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Judge Clears Courtroom in Trump Hush Money Trial

5/21/2024
There was high drama and tension in the former president's hush money trial on Monday. At one point, Judge Juan Merchan admonished defense witness Robert Costello. According to the court transcript, the judge told Costello “if you try to stare me down one more time, I will remove you from the stand." New York Times' senior political correspondent Maggie Haberman and former chief judge of the U.S. Middle District Court of Pennsylvania John E. Jones III join AC360 to break down today’s proceedings. Plus, Anderson speaks with television host Bill Maher about his new book "What This Comedian Said Will Shock You" and the current state of play for American politics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:27

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Trump Lawyer Challenges Michael Cohen’s Memory

5/17/2024
A blockbuster day during former President Trump’s criminal hush money trial. Trump attorney Todd Blanche repeatedly raised questions about Michael Cohen’s honesty during cross-examination. In another notable development, sources tell CNN the defense may call attorney Robert Costello to the stand to continue their claim that Cohen is a liar. Anderson Cooper and Kaitlan Collins lead a full debrief tonight with guests including jury and trial consultant Renato Stabile, courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg, one of Trump's former attorneys William Brennan, and Cohen's former attorney and current legal adviser Lanny Davis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:51

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Trump Defense Team Thursday Will Focus On Challenging What Cohen Said In His Direct Testimony

5/16/2024
Sources say former President Trump's attorney Todd Blanche plans to go after Michael Cohen as he continues his testimony tomorrow. Blanche plans to challenge Cohen's recollection of at least one conversation he claimed to have had with Trump as well as other inconsistent statements Trump's team believes Cohen has made. Former chief judge for the US Middle District of Pennsylvania John E. Jones III, former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Toobin, former counsel to House Democrats during the former President's first impeachment Norm Eisen, and CNN's Kara Scannell talk to Anderson about what is expected in court tomorrow. Plus, ABC News anchor and veteran of the Clinton White House George Stephanopoulos discusses Trump and Biden's potential debate stage rematch, and his new book "The Situation Room: The Inside Story of Presidents in Crisis." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:14

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Day 17 in the Trump Hush Money Trial

5/15/2024
How is Michael Cohen coming across in the eyes of jurors? Renato Stabile, a jury consultant and attorney, talks about what the jury might be thinking about during the cross-examination of Trump’s former “fixer” during the hush money trial. Plus, CNN Senior Political Commentator David Axelrod talks with Anderson about the many Republican allies coming to the courthouse to support the former President. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:06

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Michael Cohen Testifies in Trump's Hush Money Trial

5/14/2024
Donald Trump's former “fixer” Michael Cohen took the stand and testified his one-time boss was directly involved in the hush money scheme to keep Stormy Daniels from telling her story publicly before the 2016 election. Trump has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him and denies having an affair with Daniels. Cohen is a central witness in the prosecution's case although he is a convicted felon with a public persona that revolves around attacking the former President. His blockbuster testimony is expected to continue tomorrow. And, in a 360° exclusive, Stormy Daniels' attorney Clark Brewster joins Anderson to discuss the day's developments as well as Daniels' own testimony. Plus, sketch artist Christine Cornell gives perspective from inside the courtroom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:31

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Day 15 in the Trump Hush Money Trial

5/11/2024
Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Harry Litman describes what he saw in court on Day 15 of the Trump hush money trial. And U.S. officials have upgraded a powerful solar storm hitting earth to a G-5 or "extreme" rating. They say it could wreak havoc with power grids and satellites. CNN’s Bill Weir and Chad Myers explain why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:24

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Day 14 in the Trump Hush Money Trial

5/10/2024
On Day 14 of the Trump hush money trial, New York Times' senior political correspondent and Trump biographer Maggie Haberman, including conservative lawyer George Conway, join Anderson to talk about what they saw inside the courtroom today during Stormy Daniels' testimony. Plus, jury consultant Alan Tuerkheimer shares what jurors may be thinking about the trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:30:14

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Trump Trial Lookahead

5/9/2024
CNN’s Kara Scannell has reporting on how President Trump's legal team plans to approach witness Stormy Daniels when she takes the stand again tomorrow. John King is back with his series "All Over The Map". He finds out how young voters in Michigan feel about President Biden's actions in the Middle East. And Anderson talks with comedian and actor Whoopi Goldberg about her new memoir, "Bits and Pieces: My Mother, My Brother, and Me",and how the grief of losing those closest to her has impacted her life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:52

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Stormy Daniels Testifies in Trump's Hush Money Trial

5/8/2024
Adult film actress Stormy Daniels, the woman at the heart of the Trump hush money case, took the stand and gave dramatic and at times explicit testimony about her alleged sexual encounter with Donald Trump. Judge Merchan denied a motion for a mistrial from the defense who argued Daniels' testimony went too far. Sketch artist Jane Rosenberg joins Anderson with details from inside the courtroom. And in another legal development for the former President, a Florida federal judge indefinitely postponed his classified documents case. Former federal judge Shira Scheindlin gives her perspective on that move as well as Stormy Daniels' testimony in New York. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:31:50

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Day 12 in the Trump Hush Money Trial

5/7/2024
On Day 12 of the Trump hush money trial, testimony came from two longtime Trump Organization employees, who worked on the repayments to Michael Cohen. Also, Israel says it's conducting targeted strikes in Rafah and urging civilians to evacuate the eastern part of the city. Earlier, Hamas said they accepted a ceasefire proposal, but Israel says it’s not the one they crafted with Egypt. Anderson talks about it with New York Times Foreign Affairs Columnist Thomas Friedman, author of “From Beirut to Jerusalem.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:29:36

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Takeaways From Day 11 in Trump Hush Money Trial

5/4/2024
Anderson was inside the courtroom for part of former President Trump’s hush money trial today. He and the panel discuss the key moments from the testimony of former Trump aide Hope Hicks. Anderson also talks with one of the courtroom sketch artists who he saw capturing the historic scenes from the trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:31:47

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Day Six of Testimony in Trump's Historic Hush Money Trial

5/3/2024
Keith Davidson, the former attorney of Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, continued his testimony walking the jury through the $130,000 hush money deal he negotiated on behalf of Daniels. The defense attempted to paint Davidson as a shady lawyer who negotiated other deals involving high-profile celebrities. And, while questioning digital evidence analyst Douglas Daus prosecutors played the phone conversation Michael Cohen secretly recorded in September 2016, and CNN exclusively obtained, featuring Trump taking an active role in the McDougal deal. New York Times correspondent Maggie Haberman joins Anderson and his panel of legal experts to discuss what she observed in court today, as well as perspective from retired federal judge Nancy Gertner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:31:27

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UCLA Chancellor’s Office Will Investigate Violence on Campus Tuesday Night

5/2/2024
Tonight, exclusive bodycam footage showing police officers removing protesters from Columbia's campus. CNN’s John Miller, who obtained the footage, and Columbia graduate student and CNN reporter Julia Vargas Jones, who brought us exclusive reporting from campus last night, discuss the NYPD’s response and new footage with Anderson. Plus, Congresswoman Majorie Taylor Greene says next week she'll pull the trigger on a vote to oust House Speaker Johnson. CNN's Manu Raju has the latest on the continuing GOP chaos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:57

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Judge Finds Trump in Contempt For Violating Gag Order; Fined $9,000

5/1/2024
Day nine of the New York City hush money criminal trial saw something remarkable: a former president held in contempt of court and threatened with jail time. The lawyer who represented two of the women, Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, who alleged affairs with Trump testified about deals he made to buy their silence. No former or sitting president has been found guilty of criminal contempt until today. Plus, protests continue at university campuses across the country while hundreds of NYPD response officers arrive outside Columbia University where some students have barricaded themselves in a building. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:10

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Columbia, Cornell Start Suspending Student Protesters

4/30/2024
Columbia University started suspending students who refused to comply with a deadline to vacate the pro-Palestinian encampment on campus. Meanwhile, Cornell University said it was suspending student protesters who declined to move to an alternate location. Anderson speaks to Columbia student and CNN Freelancer John Towfighi and Harvard Univerisy President Emeritus Lawrence Summers to get their take on how the protests have been handled by school leaders and police so far. Plus, in a CNN exclusive, David Culver traveled to Haiti and made the dangerous journey into one gang's territory to interview their leader. The gang leader is one of many accused of helping destabilize the nation and is on the FBI's Ten “Most Wanted” list. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:57

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On Day 8 of Trump New York Hush Money Trial, Jury Heard From Two New Witnesses

4/27/2024
There was a full day of testimony in the former President's criminal hush money trial Friday. Former National Enquirer publisher David Pecker wrapped up his week on the stand, then we heard from Trump's former personal assistant Rhona Graff who seemingly undermined the former president's denial of affairs with Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal. Lastly jurors, heard from a former executive at the bank where Michael Cohen arranged the 130-thousand dollar Daniels payout. CNN's Kara Scannell who was in the courtroom, joins Anderson and breaks down the day's biggest moments. Plus in an exclusive interview, Kaitlan Collins speaks to the former President's Attorney General Bill Barr on the trial, the upcoming election and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:52

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Ex-publisher Details Tabloid Tactics in NY Criminal Hush Money Trial

4/26/2024
Two notable court proceedings involving former President Trump, one historic day. Day 7 of the former President's criminal hush money trial saw former National Enquirer publisher David Pecker describing to the court how he paid for Karen McDougal's story to keep her quiet about her alleged affair with Trump, and in Washington DC the Supreme Court heard arguments for and against making any former President immune from criminal prosecution for acts in office. Anderson Cooper in New York, and Kaitlan Collins from Washington DC present CNN's special primetime coverage, breaking down both events. Kaitlan interviews one of the attorneys representing Donald Trump in the immunity case, Will Scharf, who was at today's Supreme Court arguments. Plus, Anderson speaks to Rachel Goldberg and Jon Polin, whose son Hersh was seen for the first time since the Oct. 7 attacks in a Hamas-released video this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:03

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Former National Enquirer Publisher David Pecker Continues Testimony Tomorrow in Trump Trial

4/25/2024
Tomorrow morning the former president will be back in a New York courtroom for the first full day of prosecution testimony in his hush money criminal trial. David Pecker, Trump's one-time friend and former tabloid publisher will be back on the stand, and is expected to lay out the catch-and-kill scheme at the center of the case. Former January 6th committee senior investigative counsel Temidayo Aganga-Williams, and CNN Legal Analyst Karen Friedman Agnifilo lookahead to tomorrow's proceedings with Anderson. Plus, AC360 has reporters live from several college campuses across the country as tensions rise amid pro-Palestinian protests. Nick Watt, Ed Lavandera and Shimon Prokupecz bring us the latest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:51:21

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David Pecker details how AMI helped Trump in 2016 campaign

4/24/2024
Day 6 of the former president's criminal hush money trial began with a hearing on how Trump allegedly violated the court-ordered gag order. Former American Media Inc. chief David Pecker also continued his testimony today, talking about how he vetted allegations of an alleged affair between Trump and Playboy playmate Karen McDougal in 2016 while also in constant communication with Trump's fixer Michael Cohen. Anderson Cooper presents the CNN special primetime coverage of the Trump hush money trial, the first-ever criminal trial of a former president. He speaks to a panel of guests that include criminal defense attorney Arthur Aidala, bestselling author and former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Toobin, CNN anchors Kaitlan Collins and Abby Phillip, CNN Senior Legal Analyst Elie Honig, and CNN's Kara Scannell, who watched the proceedings today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:49:03

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Trump's Hush Money Criminal Trial Continued Monday, with Opening Statements and the First Witness Taking the Stand

4/23/2024
The former President's historic criminal trial began in earnest today, with both sides delivering opening statements and the first witness, David Pecker, taking the stand. Pecker, who is the former publisher of the National Enquirer, is expected to testify about the alleged "catch and kill" scheme in detail, and his role in orchestrating two nondisclosure agreements for negative stories about Trump. His testimony will continue tomorrow. Former Manhattan Chief Assistant District Attorney Karen Friedman Agnifilo and Temidayo Aganga-Williams, who served as Senior Investigative Counsel to the House January sixth committee, speak to Anderson about today's trial developments. Plus, several top universities, including Columbia and Yale, are dealing with major protests over the Israel-Hamas war. Shimon Prokupecz went to Columbia University to investigate. Guests: Karen Friedman Agnifilo Temidayo Aganga-Williams Shimon Prokupecz Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:00