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Trump / Democrats & Mueller Investigations / Blumenthal Interview / A Discussion #1134598

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 07, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A tweet from President Trump against the Democrats for "stealing" White House staff quoted; details given about the Democrats' investigation of Trump's business dealings with committees probing Trump outlined on screen. [In 2017. in response to questions from the "New York Times." voice of TRUMP - talks about Russia.] [In State of the Union, TRUMP - speaks about an economic miracle in the US & "ridiculous partisan investigations."] Trump tweet critical of Representative Adam Schiff for presidential harassment quoted. [On podcast response, voice of SCHIFF - speaks about "meaningful oversight" of the president.] Poll findings on whether the probe by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller should be made public outlined on screen.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Senator Richard Blumenthal about Trump & all the investigations, [BLUMENTHAL - offers views on the necessity of investigationS by Congress & Mueller with the people wanting Mueller's report to be published, how all the investigations are of interest, on the role of Congress in "oversight".]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & John Dean with Blumenthal about Trump investigations. [In response to Toobin questions, BLUMENTHAL - offers views on the issue of executive privilege, which has been overused by past witnesses, how there are parallels to Watergate, including the question of how much truth does the public want.] [DEAN - offers views on how he is most interested in the House Intelligence Committee investigation of Trump finances & ties to Russia.] [TOOBIN - offers views on the public's awareness of what faces Trump over the next two years with testimony from acting attorney general Matt Whitaker & then Michael Cohen.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:14:40

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