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Trump / Sessions / A Discussion (Part I) #1113657

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The criticism from President Trump of Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced. [At White House, TRUMP - says he is disappointed for him recusing himself just after taking office: it is unfair to the presidency.] Trump tweet on Sessions about Hillary Clinton's crimes quoted. [January 10, SESSIONS - speaks about recusing himself from investigating Clinton & on the office of attorney general: to follow the law.] [In November 13, 2016, TRUMP - says he does not want to hurt the Clintons.] What Trump said in the "Wall Street Journal" about Sessions' endorsement during the presidential election campaign quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) Trump's continued fuming about Sessions about the Russia investigation, how Trump is being advised that replacing the attorney general would be difficult with senators coming to Sessions' defense discussed. [In the Rose Garden, TRUMP - says he wants the attorney general to deal with leaks from intelligence agencies.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Youngstown, Ohio: Sara Murray) What Trump is saying at a rally in Youngstown, Ohio, discussed. [Tonight, TRUMP - speaks about acting more presidential than anyone but Lincoln.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Kirsten Powers, Jeffrey Toobin, "New York Times" Maggie Haberman, Jim Sciutto & David Chalian about Trump & Sessions. [HABERMAN, CHALIAN, POWERS, TOOBIN, SCIUTTO - offer views on how Trump is angry at Sessions & would like him to be gone despite Sessions having 'cred with" the conservative base, how Sessions' posture is not to resign, how loyalty is a one-way street with Trump, the role of the Justice Department, how this is about the Russia investigation, how this is "bullying".]

Cooper, Anderson;
Zeleny, Jeff;
Murray, Sara

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