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January 6 committee subpoenas Trump WH counsel Pat Cipollone Anderson Cooper 360
The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol has issued a subpoena for former President Trump’s White House Counsel Pat Cipollone. The subpoena comes just a day after Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testified in front of the panel that Cipollone warned Meadows “blood’s going to be on your f*cking hands” if nothing was done to stop the mob. Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren is a member of the committee. She tells Anderson Co...Show moreoper she thinks it’s “very important” Cipollone comes in and answers the panel’s questions.

Plus, after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, several states have made abortion illegal with no exceptions. CNN Correspondent Lucy Kafanov joins AC360 to tell the story of a Nebraska woman’s decision to terminate her pregnancy last year after finding out her son had a deadly birth defect and how she had to travel to Colorado. Some doctors warn the option to travel could now be even more difficult.
Jun 30, 2022
Former aide paints damning portrait of Trump raging on January 6 Anderson Cooper 360
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...Show more, 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.”
Jun 29, 2022
Feds seize phone of Trump’s election attorney Anderson Cooper 360
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.
Jun 28, 2022
Supreme Court overturns constitutional right to abortion Anderson Cooper 360
The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, holding that there is no longer a federal right to an abortion. 

Former Texas state senator Wendy Davis and Congresswoman Cori Bush discuss how the opinion is one of the most consequential Supreme Court decisions in decades and will transform the landscape of women's reproductive health in America.

After news broke that the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, activist groups began organizing protests for Friday. At least 70 protests are...Show more set to occur Friday afternoon and into the evening.

Atlanta, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and Houston are among the cities where protests will occur. Protests are set to carry on into the weekend as well.
Jun 25, 2022
January 6 committee shows Trump’s pressure on DOJ to support his election fraud lies Anderson Cooper 360
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.
Jun 24, 2022
Justice Dept. issues subpoenas in several states as it expands its investigation into Trump’s fake elector scheme Anderson Cooper 360
The Justice Department issued a fresh round of subpoenas as it expands its investigation into former President Trump’s fake elector scheme. CNN Senior Justice Correspondent Evan Pérez tells Anderson Cooper who investigators subpoenaed and what they are hoping to learn.

Plus, House Republican leaders are in opposition to the bipartisan gun safety bill and are urging their members to vote against the agreement, as the Senate moves toward passage of the measure this week. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar had a hand in adding the “boyfriend loophole” to the bill. She joins AC360 to explain what’s in the bill and why it’s so important to pass it.
Jun 23, 2022
4th January 6 hearing focuses on Trump’s intimidation of state officials Anderson Cooper 360
The January 6 House Select Committee’s fourth hearing focused on how former President Trump tried to intimidate state officials to change the 2020 election results in Georgia and Arizona. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger testified that he “had to be faithful to the Constitution” and that “there were no votes to find” like Trump wanted. Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan joins AC360 to discuss what stood out to him from today’s testimony.

Plus, The New York Times is reporting that the ...Show moreformer President’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, told a documentary film crew in December 2020 that her father should “continue to fight until every legal remedy is exhausted” because people were questioning “the sanctity of our elections.” This contradicts what she told the committee, in the portion of her deposition that has been made public so far, when she said she “accepted” what Attorney General Bill Barr said about there being no voter fraud. New York Times Washington Correspondent Maggie Haberman tells AC360 the committee is expected to interview the filmmaker this week and it’s “unclear” what else is on their tapes that were turned over to the panel.
Jun 22, 2022
Georgia election worker to testify Trump’s lies led to death threats Anderson Cooper 360
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...Show more 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.
Jun 21, 2022
Trump lashes out at Pence, Barr & January 6 committee Anderson Cooper 360
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.
Jun 18, 2022
January 6 Committee: Trump was told his plan for Pence to overturn the election was illegal but tried anyway Anderson Cooper 360
The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol held its third public hearing and focused on former President Trump’s efforts to pressure former Vice President Pence to stand in the way of certifying the 2020 election. The committee revealed that Trump was told repeatedly that his plan for Pence to overturn the election was illegal but he tried to do it anyway. Conservative lawyer George Conway tells Anderson Cooper whether he thinks the Justice Department could find...Show more the former President criminally liable for his actions. 

The committee also said that on January 6 there was just "40 feet between the Vice President and the mob." Carol Leonnig is a national investigative reporter for the Washington Post and has reported extensively on Pence and his safety during the insurrection. She joins AC360 to discuss the details the committee laid out about how close the Vice President, his family and his aides were to real danger.
Jun 17, 2022
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