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Russian Connection / Flynn in Court / Peters Discussion / A Discussion #1133174

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) A Keeping Them Honest look at what was supposed to be sentencing day for former national security adviser Michael Flynn after his plea deal with special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller introduced; tweets from President Trump about Flynn today & a year ago after the Flynn firing quoted. [Today, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - comments o Flynn & Cohen.] Trump's tweet about Michael Cohen quoted.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Army Lt. Col. Ralph Peters about Flynn & the Russian connection. [PETERS - offers views on Trump's treatment of Cohen versus praising treatment of Flynn, the angry remarks from the judge, Emmett Sullivan, directed to Flynn for selling the country out to Russia, on why Flynn lied about meeting with Sergei Kislyak.]

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, Kirsten Powers & Rick Santorum about Flynn. [TOOBIN, SANTORUM, POWERS - offer views on how Mueller & Flynn's own lawyers have been minimizing his crimes, the questions about Flynn admitting to lying to the FBI, so the judge had a right to be upset, why Trump is treating Flynn differently than Cohen, the questions about Flynn lying & the failure to acknowledge the relationship between the Trump campaign & Russia, the motivation of a pardon, how Sanders can keep doing what she does: no accountability, but Judge Sullivan was appalled by Flynn's behavior.]

Berman, John

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