The News with Rick Sanchez - March 12, 2020 (19:00 ET)
Fed impotent against market panic — why? (Full show)
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has resulted in at least 133,700 infections and 4,900 deaths worldwide. The Trump administration's travel ban on 26 European countries contributed to Wall Street's collapse on Thursday, one of the biggest in stock market history. President Trump's attempts to promote calm and the Federal Reserve's injection of money have been to no avail. Rick Sanchez explains. Then RT America’s Faran Fronczak reports from Reagan National Airport. RT America’s Trinity Chavez reports from New Rochelle, NY, where there’s a “containment zone” in place in an effort to grapple with the worst cluster of infections in the US. RT’s Peter Oliver reports on the coronavirus situation in Germany. Medical specialist Dr. Azadeh Shirazi shares her expertise about the coronavirus. Jeff Small of Arbor Financial weighs in on the Dow’s eight percent Thursday nosedive. RT America’s Rachel Blevins reports on Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s suicide attempt. Plus, The NCAA ruled that its men's and women’s tournament will be canceled. Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, the National Hockey League and the National Basketball Association are all suspending their seasons. So where does that leave fans? RT producer Regina Ham has the details.