This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Phoenix: Alex Marquardt) What to expect from the Trump campaign event, the question about a presidential pardon for former sheriff Joe Arapaio, Trump's criticism of the two senators from Arizona, Senators John McCain & Jeff Flake, with Trump endorsing Flake's primary opponent discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper: Phoenix: Gary Tuchman) The protesters gathered out the Phoenix rally site featured; scenes shown of the hostile crowds with signs.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton about the Trump visit; scenes shown of the protests. [STANTON - offers views on his opposition to this campaign rally, a report Arapaio will not be pardoned tonight in this politicized environment, how Arapaio long terrorized Hispanics & has been convicted.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta & CNN's David Gergen about Trump's feud with McConnell. [PANETTA, GERGEN - offer views on the breakdown between McConnell & Trump, how it is a temperament problem from Trump working with the powerful Senate, which looks upon itself as a club, so McConnell feels insulted.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta & CNN's David Gergen about Trump's feud with McConnell; inset video from Phoenix of the protests against the campaign rally visit by Trump shown. [PANETTA, GERGEN - offer views on an inexperienced president bullying other people as he did in business: that is who he is, but he is no longer an amateur in Washington, DC, how his team does not know much about politics, how he thinks he is the smartest guy in the room & does not listen about policy, that he cannot do the job so he needs to rely on people to develop a coalition.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) The backlash against Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife actress Louise Linton after her Instagram photo in which she bragged about & tagged all her designer clothes labels examined; photo of her getting off a government plane after an official trip shown with Linton & the exchange between critic "Jennimiller" & Linton quoted. [After she commented, Jenni MILLER- questions Linton tagging everything she wore; reacts to Linton's tone deaf retort.] Linton's prior controversial "In Congo's Shadow" book about her 1990s time in Zambia outlined. Linton's apology for her Instagram rant & her background as an actress discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Alice Stewart & Kirsten Powers about Linton; photo with designer tags shown. [PoWERS, STEWART - offer views on Linton's Instagram juvenile posting, this administration's tendency to be out of touch with average Americans, their view about serving in the government, the lessons for Linton, wife of a cabinet member, the Linton apology.]
(New York: Ed Lavandera) The eruption of protests during a city council meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia, examined; scenes shown of the demonstration inside the council hall, the earlier white nationalists rally & the two Charlottesville Confederate statues. [At meeting, five PEOPLE - criticize the council.] [Mayor Michael SIGNER- responds.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Phoenix: Miguel Marquez) The gathering of protesters outside the rally site with a police presence discussed; scenes shown of the crowd.