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Trump / White House Meeting / Syria & Turkey / Menendez Interview #1142084

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the meeting at the White House on Turkey & Syria with the Democrats walking out following insults from President Trump introduced; details given about what the White House & Senator Mitch McConnell said about the meeting. [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - says Trump had a meltdown.] [TRUMP - says he reviewed the situation on the Turkish border: "strategically brilliant" for the US.] Trump's warning letter to Turkey's President Recep Erdogan on the day of their attack on the Kurds in Syria quoted. [In response to question, TRUMP - says what he did was the opposite of a green light; adds Erdogan wanted to invade for a long time; states we gave Kurds a master fortune to fight with us: they let ISIS prisoners go.] Trump's various claims examined.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Senator Bob Menendez about the White House meeting. [MENENDEZ - offers views on what happened at the meeting: Trump was belligerent, what Pelosi said about the vote on his actions in Syria, what he called Pelosi & the Kurds, what he told the president about disagreeing with what he did, the potential for ISIS fighters if freed as the political dynamics of the region has been changed & what Trump said about Turkey, on the Trump letter to Erdogan: to cover himself after the Turkish invasion of Syria, his criticism of former Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis, that he does not understand he has empowered Iran & Turkey & Russia in the Middle East, that he is not a person in control as shown by his temperament.]

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