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tv   At This Hour With Kate Bolduan  CNN  July 2, 2021 8:00am-9:00am PDT

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working families and strengthen our economy. strengthen it in the long-term. these investments are critical. and as the plans i put forward tackle our climate crisis which are broad and deep, i'm going to fight so see them enacted and signed into law. we have a chance to seize the economic momentum of the first months of my administration. not just to build back, but as i've been saying, build back better. this is much already -- this much is already clear, we're on track. we're on the right track. our plan is working. and we're not going to let up now. so i want to thank everyone. wish you all a happy fourth of july. we'll be able to go to ball games and sit in stadiums and be able to be with your families and backyard barbecues as we hoped and we'll make more progress. so god bless america and god protect our troops.
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>> just about afghanistan, is the -- going to be gone in the next few days? >> no. >> no? >> no. we're on track exactly as to where we expect it to be. i wanted to make sure there was enough, quote, running room that we could get -- wouldn't be able to do it all until september. there will still be some forces left but it is a rational draw down with our allies and it is making so there is nothing unusual about it. >> are you worried that the afghan government might fall. we're hearing that the taliban is taking more and more districts? >> look, we're in that war for 20 years. 20 years. and i think i met with the afghan government here in the white house in the oval. i think they have the capacity to be able to sustain the government. they're going to have to be down the road more negotiations, i suspect, but i am -- i am
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concerned that the deal with the internal issues that they have to be able to generate the kind of support they need nationwide to maintain the government. >> on afghanistan -- >> if there is evidence that kabul is threatened, with some your intelligence reports suggested, it could be in six months or thereabouts, do you think you have the capability to help provide any kind of air support, military support, to them to keep the capitol safe even if the u.s. troops are obviously pulling out? >> we have worked out an over the horizon capacity and we could be value added. but the afghans have to be able to do it themself with the air force they have which we're helping them maintain. i'm not going to answer any more. quick question on the afghanistan. look, it is fourth of july.
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i'm concerned that you guys are asking me questions that i'll answer next week. but on this holiday weekend, i'm going to going to -- celebrate it. economy is growing fast, we have a record number of new jobs, covid deaths are down 90 %, wages are up faster than any time in 15 years. we're bringing our troops home. we have all across america people are going to ball games and doing good things. this is a good. i'll answer all of your negative questions, not negative, but your legitimate questions. >> for gathering, are you concern there is potential this weekend in places where vaccination levels are not particularly high that there will be a new covid outbreaks in various -- >> i am concerned that people who have not gotten vaccinated, have the capacity to catch the variant and spread the variant to other people who have not been vaccinated. i'm not concerned there is going to be a major outbreak. in other words that we're going
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to have another epidemic nationwide. but i'm concerned. lives will be lost. and i was even reading today there is some speculation that some judgments that is coming out that we may be able to even communicate the vaccine -- the new variant to your pets. so i say not totally facetiously, for those of you not vaccinated because you don't think you want to go through it, it doesn't hurt and it is accessible, it is free. it is available. and not only, don't think about yourself, think about your family. think about those around you. that is what we should be thinking about today. the 4th of july this year is different than the 4th of july last year and it will be better next year. thank you all. >> do you think that congress willen act your plans? are you confident that you'll get it done in. >> yes. >> come on. >> come on, guys.
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have you ever been confident about anything with guarantee. who wants to put money on anything that congress is going to do. look, folks, this is a process. this is a process. i love you guys. but this is a process. and i don't know what you want me so say, yes, i'm absolutely certain. well are you concern this new commission is going to work? investigating what happened on the 6th, are you confident that the republicans will participate? look, all i know, all i know what to do, and i really mean this, is to my best to lay out what i think the country has to do and be as persuasive as i can and hope thus far it seems to be working a little bit. so thank you. >> mr. president, do you think it is fair that the olympic -- >> all right. just ahead of this fourth of july holiday weekend, the president there wanting to remain steadfast on his leadership role answering questions on afghanistan saying of course as in terms t u.s. and
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the pull out of troops leaving bagram air base, he said they are on track of where he wants to be and on the economy striking a tone of optimism on the heels of 850,000 jobs created in the latest jobs report revealed. hello, i'm fredricka whitfield in new york. we begin with breaking news. president biden hailing a historic jobs recovery this morning as the u.s. economy added 850,000 jobs in june which is the strongest gain in nearly a year. but the recovery from the pandemic is far from over. the president also addressing the u.s. leaving bagram air base back in afghanistan nearly 20 years after the start of america's longest war. let's begin our coverage with cnn chief business correspondent christine romans. the president wanted to remain optimistic and giving credit to his recovery act saying it is a contributing factors to jobs created. >> good morning. and noteing there is more work to be done. we still have about a job holes
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of 6.8 million. 850,000 added back to the economy and it ticked up by 5.9% is a heck of a lot better than a year ago at this time. and we saw jobs added as a direct result of the reopening in the economy. because of vaccinations and the like. 342,000 added jobs added back in leisure and hospitality. that is a big area of layoffs over the past year or so. and you're seeing jobs created there also in retail, business services, manufacturing, across the board you see an economy that we know is booming and a labor market that is struggling to work out the kinks and follow along. when you look at trajectory again as you pointed out, the best -- since august of last year, so these are kind of numbers we want to see over and over again. but that jobs hole is still there. 6.8 million jobs deficit is where we are right now. and you're not going to, fredricka, just put the people who were thrown out of jobs a year ago right back into the same job and that is what we've seen here. this dislocation in the labor
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markets taking a little bit of time. everyone is trying public safety, their own health safety, they might have kid who still need childcare so we're still trying to work out the kinks of an economy that shut down rapidly and is reving up rapidly. >> thank you very much. have a great holiday weekend. joining me right now global economic analyst ranna ferar, so good to see you. so what stands out to you in this jobs report? all rosie in your view? >> well, you know, it is the job of journalists to poke holes in politicians armor. but i got to say, this is a pretty good report. it is strong. it is historic. what i like about it is that we're seeing hiring across the board, a lot of the unemployment at this point is people leaving jobs that they're not so crazy about and trying to find better ones which is actually a very good sign. the other thing i like is that you're seeing hiring at the
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lower end of the pay scale. it is expensive to hire people and that is belying this conservative argument put forward, people aren't going to work because they've been given too much in stimulus payments. people wants to work. work is important to them. it is part of their self esteem. so it is a good thing for the biden administration to put forward. it makes their case that, yes, the stimulus payments were important but people are getting back to work now. >> an even with some of the obstacles long view, do you see that this is -- that the u.s. is in the midst of sustained economic recovery, that is how christine put it earlier? >> i do. i do. now of course inflation is the word. we've talked about this before. you are seeing some rising cost pressures. one of the things i like about this jobs report though is even though you see a little bit of wage inflation, and frankly we all need a little more money in our wallets, it is not runway wage inflation.
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so this doesn't worry me or make me think we're going to get into that tight spot where the fed has to raise interest rates too quickly and that derails the -- and i think it is a goldilocks report and a strong one for the administration. >> this is the president just moments ago striking his tone of optimism. >> this is historic progress. pulling our economy out of the worst crisis in 100 years. driven in part by our dramatic progress in vaccinating our nation and beating back the pandemic. as well as other elements of the american rescue plan. none of this happened by accident. again, it is a direct result of the american rescue plan. and at the time people questioned whether or not we should do that even though we didn't have bipartisan support. well, it worked. >> so how does the u.s. and really the global economy kind of take advantage of this momentum? >> well, it is a great point. i think the rest of the world is
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looking so carefully right now, they're looking with optimism at america's economy. but europeans in particular are looking for signs that the american jobs program that the infrastructure program is going to have a place for them. that there is a place for allies in all of this. that is the jobs that the biden administration, how do you put america first and create jobs for americans that we need but also reassure allies that you need in the fight against china, that you need to restructure the global trading system that america is still a leader in the world and it is going to have their interest at heart too. i think the action is around climate change and some announcements probably in the coming weeks and months around that with europeans. >> always good to see you. happy fourth weekend. >> you too. all right. we're loss following breaking news on america's longest war after nearly 20 years. the last u.s. troops have left bagram air base in afghanistan. president biden just said that a
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complete withdrawal won't happen within days, but that it is on track. but the top u.s. commander there is warning that the continued violence could devolve into a civil war after american troops have left. cnn's anna coren is live in kabul. so give us more about these breaking details. >> reporter: yeah, fredricka, that is right. u.s. and nato forces flew out overnight and early this morning, leching bagram air base after 20 years in country. they leave behind about a thousand u.s. forces. 600 of them will protect the u.s. embassy and the others to secure the airport until turkish forces come in to play. but obviously the end of the chapter for america's forever war. president biden, you heard just then, saying we're bringing our troops home. those troops will be home by the 4th of july. the deadline was set for
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september 11th. obviously that is now two months early. for local after -- local afghans knew this day would come but didn't think it would be now. when the security situation across the country is deteriorating rapidly, when the taliban is making gains, extensive gains, particularly in the north where afghan security forces are sustaining casualties and we've seen the propaganda video from the taliban where they've claimed territories, claimed districts, taken u.s.-funded equipment that has been surrendered by the national security forces. we got a statement from the taliban shortly after the announcement of the u.s./nato withdrawal and they said this is a positive step and that it was now up to the afghan people to decide their future. we spoke to dr. abdullah who heads the peace talks between the government and the taliban, and he is not so optimistic.
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he said there are dark days ahead. this is the reality that if it was up to afghanistan, they wouldn't have america leave. but afghanistan must now to the occasion. >> anna coren, thank you so much in kabul, afghanistan. joining me now to talk girth on this, cnn military analyst mark hurtling with the u.s. army so good to see you. so there have been more than 2400 total deaths of u.s. service members since the start of america's longest war in 2001 and over 20,000 troops wounded. so in light of that, what is your reaction to what happened overnight? >> well, fredricka, i don't really know what i could provide other than that i agree completely with general scott miller, the commander on the scene in afghanistan. afghanistan is likely to going to end up in a civil war and expansive violence like so many have predicted, from the
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military, from the intelligence community, those who have fought there and the think tanks and that will probably happen sooner rather than later. we've known for a long time that the taliban is not showing they're abiding by the diplomatic agreement signed in 2020 and they have already overwhelmed as the reporter just said many of the provinces, the security forces, they have intimidated, they're killed and threatened families, and they've done things to counter all of work that the u.s. forces have done over the years. so it is an unfortunate situation. it is horrible as i watch as a soldier, i'm discouraged and sadden but by all of this and the work that so many soldiers paid in blood and sweat and tears over the years. but it is inevitable based on the political decisions. >> and for those unfamiliar with what the top u.s. general in afghanistan said, he said a civil war is certainly a path that could be visualized if this
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continues on the trajectory it is on right now. that is should be a concern to the world and we just heard your concerns that you have now. but then president biden has said overall, he sees the u.s. pullout as fulfilling a peace deal made in the trump administration, they negotiated with the taliban and biden said defying that would be of great risk. do you agree? that that risk -- what currently is taking place? >> i do agree with that. president biden is unfortunately the last of several administrations that has had to deal with a constantly failed and changing strategy, changing military missions, over a 20-year period and truthfully something that most of in our congress and most of the u.s. population don't see afghanistan as being in our national interest to remain there.
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it is unfortunate but it is -- the president has made the best of many bad situations that he is facing in this decision-making and he's decided to pull out and general miller is on the receiving end of that order and is executed to the best of his ability. >> the white house has said that president biden is committed to humanitarian and security assistance to afghanistan and the president has also said that afghans who worked alongside u.s. military and diplomats will not be left behind. the secretary of state said half of the some 18,000 afghans have begun a visa process. but do you see that biden could actually live up to this promise to not leave any afghan behind? >> i do. fredricka, it is going to be extremely difficult. there are literally tens ever thousands of those applied -- for what is called the siv. the special immigration program those are the translators who
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worked alongside american forces that are now threatened. not only them but their families. and i believe that the military can conduct what is called a eevacuation operation and pull those individuals out of there. but it is going to be difficult. extremely difficult to determine who should be able to apply for that and who will be left behind. and while we're concerned with those that contributed to u.s. forces, there are also going to be many women and children, that are going to be hurt by the taliban. we're already seeing early indicators of that and unfortunately we're in a position where we cannot save all of those and it runs contrary to what we've been attempting to do as a force over the last 20 years. >> lieutenant general mark hurtling thank you so much. >> thank you, fredricka. coming up, the biden justice department halting all federal executions after 13 people were
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the halt is a v-- reversal from the trump administration after a 17 year hiatus. 13 people were executed in the last 17 months of trump's presidency. joining me now, former fbi deputy director andrew mccabe. good to see you. so do you see this potentially leading to reinvestigating current death penalty cases? >> well i'm not sure if would lead to a reinvestigation of any individual cases but it is definitely leading to a reevaluation of the efficacy of this policy. the doj is in a tough spot here because on the one hand, executions are lawful at the federal level, right. you have about 46 to 50 people who are currently sitting on death row. so doj has some obligation to carry out the sentences that were lawfully handed down by juries across the country. on the other hand, i think the attorney general aacknowledging that many, many legal scholars
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and academics have acknowledged that there is significant data that indicates that as a policy, strictly as a policy, the death penalty unfairly is applied against people -- against mino minorities and people from black and brown communities and it is not perfect. we've exonerated a lot of people in the last years. so the fact that we've been executing people has to -- >> and allen weisselberg is accused of hiding $1.7 million under the table. but you say it is the information that supports an alleged system of evading taxes that is also significant. what do you mean? >> well, fredricka, it is fascinating document. i wasn't too impressed when i heard they were coming out with this charge that could be some sort of kind of minimal employment benefit foul. but that is not what we're talking about here.
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the indictment details in great specificity a 15-year scheme on multiple levels to evade reporting requirements and to avoid taxes. and if you add up all of the taxes that weisselberg allegedly failed to pay, and the returns that he claimed from the government that he wasn't entitled to, he's essentially cheated the federal and state and local authorities out of over a million dollars of tax revenue. that is a pretty significant theft. the indictment relies both on individual witnesses, so it is clear they have people cooperating with them and talking to them likely weisselberg's personal accountant and people inside of the trump organization, and they also have this incredible spreadsheet that details exactly the amount and the times and the instances in which money was paid to weisselberg kind of off the books. it is an incredibly damning piece of evidence. >> so you see this potentially as the tip of the iceberg, in what the new york attorney general is calling a 15-year
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scheme to defraud. i mean, a criminal case solely on failure to pay taxes, that is unusual, isn't it? >> it is unusual. but it is also unusual that we see one on this scope and committed i might add by the financial mastermind, the cfo of the company. so the be question is here how many other senior executives were benefiting from this fraudulent tactics or this scheme. all ever all of those folks should be concerned that they might be next in the next round of indictments and charges. so this is very much the first shot in what will be a much broader battle, we'll see take place over the next few months. >> it will be hard to believe that that form of payment was only prescribed for one individual, the cfo. so i'm sure the other people who have titled in that organization might be a little nervous if not scared. >> they should be. >> andrew mccabe, thank you so much. happy fourth weekend. >> thanks.
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the cdc reports that new coronavirus cases are up 10% in just the last week. as the highly contagious delta variant is spreading. despite the pandemic, record breaking travel is expected this holiday weekend. aaa estimated that nearly 50 million americans are expected to travel for the 4th of july. that number approaching the crowds we saw before the pandemic. cnn correspondent stephanie elum live at los angeles international airport. and i see it is teaming with travelers behind you? >> reporter: fred, if anybody is thinking i'm going to go to the airport like old days an just show up an hour before my flight, would you caution them. and this is why. take a look at these lines. now this is exacerbated by the fact there was just a suspicious item in terminal two that l.a.x.
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police just cleared but you have the aftermath of people trying to get into the terminals and through tsa checkpoints. what we know is that we're at 65% of normal here at l.a.x. sunday was a post pandemic record of 85,000 people going through security checkpoints, normally there would be 120 to 130,000. so they may see new records set either for today or sunday in this post pandemic travel record. and just keep in mind, while seeing all of this and the mayhem inside of the terminal there behind me, this is when you look at air travel across the country, according to aaa, 3.5 million people are expected to travel by air but really it is going to be on the roads. after these people land. because 43.6 million are expected to travel by car. but for all of the people getting away, i'm here to tell you it is very, very packed. very chaotic. get to the airport early, fred. >> super early. and fuel up. stephanie elum, thank you so
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much. appreciate it. all right. the growing alarm in los angeles as l.a. county reports an 85% increase in new cases in just the last week. and more cases in a single day since mid-april. the county's health director recommended this week that even vaccinated residents should wear face coverings indoors as a precaution. joining me is dr. leana wen, a emergency position and the former baltimore health commissioner. so good to see you. so you have expressed support for l.a. county returning to masking and public indoor spaces even if vaccinated. and that was just earlier in the week. and now what do you make of this surge in cases in l.a.? >> well i'm very concerned about the surges in l.a. and in many parts of the country. i mean, i thought that we were going in the right direction. we were seeing weeks and weeks of declining infections and now
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we're going in the wrong direction once again. and with the fourth of july weekend coming and so many traveling we could see a surge upon a surge coming after this weekend as well. and so i think the bottom line is this. if you're vaccinated, you are very well protected, especially if you are around other vaccinated individuals. unvakd people are still at high risk and if you're in an area of high levels of community trans mission, you may still wan to wear a mask indoors if you are around a ton of people who are paskless, potentially, and unvaccinated and that is why i think the l.a. county advice is a good one. >> wow. and while there is great relieve among people vaccinated. now back to some other confusion as it pertained to the whole booster shot. all three of the makers of the three vaccinateds that are in the u.s. are all now saying that they are effective against the delta variant. so does that mean we should not
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be thinking about the booster shots that should come say in the fall or somewhere within the one-year span of time that you've had a vaccine? >> the delta variant is very y wa because it is so much more transmissible and contagious and so people that are unvaccinated is more likely to contract it. but if you are vaccinated, we know it is just not with the mrna vaccines, pfizer and moderna and johnson & johnson, and you are protected from getting severely ill even if you were to contract the illness. so i do think it is important for us to keep on doing the studies because at some point boosters may be necessary at some point, especially for those who are immunocompromised or older. they may need to get a booster. we don't know that yet but i do think the studies are very important and in the meantime we need to spread the message that you should get vaccinated because it really works against all of the variants of concern. >> your family is like so many
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across the country, you're vaccinated but your kids are not because their just not old enough to be eligible yet. my husband, i'm vaccinated, my 16-year-old is as well. but my 8-year-old is not. so what is the advice now about how we behave? how doe carry ourselves if some of us in the household are vaccinated and others are not. >> it is hard because the pandemic is not over for us. and i think a lot of families still want to be cautious because we have unvaccinated people in our households and because we do have a variant that is spreading that is contagious and could very well effect those unvaccinated. and to our family, we'll be happy to socialize outdoors and go to fourth of july fireworks and other big events outdoors because the risk is so much higher. if we're return people fully vaccinated indoors that is very safe. but we're still going to be careful with our children.
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for example we're not going to take our 1-year-old who is too young to wear a mask into crowded indoor spaces where other people are not masking and we're taking extra precautions ourselves even though we know our risk of contract the covid-19 and spreading it to our children is very low. if you add up the risk, if we are going to the gym and going to restaurants and bars all of the time, which we wouldn't really do, but if we were doing that any way, then our risk builds up and that could be a risk transferred to our children. >> so intuition and common sense still reveil in all of this. dr. leana wen, thank you so much. happy fourth weekend. and this programming note, this july fourth will look very different from the last one. so it is time to celebrate, isn't it. join don lemon dana bash, victor blackwell and ana cabrera for a star-studded evening of music and fireworks and watch the fourth in america on july 4th at 7:00 p.m. only on cnn.
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at this hour, this painstaking search for victims continues in the rubble of the collapsed condo building in surfside and we just heard from the mayor they've recovered two additional victims bringing total of those found dead to 20. the search was paused on thursday because of concerns the remaining structure could call. officials are now considering demolishing what remains. the remains rather of the other building. also this morning, a letter from engineers just months before the collapse warning of extensive damage to the concrete around the pool area. cnn's brian todd has more live from the scene. brian? >> reporter: well, fredricka, we're going to show you just live here what illustrates the concern that rescuers and rescue team officials have been telling us about over the past 24 hours. we're on a ball conoy overlooking the rubble and the
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champlain tower south complex and our photographer will take you in tight as i point to some things here. the mayor and the rescue officials have talked about some shifting rubble. some shift in the building and some sensors going off that kaesed cracking. there is where you could see. some of that rubble over here apparently has shifted and that is what caused the pause in operations yesterday. they spoke about a column hanging from the building, a large concrete column hanging from the building. i'll point to what we believe they are talking about. i spoke to a structural engineer, hired by the city of surfside to investigate this. we believe that that column there, that i'm pointing to that jose is going to train in, we believe that kpoe about the column they're talking about. it seems to be kind of hanging and what this structural engineer told me is they're going to be keeping a close eye on that column because if that falls, you could see the rescuers to left of it and
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everybody under that could be in danger. they're keeping an eye on tropical storm elsa and what direction that wind is going to come from. because this engineer just told me if the wind comes straight into this area, it's going to probably knock a lot of debris off there and present some real dangers to the rescuers below. you see them right there. jose could take you ticket. the building that is right next to it but we could see them doing their work. picking rubble up in buckets and dumping. and every bucket as a potential clue in it. this is the painstaking nature of the work that they're doing to try to get to anyone who might be in there. they've had a tough time finding voids where people could be. and again, look at the rubble to the right on that building that was sheered off. look at all of the stuff here and jose if you could take them
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over to the right and show the side of the building where the rubble is hanging off. look at how difference that could be with a tropical storm coming, fredricka, and what what could be blown out therefore and on to the rescuers below. really quickly now, i know i've got to throw back to you but we could take you in tight on where the pool collapsed. you see the deck to the right of the pool and then where it dropped about 8 feet from here. and to the right of where that dropped, it dropped again. there is another drop there in the concrete. so that deck collapsed essentially twice. and we could illustrate that for you right here. you could see where it collapsed twice. and our structural engineer told us what they don't know yet is whether those two collapses triggered something in the columns that are a little bit closer to us underneath that might have triggered that collapse. again we're not going to have answers for months, fredricka. >> well, brian, that is an incredible vantage point so clearly kind of defines the
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problematic areas. to the searchers there, that you were able to point out, have you noticed from your advantage point whether they have changed their excavation if you will given the weather, given how precarious that structure is and just based on progress now a week into this search? >> you know, we >> reporter: we can't notice any change in operations from the naked eye. we've not had a lot of access to this vantage point. we're seeing it like the first time like you are. i can't compare. it seems they're working methodically. i asked the structural engineer, look at the guys on the pile. are they safe in he goes you know, they're not safe. he said it flat out. look at how close they are. look at what could come down on them. he said these are incredible people. those were his words, not mine. you see what they're doing.
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they're working methodically and with no -- of course they're thinking about their own safety, but they're there and doing it. so they're going to keep going until maybe this tropical storm or other things present a danger to them. >> all right. well, they are dedicated, and they are incredible. brian todd, thank you so much for bringing that perspective to us from south florida. i appreciate it. coming up, a breakout star of the olympic trials. no longer able to run her signature event at the olympic games. we'll tell you why. when i get a migraine, i shut out the world. but with nurtec odt that's all behind me now. nurtec can now treat and prevent migraines. don't take if allergic to nurtec. the most common side effects were nausea, stomach pain, and indigestion. ask your doctor about nurtec today. new crest pro-health complete protection kills 99% of bacteria.
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richardsen has been suspended after testing positive for marijuana. andy scholes has more. >> fredricka, the u.s. anti-doping agency announcing this morning that sprinter sha'carri richardson has been suspended for one month after testing positive for thc. richardson won the 100 meter dash in oregon in impressive fashion. that's where she was drug tested. and the positive drug test means that her first place result was thrown out and she's not going to be able to compete in that race in tokyo where she was going to be the favorite. richardson lost her buy logical mother right before competing at the trials. she told the "today show" she was upset at the time. she used marijuana.
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she added that she takes full responsibility for breaking the rules. >> i apologize. i need to know how to control my emotions during that time. and i would just leave out there that like i tweeted yesterday, i'm human. we're human. i'm not encouraging anybody to do it. i'm not say og, don't do it or anything like that. but if you choose to do things and things like that, you should know be aware of the consequences. >> in a statement the u.s. anti-doping agency said the rules are clear, but this is heart breaking on many levels. hopefully her acceptance of responsibility and apology will be an important example to us all that we can successfully overcome our regrettable decisions despite the costly consequences of this one to her. the minimum 30-day ban prevents her from running the 100 meters
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in tokyo. it could end in time for her to run the 4x100 meter relay later if she's selected for the team. >> all pending the usa track and field. inside politics with june king is next after this quick break. but not planters nuts. our dry roasted peanuts have an incredible ratio of size to substance a delicious, salty, crunchy ratio. planters. a nut above. one, two! one, two, three! only pay for what you need! with customized car insurance from liberty mutual! nothing rhymes with liberty mutual. only pay for what you need. ♪ liberty. liberty. liberty. liberty. ♪
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