PBS NewsHour

Trump rejects need for special counsel on Russia probe

Clip: 05/18/2017 | 8m 55s

President Trump expressed displeasure at the naming of a special counsel during a news conference at the White House, saying he believes “it divides the country.” William Brangham reports on the fallout of the Justice Department announcement, then John Yang and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest from Capitol Hill and the White House.

Aired: 05/18/17

Rating: NR

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