This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The reaction from the White House to the "Washington Post" story, Trump's campaign charges that Hillary Clinton leaked classified information, the spin in the denial statements discussed. [National security adviser Gen. H.R. McMASTER - calls the story false in statement clarifying what happened with the Russians.] Statements from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson & deputy national security adviser Dina Powell about what was discussed quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Evan Perez) The kind of information that could put people inside Islamic states at risk, how Trump regards Russia as NOT an adversary while Russia props up Syrian President Bashir al-Assad discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Steve Hall, Gen. Mark Hertling, Philip Mudd, Adm. John Kirby, lawyer Laura Coates, Jim Sciutto & law professor Alan Dershowitz about Trump & the Russians. [SCIUTTO, DERSHOWITZ, HALL, HERTLING, MUDD, KIRBY - offer views on the reaction to the Russians receiving classified information about intelligence sharing with allies, how, if true, this is the most serious of charges ever against a president & what must need to be done, the impact this will have on allied intelligence relationships, the leak to the "Washington Post" that creates problems, the damage control, what "code word" information means, the two mistakes by the president & McMaster, who was not honest with us, how Russia is in an opposing position in Syria.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "The Daily Beast" Matt Lewis, Kirsten Power, law professor Alan Dershowitz, Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord, Gloria Borger & "New York Times" Matthew Rosenberg about Trump & classified information. [ROSENBERG, DERSHOWITZ, POWERS, BORGER, LORD, LEWIS - offer views on the White House denials about what Trump said to the Russians about intelligence when Russia has different interests in Syria than the US, how Trump has put Israel or Jordan at risk, how this is the "worst" from Trump because he put people's lives at jeopardy, how the White House is scrambling in denials as by national security adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster, Hillary Clinton's e-mails, how this issue should not be politicized because this is serious & needs damage control.] Other material: A statement from Senator Bob Corker critical of the White House.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Manu Raju) The bipartisan concern about what happened when the President revealed something in a private meeting with the Russians discussed. [Senator John MCCAIN - says we need to find about more, but....]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with House Intelligence Committee Representative Eric Swalwell. [SWALWELL - offer views on the allegations Trump gave classified information to a foreign adversary.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "The Daily Beast" Matt Lewis, Kirsten Power, Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord & Gloria Borger about Trump crises. [BORGER, POWERS, LEWIS, LORD - offer views on the daily crises out of the White House & how this is derailing the agenda, how this could tarnish Dina Powell & H.R. McMaster trying to clean up the latest Trump mess, how Republicans are hedging, the whole question of leaks & the "Washington Post"'s accuracy, the view of the Russians on getting classified information from the president in the White House.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's John Dean about Trump & the Russians. [From Los Angeles, DEAN - offer views on how Trump's lack of government experience is showing, the damage control by the White House is not even a strong defense, how Trump does not know what he is doing & needs someone he will listen to, what happens when Republicans take on a president, the echoes of Watergate re: White House recordings.]