This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: David Wright) The reaction of President Trump to former national security director Michael Flynn's guilty plea in the Russia investigation for lying to the FBI examined; details given about the court documents indicating he was directed by transition team members Jared Kushner & K.T. McFarland to contact Russia; e-mails obtained by the "New York Times" quoted. [TRUMP - says "no collusion."] Trump tweet about firing Flynn for lying quoted. [In past, TRUMP -talks about the Flynn resignation.] [FBI director James COMEY - testifies about Trump asking the Flynn investigation be dropped.] The official White House position as stated by attorney Ty Cobb quoted. [Former prosecutor Renato MARIOTTI- comments on the deal.] [TRUMP - says we'll see what happens.] Flynn's need to continue checking in with special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's team & a likely sentence for him discussed.
(Studio: Cecilia Vega) A statement from ABC News apologizing for yesterday's special report on the Flynn story by Brian Ross that was not fully vetted quoted.
(Capitol Hill: Gloria Riviera) The Senate passage late last night of a tax reform bill featured; scenes shown from Wall Street of a protest against the bill. [President TRUMP - calls it the largest tax decrease in history.] [Senator Elizabeth WARREN - shows an edited page.] [In Senate, Vice President Mike PENCE - says it passed.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - comments.] Some items that are different in the House & Senate bills outlined on screen.
(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Tomorrow's "This Week" interview with McConnell noted.
(New York: Erielle Reshef) The examination by NBC News of fired "Today" Host Matt Lauer's e-mails about sexual misconduct with president Noah Oppenheim promising action & a possible legal battle over Lauer's contract examined. [Legal analyst Areva MARTIN- says Lauer could face lawsuits from the women.] Lauer's earlier statement of apology quoted.
(New York: Kenneth Moton) The incident on a college basketball court in which a player, South Carolina State's Ty Solomon collapsed & his heart stopped examined; scenes shown from the court in Raleigh, North Carolina, of medical staff giving him successful CPR; details given about the 1998 death of player Hank Gathers. [South Carolina State coach Rio PITT- comments.] [Columbia University professor Jennifer HAYTHE- says this is most common in basketball & football.]
(Washington: Stephanie Ramos) The developments in the search for Caitlyn Frisina, from Lake City, Florida, who disappeared with high school coach Ryan Rodriguez, with the pair found yesterday in North Syracuse, New York, featured; family reunion shown; details given about her flight from home last Saturday night. [Father Ward FRISINA - comments.] [New York stante police Jack KELLER- comments on Rodriguez.]
(Los Angeles: Marci Gonzalez) The ongoing trial of former priest John Feit for the 1960 murder of Texas teacher Eileen Garza featured; scenes shown from the court where evidence was presented.
(New York: Ron Claiborne) A street concert in New York City by U2 featured; scenes shown of the Irish rock group today & twice in the past.