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Trump / Jackson Nomination / Tester Interview #1123817

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at problems with President Trump's staffing with Dr. Ronny Jackson having problems in his nomination to head the V.A. introduced; many examples given of other selections with problematic issues; details given about the lack of vetting of Jackson. [Seven times, TRUMP = says we will get he best people.] [TRUMP - asks why Jackson needs this abuse.] [In press conference, Jan. 16, JACKSON - praises Trump's health.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Senator Jon Tester, of the Veterans Affairs Committee, about Jackson & three allegations against them. [TESTER - offers views on Jackson's use of sleep prescriptions {Ambien} on the plane, his nickname as "The Candy Man," that he was drunk during President Obama's administration as reported by multiple sources, allegations of harassment by people below him leading to a toxic work environment, his conversations with White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly, why this job {V.A.} is important, whether he was vetted by the White House for a secretary position.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:16:30

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