This program is about 2 hours long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) The reality that McMaster going out has been in the works for weeks but no one knew this was coming today with Trump making the decision after meeting with Bolton this afternoon thus indicating a reshaping of the cabinet with more hardliners discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman about the change. [HABERMAN - offers views on the Trump=McMaster relationship with White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly not liking McMaster, how there are fewer moderating influences around Trump.] [GERGEN - offers views on the ungracious way of ushering McMaster out: so unfair & Bolton makes a big swing to the right with him being hard line on Iraq, Iran & North Korea, how Trump is emboldened, how the new appointees are from TV, the signal being sent overseas.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Statements from AMI about McDougal, attorney Keith Davison & the White House denial of the affair quoted.