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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
January 6 Committee: Third hearing will show Trump pressure campaign on Pence “directly contributed” to Capitol attack Anderson Cooper 360
The House select committee investigating the attack on the Capitol says the third June hearing will show how former President Trump’s pressure campaign on his vice president “directly contributed” to the insurrection. A source familiar with the committee’s investigation says they have emails between conservative attorney John Eastman and Ginni Thomas, a conservative activist and the wife of sitting Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Democratic Rep. Pete Aguilar is a member of the committee a...Show morend confirmed to Anderson Cooper that they do have the emails but wouldn’t say whether the select committee plans to add Thomas’ role in overturning the election results to the upcoming hearings.

Plus, Bunny Drueke’s son, Alexander John-Robert Drueke, and Joy Black’s fiancé, Andy Tai Ngoc Huynh, are two Americans who have been voluntarily fighting alongside Ukrainian forces north of Kharkiv. They’ve both been missing for nearly a week and their families fear they may have been captured. Drueke and Black join AC360 to give an update on their loved ones.
Jun 16, 2022
January 6 Committee: Trump’s false claims resulted in $250 million in donations to nonexistent “Official Election Defense Fund” Anderson Cooper 360
The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol revealed during a public hearing that former President Trump’s relentless post-election fundraising raised roughly $250 million in donations to the “Official Election Defense Fund” that urged supporters to “step up to protect the integrity of the election.” The committee says the biggest beneficiary of those post-election donations went to the former President’s political action committee, Save America, not “election in...Show moretegrity.” Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin is a member of the committee and tells Anderson Cooper if he thinks what Trump and his team did was legal.

Plus, CNN Chief National Correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics John King joins AC360 to break down the primaries in South Carolina and three other states.
Jun 15, 2022
Former AG Bill Barr: Trump Was “Detached from Reality” Anderson Cooper 360
The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol held its second public hearing and focused on former President Trump’s false 2020 election fraud claims. The committee played portions of video deposition from former Attorney General William Barr where he described the former President’s claims as “bogus” and said “he’s become detached from reality.” Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff is a member of the committee and tells Anderson Cooper it’s important for the American peopl...Show moree to hear testimony like Barr’s so they know Trump wasn’t “mistaken” or “merely just misled.”

Plus, a bipartisan group of senators announced they’ve reached an agreement on gun safety that they say includes “needed mental health resources, improves school safety and support for students and helps ensure dangerous criminals and those who are adjudicated as mentally ill can’t purchase weapons.” Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy has been leading the negotiations for the Democrats. He joins AC360 to discuss when he thinks the Senate will vote on the bill.
Jun 14, 2022
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