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McCabe Interview (Part I) #1134977

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe starting with the firing by President Trump of former FBI director James Comey. ["The Threat" author McCABE - offers views on the "New York Times" story on acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker saying he would take a grenade for President Trump, the "odd interaction" by Trump around the time of the firing of Comey, hie view that Trump is a "threat" to the nation, the question as to why he thwarted the investigation of the Russia role in the presidential election campaign, how he left the FBI under adverse circumstances so he wrote a book to counter Trump's false narrative about the FBI, on his reaction to Trump taking the word of Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence community: not healthy skepticism, how the FBI reviewed the book for several months due to national security issues, how the media brought out the things about deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein offering to wear a wire with the president & why it was not a good idea, on whether Rosenstein should have recused himself from overseeing the special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller investigation, on the orientation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to the job: a huge learning curve for Sessions.]
Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:14:30

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