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Trump / Russian Connection / Flynn / A Discussion #1110055

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Defense Department investigation of President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn over his collection of foreign money from Russia introduced; Trump tweet quoted. [In the campaign, six times, TRUMP - talks about Gen. Flynn.]

(Washington: Manu Raju) Flynn & foreign payments examined; details given about who paid him & his disclosures. [Representative Elijah CUMMINGS - comments on Flynn's payments; says the White House is covering up & "playing games" with relevant documents.] [Speaker of the House Paul RYAN - comments.] [White House press secretary Sean SPICER -questions the Flynn background checks.] The issue of Flynn not filing the paperwork about his trip to Russia discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The new White House explanation of the vetting of Flynn put forth from Spicer & how the House Oversight Committee wants the Flynn documents discussed. [SPICER - says Cummings' comments are not true.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's military analyst Gen. Mark Hertling, "New York Times" Maggie Haberman, Van Jones & former Trump adviser Jason Miller about Flynn. [HERTLING - offer views on Form 86 for security clearance, how the process works & how Flynn should have known about being an agent for a foreign government.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Raju, Manu;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:12:50

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