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Russian Connection / Trump & Flynn #1118398

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 03, 2017
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(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(White House: Errol Barnett) Tweets from President Trump critical of the FBI & former FBI director James Comey after the admission by former national security director Michael Flynn he lied to the FBI about his interactions with the Russian ambassador examined. [June 8, COMEY - testifies about Trump asking the Flynn investigation be dropped.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM- questions Trump's tweets; suggests Flynn would be the one to know about collusion with the Russians.] [On "Meet the Press," Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN - doubts Flynn was a rogue agent; considers a case of obstruction of justice.] The defense of the FBI by former Attorney General Eric Holder quoted.

(Studio: Elaine Quijano; Washington: John Dickerson) The timetable for a Republican tax reform plan pushed by President Trump, whether Trump's tweets could have an impact on the Russia investigation discussed.

Quijano, Elaine;
Barnett, Errol;
Dickerson, John

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