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.
Bernie Sanders supporters are “Bern-ing” with anger on the floor of the Democratic National Convention because of the leaked Democratic National Committee emails. Larry Cohen, former president of the Communications Workers of America and a Bernie Sanders campaign surrogate, joins “News with Ed” and says, “With a more neutral environment, Bernie Sanders would be the nominee tonight.”
Party unity is a huge theme at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia. What will it take to get Bernie Sanders supporters on board with Hillary? Chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party, Jane Kleeb, joins “News with Ed” and says that there is a feeling of “discomfort in the halls” of the DNC and that the Party should appoint Bernie Sanders as head of the Democratic National Committee if they want to show true leadership.
Donald Trump has recently made strong comments against US involvement in NATO. Trump has stated that the US shouldn’t help NATO countries that haven’t been paying their dues. To discuss, former US diplomat, Jim Jatras, joins “News with Ed” and says that the establishment is scared of Trump’s comments, while noting the “mood of the country is closer to where Trump is.”
Debbie Wasserman-Schultz has resigned as head of the Democratic National Committee and taken a position with the Clinton campaign in the wake of leaked emails showing pro-Hillary bias at the DNC. Seventy-two hours after the scandal broke, the DNC also apologized to Senator Sanders and his supporters for the “inexcusable remarks over email.” RT America’s Manila Chan joins “News with Ed” and says the Clinton camp is trying to shift focus and change the narrative by claiming Russia is responsible for the leaks.
The Democratic National Convention is underway in Philadelphia and there is already a lot of drama in the City of Brotherly Love. RT America’s Lindsay France joins “News with Ed” from Philadelphia and says Bernie supporters don’t feel heard at the convention despite promises by the Democratic National Committee to make changes to the superdelegate system. France also reports that some delegates don’t consider Clinton’s running mate, Tim Kaine, a “true progressive” because of his stance on TPP.