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Trump / Iraq Visit / Border Wall / A Discussion #1133344

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto) The landing of President Trump in Germany at the Ramstein Air Base after his visit to Iraq & what he said about the government shutdown. [TRUMP - says the Democrats wanted a wall until I did.] Trump tweet about building the wall quoted & his lies about "awarding" contracts netted.

(Studio: Jim Sciutto; White House: Abby Phillip) The status of the border wall & the shutdown over it with him just reiterating his talking points, how contracts work as opposed to his claims, how no money has been allotted to the wall except renovations discussed.

(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's former Trump adviser Steve Cortes, Bakari Sellers &former Representative Charlie Dent about the wall & the shutdown. [CORTES, SELLERS, DENT - offer views on the politics of the wall with Trump running on the wall issue, how he lied to the world about Mexico paying for the wall, hoe Democrats offered him funds for the wall in exchange for DACA citizenship, the Secure Fence Act of 2006, how the shutdown is owned by the president, who is for the "The wall," the issue of Mexico paying for the wall, how the Cost Guard is not getting paid because he wants the wall, how the wall would save money spent on the cost of border security, how the Democrats will win the battle of politics.] Other material: live pictures of Trump n Germany shown at 7:29 & 7:33.

Sciutto, Jim;
Phillip, Abby

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