The News with Rick Sanchez - June 04, 2019 (20:00 ET)
Angry China to hit US tourism for billions
After State Sec. Mike Pompeo “smeared” China by using the Tiananmen Square incident of decades ago to paint China as neither open nor tolerant, China’s foreign ministry responded by issuing two travel warnings for Chinese residents considering the US as a travel destination, citing “murders, robberies and thefts” in the US. A drop in Chinese tourism could cost the US billions of dollars. Rick Sanchez explains. Then RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins with the details of China’s latest “bargaining chip” in its ongoing economic rivalry with the US.
China to ramp up semiconductor chip industry
China has vowed to rapidly develop its semiconductor chip industry and gain self-sufficiency in this critical sector. This will have an enormous impact on the US economy and its standing in the world. RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the implications and what they say about the changing US-China relationship.
How Russia’s S-400 keeps Israel from striking
Russia’s S-400 has become the most sought-after missile defense system in the world. Political strategist and former naval intelligence officer John Jordan joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the capabilities of the S-400. He points out that the S-400’s sophisticated radar and data-gathering abilities compromise US air force stealth technology, a fact with enormous political implications.