News with Ed - April 3, 2018
West stirring up ‘anti-Russian’ sentiment – former Pentagon official
In the wake of the suspected poisoning of Sergei Skripal, Western nations are stirring up tensions with Russia. Meanwhile, the North Korean and Chinese leaders have met ahead of US President Donald Trump’s planned discussion with Kim Jong-un. RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with former Pentagon senior security policy analyst Michael Maloof.
Senators launch investigation into cancer drug price hike
Since 2013, prices for the cancer drug Lomustine skyrocketed an estimated 1,400 percent. Three US senators are now probing the pharmaceutical company making the drug for answers. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports.
Debate: Should the US military guard the border with Mexico?
President Donald Trump says a military presence is needed to secure the border with Mexico. The Mexican ambassador to the US has asked for a clarification on the president's statement. Meanwhile, new statistics show judges will need to clear 700 immigration cases per year to receive a satisfactory performance rating from the Justice Department. For more on this, RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with Republican grassroots strategist Scottie Nell Hughes and political commentator and author Earl Ofari Hutchinson.