Lanny Davis on whether he tried to kill Ronan Farrow's Weinstein story

Davis joins "The View" co-hosts to discuss his new book, representing Harvey Weinstein and more.
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Transcript for Lanny Davis on whether he tried to kill Ronan Farrow's Weinstein story
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