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Trump / Daniels Case / Russian Connection / Avenatti Interview #1124384

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 08, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Shimon Prokupecz; New York: Kara Scannell) Breaking news on the suggestion from Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, that President Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen received money from a Russian oligarch. Viktor Vekselberg†, with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, how the payments are not illegal with US investigations going on discussed; statement from Columbus Nova attorney denying charges payments to Cohen came through Russians & what will happen to the Cohen documents quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New York: M.J. Lee) Avenatti's claims that Cohen received sums of money from entities after the election, how the account was used for the Daniels payoff discussed; money & companies outlined on screen with a statement from AT&T about wanting insights into Trump & payments from Novartis quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The continuing Aveenatti interview introduced. [AVENATTI - offers views on the company Cohen set up, the "odd" nature of payments from the Russian oligarch, how Cohen is "selling" access to the president, the inexplicable payments to Cohen from Elliott Broidy††, what will happen next, how the information should be published for the American people., the link of these payments to Cohen around the time of the election, that there is more evidence coming, what he wants for client Daniels.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Prokupecz, Shimon;
Scannell, Kara;
Lee, M.J.
Duration:
00:18:40

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