This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jeff Zeleny) The removal by President Trump of Ricardel, the story about the first lady feeling "disrespected" at the time of the Africa trip with other complaitns about Ricardel's behavior, no indication the president fired her discussed; White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Ricardel transitioning to a new role in the administration quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A statement from a "Los Angeles Times" writer about President Trump's mood after the midterm elections quoted. Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman about Trump. [HABERMAN - offers views on Trump's anger after the loss of the House, that he did not want to go to Paris & is worried about special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller, on the extraordinary nature of the first lady's actions in the West Wing after other complaints about Ricardel, how Trump outsources firings.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jen Psaki, Ken Cuccinelli & Abby Phillip about the first lady & other White House changes. [PHILLIPS, PSAKI, CUCCINELLI, HABERMAN - offer views on why Melania went "nuclear" thus blindsiding President Trump with public reports, the paper-pushing role of the deputy national security adviser, Melania's other campaigns, Melania's usual reserve, how others in the White House nay be leaving like White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Jeffrey Toobin) The significance of the judge putting off the ruling until tomorrow, how this case may not be easy in CNN's favor, the role of journalism & Acosta as a journalist, the issue of Acosta "assaulting" a White House employee discussed; scenes shown of the incident.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with veteran reporter Sam Donaldson about the CNN case. [From Santa Fe, DONALDSON - offer views on how pulling a press pass is wrong & unprecedented, President Trump's personal attack on Acosta, his own dealings with several presidents.] [TOOBIN - explains the First & Fifth Amendment issues in the Acosta case, the significance for reporters if Acosta loses his press pass: it is harassment.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jen Psaki, Ken Cuccinelli, "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman & Abby Phillip about Trump's view of elections. [HABERMAN, PSAKI, PHILLIP, CUCCINELLI - offer views on whether Trump believes what he says about voting, the process for monitoring elections, how Trump's commission disbanded without finding voter fraud, Trump's view of people in disguises to vote, the rigged system message, the repeated voting problems in Broward County, Florida.]