tv Early Start With Christine Romans and Laura Jarrett CNN December 1, 2021 2:00am-2:59am PST
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now in custody and on suicide watch after killing three of his fellow students and injuring, badly injuring eight other people tuesday afternoon. the three who died, teenagers, hannah saint juliana, tate meyer, died in a deputy's car on the way to the hospital. traumatized students now coping with something no young person should have to experience. >> we heard two gunshots. and then after that my teacher ran to the room, locked it, we barricaded, and then we covered the windows and hid. the very first thing in my head was, this is actually happening. i'm going to text my family, say i love them just in case if i were to die. >> the students were trained for this. they were trained for the worst, and they jumped into action
quickly within minutes. that one student there telling anderson cooper that they armed themselves with calculators and scissors, anything they could find in the midst of this terrifying experience. footage from one freshman on lockdown shows how sheriff's deputies led them to safety. >> it's safe to come out. >> we're not taking that risk right now. >> i can't hear you. >> we're not taking that risk right now. >> open the door, bro. >> he said bro. red flag .
>> slow down, you're fine. >> a parent of one of those stungts watching that. cnn's josh campbell is on the ground for us in oxford, michigan. >> reporter: christine and laura, a nation plagued by gun violence is preparing to bury more of its own, this time teenagers. three people were shot and killed on tuesday in oxford, michigan. the victims a 14-year-old, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, all believed to be students at the high school where the shooting took place. eight other people were injured in this incident. now, authorities have identified the shooter as a 15-year-old sophomore. he was taken into custody. his parents later going to the sheriff's station where he was being held, invoking his right not to cooperate with authorities. we are told that he is not speaking with police about this incident. now, police received a call at 12:51 p.m. of an active shooter and told they would receive over 100 911 calls. 25 law enforcement agencies responding to the scene. we're told that within five minutes of the first call, the shooter was taken into custody
without incident. >> preliminary investigation revealed that the weapon used in the shooting was purchased on november 26th, four days ago, by the boy's father. >> reporter: a hand gun was recovered at the scene. authorities believe the shooter fired between 15 and 20 rounds. now, authorities are still working to get to that motive. they tell us that they are still in the early stages of their investigation. on tuesday they executed a search warrant at the shooter's home hoping to uncover any possible clue they can to get to the reason why the shooter went to school on tuesday, opening fire on his fellow students. christine, laura? >> just terrible. our thoughts are with everybody there in michigan this morning. right. everyone who travels in the united states may soon have to be tested for covid one day before their flight. the biden administration is also considering testing all travelers, including u.s. citizens, after they return home. the new coronavirus variant omicron has prompted officials to reevaluate testing efforts. the cdc is now expanding
surveillance at four major u.s. airports to look for this new variant. we get more from cnn's nick watt. >> reporter: the question is when, not if the omicron variant reaches the united states. could already be here. among the first to study omicron, this guy. >> it looks like a problem, but we don't know to what extent it's going to be a problem. i wouldn't at this point say that this is hugely different from stuff we've seen before. >> i think we'll get information on transmission and severity in the coming week or two. i do think it will take some time for us to get a better understanding on the impact of vaccines. our estimate is two to four weeks. >> reporter: here's what we already know about omicron's mutations. >> these mutations have been associated with increased transmissibility and immune-ivation. >> reporter: will it work as well against the delta variant?
moderna's c.e.o. told the financial times, if omicron does, indeed, diminish protection from vaccines -- >> boosters should reduce dramatically the gap. >> reporter: this variant was first detected in southern africa, now dominant down there. >> what we are presenting to primary health care practitioners are extremely mild, mild to moderate. so these patients that don't need to be hospitalized for now. >> reporter: still, dr. fauci cautioning against such anecdotal accounts. >> most of those are in younger individuals. we believe that it is too soon to tell of what the level of severity is. >> reporter: remember, this will likely not be the last coronavirus variant. >> omicron is like a wake up call, as though we needed another wake up call, to vaccinate the world. one of the best ways to keep americans safe is actually to vaccinate the world. >> reporter: because the more the virus spreads, the more it mutates.
and here in the u.s. authorities are upping their surveillance at four of the busiest international airports. jfk, newark, atlanta and san francisco. and also they are now analyzing one in seven of all positive tests, looking for variants. nick watt, cnn, los angeles. >> thanks for that, nick. the experts have been telling us for months now that unvaccinated populations and immunocompromised actually are breeding grounds for these variants. it's time for three questions in three minutes. let's bring in dr. suzanne a hill, airway surgeon at columbia university medical center. so nice to see you. the president tomorrow is expected to outline a winter strategy for covid. considering stricter coronavirus testing for everyone traveling to america, including americans, is this going to actually make any difference, do you think, doctor? >> well, christine, i think what we need to remember is when
we've been in trouble in the past dealing with this virus, it's because we've been in a reactive state. we haven't been proactive in getting ahead of the virus. and so things like testing, things like limiting travel from areas that we know the virus is present, these are things that are proactive measures we can take to help curb the spread as much as possible in advance, and how much of an impact it will have is unclear, of course. you know, we won't know. but certainly it makes sense to take these measures and to do something proactively. >> doctor, one of the biggest outstanding questions is how well the current vaccines stand up to this new variant. listen to what the israeli health minister said about this yesterday. >> translator: in the coming days we will have more accurate information about the efficacy of the vaccine against omicron. but there is already room for optimism, and there are initial indications that those who are
vaccinated with the vaccine still valid or with a booster will also be protected from the variant. >> doctor, how do we know that? where is that optimism coming from? is it coming from the science? >> so, for sure we don't know that. in the next couple of weeks we'll get more information and we'll know. but because the vaccines have been so highly effective in protecting against the variants that we've seen so far, we have to imagine that there is absolutely enough similarity between this variant and the virus strains that the vaccines are effective against that they are as highly likely to be at least some degree of protection with the vaccines that we have. of course, time will tell and we'll see as we gather more information. >> and a reminder that delta is still the primary variant going through the united states right now, and vaccinations work against it. we should all be pushing for those vaccinations in the meantime. one of the few things we do know is that omicron has more
mutations than delta. what risks does the more mutated strain pose to the public? >> there's just more chances that those mutations could confer some increased transmissibility or increased disease with the mutations the virus has. but we don't know these mutations necessarily make the disease that much more transmissible. it appears that it probably does, but we don't know that for sure. and we don't know that it causes severe disease. it appears that the case reports we're getting suggest mal-disease but that is not substantiated yet either. >> a lot to unpack here, a lot to -- a wait and see approach, which is nerve-racking. this is where we are. >> yes. >> dr. suzanne a hill, thank you so much for coming on "early start." appreciate it. >> thanks so much. >> an important programming note with the omicron variant raising new questions, anderson cooper and dr. sanjay gupta come together with dr. anthony fauci for an all-new cnn global town
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another top trump loyalist choosing to cooperate with the congressional committee investigating the capitol riot. cnn first to report that former chief of staff mark meadows is cooperating with the house select committee. according to its chairman, meadows has turned over thousands of emails and is scheduled for a deposition next week. more now from cnn's ryan nobles.
>> reporter: christine and laura, this is a significant development. mark meadows at one point had been stonewalling the committee not giving them what they had been looking for. the fact he has agreed on some level to cooperate with them gives the committee an opportunity to move this conversation forward. and we're told that meadows has already handed over some 6,000 emails to the committee, and the deposition is scheduled for next week. the question is what will come out of that conversation. at this point meadows' attorney saying that he's willing to answer questions from the committee, but that he's also still concerned about executive privilege, and executive privilege may mean something different from meadows and his attorneys that it may mean for the committee. so there is still the opportunity that when he comes in for this interview, that they do go meet at some sort of an impasse where they are no longer able to move forward and this entire process is stalled. regardless, at this point they've gotten to a situation
where they feel comfortable enough that this process is moving in a direction where they do not need to go the route of a criminal contempt referral. and one of the members of the january 6 select committee, pete aguilar telling cnn jyesterday that they do view this as progress. >> let's just say that we continue to gather solid information that is helping the committee each and every day. over 250 interviews that we've conducted, 25,000 documents, we're making progress each and every day. >> reporter: of course, wednesday is going to be a very busy day for the committee. that is when they will hold their business meeting to formally refer a criminal contempt charge against jeffrey clark, the former department of justice official, the house could vote on it on thursday and then it would be handed to the department of justice to prosecute, much like they did with steve bannon. it's very clear there is a difference between the way they are treating these two individuals with close ties to president trump. with mark meadows there is encouragement.
they believe that they are making progress, that they could get some information from him. with clark, it has been a complete stonewall and that's why they feel they need to take the step of criminal contempt. so as we said, a very busy couple of days for the january 6 select committee. christine and laura? >> ryan, thank you for that. let's dig deeper on all this and bring in cnn's caitlan poleance. kaitlan, good morning. why do you think he changed his tune here? >> reporter: we have information from meadows he figured out what parameters can be and what he's negotiating. really what this does with meadows deciding that he can help the committee in some way does two things. it gets him out of hot water, so it essentially takes that criminal contempt referral possibility off the table. and it also signals potentially to a lot of other witnesses out there who view him as a leader, as a key thinker around trump about exactly how much someone can work with the committee, show up, and stay away from that
criminal contempt third rail that people -- some people just don't want to have that weighing over them. >> which is understandable. this is a former member of congress. nobody wants to be held in criminal contempt, much less someone who has occupied that position in the past. someone who is still not cooperating as far as we know, though, is this former d.o.j. official, jeffrey clark. the house is set to recommend criminal contempt charges over to the d.o.j. for this official. what are you watching for there? >> reporter: well, with this, the committee has already been through a vote like this once with steve bannon, recommending that steve bannon be held in criminal contempt. it's a little trickier with clark because clark is claiming privileges. he did show up to the committee and he said i as an attorney and as somebody who was speaking to the president, i'm not answering any of your questions. now, the committee says that's wrong because they say that there were questions that they asked him that he should have been able to talk about, including about his interactions with members of congress.
so right now what the committee is doing with clark is they are upping the pressure on him, potentially they could be still seeking some sort of cooperation from him. but once they go through this vote process, it's then handed over to the department of justice to decide whether they're going to prosecute. and as a reminder, that is the department that clark came from when he was working in the trump administration. >> yeah, and he certainly could have perhaps some of the most interesting testimony given he's in the room as all of these discussions about trying to overturn the vote are happening. but as you mentioned, he's a lawyer and there are different privilege tricky issues there. at the same time, case lancaitl they have released tapes of a capitol rioter. let's listen then i'll ask you about it. >> -- >> tell me about that. how did he let you guys know to come to d.c.?
>> if he's the commander in chief and the leader of our country, then he's calling for help. anybody who is calling for help, i thought he was -- i thought i was doing the right thing. >> reporter: i thought he was calling for help. i thought we were doing the right thing. capitol riot defenders have tried to blame trump as a defense in the past. how is that playing in court? what are judges making of this type of testimony? >> reporter: well, this video actually is available to us now because we had to ask for it. we had to go to court and ask for it because it was being disputed. this particular defendant, his name is daniel rodriguez, he's from california. his lawyers wanted to keep these statements he made to the fbi out of court so they couldn't be used against him at trial. but we aren't at the point where we have a trial yet. what we are seeing is we are seeing the pretrial happenings
where the prosecutors are still building cases and rodriguez had been charged with previous, several charges, and now as of earlier this week the prosecutors were able to use some of these things that he had said, followed their investigation, and they did charge him with conspiracy and are trying to build a bigger case against him and some other alleged rioters, saying that they were planning violence, that there was some sort of forethought before they went into the capitol. and that snippet is something that definitely would speak and play into that. >> it certainly gives you a sort of peek behind the curtain into their mind-set. and as you said, the premeditation there. but the big question is what was in the former president's mind? what was his intent going into that day? and that's one of the issues that, of course, the committee is still trying to tease out. kaitlan, appreciate it. still ahead, graphic testimony from an accuser at ghislaine maxwell's sex trafficking trial. and the tv doctor perhaps most famous for hawking diet
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a month. now powell says the bank will consider speeding up that plan. >> but at this point the economy is very strong and inflationary pressures are high, and it is, therefore, appropriate in my view to consider wrapping up the taper of our asset purchases which we actually announced at the november meeting perhaps a few months sooner. >> now, the november jobs report is expected to show strong job creation. he just said it's a strong economy, another sign of a strong economy heading into the end of the year. more needs to be known about the omicron variant. all three major stock indexes declined after powell's comments. dr. oz is dipping his he to into politics. the 61-year-old cardiothoracic surgeon and tv personality made the announcement that he is running for u.s. senate in pennsylvania as a republican. in a washington examiner op-ed, oz, who has a history of promoting unproven treatments for covid, among other things,
says he has learned during the pandemic when you mix politics and medicine, you get politics instead of solutions. >> all right. well, a conservative majority supreme court overturned roe v. wade. historic arguments over abortion later today. and toxic in fighting within the gop. will kevin mccarthy rein in the warring factions?
good morning. this is "early start." i'm christine romans. >> i'm laura jarrett. it's about 33 minutes past the hour here in new york. it's h it's time for our top stories to keep an eye on. a sophomore is in custody after killing three students and wounding eight others at a high school in michigan. three students are in critical condition this morning. the suspect is on suicide watch at a juvenile detention facility. all travelers in the united states may have to be tested one day before their flight. the biden administration considering testing all travelers including u.s. citizens after they arrive in the u.s. right now the cdc is expanding surveillance at four major u.s. airports to check for omicron. a federal judge in louisiana has halted the biden administration's vaccine mandate covering many health care workers. now, this order applies nationwide. it is the third court order blocking various federal vaccine mandates just since monday morning. jury selection underway in the trial of former minnesota
police officer kim potter. four jurors have been picked. potter faces manslaughter charges for fatally shooting 20-year-old daunte wright in april. she said she mistakenly believed she was using her taser. graphic testimony from an accuser at ghislaine maxwell's sex trafficking trial. the woman identified only as jane described how jeffrey epstein with maxwell's help sexually abused her beginning when she was just 14 years old and continued for several years. cnn's projects city council man andre dickens will become atlanta's next mayor. he defeated moore in a runoff election to determine who will hold that city's top post. dickens is a former businessman and nonprofit leader who served in atlanta's city council since 2013. today the u.s. supreme court hears oral arguments in a mississippi case that could officially overturn roe v. wade as we know it and threaten reproductive freedom nationwide. let's bring in cnn supreme court
reporter aryan da vogue. there is so much at stake as the judges take up this mississippi law that makes it practically impossible to get an abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy in that state. unlike cases in the past, the state here has been just completely transparent. they are being honest about their effort to get roe overturned. they're not trying to hide the ball. >> right, this is the most important abortion case this court has heard in decades, as you said. mississippi is asking to overturn roe v. wade, that landmark opinion that legalized abortion nationwide. and, of course, what the justices will hear this morning is this mississippi law with that 15-week cut off. and the reason that 15-week is so important is because supreme court precedent says that a state can't step in until after viability, which is usually around 23 or 24 weeks. so that's where the lower courts
here, both of them including a very conservative appeals court, struck this law down. mississippi went ahead to the supreme court, appealed it, asking not only for the court to uphold this law, but to strike down roe v. wade. and the clinics here say, look, roe v. wade has been on the books some 50 years. if you do this now, it's going to be totally destabilizing for women across the country who have come to rely upon it and the biden administration is supporting the clinics here. in their briefs and what they'll tell the supreme court today is, look, if you overturn roe v. wade and send this issue back to the states, that means that there is going to be the biggest impact on poor women, women with low income, who aren't going to be able to travel in order to get the procedure. so all that's going to be heard today. >> you know, aryan, the case is a combination of decades of work by republicans who want to chip away at roe, right? >> and have. >> and have. in texas roe is essentially
gutted. if they succeed in getting the case officially overturned, what are the real ramifications? >> you're exactly right because they have been working, critics of roe, for years not only to get a case like this in front of the supreme court, but to change the face of the courts. remember, president donald trump, he said that he was going to put pro-life judges on the courts. he put three on the supreme court, and this is what they've been working toward. and on the other side, supporters of abortion rights say, look, if you overturn roe v. wade, almost immediately large swaths in the south and the midwest will no longer have the right to abortion, and that's because they have trigger laws in place. some of these states that were meant to go into effect immediately after roe if it were ever overturned. other states have pre-roe laws on the books that bar abortion, and then there are many with legislatures that are hostile to
roe v. wade. keep in mind the late justice ruth bader ginsburg, she was often asked what would happen if roe was overturned. she said that what would happen is that women with low means, low income women would have to travel. they would really be affected by this more than anybody else. so that's what the map would look like. >> and that's certainly what you've seen in texas, right, where they have essentially had a complete ban on abortion, and women have been crossing state lines, women who can afford it have been crossing state lines to get abortions. you mentioned the makeup of the court and how it has just changed in such a short amount of time. some might say one of the former president's greatest triumphs was getting the justices on the court with the likes of mitch mcconnell cementing the majority. i've heard watchers like yourself that suggest justice roberts is the one to watch here. >> right. well, first of all, the only one who has come out and side to
overturn roe v. wade is justice clarence thomas. you're going to look at alito and gorsuch to see their move. you're absolutely right. all eyes are going to be on roberts, kavanaugh and barrett to see if maybe they may not be ready to take that huge step to overturn roe and they may look for some kind of middle ground. that's what will be the focus today. of course, the clinics say there is no way to uphold this law without gutting roe. >> so much here. thank you so much for helping break it all down. >> thanks. gop leader kevin mccarthy has a problem on his hands. his own party members, finger pointing, name calling. childish behavior. he had meetings with two of his feuding republicans, saying stop it. let's bring in daniela diaz on capitol hill. it could spell trouble for the gop in next year's midterms.
these are feuding big players in congress who have all the headlines, all the oxygen, provocateurs, not policy, is what we're hearing about the republican party right now. fund-raising off of outrageous comments. i mean, what is leadership to do here? >> reporter: christine, if house minority leader kevin mccarthy can't unite his party, it's unclear what this would mean for his ultimate goal to win the majority in the house in the 2022 midterms. right now mccarthy is dealing with two separate issues, but they're related. of course congresswoman lauren boebert, a very conservative republican from colorado who had racist rhetoric toward a democratic member of congress in the house ilhan omar who is muslim and marjorie taylor greene and nancy mace, marjorie taylor greene slamming nancy mace for her rhetoric. last night he was dealing directly with marjorie taylor greene and nancy mace. he set up two meetings with the
two congress women. however, both emerged with very separate feelings about how -- whether it resolved this issue. marjorie taylor greene saying she spoke with former president donald trump, and they plan to endorse a primary opponent to nancy mace. she's a swing district. she has a swing district in south carolina, and nancy mace also not feeling like it was resolved. but really what is going on here is kevin mccarthy has to deal with these very conservative members who are very loud, taking all the oxygen out of the room as you said, christine, because the real goal here is that he wants to unite his party out of the 2022 midterms and redirect the members to focus on the message against president joe biden's agenda, which is really what he wants to do here. but if these new members continue to publicly feud, it's unclear what that could mean for them winning the majority next year. christine, laura? >> 435 members of congress, this is who we're talking about.
it must be really frustrating for the leadership. nice to see you, daniela diaz, thank you so much. of all the things, there's inflation, the new variant, there's so much they could be handling, but, you know. >> the one-term congress member can control the narrative, that must be frustrating for the trad traditional republicans. coming up, what is going on with lebron james? we have the latest on the nba legend now missing games due to covid rules. and why you might not find those huge post-holiday sales this year.
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futures also bouncing a little bit. bouncing back from yesterday's declines. stocks were hurt by renewed omicron concerns and comments from the fed chief jerome powell. the dow tumbled 652 points. s&p down almost 2%. that makes it losses for the month for all three major averages. the dow down almost 4% in november. during his testimony tuesday, powell told lawmakers the fed no longer thought inflation was transitory, going to retire that word, and hinted that the central bank could start tapering its bond purchases earlier than expected. investors are getting a sense of the labor market when the adp private payroll is released in a couple hours. the official government report comes on friday. all right. to the supply chain nightmare now, president biden will deliver remarks this afternoon on his administration's work to strengthen supply chains. he'll detail plans to lower costs for everyday families and stock shelves this holiday season. the president met cyber monday with chief executives from best buy, food lion, walmart among
others. president biden expressed optimism that americans have a little more hope. what they won't get is post-christmas sales. don't get your hopes up on better year-end deals after christmas because of the supply chain problem. january is usually the golden month for mark downs and savings. stores slash prices as much as 80% to drum up sales, of course, but to clear out all the left over coats and sweaters and gadgets that didn't sell for the holidays. this year, though, very different. retailers like gap and victoria's secret say they plan left over merchandise, they will store it for next year or try selling it at full price. all right. lakers star lebron james missed last night's game against the kings and could potentially miss more games after, quote, entering the nba's health and safety protocols. andy scholes has this morning's bleacher report. all right, andy, help me out here. what in the world does that mean? does that mean lebron has covid, he came into contacts with someone who has covid? what's happening?
>> laura, it could be either. the lakers didn't say whether he tested positive for covid. according to the league protocol he has to be out ten days unless he registers two negative tests in a 24-hour period. he told media in september he had been vaccinated after previously having reservations about it. lakers head coach reacting to the news before the game last night. >> obviously it's a huge loss, you know. it's disappointing, you know. we just want the best for him right now. found out this morning he was going to be entering the health and safety protocols, and we arranged for him to get transportation back to l.a. safely. >> it's been a rough season for lebron. missed ten games with injury, was suspended for a game for the first time in his career. now he's out after entering the league's covid protocol. as for the lakers' game, they managed to overcome the loss of lebron to beat the kings 117-92.
the nba two tom teams meanwhile meeting in phoenix last night as the suns hosted the warriors. phoenix riding a league best 15-game winning streak. fourth quarter tight game. chris paul to jae crowder knocks down the three. that put the suns up by six. moments later paul going to muscle his way in for the bucket. he had 15 points, 11 assists. steph curry struggled with this, 11 points. 104-96. a big upset in the big ten challenge last night, ohio state knocking off number one duke in columbus. the buckeyes rallying down 15 in the second half. big man e.j. la dell ceiling the win with a nice step-back jumper to seal it 71-66. fans all stormed the court. so ohio state's first win over a number one team since 2018. takes the sting from losing to michigan in football over the weekend. speaking of michigan, wolverines jumping in the second spot in the second to last playoff rankings that were released last night.
the rest of the top four remains the same. huge games this weekend to decide it all. georgia takes on alabama and the sec title game. the dogs looking to make a playoff really if they win or lose 2that one. cincinnati to get to the playoffs. they need a big ten title to secure their spot. if some of these teams lose, we could see absolute chaos. coach jim harbaugh could earn 3 1/2 million dollars if he gets every goal this his contract. he says he won't see a penny of it. harbaugh and his wife sarah say they are going to give the money to the athletic department employees who were impacted by covid-related pay cuts. the school says the harbaughs generosity stands to benefit hundreds of workers. and you know, guys, we've seen some college coaches get big pay days over the last few days. really cool to see what harbaugh is doing with his bonus money. >> that's amazing. that is amazing. >> life changing. >> yeah. >> all right, thanks so much,
andy. nice to see you. >> thanks, andy. dancer josephine baker has been inducted, the first american, first black woman and first performing artist to receive that honor. ♪ the st. louis-born expatriate was a sensation after the first world war, dancing and singing her way across the stages of paris. she went on to become a spy for the allies during world war ii, a civil rights activist in the '50s and the '60s. and a fierce advocate for adoption, raising 12 adopted children. she is one of only 80 people who have ever been inducted into the pantheon. her body remains buried in monaco, so following tradition, her pantheon coffin contains handfuls of earth from places meaningful in her life. >> what a life. >> that's amazing, right?
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i'm john berman with brianna keilar. we begin with breaking news. donald trump tested positive for coronavirus three days before his first debate against joe biden on september 29th, 2020. this stunning revelation is in a new book by former white house chief of staff mark meadows obtained by ""the guardian". a positive test the country never knew about, a positive test before he ultimately aadmitted that he had covid. days after attending event after event after event with vulnerable people. there was a subsequent negative test. but this raises all kinds of questions about honesty, timing, and why the white house chose to accept one test. >> meadows wrote that he knew each candidate was required to test negative within 7