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Africa / Elephant Trophy Imports #1118008

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
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(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The backlash to a decision by President Trump's administration to lift the ban on importing elephant trophies into the US examined; details given about Obama-era efforts to stop poaching for the ivory trade resulting in a deal with China. [In 2015, Donald TRUMP, Jr. -comments on hunting.] A statement defending hunting from the Safari Club International quoted. [Representative Grace MENG†- talks about the US ivory market.] Tweet from Chelsea Clinton quoted. [The Humane Society CEO Wayne PACELLE†- says "keep the wildlife alive."]

Berman, John;
Foreman, Tom

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