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Trump wages secret court battle to block January 6 info Anderson Cooper 360
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...Show more 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.
Sep 24, 2022
Trump: President can declassify docs “even by thinking about it” Anderson Cooper 360
Former President Trump claimed that “if you’re the President of the United States you can declassify just by saying it’s declassified” and “even by thinking about it.” CNN Legal Analyst Norm Eisen explains the process of declassifying documents to Anderson Cooper and says “even a President has to submit to the law.”
Plus, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi withdrew from a long-planned interview with CNN’s Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour after she “politely declined” a last-minute de...Show moremand to wear a head scarf. Amanpour has interviewed every Iranian president since 1995. She explains to Anderson Cooper why she would never cover her head to conduct an interview with an Iranian official outside the country where it’s not required.
Sep 23, 2022
NY AG accuses Trump and his three children of fraud Anderson Cooper 360
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 acti...Show moreons 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.
Sep 22, 2022
Special master questions Trump claims about declassifying Mar-a-Lago docs Anderson Cooper 360
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 t...Show morehe 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.
Sep 21, 2022
Queen Elizabeth II laid to rest in Windsor after final procession Anderson Cooper 360
Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral took place in London at Westminster Abbey and was followed by a procession to Windsor where she was laid to rest at the King George VI Memorial Chapel. She was buried with her late husband, The Duke of Edinburgh and alongside her father King George VI, mother Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and sister Princess Margaret. CNN Royal Historian Kate Williams joins Anderson Cooper from Windsor to discuss the outpouring of emotion she’s seen for the monarchy and sinc...Show moree the Queen passed away.
Plus, Hurricane Fiona is now a category 2 storm after pummeling Puerto Rico with catastrophic rainfall. CNN Correspondent Leyla Santiago is in San Juan and gives Anderson Cooper an update on the flooding and power outages on the island.
Sep 20, 2022
DeSantis vows Florida will transport more migrants from border to other states Anderson Cooper 360
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...Show more.
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.
Sep 17, 2022
White House: Governors sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard and DC is “cruel stint” Anderson Cooper 360
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...Show more 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.
Sep 16, 2022
Queen Elizabeth lies in state at Westminster Hall Anderson Cooper 360
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.
Sep 15, 2022
Queen Elizabeth’s coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace Anderson Cooper 360
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 ...Show moreFamily 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.
Sep 14, 2022
Ukraine makes stunning gains, sending Russians into retreat Anderson Cooper 360
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.
Sep 13, 2022
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