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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Justice Department announcement that former FBI director Robert Mueller† will be appointed special counsel to oversee the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election noted. [Earlier, Speaker of the House Paul RYAN - says there is a lot of politics being played.] [Representative Elijah CUMMINGS - responds to Ryan.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Dana Bash, Paul Begala, Jack Kingston, Amanda Carpenter & Trump supporter Kayleigh McEnany about the Mueller nomination. [McENANY, CARPENTER, KINGSTON, BEGALA, TOOBIN, BASH - offer views on the naming of a independent prosecutor: how it would be good for President Trump, how Republicans enabled Trump, what Trump has accomplished as president, how Mueller will get to the bottom of this, the Russia collusion issue, whether Trump will fully cooperate with the investigation.]

Cooper, Anderson

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