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Campaign 2020 / Trump vs. Biden / Fraud, Barr, Pardons, Inauguration / A Discussion #1271757

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 01, 2020
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the con game by President Trump over the election he lost & is taking donations for his campaign introduced; Attorney General William Barr quoted {to the AP} on there being no fraud in the election despite what he earlier said about voter fraud. [On Fox, voice of TRUMP - talks about voting machine glitches moving thousands of vote: absolute fraud.] [On "60 Minutes," former cynersecurity agency head Chris KREBS - says there is no foreign or domestic power flipping votes: a secure election.] The death threats against Krebs noted. [On talk radio, voice of Trump campaign lawyer Joe diGENOVA@- says Krebs is a class A moron who should be taken out at dawn & shot.] [Georgia voting systems manager Gabriel STERLING@- calls for an end to acts of violence & threats.] The death threats against the Georgia Secretary of State noted; Trump requests for donations quoted, but the money goes not to the Trump defense fund: another Trump con.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The White House response to Barr's comments there was no vote fraud & the "disinformation for dollars" campaign, that Trump attorney Rudolph Giuliani & others are appealing for blanket pardons because of the incoming President-elect Joe Biden administration that could prosecute & *perhaps a Trump event around the Inauguration Day discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Evan Perez) Court documents about a bribery scheme involving donations for a pardon & news about Barr & an investigation by John Durham that is yet undone discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John Dean & David Axelrod about pardon schemes. [DEAN - offers views on the documents about the law & a donation for pardon scheme.] [AXELROD - offers views on whether anyone from the White House was involved in pardons, on the Ford-Nixon pardon, Giuliani talking about a "preemptive pardon."]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim;
Perez, Evan
Duration:
00:19:40

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