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Trump / Comey Book / A Discussion (Part I) #1123218

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New York: Randi Kaye) The revelations from former FBI director James Comey in his new book "A Higher Loyalty" about President Trump asking him to investigate a salacious tape, his description of Trump's appearance, including his hands, what he says about Trump's White House, his world view discussed with book excerpts quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A report that the White House has no plans tonight to reply to Comey's attacks noted. Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, former FBI agent Philip Mudd, Republican strategist Alice Stewart & "New York Times" Frank Bruni about the Comey book. [BORGER, MUDD, STEWART, BRUNI - offer views on how the book is Comey's revenge for being fired, what his testimony to the special counsel may be, Trump's view of the FBI, how the FBI could not investigate for Trump, the issue of loyalty revealed in the book, Comey's emphasis to bolster his credibility, how the salacious part of the book will divert from the main message, how Comey appears more partisan about the White House: is it a serious book raising ethical issues about Trump, Comey's defense of himself about the Hillary Clinton e-mails, examples of the self-serving dimension to the book.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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