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‘The last thing that’s held sacred in our society’

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly spoke at a press briefing on Thursday, admonishing Rep. Frederica Wilson for politicizing President Donald Trump’s “insensitive” phone call to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson. He also implored the press as a whole to give due reverence to those who die in combat and gold-star families. […]

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‘Why do we have Americans fighting and dying in Niger?’ – fmr diplomat

Sen. John McCain said the White House hasn’t been “forthcoming” regarding the recent incident in Niger, wherein militants killed several US soldiers. Some anticipate that this incident will become “Trump’s Benghazi.” Former diplomat Jim Jatras joins “News with Ed” to offer his analysis and reminds us to look at “the bigger picture that most Americans […]

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Faith in US media continues to plummet

A recent poll by Politico shows 46% of voters say that the media is lying or misleading when they report on Trump. Holland Cooke, host of “The Big Picture,” joins “News with Ed” to explain why he’s “utterly unsurprised” by the response. In this era, he says, we can “choose our news,” encouraging a media […]

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Only one democratic way to fight against what you disagree with’ – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed numerous key global issues in his keynote speech at Russia’s annual Valdai event, including North Korea, the Catalonia independence movement and the fate of the European Union. He also addressed the work of RT, promising a proportionate and rapid response when foreign powers try to limit Russian media. RT America’s […]

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Priceless Russian treasure stolen by Nazis found in Germany

Treasure hunters believe they’ve made a pretty amazing discovery in Germany: the long-lost “Amber Room” hiding in a Nazi bunker, behind underground traps and mines. RT’s Marina Finoshina has more from Berlin. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America

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Raqqa’s liberation marks beginning of the end for ISIS – Brian Becker

Brian Becker, national director of the ANSWER coalition, says the victory is especially important for the people of Raqqa, Syria, although this is not the end of ISIS yet. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America

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US want regime change in Venezuela – professor

Dan Kovalik, professor of international law and human rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law who was invited to Venezuela to monitor gubernatorial elections, says Washington has made it very clear it wants regime change in the country. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on […]

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Great California Shakeout: Earthquake drill prepares millions for the next tremor

Millions in California are practicing earthquake drills today. Since 2008, Californians have been practicing the “great shakeout,” a yearly drill of what to do when an earthquake strikes. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports from Los Angeles. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us […]

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The dog-whistle politics of our time

Before tackling President Donald Trump’s tax reform, Congress has to approve a budget resolution. Will Trump’s Congressional allies be able to face down fiscal hawks in their own party and their Democratic opponents? Financial expert Neil Grossman offers his insight and also discusses whether Trump can take credit for economic gains achieved under his presidency. […]

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