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CNN Evening News for Monday, May 07, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) A "Wall Street Journal" report on a timetable for President Trump to decide to testify before special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller & a Keeping Them Honest look at Trump getting the facts straight about the Stormy Daniels case introduced; details given about what happened with other presidents. [Yesterday, on ABC, Trump lawyer former New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI - says we don't have to accept a subpoena because he is president; suggests Michael Cohen may have made other payments for the president; states he would be a fool to testify; says he is getting caught up with the facts.] [Today, in response to ABC's Cecilia Vega's question, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - refers reporter to Giuliani.] [In the past, TRUMP - opposes taking the Fifth.]

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with "Wall Street Journal" reporter Peter Nicholas about a timetable for Trump to decide to testify with Mueller. [From Washington, NICHOLAS - offers views on Giuliani's concerns about approving Trump testifying while there is public relations value in him testifying, what sources say about Trump's practice sessions that kept getting interrupted.]

(Studio: John Berman, Gloria Borger; White House: Jim Acosta) The White House consideration of the May 17 day as the option for whether he should testify, but the legal team is now being run by Giuliani & Trump with more lawyers coming in, the tensions within the legal team & the press office & the wonder about how long Rudy will ask discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, David Gergen & Elizabeth Foley about Trump, Giuliani & Mueller. [TOOBIN, FOLEY, GERGEN - offer views on how Giuliani is talking about things he does not know about & will soon leave, Giuliani as the public face of the Trump lawyers, the 4-hour practice session for Trump answering Mueller questions, how Rudy has made this a circus: talking too much & he is free-lancing, how there will be a time limit for Trump testifying so he may not address the questions asked.]

Berman, John;
Gloria, John Berman,;
Acosta, Jim

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