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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said about military calls to White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly when his son died in Afghanistan introduced. [In response to reporter's question, SANDERS - says President Trump talked to Kelly.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Sara Murray) The issue of Trump bringing Gen. Kelly into the conversation about military calls from presidents, Trump's silence about waiting about the soldiers who died in Niger, what White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced on October 5 about the servicemen discussed. The "Washington Post" story about Trump promising the father of a fallen soldier a check for 25,000 dollars introduced. [Reporter Dan LAMOTHE†- talks about the story from this North Carolina father in which the president in July promised him a check.] [MURRAY - comments on the White House explanation about the process in getting the check out.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Murray, Sara

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