This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Jim Sciutto; Washington: Evan Perez) The Trump view that the entire investigation is based on the dossier, but how it is more than that: that Russia tried to meddle in the 2016 election with Trump tweets being just a distraction, how there is no sign the investigation by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller will soon end discussed.
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's former CIA & FBI agent Philip Mudd, law professor Carrie Cordero, columnist Matt Lewis & Carl Bernstein about Trump, the Russia investigation & the dossier. [BERNSTEIN, MUDD, CORDERO, LEWIS - offer views on how only the Trump presidency is "tainted" by undermining government institutions; the guilty pleas for lying to the FBI not connected to the dossier; the FBI & Mueller investigations based on different information beyond the dossier; the Republican response to Trump's attacks, the two scenarios about the president, the link of Mueller's team to Democratic funding indicating the FBI does not like Trump.]
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's Norm Eisen & Ken Cuccinelli about Trump's work vs. vacation days. [EISEN - offers views on Trump's campaign commitment not to play golf in office, how Trump makes money off his visits in Florida: an appearance of conflict & the millions spent.] [CUCCINELLI - offers views on presidents playing golf, the problem of the "imperial presidency," an overgrown executive, his campaign hyperbole, the need to shrink the presidential entourage.]
(Studio: Jim Sciutto; studio: Allison Chinchar) The incredible snowfall with cold temperatures discussed; weather & temperature maps shown.