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Campaign 2016 / Clinton vs. Trump / Republican Letter / A Discussion (Part I) #1101747

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 08, 2016
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(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Washington: Dana Bash) The letter from 50 Republican national security experts calling presidential candidate Donald Trump dangerous examined; letter quoted. [In Detroit speech, TRUMP - jokes about protesters; says he is a nominee outside the rigged system; states we will reduce taxes & streamline the process; calls Hillary Clinton a job killer.] The Trump response to the Republican letter quoted & how the letter came together critical of Trump's temperament & recklessness discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live interview held with national security expert Matthew Waxman, who signed the letter; letter excerpt quoted. [Columbia law school professor WAXMAN - says Trump is unfit for office; explains the stance of the group letter.]

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Clinton supporters Angela Rye & Bakari Sellers, "New York Times" Alex Burns, Trump supporters Kayleigh McEnany & Joseph Borelli & Trump critic Tara Setmayer & Ali Velshi about Trump & the Republican letter. [McENANY, SEMMAYER, BORELLI, SELLERS - offer views on the Republican elite & Trump, how these folks are career bureaucrats or have vast experience, the issue of Trump's temperament.]

Berman, John;
Bash, Dana

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