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Trump / Mattis Resignation / Syria Policy / Kinzinger Interview / A Discussion #1133230

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 20, 2018
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto) A tweet from former CIA dir. William Brennan about the resignation of Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis in protest to President Trump's policies quoted. Live discussion held with Representative Adam Kinzinger. [KINZINGER - offers views on how America is less safe with the pullout from Syria & the drawdown in Afghanistan, which will lead to ISIS expanding: consequences for 20 years of American policy with the military being disheartened & confused, what Republicans can do: make our voice heard.]

(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion continued with CNN's retired Adm. John Kirby & Jen Psaki & retired Gen. Mark Hertling about Trump, Mattis & US policies. [KIRBY, HERTLING, PSAKI - offer views on how America is becoming a diminished power under Trump with no strategy about Syria & Afghanistan behind it, who may take the Secretary of Defense post in what is a "very dangerous time" with the successor likely to be an ideologue.]

Sciutto, Jim

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