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1 Feb, 2018 23:56

RT America -- February 1, 2018

Insurance premiums set to spike following health merger
Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon, and JP Morgan Chase are joining forces to introduce a joint healthcare venture, roiling the American health care industry. Following the announcement, stocks rose for all three Wall Street giants. For more on what the impact of this move could be, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by Brendan Williams, CEO of the New Hampshire Health Care Association and former Washington state deputy insurance commissioner.

‘As a child of Jamaican immigrants, I want to contribute’ – policy director
Following up on his State of the Union speech, President Trump elaborated on his immigration overhaul proposal. Kerene Tayloe, policy director for Green for All, and Chris Neiweem, Republican strategist and contributor at The Hill, join RT America’s Ed Schultz to discuss immigration, as well as the ‘Release the Memo’ campaign and ongoing investigations into the Trump administration.

Medical experts warn of new virus mimicking the flu
The medical community is struggling to keep up with the emergence of a new flu-like virus, with most Americans still without access to a vaccine. RT America's Trinity Chavez has the story.