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    Getting Weird: Trump Jr Story Draws in Clinton Russian Bank Payoff

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    On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Dan Kovalik, a labor and human rights lawyer and the author of ‘The Plot to Scapegoat Russia’.

    The mainstream media continues to keep the story about Trump Jr’s meeting with a Russia lawyer alive, now saying a former Soviet spy attended the meeting. Is this latest supposed revelation simply more smoke without fire?

    Opposition protests and violence continue in Venezuela, with the fugitive pilot who recently attacked the Supreme Court attending a rally and the UN calling on the government to recognize an unofficial referendum. But the government continues to be resilient ahead of the planned constituent assembly elections. Carlos Ron, the Charge d’Affairs at the embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Washington, DC, joins the show.

    The Trump administration considered the prospect of using a private army in Afghanistan, proposing that the infamous Blackwater and other mercenary companies be given contracts rather than a troop surge. But the Pentagon rejected the plans, at least for now. Brian Terrell, the co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Non-Violence, joins Brian.

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