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Russian Connection / Trump, Jr., Testimony / Flynn / Swalwell Interview / A Discussion #1118501

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The testimony today from Donald Trump, Jr., that he spoke to Hope Hicks, not his father, about the Trump Tower Russia meeting, how he later had to change his view from the meeting was about adoption to getting dirt on Hillary Clinton in June 2016 introduced. [July 21, 2016, TRUMP Jr. - says the Democrats lie: it's disgusting.] [On Fox, July 11, TRUMP Jr. - says this was "opposition research."] Plus a whistleblower's account of what national security director Michael Flynn said about sanctions against Russia as released by Representative Elijah Cummings outlined.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Pamela Brown) Trump Jr.'s refusal to answer questions about what he talked about with his father about the Trump Tower meeting, why he invoked attorney-client privilege, why he spoke with Hicks about the Russian meeting discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Representative Eric Swalwell about Trump Jr. [SWALWELL - offers views on the Trump people invoking attorney-client privilege, so they should be compelled to testify, how it was challenged, how the June 9 meeting is a cornerstone of the House intelligence Committee's investigation, how Don Jr. could waive privilege about the June 9 meeting, how Hicks is a central figure, how Don Jr. may be protecting someone.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger & Michael Zeldin about Trump Jr. [ZELDIN, BORGER - offer views on the issue of attorney-client privilege on what he told his father, the timeline of the meeting, how special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller could force Don Jr. to talk.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela
Duration:
00:13:10

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