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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The changes at the top of the State Department with six senior career officers leaving on the eve of the US visit by British Prime Minister Theresa May examined; May quoted on the view of torture as compared to that of President Trump. [In ABC interview, TRUMP - talks about does torture work. but he will rely on Secretary of Defense James Mattis on what to do; comments on the nuclear codes.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - defends the law on torture.] Trump's visit to the Pentagon tomorrow to meet with the Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Trump's Tweet criticizing Chelsea Manning, whose sentence was commuted by President Obama, noted.

Muir, David;
Raddatz, Martha

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