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The News with Rick Sanchez - December 5, 2019 (20:00 ET)

Rick Sanchez discusses a recent report that Washington intends to send as many as 14,000 more US troops to the Middle East, and the Pentagon’s denial thereof. Then RT America’s Faran Fronczak reports on the US’s fraught Middle East policy and its growing belligerence toward Iran. Plus, retired US Army officer and former West Point instructor Maj. Danny Sjursen shares his insights. He points out that President Trump is so “damaged” by the pressure of impeachment that he may turn to military action against Iran in an attempt to improve his popularity.

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura joins to discuss NATO and the power of the war lobby in Washington.

RT’s Charlotte Dubenskij reports from Paris on violent protests over proposed pension reform.

Then syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette, host of the Navarrette Nation Podcast, joins to discuss the muddled state of American media.