NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 17, 2017
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(White House: Kelly O'Donnell) The fight between President Trump's transition team & special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller over e-mail accounts in the Russia investigation examined; details given about the administration claim prosecutors improperly obtained transition staff private e-mails. [TRUMP - says it is quite sad; states again there is no collusion.] [White House director of legislative affairs Marc SHORT- comments.] Statement from Mueller team spokesman Peter Carr about obtaining the e-mails quoted. [Senators John MANCHIN, John CORNYN- offer differing opinions on the investigation.] A call from Russian President Vladimir Putin to Trump about CIA help in thwarting a terrorism plot in St. Petersburg & the absence of Senator John McCain as the vote on the tax bill nears discussed. [TRUMP - speaks about talking with McCain.]