The News with Rick Sanchez - July 22, 2019 (20:00 ET)
Did CIA spies in Iran use rocks to smuggle docs?
Iran says it has arrested a spy ring of 17 individuals with alleged links to the CIA. President Trump says the claim contains “zero truth.” Meanwhile, Iran seized a British oil tanker and its crew in the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend. Rick Sanchez has the details. Then RT America’s Sayeh Tavangar joins to discuss. She is skeptical of Tehran’s claim.
Is US already in a recession? Dollar to devalue
Ian Winer, investor, philosopher, and author of “Ubiquitous Relativity: My Truth is not the Truth” joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the slowing growth of the US economy and whether a recession looms. He argues that the Fed and other US institutions appear to be “preparing for the worst.”
CIA wants less transparency
RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss new legislation to reduce government transparency and ostensibly to protect the identities of CIA officers working domestically, but will in fact protect those behind its torture program from oversight and accountability and will have a chilling effect on journalists and whistleblowers.