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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) Breaking news on a "New York Times" report that President Trump asked FBI director James Comey to end the investigation of national security director Michael Flynn & Russia examined; Comey memo quoted; White House denial statement quoted. [At hearings last week, acting FBI director Andy McCABE - defends Comey.] The source of the Comey memo to document his case & the reaction from the Democrats discussed.

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The confirmation Comey wrote a memo about Trump asking him to go easy on Flynn & the continued support of Comey by the FBI agents discussed.

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia;
Thomas, Pierre

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