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Trump / Foreign Policy / US-Russia Relations / A Discussion (Part I) #1109379

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Trump's reversal of positions on several issues, including NATO, China, Syria, Russia, featured. [May 26, 2016, today, TRUMP - offers changing views on NATO.] [May 24, 2016, today, TRUMP - offers changing views on China.] [April 26, 2016, today - offers changing views on Russia.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The president's changing tone from what he said about foreign policy on the campaign trail & now his contradictory sayings about Russia & Syria, Syrian President Bashir al-Assad discussed. [TRUMP - offer views on getting along with Russia, a strong country.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Michelle Kosinski) The meeting of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Russian President Vladimir Putin to talk about Syria & North Korea & the issue of Russian meddling in the US election while trying to find common ground discussed. [TILLERSON - says there is a low level of trust.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Trump's shifting views examined. [Eight times, TRUMP - criticizes NATO as obsolete.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's former deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken, former Representative Mike Rogers & correspondent Christiane Amanpour about Trump. [In studio, AMANPOUR; BLINKEN, ROGERS - offer views on Trump's 180 change on foreign policy since the election campaign, how Trump needs people, process & policy, how some of these changes are "heartening," how the president needs to be credible & "educatable".]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim;
Kosinski, Michelle

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