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Trump / Flynn Resignation #1107035

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The resignation of national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn over his call to the Russian ambassador about sanctions examined; details given from the timetable of events, including his support from the administration, the intelligence monitoring of Flynn's calls, his role in the Trump presidential election campaign, the "Washington Post" story. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - says the level of trust between President Trump & Flynn had eroded; answers question about the legal & trust aspects; reads statement about his forced resignation & how tough Trump has been on Russia.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The FBI & intelligence investigation of Flynn after the sanctions against Russia from President Obama for which Russian President Vladimir Putin did not retaliate reviewed; details given about actions by acting Attorney General Sally Yates. [FLYNN - blames the Justice Department for the delay.] What Flynn said in an interview before his firing discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The backlash from Republicans & Democrats about Flynn & Trump ties to Russia that could lead to a Senate investigation examined. [Senator John McCAIN, Representatives Jason CHAFFETZ, Elijah CUMMINGS†- offer views on the Flynn matter.] The ethical issues over Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway's support of Ivanka Trump's fashion line & Trump's dinner at Mar-A-Lago with the Japanese prime minister that raised security questions updated. [CHAFFETZ - comments on options.]

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Thomas, Pierre;
Bruce, Mary

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