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CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 31, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump's pardon of conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza, who made illegal campaign contributions, & maybe Martha Stewart & former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, the significance of who Trump chose to pardon & their connections to several enemies of the president examined; scenes shown of a "zen" diagram of the pardons & Trump with Stewart on her show.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity dir. Jennifer Rodgers about the pardons & the significance for the special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller investigation. [TOOBIN - offers views on how outrageous is the D'Souza pardon since he pled guilty, but is a hero to the right wing, how the negotiations around the pardons could be obstruction of justice: an impeachable offense, past questionable pardons by other president, but everything is personal with Trump.] [RODGERS - offers views on Trump pardoning "friends in the family," what pardons are designed to do.]

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