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Trump / Phone Use, Cohen, Investigation, Pardons / A Discussion #1123791

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 23, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump's activities in the White House introduced; tweets about the Jack Johnson pardon, "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman for criticizing lawyer Michael Cohen, the Russian investigation quoted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - refuses comment on a Cohen pardon; denies any collusion with Russia as a witchhunt.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's lawyers Jeffrey Toobin & Alan Dershowitz about pardons. [TOOBIN - offers views on a Cohen pardon, how the pardon is absolute power for the president.] [DERSHOWITZ - offers views on the message being Trump is trying to influence prosecutors with a pardon issue possible & what it would mean for Cohen testifying, how a pardon could be obstruction of justice under circumstances, state laws challenging the supremacy clause.]

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