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CNN Evening News for Friday, May 25, 2018
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto; Washington: Shimon Prokupecz) A report that a meeting was held at Trump Tower between lawyer Michael Cohen & a Russian oligarch, Viktor Vekselberg, 11 days before the inauguration after FBI director James Comey briefed President Trump on Russian interference & the Russian-linked American company then wound up hiring Cohen discussed.

(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's Jennifer Rodgers & ethicist Norm Eisen about another Russian connection. [EISEN - offers views on the legal-ethical-security concerns of so many Russian contacts.] [RODGERS - offers views on the legal issue of payments {from Columbus Nova} to Cohen, whether Trump's administration is safe from Cohen's actions, but there are questions about Vekselberg.]

Reporter(s):
Sciutto, Jim;
Prokupecz, Shimon
Duration:
00:07:40

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