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Gaetz / Sex Investigation / A Discussion #1305031

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 2021
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Report introduced.

(Washington: Paula Reid) The ongoing Justice Department investigation of Representative Matt Gaetz on sex trafficking charges, source reports he showed sex photos to colleagues, what is being investigated reviewed; details given about the probe of Joel Greenberg, who created fake IDs, on how Attorney General William Barr was briefed on the Gaetz investigation, on the reaction of Fox host Tucker Carlson to Gaetz's claims. [On Fox, GAETZ - offers denials of charges.] Gaetz's extortion claim, how the investigation began during the final days of the administration of President Trump discussed.

(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's legal analyst Preet Bharara about Gaetz. [BHARARA - offers views on whether Greenberg has "flipped" against Gaetz as a cooperating witness, on the seriousness of this month-length investigation of Gaetz like the past investigation of Representative Anthony Weiner, on the bizarre nature of Gaetz's claims of being extorted by a former Justice Department official who his been gone two decades.]

Sciutto, Jim;
Reid, Paula

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