This program is 30 minutes long
(White House: Kelly O'Donnell) The stunning Saturday night phone call about the presidential election results from President Trump to the Georgia Republican secretary of state Brad Raffensperger to overturn the results reviewed; details given of the nature of that call. [Voice of TRUMP - says he wants to find 11,780 votes because you don't have an accurate election.] [Voice of RAFFENSPERGER - says the data you have is wrong.] A statement about the call from President-elect Joe Biden's advisor Bob Bauer about this fabrication quoted. The effort by some Republicans to challenge the election this week but enough Senate Republicans will affirm Biden's win discussed.
(Los Angeles: Meagan Fitzgerald) The fear that Americans traveling for holidays will trigger another coronavirus surge featured; statistics in California hospitals cited; details given about frontline workers at a California hospital testing positive, new variant cases. [UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Dr. Robert KIM-FARLEY@- says contact is higher.] [Center for Integrative Medicine dir. Dr. Michael HIRT@, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center CMO Dr. Anish MAHAJAN@- say it is out of control.] [US Army Corps of Engineers L.A. district commander Col. Julie BALTEN@- talks about the California hospital issues.] The problems of coronavirus issues for the NFL noted. The role of more testing sites at airports discussed.
(Coconut Creek, Florida: Sam Brock) The administration defense of the vaccine rollout but there were problems as vaccination efforts expanded featured; scenes shown of Florida cars in line; CDC vaccination statistics cited. [In Florida, booked a vaccine appointment, Joan WELLEN@; waiting, Margo & Bob HIRSCH@, Sven BALLARTE@, Betsy UDAN@; in Houston, Louis ATKINSON@, Mayor Sylvester TURNER@, John EVANS@- comment on the vaccines wait.] [On "This Week," National Inst. of Allergy & Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony FAUCI@- comments on the vaccine goal.] How the waits in Florida & Texas could be a model for other states discussed.
(No location given: Sarah Harman) The developments in the Christmas day bombing in Nashville when Anthony Warner blew up his RV downtown featured; scenes shown of the damages in the streets & the impact of the explosion on a tattoo studio; details given about mailed documents from the bomber & of several conspiracy theories. [MAN - says we don't know the motive for this massive bombing & conspiracy theories.] [Nashville Ink owner Lior rOSEN@- reacts.]
(No location given: Anne Thompson) The message from the late "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek as his last episodes are aired featured; show clips shown. [Producer Mike RICHARDS - talks about Alex's message about coming together.] [Last year, TREBEK - talks about his cancer.] An Instagram message from wife Jean Trebek quoted.
(Garden City, Georgia: Priscilla Thompson) The two Senate election runoffs in Georgia that will determine who controls the Senate examined; scenes shown of campaigning by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris; details given of the voting surge, the sidelining of Senator David Perdue with coronavirus contact, rallies tomorrow by President Trump & President-elect Joe Biden. [By phone, voice of TRUMP - calls the voting a scam.] The issue of voting in the runoffs discussed.