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Russian Connection / Flynn Memo / A Discussion #1132560

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 04, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the release of special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's sentencing memo for Michael Flynn, who has provided assistance to the Mueller investigation, introduced.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Sara Murray, Shimon Prokupecz) What is in the document about Flynn asking for no prison time for Flynn, who struck a deal last December, the recommendation why he should not serve jail time discussed. [CNN's Jeffrey TOOBIN - offers views on the significance of no jail time recommendation with pages blacked out.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former national security adviser James Clapper, Laura Coates & retired Army Lt. Col. Ralph Peters & others about Flynn. [PETERS, COATES, CLAPPER, PROKUPECZ, MURRAY, TOOBIN - offer views on the recommendation about Flynn, who did terrific work in the military, the significance of 19 meetings by Flynn with Mueller, how Mueller is rewarding those who came forward as a sign to others to cooperate, the purpose of this filing about Flynn, the key role Flynn played in the campaign & transition, the redactions, the idea of what happened to Flynn: from being a military officer to chants of "lock her up" in the political campaign: how he got angry & greedy in this "American tragedy", Flynn reaching out to Russian government emissaries, the long silence about Flynn & what he can show as a witness, the question of when the Mueller investigation will wrap up, how Mueller handles lies to the investigations, how it does not look like the investigation is wrapping up as indicated by the Flynn redactions.] Other material: reacted document pages shown.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Sara, Anderson Cooper,
Duration:
00:22:30

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