This program is 29 minutes long
(Marcos island, Florida: Andrea Mitchell) President-elect Donald Trump's likely pick of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to become his Secretary of State & his close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin featured; details given about Tillerson's background. [Senator John MCCAIN - criticizes the Tlllerson-Putin ties.] The reaction of several groups to Tillerson, who may face a tough confirmation, discussed.
(Baltimore: Kasie Hunt) The opposition form President-elect Donald Trump's team to the CIA report on the Russian role in hacking into the US presidential election examined; "Washington Post" & "New York Times" reports & Trump team statement quoted. ["Washington Post" Greg MILLER- cites the connection to Russian intelligence services.] [RNC communications dir. Sean SPICER- raises doubts.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM- says this is about America.]
(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Further coverage on "Meet the Press" noted.
(Chicago: Morgan Radford) The snowy weather storm system in the Midwest featured; scenes shown of snow in Ohio, power lines down in Portland. [MAN. WOMAN, two Chicago SHOPPERS - comment on the weather.]
(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart; studio: Dylan Dreyer) The cold & snowy weather forecast discussed; weather maps shown.
(London: Matt Bradley) The last stand for the Syrian rebels fighting against President Bashir al-Assad's forces in the eastern section of Aleppo featured; scenes shown of the fighting. [Amnesty International Middle East program dir. Philip LUTHER- cites the situation in Aleppo.] [Secretary of State John KERRY - worries about a massacre.]
(No location given: Gabe Gutierrez) The trial in South Carolina of Dylann Roof for the Charleston church massacre featured; scenes of video of Roof's confession, surveillance video of Roof entering & leaving the church & courtroom sketches shown.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The Ohio state restrictive abortion bill that is an attack on the Supreme Court position examined; details given from the "Heartbeat Bill." [Ohio state senate president Keith FABER- comments.] [On "60 Minutes," President-elect Donald TRUMP - says he is pro-life.] [SCOTUS blog contributor Kevin RUSSELL- says there are not votes to override Roe v. Wade.] [Center for Reproductive Rights president Nancy NORTHUP- says women with low income would be hurt.] The legislative options for Ohio Governor John Kasich noted.
(Los Angeles: Jacon Soboroff) A closer look at the fake news phenomenon & the distrust of the mainstream media presented. [On the street, several PEOPLE - offer views on the media.] [Californian Justin KOEHLER - reads his fake news story: totally fiction.]
(Clarkston, Georgia: Janet Shamlian) A coffee truck in a small town in Georgia that is a melting pot of the world featured; scenes shown of the truck whose workers are recent refugees from many countries; details given about the Refuge Coffee Co. jobs program that includes English clashes & mentoring. [Syrian REFUGEE, Refuse Coffee founder Kitty MURRAY, two PATRONS - talk about this non-profit.]