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Republicans / Town Halls / Blackburn Interview #1107315

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Phil Mattingly) How tempers are flaring at Republican town halls about country about the move to repeal/replace Obamacare & the immigration crackdown issue featured; scenes shown from a town hall, several protests. President Trump Tweet quoted. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - offer views on professional protesters.] The White House awareness of the town halls around the country discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Branchburg, New Jersey: Kyung Lah) A town hall meeting in New Jersey discussed; scenes shown from inside with protesters outside, including an exchange between Representative Leonard Lance & the crowd about impeaching Trump.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Tennessee Representative Marsha Blackburn about Trump & the town halls. [From Nashville, BLACKBURN - says the anger is real, but many attendees were from outside the district with some organizing from the left; compares the Tea Party movement of 8 years ago.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Mattingly, Phil;
Lah, Kyung

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