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Governor Kidnapping Plot / Michigan, Virginia / A Discussion #1262025

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Bryn Gingras) New details about the foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer that included Virginia Governor Ralph Northam in the plot foiled by the FBI examined; details given about the FBI evidence about the Whitmer kidnapping, the connection of the Wolverine Watchmen group. [NORTHAM - comments on the "Liberate Virginia" statements.] [President TRUMP - says we are going after the crazy governor of Virginia.] [WHITMER - comments.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former DHS asst. secretary Elizabeth Neumann & CNN's Jeffrey Toobin about the plot. [From Washington, NEUMANN - offers views on the correlations in the case with Trump adding rhetoric to groups who view this as a call to arms.] [TOOBIN - offers views on how Attorney General William Barr has not commented on the case since Barr only calls attention to Trump's enemies: his silence is revealing, on the collapse of the unmasking investigation despise Trump calling for the indictment of former President Obama & former Vice president Joe Biden, on how the militia movement of the 1990s has been brought back to life.].]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Gingras, Bryn
Duration:
00:07:40

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