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hello, everyone. at this hour, a judge sides with former president trump and blocks access to the documents found in mar-a-lago. plus, students in uvalde, texas, return to school for the first time after the massacre that killed 19 children and 2 teachers. and it a tragic end to the search for a missing woman in memphis. as police identify the body of eliza fletcher. this is what we're watching at this hour. >> thank you so much for being here, everyone. i'm kate bolduan. it is a big break and a tragic outcome in the case of a missing woman in tennessee.
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police are just identified the body of eliza fletcher, a school teacher and mother of two children. she was abducted while jogging early friday and now the man charged with first degree murder just wrapped his first court appearance. gary tuchman is live at the courthouse in memphis with more on this. what's the very latest? >> kate, ten minutes before this arraignment was scheduled for an accused kidnapper, it ultimately became an arraignment for accused murderer. we were informed by the memphis police that the body that was recovered last night was identified as eliza fletcher. such a sad outcome. this woman who was kidnapped on friday had been missing since then. before her body was found, the arraignment was scheduled in the court for cleotha abston. we saw him coming in. he was wearing a mask, hard to tell what his facial expressions were because of the mask, but he looked impassive, he looked impatient. he had handcuffs behind his back. the only thing he said was yes when he had to swear he didn't have enough money to pay for an
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attorney so a public defender was given to him. he was arraigned officially on the kidnapping charges and then the prosecutor said your honor, we want to tell you we're also adding a first degree murder charge. the judge said we need to hold another arraignment. that will take place tomorrow. the prosecutors don't want hill to have bail. he has $500,000 bail right now on the kidnapping charge. the prosecutors want to completely revoke it. that will be heard tomorrow. either way, a sad and tragic outcome, and this accused murderer is no stranger to jail bars. in the year 2000, he was found guilty of kidnapping another person, kidnapping a man, a lawyer here in memphis who escaped. he served 20 years behind bars. he got out of prison in november of 2020, a little less than two years ago, and now he's back in jail again and he will be awaiting a trial ultimately or plea bargaining perhaps some day, but either way, he's in a lot of trouble because he's now accused of first degree murder
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of this 34-year-old mother of two little children, wife, and school teacher. very sad story, kate. >> really is horrible. gary, thank you so much for being there and for your reporting on this. we'll stick close to you. also this morning, new developments in the investigations into former president donald trump and the 2020 election. cnn has obtained video showing a georgia republican county official escorting people hired by an attorney for trump into the county's election office on the same day a voting system there was illegally breached. the video does shed new light on how those around trump tried to seek evidence of voter fraud often with the assistance of sympathetic local officials. and separately, a federal judge has granted trump's request for an independent special master to review material taken from mar-a-lago last month. this ruling, a win for trump that could slow down and complicate the government's criminal probe. >> first, let's start with the new reporting out of georgia. cnn's drew griffin has more on the new surveillance video
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that's been unearthed. >> we wanted to show you video of the woman that was involved in this guise. her name is cathy lathem. breaches like this, kate, are happening across the country. voting machines in swing states have been tampered with and are under investigation. the video we want to show you actually is cathy lathem, she's the gop chairman, the former gop chairman of coffee county, georgia. and we obtained this surveillance showing her at the offices where she is, and this is her leading in donald trump's or people connected with donald trump's attorney, sydney powell. this is -- i just want to tell our operator to scroll up a little bit because i'm going to try to show you this. this is the same woman who signed on as one of the fake electors in the documents that
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declared donald trump winner of the 2020 election. lathem can be seen escorting that team in there. this is the same day that it was violated, as you said, kate. what's important here is this county voted 70% for donald trump, which means they weren't looking for actual vote fraud. they were looking for access to the machines. that's what's being alleged here. and i also want to show you some additional video we have because a couple of weeks after this, kate, a fellow by the name of doug logan, he was the head of cyber ninjas, the same outfit that ran that arizona audit, partisan audit, and also was involved in michigan where an investigation has got a group of co-conspirators trying to access and tamper with voting machines, all under investigation. he was at the same place in coffee county. they believe to show, shows this
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coordinated kind of effort to try to find what they never could find, kate, was any kind of evidence of machine-based voter fraud that would somehow magically overturn this election for donald trump. this is all about this investigation that continues to happen in georgia, in michigan, and other states around the country. >> so much to this, and more than one state now, as you're laying out. good to see you, drew. thank you. >> joining me now, cnn senior legal analyst elie honig and kara scannell. kara, we're going to get to drew's reporting in a moment but i wanted to ask you first about, you have some important reporting about this judge, judge aileen cannon, blocking doj. blocking doj from further using any of the material seized from mar-a-lago and putting in place this special master. what happens next now that we have finally this decision from her? >> so, the first immediate
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question is what will the department of justice do? they're reviewing the decision and everyone is waiting to see if they're going to file an appeal because a number of lawyers have pointed out that there could be some fertile ground for them to challenge here. but they may choose not to. now, assuming that they don't, we're at least as things stand now, the judge has set a deadline for friday in which she wants both attorneys for the former president and the justice department to submit a joint filing with a list of candidates who could potentially serve as a special master. some of these people, they'll have to have security clearances because of some of the highly classified documents that were within the 11,000-plus that were taken at mar-a-lago. she's also asking them to come up with an outline of essentially what the special master's duties will be and what the limitations will be as well as a schedule and who is going to pay for this. if it will be something they split or if one side will pick up more of the tab than other. >> just to the big question, do you think doj should appeal? >> it's interesting because if
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this was law school, of course, because they lost and there's legal conclusions the judge drew about executive privilege and the role of a special master that doj has to dislike in a serious way. but, we're in reality here. you have to think practically. the biggest concern doj has with this special master is delay. it will take weeks, probably a month or more, for the special master to get through this. now, if you appeal, you go to the 11th circuit court of appeals, a very conservative court of appeals. usually seen as the second most conservative of the 13 different courts of appeals we have in the federal system. the appeal itself will almost certainly take longer than the amount of time it would take a special master to go through the documents. keep in mind if you're doj, if you appeal to the 11th circuit and win, donald trump is going to get up to the next level to the supreme court. that's even more delay. >> how can the justice department, though, continue its investigation without access to everything that has already been taken? >> they're in a really awkward position. if you look at the ruling, the judge doesn't necessarily say
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you must seize and desist all investigation. the judge specifies you cannot use these documents in your investigation. where do you draw the line? they can no longer go through the documents, but can you do an interview with a witness that is informed by one of the documents? the judge has left a lack of clarity to some extent on what doj can and cannot do. do they want to try to continue the investigation separate and apart from the documents or are they going to be worried it's all seen as one thing and why even go there. >> how much does this slow down or stop the criminal investigation until it moves forward? >> a question of how long the special master will take. there have been other examples. i'll give you one example. when michael cohen was a subject of a search warrant, the special master was a retired federal judge from here in new york, barbara jones. it took her four months to get through the documents. april to august of 2018. however, however, there we were talking about a number of laptops, phones, electronic devices. the amount of information on a
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phone and laptop is many times more than can be obtained than dozens of hard copy boxes. >> there's another aspect, the judge made clear she thinks the former president is, i'll describe it as like a special category. one place she writes about it in the order is as a function of plaintiff's former position as president of the united states, the stigma associated with the subject seizure is in a league of its own. in doing so, she's -- would you say she's completely rejecting the department of justice's argument, even from the attorney general and down, when pressed with any aspect of charging donald trump, everyone should be treated the same. >> it's interesting because there are two angles to this here. she's saying, remember, this was a magistrate judge who signed off on the search warrant and within that search warrant had signed off the way that they would handle sifting through these materials and looking for attorney/client privilege. there was a specific protocol in place in that search warrant. so she's setting that aside and saying she thinks it needs to be
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handled differently. she's saying also she's doing this for the perception of fairness. we heard this in some of these other special master cases. they want to be above the fray. she says the former president may be wrong on this claim of executive privilege, but he should have the right to bring this up legally. but it is a complete rejection of the department's position. they say there is zero place for a special master here, that the special master has been used in the context of attorney/client privilege but never before with executive privilege which the department of justice is part of that. >> that becomes super complicated. i do want to ask while we have time about georgia and what drew was reporting and zach has been reporting as well on the new surveillance video. now you have surveillance video into this question of tampering with the 2020 election. how does this change, do you think, the ongoing investigation, if at all, into kind of the fake elector scheme? >> if this is proven out, if
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there is proof the people in the surveillance video actually tampered with the election machines and what do we mean by tampering, but if that can be proven out, that changes everything. we know what they're investigating down in georgia is this fake elector scheme, the certificates, the pieces of paper that say these are the electors for donald trump. there's a defense there, the defense would be, we weren't trying to trick anybody. we're saying if he happens to win in court, these are the people who are going to cast electoral votes. but if you are hacking into, breaching election machines, i don't see a defense to that. that could be different in kind if it's proved. >> does this suggest anything about how close this part of the investigation could get to donald trump? >> well, look, the people we saw in that video are several steps removed from donald trump. you had to go through sydney powell, but i think big picture, the fulton county district attorney's investigation seems to be moving more quickly and more directly towards real power sources than any of the other pending investigations. >> interesting.
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thank you so much. >> coming up for us, students in uvalde, texas, are returning to their classrooms for the first time since the massacre at robb elementary school. a community still hurting. a community still demanding accountability and answers. we'll take you to uvalde next.
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they are not going to protect us. those are the words of an 8-year-old boy in uvalde, texas, starting third grade today. a first day back to school for so many children and so many families and a community all still grieving the tragedy that hit robb elementary school just three months ago. 19 students, 2 teachers shot and killed inside their classrooms. cnn's ed lavendera is live for
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us at this hour. what is it like there today? >> well, kate, everyone here knows this isn't the way the first day of school is supposed to go. so many emotions that people are dealing with. teachers trying to put on the best possible face, greeting children here at the school campuses with smiles this morning, but everyone knows this is a far cry from what a normal first day of school should be like. this is the first time students across uvalde are gathering inside classrooms since the tragic shooting back in may where 19 children and 2 teachers were killed. the school you see behind me, this is where last year's second and third graders at robb laempt who are now third and fourth graders will attend classes this yoor. we saw a pmixture of smiles, a lot of apprehension and nervousnnervous ness among families. officials have added 33 texas state troopers to campuses across the city.
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there's also eight-foot fencing around several campuses, so these are some of the security measures that are being taken. despite all of that, there is still a great deal of apprehension, especially among the families of the victims. we spoke with brett cross who is raising his -- who was raising his nephew as his own son, usigha garcia. he has four other children in uvalde schools and he talks about how difficult this first day of school will be for their family. >> the school says that they're doing certain things, but then you look around and they're not done. this is something that terrorizes you daily and nightly. i close my eyes, all i see is my son, i hear the gunshots. you know? it's something that doesn't ever go away. >> and kate, so you know, the apprehension and nervousness that so many families feel.
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there are more than 130 students who parents have chosen to do virtual schooling instead of attending in person. it speaks to the nervousness and apprehension so many families have. >> understandable. good to see you, ed. thank you for being there. >> joining me to talk more about this is jesse, an uncle to jackie casarez who was 9 years old when she was killed at robb elementary. thank you for being here. what does today mean for the community and for the casarez family? >> it's a somber feeling, ma'am. it's a sad day, knowing they're not able to send their youngest to school. the oldest one, jasmine, is a senior in high school, and she went to school, but it's a somber moment, a sad moment. >> i was going to ask you about her big sister. first, we're looking at pictures of you with jackie at her first communion that was just before all this happened.
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she would be starting fifth grade today. this is one of the many tough milestones i have been thinking about that you all will be facing. what are you remembering about jackie today? >> her beautiful smile. just the way she hugged and welcomed everybody. the care she had for anyone, all the little pets, the little animals she had. it's just terrible. she's missed, for sure. >> you mentioned jackie's big sister, who is a senior this year. she's talked very publicly about how scared, terrified she said, to go back for her final year. she even told texas lawmakers in june, she said i have my senior year, and that's it. am i going to survive it? you said she's headed back today. how is she feeling or what was that -- what can you tell us about that decision and that conversation about what she was
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going to do? >> i know that it was a tough decision. at the beginning, she wasn't sure what she was going to do. she debated to go virtual or go in class, and it was a tough choice. but she felt that her type of learning that she's better served if she actually would attend class. it's worrisome for the entire family. we all are concerned about the security measures, things at school. but jasmine knows that that's going to be the best type of setting for her and her learning. >> the safety measures that they have put in place since that horrible day, the fencing and cameras, more public safety officers working at the schools, do you think this is enough to keep people safe? and also to help students and families feel safe? >> it's a beginning of something. i think they're trying to do
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what's right. it's just, it's tough for the family members, especially, because we haven't received the transparency we have been asking for. we haven't received the accountability we have been asking for. we feel that having the same type of leadership is just not acceptable. the same people that were on duty, so to speak, that day, not just police officers but across the board beginning with the superintendent, they're still the people in charge. and those are the people that we get the pushback when we ask tough questions. we have asked them certain things, and they seem to either not want to answer the question, don't want to be transparent or they're simply negligent. so when you have to make the decision whether to send your kid back to school, you have to look at the big picture. if you see that, it's tough to trust it. although i understand that the students have to move forward, and they have to continue going to school, but it is a tough
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decision, though. >> sure is. you know, the entire world is seeing today really once again the amazing resilience of the children of uvalde, just showing some video of just bright smiling faces getting out of cars and great teachers welcoming them to their classrooms today. what is your biggest wish for these little ones as they start the new school year? >> i wish that they remain strong. it's tough. i see them as innocent children, and it's very -- i can imagine the challenge that they're faced with. you know, and i'm glad that the teachers, the principals, they're making them feel welcome, at ease. i understand there's a lot of troopers out there, there's going to be counselors out there. it's tough for everybody, tough for parents, tough for the community. but the children are the toughest ones. i wanted to share something with
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you, if i may. one of my friend's children, she's 9-year-old, she was at robb, grandchild, she was at robb that day, and the child actually decided to have a keychain with all of the names of the children, of the children and teachers that passed away that she created this keychain with all their names, letter by letter, as i was told the story this morning, it brought me to tears. i think, just the thought of a 9-year-old asking the parent, can you take me to the local store to buy these things so i can build something, and to sit letter by letter, name by name. just amazing, the feelings they have. but at the same time, the innocence that was stolen from them. you know, it's something she should be focused on what am i going to wear the first day, what kind of shoes am i going to
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buy? it breaks my heart, and that's just one story. there's stories like that. >> so many stories. >> it breaks my heart. >> just the strength that she had and presence of mind to want to carry the memory of everyone that was lost that day. all of had fellow students, and carry them with her on her backpack is just equal parts tragic and so, so unbelievably sweet. thank you so much for coming on to speak with us. we will hold up and remember jackie today and many days. thank you so much. a car within my budget. i'm just happy i was able to pickck this baby. good on ya! we'll drive you hahappy at carvana. my most important kitchen tool? my brain. so i choose neuriva plus. unlike some others, neuriva plus is a multitker supporting 6 key indicators of brain health.
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new this morning, a source telling cnn russia is in the process of buying millions of rockets and artillery from north korea. and they plan to use the weapons in ukraine. let's go to kylie atwood, live at the state department with this new reporting. kyle a, tell us more what you're learning. >> yeah, well, kate, according to this u.s. official, based on newly declassified u.s. intelligence, russia is in the process of buying weaponry from
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north korea. as you were saying, those rockets and that artillery, it is something that russia needs on the battlefield in ukraine. and that is why u.s. officials believe that they are in the process of buying this right now. we don't know exactly when it's expected to get to russia, but i aubt to read a quote from a u.s. official that points to the impact that sanctions are having, and that being one of the reasons this purchase is in the process of happening. saying, quote, this purchase indicates that the russian military continues to suffer from severe supply shortages in ukraine due in part to export controls and sanctions. we expect russia could continue to purchase additional north korean military equipment going forward. now, we should note, kate, that just last week, the russians reportedly, according to u.s. intelligence, picked up iranian drones. it's very clear right now that these sanctions are having an impact on the russian weaponry. now, of course, when it comes to the russian economy, the impact
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sanctions can have there is a bit blunted because of the income russia continues to have due to its energy sales. but the u.s. is watching closely as russia is turning to these rogue nations to try and be able to sustain this war in ukraine. kate. >> yeah, seems clear it's having an impact on their ability to resupply, at least on the b battlefield. thank you. coming up for us, the nation's top health officials making the case today new covid boosters will be like the annual flu shot. what you need to know next. the , and nightlight maker? that's a lot. so, adding “and stududent” might feel daunting. but what if a school could be thehere for all of you? career, and family and finances and mental health. happy birthday. well, it can. national university, supporting the whole you.
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let's go to tennessee right now where the memphis police chief is speaking after the body was identified of the missing teacher iliza fletcher. >> it was nothing less than symphonic. we are also very grateful for the hundreds of tips that came through our crimestoppers and other platforms from our citizens at large.
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our engaged and supportive community is truly our most valued asset. just remember that this still is an ongoing investigation. at this time, i would like to bring up fbi special agent in charge, doug corneski. >> good morning. first and foremost, on behalf of the fbi, i want to extend the extreme sympathy and condolences of our office to the family and friends of eliza. while most of us did not know her prior to this tragedy, through the course of the recent investigation, we got a small glimmer into the light that she was to her family and friends and community. next, i want to commend the immense collaborative efforts of the local, state, and federal law enforcement during this
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investigation. as a family knows, every possible resource that we had as a law enforcement community to include the fbi was brought to bear to both find eliza and her perpetrator and hold him accountable. and last, i want to thank the community for their support during this investigation, the many tips and leads we received. we are a member of this community as well. and this situation, this tragedy impacts us deeply as well. so with that, i want to again thank the community. next, i'll be followed by the acting assistant special agents in charge, ali roberts from atf. >> first, on behalf of atf, i would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends affected by this tragedy. no resources were spared to locate and arrest the individual
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responsible for this incomprehensible violent crime. atf utilized resources such as assigning special agents, our canine, and using the e-trace database and our expertise as we worked with state and local partners to bring about justice to the family and friends in reference to this tragedy. i would like to bring next up u.s. marshal tyrese miller. >> thank you. good afternoon. on behalf of the united states marshal service, we certainly want to extend our sincere condolences to the family of eliza fletcher, her friends and family and those that knew her. as i understand it, she touched many lives, and certainly a loss. as i have said on numerous occasions, the marshal service has a very unique relationship with the memphis police
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department. at any time they call, we're there to assist. we were glad to receive that call on saturday when a suspect had been identified. we then went about finding the suspect vehicle in question, as well as the suspect himself. he was spotted -- the vehicle was spotted in an apartment complex, and we also conducted surveillance on him. then when he tried to make a move, we went in and made the arrest safely, and took him into custody and turned him over to the custody of the memphis police department. after that, we also participated in the search efforts to find ms. fletcher, all day sunday and all day monday. and as has been stated, it was not the outcome we were looking for. we were dedicated and committed to continuing those search
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efforts to assist our partners until she was found. next, i will turn it over to district attorney general. >> thank you. good morning. i also want to add my condolences to the condolences of my office to the family of liza fletcher. to lose someone so young and so vital is a tragedy in and of itself, but to have it happen in this way with a senseless act of violence is unimaginable and we express our deepest condolences. we're praying for them. i'm praying for liza and praying for the family. with respect to the family, both law enforcement and our office was in contact with the family throughout this long weekend. they have been fully cooperative throughout that entire process and in contrast to whatever baseless speculation you might have seen, we have no reason to think this was anything other than an isolated attack by a
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stranger. with respect to the family, we were in touch with them, as i said, throughout the course of the weekend. i visited with the family personally over the weekend. i also visited them this morning when we had terrible news to deliver to them. and i have a message from the family that i want to express to all of you. the public, but also the media. please respect their privacy. please allow them to grieve. at an appropriate time, they will be making a statement, i believe a written statement will be forthcoming, but we really do ask that you avoid intrusive questioning and respect their privacy. i also want to take this opportunity to commend all of law enforcement, the people behind me and all of the agencies they represent. i had the opportunity to go to the command center over the course of the weekend. i saw with my own eyes the seamless cooperation among all of them. chief davis referred to a moment
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ago as symphonic. i think that's entirely appropriate adjective. i watched myself how they cooperated and i was very impressed with the speed with which they developed leads, the speed with which they turned around test results, the diligence with which they coordinated the search efforts. they're all to be commended. as for our office, the defendant was arraigned this morning on charges of kidnapping and tampering with evidence. he'll be arraigned tomorrow morning on new charges we now have to bring of first degree murder, premeditated murder, murder in the course of perpetration of a kidnapping. any kind of violence, of course, is unacceptable, but repeat violent offenders particularly deserve a strong response. that's what they'll get from this district attorney's office. we will continue to cooperate with law enforcement and work
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closely with them as we already have. so that we can do our best to bring justice to this tragic situation. and i'll end there. i'll note that because this is still an ongoing investigation and a pending case, and i as a prosecutor have certain legal limits on what i can say, there are limits to what kind of questions i can answer or can be answered by anybody, but i'll end there. thank you. >> this question is for anyone in law enforcement. do you know a manner of death, a, and b, was she killed in the vehicle? >> it's too early for us to determine place and method of death at this point. >> can you describe -- >> the suspect initially, according to the affidavit, was not being cooperative with authorities. did the suspect ultimately help you find this victim? >> at this time, i can't
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respond. we're still working with that suspect. but at this time, we have not gotten very much information from that individual. >> say that again? >> could anyone else be charged or involved? there it's still early on. we're still uncovering various leads. this is an ongoing investigation. that's a possibility. but at this time, no one else has been charged. >> can you describe how ms. fletcher ended up in the vacant duplex? >> we really don't know at this particular time. we work together to identify various locations, and that was our search concentration, and we are just blessed we were able to identify this location and our officers were successful in finding her. >> thank you all for the questions. that's all the information that we have right now. you can send them to the office if you have any additional questions. >> all right, as we have been listening in, an update from local and federal law
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enforcement agencies involved in the search for the suspect and search for eliza fletcher, as her body was identified this morning. the additional information received, though, is they still, according to the police chief there in memphis, they still have -- the way she put it, not gotten very much information from the man charged. as they said, the investigation continues. a lot of questions yet to be answered. one thing is for sure, as they said, this is not the outcome any of them were looking for. and the poor family of eliza fletcher now dealing with the intense loss in such a violent, violent crime of this young woman. we'll be right back. ur uniqe tub over tub process installed in as little as a day. bath fitter.r. it just fits. visit to book your free consulultation.
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at this hour, the white house covid response team is holding a briefing the nation's top health officials now making the case that new covid boosters will be like the annual flu vaccine for americans. >> we likely are moving towards a path with a vaccination cadence similar to that of the influenza vaccine with annual updated covid-19 shots matched to the currently circulating strains for most of the pop ewe hags. >> elizabeth, what does this mean? >> reporter: that a covid shot could become like a flu shot. let's talk a little bit about flu first. we haven't talked much about it. that's because all the measures we took for covid kept the flu at bay. but there are signs this upcoming season could be bad.
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australia which already had their wenter, had the worst flu season in five years. doesn't mean we will. but it means we might. also social distancing, masking, isolating, have resulted in decreased immunity to flu because so little people had flu. the key now, get both shots, covid and flu, when you go to get your shots in the next couple of months. >> that's why we have two arms, so we can get two annual shots. good to see you. thank you so much. >> also in a little more than an hour, president biden will be l holding a cabinet meeting at the white house. it comes just a day after he made campaign stops in two key battleground states ahead of the november elections. let's go to the white house. cnn's jeremy diamond is standing by at this hour. jeremy, this is the first time this cabinet is actually
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assembling since march. so what's on the agenda? >> reporter: president biden today intending to tout all his administration has accomplished in those six months. a lot of it has come within the last six months when you look at president biden intends to direct his cabinet on swiftly implementing some of the legislation congress has passed and he's signed into law, including the bipartisan act and infrastructure act passing, just the last month and signed into law by the president, so he's going to use this opportunity two months before election day to talk about what his administration has accomplished and how they're going to implement these pieces of legislation. notably, these pieces of legislation, other than the infrastructure act, they're going to tame some time. they probably won't be implemented until the early part of next year. so the president and his
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administration taking the opportunity to focus on those victories and what the progress will look like going forward ahead of these midterm elections. this administration has been trying to turn this midterm election into a choice election by contrasting with republicans, but they believe they have so much more they can run on now. kate. >> it's good to see you. thank you so much. also this today, britain has a new prime minister. queen elizabeth inviting liz trust to form a new government. trust takes over for boris johnson who tendered his resignation today. the new prime minister steps into the job at a very challenging time. max joins us from london now with more on this. max, what's on the agenda, or what is she facing as her first day as prime minister? >> reporter: torrential rain, first of all. it's been a massivedown pour
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here. the plan is for her to be in the street giving the speech straight away, so they might have to move inside. that's the key thing we're waiting for to hear from business trust. what does she expect, what does she want to achieve. most of the country knows very little about her. she's a survivor, she's very tough. she's the longest serve cabinet member in the uk, so she's served under three different prime ministers, and that shows how tactical she is, but the country doesn't know her very well. and through this election campaign, she didn't really give away any detail in her policy. absolutely top of the list is the energy price crisis, so the bills that households are facing escalating and very likely to cause an economic crisis in this country if she does nothing about it. the big challenge, though, is
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she's also promised lower taxes. so somehow she needs to find something like $100 billion to reduce taxes. that's the big immediate challenge, and then we want to hear about where she sees britain on the world's stage because she has a slightly different view from boris johnson who seemed to be close to donald trump, not so close to joe biden, but liz trust also sees the uk as an independent state, not relying on the u.s., perhaps coming close to other countries like israel for example. so where does she see the uk on the world stage, which countries is she going to align with, all of those answers in the next few minutes as she appears in a very rainy downing street. >> seems perfect for london. good to see you. we'll stand by to see what liz trust thooz say in the rain. thank you so much for watching.
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hello and welcome to "inside politics." i'm john king in washington. thank you for sharing your day with us p. joe biden back at work. he keens his cabinet. it's part of a midterm bid to convince voters democrats are the party of doing things and republicans are the party of chaos. plus, a big legal win for donald trump. a federal judge declares the review of the documents seized at mar-a-lago. how that process wil


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