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Trump / Wiretap Claim / Hayden Interview #1107846

CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 06, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The anatomy of President Trump's unfounded claim that former President Obama wiretapped his Trump Towers, the demand for a Congressional investigation & the initial reporting on the story from British outlets introduced; Trump tweets quoted. [On "This Week," Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee SANDERS†- says there has been reporting on the potential....] [Today on "Today," SANDERS - says we are asking Congress to investigate.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) The silence from Trump today with the White House defending his claims about wiretapping. FBI director James Comey's "incredulous" reaction to the Trump claims discussed. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - wants the Senate Intelligence Committee to look into wiretapping.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with former CIA director "Playing to the Edge" author Michael Hayden† about the wiretap issue. [HAYDEN - says the president cannot wiretap any US person with a court responsible for approving a wiretap, that the president could get information about a wiretap, how Trump is at {unprecedented} odds with the intelligence community; talks about his book about intelligence & the Trump travel ban: the vetting process is good.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Zeleny, Jeff

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