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Trump / Comey Firing / Yates Interview (Part III) / A Discussion #1110854

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A report that President Trump asked FBI director James Comey to end the investigation of fired national security director Michael Flynn re-introduced. The CNN exclusive interview with former acting attorney general Sally Yates, who was also fired by President Trump, continued. [YATES - offer views on whether she is getting into politics, her career being defined by this last week.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Gloria Borger & David Chalian about the Yates interview, Trump & Comey. [TOOBIN, BORGER, CHALIAN - offer views on Yates as a career Justice Department employee, her identification as a partisan, how nothing happened after she went to the White House, her decision-making process, the issue of Trump asking Comey to end the Flynn investigation, how the Republicans may act, what we don't know from Comey, the memos & possible White House tapes.]

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