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Trump / Cohen & Manafort / Two Discussions #1129023

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at "all the president's men," Michael Cohen & Paul Manafort in two different courtrooms, introduced.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The guilty plea from Cohen for arranging payments for Stormy Daniels & Karen McDougal for a candidate for office, Donald Trump, introduced. [April 5, on plane, TRUMP - denies knowing about Daniels.] The later revelation from Trump attorney former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani that Trump arranged the payment for Daniels noted; from the Trump-Cohen tape: Cohen talks about setting the whole thing up.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Shimon Prokupecz) The indications from the documents linking the president to Cohen's payments to influence the elections {campaign finance violations} with the indictment issue raised discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Kaitlan Collins) The leak of comments from Trump about Cohen in his speech today while Giuliani said there were no allegations about wrongdoing by the president despite Cohen implicating Trump in a crime discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's lawyers Jeffrey Toobin & Preet Bharara about Trump & Cohen. [TOOBIN - offers views on a guilty person {Cohen} admitting he committed a crime on behalf of the president via a campaign finance violation, on the issue of whether Trump knew about the Cohen payoff to Daniels, the prospects of immunity for Cohen to testify before Congress or special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's investigation.] [BHARARA - offers views on the significance of the Cohen plea; agrees about the immunity & impeachment issues.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Toobin. Jen Psaki & former Senator Rick Santorum about Trump & Cohen. [SANTORUM, PSAKI - offer views on how Cohen is a serious problem for the president & could be a game-changer for the politics.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Prokupecz, Shimon;
Collins, Kaitlan

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