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Bezos vs. "National Enquirer" / A Discussion #1134602

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 07, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The claims from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos that "National Enquirer" owner David Pecker extorted & blackmailed him over a "Washington Post" story with photos of a Bezos affair with a woman & the long-standing relationship of Pecker & President Trump reviewed; photos shown of Bezos, his wife & girlfriend Lauren Sanchez; Bezos online statement & e-mail from AMI chief content officer Dylan Howard about the images obtained quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Brian Stelter, Jeffrey Toobin & Gloria Borger about the Bezos story. [TOOBIN - offers views on how this is about a "Washington Post" investigation opposed by the "National Enquirer" that may/may not be an "extortion" crime, on the Karen McDougal story that led to an agreement not to prosecute Pecker/AMI & what could be relevant if the immunity deal is ended.] [BORGER - offers views on what Bezos said {in the "New York Times"} about AMI, Trump & Saudi Arabia.] [STELTER - offers views on Bezos releasing blackmail information against the "Enquirer".]

Cooper, Anderson

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