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Watch Live: Confirmation hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for attorney general
Watch Live: Confirmation hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for attorney general
Watch Live: Confirmation hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for attorney general

Watch Live: Confirmation hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for attorney general - PBS NewsHour

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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode June 24, 2017

On this edition for Saturday, June 24, President Trump signs a new law meant to improve accountability at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and some communities are creating their own school districts. Later, a look at concerns over understaffing and overcrowding at private prisons and why the federal government uses them. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

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In his all-day confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama commented on the Hillary Clinton's email investigation and Roe v. Wade, he called waterboarding "absolutely" illegal, and he said he did not support barring Muslims from the United States.

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the U.S. intelligence report on Russian intervention in the presidential election and its implications for American democracy and foreign policy. They also review highlights from the NewsHour’s interviews with Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Inside Obama’s secret deliberations on how to fight Russian election interference

New revelations shed light on how former President Obama learned of Russia's efforts to tip the 2016 election in Donald Trump's favor and how his administration responded, including their debate over punishing Russian President Putin. Greg Miller of The Washington Post joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss his reporting.


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