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"Coming up on the news a trump reportedly oppressed Ukraine leader for damaging information on Biden Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after Paul whole blow and United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack. It's Saturday deign September twenty one. I'm Anthony Davis Donald Trump lashed ashed back at his critics today as questions swirled in the latest scandal to hit his White House and he's targeted Joe Biden called for a congressional investigation of an overwhelming abuse of power. Nothing was said that was in any way wrong from said of a phone call with Vladimir Alinsky in which according to the Wall Street Journal the President Asked about eight times that the Ukrainian leader investigate Biden's son Biden is the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination he son Hunter was on the board of Ukrainian Gas Company while his father was vice president trump already faces impeachment inquiries but the Ukraine coal is reported it to be related to an intelligence community whistleblower complaint about the president's behavior which is the subject of a standoff between the White House and Congress Trump Insulin ski spoke on July Twenty fifth about a month later. It was reported that two hundred and fifty million dollars in military assistance to a country fighting Russian backed separatists was being delayed after trump requested a review Israel's president is set to begin two days of consultations with political parties after a deadlocked election last week plunged the country into uncertainty over who will lead the next government near final results from Tuesday's poll showed the opposition chief Benny Ganz marginally ahead of the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with blue and white party taking thirty three seats out of the parliament's one hundred twenty the ruling Likud party has thirty one critically critically. Neither side appeared able to forge a majority government even with support from allies in smaller parties tomorrow often in President Reuven Rivlin. We'll meet both leaders in an attempt to break the stalemate or face the possibility of a potential third round of elections in less than a year. Rivlin holds holds a largely ceremonial post but he's also responsible for choosing the candidate. He believes has the best chance of forming a government. Usually the decision is clear and often goes to the leader of the largest party but the muddied result has created an impasse despite being Israel's longest serving leader and having a reputation for a political sorcery. Netanyahu is fighting a tough battle on Thursday. He acknowledged his election plan had failed in two weeks time he he will face pretrial hearings for three corruption cases against him a majority in the Knesset could give Netanyahu who denies any wrongdoing immunity immunity from prosecution. Donald Trump yesterday approved sending American troops oops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses after the largest ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities which Washington has squarely blamed blamed on Iran the Pentagon said the deployment would involve a moderate number of troops numbering thousands and would be primarily defensive in nature it it also detailed plans to expedite delivery of military equipment to both Saudi Arabia and the UAE trump said earlier on Friday that he believed his military military restraint so far showed strength and the instead imposed another round of economic sanctions on Tehran but the deployment could further aggravate Iran which which has responded to previous US troop deployments this year with apprehension denies responsibility for the attack on Saudi Arabia in May. Hey the trump administration issued an emergency declaration to push through an eight point one billion dollar arms deal to Saudi Arabia the United Arab Emirates and Jordan without congressional approval proponents of the deal contended that a fresh supply of weapons was necessary to counter mounting Iranian aggression Russian that threatened to destabilize the region and put US security interests at risk. You can subscribe to the news with your favorite podcast APP or enable the news as you'll Amazon Alexa flash briefing skill follow us on twitter at the news underscore podcast. The news is an independent production covering politics inequality health and climate meant delivering honest verified and truthful World News daily."