As a government shutdown looms, the Trump administration wants to extend funding until February 16, offering Democrats a six-year deal on the CHIP program while keeping DACA negotiations open. RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by Holland Cooke, host of the Big Picture, and John Loudon, former Missouri state senator.

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.