Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 16, 2017

On this edition for Sunday, July 16, the Senate vote on the GOP healthcare plan is postponed, again. And, the latest poll shows President Trump's approval rating has dropped to 36 percent. Later, reaction to severe austerity measures imposed by Congress in Puerto Rico, as the U.S. territory tries to pay off more than $70 billion in debt. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, July 16, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 16, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, July 16, the Senate vote on the GOP healthcare plan is postponed, again. And, the latest poll shows President Trump's approval rating has dropped to 36 percent. Later, reaction to severe austerity measures imposed by Congress in Puerto Rico, as the U.S. territory tries to pay off more than $70 billion in debt. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2017
    Length: 1509
    Students of the University of Puerto Rico protest as a meeting of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico is taking place at the Convention Center in San Juan
  • Governors from both parties wary of GOP health care plan
    At the National Governors Association’s summer meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, there was bipartisan resistance to the Republican healthcare plan, which threatens to cut federal Medicaid subsidies. Washington Post reporter Sean Sullivan, who attended the gathering, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2017
    Length: 185
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  • After Congress steps in, Puerto Rico reignites statehood debate
    Following a series of defaults on payments toward billions of dollars worth of debt, Congress last year passed a law giving a federal financial board oversight on Puerto Rico’s budget. The board has made severe cuts — closing 179 schools and taking away pensions — amid an already-dire economic crisis. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2017
    Length: 598
    Students of the University of Puerto Rico protest as a meeting of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico is taking place at the Convention Center in San Juan
  • Russia developments have little effect on Trump’s base
    A new Washington Post-ABC news poll shows 60 percent of Americans believe Russia tried to influence last year’s election and 41 percent believe the Trump campaign intentionally aided those efforts. The poll also shows President Trump’s approval rating has dropped to 36 percent. NewsHour Weekend’s Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to break down the numbers and how they impact Trump’s base.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2017
    Length: 208
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