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CNN Evening News for Friday, May 24, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to investigate the investigation of Russia by special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller introduced. [Yesterday, TRUMP - criticizes the FBI: Comey, McCabe, Strzok, Page: that's treason, that's treason.] [Today, TRUMP - says we have to find out what happened.] A statement from national intelligence dir. Dan Coates about Barr working to protect sensitive information & a "New York Times" report on the source of information being close to Russian President Vladimir Putin quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former national intelligence dir. James Clapper. [CLAPPER - offers views on the kind of investigation Barr would carry out, but the bigger issue is the scope of declassifying documents on Russian intelligence: how lives could be put at risk in outing intelligence as a political weapon, backs Coats' statement, Trump's tweeting of a cartoon of Clapper, John Brennan & former FBI director James Comey.]

Cooper, Anderson

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