This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Lisa Myers) A draft report on the IRS targeting of conservative groups reviewed; details given about the scrutiny at the Cincinnati office of tax-exempt applications from conservative groups, including the Tea Party. [President OBAMA – says he will not tolerate it.] [In March 2012, IRS commissioner Douglas SHULMAN- denies there is targeting.] [Former IRS official Marcus OWENS- says safeguards were removed.] [Senator Susan COLLINS- says it’s hard to believe this idea was hatched by a couple of career employees.]
(White House: Chuck Todd) President Obama's response to Republican criticism of his administration’s handling of the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya featured. [OBAMA – says the issue of talking points has been a sideshow; denies there was a cover-up.] [Representative Darrell ISSA- comments on the lack of a military response.] [Former Defense Secretary Robert GATES- states he would not have approved sending troops in without knowing what the environment is.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The Justice Department's secret inspection of telephone records from the Associated Press featured; details given about the investigation into the leak of information to the AP about a CIA operative in Yemen who helped prevent an Al Qaeda terror plot; letter from AP president Gary Pruitt to Attorney General Eric Holder quoted.
(New York: Rehema Ellis) The conviction of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell for killing babies that were born alive and the manslaughter death of a patient featured; scenes shown of Gosnell’s clinic.
(Lakeport, California: Ayman Mohyeldin) The mystery in Lakeport, California, where homes are sinking, featured; scenes shown; details given about the redirection of the sewer lines. [Homeowner Scott SPIVEY- says the house just started moving.] [Lake County administration office Kevin INGRAM- says we don’t know what the source of the slide is.] [Resident Blanca DOREN- says it’s really sad.]
(New York: Stephanie Gosk) The agreement by clothing retailers to help pay for fire and safety renovations in any Bangladesh facility that makes their clothes in the wake of the factory collapse 3 weeks ago featured; scenes shown from the collapse site. [Worker Rights Consortium Scott NOVA- says companies understand that the cost to their reputation of not signing this agreement is greater than the financial cost of participating.] [“Over-Dressed” author Elizabeth CLINE- asks if we want to take responsibility for the hidden environmental & economic costs associated with this cheap fashion habit.]
(Colorado Springs Mike Taibbi) Harry’s visit with wounded veterans at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs reviewed; scenes shown of him participating in a sitting volleyball game and a torch relay, handing out medals and cheering. [Veterans Jorge SALAZAR, Scott PALOMINO- comment.] [HARRY – comments on injured servicemembers.]