CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 2016
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(Des Moines, Iowa: Jeff Zeleny) The coming speech in Iowa by President-elect Donald Trump on his post-campaign thank you tour with him naming Iowa Governor Terry Brandstad as ambassador to China, his pick of conservative businessman Andrew John Puzder as Labor secretary, the format for the speech tonight, the Iowa crowd discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Trump's Tweet last night critical of United Steelworkers local president Chuck Jones, who had questioned the jobs numbers for Carrier workers in Indiana, reviewed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Indianspolis: Martin Savidge) The suppoertive reaction to the Trump-Jones battle with threats against Jones discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Margaret Hoover, Kirsten Powers, "New York Times" writer Maggie Haberman, Trump supporter Kayleigh McEnany, Democrat Korine Jean-Pierre & former Labor secretary Robert Reich about Trump. [HABERMAN, POWERS, HOOVER, McENANY, JEAN-PIERRE - offer views on Trump acting the same as he did in the campaign, his "insane" decision to remain with the TV show "The Celebrity Apprentice": the conflict of interest, why we don't need to worry about the Trump businesses.]