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Russian Connection / A Bill / Trump & Mueller / Flake Interview / A Discussion (Part I) #1132404

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump's day & the Russian investigation starting with the Republicans' blocking of a bill to protect special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's Russian investigation introduced. [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - says Trump will not fire Mueller: legislation not needed.] Trump tweet about fake news & the "Angry Mueller Gang" quoted & Trump re-tweet of a picture of former President Obama & Mueller as traitors shown. [Senator Jeff FLAKE - comments on the president's tweets against Mueller.] [Senator Chris COONS†- says Trump might do the unpredictable.] What Trump told the "Washington Post" about a pardon for Paul Manafort & the Nixon articles of impeachment quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Shimon Prokupecz) Two of the answers Trump wrote to Mueller, including his claim he did not know about the Trump Tower & denying Roger Stone told him about WikiLeaks, how the Democrats want to go after blocked phone calls about that meeting after the Russians promised to talk about Hillary Clinton & "dirt" discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier conversation with Senator Flake presented. [FLAKE - offers views on the issue of Trump pardoning Manafort, the push to pass a bill to protect the Mueller investigation, the constitutional issues about the bill, the concern about acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker, who will decide about the Mueller report, the Trump claim he did not know about WikiLeaks & the Trump Tower meeting.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former prosecutor Shan Wu, Laura Coates, Gloria Borger, Kirsten Powers, Rick Santorum & Jeffrey Toobin about all things Trump. [BORGER, COATES, SANTORUM, TOOBIN, WU, POWERS - offer views on Trump's frantic rage as shown by the re-tweeted picture of "traitors," that Trump is not ruling out a pardon for Manafort: it could be obstruction of justice in abusing the pardon power, the shameful pardons by former President Clinton, how Manafort's only hope is a pardon.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Shimon, Anderson Cooper,
Duration:
00:20:30

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