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Russian Connection / Cohen, Mueller & Trump / Moscow Deal / Himes Interview / A Discussion (Part I) #1132431

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at news on new information about a deal by President Trump with a Trump Tower in Russia with a gift for President Vladimir Putin as part of the deal as lawyer Michael Cohen admitted to lying to special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller about the Moscow project introduced; Cohen court transcript about the lying about the timeline to protect then-presidential candidate Donald Trump quoted. [Today, TRUMP - says Cohen got a long jail sentence, but he is weak & is lying about the project.] Trump's claims about his business dealing with Russia noted. [Oct. 12, Oct. 3, 2016, TRUMP - asks what do I know about the Russians: I have no deals with Russia.] The investigation by Mueller into whether Russia gained leverage over Trump from dealmaking noted. A Trump tweet about the Mueller investigation quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Pamela Brown) The "idea" of a Trump Tower proposal with offering Putin the 50-million-dollar penthouse suite in the building & whether Trump was informed about the deal discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Buenos Aires: Jim Acosta) Trump's tweet en route to Argentina in which he said he will not meet with Putin while being silent about the Russia investigation, how there is no pardon in mind for Cohen, who does not want a pardon, according to his lawyer, the Trump talking point that Cohen is a liar or "rat" discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Representative Jim Himes about Trump & the Putin penthouse deal as part of the Trump Tower project in Moscow; inset video of Air Force One landing in Argentina shown. [HIMES - offers views on how offering value to a leader {Putin} is a bribe, whether a presidential candidate can have Cohen working on his behalf for business with Russia, the issue of Cohen's testimony to Mueller, Donald Trump. Jr.''s timeline about the Russia deal, the issue of the politics behind transcripts to be reviewed by the special counsel & made public.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Cohen charging document that reveals what Trump knew & when about the Moscow project quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's lawyers Jeffrey Toobin & Asha Rangappa, Rich Lowry & Paul Begala about Cohen, Trump & Russia; inset video of Air Force One landing in Argentina shown. [ LOWRY, TOOBIN - offer views on the business real estate deal that is a conflict of interest, but there is no indication Trump told Cohen to lie, that "this thing" is enormous with Trump claiming Cohen did not tell him about the Trump Tower negotiations, not did Roger Stone tell him about WikiLeaks.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:19:50

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