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Trump / US Attorneys Firing / Axelrod Interview / A Discussion #1108375

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 10, 2017
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(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jessica Schneider) The sudden firing of 44 US attorneys from former President Obama's era after Fox's Sean Hannity called for a purge discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live interview held with former ADAG Matthew Axelrod about the firings. [From Washington, AXELROD - says it it typical for a president to want his own attorney, but the abrupt firing is surprising, that these are career officials prosecuting criminals.]

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's former Trump campaign advisor Jason Miller & "New York Times" Maggie Haberman, Trump supporter Kayleigh McEnany, Kirsten Powers & Bakari Sellers about the attorney firings. [HABERMAN, MILLER, POWERS, McENANY, SELLERS - offer views on how every president cleans house, but the abrupt nature is unusual, how this move steps on the jobs news, the timing of the firings while investigations are ongoing, the issue of leakers, the transition problems with high-profile cases open.]

Berman, John;
Schneider, Jessica

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