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Trump / FBI Spy / Blumenthal Interview #1124870

CNN Evening News for Monday, May 21, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump's demand the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential election campaign with little actual evidence about an FBI spy introduced; Trump tweet quoted; details given from the "Washington Post" report & the "Wall Street Journal" raising the spy issue & other media reports leading to Trump tweets & thus the demands & what former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is saying. [Vice President Mike PENCE - says the DOJ will have the inspector general look into surveillance.] [TRUMP - praises Representative Devin Nunes.] [March 22, 2017, NUNES - speaks about his concerns.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) What is known about the president meeting today with deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, FBI director Chris Wray & national intelligence director Dan Coats about the demands leading to a meeting to review classified information & the lack of a press briefing today discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Senator Richard Blumenthal about the Justice Department investigation at the president's request. [BLUMENTHAL - offers views on this being a dangerous concession because there are no facts to support an investigation of the FBI: it is a side show while the investigation by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller goes on, that classified information could be disclosed, that the informant was not a spy but investigating the Russian connections, Giuiiani's claims that Mueller can wrap up the investigation by Sept. 1, that the FBI has been harmed by Trump's relentless attacks.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:14:10

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