The News with Rick Sanchez - August 6, 2019 (20:00 ET)
China to send troops into Hong Kong. Blames US.
The Chinese Army released a video of mock riot drills today as authorities also sent a warning to Hong Kong protesters and foreign countries to not underestimate the strength of their central government. Beijing slammed the violence and riots seen in the massive protests over a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong. Rick Sanchez shares his insights.
If social media’s to blame, why are mass shootings only in US?
Is artificial intelligence the solution for the gun problem in the United States? In the wake of multiple tragic mass shootings this week, President Trump calls for social media companies to develop tools that can detect potential mass shooters before they strike. RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss.
Will Trump name Russia-phobe Ambassador to Moscow?
US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has submitted his resignation letter to President Trump. The diplomat is considering to return to Utah for a possible run for governor. In the past, Huntsman served as US Ambassador to China during the Obama administration. Former Diplomat, Jim Jatras, joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the implications on US-Russia relations and the potential replacements for Huntsman.