This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Cecilia Vega) The resignation of President Trump's aide staff secretary Rob Porter, who is now dating White House communications director Hope Hicks, over abuse claims from his two ex-wives, Colbie Holderness & Jennie Willoughby, examined; photos shown; details given about the White House security clearance & FBI background checks in 2017. [WILLOUGHBY - explains what she told the "Washington Post" about the marital abuse.] [Feb. 7, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - backs Porter.] Two statements from White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly about Porter discussed. [In response to reporter Vega's question, White House principal deputy press secretary Raj SHAH- explains the background check process.] The statement from Holderness about the abuse & what a third woman told her & Porter's response quoted. The questions about when Trump became aware of the domestic violence allegations discussed.
(NYSE: Linzie Janis) The background to this week's market correction based on anxiety about interest rates & inflation examined. [Manulife asset management economist Megan GREENE- assesses the market.] President Trump's tweet on the market quoted. The investors' view of market volatility discussed.
(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The threat of another government shutdown with a bipartisan deal in the works without legislation for Dreamers/immigrants examined; plan outlined on screen. [Speaker of the House Paul RYAN, Representatives Mo BROOKS, Justin AMASH - comment.] Representative Nancy Pelosi's push for a vote on immigration noted. Senator Rand Paul's concerns about government spending mentioned.
(Pyeongchang, South Korea: Matt Gutman) The fireworks over the decision by gay American figure skater Adam Rippon, who refused to meet with Vice President Mike Pence, reviewed; photos shown of the US athletes with Shani Davis quoted about the flag bearer. [Last month, RIPPON - speaks about the view of gays.] Pence tweet quoted. The diplomatic significance of the report Kim Jong un's sister is coming to the Olympic Games discussed.
(New York: Tom Llamas) The return to television on "Celebrity Big Brother" of Omarosa Manigault, who was forced out of the White House in December, featured; show clips shown where she spoke about the Trump White House & a White House statement about Omarosa quoted.
(Los Angeles: Kayna Whitworth) The arrest of the grandparents of Nico Brann in the five-year custody battle between Chris Brand & his Brazilian wife, Marcelle, & family reviewed; family photos shown; details given about the David Goldman-Brazil case. [C. BRANN - says they abducted Nico.]
(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) What happened to kid Mason when he climbed into the claw machine after a stuffed toy & got trapped featured; scenes shown from inside a Florida restaurant.