This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Cecilia Vega) The reaction of White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly to the criticism of President Trump by the mother of a fallen soldier, La David Johnson, & Representative Frederica Wilson featured. [KELLY - says there is no perfect way to make that phone call: it is not a phone call parents/family look forward to, that President Obama did not call him about his son; recounts what his friend told him about his son's death & those in Niger: that they wanted to be where they were; criticizes Wilson for listening in on the conversation.] [WILSON - says the President never said his name.] [October 16, TRUMP - says a lot of presidents did not make calls.] The direction of Kelly's anger at the media & Wilson discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Studio: Brian Ross) The announcement by the Pentagon of an investigation of the death of four soldiers in a remote village in Niger two weeks ago examined; soldiers' photos shown; details given about the questions to be asked about US forces in Niger. [Joint staff director Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKENZIE- says this is a difficult place to operate; explains bringing La David Johnson's body home.] [Secretary of Defense Gen. James MATTIS - explains why we have soldiers there.] [Voice of President TRUMP - says ISIS is now giving up & walking off.] What Senator John McCain said about reports about what happened in Niger discussed.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The criticism from former President Bush & former President Obama of the politics of division & bigotry on America featured. [At the George W. Bush Inst., BUSH - says bigotry seems emboldened with conspiracy theories & casual cruelty with nationalism distorted; speaks against bigotry & white supremacy as blasphemy against our creed.] [Campaigning for Democrats, OBAMA - says this is not the 19th century.] What Bush said about Russian meddling discussed
(Gainesville, Florida: Victor Oquendo) The protests in Florida against a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer featured; scenes shown from the University of Florida of the demonstrations in the audience & outside & from the unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, where Spencer had been.
(Las Vegas: Matt Gutman) New reporting on the critical 12 minutes in the police response to the shooting massacre by Stephen Paddock in Las Vegas featured; scenes shown from the hotel & the shooting area. [With Ellen DeGeneres, security guard Jose CAMPOS - shows what happened in the hotel.]
(London: Terry Moran) The incident in Germany in which a plane flew close to an airport tower as a grand farewell for Air Berlin's final flight reviewed; scenes shown from Dusseldorf. [Retired USMC Col. Stephen GANYARD- questions this as unnecessary.] The suspension of the pilots noted.