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ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 30, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The indictment of three men, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, his associate Rick Gates & aide George Papadopoulos, linked to President Trump in the Russia investigation examined; details given about the criminal charges, including hiding 75 million dollars from overseas work, how Manafort & Gates spent the money, the guilty plea from Papadopoulos, who admitted lying to the FBI about conversations linked to the Russians. [Manafort attorney Kevin DOWNING†- defends his client.] [Back then, TRUMP - comments on the FBI raid on Manafort.] [July 2106, on ABC, MANAFORT - denies ties to the Russians: no basis.] [In March 21, 2016, interview, TRUMP - says Papadopoulos is an energy consultant.] The possible sentences for Manafort & Gates discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The secret guilty plea {on October 5} from Papadopoulos that could elad to evidence of collusion with Russian agents to get dirt on Hillary Clinton examined. [Former asst. attorney general for national security John CARLIN†- cites the significance of his admission he worked with the Russian government.] [April 26, 2016, TRUMP - advocates dealing with Russia.] [Jan. 11, 2017, to ABC reporter, TRUMP - denies.] The issue of Papadopoulos' contacts with the Russians & Trump campaign senior advisers & his "cooperation" with the FBI discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The reaction of the White House to today's news & the role of Papadopoulos in the investigation by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller examined; Trump tweets on Manafort & "crooked Hillary" quoted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says there is no evidence of collusion & Papadopoulos was not paid by the campaign; states there is no plan to make changes with Mueller.] [In March, White House press secretary Sean SPICER - downplays Manafort's role.] The issue of a pardon for Manafort or Gates & what Sanders said discussed.

(Studio: David Muir, Dan Abrams) How the Mueller investigation has a long way to go after the deal with Papadopoulos & Mueller's strategy in the investigation by going for the little fish first discussed.

Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre;
Ross, Brian;
Karl, Jonathan;
Dan, David Muir,

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