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Trump / Russian Connection / The Meeting #1114024

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The admission by the White House that President Trump wrote the explanation of the Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer by Donald Trump. Jr., & others examined; Trump, Jr., on July 8 after earlier denials quoted. details given from "Washington Post" reports the president crafted it on the return from the G20 summit, previous denials by Donald, Jr. & whether Trump misled the American public. [Three times, Trump lawyer Jay SEKULOW - says the president did not draft the response: he was not involved.] [Today, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says the president weighed in.] The Senate vote to approve Chris Wray as FBI director replacing fired FBI director James Comey discussed.

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia

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