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Trump / January Timeline / A Discussion #1110622

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 12, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) Key days in January for President Trump, who had a private dinner on the 27th with FBI director James Comey, the day after hearings about national security director Michael Flynn examined. [At hearings, former acting attorney general Sally YATES - says she had a sensitive matter: Flynn was compromised & could be blackmailed.] [On NBC, TRUMP - says Comey said he was not under investigation.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What White House press secretary Sean Spicer said about Trump, Comey & the Russia investigation introduced. [In response to question, SPICER - says asking was not inappropriate, according to legal scholar Alan Dershowitz.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Dershowitz. [DERSHOWITZ - offer views on Trump's dealing with Comey about the FBI investigation; suggests everything is overblown like Flynn being blackmailed; speculates about what Trump should have done with Comey.] [TOOBIN - offer views on how it was inappropriate for Trump to ask Comey about the investigation.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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