RT America - May 17, 2018
Political games over Net Neutrality
The US Senate passed a resolution to restore Net Neutrality rules previously repealed by the FCC. The bill now faces an uphill battle in The House and before President Trump. How did net neutrality become so political? For more on this, political commentator Ben Kissel and CEO of American Majority Ned Ryun join RT America’s Ed Schultz.
iExplosives: US to sell Saudis ‘smart bomb’
The US State Department is preparing for a multi-billion dollar sale of smart bomb technology to Saudi Arabia. The Saudi government will reportedly purchase $7 billion worth of precision-guided missiles from Raytheon and Boeing. For more on this RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by Policy Cirector at Just Foreign Policy, Robert Naiman.
Russian Journalist Detained in Ukraine
A Russian journalist is being held in the Ukraine on charges of treason. Director of RIA Novosti Ukraine, Kirill Vyshinsky hold dual citizenship and was detained in Kyiv on May 15. Vyshinsky may get 15 years in prison and will be held for 60 days before the ruling. RT’s Yulia Shapovalova has this report.