This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The firestorm over the Republican memo written by the House Intelligence Committee chaired by Representative Devin Nunes critical of the FBI that was released by President Trump featured; details given about what is in the memo about the warrant to track Trump policy adviser Carter Page based on the Christopher Steele dossier that was paid for by Democrats, Trump's frustration with deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein. [TRUMP - calls it a disgrace.] [Voice of Democrat Representative Adam SCHIFF- says information has been cherry-picked in the memo.] [On MSNBC in 2017, PAGE - says he talked with the Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.] [Dec. 2017, TRUMP - denies knowing Page.] The White House word that Rosenstein will not be fired despite opposing the release of the memo discussed,
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The message sent today to the FBI rank & file by director Christopher Wray after the memo was released examined; Wray's video message quoted; details given of the criticism of the Nunes memo with tweet from former FBI director James Comey quoted. [Representative Eric SWALWELL- says there is no evidence of abuse in the Russia investigation.] The support from Attorney General Jeff Sessions for Rosenstein discussed.
(New York: Linsey Davis) The dramatic moment in a Michigan court when an abuse victims' father lunged at convicted USA Gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar featured; scenes shown from court where deputies tackled the father. [Father Randall MUSGRAVES- voices a threat against Nassar; admits losing control.] [DAUGHTER - reads her impact statement.] A "Wall Street Journal" report that the USOC was aware of abuse allegations in 2015 & did not act discussed.
(CDC, Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) The surge in the death of children from the flu epidemic examined; CDC flu statistics cited. [Flu victim Jaxson's mother Melody RIDOUT- comments on the flu.] [CDC Dr. Anne SCHUCHAT- cites the warning signs.] The Canadian report on the flu vaccine discussed.
(Studio: David Muir; Stock Exchange: Rebecca Jarvis) The jobs & wage reports & the prospects for rising interest rates & what it means for the stock market discussed.
(Santa Ana, California: Clayton Sandell) The murder in California of college student Blaze Bernstein by Samuel Woodward that could be declared a hate crime featured; photo shown; details given about Woodward's link to a neo-Nazi group. [Bernstein's mother Jeanne PEPPER- talks about Blaze.] [Prosecutor Orange County D.A. Tony RACKAUCKAS- comment on the case.]