This program is about 2 hours long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Senator Murphy about the efforts to overturn the election. [MURPHY - offers views on how the Republicans are undermining our belief in fair elections: maybe an election will be overturned & democracy dies, so this is serious with more conspiracy theories, on how it becomes circular logic: that the election was rigged because the conspiracy was stirred up, on the need to repair democracy so regular people get helped.] Other material: [MURPHY - speaks about the Republican view of democracy with the number one goal to keep Trump in power even if it means overturning the election.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) Trump's last-ditch efforts to overturn the election on January 6 when the electoral votes are tallied in the House discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger & Van Jones about Trump. [BORGER - offers views on the childish world of Donald Trump, who is preoccupied with the power of the pardon, on whether acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen will be pushed to appoint a special counsel to go after Hunter Biden.] [JONES - offers views on the needs for pardon when there have been abuses of power, but there is a process for doing it, on whether FBI director Chris Wray's job is in peril, on how President-elect Joe Biden needs to reinstate those who lost their jobs in government.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; No location given: Sanjay Gupta; Baltimore: Leane Wen) The rise in coronavirus deaths since the cold-weather holiday of Thanksgiving, the message for those planning to gather on Christmas so we have to sacrifice now, on the details of the allergic reaction to the vaccine, on the need to study what is triggering allergic reactions, on the Moderna vaccine demand, on how states should allocate the vaccine discussed. Other material: A comparison on screen of the Pfizer & Moderna vaccines at 7:41.
(Dallas: Ed Lavandera) The story of a former Houston police captain, Mark Aguirre@, pursuing a conspiracy theory about voter fraud in the presidential election leading him to drive a man off the road for being the mastermind of a voter fraud conspiracy, but David Lopez Zuniga was an AC repairman, presented; details given about the group Liberty Center for God & Country that suspected the truck driver was carrying illegal ballots & what Aguirre did to Lopez Zuniga. [Former Harris County clerk Chris HOLLINS@- says an innocent man was accosted for no reason.] [Aguirre attorney Terry YATES@- defends his client.] [Republican activist Steve HOTZE@- says there has been voter fraud in the county.] How Hotze remains convinced about the voter fraud investigation discussed.
(Moscow: Clarissa Ward) The investigation of the poisoning in August by Russia of dissident Alexei Navalny% in an assassination attempt featured; scenes shown from the home of Oleg Tayakin, who refused to talk.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Moscow: Clarissa Ward) The radio silence out of Moscow by President Vladimir Putin & company about the western investigation, what Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said, but the US has not acted with sanctions against Russia, how Putin press conferences work discussed.