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Trump & Cohen & AMI / Payments / Blumenthal Interview / A Discussion #1132927

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the sentencing of former Trump attorney Michael Cohen for covering up Trump's "dirty deeds" by facilitating hush money payments to Stormy Daniels & Karen McDougal & the plea deal by AMI, owners of the "National Enquirer" & led by CEO David Pecker, about admitting to the Cohen payments to silence McDougal before the election introduced; Cohen tweeted about covering up Trump's dirty deeds quoted. [TRUMP, Trump attorney former New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI; three times, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - make statements about the payments.] Trump's lying about what he calls a simple private transaction outlined with his statement to Reuters quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The White House response to the sentencing of Cohen, who was his longtime lawyer, what Cohen is continuing to say about Trump with possible public testimony to Congress discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Senator Richard Blumenthal about Trump & Cohen. [BLUMENTHAL - offers views on the messages being sent by the sentencing of Cohen: Trump has been implicated as a co-conspirator with the payments violating campaign finance laws, about other people from the Trump organization involved & they {& the president} could be indicted.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Laura Coates & Gloria Borger about Trump & Cohen. [TOOBIN, COATES, BORGER - offer views on Cohen authorizing the payments to Daniels & McDougal, how he lied about his Russia Moscow deal, that there could be more "dirty deads" revealed by Cohen & AMI, how others around Trump have lied to special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's office. which deems Cohen important to their investigation, conditions under which Cohen could get his sentence reduced with the certainty of his public testimony about anything dealing with Trump & associates.]

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

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