This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; McAllen, Texas: Pamela Brown) What the men in the McAllen facility told her about conditions there about inhumane treatment with no cots or places to lay down, another facility that houses families with better conditions there as Vice President Mike Pence visited discussed. [PENCE - offers views on why we need Congressional funding for support, but is not a manufactured crisis so the flow of families has to end; defends conditions at the temporary facilities so we need to revise the laws; defends the CBP work here; how we are at the epicenter of where the migrants come: how Democrats keep calling it a "manufactured crisis"; that allegations of abuse are being investigated.] The conditions before & after the Pence visit & what Pence has said about improved conditions noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live phone interview held with Columbia University law school professor Elora Mukherjee, who had visited the detection facilities. [MUKHERJEE@- offers views on the documenting by the "Washington Post" of the false statements by Trump & we collect cases substantiating the allegations of border conditions, so who is lying about events here? with this administration not letting officials inside: a crisis of cruelty.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John Dean & Elliot Williams about the Mueller testimony. [DEAN - offers views on "the five-minute" rule, how the question could be better handled, how the delay will build up more interest in the hearings.] [WILLIAMS - offers views on how the politicians care about their own needs so they speak, how the Democrats should just aim to get Mueller's testimony into the record beyond the written report.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) What officials inside the White House have been saying about Acosta before his resignation after a weak press conference discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Tom Sater) The adjusted route of the tropical storm/hurricane with the threat from rain & a surge discussed; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New Orleans: Gary Tuchman) The conditions in New Orleans as the outer bands of Barry start to hit discussed; scenes shown from the site of devastation from Hurricane Katrina; details given of the reliance here on the new pumping station. The level of concern of the people discussed.