Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode July 19, 2017

Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump called on Senate Republicans to approve a health care plan despite an impasse. Also: Revelations of the president's undisclosed meeting with Vladimir Putin, two state views on the controversial voter fraud commission, what proposed cuts to food stamps could mean, how a new electric car could shape the industry's future and a new book about Steve Bannon.

Segments from Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  • News Wrap: Trump reportedly ending CIA aid to Syrian rebels
    In the our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump is reportedly ending a secret CIA program that arms and trains moderate rebels in Syria. The program's goal was to combat the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, but it had limited effects after Russia intervened to aid Assad. Also, Iran intensified its defiant response Wednesday to the latest round of U.S. sanctions.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 254
  • PBS NewsHour full episode July 19, 2017
    Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump called on Senate Republicans to approve a health care plan despite an impasse. Also: Revelations of the president's undisclosed meeting with Vladimir Putin, two state views on the controversial voter fraud commission, what proposed cuts to food stamps could mean, how a new electric car could shape the industry's future and a new book about Steve Bannon.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 3249
    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a lunch meeting with Senate Republicans to discuss healthcare at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 19, 2017. From left are U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Dean Heller (R-NV), Tim Scott (R-SC) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX3C4S7
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  • Sen. Roberts: Americans want us to debate health care bill
    President Trump called on Senate Republicans Wednesday not to leave Washington until a health care plan is approved, despite reaching an impasse with the latest version of the bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the meeting between the president and GOP senators, and how they might move forward.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 302
  • Sen. Wicker: Trump believes health bill can get 50 votes
    President Trump urged Senate Republicans to try again to get enough votes to pass a health care bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the impact of the president’s entreaty on lawmakers, as well as how the Republican effort to reform health care might affect his state.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 293
  • Why Trump and Putin's undisclosed conversation is noteworthy
    After President Trump sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 7 for a highly anticipated meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, he met with Putin a second time for a lengthy meeting, that was unattended by advisors and previously undisclosed. Nick Schifrin reports.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 245
    FILE PHOTO - A combination of two photos shows U.S. President Trump and Russian President Putin at the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg
  • How state election officials see Trump’s voter fraud probe
    President Trump’s claim that millions of illegal votes were cast in the 2016 election is unsubstantiated, but his Commission on Election Integrity is still charged with investigating the matter. What do state officials who actually run elections think? William Brangham talks to Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap and Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 530
    A poll worker places a mail in ballot into a voting box as voters drop off their ballot in the U.S. presidential primary election in San Diego, California. Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters
  • How proposed cuts to SNAP would affect poor Americans
    Spending on social welfare programs like SNAP, also known as food stamps, would be dramatically cut under the White House budget unveiled in May. In Arkansas, a state that mirrors the national picture, 14 percent of the population was on food stamps last year. How would a cut affect poor families, the state’s budget and even local grocery stores? Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 559
  • How Steve Bannon stormed American politics
    How did Steve Bannon become a prominent nationalist, conservative voice who helped create one of the biggest upsets in American politics? In his new book “Devil’s Bargain,” Joshua Green offers an inside look at the relationship and political partnership between President Trump and his controversial adviser. Green joins Judy Woodruff for a closer look.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 454
  • Are consumers ready to hit the gas on electric cars?
    Electric cars have a reputation for being a pricey, niche product that only a handful of people would want or could afford. But that reputation is starting to crumble as carmakers promise to put electric vehicles in reach for more consumers. Sonari Glinton of NPR joins William Brangham to discuss the realities of the market and how Tesla’s cheaper electric car could shape the industry’s future.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2017
    Length: 425
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