CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Sara Murray) The plea deal for accused Russian spy Maria Butina due to her cooperation with the feds discussed; Butina photos & her questions to candidate Trump in July 2015 shown.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Trump's two tweets today about the Democrats & "No Collusion" & Michael Cohen quoted with his statements corrected.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) Trump's concern about being impeached with his view of the hush money payments as a "transaction" with his talking points about no collusion but special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller is not done with the investigation discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The response from Democrat Representative Jerrold Nadler about impeachment introduced. [On CNN, NADLER - says they would be impeachable offenses.] Live discussion held with Representative Ted Deutch about Trump. [DEUTCH - offers views on how we have learned there is evidence the president engaged in a felony with a coverup in the payoffs, but we need to wait till the Mueller report comes out, the issue of accountability where no one is above the law, the lack of Congressional oversight.] Other material: [Representative Adam SCHIFF - says Trump may face jail time after he leaves office.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Carrie Cordero, former Trump campaign adviser Steve Cortes & Robbie Mook about Trump, Butina & impeachment. [TOOBIN, CORTES, CORDERO - offer views on Butina's plea in cooperation for information about her Trump ties, the use of campaign funds for the payoff to two women, how it was NOT a campaign contribution payoff to the women, how the big issue is the ties to Russia with many contacts, which is being hidden by Trump & associates.]