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News Wrap: Trump nominee for USDA chief scientist withdraws

Clip: 11/02/2017 | 4m 7s

In our news wrap Thursday, former Trump campaign official Sam Clovis has withdrawn as the nominee for chief scientist at the Agriculture Department. Clovis faced criticism for a lack of science credentials and for ties to another campaign adviser who admitted to lying about Russian contacts. Also, former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort attacked the evidence against him in the Russia probe.

Aired: 11/02/17

Expired: 12/02/17

Rating: NR

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