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Campaign 2020 / Trump vs. Biden / Trump Court Challenges / A Discussion #1272823

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 09, 2020
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at "simply madness" that is President Trump, who only cares about one thing: continuing to challenge the election results, introduced; details given about the latest case brought out of Texas. [July 22, TRUMP - says his first duty is to protect the American people.] [Trump campaign witness Mellissa CARRONE@- says the poll book is off by 100,000 votes.] [Lincoln Project co-founder George CONWAY@- calls the allegations garbage & absurd.] The positions of Republican Senators Mitt Rommey & Jon Cornyn & Ted Cruz on the lawsuits while attorneys Trump attorney Rudolph Giuliani & Jenna Ellis have the coronavirus noted; threats against Michigan state representative Cynthia Johnson played & what Representative Kevin McCarthy said about the electoral votes quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The latest rationale for taking a case to the Supreme Court, how election denial is threatening democracy, how Trump wants "Lyin' Ted" Cruz to present his case & how millions of people believe him discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash & John Dean about the Texas lawsuit. [From Los Angeles, DEAN - offers views on how there is no merit to the Texas lawsuit, on the caliber of Trump's legal team, on Trump's unprecedented action with party support: denying the will of the people.] [From Washington, BASH - offers views on why Cruz is involved in this Texas court case, on how much Republicans {except McCarthy etc.} will accept the results next week, on how Trump will be a huge presence in party politics whether or not he runs in 2024.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:17:50

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