This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Sara Murray) The reaction of Trump to a special counsel, the view of his allies & staffers to the move, Trump's latest tweets in which he still looks back discussed. [TRUMP - calls it a witchhunt: no collusion with the Russians.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) The new horizon in Washington with a special counsel with Trump's need to hire a team of lawyers discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Phil Mattingly) The senators' meeting with Rosenstein about the Comey firing, the Congressional reaction to the hiring of former FBI director Robert Mueller, how the Congressional agenda is slowed, the ongoing Congressional investigations, the Comey memo & perhaps testimony discussed. [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - comments on the Mueller criminal investigation.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) The new "New York Times" article by Michael Schmidt on Trump & Comey & the investigation quoted, the issue of Trump trying to influence Comey & the realities of the White House discussed; scenes shown of Trump & Comey together.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord, Mary Katharine Ham, Brian Fallon, Jeff Zeleny & Yahoo News Bianna Golodyrga about Trump. [LORD, FALLON, GOLODYRGA, HAM, ZELENY - offer views on how presidents think about "agenda politics," the investigation by former FBI director Robert Mueller, how Trump keeps reversing himself, how Trump is framing his plight, Trump's history of not telling his aides & how it causes problems for him, Trump's credibility.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Alan Dershowitz, Jeffrey Toobin & Carl Bernstein. [DERSHOWITZ, TOOBIN, BERNSTEIN - offer views on President Trump calling this a witchhunt & how he will benefit from the special counsel, how Rosenstein threw a monkey wrench into a White House coverup, how Trump still has Republican support, the issue of legality & grand juries.] Other material; [At press conference, TRUMP - says there is no collusion.]
(White House: Athena Jones) The impact of President Trump's crises on Vice President Mike Pence, who led the Trump transition, but knew little about the investigation of national security director Michael Flynn & the later resignation, his growing credibility problems after the FBI director James Comey firing examined. [March 9. PENCE - comments on the Flynn investigation.] [Representative Elijah CUMMINGS - says he sent Pence a letter about Flynn.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, "New York Times" Matthew Rosenberg, Mary Katharine Ham & Yahoo News Bianna Golodyrga about Trump, Flynn & Pence. [ROSENBERG, BORGER, HAM, GOLODYRGA - offer views on what Pence knew about Flynn during the transition, how Pence may have been out of the loop in the administration, the issue of Trump loyalty, the protests in Washington against Turkish President Recep Erdogan.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, "New York Times" Matthew Rosenberg, Mary Katharine Ham & Yahoo News Bianna Golodyrga about President Trump, Flynn & Vice President Mike Pence. [ROSENBERG, BORGER, HAM, GOLODRYGA - offer views on the context of what Pence said about Flynn, what Yates told White House counsel Don McGahn, Trump's complaints about McGahn & the "loop," ongoing communications between Trump & Flynn, the White House "blacklist" & Trump loyalty re: Flynn.]