ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 2018
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(White House: Jonathan Karl) The statement from President Trump that he does not know Matt Whitaker, the acting attorney general succeeding fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, featured; details given about criticism of Whitaker for his association with a scamping company, his strong criticism of special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's investigation. [In response to reporter's question, TRUMP - says I don't know Whitaker.] [Oct. 11, on Fox, TRUMP - says I know Whitaker & he is a great guy.] [June 2017, voice of WHITAKER - says there was no Trump campaign collusion with the Russians.] [In response to reporter's question, TRUMP - says he is not thinking about a meeting with Mueller.] What is being said in Congress about Mueller finishing his work. & the view of Senator Mitch McConnell Whitaker will be an interim attorney general for a short time discussed.
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