This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) The position of Trump that there will be no FBI investigation with Grassley considering a vote next week on Kavanaugh as Republicans want to move this along discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Harvard's former judge Nancy Gertner about what Ford &/or the FBI should do. [From Boston, GERTNER - offers views on the details about what Ford is saying, how the FBI could carry out/revisit a background investigation into corroborating details.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & the Judicial Crisis Network's Carrie Severino about the issue. [TOOBIN - says if she does not come forward, Kavanaugh will be confirmed: there will not be an FBI investigation, that Mark Judge could be asked to testify.] [SEVERINO - offers views on whether there should be an investigation by the FBI.] [GERTNER - says the president could have the FBI look into it; suggests we could hear from Ford's therapist.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Axelrod & Margaret Talev about Ford. [AXELROD - offers views on Ford's position on testifying, that this is about raw politics with Senator Mitch McConnell promising to get this done before October.] [TALEV - offers views on the Republican position with big political stakes. how President Trump is trying to strike a balance.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Shan Wu & University of California at Irvine cognitive psychologist Elizabeth Loftus about the reliability of Ford's claims about what happened 30 plus years ago. [From California, LOFTUS - offers views on memory decay over time with the key issue when did For attack the came "Brett Kavanaugh" to it, the need for more expert testimony about the psychology of this kind of event.] [WU - offer views on of corroboration being the key, so we need an investigation, how somebody else knows something: it is not just he said/she said.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's political analyst Jen Psaki & former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo about Trump & Jeff Sessions. [CAPUTO - offers views on Sessions' Justice Department, how Trump has ordered the declassification of Carter Page documents: that Sessions does not have control over the department.] [PSAKI - offers views on how Sessions is working well on Trump's agenda, what Trump said today about Sessions, how recusal is the central issue.]
(Georgia: Drew Griffin) The Georgia primary race between Chris Erwin & state representative Dan Gasaway reviewed. [GASAWAY - says he lost by 67 votes, but his name was not on the ballot in some district 28 ballots.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The judge's decision ordering a Dec. 4 new election with no answers as to what caused the problem discussed.