This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The resignation of Attorney General William Barr on Dec. 23 introduced; his letter to President Trump quoted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Wilmington, Delaware: Jeff Zeleny) The propose of Biden's speech tonight in which he corrected the record against President Trump for attacking democracy with misinformation/disinformation as the coronavirus vaccine rolled out & the challenge for two administrations to work together discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) What happened to the Trump-Barr relationship with the insight that Trump is dreading having only 37 more days in the A-block news slot, how it is unlikely Trump will not concede, but will challenge the Electoral College results ceremonies discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, David Axelrod & John Dean about the day's events. [AXELROD, BORGER, DEAN - offers views on Biden's speech tonight: democracy held despite threats against those involved in the election ending with a plea for unity in a divided country, on how many Republicans are hanging back: outrageous, on how Biden many times mentioned Trump's name, on what Republicans have done in court & what will happen next: it won't work, but it will be theater, on the Barr resignation letter, on more pardons coming: a good time for Barr to get out as he is the master of the clean getaway so he wrote a fawning letter, on the options for Vice President Mike Pence at the official election count.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with anti-Trump conservative George Conway. [CONWAY - offers views on how three ways Trump is acting: delusional, running a scam & he is malevolent by undermining the next administration, on how today's lawsuit in New Mexico made no sense, on how much money is being raised for Trump, on how truth & lies mean nothing to Trump: only what is in his own mind counts, on How Trump is getting support for his legal "garbage" because they fear the price they would pay, on Trump as a narcissist: see what happened to Attorneys General Jeff Sessions & William Barr, on what Trump may to do next to stay at the center of attention.]
(Ann Arbor, Michigan: Sara Sidner) This day of coronavirus vaccinations on the day we passed the milestone of 300,000 dead featured; scenes shown of Pfizer vaccine transport & hospital staff being vaccinated. [Lenox Hill Hospital Dr. Yves DUROSEAU@, Ohio State Dr. Thomas POWELL@- comment on their shot.] [University of Michigan president Mark SCHILISSEL@, surgical intensive care dir. Dr. Lena NAPOLITANO@- comment.] The packaging of the vaccine due to the cold conditions needed discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Long Island Jewish medical Center critical care nurse Sandra Lindsay about being vaccinated early. [LINDSAY - offers views on how great she feels after being vaccinated first after volunteering, on the mistrust among the minority community so she leads by example, on how we are not out of the woods yet: the coronavirus is real so let science be your guide.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Sanjay Gupta) This historic day of first vaccinations, on the reaction of Lindsay to being vaccinated, on when will most people get the vaccine: dependent on other vaccine makers, on the issue of "vaccine hesitancy" discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Georgia's Stacey Abrams about the win. [ABRAMS - says the outcome has affirmed democracy holds, offers views on the voting issue as in coronavirus surged Georgia, on her strategy for getting people to vote in the Senate runoff elections, which is important due the economic circumstances: elect Raphael Watrnock & Jon Ossoff, on the three voting options.]