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Russian Connection / Second Special Counsel #1118690

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The push from President Trump's legal team for the Justice Department to appoint a second special counsel to investigate the FBI agents on special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's team investigating the Russian connection examined; details given about FBI agent Peter Strzok†, who was removed from the team with Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow & Trump tweet quoted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - expresses Trump's concern.] [FBI director Chris WRAY††- defends the agency.] The response of Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre
Duration:
00:01:40

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