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Trump / Russia Connection / A Discussion #1111036

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 18, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The briefing to senators from deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein after he appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate the Russia connection introduced. [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - says it is now a criminal investigation rather than a counterintelligence investigation.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Alan Dershowitz, Jeffrey Toobin & Carl Bernstein. [DERSHOWITZ, TOOBIN, BERNSTEIN - offer views on President Trump calling this a witchhunt & how he will benefit from the special counsel, how Rosenstein threw a monkey wrench into a White House coverup, how Trump still has Republican support, the issue of legality & grand juries.] Other material; [At press conference, TRUMP - says there is no collusion.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:07:20

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