This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Westerville, Ohio: Rebecca Berg) The view of the election from O'Connor running in a red district & what it shows for the November elections discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Gloria Borger, Dana Bash, John King) How this Ohio race shows disaffected suburban Republicans with the race being a referendum on President Trump, the problems of suburban Republican women & Governor John Kasich with Trump, the Kansas governor's race where Trump has endorsed the challenger to the current governor discussed; scenes shown of the "magic wall" showing voter breakdown in the O'Connor-Balderson Ohio race.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's attorneys Shan Wu & Renato Mariotti about the trial. [WU - offers views on defense focus on Gates's affair, the challenges for the prosecution & the defense, the influence peddling going on, whether Manafort will take the stand or not.] [MARIOTTI - offers views on the Gates testimony with the defense trying to out him on his heels, why Manafort was working for free for the Trump campaign, how it is unlikely for Manafort to take the stand.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman about Trump & the Mueller investigation. [HABERMAN - offers views on Trump preoccupation with the investigation that has now reached a fever pitch as shown by the Trump Tower tweet, whether his tweets can be seen as obstruction of justice by influencing others, the long negotiations about a Trump interview with Mueller, how Trump may be processing the testimony by Rick Gates at the Paul Manafort trial, the issue of the Ohio special election.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's attorneys Alan Dershowitz & Laura Coates about Trump & the investigation. [DERSHOWITZ - offers views on Mueller's options in subpoenaing Trump if he refuses to testify, that its is likely Trump will not voluntarily testify.] [COATES - offers views on the strategies of trying to run out the clock, that it is likely he will eventually have to testify.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: John King) The results so far in the Ohio 12th district race with Republican Troy Balderson running against Democrat Danny O'Connor outlined on CNN's "magic wall" & discussed.
(California: Stephanie Elam) The Mendocino Complex, the Holy & other wildfires in California featured; scenes shown of the flames; details given from President Trump's errant tweet blaming California's bad environmental laws & a response from CAL FIRE about water to fight the fires quoted. [Fire OFFICIAL - says we have to adapt.]