Listen: United States, Chelsea Manning, China discussed on KNX Programming
"I'm Budd Mishkin as we await the potential of a new round of trade talks between the US and China. Most of us are concerned with how this will affect us as consumers economists. Chad bound the net effect is higher prices for American consumers, regardless of if you buy it from a American made company or from Chinese made company CBS's, Nicole Killian looks at how we got here trade routes between the US and China lasted just two hours and ended without a deal. The nearly one year trade spat reignited and all out trade war. The US trade Representative said the president ordered us to begin the process of raising tariffs on essentially all remaining imports from China which are valued at three hundred billion dollars. This comes after President Trump slapped a twenty five percent tariff on two hundred and fifty billion dollars worth of Chinese goods. Friday attorneys general from more than forty states charging the nation's largest drug manufacturers with conspiring to artificially inflate manipulate prices on more than one hundred different generic drugs. They filed suit in federal court Friday William tongue is Connecticut's attorney general it's an industry-wide conspiracy. And I think it answers one of the biggest questions all of us are asking which is wire prescription drugs so expensive. And I think we know why. Now because the prices of generic drugs are fixed, and there's a widespread conspiracy to rig the market one of the companies named in the suit Teva pharmaceuticals said through a spokesman that Teva has not engaged in any conduct that would lead to civil or criminal liability. Chelsea Manning has been free for two days, but the former army intelligence analyst freedom, maybe short lived. She spent two months in a Virginia jail for refusing to testify to a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. She was only released because the grand juries term. Expired, and before she left the jail manning received a subpoena to appear before a new grand jury on may sixteenth as a general principle abject to grand juries prosecutors Ryan grand juries behind closed, doors and secret without a judge present. Therefore, I declined to answer any questions. Actress Peggy Lipton will always be best remembered for undercover out of sight the mud squad Lipton. Play the undercover hippie cop. Julie Barnes in the groundbreaking nineteen sixty show that address controversial topics."