The News with Rick Sanchez - May 14, 2019 (20:00 ET)
Media dangerously poisons US-Russia relations
Rick Sanchez reiterates his challenge to the New York Times to send someone to explain its lazy and xenophobic attack on RT America’s coverage of 5G technology issues and to answer for the Times’ own links to Verizon. He then reports on US State Sec. Mike Pompeo’s timely visit to Sochi, Russia to talk with counterpart FM Sergey Lavrov and Russian President Putin. Then Political strategist John Jordan joins Rick Sanchez to weigh in. Jordan argues that US media has “poisoned the well” with its “Russiagate hoax narrative” to the extent that well-meaning and constructive efforts to improve relations and deescalate conflict are automatically met with hostility and suspicion by much of the public.
Live from Venezuela embassy: Crowds want a raid
RT America’s Michele Greenstein reports live for the News with Rick Sanchez from outside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC. Four pro-Maduro “protectors” remain defiantly ensconced in the building. A Secret Service Police presence and throng of pro-Guaido protestors remain on site.
Latest: Who has NY Times in their pocket?
RT America’s Dan Cohen joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the commercial entanglements affecting New York Times and outlets like it and how said entanglements inform their habit of blaming the “Russian threat” for any reporting of legitimate concerns about 5G technology, fracking, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and more.