CBS News defends holding Trump’s call for calm until it aired on ‘60 Minutes’

CBS News’ “60 Minutes” — which scored the first full sit-down with Donald Trump since he became president-elect — is facing questions over what it chose not to release from the interview before it aired. During the interview, taped Friday afternoon at Trump Tower in New York City, “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl asked Trump if he had a message for his supporters who have reportedly been harassing Latinos and Muslims since Trump’s election victory. “I would say, ‘Don’t do it, that’s terrible,’ because I’m gonna bring this country together,” Trump said.

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