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Trump & Rosenstein / "New York Times" Story #1130294

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) A "New York Times" report that deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein suggested recording President Trump & using the 25th Amendment against him after the firing of FBI director James Comey in May of 2017 examined; details given about acting FBI dir. Andrew McCabe's memos; about Rosenstein's response to the newspaper story. [May 2017, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says everyone says Rosenstein in the gold standard.] [On NBC, May 17, TRUMP - explains this Russia thing is a made-up story.] Trump's attacks on Rosenstein recalled; tweet quoted. [April 13, SANDERS - comments on Rosenstein.] [May 1, ROSENSTEIN - says the Justice Department will not be extorted.] The pushback from the Justice Department about the story that Rosenstein considered recording the president discussed.

Muir, David;
Thomas, Pierre

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