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Trump & Sessions / Dawsey Interview / A Discussion #1129316

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) A "Washington Post" report that President Trump is reviving the idea of firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced. [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - says we need a new attorney general.] A statement from Senator Mitch McConnell quoted.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with "Washington Post" repeater Josh Dawsey about Trump & Sessions. [DAWSEY - offers views on Trump's interest in firing Sessions due to frustration going back to the recusal issue, what advisers are telling Trump so the question is when Sessions will be fired.]

(Studio: John Berman) [July 26, 2017, GRAHAM - says he is 100 percent behind Sessions & there will be hell to pay if he is fired.] Live discussion held with CNN's attorneys Alan Dershowitz & Jeffrey Toobin about Trump & Sessions. [TOOBIN - offers views on Trump's view that the attorney general works for him so Sessions is a dead man walking, but the Republican Party will not do anything to stop Trump, on the issue of the timing of firing Sessions before the elections.] [DERSHOWITZ - offers views on Trump asking the attorney about Sessions, but the stakes are great, so he should not fire Sessions: a political mistake, how Sessions has been a good attorney general in many ways, the problems of being an attorney general.]

Reporter(s):
Berman, John
Duration:
00:13:40

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