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CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 19, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the report from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller with the "New York Times" quoted about the culture of dishonesty in President Trump's White House with Senator Mitt Romney quoted about the dishonesty in highest offices introduced; details given about the lies. [Recently, TRUMP. Trump adviser Kellyanne CONWAY - back the Mueller investigation: no obstruction, no collusion.] The new stance noted with a Trump tweet about the "crazy Mueller report" quoted; details given of his criticism of counsel Don McGahn for taking notes when he wanted McGahn & Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to fire Mueller. The "routine dishonesty" found in the pages of the report noted & quoted. [In the past, several times, TRUMP - denies dealing with Russia.] [May 10, 2017, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS says FBI members are grateful for former FBI director James Comey being fired.] What Sanders said about her statements about Comey & the FBI quoted from the report. [Today, on ABC, SANDERS - says many FBI agree with the decision; defends her wording; criticizes the Democratic Party.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Lt. Col. Ralph Peters about the report. [PETERS - offers views on the Mueller report; the Russian contact, why did Trump support Russian President Vladimir Putin, the conspiracy issue, how he has degraded the presidency, the approach of Attorney General William Barr to the report, the lure of power.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John Dean & Carl Bernstein about the Mueller report. [BERNSTEIN - offers views on the "cultural presidential contempt of the law" as indicated by the report on Trump lying, the reaction of the counter-intelligence investigation, on who is gone from Trump's circle, which do not trust him, that this is a "vast coverup".] [DEAN - offers views on how Trump does not admit his lies nor did his supporters care as with Sanders on a lie, how these lies compare to President Nixon, Trump's threat to go after those treasonous: revenge, but there are laws against intimidation.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:21:50

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