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♪ judy: good evening, i'm judy woodruff. on the newshour tonight, price spikes. inflation rises faster than expected, pinching pocketbooks and spooking the markets. then the hearings began. the house committee investigating the capital insurrection formally accuses former president trump of attempting a coup a witnesses testified to the violence of that day. it is friday. david brooks and jonathan capehart weigh in on the hearings and the push for gun legislation in congress. all that and more on tonight's pbs newshour. ♪
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>> and friends of the newshour. this program was made possible for the corporation for public broadcasting and contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. judy: new inflation numbers are out tonight and show the pain has not but is still getting worse. the u.s. labor department reports consumer prices rose .6% in may compared with -- 8.6% in may compared to a year ago, marking the biggest increase in 40 years. president biden focused on inflation and acknowledged the problem is still not under control. >> i understand americans are anxious for good reason. the price of gasoline rose precipitously and it was a
discussion at the table. my administration will do everything we can to lower the prices of the american people. congress has to act. judy: inflation news landed with the thought on wall street. 2.7% to close at 31,392. the nasdaq fell 414 points as 3.5%. the s&p 500 dropped nearly 3%. the indexes were down 4.5%o 5.5%. let's look at the impact of the rising pces and what it means for the finances of working households. michelle is a personal finance columnist for the washington post and joins me now. welcome back to the newshour. what does this news mean for working americans who frankly have been living these numbers
for the past many months? >> it will be tough for them. gas and food costs more. if youe hav rental, r teno t is. to keep enough food on the table and an affordable roof over their heads. judy: what are the items, you just touched on some of them, that are seeing the biggest price hikes. is it across-the-board? >> it is across-the-board. but the things people need the most, gas, food, and housing. if you have to buy a car, it will cost you more. a washing machine will cost you more. the big ticket items that people rely on. if you can't put off that vacation and maybe have a staycation especially if your budget is tight, you will have the do that unfortunately.
don't risk your financial safety by doing something you can't afford. i hate to tell people that because we have been clustered up. some people tighten it so much that they want to scream. we don't know what's going to happen over the summer if inflation will go even higher. judy: you're right about people wanting to get away. is it possible to describe which americans are hit the worst? >> those making minimum wage or just above. if social security is most of the income coming in, even though there was a cost-of-living increase, but it still is in keeping pace with inflation. there are two parts of our
economy. the people complaining about gas prices, but they can bear that cost. i need you all to stop fussing so much because you can do this. tightening for you is eating out one last time this week. the's the part of the american public that was struggling before the pandemic and they have an inflationary crisis. for them, it might mean having two meals instead of three. and for that population, we have to help them. more funds to food banks. help them out. it may be pay their rent for a couple of months so that we can all get through this. what can people do? you can do something. to whom much is given, much is required. help some folks out. give to charities helping feed the poor and helping people with housing. that is how we will get through this together.
if you are doing ok, g ahead and eat out. but if you are not, you've got to pull back. judy: some grim words. it michelle single terry from the washington post, thank you. in other news, the january 6 congressional hearing is set to lay out evidence in detail starting monday after a dramatic opening night. the panel accused president trump an attempted coup. he went online today to deny that he urged his supporters. house to house fighting raged on. when ukrainian officials set up to 200 government troops are dying every day.
the city has been laid waste by round-the-clock russian shelling and as the destruction deepened, ukraine's president threatened -- demanded european states do more. quick -- >> why are people hesitating to block relations with russia when they have been violating all norms of international law? if words are not backed with actions. the democratic system can lose even to our continent. judy: he is fearful as the war drags on, western nations will lose interest. biden says overseas travelers will no longer have to test negative for covid within a day before they fly. the cdc has determined the requirement is no longer necessary. it might be reinstated if a troubling new variant emerges. the u.s. and other western hemisphere nations announced
principles for handling migrants and refugees. they range from humane border management to aid for nations most affected. the u.s. is committing more than $300 million. still to come, lawmakers from both parties discuss the january 6 hearings. david brooks and jonathan capehart way in on the latest political headlines. you came -- ukraine struggles to defend one of the last strongholds in the east. >> this is the pbs from w eta news studios in the west -- in washington. judy: as we reported, plenty of reaction to the first primetime televised hearing from the january 6 congressional committee. they want to make the case that
president trump is responsible for the capitol riot's. a primetime production including some never before sn footage of the january 6 capital attack. at the house committee investigating the assault, they held their first public hearing presenting nearly a years worth of work to the american people. from the start, bennie thompson of mississippi made clear this was no spontaneous riot. >> january 6 was the culmination of an attempted coup. a brazen attempt as one rider put it -- riot her -- rioter put it, to overthrow the government. the violence was no accident. >> we will walk down to the capital. >> and one man refused to accept
the 2020 election results. >> donald trump was at the center of this conspiracy. >> in clip after clip of some of the hundreds of interviews, those closest to mr. trump revealed they knew his claims of election fraud wereaseless and told him so. >> i made it clear i did not agree that the election was stolen. you can't live in a world where the incumbent administration stays in power based on its view unsupported by scific evidence that there was fraud in the election. >> it affected my perspective. i accepted what he was saying. >> he continue to lie about a stolen election.
>> we will never take back our country with weakness. >> inspiring the crowd to attempt to stop the peaceful transfer of power. in an edited compilation, they showed the rage and vlence unfolding outside the capital. while inside, a picture of panic. staffers fleeing the office of republican house minority leader kevin mccarthy. one of two republicans on the panel of nine that was ousted from her party's leadership for taking part. >> i say this to my republican colleagues defending the indefensible. there will come a day when donald trump is gone. your dishonor will remain. among the revelations, she said republicans including scott perry contacted the white house
seeking presidential pardons for their roles in attempting to overturn the 2020 election. and then president trump response to calls for violence. >> the chants to hang mike pence, the president responded with, "maybe our supporters have the right idea. mike pence deserves it." >> caroline edwards, and one of the first knocked unconscious. she fought to hold off the mob. >> i saw a war scene. it's like something out of the movies. i cannot believe my eyes. there were officers on the ground. they were bleeding.
they were throwingp. i saw friends with blood all over their faces. i was slipping in people's blood. >> a filmmaker documenting the participation of far-right extremist groups the proud boys. >> for anyone who did not understand how violent that event was, i saw it. i documented it. >> he spoke with judy woodruff earlier today. >> when we arrived at the mall, we encounter the proud boys already moving toward the capital. what we documented was them walking in a very concerted fashion toward the capital. and there were 200 to 300 cowboys -- proud boys, which was more than what i expected. judy: and so this notion that
the attack on the capital was completely spontaneous, they just wanted>> i wld agree with e everett diet plan, the roadmap -- erudite roadmap that this was not a spontaneous event. i saw a proud boy with a baseball bat. you can see another proud boy with a flagpole that turns out to be an ax handle. they were wearing tactical gear. they had all sorts of offensive weapons with them. why would someone bring a baseball bat to a political rally? >> it was carried by every major network except for fox which aired occasional ups, not
including footage of violence. hosts dismissed the theater -- the hearing as theater. >> i think most americans are sick and tired of the politicization that you are seeing by the democrats to try to change the subject. american people are angry about what joe biden, nancy pelosi, and the far left socialist agenda has done to people. not this hollywood production. >> even former president trump issued a barrage of commentary online. in the current president devote -- invoked how the dangers are ever present. >> it's important for the american people to understand what truly happened. and the same forces remain at work today. >> the committee will lay out additional findings and five more hearings. they argue showing coordination among the attackers, including
how the president pressured the department of justice to overturn a legitimate election. >> opposition is nearly unanimous from house republicans that have attacked the work as a legitimate and politically motivated. lisa spoke earlier with a member of the republican leadership for his reaction. >> jim banks was kevin mccarthy's leader. house speaker nancy pelosi blocked his appointment. they also chaired the republican study committee. and representative banks joins me now. how do you see the hearing last night and the work that the committee is doing? >> last night was no different from what we have seen before. it was a political exercise that
was focused more on the democrats obsession with donald% trump than anything at all about capital security or investigating the events that led up to january 6 so we can prevent something like that from ever happening again. i was disappointed there were not pacific westerns and issues raised last night as there has been throughout all of the activities that addresses the concerns of rank and file capitol police officers who tell me that they weren't prepared for what happened because of a break and how intelligence was gathered and disseminated. they weren't equipped to because they had outdated, faulty, and expired equipment. and they weren't trained for a riot at the capitol. those of the types of answers that if i were the ranking member, that's what we would've focused on. >> i know you're leading a separate investigation and we look forward to what you want to look at and the security concerns. i want you to answer t main thrust of what the january 6
committee is saying here. they are charging president trump was central to what they call a multistep conspiracy to overturn the election results and in causing january 6 itself. does president trump there any responsibility? >> last night, what you saw, was a series of selectively edited interviews he had they recorded all of these interviews but did not present the american people with any evidence that actually shows donald trump directed the attack on the capital. they didn't present it because they don't have it. i can't get over that and the president's speech that day, he told his supporters to go down to the capital and patriotically and peacefully make your voice heard. there hasever been evidence brought forward that shows he did anything other than that. he did not directly attack or tell people to attack the capital or break into the capital. there is no evidence he did that.
>> i do hear your words that he did not direct an attack on the capital. he did not say please go break into the u.s. capitol. we are a place where we can have room for nuanc and we are careful with wording. does he bear any responsibility? >> i can't get past the lines in his speech where he told his supporters to go down to the capital and peacefully and patriotically make your voice heard. what i love about washington, d.c., is a place where you can go protestnd make your voice heard. exercise your constitutional rights. a lot of people came to washington, d.c., who came to support a president. i have those same concerns. because of covid leading up to election day, people were upset.
they came to washington to regier that. that is very american for people to d that. there were people that broke into the capital and were violent and they should be prosecuted. the fbi has arrested hundreds of them as they should. they should be held to a very high standard. >> liz cheney said last nighto those defending president trump that there will be a day when president trump is gone, but your dishonor will remain. she believes this is a real danger to the country. how do you reflect on the longer-term implications higher than your duty to your party. >> he will be the arbiter of whether i keep -- the select
committee has already been caught. they doctored and alter text from jim jordan. it was very theatrical the way that the committee hearing was conducted last night. they selectively edited pieces and parts of the interview and that is dishonorable. it is dishonorable that this wasn't a bipartisan effort to get the facts and finding. there have been 100,000 pages of evidence and they only selectively offered the american people a very small part of it. and to me, that ultimately is very dishonorable. >> do you agree there was no significant fraud in the 2020 election? >> i base my vote to object on how states conducted the election without the approval of
their state legislatures. i believe it deserved greater scrutiny and debate. i have never once talked about a stolen election. it was about the way that states , using covid as an excuse, went to all mail-in ballots. with how ballots were collected on election day without the approval of the state legislature. >> you are not seeing the election was stolen, there are process concerns you have. thank you for joining us. judy: for more takeaways, we turn to a member of the select committee that turn to a league impeachment manager. he is maryland democratic representative jamie raskin. thank you for joining us. what do you think the committee accomplished with last night's hearing.
>> the whole plot of the insurrection was a big lie. including attorney general william barr, the white house counsel, all of them said this was nonsense. and yet he proceeded anyway and engaged in a seven part plan to try to strip joe biden of his lawful majority. he tried to usurp the will of the american people and replace the will of a sitting president that wanted to seize the presidency and become an autocrat. ayrov theeo thi st nhthat the way inhich e cause, and there were domestic violent extremist groups that came together to overthrow the election and to
engage in insurrection violence. >> what do you say to republicans that are saying that the committee used selectively edited videos, that it was mainly theatrical and that you really didn't prove anything with regard to president trump directing what happened at the capitol. >> they've been over it with a fine tooth comb and they can't come back and challenge a single fact or piece of evidence. they have to call the whole thing a sham which is meaningless. they tried that in court. they -- it is a lawfully composed bipartisan entity.
and we are in the essential legislative work trying to investigate an assault on the constitutional order itself. the first rule of thumb for a democratic government is survival and self-preservation against those that would tear it down. it is sad because as we've been able to show already, a lot of them are upset about what happened. they are begging the president to act and they are tough on the president. then a few days later, donald trump brought them all backnto line. judy: one point the republicans continue to make his house speaker nancy pelosi, bolstering what security the capitol police were able to provide. what is the response to that?
>> that is utterly false and baseless. we explain as best we can the national guard's response was so slow but it is the president of the united states that oversees the army which oversees the national guard. that is a bizarre argument for them to make. they are throwing up a lot of ridiculous stuff because they don't want to focus on the essence of this investigation. they refused to accept his defeat and decided to disseminate propaganda about this big lie and work in a bunch of different ways to try to illegitimately undermine and destroy his opponent's victory.
judy: given how divided the country is politically, how do you expect to change the minds of millions of americans who today believe former president trump that the election was stolen? >> it is divided because of this. because there has bee this, administered by republicans, democrats, and independence. it's not just on the shoulders. it's a responsibility of everybody, paris to talk to their kids and teachers to talk to their students to explain how constitutional democracy works and that there is a difference between fact and fiction. there is a difference between truth and lies and conspiracy theories. in the struggle to defend democratic institutions is
interwoven with the struggle to arrive at the truth and tell the truth to the people. judy: representative jamie raskin of maryland. >> it is always a pleasure to be with you. judy: with new light cast on the events before, during, and after the attack on the capital, let's turn to the analysis of brooks and capehart. david brooks and jonathan capehart, associate editor for the washington post. thank you for being here. let's pick up where we left off listening to where we go. where did this all go?
>> the hearing? it was a good opening act and i don't mean that in a derogatory sense. this is the first hearing of many that we are going to see. congressman banks assertion that videos were edited and they presented no evidence is an incredibly long limb to walk out on considering we did not know yet what the committee will be presenting in the subsequent hearings. the express concern about the capitol police officers, the training and everything, it is a well-placed concern. but he voted against the covid package. it was bugging me as i watch that interview. in terms of the hearing, it is incredibly important for the
american people to know from a legislative body that has been investigated for more than a year, what they found out about how close we came to losing our democracy. who was responsible. who was involved. and to see with our own eyes the trump administration officials talking about these events was chilling. it was an attention grabber. maybe i have heard this before or maybe i know this story, that's not the point of this hearing. the point is to place a marker for history so that people decades down the road will have a record about what happened on january 6, 2021. judy: the white house
correspondent for your newspaper called it the most damming indictment ever presented against a president. >> yeah, listen. january 6 was shocking. it is shocking to live through. to hear them, to see the widows of those who died during and after. it is a shocking thing. i am curious about two things. i was surprised how central they put trump. a seven-stage conspiracy. it puts the onus on the justice department to indict him for sedition. that was the case they made. so if we have a congressional hearing committee that shows this and we don't indict the guy , what are we doing? they are not the indict-itis but
it puts a lot of onus on the justice department to either undermine or make him responsible. judy: they word -- they use the word coup. this was a coup. did they do what they intended to do? >> i think the committee is fundamentally ill pointed. i care a lot about what happened on january 6, but i care more about it happened on january 26 2025 and 2029. they should be paying attention to that. right now, there are tens of millions of people who think the election was stolen. who think violence is justified. and a lot of them are running for officat local levels. how big are they? what threat are they? and how should we understand the threat to the next january 6?
i thought they were a little too parochial. this is not just happening here. the party looks a lot like turkey and hungary. this was social conditions. how close are we to violence? what is violence supposed to look like? i would elect to see a committee that focuses on the future and preventing a disaster, not a committee focusing on who was texting mark meadows when. >> these are excellent points and these would be great questions that could be investigated and approved by a senate committee. while the house january 6 committee is also doing its investigation. both of these things are important. we have to remember that the name of the committee is the
house select committee to investigate the attack on the u.s. capitol. i know i've got it wrong, but it's very specific. that's why they are looking at text messages, phone messages, video messages. these are global issues. but these are the united states. the world looks to american democracy as a model for how they should behave. if we do not learn the who, what, where, why, and how we came so close to losing it, then we won't be prepared for what uld happen in 22, and most definitely in 2024. what we could find is that
january 6, 2021 was the dress rehearsal for 2024. i would like to see the breadcrumbs before we get to that point. >> it would be nice if there was a committeeoi tngheno such comm. choosing how to organize the committee, the people had a decision to make. the leader made the decision how to organize it. nobody is making that decision. nobody is focusing on the future threats. i think a couple things happened. one is that people got watergate in their minds. watergate was a scandal that happened in private. who said what to who in the noble off -- in the oval office? donald trump did what he did in public and those people were violent in public. we know all that. i think the committee has usefully put it together and move the ball from the 95 yard
line to the 99 yard line. they have not answered the chasm questions. >> we will need to go back and understand -- are you saying we don't need to go back and understand? >> no, i'm not against that. but if you'reunning the government, what is your priority right now? preventing what she just said. in the middle of all this, they were using this to focus attention on the midterms. it is small minded and ineffective. to me, the little bit of politics does seem to have crept in. >> this is so aggressive through
a political lens. i care to know the details. because we need to know what happened as a warning for what could come sooner rather than later. millions of americans are concerned that january 6, 2021 was a prelude to something infinitely more dangerous than the danger that we saw. judy: one other issue i want to ask both of you aut is gun legislation. i know you both have talked about it. the house has voted some measures.
>> i am a little hopeful that we will see something. john cornyn, the republican from texas is negotiating and saying hope things. maybe it will happen. if we have red flag laws and raise the purchasing age, that would be a step. a significant step and nothing to be ashamed of. will it happen? chris murphy, i read his quotes everyday. >> i am always hopeful. i have seen this movie too many times before. if you can't get expanded background checks which was the one thing joe manchin and pat toomey were trying to get done
after newtown, they could not get that done. now the focus is on red flag laws and raising the minimum age. i'm glad senator cornyn is at the table. i'm glad senator mitt romney is hopeful about it and has changed his position. but until they do it. until i see the press release, the press conference, the vote in the senate, i will reserve judgment. i want them to prove me wrong. prove me wrong, senate. judy: to parents who lost their children across the country, people who lost emily members, what do they say -- family members, what do they say? >> that is on them. seriously, that is on them if they can't talk to these families. we just saw hearings this week
from buffalo survivors, uvalde, parents pouring out their soul. judy: the mother that just brought her back to school after an appointment. she made the honor roll and she was gone. it is hard. jonathan capehart, david brooks, thank you. ♪ as the war in ukraine grinds on from its fourth month, the fight the eastern donbass continues. relentless russian shelling and ukrainian counter strikes have laid waste to vast swaths ofhe region. the daily struggle for those that are still there and their loved ones who have left his amounts. -- is immense. >> the brutal battle for the
donbass rages on a long front line trenches. ukrainian soldiers hold positions trying to survive a war with no end in sight. >> what can i wish? patients? encouragement for everyone? victory is ours. definitely. >> the epicenter of the russian bombing today, this small industrial city. it is now on fire. most of it is now in russian hands. >> russia is deliberately targeting critical infrastructure. they will have no access to electricity. >> the regional governor spoke to us yesterday from an undisclosed location. he says ukrainian troops are defending the city, but need more weapons. >> had the ukrainian army have
enough long-range utility, it would be possible to liberate the city in three or four days. the u.s. -- >> the u.s. promised to send weapons, but not the longest range rockets. >> they are destroying the city house by house where our defenders are located. >> the city is deserted from all of the prewar population of over 100,000 people. >> on february 24 at 4:00 in the morning, our city started to be bombed. there was no glass in any single window in my house so me and my children had to move to the basement. >> alexandra and her sister escaped to poland. but the rest of their family stayed. they sent us photos of their parents too inform -- infirmed to leave. they haven't heard from many of
them in more than 10 days. -- from any of them in more than 10 days. >> we want them to know we love them a lot. >> capturing that city and its smaller twin winter bring moscow closer to claiming control of the entire donbass. further south, the city of mariupol is also pulverized. it is now a city that belongs to the dead. officials say those still living here are threatened by an outbreak of cholera. >> the city has been under lockdown for a week. the word cholera is being used not just by us but by the other side as well. >> another casualty of the war is the exports. and as the invasion continues to
wreak havoc, president putin compared himself to russia's first ever peter the great, drawing parallels between his modern-day territorial ambitions and the 18th centuries are's -- czar's founding of st. petersburg. >> when peter the great founded the capital, no european country recognized it as russia. we will prevail solving the issues we are facing. >> his so-called solution is causing a catastrophe that has left 20 million ukrainians displaced and stranded. they do not know if they will ever return home. >> cannot answer this question because we don't know if there is still a home to go back to. >> they told us the moments after we spoke to them, their home was longed.
-- bombed. judy: we will be back shortly but first take a moment to hear from your local pbs station. it helps keep programs like ours on the air. for those stations staying with us, high demand is driving hospitals to recruit more nurses trained abroad. the correspondent traveled to north dakota to see how the trend is playing out. he has this encore report. >> it is a long way to just about everywhere across the rolling prairies of western
north dakota. the nearest town of elgin has no stoplights or fast food joints. but to people's immense relief, it does have a small hospital. >> our population is mainly older. >> if you had a heart attack, you wouldn't last. >> we -- she is from the philippines and she will be the night charge nurse to start with. >> nursing director teddy warner is a rarity. she was born and raised in this area. most of the 10 to 12 nurses working here come through a revolving door. temporary so-called travel rses from across the u.s. and foreign ones on contract.
>> i have a nurse that wants to meet you. >> where were you before? >> we have seen tens of thousands of filipino nurses coming to the united states. >> printer ship pittman says the u.s. has long work would nurses from the southeast asian country where long-standing colonial ties helped create an american model of nursing education. pittman says the u.s. was facing a nurse shortage before the pandemic due to an aging workforce and paradoxically good economic times where many nurses quit if thousands are gainfully employed. covid she says rapid escalated the exodus. >> everything from when there wasn't enough to issues around having to take care of their families. >> the pandemic also delayed the
arrival here. she was offered this job in 2016, but visa processing was pushed back further. with years of experience, the 35-year-old expects to adapt quickly to the american system but she did admit to one early on. >> this is the first time that i will be handling people from this country. and i don't know if they will accept me because of my skin color. but based on my experience, i don't feel any of that. >> doing week one of a three-year contract, she found people welcoming and helpful, making the adjustment to life here. >> once i get that, problem solved.
>> north dakota's cold weather is one reason why most foreign nurses don't renew past their three year obligation. isolation is another. in dickinson, 80 miles northwest of elgin, one nurse arrived from manila via san francisco with their one-year-old son write yo unsure about the blast of cold air that greeted him. however, the 88 that st. luke's skilled nursing facility offered a warm welcome on a busy first full day in dickinson. >> i have been afraid for a long time. >> roger waited four years before weeding for his visa to clear. the ceo played tour guide for the day. as he got fingerprinted at the police station, and most
critically, he got to meet filipino colleagues at st. luke's. six of the seven nurses now on staff. >> if we can have any employee with their family, you're less likely to be lonely. you're more likely to be social and out and about. >> one question raised concerns the ethics of rich countries luring away the best talents, whether the philippines or india. especially in susaharan africa and the graduation that desperately need their services. >> they are very concerned about poaching from poor countries because you are using taxpayer money from those countries to fund our health workforce. >> can you always find work in america? >> yes. it has been a multiyear dream
for me. >> you been dreaming about this for 13 years? >> since i passed my exams in the philippines, this has always been my dream. >> nurses get little respect in the philippines, a complaint echoed among american nursing groups. back home, it is all reflected in the pay which always says is about 1/10 of what they will earn here in north dakota. >> i want to give my son a better life so i think being here secures him. >> people sometimes say it's not ethical for rich countries to take the best brains from poor countries. have you ever given that any thought? >> for me, i've had 15 years in the philippines. i think the service that i gave to the philippines is enough. maybe it's time to give for myself for a better life.
>> how long that will be in north dakota remains to be seen. for more philippine nurses have been offered jobs and are awaiting their visa approval. for the pbs newshour in dickinson, north dakota. ♪ judy: for more analysis of the january 6 house committee hearing, don't forget to join a moderator on pbs. and we will be back for live coverage of the second day of the january 6 hearings at 10:00 a.m. on our website. check your local listings. that's the newshour for tonight. i'm judy woodruff. join us online and tomorrow evening for pbs news weekend for
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