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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The promise from the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee of a comprehensive investigation of Russian meddling in the election while the House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes may be colluding with the White House based on information from "New Yorker" writer Ryan Lizza before last Monday's hearing introduced; Lizza quoted about the strategy for the hearing & to look for information about backdoor surveillance. [On Monday, NUNES - reads statement about incidental intelligence surveillance used against President Trump & associates.] [Mar. 15, on Fox, TRUMP - says interesting items will come to the forefront.] [Last Tuesday, White House press secretary Sean SPICER - comments on wiretap.] [March 22, NUNES - comments on "incidental collection."] [Later on March 22, NUNES - says there was some surveillance activity.] Trump's claim President Obama wiretapped his phone recalled.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Manu Raju) What Nunes said today about the investigation of information on White House grounds, the timetable for public hearings, the issue of FBI director James Comey coming forward & tomorrow's meeting of Nunes with Representative Adam Schiff discussed. [NUNES - says we already talked about all of this: "incidental collection."]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The question of who let Nunes onto White House grounds, what Spicer did/did not say about the source, the White House logs discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Jessica Schneider) The Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into the Russian connection with the major players being Paul Manafort & Jared Kushner, how the committee will keep things under wraps about a Trump-Russia link, what will be made public with closed door sessions discussed. [Senators Richard BURR, Mark WARNER - answer questions about their investigation.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Raju, Manu;
Acosta, Jim;
Schneider, Jessica
Duration:
00:17:50

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