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Supreme Court / Kavanaugh Nomination / After The Senate Hearings / Flake / Archila Interview / A Discussion #1130503

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 28, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The changing timeline for the Senate committee vote on Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh & the move for an FBI investigation introduced; scenes shown of Senator Jeff Flake in an elevator with two sexual assault survivors, Ana Maria Archila†† & Maria Gallagher††. [FLAKE - says we need to do due diligence & make sure the FBI can investigate.] [FLAKE - says "everything."] Protests in Portland, Maine, shown. [On Wednesday, President TRUMP - calls the Democrats con artists in destroying Kavanaugh.] Trump's tweet yesterday after the Senate hearings quoted. [Today, TRUMP - says it was an incredible moment with Christine Blasey Ford being a credible witness: it will work out well.] [Yesterday, Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - accuses the Democrats of trying to destroy this guy: an unethical sham.] [Today, GRAHAM - calls this a twilight zone moment {for Ford} & the madness needs to stop; jokes about the vote.] The GOP support of a supplemental investigation of Kavanaugh reviewed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The elevator meeting of the two women {Archila & Gallagher} protesters, who were sexual assault victims, with Flake shown. [In live interview from Washington, ARCHILA - says she has been protesting against Kavanaugh for several weeks, told her own story of sexual violence as a child, hoping to talk to Flake, explains running to talk to Flake about how women feel enraged about their stories of sexual violence, how we wanted him to be a hero & vote with his conscience, how we hope for change in this country so the senators have an opportunity.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash, CNN's David Gergen & Jeffrey Toobin. [BASH, TOOBIN, GERGEN - offer views on the scope of the proposed FBI investigation negotiated by Senator Flake, Susan Collins & Lisa Murkowski, how Republicans {like Senator Mitch McConnell} had no choice with this, the timetable for the vote, how Jeff Flake alone changed history, how Flake & Chris Coons pulled the Republicans back from the brink with the real credit going to Dr. Ford & the voices of the people.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:20:20

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