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Weiner / Twitter Scandal #995575

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 07, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The pressure of Representative Anthony Weiner to step down due to the Twitter scandal with the call for a House ethics investigation introduced; ethics manual quoted. [Representative Eric CANTOR - says he should resign.] [Today, WEINER - responds; says he is not resigning.] A letter from Representative Nancy Pelosi quoted. [Senator Harry REID - jokes.] [Yesterday, WEINER - defends his communications; denies violating ethics laws.] [WEINER - denies any coverup.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash, Paul Begala and David Gergen the Weiner story. [BASH - says Weiner may not be punished for violating rules: it is a political issue; states his lies made it worse for the Democratic leadership.] [BEGALA - says everything is about politics and there is an ethics process; comments on the issue of the use of government resources; raises the issue of Senator David Vitter.] [GERGEN - explains why he doubts Weiner can survive; notes the political aspect to this for Democrats.]

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