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Trump / Russian Connection / A Conspiracy Theory #1111029

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The investigation of ties between Donald Trump's presidential campaign & the Russians, who hacked into the US election, introduced.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The anatomy of a conspiracy theory involving the murder of a Democratic National Committee staffer, Seth Rich†, last July in Washington, DC, introduced; details given about the crazy theory pushed by right-wing conspiracy theorists; scenes shown from Fox News coverage. [Newt GINGRICH - says Rich was assassinated after giving e-mails to WikiLeaks.] [On Fox, Sean HANNITY†- says this blows the Russian collusion narrative.] [Private detective Rod WHEELER†, hacker "KIM.COM" - push the theory.] [Representative Blake FARENTHOLD†- suggests an insider job."]

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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