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Mueller Report / Barr Testimony / Spying / Reed Interview / A Disussion #1136395

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at what Attorney General William Barr said about FBI spying on President Trump's 2016 presidential election campaign re-introduced. [April 10, in response to Senator Jeanne Shaheen, BARR - says spying on a political campaign is a big deal: that spying did occur.] How it was surveillance approved by a FISA court & questions about why Barr used "spying" noted. [President TRUMP - says there was illegal spying on his campaign: it was a disgrace: hopes law enforcement picks it up.] What another president might do raised in a satirical vein outlined. [In response to question from Senator Jack Reed, BARR - says he has concerns.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with Senator Reed about Barr's spying claims. [REED - offer views on how a counter-intelligence investigation is not spying, a highly charged word that Barr used deliberately, on what Trump may mean about spying on his campaign, on the report by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller, a decorated war hero.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) A look at Barr as attorney general under former President George Bush & under Trump presented; the view of Barr written by William Safire quoted; details given of examples of his actions under Bush, his memo last year criticizing Mueller[s investigation & what he said about sale of uranium while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. [Jan. 14, BARR - says he has no knowledge of the uranium deal.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Carl Bernstein, Gloria Borger & Jeffrey Toobin about Barr. [BERNSTEIN, BORGER, TOOBIN - offer views on Barr, the need to see this report with Barr's inexplicable behavior that is "enabling" Trump, the support for the FBI investigation from conservative then-Representative Tret Gowdy, on Barr's promise to do his own investigation of the Mueller investigation, the Republican conspiracy theories, the need to know what is in the Mueller report: unprecedented conduct with no evidence of conspiracies: "a cold civil war", what deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein said {in an interview} in defense of Barr.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi
Duration:
00:20:20

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