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Russian Connection / Flynn Pardon / Trump #1118862

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 15, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The question whether President Trump would pardon former national security director Michael Flynn, who lied to the FBI in the Russian investigation, introduced. [TRUMP - says we'll see what happens.] A statement from White House lawyer Ty Cobb about no pardon quoted. [Dec. 5, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS says she is not aware of pardon talk.] Trump's use of the phrase "we'll see what happens" with FBI director James Comey, Steve Bannon detailed & shown. [Today, TRUMP - says people are very angry with the FBI & Justice Department.] The reports about two FBI officials texting each other about their opinions of Trump that led to agent {Peter Strzop} being removed from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's team, the conservatives' narrative of the story recalled. [Last night, CNN's Jeffrey TOOBIN - says we don't investigate the political views of law enforcers.] The House Intelligence Committee investigation of the Russia connection that is being attacked noted; Representative Adam Schiff's tweet about the White House tying to curtail the Russia investigation quoted.
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Cooper, Anderson
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00:07:20

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