This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) The participants in the June 2016 meeting & how the Trump explanations downplaying the meeting don't hold up, the characterization from the lobbyist about the meeting discussed; photos shown of the eight: Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, Don, Jr., Russians Veselnitskaya, Akhmetshin, Goldstone, a translator & a representative of the Agalarov family.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with President Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow about the meeting. [From Nashville, SEKULOW - offer views on how Don, Jr., put out all the e-mails, how no laws are being violated, thus nothing much happened at the meeting, which was short & not of substance, how President Trump was not aware of the meeting & did not participate.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "The Atlantc"'s Molly Ball, former Senator Rick Santorum, Jeffrey Toobin, Bob Baer & former US attorney Matthew Whitaker about the meeting, the Sekulow viewpoint. [TOOBIN, SANTORUM, BALL, WHITAKER BAER - offer views on what Sekulow is saying that there was no illegality, the issue of information in a political scandal & the need to get more out if there is more there, the other shoes in the matter that could drop, so we have to keep looking, whether the Russian government would use a lawyer: a "soft pitch" to get cooperation with the Trump team, which was receptive to working with the Russians, the issue of Don Jr.'s transparency.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's "The Atlantc"'s Molly Ball, former Senator Rick Santorum, Jeffrey Toobin, Bob Baer & former US attorney Matthew Whitaker about the meeting, the Sekulow viewpoint. [TOOBIN, SANTORUM, BALL, WHITAKER - offer views on the investigation by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller of the meeting, the e-mails, Trump's assistant Rona Graff, how the president's agenda is stuck, the dissatisfaction with presidential leadership, Trump, Jr., evolving story.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) The Bastille Day parade & how Trump likes to be the center of attention reviewed; scenes shown of Trump & Macron then & at later events & of the president in Saudi Arabia, Poland, Germany, Israel & Canada. [TRUMp - speaks about Saudi Arabia & Poland.]