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Trump / Travel Ban / Yates / A Discussion (Part I) #1106641

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jan 30, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Evan Perez) The act of defiance by acting Attorney General Sally Yates against President Trump's executive order on refugees & immigration & the legality of it & the likely ascension of Senator Jeff Sessions to the attorney general post discussed; Yates statement on justice & Trump Tweet quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former prosecutor Laura Coates, constitutional lawyer Page Pate & Harvard's Alan Dershowitz about Yates, politics & the law; inset video of a protest in Columbus, Ohio, shown. [DERSHOWITZ, COATS, PATE - offer views on the errant action by Yates, who should have responded better to the executive action, what Trump can do, the role for the Justice Department in responding to this executive order, Yates's background & responsibilies, the issue of nuance on both sides, the issues about constitutionality.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's conservative Matt Lewis, Jennifer Granholm, David Chalian, Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord, "New Yorker"'s Ryan Lizza & Democrat Hilary Rosen about Yates, the immigration ban & the law. [CHALIAN, LEWIS, LIZZA, LORD, GRANHOLM - offer views on the implementation of Trump's policy, how Trump likes disruption, a bureaucracy that has mushroomed, whether this is mismanagement or a reality.] Other material: {Senator Elizabeth WARREN - speaks.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Perez, Evan

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