This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The new court filings by President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen with the prosecutors recommending substantial prison time because of federal crime motivated by greed examined; New York US attorney about Cohen quoted; details given about Cohen's admissions about paying hush money to two women claiming affairs with Trump with no sentencing recommendation from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller, who called Cohen's information credible. The new court filing on former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, whom Mueller says lied, discussed.
(Studio: David Muir, Dan Abrams) The two separate cases against Cohen in New York & with Mueller with prison time likely discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Trump tweet about the Cohen case clearing him quoted. Report introduced.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The Trump tweets against Mueller & former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's criticism of him examined. [On CBS on Dec. 6, TILLERSON - speaks about Trump: undisciplined, does not like to read, does not like details, that he would violate laws.] Trump's nomination of William Barr to become attorney general discussed.
(New York: Rebecca Jarvis) The drop in the stock market due to fears about an economic slowdown & a tariff fight with China reviewed; Trump tweet on tariffs & a China deal quoted.. [Meridian Equty Partners Jonathan CORPINA- talks about the market.] The impact of the market on a 401
(k) cited. The impact of wild market swings on consumer confidence discussed.
(New York: Erielle Reshef) The verdict for James Fields in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the murder of a woman, Heather Heyer, hit by his car at a Unite The Right rally in 2017 reviewed; scenes shown of the car hitting a group of people & of Fields with white supremacist group.
(Charlotte, North Carolina: Steve Osunsami) The firestorm over the election fraud case in North Carolina with McCrae Dowless accused of forging absentee ballots to help Republicans win a Congressional seat in Bladen County with Mark Harris defeating Dan McCready examined. [To ABC, DOWLESS - says "no comment."] [McCREADY - speaks about withdrawing his concession.] [HARRIS  - denies any wrongdoing.]
(Studio: Linsey Davis) The decision by comedian Kevin Hart to back out of hosting the Academy Awards after he was asked to apologize for homophobic comments examined; Hart tweet & Instagram commentaries quoted. His apology to the LGBTQ community noted.