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Trump / Patton Plea / Russian Connection #1129518

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump that the Russia investigation is a rigged witchhunt with another conviction of Sam Patton introduced. [In Indiana last night, TRUMp - speaks against the Justice Department & FBI & the investigation is a disgrace.] The numbers in the ABC News/"Washington Post" poll indicating support for special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's investigation outlined on screen.

(Studio: John Berman; Washington: Evan Perez) Patton's plea deal for not registering as a foreign agent, his lobbying business with Ukrainians with illegal foreign donations to the presidential election campaign & inauguration leading to his agreement to cooperate with prosecutors about the Russian connection, the assumptions Mueller will go silent at the time of the midterm elections, what Trump attorney former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said about the Patton plea deal discussed. [GIULIANI - calls it an irrelevant indictment: just a donation to the inauguration.]

Reporter(s):
Berman, John;
Perez, Evan
Duration:
00:07:00

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