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CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the lies in President Trump's tweet about the Trump Tower meeting with the Russians to get intelligence on Hillary Clinton introduced; Trump tweet quoted & re-quoted; details given abut what Don Jr. said denying the meeting: three lies as reported by the "New York Times" leading to Don Jr. changing his story. [On Fox on july 11, 2017, Donald TRUMP, Jr. - says there was nothing to tell his father about the meeting.] Various denials that President Trump knew about or attended the meeting, the statement from President Trump about the meeting & various explanations about its purpose reviewed. [July 13, 2017, President TRUMP - says opposition research is standard.] Again, the various lies about the Trump statement reviewed. [On ABC, Trump attorney Jay SEKULOW- says he got bad information.] [Today, on "Laura Ingraham Show," Donald TRUMP, Jr - says "Hello."] {Note: see follow-up to story ay 7:59:50 beloew.}

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Dana Bash) What Trump's people are telling him about not tweeting about the Trump Tower story, but he keeps tweeting, while they are okay with the tweets about the Mueller investigation, the issue of an interview for Trump with Mueller discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Bash, Dana

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