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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's team in the Russia investigation featured; details given about the questioning about the Russians, the firing of FBI director James Comey. [President TRUMP - comments briefly.] [Jan. 10, 2017, SESSIONS - denies any communications with the Russians.] [July 25, 2017, TRUMP - reacts to Sessions' recusal.] [Nov. 14, 2017, SESSIONS - can't remember about the meeting; answers questions about a Russian President Vladimir Putin meeting.] [May 11, 2017, TRUMP - comments on the "Russia thing": a made-up story] Reports Sessions has been urging FBI director Chris Wray to clean house discussed.

(Studio: David Muir, Jonathan Karl) Two key issues Mueller would like to ask Trump about: the firings of Comey & national security director Michael Flynn & whether the interview with the president will happen & what Trump's legal team is saying about the investigation discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre;
Jonathan, David Muir,
Duration:
00:04:20

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