This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Shimon Prokupecz) The court filing today from the Mueller team on Manafort that could button up the report since Manafort was a central figure with the New York court filing banking charges against Manafort if he gets pardoned discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New York: Preet Bharara) Manafort's deal with the special prosecutor until he lied so the prosecutors can talk about all kinds of things he did, Mueller's process, how much prison time Manafort might get in his sentences, the arguments for the New York case that could be about tax evasion like with Leona Helmsley discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's lawyers Ken Cuccinelli & Shan Wu & former FBI agent Philip Mudd about the Mueller grilling in the Manafort case. [WU, CUCCINELLI, MUDD - offer views on how the Mueller team does have to push the punishment, but maintain his minimalist approach to revealing information, the focus on Russian contact Konstantin Kilimnik, the defense strategy, the New York state case against Manafort & the double jeopardy analysis & fairness, how Manafort lied repeatedly,]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New York: Maggie Haberman) The "NYT" reporting on what Cohen told prosecutors in New York about the Trump organization & insurance claims which reminds us Cohen remains one of the biggest threats to the president going forward, how folks went into business with Cohen to get access to the new White House, how Cohen did not strike a deal with New York southern district thus leading to his heavy sentence, the issue of why is Trump attacking Cohen when Chen has so much information about him, the support for Cohen from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller about the sentencing issue discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's lawyer Anne Milgrim about the Kelly case. [MILGRIM - offers views on the strength of the case against Kelly with four separate victims establishing a pattern of abuse of underage girls making this different from the 2008 case, whether Kelly will be able to post bond for a level 2 felony.]