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Afghanistan / Bergdahl Release #1123095

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 03, 2014
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(Studio: Maurice DuBois) The ongoing controversy over the exchange of 5 Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl noted. [In Poland, President OBAMA – defends getting an American citizen back.]

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The anger in Congress over Obama’s failure to inform them about the prisoner release featured; details given about the timeline for negotiations. [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN††- says we should have been consulted.] [Senator Saxby CHAMBLISS††- expresses doubts about Bergdahl’s health.]

(Studio: Maurice DuBois) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The Army’s plans to question Bergdahl about what led up to his capture featured; remarks from Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey and Secretary of the Army John McHugh† quoted. [Platoon-mates Cody FULL††, Joshua KORDER††- say it’s desertion.]

(Studio: Maurice DuBois) Live discussion held with CBS security contributor Mike Morrell†† about the prisoner swap. [MORRELL – notes it will be difficult to monitor the prisoners once they leave Qatar; says there are ways to inform Congress in a secure way.]

DuBois, Maurice;
Cordes, Nancy;
Martin, David

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