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volker. transcripts are set to be released at any moment. we'll bring them to you. text messages establish both men along with rudy giuliani were directly involved with this back channel effort to get ukraine to publicly announce investigations into the bidens and democrats. >> also we're analyzing the just-released testimony of two key state department employees, former u.s. ambassador marie yovanovitch and michael mckinley, a former top aides to secretary pompeo. yovanovitch reports to be concerned about her safety because of statements from the president and mckinley's testimony suggests if mike pompeo was not flat out lying in public about the dismissal of yovanovitch, he is at a minimum parsing language in a very misleading way. and the mexican government is expected to release more information about this deadly ambush attack that killed nine members of an american family. we'll have the breaking details in a live report from mexico
very shortly. just looking at these pictures right now. they're horrifying. we'll begin with the impeachment inquiry. maggie haberman is the white house correspondent for "the new york times." and cnn chief legal analyst jeffrey toobin. maggie, republicans have been calling on democrats to release the transcripts of the testimony of the impeachment inquiry. well, they got some now. and what story do these transcripts tell so far? >> i am having trouble finding information that bolsters republicans' cases that this is unfair, that information was being cherry picked, that there's a fuller picture. at least from these two. it's possible when the volker and sondland transcripts of released, and those are the ones i heard republicans talking about that they had concerns about information getting cherry picked and creating a certain narrative from. but so far the two we saw yesterday, to your point, they create a picture of an ambassador who was concerned about being threatened on some level by the president of the united states and they create a sense or a -- there were
statements to the fact under oath that mike pompeo was not telling the truth when he was asked by an aide to give a statement supporting the ambassador. this will all be washed away in headlines because everything is moving so fast and hot and out. but it's so far not adding fuel to republicans claims that this is some effort to try to damage the president and it's all unfounded. >> one of the big takeaways is that it wasn't that the president didn't like marie yovanovitch. he claims he didn't know her. it was that she was seen in the transcript, you see, as an impediment to whatever shadow diplomacy rudy giuliani was doing. rudy giuliani wanted victor shoken, the widely dispraised prosecutor, to come to the u.s. he was trying to -- i don't know, coordinate with victor somehow and she denied him a visa and then there was a target on her back. >> there's only one story in these transcripts. there's one story, which is that
the trump political appointees, the people outside the state department chain of command, were trying to get dirt on joe biden and steam roll anyone in their way. that's the only story that you can interpret from what we've seen so far. and just to emphasize what maggie said, there's no consistent defense from the republicans. you know, they're complaining that these opening statements were released publicly. but there's no sort of narrative that they are trying to put forward. now maybe they will when the full story has come out. certainly based on what we've seen, there's no defense that comes through in the questions from the republican members. >> i will suggest also there's one story which you outline there. and it's a story that senior administration officials, including the president and the secretary of state, seem to be lying about now when confronted with it or have over the last few months. you were talking about the
president saying he didn't -- he's talking to the president of ukraine about her. he may not be best friends with her but he speaks about her at length and then mike pompeo, i want people to know this, so let's play it. mike mckinley testified yesterday they had three conversations with mike pompeo. >> he tried. >> well, he -- three times he went to secretary of state mike pompeo, three specific times to try to get a statement of support for yovanovitch. and mike pompeo was unresponsive there. but those conversations happened. and i just want you to watch the secretary of state, how he handles direct questions from george stephanopoulos about this subject. >> from the time that ambassador yovanovitch departed ukraine until the time that he came to tell me that he was departing, i never heard him say a single thing about his concerns with respect to the decision -- >> so you were never asked -- >> not once. not once, george, did ambassador mckinley say something to me during that entire time period.
>> you were never asked to put out a statement in support of ambassador yovanovitch. >> george, again, i'm not going to talk about private conversations i had with my most trusted advisers. >> it was a great contradiction. it didn't happen and i'm not talking about it. >> and he may be trying to hide behind the specific time period there. this is the secretary of state, maggie, not being straight with the american people in public. >> the secretary of state has developed a habit as we have seen of when he is faced with questioning, whether it is from a junior reporter or a senior one of saying either that something isn't true or you're working for the dnc if you ask this question. this is a straightforward question and he doesn't provide, based on this transcript that was delivered under oath, this testimony, he provides an answer that contradicts that. he's going to have to explain why he did that. but it is certainly worth asking him why when he speaks publicly again. >> we've been talking about the calls from rand paul to out the whistle-blower. you also have reporting that there are also trying to out the
anonymous writer of the op-ed. what are they trying to do? or what steps are they taking to do this? >> an assistant attorney general sent a letter to the publisher and agents for anonymous, this author who we don't know if they're still in government or not. they may have not. they may not have. he's writing this book called "a warning." the letter seeks proof that the author never signed a nondisclosure agreement and barring any proof of that, some information about where they served and the dates of service. now you can read this two ways. there are legitimate questions. the justice department which serves as the lawyers for the executive branch does ask questions about people's book writing. this is not the first time there have been efforts to review books. there's also very few cases of anonymous authors who have served in the administration. but the book's agents are taking it as an effort to unmask the author. remember, the president wanted people to figure out who this author was last year when the
person wrote an op-ed in "the new york times." and it is consistent as we have seen with the president's efforts to figure out the identity of other whistle-blowers or people who have spoken out anonymously and he's raged about leaks. it's not surprising. you can make an argument. i think on either side for this. and they might both be true. but taken together it just adds to another piece of the pie that looks ooze if the president is trying to figure out who he thinks is against him when they can be protected in a certain way. >> everybody should read maggie's story in "the new york times." just step back and the justice department doesn't have anything better to do than talk about a book that hasn't even been published yet? when i worked in the government, i signed a prepublication review agreement. i submitted my book for review. that's only true if you have a security clearance. there's no evidence so far that this anonymous person has a security clearance. if you don't have a security clearance, you can write anything you want. >> it's different than the
whistle-blower protection. that's a law. the whistle-blower is protected, that identity by law needs to be protected. writing a book and wanting to be anonymous, all bets are off if you're exposed. >> right. and this person like joe klein who wrote "primary colors" under the name anonymous was unmasked. this is a much less serious thing. the whistle-blower's life is in danger. i mean, that is a serious concern. the anonymous thing just shows how the justice department, instead of doing the work of protecting the country is doing the work of protecting donald trump's political interests. >> lev parnas, one of the shady figures under indictment for trying to influence the u.s. elections with these donations and curiously connected to rudy giuliani, now apparently is willing to talk to impeachment investigators, which is a new development. jeffrey talked to us about the legal implications here suggesting they need to coordinate between the southern
district. what kind of danger, if this guy wants to talk, does he pose for giuliani and perhaps the white house and they went to great ends to say he doesn't really know the guy even though he's in pictures with him. >> our understanding is that did bother him and we know that the white house had to sign off on john dowd, parnas' former lawyer who was also donald trump's former lawyer, representing him. i think it's too soon to say. we've had a lot of witnesses who have claimed to know things over the course of the last 2 1/2 things about donald trump and it just hasn't materialized. so i am personally waiting to see what this person knows. he might know more about rudy giuliani. he might know more about giuliani's finances or what giuliani was doing in ukraine. he spent a lot of time around giuliani. a lot less time around donald trump. so if he has information, it's going to be there. but i'm still waiting to see. >> everybody should go on youtube and look at the video of giuliani and lev together at the trump hotel.
it's just -- it's vivid and -- it's somewhat entertaining, i would say. >> very good. >> they should continue watching cnn, but also look at youtube. >> our viewers can multitask. jeffrey, maggie, thank you. mexico's president and top officials of mexican government are addressing this deadly ambush that killed nine american family members in the mormon community, including six children, some of them very young. this was in northern mexico. you can see the aftermath of this hideous attack on this family caravan. cnn's matt rivers is live in mexico city with all the breaking details. what are they saying, matt? >> still very much a developing story, but one that is certainly going to really send shock waves across the united states and frankly mexico today. what we know so far, there is a large mormon community. it's a sect of the mormon church not officially recognized by the church in utah, but they have
lived this family in a large extended family, hundreds of family members have lived in this area. it's called sonora. it's a state in northwestern mexico. they've lived there for decades. yesterday in the mid-afternoon, three different vehicles driven by three different women inside the three vehicles, 14 minors, they left traveling for safety in a group. they were each going to go do different things, according to family members that we spoke to. it was around 3:00 p.m., according to the government that this attack began. the motive behind it, we're not sure, but the aftermath was incredibly tragic. nine people dead. three women, including six children. one child remains missing and another six were injured as a result of this attack. what family members that cnn have spoken to are saying is they believe this could have had something to do with the cartel violence that we've seen in this part of the world before. what they think might have happened is that this group of cars was attacked by a cartel
looking to attack another cartel and this could be a case of mistaken identity. now the mexican government, obviously, trying to respond to this right now. a daily press conference given by mexico's president is under way. but it's clear they don't have a lot of information either going on what they're saying is firsthand accounts by family members and speaking of firsthand accounts, cnn was able to speak with the relative of one of those people who were killed. >> i think a lot of us are just speechless. it's horrific. my sister could actually see the smoke from her house. and they heard the gunshots. just can't believe that this actually happened to our family. it just seems like a bad dream. >> so the state department says that they are looking into this from the united states, but, clearly, this is something that is going to really have a massive impact on the relationship between the united states and mexico. john, alisyn? >> the mexican president is
briefing right now. we're hearing him suggest there is still one child missing. and that's on top of the three mothers and six children confirmed dead. this is horrifying. >> it's just shocking and so, obviously, matt will bring us any developments from that press conference. house democrats are making the case for abuse of power by the president of the united states. we'll speak with a democrat who was there for these depositions, next. it ignites our imagination. in search of inspiration and daring new ideas. at lexus our greatest curiosity isn't a machine? it's you. experience the rewards of our curiosity.
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this morning the house intelligence committee is expected to release two more transcripts from key witnesses in the impeachment inquiry. this is all part of making the impeachment inquiry public. joining susdemocratic congressman jamie raskin. he serves on the house oversight and judiciary committees and was there for these closed door depositions. thanks for being on with us. it's good to have you because, obviously, our viewers are busy people. they don't have time necessarily to read the hundreds of pages of
these transcripts from the depositions. you were in the room. can you give us what your big takeaways are having been there? >> thanks for having me. ambassador yovanovitch was a dedicated public servant for 3 1/2 decades in the state department's foreign service. she was appointed ambassador twice under republican presidents, once under democratic president, and served ably and had an excellent reputation. and then all of a sudden, was subjected to a smear campaign where her integrity was brought into doubt, where she was accused to be an operative of george soros, where all kinds of deranged things were being thrown at her with no basis at all. and she was basically set up for a comprehensive smear campaign by rudy giuliani and his henchmen parnas and fruman who were going around ukraine. and she was told by lots of people this was happening to her. and there was an effort by
ambassador mckinley, another distinguished democrat -- rather -- take that back, distinguished diplomat, not a democrat. i suspect -- i don't know what his political partisanship is, but he had been ambassador to afghanistan. he had been ambassador to, i think, colombia, ambassador to peru. and he tried to get secretary of state pompeo to speak out on behalf of ambassador yovanovitch. and he refused to do it. and he said he could not believe there was this, you know, campaign of smears and lies against her and the state department would not stand up for her. and he said basically he ended up resigning in protest saying he had never seen anything like this in 37 years in his service in the state department. >> you know what republicans have been saying over the past few days. okay. i might not have handled things this way, but nothing illegal. nothing illegal here.
in fact, nothing even rises to the level of impeachment. >> well, so, this, of course, was not a civil service appeal by ambassador yovanovitch. she was recalled and removed from her job by the president. but what it sets the stage for is all of the financial and political schemes that the president was executing along with giuliani and his henchmen. remember, the president organized the shakedown of the ukrainian government in order to obtain political dirt or to manufacture political dirt on the bidens and in order to confirm the discredited conspiracy theory that it was ukraine and not russia that interfered in the 2016 election. so the president has tried to say this is just about one phone call, and it was a perfect phone call. it was a perfectly unlawful phone call, but it's not just about a phone call, it's about a whole campaign to run a -- not a parallel shadow foreign policy, but a perpendicular foreign
policy, working across purposes with yovanovitch who was leading a campaign against corruption in ukraine. and, in fact, it was the president's deputies who were reviving corruption and trying to exploit the traditional corruption that took place in that country. >> well, senator rand paul last night was at a trump rally. and he wants the person, the whistle-blower who helped launch this inquiry to be made public. listen to this. >> the whistle-blower needs to come before congress as a material witness because he worked for joe biden at the same time hunter biden was getting money from corrupt oligarchs. i say tonight to the media, do your job and print his name. >> what do you say to senator rand paul? >> very dangerous stuff to be scapegoating and targeting the whistle-blower. the whistle-blower is an
irrelevant distraction at this point because the whistle-blower was the person who said -- and remember the president emphasized this, i don't have firsthand knowledge of any of this, but i've been told a series of things by people who were involved. all of those people -- not all of them, but lots of them have come forward, very bravely over the threats of the white house to testify precisely about what they knew. ambassador yovanovitch, ambassador mckinley and a whole series of other witness whose depositions are going to be released this week and go public. so the attempt to demonize and vilify the whistle-blower is a scapegoating tactic that, again, is a distraction from the merits of the case. you'll notice the president's defenders are doing everything they can to distract people from what actually happened there because there's almost complete agreement on it. nobody is telling any story other than the president organized this shakedown against the ukrainian government and then tried to cover it up afterwards. >> very quickly, is former national security adviser john
bolton going to appear on thursday? >> we don't know the answer to that, but our position is that everybody needs to appear. when you are subpoenaed by the united states congress to come and render your testimony to the government, you come. and now they've concocted this silly thing that, oh, well, the white house can stop it by claiming absolute immunity which is a doctrine that appears out of nowhere like the stork brought it. no court has ever found there's some kind of absolute immunity on the contrary, everybody owes the sovereign their testimony. if the president could stop people from testifying in an impeachment investigation, then that would absolutely neuter the impeachment power which the founders put into the constitution for a reason. we don't have kings here. the president has a job to faithfully execute the laws passed by congress. if you aren't faithfully executing the law but out committing high crimes and misdemeanors all over the world, then congress will call you to account. we're in the middle of that process. it's a serious, solemn process and we're not going to accept people defying and trampling the
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governor, matt bevins' re-election. the president won this deep red state by a 2 to 1 margin in 2016. today's vote comes in the midst of an impeachment fight. will that have an impact? evan mcmorris santoro was up early and talked to voters in louisville. >> reporter: sorin norris has his work cut out for him. he's trying to persuade independent voters to cast their ballots for the democrats. in kentucky. >> can you teach me the official door knocker knock? it's like a -- that's how you do it? >> you want to be very firm and loud so they come to the door. but if you just do the straight loud, it sounds like a police knocking on the door. that's why we do that. >> so shave and a haircut, not a cop. >> reporter: it's one of two governors races taking place today in addition to the high-profile battle for control over virginia's state legislature. >> the motion to reconsider is
laid upon the table. >> reporter: but this contest might be the first real look at how the politics of impeachment are playing out on the ground. the race could be decided by swing voters in working class suburbs like this one in louisville. republican incumbent matt bevin is about as closely tied to president trump as any politician in america. sorin is a professional organizer for the political arm of the afl-cio. he's trying to find votes for the democrat andy beshear. president trump won this state by nearly 30 points in 2016. he is still very popular here, which is why governor bevin was happy to host him at a rally monday night. >> how do you like having president trump here? >> sorin has been on the ground for 11 weeks pounding the pavement. beshear's supporters want to focus on health care and education. >> i would like to see legalized
casinos down here. we go across the river. you know if you want to gamble, people are going to gamble. >> reporter: when sorin started here, there was no impeachment inquiry. he's not convinced it will have any impact on this governor's race. >> for this election? i don't think it's changed much. it's not really on the forefront of the typical voter's mind here in kentucky. again, they're focused on their kitchen table issues. >> reporter: but the beshear voters think differently. >> are democrats helping you out by doing this impeachment thing ahead of your guberitorial election? >> probably not here in kentucky, but i'm glad it's coming out. >> reporter: independent voter marianne truman still hasn't made up her mind about tuesday's election. she voted for bevin the last time and trump in 2016. >> i'm not sure whether to vote republican or democrat because i don't like either one of them. >> reporter: as the impeachment process takes over washington, how it plays out at the ballot box is still anyone's guess. >> impeachment?
whatever. they're going to do whatever they're going to do, and i just want somebody that's going to stand up for us. >> let me tell you how different things sound in kentucky versus in the rest of the country. i was with andy beshear, the democratic nominee last night at one of his final stops. about six statewide democrats talked. trump's name was never mentioned. it's the longest i've heard a bunch of democrats talk without saying trump in a long time. the governor matt bevin was with trump talking about him all the time. the fact is democrats think they win this race if it's about local issues. if it's about bevin, it's about education, it's about health care. but republicans think that they're going to win if it's about trump if it's about impeachment, if it's about social issues. and i have to say, talking to both camps last night, the republicans feel confident going into today, but democrats say, look, we kept it short and
that's important. kept it close and that's important. >> evan, congratulations on being part of the team. welcome aboard. great to have you. >> thank you so much. >> we'll get back to him. joining us is cnn political director david chalian. this is the most wonderful time of the year for you. actual election day. >> christmas in november. >> look, kentucky is one of those places where you know that democrats look at and say, whatever happens it's a moral victory that we kept it close. but they need more than moral victories in some places around the country, correct? >> they do indeed. if you are trying to read tea leaves for next year in a national presidential election, state by state, they'll need a lot more than moral victories if they're hoping to defeat donald trump and have him out of the oval office, john. but let's take a look at what we're seeing here and evan put it really well there. but you're talking about a state donald trump won by 30 points. this is trump country.
there's probably nobody who is going to watch the returns in kentucky tonight more closely than senate majority leader mitch mcconnell who is on the ballot there for senate next year. he's going to be looking for clues to see what we saw in 2018 in the suburbs that powered the democratic movement to the majority in the house of representatives. are we seeing that in red state kentucky? are we seeing that in red state mississippi. conversely, are we seeing donald trump who went to mississippi on friday and went to kentucky last night. does he still have that ability as we've seen in the course of his presidency to come in late and turbo charge his base so that they turn out in ways they haven't before. and that is really critical to republican success. so i think that's what you're looking for in those statewide contests. and then there are the key state legislative races in virginia. >> okay. tell us about virginia. >> i lost you, alisyn. >> tell us what should we look for in virginia.
>> so here, you know, democrats need two house seats and one state senate seat to flip to the democrats in order to control the entirety of virginia state government. that would be crucial, obviously, ahead of the 2021 redistricting process if they were all in charge of the -- if one party was in charge of the entire process. but here is where that battle for suburbia, we saw in the congressional elections in 2018, democrats won several house seats in virginia because of this inroads they've made into this traditional republican territory in american politics, the suburbs, that had been trending to the democrats. we saw virginia since barack obama became the first democrat to win it from 1964 onward, i believe, in 2008 become a more blue state, purplish, leaning blue, if you will. this is is an opportunity for democrats to make some inroads at the state legislative level which is where a lot of important stuff takes place. it determines the maps of how
congressional seats are drawn. >> in virginia, david, the only thing that's a win for democrats in this case would be a win, correct? >> totally. no doubt. they are on the precipice of victory there. if they fall short, every 2020 democrat, all those presidential contenders have gone into virginia, put their muscle into this. if they come up short, that will be a big, sore loss for democrats. >> david chalian, thank you for previewing all of that. here's what else to watch today. a plot to blow up a synagogue was foiled in colorado. the disturbing online posts that led the fbi to make this arrest, next. mini is a different kind of car.
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people. they'd rather not see us out here. >> reporter: the controversial homeless camp cleanup was ordered by greg abbott after months of sparring with austin city officials. the city of austin lifted a ban prohibiting homeless residents from camping in many parts of the city this past summer. in tweets, governor abbott repeatedly ars cuesed city leaders of turning austin into a lawless and dangerous place. cleo says she quickly saw growing tent camps popping up under the highways near her home. she's fed up with the way city officials are fighting as what she sees a crisis. >> homeless is not a crime, absolutely, it's not, but the behavior behind it that you see when it increases, to you know, recklessness, aggressive panhandling, using drugs, drug needles. there's a drug top right there. austin's mayor says governor abbott isn't doing enough to help which should involve picking up the phone. >> has he called you and talked about this? >> i have not spoken with the
governor about it directly. >> does that seem odd? >> i wish i had a more direct conversation with the governor of texas. >> reporter: the governor's office did not respond when we asked if he's spoken to av en ns mayor but abbott tweeted this video when which appeared to be a homelessm man attacking an su. his family says he isn't homeless but has mental health issues and was off his medications that day. >> i don't think he cares about homeless people. >> reporter: chris baker runs a homeless organization. his volunteers were trying to save some people's belongings from being trashed. >> i'll tell you that like evicting people from living under a bridge is not a solution that's going to have any kind of lasting effect. this is theater. political theater. >> reporter: we requested an interview with governor abbott but never heard back on that question. but the governor's office did say that they will continue to do these cleanups around the city. but when you talk to people who
live under these overpasses, they say these cleanups are not helping them. >> you think governor abbott is helping here? >> absolutely. absolutely. >> reporter: cleo is a self-described liberal who has never voted for a republican. she says it pains her to welcome governor abbott's tweets. >> somebody is listening to us because when it comes down to it, we all live here. >> i feel comfortable out here. i'm safe around people that i know that camp with me. >> reporter: after state crews finished cleaning out the underpass, william rainey and others who live here came right back. this, for now, is home. ed lavandera, cnn, austin, texas. >> our thanks to ed for that story. the trump administration is rolling back a key obama-era rule on the environment. this as it takes the first steps to formally withdraw from the paris climate accords. dr. sanjay gupta joins us next. and kills bacteria to relieve diarrhea.
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the epa is scaling back requirements for the storage and release of toxic waste from coal-fired plour plants. the coal industry has said obamma-era rules are too costly to them. but critics and environmental groups say the proposed new regulations put profits ahead of public health. joining us now is cnn chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta. tell us what the ramifications of this are. >> well, it's exactly that. that's been the debate almost all along. the concern about human health versus increased profits for these coal companies. look, when you burn coal, you make waste. that's been a concern since we've started burning coal. and the question has been what to do with that waste. typically there are these ponds, coal ash ponds they call them, and there's tons of them around the country. many of them along these rivers in north carolina, for example. for a long time they've been these unlined pits in the ground. what the previous ruling said is
you have to start lining these pits. so stuff can't seep from these ponds into the waterways. and, two, is that eventually you have to work towards closing them. getting rid of these coal ash ponds altogether. news new technologies to get rid of the waste. things like that. what is happening now is basically saying we're going to basically delay much of that, reverse some of it. these ponds don't necessarily have to be closed now for another eight years until 2028. some of the requirements on lining them have been diminished as well and that's been the concern. let me tell you in terms of human health, what the concern is here y did the obama administration put some of these proposals into place was because of the concern from the fine particulate matter from coal ash, for example, getting into the air, getting into the water. you can take a look at the list there but this was a concern. premature deaths in people with heart or lung disease, nonfatal heart attacks, irregular heartbeats. it's a long list, but the impact, the positive impact on
human health, they thought the clean power plant could prevent up to 3600 premature deaths a year. could prevent 90,000 asthma attacks in children a year. again, the list of things they thought would benefit as a result of their plans, those things are now being rolled back. >> preventing death seems like a solid goal. of course, this comes on the same day the administration took the first formal steps to withdraw from the paris climate accords, yes? >> yes, and everybody knew this was happening when the paris climate accords were ratified back three years ago. part of the agreement was, if you were joining this, you have to stay in here for three years. so exactly three years to the date almost the united states pulls out. and it doesn't mean it's going to happen overnight because there's also a part of the joining the accord was that if you do decide to pull out, it has to take place over a year. so we -- the president has made it clear we're going to leave
the paris climate accord. that won't take effect until one year from today which will be the day after the election so it will be interesting how this all plays out. but at a time when most countries that are making lots of carbon around the world are saying, look, we now understand the impact of carbon in the atmosphere, we understand what we need to do to decrease that impact, we can still do it. we're effectively going into the wrong direction, internationally, as well as as a country. >> thank you for all of that medical news. okay. and now to our favorite part of the -- of halloween, really of fall. >> i like the costumes. >> jimmy kimmel's -- >> the tights. >> and the cape that you wear. ninth annual youtube challenge called i told my kids i ate all their halloween candy. here are your late night laughs. >> that's the one halloween i
ever had because of you, dummy, stupid pants. >> mama was just too hungry. >> i ate all your candy. >> i'm going to call the police. >> i ate it all. >> why? >> i aete it all because i was hungry. >> i'm joking. i'm joking. >> why -- >> i don't know what you're saying. >> just go! >> mommy and daddy ate all of your halloween candy. is that okay? >> aaah! that's so rude of you. tomorrow i'm going to eat your stuff. for real. and i'm not going to leave no goodies. that's so rude of you. >> i was really hungry. >> well, you got to eat some
vegetables, not candy. >> last night i got hungry and i ae ate all of your halloween candy. >> a little bit, but i love you more than candy. >> i love it when the kids put it right back at them which is to say, yeah, i'm upset but you know what? i'm bigger than all of this. so those parents feel truly horrible. >> that last one -- but they always end on a touching one. where it's like, i love you anyway. that's good parenting, i think. but i also love the ones like the lilion there who just screams and turns primal. >> i love the gamesmanship with the kids trying to make the parents feel bad about the whole thing. the joke is on you, mom. it's all i'm saying. >> okay. we have to get to this big breaking news that has erupted overnight. this is out of mexico. nine americans, women and young
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all right. good morning. i'm poppy harlow. >> i'm jim shoedciutto. we're getting disturbing new details of a brutal attack that has left nine american family members dead. all nine were members of the mormon community. >> it's a tragedy. three mothers and six children killed when their convoy of cars was ambushed. matt, just that picture of that charred up car empty is devastating. what do you know? >> yeah, it gives you an idea how violent this situation got. this is very much a developing