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Trump / Wiretap Charge / Sessions #1107801

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 04, 2017
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(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.

(Palm Beach, Florida: Errol Barnett) President Trump's explosive allegations that then-President Obama wiretapped his phones at Trump Towers examined; Trump tweets & statement from Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis quoted; details given about Trump's weekend work on the travel ban & repeal/replace Obamacare. [At town hall, Senator Lindsey GRAHAM†- reacts.]

(Studio: Reena Ninan Report introduced.

(Washington: Paula Reid) The controversy surrounding Attorney General Jeff Sessions & the Russian connection to President Trump's campaign examined. [SESSIONS - say he is recusing himself.] Trump tweets defending Sessions' meeting with the Russian ambassador & the wiretap issue noted. The lack of an FBI response to Trump's tweets discussed.

Ninan, Reena;
Barnett, Errol;
Reid, Paula

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