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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at what President Trump said about special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's investigation introduced; Trump tweet calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the investigation/witchhunt quoted. [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says it was his opinion.] The various explanations to explain what Trump said outlined. [July 17, TRUMP - talks about would & wouldn't.] [SANDERS - cites the source of the investigation.] How Sanders is wrong there noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Evan Perez) The concession from Mueller about limiting the obstruction questions to Trump, where things stand on the collusion issue, how Trump wants to do the interview, the investigation & Sessions discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live in-studio discussion held with Senator Richard Blumenthal about Trump. [BLUMENTHAL - offers views on the need for all the questions about obstruction to be dealt with, how the White House walks back what Trump says, how this threatening tweet could be obstruction, the need for the president to be interviewed by Mueller.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's attorneys Alan Dershowitz & Anne Milgram about Trump. [DERSHOWITZ - offers views on getting Trump to testify while the lawyers don't want him to do so, what a perjury trap is. how Sessions cannot stop the Mueller investigation.] [MILGRAM - offers views on the difficulty in proving perjury, on the Trump tweet.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Perez, Evan
Duration:
00:18:50

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