Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode July 10, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, Donald Trump Jr. defends a meeting last year with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton. Also: What drives Russian patriotism, how the health care battle is playing out in Virginia's coal country, discussing the future of the Democratic party, the week ahead in politics and baseball's best rookies make themselves heard.

Segments from Monday, July 10, 2017

  • White House downplays Trump son meeting with Russian lawyer
    President Trump's son, Donald Jr., met last summer with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer, along with Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner, after being told that she had damaging information about Hillary Clinton. The latest revelation about the Trump campaign's connections with Russia was first reported by The New York Times. White House officials have downplayed the news. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 189
    FILE PHOTO - Donald Trump Jr. arrives at Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith/File Photo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX3AREZ
  • News Wrap: NATO chief demands Russian troops leave Ukraine
    In the our news wrap Monday, the head of NATO demanded that Russia withdraw its troops from Ukraine. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed the parliament in Kiev, saying Europe and the U.S. are united in support of Ukraine. Also, Iraq’s government has declared “final victory” in the battle to recapture the city of Mosul from the Islamic State militant group.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 294
  • Why Donald Trump Jr.’s Russian lawyer meeting matters
    How does the news that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to discuss damaging information about HIllary Clinton add to what we know about Russian meddling in the 2016 election? Former CIA officer John Sipher and Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times join John Yang.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 429
  • How Putin helped redefine what it means to be Russian
    The new Russian identity is a combination of religion, old Russian traditions and rediscovered patriotism. It helps explain how today’s Russians think, how President Putin acts and why he remains popular. As part of our week-long series Inside Putin's Russia, special correspondent Nick Schifrin and producer Zach Fannin report in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 630
  • What Virginia's poorest citizens want from health care
    As Republicans on Capitol Hill try to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, we visit patients and health care providers at a free clinic in rural southwest Virginia -- a region that strongly supported President Trump, in a state that did not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act -- to listen to the extreme health care challenges they face and what they think should be done.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 417
  • Bustos: Americans want to hear about values, not divisions
    In the first of a series of conversations centered on the future of the Democratic party, Judy Woodruff speaks with Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., about what Democrats need to be doing and saying to rebuild.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 450
  • The challenge for Democrats in search of a unified message
    Out of power in the House, Senate and White House, what can the Democrats do to gain seats in 2018 and 2020? Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss the future of the Democratic party, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ health care rally in Kentucky and Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer in June 2016.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 416
  • Baseball's star rookies specialize in the art of hitting
    Halfway through a compelling year for professional baseball, several of the game’s best players are in Miami for the All-Star Game, starting with Monday’s Home Run Derby. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated about what to expect from the annual home-run hitting contest.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 269
  • PBS NewsHour full episode July 10, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, Donald Trump Jr. defends a meeting last year with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton. Also: What drives Russian patriotism, how the health care battle is playing out in Virginia's coal country, discussing the future of the Democratic party, the week ahead in politics and baseball's best rookies make themselves heard.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 3264
    Donald Trump Jr. gives a television interview at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Photo by Mark Kauzlarich/Reuters
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