PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Esper criticizes Turkey for air-defense purchase

Clip: 07/16/2019 | 5m 8s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Tuesday, Army Sec. Mark Esper criticized Turkey’s purchase of Russian-made air defenses during his Senate confirmation hearing for defense secretary. Esper called the NATO ally’s decision “very disappointing.” Also, federally funded family planning clinics can no longer refer women for abortions. Courts ruled the administration’s referral ban could proceed amid legal challenges.

Aired: 07/16/19

Rating: NR

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