RT America - May 16,2018

Peace on Hold? North Korea threatens to back out of
On the Korean peninsula hopes for a summit and a path towards peace are in serious doubt. Tuesday North Korea cut off talks with South Korea citing military exercises between the south and the United States. RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by conservative commentator Steve Malzberg and M. Reese Everson attorney & founder of B.A.B.E.S in the workplace, to analyze.

Haspel CIA nomination ‘shameful’, says congressman

The Senate Intelligence Committee has voted 10-5 to recommend Gina Haspel as CIA Director. Haspel is likely to be confirmed by the senate within a week and will become the first woman to head the CIA. Haspel has faced criticism for running a black site in Thailand in 2002 where prisoners were tortured including waterboarding. RT America’s Ed Schultz looks at the latest with former Georgia Congressman, Bob Barr.

Deal or No Deal? Dakota Access Settlement offered

A security company accused of operating without a license in North Dakota has offered a settlement to pay fines – as long as it does not have to admit to any wrongdoing. The private company, Tiger-swan, is seeking the settlement for accusations it violated the rights of protestors during demonstrations at the Dakota Access Pipeline. For legal analysis, the host America's Lawyer on RT America, Mike Papantonio, joins RT America’s Ed Schultz.