This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The House Intelligence Committee hearings today featuring FBI director James Comey reviewed; scenes shown. [COMEY - confirms the FBI is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, including links to Donald Trump's campaign; states Russian President Vladimir Putin hated Hillary Clinton & the Russians will be back in the next elections; asserts we don't reveal classified matters.] [In response to questions from Representative Adam Schiff, COMEY - says there is no information supporting President Trump's tweets about wiretapping & no president could organize a wiretap.] [In response to question from Representative Trey Gowdy, COMEY - speaks about leaking.] Why Comey had to reveal there is an ongoing investigation of the Trump campaign discussed.
(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The White House reaction to the wiretap claims & the Russian investigation examined; details given about Paul Manafort's name in the hearings. [In response to Karl question, White House press secretary Sean SPICER - says the hearing is still ongoing....; criticizes Karl; backs Comey] Trump tweets about the Russia story & the FBI investigation quoted. The impact of Comey contradicting the president, investigating the campaign & how Ivanka Trump will have an office in the West Wing discussed.
(Supreme Court: Terry Moran) The Supreme Court showdown over nominee Nail Gorsuch featured; scenes shown of Gorsuch with photographers. [Senators Mike LEE, Richard BLUMENTHAL -comment.] [GORSUCH - thanks his wife, his uncle, Justice Antonin Scalia.]. Gorsuch's chances for confirmation with some Democratic opposition discussed.
(Washington: David Kerley) Word that some airlines may ban all electronics except cell phones from the cabin examined; tweet from Royal Jordanian airlines quoted; details given about airlines in the Middle East & terrorism concerns. [ABC's Matthew OLSEN- speculates about a device using electronics.] A damaged Somali jetliner shown. The possibility of new intelligence about terrorism technology discussed.
(Columbia, Tennessee: Eva Pilgrim) The continuing manhunt for a Tennessee school teacher, Tad Cummins, accused of abducting a student, Elizabeth Thomas, featured; store & gas station surveillance video shown; details given about the Cummins-Thomas relationship. [Tennessee bureau of investigation Josh DeVINE- expresses concern for Thomas.] [Teen's father Anthony THOMAS, wife Jill CUMMINS - comment.]
(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) The trial in Louisiana of a police officer, deputy marshall Derrick Stafford. for the 2015 shooting death of a 6-year-old boy, Jeremy Mardis, featured; scenes shown of the shooting after a car chase.
(Mexico City: Matt Gutman) The mystery over the theft of football player Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey featured; locker room video of Mauricio Ortega walking off with the jersey shown. [Houston police Chief Art ACEVEDO- comments.]