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19 Jan, 2017 06:36

RT America -- January 18, 2017

Trump’s HHS pick ‘wants to make sure the safety net is shredded’ – Nurses union leader

At Wednesday’s confirmation hearing of Trump’s Health and Human Services Secretary nominee Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia), the physician offered very few details on his plans but was grilled at length about personal investments. Michael Lighty, director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, joins RT America’s Ed Schultz to offer his insight into what to expect from HHS under Trump.

Turkey and Russia join forces against Islamic State

Russia and Turkey have launched their first coordinated strikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. US coalition pressure on the Iraqi city of Mosul has forced ISIS forces eastward, according to Russian military sources. RT correspondent Lizzie Phelan has the details.