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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 02, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump, special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller & "retiring" lawyer Ty Cobb, who has been clashing with Trump about Mueller, how Trump accused "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman about lying about his interest in lawyer Emmet†† Flood, introduced; Trump tweets about his legal team & Haberman quoted; Haberman-Trump photo shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) What is known about Cobb's departure, his going to war with Mueller, the possible departure of lawyer Don McGahn††, Trump's tweet about the Justice Department, the issue of Trump being questioned by Mueller discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo said about the Mueller team focused on the collusion with Russia quoted. Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Norm Eisen & Jim Schultz†† about the investigation. [TOOBIN, EISEN, SCHULTZ - offer views on the Mueller investigation being mostly invisible while operating in secrecy, the disappointments of the Republicans in Congress, how Trump is feeling the discomfort, the questions about how much Caputo knew about the Trump presidential election campaign, the vulnerability of deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein over the policy of not turning evidence over to Congress, all of the legal battles going on: an all-fronts war with Flood now to be Trump's general, the subpoena issue, how former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani may be right in setting a time limit on Trump testimony.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim

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