This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Billings, Montana: Jim Acosta) Trump's interest in the denials, the intense hunt inside the administration to find the anonymous source discussed; scenes shown from a Montana rally.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Senator Richard Blumenthal about the op-ed. [BLUMENTHAL - offers views on how the source should come forward because there are no checks on the presidency, how the fact this we are in the midst of a constitutional crisis with the president being an unindicted co-conspirator so facts are needed, on the 25th Amendment option, on what Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should do about recusing himself from any issue involving the presidential liability with the president being an indicted conspirator.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, John Dean, David Gergen & Carl Bernstein about Trump. [BORGER, DEAN, GERGEN, BERNSTEIN - offer views on the high-level people denying they said the president was a security risk, that it could a distraction by the White House: the deep-slate conspiracy theme, the theme in Bob Woodward's book that we have to save the country from the president with the issue being his fitness to be president, how Trump controls the Republican Party unless elections throw the House to Democrats.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's Gloria Borger, John Dean, David Gergen & Carl Bernstein about Trump. [GERGEN, DEAN, BORGER, BERNSTEIN - offer views on the suggestions of lie detector tests, polygraphs under President Nixon, the irony of a president who has trouble telling the truth, how Bob Woodward's book is about a president unhinged & not doing the business of a president: he is undone by his lies: the fitness for him to be the president, how the 25th Amendment is premature: wait till the elections, the op-=ed writer's phrasing.]
(New York: Randi Kaye) The whodunit game of finding out who wrote the "New York Times" letter featured; suggested names named. [Trump attorney former New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI, TV host Whoopi GOLDBERG, historian Douglas BRINKLEY, former Clinton speecwriter David KUSNET, John DEAN, TV WOMAN, Joy BEHAR, Trump adviser Kellyanne CONWAY, comedian Jimmy KIMMEL- talk/speculate about "Anonymous" & his language.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash & historian Douglas Brinkley about Trump & the op-ed writer. [BASH - offers views on how it is an explosion of anger, the view that it is wrong to do this anonymously, how there is genuine concern about the opposition to the president from within.] [BRINKLEY - offers views on the writer, the similarities to President Nixon's Watergate days.]