CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
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(White House: Jeff Zeleny) The view held by President Trump that millions of people voted illegally in the November election examined; details given about his oil pipeline signings, his position on a Supreme Court nomination. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - says the president believes that: voter fraud; says Trump is comfortable with his election win.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - urges the president.] The argument in the Michigan vote count by Trump lawyers there was no fraud discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What Spicer said today about the fraud introduced. [With reporters, SPICER - repeats the president believes there was 3-5 million illegal voters.] The Pew 2012 study noted. [Pew study author Center for Election Innovation & Research David BECKER- says there was no evidence of fraud in the study & voter rolls are now better; states no studies have found extensive voter fraud.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Washington: Joe Johns) How Trump repeated false claims during his election campaign reviewed; details given about his TV show "The Apprentice". Examples of Trump claims cited. [Several times, TRUMP - says the election was rigged & there is voter fraud; blames the Mexican judge; defends his business history.]