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Anderson Cooper 360
Hurricane Ian forecast called “near worst-case scenario” for Tampa area

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 41:12


Hurricane Ian has strengthened to a Category 2 storm as it barrels toward Florida with a meteorologist at the National Weather Service saying it could be “something we haven't seen in our lifetime.” The current forecast track has Ian heading toward the Tampa Bay region and officials are saying the area could see 10 to 15 inches of rain. CNN Meteorologist Tom Sater joins AC360 to give the latest on the storm's track and how dangerous the storm surge could be. Plus, a NASA spacecraft has successfully slammed into an asteroid called Dimorphos in hopes of changing the asteroid's speed and path in space, a first test of a way of literally saving planet earth from extinction. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells AC360 what NASA will do to determine if they successfully changed the asteroid's direction.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Trump wages secret court battle to block January 6 info

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 40:41


Sources exclusively tell CNN that former President Trump's attorneys are fighting a secret court battle to block a federal grand jury from gathering information about his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Former White House adviser and lawyer Eric Herschmann was subpoenaed by the grand jury but his testimony was postponed after Trump's lawyers asked a judge to recognize the former President's privilege claims and the right to confidentiality. CNN Senior Legal Analyst and former federal prosecutor Elie Honig tells Anderson Cooper why he thinks the Trump team would want to block Herschmann's testimony. Plus, CNN Meteorologist Jennifer Gray joins AC360 to give the latest update on Tropical Depression 9, a storm that's forecasted to be a category 3 hurricane and is heading straight toward Florida. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
NY AG accuses Trump and his three children of fraud

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 40:43


New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against former President Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump Organization, accusing them of fraud touching all aspects of the Trump business, including its properties and golf courses. David Cay Johnston is an investigative reporter and the author of “The Big Cheat: How Donald Trump Fleeced America and Enriched Himself and His Family.” He tells Anderson Cooper the accusation “lines up perfectly” with the former President's actions throughout his life. Plus, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced an immediate “partial mobilization” of the country's citizens, a move a White House official says was “expected” and a sign that Putin is “struggling.” Thomas Friedman is a foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times. He joins AC360 to discuss Russia's escalation and what he thinks Putin's end game is.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Special master questions Trump claims about declassifying Mar-a-Lago docs

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 42:28


The special master overseeing the FBI's seizure of documents from Mar-a-Lago questioned former President Trump's claims that the documents were declassified. Judge Raymond Dearie told Trump's lawyers that if they don't make a case that the evidence was declassified, he would determine they're classified. CNN National Security and Legal Analyst Carrie Cordero tells Anderson Cooper what she makes of the Trump team's refusal to go on the record in front of the special master with its claims about the classification status of those documents. Plus, CNN International Security Editor Nick Paton Walsh joins AC360 from Kramatorsk, Ukraine to give an update on the ongoing battle between Ukrainian and Russian forces.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
DeSantis vows Florida will transport more migrants from border to other states

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2022 40:48


Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is vowing to use “every penny” of the $12 million his state budgeted to relocate migrants to other states saying “these are just the beginning efforts.” Officials say the migrants DeSantis sent to Martha's Vineyard from Texas are now at a military base on Cape Cod to receive shelter and humanitarian support. Deval Patrick is a former Democratic governor of Massachusetts. He tells Anderson Cooper “it's wrong” to treat human beings as props in a political stunt. Plus, CNN Chief Law Enforcement and Intelligence Analyst John Miller joins AC360 to discuss the safety concerns around Queen Elizabeth II's funeral, an event the London Metropolitan Police are calling the “largest single policing event” they've ever handled.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
White House: Governors sending migrants to Martha's Vineyard and DC is “cruel stint”

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 41:00


Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis admitted to sending two planes carrying migrants to Martha's Vineyard while Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his state intentionally sent two buses of migrants to the Vice President's home in Washington, DC. The White House called the acts a “cruel, premeditated political stunt.” It's the latest in a series of moves by Republicans governors to send migrants to liberal areas of the country to protest the lack of southern border security. Former Congressman Charlie Crist is the Democratic candidate for governor in Florida, running against DeSantis. He previously ran the state as a Republican governor. He joins AC360 to react to what is happening to these migrants. Plus, CNN Anchor and Correspondent Richard Quest was able to pay his respects to Queen Elizabeth in Westminster Hall where her body is lying in state until her funeral Monday. The line to see the late monarch's body stretches nearly five miles along the south bank of the River Thames. He tells AC360 about his experience saying goodbye to Her Majesty.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Queen Elizabeth lies in state at Westminster Hall

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 80:48


Queen Elizabeth II is now lying in state at Westminster Hall after her coffin made the journey from Buckingham Palace with a procession that included King Charles II, his siblings Andrew, Edward and Anne and his sons, Prince William and Harry. Members of the public can view Her Majesty until her funeral Monday. Robert Hardman is a columnist for the Daily Mail and the author of “Queen of Our Times: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II.” He tells Anderson Cooper he thinks it was very important to see Prince William and Harry walking side by side to honor their grandmother. Plus, CNN Royal Historian Kate Williams joins AC360 to look at the relationship between the brothers through the years.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Queen Elizabeth's coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 41:14


Queen Elizabeth II's family received her coffin as it arrived at Buckingham Palace where it will rest in the Bow Room overnight. It'll be moved to Westminster Hall tomorrow where she'll lie in state until her funeral on Monday, September 19. Her only daughter, Princess Anne, accompanied her on her final flight saying it was “an honour and privilege” to accompany her mother on her final journey. John Bridcut is an English documentary filmmaker and the director and producer of “Elizabeth at 90: A Family Tribute.” He tells Anderson Cooper what he thinks of the outpouring of people remembering Her Majesty and what the new era of the royal family looks like. Plus, CNN Royal Correspondent Max Foster gives AC360 a look at Prince William's new role as first in line to the throne and what responsibilities come with it.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Ukraine makes stunning gains, sending Russians into retreat

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 41:11


Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukrainian forces have recaptured more than 2,300 square miles in the east and south of the country. A senior U.S. military official says the Russians have “largely ceded their gains to the Ukrainians” in the Kharkiv region. CNN Senior International Correspondent Sam Kiley is on the ground near Kharkiv and is visiting one of the liberated villages. He gives AC360 an update on what he's been hearing on the ground. Plus, the Justice Department has subpoenaed more than 30 people in former President Trump's orbit in its January 6 investigation. Conservative lawyer George Conway tells AC360 what he thinks the subpoenas could signal about the DOJ probe.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
King Charles III honors mother's "life well lived" in first speech

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2022 42:39


In his first address since Queen Elizabeth's passing, King Charles III honored his mother's “life well lived” and renewed her “promise of lifelong service.” Robert Hardman is the author of the "Queen of Our Times: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II." He tells Anderson Cooper what he expects to see from King Charles in the coming days and weeks.  Plus, CNN Senior International Correspondent Matthew Chance joins AC360 from Buckingham Palace where he's been talking to people as they mourn Queen Elizabeth but also as they react to a new era for the royal family.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 89:17


Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96, bringing a close to her reign that spanned seven decades. Her eldest son, Charles, immediately became King of the United Kingdom. CNN Royal Historian Kate Williams joins AC360 to discuss the life and legacy of Her Majesty. Plus, author and playwright Bonnie Greer tells Anderson Cooper why she thinks Queen Elizabeth was so loved by people from around the world.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Trump: Nuclear weapons issue is a “hoax”

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 41:28


Former President Trump says the Washington Post's reporting that FBI agents found material on foreign nation's nuclear capabilities at his Mar-a-Lago residence is a “hoax.” The Post reports that some documents were so sensitive that they were kept under lock and key. Retired Lt. Gen. James Clapper is the former Director of National Intelligence. He explains to AC360 the possible national security risk for the U.S. if an adversary did gain access to the documents. Plus, former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama returned to the White House for the first joint visit to unveil their official portraits. David Axelrod is a former senior adviser to President Obama and was at the ceremony today. He joins AC360 to discuss the evolving relationship between Biden and Obama. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Washington Post: Material on foreign nation's nuclear capabilities seized at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 45:31


The Washington Post is reporting that FBI agents found material on foreign nation's nuclear capabilities at former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence. Washington Post reporter Devlin Barrett joins AC360 to discuss what he's learned about the search on August 8th and what law enforcement found. Plus, newly obtained surveillance video shows a Republican county official in Georgia, who is currently under criminal investigation for posing as a fake elector in 2020, leading two operatives working with an attorney for former President Trump into the county election offices on the same day a voting system was breached. Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson has shared information with the January 6 House Select Committee, as well as Attorney General Merrick Garland, to aid in the investigation of whether pro-Trump operatives got access to voting machines in Antrim County, Michigan as part of a coordinated plot overseen by the former President's legal team. She tells Anderson Cooper she thinks the video “underscores both the severity of the attempts to intervene with our elections and also the coordination of it.”To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Judge grants Trump request for special master in Mar-a-Lago probe

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 40:41


A federal judge approved former President Trump's request to appoint a special master to review all the evidence the FBI seized last month from his Mar-a-Lago resort. Former federal judge Nancy Gertner walks AC360 through what she thinks the process and timing of appointing a special master will look like. Plus, CNN National Correspondent Gary Tuchman gives AC360 an update on the search for Liza Fletcher, the 34-year-old mother of two who was last seen jogging in Memphis, Tennessee Friday morning. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
President Biden's shifting tone

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2022 40:51


President Biden warned about former President Trump's influence on “MAGA Republicans” during his speech Thursday night suggesting the future of American democracy was at risk.  The speech also highlighted a shift in his tone just weeks before the midterms. Biden has ramped up his criticism of the former president and his followers.  But the White House insists his message was not political. CNN political analyst and journalist Carl Bernstein joins AC360 to give his take on Biden's speech.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Mikhail Gorbachev dead at 91

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 41:09


Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the former Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991, has died at the age of 91. Gorbachev died after a long illness, Russian state news agencies reported. The man credited with introducing key political and economic reforms to the USSR and helping to end the Cold War had been in failing health for some time. CNN National Security Analyst Steve Hall, who once served as Chief of Russia operations at the CIA, and former CNN Moscow Bureau Chief Jill Dougherty join AC360 to discuss Gorbachev's legacy. Also, in an exclusive report, CNN Senior Investigative Correspondent Drew Griffin looks at how a device that can turn a semi-automatic weapon into a machine gun in moments is wreaking havoc on American streets.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Justice Dept. ordered to release redacted Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 44:00


A federal judge ruled for the Department of Justice to release a redacted version of the Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit, which lays out why investigators believe there was probable cause that crimes were committed. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe tells Anderson Cooper what he expects to be revealed in the redacted affidavit. Plus, former Fox News Political Editor Chris Stirewalt joins AC360 to discuss his new book “Broken News” and where he sees the Republican party heading in 2024.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Ukraine's Independence Day comes exactly six months after Russia's invasion

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 44:41


Ukraine's Independence Day was darkened by an attack on a train station that killed at least 22 people. It's been six months since the Russians invaded the country. Olena Gnes lives in Kyiv with her three children and her husband has been fighting on the front lines since the beginning of the invasion. She gives AC360 an update on how she's doing and says “I'm still confident that Ukraine will win.” Plus, the school board in Uvalde, Texas voted unanimously to fire school Police Chief Pete Arredondo, three months after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School. CNN Crime and Justice Correspondent Shimon Prokupecz tells Anderson Cooper how family members are reacting about the firing.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
National Archives: Trump had 700+ pages of classified documents at Mar-a-Lago

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 41:24


In a newly released letter, the National Archives told former President Trump's legal team in May that it was sharing hundreds of pages of classified material with the intelligence community that had been retrieved back in January. They wanted an assessment to be done on potential damage about how the more than 100 documents, including more than 700 pages, had been handled. CNN Senior Legal Analyst Elie Honig joins AC360 to discuss how big of a deal this letter is and why it's important. Plus, CNN projects former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist will win the Democratic nomination for Florida governor and will face off against incumbent Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis in November. CNN Political Director David Chalian tells Anderson Cooper he thinks Crist will have an “uphill battle” against Gov. DeSantis. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Trump takes action after Mar-a-Lago search

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 40:50


Former President Trump's legal team asked a federal judge to appoint a “special master”—a third party attorney— to go through evidence that was found in the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago and make sure any of his private documents are returned. The Justice Department says the search warrant was properly authorized and they believe the evidence it collected at Mar-a-Lago will support its criminal investigation into the mishandling of federal records. Former federal judge Nancy Gertner tells Anderson Cooper how unusual a request for a special master is, especially when two weeks have gone by. Plus, drought-parched Dallas got a summer's worth of rain in just one day forcing dozens to be rescued. CNN Senior National Correspondent Ed Lavandera gives AC360 an update from Texas.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
White House officials privately express concern about classified information taken to Mar-a-Lago

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2022 41:27


White House officials are telling CNN they have “deep concern” about the documents found at former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. Some documents were found in a basement-level storage facility at Trump's Florida home and officials worry the information they contain could put the sources and methods of the U.S. intelligence community at risk. Tom Blanton is the director at the National Security Archive at George Washington University. He joins AC360 to discuss how dangerous it was to have these documents in a storeroom without a padlock on it. Plus, with midterm elections around the corner, vulnerable Republicans are being told to not be distracted by the former President while on the campaign trail with one saying “I don't say his name, ever.” CNN Senior Political Commentator David Axelrod tells Anderson Cooper whether he thinks that strategy will work for these candidates in November. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Unsealed document in Mar-a-Lago search sharpens focus on Trump as possible subject of criminal probe

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 41:04


A judge unsealed several court documents related to the FBI's search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and set in motion the possible public release of a heavily redacted version of the affidavit. Former federal judge Nancy Gertner joins AC360 to discuss the judge's decision and says it's “very surprising.” Plus, the former President and his allies have claimed there was a “standing order” to declassify documents he took from the Oval Office to the White House residence but CNN spoke to 18 former Trump administration officials who said they never heard of that policy. One senior administration official called it “bullsh*t.” Former Trump National Security Adviser John Bolton was one of the 18 officials CNN spoke with. He explains to Anderson Cooper if the “standing order” existed, it'd make “no sense whatsoever.” To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Trump weighing release of surveillance video of FBI search

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 41:23


CNN has learned that former President Trump is considering releasing the surveillance video of the FBI's search of his Mar-a-Lago residence. One person close to Trump said it's not a matter of if the former President releases the video but a matter of when. Others in his inner circle have warned of potential risks. Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe tells Anderson Cooper how he thinks the FBI would react if the footage is released. Plus, Rudy Giuliani testified in front of a Fulton County grand jury just days after prosecutors told him he was a target in their Georgia 2020 presidential election investigation. Elliot Williams is a former federal prosecutor and a former deputy assistant attorney general. He joins AC360 to discuss what kind of charges prosecutors could be considering.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Cheney to deliver pointed address marking “the beginning of the battle” to confront Trump

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 41:05


Aides of Republican Rep. Liz Cheney say she intends to make the case that she is at “the beginning of the battle” against former President Trump when she speaks to her supporters tonight. The aides also say she's planning to call on both parties to join her fight to protect democracy and the rule of law in America. Cheney is facing Trump-backed attorney Harriet Hageman and three other candidates in the GOP primary for Wyoming's lone House seat. CNN Chief National Correspondent John King gives AC360 the latest on Cheney's uphill battle to keep her seat. Plus, the FBI interviewed former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and his former deputy Patrick Philbin earlier this year as part of the investigation into the documents found at the former President's Mar-a-Lago resort. Nick Akerman is a former assistant special Watergate prosecutor and a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. He tells Anderson Cooper whether he thinks executive privilege would apply during the interviews with Cipollone and Philbin.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Rudy Giuliani told by prosecutors he is a target in Georgia 2020 presidential election probe

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 40:28


Rudy Giuliani has been told by prosecutors that he is a target in the Georgia 2020 presidential election probe. A grand jury is investigating whether former President Trump and his allies violated the law in their efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in Georgia. Conservative lawyer George Conway tells Anderson Cooper he thinks Giuliani is in “deep trouble.” Plus, Republican Rep. Liz Cheney is facing a tough primary contest in Wyoming after she voted to impeach the former President following the January 6 attack on the Capitol. CNN Chief National Affairs Correspondent Jeff Zeleny joins AC360 from Jackson, Wyoming after talking with voters.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
DOJ took 11 sets of classified documents from Mar-a-Lago

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2022 42:47


A judge unsealed the Mar-a-Lago search warrant which revealed the Justice Department took eleven sets of classified documents from former President Trump's Florida home. The warrant also identified three possible federal crimes as reasons for the search. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe tells Anderson Cooper if he thinks there was a national security risk having these documents stored at Trump's home. Plus, former Vice President Al Gore joins AC360 to discuss the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act and what that means for the climate crisis.Airdate: August 12, 2022Guests: Andrew McCabe, Al Gore.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
AG Garland: DOJ filed motion to unseal Trump Mar-a-Lago warrant and property receipt

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 44:53


Attorney General Merrick Garland revealed that the Justice Department filed a court request to unseal the Mar-a-Lago search warrant and property receipt. This was the first public statement since federal agents searched former President Trump's home. Garland said he “personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant in this matter.” Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales tells Anderson Cooper whether he agrees with Garland's decision to speak publicly. Plus, January 6 House Select Committee member Rep. Zoe Lofgren joins AC360 to discuss if anyone from the Trump administration is cooperating with their investigation.Airdate: August 11, 2022Guests: Alberto Gonzalez, Rep. Zoe Lofgren.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Some Justice Department officials chafe at silence on Mar-a-Lago search

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 45:59


CNN has learned that some DOJ officials feel that the department should give a public statement about the search of Mar-a-Lago, former President Trump's resort and home. Conservative lawyer George Conway tells AC360 he doesn't think they need to say anything more than what “their procedures are and what their processes are generally for the issuance of search warrants.” Plus, Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders joins AC360 to discuss the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act and why he ultimately decided to support it.Airdate: August 10, 2022Guests: George Conway, Sen. Bernie Sanders.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
FBI search of Mar-a-Lago came after suspicions of withheld materials

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 43:42


CNN has learned the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago came after authorities believe that the former President or his team failed to return all the documents and other materials that were government property. Former federal judge Nancy Gertner reviewed search warrants as part of her duties while on the federal bench. She walks Anderson Cooper through the standard that needs to be met in order to sign off on a search warrant like this one. Plus, over the weekend the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a $750 billion health care, tax and climate bill. The Democrat-controlled House is expected to pass the legislation on Friday then it'll be sent to President Biden's desk to be signed into law. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer joins AC360 to discuss which parts of the bill Americans will notice most.Airdate: August 9, 2022Guests: Elliot Williams, Sen. Chuck Schumer.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
FBI executes search warrant at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 48:24


The FBI executed a search warrant at former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Sources tell CNN the agents focused on the former President's offices and personal quarters. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe tells AC360 how big of a deal this is. Plus, CNN National Correspondent Randi Kaye brings AC360 a live report from near Mar-a-Lago. Guests: Andrew McCabe, Randi Kaye. Airdate: August 8, 2022To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Jury finds Alex Jones should pay $45.2 million to parents of Sandy Hook victim

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 41:03


A jury decided that ring-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay the parents of a Sandy Hook victim $45.2 million in punitive damages, a day after the jury awarded the parents $4.1 in compensatory damages. Plaintiffs Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin lost their son Jesse in the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut where 20 children and six adults were killed. They were seeking $150 million. CNN Senior Investigation Correspondent Drew Griffin joins AC360 to break down the jury's decision. Plus, Senate Democrats are planning to begin debate on the economic bill after Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said she would “move forward” on the package. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar tells AC360 what's in the bill for Americans who may be skeptical. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Jury finds Alex Jones caused $4.1 million in damages to two Sandy Hook parents

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 40:58


A jury found that right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones caused parents of a Sandy Hook victim a little more than $4 million in compensatory damages, far less than the $150 million they were asking for. Scarlett Lewis and Neil Haslin lost their son Jesse Lewis in the 2012 shooting that killed 20 children and six adults. Elizabeth Williamson of the New York Times is the author of “Sandy Hook: An American Tragedy and the Battle for Truth” and has been in court for the trial. She tells AC360 what the mood was like in the courtroom when the verdict was read. Plus, CNN Chief National Affairs Analyst Kasie Hunt joins AC360 after sitting down with Republican Rep. Liz Cheney for an exclusive interview. She talks to the vice chair of the January 6 House Select Committee about whether she thinks the former President should face criminal charges for his role in the insurrection.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Kansas votes to protect abortion rights in state constitution

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 41:24


President Biden signed an executive order aimed at safeguarding abortion just a day after CNN projected that voters in Kansas decided to reject a proposed amendment and keep the right to an abortion in their state's constitution. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells Anderson Cooper what the Kansas outcome says about where the issue is headed in the midterms and beyond. Plus, Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis lost their son Jesse in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting and won a default judgment against right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones earlier this year. They are asking the jury to award them $150 million in damages. CNN Senior Investigative Correspondent Drew Griffin joins AC360 with the latest from court and why the cross-examination by the parents' attorney caught Jones off guard.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Primary night in five states with Trump looming large in many key races

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 40:57


Voters in five states—Arizona, Michigan, Missouri, Washington and Kansas—head to the polls with less than 100 days until the November general election. Some 2020 election deniers are on the ballot in two swing states. CNN Chief National Correspondent John King joins AC360 to break down the key races. Plus, CNN has learned that January 6 text messages were wiped from phones of key Trump Pentagon officials. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe tells Anderson Cooper that “in the absolute least case” this is a “complete and total failure to abide by and live up to the responsibilities under the Federal Records Act.”To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
U.S. kills al Qaeda leader in drone strike in Afghanistan

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 40:55


The United States killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike. President Biden confirmed his death and warned others saying, “if you are a threat to our people, the United States will find you and take you out.” CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward joins AC360 to discuss Zawahiri's killing and the future of al Qaeda. Plus, the Kentucky flooding death toll has risen to 37 as hundreds remain unaccounted for. Nathan Day tells Anderson Cooper how he helped rescue nine of his neighbors, including five children, as flood waters rushed into their homes.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Former WH acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney testifies before the Jan. 6 committee

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 41:34


Former acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney testified in front of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Mulvaney told CNN he was asked about tweets and texts he sent on the day of the insurrection and his involvement in Trump's campaign. Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger is a member of the committee and tells Anderson Cooper the American people “deserve answers” and they “deserve transparency.” Plus, CNN Senior Correspondent Joe Johns gives AC360 an update on the devastating floods in Kentucky that have killed at least 16 people.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
January 6 committee zeroes in on former Trump cabinet officials

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 42:18


The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol is zeroing in on members of former President Trump's Cabinet and wants to learn more about the conversations around possibly invoking the 25th amendment. The panel recently interviewed former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren is a member of the committee and tells Anderson Cooper how cooperative these latest witnesses have been. Plus, at least eight people are dead in eastern Kentucky after heavy overnight rains caused devastating, widespread flooding. CNN Senior Correspondent Joe Johns is in Kentucky and joins AC360 to give an update on the recovery efforts. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson cooperating with DOJ investigation

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 43:44


Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson is cooperating with the Justice Department's criminal investigation into the January 6 attack on the Capitol and the efforts to interfere with the 2020 presidential election. Laurence Tribe is a Harvard Law School professor and the co-author of "To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment." He joins AC360 to discuss the scope and focus of the federal investigation. Plus, CNN has exclusively learned that the Biden administration has offered to exchange a convicted Russian arms trafficker serving a 25-year U.S. prison sentence for the release of Americans Paul Whelan and WNBA star Brittney Griner. Abby Phillip interviewed Griner's wife back in June and tells Anderson Cooper how her family is reacting to the trial and the news of the proposed swap.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Anderson Cooper 360
Marc Short testifies in front of federal grand jury investigating January 6

Anderson Cooper 360

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 81:47


A source tells CNN former Vice President Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short testified last week in front of a federal grand jury investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Former federal prosecutor and CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin tells Anderson Cooper why Short testifying is a “big deal.” Plus, after a weekend filled with extreme, record breaking heat in the Northeast, CNN Correspondent Gary Tuchman brings AC360 to the hottest place on Earth: Death Valley, California to see what life is like when summer temperatures often top 120° F. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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DHS investigator meets with January 6 committee about Secret Service texts

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Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 42:23


The Department of Homeland Security inspector general briefed the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol about the Secret Service erasing text messages from the day of the insurrection and the day before. Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren is a member of the committee. She tells Anderson Cooper if the explanation of the missing texts makes any more sense after the meeting. Plus, conservative attorney George Conway joins AC360 to discuss the possibility of Trump running for President again in 2024 and what will happen if he announces before midterms.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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January 6 Committee: Next hearing focused on the 187 minutes inside the White House

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Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 41:01


A January 6 committee member tells CNN that next week's hearing will focus on former President Trump's behavior and actions inside the White House while the insurrection was happening at the Capitol. Denver Riggleman is a former Republican U.S. Representative and was a Senior Technical Adviser to the House Select Committee. He tells Anderson Cooper how much he thinks former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone's testimony bolsters the evidence that the committee has about Trump's actions or inactions on January 6. Plus, President Biden says tackling inflation is his “top priority” after a new government data shows consumer prices surged by 9.1% in June year-over-year to the highest level in more than 40 years. CNN Senior Data Reporter Harry Enten joins AC360 to discuss how inflation is affecting the President's job approval rating. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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January 6 Committee: Trump's tweet inspired “openly homicidal” rhetoric

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Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 98:56


During its seventh public hearing, the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol focused on the connection between former President Trump and extremist groups as the violent mob came together. Former Oath Keepers spokesperson Jason Van Tatenhove testified that Trump could try to “whip up a civil war” if he's elected again. Van Tatenhove tells Anderson Cooper why he says “all bets are off” if the former President finds his way back into the White House. Plus, the Austin American-Statesman newspaper released parts of the surveillance video from the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas that resulted in the murders of 19 children and two teachers. It took officers 77 minutes until they finally entered the classroom and killed the shooter. CNN Crime and Justice Correspondent Shimon Prokupecz joins AC360 to discuss the reaction from the Uvalde community after seeing the video. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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January 6 committee expect to focus tomorrow's hearing on extremist groups & their ties to Trump associates

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Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 41:18


Tuesday's January 6 House Select committee hearing is expected to focus on extremist groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers and their ties to Donald Trump associates, including Roger Stone and Michael Flynn. Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy is a member of the committee and will be leading the questioning during tomorrow's hearing. She joins AC360 to discuss what the American people could learn tomorrow.  Plus, CNN Crime and Justice Correspondent Shimon Prokupecz sat down with mothers of several of the children and one child who survived the tragic massacre in Uvalde, Texas that left 19 students and two teachers dead. He tells Anderson Cooper about the awful reality these families are facing as they continue to demand answers about the failed police response that could have saved lives. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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January 6 Committee Member: Cipollone “did not contradict” other testimony

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Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 40:58


Former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone finished his closed-door interview with the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol after nearly eight hours. One member of the panel told CNN Cipollone “did not contradict” other testimony. CNN Congressional Correspondent Ryan Nobles tells Anderson Cooper if the committee learned anything new from the former White House counsel's interview. Plus, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died after being shot while giving a campaign speech in central Japan. Tobias Harris is the author of “The Iconoclast: Shinzo Abe and the New Japan.” He joins AC360 to discuss Abe's legacy in Japanese politics.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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Police: Parade shooter contemplated carrying out second attack in another city

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Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 41:20


Law enforcement officials say the gunman who killed seven people and injured dozens more at a July 4 parade in Highland Park, Illinois considered carrying out another attack in Madison, Wisconsin. He will remain in jail without bond after prosecutors say he admitted to investigators he fired into the crowd Monday morning. Greg and Dana Ring were at the Independence Day celebration when the gunfire erupted and came across a toddler, Aiden McCarthy, as they were trying to find a safe place. They helped reunite him with his grandparents and it was later revealed the two-year-old's parents had tragically died. The Rings join AC360 to describe the chaotic scene and how they helped find Aiden's family. Plus, former Trump White House Counsel Pat Cipollone has reached a deal to give a transcribed interview to January 6 committee. Former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean tells Anderson Cooper what he thinks are the most important questions Cipollone needs to answer. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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Former aide paints damning portrait of Trump raging on January 6

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Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 97:23


Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testified in front of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol and painted a damning portrait of former President Trump. Hutchinson claimed both the former President and his chief of staff were aware there might be violence, including that supporters had weapons. CNN Chief White House Correspondent Kaitlan Collins joins AC360 to discuss how Trump's reacting to the testimony. Plus, during her testimony, Hutchinson recalled a story she was told about how Trump allegedly lunged at Secret Service and the steering wheel of a vehicle when he was told he couldn't go to the Capitol. Mary Trump is the former President's niece. She tells AC360 it's “entirely consistent” with everything she has “known about him forever.” To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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Feds seize phone of Trump's election attorney

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Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 40:44


Former President Trump's election attorney John Eastman says the FBI seized his phone last week as the Department of Justice continues their investigations related to January 6. Elie Honig is a CNN Senior Legal Analyst and a former assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. He tells AC360 what hoops investigators have to jump through to do something like this. Plus, a Russian airstrike hit a shopping mall in central Ukraine just a day after Moscow's forces also targeted the capital city of Kyiv. Anderson Cooper checks in with Olena Gnes, the mother of three who's been in Kyiv since Russia invaded. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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January 6 committee shows Trump's pressure on DOJ to support his election fraud lies

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Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 96:53


The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol highlighted the pressure former President Trump put on the Department of Justice to support his election fraud lies in its fifth hearing with testimony from three high ranking DOJ officials. Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria tells Anderson Cooper what she thinks is the most important piece of information that was revealed today. Plus, CNN Chief White House Correspondent Kaitlan Collins joins AC360 to discuss how Trump and his allies are feeling after today's hearings. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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Georgia election worker to testify Trump's lies led to death threats

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Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 41:04


Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and his deputy Gabe Sterling are set to testify at the January 6 House Select Committee's fourth hearing that will focus on how former President Trump and his allies pressured state-level officials to overturn the 2020 election results. Former Georgia election worker Wandrea Moss will join them and is planning to tell the panel how she received death threats after false stories accused her of taking part in voter fraud, according to a written version of her planned testimony provided by her attorney. Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren is a member of the committee and tells Anderson Cooper she thinks the hearing will be “worth watching.” Plus, CNN Senior International Correspondent Sam Kiley joins AC360 to give an update on the volunteer American fighters who have been missing in Ukraine for more than a week. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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Trump lashes out at Pence, Barr & January 6 committee

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Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 40:16


Former President Trump lashed out at the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol calling them “con artists.” Trump also called his former Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Bill Barr “weak.” Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego was at the Capitol on the day of the insurrection. He tells AC360 why the American people should be paying attention to what the committee is saying, despite the President's repeated attacks. Plus, journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein join AC360 on the 50th anniversary of the Watergate break-in to discuss how they think it compares to what they're seeing play out now with the January 6 hearings.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy