CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 2017
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(Atlanta & Washington: Drew Griffin) The background on deputy assistant to the president Sebastian Gorka, who may be the next to go, presented; scenes shown of Gorka; details given about his expertise, role in the White House, his TV appearances to hit back against reporters, his political roles in Hungary, his connection to the Vitezi Rend, his role as a Breitbart columnist & his teaching positions. [Republican terrorism analyst Michael SMITH- says he is not an expert on counterterrorism as he claims.] [Georgia State University professor Mia BLOOM- says Gorka made errors about the Middle East; states it is horrifying for him to be there.] [On CNN, GORKA - comments.] [Retired University of Oklahoma professor Stephen SLOAN- says Gorka is knowledgeable, but not an expert.] [Former FBI agent Clint WATTS- says most Middle East experts speak Arabic & have been in these cultures.] How Secure is Gorka's job & the view he might be next to go from the White House discussed.
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