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Mueller Report / Mueller on Barr / A Discussion #1136960

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Pamela Brown) The secret letter from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller objecting to Attorney General William Barr's description in a 4-page letter of the Russia investigation with the letter in the "Washington Post" quoted with the actual report more damaging to President Trump than Barr's view & misgivings on the Justice Department side with Barr appearing before Congress tomorrow since Mueller's team wrote summaries to go with the report discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, David Gregory, "New York Times" reporter Maggie Haberman & former asst. attorney general Elliot Williams about Mueller on Barr. [TOOBIN, HABERMAN, GREGORY, WILLIAMS - offer views on Barr distorting the meaning of the report, that Mueller was "pissed," that Barr cherry-picked the report to favor Trump, that the White House aim was to spin the report, that Mueller is now more likely to testify, how the summary was a "fool's errand" by Barr, that the 4-page letter was the defining moment for him as attorney general, how the boss {Barr} got to decided what Mueller did not do, that Barr misrepresented the findings of the report, what this means for Barr's testimony tomorrow before the Senate, the view of Senator Lindsey Graham, what presidential candidate Julian Castro has said about Barr.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela
Duration:
00:16:00

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