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Washington, DC / Capitol Hill Riot / Trump / Himes, Conway Interviews #1278825

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 08, 2021
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at "because...of course" as Republicans try to sweep away the memory of the insurrection at the Capitol introduced; tweets from Representative Kevin McCarthy, Senator Lindsey Graham, White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere@ quoted; scenes shown of the video of the mob outside & inside the Capitol with threats against Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi & Vice President Mike Pence [On radio, Senator Ben SASSE - recounts how "delighted" Trump was about the rioting.] What was going on in the White House during the riot noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta; Washington: Dana Bash) The White House deliberations about what to do know that Trump's Twitter account has been canceled due to threats of violence with alternatives to Twitter being explored, what his next move may be with Trump hamstrung by social media closed to him, what Trump's days are like now after his "coup" on Jan. 6 failed & his "toys are being taken away, whether there is time for a second impeachment due to his inciting the rioters discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Representative Jim Himes about Trump & the insurrection. [HIMES - offers views on whether he can be removed from the Oval Office after putting members of Congress at risk, concerns about how he will react to having no Twitter when he could launch a nuclear strike, on the 25th Amendment & remaining options, including resignation.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway. [CONWAY - offers views on reasons for impeachment because he subverted an election & for fomenting an insurrection, on reasons for taking him down as an authoritarian leader, how he will never resign & Pence won't use the 25th Amendment, how Trump is triggering all this aberrant behavior: hence he should be removed from office, how this can be compared to fascistic movements for power.] Other material: {At 7:21.} Senator Lindsey Graham, at the airport, being heckled by Trump supporters.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim;
Bash, Dana
Duration:
00:23:50

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