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Trump / Russian Connection / Ohr, Patton / A Discussion #1129519

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman; Washington: Sara Murray) What Justice Department official Bruce Ohr testified about what the dossier author Chris Steele told him the Russians felt they had presidential candidate Donald Trump over a barrel with the dossier indicating the Russians were waging a campaign within the election, how Trump feels Steele & Ohr are out to get the president discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Josh Campbell, lawyer Carrie Cordero & global analyst Max Boot about Trump, Patton & Ohr. [CAMPBELL, CORDERO, BOOT - offer views on what information Sam Patton could provide about a foreign donation, how this plea is significant because it could lead to a donation through an unnamed straw man to the Trump campaign, how there are now 87 contacts between the Trump campaign & the Russians with none reported: indications of collusion while special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller builds his case, the role of Ohr with Steele, who is a retired British intelligence officer who went public: he is a "collector" of information, how Trump is criticizing Ohr with zero evidence: McCarthyism in action, whether Mueller will be resistant to come out with more because of the elections.]

Reporter(s):
Berman, John;
Murray, Sara
Duration:
00:13:00

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