ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 2017
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(White House: Cecilia Vega) The response of President Trump on his way to vacation in New Jersey to the use of a grand jury by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation reviewed; details given of the crackdown on leaks, the leaks about Trump's January phone conversations with the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with excerpt quoted. [At campaign rally in West Virginia, TRUMP - asks are there any Russians here--there were no Russians in our campaign.] [July 25, TRUMP; today, Attorney General Jeff SESSIONS - criticize the leaks from anonymous sources.] The Congressional moves to prevent the president from firing Sessions, for example, discussed.
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