PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Trump reportedly urged senators to end probe

Clip: 12/01/2017 | 3m 7s

In our news wrap Friday, The New York Times reports that President Trump spoke to several Republican senators over the past summer to urge them to end an investigation of Russia's meddling in last year's election. Sen. Richard Burr confirmed the report. Also, Politico reported that Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, settled a sexual harassment claim for $84,000 in government funds in 2014.

Aired: 12/01/17

Rating: NR

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