This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) Today's version of Trump after a weekend in Florida, the possible deployment of National Guard troops to the border, how the guard was used by President Bush in 2006, the reaction to what Trump said about ISIS in Syria in contradiction to his own officials discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Gloria Borger about the unrestrained Trump. [BORGER - offers views on the view that Trump now understands the job; this is the real Donald Trump, what the Baltic leaders said about wanting Trump to be more predictable about Russia, what Trump learned from the Fox people about his base, so his moves on immigration/Syria are "base sweeteners."] [GERGEN - offers views on how presidents need stabilizing forces around them with the stabilizing forces of Gary Cohen & H.R. McMaster now gone & White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly being avoided with Fox people acting as outside advisers, on the issue of sending National Guard to the border: a political move using the military as a play toy.] Other material: [With Baltic presidents, TRUMP - criticizes NATO.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Gen. Wesley Clark & retired Gen. Mark Hertling about NATO, the border & the military. [CLARK - offers views on Trump & NATO, which is the glue holding the US & Europe together, Trump's idea of military on the border, how the US military is in a catch-up mode.] [HERTLING - offers views on the support from the Baltic nations, how NATO works financially: Trump's narrative is false, the current use of military along the border with there being specific missions.]
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The mounting troubles for EPA administrator Scott Pruitt examined; details given about his Washington condo deal, his travel costs, how Pruitt has been President Trump's hatchet man on lifting EPA regulations on air pollution, drinking water, superfund cleanups & climate change. [Feb. 2017, PRUITT - speaks out against Obama-era standards.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former EPA administrator Christie Todd Whitman about Pruitt. [WHITMAN - offers views on Pruitt not long surviving in the EPA appointed job, the bigger issue of trouble in Trump's cabinet: tone-deafness; explains the EPA's role as in air pollution car standards.]