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Trump / Impeachment Inquiry / Scanlon Interview #1137551

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the impeachment inquiry for President Trump after Don McGahn refused to testify & subpoenas for Hope hicks & McGahn's former chief of staff introduced. [With Manu Raju, Representatives Alexandria OCASIO-CORTEZ@, Adam SCHIFF@, Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - offer views on impeachment.] What Trump says about damaging facts noted. [Jan. 4, TRUMP - says you don't impeach when someone is doing a good job.] [During Clinton impeachment, Jan. 1999, Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - says you do not have to be convicted of a crime because impeachment is about restoring honor to the office.] A tweet from Representative Justin Amash about impeachment quoted. The impeachment articles against President Richard Nixon quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) How the Trump White House is looking for a fight with Congress over subpoenas for testimony via the extension of immunity, the politics of impeachment with the 2020 election coming, the issue of whether special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller will testify discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Representative Mary Gay Scanlon@. [From Capitol Hill, SCANLON - offers views on how none of the witnesses will comply with subpoenas, on whether there should be an "impeachment inquiry" into Trump & the evidence from the Mueller report, the reasons for such an inquiry, what the courts will do about Congressional oversight rights: no executive immunity for presidential misconduct, how impeachment could affect the 2020 race.]

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

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