Hundreds of activists gathered in front of the White House to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against the Dakota Access Pipeline. RT America’s Ed Schultz caught up with former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the rally. Sanders said blocking the construction of the Dakota Access is “gaining more and more support” and that the US needs to “transform our energy system, not build more pipelines.”

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.