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Trump / & Bannon / Wolff Book / A Discussion #1119515

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 05, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A source report that Steve Bannon drafted a statement praising Donald Trump, Jr. before Trump's statement that Bannon had lost his mind & "Fire & Fury" author Michael Wolff's statement supporting his book, what Trump said about Wolff's access & lies noted. [On "Today," WOLFF - says he spoke to the president on the record; defends his writing & the book.]

(New York: Randi Kaye) Writer Wolff, his style & his long & polarizing career profiled; scenes shown; details given about his book about media mogul Rupert Murdoch. ["The Atlantic" editor Michelle COTTLE‡- characterizes Wolff's reporting & peculiar writing style & his reputation for his observations.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's ""New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman & CNN national security correspondent Jim Sciutto about Wolff. [HABERMAN - offers views on Wolff's book on Trump: "notional" reporting, writing his style, the inaccuracies & "fantastical" insights, the "New York Times" reporting on the Trump Tower meeting.] [SCIUTTO - offers views on the essential facts about the Trump Tower meeting on which Trump has given a false account & special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller is investigating it.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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