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    How Dare They?! Putin, Trump Talk at G20 Triggers Huge Backlash

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    On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Peter Lavelle, host of RT's flagship show CrossTalk.

    Donald Trump has confirmed that he held a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin during dinner at the G20 Summit, but the media is once again in a frenzy about the so-called ‘secret’ meeting.

    The second round of Brexit talks concludes in Brussels tomorrow. Theresa May’s fragile government faces steep demands from the European Union, and some UK politicians are now calling for Brexit to be cancelled. Steve Hedley, the assistant general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers Union (RMT) joins Brian.

    Britain is set to spend billions of pounds on the new F-35 fighter jet, but is the purchase of the world’s most expensive war plane a massive waste of money? Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says the plane is the "most powerful and comprehensive" in history, but critics argue that the number of problems with the F-35 are immense. Pierre Sprey, one of the designers of the F-16, joins the show.

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    F-35, Brexit, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, Theresa May, United States, Russia
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