Government Shutdown OVER, Trump's State of the Union Still on Hold


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On this episode of Fault Lines, host Lee Stranahan and Producer Eric Ladny discuss President Trump's decision to bring a temporary end to the government shutdown. Will Trump secure funding for the 'Border Wall' in the coming weeks, and when will the President give his yearly State of the Union address? Guests: Ford Fischer - Independent Journalist | Covering Venezuela Protests & Government Shutdown Jessica Vaughan - Director of Policy Studies at the Center for Immigration Studies | Government Shutdown Ends - Will There Be a WALL? David Lugo - Filmmaker | Breaking Down the Roger Stone Indictment Independent journalist Ford Fischer travels around the US and internationally to follow major news stories and events. Recently, he has been in Washington DC covering the government shutdown and protests regarding US involvement in Venezuela. Ford joins today's show to detail these events and to give a preview of his future coverage, including an upcoming trip to France to cover the 'Yellow Vest' protests. Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats viewed President Trump's decision to re-open the government as a political victory and a defeat for the sitting President. Jessica Vaughan from the Center for Immigration Studies returns to Fault Lines to discuss the merits of Trump's move to open the government and how he will proceed with his goal of constructing a southern border wall. For the final segment, filmmaker David Lugo joins the show to talk about his professional and personal experience working with both Roger Stone and Randy Credico. With Stone now under indictment, what are the facts about his relationships with Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, and other individuals involved with Robert Mueller's investigation?

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