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White House / Chaos / Cohn Resignation / A Discussion (Part I) #1121735

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) New evidence of the chaos in the white House with the resignation of White House economic adviser Gary Cohn over the tariff plan, a report that President Trump let fired communications director Anthony Scaramucci trash talk White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly plus the resignation of Scaramucci's successor Hope Hicks introduced; Trump tweet denying chaos in the White House quoted. [At news conference, TRUMP - says the White House is a great place to be working & they all want a pieces of the West Wing & we have energy; explains liking different points of view.] Photos shown of 16 senior officials who have left. The rumors about Jared Kushner, who has had his security clearance lowered, noted.

(Studio: John Berman; White House: Jim Acosta) The resignation of Cohn while Trump defended the White House, how Cohn was a moderating influence, but he lost the tariff argument, the significance of Cohn leaving with the name of Larry Kudlow floated as a replacement discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Ryan Lizza, Julie Hirschfield Davis, Kaitlan Collins & former Trump adviser Jason Miller about the White House. [COLLINS, LIZZA, MILLER, DAVIS - offer views on Scaramucci's criticism {with Trump's approval} of Kelly blaming him for low morale, Scaramucci's staying power as he is now all over the media, who will replace Cohn: a team player needed, the concern over Cohn & earlier, Rob Porter leaving with the president isolated.]

Berman, John;
Acosta, Jim

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