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ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 27, 2017
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(White House: David Wright) New questions about the plans of President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to set up back channel communications with the Russians during the presidential transition examined; details given about Kushner's efforts to deal with policy matters & meeting with later national security director Michael Flynn & Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, the FBI investigation into Russian meddling & possible collusion & Flynn's later resignation. [Voice of national security adviser H.R. McMASTER†- defends back channel communications.] [On CNN, former CIA dir. Michael HAYDEN†- denies this is usual.] [Several times, TRUMP - talks about Jared's talents.] Source reports that sons Don, Jr. & Eric held strategy sessions with Republicans discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Wright, David

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