Scott Ritter and Chris Hedges on Israel big footing US

Rick Sanchez discusses America’s defense spending and massive aid to Israel. Is Washington’s unwavering support for Israel hurting the US? He talks with former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter about Israel’s powerful lobby and its ability to manipulate US foreign policy for Israel’s benefit. He says that Israel has “twisted the Hezbollah narrative” and that Hezbollah poses no threat to the US. Then we’ll hear from Chris Hedges, host of “On Contact,” about war hawks in the Trump administration, their imperialistic foreign policies and their likely plans for Venezuela.

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