On Thursday’s show, Ed gives commentary on Donald Trump preparing to name Indiana Gov. Mike Pence his running mate. We are joined by Richard Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, to discuss this and other news of the day.
On Wednesday’s show Ed gives more commentary on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ endorsement of Hillary Clinton. We are joined by former Communications Workers Of America President Larry Cohen to discuss where the movement goes from here.
Hilary Clinton is in a close race with Donald Trump in swing states like Ohio. To discuss, US Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) joins News with Ed and says that Ohio “want’s someone with a game plan” and someone against TPP, which Representative Ryan says Clinton will be.
Wikileaks has recently released 20,000 hacked Democratic National Committee emails and voicemail messages, and is threatening to release more. To discuss, Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) joins News with Ed and says that the leaked documents represent a “new era of campaigning in the United States.”
There is still a lot of division within the Democratic Party despite Bernie Sanders’ endorsement of Hillary Clinton. US Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-Illinois) joins News with Ed and says she will do her part to win over Bernie supporters by congratulating them on their achievements thus far. She also says “turnout, turnout, turnout” will be key to a Democratic win the general election in November.
Democrats are split on whether Tim Kaine was the right pick to be Hillary Clinton’s VP, RT America’s Lindsay France reports from the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia. Some say he’s a “safe pick” who speaks Spanish and will help keep his home state of Virginia blue, while others say he has flip-flopped on TPP and is not progressive enough to be on the ticket.
The Affordable Care Act is one of President Obama’s legacy bills, but what will happen to it once he leaves office? RT America’s Manila Chan reports that Americans United for Change, a political action committee that advocates for healthcare for all, says that if Donald Trump is elected, Obamacare would be repealed.