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Trump / Flynn's Future / A Discussion (Part I) #1107023

CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 13, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Acosta) The status of national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn over his discussion of sanctions with the Russian ambassador in January examined. [Presidential adviser Stephen MILLER - deflects question about Flynn; talks about the presidential powers over the judiciary.] [New Jersey Governor Chris CHRISTIE - comments on Flynn & the president.] [MAN - questions Miller's stance.] [Newsmax CEO Stephen RUDDY†- calls the chief of staff weak.] The pictures of Trump & the Japanese prime minister at the restaurant at Mar-A-Lago discussed; photos shown. The different responses from White House staff {White House press secretary Sean Spicer & Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway} about the Flynn issue discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "New Yorker"'s Ryan Lizza, "New York Times" Alex Burns & Maggie Haberman, Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord, Democrat Paul Begala, Republican Margaret Hoover & conservative Matt Lewis about Trump & the Flynn situation. [HABERMAN, BURNS, LIZZA, LORD, BEGALA, HOOVER, LEWIS - offer views on the split within the Trump White House over what to do with Flynn, who is now a target over Russia, the question about Flynn, Trump & talking to Russia about sanctions, turmoil in prior presidencies, the problems for Trump if he fires Flynn, the need to cut him loose.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim

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