CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 2018
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto) The background of McRaven, who led the takedown of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, reviewed; his op-ed in the "Washington Post" critical of Trump quoted. [In live interview, retired Army Gen. military analyst Mark HERTLING - offers views on why McRaven would do this: a courageous man & true patriot, that Trump can take his security clearance, too.]
(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's John Dean & Carl Bernstein about Trump's actions with a political enemies list. [DEAN - offers views on the similarities between Presidents Nixon & Trump, that he may be trying to influence them as witnesses.] [BERNSTEIN - offers views on Trump acting in an authoritarian manner as did Nixon, that Trump said these people led the intelligence gathering that began the Mueller investigation.]
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