Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump travels to the southern border to underscore his argument for a wall. Plus: A House Democrat weighs in on national security during the shutdown, why some crime and accident investigations are on hold, do paused food safety inspections jeopardize Americans’ health, Venezuela’s president starts a second term, Trumponomics and coping with mental illness.
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WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
Shutdown yields ‘interesting dynamics’ on Capitol Hill
News Wrap: Yemen rebels detonate a deadly bomb using a drone
Border wall is not ‘who we are,’ says Rep. Thompson
Shutdown impact: FBI pay, NTSB accident investigations
Is the government shutdown making American food unsafe?
Venezuela’s Maduro begins 2nd term amidst an economic crisis
Evaluating Trump’s economic policies, 2 years in
Why mental illness ‘should never be a crime’