Search the Archive

Trump / Flynn Replacement / Press Conference / A Discussion (Part I) #1107132

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(White House: Sara Murray) The decision by retired Adm. Bob Harward to decline the job held by resigned national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn & on the ongoing examination of the Russian connection featured. [In press conference, TRUMP - says this administration is a fine-tuned machine; states the "Russian thing" is a ruse; says he "inherited a mess"; defends the travel ban so we will tailor the new order; calls the leaks "criminal" & the reporting is fake.] The hasty nature of this press conference & how this is vintage Trump discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Kirsten Powers, NAACP president Cornell William brooks, Jim Sciutto, CNN's David Gergen, Carl Bernstein & Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord about Trump, the NSC post, the press conference. [SCIUTTO, POWERS, BROOKS, LORD, BERNSTEIN, GERGEN - offer views on the national security adviser as a key post, but Harward sees a White House in chaos, why Trump held this press conference, how the press was the object of criticism, Trump's mistake on the electoral vote count, how Trump has created a reality TV show "Beat the Press", how this press conference is a road map of his mind as he enters Nixonian territory, what Trump said about the Russian connection, how the press conference was a "fiasco".] Other material: the exchange between Trump & a reporter about the electoral vote count shown.

Cooper, Anderson;
Murray, Sara

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.