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the circumstances, safe to say aree. alice marie johnson was released after 21 years in prison. she was sentenced to life for a first time nonviolent federal drug convikdction and you'll he from her momentarily. in the sixth act, president trump commuted her sentence. it came after kim kardashian west lobbied her release. the very real joy she and her family are obviously now feeling. in a moment we'll talk more about that, hows president is exercising his power to gran. but first my conversation a short time ago with alice marie johnson on thend her herer. how do you feel? you just got out a short time ago. >> oh, my goodness, i'm so happy
but it's so overwhelming just to hug my family. >> alice, y fir lear did you learn that you were going to get out? >> my case manager called me back. i knew i had an attorneycall, but when the attorney came on i heard kim kardashian west on, and kim gave me the news. and i started screaming. it was just too much. >> did you know she was going to go to the white house and plead your case? >> yes, i knew she was going on my birthday. >> this must be one of the most incredible days for you. i wonder did you ever think after 21 years you'd see your mom released from prison. >> i always had hope she'd be released, but i didn'tnow when iok up this that to was the day for sure. >> alice, does it feel strange
to be out? >> yes. i have not been in a car without handcuffs in almost 22 years. >> and have yochance to talk to eachother? tr>> yes. i spoke with her shortly. >> if you tse thispounity, if tg you want to say to your mom. >> hi, mom. i'm so glad to see you out. i'm looking at the video of you running out. i wish i could have been there. >> you were there with me. >> i always imagine myself as being there, but i'm so glad to see whether i'm there or not i'm so glad to see you gut today. i'm excited to seeyou. >> i tell that was the best night i've ever seen, to see my family out here today. i felt like i was flying, not running. >> and alice you said even
though your daughter wasn't there, she was there in spirit. >> iaw hn the of my other relative. she was right there with me in my heart. >> do you know what you're going to do now, alice? everybody said you were a model prisoner, you worked incredibly hard to help others. what do want to do now? >> in terms of work i already have a job secured. but i really want to work hard with changing things in our criminal justice system. and you probably already know i love to write. i'd love to get that started up there. >> did you lose hope, at some point, that this day might not come? >> well, honestly, there was a sen time i fel losing hope. one of the times when i walked up with another person that received clemency and i thought
my ns on the list. and that was a pretty rough day for me. but after that my daughter always tells me i remind her of a phoenix. so that day i tell you the truth, anderson. i had to rise through those ashes. that's the worst day. >> well, you sure have risen today. is there anything you want to say to the president, to kim kardashian west and all the others who have been fighting for you? >> well, i want to say to presidt trump i am going to make you proud that you gave me this second chance in life, and i will disappointment the american public of the world who had so much faith in me. all i can say is thank you, president trump. thank you. and i want to say to kim you never gave up on me, you never gave up your fight. you were relentless, and it paid off beautifully for me and my
family on this day. >> what do you want people to know about your mom? >> she's a kind person and a generous person. and i'm thankful that people ll get to know herf being in prison. and we'll get to be able to reconnect with her. but i want people to know she's genuine. what y is what you get. this isn't an act. >> i'm so happy for both of you. and alice, i just wish you the best and can't wait to see what you do moving forward. thank you so much for talking with us. >> thank you, anderson. i love you. >> i love you, too, mama. can't w to see you.>> soon. we're out on the road. >> thank you so much. appreciate it. >> you're welcome. thank you. >> it's amazing to hear the joy in her voice,bviously. is is now part of and why the
president has chosen to lean so heavily on the privilege of the office. cnn has learned exclusively the white house has now down the paperwork needed to pardon at least 30 people. a white house correspondent for "the new york times," first of all, maggie, just an extraordinary thing to hear alice shortly after getting out of prison just the joy of being reunited with her family and considering her new life and what that must feel like for the president of tnited states to h the pardons thus far seem to fall into two categories. conservative political figures or people like ms. johnson who are pellaged to the president by well-knowncelebrities. you expe tuy continue? because again cnn is reporting the white house is prepping pardons for at least 30 people. >> we know with this president when we think there's a hardfas something he takes a diversion.
i do think that the celebrity aspect is a big piece of this. i would not diminish that. however, the component where it is people who have polit connections and also i'd create a third bucket, which is people who have cas that were involved with prosecutors or investigators who he wants to get back at. you know, you saw a case inuf involving a southern district prosecution where he talked about doing a pardon. martha stewart was a person she celebrity connection.s a i think this is one of the few powers t president has discovered that he has that is just unadulterated, essentially. it is just up to him. there are processes that are smoeds to take place. obviously ms. johnson's casebee repeatedly and denied byhe obama administration. the president has decided to go around the process and do it
himself. and that's going to create a whole other question about criminal justice reform and how this goes. but i do think that he is ng t essentially wave a wand make this happen. >> it is basically for a president as close to being a king as an american presi can get. the president can't even declare war but congress can do that. you're not surprised that he's drawn to his pardon power, and i'm wondering how much it has to do with thefrostrat working with congress and just . >> that is real part of it. look, obviously there's the fact there's an open investigation that relates to him, his family. there are people who are pleading guilty who he certainly mak aware that a pardon could be in the offering and some sense by his supporters that's an aspect here. but i mostly think he has been very, very stymied by the limits on executive power that he has discovered. i think that he really didn't
understand the way the presidency work. he thought it would be much more like a local party bus, and i k this is something he can just say boom and it happens. >> the fact th postedcan pardonimself. but constitutional law experts largely disagree nothing of the fallout that bring. you raised the point of with some pardons he's sending a message to others who may be facing criminal charges or, you know, thinking about flipping. >> right. it's hard to ignore thatect of it, right? and my colleagues i at the times have reported his former lead lawyer john dowd had some people involved in the special counsel case about the possibility of a pardon down the road. these are people who have not pleaded guilty. there has not been any resolution in terms of their cases, so that was pretty
avoid that or ignore that. but i really do not think that's the only thing at play here. >> coming up next we have breaking news a a third republican today ripped into the president's latest conspiracy theory on the russia investigation. and later a new lawsuit in the stormy daniels, michael cohen stormy as well as rudy giuliani's attack on ms. daniels. her attorney joins us. at farmen almost everything
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on fox news for ten years, but he recentleft blasting the pro-trump anti-government feedback loop. it's significant that colonel peters is here tonight because that feedback loop used so effectively to disrupt and discredit the russia investigation was disrupted today. even as the president was tweeting about james comey, the fbi, the deep state, whoever planted one or or more sfies mos campaign was broken. this all concerns, of course, that confidential fbi source who spoke with three members of the trump campaign. two of them already have existing or suspected ties with russian intelligence. a former agent we'ken lledppenedomy routine, discreet even. so have former prosecutors and
intelligence chiefs, republican appoint appoint appointed intelligence chiefs. just as a few days ago republican congressman trey gowdyook the first gop cut at the president's conspiracy theory. >> i am even more convinced that th exactly my fellow citizens would want them to do when they got the information they got and that it has nothing to do with donald trump. >> congressman gowdy certainly has influence, but he's no paul ryan. he's conspicuously avoided speaking out on this until today. here's what he said. >> right before the recess you sat in a briefing with trey gowdy who came out afterwards and said he's more convinced that the fbi did exactly what my fellow citizens would want them to do. do you agree with trey gowdy? >> normally i don't like to comment on classified briefings. let me say it this way.
i think chairman gowdy's initial assessment is accurate. -- but we have some more digging to do. we're waiting for more document requests. we have some more documents to review. we still have someoneswer quut i he seen no evidenceo the contrary of the initial assessment chairman gowdy has made. but i want to make sure we run every lead down and get to the final answer tuesday these questions. >> there's more digging to do, but he says no evidence the fbi did anything wrong. nor did richard burr who also spoke out tonight. and nor did tom rooney. one voice not heard today was committee chairman devin nunes who as you know seen as the president's enabler on this and other conspiracy theories. earlier tonight in a cnn exclusive i spoke with retired
army lieutenant raut the reason piece for "the washington post," the reasons for leaving. writing today's fox time line-up preaches paranoia vital tool our republic and law. i had no choice but to leave. my error was waiting so long to walk away. this is colonel peter's first on camera interview since leaving fox. colonel peters the so-called spy gate conspiracy theory, it wasn't just the president pushing the narrative and his allies in congress, it was also fox news. i know you believe the witch hunt actually aga robert mueller and it's being led by fox news. >> indeed i do. robert mueller as -- and i use that word carefully -- as noble a public servant you
will find. and the assaults upon his character, upon his practices, upon his investigation just betray our fundamental principles. >> in the e-mail that you sent your colleague of fox news back when you told them you weren't renewing your contract you told them, and i quote, fox news is assaulting our constitution and rule of law ile -- how much damage do you believe they've done to the institutions in up holding the rulaw in. >> i think they've done gat damage still. we won't know how much until we se the ultimate results. for years i was glad to be associated with fox. with the rise of donald trump, fox did become a destructive propaganda machine. and i don't do propaganda for anyone. frankly, as a former military officer i took an oath to defend
the constitution of the united states. particularly the prime time hosts, attacking our constitutional order, the rule of law, the justice department, the fbi, robert mueller, and oh, by the way, the intelligence agencies. and they're doing it for ratings and profit. and they're doing it knowingly, in my view, doing a great grave disservice to our country. >> do you think some of the hosts who in prime time, do you think they believe the stuff they're saying about the deep stt they're saying about the department of justice and the fbi? >> i suspect shawn hannity really believes it. the others are smarter. they know what they're doing. i mean, i want to just cry out and say, how can you do this? how can you lie to our country? how can you knowingly attack our constitution, the bedrock of our system of government, the bedrock of our country? and when you go after the
constitution you best be aware because you are doing phenomenal, indeed immeasurable damage. >> do you think we're heading to a constitutional crisis? >> i think we're in a constitutional crisis right now, and we'll end up either barri unfor seen circumstances barring either impeachment by the supreme court or both. when you have a president who believes he's above the law, who does not understand our system of government, does not respect our system of government and willingly subverts our system of government, you've got a constitutional crisis. i mean, anderson, when the founding fourts on the declaration of independence wrote all men where created equal, they knew we're not a born with the same good looks and same intelligence or even the same privileges, the same strengths and tal. >>. they meant we were all equal before the law and no man is above it. no man falls below it.
our president seems to genuinely believe that he is above the law. and that's -- this is situation we haven't been faced with before in this administration. even senator joseph mccarthy in his witch hunt days never directly attacked the constitution. this is utterly unprecedented. >> you refer to it as sortf a cult of trump. >> yeah, i think a lot of trump supporters are so embarrassed by how it's all turned out that they just cling to it, they won't let any facts penetrate their reality. i'm startled by relatively well educated people and some military veterans who still insisted trump could do no wrong and he's some sort of messiah and i'm afraid i part with their views. >> you actually had training in russian studies and do you believe vladimir putin has some sort of grip on president trump? >> i am convinced that vladimir putin has a grip on president
trump. and, anderson, w first learned of the steele dossier, it just rang to me because rus things. and before he became a candidate or president, donald trump was the perfect target for russian intelligence. here's someone who has no self-control, a sense of se entitlemen and intermitment finance crises. that's made-to-order by seduction by russian intelligence. i hope i'm wrong. i hope putin doesn't have a grip on him. but the dossier rings true, i think we're going to look back in the future to christopher steele who took that dossier as something of a hero. i hope i'm wrong. but when you look at trump's vior patterns, his unwillingness, ever to criticize vladimir putin, his slow rolling sanctions, his unwillingness to create problems with russia
though as he attacks nato, disrupts relations with the eu, how can you not draw the conclusions that donald trump, of united states, is frightened of vladimir putin and his grip? >> so for you the mueller investigation is critical, if moving forward, it being allowed time to complete? >> without exaggeration the mueller investigation is the most important of my lifetime, and i am 66 years old. i lived through watergate. anderson,s about a fundamental assault on the constitution by the president of thenited states and his paladins. it cannot get graver short of a world war. >> peter, i appreciate your time tonight. thank you. >> thank you, anderson. well, up next a new development in the stormy daniels saga. tonight she's filed a new lawsuit, this time against her former attorney and personal
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president. the lawsuit alleges text messages between davidson and cohen between january and march of this career. and here's just one samplech this is f mel cohen trying toet ms. daniels appear on television and denyn affair with predent trump. here's the text message. quote, i have her tentatively scheduled for hannity tonight, call me after your trial. i'm trying to get her to commit for tomorrow. with me now ms. daniels' current attorney, michael avena you'reking about collusion with regards to these text messages. michael cohen writes to davidson, quote, cohen texagn, men all bieve the story is dying. don't think it's smart for her to do anything.davidson respond. you're saying they were essentially working together,
because don't lawyers often communicate even if they're on the opposite side? >> anderson, you're right. lawyers often communicate when they're on opposite sides, but they're not sube workinogether when they're supposed to be representing adverse clients. and at this pointettlement was supposed to be executed back in 2016. there was no reason for keith davidson to be communicating with michael cohen. and if you look at the text messages attached to the lawsuit, these were tool individuals who had a very chummy inappropriate relationship at this point. they're supposed to be representing an adverse interest. >> in that last text they talk about the wise men, they they. you believe the wise men included president trump. how do you come to that conclusion? is there any evidence to back it up? because it doesn't seem there's anymore details in the complaint. >> well, we have evidence that
the term "wide men" quote-unquote included mr. trump. and to be clear i'm not calling mr. trump a wise man. i'm just stating that text message from mr. c included mr. trump. if you look at these text messages you'll have to conclude michael cohen is making a decision unilaterally to put stormy daniels on shawn hannity without any involvement with mr. trump or any other senior members of the trump administration. you also have to conclude that michael cohen is able to meet with the first lady relating to stor daniels without any dge by the president, which is just not believable. it doesn't make any sense. >> it is interesting keith davidson is trying to get -- it seems in this text, is basically agreeing with michael cohen to try to get his client on shawn hannity. is there any evidence he had asked her whether she'd wanted to? from the text tt was released
it seems like for some reason he's agreeing with michael cohen that she should go on. >> well, you're correct, anderson. and there's no evidence he consulted with her at any point in time or asked her whether she would wanto go on shawn hannity for the purposes outlined by michael cohen. and if you look at the text messages you see michael cohen is desperate to have her appear on shawnhannity, to conceivably disavow this relationship that she had with the president. and i think it's important, anderson, that we keep in mind during this time period, january, february, march, this is time period that michael cohen and others are claiming my client is liar,adofurther involr after the date the mda was supposed to be signed. david schwartz was on your show around the same time period in march disavowing all knowledge effectively of stormy daniels.
these text messages show the prior denials by the president and michael cohen are complete lies. >> davidson's attorney says this is great, and he can finally reveal according to his attorney wh he wants toeveal. and comment on what rudy giuliani, the president's attorney, said today who's in israel. i just want to pla h about your client and i'll allow you to respond. >> very, very credible source. stormy the porn star, but i would say that that's about the same credibility as her lawyer who basically got thrown out of the case. i don't trust -- i don't believe stormy daniels. i don't believe her. so stormy, you want to bring a ss exami you. because the business you were in entitles you to no degree of
giving your credibility any weight. and secondly, explain to me how she could be damaged. she has no reputation. if you're going to f money you have a reputation.maybe i'm oldt know. >> i want you to respond to tha. >> first of all, as it relates to the privilege, anderson, keith davidson once again is just wrong on the law. by filing the case there is no broad waiver of privilege. we sent aee. pater tis lawyers late this afternoon explaining what the law in california is. so hopefully that'll put a bullet in that argument. but i do want to address mr. giuliani'snts. mr. giulianin absolute pig for making those comments. he's basically stating the adult women who are in adult films are not entitled to respect.
i certainly don't hope we don't reec -- if the president doesn't fire him his personal attorney and condonees this behavior i think it's disgusting and an outrage. coming up next, president trump shows up a fema meeting accompanied by the first lady making her public appearance in 26 days and makes no mention of the new survey of the death toll. new estimates it actually could be around 4,600 people. the government claims the total is just over 60 deaths. coming up ispeak with the mayor of san juan. lasts through heat. through sweat. coppertone. proven to protect. this one's below market price and has bluetooth.
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president trump, first lady and members of his cabinet showed up at meeting of fema today, a meeting to give a briefing on this year's hurricane season that began on friday. this was the first lady's public appearance in 26 days. the president had nothing but praise of course for fema an the job it did during the last hurricane season. >> in the wake of such tragedy we also witnessed the resilience of the american people and the professional, talent and devotion ofhe men and women of fema. >> great group.ht? >> that's a great group of people. administrator, i want to thank you in particular of the incredible job and and the
unbelievable teams of men and women you led to take care of these problems. >> the president made no mention of the reported death toll in puerto rico. researchers from estimate some 4,600 people may have perished from the hurricane. mayor, when you hear the president praising fema and praising his administration's response to hurricane maria and not mentioning at all this new survey which says that the death toll could be 4,600 people as opposed to the official death toll, which is 64, 65 people, what goes through your mind? >> well, ever since the beginning, anderson, the trump administration has really just shown terrible neglect towards the people of puerto rico. they decided very early onto put together the discourse that this was good news, the president
giving himself a ten out of ten. so neglect, inefficiency and democracy really deepened humanitarian crises brought upon by the c irma andmaria. >> a mber, according to thissur occurred -- and again, the official toll is some 60 or 65 people -- according the this harvard study, it could be anywhere from 800 to 8,000. but they're estimating about 4,600 people. i mean that's an extraordinary difference. and about one third of those deaths they say occurred in the weeks and months after the storm because of a lack of access to medical care and electricity. >> correct. and two things had to was the lack of good and robust supply chain of aid that was not being provided by the trump administration. and the other was the
silence and complacency of the local government in puerto rico. and after the harvard study came out last wednesday, on friday the government of puerto rico said that the death tollas 1,197, which 20 times more than what they had said initially. >> the other startling thing is according to harvard researchers and others who did this survey -- and again it's not a totally comprehensive survey. but they did go on the ground interviewing people going to a number of towns findut a sampling of what they believe the death toll is. they say that the local ment i not cooperate with them, did not give them mortality statistics or any documentation thad would have actually helped them in their study. the governor has talked about beingransparent and wanting to give out help. and he said he signed an executive order that information would be given out, but the researchers say it wasn't.
>> he did sign an executive order, and days after that information came out then the governor of puerto rico went onto say that he didn't know that the harvard researchers were asking for information. the issue is that you may not have not known, but now that you know what are yo do about it? it? are you pd to do the truth is we need to know. we're already on the fifth day of hurricane season. we don't even know how many people died. to hear the president of the united states today on a parade of accolades as if our lives did not matter, as if lives anywhere else did not matter, it's really appalling and unbecoming of the true values and truly harm the american people who have done nothing to come tour aid and rescue. up nextonight senator john mccain and his remarkable legacy as well as the tax on him from
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white house counselor kellyanne conway is leaving ope the possibility that a former press aide who mocked senator mccain might find another job in the administration. she has been told there are other jobs, that quote, fit with her skill set and experience. she said last month that the oppositions didn't matter becaaire he's dying here. the arizona republican is battling brain cancer. saddler never publicly apologized. all brings me to mark sulter, a long time association of mccain. mark, thanks for beingith us.
i'm wondering, first of all, what you make of the fact despite this horrible comment she made about senator mccain that she's still welcome in the administration. >> i'll leave the administration toomplain it. she wouldn't be welcome in any administration of mine, but i'm thought the president. >> knowing senator mccain as yo him? he's obviously been in the political sphere in public life for so long. >> no, not r it'sike when then candidate trump made that crack about his pow time, it didn't bau bother him. i imagine he's annoyed on behalf of the millions of others living with cancer. but he's a tough guy and he doest let it bother him. >> i've heard y say it's not personal attacks that bother be the sort of moral equivalencies the president draws in the
world. >> right, that line of his when re so nocent and compared us to putin's russia, he was offended by this and said so at the time and in the book as well. >> you've known senator mccain fores. it's your what is it that drew you to him. >> as he would be the first to admit, he is imperfect but trie. and for him, that is the dignity that every human being has. he served it himself very well. >> do you know what his feelings are now on the state of the republican party? >> well,e is concerned, and pre dates president trump, i think he has been concerned about, you know, growing
growing protectionism and withdrawal from the world. that concerns him. the sort of maximalism that some members of congress bring to our deliberations, where they want 100% of their way and there's never any compromise contemplated, i think those things bother him, but on the whole, i think he goes through these batches and i'm hopeful tt of it.ful that institutions of democracy are strong? >> he thinks they are. episodically, they get a little creaky. there's a lot of gridlock in congress. he's spoken to that directly. he thinks in a country of 125 million opinionated people, there's no other way to govern. except to koomp compromise. >> mark salter, i appreciate your time tonight. >> thanks so much. >> chris cuomo joins me for a quick peek on what he and his
team have coming up in store for us. >> big night, came down here to the nation's capital, anderson. we have sarah sanders, the press secretary, of course, who really is right in the middle of a maelstrom right now with the media. we are digging in on this story about what happened with the explanation of the president's role in that trump tower meeting and the response there, too. sanders, the white house, refusing to give an inch. why? we're going to try to use tonight as a positive pivot point on that. we also have senate democratic leader, chuck schumer, spicey interview, anderson, about the state and fate of the democratic party. >> one of the things sarah sanders was saying in her briefing is that she doesn't want to get in back and forth or answer questions that basically are referred to the outside counsel. >> and >> and, so, your job tonight will be to try to get her to do that, i assume. >> you got it, my brother. you got it. we are here to ask the questions
that need to be answered and they must be answered. she'll get that opportunity tonight. and we're going to talk about the 500 days and the president's case for why america is in much better shape than when he took over. >> chris, we'll be watching. 9:00, just eight minutes from now. just ahead, epa chief scott pruitt loses two of his closest aides at the agency, including the one who tried to get him an old hotel mattress. the question, though, why would he want an old hotel mattress? it's a question for tonight's ridiculist, next. with tripadvisor, finding your perfect hotel
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a set of 12 pens that cost more than $1,500. the list goes on and on, as to multiple ethics inquiries from congress and federal auditors. but the epa's bizarre bar has officially, raised in just the past couple of days, with including the news that pruitt had han epa staff member trying to set up a meeting with the ceo of chick-fil-a to get a franchise for hife, possibly violating ethics rules. and now we've learned that two of pruitt's closessign it recently came out that one of them did various non-epa errands for pruitt, including house hunting and trying to get him an old mattress from the trump international hotel in washington. today, the "atlantic" magazine broke the story ofgnation. and when areached out to the epa for comment, a spokesman said to the reporter, and i quote, you have a great day, you're a piece of trash. which, of course, is abs it's kind of nice to see the environmental protection agency expressing interest in the general idea of littering, which is at least something sort of in their purview. but here's what's been bothering me for two full days. why did scott pruitt want an old motel mattress?
the newly resigned aide testified to this abmembers quote, as i oversight remember, the administrator had spoken with someone at the trump hotel, who had indicated that there could be a mattress that he could purchase, an old mattress that he could purchase, but that's the extent of the conversation that i can, that i can remember. question, do you know why he would want to purchase an old mattress from the trump hotel? answer, i do not. i also do not. who in their right mind and/or not living in a dorm wants an old mattress from a hotel? one that's obviously been used a lot? clearly, scott pruitt hasn't learned a thing from the queer eye reboot. >> so, tom, have you ever shopped for a mattress before? >> no. >> what?! >> my last mattress i bought -- >> you just said you didn't ever shop for a [ bleep ] mattress. >> after my last divorce, i bought mine from an individual offline. online. >> so let's never do that again. mattresses aren't the best thing to buy used. >> again, i repeat, why would
anyone want an old mattress, much less an old mattress from a hotel. has scott pruitt not seen any of those blacklight investigations. foould on television withou tho. even gordon ramsay did one, for goodness sake. >> how much is this room? >> $250 a night fridays ansatur >> let me shows you what $250 gets you at the monticello. turn the lights out. you see that? this black light shows up bodily fluids. that's exactly what you see -- >> that's disgusting. >> where do these mattresses come from, phillip? >> a house in arizona. >> your house? >> yes. >> those two holes there, that's cigarette holes. >> uh-oh. >> burns. >> what did scott pruitt want with an old hotel mattress? why are his aides resigning when he's the one who flew first class on the taxpayer's dime? if you bite into a chick-fil-a sandwich in a soundproof booth, does it still make a sound? these are mysteries that may never be solved.
for now, i guess, we'll just have to sleep on the ridiculist. yes, we shall. thanks for watching "360." that's all the time we have. time to hand it over to my mo prime time" starts now. we're in washington, d.c. the white house, stories keep changing on material facts, presee mounting mueller probe. in the thick of it all, press secretary sarah sanders. we'll go one on one with her in just moments. but also tonight, a spicey sit down with senate dem leader with senate democratic leader, chuck schumer, testing the notion that democrats deserve to be in the majority. and outrage erupts after the attorney general argues that it is necessary to separate kids as young as infants from their parents at the border. what do you say? let's get after it. got to say it, the relationship between the press and e