This program is 29 minutes long
(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The decision by the Republicans to delay the vote on the Senate health care bill because the votes were not there featured; scenes shown of Democrats protesting; details given from the CBO report with statistics cited. [Senator Roger WICKER, President TRUMP, Senators John CORNYN, MAN, John KENNEDY, Ron JOHNSON, Charles SCHUMER, Mitch MCCONNELL - offer views on the bill.] Photos shown of 9 GOP senators who cannot support the bill. The plan for Republicans to work further on the bill during the holiday break discussed.
(Studio: Tom Llamas; White House: Jonathan Karl) The message from the president to the senators & his advice of putting more money into the bill discussed
(New York: Adrienne Bankert) The panic on the New York City subway after a derailment featured; scenes shown from underground. [Two subway RIDERS, MTA chairman Joe LHOTA- describe what happened.]
(Studio: Brian Ross) A massive cybertattack worldwide, including in the US, that has been freezing computers at Pennsylvania hospitals, Merck Pharmaceutical & other businesses reviewed; ransom message quoted; details given about the attack last month on British hospitals. [Family member's surgery canceled, Bonnie MILLS, ABC's Richard CLARKE, John CARLIN- describe what happened.] The reports from cybersecurity experts there may be a "kill switch" in the program discussed.
(White House: Cecilia Vega) Signs out of Syria of preparations for a new chemical weapons attack examined; scenes shown of President Trump on the phone with the prime minister of Ireland; warning of an attack from White House press secretary Sean Spicer quoted. [US Ambassador to U.N. Nikki HALEY - says we need to send a message to Syria, Russia & Iran.] [In April, TRUMP - reacts to the chemical attack on children.]
(Chicago: Alex Perez) New charges against Joseph Walsh, David March & Thomas Gaffney in the police shooting in Chicago of black teenager Laquan McDonald examined; scenes shown of the shooting by Jason Van Dyke, who is awaiting trial on murder charges. [Special prosecutor Patricia Brown HOLMES- says the defendants lied to prevent learning the truth.]
(New York: Linsey Davis) The fraud trial of former Pharma drug company head Martin Shkreli on charges of taking funds from a company for repayment to a hedge fund previewed; details given of the strong opinions against him by possible jurors. [ABC legal analyst Dan ABRAMS - comments on the case.]
(New York: Rebecca Jarvis) The plunge in gasoline prices due to the booming oil business in the US examined; price statistics cited; details given of grocery store awards & rebates programs. [Two MOTORISTS - react.]