Native Americans took their case against the Dakota Access Pipeline to Capitol Hill, with a democratic hearing seeing the emotional testimonies from Native American activists, including the chairman of the Standing Rock tribe. RT America’s Ed Schultz spoke with Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) who says the federal government is ignoring the sovereign rights of Native Americans.

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.