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Russia / Election / Putin & Trump #1122154

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The phone call from President Trump congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin for his re-election & the issue of special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's Russia investigation featured; details given about Russia's apparent role in the poisoning of a former spy in & his daughter Britain. [TRUMP - says he congratulated Putin.] The criticism from Senator John McCain quoted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - comments on the call.] [On "The Hugh Hewitt Show," Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - says firing Mueller could be an impeachable offense.] The White House insistence there are no plans to fire Mueller discussed.

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia

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