This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Anne Milgram, Kirsten Powers, Republican Tara Setmayer & "National Review" editor Rich Lowry about the op-ed. [POWERS, LOWRY, MILGRAM, SETMAYER - offer views on how he is trying to clean up the reaction to his temperament in his testimony, how this is a political process in which he was torn to shreds & now is trying to address Senator Jeff Flake, how this political business is hurting the Supreme Court, how this op-ed is a p.r. move, bicker over the sex allegations, how Christine Blasey Ford's allegations were credible, how the Republicans have acted.] Other material: The exchange between Brett Kavanaugh & Senator Amy Klobuchar played.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The question now whether the White House knew about Kavanaugh's op-ed coming out: that it was part of the plan before the vote--damage control, phone calls from the White House discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Manu Raju) Tomorrow's & Saturday's cliffhanger Senate votes for confirmation with the five key senators undeclared & the partisan views of the FBI investigation discussed. [In response to Raju's question, Senator John CORNYN- says there has been no corroboration of the accusations.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Anchorage, Alaska: Gary Tuchman) The decision-making process for Senator Murkowski, who may vote "no" on Kavanaugh after she met with Alaska women attorneys, discussed.