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Campaign 2020 / Trump vs. Biden / Election Conspiracy Theories / Schiff Interview #1276698

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 21, 2020
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(Studio: John Berman) A Keeping Them Honest look at "a president 'obsessed'" over his presidential election defeat with conspiracy theorist Sidney Powell, along with former national security adviser Michael Flynn, among the group as the president appears obsessed with overturning the election introduced. [On Thursday, on NewsMax, FLYNN - says President Trump could seize the election machines & use troops to rerun the election.] [Former New Jersey Governor Chris CHRISTIE - says Flynn never belongs near the White House: he is dangerous.] [To CNN, Attorney General William BARR - says a special counsel is not appropriate.]

(Studio: John Berman; White House: Jeremy Diamond) How Trump is committed to overturning the results of the election while considering a range of options, including martial law as suggested by Flynn, on how they will object to the certification of the election on January 6, what Trump is doing in the White House with Powell & Trump attorney Rudolph Giuliani present & his consideration of pardons discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with Representative Adam Schiff about Trump. [SCHIFF - offers views on the discussion of martial law, how Trump would like to be an autocrat so he is creating a class of aggrieved Americans who believe the election was stolen with the question being will politicians stand up to him, how Barr has politicicized the office until now as he prepares to leave office, on the huge cyber attack on the US, which finds Trump blaming China, not Russia, on why Trump may continue to favor Russian President Vladimir Putin, on how his rule has set a precedent that harms the country with the idea of a stolen election.]

Reporter(s):
Berman, John;
Diamond, Jeremy
Duration:
00:15:10

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