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Russian Connection / Trump & Flynn #1118413

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 03, 2017
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(White House: Kristen Welker) 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; details given about lawyer John Dowd saying he wrote the tweet about firing Flynn. [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - tells the president to be careful.] [June 8, COMEY - testifies about Trump asking the Flynn investigation be dropped.] [On CNN, Senator Mark WARNER - says he believes Comey.] [Yesterday, TRUMP - says "no collusion."] The indictment of other officials in the Russia investigation noted. [On "Meet the Press," Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN - considers a case of obstruction of justice.] [NBC News Steve SCHMIDT†- comments on the investigation leading to erratic behavior by the president.] The tweet exchange over the FBI between Trump & Comey noted & quoted. The issue of the tweet sent yesterday from the president's account that Dowd claims discussed.

Snow, Kate;
Welker, Kristen

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