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Russian Connection / Trump / Blumenthal Interview #1118981

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 2017
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(Studio: John Berman) CNN reports that President Trump insists he will be exonerated in the Russia investigation, that special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller will send a letter exonerating him & that he may have a "meltdown" if it does not happen & whether he would fire Mueller introduced. [About the e-mails, TRUMP - says it is sad; there is no collusion.] Trump's past words on the Russia probe: [Aug. 3, 10, May 11, 18, June 22, Nov. 3, TRUMP - calls the Russia probe a ruse, nol collusion, made up.] [Friday, TRUMP - says there is no collusion.] How those around Trump are telling him what he wants to hear noted.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with Senator Richard Blumenthal about Trump & the investigation. [BLUMENTHAL - offers views on a "letter," how the investigation is mounting in scope with more indictments coming following the conviction of national security director Michael Flynn, the "coordinated" attacks on Mueller, the FBI & the investigation to undermine it, the two Congressional investigations, the Russian "ingenious" attack on our election, including Jill Stein's campaign, the issue of the resignation of Senator Al Franken.]

Reporter(s):
Berman, John
Duration:
00:11:50

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