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Trump / Russia Connection / Castro Interview / A Discussion (Part I) #1107159

CNN Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 2017
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(Studio: John Berman; Capitol Hill: Phil Mattingly) The briefing from FBI director James Comey to the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russia & contacts with the Trump administration & what Senator Marco Rubio tweeted about an investigation of Russia discussed.

(Studio: John Berman; Palm Beach: Athena Jones) The lack of a reaction from President Trump about the Comey briefing in the Russia story, his schedule this weekend starting with a campaign rally at the airport, his meetings with possible replacements for national security adviser Michael Flynn, the Obamacare replacement discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) An earlier interview held with Democrat Joaquin Castro about the Russian connection & the Comey briefing. [CASTRO - offer views on investigating the Russian connection, the lack of charges against Flynn & the need for his conversations with the Russian ambassador, the significance of Trump's tweet that the media is the enemy of the American people.]

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Kirsten Powers, "New York Times" Maggie Haberman, Democrat Jonathan Tasini, former CIA official Philip Mudd & Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord about Trump & the Russian connection. [MUDD, HABERMAN - offer views on what Comey may have told the Senate committee about the Russian connection, the likely testimony from Flynn.]

Berman, John;
Mattingly, Phil;
Jones, Athena

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