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Campaign 2016 / Clinton vs. Trump / Commander-in-Chief #1102750

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 08, 2016
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(Studio: David Muir) The close race in the three key battleground states o Ohio, Florida & Pennsylvania cited. Report introduced.

(New York: Jonathan Karl) The fallout from last night's national security showdown between Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton examined. [TRUMP - says the generals have been reduced to rubble; states our leaders did not follow what they {the generals} recommended; says he was totally against the war in Iraq; comments on his ISIS plan; praises Russian President Vladimir Putin as a leader.] [CLINTON - responds.] Trump's statement about invading Iraq in 2002 played. [In May of 2015, TRUMP - says he has a foolproof way of winning the war against ISIS.] Putin's near-total control in Russia discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) What President Obama said about Trump after the commander-in-chief forum noted. Report introduced.

(Charlotte: Cecilia Vega) Clinton's response to what Trump said last night featured; details given about an e-mail from former Secretary of State Colin Powell about his e-mail servers. [CLINTON - says Trump suggested he preferred the Russian president: it is dangerous.] [At the forum, CLINTON - says we are not putting ground troops into Iraq or Syria; states she took classified material seriously.] [Today, CLINTON - speaks about ground troops.] The criticism of Clinton not smiling enough last night discussed.

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Vega, Cecilia

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