Search the Archive

Trump / Oval Office / Immigration Politics / A Discussion #1132854

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the facts behind events today in President Trump's Oval Office meeting with Democrats Senator Charles Schumer & Representative Nancy Pelosi introduced; scenes shown of their debate. about immigration politics [TRUMP - says if we don't have border security we will shut down the government, the tremendous amounts of wall that has been built.] The fact that not a lot of wall has been built noted. [TRUMP - says we caught ten terrorists: we need border security.] The facts about ten terrorists at the border as from the Border Patrol noted. [After the meeting, TRUMP - says open borders leads to crime & a medical problem.] A "Lancet" report that immigrants carry disease is a myth noted. CNN's gary Tuchman's visit to the "new border wall": Trump showed pictures of in March noted. [Calexico MAYOR - says this is not a wall project.] [In Calexico, on April 30, Vice President Mike PENCE - calls this a new wall.] [Many times, TRUMP - says Mexico will pay for the wall.] [Today, TRUMP - says he will shut down the government.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & David Axelrod about the Oval Office meeting. [GERGEN - says the Oval Office was good theater, but Trump backed himself into a corner over the government shutdown issue, that Representative Nancy Pelosi wrapped up the speakership by going up against Trump.] [AXELROD - offers views on the message sent by the Democrats, how Trump likes the storyline of him standing up for the border wall, but people do not like shutdowns, that Pelosi counts votes!, how Trump wanted to distract from the Mueller news.] Other material: [TRUMP - says we have to have a border wall.] [PELOSI - responds.]

Cooper, Anderson

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.