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North Korea-US Relations / US Ships / Trump Policy / A Discussion #1109630

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The misstatements from the administration about the location of the USS Carl Vinson naval force introduced. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - says the armada is going towards the Korean peninsula: heading there.] [On FBN, President TRUMP - says we are sending an armada with powerful submarines & he {Kim Jong Un} is doing the wrong thing.] Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Barbara Starr) How the Carl Vinson was actually taking part in naval exercises off Australia before heading for Korea examined. [Today, SPICER - says it will be there.] [CNN analyst Gen. Mark HERTLING†- says it could be a miscommunication, but it indicates a lack of coordination.] [Secretary of Defense Gen. James MATTIS - talks about the Vinson's schedule.] [Vice President Mike PENCE - cites strength of our resolve.] [National security adviser H.R. McMASTER†- says we should resolve North Korea peacefully short of the military option.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former Trump aide Jason Miller & Democrat Paul Begala about the administration approach to military matters. [BEGALA - offer views on how Trump has damaged the US credibility, how Trump should not have said covert submarines are there.] [MILLER - offer views on how this is not a big deal: the ships are on the way.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Starr, Barbara

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