This is the January 17, 2019 FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO.
2:10 Nancy Pelosi doubled down on her suggestion that if Trump is going to keep the government shutdown going, then he should delay the State of the Union address.
5:44 In November, Florida passed Amendment 4, restoring voting rights to 1.4 million ex-felons. The new rules go into effect on Jan. 8, but Republican leadership is calling for legislation. VNT goes with a former felon to register to vote for the first time, and sees what Republicans could do to gut a potentially huge transformation of the Florida electorate.
12:00 25 years ago today, LA experienced one of the most damaging earthquakes in the last century in the US. 25 years after the Northridge earthquake devastated LA and killed almost 60 people, VICE News looks at if we are any closer to predicting the next big one.
15:00 The Master Sommelier exam is the world’s most prestigious test in the wine world. Fewer than 300 people have received the title since 1969. In September, 23 students had their MS titles revoked after it was revealed that someone who took the exam cheated.