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Russian Connection / Flynn Plot / A Discussion #1117874

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pamela Brown) A "Wall Street Journal" report former national security director Michael Flynn is being investigated in a bizarre plot to kidnap a Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen†† from the US after a mid-December meeting with officials from Turkey reviewed. [Former CIA dir. James WOOLSEY - talks about talks to get hold of Gulen.] [Turkish President Recep ERDOGAN†- {thru translator} says do what is necessary.] The reaction of Flynn's attorney denying the allegations quoted & Flynn's lobbying for Turkey during the presidential election campaign discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Gen. Mark Hertling & Richard Ben-Veniste about Flynn. [BEN-VENISTE - offers views on this "bizarre' allegation about a plot by a retired general to kidnap an American; asks why President Trump continues to support Flynn raising the issue of a pardon.] [HERTLING - offers views on this being damaging if true; agrees such a plot would be "bizarre".]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela
Duration:
00:08:30

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