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Trump & McCain / Peters Interview / A Discussion #1135733

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on President Trump's continued criticism of the late Senator John McCain leading to attacks on the McCain family introduced; a Facebook vile criticism sent to widow Cindy McCain quoted. [TRUMP - says McCain did not repeal/replace Obamacare after campaigning for it: disgraceful.] A tweet from Senator Mitt Romney defending McCain quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) An aide's explanation of McCain's position on health care, the lack of White House reaction to what Cindy McCain reported since there are many attacks after the president says something, how Trump chose not to go to the Hanoi Hilton prison in Vietnam on his two visit there so he can nurse his grudge against McCain discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Lt. Col. Ralph Peters about Trump on McCain. [PETERS - offers views on how McCain was a man Trump could never be as he was a draft dodger, how Trump is consumed by "jealousy": a lonely man in the White House watching Fox News & tweeting, how the military takes an oath to the Constitution, not the president, that "sedition" is a criminal offense.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & former Trump White House attorney Jim Schultz about Trump & McCain. [SCHULTZ - offers views on how his criticism of McCain is a reaction to the Steele dossier: an unforced error when Trump could be talking about other things, how it is fair game to punch back at opponents.] [TOOBIN - offers views on why Trump has to be critical of McCain & former President Obama with the real scandal being his popularity with some people who feel the same way, on how tweets are about racism & discrimination & people like it about Trump: he won the presidency based on a lie about Barack Obama.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim

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