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7 Jun, 2021 19:59

This Taiwan photo op has China furious with US (full show)

Chinese officials are angry with the US and they’re filing a formal complaint. The reason for the complaint is that three US senators, Democratic senators Tammy Duckworth and Christopher Coons and Republican Dan Sullivan met with senior Taiwanese officials during a bipartisan trip to express their support for the island. China is also angry that the US has pledged to give Taiwan 750,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. RT America's Alex Mihailovich has the details, then geopolitical strategist, John Sitilides gives his analysis.

The Department of Justice fought a secret legal battle to obtain the email logs from four New York Times reporters, according to the paper, apparently in a hunt for their sources. RT America's John Huddy brings us the story. Then former New York Times reporter and host of On Contact, Chris Hedges, weighs in.

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos and his brother are going to space. Bezos announced he will fly on the first passenger flight of his company Blue Origin and that his brother will be traveling with him. The flight is set to take place July 20th, just 15 day after he is to resign as CEO of Amazon. RT Americas Trinity Chavez has the details. Then Rick Tumlinson, founder of SpaceFund, and professor Aaron Pagel at DePaul University join to discuss what this voyage will mean for the space sector.