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Trump / Russian Connection / Tweets #1121127

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Trump's many tweets about Russia, meddling, who is to blame, what former President Obama did/did not do about Russia introduced. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says he has been tougher on Russia than Obama.] The facts about the Obama administration & Russia versus Trump's downplaying of the threat of Russia reviewed; Trump tweets on Obama's quotes & the election quoted. [AT hearings, FBI director Christopher WRAY - says efforts against Russia do not come from the president.] What Trump said about Russian President Vladimir Putin quoted. [Several times, TRUMP - says Obama will not use the term radical Islamic terrorism.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Adm. John Kirby & CNN's David Gergen about Trump & Russia. [GERGEN - offer views on how Russia is a threat to our new election, that the Obama administration did not do enough to stop, the Russians the political divisiveness in this country as the elation comes.] [KIRBY - offers views on how Trump has to take care of the welfare of the country: the Russians will not quit, the message about this administration to the outside world, how whatever Trump is doing about Russia builds on Obama.]

Cooper, Anderson

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