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>> i will say mr. sid pallone did appear voluntarily and answer a variety of questions. he did not contradict the testimony of other witnesses and i think we did learn a few things, which we will be rolling out in the hearings to come. >> there is that, and also reporting on what could be a big step in the chain of testimony from another figure, steve bannon. ryan nobles joins us now but the latest. what can you tell us about what he told the committee, do we know anything? >> the first thing is he was behind closed doors for a significant amount of time. the committee heard testimony from cipollone for more than seven hours and as you heard from congresswoman zoe lofgren, what he had to say was productive. the got information from him that they were looking for. the question is just how much of what they have heard from prior witnesses was cipollone
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able to specifically confirm? there is a little bit of a caveat that they provided to that. take a listen. >> he could say so one so was wrong, which he did not say. there were things he might not be present for, or in some cases, could not recall with precision. my sense was that as i say, he did appear voluntarily. i think he was candid with the committee. he was careful in his answers, and i believe he was honest in his answers. >> reporter: the way you can interpret what congressman lofgren said there is did the committee actually hand him a statement that was made by cassidy hutchinson and say did you say this in the way she interpreted it? there appears to be a bit of disagreement as to how that
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played itself out. regardless, he was in there for a long time, congressman lofgren said what they learned from him was very productive and it's going to help the investigation. we will have to see in the coming days whether any of this appears in their hearing scheduled for next week. >> was a new development about steve bannon? >> reporter: steve bannon, as you know is under indictment by the department of justice because of his lack of cooperation with the january 6th committee. he's been found in criminal contempt by the committee and is facing a trial coming up later this summer. what we are learning now is formal president trump is considering sending a letter to steve bannon, waving any privilege barriers that would prevent him from testifying in front of the committee. that could theoretically set up a situation where bannon could come in and answer questions from the committee and that would put him in a situation where he would not necessarily be facing a criminal charge.
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how this all plays out is this just a tactic to try to prevent steve bannon from facing criminal charges and that trial? that is something that is up in the air. trump would have to do this, and the committee would have to decide with bannon coming in and his testimony would even be valuable. we are a long way from any of that happening, but the fact the former president is even considering this is significant. we are going to have to see how it plays itself out. >> ryan nobles, appreciated. we are joined by senior law enforcement andrew mccabe, also cnn chief legal analyst jeffrey toobin. jeff, we talked about pat cipollone, did not contradict that when asked if he confirmed cassidy hutchinson's testimony she said not contradicting is not the same as confirming. i'm not a lawyer, what does that mean?
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>> there are a variety of things it could mean. just for example, as she said, if he did not remember certain conversations that cassidy hutchinson said took place, that would be not contradicting, but it would not be confirming. if he asserted a privilege about certain conversations, that would be not contradicting, but also not confirming. all of that are possibilities, and i guess we are just going to have to wait to find out. it's really hard to speculate. there is a large universe of things that are not contradictory, but also not confirming. >> andrew, if mr. cipollone is speaking to other people in the white house in his role as white house counsel, the chief white house counsel, is that under any kind of privilege?
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>> it's hard to see how any privilege would prevent mr. cipollone from testifying about conversations he had with people other than the president. i totally agree, there's a lot of opportunity here, a lot of ways that not confirming but not contradicting can play out. i tend to think the privilege is probably not one of the things that weighed in on that. it's likely more an issue of recollection. he may not remember the alleged conversation with kathy hutchinson in which he allegedly said keep them from going up to the capital or we are going to get charged with all kinds of crimes. there's nothing wrong, it's not a privilege to say you don't remember, but it has the same fact. >> here is the problem with the committee's problem with cipollone. ordinarily, they could challenge his assertion of a reason why he could not testify for privilege or some reason like that.
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there's no time to go to court. they confided out in the seven hours, and what we don't know is how much of the seven hours of testimony today was the lawyers arguing about what cipollone could testify about, but unfortunately for the committee, he held the cards here and he could testify, he can make the rules and presumably, it sounds like from congressman lofgren the got productive stuff but only god what cipollone wanted to give them. >> you think this has any kind of impact on a potential investigation by the justice department? >> that is kind of cipollone testifying under a different rubric. if the justice department is interested in talking to him in pursuit of along with a criminal investigation that they might be conducting, either now or in the future, they would have to go through the same process. it would be required a
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subpoena, and they would have to grapple with the same issues. the difference is what jeff pointed out. they would likely have the time and the ability and the will to litigate disputed issues of privilege. now, it is interesting that it's going to be hard for him to assert privilege on those things i mentioned before, conversations with other people, not the president. there are specific instances in which we know the true holder of presidential privilege, which is the current president, has waived that privilege with respect to certain conversations. so, the infamous january 3rd meeting with the acting attorney general and the acting deputy attorney general and jeffrey clark and cipollone, that meeting is fair game, there's no privilege that covers anything in that. there's a lot of ground for cipollone to talk about. >> what do you make of this source telling cnn the former
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president is considering signing a letter waving his executive privilege claims for steve bannon, steve bennett was on a high gloss official at that point. what magic executive privilege claims if he actually under? does that make any sense? >> i'm going to go out on a limb here and say this whole thing is a joke. steve bannon is under criminal contempt prosecution for failing to answer subpoenas that he did not answer. that's a criminal charge from the justice department. that is donned. if he wants to testify now, god bless. but his criminal case is about failure to testify in the past. this sounds like a last ditch effort for bannon to throw sand in the gears and say maybe i will testify, maybe there will be a waiver of privilege. the whole thing seems like steve bannon trying to yank the committee's chain and it's not even up to the committee
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anymore. this is a charge from the justice department, and they are the ones that have to decide whether to go forward with this case. there's a trial date, he's going to court, i think some letter that donald trump may or may not right is utterly irrelevant. >> this is -- >> sorry, yeah. the so-called oath keepers leader, he's been federally indicted on seditious conspiracy charges, he's offered to waive his first amendment rights and testify before the committee but only if he can do it in person and not from prison. his attorney said he wants to confront them. what do you make of this? is this he wants to get out of prison for the day, and wants to grandstand? or is this serious? >> i tell you, it smells a little bit alike this nonsense like a letter for steve bannon. it's a sideshow set up to capitalize on some ability to
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reduce the kind of exposure that he is currently facing. i do not think it will work. it does highlight the difficult position the justice department is in your project trying to mount a successful prosecution in a collocated conspiracy case against rhodes, while the committee is taking evidence and testimony from witnesses who might be relevant to the prosecution. there is a ton of information they need to review that the committee is holding right now to ensure they are meeting their discovery obligations and things like that. this would only further complicate that mass. i don't think it has any direct relevance to his prosecution, but it is certainly a sideshow and if i were justus, i would be very concerned about this happening. the last thing you need is stewart rhodes, on tape making a bunch of self-serving exculpatory statements to congress while you're in the middle trying to put on a prosecution. >> one of the things we have
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learned in these hearings is -- i'm sorry, it's better for the committee to have people on tape than life because the committee has been able to pick and choose, and that's why i think it's better that they had cipollone on tape as opposed to live so they can find the useful parts of the testimony and get rid of any sort of filibustering and hamming and hiring. the same thing with this joker in prison. they don't need him live. he can just rot and wait. >> appreciated, thanks. coming up next, how japan is coping with the almost unimaginable, the assassination of shinzo abe, and the fact he was shot in a society with very few firearms and only a handful of gun deaths per you, sometimes fewer than that. later, a month and a half since their level of work murdered, the people in texas have just a lot of collecting information lies, coverups, finger-pointing, invasioion fro
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to understand the shock people in a manner not only have they seen a leading national political figure murdered, something that has not happened in this country since robert kennedy and martin luther king jr. in 1968, the manner of his assassination was as far removed from everyday japanese life is anything emotional. he was killed with a fire in a country that reported only one such death last year. not 1000, not 100, just one. now, this one. more from cnn's blake esper. >> japanese prime minister shinzo abe was speaking in osaka on thursday when chaos ensued. two shots are heard. he's hit in the chest and neck. the weapon, a handmade gun was found laying on the ground.
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bystanders try to aid the former prime minister before he was rushed to the nearest hospital. soon, news broke. he had succumbed to his injuries and died at age 67. >> there were two bullet wounds. he was in the cardiopulmonary arrest after damage to large blood vessels and the heart. we took resuscitative measures, but unfortunately, he died at 3:05 p.m. >> reporter: one of the lowest gun crime rates. police arrested the suspect, a 41-year-old man who did not flee after the attack. he later admitted to shooting abe. he later said he is also the premonition was a group he helped a grudge against. >> you love this country and constantly looked beyond the current generation, working hard for a brighter future of this country, leaving behind many major successes in various categories.
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>> reporter: will be the second in the assassination. u.s. president joe biden says he is donned and outraged by abe's death and called him a champion of the friendship between our people. >> does not happen in japan in decades and decades. untold going back to the late 30s. the justice department is going to be going in and getting more detail. >> reporter: barack obama said he was shocked and saddened who he called a friend and longtime partner. from the present donald trump called him a true friend. from china, reaction came from highlighting his contribution to promoting the development of relations. he was the first japanese prime minister to meet with the chinese counterpart in years. he was also critical of beijing's stance on taiwan. his permission marked japan's history in bilateral relations. his assassination, now a black dot in the country's history.
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a violent act of crime due to sent ripples across japan. >> reporter: overnight, we learn more about the suspect involved in the assassination. police say the suspect, a 41- year-old unemployed man has admitted to the shooting. he was sworn by security after the shots were fired and was arrested on the spot in possession of what is being described as a homemade gun. despite a specific security plan put in place that included dozens of police officers who did not stop the government from slowly walking up behind abe while he was speaking and firing those two fatal shots. japan public broadcaster nhk says japan's national police agency will now review security arrangements. anderson? >> thanks so much. perspective now from tobias harris. he is the author of the iconoclast, shinzo abe and the new japan.
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and former secret service agent jonathan macro. just from a security perspective, what do you think, what happened here? how was the shooter able to get that close to was it because he was a former prime minister or how politicking is done in japan? >> let me frame this one-way. threats against political leaders do not end when they leave office. typically they reduce over time but they will never be fully eliminated, especially if you remain in political power. i think when we assess what's going on today, we are looking at this incident from an american viewpoint. we think about political rallies, about large buffer zones, barricades, but really, if we flip this and look at it from the japanese cultural perspective which is based upon low crime rates, almost nonexistent gun violence, having political rallies out in public spaces let we saw, this incident occur in, it really is
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quite common. the point here is threats facing political leaders anywhere around the world, you know, they never remain at rest and they always necessitate security measures to be put in place. what we will see moving forward in japan is a different type of methodology put forth when it comes to planning political security. >> tobias, you actually work for a japanese lawmaker years ago. how common is it to see a politician up that close at that level? >> is extremely common. it is japanese political culture. it is one of the most charming things about how japanese democracy works. there is very little distance between elected officials and their voters. campaign season, just like what we are seeing now, all across the country, politicians are standing outside train stations, talking to voters. i like the politicians get their business cards to kids who would come up, a lot of
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interaction with voters. you have some online campaigning, some tv ads, but it's mostly face-to-face interaction. this is really exploiting something fundamental about japanese political culture. >> tobias, abe still had incredible presence in the party, in japanese politics. >> absolutely. in some ways, you wonder if to some extent if that is why he was targeted. that he remained an outside figure, no japanese politician could match his public profile, he was incredibly powerful, nearly 2 years since he resigned from the premiership, just a very larger-than-life figure and certainly, one with a big global presence as we are seeing today as tributes pour in. certainly, more visible than most japanese politicians. >> jonathan, what would have a security detail other former predator versus the current prime minister? >> there's a big difference and
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the reason being, the person who holds office holds more power and the risk rating is different. what you would see is an application of control measures thinking about more security, more perimeter security, security screening, that would all be different. but we have to look at is what was going on at the moment here. what we saw from this attack is the attacker had the advantage from the very beginning about controlling the time, the location and manner of this attack. that is what caught security off guard and because gun violence in these types of attacks are so anomalous within japanese society, the ability to have a clear line of sight, exposure to the target here, the former prime minister, and have close distance to the target, it really was a recipe for disaster that we know had a significant consequence. >> especially with a weapon that seems to have been made at
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home, sort of a double barrel shotgun type weapon. >> absolutely. that's an important point, right? we don't know the exact motivation but what we do know is there was a significant level of sophistication put into the preplanning. this was premeditated, in an environment so just the thought of building this weapon on your own, testing that weapon to see if it can function and launching this attack, it just shows a sophisticated level of planning that went into this, and that's going to be a driver for investigators to get to a motive. >> finally, briefly, abe's legacy in politics, what is it? >> well, as the longest serving prime minister he was in a position to make a number of decisions that really will guide his successor for years to come.
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i think both in foreign policy, he laid down the blueprint that both former prime minister are following when it comes to relations with countries, the united states but other countries in asia, the mix of economic policies we are seeing, all of that, i think all of abe successors are going to have a hard time superseding that, finding something that does the job better. in some ways after abe, and he responded saying there is no alternative, his vision was the right way, i think his successor seem to agree. >> really appreciate it thank you. up next, more on japan's strict laws as well as the primime minister's considerable legacy, when we come back. before they happen... and insights on every buy and sell decision. with zero-commission online u.s. stock and etf trades.
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we were talking tonight about the murder of a former prime minister in a country where weapons are hard to come back. the suspect made his own. randy k has more tonight on japan strict gun laws and how they compared to ours. >> reporter: in japan this is a rare sight. guns are hardly ever seen here and really used in violent crime. last year according to the country's national police agency, there were fewer than a dozen shootings in japan. and just one gun related deaths.
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that in a population of about 125 million people. compare that to the united states which has more than double the population and saw $20,940 gun related deaths last year. that does not include the more than 24,000 suicides last year. why such a stark difference between the two countries? strict gun laws. in japan, hand guns are outlawed. in fact japan's firearm laws only allow for the sale of shotguns and rifles. this man told cnn error guns are enough for him saying it is similar to a real gun. the student said he would not be comfortable with a real gun even if he could buy one. buying a gun in japan takes time and lots of patience. to qualify for a firearm license in japan you must attend an all-day class, passed the written test, and score at least 95% accuracy on a shooting range test.
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a mental health evaluation and drug test are also required. mandatory background checks include a review of the purchaser's criminal record, personal debt, connection to organized crime if any, and relationships with family and friends. this former police officer told cnn and took him 40 days to be approved for a gun purchase. this is a tool that can in someone's life, there should be a strict screening process he says. in japan, new gun owners must also register their weapon with police and provide details to law enforcement about where the gun and ammunition are stored, in separate locked compartment as required by law. japanese police also inspector gun each year and gun owners have to take the class and exam to renew their license every three years. all of this has kept the number of private gun owners in japan to a minimum. in 2017, the small arms survey shows only an estimated 377,000 guns were owned by civilians in
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japan. that was just .25 guns per 100 people, compared to about 120 guns per 100 people in the u.s. because private firearm ownership is so low, most of the gun violence in japan is linked to the yakuza, the japanese chemical network. of the 10 shootings lester, police say the yakuza were responsible for eight of them. randy k, cnn, palm beach county, florida. >> said perspective, national security analyst david singer is the national security correspondent for the new york times. when he was the tokyo bureau chief, he covered abe extensively. given how gun violence is in japan, what kind of impact do you think this is going to have? >> i think the political assassination part of it will have significant impact in the way that the japanese think about themselves. and how they understand and think about the system. the last time a prime minister or former prime minister in
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japan was killed was 90 years ago. it was 1932. in that case, it was by some navy officers who were on their way to try to get japan to go to war with the united states nine years before pearl harbor. i don't think it's going to have much of an effect on the anti- gun culture. the extent to which the suspect here had to go to manufacture his own gun tells you he really could not get one on the open market for all the reasons randy just described. >> when you were living in japan, what was the general attitude you notice towards guns? >> pretty much shock if you had one. the most interesting thing that struck me as an american growing up in the united states and moving to japan, we were there for six years was that the japanese treated gun ownership and basically the
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license to own a gun the way americans deal with learning how to drive a car. you got to go through a process of learning what you're doing because the car is a 4000 pound weapon that can be deadly. you have to take an exam. you have to be of sound mind, they want to test your vision, that is the equivalent of the gun accuracy element here. they are not saying you can't own a gun although as you heard from randy, there are many kinds of guns you cannot own. they are saying you have to treated as if the licensing procedures are real. and not something you would breeze through. >> abe focused in his long-term as prime minister on the economy and bringing and trying to solve some of japan's economic problems. would you think of legacy is going to be?
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>> i think you what is legacy to be about what was called abe nam x, a way to bring japan back to the fulsome economy that i witnessed when i arrived in japan in the late 1980s. the united states was worried it would become a techno-colony to the japanese. he never succeeded at that. he did succeed at something else, which was he managed to basically and still a national security culture within the government. he created japan's first national security council, similar to the one the united states has. he ramped up defense spending, quite considerably. he wasn't able to get the constitution revised, especially article 9, which is part of the peace constitution that the united states helped write for japan. he reinterpreted it, so that japan was required to come to
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a document obtained by cnn shows asked for temporary leave from the city council to focus on addressing school matters related to the tragedy about two weeks before resigning from the council. this comes as the texas department of public safety citing the district attorney denied request to release the 77 minute video of the hallway outside of classrooms before it was breached. billing rates are still demanding and waiting for answers and gotten them. we spoke with some of the victims families. >> it was like putting salt on an open wound. >> every drip of information adding to the pain for the families of the victims. >> it's just really hard because there's so much suffering, and it's hard to grieve when there is no closure.
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>> more than 60 family members gathered together to meet with cnn. the son, brother and sister of teacher irma garcia and the father of 10-year-old jackie kucera spoke on camera. six weeks after the loved ones, 19 children and two teachers were killed, they still need answers. >> when you say there's no closure, are you looking for? >> i want people to be held accountable. >> a new report this week said an armed police officer had an opportunity to shoot the gun and before he went inside the school. essentially stopping the tragedy before it began. today, the uvalde mayor disputed the claim. the investigation is now the subject of intense scrutiny with comforting reports emerging, and political infighting between local leaders and top state officials. it's more confusion, more frustration for these families. >> when you hear about something with new information, has now
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come out, what are you thinking? >> they were trained to stop an active shooter, that the person you're supposed to do. it's aggravating they didn't do that. >> what we know for sure is police, just feet away in the hallway, waited and waited to unlock doors, a lack of effective command the officers poorly positioned inside the school, all issues highlighted in wednesday's report from the advanced law-enforcement rapid response training center. irma garcia's brother is a police officer in san antonio. he says the inaction in the hallway is unfathomable. >> i love my brothers in blue, but it's like any profession, you know? this profession is not made for everybody. when it's time to suit up, when you stare death in the face, don't we in the news. >> irma's oldest child says
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he's gone and i'm trying to hold his emotions inside. >> one day my mom had to go to the door and looked death in the eye, and tried to lock that door. >> after his mother died in the shooting, his father died two days later from a heart attack. now, he wants accountability. >> one thing i don't want is those officers in those hallways, i wanted to resign. >> you and all those officers gone. >> yes. >> the minute i heard that that my mom was dead, i yelled out, i should've taken that bullet. because i'm in the military. i know it has to be done. i signed up for that. my mom protected those kids. but no one protected her. >> my daughter was a fighter.
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took a bullet to the heart and still fought. she fought hard to stay alive. these cowards could not go in? >> i don't know that i've ever seen a situation where so many weeks after a slaughter of children, law enforcement across the state and officials across the state have remained silent and have not told the families what has happened. i know they say there's investigations going on, but it's hard to see this as anything other than given their statements, and given their missed directions and their lies in the beginning as a cover-up, as misdirection, and the disrespect, you had how many family members were in that room listening to those family members week, agreeing with what they were saying?
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>> there were 60, close to 60 family members. you have family members of those who survived, and you had the family members sadly of the children who died. we were trying to get more of them to speak out and we are going to hear from more. we will hear from some of the surviving families. what, you are right. every time there is a piece of information that comes out, it contradicts something else. we just learned today that the information about the police officer who had the government in sight and could've taken him out, the mayor here says it's not true. i spoke to the mayor just a short time, he said when that information came out, he went and did his own investigation, he went to the police chief and asked him is this true, and the chief says no. and that we told this to the dps that's running this investigation, the department of public safety and the texas rangers. it's very hard, anderson, after all this time to understand
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what is going on here, what are folks hiding. those family members certainly think there's a cover-up here. they certainly think the police and law enforcement is hiding, this is a huge embarrassment for the police and how they handle this. they allow these children -- >> is the sheriff still refusing -- >> no, he's going to testify. but you are right, he did not want to testify at first not be agreed. that's what happened on monday. that's happening behind closed doors. we are not even going to know what he says. what, the bottom line is like we see every night, there still so many unanswered questions. i don't know. i hope these families that the answers they want. have a district attorney telling authorities don't speak, she's texting them, her office is texting the families when this report is coming out, not giving them a heads up, not telling them it's coming. just sending them the report, and they have to read this
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horrific information, basically on facebook. that's for a lot get their information. something is going on, it's not making any sense, but i can tell you and i know talking to state officials and some of the government officials, there's going to feel the pressure. with these families are doing by speaking out and coming forward like they did last night and today is starting to have an effect on the governor here in the government here and hopefully soon we will start seeing some of the evidence they've been reviewing. >> the governor was lied to as well. he went out and put out lies because that's what he was told by his law-enforcement people. i guess he did not ask too many questions even though the questions were obvious about what to be asked and he went along with the lies he was told and the disrespect being shown to these family members, it's just extraordinary to me. i appreciate your able to get people together and talk to them and let them voice what they want to hear from authorities. at so disrespectful of officials. i appreciate it.
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president biden today signed an executive order ending protecting of reproductive rights. in the wake of the white house decision, the secretary of health and human services with issue a report outlining public outreach, provide new legal assistance to doctors and patients and focus on protecting patient privacy. doing more calls for lawmakers to support federal legislation. as kyung lah reports, it is a hot topic on the campaign trail. >> reporter: in the battleground state of nevada, the battle of the u.s. senate -- >> the woman's right to choose
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is not an issue. >> reporter: -- may lie with women like suzanne fisher. >> i'm a registered republican, the day i turned 18. >> how angry are you about what's happened? >> on a scale of 1-10, about 9 1/2. >> that's pretty angry. >> reporter: angry enough to reject her party's senate nominee and instead support a democrat. nevada voters codified abortion access into the state constitution. then a young mother of two, fisher was one of the activists who went door to door to convince voters. in the 2020 midterm on the heels of roe v. wade being overturned, fisher fears that work would be unspun. >> i do think this is going to be a pivotal issue for a lot of races and especially in this state. >> how many women do you think are like you? >> i think a whole lot more than we know. i really do. >> the opponent who is running against me -- would be the vote that would support a federal abortion ban.
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>> the majority of nevadans support abortion rights. and incumbent senator catherine cortez masto is seizing on the issue to hammer away at republican senate candidate adam lax alt. >> i'm ready to fight for what is right. >> reporter: who is mounting a significant challenge backed by donald trump. >> and there's no one more trustworthy in nevada than adam. >> reporter: he has said he will honor the constitution protecting abortion, but then a au audio suggests he wants to reverse the state constitution. >> roe v. wade was always a joke. it was a total, complete invention. we are not a pro-life state. we've got work to do on that. >> women are outraged because this is a state that we really respect women's freedom and the right to choose. and just outraged by what we see happening across the country. >> reporter: but the outrage front and center among voters is on prices affecting their
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pocketbooks. >> gas prices, grocery prices, housing market, all that. >> what do you want to tell the party in power right now about how you feel? >> you let us down. >> reporter: at this reno grocery store, other democrats say abortion rights are vital but so is feeding their families tonight. >> i am a registered democrat. and i'm kind of debating on why. i'm not going to lie. >> catherine cortez masto is on the ballot. >> yes. >> will you be voting for her? >> i may be actually. maybe. we're going to see. i'm playing it by ear right fou had. >> senator cortez masto is crisscrossing the state talking not just to women but to working class latino. former president donald trump is scheduled to be here in las vegas this evening rallying side by side with adam lax alt in order to energize republican voters. >> the races go on. we'll be right back.
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