This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) How Trump is spending his final days in office despite what his official schedule reads, his recording of a farewell message to be released, his work on pardons, getting security briefings as Washington, DC, is turned into a fortress & he lies about the stolen election, the farewell ceremony he wants on Wednesday morning at Joint Base Andrews, who is left around Trump in the White House as most of the staff has cleared out discussed. [From Washington, CNN's Benjamin GINSBURG - offers views on how a self-pardon would work resulting in an indictment & a long legal process while an impeachment trial would be doing on, on how Al Gore reacted in 2000 as compared to today.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson about security. [From New Jersey, JOHNSON - offers views on what President Trump said about "national carnage" at his Inauguration when his incitement of violence led to concerns about an insider threat today, on how vetting is necessary, how the Secret Service has overall responsibility for security, on what this Inauguration will look like, on what Dr. Martin Luther King would say to the nation today if he were alive.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The lies from inside President Trump's inner circle examined; scenes shown of various on-air personalities & their rhetoric: Steve Bannon, Trump attorney Rudolph Giuliani, Roger Stone, Stop The Steal's Ali Alexander & Trump. [Global Project Against Hate & Extremism co-founder Heidi BEIRICH@- says we get a dangerous feedback loop radicalizing the people.] [University of Toronto Munk School Citizen Lab's John SCOTT-RAILTON@- talks about the Stop the Steal movement & January 6: the mob is ready for more.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe & "Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America" author Kathleen Belew. [McCABE - offers views on the vetting of the troops for insider threats, on concerns about the coming weeks & months but we will have a safe Inauguration because of the massive force, on the amount of video captured from inside the Capitol.] [BELEW - offers views on concerns about white power activism since the 1980s: carrying out mass casualty attacks, how January 6th was a recruitment moment for these extremists.]