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PBS NewsHour full episode Dec. 21, 2018

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Friday on the NewsHour, lawmakers scramble to keep the government funded and avoid a shutdown. Plus: Defense Secretary Mattis’ resignation reverberates globally, why Sen. Marco Rubio is ‘deeply concerned’ about Mattis’ resignation letter, what the defense secretary’s departure means for U.S. foreign policy, a landmark criminal justice law and Shields and Gerson on the week’s political news.

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WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
Partial government shutdown now all but guaranteed

Around the world, allies express dismay at Mattis departure

Mattis departure ‘puts our nation at risk,’ says Panetta

Rubio: Trump ‘about to make a major blunder’ on Syria

News Wrap: Supreme Court rules against Trump’s asylum ban

How criminal justice overhaul will affect life for inmates

Shields and Gerson on Mattis’ resignation, possible shutdown