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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) The position of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the firing of FBI director James Comey after he recused himself from the FBI Russia investigation & any Hillary Clinton investigation introduced. [SESSIONS - talks about the recusals in two investigations.]

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The role for Sessions in the Comey firing meeting discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The status of the FBI investigation into collusion with the Trump campaign team & the Russian reaction examined; scenes shown of Vladimir Putin in ice skating gear; details given about possible expansion of the investigation to include Trump's business/finances, the focus on national security director Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort, Roger Stone & Carter Page. [In briefing, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - comments.] [At hearings, James CLAPPER - says he cannot comment on the business focus.] [In past interview, PAGE - offers denial.] How Comey wanted more resources to investigate the Trump campaign & collusion.]

Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre;
Ross, Brian

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