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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The primary loss for Mark Sanford after President Trump endorsed his opponent Katie Arrington introduced; Trump tweet quoted; details given about which Republicans are leaving office rather than face tough primaries. [SANFORD - comments.] [Senator Bob CORKER - says we are in a strange place: a cult-like situation with the president.] Trump tweet praising Corey Stewart in Virginia quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Sanford. [SANFORD - states his message about Trump & his race in South Carolina, that it is important to speak out against the executive branch, that this is the party of the people, not Donald Trump, are we a party of ideas or the party of Trump.] Arrington political ad shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former Congressman Charlie Dent & David Chalian about the political issues. [DENT - offers views on Trump, as transactional, rather than ideological & those disagreeing with him are seen as traitors, on the party support for the Western allies, worries about the Republican loss in Wisconsin.] [CHALIAN - offers views on how it is now the party of Trump, who is popular with the party as indicated by Sanford's loss.]
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