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Stories from across the world and refreshing conversations with Don Lemon, Poppy Harlow, and Kaitlan Collins.

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Brittney back home, Sinema goes independent, Trump’s DOJ trouble
CNN This Morning
Dec 9, 2022

WNBA star Brittney Griner’s ordeal is finally over as she lands on US soil following her release from a Russian prison. A former Trump Defense Chief tells CNN This Morning why he thinks the prisoner swap for arms dealer Viktor Bout was “Lopsided”. Just days after the Democrats pick up a 51-49 Senate majority, Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema announces she is leaving the Party and has registered as an independent. She speaks with CNN Anchor Jake Tapper about why.

The DOJ is seeking to hold Trump in contempt over the classified documents recovered in the FBI’s search of his Mar-a-Lago residence. Plus, CNN Crime and Justice Reporter Katy Polantz joins to discuss the key Trump allies who may face criminal referrals from the January 6th Panel, hospitals in the US are the fullest they’ve been since Covid, and Trevor Noah plays tribute to black women in his “Daily Show” goodbye.

Hosted by Don Lemon, Kaitlan Collins and Poppy Harlow.