This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The Secret Service interception of suspicious mail sent to President Trump & the Pentagon to Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis examined; details given about the 2013 ricin letter plot. [ABC's Brad GARRETT- cites the dangers of ricin.] The investigation into whether the three letters are linked discussed.
(White House: Cecilia Vega) The race against the deadline for he FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh featured; details given about the FBI interview of accuser Deborah Ramirez with her attorney John Clune quoted & of Mark Judge, whom accuser Christine Blasey Ford says was in the room when she was attacked 36 years ago, with Judge's attorney Barbara Van Gelder quoted. [President TRUMP - says Kavanaugh us doing very well.] [Sept. 27, FORD - testifies about the laughter of the two.] [TRUMP - says it is a scary time for young men in America: that you are guilty until proven innocent.] The lack of response to Ford from the FBI discussed.
(Washington: Kyra Phillips) A "New York Times" story on President Trump's wealth being hidden by tax schemes examined; details given about Trump's long-told story about his business empire & the NYT investigation evidence about a much larger loan from his fathe 's real estate company using tax dodges; financial statistics cited. [In 2016, TRUMP - says he started off with a million-dollar loan & built a 10-billion dollar company & paid his father back.] [Sept. 2016, TRUMP - says when the tax audit is done....] The denials from Trump's attorney noted.
(Ft. Lee, New Jersey: Ginger Zee) The severe storms forecast discussed; weather tornado watch with rains maps shown.
(Chicago: Alex Perez) The trial in Chicago of police officer Jason Van Dyke for the shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald; scenes shown of the teen in the street & the courtroom trial. [VAN DYKE - testifies about the knife he had: we feared attack.]
(Studio: Linsey Davis) The announcement from retail giant Amazon it will raise the company's minimum wage to 15 dollar/hr. featured; scenes shown of the workers' reaction to the news. [Senator Bernie SANDERS - speaks out to the billionaires.] A statement from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos quoted. [H Squared Research Hitha HERZOG- analyzes the wage hike.] The call from Amazon for the government to raise the minimum wage discussed.
(Indian Mound, Tennessee; Steve Osunsami) The manhunt in Tennessee looking for murderer Kirby Wallace featured; scenes shown from the area; details given about his crimes. [Montgomery County Sheriff John FUSON- comments on the case.] [MAN - comments.]