This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Jim Sciutto; White House=: Jeff Zeleny) The narrowing of the op-ed writer suspects with it being someone in the national security realm, how Trump wants to focus to be on the mystery of it all, not the substance of the letter discussed.
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) The message being sent featured: excerpts from the op-ed about Trump with his impulsiveness leading to reckless decisions, the 25th Amendment process, so we will try to steer the administration quoted.
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman & Carl Bernstein about Trump & the op-ed. [HABERMAN - offers views on the president's focus on treason, which it is not so there is nothing the DOJ could do against the paper, on the issue of lie detector tests, but this is not a pressing issue for the party with elections coming.] [BERNSTEIN - offers views on Trump's call for Sessions to investigate with Trump having no comprehension of freedom of speech with the president acting unhinged in response to Bob Woodward's book, on the "whodunit" parallel to Deep Throat in Watergate with a president who is a danger to the republic as per Woodward book; quotes Woodward's book about his advisors' concern about his erratic nature.]
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's attorneys Alan Dershowitz & Norm Eisen about Trump & Mueller. [DERSHOWITZ - offers views on a "perjury trap" & why a client never sits down with a prosecutor: the reality of a trap, the limits of subpoena & whether he could be made to testify.] [EISEN - offers views on the dilemma for the president, so he won't do it, how the case compares to that of President Nixon.]
(Studio: Jim Sciutto; New York: Van Jones) Who is the audience for Obama on the campaign trail defending his message to get young voters out & trying to bring us Americans back to life since we don not have a successor to Obama in the Democratic Party discussed.
(Mobile, Alabama: Gary Tuchman) The support in Alabama for Sessions examined; scenes shown from Mobile's Dew Drop Inn cafe & of Sessions at a dedication for a new courthouse in Mobile. [Alabamians Lauren ASHELEY, Mark DOTSON, Diana WHITEHEAD, Vernon FOWLKES- back Sessions & criticize how President Trump is treating him.]
(New York: Jake Tapper) The CNN interview with George Papadopoulos presented. [PAPADOPOULOS - explains when he first met Donald Trump, about talking to Trump about Russia, the response of Senator Jeff Sessions.] How this accounts contradicts that of Sessions, his claims about the Russians having Hillary Clinton's e-mails discussed.