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CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 12, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump asking officials to break the law over immigration policy, including the plan of dumping migrants in Democratic cities, introduced; White House statement about a policy for illegal aliens that was rejected & Trump's soon-after tweet on such a policy quoted. [TRUMP - says we can give California for people: unlimited.] Examples of Trump's callus ideas & what he wants for his base despite the law noted. [Jan. 8, 2018, TRUMP - calls for an immigration "bill of love."]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jake Tapper) What Trump said to the head of border protection {Kevin McAleenan} & agents last week to keep asylum seekers out of the US with Trump saying to McAleenan he would pardon himif he got arrested for breaking immigration laws, the law & politics of this policy for transporting immigrants discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with Representative Kathleen Rice about immigration policy. [RICE - offers views on Trump talking about these people as contagion: that immigration fires up his base, that these ideas may come from aide Stephen Miller, who is determining policy while a White House employee, not secretary of homeland security.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman & Jeffrey Toobin about Trump & immigration policy. [HABERMAN - offerS views on Trump discussing closing the border the day after saying he would wait a year: he is frustrated by immigrants at the border, with him planning to run a presidential election campaign based on fear, on the talk about closing the border, his use of 9/11 images against Representative Ilhan Omar: inflammatory.] [TOOBIN - offers views on the legal issue of busing migrants & the idea of a pardon for someone breaking the law {McAleenan} & how he could close the borders as president, on the idea how it would encourage him to violate the law: an abuse of power.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tapper, Jake

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