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ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 18, 2016
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The selection by President-elect Donald Trump of Senator Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general with Governor Nikki Haley & Mitt Romney being considered for Secretary of State examined; details given about the issue of Sessions' civil rights record going back 30 years ago with 1986 Senate Judiciary hearings shown. Senator Ted Cruz quoted. [Today, HALEY†- comments on Trump.] [During campaign, HALEY, ROMNEY - criticize Trump.] A statement from Steve Bannon denying he is a white nationalist quoted. Sessions' criticism of the Clintons discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The fallout over Trump's choice of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security adviser examined; details given about his lobbying, ties to Turkey & Russia & his intelligence work. [Representative Adam SCHIFF†- criticizes Flynn.] [In past, FLYNN - calls Islam a political ideology; says "lock her {Hillary Clinton} up."] The selection of Representative Mike Pompeo for CIA director discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre;
Raddatz, Martha
Duration:
00:05:10

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