PBS NewsHour

How a president's call to a foreign leader becomes a memo

Clip: 09/26/2019 | 5m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

How does the White House capture a conversation between a president and another foreign leader? And who gets to review that material afterward? For more context on the phone conversation between President Trump and Zelensky, Judy Woodruff talks to Larry Pfeiffer, former senior director of the White House situation room.

Aired: 09/26/19

Rating: NR

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