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good evening, everyone. we begin "the reidout" over the skepticism of russia invading kyiv. flouting norms and breaking international law, which is why ukrainian and u.s. officials were dubious of moscow's claim it would drastically reduce operations around the ukrainian
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capital despite the rhetoric during peace talks, the shelling has continued. in other words, there is what russia says and does and what russia continues to do is to indiscriminately bomb cities, homes, hospitals, buildings and schools. two main regions mentioned were kyiv and other cities, mariupol still fights for its survival. here is satellite images of that city published tuesday. the ones bustling coastal port city that citizens describe as hell levelled by russian artillery shelling and air strikes. meanwhile, it's uncertain putin himself is accurately briefed on his own invasion. a u.s. official provided nbc news with classified
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intelligence saying there is tension between putin and the russian ministry of defense. they're too afraid to tell him the truth. putin allegedly being misinformed is just another reason ukraine and its allies have little reason to believe anything that russia says. the reality of the situation on the ground is more than dire and unlike putin, the rest of the world is seeing the inhumane consequences of this war through countless interviews with refugees like this elderly couple rescued by ukrainian troops yesterday. >> translator: i don't have anyone she tells the emergency worker. i don't have anyone at all. her husband and her have been sheltering in her basement for a month. she gulps her tea with sheer relief. it's her first hot drinks for weeks. they've had no electricity, gas or water. >> today, president biden told ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy that the u.s. will send an additional $500 million in aid to the ukrainian people.
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and that aid cannot come soon enough. the united nations says the number of refugees fleeing the country surpassed 4 million people in five weeks. it's a number that strikes at the heart of the matter. the ukrainian people, most of all, have no reason, no reason to believe anything that putin says. joining me now from lviv is ali velshi. this is a humanitarian disaster. those pictures of mariupol are shocking and terrifying. it looks like, you know, armageddon. tell us what is going on there and have you talked to anybody who believes in this idea russia is pulling back? >> reporter: no, zero people at all. in fact, there is no trust here in ukraine at least with the people i've been talking to or the refugees that i've spoke to in hungary and poland for anything vladimir putin says because right from the beginning, he's been disingenuous what this effort
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was. there was no sense when these negotiations were going on they were meaningful and no sense anybody in ukraine wanted ukraine to give up anything, any land or territory in exchange for peace because they said we didn't want this war in the first place. joy, you showed that woman taking that sip of hot tea. how many times, you and i were on tv together a month ago when i was at that train station where people got their first hot drink or first sandwich. this desperation, think about this, 4 million refugees out of the country, more than 6 million in the country. in fact, where i am in lviv is full of people from the east, from kyiv and places like that and i will remind you, ukraine before this war was the poorest country in europe, the lowest gdp per capita in europe. their tax base is low. they have trouble paying for things which is why people thought their military won't be able to stand up against the russian military and the spirit and the military and civil defense has come through but they need money, which is why
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the money authorized after an hour-long conversation between zelenskyy and biden will go into that budget. in addition to the weaponry and no fly zone. >> very quickly, is there any sense of how long this country can keep this up? i mean, they have resistered what people thought was a superior army. they weren't prepared, not motivated and doing a terrible job but is there a sense you're getting even from ukrainian officials of how long they can keep this up? >> reporter: no, i'm not getting that. they all want to go home. they think they're going to go home and clear they're not going home in the next few weeks, everybody that's left. they think this is a probably a month's long thing. they start talking about a marshall plan type of thing that what they want when this is over
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is for europe and the world to invest in rebuilding ukraine and that could work out quite well. it worked out well for germany. everybody is thinking about that so they're thinking in terms of ukraine will prevail but in the short term when you see images you're showing at the top of the show or mariupol and kharkiv, this is devastating and people understand there is not going to be a quick end to this. they hope their president's constant plays to the west will result in something that is meaningful that finally, you know, nails this thing for russia and gets them to pull out. >> yeah, indeed. he's done heroic work. the whole world is moved by volodymyr zelenskyy and i thank you, my friend. ali velshi doing this and coming on and being kind enough to be on with me but also hosting the 9:00 p.m. and doing a brilliant job of that. i never miss it. ali, you're the best. thank you so much. really appreciate you. cheers. i'm joined by editor at
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"news week" and former fbi double agent and former staffer for the house homeland security committee advising chairman bennie thompson who is principal of the corner stone government affairs. it's great to have you both on and my friend, as well. do you have a sense, just as a military guy, somebody who knows intimately the way the kremlin operates and the way the russian government and officials operate, do you have a sense of how long russia can keep this up? nobody believes them. nobody has trusted anything they say. nothing they say has any credibility. they're claiming they're pulling back but still bombing. do you have any sense how long they can keep this up? >> i think to answer that it's really two questions, joy. how long the russians can keep this up is independent with how long putin is going to try to force this on because i think that, you know, any logical met metric you would use say russians should leave.
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they're not going a achieve strategic goals and remove zelenskyy. it unlikely now they'll be able to take kyiv but that doesn't matter to putin. this is the fundamental problem. putin has no fears. we're hearing from reports, there is a lot of confirmation amongst his advisors but that doesn't matter. he doesn't have anyone he can turn to to trust to walk him off the ledge and i don't know when vladimir putin will decide he wants to stop. that's the major question when it comes to try to figure out what happens next. >> just to some notes here from nbc news reporting here, the u.s. officials told nbc news they believe as i said that he's being misinformed because of the fear people have of him and i'll ask that question are you surprised by that? putin was unaware the russian military used and lost soldiers in ukraine saying his lack of information showed a clear breakdown of accurate information to the russian president. you know, it sounds like he's
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diluted but are you surprised that his own defense officials are afraid to tell him what is happening? >> i think so. i think that it's, you know, when it comes to putin, look, joy, i think people are -- the joke of russia is how does a russian joke start? looking over your shoulder. this is what russia has become. i think you saw this saddam hussein. it was clear he was losing. they were unwilling to tell it. it is a problem and that makes this very dangerous because i don't think putin is operating in sort of a rational plane. not to say he's crazy but clearly he thinks for whatever reason he can be successful and i don't think anyone around him has the heart to tell him that he probably can't. >> let me play for both of you and i bring you in here, charles, this is the mayor of
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chernihiv. >> translator: russia lies, they said they decreased intensity but actually increased intensity. whatever russia says something, this needs to be checked carefully. >> that brings us to what we need to do with policy. we already crippling sanctions against russia, we're starving them economically. they are being isolated. is there anything else in your view that the united states and that the west can do to hasten the reality to set in for putin that this can't be done? >> thank you, joy. i think first and foremost, i agree completely with the mayor. you can't trust the russian government here. they have a history of being disingenuous throughout their military occupations, they're
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disingenuous about the purpose of invading ukraine, a sovereign nation. they were disingenuous when it comes to them saying they're going to pull back on the shelling. we've seen the hard images. we seen the satellite imagery, the brave photos from the civilians but as far as what we, the united states government can do, i honestly think we're going to have to have a global effort here to help ukraine. i mean, there are 4 million refugees, right? that's roughly about the size of los angeles and the amount of aide that we're giving already is not going to be enough. we're talking about, you know, $1 billion in additional funding toward humanitarian assistance. well, like the number of refugees will keep increasing. you know, the devastation is not stopping. so, you know, those figures, you know, the amount of aide is only going to increase and then when the refugees at some point come
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back home, there are no homes to come back to. there are no roads. they've all been destroyed. basic infrastructure has been collapsed. there is no water. no running water. no electricity. no gas to heat homes. this is a very chilling problem and it's going to take a global effort. the united states cannot do this alone. it's going to take all of europe. >> and 4 million out of 40 million. i wasn't a math major but ..1 o the population. if you wereadvising, charles, would you give them the jets? >> that's a very serious question. we need to consider the next steps if the shelling continues. because how much -- how many more people are going to die? right? how much more infrastructure is going to be destroyed? what is going to be left? i think at some point we're
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going to have to start thinking about how we increase the lethality of the aide we'll provide to ukraine. >> i don't think anybody disagrees with that. thank you both very much. up next on "the reidout" the former president is asking for russia's help and russia appears to be eager to see him in the white house. again. plus, ted cruz one of the captains of trump's scheme to overturn the election is accusing democrats, democrats of not believing in democracy. don't laugh. meanwhile, madison cawthorn knows more than she should about orgies and using cocaine. i have an exciting announcement, on friday i will go to greenville mississippi to sit down with vice president kamala harris for an exclusive and wide ranging interview. putin the threat to democracy, the historic vote on ketanji brown jackson.
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>> if there is one thing our disgraced, twice impeached president is good at is saying the quiet part out loud. >> russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. i think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press. >> he claimed he was joking but he wasn't. the very same day russian hackers launched the first attempt to spear fish email accounts belonging to clinton aides. in 2019, trump was terrified of biden beating him so he attempted to extort ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy to look into biden's son hunter.
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responding to zelenskyy's request for military aid by saying quote, i would like you to do us a favor, though. that didn't work. thanks to zelenskyy not entertaining that absurd request and to u.s. whistle blower alexander vindman and why trump was impeached the first time around. and now trump wants mother russia to help him dig up dirt on the bidens again. >> one thing while i'm on your show, as long as putin now is not exactly a fan of our country, why did the mayor of moscow's wife give the bidens, both of them, $3.5 million? that's a lot of money. she gave them $3.5 million so now i would think putin would know the answer to that. i think he should release it. i think we should know that answer. >> that allegation he's making is unsubstantiated. russia is listening. no surprise they would rather have a putin enabler in office
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than a joe biden. a russian tv host took that sentiment a step further yesterday saying americans should change the regime in the u.s. before the term expires and again, help our partner trump to become president. let me say that again. again, help our partner trump to become president. i'm joined by lieutenant colonel alexander vindman from the u.s. national security counsel, senior advisor of vote vets. lieutenant colonel, what do you make of that? a russian state tv person calling donald trump their partner and saying they would like to change the regime and help their partner trump get in again and to add to that, russian state media made a habit of boasting about the successful operation to get trump in office brazenly asserting trump is ours mocking the american
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intelligence committee while they elected a u.s. president and travel to russia to make deals with our hackers so they could rig the midterms in favor of trump's team. putting aside whether or not we find those factual because the russian government doesn't tell the truth and russian state tv doesn't, what do you make of them calling trump a partner and they'd like him back in office and would like to help? >> there is a sincerity in that comment. if they prefer joe biden to donald trump in office, you could kiss nato good-bye. you could kiss any kind of any harsh response to russian aggression good-bye and he's easily manipulated but as you pointed out, some of those messages are a bit over stated. they know which ones are going to trigger kind of backlash within the u.s. committee, which ones are going to sew discord. the most important part is the fact that donald trump keeps asking for help. he keeps asking, you know,
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offering friendship to vladimir putin and saying hey, i'm here to work with you, give me what i want and, you know, help me get into officer. that's the part, that's the troubling part. the fact the russians are manipulating this is a given. they'll look for different ways to sew discord but president trump still has his -- he's still enamored with vladimir putin and in spite of the fact vladimir putin is committing these horrific atrocities against the ukrainian population, the news coming out of mariupol and any of the occupied territories is deeply disturbing and i think this is also posing a useful distraction to the business of government and frankly the u.s. should be doing more with regards to ukraine and supporting ukraine and this very, very difficult moment where the russians are getting their act together and likely to refocus on much more limited objectives and have the potential to achieve some legitimate gains for the first
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time in this war. >> i mean, to your point, i mean, while most of the country, the vast majority of people are looking in horror what is happening in places like mariupol and watching it get wiped off the map and watching 4 million ukrainians become refugees. you have trump making excuses saying he didn't say putin was a genius but he did and stoking specific conspiracy theories popping up all over the right. this hunter biden stuff, you still have like actual investigations. does it trouble you inside our government, inside of the doj you have the trump era that is investigating joe biden's son that was put in by william barr who is donald trump's lacking and that you still have the right and donald trump whipping up conspiracy theories on everything from claiming they are bio weapons the u.s. has in ukraine and all sorts of other mess. they're still doing this
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disinformation here which distracts from our support for them there. your thought? >> joy, i would put it this way. i'm looking at the footage of the last couple of rallies that donald trump had and he's a clown. he's kind of turning into a circus act or something of that nature that's really catering to a very, very small number of people, a diminishing number of people which is frankly to me heartening. the fact most of the american public is behind ukraine in a huge way. they don't have to conceptualize democracy, they see it with their eyes and understand what authoritarian is. i think what we'll see is how his ability to kind of blackmail some of the republican candidates going into 2022 election, if that turns out to
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be a flop, he's gone and done and his ability is going to go away and i think again, this war is not going away any time soon. it will be something that is going to be in our face for months. i think that we haven't seen the end of this tragedy by a long shot and the american people are going to see how that connects with donald trump and large swaths of the republican party establishment that's in power. >> well, i mean, he's just going to be replaced by another one, right? the movement doesn't need him anymore. it's got ted cruz and desantis and all of these other people that are just branchs of him. john bolton who a lot of people remember as the warm hunker behind the iraq war but he did work for trump, as well. he said that donald trump actually made the ukraine invasion more possible. he said that trump's delay of military aid to ukraine in 2019 as he pressured president zelenskyy for dirt actually made the invasion more likely.
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he said you still have people in the united states who think the dnc server is there, that hunter biden is missing hundreds of dollars there and to the extent there was a natural environment created made it much more natural for putin. do you agree with that? >> he must have been listening to some of my interviews. i worked as the european affairs director and it's consistent. i think that's right. he did make it a lot easier. he offered the opportunity, this notion this would be a low cost operation that the right, the republicans donald trump would be in his corner and undo or weaken the ability for joe biden to impose costs and i think that's really one of the major things in the week before this war a temperature check for vladimir putin that what was critical to the green light to conduct this war but that's been the case for frankly years. i mean, putin saw the way trump
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made ukraine radio active and saw the way basically ukraine maintained this status for quite a bit of time so i think that's the opportunity that putin has seized on. >> and it is not over at least for republicans. always appreciate the opportunity to talk to you. thank you. still ahead, ted cruz irony accusing democrats of not believing in democracy one day after "the washington post" scathing run down of his attempts to steal the last election. believe it or not. we'll be right back. on believe it or not. we'll be right back.
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genesys, we're behind every customer smile. this year's midterm elections are a little more than seven months away and the stakes couldn't be higher. nancy pelosi fears for our democracy if republicans gain the gavel. a reasonable statement since republicans would strip away the rights of women and lgbtq people and people of color. the same that deemed the january 6th attack as legitimate political discourse couldn't imagine what would go wrong handing them the keys, let's say you working texas rafael the canadian cruz. >> nancy pelosi is not going to go quietly. she's going to scream. she's already preparing to scream the election was stolen. she means people showed up to vote against democrats.
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that's what stealing the election is. remember, democrats don't believe in democracy. >> oh, irony. trump dubbed him lying ted for a reason because speaker pelosi didn't say anything about this year's election being stolen but while we're at it, ted, this you? this subject "the washington post" your role supporting a coup after he lost. the same ted cruz that pledged to support a gop nominee and accused his father of assassinating jfk. this you ted? >> my pledge was not a blanket commitment that if you go and slander and attack heidi that i'm going to nonetheless come like a puppy dog and say thank you very much. >> it only took a few years of getting dog walked by trump to turn his frown upside down and his nose doodoo brown.
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the post reports that cruz' efforts are of interest to the january 6th select committee, in particular whether cruz was in contact with john eastman who is friends with cruz for decades. according to the report, koouz proposed objecting to election results in six states delaying acceptance of the electoral college votes in favor of a ten-day audit allowing state legislatures to overturn the result. what is actually surprising is that ted cruz as a friend. any whom, let's not forget in addition to his behind the scenes work, cruz was the first senator to formally object to the electoral college result on january 6th. and within an hour of that objection, the mob had fully stormed the capitol. so ted cruz can take his claim that democrats don't believe in democracy on his next trip to cancun and please, stay there. cruz also cannot figure out why president biden isn't his pal like the former president was. >> biden has been president,
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what, 15 months? in that entire time i have not spoken with him once. >> you know, i cannot imagine why president biden sees no urgency in speaking to someone who tried to coordinate an effort to over throw american democracy or maybe like ted's current and former colleagues, he just doesn't like him. check your twitter mentions, ted. people don't like you. in the meantime, there are new revelations about one republican scheme to subvert democracy on january 6th. spoiler alert, his name rhymes with chump, that's next. e rihym with chump, that's next.
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what they stand for, take a good leader of the their party. that guy successfully cheated on his taxes and wife. he's been credibly accused of sexual assault by multiple women and paid a former adult film star six figures to stay quiet about his minuscule assets and a federal judge concluded he attempted to obstruct congress on january 6th which is a crime. we got a sense how far he'd go to cover the crime when "the washington post" and cbs reported the white house failed to report an honest accounting who trump spoke to during a crucial seven-hour window of time on january 6th after supporters stormed the capitol and his congressional objection to loss. if you're convinced republicans are experts at qanon trolling, don't be so sure. behold hitler's bunker madison cawthorn tried to own the rs forced to have a chat with
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absentee dead kevin after pushing stories about congressional colleagues having cocaine orgies to say wait a minute son, you're supposed to have the libs. i guess mccarthy has no problem with some attending white national rallies but tales about white house cocaine orgies is a bit too far. joining me is co-host of the sisters in law podcast and jason johnson professor of journal journalism and morgan state politicians. before we get to the cawthorn mess because we'll get there, let me go back for a second to jill wine-banks. we'll start this with dignity here. justice department, i have this story here that my team printed out for me about the justice department supposedly expanding the scope of their probe on january 6th. in the past two months a federal grand jury in washington issued
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requests to some officials in donald trump's orbit in funding the january 6th rally. i'm skeptical. i seen inertia from the doj. i'm skeptical. are you? >> unfortunately, joy, i am skeptical. i am of the belief that it could no longer be passable that a serious investigation is taking place because there has not been a word leaked and at this point i'm not expecting the attorney general or any u.s. attorney to come forward and say because that would be completely improper, it would be what comey did. it's horrible. some defense lawyer would have gone to court to say my client isn't going to testify. or i'm not turning over these documents. it just isn't credible anymore. so i was hoping i'd get to talk with you about all the other stuff with cawthorn, too. i can get down in the dirt for
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that one. >> we'll let you in, sister. we won't leave you out of that. we'll go to jason real quick. what this story said to me is they're still repeating they are looking at enrique and the proud boys and a conspiracy but only the violent actors and say people planned it, i don't believe anyone near trump is part of that. they think they can get by with just indicting the grunts but never get to the planners. that's how i see it. how do you? >> you're exactly right. we seen inertia and crowdedness from the doj. at this point, the doj, the bat signals burned a hole in the clouds and nobody responded. nobody has shown up to really do anything one way or another and the idea that we're going to get justice in this country, the idea we'll get to the bottom of the january 6th insure ex-by --
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insurrection but tweeting from florida that is the problem that we're seeing here. i am disgusted, disappointed and ultimately concerned because their failure to do anything in the last year, year and a half from the insurrection becomes the more dire as we move into the fall if republicans take over the house. >> it feels like donald trump might actually be above the law. i mean, i've never seen anything like it, jill. this man got away with tax evasion. new york stood down. it looks like the doj is standing down. what is it about this one person and everyone close to him that they do feel like they are above the law? >> he has got more than teflon than anybody i know. it is inconceivable to me that he has gotten away with all of the things, you know, when the campaign was still going, i thought that the statements about grabbing something would have been the end of the candidacy but it didn't bother anybody. and so it is very troubling that
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this continues on. i have been working on a piece that is arguing if we during watergate had indicted nixon maybe it would have set a precedent that would have allowed prosecutors to be brave enough and it shouldn't take any bravery. it takes facts, which we're all seeing. i see the facts. there is enough there for an indictment. >> 100%. >> i don't think there is anyway to avoid it and far worse politically to do nothing than to bring an indictment. >> it is political. let's move on. speaking of you mentioned the grabbing folks by the under carriage. let go to madison cawthorn who was invited to grab under carriages per him. he said the central perversion that goes on in washington, i mean being a young guy in washington where the average age is 60 or 70, i look up to these people, meaning republicans and all of a sudden you get invited to hey, we're going to a sexual
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get-togethers at one of our homes. you should come. and i'm like what did you just invite me to come to -- you realize they're asking you to come to an orgy or some of the people to move addiction and watch them do cocaine. merriman webster had to issue an explanation what a key bump of cocaine. if you don't do cocaine, you don't know what a key bump of cocaine is. start this off before jill comments. kevin mccarthy finally found something unacceptable to him. he didn't care if you go to a klan rally, you said in house we're having orgies with cocaine. your thoughts? >> look, as far as kevin mccarthy is concerned, the only white lines are the ones in the maga rallies. we can't talk about the other ones. i'm not shocked by that because madison seems like the guy in high school bragging about the girlfriend at the other school he has that you haven't seen.
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this is the same guy that says i was bringing weapons in during the insurrection and i'm at the wild parties and everything else like that matt gates isn't calling him to hang out. madison isn't in the cool club so i think he was probably lying about this. not to say that this aren't members who may engage in this behavior but his propensity for running his mouth and exaggerating and conflicting what may be storys is a problem for the republican party. i'm not surprised he hasn't been shut down and some people are engaging this activity. i don't think he's getting the phone calls. >> i'm sorry, jill, listen, if he's not being invited out with matt gaetz, it's because he looks so young he might become peting for the 17-year-old. mat matt gaetz doesn't want competition for the high school girls. i'm not ready to anything kevin has to say. kevin says he's admitted to exaggerating. that's what he says. that's kevin's story. why should we believe that? as a formerprosecutor, don't
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you want madison, jill, to give us the names? i want the names of the men at orgies doing key bumps of cocaine, don't you? >> if i were a prosecutor in washington d.c., i would certainly be wanting to talk to him. because he apparently knows about crimes. the sex orgies, well, are they matt gaetz' type where they are young girls that's illegal. if adults, maybe not but cocaine is clearly illegal. i remember when the mayor of washington d.c. got indicted, went to jail for cocaine. so why not members of congress? the interesting thing is let's focus on it's clearly republicans he's talking about. because no democrat is inviting him anywhere. so it has to be and he also said he respected them and looked up to them. well, he didn't look up to any democrats ever so it's all just more of the ridiculous comments
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of ted cruz that you've had on. it's just absurd and the people on the other side -- >> #i believe madison. i believe madison. jill, what's your pin today? >> my pin is in honor of ukraine. it is a sunflower which is one of their biggest products, sunflower oil and i'm supporting them in any way that i can and sending them my love and my support and encouragement. so i'm going to wear a ukraine pin until this mess is over. >> we're with you on that. thank you, my appreciate you both. i believe madison. just going to leave it there. up next, thank you both very much. president biden delivers an update on covid variants and boosters. oh, you're going to want that information. can we get another booster? we'll give you the latest. stay right there. we'll give you the latest. stay right there
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this pandemic. it does not mean that covid-19 is over. it means that covid-19 no longer controls our lives. that is what it means. >> today, president biden announced the launch of covid, .gov, a new website with the latest information on where americans can get vaccines, test, treatments and mask. the president also got his
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second booster shot that comes just after the fda just signed off on the additional shot of the pfizer or moderna vaccine for people 50 and over. while new infections have been down recently, they are starting to creep up in a few states due to the highly contagious on the current sub variant ba.2. but now accounts for 55% the cases nationwide. health experts say it spreads faster than the original on the crime variant. so far, it has not been shown to show more severe symptoms. thank you for being here dr. gupta. i feel like we reached a point where people are less the frayed. even me, i am the most covid fearful ever. i'm not terrified of covid. former president a bomber got it, hillary got it, we did not panic because we knew they were vaccinated. people who are vaccinated are not in mortal danger. you think we got into
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comfortable? what do you think about this booster? do you recommend getting it? >> joy, so good to see you. i would say to all your viewers out there who are 60 and older, there are some data, it has not gone through significant vetting it, there are data suggesting if you are 4 to 6 months out from that third shot, the fourth shot will keep you away from somebody like me, out of the hospital. i seen this with my own eyes with folks who are not up to date with a booster series that are older and by definition high-risk. they are ending up in the hospital. there is some air here if you are 60 or older. if you are 50 or older and have a underlying medical condition like high blood pressure or diabetes, it is encourage that you get the fourth shot. is it as essential as someone over 60, no. to determine whether or not you rush out to get that fourth shot. to your point about comfort
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level, i do think april 1st will be a watershed moment. we will see hospitals to continue to become an stressed. in november, i would worry about that. >> that is what i worry about to. we are getting comfortable. there are states suing to end the mask mandates in planes and public transportation. that strikes me as premature. are you worried that when fall comes around, particularly, when people don't get their first booster. really only 44.8% are fully vaccinated even the seven in ten are vaccinated. are you worried people have gotten so comfortable that we may see a huge surge and more hospital stress in the fall? >> absolutely. people who should be getting their third shot have not got their third shot, much less a fourth shot. we think that those dynamics will continue well into the
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fall and winter. that will be problematic. people are not staying up to date with the boosters, who absolutely must, those who are high risk. couple that with the fact that 25 or 30% the population has not even gotten one shot, winter 2022 will be significant concern. this next six months will feel like normal. it will feel like december 2019. that winter month will be very difficult. i will also say plug for teachers and fight attendance, they are worried. they do not want to be in an airplane cabin or a classroom until their kids back home who are under five they had one shot in their body's. i think there has been a premature removal of bask in schools, and now we are talking about it particularly that federal mask mandates in airplane cabins will and, that is premature. until young parents of kids
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feel comfortable and the kids have vaccines in their arms under five, i think we should be continuing to take these added protections. just a quick word on the behalf of attendance and teachers. >> we are just on a plane a while ago, my husband was sitting with somebody who had his mask downed. he had to keep being reminded by the flight attendant to put it up. people are violating it. do you think that it is people that do not care. hospitals are still overrun in some places, this is not over? >> absolutely. we lost 8000 people just in the last seven days. it is a lapse here. i am concerned in the next six months that people will completely let loose and needlessly die as a result. where we can control it, masking in airplanes and classrooms ideally. we should until everybody that needs a vaccine has accessibility to it. that is gonna happen in hopefully 2 to 4 weeks.
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lastly, access to these antivirals needs congressional funding. the congressional funding has been laps right now. we will not have antivirals in time for the winter. >> we need to. it goes great to talk you, doctor gupta, all in with chris hayes starts now. tonight on all in. >> the actions that we have taken thus far will not be our last. we will follow the facts wherever they lead. >> new reporting for the washington post and justice department that has widened the genuine six investigation to more than we know. tonight congressman ship on what this expansion means, who the grandeur is talking to and the reporting missing white house call logs. then george conway on the ex presidents crimes and his slipping grip on the party. plus he says his republican colleagues


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