PBS NewsHour full episode Jan. 7, 2019
Monday on the NewsHour, the partial government shutdown stretched into its 17th day, as President Trump announced plans to address the nation and visit the U.S.-Mexico border. Plus: Presidential powers regarding national emergency, conflicting messages on U.S. plans to withdraw troops from Syria, the tragedy of Yemen’s orphans, Politics Monday and alleged abuse at the hands of singer R. Kelly.
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WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
The political and personal fallout from government shutdown
News Wrap: U.S., China trade talks resume in Beijing
Could a ‘national emergency’ allow Trump to build wall?
How Bolton’s plan for Syria withdrawal contradicts Trump
Ongoing civil war yields life of loss for Yemeni children
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on new Congress, party evolution
Exploring R. Kelly’s alleged ‘pattern of predatory behavior’