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Trump / Comey Firing / NBC Trump Interview / A Discussion (Part I) #1110569

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 11, 2017
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(Washington: Anderson Cooper) The NBC interview with President Trump about the firing of FBI director James Comey introduced. [TRUMP - says there are several investigations involving the FBI; calls Comey a showboat putting the FBI in "turmoil"; states it was his decision to fire Comey regardless of Rod Rosenstein's recommendation, that Comey told him three times he was not under investigation during dinner & in two phone calls.] [Yesterday, Vice President Mike PENCE, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS, Trump adviser Kellyanne CONWAY - say he acted on the recommendation of deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein.] [Today, SANDERS - speaks about the sequence of events before the firing of Comey; in response to questiosn from White House Jonathan Karl, clarifies what she said yesterday about the decision.]

(Washington: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, David Chalian, David Gregory, April Ryan, Paul Begala, Jack Kingston, Kirsten Powers & Kenneth Cuccinelli about Trump & the Comey firing. [BORGER, CHALIAN, GREGORY, RYAN, KINGSTON, CUCCINELLI, BEGALA - say what we were told yesterday was not true & all spokespeople had the same talking points emphasizing Rosenstein's role, Trump's emphasis HE is not under investigation, how we don't know what to believe, how he fired Comey because of Russia.]

Cooper, Anderson

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