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Campaign 2020 / Trump vs. Biden / Election, Trump & Tuberville / A Discussion #1276552

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 18, 2020
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(Studio: John Berman) One senator's plans to derail the Electoral College meeting to confirm President-elect Joe Biden won the presidential election introduced; scenes shown of Senator-elect Tommy Tuberville's ad with a tweet from President Trump quoted.

(Studio: John Berman; White House: Jim Acosta) The aim of Trump in egging these senators on because it will bring in more donations for him with this being an exercise in fealty for Trump, who is not speaking out on the major issues like coronavirus & the Russian cyber attack: he is a president who has checked out discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Rick Wilson & Kirsten Powers about Trump, Tuberville & the election. [From Washington, POWERS - offers views on Tuberville's thinking when other senators are not going along with the idea of overturning the election, on how the Republicans are in a bind, on the younger Republicans who could see Trump as an obstacle to their own presidential ambitions.] [From Florida, WILSON - offers views on the split in the Republican Party with those seeking re-election backing Trump, how Tuberville is a part of Trumpism that has a fantasy view of the world.] Other material: [Voice of TUBERVILLE - makes misstatements about the government & World War II.]

Reporter(s):
Berman, John;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:12:00

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