This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Shimon Prokupecz) The fourth day of the prosecution's case in the trial of Paul Manafort on money/bank charges with an accountant's testimony about Manafort's money & taxes, when former Manafort associate Rick Gates will testify discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Alan Dershowitz & John Dean about the Mueller investigation & Roger Stone. [DERSHOWITZ - offer views on how the focus should remain on the Russian interference in the 2016 election, the goal of the Manafort trial to get him to turn, why Manafort wanted two trials, the significance of the Gates testimony.] [DEAN - offer views on the questioning of Stone about his relationships, on the aim of the Manafort trials, how the accountant's testimony knew his taxes were not accurate, the possibility of a plea even while the trial goes on.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former CIA director & former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta & David Axelrod about the two White Houses on Russia. [PANETTA - offer views on the confused message from the administration on this national security threat, how Trump is sending messages to the Russians & his base as well as to the American people about Russia, that no one on the national intelligence team knows what was said between Trump & Putin, that Russia is engaged on undermining our democracy.] [AXELROD - offers views on how this is "unthinkable": the president undercutting his security/intelligence team, how there is a threat now & Trump is parroting Putin's line.]
(Washington: Rene Marsh) How President Trump's administration is considering changes in airport security to save money examined; details given about cutbacks in air marshals, screening at smaller airports. [CNN analyst Juliette KAYYEM- says the TSA is exposing Americans to risks.] [Redding Municipal Airport Bryant GARRETT- says there will be a void if the TSA backs out.] The areas of pressure on the TSA discussed
(New York: Randi Kaye) A case in which Trump was deposed by a lawyer in the past examined. [Deposed Trump in 1990s, Glenn ZEITZ- explains the experience of deposing Trump, who wanted to take over the deposition by shucking & jiving: by being evasive.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with attorney Jason Forge who deposed Trump in the Trump University case. [From Detroit, FORGE - offers views on how Trump acted in his deposition: he is uncoachable & is in charge no matter what his lawyer says, how he responds to flattery.]