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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Matt Gutman) The firestorm over the racist tweet from actress Roseanne Barr, whose show was canceled, updated; Barr's Ambien defense for her tweet & the response from Ambien maker Sanofi US quoted. [March 29, President TRUMP - talks about her ratings.] Trump tweet about Disney president Bob Iger for not calling Trump quoted. [Today, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - cites media bias.] Barr's tweet storm critical of her show's actors Michael Fishman & Sara Gilbert & the view of show producer Dave Caplan† quoted. [Former "Roseanne: writer Stan ZIMMERMAN†- comments on Barr.] The original inclusivity of the "Roseanne" show discussed.

Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt

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