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June 29, 2022 97 min

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 join...

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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 cen...

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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...

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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 Corr...

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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 to...

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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 toda...

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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 ...

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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 Preside...

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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 An...

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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 Th...

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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 Presi...

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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 committe...

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Former President Donald Trump claims his daughter Ivanka Trump “checked out” and wasn’t looking at the 2020 presidential election results. His reaction came a day after the House January 6 committee shared a video of his daughter and former senior adviser saying she had accepted then-Attorney General Bill Barr’s statement that the Justice Department found no evidence of widespread voter fraud. CNN Chief White House Correspondent Ka...

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A number of witnesses testified in front of a House committee, giving first-hand descriptions of the horrific reality of gun violence and called for action on gun reform. Dr. Roy Guerrero, a pediatrician in Uvalde, Texas, “raced” to the hospital on the day of the shooting and said he will “never forget what I saw.” Dr. Guerrero joins AC360 to discuss what he wants to see happen when it comes to gun laws and regulations.

Plus, forme...

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At the White House press briefing, actor and Uvalde native Matthew McConaughey shared details on some of the 21 lives lost at Robb Elementary School and said there’s now a “window of opportunity” for meaningful gun legislation. Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono has been in close contact with Sen. Chris Murphy’s office, who is leading the negotiations for the Democrats. She tells AC360 she has “so much faith” in Sen. Murphy and she remai...

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More than a dozen people were killed and 70 wounded from mass shootings over the weekend in the United States while a small bipartisan group of Senators are trying to reach a deal on guns. Democratic Rep. David Cicilline tells Anderson Cooper he doesn’t have a lot of confidence about the ongoing Senate deliberations.

Plus, Texas State Sen. Roland Gutierrez represents Uvalde and joins AC360 to give an update on the investigation int...

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A federal grand jury indicted former Trump White House adviser Peter Navarro for contempt of Congress after he refused to cooperate with the House committee investigation the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Journalist and author Carl Bernstein tells Anderson Cooper how big of a deal this indictment is.

Plus, CNN Crime and Justice Correspondent Shimon Prokupecz joins AC360 to give an update on the Uvalde police response investigati...

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President Biden addressed the nation calling on Congress to act after the recent round of mass shootings in the country. “How much carnage are we willing to accept?” Biden asked. He called for raising the age to purchase assault weapons from 18 to 21 if lawmakers can’t agree on an outright ban of those firearms. Nicole Hockley lost her son Dylan in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. She’s also t...

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The Uvalde school police chief who led the flawed law enforcement response to last week’s school shooting refused to answer CNN’s questions about the massacre. Chief Pete Arredondo did say he won’t release any further information until the "families quit grieving." Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe tells Anderson Cooper that this is "sickening" to watch the chief "hiding behind the grief" of families ...

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