This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Manchester: Chriatiane Amanpour) The latest developments in the police investigation, the ISIS claim of responsibility, people unaccounted for while families search, the background of the "loner" bomber of Libyan descent discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Manchester: Atika Shubert) The police search of properties in Manchester linked to the bomber & his brother discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, Philip Mudd & Paul Cruickshank about terrorism in Britain. [CRUICKSHANK, MUDD, AMANPOUR - offer views on the raising of the threat level, the issue of whether the bomber worked alone, the Ariana Grande concert as target, the debate over what is a "lone wolf" or what is a "soft target".]
(Washington: Jessica Schneider) The testimony from former CIA director John Brennan that Donald Trump campaign associates were in touch with the Russians reviewed; scenes shown. [BRENNAN - states he does not know about "collusion," but further investigation is needed; outlines what he told the Russians about the US election, but there are unresolved questions about people working for the Russians unwitting or not.] Reports Trump asked national intelligence director Dan Coats & NSA director Michael Rogers to deny evidence of ties between Russia & the Trump campaign noted. [At hearings, COATS - says a public comment is not appropriate.] [Senator Mark WARNER - questions Flynn's blanket immunity.] The fact that former Trump campaign manage Paul Manafort turned over documents discussed
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Ryan Lizza, Jen Psaki & Jason Miller about Trump & the Russian connection. [GERGEN, LIZZA, MILLER, PSAKI - offer views on how Brennan will be smeared as an Obama lackey, but his theory is Trump people were duped into cooperating, the lack of evidence against Trump, the role of a CIA director, like Brennan, to gather information.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's David Gergen, Ryan Lizza, Jen Psaki & Jason Miller about Trump & the Russian connection. [GERGEN, LIZZA, PSAKI, MILLER - offer views on the fact that Trump wanted this investigation to go away, the issue of "obstruction" that will be settled in the 2018 elections so there is an arguable case, how former FBI director Robert Mueller is investigating illegality only, whether Democrats will accept a no crime finding from the special counsel.]