This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Senator Richard Blumenthal about Gorsuch's comments. [From Capitol Hill, BLUMENTHAL - explains Gorsuch's response about the "demoralizing" comments about the American judiciary court; notes Trump has set a litmus test for his Supreme Court nominee; hopes Gorsuch will be open-minded & fair & not out of the mainstream.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Kirsten Powers, Trump supporter Kayleigh McEnany, Republican Tara Setmayer, Democrat Paul Begala & former Virginia attorney general Dan Cuccinelli about Trump, Gorsuch & the judges. [TOOBIN, CUCCINELLI, POWERS, BEGALA, McENANY, SETMAYER - offer views on Gorsuch's "clever" & "reserved" response, how this is not a crisis, the issue of the "stolen" Supreme Court seat, Trump's taunting language about judges that plays into his base.]
(White House: Jim Acosta) How President Trump is deflecting blame for future terrorism attacks on judges who halted his travel ban examined; Trump tweets quoted; details given about the Ivanka Trump-Nordstrom issue. [TRUMP - calls it a sad day with "disgraceful actions by politicaL courts; explains why he could not give a month notice on the travel ban; notes the terrorism threat is far greater than we believe; states it is an attack on his daughter.] [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - talks about the timing of the ban.] [Representative Jim HIMES- says no terrorism attacks came from refugees.....] The White House list of 24 "terrorists" from these seven nations & What Spicer said about Nordstrom attacking Ivanka discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Kirsten Powers, Trump supporter Kayleigh McEnany, Republican Tara Setmayer & Democrat Paul Begala about Trump, Ivanka & Nordstrom. [McENANY, POWERS, SETMAYER, BEGALA - offer views on the Nordstrom/conflict of issue & Trump defending his grown daughter, Trump & his Twitter machine.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Quinnipiac Poll on Trump's approval rating cited.
(Washington: Kate Bennett) The attack from President Trump on Nordstrom after the department store dropped his daughter Ivanka's product fashion line examined; Trump tweet & Nordstrom statement quoted; details given about wife Melania's lawsuit against the Daily Mail online about a story about her past.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Trump biographer Michael D'Antonio & author Tim O'Brien about Trump, the family & Nordstrom. [O'BRIEN, D'ANTONIO - offer views on the Nordstrom-Ivanka issue, how everything with Trump is about money rather than presidential leadership, the Nordstrom decision, how Trump is emotionally driven as with his tweets, a report on White House press secretary Sean Spicer's reaction to the Melissa McCarthy "Saturday Night Live" skit.]
(Erie, Pennsylvania: Randi Kaye) The story of 12-year-old Lubna Dabbah, who came to the US as Syrian refugee 8 years ago, & her grandparents seeking to come to the US presented; scenes shown from the Erie airport of the family reunion. [Lubna DABBAH - reads her letter to President Trump about refugee resettlement; says the terrorists are not coming from those countries.] [Father Bassam DABBAH- talks about his parents coming.] The next steps for the Dabbah family discussed.