PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Trump seeks new protection for faith-based groups

Clip: 01/16/2020 | 4m 24s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump moved to give religious groups easier access to federal programs -- and to reaffirm the right to pray in public schools. Nine Cabinet departments proposed rules to ensure faith-based organizations are not discriminated against in the competition for grant funding. Also, the UN reports 350,000 people have fled a new government offensive in northwest Syria.

Aired: 01/16/20

Rating: NR

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