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Campaign 2016 / Trump & Cruz / Birth Issue / A Discussion #1093848

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 06, 2016
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issue raised by presidential candidate Donald Trump of Ted Cruz having been born in Canada examined. [With Wolf Blitzer, TRUMP - says "I don't know" if Cruz is a natural born citizen; comments on Hillary Clinton's e-mail problem, how the Democrats may bring a lawsuit against Cruz, how Cruz should go to court for a "declaratory judgment"; asserts he did not bring this up & that he has his "own theory" on President Obama.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Dana Bash) The response from Cruz about the birth issue examined; scenes shown from on Cruz's bus. [CRUZ - says he is a natural born citizen according to the Constitution; denies having a Canadian passport.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Lord, Amanda Carpenter & Jeffrey Toobin about Trump & Cruz. [LORD, TOOBIN, CARPENTER - offer views on the political issue of Cruz's birth.] Other material: [In two interviews, TRUMP - offers differing views on the Cruz issue.]

Cooper, Anderson

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