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McCain Death / Trump / His Final Words / Kasich Interview #1129247

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 27, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump's handling of the death of Senator John McCain & the White House flag introduced; Trump's proclamation on the flag for the late Barbara Bush; scenes shown of the White House flag flying normally today rather than half-staff & of Trump not responding several times to shouted questions from reporters about McCain. Trump's later statement promising to fly the flag at half-staff & what President Johnson said about RFK after his assassination quoted.

(Studio: John Berman) McCain's final letter read by his friend presented. [Today, Rick DAVIS - reads McCain's words about his life, "fellow Americans," tribal rivalries, his faith in America & the promise of greatness.]

(Studio: John Berman; White House: Jim Acosta) Trump's first words about McCain this evening while with evangelical leaders discussed. [TRUMP - reads statement about McCain.]

(Studio: John Berman) An earlier interview held with Ohio Governor John Kasich about McCain presented. [KASICH - talks about McCain: a regular guy, their time as young men in a hurry in Congress, what McCain said about his illness & his vote on health care, on whether someone will pick up McCain's legacy & inspiration, the White House response to McCain: they are getting it right now.]

Berman, John;
Acosta, Jim

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