CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018
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(Studio: Randi Kaye) The agreement to shut the charitable Trump Foundation after the office of New York attorney general Barbara Underwood accused President Trump & his three older children of using the foundation as a checkbook to serve his business & political interests reviewed; details given from the "Washington Post" of charges Trump used foundation money during the presidential election campaign, to buy a Tim Tebow football helmet & two Trump portraits. ["Washington Post" reporter David FAHRENHOLD- says Trump used the money for things he should have bought himself.]
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's ethicist Norm Eisen & former IRS staffer Ambassador Marcus Owens about the Trump Foundation. [EISEN - offer views on the agreement to shut down the foundation that was using the money to fund private gain: accountability, that there will be continued proceedings about the foundation: Trump abusing the public trust.] [OWENS - offers views on the pattern of behavior that violated tax laws with an element of frequency & continuity.]