Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode June 8, 2017

Thursday on the NewsHour, James Comey speaks publicly for the first time since being fired as FBI director. We break down the biggest moments from the hearing. Also: The United Kingdom votes in a critical election and we meet a 19-year-old bodybuilder with Down syndrome.

Segments from Thursday, June 8, 2017

  • Bodybuilding builds pride for this teen with Down syndrome
    For Jonathan Atkins, a teenager with Down syndrome, bodybuilding has transformed his body and his life. Students at Granby High School produced this report as part of our Student Reporting Labs for our series Limitless.
    Original Air Date: June 8, 2017
    Length: 209
  • News Wrap: Exit polls show lead for U.K. Conservatives
    In our news wrap Thursday, British voters went to the polls amid tight security. Exit polling gives the ruling Conservatives a win, but not a majority. Also, authorities say five of the men who carried out attacks in Tehran were Islamic State members who had fought in Syria and Iraq.
    Original Air Date: June 8, 2017
    Length: 309
  • Assessing Comey's justifications for Clinton email actions
    Senators again questioned former FBI Director James Comey about his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email and what pushed him to take the unusual step to discuss it publicly last summer. Judy Woodruff gets analysis from John Carlin, Carrie Cordero, Greg Craig and George Terwilliger, four people with extensive experience in government and the law.
    Original Air Date: June 8, 2017
    Length: 320
  • Did Comey shed light on whether Trump obstructed justice?
    Perhaps the biggest question swirling around former FBI Director James Comey's testimony is whether President Trump or other White House officials obstructed justice. Judy Woodruff gets analysis from John Carlin, Carrie Cordero, Greg Craig and George Terwilliger, four people with extensive experience in government and the law.
    Original Air Date: June 8, 2017
    Length: 377
  • Should Comey have spoken up against Trump’s request?
    Former FBI Director James Comey was asked by Sen. Dianne Feinstein why he didn't clearly speak up against President Trump's request to drop the criminal investigation into his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Judy Woodruff gets analysis from John Carlin, Carrie Cordero, Greg Craig and George Terwilliger, four people with extensive experience in government and the law.
    Original Air Date: June 8, 2017
    Length: 359
  • The questions Comey didn’t answer in the Senate hearing
    There were several things that former FBI Director James Comey said he couldn't publicly answer in a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Judy Woodruff gets analysis from John Carlin, Carrie Cordero, Greg Craig and George Terwilliger, four people with extensive experience in government and the law.
    Original Air Date: June 8, 2017
    Length: 447
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 8, 2017
    Thursday on the NewsHour, James Comey speaks publicly for the first time since being fired as FBI director. We break down the biggest moments from the hearing. Also: The United Kingdom votes in a critical election and we meet a 19-year-old bodybuilder with Down syndrome.
    Original Air Date: June 8, 2017
    Length: 3302
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    June 8, 2017
  • What does Comey’s testimony mean for the Russia probe?
    While the nation watched, former FBI Director James Comey offered a raft of revelations about his interactions with President Trump in a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, his first public appearance since being fired. Lisa Desjardins, John Yang and Matt Apuzzo of The New York Times join Judy Woodruff to discuss the major headlines that emerged from his testimony.
    Original Air Date: June 8, 2017
    Length: 735
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