This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Tom Sater) The movement of Gordon & its growing strength with the timetable for it hitting the Gulf tomorrow night discussed; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) This attack on Sessions & an open investigation & calling for special treatment for Republicans, who might lose their seats, with Republicans being silent except for Sasse discussed; Sasse again quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A tweet from fired acting attorney general Sally Yates about Trump & the Justice Department quoted. Live discussion held with CNN's former Representative Charlie Dent, lawyer Carrie Cordero & ethicist Norm Eisen about Trump, justice & the elections. [DENT, CORDERO, EISEN -offer views on whether investigations should be partisan as suggested by Trump, how Trump campaigned on using the Justice Department to engage in political retribution, how Trump is escalating his attacks in an autocratic manner, but democracy will prevail, how the government institutions are taking a beating with the president trying to politicize the Justice Department, how the department will continue to carry out cases, but career officials have to be insulated.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Joan Biskupic) The Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh with the issue of withheld records from his days in President Bush's White House when he was White House counsel so these documents are a hole in Kavanaugh's record, how the Democrats will ask tough questions but the Republican numbers will get his noination through discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(New York: Randi Kaye) Judge Kavanaugh profiled; details given about his work for independent counsel Kenneth Starr, who investigatec President Bill Clinton & grounds for impeachment, his views on the executive being protected, his personal debt, health care, abortion, the Yale days & his family. [In 2006, KAVANAUGH - says he will support Roe v. Wade as law.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Steve Cortes & Kirsten Powers about the Tibbetts murder case. [CORTES - offers views on the other parents of those killed by illegals, so it is a reasonable policy discussion, how illegal aliens are preventable, so we need a law.] [POWERS - offers views on the Kate Steinle tragedy & demonizing immigration & exploiting the Tibbetts case.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "RBG" durectors/producers Julie Cohen & Betsy West. [COHEN - talks about RBG's relationship with Justice Antonin Scalia, the sacrifices made by her husband, her millennial backers.] [WEST - talks about the influence of Ruth's mother, the appall of this tiny woman who stands for principle.]