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Trump / Russian Connection / Sessions / Comey Testimony / A Discussion (Part I) #1111263

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) A source report that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had an additional meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak on April 16, 2016, & the interaction with Kislyak during an event during the presidential election campaign discussed; statement of denial from Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Flores† quoted; details given about past investigations of Sessions' meetings. [March 2, SESSIONS - offers denial of meetings.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jessica Schneider) The House Intelligence Committee subpoenas to President Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen & former national security director Michael Flynn as well as on "unmasking" issues, the concerns about Representative Devin Nunes' continuing subpoena powers, what we can expect from testimony next week to the Senate Intelligence Committee from fired FBI director James Comey while not commenting on the Russian probe, the issue of the Comey memos discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's conservative Matt Lewis, "Wall Street Journal"'s Eli Stokols†, Democrat Jennifer Granholm, Trump supporter Jason Miller, American Center for Law & Justice Jay Sekulow, lawyer Laura Coates & Phliip Mudd about Sessions & Comey. [STOKOLS, MILLER, GRANHOLM, LEWIS, SEKULOW, MUDD, COATES - offer views on Sessions' meetings with Russians, the lack of details, the ongoing stories about what they were trying to hide with the Russians, the speculations about the issue, Comey's errant statements, what Comey will not talk about in public, the problems with duelling investigations.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Sciutto, Jim;
Schneider, Jessica
Duration:
00:18:20

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