This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: John Berman; Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The role of US military in assisting in French & local operations in Burkina Faso discussed. [Former CIA officer Bob BAER - explains the actions of this Al Qaeda group in a fragile country & the difficulties of retaking the hotel.] [On the scene, via phone, journalist Marina SPIRONETTI@- describes what is happening inside the hotel where the assault is ongoing.]
(Studio: John Berman; Des Moines: Jim Acosta) What Trump said today about the campaign in Iowa when he did not go after Cruz, the nature of his campaigning with a small audience discussed.
(Studio: John Berman; Columbia, South Carolina: Sunlen Serfaty) The response from Cruz to calls for him to apology to New York for his "values" statement & how the campaign is using the "New York Daily News" headline to bolster support, the end of the Trump-Cruz bromance discussed. [CRUZ - "apologizes" to New York.]
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with Trump supporter Andy Bean & Cruz supporter Representative Steve King about the campaign. [From Los Angeles, BEAN - comments on Cruz's definition of "New York values" in his campaigning in Iowa after taking a loan from Goldman Sachs; reflects about the Cruz birther issue with a cloud over Cruz being born in Calgary.] [From Omaha, KING - responds to the loan, the values & Cruz birth issue issues.]
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with political strategist Rich Galen & CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson about the Republican candidates. [GALEN - recalls the 2008 Democratic vote.] [HENDERSON - states the establishment figures are not consolidating around candidates.] [KING - cites the reaction of Republicans in the establishment to Trump.]