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Trump / CNN Lawsuit / Acosta Press Case / A Discussion #1132089

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) A Keeping Them Honest look at the outcome of the CNN lawsuit against President Trump's suspending of reporter Jim Acosta's White House press credentials & the president's view of the press introduced. [TRUMP - speaks for total freedom of the press.] [Nov. 2, 1952, after the governor's race Richard NIXON - says "you won't have Nixon to kick around anymore."] Trump tweets from Oct. 2017 about fake news & Apr. 2018 tweet about Amazon & the Post Office quoted.

(Studio: John Berman, Jeffrey Toobin) The judge's ruling on the case about the White House & the press with Acosta getting his press back, what new White House rules might mean discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Carl Bernstain & former ABC anchor Sam Donaldson about this case. [DONALDSON - offers views on the judge's ruling & the White House rules that could affect followup questions, on the job of the press, the coverage of Watergate.] [BERNSTEIN - offers views on Trump;s view of the First Amendment & the press, that it was a first-rate legal decisions, the need for the press to reevaluate the approach to this president, how john President John F. Kennedy engaged with the press, how there has been fabulous coverage of this president.]

Berman, John;
Jeffrey, John Berman,

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