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Trump / Russian Connection / Kushner / A Discussion (Part I) #1111087

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 25, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Evan Perez) The FBI investigation of President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner in the Russian probe & his ties to national security director Michael Flynn, who met with Russian officials, as did also Kushner & his aide & the lack of information on contacts on Kushner's security clearance forms discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Pamela Brown) The FBI scrutiny of Kushner as part of the Russian probe discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Sicily: Jim Acosta) The response of Kushner's attorney Jamie Gorelick† to the FBI investigation quoted with Kushner & Ivanka Trump leaving the travels of President Trump after Rome discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, David Chalian, CNN's David Gergen, Carl Bernstein & Philip Mudd about the FBI investigation, Kushner & the White House. [BORGER, CHALIAN, GERGEN, MUDD, BERNSTEIN - offer views on how the probe of Kushner brings the matter into the White House, how Kushner will explain relationship building with Russia in these meetings, how Trump will be in a rage about this matter being leaked, how the issue now is "follow the money" in the Russian probe, the questions about singling out Kushner: the political aspects, the nature of the potential querying of Kushner, the Kushner relationship with Flynn, how the press will now reevaluate Kushner's role as in the firing of FBI director James Comey, the Kushner travel records, the issue of executive privilege.] Other material: diagram shown of Trump people who had connections to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Perez, Evan;
Brown, Pamela;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:24:40

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