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Russian Connection / Kushner & Comey / Mueller Investigation / A Discussion #1117600

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 02, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Evan Perez) Breaking news on the role of President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner in the firing of FBI director James Comey with documents relating to any contacts to Russia, why investigators are interested in Kushner about Comey discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) A look back at the story of the May 2017 firing of Comey presented. [May 9, White House press secretary Sean SPICER; May 10, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - comment on the president's decision to remove Comey.] [May 11, on NBC, TRUMP - explains his decision to fire Comey.] [SANDERS, Vice President Mike PENCE - comment further on the decision.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former prosecutor Michael Zeldin, Carl Bernstein & Gloria Borger about Kushner, Comey & the Russia investigation. [ZELDIN, BERNSTEIN, BORGER - offer views on the obstruction of justice claim in the investigation by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller, what former national security director Michael Flynn may say after viewing the indictments of Paul Manafort. Rick Gates & George Papadopoulos, the financial crimes investigations, the focus of the investigations on Kushner, who was looking for foreign/Russian money, the long Trump relationship with Russian banks, the role of Kushner & the Comey firing, his meetings with Russians, his vast portfolio, the Cambridge Analytica data operation.] Other material: [On Washington radio station, TRUMP - says he is not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department & FBI.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Perez, Evan;
Kaye, Randi

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