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is, was the 2020 election stolen. that is essentially been the litmus test. but i truly think that a lot of people have moved on. michelle goldberg, greg blue, seen thank you both. that is all in on this tuesday night, the rachel model shows right now, good evening greg del showbluestein, thank y. that's all all in on this tuesday night. "the rachel maddow show" starts right now. good evening. >> good evening, chris. much appreciate it. it'sch been an intense news day president biden today used the word genocide for the first time to describe vladimir putin's aims and his war in ukraine. that is a testy charge for an american president to make. president biden said that today. the head of usaid, one of our country's most eloquent diplomatic heavyweights, samantha power is going to be here live as our guest to talk about that andst more. today, the lieutenant governor of new york state resigned after he was arrested this morning and
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charged with multiple felony corruption charges. not to be outdone, the attorney general of the state of south dakota was impeached that way andmp forced out of office that way. after heof killed a man in a vehicular hit and run and then just kept driving. oklahoma today passed a new total ban on abortion who threaten doctors who perform an abortion with a decade in jail. it's been an intense news day. we're going to get to the stories and more. but we begin with the nation's largest h city, with a developi story. there's stillev very much a liv manhunt underway right now for the person responsible for this morning's mass shooting on a new york subway train. the nypd has just announced that they have a person of interest in the investigation, into the shooting. his name is frank james, he's 62 years old. he's described as having addresses in wisconsin and philadelphia. it's notin what if any links he has to new york city.
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they're also not saying if they believe this man is in fact the shooter from this morning on the new york city subway. but heit is apparently listed a the person who rented this u-haul vehicle which the nypd recovered in brooklyn earlier tonight. key for that u-haul rental was apparently found on the scene of theou shooting. and again, this man, frank james is apparently the person who rented the vehicle. again, he's only a person of interest. they're not describing him as specifically a risuspect. the nypdec is asking anybody wi knowledge of his whereabouts to come forward with that information. the nypd also said that this man, mr. james, made concerning postsma on social media prior t the attack. posts that were about new york city. some of which apparently focused only new york city's mayor, eri adams. we don't know what he said about the mayor. the concerns about the mayor are called concerning. and on social media by this man
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described as a person of interest related to the shooting. they have, they say, tightened the mayor's security detail tonight out of abundance of caution. new york city's mayor eric adams is going to join us live at the moment. this is very live situation. the shooter is at large. what we're reporting from the scene is that it was before 8:24 this morning. it was manhattan-bound subway train in brooklyn. just before the train was about to enter the station of 36th street in the neighborhood of sunset park in brooklyn. an individual on the train put on what the nypd appears to be a gas mask. witnesses then tossed two smoke grenades which filled the train car with smoke. two senior law enforcement officials tell nbc that these bags and theires contents are believed to be tied to the suspect. you can see some what appears to be fireworks there.
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these bags contain more smoke grenades that were not detonated. commercial grade fireworks and fuses. again, these are recovered at the rescene. according to police, after he put on the gas mask and he through the smoke grenades, the suspect started shooting. fired a glock semi-automatic handgun. at least 33 shell cases found at the scene a number of high-capacity magazines including one that was inserted into the gun when they found it. you can see f here during this cell phonere video during the attack, during the shooting, the door betweenho cars, you see th car, the door in the distance there at the end of the car that appears to have been locked. the door to get out of the car was also locked that trapped
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what you see here closer to the shooter and the smoke. sort ofth horrifying to think about.yi the new york city fire department handled the emergency medical response this morning. they tell us 23 people injured in the attack. ten of those people were shot. 13 were otherwise injured including smoke inhalation and various other injuries. amazingly, nobody's injuries are considered life-threatening from the attack which is just astonishing. nyu hospital says 16 patients they related to this attack have been discharged already. they have five patients remaining in their care who they say are all in stable condition. new yorknd presbyterian are sti have treating three patients from the attack. those are also considered to be in stable condition.e again it is a miracle that nobody's injuries from this attack are considered to be life-threatening. the police say they have b not started investigating this incident as an act of terrorism.
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they say they do not have any indication about potential motivations for the shooter. they don't have any information. enough information to describe any sort of motive. regardless of the motive, this act definitely did terror the people of new york today. joining us now is new york city mayor eric adams who joins us live from gracie mansion. mr. mayor, thank you for taking time f to be here. i know this is an intense time. >> thank you, rachel. and you're right, throw although not made an issue of determination of the motive of this horrific act, it's clear that there was an intention to bring terror into our subway system. and terrorize the lives of those innocent new yorkers who merely commuted carrying out their daily business in the city. and we will catch this person ah i stated this morning. i want to thank the combination of cities, state and federal
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agencies, that are collaborating in information-sharing to zoom in on him. >> within the past couple of hours, we have had the police name the person of interest that they've identified in relation to this case. ahi 62-year-old man who appareny rented this u-haul vehicle in philadelphia. they sayha he has addresses in philadelphia and wisconsin. it's not known whether he has any sort of link to new york. but they did also describe that he may have made social media postings including some that were concerning postings about you. you can tell us, can you shed any further light on y that, if you know anything about the suspect or the connection to the case or to yourself, mr. mayor? >> when you have a man that's known, there are two goals that we don't want to interfere with. number one is apprehend him. thatd is why the police department made a decision to
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release the name and image, because he is a person of interest. and number two, notpe to danger the prosecution if this is the person, we don't want to do anything and releasing evidence or information that is going to hurt the prosecution of this person, responsible for the shooting. it is crucial to us that we move at a very methodical -- a level the police department is excellent at carrying out this function. so, at this time, only the information thats the police department released is something that they want public. and rest, they're going to hold on to make sure when this person is apprehended that they're prosecuted to the full extent of the law. >> mr. mayor, i think that one of the things that went through a lot of people's minds who know new york city well enough to understand about the neighborhood in which this happenedig particularly becausef hate crimes. particularly because of anti-asian hate crimes. this neighborhood where this happened, sun set park.
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this large asian populations, as you know, brooklyn is perhaps the most ethnically and nationally diverse place in the entire world. indication or you can tell usny anything about worries that this u might have beenhi ethically motivated, it might have been targeted as a hate crime, a hate-motivated attack?iv i think people surmise that might be the possibility of this given the t location of this bu we don't know anything to go on. >>hi one thing about this city, it's difficult to go into this neighborhood and not find diversity. particularly brooklyn. and a number that i talked about 47% brooklynites speak in a language other than you'll see at lahome. we do not see any evidence thus far that the perpetrator was attempting to carry out this act
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based on immigrant population. but again, this investigation is new. and we're going to be thorough to look at all possibilities to determine exactly what motivated such a real sick act on innocent people. >> are you frustrated, mr. mayor, that there does not appear to have been any surveillance footage from the station? there does not appear to have been for any reason, any working surveillance cameras at the site of the shooting. we also know there are no transit police officers in the station where thissi happened. those factors, obviously, are a hindrance to the investigation and may have been a hindrance to stopping the crime as bad as it did, you have frustrated by those factors that emerged today since the crime happened? >> no, there's a level of frustration that settled in. we are communicating with the
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agenies in charge of the cameras. we're communicating with them to identify what happened. one of the sole purposes for having cameras in the subway system isth to identify acts li this. and they have been cooperative. they've been carrying out the subway system since january 6th toja this weekend, they've conducted over 265,000 subway inspections, complemented the
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patrol borough. >> new york city mayor eric adams, i know you're in isolation at the gracie mansion because of your covid diagnosis. we wishhed you well. and good luck to find this person of interest and to solve this crime. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >> all right. as i mentioned at the top there, the basics are that the new york police have identified a person of interest, not a suspect, but a person of interest, in conjunction with this mass shooting on a new york city subway. ten people were shot. and more than a dozen other people injured in other ways in this attack. they are searching for the perpetrator still tonight. we'll get you more information on this as we know more, obviously in a live and developing situation like this you never know when developments are going to rise. in the meantime, we've got a lot to getot to tonight. as i mentioned the director of usaid, samantha power, one of the nation's most eloquent and long-standing diplomats with
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human rights and samantha power, one of our nation's diplomats are going to join us live. a member of the united nations and joins usaid. she'll be back with us. usaid. she'll be back with us
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get internet and voice for $49.99 a month with a 2-year price guarantee. and ask how to get up to a $650 prepaid card with a qualifying bundle. one of the easy and i think basically false cliches about the media, about the news media, is that the news used to be way better. that the news used to not be controversial. that the news used to be always spoken in a calm, authoritative voice with no snark and no attitude. and everybody agreed it was just
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the facts. that's as far as it went. you hear that kind of fassel cliche about what the news used to be like all the time. you hear even very smart people assert that that was true about the media in the good old days and couldn't we just go back to that. the problem with that, if you actually go back and listen to what the news was like in the good old days, it blows that thesis out of the water almost instantly. take, for example, the dripping sarcasm in this news reel from the aforementioned good old days. >> for finland, the distance northern country of lakes and fjords of ships and summer bathing beaches has been invaded and bombed. a longtime crisis with the feud with moscow. the soviet of nation of 580 million has been threatened by
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finland. the russian air force, probably the biggest in the world fears for its very existence. and it's been greatly diminished. what are the real tests. >> oh, the good old days of voice of god, authoritative news with no snark, right? the massive russian navy, what does he say -- greatly menaced by finland's two or three warships. 180 million soviet people greatly threatened by the 4 million people who live in finland. the gigantic soviet army, the largest air force in the world, threatened by the tiny nation next door, to the nation that didn't have an air force at all. that was a 1939 british news reel, just dripping with sarcasm, to why on earth the soviet union could convince anybody that the reason they needed to invade finland because
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finland was some threat to it. when finland was obviously no threat. soviet union, just like putin is claiming about ukraine now, the soviet union did claim they are in somehow mortal danger with a country with a much smaller military. a country not doing anything to menace the much larger neighbor to the east. just like putin is saying about ukraine, the soviet union said that about finland in late 1939. and it appears they did topple the government of finland probably in a matter of a few days. they thought it would not be hard. the soviet military went in by land, sea, with air. they used 100,000 troops, they just dwarfed the military that the finns had to defend themselves. their plan was soviet union
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would basically take finland or install their own government. or annex finland, erase it as a sovereign country. again, they didn't think it would be hard. they thought it would take maybe a few days. it did not work that way, the finns in 1939 fought them off furiously. at the time there were less than 4 million people in finland. 180 million people in the soviet union. and proportionate militaries to that population, the finns were outnumbered they were wildly outdone. they were also resourceful. they were fighting on their home turf and they were more motivated than you could possibly imagine. they were defending their home. that was called the winter war. it started when the soviets invaded in late 1939. i'm sure stalin thought his forces would be home for the new year.
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instead, it stretched on to 1940. the finns wore this remarkable white camouflage. they fought on skis and snowshoes and cut down the invading soviet forces. finland in fact didn't have its own air force at all. but they still managed to shoot down dozens of airplanes. in finland, 6,000 finnish troops versus more than 20,000 soviet troops and the finns just routed them, despite being outnumbered to a massive extent. the soviets suffered huge casualties. hundreds of thousands of casualties ultimately in their finland invasion. and the western world was shocked. the western world had thought that the soviets would have won in a few days too. the soviets thought that. everybody else looking in thought that. when the finns put up this unexpected and unexpected resistance, all over the united
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states, even we dough didn't send them the help they wanted they will cheered them on. in the end, although it didn't go like we expected in the beginning, stalin regrouped. he sent in not 100,000 soviet troops but more than 550,000 troops. stalin had to send in 500,000 troops to finish the innation in the end. but the finns still fought. they held their ground for weeks even after 500,000 soviet troops arrived. the finns were able to hold on ultimately for more than 100 days. and in the end, it did end, the finnish government was not toppled. they guaranteed a piece with the soviets. and the negotiated finish was bad for finland, but not nearly
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as bad wore stallen. in the negotiated settlement that ended the winter war, finland did have to cede territory to the soviet which is is bad. but they stayed finland. they kept their sovereignty. they kept their way of government. they even got to keep their army. they got to stay who they are. and they also never forgot it. and that history is here to help now. that history is newly relevant now. not just because it echoes, right? not just because the finns holding off the soviet invading force feels like history cheering from 83 years back holding back the russian forces. beyond that, it's directly relevant, because finland has never stopped preparing for russia to invade them again. and because russia invaded ukraine, support has spiked in
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finland and also in neighboring sweden for those two countries to now join nato. they never wanted to before, but now they do. one of the million different contradictory justifications putin's given for why he needed to invade ukraine. one you have parrotted by people in this country apologizing for putin is the idea that putin felt cramped by nato. too many countries have joined nato. they were too close to russian borders so he had to invade ukraine to ensure that ukraine would never join nato. the reason for the war, at least one reason, is that putin couldn't stand the feeling of having any nato countries right up against russia's borders. well, congratulations, mr. putin, guess what you got for invading ukraine. even if finland alone joins nato you would have more than doubled the amount of russian land border with nato countries.
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well done. sweden's ruling party, the social democrats, they've always been against sweden joining nato, as has the swedish public, now both the swedish public and that ruling party in sweden have changed their minds. russia's adventures in invading ukraine have shown without a doubt that putin feels free to invade his neighbors that aren't nato countries. so it makes sense that all of russia's neighbors might want to become nato countries. a statement put out, quote, when russia invaded ukraine, sweden's position changed fundamentally. even though they've been opposed to sweden joining nato, they're now expected to favor it. and the swedish government is expected to apply for nato this summer. and it looks like finland will make a request to join. and nato will say yes when these
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countries ask. even though a year ago, a majority didn't want their government to join nato. the finnish people are now 68% in favor of joining and that number spikes to 77% in favor of joining, if the finnish government studies the issue and decides to recommend it. next week, the finnish government is going it to present a security review to the parliament. the parliament says of the 200 members of mps, 194 are in favor of finland joining nato. that's 194 in favor. 6 against, which means the finnish government is going to recommend that they join nato. it's going to pass and pass soon, apparently. a former prime minister says it
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is a foregone conclusion that they will request membership. and it will happen in the next few weeks. it will happen in time for the next nato summit in june. now, russia has responded threatening there are consequences if that happens. consequences including military consequences if two new nations join nato. but these aren't just any two countries. particularly, finland, since the winter war in 1940, finland has been getting ready for those kinds of threats from this country that invaded them before. and at least now is implicitly threatening that they might do it again. finland is remarkably ready for those threats. in finland, the country maintains secure stockpiles of all major good grains, like wheat and oats. and stockpiles of major food supplies and all pharmaceutical
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companies in finland keep stockpiles of months' worth of drugs. every building is required to a bomb shelter. that's on top of a national plan that repurposes underground parking garage and ice rinks and pools into civilian shelters in the event of invasion. in the country's capital in helsinki, they have built ten million square meters of space underneath helsinki proper. it's an art museum. a church, a huge swimming complex and a mall and a go carting track. you know you might need it. a huge drinking water reservoir. all underground the capital of helsinki for safety. one former defense minister in finland telling "the financial times" how detailed planning is
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in place, including the deployment of fighter jets to remote roads around the country. the laying of mines for blowing up bridges. he said all armed force headquarters are located in hillsides under 30 to 40 meters of granite. so, they're ready. and here we've got russia failing in ukraine. they thought they would run roughshod over ukraine. they thought they would walk in and take kyiv within days. they thought they would decapitate the ukrainian government and take over the country in less than a week. it is now 40 something days into this. they're continuing to found away. having failed in all of their efforts thus far. their new efforts, they're apparently trying to kill as many civilians as possible. trying to destroy as much civilian structure as they can, while trying to salvage something to tell their people
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it was a win. on one level, this is all supposedly because putin is so sensitive about having nato get close to russia's borders. in the next few weeks, it is very likely that russia is about do get a new country in nato with which it shares an 830-mile land border. finland is a country that has humiliated the soviet union. the predecessor to russia, in wartime before. finland has spent the subsequent 80-plus years making themselves phenomenally resilient against any future russian threat. and preparing to assault the next russian attack which they fully, fully expect. how is that going to work out? again, this is going to come to fruition. this is all going to come to ahead within the next few weeks. the united states is the leading military force in nato. and how should the united states be preparing for these eventualities. today, the united states president for the first time said that putin is trying to do
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in ukraine is commit genocide against the ukrainian people. that means he's accused vladimir putin trying to wipe out the ukrainian people as a people. that is a huge statement from the american president. especially because that kind of determination from the u.s. government brings with it some very serious responsibilities to respond. last night, we reported here that the russian opposition figure has been arrested in russia after doing an interview here with ali velshi and another with cnn about the russian wore. as we reported, vladimir kara-murza. russia says they're holding him for 15 days. i'm not sure anybody is expecting to see him after 15 days. but that is what the russians are going to do. today is the second day reported that russian forces have used a
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chemical of some kind on an attack on ukrainian forces and civilians in the city of mariupol. those reports remain unconfirmed. even the reports with what the responsibility if those reports are confirmed. or if russia otherwise does make some start of move to start making chemical or biological agents. as traditional or military efforts again have failed. samantha power started her career as a journalist and war correspondent. she won a pulitzer prize which she called the problem from hell. she then became a senior advisor to candidate obama and then president obama. president obama named her america's ambassador to the united nations. samantha power serves pled president biden to the usaid which is the part of the u.s. government that administers civilian aid around the world. he's had multiple trips in
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genocide is a big deal. last year, you might remember president biden making huge headlines when he became the first u.s. president to recognize the armenia genocide, more than a century after it happened. one of the people who have been intimately involved in those kind of decisions about that kind of important nomenclature with the u.s. government over the years is samantha power. in 2002, she wrote a pulitzer prize winning book called "a problem from hell." by 2013, president obama had named her ambassador to the united nations. when president biden took office, he chose her to aid usaid, which is part of the population that helps civilians who need help overseas. samantha power in that role has returned from her third trip to the ukrainian border when that war start. she was just in armenia and
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moldova. madam ambassador, thank you for being here. nice to see you. >> good to see you, rachel. >> so president biden did use the word "genocide" when describing the situation in ukraine. he used that word today. i want to get your perspective what that means for the u.s. president to use that word. does that change the u.s. posture in this conflict? does it change our perceived responsibilities? >> well, let me just say from the beginning of the war, we've seen two things extraordinary brutality. i say that as somebody as you said has studied mass atrocities and genocide over time. i mean, i didn't think i was capable of being shocked by the actions of violent, brutal leaders. and their coldness to human life. but even though we warn that a lot of this was coming. when you see mothers digging their sons out of wells. or you see bodies being burnt to
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hide evidence. or just to destroy the will of families who have to watch it happen. i mean, it is searing. what is happening is grotesque and horrific. at the same time, from the very beginning of the war, in part, because putin projected at least some of his intentions in terms of watching the military invasion and being willing to target civilians and leaders. and journalists and ngo professionals, we've been working with the ukrainians to help document the atrocities under way which started on day one when they began hitting residential areas and, you know, hospitals and the like. so, in terms of the formal legal determination, inevitably, that is going to occur in a courtroom or through an elaborate legal process, when you gather testimonies, decline it with
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intelligence when you show intent to destroy. a national group, as the president said that will come. but i think what the president is speaking to is what we all see with our own eyes which is intentionally trying to wipe out ukrainians because they are ukrainians. and i think that was why that determination by him was made. but he was the first to say, look, we have a process. we're building toward, you know, the u.n. commission of inquiry that's been set up. the international criminal court has announced it's opening an investigation. so there will be plenty of venues to gather everything in one place and run through this. but the facts of what we see every day and above all what the ukrainians are experiencing every day are plain as day. >> given the overall point of this war for vladimir putin, the invasion itself, the shifting justifications he's given. the explanations he's given, for why he's doing what he's doing, and the way that he's carried it
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out. do you honestly think that he cares about being accused of war crimes, that he sees any realistic threat having been held accountable for warfare that he describe described as criminal, as opposed to the war itself which arguably is criminal as a whole? i mean it feels like almost an academic determination at this point. essentially for a dictator who doesn't ever plan on leaving power. >> you know, it's a fair question for sure. because we see the kind of culture of impunity that he's embedded himself in for a very long time. we see the long table and the yes man and the sycophants, and anybody who raises a voice of dissent, either on tv or inner circle, we don't see them again. so, i hear you. i just offer a personal reflection on that question. i got my start in bosnia, as a
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kid reporter, doubting some of these crimes on the ground. not with a eye to legal determinations but as a freelance, i can say with the rocco modoviches, names that people aren't talking about anymore, they carried themselves in the same way. they sat at those long tables. they, you know, cut people off the air, who offered dissenting views. they only surround themselves with yes men. oh, you're show smart, president. you're this, you're that. and i never dreamed that history would turn, and that these three individuals would end up in the hague, nor did the victims of their atrocities. it's not to say inevitably history will repeat itself. but it is to say, history's long and sadly, every day that this war goes on, seven weeks.
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every day that the circle of economic consequences combined with the prospect of the sort of damocles in a legal sense. every day that impacts putin here and now is a day too many. we all understand that. but i think just because he's at a long table now and looking at he's standing immune to the consequences of his brutality i think could prove short-sided. >> let me ask you about something that we just heard from -- i know you just got back from moldova on the ukrainian border there. the ukrainian military this week has given an unusual warning about moldova. they believe russia is about to do in moldova that they're then going to blame on ukraine, to justify russia expanding the war. and invading that country, too. basically, they're warning that russia is looking for a fake
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justification to keep moving, expanding war in neighboring countries that they have had their eye on for a while. what do you make of those threats for the overall threat that putin doesn't plan on containing this just to ukraine, despite the damage he's done there? >> well, again, one would never wish to underestimate either putin's brutality or the counterproductive decisions he can make, in order to set back his own war effort, right. given he's not handled this well. and to sort of create another theater, begin that his troops are not managing in the theater they're in, other than committing atrocities. you can't rule that out. i will tell you the same thing i told the modova government and at this point, we've seen no plans of that nature. and we're watching very carefully. if you're in moldova and you're in a small country of under 3
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million people, already part of your country has been occupied by russian forces, your sovereignty has been undermined, you should know you're led by an amazing pair of female presidents and prime minister, anti-corruption reformers who very much want to integrate moldova into europe. putin hates that, of course. they've taken great strides to fight the oligarchs and corruption. putin hates that, too. there is a jitteriness understandably, no moldova. again, we can rule that out, given that putin wants to create a world that exists no more. and impede progress towards european integration for young people and others who want the democratic freedoms, the rule of law, that so many of us cherish. and so can't rule it out. not seeing it at the moment. certainly, our work with the
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moldovan government is aimed at focus on the economic security and establishment. they have lost import markets, export markets, the fuel prices are up 360%, if you can believe it, since the war started. this is a government doing all of the right things, all this impact apart from any military invention to it, is jeopardizing an important journey that they're on, toward democratic progress. >> samantha power, head of the u.s. agency for international development. former u.s. ambassador to the united nations. it's really nice for you to take time, especially with the intensity of your work right now and your travels. thanks for being here. >> of course, thank you, rachel. >> we've got more news tonight. stay with us.
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benjamin resigned as lieutenant governor which is a job he's only been seven months. this comes after he pleaded not guilty to a five count felony corruption indictment. prosecutors are accusing him of pressuring a donor to give thousands of dollars to his campaign, in change for him hooking the donor up with a state grant. he's also accused of lying to cover it all up. here's now "the new york times" describes the allegations, quote, prosecutors said that mr. benjamin first approached the donor for help in march 2019, months before mr. benjamin announced the campaign for state comptroller. prosecutors say he told mr. benjamin that he would be challenging to give to the charity, friends of public school harlem. mr. benjamin replied, quote, let me see what i can do. according to the indictment. what he allegedly did was
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concoct a scheme where this donor would give his campaign the donations. he would find some state funds to give to the charity in exchange. there's even a picture of him handing the developer, the donor, one of those giant cardboard checks for $50,000. even though this is a fairly simple quid pro quo allegation, the latest scandal involving a new york state politician may not end with him. one important thing to watch here is the indictment hints that this indictment could lead to other indictments. that there are other people known and unknown to prosecutors who are involved in extensions of this scheme. watch this space.
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