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headed. many of you agreed with joy, which make our update maybe next week. thanks for spending time with us on the beat. here is joy. hi, joy. >> first of all, a little jelly because you had david on. i'm like an og x-files fanatic. i'm really glad your audience agrees with me on the protest song. i feel seen. >> joy, real quick. everyone had your back. the only question is did they already agree because it was a good idea or did you work the numbers because people listen to joy and you said it on tv. but we're going to do a whole protest song update soon. >> i might have tweeted a thing, but i'm not owning that. they just agreed with me because i'm right. ari. bye. have a good evening. good evening, everyone. we begin the reidout tonight with the stark reminder about the continued threat of covid.
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three u.s. senators announced today that they have tested positive john hickenlooper of colorado, independent angus king of maine and roger wicker of mississippi all say they are fully vaccinated. that comes as parts of the country, particularly the south, are being pummelled by the delta variant. alabama has no, zero icu beds left. in fact, it's in negative territory. with some patients being treated on gurr. alabama's republican cover declared a state of emergency last week as her state's hospitals face this nightmare scenario, but still, she stood her ground on saying there will be no new statewide mandates. her fellow republicans have been actively declaring war. not on the virus, but on virus protections. like in neighboring georgia
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where hospitals are also running out of icu beds. governor brian kemp is banning local governments from requiring businesses to adopt mask mandates and in texas, where health officials warn the current surge could be worse than anything the state has yet seen. the head of texas medical center says that with nearly 20% of new cases in children, it's a recipe for disaster. despite the threat to texas children, the thrice vaccinated governor, greg abbott, is blocking schools from mandating masks for kids while he receives the cadillac treatment for covid himself. cue this clip from titanic. >> i have a child.
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please. >> go on. step back! step back, i say. >> give her to me. >> if you haven't seen the movie, that was not his child. the covid lifeboat is for me. the rest of you texans better learn how to tread water. which brings us to florida. where perhaps america's cruellest governor, the always mercenary ron desantis isn't promoting vaccinations. oh, no. he's threatening to financially punish local school boards who try to enact mask mandates and he's spending more time attending fund-raisers appearing on fox news and selling anti fauci merch. and his state is also drowning in record cases. including among school kids. stretching florida hospitals to
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the limit. desantis' big idea is to offer already infected floridans pop-up clinics where you can see severely ill covid patients laying on the floor awaiting the normally expensive treatment that's been paid for by the federal government yesterday. look at that. the city confirmed that the state-run site was unprepared because of a surplus of people, but claimed they've made adjustments. meanwhile, anti maskers continue to bully educators. two of the state's largest districts, miami-dade and hillsboro, voted to defy the governor's ban and a group of parents have filed a lawsuit against desantis and the state arguing it violates kids rights to safe schools. joining me is charlie crist of
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florida who is running for governor. dr. gupta and amy nil, who is among those suing governor desantis over masking policies in schools. i have to start with you, ms. nil, because you are a parent really at the center of this nightmare. why have you all sued and what do you hope to gain? >> we felt like we needed to sue because the governor is clearly not prioritizing the health and safety of our kids. >> yeah. >> what we're hoping to gain is, yeah, we're hoping that we can have the courts agree with us that he's overreached his power and -- >> the school board, republicans used to believe in small government, the government closest to the people. there's nothing closer to the
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people than our school board. that's our kids. do you feel that school boards and that parents are being bullied because they want mask mandates? >> i do. because if we're going to lose funding for trying to keep our kids safe, what, i know that the school board members feel their hands are tied and that's not fair. >> are your kids old enough to be vaccinated? >> no, they are not. >> they're not. so they're more vulnerable. i'm going to go to you then, doctor. here's the thing. kids under 12 can't be vaccinated. they're sort of sitting ducks for covid if their parents get covid or their grandma gets covid. i want to put this back up again. can we put back up again this pop-up clinic? because ron desantis has decided, let covid run through our schools. let the kids, parents get sick. let it run wild on cruise ships, but then you can come to a pop-up clinic and get regeneron.
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but people were laying on the floor. this post went viral on reddit. people were moaning and suffering. there it is. this is what ron desantis has decided is the right way to deal with covid. i just have to get your reaction, dr. gupta. >> here's the thing. what we're learning now more and more, if you don't have updates to hvac systems, and that costs a lot of money, joy. we're talking about hepa filters. mer 13 filters installed in the ducts. that's a lot of money for a school district in an urban city to afford. it's not like governor desantis has opened up a spiggot and is funding renovations. without that innovation, without that investment, and it's a
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long-term investment. what do we have? masks. that's the only thing we have to keep our children safe in the state of florida and schools across this country because vaccines are not available. let's just be clear right here about the mitigation measures that we can input because there's funding, but the vaccines that don't exist for kids yet, and masks. to your point about regeneron vaccines, it's really odd and incredibly strange that governor abbott and desantis seem having willing to message on monoclonal antibodies. for your viewers, if you're high risk, unvaccinated and have been exposed, go to that website and you can get access to it. but that's not a great backbone. it's to get vaccinated. it's to put up masking policies, not to prohibit those.
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>> here's what ron desantis on fox, this is what he said about masks just today. >> there's not a lot of data supporting, forcing kindergarteners to be masked. you have this obsession that a little 5-year-old should not be able to go to school without wearing that mask for eight hours a day and just as a parent, i'm offended that the federal government thinks they know better than we do as parents. >> sorry, he was not on fox at this point. he was at a press conference. is he telling the truth, doctor? >> no, he's not. you are wrong. there is data that was just published in the journal of the american medical association showing that young kids, toddler age and those less than 5 who are not going to get vaccinated anywhere in the near future, can more easily transmit the virus, joy, than adolescents. so he's wrong. and there's empirical data in
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our best journals proving him wrong. >> i always want to call you governor crist. representative crist. you inherited the unique position of having been governor of florida, but also having been education secretary of florida. so you were in charge of that system of schools. so i am very eager to hear what you think of the governor's strategy so far. >> well, i would echo the comments of the doctor and joy, thanks for having me on. the governor's just wrong. dead wrong. and you know, continues to pursue, you know, not having kids wear masks in schools. i mean, as education secretary , the last elected one in florida, i understand the most important thing to do is to keep children safe. what parent doesn't think about that when they get up every morning and their kids go to school. i hope my child is safe at school today.
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what's happening in florida is we're not allowing them to be safe because governor desantis signs an executive order saying that you know, if you wear a mask in school in your school district, wherever one of the 67 counties that might be, i'm going to threaten you by taking away some of your education funding. but it got worse than that, joy. he doubled down sand said you know what, i might even think about taking you off office as superintendents or school board members if you dare, you know, to go up against the governor. and say that you know, children in our school district, whether it's hillsboro, miami-dade, broward, nassau county, some of the others that have already done this, and they're defying governor desantis because they're putting the children ahead of the governor which absolutely they should. it's appalling. he is wrong. desantis. the doctor said it best. he's just wrong. >> you used to be a republican. a lifelong republican until the
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party chased you off office for accepting stimulus money and not wanting to destroy teacher's pensions. can you get in the heads of these republican governors who seem to think that letting children get sick is good politics? do you get it at all? >> i don't. i really don't. except to say the time i became an independent then a democrat, the republican party was much different than it is today and now, you know, that was back when the tea party was occurring in 2010. but now what we have, it's me me sized. what are the republican governors doing that are not protecting our children, that are really saying they're going to punish school boards that try to protect the children in those districts? they're not going around, you know, advocating taking a vaccine. rather what they're doing is saying take the medicine after you get the disease. thank god we have that medicine and it exists.
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but why don't you advocate beforehand? prevention, prevention, prevention. make sure you keep the kids safe before they even get sick and advocate wearing of the mask. it makes no sense except for one thing. that this governor, desantis, is more in pursuit of the presidency in 2024 and appeasing that hard right sliver of the republican party, the primary voters, to get that nomination than he is concerned about being governor. he's more concerned about iowa votes than he is about people and children in florida. and that's wrong. >> people like ms. nell. i want to note for our audience that a leon county, florida judge, leon cooper, has refused to challenge the lawsuit. it has cleared the way for a three-day hearing next week on whether to block desantis' order. what will you do if the governor revails ultimately and is
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allowed to scholarship schools from having mask mandates? will you feel safe sending your kids to school? >> of course not. we know based on all reputable sources that masking is the -- if he prevails, i don't think that's the end of the road. i think we have some other options and it's really reassuring to hear biden step in and say that he'll help us and we hope that's possible. >> yeah. i will note that president biden said today, this was his statement on stop intimidating teachers. unfortunately as you've seen throughout this pandemic, some politicians are trying to turn public safety measures into political disputes for their own political gain. he says it's dangerous. he says we're not going to sit by as the federal government and try to intimidate teachers. so he has stood with the parents who want to protect their kids from a deadly pandemic.
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thank you, congressman charlie crist. dr. gupta and amy nell. up next, the domestic terror threat. after a long standoff and a suspect surrenders in d.c. after threatening to detonate bombs near the library of congress as the government warns yet again of the threat we all face from domestic extremists. plus, a former translator for the u.s. military in afghanistan joins me on his desperate effort to get his family out of afghanistan amid the growing republican backlash against allowing afghan refugees into the united states. and tonight's absolute worst. churning out deadly covid misinformation to an audience that just keeping coming back for more. g coming back for more on, girl, go on and ge! that's it, girl! [heartwarming music] (man) ah! (burke) smart dog. with farmers crashassist, our signal app can tell when you've been in a crash
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fixed on afghanistan. and the potential for terrorism to rear its ugly head again with the taliban back in charge. we've heard 24/7 dissections of everything the biden administration did or didn't do and all the factors going into the withdrawal of u.s. troops and what it means for biden's political future and the future of afghanistan and of our country. it's been remarkable to see daily press conferences and demands for oversight and constant information flowing out of washington and the press. it sure is dramatically different, frankly, from how the country has approached the january 6th insurrection, which was, to be clear, an attempt by domestic terrorists to take control of our government. to try to install donald trump as president against the will of the majority of voters. 80 million of them to be clear. it was literally home grown terror that's attacking our democracy. yet to this day, the details remain elusive. unlike with afghanistan. there were no daily briefings about what happened on january 6th and why.
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republicans have refused to even investigate the root causes of the assault. some have even cited with the assailants even as hundreds of cases are winding their way through the courts with little fanfare. the lack of attention feels odd, frankly, given the magnitude of the attack. given the fact it happened live on tv and that it was the first attack on our capitol since 1814. what's confounding is that the threat isn't even close to being over. months ago, christopher wray warned that violent domestic terrorism is a threat that is growing. and six days ago, the department of homeland security issued a warning about violence from extremists. including people radicalized about conspiracy theories. well, today, those warnings came to life but the warnings say a north carolina man drove a pick up truck to the steps of the library of congress across the street from the capitol and
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threatened to blow up two d.c. blocks. police who responded to the scene saw what appeared to be a detonator in his hand. he was live streaming, ranting. suggesting that president biden's election was illegitimate. he also claimed he was prepared to die, for quote, the revolution, and called on other so-called patriots to join him. capitol hill police and metropolitan police officers, the same police agencies who were physically attacked in january by a pro-trump lynch mb who chanted hang mike pence and hunted speaker pelosi, spent hours negotiating with this would be bomber. the suspect, identified as floyd rosenberry, surrendered hours later. no viable explosives were found, but possible bomb making materials were collected from the truck. now, it's clear though, after thousands of trump supporters stormed the capitol to try to
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overturn the 2020 election, that terrorism remains a clear and present danger. i'm learning to talk today, sorry. malcolm, i want to read to you what the department of homeland security issued in its national terrorism advisory system bulletin. through the remainder of 2021, racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists will remain a national threat priority for the united states. there are also continued non-specific calls for violence ond multiple online platforms associated with extremist ideologies on perceived election fraud and alleged reinstatement of trump and restrictions related to the increasing covid cases. you've talked about that on this show. that this is the threat we should be focused on. i take it what we saw today did not surprise you, but what do
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you make of the fact that we have so backed off that concern just eight months after the attack? >> it's absolutely amazing. yeah, it's absolutely amazing that while we're going through this in afghanistan on incompetence or lack of planning, i mean we have the same thing at the capitol. i just had this debate recently on a major tv show with the republicans supposed top intellectual where we denied that there were 40,000 people at the trump rally. i said 40,000 people were at the rally, as many as 10,000 marched on the building and as many as 2,000 fought and got their way into that building. complete denial about this. the biggest part of the big lie is phase two, right? this denial strategy that they have. and believing that nothing happened. but like that funny meme goes,
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they said it was black lives antifa, but refused to investigate. by may, i saw an upswing when people were reinstalling donald trump into power. as we're studying january 6th, and i've said this before on this show. we are headed into an insurgency that is going to be generational. these people do not believe a word that is said in media. they get their own information sphere and that creates lone wolf actors like we saw today. and the next one may have a real viable weapon system that he detonated. >> and you know, joyce, does it surprise you as it does me that after the january 6th insurrection, normally we would have almost daily press conferences like the ones we're
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seeing about afghanistan from the capitol police. from the fbi. you know, if this had been a muslim, you know, muslims that attacks us or if the people had been black, anything other than the people who attacked us, i don't see how we wouldn't have had daily press conferences every day, constant hearings, constant information coming out. we're getting more information about what biden knew on saturday about the taliban than we've ever gotten about january 6th. does that surprise you as it does me? >> i think we have the same reaction, joy, and the immediate aftermath of january 6th, i and many other former doj folks kept waiting for the establishment of a command post and daily or twice daily or even three times daily briefings, sharing information because this is what you typically see after far less significant incidents and far less significant is the wrong way of characterizing them, but
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that's to say anything that approaches domestic terrorism. so, for example, something that hits close to home for me, eric robert rudolph, who set off a string of bombs in atlanta and birmingham, alabama in the birmingham case killing a police officer. immediately, there was a command post. and there were briefings given to the press three and four times a day, around the clock, updating them. we never saw any of that in the aftermath of january 6th and it was left to the acting u.s. attorney in the district of columbia in essence to findly hold a press conference days later and be a sort of source of information. that sort of treatment in the immediate aftermath of this incident i think has played a role in permitting it to fade from the public conscious. that's not any blame to the biden justice department. they were obviously not in charge at that point, but it is now critically important the public leadership from both sides of the political spectrum,
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instead of indulging whether they're lone wolves or organized political insurgents, that there be a condemnation of this sort of conduct and a reiteration of the fact that in america, we play at the voting box. not with guns and exploding devices. >> the only reason we know who the taliban are is because they decided to back a terrorist group. al-qaeda. they're an extreme organization that's out for power. here in the united states, our extremists have a political party backing them. they have the only other major political party backing them. there are only two major political parties. one of them basically backs them, right? let me show you this poll real quick, malcolm. whether our people are concerned about domestic terrorism and foreign terrorism. are you concerned about terrorism, terrorist groups in
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the united states? republicans, even republicans, 57%, democrats, 75% are concerned about it. but concerned about foreign terrorism. well, republicans are far more, they're a little less concerned about that, but you can see that there is somewhat of a partisan difference, but people are actually really concerned. even republicans are concerned about domestic terrorism in the united states. can you get me to understand why we have one political party that has opted out of securing this nation from a lethal threat that the fbi, not some liberal organization. he worked for trump. he was trump's fbi director, too. says is a lethal threat to us. can you understand that? >> well, i can understand it in a sense that we should stop referring to the republicans as being like the taliban. they're not. they're more like shen fen. the political branch of the provisional irish republican
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army who represents their interests as they carried out the insurgency against great britain in the 1970s, '80s, until it was all settled in the 1990s. they view this as an opportunity to have a political warfare in the houses of congress, which will eventually start playing out in the streets. >> yeah. well the taliban saw al-qaeda as being useful to them, too. just saying. malcolm, joyce, thank you very much. still ahead, the bewildering backlash on the right against our afghan allies who now find themselves refugees from the taliban. with one clueless republican senate candidate accusing president biden of turning america into quote, a refugee camp. we'll be right back. fugee camp we'll be right back. sweat 3x more. stops odorg and the provitamin b5 formula is gentle on skin. with secret, outlast anything! no sweat.
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allies remain in a state of purgatory tonight. and while we should be welcoming them with open arms for putting their lives in danger to help keep us safe at home, they are instead facing attacks from some on the american right who as we've been telling you, have been trying to spread fear that our afghan allies are dangerous. even calling them invaders. earlier this week, i spoke with congresswoman omar who was a refugee herself, about what those on the right might actually be afraid of. >> i know what some of these people are worried about is that they're worried that refugees like myself, when they come to this country, will outshine them. but that is just their own failure and inability to find success in the ways in which refugees have found success in this country. >> and as if to prove her point,
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the pied piper of fish sticks and fox news himself, old tuckins himself, responded predictably. attacking the congresswoman. >> the truth is, this is our fault. omar is proof that we are not good at settling refugees. she was saved as a child by the kindness and generosity in america and yet she has grown to hate america and the people who live here. where did she learn those at constitutes? well, of course in college. she became worse after she got here. >> joining me now is christina greer. christina, obviously, you're right. it's an absolute failure. this young woman comes here from somalia as a kid, goes to college, graduates with a degree and become a congresswoman. i guess the guy who got rejected
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by the cia, but does have the fish stick money, clearly a failure, as he's described it, yeah? >> omar did the thing that you know, all of the tucker carlsons of the world say she should do. come here, go to university, get a job and aspire for more. we can look at how, you know, we have chinese exclusion acts dating back to the 1800s. we know how we treated the irish, the italians, the jewish, the germans, the japanese. when we think about japanese internment camps, so when tucker criticizes omar and signaling the refugees that will be arriving, is trying to scare his base. these are people who didn't have any competition growing up, as omar stated, now you might have to earn something for yourself and don't be mad at me because i
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worked and i'm still working to make this country better. to love america is to criticize america. the brochure of america has been different. we know of slavery, african-americans for hundreds of years. so this ideal of america has never been a reality and we now have way more educated people who are speaking about it in various corners of the world. not just in classrooms such as myself, but in the halls of congress and that is what sort of the tucker carlsons of the world cannot stand. that's what you and i get lots of hate mail from people who cannot stand educated black women on television, in the classroom. this is what they tell us to do and when we go and do it, now we see we have a problem. >> you know, the word i think that stands out to me that christina said to me is competition. the idea that back in the day when it was all white guys and they got everything, there was no competition.
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there's nothing threatening. you figured well i can get all those jobs if they're like me. it strikes me that people like tucker have resentment that other people now have the chance to be a congressperson. the other people joining in this, he doesn't surprise me at all. he's tuckums. i get it. that's who he is. i was disappointed. i know steve cortez. i used to battle with him on my weekend show. he's a nice guy. he joined in this. he, who i'm sure a lot of the tuckums of the world would probably get pissed if he moved in their neighborhood, said raise your hand if you let this plane landing in your town. jd vance, who essentially sort of pit the idea of white poverty for cash and has now sold those people out and said they're bad people, he writes -- he, in
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theory, knows better. because people like him who were white and poor used to be looked down on by people like tuckums. why would people who used to be looked down on by tuckums join in on this? >> it just fills me with raise. i can't contain it at times. they're doing it for a simple reason. for the same reason that politicians have done this. i can't give the same history lesson that the professor did, but it goes back to the beginning of father time. they do it because there's a market for it. because people want it. about half of the republican base is calling for this and really wants it and the other half is just fine to go along with it. and that is essentially what is underpinning all of this. and when i look that the steve cortez tweet, first, i raise my hand and say i want them in my community for starters. and it makes me so upset at him,
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but it also makes me upset because the people on that plane are going to be great americans. are going to be the best americans. they're going to have the ferver of a convert to the american way of life, right? and they're going to go on and achieve things. it gets me even more frustrated, joy, i just have to say this. i feel like there's been a callousness even from this administration, from people that i expect better from on this topic because we've left this people in really terrible situations and they're our problem. it's our problem. i saw this video of a young guy who has his green card and he was supposed to fly here today but couldn't get out of an airport today because the taliban's blocking it because we didn't realize the city was going to fall to the taliban this quickly. that young man would be a great american and it's up to us right now to go get them and bring them here and we can deal with the steve cortez and the tucker. these guys are the scum on the bottom of our shoe. this administration is going to
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get them here. make them leave it to me and you to trash all the bigots. they shouldn't be thinking about the politics on this. i'm a little frustrated it feels like they are. >> you know what? i am far more interested in how we get that mission done than in knowing what joe biden knew from the cia on saturday. i feel like the media has been more obsessed with how did biden not know the taliban were terrible? we get it. you're pissed off it didn't go smith smoothly. there is now a quorum in texas. thank you both very much. tonight's absolute worst is still ahead. as a certain right wing news channel relentlessly endangers the life of its own viewers while keeping themselves safe. but first, a former afghan translator for the u.s. military on his fight to save family members from afghanistan. that's next. stay with us. s from afghanistan that's next.
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afghans marched in protest today against the taliban in the capital city of kabul and other provinces. a very brave move given the taliban's reputation for brutality. in fact, three people were killed for trying to hoist the afghan national flag. there's been violence near the kabul airport as people who want out rush to escape the country. but the key to that being do whatever you can to get to that airport. 12 people have been killed since sunday according to reuters. still, the evacuations are happening. the pentagon says 7,000 have been evacuated since august 14th with 2,000 flown out in the last 24 hours. fewer than 300 of those evacuees were american. now, if evacuations continue, the challenge of getting to the kabul airport remains very real. afghans have a good reason to
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fear targeted at taliban check points for connections to the u.s. military. a former interpret for american troops who now lives in texas is doing everything he can to get his family out. including his two college educated sisters, but particularly his brother, who also worked as an interpret and his initial visa application was turned down. i want to start by thanking you for doing that. very important and very brave of you to do that for us. so thank you. tell me about the circumstance facing your brother and your sisters right now? >> well, thank you, joy, for having me on your show. yeah, well i just talked to my family this morning. i talk to them every night and morning. i'm sure you can imagine what i'm going through. they're fine as of right now, but like, they're really terrified for their lives because the question is that can we trust the taliban or cannot. no, we cannot trust taliban
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under no circumstances because what exactly happen is that with the deal struck they wanted to come to afghanistan, they said they will reduce the violence. they didn't do it. a lot of civilians and afghan forces were killed. now, they're in afghanistan, they say they will forgive everyone. they have people in their custody so people are really terrified for their life. my sisters were educated girls and one wanted to be just like you, joy. she wanted to be on the tv in her country. my brother who works for the u.s. government and he is actually, he's terrified. he's stuck there and can't go anywhere, basically. >> i believe your sister will be on tv in this country. i really believe that. i'm just going to go ahead. i'm going to play richard engel. he spoke to some other folks trying to get out. >> reporter: they wait outside for hours until the planes arrive.
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surrounded by trash. always under guard. most arrive here already exhausted because to get here, they had to navigate through taliban fighters who control the airport perimeter and whose idea of crowd control is using we've now landed in doha, qatar. this has been a long journey for the afghans and also been a very emotional one. >> so that kind of gives our audience a sense of what it looks like and what it is like for your family trying to get out. i want to primarily ask you, number one, do your sisters and your brother, do they feel safe having their paperwork, especially your brother, who is a translator, are they keeping the paperwork or are they afraid to have it? if they don't have it, how will they get admission? >> that's a very tough situation, joy. i talked to my mom the other day and she's actually terrified, like i said, for her kids' life. she store all her documents in the pillow in the house.
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i talk to my brother and say, hey, there could be a chance for you to go to the airport and make it through the checkpoints and hopefully you'll make it in a safe place. but he said, my brother said, i cannot go to kabul. i'm from jalalabad which is two hours drive from my home to kabul. he cannot make it because there's tons of checkpoints and all are controlled by the taliban. so think about having a document with yourself that you worked for the american forces and you go through these check points, the odds are they will find you. at this point the taliban is not a recognized group or if this was a military group you would know who's who but it could be anyone at the checkpoint and they can hurt you in any possible way. >> let's put up a map so people get a sense of jalalabad and kabul, how far it is, about two hours, 155 kilometers or 96 miles. it's a significant distance. have you gotten any assurances given your service and your
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brother's service to us from the biden administration that they will expedite -- because they have said they're expediting these applications. have you gotten any assurances like that? >> to be completely honest with you, nothing so far. but the whole thing is just chaos right now because people wanted to come to -- they want to go to the airport but they cannot go to the airport. like on your previous show when you had that gentleman on your show, he said there was a person with a green card and he wanted to get on a plane but he was not able to make it to the plane because these -- it's such chaos there and you see taliban shooting at people. so at this point i've got no assurance from the government or the administration to assure me, hey, your brother or your family will make it. at this point i'm just having a conversation with you guys, having a conversation with other folks and trying to pull all the contacts or connections that i have in the u.s. to kind of
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figure out what i need to do at this point because the family is literally stuck there. it's so hard to process the whole thing because it all happened in the matter of a couple of days. and these people are not -- like i said, they don't keep their promises. they don't live up to their promises. i'm sure you read the report this morning from u.n. they are actually looking for people's houses. they want to go into your house and search for documents for any possible thing they can. so that is really, really scary. >> yeah. no, it's terrifying. listen, i'm hoping that seeing you on this show tonight will help you in any way. we are going to be praying for you, your brother, your sister, because we want your sister to be here on tv. i want her to come on with me and we're just going to wish you all the best. we are going to be sticking with your story and following up. stay right before because tonight's absolute worst is straight ahead. as a certain tv cable news network reaches new lows of hypocrisy while putting its own
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sean hannity, who hurt you? i ask, because in one week alone, you hawked mypillow products while talking about americans stranded in kabul, the same day that you let a con man come on to your show and say that the taliban created in 1994 has been around for 1,000 years. but it didn't stop there. last night you had on another con man, deeply committed to making the pandemic worse and that is baby maga desantis who is opening up regeneron pop-up clinics. those clinics, let's look at one of them again. take a look at this. this photo went viral on reddit. this person is very sick, lying on the floor of a clinic, these pop-up clinics at the jackson public library downtown. i repeat, a library. why aren't these people in the
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hospital? isn't that the question sean hannity should be asking rather than promoting this kinda sorta sketchy situation pushed by a governor no one ought to trust regarding covid? sean, you know that covid can kill you. your company knows it too. per an internal memo, fox news is mandating employees, like hannity's own producers, to enter their vaccine status in a database. so what gives? is it the insatiable thirst for ratings or validation? maybe it's money. whatever the reason, this itz what fox news and desantis have done. neither hannity nor tuckems nor laura ingraham and the rest of the filthy rich fox news hosts nor any of their wealthy friends will ever have to lie dying on a library floor begging for regeneron. you all will never be refused a hospital bed. your king got covid and got flown to the nation's best military hospital in a helicopter to receive all the cadillac treatments available.
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money was no object. most of your viewers, they don't have that luxury. they aren't going to get regeneron because they can't afford it, it is $1200 a shot. that is why the fox news hypocrites who are pushing anti-vax, anti-mask lies and expensive covid treatment that most of their viewers can't afford and will never get instead of giving them useful and powerful information, using their platform to give free information on free prevention, they are tonight's absolute worst. and that's tonight's "reidout." tonight on "all in" -- >> you know, we're not going to sit by as governors try to block and intimidate educators protecting our children. >> the push to protect kids, both from covid-19 and from the governors who banned masks in schools. >> i feel like the governor is definitely trying to make a political statement and my daughter and other kids are just the collateral damage t


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