportedly been detained in an overnight raid by the nation’s intelligence agency according to Guaido’s spokesman. The Venezuelan government has now confirmed the claims and revealed it arrested Marrero after the dismantling of a terrorist cell aiming to organize attacks against political and military leaders. For more on this, journalist Pablo Padula joins The News with Rick Sanchez to weigh in.

 

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