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Hastert Charges / Sex Abuse / A Discussion #1084782

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 05, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the sexual abuse allegations against former Representative Dennis Hastert when he was a high school teacher & wrestling coach introduced. [On ABC, Steve Reinboldt's sister Jolene BURDGE@- says Steve was damaged in his first same-sex experience with Hastert, who was his mentor.] [On NBC, with voice disguised, Reinboldt FRIEND - confirms the abuse story.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jeff Zeleny) The questions about Reiboldt & other alleged victims, the bank fraud charges against Hastert, the pressure from the abuse charges & the Mark Foley sex scandal while Hastert was Speaker of the House discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & "Chicago Sun-Times" Washington bureau chief Lynn Sweet about Hastert abouse charges. [TOOBIN - comments on the statute of limitations re: Hastert; outlines the felony banking charges against him that would likely not lead to prison time.] [SWEET - says Hastert's former associates are stunned.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Zeleny, Jeff

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