This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer; Washington: Sara Murray) The jailing of Manafort for reaching out to witnesses in his cases with Judge Amy Jackson deciding to jail him while he awaits trial discussed.
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Trump's tweet defending Manafort quoted. Live discussion held with CNN's lawyers Jeffrey Toobin & Alan Dershowitz about Manafort. [TOOBIN - offers views on the dramatic courtroom scene for Manafort thus changing the complexion of this trial, defends the judge's judgment.] [DERSHOWITZ - offer views on signals from former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani about a possible pardon, how the jailing of Manafort undercuts justice: it is punitive & forcing him to cooperate, how a grand jury indictment is limited so Manafort should not be in prison.]
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer; Washington: Gloria Borger) How the lawyers intend to make this report a centerpiece of their strategy in dealing with special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller on the issue of obstruction, how they will cite FBI official Peter Strzok as evidence of bias, argue that it is a corrupt investigation as per the inspector general's report discussed.
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with CNN's lawyers Jeffrey Toobin & Alan Dershowitz about the report & how Trump's team will use it. [DERSHOWITZ - offers views on Trump's justification for firing FBI director James Comey, what former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is saying about former Vice President Joe Biden; restates his views on immunity for the branches of government.] [TOOBIN - offers views on Dershowitz's arguments for firings & pardoning of people: it is just made up: presidential power.]
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman about Trump's lies. [HABERMAN - offers views on how this was a grab bag of statements, but he said a number of things that were false: on immigration & separating children from parents, how he is spinning the IG report on FBI director James Comey, a torrent of falsehoods, how it is unlikely Trump will talk to special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller, how he feels emboldened by the North Korea summit.]
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live interview held with Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptists Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, about Sessions. [MOORE - offers views on the meaning of Romans 13, so the US could do better than separating immigration families: this is not right, the need to work out a way to keep the borders safe while helping families, the view of evangelicals of this moral issue.]
(McAllen, Texas: Ed Lavandera) The story of undocumented immigrants coming to the border in south Texas featured; scenes shown of a group of three groups of immigrants stopped by Border Patrol; details given about why they journeyed to the US.
(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.
(Tornillo, Texas; Gary Tuchman) The opening of a temporary shelter in Texas for children separated from their immigrant families featured; scenes shown from a distance of the tent-like shelter in remote Tornillo, Texas.