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CNN Transcripts for August 5, 2018

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• President Trump Now Taking A Firm Stance On The True Purpose Of The Sit Down; Maria Butina, The Russian Charged With Spying; President Has Accused Russia And China Of Interfering With North Korean; President Trump Has Vowed To Wipe Out MS-13. Aired 4-5p ET
• Trump Depends Son's Meeting With Russians As "Totally Legal"; GOP Lawmaker: Trump "Should Be Straightforward" About Russia; Venezuela's Maduro Survives Apparent Assassination Attempt; Renewed Iran Sanctions To Go Into Effect Tomorrow; Pope Declares Death Penalty "Unacceptable"; Search For Missing Toddler Uncovers 11 Starving Children; Russia Tasks Actor Steven Seagal With Improving U.S. Ties. Aired 3-4p ET
• Tensions With Iran Continue To Rise As The U.S. Prepares To Impose Renewed Sanctions; Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Surviving An Apparent Assassination Attempt; Nearly A Dozen Children Have Been Found Held Captive And Malnourished Wearing Nothing But Rags; The Letter Q Is Front And Center At Multiple Trump Events. Aired 2-3p ET
• Tune change in 2016 Trump Tower meeting; NRA and GOP infiltrated by Russian woman alleged as spy; Cause of Carr Fire known; Train derailment in Pittsburgh; Update on Hurricane Hector in Hawaii; Reward for information on missing Iowa student; Trump insults Lebron James, Don Lemon and Maxine Waters on Twitter. Aired 5-6p ET
• President Today Steering The Trump Tower Meeting Story In Another Direction Again; The President Doesn't Tell The Truth At Least Seven Times A Day On Average; Wife Of A U.S. War Veteran And Former Marine Deported By The U.S. Government Under President Trump's Immigration Policy; Cal Fire Officials Now Know What Sparked The Car Fire In Redding, California. Sparks Apparently From A Flat Tire Causing The Blaze That Has Claimed Seven Lives Venezuela's President The Victim Of An Apparent Assassination Attempt; President Trump Withdrew From The Iran Deal; Strange Right Wing Conspiracy Group Is Turning Up More And More At Trump Rallies. Aired 7-8p ET
• Trump Acknowledges Trump Tower Meeting Was About Clinton Dirt; 11 Kids Rescued from Poor Living Conditions in New Mexico. Aired 6-7p ET
• President Trump at Rally Tonight Again Calls Russia Probe a Hoax; Prosecutors Highlight Paul Manafort's Lavish Spending, Bookkeeper Testifies He Was Broke By 2016; Sources: Alleged Russian Spy Bragged About Her Ties to Russian Intelligence When Drunk. Aired on 8-9p ET
• Venezuelan President Blames "Right Wing" for Assassination Attempt; Some U.S. Communities Rocked by MS-13 Murders. Aired 12- 12:30a ET
• Venezuelan President Blames "Right Wing" for Assassination Attempt; First Lady Breaks Ranks with President Trump; Bangladesh Protests. Aired 2-2:30a ET
• Venezuelan President Blames "Right Wing" for Assassination Attempt; First Lady Breaks Ranks with President Trump; Zimbabwe Election; Bangladesh Protests; Teaching Children Empathy. Aired 3- 3:30a ET
• Venezuelan President Blames "Right Wing" for Assassination Attempt; Zimbabwe Election; 2018 Midterms; Russia Investigation; Druze Protests against Israel; Dems Search for Winning Strategy; Bangladesh Protests; Some U.S. Communities Rocked by MS-13 Murders; TSA Considers Drastic Budget Cuts; Orca's Grief Echoes Her Species' Fight for Life. Aired 4-5a ET
• Venezuelan President Blames "Right Wing" for Assassination Attempt; First Lady Breaks Ranks with President Trump; 2018 Midterms; Zimbabwe Election; California Wildfires; Korea Tensions; Bangladesh Protests; Toxic Red Tide Ravages Florida. Aired 5-6a ET