This program is 28 minutes long
(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The unveiling of President Trump's tax cut plan after two senators, Marco Rubio & Bob Corker, came on board examined; details given of tenets of the bill, including elimination of the Obamacare mandate. [Representative Kevin BRADY, Senators RUBIO, CORKER, Rob PORTMAN - comment on the bill.] Corker's support of the bill quoted. Next week's House & Senate votes on the bill discussed.
(White House: David Wright) The visit by President Trump to the FBI academy in Virginia & the issue of a pardon for former national security director Michael Flynn, who pled guilty to lying to the FBI, featured; his tweet critical of the FBI for an agent's critical texts quoted. [TRUMP - says he won't talk about pardons; states there is no collusion says it is sad & disgraceful.] [At the academy, Attorney General Jeff SESSIONS - introduces Trump.] [At the academy, TRUMP - offers praise.] The plans for Trump lawyers to meet next week with special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller & his team about he collusion investigation discussed.
(Washington: David Kerley) The video of the grilling of a federal judicial nominee that went viral examined; scenes shown of nominee Matthew Petersen; details given of the confirmation of 12 federal judges. [In response to questions from Senator John Kennedy, PETERSEN - admits he has never tried a case.] The position of the administration quoted.
(New York: Gio Benitez) A high-speed police chase in Baltimore reviewed; aerial scenes shown from the city streets; details given about shooting injuries. [Police Cmsnr. Kevin DAVIS- says he is glad he is in handcuffs.]
(Los Angeles; Matt Gutman) The monster wildfire in California updated; scenes shown from the Thomas fire near Los Angeles that jumped over containment lines; fire statistics cited; details given about the death of firefighter Cory Iverson. [On the front lines, FIREFIGHTER - says we are trained for this work.]
(Studio: Linsey Davis) New sexual misconduct allegations from the past against iconic actor Dustin Hoffman examined; details given about reports from "Variety" & the "Hollywood Reporter," the words of actress Kathryn Rossster about when she was harassed while working with Hoffman in "Death of a Salesman" & from daughter's friend Cori Thomas & another woman quoted. ["Variety" TV reporter Daniel HOLLOWAY- says Hoffman was one of the biggest actors then.] John Oliver's questioning of Hoffman about an allegation shown. Hoffman's previous denials discussed.
(Highlands Ranch, Colorado: Clayton Sandell) The theft of holiday packages by delivery workers featured; scenes shown from St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, of a theft by UPS deliveryman Jason Mohn & from a theft in Arizona; details given about how to fight "porch pirates."
(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) Soldiers home for the Christmas holidays featured; scenes shown of family reunions in San Diego for Jordan Hall & her Navy mother, at the San Diego basketball game & at Ft. Know for Kevin House & his daughter.