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Anderson Cooper brings you highlights from CNN's premier nightly news program AC360.

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Millions of Americans traveling despite CDC warning
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One health expert is warning Thanksgiving could be “the mother of all super spreader events” and Dr. Anthony Fauci is asking Americans to keep indoor gatherings “as small as you possibly can.” Millions are traveling for Thanksgiving despite the CDC recommending not to. More than 261,000 people have died from Covid-19 and the U.S. is seeing record hospitalizations. Dr. James Phillips is the Chief of Disease Medicine at George Washington University Hospital. He tells AC360 “people are going to die because they’re choosing to go home for Thanksgiving” and “if we had proper messaging from the top, from the beginning, more lives would’ve have been saved.” Plus, President Trump has pardoned former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. Carrie Cordero is a CNN National Security Analyst and a Senior Fellow Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. She joins AC360 to react to the President’s decision and says she thinks this is “just the beginning of the pardons that we’re probably going to see between now and January 20th.” Airdate: November 25, 2020 Guests: Dr. James Phillips Carrie Cordero To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 26, 2020
Biden: “I want this country to be united”
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President-elect Joe Biden says he would consider appointing Republicans who voted for Trump to his cabinet because he wants “this country to be united” and “we can't keep this virulent political dialogue going.” Biden’s transition team has been in contact with all federal agencies, including the White House, just 24 hours after the GSA said the official transition process can begin. The President-elect says all outreach has been “sincere.” Christine Todd Whitman is the former Republican Governor of New Jersey but endorsed Biden in the 2020 election. She joins AC360 to discuss how Trump delayed the transition and still refuses to accept the results of the election. Plus, the U.S. is approaching 260,000 Covid-19 deaths and has seen another day of record hospitalizations with at least 88,080. Dr. Craig Spencer is the Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. He tells AC360 the system can’t last that much longer if we continue to have such a crush of new cases throughout the country. Airdate: November 24, 2020 Guests: Christine Todd Whitman Dr. Craig Spencer To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 25, 2020
GSA says Biden transition can formally begin
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The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden and his team that the Trump administration is ready to begin the transition process more than two weeks after the former Vice President was declared the election winner. In a letter, GSA administrator Emily Murphy said she wasn’t pressured by the White House to delay the formal transition. Now that the transition can officially begin, current administration officials can coordinate with the incoming Biden team. David Gergen is a former Presidential Adviser to Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton and is also a CNN Political Analyst. He tells AC360 he thinks Trump did the right thing but it’s vital that he tells his base and the whole country that Joe Biden is a legitimate president and he is not put there by fraud. Plus, Covid-19 hospitalizations and cases are rising with Thanksgiving only days away. The CDC is advising people to not travel to see family and friends. White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Anthony Fauci said what worries him most is “the immediate situation with people traveling from different places, coming home for Thanksgiving.” Dr. William Schaffner is a professor at the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He joins AC360 to discuss his concerns for the upcoming holiday season.     Airdate: November 23, 2020   Guests: David Gergen Dr. William Schaffner   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 24, 2020
Senior GOP lawmakers grow anxious over Trump’s efforts to overturn election results
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Few Republicans have spoken out publicly but a growing number of GOP lawmakers are growing restless and pushing back on Trump’s effort to overturn the election results.  Still, it seems most of the other GOP members are afraid to anger Trump, or the party’s base who could help decide the winner of the upcoming twin runoff elections in Georgia. William Cohen is a former Republican Congressman and Senator who also served as Defense Secretary under Pres. Clinton. He joins AC360 to discuss how he thinks the GOP and the President are handling the election loss. Plus, the President’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., is the latest in the Trump inner circle to test positive for coronavirus. Trump Jr. has spread a significant amount of false information about the deadly virus, including telling Fox News that the number of Covid-19 deaths is “almost nothing.” More than 254,000 have died in the U.S. and an influential model projects that number will rise to 471,000 deaths by March 1 assuming 40 states’ governments impose or re-impose social distancing and other mandates. If that doesn’t happen, the death toll could reach 658,000. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that’s been working on these models throughout the pandemic. He tells AC360 the numbers are going up faster than expected and he thinks one of the reasons is people are not being as cautious.     Airdate: November 20, 2020   Guests: William Cohen Dr. Chris Murray   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 21, 2020
Georgia confirms Biden victory and finds no widespread voter fraud
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Georgia finished its statewide audit and confirmed President-elect Joe Biden won the state by 12,284 votes over Pres. Trump. The audit found no evidence of widespread voter fraud or irregularities in the election despite the President’s baseless claims. Georgia’s voting system implementation manager Gabriel Sterling tells Anderson Cooper once the vote is certified, Pres. Trump can request a recount since he’s within 0.5% of Biden. Plus, at least 252,400 people have died from Covid-19 and nearly 80,000 people are currently hospitalized, the highest since the pandemic started. Pfizer and Moderna say their vaccines are highly effective and are waiting for the FDA to issue an emergency use authorization. Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, joins AC360 to discuss the recent vaccine developments and what he thinks the next year looks like.   Airdate: November 19, 2020   Guests: Gabriel Sterling Bill Gates     To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 20, 2020
U.S. surpasses 250,000 Covid-19 deaths
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Covid-19 has killed more than 250,000 people in the U.S in less than 10 months. The country is currently averaging more than 157,000 cases per day, the highest since the pandemic started. Dr. Leana Wen is the former Baltimore Health Commissioner and an emergency room physician. She joins AC360 to react to this grim milestone and says the end is near with the two promising vaccines but we have to get through the winter first. Plus, the Georgia recount results are expected to show that President-elect Joe Biden did win the state by about 13,000 votes and election officials say the audit hasn’t found any evidence of widespread voter fraud. Stacey Abrams, the former Democratic gubernatorial candidate who lost in 2018, and other grassroots groups helped register new voters and motivate Black turnout ahead of the election. Democrats are hoping those same voters will turnout for the two Georgia runoff races in January that will determine which party will control the U.S. Senate. Atlanta Democratic Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tells Anderson Cooper it’s not going to be easy and it’ll take everyone coming out to vote in order for Democrats to win the Senate seats.   Airdate: November 18, 2020   Guests: Dr. Leana Wen Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 19, 2020
Pres. Trump fires top DHS cybersecurity official Chris Krebs
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Pres. Trump fired the top Department of Homeland Security official, Chris Krebs, who has repeatedly rejected his baseless claims of widespread voter fraud. Krebs was the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and has said there “is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.” Miles Taylor is a former DHS Chief of Staff in the Trump administration. He was hired on the same day as Krebs and worked closely with him. He tells Anderson Cooper “the President is very afraid to hear the truth and Chris Krebs knows more about the truth of the security of this election than anyone in the government.” Plus, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina admitted and defended his outreach to officials in Arizona, Nevada and Georgia, all states that Democratic President-elect Joe Biden won. Brad Raffensperger, the Georgia Secretary of State, accused Graham of asking him to “look hard and see how many ballots you could throw out” referring to absentee ballots that heavily favored Biden. The Senator denied the accusation calling it “ridiculous” and claims he was pushing Raffensperger to strengthen signature verification rules for mail-in ballots ahead of the Senate runoffs that will determine the next majority in the Senate. Gabriel Sterling, Georgia’s voting system implementation manager, was also on the call and corroborated Raffensperger’s claims. Sterling joins AC360 to discuss what he heard on the call.   Airdate: November 17, 2020   Guests: Miles Taylor Gabriel Sterling       To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 18, 2020
Biden: “More people may die if we don’t coordinate”
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President-elect Joe Biden warned that “more people may die” if Pres. Trump doesn’t start to cooperate with the transition process and it could potentially delay the rapid distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine when his administration takes over in January. More than 73,000 people are currently hospitalized with coronavirus in the United States, the highest number the country has seen. More than 247,000 Americans have died because of the virus. Dr. Thomas Frieden is a former CDC Director. He tells Anderson Cooper “it’s essential that there’s collaboration, communication and coordination to pass the baton.” Plus, Trump is showing little indication he plans to back off the false claim he won the election even as his legal challenges fizzle. Lawsuits that attempted to disrupt Biden’s wins in four states have been withdrawn. Mary Trump is Pres. Trump’s niece and the author of “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man.” She joins AC360 to react to her uncle refusing to accept reality and says his behavior continues to undermine people’s faith on the legitimacy of this election and the legitimacy of the incoming administration.   Airdate: November 16, 2020   Guests: Dr. Tom Frieden Mary Trump To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 17, 2020
Pres. Trump threatens to deny New York a vaccine
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Pres. Trump threated to deny New Yorkers a vaccine in his first public appearance since losing the election and with more than 244,000 Covid-19 deaths in the U.S. Trump said the federal government won’t deliver a possible vaccine to New York until Gov. Cuomo lets the administration “know when he is ready for it.” Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said New York health officials will review any federally approved vaccine and he wouldn’t recommend the vaccine to New Yorkers until the state-run process is complete. He joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says what the President says “doesn’t matter” and whether or not Americans trust a potential vaccine does matter. Plus, the U.S. has shattered the single-day record for new Covid-19 cases with more than 172,000 today as the holidays are approaching and people are forced to stay inside because of colder weather. Dr. Celine Gounder is an infectious diseases specialist and epidemiologist and now serves on President-elect Joe Biden's coronavirus task force. She tells Anderson Cooper she’s concerned about the holiday season and possible superspreader events which she says could be like “pouring gasoline on what is already a raging fire.”   Airdate: November 13, 2020   Guests: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Dr. Celine Gounder   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 14, 2020
Biden continues transition plans as Trump refuses to concede
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President-elect Joe Biden is continuing his transition plans by narrowing down his list of potential West Wing advisers. Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain as White House chief of staff.  Meanwhile, Pres. Trump, who continues to fight the results of the election with baseless accusations, met with political advisers to discuss a path forward. Thomas Friedman is a columnist for The New York Times. He tells Anderson Cooper we have a President “who puts himself before country” and who is “trying to soil what is actually the greatest expression of our democracy.” Plus, Trump’s refusal to accept the election results has stalled the required steps to transition government to President-elect Biden. Bob Bauer is a Senior Adviser to the Biden Campaign. He joins AC360 and says the election will not be overturned.   Airdate: November 11, 2020   Guests: Thomas Friedman Bob Bauer To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 12, 2020
Biden: Trump’s actions are “an embarrassment”
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President-elect Joe Biden says he is “well underway” with his transition effort despite Pres. Trump refusing to accept the results of the election. Biden called Trump’s actions “an embarrassment” and that it “will not help the President’s legacy.” Bob Woodward is the author of “Rage” and spoke to Trump frequently on the phone and in person throughout the year. He joins AC360 to react to the President’s refusal to concede and says he is “obviously wounded.” Plus, Democrats have shifted their focus to Georgia where incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are both expected to miss the 50% threshold to avoid a runoff, pitting them against Democrat candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. Ossoff and Warnock need to win their runoffs to get Democrats the majority in the Senate. Jon Ossoff tells Anderson Cooper “Democrats in Georgia right now are invigorated like I’ve never seen.”   Airdate: November 10, 2020   Guests: Bob Woodward Jon Ossoff To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 11, 2020
Keeping them Honest: “This election is over”
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President-elect Joe Biden declared “this election is over.” Meanwhile, Attorney General Barr has told federal prosecutors to look into unsupported allegations of voting irregularities. CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, Republican election lawyer Benjamin L. Ginsberg and Senior Adviser to the Biden-Harris Transition team Jen Psaki weigh in. Also, the widow of Republican Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain, Cindy McCain, speaks out about the 2020 election results and aftermath. McCain is now a member of the bipartisan Biden-Harris transition advisory team. Plus, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Michael T. Osterholm, who was just named as a member of the Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, weighs in on the surge in coronavirus cases in the U.S. and Pfizer announcing their Covid-19 vaccine shows that it’s more than 90% effective.   Airdate: November 9, 2020   Guests: Jim Acosta Benjamin L. Ginsberg  Jen Psaki Cindy McCain Dr. Sanjay Gupta Michael T. Osterholm   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 10, 2020
Biden and Trump hit battleground states on Election Day Eve
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Pres. Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are giving their final campaign pitches to voters in battleground states. Former President Barack Obama was out campaigning in Atlanta for his friend, Joe Biden. He told the crowd he hadn't originally planned to come to the state, but he was told Georgia "could be the place where we put this country back on track.” Stacey Abrams has been in Georgia politics since 2007 and is the former Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee. She tells Anderson Cooper the winner will be determined by turnout and she thinks Biden will turn Georgia blue. Plus, both candidates were in Pennsylvania on the last day before Election Day which shows just how much they both want and need to win the Keystone State. Trump tweeted that a Supreme Court decision about counting mail-in ballots after Election Day in the state will allow rampant and unchecked cheating. Kathy Boockvar is the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says she wants to make sure every qualified voter has the right and opportunity to vote.   Airdate: November 2, 2020   Guests: Stacey Abrams Kathy Boockvar To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 03, 2020
Biden and Trump blitz battleground states with Election Day two days away
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With Election Day just two days away, both Pres. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the campaign trail hard while encouraging people to get out and vote. More than 93 million ballots have already been cast. A source tells CNN the Trump campaign is prepared to declare victory even if many ballots haven’t been counted yet. The President says that’s not true. David Axelrod is a former Senior Adviser to President Obama and a CNN Senior Political Commentator. He tells Anderson Cooper why he’d much rather be Biden than Trump right now. Plus, internal documents show postal service officials are pushing workers “to get every ballot possible to officials” on Election Day. In Michigan, one of the battleground state, ballots must be arrive by 8pm on Election Day in order for them to count. Jocelyn Benson, the Michigan Secretary of State, joins AC360 and says she’s “confident we’re doing everything we can to ensure that every ballot does get in by the deadline.”   Airdate: November 1, 2020   Guests: David Axelrod Jocelyn Benson   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 02, 2020
Beto O'Rourke on final campaign stretch of Biden vs. Trump
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With only 3 days until the election, there’s new CNN polling from four battleground states. Already more than 91 million Americans have either voted in person or mailed-in their ballots. That's more than two-thirds of the entire votes cast in the 2016 presidential election. Former congressman and presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke joins Anderson to talk about the tight race in Texas.   Airdate: October 31, 2020 Guest: Beto O'Rourke To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 01, 2020
Thomas Friedman on his election concerns
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With only 4 days until the election and daily U.S. Covid-19 cases topping 90,000 for the first time, Pres. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in several key Midwest states.  New York Times Columnist and author Thomas Friedman shares his concerns for the election and America's future.  Airdate: October 30, 2020   Guest: Thomas L. Friedman To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 31, 2020
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's thoughts on the election
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With only 5 days until the election, former Democratic Presidential candidate and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren weighs in on the race for the White House and shares her thoughts on a federal appeals court ruling regarding Minnesota’s mailed ballots.   Airdate: October 29, 2020   Guest: Sen. Elizabeth Warren To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 30, 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders on the election and new Woodward audio with Jared Kushner
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With 6 days to election day, Sen. Bernie Sanders, a former Democratic presidential candidate, talks to Anderson about the White House race and what he thinks about the latest CNN national poll. Also, legendary journalist Bob Woodward releases audio of his interviews with Pres. Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. In some of the taped interviews, Kushner described the political calculations the President made – instead of coming up with a federal plan to tackle the coronavirus.   Airdate: October 28, 2020   Guests:  Sen. Bernie Sanders Bob Woodward To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 29, 2020
Rep. Jim Clyburn reacts to WH claiming “ending the COVID-19 pandemic”
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The White House science office falsely claims “ending the Covid-19 pandemic” as one of the top accomplishments of the Trump administration's first term despite the fact new coronavirus cases in the U.S. are on the rise with some hospitals approaching maximum capacity. Congressman Jim Clyburn reacts to the White House claiming victory on the pandemic and weighs in on Joe Biden's chances of turning traditionally red states blue. Airdate: October 27, 2020   Guest:  Rep. Jim Clyburn To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 28, 2020
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Reacts to Trump's Attacks on Harris
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Pres. Trump's campaign speeches over the last few weeks have included some attacks against Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris, including one today when he mocked Harris during a rally in Pennsylvania and said, “She will not be the first woman president — you can’t let that happen.” It also seems he has gone out of his way to mispronounce her name.  Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee reacts to the president's tactics.     Airdate: October 26, 2020   Guest:  Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 27, 2020
New Covid-19 model: Wearing masks could save more than 100,000 lives through February
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An influential Covid-19 model suggests more than 100,00 lives could be saved if 95% of people wore masks. In September, only about 49% of Americans reported they “always” wear masks in public. If that continues, the modeling projects the U.S. death toll could reach about 1 million by the end of February. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that’s been working on these models throughout the pandemic. He tells Anderson Cooper the U.S. is “going to go into that nearly exponential growth in cases and deaths over the next few weeks and months.” Plus, Pres. Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, joins AC360 to react to her uncle’s debate performance and his dramatic shift in tone.   Airdate: October 23, 2020   Guests: Dr. Chris Murray Mary Trump   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 24, 2020
Feds: Russia and Iran have interfered with presidential election
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The Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced both Iran and Russia have obtained U.S. voter registration information in an effort to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. Andrew McCabe, former Deputy Director of the FBI and CNN Contributor, tells Anderson Cooper this is a threat so significant that it should be led by the President of the United States. Plus, former President Obama was out on the campaign trail for his friend and former Vice President, Joe Biden. He gave a blistering speech about Pres. Trump and argued he “hasn’t show any interest in doing the work or helping anybody but himself and his friends or treating the presidency like a reality show he can use to get attention.” Reggie Love is a former Special Assistant and Personal Aide to Pres. Obama. He joins AC360 to react to the former President’s speech and says he thinks it was based around the idea of wanting to remind people their voice matters.   Airdate: October 21, 2020   Guests: Andrew McCabe Reggie Love To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 22, 2020
Stimulus deal negotiations continue with Election Day two weeks away
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in negotiations in hopes of reaching an agreement on a major relief package that could pass before Election Day. Meanwhile, Senate Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have continued to cast doubt that a pre-Election Day deal will be reached. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer joins AC360 to discuss the status of the negotiations and says Sen. Mitch McConnell is the problem and doesn’t want to get a deal done. Plus, the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command, retired Navy Adm. William McRaven who oversaw the bin Laden raid, revealed he voted for Joe Biden and said he “will be a much, much better leader than Donald Trump.” He joins other high profile Republicans and retired military leaders who have thrown their support behind the former Vice President. Chuck Hagel is a former Republican Senator and Defense Secretary under President Obama who has also endorsed Biden. He tells Anderson Cooper “Biden is a uniter. He’s not a divider. He understands that you got to bring the country together.”   Airdate: October 20, 2020   Guests: Chuck Hagel Sen. Chuck Schumer   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 21, 2020
Pres. Trump: “People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots”
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Pres. Trump is attacking Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert and White House Task Force Member, as the U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 220,000 and hospitalizations increasing more than 5% in 42 states. Trump claims “people are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots” and that Dr. Fauci is a “disaster.” Dr. Frieden is a former CDC Director. He joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says it’s not about agreeing or disagreeing with someone, it’s about whether you follow policies that’ll protect people. Plus, Election Day is just 15 days away and former President Obama is getting ready to hit the campaign trail for his friend Vice President Joe Biden. Valerie Jarrett is a former Senior Adviser to President Obama and she tells Anderson Cooper that President Obama is laser focused on making an affirmative case for why Joe Biden is the best person to become the President of the United States.   Airdate: October 19, 2020   Guests: Dr. Tom Frieden Valerie Jarrett   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 20, 2020
Rudy Giuliani’s daughter: Vote for Biden and Harris to “end the nightmare”
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Caroline Giuliani, the daughter of President Trump’s personal attorney and former New York City mayor, Rudy Giuliani, is urging voters to vote for former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris to end Trump’s “reign of terror.” Caroline Giuliani wrote in Vanity Fair “I may not be able to change my father's mind, but together, we can vote this toxic administration out of office.” She tells Anderson Cooper she thinks our country has been “in crisis for four years, if not more.” Plus, President Trump says the “light at the end of the tunnel is near” despite the Director of the National Institutes of Health saying Covid-19 deaths are likely to rise as hospitalizations jump. An influential model projects 389,000 deaths by February 1 with 2,200 people dying per day in January because of the winter surge. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that’s been working on these models throughout the pandemic. He joins AC360 to explain why we aren’t “rounding the turn” like Trump claims and says “the worst is still to come.”   Airdate: October 16, 2020   Guests: Caroline Rose Giuliani Dr. Chris Murray To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 17, 2020
Chris Christie: “I was wrong to not wear a mask” at the White House
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Chris Christie spent seven days in the ICU after testing positive for Covid-19. Christie helped President Trump prepare for the first 2020 Presidential debate and says he was “wrong to not wear a mask” and urged people to take the virus “very seriously.” Meanwhile, President Trump is falsely claiming the CDC says 85 percent of people wearing masks “catch” the virus. New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman tells Anderson Cooper that President Trump is a small man in a big time. Plus, more than 17 million people have already voted with Election Day still 19 days away. There have been hours-long lines in several states, voter registration glitches in Virginia and disputes over mail-in-voting drop-boxes in Texas and California. Jena Griswold is the Colorado Secretary of State where since 2013 every registered voter is mailed a ballot that they can either put back in the mail or place in a designated drop-box. She joins AC360 to discuss her concerns about what’s going on in other states and says “despite the roadblocks that are being put up, Americans are showing up in record numbers” and it’s a “great thing for our democracy.”   Airdate: October 15, 2020   Guests: Tom Friedman Jena Griswold To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 16, 2020
William Haseltine: “Herd immunity is another word for mass murder”
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In an open letter signed by 80 scientists from around the world, they claim the idea of herd immunity is a “dangerous idea” that could lead to unnecessary deaths and economic turmoil while President Trump continues to hold large rallies with little mask-wearing and no social distancing. William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, said he is “extremely concerned that the President is being advised by people who speak of herd immunity” and said it is “another word for mass murder.” Dr. Richard Besser is the former Acting Director of the CDC. He tells Anderson Cooper if “people all were to wear masks, we’d have a lot more economic activity than we currently have.” Plus, according to the Washington Post, a Trump-hyped investigation into whether Obama-era officials improperly requested names redacted in U.S. intelligence documents or “unmasking” has concluded without any charges. John Brennan and James Clapper both worked for the Obama administration, Brennan as CIA Director and Clapper as the Director of National Intelligence. They join AC360 to react to the conclusion of the investigation and Brennan says it was clearly a “politically motivated probe.”   Airdate: October 14, 2020   Guests: Dr. Richard Besser John Brennan Lt. Gen. James Clapper (Ret.) To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 15, 2020
Democrats grill Judge Amy Coney Barrett on abortion, health care and the election
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For a second day, Judge Amy Coney Barrett took questions from Senate Judiciary Committee members on Capitol Hill on topics ranging from the Affordable Care Act to Roe v. Wade and legalization of same-sex marriage. Judge Barrett declined to give answers on how she would rule on those matters after repeated questions from Democrats. Senator Amy Klobuchar was one of those Democrats questioning Judge Barrett. She tells Anderson Cooper Judge Barrett’s record is the polar opposite of what Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stood for her whole life. Plus, New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo has seen the extreme rise and fall of Covid-19 cases in his state. New York was the first epicenter of the virus where more than 33,000 people have died. Governor Cuomo joins AC360 to discuss the status of the recent flare ups in New York City and reacts to President Trump’s mask-less campaign rallies.   Airdate: October 13, 2020   Guests: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Sen. Amy Klobuchar   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 14, 2020
Pres. Trump campaigns in Florida as cases rise nationally
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President Trump had his first campaign rally, without a mask, since testing positive for Covid-19. He told the Florida crowd he feels “powerful” and would “kiss everyone.” Those comments come as cases across the country are rising and U.S. deaths near 215,000. Dr. Anthony Fauci, a White House Coronavirus Task Force Member, says holding political rallies is “asking for trouble.” Dr. Aileen Marty is an Infectious Disease Expert at Florida Atlantic University and she tells Anderson Cooper events like the Trump rally will cause more cases and the messaging is “completely wrong.” Plus, Tony Green supports President Trump and thought the coronavirus was a hoax until he had a family gathering at his house in June and all six people, including him, tested positive for Covid-19. It continued to spread and 14 family members ended up getting sick and two eventually died. He joins AC360 to describe the guilt he has for pushing the family to get together.   Airdate: October 12, 2020   Guests: Dr. Aileen Marty Tony Green To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 13, 2020
Trump plans to hold in-person White House event
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President Trump plans to hold an in-person event at the White House with thousands invited just a little more than a week after revealing on Twitter he had tested positive for Covid-19 and was hospitalized for symptoms. He’s also planned a rally in Florida just a few days later despite the obvious risk of the virus spreading. Dr. Sanjay Gupta is CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent and he tells AC360 the mass gathering at the White House, which falls exactly two weeks after the event Dr. Anthony Fauci called a super spreader event, is reckless and a terrible idea. Plus, Hurricane Delta made landfall near Creole, Louisiana as a Category 2 storm with winds near 100 mph. Delta is the fourth major storm to hit Louisiana this year. Tom Sater, an AMS and CNN Meteorologist joins AC360 to give an update on the path of the storm and the expected storm surge.   Airdate: October 9, 2020   Guests: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Tom Sater To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 10, 2020
13 charged in plot to kidnap Michigan governor and overthrow several state governments
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Thirteen people have been charged in an alleged domestic terrorist plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow several state governments that the suspects "believe are violating the U.S. Constitution,” according to a federal criminal complaint. Six people were charged federally with conspiracy to kidnap and Dana Nessel, the Attorney General of Michigan, announced state charges against the other seven associated with the group, “Wolverine Watchmen.” She tells Anderson Cooper groups like this one aren’t just a Michigan problem but an American problem. Plus, a new projection by the CDC predicts there could up to 230,000 deaths in the U.S. by the end of November. Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, joins AC360 to discuss how concerned he is with cases rising across the country as the weather gets colder and flu season ramps up.   Airdate: October 8, 2020   Guests: Dana Nessel Bill Gates To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 09, 2020
White House aide Stephen Miller tests positive for Covid-19
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Stephen Miller, a top aide to President Trump, has tested positive for Covid-19. At least 11 people, including President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, have tested positive for the virus inside the White House. John Podesta was Chief of Staff for President Clinton and he tells Anderson Cooper the most damning thing for the American people is the President’s tweet to not be afraid of the coronavirus and it’s no worse than the flu. Plus, former First Lady Michelle Obama released her closing campaign message, calling out the President’s actions and urging voters to vote for Joe Biden like “your lives depend on it.” Both David Axelrod and Valerie Jarrett worked in the Obama White House. They join AC360 to react to the former First Lady’s pitch to voters and discuss whether or not they think her message will get people to the polls in November.   Airdate: October 6, 2020   Guests: John Podesta David Axelrod Valerie Jarrett To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 07, 2020
Pres. Trump leaves Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and returns to White House
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President Trump returned to the White House after being treated for coronavirus symptoms at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. His return to the White House comes as more of his aides test positive and his doctors warn he isn’t “out of the woods yet.” Dr. Thomas Frieden, former CDC Director, tells Anderson Cooper “anyone who underestimates this virus is putting themselves at risk. They’re putting their family at risk and they’re putting those for whom they have responsibility at risk.” Plus, shortly after Trump returned to the White House he tweeted a video about coronavirus saying “Don’t let it dominate you. Don’t be afraid of it.” Katie Coelho lost her husband, Jonathan, to Covid-19 back in April. Katie was left to raise their two small children by herself. She joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says he’s weak and asks “what does he have to lose to show sympathy?”   Airdate: October 5, 2020   Guests: Dr. Thomas Frieden Katie Coelho To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 06, 2020
President Trump: “I think I’ll be back soon”
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In a video posted to his social media accounts, President Trump says he “thinks I’ll be back soon.” His doctor told reporters "the President is doing very well.” But a source identified as White House chief of staff Mark Meadows by the New York Times and Associated Press told reporters, “the President’s vitals over the last 24 hours were very concerning and the next 48 hours will be critical.”   Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent joins AC360 to react to the conflicting reports about the timeline of when the President actually found out he tested positive for Covid-19. Plus, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie checked himself into the hospital as a precaution after testing positive for coronavirus. Christie helped with President Trump’s debate prep and sat next to him and others who also tested positive. Dana Bash, CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent tells Anderson Cooper the people who were around those who tested positive didn’t have a chance to protect themselves and their families early on because the White House hasn’t been forthcoming.   Airdate: October 3, 2020   Guests: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Dana Bash To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 04, 2020
Pres. Trump hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center after testing positive for Covid-19
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President Trump took Marine One to Walter Reed Medical Center to stay “for at least a few days” after testing positive for Covid-19. In a short video tweeted out, Trump said, “I think I’m doing very well” and he’s going “to make sure that things work out.” The President was said to be spooked after he announced he tested positive, and has become increasingly alarmed by his diagnosis as he developed symptoms like a fever overnight, according to a person familiar with his reaction. Dr. Celine Gounder is an Infectious Disease Specialist and Epidemiologist, as well as a CNN Medical Analyst. She joins AC360 to react to President Trump’s hospitalization and says it’s hard to pinpoint exactly when Trump was infected because daily testing may not actually be happening at the White House which makes it hard to contact trace. Plus, President Trump being hospitalized for coronavirus is the most serious health threat to a sitting President since Ronald Reagan was shot in 1981. CNN Senior Political Analyst David Gergen was working in the Reagan White House at the time. He tells Anderson Cooper that experience taught him a lot of things, including how important it is for the government to be straightforward and truthful so the American people know the full story. .   Airdate: October 2, 2020   Guests: David Gergen Dr. Celine Gounder To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 03, 2020
DHS unlikely to meet its deadline to release threat assessment, draft flagged White supremacist threat
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The Department of Homeland Security is unlikely to meet its deadline to release its homeland threat assessment. All three drafts said that among domestic extremists, White supremacists will be the most “persistent and lethal threat” in the U.S. through 2021. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany deflected when she was asked why the President won’t fully denounce White supremacy, instead pointing to Trump’s prior comments and even blamed the media for popularizing the far-right group known as the Proud Boys, who Trump told to “stand back and standby” at the first 2020 Presidential debate. Elizabeth Neumann, Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security, worked to develop policies, laws and programs to help prevent domestic terrorism. She joins AC360 to explain why she says what Trump is doing is treasonous. Plus, a former close friend and adviser to Melania Trump shares phone recordings between her and the First Lady with AC360. Stephanie Winston Wolkoff’s role in the East Wing was terminated in 2018 after an investigation revealed her firm was paid nearly $26 million to put together President Trump’s inauguration. She says all but $1.6 million was paid to subcontractors and vendor. She tells Anderson Cooper “the Trump administration along with the Presidential Inauguration Committee tandemly created a narrative I wouldn’t follow and I needed to be the scapegoat with.”   Airdate: October 1, 2020   Guests: Elizabeth Neumann Stephanie Winston Wolkoff   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 02, 2020
Trump claims he doesn’t know Proud Boys after name-checking them at the debate
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President Trump says he doesn’t know the far-right group, Proud Boys, a day after he told them to “stand back and stand by” and refusing to condemn white supremacy at the first 2020 Presidential debate. Susan Bro lost her daughter, Heather Heyer, three years ago when a self-professed neo-Nazi plowed through a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia at the “Unite the Right” rally. Trump said back then there were “very fine people on both sides.” She tells Anderson Cooper she gasped when she heard what the President said at the debate but wasn’t surprised by Trump’s comments. Plus, Susan Rice, a former Ambassador to the United Nations and President Obama's former National Security Adviser, joins AC360 to react to the debate and says, “we have a racist-in-chief in the White House.”   Airdate: September 30, 2020   Guests: Susan Bro Susan Rice To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Oct 01, 2020
First 2020 presidential debate preview
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On the eve of the first 2020 presidential debate, how are Pres. Trump and former Vice President Biden preparing and what do we know of how the debate will go? Anderson speaks with someone who has knowledge of how one would prepare to debate Pres. Trump, former Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta.   Airdate: September 28, 2020 Guests:  Arlette Saenz John Podesta To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 29, 2020
NY Times: Trump paid no income taxes in 10 out of 15 years beginning in 2000
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Tax return data obtained by The New York Times shows Donald Trump reported he was losing significantly more money than he made and has paid no income taxes in 10 of the past 15 years beginning in 2000. President Trump claimed the report is “fake news” and said he pays “a lot” in federal income taxes. Tim O’Brien, Senior Columnist at Bloomberg Opinion and a Trump Biographer, joins AC360 and says “the taxes show that he’s an abysmally bad businessman and deal maker but someone who’s not shy at all about bending the tax code to the point that the IRS is now auditing him.” Plus, with the first 2020 presidential debate days away, John Kasich, former Republican Ohio Governor and 2016 Presidential Candidate, who debated Trump, tells Anderson Cooper you can’t go into the gutter and “start throwing mud” because you’ll lose.   Airdate: September 27, 2020   Guests: Tim O’Brien John Kasich To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 28, 2020
Attorney for Breonna Taylor’s family on seeking grand jury transcripts
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On a third night of protests in Louisville, Kentucky, Lonita Baker, an attorney for Breonna Taylor's family joins Anderson to discuss the family’s reaction to no officer being directly charged in the shooting death.  She also shares the family's message to protestors and why they are seeking the grand jury’s transcripts.   Airdate: September 25, 2020 Guest:  Lonita Baker To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 26, 2020
Attorney for Breonna Taylor’s family reacts to grand jury’s decision
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The attorney for Breonna Taylor's family, Benjamin Crump, joins Anderson to discuss the family's reaction to a grand jury’s decision to charge one officer with “wanton endangerment.” But that officer and the two others involved in the case do not face any charges related to Taylor’s death.   Airdate: September 24, 2020 Guest:  Benjamin Crump To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 25, 2020
Reaction to grand jury’s decision on Breonna Taylor’s death
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Protesters took to the streets in Louisville and other cities after no police officers were directly charged in the death of Breonna Taylor. The 26-year-old emergency room technician was killed in a botched police raid back in March. The former detective who was charged today is accused of "wanton endangerment" for allegedly firing blindly through a door and window, with bullets entering an adjacent apartment. He has already posted bond and been released from jail. Anderson spoke with Congresswoman Karen Bass, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, to get her reaction to the grand jury’s decision.   Airdate: September 23, 2020   Guest:  Rep. Karen Bass To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 24, 2020
Remembering Adeline Fagan, 28-year-old coronavirus victim
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Doctor Adeline Fagan was just 28 years old. She was in her second year of an OB/GYN residency at a hospital in Houston, where she also worked the front lines caring for Covid-19 patients. In July, she tested positive for the virus. By August, she was on a ventilator. Last week, she seemed to be turning a corner. Then, on Friday night, she developed bleeding in her brain and died early Saturday with her parents by her side. Her parents, Brant and Mary Jane Fagan, joined Anderson to remember their daughter.   Airdate: September 22, 2020   Guests: Brant Fagan Mary Anne Fagan   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 23, 2020
Nearly 200,000 Americans killed by Coronavirus
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Dr. Rebecca Shadowen was a specialist in infectious diseases and healthcare epidemiology in Bowling Green, Kentucky. As a frontline doctor, she helped establish a coronavirus unit for her local hospital. She was also instrumental in assisting her local government deal with the disease when she was diagnosed with it back in May. She died on September 11th. Anderson spoke with her family. Airdate: September 21, 2020 Guests: Dr. David Shadowen Kathryn Shadowen Jesse Shadowen   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 22, 2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer at 87. She was appointed by Bill Clinton in 1993 and has served as the most senior member of the court’s liberal wing. Betsy West, director of the documentary "RBG,” joins AC360 to discuss the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   Airdate: September 18, 2020   Guest: Betsy West To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 19, 2020
Trump: Redfield was "confused" and "made a mistake" on vaccine distribution timeline
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CDC Director Robert Redfield told a Senate Committee he thinks a Covid-19 vaccine won’t be available to the American public until the late second quarter or third quarter of 2021. When asked about Redfield’s comments, President Trump said he was “confused” and “made a mistake” and then went on to claim a vaccine could be ready by October. The CDC later said Redfield misunderstood the questions during the hearing and his 2021 vaccine comment was when all Americans would be vaccinated. Dr. Eric Topol, Executive Vice President at Scripps Research, tells Anderson Cooper he believes Dr. Redfield was telling the truth and “it’s like a circus act in the midst of an important pandemic.” Plus, Michael Caputo, the top spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services, who claimed, without evidence, the CDC has a “resistance unit” to work against the President, announced he’s taking a two-month "medical leave of absence” following his apology for the conspiracy-laden rant. Anthony Scaramucci, former White House Communications Director joins AC360 to react to Caputo’s comments and says when it’s corrupt at the top, it spills over into everybody.   Airdate: September 16, 2020   Guests: Dr. Eric Topol Anthony Scaramucci To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 17, 2020
Bob Woodward: “Trump is the wrong man for the job”
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Bob Woodward interviewed President Trump 18 times for his new book “Rage.” Trump talked to Woodward about a wide variety of topics from his handling of Covid-19 saying “nothing more could have been done” to meeting with the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, saying “what do we have to lose?” Bob Woodward joins AC360 to explain why after all his interviews with Trump and others in his administration, he thinks “Trump is the wrong man for the job.”   Airdate: September 15, 2020   Guest: Bob Woodward To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 16, 2020
Trump: “This thing is a killer if it gets you”
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When speaking to Bob Woodward back in April when nearly 30,000 Americans had already died from Covid-19, President Trump admitted that the virus “is a killer if it gets you. If you’re the wrong person, you don’t have a chance.” Meanwhile, he was telling the public the country needs to reopen and the return of live sports. Carl Bernstein, journalist, author and CNN Political Analyst, joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says “we’re witnessing a homicidal president.” Plus, a top spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services claimed, without evidence, the Center for Disease Control has a “resistance unit” to work against Trump. Michael Caputo, a defender of the President, made these claims after sources told CNN he and his team demanded to see weekly CDC documents before they were released. Dr. Tom Frieden, former Director at the CDC, tells Anderson Cooper the virus responds to “science-driven action” and what we’re seeing is “an attempt to meddle with science.”   Airdate: September 14, 2020   Guests:  Carl Bernstein Dr. Tom Frieden To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 15, 2020
New Covid-19 projection: 415,000 deaths by January 1
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New Covid-19 projection: 415,000 deaths by January 1 As the U.S. Covid-19 death toll nears 200,000, an influential model projects nearly 415,000 deaths by January 1. That number decreases to around 298,000 if there is 95% universal mask wearing. Right now mask use is slipping below 45%. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that’s been working on these models throughout the pandemic. He joins AC360 to explain how important mask wearing is and predicts the U.S. will see a “deadly December.” Plus, in August after NBA players boycotted their playoff games following the shooting of Jacob Blake, the Black man who was shot seven times in the back by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Kenny Smith, former NBA champion and Analyst for Inside the NBA on TNT, walked off the set saying “as a black man, as a former player, I think it's best for me to support the players and just not be here tonight.” He tells Anderson Cooper sometimes you need to talk about the march but other times you need to join the march and he said he thought it was a “join the march moment.” Airdate: September 11, 2020 Guests: Dr. Chris Murray Kenny Smith To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 12, 2020
New book reveals Trump knew in early February that Covid-19 was dangerous, highly contagious, and "deadly"
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Bob Woodward’s new book, “Rage,” reveals President Trump admitted in early February he knew just how dangerous, highly contagious, and "deadly" the coronavirus was weeks before there was the first confirmed case in the United States. Then in March, Trump told Woodward “I wanted to always play it down” yet the White House is saying “the President never downplayed the virus.” Dr. Craig Spencer is the Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and has been on the frontlines of this deadly virus in New York City for months. He joins AC360 to react to Trump’s comments and says “I’m furious because many of those deaths didn’t need to happen if we took the right steps early on and got prepared like we needed to and the President clearly knew we needed to.”  Woodward’s book also claims an aide to former Defense Secretary James Mattis heard the President say in a meeting "my f---ing generals are a bunch of p***ies" because they cared more about alliances than trade deals. Retired Lt. Gen. James Clapper served as Director of National Intelligence under President Obama and is a CNN National Security Analyst. He tells Anderson Cooper these comments are “just more stunning reinforcement of the President’s real distain for the military.” Airdate: September 9, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 10, 2020
Three Trump advisers: Atlantic story losing punch unless sources go public with allegations
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President Trump is back on the campaign trail days after the bombshell Atlantic report claiming he disparaged the military. In several conversations since the story was published, Trump has adamantly denied the comments and bragged about what he’s done for the military. Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth, a U.S. Army veteran who lost both her legs while serving in Iraq, joins AC360 to react to the President’s alleged comments. She says if you set aside the article that nobody disbelieves because it’s very consistent with who Donald Trump is, “he’s done a number of other things that are very consistent that shows that he is not fit to be Commander-in-Chief.” Plus, nine vaccine makers have signed a joint safety pledge in the race for a Covid-19 vaccine. The pledge says they will uphold “high ethical standard,” suggesting they won’t seek premature government approval. President Trump has frequently pushed for a fast vaccine timeline, even hinting there would be one before Election Day. William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, tells Anderson Cooper “a rush to a vaccine without due caution is a very dangerous thing.” Airdate: September 8, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 09, 2020
Trump says report that he called U.S. service members who died in war “losers” and “suckers” is a hoax
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President Trump forcefully denied a report in The Atlantic magazine that claimed he disparaged U.S. service members killed in battle. The report also alleges that Trump chose to skip a ceremony honoring veterans and said “Why should I go to that cemetery? It’s filled with losers.” Trump said the allegations are a hoax and nobody feels more strongly about our soldiers and veterans than he does. CNN has not been able to independently confirm The Atlantic’s report. Maj. General Paul Eaton joins AC360 to react to the report and says this President doesn’t understand the nature of respect and says he has to go. Plus, an influential Covid-19 model says there will be 410,000 coronavirus deaths in the next four months if mask use wanes despite President Trump saying we’re “rounding the corner.” William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International joins AC360 to react to the latest projections.    Airdate: September 4, 2020   Guests: Maj. General Paul Eaton (Ret.) William Haseltine To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 05, 2020
Jacob Blake tells Joe Biden he’s not going to give up and nothing is going to defeat him
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Joe Biden traveled to Wisconsin to speak with Jacob Blake’s family and community leaders in Kenosha. Biden also spoke with Jacob Blake, the Black Wisconsin man who was shot seven times in the back by a police officer, about faith and Blake’s determination to not give up. Benjamin Crump, the Blake family attorney, joins AC360 to discuss how the family’s visit with Biden went and says “the meeting was hopeful, spiritual and at times very substantive.” Plus, seven Rochester police officers have been suspended over the death of Daniel Prude back in March. Prude, a Black man, died after he was pinned to the ground on his stomach. Video released shows officers covering the man’s head with a “spit sock” and holding him on the ground before he stopped breathing. Charles Ramsey, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner, walks AC360 through the disturbing video    Airdate: September 3, 2020   Guests: Benjamin Crump Charles Ramsey To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 04, 2020
CDC tells states to get ready for vaccines as soon as late October
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told states across the country to prepare for a possible Covid-19 vaccine as soon as late October. Robert Redfield, the Director of the CDC, says his agency is preparing for one or more coronavirus vaccines to be ready by the end of the year. Saskia Popescu is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and she tells AC360 this is “extremely concerning” and “very premature.” Plus, President Trump claimed there was a flight to Washington that was “almost completely loaded with thugs wearing these dark uniforms” set on causing destruction in the streets during the Republican National Convention. Attorney General William Barr said authorities were tracking people who had flown from city to city to stir up violence but said Trump was speaking “in general terms.” Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu is one of two House Democrats who sent a letter to FBI Director Chris Wray asking if the FBI has been tasked with investigating the theory. He joins AC360 and says Barr was once again “making stuff up” because the President was very specific about the details.    Airdate: September 2, 2020   Guests:  Saskia Popescu Rep. Ted Lieu To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 03, 2020
Trump doesn’t address systematic racism during Kenosha visit
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At a roundtable event during President Trump’s visit to Kenosha, he neither addressed systematic racism nor met with Jacob Blake’s family, the Black man who was shot seven times by a police officer in Kenosha. The only two Black people in attendance were two pastors for Jacob Blake’s mother. They were asked whether they believe police violence was a systematic issue and the President interjected saying, “I don't believe that. I think the police do an incredible job and I think you do have some bad apples." Justin Blake, Jacob Blake’s uncle, joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says “he’s a lying president—racial things he said invoked and empowered police officers all over the country to reign down hate upon African Americans.” Plus, a National Institutes of Health panel says there’s no evidence backing the use of convalescent plasma to treat Covid-19 despite the FDA issuing an emergency use authorization just a week prior and the President declaring it a historic breakthrough. Dr. Eric Topol, Executive Vice President at Scripps Research, disagreed with Trump and the FDA. He wrote a letter to Dr. Stephen Hahn, the FDA Commissioner, telling him he should either tell the truth or resign. He tells AC360 he doesn’t expect Dr. Hahn to hold a press conference and tell the truth. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 02, 2020
Trump refuses to denounce violent actions by right-wing agitators
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President Trump refused to denounce the actions of his supporters in Portland and Wisconsin. Trump also said Kyle Rittenhouse, who is facing homicide charges as well as a felony charge for attempted homicide, “probably would have been killed” had he not fatally shot two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The President warned Americans that the violence they’re seeing in cities right now is what a Biden presidency would be like. Van Jones, former Special Adviser to President Obama and a CNN Political Commentator, tells Anderson Cooper Trump loves to act like the tough guy but he often is whining and complaining.  Plus, Trump also went into a lengthy defense apparently aimed at police officers who he says “choke” and went on to say, “We don’t want to have, when somebody makes a mistake, he chokes, or in some cases you have bad cops, we have to take care of that. In other cases they choke. They’re under – they have a quarter of a second. A quarter of a second to make a decision, and sometimes they make the wrong decision. If they make the wrong decision you know if they make the wrong decision in the other direction they’re probably dead.” Charles Ramsey, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says he thinks it’s a “slap in the face to the men and women across the country who face danger every single day and believe me, they do not choke.” Airdate: August 31, 2020   Guests: Van Jones Charles Ramsey To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Sep 01, 2020
Jacob Blake's father: "We're not taking it anymore, I ask everyone to stand up"
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Jacob Blake, a Black Wisconsin resident who was shot seven times in the back by a White police officer who tried to detain him in Kenosha, is no longer handcuffed to his hospital bed after a warrant for his arrest was vacated. Blake is paralyzed from the waist down and family members said seeing him shackled to the hospital bed was heartbreaking. Jacob Blake Sr. was in Washington, D.C. for the March on Washington and told the crowd, “And we're not taking it anymore, I ask everyone to stand up. No justice, no peace!" He joins AC360 to give an update on his son and says his son asked him why he was shot so many times. Plus, Mary Trump, President Trump’s niece, has new audio recordings of her aunt Maryanne Trump Barry, President Trump’s sister, talking about her brother and his family. She tells Anderson Cooper the reason she secretly recorded these conversations was to protect herself and she understands “how this family operates and you need to bring receipts.”    Airdate: August 28, 2020   Guests:  Jacob Blake Sr. Mary Trump   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 29, 2020
FDA authorizes Covid-19 treatment
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the emergency use of convalescent plasma to help treat patients with Covid-19 saying the “known and potential benefits of the product outweigh the known and potential risks of the product.” President Trump claimed “political reasons” held up this treatment after he accused members of the FDA of being part of the “deep state.” William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, tells Anderson Cooper “the data does not support the approval of this drug” and it’s “a very modest improvement for people who take it very early, if it’s an improvement at all.” Plus, the Republican National Convention is set begin and details are beginning to emerge about the schedule and speakers for the 4-day event. President Trump is expected to make an appearance every night of the RNC. One of his appearances will be with a group of doctors, nurses and EMTs who have been on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis. Former Republican Senator Rick Santorum joins AC360 and says he thinks there will be a lot of comparisons about Joe Biden and President Barack Obama’s handling of the H1N1 virus and admits he thinks the President “rhetorically has handled the Covid-19 crisis horribly.” Airdate: August 23, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 24, 2020
Covid-19 model projects 310,000 U.S. deaths by December
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President Trump says his administration is delivering “one victory after another” as more than 175,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus. A key model now projects 310,000 Covid-19 related deaths by December but nearly 70,000 lives could be saved if people wear masks consistently. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that’s been working on these models throughout the pandemic. He tells Anderson Cooper in order to help save almost 70,000 Americans, political leaders, business leaders and community leaders need to take charge and put mask mandates with “some teeth” in place. Plus, Steven Bannon is calling his arrest a “political hit job.” The former White House Chief Strategist was arrested on federal charges of fraud tied to a fundraising campaign allegedly trying to help Trump’s border wall. Anthony Scaramucci briefly worked alongside Bannon in the White House and it was pretty well-known the two didn’t get along. He joins AC360 to react to Bannon’s arrest and says he’s “just not a good guy.” Airdate: August 21, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 22, 2020
Democrats prepare for Democratic National Convention
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Democrats are getting ready for Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris to officially accept their nominations in an unconventional Democratic National Convention. Former First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, former President Bill Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders and Governor Andrew Cuomo are just a few of the many noteworthy Democratic figures giving speeches during the 4-day event. Congressman James Clyburn from South Carolina is also scheduled to speak. He endorsed Biden right before the South Carolina primary which arguably helped propel the former Vice President to a huge win in the state and gain the momentum he needed to rally Democrats to win the nomination. He tells Anderson Cooper why he wanted to put his support behind Biden. Plus, David Axelrod, a former Senior Adviser to President Obama and CNN Senior Political Commentator, joins AC360 to discuss what the Democrats have to do to get their party excited and says “conventions are important even when they’re unconventional like this one.” Airdate: August 16, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 17, 2020
Postal service IG reviewing Postmaster General’s policy changes and potential ethics conflicts
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The Postal Service Inspector General is reviewing Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s controversial policy changes and his compliance with federal ethics rules. DeJoy made some disruptive changes like eliminating overtime and slowing some mail delivery. Democrats are accusing DeJoy of trying to disrupt mail-in-voting in the November election, which he has denied. President Trump has also said he’s holding up funding for the USPS because he doesn’t want to see it used for mail-in-voting. Jena Griswold is the Secretary State of Colorado and is in charge of overseeing the state’s elections. She joins AC360 to react to the Postal Service IG review and says Trump is “trying to undermine the safest way to vote during a pandemic and enforce Americans to choose between risking their lives and casting a ballot.” Plus, President Trump was asked if he had an issue with a strong woman of color being in the presidential race. His answer: “No. None whatsoever, as you now.” Despite his answer, the President has given the opposite impression when he’s interacted with strong women of color. Democratic Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta is a Biden supporter and she tells Anderson Cooper this President is a “disgrace to our country and it’s only getting worse.”   Airdate: August 14, 2020   Guests: Jena Griswold Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 15, 2020
Pres. Trump doesn’t refute false birthday theory about Sen. Kamala Harris
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During a press briefing President Trump refused to refute a false birther story about Senator Kamala Harris saying he “will take a look.” Harris was born in California and is the first Black and South Asian American woman to run on a major party’s presidential ticket. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says, “It’s wrong. It’s not true. She’s an American citizen.” Plus, collegiate and professional sports organizations are trying to navigate how to play safely during the coronavirus pandemic. Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, says there will be fans in the stands when his team takes the field next month. Damien Williams is a running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, the defending Super Bowl Champions. He has opted out of the season because his mother has cancer and he’s concerned he might expose her to the virus if he plays. He tells Anderson Cooper he just wants to spend time with his mom and be there for her. Airdate: August 13, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 14, 2020
Biden and Harris appear together for first time as running mates
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their first public appearance a day after Biden chose the California Democrat to be his running mate. In Harris’s speech, she went after President Trump criticizing his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic saying the U.S. leads the world with five millionCovid-19 cases “because of Trump’s failure to take it seriously from the start.” Congresswoman Karen Bass, also a Democrat from California, is the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. She joins AC360 to discuss how excited she is for Senator Harris and hopes that excitement will be felt throughout the country. Plus, the White House released new safety recommendations for schools which encourages mask use but doesn’t require it. Dr. Tom Frieden is the former Director of the CDC, and he tells Anderson Cooper any community can open schools but only a community that does these two things can keep them open: control Covid-19 so it’s not spreading and adapt in the schools.   Airdate: August 12, 2020   Guests:  Rep. Karen Bass Dr. Tom Frieden To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 13, 2020
Joe Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate
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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made history by picking California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris will be the first Black and South Asian American woman to run on a major party’s presidential ticket. “I've decided that Kamala Harris is the best person to help me take this fight to Donald Trump and Mike Pence and then to lead this nation starting in January 2021,” Biden said.  Congresswomen Sheila Jackson Lee and Eleanor Holmes Norton join AC360 to reflect on the historic day and explain why they think Harris was the best choice. Plus, Vladimir Putin says Russia approved the “world’s first” Covid-19 vaccine. Kirill Dmitriev is the CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which is financing the vaccine research. He tells Anderson Cooper safety and efficiency is at the core of the vaccine and they’ve already received 1 billion preorders but they haven’t entered phase three trials yet. Airdate: August 11, 2020 Guests: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton Kirill Dmitriev   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 12, 2020
Pres. Trump continues to falsely claim children have immunity to Covid-19
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A new report says there’s been a 90% increase in the number of Covid-19 cases among children in the U.S. in just the last four weeks. President Trump says he thinks children are immune for the most part and “they don’t catch it easily.” Dr. Sean O’Leary is the Vice Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases, which helped produce the report. He tells Anderson Cooper it’s not fair to say the deadly virus is completely benign in children. Plus, leaders from college football’s “Power Five” conferences are reportedly discussing the possibility of postponing the upcoming season that’s slated to start in a few weeks because of coronavirus concerns. Bob Costas, Hall of Fame broadcaster and CNN Contributor, joins AC360 to discuss the future of college football and how it could affect both athletes and fans. Airdate: August 10, 2020 Guests:  Dr. Sean O’Leary Bob Costas To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 11, 2020
President Trump continues to claim the virus will “go away”
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As the U.S coronavirus death toll tops 161,000, President Trump lays out potential executive actions if Congress doesn't reach agreement on a Covid-19 relief package. Also, an emotional plea from a teacher to her state's governor. Ellen Gurrola says "I'm a teacher and I'm scared." She talks with Anderson about her concerns and what the Minnesota Governor told her. Plus, a 8 year-old-boy is being called the “miracle” survivor. Jorden Hutchins suffered from multi-system inflammatory syndrome. He was put on a ventilator, then his kidneys stopped working and he was on dialysis. And that's not all, he also had two strokes that caused some paralysis and heart surgery.  He and his mom talk with Anderson Cooper about what they wish parents know about the disease.   Airdate: August 7, 2020   Guests: Ellen Gurrola Jorden and  Beverly Hutchins To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 08, 2020
President Trump continues to claim the virus will “go away”
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As nearly 158,000 Americans have died from coronavirus, President Trump continues to suggest the virus will “go away.” But, White House Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci says “I don’t think we’re going to eradicate this from the planet.” Dr. Richard Besser, the former Acting CDC Director under President Obama, joins AC360 to react to President Trump’s comments and says if there’s not leadership from the top at the federal level as we start to reopen schools, we’re going to see disease spread in out of control ways. Plus, a 29-year-old man is being called the “miracle” survivor. 29-year-old Chris Rogan spent 132 days in the hospital battling Covid-19. Doctors didn’t expect him to make it but he defied the odds and beat the virus. He tells Anderson Cooper he wishes people would take the virus seriously and he never thought he’d get this sick. Airdate: August 5, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 06, 2020
Trump on Covid-19 death toll: “It is what it is”
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With more than 156,000 Americans dead from the coronavirus, President Trump says the death toll “is what it is.” David Hart lost his husband, Dr. Joseph Costa, to the deadly virus. They were married for 28 years and Dr. Costa had been on the frontlines fighting Covid-19 before it took his life. Hart joins AC360 to share memories of his late husband and says he’s blessed for every second he was able to be with Joe. Plus, after weeks of attacking mail-in-voting, President Trump is now encouraging voters in Florida to vote by mail saying their election system is “safe and secure.” Just a day earlier, Trump threatened to sue Nevada after the state approved a plan to mail ballots to all registered voters. In a tweet, the President accused Nevada Democrats of orchestrating an “illegal late night coup” that makes it impossible for Republicans to win the swing state. Democratic Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak tells Anderson Cooper his priority is making sure voters “have every legitimate legal option to vote.”  Airdate: August 4, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 05, 2020
Pres. Trump publicly criticizes WH Task Force Coordinator Dr. Birx
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President Trump criticized White House Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx in a tweet after she said the pandemic is “extraordinary widespread” in the U.S. Trump said he thinks “we’re doing very well.” California was one of the first states to shut down and was relatively successful at containing the virus but since the state re-opened, it has overtaken New York for the most Covid-19 cases. Dr. Desmond Carson is an Emergency Medicine Physician in California and he tells Anderson Cooper “people are selfish and self-centered. Just wear a mask. Wash your hands. Practice social distancing.” Plus, Georgia’s largest school district has reported around 260 employees have either tested positive for coronavirus or have been exposed. Many parents are grappling with the decision whether or not to send their children back to school. Becky Stone, Director of Schools for Alcoa City Schools, in Tennessee and Brian Woods, Superintendent of Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas join AC360 to discuss the difficulties they’re facing and what they’re doing to keep the students and staff as safe as possible.  Airdate: August 3, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 04, 2020
Trump: “I think we’ve done really well in Florida”
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Florida just recorded the highest daily coronavirus death toll for the fourth straight day but President Trump says he thinks “we’ve done really well in Florida.” Dr. Aileen Marty is an Infectious Disease Expert at Florida International University in Palm Beach County, one of the hardest hit counties. She joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says the reality is “absolutely heartbreaking” and they’ve had many children die. Plus, as the world waits for a an effective Covid-19 vaccine, there are some promising therapeutics that have been helpful. William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, tells Anderson Cooper if he was a betting man, he would bet 95% on drugs and 50% on vaccines as being the most effective way to handle this disease. Airdate: July 31, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Aug 01, 2020
Pelosi: All lawmakers and staff required to wear masks in the House
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced all lawmakers and staff members will be required to wear face coverings in the House chamber. Pelosi announced the new rule after GOP Congressman Louie Gohmert, who frequently refused to wear a mask, announced he tested positive for Covid-19. Speaker Pelosi joins AC360 to discuss the testing difficulties going on throughout the country and gives an update on the stimulus bill that is still being negotiated. Plus, a day after Attorney General William Barr told Congress he doesn’t believe there’s systemic racism in police departments, Writer, Producer, Director and Actor Tyler Perry tells Anderson Cooper he still gets pulled over by the police “because I’m in a nice car in a neighborhood that they don’t even know that I live in until they realize it’s me.” He adds he thinks his greatest gift he’s been given is he’s been able to live on both sides of the wealth gap. Airdate: July 29, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 30, 2020
Trump as U.S. nears 150,000 deaths: “Nobody likes me”
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During a coronavirus press briefing President Trump questioned why his approval rating wasn’t as high as White House Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci. He also promoted unproven hydroxycholoroquine as a treatment for Covid-19 despite the FDA, Dr. Fauci and other doctors saying it’s not an effective treatment. Republican Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has been leading his state through the pandemic and has clashed with the President about testing. He joins AC360 to react to Trump’s recent messaging and gives an update on Maryland’s testing situation. Plus, 21 NFL players have tested positive for coronavirus since reporting to training camps and many players have already opted out of the season because of health concerns. Dr. Myron Rolle is currently a neurosurgery resident and also played in the NFL. He tells Anderson Cooper he doesn’t think it’s safe to return to sports right now and says if the NFL wants to be part of the community, they need to look what’s happening and put the safety of players and their families first. Airdate: July 28, 2020     To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 29, 2020
Florida cases up more than 1,500% since May reopening
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis stood outside the White House two months ago declaring his state’s victory against the deadly coronavirus. Less than 10 weeks later, Florida has surpassed New York’s total count for Covid-19 cases, with at least 432,747. Democratic Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber wrote a letter to DeSantis blaming him for the “unconstrained growth” of Covid-19. Mayor Gelber joins AC360 to explain why he called the governor’s response “unprepared” and “failed.” Plus, Congressman John Lewis lies in state at the U.S. Capitol. Congressman James Clyburn tells Anderson Cooper about his friendship with Lewis dating back to the 1960s. Airdate: July 27, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 28, 2020
WH Press Secretary: “There has been no change” in Trump’s tone on coronavirus
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The U.S. is on track for topping 1,000 daily coronavirus deaths for the 4th straight day. In the last week President Trump canceled the Republican National Convention activities in Jacksonville, Florida, encouraged Americans to wear masks and changed his tone on the severity of the deadly virus. White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx said California, Florida, Arizona and Texas seem to be plateauing after weeks of surging cases and deaths. Dr. Joseph Donnelly is an emergency room physician in El Paso, Texas and has been treating Covid-19 patients throughout the pandemic. He joins AC360 to describe his experiences and says this virus is nothing like the flu. Plus, the CDC recently released new guidance to help schools reopen in the fall. Trump said he would be “comfortable” with his son and grandchildren returning to school for in-person learning. Arne Duncan, former Education Secretary for the Obama administration tells AC360 if we “had a White House that led, had a national plan, we wouldn’t be jeopardizing our children’s chance to go back to school in the next couple weeks.”   Airdate: July 24, 2020   Guests:  Dr. Joseph Donnelly Arne Duncan To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 25, 2020
Trump on coronavirus crisis: “Cases remain low and very stable”
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President Trump held another coronavirus briefing without the nation’s top doctors. He declared “cases remain low and very stable” as the U.S. nears 4 million cases and deaths have topped 142,000 people. California was one of the first states to shut down and seemed to have the virus under control, but after a resurgence, it has surpassed New York with the most coronavirus cases in the country. Dr. Barbara Ferrer is the Los Angeles County Public Health Director and says Covid-19 is set to become one of the leading causes of death in her county. Plus, the President says he will “surge” federal law enforcement officers to Chicago and other American cities even though local leaders are pushing back. Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said it would be a “cold day in hell” before he would agree to a “unilateral, uninvited intervention.” He joins AC360 and says he’s disappointed with the President’s response and it seems like a “reality TV approach” to a very serious problem.  Airdate: July 22, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 23, 2020
Pres. Trump: Pandemic will probably get worse before it gets better
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In his first coronavirus briefing in months, President Trump admitted the Covid-19 crisis will probably get worse before it gets better. The President encouraged “everybody” to wear a mask and said “whether you like the mask or not, they have an impact.” Dr. Peter Hotez is the Dean of the School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor University in Texas where cases are spiking in the state and the reopening has been paused. He tells AC360 President Trump lacked empathy and compassion for the Southern states in dire situations and he showed no urgency in making a federal plan. Plus, protesters and federal agents continue to clash in downtown Portland, Oregon as local officials and lawmakers scrutinize the increased federal presence. Mayors of six large cities sent a letter to the administration slamming deployment of federal forces to stop protests. Democratic Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is one of those mayors and has been monitoring the protests in his city for weeks. He joins AC360 and says the presence of the federal officers and their actions is what’s making the people of Portland so angry especially when the protests were mostly peaceful.  Airdate: July 21, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 22, 2020
Pres. Trump: Mask wearing is “patriotic” when you can’t distance
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President Trump tweets out a photo of himself wearing a mask and says that “it is Patriotic to wear a face mask when you can’t socially distance” one day after an interview aired where he continued to downplay the impact of coronavirus in the United States. The President also said in that interview, “I don’t agree with the statement if everybody wear a mask everything disappears.”  CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta explains what is behind the President’s change in tone and why daily Coronavirus Task Force briefings are going to return. Also, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Florida International University infectious disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty discuss what needs to be done to get the pandemic under control in Florida and across the country. Plus, CNN’s Gary Tuchman takes us inside an intensive care unit treating Covid-19 patients in Georgia. Airdate: July 20, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 21, 2020
Fauci: U.S. may need to “reset” as virus spirals out of control
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As Covid-19 cases continue to rise throughout the South and Southwest of the U.S., White House Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci suggested the country might need to “reset.” At least 27 states have paused or rolled back their re-openings as the U.S. recently saw the highest daily number of cases, 67,417. William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, tells Anderson Cooper we are in a very dangerous situation and desperately need guidance.  Plus, the Moderna coronavirus vaccine is showing “promising” safety and immune response results. Dr. Tal Zaks, Moderna’s Chief Medical Officer, joins AC360 to give an update on the trial and thinks the chances of this vaccine working are “pretty good.” Airdate: July 15, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 16, 2020
Pres. Trump gives campaign-like speech at the White House as coronavirus cases surge
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President Trump gave a campaign-like speech in the Rose Garden and offered no plan to help stop the surge of coronavirus cases throughout the country. Meanwhile, White House Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Covid-19 could become as serious as the 1918 flu that killed more than 50 million people. Arizona had to pause its reopening because cases were spiking. Dr. Quinn Snyder is an Emergency Room Physician on the frontline in Arizona fighting the virus. He tells Anderson Cooper he wishes the President and other politicians would let medical professionals and scientists handle the pandemic because “the virus is going to do what it wants to do.” Plus, the President took aim at governors during his rant at the White House saying his administration “made a lot of governors look fantastic.” Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer has been outspoken about the White House’s handing of the pandemic. She joins AC360 to react to the President’s comments and says it’s “troubling and disturbing” to hear remarks like that when there’s so much work to do. Airdate: July 14, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 15, 2020
Pres. Trump: “I have a very good relationship with Dr. Fauci”
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President Trump says he has a very good relationship with White House Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci despite the White House attempting to discredit the nation’s top infectious disease expert. Dr. Fauci has been increasingly vocal about his concerns over reopening the country while there’s a surge of coronavirus cases in some states. Peter Staley, an AIDS activist and a member of the Covid-19 Working Group of New York, has worked with Dr. Fauci for decades and has been talking to him throughout the pandemic. He tells Anderson Cooper Dr. Fauci is “deeply frustrated” and just wants to fight the virus and save lives. Plus, the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second largest school district in the country, announced they will start the school year online only, despite the President and his administration pushing for schools to reopen. Arne Duncan, former Education Secretary in the Obama Administration, joins Anderson Cooper and says superintendents ultimately have the power to make the decisions that are best for their schools, not the governors or the President. Airdate: July 13, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 14, 2020
Pres. Trump: “We’re getting back on track”
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  President Trump says the United States is “getting back on track” as the country saw the highest single-day coronavirus cases, 63,900. Meanwhile, White House Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci says the country is in the middle of a “very serious problem.” Dr. Fauci and the President haven’t seen each other in at least 2 months. William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, has worked with Dr. Fauci and tells Anderson Cooper “it’s like turning off your radar in the middle of a storm” if you’re not talking to Dr. Fauci during a crisis like this. Plus, President Trump commuted the prison sentence of his friend and former political adviser Roger Stone days before he was supposed to report to prison. Our Legal Analysts, Jeffery Toobin and Preet Bharara, join AC360 to react to the President’s decision.   Airdate: July 10, 2020   Guests: William Haseltine Preet Bharara Jeffrey Toobin To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 11, 2020
Trump threatens to cut funding if schools don’t reopen
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As coronavirus cases are surging in some areas of the country, President Trump and his administration are pushing schools to reopen by fall. Trump threatened he “may cut off funding” to schools that don’t reopen and says he disagrees with the CDC guidelines for safely reopening schools because they are “very tough” and “expensive.”  Vice President Pence now says the CDC will issue new guidelines. Richard Carranza, Chancellor for the New York City Department of Education, tells Anderson Cooper they are depending on the CDC guidance to keep the students and teachers stay safe as they try to return to in-person learning. Plus, a new Yale study says half of coronavirus cases could be caused by “silent spreaders,” people who are asymptomatic or presymptomatic. Alison Galvani, the director at the Yale Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis, joins AC360 to discuss what the study found and says one of the challenges of Covid-19 is people are most infectious before they have any symptoms. Airdate: July 8, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 09, 2020
President Trump: “We are in a good place”
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President Trump claims the country is “in a good place” despite more than 131,000 people dying from COVID-19 and the U.S. seeing the highest single day of new COVID-19 cases. A key model now projects more than 208,000 deaths by November. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that’s been working on the models throughout the pandemic. He tells Anderson Cooper that kids going back to school and the seasons changing contribute to the higher projection. Plus, President Trump’s niece accuses him of being a “sociopath” in her forthcoming tell-all book. She also claims he hired and paid someone to take his SATs but the White House says that is false. Maggie Haberman, White House Correspondent for the New York Times and CNN Political Analyst, has been reporting on the book and has been covering Donald Trump for years. She joins AC360 to discuss the portrait the book paints of the Trump family.  Airdate: July 7, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 08, 2020
Keeping them Honest: Pres. Trump’s divisive, inflammatory and racist words
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President Trump says that 99 percent of Covid-19 cases are totally harmless and instead focuses his national leadership message on dividing the country with racist remarks about the confederate flag. Meanwhile, White House Task Force Member Doctor Anthony Fauci continues to sound the alarm on the pandemic saying that "we are still knee-deep in the first wave of this." Dr. Peter Hotez and Professor William Haseltine weigh in on the rise in cases around the country. Professor Haseltine tells Anderson Cooper that contact tracing is no longer effective, that “It's unfortunately up to each individual to be responsible for themselves ... I am afraid at this point we are past the point of no return in many of our states.” Also, former Democratic South Carolina lawmaker Bakari Sellers and CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash discuss President Trump’s focus on confederate imagery and racist tweets. Plus, former Health and Human Services Secretary under President Obama, Kathleen Sebelius, weighs in on the U.S. military announcing that they will send medical and support personnel to help support San Antonio after the rise in coronavirus cases in Texas. Airdate: July 6, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 07, 2020
7,500 people gather for Pres. Trump event, without social distancing or enforced mask use
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As the U.S. continues to see record increases in new coronavirus cases, Pres. Trump prepares to speak to an estimated 7,500 person crowd at an early Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Mask use is optional and there will be no social distancing. Dr. Leana Wen and Dr. Celine Gounder speak to AC360 about the medical repercussions for people attending the event and for Americans over the holiday weekend. Also a concern at Mount Rushmore: fireworks that pose a potential wildfire hazard. The former superintendent for the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Cheryl Schreier, speaks to AC360 about how Pres. Trump’s event is endangering park employees and attendees.  Plus, CNN’s Gary Tuchman introduces us to a woman who recently recovered from coronavirus. She also beat cancer and the 1918 flu.   Airdate: July 3, 2020   Guests: Dr. Leana Wen   Dr. Celine Gounder   Cheryl Schreier, Former Superintendent, Mount Rushmore National Memorial   CNN National Correspondent, Gary Tuchman To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 04, 2020
Dr. Fauci: U.S. isn’t going in the right direction
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As 38 states see a rise in coronavirus cases, White House Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci says he thinks “it’s pretty obvious that we are not going in the right direction.” The Texas governor is now requiring face coverings in public places “in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases” after the state saw its highest number of cases in a single day. William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, joins AC360 to discuss the surge in cases throughout the country and a new CDC forecast predicts nearly 148,000 coronavirus deaths by July 25. Meanwhile, President Trump told reporters the situation in the country is “getting under control.” Maggie Haberman, White House Correspondent for the New York Times and a CNN Political Analyst, tells AC360 “this President wants to run his re-election effort a certain way, and that does not relate to talking about the coronavirus unless it’s about describing his administration’s response in glowing terms that just don’t comport with reality.” Airdate: July 2, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 03, 2020
Pres. Trump says he thinks at some point Covid-19 will just disappear
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As the U.S. sees the highest single-day increase in new coronavirus cases, Pres. Trump repeats his claim that he thinks at some point the illness will just disappear.  Florida Democratic Congresswoman Donna Shalala and Clinton White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta speak to AC360 about lack of guidance from President Trump. Also, former National Security Adviser to Pres. Obama Susan Rice reacts to reporting from CNN’s Jim Sciutto. Multiple former Trump administration officials who briefed the President told Sciutto that Trump's resistance to intelligence warnings about Russia led his national security team - including those who delivered the President's Daily Brief to him orally - to do so less often. “You don't intimidate the messengers .. this President is derelict in his duty as commander in chief to brush off information that is critical to the life and death of our service members and do so just because he doesn't want to hear bad news,” says Rice. Airdate: July 1, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 02, 2020
Dr. Fauci warns U.S. could hit 100,000 cases a day
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With the U.S. seeing 40,000+ new cases a day, White House Coronavirus Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci warned a Senate committee that new cases could rise to 100,000 a day. Colorado just became the 18th state to pause or roll back their reopening plans. William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, tells Anderson Cooper because the country is lacking leadership from the President, governors and other local officials are stepping up to try and protect their states and cities. Plus, Democratic Senator Chris Murphy was one of the lawmakers asking Dr. Fauci and other Task Force members questions. He joins AC360 to discuss how coronavirus dominates everyone’s lives and says President Trump can’t just wish it away. Airdate: June 30, 2020  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 01, 2020
At least 16 states have paused reopening plans
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Florida is one of at least 16 states that have paused or rolled back reopening plans. Governor Ron DeSantis suspended alcohol consumption in bars but has yet to put a statewide face mask requirement in place. Nikki Fried, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, says the governor needs to be more engaged and “get his head out of the sand.” Plus, sources tell CNN during hundreds of highly classified phone calls with foreign leaders, President Trump was consistently unprepared and posed a danger to national security. CNN Political Analyst and longtime journalist Carl Bernstein joins AC360 to discuss how sources told him some of Trump’s former top deputies concluded he was “delusional” in his dealings with foreign leaders. Airdate: June 29, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 30, 2020
Pence: U.S. is opening “safely and responsibly” even as cases surge in many states
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During the first White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing in nearly two months, Vice President Michael Pence claims Americans are seeing “encouraging news” despite 32 states across the country seeing an increase over the past week. Pence also defended the President’s recent rallies in Oklahoma and Arizona, two states seeing a spike in cases, saying Americans have freedoms of speech and assembly. Marc Lotter is the Director of Strategic Communications for Trump 2020. He joins AC360 and says even in the states with a jump in cases, masks shouldn’t be mandatory statewide and it should be up to the governors, mayor and local executives to put those rules in place. Plus, Texas was one of the first states to reopen but because of the volume of new cases, the Governor has “paused” the state’s phased economic reopening. Dr. Peter Hotez, Dean of the School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor University, tells AC360 Texas is in a better position with more people wearing masks and bars closed but he isn’t sure that will be enough to stop the virus.     Airdate: June 26, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 27, 2020
COVID-19 model projects nearly 180,000 deaths by fall
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An influential COVID-19 model projects nearly 180,000 deaths in the U.S. by October 1. That number drops to 146,000 if 95% of Americans wear face masks. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that’s been working on the models. He joins AC360 to explain how wearing masks could not only save lives but also help the economy. Plus, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler says the House “may very well” try to impeach Attorney General William Barr. This comes after a deputy to formal special counsel Robert Mueller who prosecuted the Roger Stone case testified in front of lawmakers that Stone was “treated differently from any every other defendant” because of his relationship to the President. Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff tells Anderson Cooper that what Barr has done with the DOJ is dangerous and there are two standards of justice: one for friends of the President and another for everyone else. Airdate: June 24, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 25, 2020
Dr. Fauci: “We’re going to be doing more testing, not less”
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White House Coronavirus Task Force Member Dr. Anthony Fauci testified in front of a House committee on the Trump’s administration’s response to the pandemic and directly contradicted the President. “We’re going to be doing more testing, not less,” said Fauci. Dr. Richard Besser, former Acting Director of the CDC, tells Anderson Cooper the mixed messaging could result in some parts of the country slipping back to a worse situation than they were several months ago. Plus, Democratic Senator Kamala Harris joins AC360 to discuss police reform and explains why she thinks we need to “reimagine public safety.” Airdate: June 23, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 24, 2020
Two more Trump campaign staffers test positive for coronavirus after Tulsa rally
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Right before Trump’s weekend rally in Tulsa, OK, it was reported that six campaign staffers had tested positive for COVID-19. Since then the campaign has revealed two more staff members tested positive and they were both at rally but wearing masks. At that rally, President Trump said he told his staff to slow down testing for the virus in order to keep the number of cases down. But his administration is now saying his comments were just “tongue-in-cheek.” William Haseltin, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, tells Anderson Cooper closing the economy during the pandemic is not the answer but being careful is. Plus, Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono joins AC360 to react to the President calling the deadly virus the “Kung flu.” Airdate: June 22, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 23, 2020
Trump pushes ahead with Tulsa rally as coronavirus cases spike in Oklahoma
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Leaders and health experts have raised concerns about President Trump’s upcoming rally in Tulsa. Theyworry it could be a new hot spot for coronavirus infections. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany says she won’t be wearing a mask at the rally where an estimated 19,000 could be inside Tulsa’s Bank of Oklahoma arena. Dr. Stephen Prescott, President of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, joins AC360 to discuss his concerns with having such a large gathering especially when coronavirus cases are on the rise in Oklahoma. Plus, as many are marching and gathering to commemorate the end of slavery during the Juneteenth holiday, the country is still struggling with systematic racism and injustice. When asked repeatedly to say “Black lives matter” in an interview, Vice President Pence said “all lives matter.” Professor Cornel West reacts to the Vice President’s comments and talks about the meaning behind Juneteenth.      Airdate: June 19, 2020   Guests: Dr. Stephen Prescott Cornel West To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 20, 2020
Former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks charged with felony murder
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Garrett Rolfe, the former Atlanta police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks, is facing 11 charges, including a felony murder charge. At a news conference, the District Attorney revealed a photo he said shows Rolfe kicking Brooks after he had been shot. Tomika Miller, Brooks’s widow, said she was “appalled” after hearing and seeing the new details. L. Chris Stewart, the Brooks’s family attorney tells Anderson Cooper that Miller had to leave the courtroom because she was so upset. Plus, coronavirus cases are still rising in Tulsa, Oklahoma as President Trump gets ready to hold his first rally since the pandemic shut down most of the country. Dr. Jabraan Pasha wrote a letter signed by local health care workers asking the mayor to postpone the President's rally. He joins AC360 to discuss his concerns for holding such a large event while daily new cases are still surging.  Airdate: June 17, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 18, 2020
Key model projects 200,000+ coronavirus deaths by October
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President Trump is getting ready to hit the campaign trail for his first rally since the coronavirus shut down most of the country. That rally will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma where social distancing is unlikely and face masks are optional. With Oklahoma’s cases rising, many fear how the rally could potentially spread the virus. A key model often used by the White House is now projecting the United States will have more than 200,000 coronavirus-related deaths by October. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that’s been working on these models. He joins AC360 to explain why the new modeling suggests so many more deaths. Plus, the President signed an executive order on police reform that includes a national database of police officers with a history of excessive force. A day earlier, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced police reforms for her city following the killing of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta police. She tells Anderson Cooper the national database is an important step but there’s much more to be done. Airdate: June 16, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 17, 2020
Atlanta Mayor: “We saw the murder of Rayshard Brooks”
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Rayshard Brooks was shot twice in the back by an Atlanta police officer after two officers tried to handcuff him for suspected DUI. Videos show Brooks grabbing one of the officer’s Taser and then firing it as he ran away. The Fulton County medical examiner has listed the death as homicide. In a tearful interview with CNN, Brooks’s widow asked for peaceful protests and said she wants change through communication, not aggression. Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr. tells AC360 he is weighing charges for both officers involved in the shooting. Plus, in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled federal civil rights law protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination. Eric Cervini, author of “The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America” joins Anderson Cooper to discuss the landmark ruling.               Airdate: June 15, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 16, 2020
President Trump: “We have to dominate the streets”
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President Trump spoke at a "justice disparities" event in Dallas and didn’t  focus on police violence against African Americans. And, in an interview with Fox News, the President defended his “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” tweet. Anderson Cooper discusses the president’s comments with Van Jones, David Axelrod and Gloria Browne-Marshall. Plus, Dr. Chris Murray explains his team’s new model predicting nearly 170,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States by October 1. And, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot joins AC360 to talk about the investigation into Chicago police officers who were caught on camera lounging inside a Congressman’s office during violent protests in the city. Airdate: June 11, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 12, 2020
George Floyd’s brother to Congress: ‘I am here to ask you to make it stop. Stop the pain’
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Philonise Floyd testifies on Capitol Hill one day after his brother George Floyd’s burial in Houston. He asked the House Judiciary Committee to take action on policing in the United States. Anderson speaks to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democratic member of the committee, and CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger.  Amber Ruffin, a comedian and writer for “Late Night with Seth Meyers” speaks to Anderson about the personal, painful, and dangerous interactions she has had with the police as a black woman. CNN’s Gary Tuchman takes us to Camden, New Jersey where several years ago every member of the police department was fired and a new police force was created. Plus, the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute projects another 100,000 people in the United States will die from Covid-19 by September. Dr. Leana Wen talks about the rise in coronavirus cases as states are reopening around the country. “We know how to prevent the next 100,000 deaths, but we are not doing that,” says Dr. Wen. Airdate: June 10, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 11, 2020
George Floyd laid to rest after 14 days of protests
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Two weeks after George Floyd was killed while in Minneapolis police custody, his family, friends and prominent figures gather in Houston to celebrate his life and call for justice. Dr. Cornel West reflects on the solemn day and talks about racial justice in America. Then, Anderson talks to a friend of the 75-year-old protester who was pushed to the ground by police in Buffalo, New York. Plus, filmmaker Spike Lee talks about the protesters marching for racial justice around the world. “We need a just police system … we cannot let this moment slide by ... we have to mobilize,” says Lee.   Airdate: June 9, 2020   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 10, 2020
Samuel L. Jackson on race in America
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Alumni of George Floyd's high school are gathered for a vigil at the football field in Houston where Floyd once played. Meanwhile, protesters continue to march and push for police reforms. As a young man, Samuel L. Jackson fought for equal rights. He was even an usher at the funeral for Dr.  Martin Luther King. He tells Anderson what’s happening in America right now evokes very personal memories of the civil rights struggle. Airdate: June 8, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 09, 2020
Goodell: “We, the National Football League, believe Black Lives Matter”
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President Trump says it's a "great day” for George Floyd without speaking about the injustices leading up to his killing or how to end them going forward after eleven days of protests around the country demanding change. Anderson Cooper speaks to CNN Political Commentator Van Jones and CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell releases a video statement condemning racism and the systematic oppression of black people and admitting quote “we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier and encourage all to speak out and peacefully protest. We, the National Football League, believe Black Lives Matter.” Anderson Cooper speaks to retired NFL Player Benjamin Watson, Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones and CNN Sports Analyst Christine Brennan. Plus, Senior Pastor Miles McPherson of the Rock Church in San Diego talks about how to bring communities together. Airdate: June 5, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 06, 2020
George Floyd remembered at memorial service in Minneapolis
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Family members, community leaders, and activists gathered in Minneapolis to honor and remember George Floyd in the first of many memorial services. Floyd lived in Houston for many years and that’s where he will be laid to rest. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner tells Anderson Cooper that Floyd and his family will have a police escort the day of the funeral. Plus, retired four-star Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen criticized the President’s threat to use the U.S. military on protesters saying “it may well signal the beginning of the end of the American experiment.” He joins AC360 and says “instead of debating whether to commit federal troops against America citizens, let’s debate how we can pursue real reform.” Airdate: June 4, 2020   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 05, 2020
All four former police officers charged in George Floyd’s death
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Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck, has had his charge of third-degree murder upped to a more serious charge of second-degree murder. The other three former officers who were at the scene are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who announced the charges, tells Anderson Cooper he’s “committed to holding the defendants accountable at the highest ethical charge.” Plus, NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins AC360 to react to the protests going on throughout the country and says it’s not enough to say “that was terrible and my thoughts and prayers are with you.” Airdate: June 3, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 04, 2020
Bishop of DC church Trump visited: “I just can't believe what my eyes have seen”
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A day after having peaceful protesters tear-gassed so he could have a photo-op in front of St. John’s Church, President Trump, along with First Lady Melania Trump, visited the John Paul II National Shrine in Washington. The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, Mariann Edgar Budde, was outraged when she saw the President hold a bible in front of St. John’s Church. She tells Anderson Cooper that the President’s photo-op and visit to the shrine didn’t seem to be “an expression of faith or of solidarity with faith.” Plus, radio personality Charlamagne tha God joins AC360 to discuss how the protests could impact the 2020 presidential  race and what he thinks Biden needs to do to win.  Airdate: June 2, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 03, 2020
Pres. Trump says he’s an “ally of all peaceful protestors”
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Pres. Trump says he’s an “ally of all peaceful protesters” as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at peaceful protestors so he could have a photo-op at a church across the street from the White House. He also vowed to deploy the U.S. military if states can’t control the protests.  Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer tells Anderson Cooper she was “shocked” when she heard the President threaten to deploy troops and that “we need a leader who can bring calm, who can bring unity, who can show compassion and competence that we need.” Plus, NBA legend and business leader Magic Johnson  joins AC360 to react to the protests going on throughout the country. Airdate: June 1, 2020   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 02, 2020
Fired officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck charged with murder
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Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer, who was seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck is charged with third-degree murder and also faces a charge of second-degree manslaughter. The death of Floyd has sparked outrage across the country. Ben Crump, the Floyd family attorney, joins AC360 to react to the charges against Chauvin and to the protests throughout the country. Plus, Cornel West tells Anderson Cooper “we are witnessing America as a failed social experience.”   Airdate: May 29, 2020   Guests: Benjamin Crump Cornel West To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 30, 2020
U.S. death toll surpasses 100,000
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More than 100,000 people in the United States have died from the coronavirus, almost twice the number of Americans lost in the Vietnam War. Dr. Anthony Fauci says he’s hopeful for a vaccine by the end of the year. William Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International, tells Anderson Cooper many of the deaths in this country “didn’t have to happen if we had been prepared.” Plus, Democratic Senator Kamala Harris joins AC360 to react to the grim milestone and says President Trump “is not a leader.” Airdate: May 27, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 28, 2020
As coronavirus deaths approach 99,000 in the U.S., Joe Biden speaks out about Pres. Trump.
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CNN’s Dana Bash speaks to Former Vice President Joe Biden for his first in-person interview since being knocked off the campaign trail during the coronavirus pandemic. Biden calls President Trump a “fool” for fueling a cultural opposition to wearing masks when "every leading doc in the world is saying we should wear a mask when you're in a crowd." Then, Ohio Republican Governor Mike DeWine weighs in on how businesses are reopening there and the importance of protecting people during the pandemic. Plus, another reason why public officials are worried about people who don't wear masks or self-distance - CNN’s Randi Kaye reports on so called “super spreader” events. Airdate: May 26, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 27, 2020
Beach towns full of people not wearing masks spark fear of future covid-19 outbreaks
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Large crowds over Memorial Day weekend could cause new outbreaks as people ignore the CDC guidelines which state that “everyone should wear a cloth face cover when they have to go out in public.” CNN’s Gary Tuchman takes us to the Gulf Coast of Alabama for a report. Then, Montgomery, Alabama Mayor Steven Reed tells Anderson Cooper that his city still has a “ways to go to beat this virus” and that “we have to get people to understand that, or we're going to have a second wave that's going to cost us much more than it already has.” Plus, Tomas Pueyo who has written extensively on the pandemic weighs in.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 26, 2020
Pres. Trump says CDC director doing a “very good job”
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Despite CNN’s reporting that Dr. Redfield, the CDC director, is on the hot seat, Trump says he’s doing a “very good job.” Kathleen Sebelius, former Secretary of Health and Human Services, tells Anderson Cooper it’s a terrible time for tension with the CDC, who are “gold standard epidemiologists.” Plus, as many fans are desperate for sports to return, Charles Barkley, former NBA player and Turner Sports analyst, is hosting “The Match” to raise money for COVID-19 relief. It’s a golf tournament featuring some of the most well-known athletes in the world: Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning vs. Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady. He joins AC360 to preview the event.   Airdate: May 20, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 21, 2020
Pres. Trump defends use of hydroxychloroquine, says it “doesn’t harm you”
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Despite the FDA’s warning of serious side effects from taking hydroxychloroquine, the President of the United States has defended his decision to take the drug. David Holtgrave, a lead researcher in a hydroxychloroquine study, tells Anderson Cooper in their study they didn’t find a statistically significant benefit of the drug in terms of death rate or abnormal heart rhythms. Plus, Dr. Eric Topol, a cardiologist, adds that there is no sign of any efficacy by taking the anti-malaria drug but there is a sign of significant hazard.   Airdate: May 19, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 20, 2020
President Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent COVID-19
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The President of the United States says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent coronavirus, despite the FDA warning it could have harmful side effects. Dr. Eric Topol, a cardiologist, tells Anderson Cooper “we have all the data to support risk and no data to show benefit.” Plus, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins AC360 to react to the President firing the State Department inspector general. CNN reported the IG was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s role in a Saudi arms deal before he was fired. Airdate: May 18, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 19, 2020
Trump: Dr. Fauci's comments on schools reopening "not an acceptable answer"
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Dr. Anthony Fauci testified in front of a Senate committee that some schools shouldn't reopen in the fall and President Trump called those comments "not an acceptable answer." New Jersey has been one of the hardest hit states in the country. Democratic Governor Phil Murphy joins AC360 to discuss what he plans to do about schools and universities in his state next fall. Plus, a mystery illness similar to Kawasaki disease that is believed to be related to COVID-19 is now affecting children. Roup Hardowar is the father to 8-year-old, Jayden, who nearly lost his life due to a mysterious illness. Jayden's older brother helped perform CPR on his brother until EMTs arrived. They both give Anderson Cooper an update on how Jayden is doing.   Airdate: May 13, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 14, 2020
Fauci: States could face serious consequences if they reopen too early
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Dr. Anthony Fauci testified before a Senate committee and warned about needless suffering and death if the U.S. is opened prematurely. Ohio is just one of those states reopening without meeting certain White House guidelines. Republican Governor Mike DeWine joins AC360 to explain why he decided to begin reopening his state. Plus, as parts of upstate New York start to slowly reopen, the timeline of New York City reopening is still unknown. Corey Johnson, the speaker of the New York City Council, tells Anderson Cooper what he thinks reopening could look like and says it would be devastating if the city saw another spike in cases of the virus. Airdate: May 12, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 13, 2020
President Trump ends news conference after contentious exchange with reporter
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President Trump abruptly ended his news conference after a Chinese American reporter asked him why he always says the U.S. is doing far better when it comes to testing for than any other country. "Maybe that's a question you should ask China, don't ask me, ask China that question, OK?," Trump told the reporter. Andrew Yang, a former Democratic presidential candidate and Biden supporter, joins AC360 to react to the President's comments. Plus, the biotech company Regeneron says it will start clinical trials for a possible COVID-19 treatment. The company's Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. George Yancopoulos, tells Anderson Cooper how this treatment would work on patients with coronavirus. Airdate: May 11, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 12, 2020
At least 43 states expected to partially reopen despite death toll continuing to rise
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Many states are beginning to lift their stay-at-home orders and reopen restaurants, stores and other public spaces. Caitlin Rivers, a senior associate at the John Hopkins Center for Health Security, testified on Capitol Hill about the pandemic response. She joins AC360 to explain why she told members of Congress that none of those states have met the White House's guidelines to reopen and why increased testing is crucial. Plus, a pregnant New York City nurse contracted coronavirus and gave birth to her baby after a COVID-19 related heart attack and had other complications. Shirley Licin speaks to Anderson Cooper about her sister's condition and how people can help. Airdate: May 6, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 07, 2020
U.S. death toll tops 70,000 as White House considers winding down coronavirus task force
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The White House is considering winding down the coronavirus task force starting around Memorial Day as an influential model predicts more than 134,000 U.S. deaths by August 4. Laurie Garrett, author of "The Coming Plague," joins AC360 to explain why her best case scenario is a 36-month event horizon for the virus. Plus, John Miller, NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism, tells Anderson Cooper about his battle with COVID-19 and how the department is coping with losing at least 38 members to the deadly disease. Airdate: May 5, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 06, 2020
Key model predicts 134,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States
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A key model that is often cited by the White House now predicts more than 134,000 coronavirus deaths in the U.S. by early August. Dr. Chris Murray is the director of the group at the University of Washington that's working on these models. He joins Anderson Cooper to discuss why the projection nearly doubled and how relaxed social distancing and increased mobility could affect the death toll. Plus, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine tells AC360 he's trying to balance the need to re-open and get people back to work with the need to keep people safe. Airdate: May 4, 2020 Guests: Dr. Chris Murray Gov. Mike DeWine To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 05, 2020
FDA approves emergency use of remdesivir to treat coronavirus
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The experimental drug remdesivir has been approved by the FDA to help treat hospitalized patients with severe cases of COVID-19. Dr. Llyod Minor, dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine, tells Anderson Cooper about the effects the drug can have on a patient who has the deadly virus. Plus, Naomi Hartwig lost her mother and father to the coronavirus. They died just one week apart. She joins AC360 to share their love story. Airdate: May 1, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 02, 2020
WHO launches new program to accelerate COVID-19 vaccines
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The World Health Organization is launching a new program to accelerate the development of COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. Michael Osterholm and Dr. Sanjay Gupta join Anderson Cooper to discuss the logistics of getting a working vaccine and when or if people should expect one. Plus, Captain Brett Crozier was fired after warning of a coronavirus outbreak that was spreading throughout the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt. Now the Navy is recommending that Captain Crozier be reinstated as the ship's commander. Captain Crozier's friend Brett Odom tells AC360 Captain Crozier is humbled and excited to potentially lead his sailors again. Airdate: April 24, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 25, 2020
Las Vegas mayor wants to re-open casinos, theater and restaurants but doesn't give any safety guidelines
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Carolyn Goodman, the mayor of Las Vegas,wants casinos, theaters and restaurants in her city to re-open but says it's not her job to provide any social distancing guidelines. She says the owners "better figure it out. That's their job." Democratic Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak joins AC360 to respond to the mayor's comments and says Nevada is "clearly not ready to re-open." Plus, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tells Anderson Cooper she's alarmed the American public is getting "political spin before and after scientists talk." Airdate: April 22, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 23, 2020
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp faces resistance from mayors and business owners over move to re-open state
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Georgia Republican Governor is pushing to reopen a range of businesses in the state, including hair and nail salons, gyms, and restaurants despite White House guidelines that suggest waiting for a 14-day downward trajectory of COVID-19 cases. Jamie Booth, an Atlanta hair salon owner, joins AC360 to explain why she will remain closed until at least mid-May to keep both herself and her clients safe. Plus, after President Trump tweeted "Liberate Michigan," the state's Democratic Governor, Gretchen Whitmer, responded in an op-ed saying "we need to get this right" when it comes to re-opening any state. She tells Anderson Cooper she's trying to save lives. Airdate: April 21, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 22, 2020
Congressional leaders and the White House negotiate another coronavirus relief funding package
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Key congressional leaders and the Trump administration are trying to strike a deal on a nearly $500 billion package that would replenish funding for small businesses and provide additional money for hospitals and coronavirus testing. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins AC360 to give an update on negotiations and responds to Trump's comments calling her "nasty." One of the sticking points to negotiations is how to run an effective national testing strategy. Harvard professor Danielle Allen explains why she's advocating for a massive increase in testing-5 million a day by early June and then 20 million a day by late July-to fully remobilize the economy. Airdate: April 20, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 21, 2020
Gov. Inslee: Trump is encouraging "illegal and dangerous acts"
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President Trump is calling for some states such as Minnesota, Michigan and Virginia to "liberate" just a day after saying governors will "call your own shots" when deciding to re-open their state. Democratic Governor Jay Inslee from Washington says these comments encourage "illegal and dangerous acts." He joins Anderson Cooper to discuss that and how a lack of test kits is still a major issue in his state. Plus, Dr. Chris Murray gives an update on his group's latest modeling that predicts some states like Vermont, West Virginia, Montana and Hawaii could open by May 4 but other states may have to wait until late June or early July. Airdate: April 17, 2020 Guests: Gov. Jay Inslee Dr. Chris Murray To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 18, 2020
Los Angeles Mayor: Large gatherings unlikely until 2021
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Mayors in both New York and Los Angeles suggest concerts and sporting events are unlikely to happen until 2021. California Democratic Senator Kamala Harris joins AC360 to react to that and to discuss legislation she plans to introduce to establish a 9/11-type commission to investigate the U.S. response to the coronavirus. Plus, Dr. Craig Spencer reacts to the decision by President Trump to temporarily halt funding to the World Health Organization over the handling of the pandemic and calls it a "dangerous distraction." Airdate: April 15, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 16, 2020
Trump retreats and acknowledges governors will have the authority to open their states when they're ready
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President Trump backs away from his "total authority" comment and now says he'll work with all 50 governors to get the country running again. Governor Kate Brown, a Democrat from Oregon, joins AC360 to react to Trump's reversal and shares why she agreed to work with the governors of California and Washington to decide when they should re-open their states. Plus, Democratic Senator Chris Murphy joins Anderson Cooper to discuss why he thinks the Trump administration didn't take coronavirus seriously enough back in February. Airdate: April 14, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 15, 2020
Pres. Trump claims "authority of the President is total" when deciding to re-open the economy
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While governors on the East and West coasts of the country have formed pacts by region to decide when to end their stay-at-home orders, President Trump claims he holds the power to re-open the economy. Governor Mike DeWine, a Republican from Ohio, joins Anderson Cooper to react to the President's comments. Plus, Dr. Chris Murray tells AC360 about his group's latest modeling and why their latest projection suggests there will be zero deaths after June 21st. Airdate: April 13, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 14, 2020
More than 500,000 coronavirus cases in the U.S. as deaths top 18,000
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There are more than 500,000 coronavirus cases in the U.S. with California accounting for more than 21,000 of those cases. That's compared to nearly 175,000 cases in New York. California Governor Gavin Newsom tells Anderson Cooper the reason the numbers in California are relatively lower than New York's is because the 40 million people in his state have practiced social distancing and stayed at home but now is not the time to back down. Plus, Dr. Chris Murray joins AC360 to discuss his group's latest modeling and says if social distancing ends in May the number of cases and deaths would spike again. Airdate: April 10, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 11, 2020
We Remember: Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine
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John Prine, the raspy-voiced, country-folk singer-songwriter whose career spanned five decades, died from complications related to coronavirus. Bonnie Raitt, who performed with Prine just last November at Austin City Limits, tells Anderson Cooper about her favorite memories of Prine and what she loved most about her friend. Plus, Dr. Cory Deburghgraeve, an anesthesiologist in Chicago, tells AC360 about what he's seeing when he has to intubate COVID-19 patients and why he describes his job as "basically being next to the nuclear reactor." Airdate: April 8, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 10, 2020
We Remember: Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine
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John Prine, the raspy-voiced, country-folk singer-songwriter whose career spanned five decades, died from complications related to coronavirus. Bonnie Raitt, who performed with Prine just last November at Austin City Limits, tells Anderson Cooper about her favorite memories of Prine and what she loved most about her friend. Plus, Dr. Cory Deburghgraeve, an anesthesiologist in Chicago, tells AC360 about what he's seeing when he has to intubate COVID-19 patients and why he describes his job as "basically being next to the nuclear reactor." Airdate: April 8, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 09, 2020
Coronavirus death toll in U.S. passes 12,700
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As the death toll surpasses 12,700 across the country, more than 800 lives lost were lost in New York City. Simone Hannah-Clark, an ICU nurse at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City, joins AC360 to discuss what she's been seeing on the front lines. Plus, former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala, who now serves in Congress, discusses the new report by the HHS Inspector General that painted a picture of widespread problems in hospitals around the country dealing with coronavirus. Airdate: April 7, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 08, 2020
U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 10,000
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo say it's a "good sign" new hospitalizations are down in the state. Dr. Steve Corwin, President and CEO of New York-Presbyterian joins Anderson Cooper to discuss what he's seeing in his hospitals across one of the most hard hit areas. He also gives an update on supplies, including N95 masks and ventilators. Plus, Senator Chuck Schumer responds to President Trump's comments calling him a "lightweight" and a "disgrace." Airdate: April 6, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 07, 2020
CDC recommends Americans wear face masks voluntarily in public
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Despite the CDC recommending Americans voluntarily wear "cloth face coverings" in public, President Trump says he will not. Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins AC360 to discuss whether or not wearing a face mask or cloth covering could help stop the spread of the virus. Plus, Peter Navarro, the National Defense Production Act Policy Coordinator, tells Anderson Cooper the fight against the coronavirus is "a war" and if people social distance and flatten the curve, there will be enough supplies. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 04, 2020
Over 87% of Americans under stay at home orders
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Florida, Georgia and Mississippi are the latest states to issue stay at home orders. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a stay at home order back on March 24th. She joins Anderson Cooper to explain why she thinks the country should have a "national strategy instead of a patchwork of policies." Plus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen discuss the science behind these stay at home orders and how they can help save lives. Airdate: April 1, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 02, 2020
White House predicts more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths
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According to the latest projections presented by the White House task force, 100,000 to 240,000 people in this country will die from coronavirus, even with social distancing. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan join Anderson Cooper to discuss issues their states are facing, including lack of testing and the need for more ventilators, masks and other personal protection equipment. Plus, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea tells AC360about 15% of the department has called out sick, while about 1,200 uniform and civilian workers have tested positive for coronavirus. He shares how they're dealing with the shortage of officers. Airdate: March 31, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 01, 2020
U.S. hits single-day record of at least 519 reported coronavirus deaths
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With the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the United States rising daily, governors in some of the hardest hit states are still worried about the number of supplies their hospitals have. One of those governors, Ned Lamont from Connecticut joins Anderson Cooper to give an update on his conversations with President Trump and where his state's supplies currently stands. Plus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen discuss the latest on social distancing and whether or not they agree with Dr. Fauci's comments that 100,000 to 200,000 could potentially die from the virus in the United States alone. Airdate: March 30, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 31, 2020
65,000+ coronavirus cases in the U.S.; at least 921 deaths
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With more than 65,000 coronavirus cases in the United States, at least 20,000 of those are in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Anderson Cooper to give an update on how the city hospitals are doing and the need for medical supplies, especially ventilators. Plus, Senator Bernie Sanders gives AC360° his take on the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill and updates us on his presidential campaign. Airdate: March 25, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 26, 2020
Dr. Birx: People recently in the New York City area should self-quarantine in their homes for 14 days
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With about 56 percent of all U.S. coronavirus coming out of the New York City metro area, a member of the White House's task force says anyone who's recently left the region should self-quarantine for 14 days to try and slow the spread of the virus. That specific guideline isn't on the CDC or the White House website. Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins Anderson Cooper to discuss Dr. Deborah Birx's comments. Plus, Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, joins AC360° to discuss the state of the economy and what he's hearing from business owners. Airdate: March 24, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 25, 2020
42,600+ coronavirus cases in the United Sates and at least 541 dead
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The President signals he is looking for a way to "get our country open again." He said he was talking in terms of weeks, not months but the Surgeon General says Americans should prepare for the pandemic to get worse. Dr. David Katz, former director at the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, joins Anderson Cooper to discuss the op-ed he wrote in the Washington Post asking if "our fight against coronavirus is worse than the disease." Plus, the President has been touting several drugs that he believes might help fight coronavirus. Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks into one of them called chloroquine, which is used to treat malaria. Airdate: March 23, 2020 Guests: Dr. David Katz Dr. Sanjay Gupta To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 24, 2020
4 states order nonessential workers to stay home to slow the spread of coronavirus
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Nonessential workers in New York, Connecticut, California and Illinois are being ordered to stay home as the number of coronavirus cases tops 18,000 in the United States. Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen join Anderson Cooper to discuss the difficulties hospitals are facing with lack of testing and shortage of supplies. Plus, the doctors answer questions from viewers about vaccine trials and give advice to nurses treating patients who have the coronavirus. Airdate: March 20, 2020 Guests: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Dr. Leana Wen To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 21, 2020
Pres. Trump: We are ordering "thousands and thousands" of ventilators
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President Trump invoked emergency wartime authority to speed production of protective equipment and ventilators both of which are in short supply. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Anderson Cooper to discuss the status of supplies in his city and what he needs from the federal government. Plus, Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer tells AC360 about how the Senate passed phase two of coronavirus relief efforts, including paid emergency leave but there's a number of restrictions on who exactly can get it. Airdate: March 18, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 19, 2020
New White House Guideline: Gatherings should be limited to 10 people
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New stricter guidelines are in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joins Anderson Cooper to talk about the restrictions he's put in place in his state and why he decided to cancel school throughout the state. Plus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen take viewer questions about the latest coronavirus developments. Airdate: March 16, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 17, 2020
President Trump: "I am officially declaring a national emergency"
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President Trump declares the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency which allows people and communities to seek help from the federal government and ideally, access to more testing. Anthony Scaramucci, former White House Communications Director, joins Anderson Cooper to react to the President's declaration and how he's been handling this pandemic that's affecting the country. Plus, Italy is in the midst of a lockdown after the government implemented strict isolation measures to contain the spread of coronavirus. The deadly virus has claimed more than 1,000 lives and infected more than 15,000 people in the country so far. Gretchen Schmelzer, a psychologist, joins AC360° to discuss the psychological impact coronavirus could potentially have. Airdate: March 13, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 14, 2020
Stocks plunge 2,300+ points amid coronavirus pandemic, worst day since 1987 "Black Monday"
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The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise throughout the country while the stock market had its worst day since 1987's "Black Monday." Gary Cohn, former Director of the President's National Economic Council, joins AC360° to discuss whether or not Americans should be concerned about the stock market and why he thinks the country is in a recession right now. Plus, Rep. Donna Shalala, who once served as Health and Human Services Secretary, tells Anderson Cooper why she thinks President Trump is "dangerous to our health." Airdate: March 12, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 13, 2020
Dr. Fauci: "Bottom line, it's going to get worse"
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Coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise. Events are being canceled or continuing without any spectators, like the upcoming NCAA tournament. Dr. Fauci, the Director at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says "it's going to get worse." Dr. Vivek Murthy, the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, joins Anderson Cooper to talk about the status of our healthcare system and how hospitals are already stretched thin because of flu season. Plus, Dr. Sam Fink, a doctor who's been treating coronavirus patients, tells AC360° what he thinks can be done to minimize cases going forward. Airdate: March 11, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 12, 2020
Stocks sink more than 2,000 points, Italy goes on lockdown and a total of 5 U.S. congressmen self-quarantine
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The stock market continues to fall as worries about the coronavirus and ripple effects impact the global economy. Richard Quest, CNN Business Editor at Large and Alexis Click, a financial expert, join AC360° to discuss how unstable the market is right now and what to expect in the days ahead. Plus, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reacts to the latest coronavirus developments as the number of cases and deaths increase across the United States and as all of Italy goes on lockdown. Airdate: March 9, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 10, 2020
Pres. Trump contradicts Pence: "Anybody who needs a test gets a test"
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President Trump insisted that anybody who needs to be tested for Coronavirus can get tested. In his own news conference, Vice President Mike Pence bluntly replied to questions about the availability of testing kits. And Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins Jim Sciutto to discuss the mixed messages and explains how the U.S. is behind in testing compared to other countries. Airdate: March 6, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 07, 2020
VP Pence: "We don't have enough tests" to meet demands
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The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise throughout the country along with the demand for tests. Vice President Pence says "we don't have enough tests" to meet that demand. Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Seema Yasmin join Anderson Cooper to give the latest updates about where test kits can be found. Members of Congress were briefed by the White House Coronavirus Task Force about the latest developments. Democratic Congressman David Cicilline tells AC360 what he learned and why he thinks the President is creating confusion with his contradicting comments. Airdate: March 5, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 06, 2020
Coronavirus cases continue to rise in the U.S.
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With the number of Americans infected with coronavirus increasing, Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers questions about how many people are being tested and why he thinks the number of cases is only going to rise. Plus, after Joe Biden's impressive Super Tuesday showing, former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg dropped out and endorsed the former Vice President. Tim O'Brien, Senior Adviser for Bloomberg 2020, joins AC360° to explain how Bloomberg is going to try and help Biden secure the nomination and possibly beat Pres. Trump. Airdate: March 4, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 05, 2020
New coronavirus case in California of unknown origin
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Congressman Jimmy Gomez joins Anderson Cooper to talk about the allegations government workers were put in harm's way without coronavirus protections they needed to stay safe. Plus, former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci talks about how President Trump and his administration's handling of the outbreak has affected the economy and the stock market. Airdate: February 28, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 29, 2020
Rep. Clyburn endorses former VP Biden before South Carolina primary
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Former Vice President Joe Biden says he is counting on a victory when South Carolina holds its primary and he's received a big boost. Long-time South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn is supporting him in the race for the White House. Clyburn joins Anderson Cooper to explain why he wants Biden to win the nomination. Plus, could Andrew Yang, the former Democratic presidential candidate, be Michael Bloomberg's running mate? He tells AC360° the Bloomberg campaign isn't the only one to reach out to him about an endorsement and about possibly being a running mate. Airdate: February 27, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 28, 2020
Sanders and Biden lead Democratic field in South Carolina
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Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez joins Anderson Cooper to discuss why despite the tightening and contentious race, he thinks the Democrats will come together behind one nominee to try and beat President Trump. Plus, former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel tells AC360° why he says "panic" is the way to describe the mood in the Democratic party right now. The former Chicago Mayor also explains why he thinks mayors have the most important jobs in politics. Airdate: February 25, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 26, 2020
Senator Bernie Sanders faces pushback after Castro comments
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Bernie Sanders is facing some criticism after saying "it's unfair to simply say everything is bad" with the way Fidel Castro ruled Cuba, noting a literacy program the dictator put in place. Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, a Democrat from South Florida, joins AC360° to explain why she finds those comments "absolutely unacceptable." Plus, James Clapper, former Director of National Intelligence, tells Anderson Cooper why he thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin has "weakened the intelligence community." Airdate: February 24, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 25, 2020
Rod Blagojevich: I am a political prisoner
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President Trump this week commuted Rod Blagojevich's 14-year federal prison sentence. The former Illinois governor joins Anderson Cooper to discuss the president's decision that freed him from prison-but which was criticized by Democrats and Republicans. He also defends himself against prosecutors he calls "corrupt". Airdate: February 21, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 22, 2020
Debate Night in America
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Michael Bloomberg facing the first major test of his presidential campaign during his debut on the debate stage in Las Vegas. Andrew Yang, former Democratic presidential candidate, dropped out of the race after the New Hampshire primary. He joins Anderson Cooper, to discuss what he's looking for from the remaining candidates. President Trump says he will name Richard Grenell, the current American ambassador to Germany and loyalist to the President, as the next acting Director of National Intelligence. Carrie Cordero, who was a Senior Associate General Counsel at the Office of the DNI, calls Grenell's appointment "outrageous" and explains why he isn't qualified for the position. Airdate: February 19, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 20, 2020
2,000+ former DOJ officials call on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign
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More than 2,000 former Justice Department officials, who served both in Republican and Democratic administrations, have released a statement calling on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign. Elie Honig, a former federal prosecutor who signed this protest statement, joins Anderson Cooper. Plus, Tom Perez, Democratic National Committee chairman, discusses the upcoming Nevada caucus and why he says this process will go much smoother than Iowa. Airdate: February 17, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 18, 2020
Justice Department drops Andrew McCabe criminal investigation
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Andrew McCabe, former FBI Deputy Director, joins Anderson Cooper to talk about the Justice Department dropping the criminal investigation against him and why he said he's "disgusted" it took two years to reach this conclusion. Plus, Sam Donaldson, former ABC News anchor, has never endorsed a political candidate until now. He joins AC360 to discuss why he's backing former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Airdate: February 14, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 15, 2020
Michael Bloomberg vs. President Trump
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Tim O'Brien, a senior adviser for Mike Bloomberg 2020, joins Anderson Cooper to talk about campaign strategy and how Bloomberg plans to take on President Trump. Plus, Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell reacts to Attorney General Barr's latest comments and what he would like to ask him when he testifies in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Airdate: February 13, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 14, 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks out after winning New Hampshire primary
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Senator Bernie Sanders, the front-runner in the Democratic race for the White House, joins Anderson Cooper to talk about his win in New Hampshire and responds to comments from opponent former Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Plus, another Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Elizabeth Warren discusses her performances in Iowa and New Hampshire and why she says her campaign is far from over. Airdate: February 12, 2020 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 13, 2020
Democratic candidates make last pitches to New Hampshire voters; President Trump repeatedly attacks Democrat Senator Manchin for guilty votes; Lesson learned... Just not the one you think
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Democratic candidates make last pitches to New Hampshire voters; Candidates intensify attacks just hours before first NH voters; CNN Poll: Senator Sanders ahead in New Hampshire; President Trump repeatedly attacks Dem Senator Manchin for guilty votes; Manchin on President Trump's attacks "They're not unexpected;" "I think it is who he is;" Manchin: President Trump needs "to act like a responsible adult, and he's not;" AG Barr confirms Justice Department reviewing info Giuliani got in Ukraine; President Trump fires Lt. Col. Vindman, his twin brother and ambassador Sondland; A divided house To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 11, 2020
House Managers Speak Out: All seven Democrats talk about impeachment trial
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All seven Democrats talk about impeachment trial; Lofgren: President Trump has not been exonerated; Demings: "We did not have a fair trial;" Nadler on President Trump: "You can't normalize this conduct;" Schiff: "I find myself optimistic coming out of this trial;" Schiff on Romney: "One person can change the course of history;" Schiff: Bolton refused to give a sworn affidavit in trial after Senators voted down additional testimony; Nadler: It's "completely irrelevant" what Hunter Biden did or didn't do; Jeffries: The President "hasn't learned his lesson" To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 08, 2020
Senate approves Monday closing arguments; final vote Wednesday; Democrats amendment requiring Justice Roberts to rule on witnesses and assertions of privilege fails; Votes on amendments to subpoena Bolton fail; NY Times: President Trump told Bolton to hel
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Senate approves Monday closing arguments; final vote Wednesday; Democrats amendment requiring Justice Roberts to rule on witnesses and assertions of privilege fails; Votes on amendments to subpoena Bolton fail; NY Times: President Trump told Bolton to help his Ukraine pressure campaign; President denies that happened; Ambassador Yovanovitch retires from the State Department To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 01, 2020
Questions and answer session concludes; awaiting Senator Alexander decision on witnesses; Soon: Senator Alexander announces decision on witness vote; Senator Lamar Alexander a "No" on witnesses
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Questions and answer session concludes; awaiting Senator Alexander decision on witnesses; Soon: Senator Alexander announces decision on witness vote; Senator Lamar Alexander a "No" on witnesses; GOP Senator Alexander will not vote for witnesses; Senator Collins will, unclear how Senator Murkowski will vote To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 31, 2020
Senators wrap up first day of impeachment trial questions; Senators question house managers and Trump lawyers; White House threatens to block publication of Bolton's book; Trump lawyer says he can't say when the President first discussed Bidens and Ukrain
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Senators wrap up first day of impeachment trial questions; Senators question House Managers and Trump lawyers; White House threatens to block publication of Bolton's book; Trump lawyer says he can't say when the President first discussed Bidens and Ukraine; White House threatens to block publication of Bolton's book; Bolton's lawyer: book does not contain classified info; Trump attorney Dershowitz argues a President trying to win reelection with a quid pro quo is acting in the national interesting, can't be impeached; Trump lawyer says he can't say when the President first discussed Bidens and Ukraine; Parnas goes to Washington; Lev Parnas: Those blocking my testimony are "scared" To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 30, 2020
Source: McConnell made clear he does not yet have enough GOP votes to block witnesses; Trump team rests case as Dems push for witness testimony; next step: Senators have 16 hours to ask written questions; Remembering the 9 victims of the California helico
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Source: McConnell made clear he does not yet have enough GOP votes to block witnesses; Trump team rests case as Dems push for witness testimony; next step: Senators have 16 hours to ask written questions; Source: McConnell says GOP doesn't have votes to block witnesses; Trump lawyer argues Bolton's claims are "inadmissible;" Source: McConnell and others warn one witness would lead to more witnesses and no clear path out of trial; Trump's Ex-Chief of Staff John Kelly: "I believe John Bolton;" Remembering the 9 victims of the California helicopter crash; Husband of helicopter crash victim speaks out; Helicopter involved in crash missed clearing mountain by 20-30 feet; Shaq remembers Kobe Bryant To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 29, 2020
AC360 did not air today on CNN today due to impeachment coverage. For this podcast episode we are bringing you an hour from earlier in the day. The Senate Trial of Donald J. Trump
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AC360 did not air today on CNN today due to impeachment coverage. For this podcast episode we are bringing you an hour from earlier in the day. The Senate Trial of Donald J. Trump hosted by Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper and Dana Bash at the Capital. Trump legal team presents defense case. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 28, 2020
The defense makes its case; Lawyer from Trump's legal team reveals new details on defense strategy; GOP Sources: President Trump "extremely please" with legal team today; Romney: "It's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses"
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The defense makes its case; Lawyer from Trump's legal team reveals new details on defense strategy; GOP Sources: President Trump "extremely pleased" with legal team today; Romney: "It's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses;" Lev Parnas and his attorney released full recording of 2018 dinner conversation with President Trump; Attorney for former Giuliani associate talks about newly released recording of Trump discussing Ukraine; calling for firing of Ukraine Ambassador To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 26, 2020
Dems wrap up arguments; Trump team starts defense tomorrow; Schiff makes final plea for witnesses: "Give America a fair trial;" President Trump: "What my people have to do is just be honest, just tell the truth"
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Dems wrap up arguments; Trump team starts defense tomorrow; Schiff makes final plea for witnesses: "Give America a fair trial;" White House, Senate GOP sources confident they'll defeat motion to call witnesses and subpoena documents; President Trump: "What my people have to do is just be honest, just tell the truth;" Schiff expects Trump's attorneys will "attack" his team; Trump attorney: Dems "trying to remove the President" from 2020 ballot; ABC News releases audio purportedly of President Trump ordering firing of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 25, 2020
House Democrats wrap up day two of making their case; lay out abuse of power against President Trump; House Manager: Trumps conduct: Puts even President Nixon to shame;" GOP Senator Blackburn questions patriotism of National Security Security Council aide
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House Democrats wrap up day two of making their case; lay out abuse of power against President Trump; House Manager: Trumps conduct: "Puts even President Nixon to shame;" GOP Senator Blackburn questions patriotism of National Security Security Council aide and Purple Heart recipient who testified in House impeachment probe; Trump Lawyer: Dems case today "opened the door" for them to discuss Joe Biden, Ukraine energy company; Dems seek four GOP votes to subpoena additional witnesses, docs To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 24, 2020
Democrats argue Pres. Trump's abuse of his office was months-long scheme across federal govt.; House Manager: "If this conduct is not impeachable, then nothing is"; House Manager: Trump bragged about obstruction when saying "We have all the material" and
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Democrats argue Pres. Trump's abuse of his office was months-long scheme across federal govt.; House Manager: "If this conduct is not impeachable, then nothing is"; House Manager: Trump bragged about obstruction when saying "We have all the material" and Congress doesn't To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 23, 2020
House Managers, Trump Legal Team Clash Over Trial Rules
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Senate Votes On Proposed Amendment To Subpoena Two WH Budget Officials; GOP Blocks Six Efforts From Dems To Subpoena Docs, Witnesses; Trump Team Makes Case Against Dem Effort To Require Sharing Of Evidence To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 22, 2020
Senate Debate Over Trial Rules And Witnesses Expected To Begin In Open Session Tomorrow; New CNN Polling On Impeachment
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Proposed GOP Rules For Impeachment Trial Released; Gives Each Side 24 Hours Over Two Days To Make Case; Dem Senate Leader: GOP Proposals For Impeachment Trial "A National Disgrace"; Dem Senate Leader: Proposed GOP Trial Rules Allow For Vote About Whether To Admit Evidence; Proposed GOP Trial Rules Give Senators 16 Hours Of Questioning After Presentations; Senate Debate Over Trial Rules And Witnesses Expected To Begin In Open Session Tomorrow; Proposed GOP Trial Rules: Witnesses Will Be Deposed Before Decision On Letting Them Testify; Wash. Post: Trump's Lawyers, Senate GOP Allies Work Privately To Ensure Bolton Does Not Testify Publicly; New CNN Poll: 51% Think Trump Should Be Removed From Office; New CNN Polling On Republicans Who Want Impeachment Witness; Alan Dershowitz Talks White House Legal Strategy; Dem Senate Leader: GOP Wants Impeachment Testimony Late At Night Because It "Doesn't Want The American People To Hear Them" To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 21, 2020
House Dems Release New Documents From Giuliani Associate; Pres. Trump Reveals His Impeachment Defense Team; Pres. Trump Vs. U.S. Generals
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New Documents From Lev Parnas Show More Texts About Surveillance Of Former U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine; New Documents Show Communication Between Lev Parnas And Aide Of GOP Rep. Dev Nunes; New Documents From Giuliani Associate Implicate Rep. Nunes' Aide In Push To Dig Up Dirt On Trump Rivals; Dems Release New Evidence As WH Taps Ken Starr To Join Defense Team; Trump Once Called Him A "Lunatic"; Dems Release New Evidence As Pres. Trump Reveals His Impeachment Defense Team; Impeachment Juror Speaks Out; A Known Unknown?; New Book: Pres. Trump Called Top Pentagon Brass A "Bunch Of Dopes And Babies"; New Book: Pres. Trump Called Top Pentagon Brass A "Bunch Of Dopes And Babies" In 2017 Meeting; New Book: Pres. Trump's Advisors Stage 2017 Intervention Over His Lack Of Basic Knowledge; New Book: Pres. Trump Called Pentagon Officials "Loser" Who Don't Know How To Win In 2017 Meeting; New Book: President Demeans Top Military Brass As "Dopes And Babies" To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 18, 2020
The Impeachment Of President Donald Trump; Senator's Reaction To Parnas' Allegations
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Parnas: Pres. Trump Knew Exactly What Was Going On; Pres. Trump & VP Pence On Parnas: I Don't Know The Guy; More From Rudy Giuliani's Former associate; The Legal Implications; Should Lev Parnas Testify At Impeachment Trial? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 17, 2020
Exclusive: What Warren-Sanders Said In Tense Moment After Debate; House Managers Deliver Impeachment Articles To Senate
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Exclusive: What Warren-Sanders Said In Tense Moment After Debate; House Managers Deliver Impeachment Articles To Senate; New Evidence Fuels Debate Over Impeachment Witnesses; Indicted Rudy Giuliani Associate At Center Of Ukraine Scandal: "Trump Knew Exactly What Was Going On"; House Managers Deliver Impeachment Articles To Senate As New Documents Shed Light On Giuliani's Shadow Efforts In Ukraine; Exclusive: Warren Said To Sanders "I Think You Called Me A Liar On National TV" After Debate; Exclusive: Sanders Responded To Warren With "Let's Not Do It Right Now"; Hyde Says Texts With Giuliani Associate Taken Too Seriously, Denies He Surveilled Amb. Yovanovitch To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 16, 2020
Debate Night; Soon: Democratic Candidates Take The Debate Stage; Sanders-Warren Feud Escalates Ahead Of CNN Iowa Debate
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Soon: Democratic Candidates Take The Debate Stage; Sanders-Warren Feud Escalates Ahead Of CNN Iowa Debate; Will Warren Attack Sanders After Non-Aggression Pact Breaks Down?; Will Biden Go After Fellow Dems Or Only Focus On Trump?; How Will Klobuchar Try To Stand Out?; Drake University Student Sings National Anthem; Sanders Arrives At Debate Hall; DNC Chair Speaks Before Start Of Debate; Democratic Candidates Take The Debate Stage; Soon: Dems Hold Final Debate Before Iowa Caucuses To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 15, 2020
More Republicans Open To Impeachment Witnesses: Now Includes Senators Romney, Collins, Alexander; Candidates Draw Battle Lines Before Tomorrow's Debate; Haiti: 10 Years Later; A Special Mission
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More Republicans Open To Impeachment Witnesses: Now Includes Senators Romney, Collins, Alexander; Sources: State Dept. Security Officials Weren't Notified Of "Imminent" Threats To U.S. Embassies; NY Times: Russians Hacked Ukrainian Gas Company At Center Impeachment; Giuliani Has Lobbied To Join White House Impeachment Defense; Sanders Campaign On Defense After 2018 Meeting Allegation; White House Wants Senate Trial Rules To Include Ability To Dismiss Charges Against Pres. Trump; To Tell The Truth...; Pres. Trump: "Totally Consistent" On Intel Ahead Of Soleimani Killing; Warren Says Sanders Told Her A Woman Could Not Win In 2020: "I Thought A Woman Could Win; He Disagreed"; Sanders: "Ludicrous" To Believe I Said A Woman Couldn't Win The WH; Sanders Surrogate Criticizes Biden's Record On African Americans; Australians Air Drop Food For Starving Animals Impacted By Widespread Bush Fires; Haiti: 10 Years Later; Soon: Sean Penn On Haiti's Recovery; Watch It At cnn.com/fullcircle To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 14, 2020
Trump-Bolton Executive Privilege; Sanders Surges In Iowa; Imminent Threat; Clinton Investigation Latest
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Pres. Trump Says He'd invoke Executive Privilege To Block Bolton Testimony At Senate Impeachment Trial; Secretary Of State Pompeo's Definition Of "Imminent"; New CNN Poll: Tight Race In Iowa Gets Tighter; Vaguely Specific, And Specifically Vague; Pompeo Won't Define "Imminent" On Threat From Iran; Pres. Trump Now Claims Soleimani Targeted 4 U.S. Embassies, Without Evidence Or Explanation Of "Imminent" Threat; "Lock Her Up" Blows Up; Justice Dept. Suggests No Evidence To Support Criminal Charges Against Hillary Clinton, Clinton Foundation; New Iowa Caucus Poll; New CNN-Des Moines Register Poll: Razor-Tight Race in Iowa; New Poll: Sanders Surges Amid 4-Way Fight For First Place In Iowa; Pres. Trump's New Threat As Impeachment Trial Nears To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 11, 2020
War Powers Act; Iran Airliner Crash; Iran Latest; Collins Dem Attack; Impeachment Latest; Ridiculist
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Video Appears To Show Missile Hitting Plane; Iran Questioning Allegation It Shot Down Jet; U.S. Official: Iran Shot Down Passenger Plane Using Two Surface To Air Missiles; NTSB Will Join Investigation Of Iran Plane Crash; U.S. Officials Believe Iran Mistakenly Shot Down Jet; House Votes To Curb Pres. Trump's War Powers Against Iran; President On Soleimani's Death: "We Didn't Have Time To Call Nancy"; Pres. Trump Mocks Congress For Wanting Notification Of Strike Against Soleimani: "They Want Me To Call up, Maybe Go over There"; Pelosi Impeachment Strategy; Top House Judiciary Republican: Democrats Are "In Love With Terrorists"; Pheet Bharara To GOP Congressman: "You've Hit A Shocking New Low"; Speaker Pelosi Says She'll Send impeachment Articles "Soon"; One Source Believes It Could Happen In The Next 24 Hours To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 10, 2020
Standing Down; How Did Trump Do? Iraq Aftermath; Iran Plane Crash; Impeachment Latest
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How Exactly Did We Get To This Point?; Senator Who Spoke With Pres. Trump: The President Appeared Ready To Attack Iranian Facilities If There Had Been Even One U.S. Casualty; Sr. Admin. Official: Iran Reached Out Through At Least 3 Back Channels, Including Switzerland And Other Countries; Sr. Admin. Official: Message From Iran Was Missile Strike Would Be Their Only Response To Death Of Gen. Soleimani; Source: Initial Reaction In WH Situation Room Was One Of Surprise Iranians Fired So Few Missiles Out Of Their Arsenal; Source: U.S. Concerned About Iranian Proxies In Region; Doesn't Buy Iran's Argument They Aren't Responsible For What Proxies Might Do; Deadly Mystery; Uniter Or Divide-In-Chief?; Two Rockets Land In Baghdad's Heavily Fortified Green Zone; Deadly Mystery; Questions surround Ukrainian Plane Crash In Tehran Just Hours After Missile Attacks; Pelosi Under Pressure; Senate Democrats Eager To Start Impeachment Trial; Dems Seek To Limit Pres. Trump's War Powers To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 09, 2020
Iran Launches Missiles to Iraq
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Pentagon: Iran Fired More Than A Dozen Ballistic Missiles Against U.S. Military At Two Bases In Iraq; WH Planning Possible Trump Address To The Nation Tonight; Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps: Missile Attacks "Hard Revenge" For Death Of Top Iranian General; Pentagon: Iranian Missiles Strike Two Bases In Iraq Housing U.S. Military And Coalition Forces; WH: No Presidential Address On Iran Attack Tonight To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 08, 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders On AC360; Iran and USA; Bolton Willing To Testify; The Ridiculist Is Back!
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The Known Unknown; U.S. Sends Draft Letter To Iraqi Govt. Suggesting U.S. Would Withdraw Troops, Then Says It Was A "Mistake"; U.S.: Letter To Iraq Suggesting Troop Withdrawal A "Mistake"; Defense Secretary Contradicts Pres. Trump On Targeting Cultural Sites; Esper: "We Will Follow The Laws of Armed Conflict"; Sanders On U.S. Mistaken Letter To Iraq On Troop Withdrawal: "It's Mass Chaos"; Sen. Sanders Talks The State Of The 2020 Race; John Bolton: If The Senate Subpoenas Me, " I Am Prepared To Testify"; Sanders Tied With Biden And Buttigieg In Iowa, Leads Field In New Hampshire In New CBS/YOUGOV Polls; Defense Secretary Contradicts Pres. Trump On Targeting Cultural Sites; Esper: "We Will Follow The Laws Of Armed Conflict"; Sanders: Biden "Brings Into This Campaign A Record Which Is So Weak"; One-On-One With Se. Bernie Sanders; Bolton: "I Am Prepared To Testify" In Impeachment Trial If Subpoenaed; Bolton Says After "Careful Consideration" He Is "Prepared To Testify" In Pres. Trump's Senate Trial If Subpoenaed; Susan Rice On Mistaken Release Of Letter To Iraq On Troop Withdrawal: This Is A Mess-Up On a Level We Rarely See; Cuomo Prime Time Minutes Away; Shhhh It's The Ridiculist To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 07, 2020
Soleimani Death, Iran Protests, Embassy Chaos
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Reports: New Airstrike Targets Iran-Backed Militia Near Baghdad; Pres. Trump: Iranian Commander Killed By U.S. Was Plotting "Imminent And Sinister" Attacks Against Americans; New Troops Heading To Region; Wash. Post: Dems To Submit Impeachment Articles in Coming Days; U.S. Deploying Thousands More Troops To Mideast As Iran Vows Revenge For Killing Of Top General; Pres. Trump on Deadly Airstrike That Killed Top Iranian General: "We Did Not Take Action To Start A War"; Iran Vows "Harsh Revenge" After U.S. Kills Top General; Wash Post: Some Dems Privately Worried About Sending Impeachment Articles To Senate Amid Iran Tensions To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 04, 2020
What They Don't Want You To See; Money And Politics; Losing Our Way?
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Report: Unredacted E-mails Tie Ukraine Aid Hold Directly To President Trump; Schiff Calls New Documents "Deeply Incriminating"; The Fundraising Might Of Pres. Trump, Sen. Bernie Sanders; Sanders Leads Dems In Fundraising Ahead Of Iowa Caucuses; Biden Fires Back After Sanders Says "Just A Lot Of Baggage That Joe Takes Into Campaign"; Iraqi TV: Head Of Iran Quds Force Killed In Attack At Baghdad Airport; Iraqi TV: Senior Iranian Military Official And Deputy Head Of Iraq Paramilitary Forces Killed In Rocket Attack At Baghdad Airport To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 03, 2020
Ukraine Affair; Giuliani Abroad; Hate Attacks On The Rise; Attacks On Faith; On The Rise; Linda Ronstadt: "The Sound Of My Voice"; New Year's Eve
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NY Times: Reporting Reveals Mulvaney Deeply Involved In Aid Freeze; NY Times: Bolton, Pompeo, Esper Tried To Convince President Trump To Release Ukraine Aid; NY Times: Top Trump Advisers Warned Him Against Withholding Ukraine Aid; NY Times: New Reporting Details Pres. Trump's Push To Block Aid And Officials' Concerns It Was Wrong; Foreign Policy According To Giuliani; Hanukkah Attack; Washington Post: Pres. Trump's Lawyer Got Involved In Back-Channel Talks With Maduro; Washington Post: "Bolton Vehemently Rejected" Off-The-Books Plan To Ease Maduro From Office; Man Accused Of Stabbing 5 Now Charged With Hate Crimes; Video Shows Deadly Texas Church Shootout As It Happened; Hate Attacks Increasing Across The Nation; Dems Ramp Up Campaigning, And Attacks, As First Votes Near; Sanders Defends "Medicare For All" Plan In Iowa; One-On-One With Gov. Deval Patrick; Anderson Cooper & Andy Cohen Host A Times Square Party Starting 8PM ET To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 31, 2019
Impeachment Battle; Tweetstorm; A Question Of Fairness; Countdown To Caucus Day; Code Of Silence, Code Of Honor; Trump Vs. Pelosi
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Pres. Trump Shows Signs Of Increasing Frustration With The Uncertainty Surrounding His Senate Trial; Biden Again Rejects Call For Him To Testify At Senate Trial, Says It Would Take The Focus Off Pres. Trump; Pres. Trump Cries No Fair About Impeachment; Can Senators Be Impartial Impeachment Jurors? mcConnell: "I'm Not an Impartial Juror"; President Trump Stews Over Impeachment In Florida, McConnell's Approach In Limbo And Facing Criticism; Countdown To Caucus Day; Biden: "Our Democracy Is At Risk"; Democratic Primary Field Speeds Toward First Votes; NY Times: "Anguish And anger From Navy Seals Who Turned In Edward Gallagher"; NY Times: Leaked Videos Show Navy Seals Describing Eddie Gallagher As "Evil", "Toxic", And A "Psychopath"; Does Pelosi Ever Get Upset By Pres. Trump's Attacks?; Speaker Pelosi's Daughter: My Mom Is "Undeterred Politics Of Personal Destruction" From Pres. Trump; Speaker Pelosi's Daughter On The Family Not Talking Politics Over The Holidays: We "Put It On The Shelf"; Christine Pelosi On Her Mom: She Is A Woman Of "Immense Faith"; Pres. Trump's Biggest Lies Of 2019; Don Imus Dies At 79; Pres. Trump's Top Lies Of 2019; The President's Top Lies Of 2019 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 28, 2019
Impeachment Battle; Game Changer?; Impeached For The Holidays; State Of The Race; Tweetstorm; Just The Two Of Us; 2020 Vacancy?
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Can Moderate Republicans Reshape Senate Trial?; Republican Senator "Disturbed" By Impeachment Coordination Between McConnell, White House; Pres. Trump Rants Against Impeachment; Pres. Trump Lashes Out At Pelosi In Series Of Angry Tweets; Alone (Together) At The Top; Biden, Sanders Share Durable Polling Lead; Would Moderate Republicans Support A Potential Biden Nomination?; Report: Pres. Trump Is Already Searching for His Next Secretary Of State; Wash. Post: Pres. Trump Is Already Searching For His Next Secretary Of State If Pompeo Decides To Run For Senate; Wash. Post: Possible Pompeo Successors Are National Security Adviser Report O'Brien, Treasury Secy. Mnuchin; Can They Reach A Deal On The Senate Impeachment Trial?; What Team Trump Should Keep In Mind; Former Clinton Impeachment Adviser Weighs In On Lessons Learned To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 27, 2019
Giuliani Says He's More Jewish Than Holocaust Survivor; GOP Leader Spreads Conspiracy Theory; Still Running Against The Wind; Pro-Trump, Pro-Bono
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Giuliani Says He's More Jewish Than Holocaust Survivor; GOP Leader Spreads Conspiracy Theory; Still Running Against The Wind; New-Released Emails Detail Ukraine Timeline; New Emails: Aid Freeze Began 90 Mins After Trump-Ukraine Call; President Trump Fumes Over Impeachment During Florida Vacation; Democrats Want New Witnesses; Impeachment Standoff; Still Running Against The Wind; Dems Withhold Articles Of Impeachment As They Push For Witnesses & Documents; House Attorneys Suggest There Could Be Additional Articles Of Impeachment; House Dems Says They Still Need McGahn To Testify; House Attorneys Say They Want To Hear Testimony From Former White House Counsel Don McGahn; House Republican Leader Insists FBI "Spied" On Trump Campaign In 2016; Inspector General Dunked Rep. McCarthy's Claim That The FBI "Broke Into" Trump's Campaign; Pres. Trump's Rant Against Windmills; Pres. Trump Renews War Against Windmills; Say What?; Giuliani's Visions Of Cross-Examining Democrats In Senate Impeachment Trial; Rudy Giuliani Levels Blistering Attacks In Defiant Interview, "My Attitude About My Legacy Is F*** It" To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 24, 2019
Impeachment Aftermath; Go Big Or Go Home; Speaker Vs. Leader; Cracks In The Base?; Putin's Input; "Morally Lost"; Grapes Of Wrath; 360 on 2020
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President Trump Departs Washington, Closing Out Historic Week; President Said Crave A Show Trial In Senate Trump Aides Worry About President's Post-Impeachment Mar-A-Lago Vacation; Stalemate Over Impeachment Trial; Pelosi And McConnell Standoff Pushes Impeachment Into Uncharted Territory; Editor In Chief Of Evangelical Magazine Argues Pres. Trump "Should Be Removed" From Office; Editor In Chief Of Evangelical Magazine Argues Pres. Trump "Should Be Removed" From Office; Galli: "President Has Dumbed Down The Idea Of Morality"; Wash. Post: Pres. Trump Believes That Ukraine Interfered In 2016 Election Because "Putin Told Me"; Wash. Post: Pres. Trump Seized On Ukraine Interference In 2016 Election After Talking With Russian President; Buttigieg Under Fire For "Wine Cave" Fundraiser; Buttigieg & Warren Spar Over Wealthy Campaign Donors; Dems Candidates Spar, First Votes Cast In 45 Days; CNN Poll: Matchups Between Top Dems And Pres. Trump Tightening; Exclusive: Controversial Mining Company Coached Governor To Lobby White House; Controversial Mining Company Coached Alaska's Governor To Lobby White House To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 21, 2019
House Impeaches President Trump; Bitterly Divided House Votes To Impeach Pres. Trump
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Bitterly Divided House Votes To Impeach Pres. Trump; Pelosi Threatens To Withhold Trump Impeachment Articles Until Senate Guarantees "Fair" Trial; Pelosi On Trump Impeachment: Today Is "A Great Day For The Constitution" But "A Sad Day For America"; Pres. Trump Accuses Dems Of Declaring "Open War On American Democracy" As House Impeaches Him; House Impeaches President Trump; Trump Impeached For Abuse Of Power, Obstruction Of Congress; Pres. Trump Becomes Third President Impeached By House; House Votes 230-197 To Charge President Trump With Abuse Of Power And 229-198 For Obstructing Congress; Pelosi Threatens To Withhold Trump Impeachment Articles Until Senate Guarantees "Fair" Trial; Pres. Trump Insults Grieving Widow Rep. Debbie Dingell; Pres. Trump Insults Grieving Widow Rep. Debbie Dingell, Implies Her Husband Is "Looking Up" From Hell To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 19, 2019
Impeachment Fight; New CNN Polling On Impeachment In 2020 Battleground States; New CNN Pres. Trump's Approval Rating At 43% As Impeachment Vote In Full Houses Approaches; Decision Time; Making History
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New CNN Poll: Support For Impeaching President Trump And Removing President Trump And Removing Him From Office At 45%; Opposition At 47%; Showdown Between Senate Dems, Pres. Trump Over Witnesses; New CNN Polling On Impeachment From 2020 Battleground States; Schumer Calls For four Witnesses To Testify In Impeachment Trial Including Mulvaney, Bolton; Minority Leader Schumer: "Trials Have Witnesses"; New CNN Poll: National Divided On How Impeachment Inquiry Could Effect Pres. Trump's 2020 Chances; New CNN Pres. Trump's Approval Rating At 43% As Impeachment Vote In Full Houses Approaches; New CNN Poll: President Trump's Approval Rating In Battleground States At 45%; Disapprove At 52%; New CNN Poll: Voters Divided On Impeachment, Removal From Office In 2020 Battleground States; 46% Yes, 45% No; Democrat From Swing District Makes Decision On Impeachment; Freshman Democrats In Swing Districts Face Critical Votes On Pres. Trump Impeachment; Several Swing District Dems Remain Undecided On Impeachment Vote; New CNN Poll: Nation Divided On How Impeachment Inquiry Could Effect Pres. Trump's 2020 Chances; Switching Parties: Voter Reaction; Voter Reaction To Congressman's Party Switch; Democratic Congressman Opposed To Impeachment Plans To Switch To The Republican Party; Democratic Congressman Opposed To Impeachment Plans To Switch To The Republican Party; Staffers Resign As Anti-Impeachment Democrat Rep. Jeff Van Drew Plans To Join The GOP; Black Woman Reign At Five Top Beauty Pageants To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 17, 2019
Feels Like Friday The 13th; Pres. Trump's Defense?; Tracking The Elusive Rudy Giuliani; "Be Best!"; Political Favors?
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GOP Trying To Talk Pres. Trump Out Of A Long Senate Trial; House Judiciary Approves Impeachment Articles; Pres. Trump Calls It A "Hoax" And A "Sham"; House Judiciary Cmte Approves Impeachment Articles; Full House Floor Vote Next Week; Dems Slam McConnell For Coordinating With WH On Senate Trial; White House And Congress On Edge As House Judiciary Committee Passes Two Articles Of Impeachment Against President Trump; Where In The World Is Rudy Giuliani?; Giuliani Visits WH After Returning From Ukraine; WSJ: Giuliani Escalating His Push For Ukraine To Conduct Investigations; WSJ: Giuliani Putting His Findings From Latest Ukraine Trip Into 20-Page Report; WSJ: Giuliani Has Traveled Extensively As Pres. Trump's Personal Attorney, Or For His Business, Or Both; WSJ: Giuliani Says Pres. Trump Called Him After Last Week's Ukraine Trip And Asked "What Did You Get?"; WSJ: Giuliani To Pres. Trump After Ukraine Trip: I Got "More Than You Can Imagine"; Giuliani Rejects Notion Pres. Trump Is Casting Him Aside, Says That's "Bulls**T"; WH Refuses To Apologize For Pres. Trump Attack On 16-Year-Old Girl; First Lady Gives President Trump A Pass On Cyberbullying After His Attack On 16-Year-Old Activist Greta Thunberg; Former Governor Under Fire For Hundreds Of Pardons, Commutations Before Leaving Office To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 14, 2019
AC360 Pre-Empted: Soon: House Judiciary Resumes Debate Before Vote; Disturbing Attack; Scathing Rebuke
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House Panel Debates Impeachment Articles Against Trump Before Vote; Articles Of Impeachment Formally Introduced Against Trump; FBI Agents Warn Of "Chilling Effect" From Trump & Barr Attacks; Trump Mocks Teen Activist, Says She Needs "Anger Management"; Eric Holder: Bill Barr Is "Unfit" To Be Attorney General To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 13, 2019
AC360 Pre-Empted: Presidency In Peril; Does Impeachment Carry The Same Sting Now As It Did In 1974?; Pensacola Shooter
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Tonight; House Beings Debate On Trump Impeachment Articles; Dem: Phones Ringing "Off The Hook" From Both Sides Impeachment; Trump On Impeachment: Abusing Power "Not Even A Crime"; CNN: Trump Privately Agitated Over Impeachment, Despite Minimizing It Publicly; Doesn't Want To Be In Notorious Club; Trump Calls FBI Agents "Scum" And "Spies" At Rally; Barr Says Trump Campaign Spied Upon Despite Watchdog Report; Lawmakers Question DOJ Inspector General On Russia Probe; Barr Says Trump Campaign Spied Upon Despite Watchdog Report; DOJ IG: No Evidence Of Political Bias In Russia Probe's Origins; Barr Says Trump Campaign Spied Upon Despite Watchdog Report; Avlon: Barr Is One Of Most Partisan Atty Generals Ever In U.S.; Barr Echoes Trump's Conspiracy Theory Despite Watchdog Report; Lawmakers Question DOJ Inspector General On Russia Probe; DOJ IG: No Evidence Of Political Bias In Russia Probes Origins; CNN: Whistleblower's Team preparing For Possible Call To Testify In Trump's Senate Impeachment Trial; Saudi Shooter's Tweets Show Anti-American Sentiment; 2nd Judge Rules Military Construction Funds For Wall Unlawful To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 12, 2019
Judiciary Committee To Take Up Impeachment Articles Tomorrow; The Political Calculations Of Impeachment; Lessons Learned; Whose Attorney Is He?; Persistent Echo Chamber
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Judiciary Committee To Take Up Impeachment Articles Tomorrow; House Judiciary To Take Next Step Toward Vote On New Impeachment Articles Tomorrow; Impeachment Articles Accuse Pres. Trump Of Abuse Of Power, Obstruction Of Congress; WH: Pres. Trump Will Address "False" Impeachment Charges In The Senate, Expects To Be "Fully Exonerated"; Pres. Trump Denounces Articles Of Impeachment As "Very Weak"; Sources: Some Vulnerable Dems Want Censure Instead Of Impeachment; Pelosi: Dems Taking "Solemn Act" Of Impeachment Articles Against Pres. Trump "To Protect And Defend The Constitution"; Sources: Growing Divide Between Pres. Trump And Sen. McConnell Over Impeachment Trial; Veterans Of The Clinton White House Talk Impeachment; What Could The Trump White House Learn Clinton's Impeachment?; AG Barr Contradicts Key Finding Of IG Report On Russia Probe, Says FBI May Have Acted In "Bad Faith"; Alternative Universe?; Fox News Host Go To Extraordinary Lengths To Defend Pres. Trump, Diminish Inspector General Report To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 11, 2019
No Witch Hunt, No Hoax, No Treason; Key Democrat: Announcement Tomorrow On Articles Of Impeachment; Another Remarkable Day In Washington
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IG Report: No Evidence Of "Political Bias Or Improper Motivation" In FBI's Russia Probe; IG Report: FBI's Russia Investigation Justified; But "Serious Performance Failures" Found; IG Report Refutes Pres. Trump's Conspiracy Theory That FBI Illegally Spied On His 2016 Campaign; Barr: Russia Probe An "Intrusive Investigation"; DOG IG Report & FBI Director: Probe Was Justified; Attorney General Barr Disputes IG Finding, Says FBI Opened Investigation On "Thinnest Of Suspicions"; Comey Defends FBI, Criticizes AG Barr After Release Of IG Report; Former FBI Director Comey On IG Report: "Finally The Truth Gets Told"; Comey: "There Is A Risk We've Become So Numb To The Lying That We Move Onto The Next Outrage"; Comey: "Whether You Are A Republican Or Democrat You Need The FBI"; Comey On FBI: "It's Human It Makes Mistakes, But It's Not Engaged In Treason Or A Political Minded Investigation"; Comey On Lisa Page: Pres. Trump "Attacked Her, Mocked Her, Belittle Her .. And It Was All A Lie"; Comey On IG Report: "We Conducted A Professional Investigation Which Is What The American People Would Have Expected Of Us"; Comey On Pres. Trump's Lies: "It Almost Boggles The Mind"; Former FBI Dir. Comey On IG Report: "Finally The Truth Gets Told"; Comey: "There Is A Risk We've Become So Numb To The Lying That We Move Onto The Next Outrage"; Comey: "Whether You Are A Republican Or Democrat You Need The FBI"; Comey On AG Barr: "Certainly Hard To Explain A Lot Of his Conduct Over The Past Year"; Comey On Cancellation of Fox News Interview: "They Must Have Read The Report"; Comey On Giuliani's Actions: "In A WAy It's Sad"; Comey On AG Barr: "The Justice Statue Wears A Blindfold Because You Cannot Be Peeking At Your Political Boss... When making Decisions"; Democrats Expected To Announce Articles Of Impeachment After Dem Counsel Says "Evidence Is Overwhelming" For Impeachment; Key Democrat: Announcement Tomorrow On Articles Of Impeachment; Dem Counsel: "Evidence Is Overwhelming" For Impeachment; Dem Counsel: President Trump "Directed A Scheme" To Pressure Ukraine To Help His 2020 Campaign, Not The U.S. National Interest; GOP Counsel: Pres. Trump Had Legitimate Reasons To Be Concerned About Ukrainian Corruption; Dem Counsel: Pres. Trump's Effort To "Cheat To Win An Election" Are A Threat To National Security; GOP Counsel: Democrats "Obsessed With Impeaching Pres. Trump," Regardless Of Facts; Democratic Counsel Accuses President Trump Of An "Unprecedented Campaign Of Obstruction Of Congress"; GOP Counsel: "The Democrats Do Not Have The Proof" For Impeachment; Dem Counsel: Pres. Trump Is A "Clear And Present danger To Our Free And Fair Elections And To Our National Security"; Dem Counsel: President Trump "Directed A Scheme" To Pressure Ukraine To Help His 2020 Campaign, Not The U.S. National Interest; GOP Counsel: Pres. Trump had Legitimate Reasons To Be Concerned About Ukrainian Corruption; Dem Counsel: Pres. Trump's Efforts To "Cheat To Win An Election" Are A Threat To National Security"; Democratic Counsel Accuses President Trump Of An "Unprecedented Campaign Of Obstruction Of Congress"; Judiciary Committee Concludes Impeachment Hearing; Justice Dept IG Says No Political Bias In FBI Surveillance To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 10, 2019
White House Slams "Baseless" Impeachment Inquiry; Pelosi's Daughter: "Don't Mess With Mama"
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White House Slams "Baseless" Impeachment Inquiry, Rejects Offer To Defend Pres. Trump At House Hearing; Rep. Schiff On White House: "All They Really Want Is To Hide The President's Serious Misconduct"; Rep. Nadler: Pres. Trump "Cannot Claim The Process Is Unfair" After WH Rejected Offer To Defend President At House Hearing; Rep. Nadler: White House "Will Not Prevent Us From Carrying Out Our Solemn Constitutional Duty"; Report: Giuliani's New Ukraine Trip Is Freaking Out Pres. Trump's Lieutenants, And He Doesn't Care; Saudi Military Trainee Kills Three In Florida Navy Base; FBI Investigating Whether Related; Christine Pelosi Talks About Her Mother's Historic Week; The Ridiculist To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 07, 2019
Fast... And Furious; Bracing For Impeachment; Historic Decision; Mysterious Trip; Stark Warning; "You're A Damn Liar"; 2020 Election
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Pres. Trump Signals Aggressive Defense Strategy In Senate Trial; Pelosi Announces House Will Move Forward With Articles Of Impeachment, President Trump Lashes Out On Twitter; Speaker Pelosi: "No Choice" But To Move Forward With Articles Of Impeachment; New Information On Giuliani's WH Phone Calls; Campaign Trail Confrontation; Calls Between Giuliani And White House Budget Office In Doubt; Ukrainian Lawmaker Says He Met With Giuliani In Kiev; Russian Pro-Democracy Activist Sees Soviet Parallels With Echo Chamber Backing Pres. Trump; Garry Kasparov: I Lived In The Post-Truth Soviet World And I Hear Its Echoes In Trump's America; Biden Calls Audience Member In Iowa A "Damn Liar"; Biden Gets In Heated Exchange With Iowa Voter Over His Son And Ukraine; Buttigieg Lands Endorsements From Three Former Obama Officials; John Kerry Endorses Biden For 2020 Election; CNN's Town Hall With House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; House Dems On Track To Impeach Pres. Trump By Christmas To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 06, 2019
Contentious House Judiciary Committee Wraps Up; More Hearings Possible Next Week; Why Pres. Trump Called Another World Leader "Two-Faced"
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Three Legal Experts Say President Trump Committed Impeachable Offenses, One Disagrees; Legal Expert For Dems: "If What We're Talking About Is Not Impeachable, Then Nothing Is Impeachable"; GOP Rep. Collins: "This Impeachment Narrative Is A Fake One"; Dem Chairman Nadler: Pres. Trump "Placed His Own Personal And Political Interests Above Our National Interests"; Dems Could Draft Articles Of Impeachment By Next Week As Legal Expert For GOP Suggests Lawmakers Slow Down; Legal Expert For GOP Believes Dems Are Rushing Impeachment, Says "This Isn't An Impulse Buy Item"; Contentious House Judiciary Committee Wraps Up; More Hearings Possible Next Week; Dem Chairman Nadler: "This Administration's Level Of Obstruction Is Without Precedent"; Why Did Pres. Trump Leave NATO Meetings In A Huff?; Pres. Trump Upset With Canadian PM, Leaves NATO Meetings Abruptly After Other World Leaders Appear To Mock Him; Source: Pres. Trump "Annoyed" And "Bothered" By Canadian PM Trudeau's Hot Mic Laughs; Reports Of Shooting At Pearl Harbor To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 05, 2019