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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The opening of Congress, headed by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Manu Raju) The decision by the House to drop plans to gut the independent ethics panel after President-elect Donald Trump got involved via Tweet, how this indicates the challenges the Republican Party will have with unity discussed; Tweet quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Gloria Borger, John King) The questions about why the Republicans initially tried to take on the ethics panel, the indications from Trump's reaction to the move that shamed his own party, Trump's campaign promise to "drain the swamp," how this was an embarrassment to the party discussed.
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Raju, Manu;
- John, Gloria Borger,
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