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Anticipation building for Trump indictment after he signals one is coming Anderson Cooper 360
Former President Trump said he expects to be arrested this week and called on his supporters to “protest” and “take our nation back.” Trump has been one of the focuses of the investigation into the hush money payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels. CNN Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent Paula Reid gives AC360 an update on when a possible Trump indictment and arrest could happen.
Plus, the family of Stephen Smith will seek to have his body exhumed in South Carolina for a private autopsy. W...Show morehile investigating the 2021 murders of Paul and Maggie Murdaugh, SLED found new information which prompted them to reopen the investigation into the 19-year-old’s death six years earlier. CNN National Correspondent Randi Kaye tells AC360 why Buster Murdaugh put out a statement denying “any involvement” in Smith’s case.
Mar 21, 2023
ICC issues war crime arrest warrant for Putin Anderson Cooper 360
The International Criminal Court issued war crime arrest warrants for Russia President Vladimir Putin along with another official for their roles in allegedly forcibly deporting Ukrainian children to Russia. CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward joins AC360 to discuss her exclusive interview with Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court.
Plus, CNN Correspondent Leyla Santiago is in Key West, Florida where the five-thousand mile mass of tangled seaweed, which is twice the size of the continental U.S., has begun to arrive on the beaches.
Mar 18, 2023
U.S. military releases footage of Russian fighter jet forcing down American drone over Black Sea Anderson Cooper 360
The U.S. military released video of the encounter between the Russian fighter jet and an American surveillance drone, as it was forced down over the Black Sea. Russia denied the collision happened. Former Secretary of Defense William Cohen joins AC360 to discuss whether the video undermines the Russian version of events.
Plus, CNN has exclusively learned that dozens of Mar-a-Lago staff, from servers to aides, have been subpoenaed in the investigation into former President Trump’s handling of classified documents. Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig tells AC360 what these subpoenas say about where special counsel Jack Smith is in his probe.
Mar 17, 2023
Global markets rattled as banking fears spread Anderson Cooper 360
The banking system troubles that appeared to be easing yesterday, came rumbling back this morning with word that the struggling Swiss bank Credit Suisse was in deeper trouble than previously thought. Then came news that two credit rating firms had downgraded First Republic Bank to junk status. Those two factors sent markets plunging. Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, who chairs the Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee joins Anderson to talk about the banking trouble an...Show mored a bill that caps the price of insulin at $20 per vial.
Also, a key development in Russia's downing of an American drone over the Black Sea yesterday. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price joins Anderson.
Mar 16, 2023
Russian jet forces down U.S. drone in “reckless” encounter Anderson Cooper 360
The U.S. military says a Russian fighter jet forced down a U.S. Air Force drone over the Black Sea. The White House called Russia’s actions “unsafe, unprofessional and reckless” while Russia’s defense ministry denied its aircraft came into contact with the drone. Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling joins AC360 to discuss how big of a deal this is and if he thinks it’s a deliberate provocation by the Russian military.
Plus, the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are open...Show moreing investigations into Silicon Valley Bank after it collapsed last week. Former Attorney General Eric Holder tells Anderson Cooper his guess is investigators will start looking at “people who ran the bank and whether or not they made stock trades that are close in time to the problems that the bank had.”
Mar 15, 2023
Biden & Federal Reserve scramble to contain damage after two banks fail Anderson Cooper 360
The Federal Reserve announced it’s launching a review of the supervision and regulation of Silicon Valley Bank after it collapsed last week. It was the second-largest failure of a financial institution in U.S. history. U.S. regulators also shut down Signature Bank and investors are worried it could spark a broader banking meltdown. President Biden told Americans on Monday that the U.S. banking system remains “safe.” Larry Summers is a former U.S. Treasury Secretary during the Clinton White House...Show more and the former Director of the White House National Economic Council during the Obama administration. He tells Anderson Cooper whether he thinks the country is “out of the woods” yet.
Plus, bestselling author Jodi Picoult is speaking out after local media published a list of books that were removed from school libraries in Martin County, Florida, including 20 of her books.
Mar 14, 2023
George Santos says he’s “innocent” of allegation he orchestrated credit card skimming scheme Anderson Cooper 360
Republican Rep. George Santos claims he’s “innocent”  and “never did anything of criminal activity” after being accused of organizing a credit card skimming scheme back in 2017. Federal prosecutors are investigating Santos’ finances while he faces calls to resigns over the lies about his education, career, heritage and religion. Republican Rep. Brandon Williams tells Anderson Cooper why he’s “confident” the country will see Santos in “handcuffs in front of a judge” soon.
Plus, CNN Chief Busines...Show mores Correspondent Christine Romans joins AC360 to break down the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank after it failed to raise capital. It’s the second-largest failure of a financial institution in U.S. history.
Mar 11, 2023
Cartel suspected of American kidnappings issues alleged apology letter Anderson Cooper 360
Sources tell CNN the cartel investigators believe is responsible for killing two Americans last week, issued an apology letter and handed over five of their members to authorities. Two other U.S. citizens survived the kidnapping, including Latavia Washington McGee, who traveled to Mexico with her three other friends so she could undergo a medical procedure. Cheryl Orange was supposed to join her four friends but didn’t have proper identification to cross the border. She tells Anderson Cooper abo...Show moreut the moment she realized something wasn’t right when her group of friends didn’t return to the hotel.
Plus, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren joins AC360 to discuss President Biden’s new budget proposal and the criticism House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is facing over giving Fox News host Tucker Carlson more than 40,000 hours of security video from the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Mar 10, 2023
Speaker McCarthy refuses to say if January 6 was “mostly peaceful” Anderson Cooper 360
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy refuses to say if he thinks the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was “mostly peaceful.” McCarthy released more than 40,000 hours of security footage from the day of the insurrection to just Fox News host Tucker Carlson who continues to downplay the severity of the attack saying it was less “deadly” than it’s been portrayed. Former Republican U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger was a member of the House Select Committee that investigated the January 6 insurrection. He...Show more tells Anderson Cooper he thinks McCarthy’s goal is to win over Tucker Carlson and the base of the Republican party.
Plus, CNN Correspondent Donie O’Sullivan gives AC360 a glimpse of how artificial intelligence can fake our own voices.
Mar 9, 2023
Rupert Murdoch: Top Fox hosts maybe “went too far” with election denial Anderson Cooper 360
In a January 2021 email, Fox Corporation Chairman Rupert Murdoch said two of his top hosts maybe “went too far” in an apparent reference to them denying the integrity of the 2020 presidential election that then-President Trump lost. Murdoch’s comments were made public in a legal filing as part of Dominion Voting Systems $1.6 billion lawsuit against Fox News and its parent company, Fox Corporation. The companies deny wrongdoing. First Amendment lawyer Lee Levine joins AC360 to discuss the latest ...Show moreMurdoch emails and whether it’s a “smoking gun” in Dominion’s lawsuit.
Plus, it’s been almost three years since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic and there are still questions about how it began. The U.S. Department of Energy’s assessment claims that Covid-19 most likely emerged because of a laboratory accident in China. Former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci tells Anderson Cooper whether he thinks there’s any truth to the “lab leak theory.”
Mar 8, 2023
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