This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: David Kerley) Breaking news on an emergency on an American Airlines flight out of Los Angeles in which a man tried to break into the cockpit while carrying a laptop computer reviewed; scenes shown of him in handcuffs.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Hawaii: Matt Gutman) What happened on the plane that landed in Hawaii reviewed; scenes shown of him in handcuffs.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) New reporting from the "New York Times" on what President Trump told the Russians at the White House about fired FBI director James Comey being a "nut job" recounted; details given about the coming showdown with Comey, who will tell his story to Congress about what was said about national security director Michael Flynn; scenes shown of Comey being greeted by the president. [On NBC, TRUMP - says this Russia thing is a made-up story.] [TRUMP - denies asking Comey to back down on Flynn.] [On PBS, MAN - says Comey wanted to blend in: that he was being compromised.] A statement from White House press secretary Sean Spicer critical of Comey for hurting relations with Russia by "grandstanding" discussed.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The interest by the FBI investigating the Russia connection in someone inside the White House reviewed; details given about prior interest in national security director Michael Flynn, who resigned in February, what Trump said about the naming of a special counsel, former FBI director Robert Mueller. [TRUMP - calls this a witchhunt: no collusion.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - talks about a criminal investigation.] The question of whether or not Comey will testify next week discussed.
(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Cecilia Vega) President Trump's first overseas trip starting with the Muslim world previewed; scenes shown of the plane en route to Saudi Arabia; details given about his past disagreement with Pope Francis, Trump's Sunday speech on extremism. [March 2016, TRUMP - says Islam hates us.] [Feb. 2015, TRUMP - calls a religious leader questioning his faith disgraceful.]
(New York: Linsey Davis) The deadly car crash in Times Sq. in New York City by driver Richard Rojas, who acted deliberately. featured; scenes shown of the car in the air, pedestrians being hit, Rojas apprehended, the burned car & victim Alyssa Elsman. [Police asst. chief William AUBRY- describes what happened & the role of security measures on 45th St.] [Helped apprehend suspect, Kenya BRADIX- comments.] The city's plans to reevaluate security in light of this incident discussed.