This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) The remaining questions at the White House following the Comey firing, including whether Trump is recording conversations, the Democrats' reaction to possible recordings, the idea that Trump is "fast-moving" or changes his mind so his agenda is bogged won by the Comey firing discussed. [SPICER - says the president has nothing to add about recording devices; denies a threat against Comey.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) What Trump's tweet said about what former national intelligence dir. James Clapper said about the collusion investigation, financial records about possible Trump ties to Russia discussed. [On NBC, CLAPPER - says he would not know about the content of the FBI investigation about collusion.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jason Miller, Bacari Sellers, Kirsten Powers, Amanda Carpenter, Jeffrey Toobin & Philip Mudd about Trump, taping phone calls & Comey. [TOOBIN, CARPENTER, MILLER, SELLERS, POWERS, MUDD - offer views on presidents recording conversations, how Republicans are blaming the media: this is ridiculous on Trump's tweeting, the issue of the Comey firing, Trump's firing of the man investigating Trump, Trump's tweet storm that causes him to lose credibility.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) Key days in January for President Trump, who had a private dinner on the 27th with FBI director James Comey, the day after hearings about national security director Michael Flynn examined. [At hearings, former acting attorney general Sally YATES - says she had a sensitive matter: Flynn was compromised & could be blackmailed.] [On NBC, TRUMP - says Comey said he was not under investigation.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What White House press secretary Sean Spicer said about Trump, Comey & the Russia investigation introduced. [In response to question, SPICER - says asking was not inappropriate, according to legal scholar Alan Dershowitz.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Dershowitz. [DERSHOWITZ - offer views on Trump's dealing with Comey about the FBI investigation; suggests everything is overblown like Flynn being blackmailed; speculates about what Trump should have done with Comey.] [TOOBIN - offer views on how it was inappropriate for Trump to ask Comey about the investigation.]
(Washington: Brian Todd) A look at presidents recording conversation at the White House in light of whether President Trump is doing so examined; details given about Presidents Lyndon Johnson & Richard Nixon with taped excerpts played. [Nixon Presidential Library former dir. Timothy NAftali- explains how Alexander Butterfield told about the White House taping system in 1973.] [In 1980, NIXON - explains he should have burned the tape.] [Former FBI chief of staff James GAGLIANO- says the FBI does not tape.] The call from Hose Democrats for the White House to turn over any tapes noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with historian David Brinkley about White House taping. [BRINKLEY - reviews the reasons for Nixon's taping; believes Trump is bluffing about taping, how Nixon's taping system was a secret; calls this week "strange" re: Russia.]
(Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Gary Tuchman) The anger at Republican town hall meetings about the bill for health care & other issues examined; scenes shown from New Jersey with Representative Tom MacArthur, North Dakota with Representative Tom Cramer, in Iowa with Representative Rod Blum.