This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: David Gura) How the British firm Cambridge Analytica got data on 50 million Americans to sway votes in the 2016 presidential election campaign examined; details given about the technology & whether the data still exists. [Former Cambridge Analytica research dir. Christopher WYLIE- says we got 50 million Facebook records.] ["New York Times" reporter Nick CONFESSORE- says the data is still in the hands of Cambridge Analytica.]
(Washington: Pete Williams) Attorney General Jeff Sessions's firing of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe for letting FBI officials talk to a reporter about an investigation of the Clinton Foundation examined; details given about McCabe's defense. [May 11, 2017, McCABE - says the FBI supports director James Comey.] [Former acting solicitor general Neal KATYAL- calls this a frightening proposition.] [Former FBI official Clint WATTS- says the public needs to see the reasons for the firing.] Trump tweet against McCabe quoted. McCabe's role as an important witness in special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's investigation noted.
(White House: Kelly O'Donnell) The call from President Trump's lawyer John Dowd for an end to the Russia investigation by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller noted. Trump's seeking of legal damages in the Stormy Daniels case & the issue of the contract to keep her quiet discussed.
(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Further coverage on "Meet the Press" noted.
(Miami: Maya Rodriguez) The recovery work on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Florida near Florida International University that crushed cars featured; scenes shown of flattened cars; details given about the issue of cracks in the bridge with audio from FIGG engineer W. Denney Pate played. [Miami-Dade police dept. dir. Juan PEREZ- talks about the process.] [Miami-Dade police dept. Hector LLEVAT- talks about recovery of the vehicles.] Statements from FIGG & Florida International University about the bridge quoted. [Victim Alexa Duran's uncle Joe SMITHA- reacts to the cracks news.]
(No location given: Matt Bradley) Video of the final two days of Andrew Holland's life in jail in California last year featured; jail scenes released by the "San Luis Obispo Tribune" shown. [Father Carty HOLLAND- says the treatment was horrendous.] A statement from the sheriff's office quoted. Human Right Watch's view of the treatment of mentally ill patients noted. [Mother Sharon HOLLAND- comments.]
(No location given: Keir Simmons) Tomorrow's re-election of Russian President Vladimir Putin previewed; scenes shown of January anti-Putin protests & campaign debates with those in opposition quoted. [Protester "ARTYOM" - calls Putin a thief & liar.] ["KATYA" - says only Alexei Navalny can compete with Putin.] [Ksenia SOBCHAK- says Putin always wins.] ["MAXIM" - says anxiety about the future unites the people.]
(London: Tammy Leitner) The escalating tensions over the dangerous spy games between Britain & Russia over the poison plot against ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal & his daughter reviewed; details given about diplomat expulsions. [British Prime Minister Theresa MAY - blames the Russians.] [Chemical weapons expert Alastair MAY- explains the need for a timeline to discover where they were exposed.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) A health comparison of twin astronauts Cmdr. Scott Kelly & retired Mark Kelly after Scott returned from a year in space examined; scenes shown from inside the International Space Station; details given about the changes in Scott's genes. [Weill Cornell Medicine Christopher MASON- says we have no real concerns about Scott's health.] [Scott KELLY - comments on the long-term affects of radiation.] [President TRUMP says we will get to Mars.]
(Edna, Texas: Kevin Tibbles) The work of "casket customizer" Trey Ganem featured; hand-crafted caskets shown. [GANEM - says the casket tells your story.] [Casket orderers Dana SIMMONS, Susan HARTSTEIN- talk about their relative's caskets.]