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Trump & McCain / A Discussion #1135763

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump's sickening inability to let go of his grievances against the late Senator John McCain introduced. [In Ohio, TRUMP - offers views on how he never liked McCain, who received a fake dossier paid for by Hillary Clinton & turned it over to the FBI, how McCain campaigned against Obamacare, but voted against repeal/replace.] The facts about the dossier & the Russia investigation noted. [TRUMP - says I approved the funeral he wanted: McCain was not my kind of guy.] The issue of no one thanking Trump about the funeral outlined. [June 23, 2017, TRUMP - says I can be more presidential that any president except Abraham Lincoln.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with political consultant Stuart Stevens & former RNC chairman Mike Shields about Trump & McCain. [STEVENS - offers views on how few Republicans have spoken out when the president attacks a dead war hero, how the role of a president is to lift us up rather than just lies.] [SHIELDS - offers views on how it is out of bounds for Trump to criticize McCain's war record, but Trump is the anti-politician, what being "presidential" means to his supporters.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:13:10

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