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2 Feb, 2017 18:20

News With Ed -- February 1, 2017

Trump's immigration order: Legality and implications debated

The Council on American-Islamic relations (CAIR) has sued President Trump over his executive order on immigration. CAIR claims Trump’s order is unconstitutional because its underlying motive is to ban Muslims from entering the US. Lena F. Masri, CAIR’s national litigation director, and Red State contributor Bryan Pruitt join RT America’s Simone Del Rosario to discuss the constitutionality, intent, and effect of Trump’s immigration order and whether it constitutes religious discrimination.

Violence returns to Eastern Ukraine: Who is to blame?

Government forces and rebels have been fighting outside of Donetsk for days, in violation of the 2016 Minsk agreement, RT America correspondent Alexey Yaroshevsky reports. Robert English, professor of international relations at University of South Carolina, joins RT America’s Ed Schultz to analyze the renewed conflict in Ukraine.