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Trump / Comey Firing / Dean Interview #1110856

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) The response from the White House to a report that President Trump asked FBI director James Comey to end the investigation of fired national security director Michael Flynn, the view that "this is on him" meaning the president discussed; White House statement quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Manu Raju) The Democrats' demand of an investigation of a "conspiracy" to quash the Russia investigation & what happens next in Congress about Comey testifying or needing a special prosecutor or looking for White House tapes discussed. [Representatives Mark WALKER†, Kevin CRAMER†- express concern about events.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John Dean about the Trump crisis. [From Los Angeles, DEAN - offer views on a possible impeachment like in the Richard Nixon Watergate case, on what it is like working in a White House in crisis, how Trump needs someone he trusts to tell him what to do, how Trump does not know the Watergate history.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Zeleny, Jeff;
Raju, Manu

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