This program is 29 minutes long
(Panama City, Florida: Ginger Zee) The latest storm system moving across the country bringing a holiday travel nightmare with rain & winds in the West & rain in the East featured; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Eva Pilgrim) The announcement from CBS that former CEO Les Moonves has been fired for not cooperating with the sexual harassment investigation & will not received a 120 million dollar severance package examined; details given the allegations against him from 12 women, including charges from Phyliis Golden-Gottlieb, plus CBS payments to actress Eliza Dushku after she accused Michael Weatherly of "Bull" of sexual harassment with claims from actress Cybill Shepherd against Moonves. [Voice of SHEPHERD - says she did not fall on the right side of Les.]
(White House: Terry Moran) The prospects for a government shutdown before the holidays if President Trump does not get money for his border wall after the White House staff shake-up examined. [Senator John KENNEDY - says if there is a White House plan....] [Dec. 11, Representative Nancy PELOSI - says a shutdown is not worth anything.] [TRUMP - says he will shut down the government for border security.] A 2016 video of OMB dir. Mick Mulvaney, who will be acting chief of staff, criticizing Trump shown. How Mulvaney is walking back his comments discussed.
(Miami: Victor Oquendo) The violent incident in October at a Louisiana middle school with two police officers body slamming a teenager examined; video of Anthony Dupree thorwing the student with Officer Dan Cipriano slamming him on the counter shown.
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The promise from President Trump to review the murder case of Army soldier Maj. Matthew Goldsteyn, who admitted to killing a suspected Afghanistan bombmaker examined; details given about Army claims against him & from a Fox News report with Trump tweet quoted. [In 2016, GOLDSTEYN - admits killing the bombmaker.] [Yale Law School Eugene FIDELL - calls the tweet troubling without an investigation.] [Wife Julie GOLDSTEYN- calls for the right thing to be done.]
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The appearance before Congress of former FBI director James Comey about the FBI investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn examined; details given of President Trump's portrayal of Flynn as victim of the FBI. [COMEY - notes Republicans are defending Flynn, who pled guilty; states Republicans have to stand up despite fears.] Flynn's plea deal with special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller noted.
(Studio: Amy Robach) Charges companies like Sandals Resorts pressured tourists about cases of sexual assault of them by employees examined; details given about the case of Ashley & Jeff Pascarella; Sandals ad shown; details given from the "Detroit Free Press" story on the assaults at Caribbean resorts. [Plaintiff Amy PASCARELLA - describes what happened to her.] [Reporter Tresa BALDAS- talks about the company agreement proposals.] [Sandals Resorts International chairman Adam STEWART- says there are about 10 lawsuits; comments on company security protocols.] The plea from the butler who assaulted Ashley Pascarella discussed.
(New York: Erielle Reshef) Ways to save money on holiday shipping presented; details given about deals & deadlines from Amazon, Target, Walmart & Best Buy & United States Postal Service; FedEx & UPS. [SHOPPER - comments.]
(Studio: David Muir) The ABC show tonight "2018: In Memoriam" noted.