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Charlottesville, Virginia / Trump / Presidential Councils / A Discussion #1114938

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The scrapping of three presidential councils after President Trump's remarks on events in Charlottesville, Virginia, while evangelical advisory boards are staying put reported. Live discussion held with CNN's Harvard Divinity School's Cornel West & member of Trump's religious advisory council Bishop Harry Jackson about the aftermath of Charlottesville & the role for presidential councils. [WEST - offers views on company CEOs withdrawing while faith leaders are backing him: an escalating awakening with ecumenical support around Charlottesville, on being of service to the underdog, on his view the nation has the "blues."] [From Charlotte, North Carolina, JACKSON - offers views on Trump's administration being open to working on systemic problems on a grassroots level, his own mission to make a difference, the role of the church in matters today.]
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Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:11:30

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