This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Phil Mattingly) The reality of the Senate vote on health care bill that the Republicans did not have the votes & the status of the health of Senator Thad Cochran, discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Kirsten Powers, Jason Miller, Kevin Madden & Paul Begala, about the health care bill vote. [MADDEN, BEGALA, MILLER, POWERS - offer views on the Senate bill to repeal Obamacare, Trump's arguments, the need to talk about tax cuts rather than working on health care, how a lot of people just listen to Trump & whatever he says with the media not to be trusted, the Republican problems in enacting an agenda, the meaning of the Alabama Senate vote for Republicans, whether Trump should have stayed out of the race, the significance of Trump deleting his tweets backing Strange.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with film director Spike Lee about Trump & the NFL. [LEE - offer views on Trump criticizing mothers with his son of a bitch comment, that if the NFL wants unity Colin Kaepernick should have a job, that there will be more protests on Sunday, that the narrative is about police brutality, the role of sports & race as with Muhammad Ali, that the Trump bandwagon will be on the wrong side of history & things are escalating, what Kareem Abdul Jabbar said about Trump, the issue of racial inequality & how race is always under the surface.]
(San Juan, Puerto Rico: Sanjay Gupta) The desperate situation for the struggling hospitals & clinics in Puerto Rico examined; scenes shown from a hospital that is running out of fuel to provide services. [Loiza Healthcare Center Dr. Maria RODRIGUEZ- says we are trying to provide services to the people.] [San Jorge Children's Hospital dir. Domingo CRUZ VIVALDI- outlines the patient care problem: evacuate or get power for generators; explains he had to bury his mother.] The situation in San Juan where tents are being set up to care for the people, what happens to clinics that need fuel & are inaccessible discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former US attorney Preet Bharara about the Russian Connection. [BHARARA - offers views on the Russian ads & what was targeted as well as interfering in the election, the resignation of the acting DEA head Chuck Rosenberg, perhaps because of his concerns about President Trump & the rule of law as with what he said about police roughing up suspects, special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller getting tax information from the IRS.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former White House ethics czar for President Obama Norman Eisen. [EISEN - calls this arrogance run wild: it makes no sense for cabinet members to use private jets, how Trump has set the anything goes mentality; states Price could have taken a train & there are ethics questions back to Price's days in Congress.]