CNN Evening News for Monday, May 08, 2017
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(White House: Jim Acosta) The issue of the warning from former President Obama to President Trump about Flynn days after the latter took office examined; scenes shown from their Nov. 10 meeting. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - comments on Obama on Flynn & on Yates leaking.] Trump tweets critical of the Obama administration & about Flynn & Yates quoted. [On CNN, former Obama national security adviser Tony BLINKEN - says Flynn was let go in 2014.] [Feb. 15, TRUMP - says Flynn is being treated unfairly by the fake media.] The issue of the lack of vetting of Flynn by the Trump team discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's with Ryan Lizza, American Urban Radio Network April Ryan, "New York Times" Matthew Rosenberg, Gloria Borger, Jason Miller & Jen Psaki about the Senate hearings & Flynn. [LIZZA, MILLER, PSAKI, ROSENBERG, BORGER, RYAN - offer views on the vetting of Flynn, what Yates said about Flynn's "underlying conduct", Obama's responsibility about Flynn, Obama's concerns about Flynn's suitability, the Obama-Trump meeting, the issue of leaks.]