This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, Russia expert Steve Hall, legal scholar Jonathan Turley & legal analyst Steve Vladeck@ about the Russian investigation. [BORGER, TURLEY, VLADECK, HALL - offer views on where the investigations stand with the Don Jr. meeting being crucial while special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller continues to do interviews, how the hearings seem more political than criminal, how Mueller likely talked to the Russian witnesses, too. the fascinating situation of interviewing Russians, who likely won't tell the truth, the likely public testimony of Don Jr. to a Senate committee, the difficulty of proving obstruction of justice.]
(Studio: John Berman; White House: Sara Murray) How Sanders is moderating her statement about not criticizing a four-star general as about the building dedication & what is being said about her off-camera statements at the dedication discussed.
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Gen. Mark Hertling, retired Adm. John Kirby & Paul Rieckhoff about Kelly, the Congresswoman & politics. [HERTLING, KIRBY, RIECKHOFF - offer views on whether Kelly can be questioned or not, but we are continuing the divisiveness rather than addressing key issues, the need to correct a misstatement, how it ha all become political now, the need for the president to set a goal.]
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Gen. Mark Hertling, retired Adm. John Kirby & Paul Rieckhoff about Kelly & politics. [KIRBY, HERTLING, RIECKHOFF - offer views on what the White House should do: just stop & focus on the soldiers' families, how we are wrapping themselves in emotion & the need for facts, how people are responding to the last five days & we are looking for leadership about Gold Star families, how to respect these families' grief, the civil-military divide.]
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's former FBI agent James Gagliano about the Niger ambush. [GAGLIANO - offers views on daunting task of investigation operations in faraway Niger in the sub=Saharan desert.]
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & author Michael Duffy about the former presidents. [GERGEN - offers views on the speeches capturing the mood of the two, how it unusual for former presidents to speak about the current president, the importance of the coming election in Virginia, how they are stewards of the office.] [DUFFY - offers views on Bush was seldom critical of Obama, so Bush's speech was not an accident & was a defense of the office of the presidency, the relationship between Bush & former Presidents Bill Clinton & Obama.]