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Trump / Classified Information / The Russians / A Discussion (Part I) / Swalwell Interview #1110701

CNN Evening News for Monday, May 15, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A "Washington Post" & "New York Times" report that President Trump revealed classified intelligence information to the Russian foreign minister & ambassador at the White House last week a day after Trump fired FBI director James Comey re-introduced; Trump tweet from last July on Hillary Clinton & classified information quoted. [Sep. 7, Nov. 1, Sep. 13, 2016, Feb. 16. 2017, July 5, 2016, TRUMP - says we must enforce all laws on classified information & Hillary sent a lot of classified information.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "The Daily Beast" Matt Lewis, Kirsten Power, law professor Alan Dershowitz, Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord, Gloria Borger & "New York Times" Matthew Rosenberg about Trump & classified information. [ROSENBERG, DERSHOWITZ, POWERS, BORGER, LORD, LEWIS - offer views on the White House denials about what Trump said to the Russians about intelligence when Russia has different interests in Syria than the US, how Trump has put Israel or Jordan at risk, how this is the "worst" from Trump because he put people's lives at jeopardy, how the White House is scrambling in denials as by national security adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster, Hillary Clinton's e-mails, how this issue should not be politicized because this is serious & needs damage control.] Other material: A statement from Senator Bob Corker critical of the White House.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Manu Raju) The bipartisan concern about what happened when the President revealed something in a private meeting with the Russians discussed. [Senator John MCCAIN - says we need to find about more, but....]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with House Intelligence Committee Representative Eric Swalwell. [SWALWELL - offer views on the allegations Trump gave classified information to a foreign adversary.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Raju, Manu

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