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Trump / Daniels Case / Russian Connection / Cohen's Money #1124407

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) Breaking news on President Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen's money introduced. [In response to three questions about Cohen's money, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - refers to outside counsel about Cohen.]

(Studio: John Berman; White House: Jim Acosta) How Sanders is stonewalling reporters with her answers about the outside legal team because they don't want to answer discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sara Murray) The pitch from Cohen to sell people access to Trump with one company, Columbus Nova, perhaps having ties to Russian oligarch, Viktor Vekselberg†, examined; details given about Cohen's ties to KAI, AT&T & Novartis. [Daniels lawyer Michael AVENATTI - calls {sarcastically} Cohen a multi-talented guy.] A statement from AT&T about why it hired Cohen noted,

(Studio: John Berman, Brian Stelter) How special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller has been investigating these AT&T payments to Cohen for six months with AT&T's statement about seeking "insight" quoted discussed.

(Studio: John Berman; Washington: Gloria Borger) How Cohen's lawyers are trying to block Avenatti from representing Daniels in a New York court & how "they" are handling the Russia issue by quoting Columbus Nova & Avenatti's tweet in response & the issue of how Avenatti got Cohen's bank records & questions about Cohen's influence with the president discussed.

Reporter(s):
Berman, John;
Acosta, Jim;
Murray, Sara;
Brian, John Berman,;
Borger, Gloria
Duration:
00:15:50

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