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do a lot more activities. we have been restricting him to things that can be done outdoors and masked. so now we'll feel a little more comfortable taking him outdoors and unmasking him there. it will take us a little bit of time to adjust to the unmasking in indoor spaces, but it will allow us to have more freedom with our personal lives and what we do. and for the baby, we'll feel like we have cloaked him in as much prevention as we -- protection as we can. >> reporter: a game changer for a lot of these families, brianna. >> yeah. look, 30,000 kids under 5 hospitalized during the pandemic. suzanne, thank you so much. cnn's coverage continues right now. good morning, everyone. i'm poppy harlow. >> i'm jim sciutto. we're following two major stories this morning. first, they were heavily armed, they were protected, but still waited nearly an hour to save
children's lives. stunning new details and the images this morning on law enforcement's response to the mass shooting at a school last month in uvalde, texas. we are learning that 11 officers responded to robb elementary school within three minutes. they were armed to the hilt. they had protective gear, bulletproof protective gear, but still waited. why? this image obtained by "the austin american statesman" shows an officer with a ballistic shield, 11:52 a.m., 19 minutes after the gunman first entered the school,. >> another image obtained by the texas tribune shows officers with rifles, ballistic shields, and an ax-like tool. so they had all of this, but we do not know, we should note, at this point, what point in the standoff this image was taken. this morning, a father of one of the students killed in the mass shooting tells cnn he cannot
fathom why officers would wait so long to act. >> they're supposed to be trained professionals, bulletproof vests, heavy automatic weapons in their cars. i don't understand the reason why they stood back that long for them to go back in. i mean, somebody has to pay for it. >> when you say you want them to pay, pay how? >> i mean, somebody -- 21 lives under his -- under him. murder charges, 21 murder charges counts. something. >> you just heard that father talking about accountability. we have just learned in the past few moments that school district police chief pete arredondo will testify today before the texas house committee investigating the shooting. that will be behind closed doors. we'll have more on that in just a moment.
also today, in public view, the january 6th committee holds its fourth public hearing, it is expected to highlight former president trump's role in the scheme to get an alternate rogue slate of electors submitted to try to overturn the 2020 election results. and a focus on how trump and his allies pressured state level key officials to do that. among the witnesses this afternoon, key state officials from arizona and georgia. but let us begin this hour in texas, with that critical senate hearing next hour. we begin with rosa flores there. what are we learning, though, about this timeline? just those images, the time stamps, what they had, what they were armed with, what they were protected with, while children had nothing and were trapped. >> you know, poppy, this raises so many questions about the law enforcement response. if you were concerned about the law enforcement response before all of this tranche of
documents, videos, transcripts were released, through various news organizations, now you're even more concerned because now we are seeing for the very first time time stamped photographs of police officers inside the school with long guns, with firepower, with ballistic shields, and the time stamp is 11:52. we know that the shooter entered the school at 11:33. i had a conversation with a law enforcement source that is close to this investigation, and he read a portion of this new timeline to me, and in that timeline, what it shows is that in the first three minutes after the shooter entered the school, 11 police officers entered the school as well. this included officers with long guns, this included police chief arredondo, the individual who now is set to testify before the
texas house behind closed doors. one minute after that, the shooter, according to this timeline, the shooter actually fires his weapon through the door and injures some of these police officers. what this preliminary investigation shows so far is that in the 73 minutes that followed, no one tried to enter through that door. now, here are other things that happened during those 73 minutes. children were calling 911 asking for help, the shooter kept shooting sporadically, again, all of this is according to the timeline, and also this, a transcript that chief arredondo said the following, quote, it is an emergency right now, we have him in the room, he's got an ar-15, he shot a lot, they need to be outside the building prepared because we don't have firepower right now. it is all pistols. i don't have a radio. i need you to bring a radio for
me. we, of course, heard about him not having the radio before, but this includes new details. also, an exchange among agents. agent number one saying, are there still kids in the classroom? if there is, then they just need to go in. agent number two, it is unknown at this time. agent number one, you all don't know if there is kids in there. agent number two, whoever is in charge will determine that. it is important to know we reached out to arredondo's attorney, and we have not heard back, jim and poppy. we continue to push for answers here and to try to obtain as much information to get a clearer picture of this law enforcement response. jim and poppy? >> so disturbing picture. rosa flores, thank you very much. let's get some deeper analysis here, joining us now andrew mccabe of the fbi, senior cnn law enforcement analyst. we're learning more every day,
really, here, and you see that according to the transcripts, the commander on the scene, police chief arredondo, did not want the police to go in because they didn't have enough firepower, but you are seeing images that they have both firepower and protective equipment including ballistic shields. does that, based on what you know so far, show this response to be negligent? >> well, jim, it is inexplicable how the chief could be providing reports from the scene, from inside the school, that directly contradict what we're now seeing in these photographs. it is yet another instance of what is not just negligence, it appears to be just a complete failure of law enforcement command in the middle of an unbelievably intense and important crisis incident. it is just inexplicable. and it is also, you know, made worse by the fact that we have been given really nothing but
kind of conflicting misinformation since this shooting took place. and you can't really take pretty much anything that officials in uvalde tell you at face value, which is why this great reporting by folks in that area really helps us understand what is happening. >> as more evidence comes to light, do you see any potential here, is it getting closer in your view to criminal liability for law enforcement? >> well, as i think most people know, it is incredibly hard to hold law enforcement officers criminally responsible for things that they do during the execution of their duties, when they're within the scope of their employment as the law defines. it is even harder to hold people responsible for failing to do something that in retrospect you think they should have done. so even though this is a -- seems to be a clear case of negligence and you can certainly
expect multiple civil suits by these parents and people involved against the school district, criminal penalties against folks who were part of the response from my perspective still seems probably unlikely, but, boy, you never know. >> there was a tremendous, in fact, a lot of firepower, tremendous amount of firepower there. you saw the weapons the officers were karr carrying. ballistic vests, shields, i saw military-like vehicles outside that classroom. yet they waited more than an hour to go in. and what does this do in your view to the argument we often here after shootings like this that the only way to stop a good guy -- bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun? >> it eviscerates it. speaking as a former fbi s.w.a.t. operator, the weapons and protective equipment you see in those photographs, that's what you need. that is all you need. and in fact the texas training for active shooter response for school-based law enforcement makes it very clear, you don't
wait when there is shooting going on and there is victims inside, you don't wait, you go, even if it is just -- but really had -- the chief said, they had multiple ar-15s, ballistic shields, there is no explanation for why they waited, other than the fact that they were just horribly led by the command at the scene. >> yeah, that's the guidance around the country, go in quickly. andrew mccabe, thank you so much. well, just a few hours from now, the january 6th committee will gavel in its fourth public hearing, expected to present evidence connecting former president trump to the scheme to try to get an alternate rogue slate of electors submitted to overturn the 2020 election results. it will also highlight the pressure campaign on several state -- high level state officials. >> today we're going to hear from state officials in georgia
and arizona. two states that trump lost. this includes georgia's secretary of state brad raffensperger, republican who resisted trump's effort to pressure him to, you'll remember the quote, find the votes necessary for the then president to win georgia. in this, now infamous january 2021 phone call. have a listen. >> so, look, all i want to do is this, i just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have, because we won the state. >> joining me now is former federal prosecutor and cnn legal analyst jennifer rogers. jennifer, let's begin with the first witnesses, rusty bowers, the republican speaker of the arizona house of representatives who in so many ways was blocking illegal things from happening. he withstood this pressure campaign from trump, giuliani, ginni thomas, the wife of
supreme court justice clarence thomas, he's expected to talk about stopping republican-backed bills that would have allowed the state legislature to overturn the results of the 2020 election. he got phone calls from trump. he got phone calls from giuliani. he got emails from ginni thomas. look at all that incoming he took and yet he blocked it at every point. what are you listening for specifically from him? >> well, so we know that the call to brad raffensperger, which we heard a little piece of, was recorded. so we heard that. we haven't heard a recording, i don't think, one exists, of these calls, and this pressure. it is going to be interesting to hear from bowers and his own words what was said, what was he told, is it similar to what raffensperger was told. these people were on the front lines and they did withstand the pressure, which is hugely important for our democracy, but we need to know what was in trump's mind, the mind of those around him, as they fulfilled their goals in this plot. >> one of the things we are going to get some more insight into the president's thinking and those conversations from -- we just learned that -- from
politico's reporting this morning that the select committee sent a subpoena to a documentary filmmaker by the name of alex holder who apparently had huge access, extensive access, in the words of committee, to not only the president but his entire team for months leading up to this, throughout the 2020 election. the letter that the committee sent to holder says we understand you have raw footage depicting the january 6th attack, and of president trump and others discussing the november 2020 presidential election results. how significant could that be, especially to the key question of intent? >> so this could be huge because the defense that we're hearing both from the former president and his remarks he's making now and every day and from his supporters is that he really believed he won the election. so in other words, he wasn't trying to steal the election, he was trying to fix the wrong that had been done to him. but we have a lot of evidence that that's not true and it sounds like this filmmaker may have additional evidence of that, if they're talking about we lost, of course we lost, but what can we do to overturn that election and keep me in power, that's going to be key evidence. >> okay.
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of young children have been waiting for, today is the first time that authorized shots of the covid-19 vaccine will be administered to children 6 months to 5 years old. >> cnn's suzanne malveaux joins us from children's hospital in washington. as vaccines have been approved for children, 5 to 11 age category, not a lot of pickup there. lower than among the adult population. i wo wonder is expected for children this young. >> reporter: health officials will tell you 70% of kids have been infected with covid, but they also say this is really important here. it will prevent deaths as well as hospitalizations, and that it is critical that they try to provide at least as much protection as possible. but here this is where they're giving the pfizer vaccine and another one of those challenges, i want to point out here, we see maxwell in the background, 4 years old, he's getting ready, you see the little comfort dog,
facility dog there beside him, just to distract him a little bit. but we're talking about not just one vaccine here, there are three different doses, the first one, the second one comes three weeks later and a third one, eight weeks after that. and so it is certainly a commitment from the parents and from the families as well, had a chance to talk to dr. sarah shaver deroo, she brought in her own son and she said this is a game changer. >> we have been restricting our lives as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and having the opportunity to protect my children as -- of the utmost importance. this will change a lot. we'll allow our older son to do more activities, right now we have been restricting him to things that can be done outdoors and masked. now we'll feel more comfortable taking him outdoors and unmasking him there. it will probably take us a little bit of time to adjust to the unmasking in indoor spaces, but it will allow us to have
more freedom with our personal lives and what we do and for the baby we'll feel like we have cloaked him in as much prevention as -- protection as we can. >> reporter: back to maxwell. he did a great job. great job, buddy! great job! we got a wave and applause. he has 15 minutes and they'll wait here and observe him. this is just one of three. maxwell, you got two more. you going to do it? two more? thumbs up! one of the other things they say, a big thing they have to do, the art of distraction, right, the art of distraction. that's good. that's why they got the facility dogs and they provide games and just sometimes just a squeeze of a hand or a hug will do the job. so there you go. congratulations to maxwell. >> some of the grown-ups. >> last week i was so sad when my 6-year-old went to get her booster and i said come sit on my lap, she said, i don't need
to, mom, i got this. take it while you can get it with getting the shot on their lap. >> heart breaker. >> i know. suzanne, thank you for the good update there from washington. next hour we'll speak one on one with the cdc director rachelle wolensky. despite rising gas prices, it does seem americans are still ready to hit the road for vaccination this summer. aaa already predicting that more people will drive this july 4th weekend than ever before. >> president biden, though, is considering a federal gas tax holiday, it could lower gas prices as much as 18 cents a gallon. here with us is cnn chief business correspondent christine romans. a lot of politicians float this, i remember, obama, mccain, clinton. politically it is advantageous, it sounds good, but there are real downsides to it as well. >> the public really likes it. the idea of having 18 cents off on a gallon of gas, you need congress to do this too. it couldn't just be the
president alone. it polls very well and would be an instant rebate for so many drivers. but, you know, the drawback is it doesn't really fix the problem to begin with. and a lot of people see it sort of as a gimmick because taxpayers then have to fill that hole anyway because that money is used to fix roads and do infrastructure projects and run state agencies. it is 18.4 cents. 18.3 cents a gallon is the federal tax. another penny on there, another bit on there that is a fee. and it is different, some states on average have, like, 30 cents more. you are paying a lot in taxes. but it is interesting, poppy, this hasn't changed really the federal tax hasn't changed since the '90s. cars are more efficient. and it is more expensive to maintain our infrastructure. so actually we're behind already and giving a holiday, that's why some people call it a gimmick, but we know that people need the help. when you look at what it costs today to fill up a 15 gallon
tank of gas, compared with last year, that's real money. that's purchasing power. and that's all these people who are heading out to drive this summer, pent-up demand after two years. this is something you see politically why it makes sense to talk about will they be able to get it done? that remains to be seen. >> whole other question. thank you. >> you're welcome. still ahead this hour, russia's warning for americans held now in captivity by russian forces in ukraine. we're going to speak with the family of one of those men, right there, alex drueke, on the latest effort to get him home and what they're hearing. we're also moments away from the opening bell on wall street. u.s. futures higher right now. today opens for the week, the markets were closed yesterday for the juneteenth holiday. investors watching to he is how markets cope.
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there he is, his obituary says he died in mid-may in fighting there at the age of 52. he's survived by his wife and five stepchildren. sad news. right now, russia is refusing to guarantee any protections laid out in the geneva conventions for two u.s. citizens now being held hostage in ukraine. russian-backed separatists captured the american veterans, fighting for ukraine last week. listen to what the kremlin spokesman just told nbc news. >> they're soldiers of fortune and they were involved in illegal activities on the territory of ukraine, and they were involved in firing and shelling our military personnel. they were endangering their life and they should be responsible. they should be held responsible for those -- for those crimes that they have committed.
>> cnn's salma abdelaziz joins us from kyiv. what more are you learning about their fate? >> reporter: poppy and jim, what is extremely concerning is where these men are being held. that's the donetsk people's republic, the dpr, a separatist-backed authority that only russia recognizes, no other country. there is a very worrying precedent set here, just a few days ago, two british nationals and moroccan who also were fighting under ukrainian military command, part of that volunteer foreign fighting force, they were sentenced to death by one of these dpr courts, one of these courts in the donetsk people's republic that again is not recognized by any international body. now, they have been given a month to appeal their verdict, but the reason they were given this sentence, according to the separatist-backed court, they were considered as mercenaries. the separatist-backed court, the
other worrying part about this, in russia, there is a moratorium on the death penalty. in this court in the dpr, they use firing squads to execute people, all of this adding up to an extremely concerning and worrying fate potentially for these two americans, and you might hope here there is a possibility of a prisoner swap. those separatist-backed officials ruling that out, saying they will try these men. a lot to be concerned about. american officials saying they're doing everything they can. they're in touch with all relevant authorities from the red cross to the ukrainian government, but yet another warning of just how dangerous it is for americans to come and fight in ukraine. >> salma abdelaziz, thank you for the reporting from kyiv. joining me now to discuss all this is diana shaw, she is alexander drueke's aunt. thank you so much for joining us this morning. >> thank you. >> first, i got to ask you, how are you doing, how is his mom doing, how is the whole family
doing now? >> well, it is stressful but we're very well supported by family, by friends, by all the prayers of everyone, and especially by the state department. they have been in contact with us every day. >> that's good to hear. i'm sure you've seen the reporting about what russian military officials say that they consider foreigners fighting for ukraine to be mercenaries. what does the state department told you about those comments, and does that make it in the state department's view more difficult to get alex home? >> well, you know, that is a tactic, i think, to distract from the point that, you know, alex and andy were volunteers. they went to help train the ukrainian forces. the ukrainian forces were made up of volunteers largely. they were receiving equipment
that they were unfamiliar with. and alex wanted to go over and help train them. so as volunteers, they are now p.o.w.s, prisoners of war. no matter what the russian government tries to label them as, they should be treated as p.o.w.s. >> there are videos of alex since he's been captured here, cnn does not broadcast them because it shows them speaking under duress. but i know you built a team of family members to divvy up the jobs here, to help bring him home. one of your brothers you said has been watching the videos. has he or others seen anything in those videos that give you some hope? >> absolutely. first of all, when we first saw the initial video, it was very short where he was made to read
a statement under duress. it was our first actual confirmation that alex was indeed alive and it was indeed alex in the images that were beginning to come out on social media. we were elated, of course, to know that he was alive. and at that point he looked like he was in relatively good shape. there is a second video where he is allowed to personally address my sister and tell her he loves her and that has been golden. that is the one video we allowed her to have. and i believe she watches it every night before she goes to bed. >> goodness, i'm sure she does. alex, as i understand it, was aware of this very danger to the point where he warned his mother that if he were captured, he might be forced to say things he didn't mean, right, be forced to say things under duress. he knew the dangers. >> yes. he did. he had a 12-year career with the u.s. army. he had two tours in iraq.
and so we were prepared long ago for a situation just such as this. we come from a military family. my father served in korea. my sister's husband served in vietnam. she is of an age where she grew up during the vietnam era. and, you know, understands how these kinds of situations work. >> russia is guilty of alleged war crimes in ukraine. they have been accused by president biden, european officials, and we certainly as journalists have seen a lot of evidence of that. they have not behaved well there, you know that well. i want to give you a moment here to speak to russian officials. what would your appeal to them be about alex? >> my appeal would be that alex and andy are p.o.w.s. they are prisoners of war, even if they were with this ukrainian unit as third country
volunteers. and as such they should be treated that way. the russians and their surrogates should afford them the humane treatment and the protections that are due to prisoners of war. >> well, listen, i hope they're listening. please know that our hearts go out to you. we know you're going through a lot here and we hope that alex gets home safely. >> we really appreciate that. and we ask everyone to call their senators and representatives, thank them for the government's involvement so far, and ask them to please stay the course. >> diana shaw, thanks so much. >> thank you. >> great interview with her. still ahead, at 10:00 a.m., so just less than 30 minutes away, the supreme court will hand down decisions, several key cases remain this term, one of
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overturn roe v. wade, and if the court sides with dobbs here, the abortion bans in at least 13 states would go into effect immediately. >> that includes the state of oklahoma. last month the state signed one of the most restrictive abortion bans in this country, barring the procedure from the moment of fertilization. >> the law allows private citizens to sue abortion providers who knowingly perform or induce an abortion on a pregnant woman. lucy kafanov has more on what this means for women in the state. ♪ >> reporter: joy and eager anticipation as one oklahoma family prepared to welcome its newest member into the world. >> you're safe to share your news, you get excited, we had the nursery getting started. >> reporter: what should have been a happy time for lori soon
turned to crushing devastation. an ultrasound revealed a rare genetic disorder. >> the doctor explained that this disorder is not compatible with life. and it was a little girl. that, you know, she would not be viable, that most children either die during childbirth or shortly after. >> reporter: with no chance of the baby surviving outside the womb, lori made the painful choice to have an abortion. >> that is one of the most difficult things that i've ever had to do. it was the hardest decision. had i been forced to carry that pregnancy knowing i would not get to bring that child home would have caused so much trauma. >> reporter: this was not a decision you took lightly. >> i didn't make that decision lightly or easily. >> reporter: at 23 weeks pregnant, lori was forced to travel out of state for the three-day invasive procedure, at
significant financial and emotional cost. >> you're going to pay with hellfire. >> reporter: she describes being harassed by protesters. >> just the assumption i didn't want my baby, you know, i think that was probably the hardest part. >> reporter: this was a wanted child. >> yeah, absolutely. >> reporter: this was in january, when oklahoma had allowed abortions up to 20 weeks of pregnancy. today, the state has one of the most far reaching abortion bans in the nation, prohibiting the procedure at moment of fertilization, with very narrow exceptions. >> i don't know how much clearer we can be. we don't believe in abortion in oklahoma. we don't want it in our state. >> reporter: that puts us in a very dangerous position here in oklahoma. it is life or death for women. >> it looks great. it is the bladdbladder, the ute the cervix. >> reporter: this doctor's mission is to bring life into the world, but he worries okl oklahoma's anti-abortion law
could have unintended consequences, impacting services like in vitro fertilization. >> there is a sense of panic among patients. patients are concerned they will have access to in vitro fertilization because it is very difficult to read the law and even if you read it, as i did, it is hard to interpret it. there are a lot of ambiguities. >> reporter: abortion is effectively outlawed in oklahoma, with all four of its clinics no longer providing the service. if they can afford it, women seeking an abortion will now need to travel out of state, just like lori did. >> it was incredibly difficult. i still have flashbacks and nightmares and it is hard. and it is -- it will impact me for the rest of my life. >> reporter: one woman sharing her painful journey, trying to end the stigma around abortion. and help others feel less alone. with the supreme court poised to overturn or severely weaken roe v. wade, the legal status of
abortion could be left for individual states to decide. at least 13 have so-called trigger laws that would effectively ban the procedure the moment roe is struck down. if that happens, women will have to travel out of state to get abortion services and there are concerns this will produce an undue burden on low income women, women of color, it would place a strain on states like colorado which have enshrined the right to abortion, but are overwhelmed with a surge in demand. jim, poppy? >> luiz lucy kafanov, thank you much. in a lot of states roe v. wade does not apply anymore. why alabama is the latest test for the republican party. we are in montgomery, coming up. more sun, more joy. neutrogena® beach defense® the suncare brand used most by dermatatologists and their fafamilies, neutrogena® for people with skin.
voters are headed to the polls today in key elections in arkansas, georgia, virginia and the zdistrict of columbia. all eyes are on alabama where katie britt and mo brooks go head to head. >> former president trump once endorsed brooks who has been one of his most vocal supporters in congress, but flipped to britt, the clear front-runner after the first round of voting. kristen holmes live from montgomery, alabama. we have seen this, trump gain his endorsements for where the wind is blowing, but what are republicans there saying as they head into this vote? >> reporter: good morning, jim and poppy. republicans are really divided and not in the exact way you might think.
katie britt, while she is endorsed by donald trump, is not a maga world candidate. she is an intense establishment candidate, backed by mitch mcconnell supported groups, the former chief of staff to retiring senator richard shelby, who trump once called a rino, a republican in name only. so it angered a lot of trump's most ardent supporters when he did rescind that endorsement from mo brooks, when his campaign was struggling. brooks, as you said, was one of trump's most staunch allies. he promoted the lies around the 2020 election. in fact, he spoke at the january 6th stop the steal rally, riling up the crowd, before the deadly riots on the u.s. capitol. so, again, a lot of anger there, but as you noted, britt was already the front-runner when trump slapped in endorsement on her. this is a time when the former president is looking to shore up his status as a kingmaker within the party, after some very high profile defeats last month. one thing to point out is that
brooks is not taking this lying down. he recently said that donald trump is not loyal to anyone or anything except himself. and will be at britt headquarters tonight as the results come in . the other race is for secretary of state. important because this is the person who is going to oversee the elections in the state of alabama. you have two republicans going up head to head, jim ziegler as well as wes alan, both candidates expressed concern around election integrity, ziegler going a step farther, he questions the 2020 election, and he supported by trump ally and election denier mike lindill if t that tells you anything. >> huge responsibility. kristen holmes in montgomery, thank you very much for the reporting. still ahead, outrage as new images are released of officers inside of the elementary school in uvalde, texas. with rifles, and shields and
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this includes decisions that would impact abortion access, gun laws in this country, the epa's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. we'll bring you any developments from the supreme court as soon as they happen. also today, the january 6th committee will hold its fourth public hearing, expected to focus on former president trump's role in the scheme to submit fake slates of electors. and trump's campaign of pressure on state level officials to overturn the election results. among the key witnesses this afternoon, key state officials from arizona, and georgia. there is another major story we're following this morning, we're learning that uvalde, texas, school district police chief pete arredondo will testify today, this before the texas house committee investigating the law enforcement response to the mass shooting last month at robb elementary school. this comes as we're learning new likely disturbing details this morning on law
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