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Trump / Presidents & Military Calls / Panetta Interview #1117017

CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 16, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The false claim from President Trump that other presidents did not call the families of fallen soldiers introduced. [TRUMP - says he has written the families personal letters {about those who died in Niger}, how tough these phone calls are to make, how most other presidents did not make calls.] A photo of President Obama & the first lady comforting the family of Sgt. Jared Monte shown. [In response to reporter's question, TRUMP - says "I was told" of a lot of presidents don't make phone calls.] [After Charlottesville, Virginia, August 15, TRUMP - says I need the facts.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta about what Trump said about Obama & military deaths. [PANETTA - offers views on how Presidents Clinton & Obama handled military families, Trump needs to accept responsibility for what he does rather than looking for scapegoats, on Senator Bob Corker's comments about this undisciplined White House.]

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