Healthcare bill ‘completely dysfunctional’ – analyst

Republican leaders in the Senate are pushing their so-called “skinny bill,” a pared-down version of their untenable Obamacare repeal-and-replace legislation, despite mass protests and criticism from the left and right. John Nichols, Washington correspondent for the Nation, joins “News with Ed” to discuss why he believes Senate Republicans’ current push is “a disastrous approach rooted …

‘Russians are liars’: Tax cheat spews hatred before Senate

Hedge fund head Bill Browder, wanted for tax evasion in Russia, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, ostensibly to provide evidence for the Russia investigation. Senators were treated to a meandering Russophobic screed full of baseless assertions and personal hostility. RT America’s Manila Chan has the details. Find RT America in your area: …

Whistleblowers punished for serving their country – US senator

Whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and Julian Assange have become household names in the era of mass surveillance and omnipresent data. But whistleblower protection laws date back to 1778. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte sat in on the National Whistleblower Appreciation Day Meeting and brings us the report. Find RT America in your area: Or watch us …

Venezuela’s election process ‘best in the world’ – fmr US president

The US has called on the government of Venezuela to cancel the looming election for a constituent assembly to amend the country’s constitution. Thirteen Venezuelan officials were hit with US sanctions for their involvement in the internal constitutional process. US and Venezuela’s political opposition see constitutional reforms as “damaging to democracy.” RT America’s Anya Parampil …

‘We are very patient, but at some point we will have to respond’ – Putin on new US Russia sanctions

TURN ON ENGLISH SUBTITLES The new round of US sanctions against Russia is “extremely cynical,” President Vladimir Putin said, accusing Washington of using its political advantage for business purposes. RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google+ Listen to us on Soundcloud: …