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Congress / Muslim Extremists / Ellison Interview / A Discussion (Part II) #1026866

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The demand from Representative Michele Bachmann and four Congressional colleagues {Trent Frank, Louis Gohmert, Thomas Rooney and Lynn Westmoreland} for an investigation into Muslim inroads into the US government introduced; photo shown of State Department deputy chief of staff Huma Abedin, charged with having family members connected to Muslim organizations as claimed in Bachmann's letter {chart shown}; details given of allegations made by Frank Gaffney and of past charges from Bachmann about the cost of President Obama's trip to India and from Gohmert about terrorism babies. [August 12, 2010, GOHMERT - makes his claims.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Muslim Representative Keith Ellison about the claims about Muslims in US government . [ELLISON - says we have seen this before; comments on the claims against Abedin and why Bachmann is broadcasting her claims.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:12:20

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