This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala, attorney Danny Cevallos, Gloria Borger, Trump supporter Kayleigh McEnany, Democrat Angela Rye, conservative Alice Stewart about the transgender restrooms issue. [On "Today," TRUMP - says use the bathroom you choose.] [BORGER, CEVALLOS, BEGALA, McENANY, RYE, STEWART - offer views on the positions of President Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos & President Obama's administration & Title IX, the vulnerability of transgender kids, conservatism & deference to the states.]
(Washington: Phil Mattingly) How tempers are flaring at Republican town halls about country about the move to repeal/replace Obamacare & the immigration crackdown issue featured; scenes shown from a town hall, several protests. President Trump Tweet quoted. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - offer views on professional protesters.] The White House awareness of the town halls around the country discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Branchburg, New Jersey: Kyung Lah) A town hall meeting in New Jersey discussed; scenes shown from inside with protesters outside, including an exchange between Representative Leonard Lance & the crowd about impeaching Trump.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Tennessee Representative Marsha Blackburn about Trump & the town halls. [From Nashville, BLACKBURN - says the anger is real, but many attendees were from outside the district with some organizing from the left; compares the Tea Party movement of 8 years ago.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former Pinal County, Arizona, sheriff Paul Babeu & Pima County, Arizona, Sheriff Napier about the immigration directive from President Trump. [NAPIER, BABEU - offer views on enforcing immigration arrests in the state to secure the border.]
(Washington: Elise Labbot) The mixed message to Europe from President Trump's officials adviser Steve Bannon & Vice President-elect Mike Pence examined; details given about Bannon's criticism of the EU. [PENCE - speaks about the European Union partnership.] [EU President Donald TUsk- questions the new administration.] Trump's criticism of the EU quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken & Gloria Borger about the Trump administration divisions. [BLINKEN, BORGER - offer views on the problems with the NSC, the troubled US-EU relationship, how Pence is in an awkward situation with the EU, the question as to what Trump's views are, mixed messages about the Middle East, the Bannon world view of dealing with individual nations rather than the EU.]