This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Phil Mattingly) The politics of the shutdown & the immigration issues, what the deal brings to the table, Democratic questioning of the strategy, the possibility of another shutdown in 17 days discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The limited role for President Trump in today's deal, the design of keeping him invisible over the weekend to leave the dealing to Senator Mitch McConnell, a deal to protect DACA with the administration position on immigration hardening discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Senator Angus King about the shutdown deal. [KING - offers views on how we got a promise to bring a DACA deal to the Senate floor on Feb. 8, the pressure on McConnell to make a commitment, the issue of border security before fuller immigration dealmaking.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Democrat Robbie Mook, Republican Ana Navarro & former Senator Rick Santorum about the politics of the shutdown & the immigration issue. [NAVARRO, MOOK, SANTORUM - offer views on the role of the shutdown in highlighting the Dreamers issue, how "lunacy" is going on in a "lunatic situation" with the Democrats getting progress on the Dreamers, criticism of the Democrats for mishandling a spending debate, the issue of immigrants being illegal.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) White House adviser conservative Miller profiled; scenes & photos shown; details given about his views on September 11, political correctness, views on immigration while at Duke University, his jobs with Representative Michele Bachmann & Senator Jeff Sessions & then with Donald Trump's campaign. [SANDERS - denies Miller has veto power on immigration.]
(Washington: Brian Todd) The publicity for porn star Stormy Daniels about a payoff from lawyer Michael Cohen for her alleged affair with Donald Trump in 2006 examined; scenes shown from a strip club where she performed over the weekend. [The Trophy Club owner Jay LEVY- comments on the booking.] ["in Touch Weekly" editor James HENDENY- comments on the publication of the article about an affair.] ["Trump Revealed" co-author Marc FISHER- talks about Trump's penchant for controlling the message.] The denials of an affair by Cohen & Vice President Mike Pence noted.