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PBS NewsHour full episode Dec. 20, 2018

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Thursday on the NewsHour, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis submits his resignation. Plus: President Trump’s demands for border wall funding may force a partial government shutdown, a new immigration policy will leave asylum seekers waiting in Mexico, two Chinese hackers are indicted in the U.S., Iraq’s water crisis, restrictions on eligibility for food stamps and comedic twins with a critique.

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WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
Sec. Mattis resigns, citing differences over alliances

Where Congress stands now on government shutdown

News Wrap: Stocks tank amid rising rates, shutdown fears

Trump says immigrants can’t be in U.S. during asylum process

DOJ says Chinese hackers compromised sensitive data

Why Iraq’s biblical paradise is becoming a salty wasteland

What new USDA restrictions mean for food stamp recipients

Comedy duo the Lucas Brothers on ‘survivor’s guilt’