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Russian Connection / Trump, Cohen, Manafort / A Discussion (Part I) #1132707

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Two sentencing memos about President Trump's former attorney & fixer Michael Cohen, the allegations from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort lied introduced.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Shimon Prokupecz) The significance of the New York court filing against Cohen making his payments to two women at the request of Trump with Mueller commenting on information from Cohen about the Russia investigation of four specific topics discussed; documents quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Pamela Brown) The filing from Mueller about the lies from Manafort about contacts with the Trump administration even after his indictment with the evidence corroborating his contacts with the White House cited discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman, Preet Bharara, Jeffrey Toobin & Jennifer Rodgers about Trump, Cohen & Manafort. [BHARARA, TOOBIN, RODGERS, HABERMAN - offer views on Cohen & his crimes & cooperation with Mueller & New York state, how the state is close to stating Trump has created a felony for directing Cohen, the likely evidence linking Trump to payoffs to Stormy Daniels & Karen McDougal, whether Trump can be indicted or impeached, how this could damage Trump politically if not legally, how there is so much in the documents about dealings with Russia by Cohen with Trump's assistance, the meaning of "synergy" in the documents {cited on screen}, how the Democrats will likely bring impeachments issues, the questions about who Manafort talked to within the administration, how Manafort could get a pardon &/or a long sentence for lying after he signed a cooperation agreement, how Cohen has lied repeatedly, how a lot of people chosen by Trump will have a felony conviction, the idea of a "Process crime."]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Prokupecz, Shimon;
Brown, Pamela
Duration:
00:25:50

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