CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 2017
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(Washington: Jessica Schneider) President Trump's consideration of using executive privilege to block Comey from testifying examined; details given about the obstruction of justice issue, questions about Jared Kushner's meeting with the Russian banker Sergey Gorkov. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - stammers about a response.] [Trump adviser Kellyanne CONWAY - says the president will make that decision.] [Former Representative Pete HOEKSTRA - makes the case for executive privilege.] The issue of Trump using executive privilege discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with law professor Jonathan Turley & CNN's legal analyst Mark Geragos about the law & Comey's testimony & executive privilege. [TURLEY, GERAGOS - offer views on the implied power of executive privilege in the Constitution, how the committee may handle the issue of executive privilege, Comey's ethical obligations, what might happen in the questioning.]