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a major step in the battle against covid. kids can start getting vaccines as soon as next week. critical details coming together for president biden's economic package. can it get over the finish line before he heads to europe tomorrow? >> there are double and triple checking our weapons after the armourer gave them to us. whether they were cold or hot. and new concerns this morning about the weapons on the set of "rust."
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criminal charges are now on the table after that deadly shooting by alec baldwin. hello, everyone. it's wednesday, october 27th. it's 5:00 a.m. here in new york. thanks so much forget being an early start with me. i'm laura jarrett. christina is off today. welcome to our viewers ain the u.s. and all around the world. we begin with the next step to bringing the pandemic to an end. they have recommended the covid vaccine for kids 5 to 11. the they say the benefits outweigh the risks. this as 118,000 more kids tested positive for covid in the last week alone. kids account for a disproportionate share of new cases in the u.s. and higher numbers than other conditions like chickenpox where vaccines are already available for kids. >> this is a very important option, especially with so much covid around, so many kids trying to go back to school and prevent spread within their families and within their communities.
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if you look around and see the cases that have happened, the hospitalizations, the long-term consequence of covid, take a look at the data. very few, very rare side effects and those are able to be managed. that's much better, i think, for most people given the way covid is spreading now in the country for protecting our kids. >> the u.s. is now at a critical stage in this pandemic with cases and hospitalizations falling sharply. but so are vaccination rates. 22% of eligible americans remain unvaccinated, and that's heading into a cold winter. so what's the next step in getting shots in kids' arms? we get more now from our senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen. >> laura, on tuesday an advisory committee to the u.s. food and drug administration voted to recommend emergency use authorization of pfizer's covid-19 vaccine for 5 to 11-year-olds. this after looking at data of studies that were done on children to see if the vaccine
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was safe and effective. l let's take a look at the basic here. pfizer did a clinical trial of nearly 2,000 children ages 5 to 11 and found that the vaccine was 90.7% effective at keeping those children from becoming sick with covid-19. now the full fda needs to weigh in, needs to say whether or not this shot ought to get emergency use authorization. after that, next week advisers to the u.s. centers for disease control will weigh in, will say whether they give a green light and then the cdc chief herself will weigh in on whether or not it should get a green light. if everyone gives their okay, dr. anthony fauci has said that he is optimistic that children could get shots starting as early as next week. know, children won't be getting the same dose of the vaccine as adults. instead, they'll be getting one-third of the dose. the white house has already outlined a rollout plan that
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involves giving shots in schools, pharmacies, and pediatricians' offices. laura? >> elizabeth, thank you for that. it's time for three questions in three minutes. let's bring in public health physician and fellow at the american college of preventive medicine. doctor, nice to see you this morning. let's talk about kids and vaccines. the number one concern i hear from parents isn't resistance. it's not that they're hesitant, but they do feel this whole process has been rushed. they don't quite understand how we got here so quickly. so, what would you say to a parent of, say, a 5-year-old who says, look, the risk of my daughter getting covid is so low, it's just not worth it given how fast this all happened. >> good morning. i'd say it's worth it because the cumulative benefits outweigh any potential risk. and let me explain that more deeply by saying almost 700 children in the united states have died, and i believe that's a failure. with a country of this level of
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preparedness and the tools we have, it is important that all members of the household in the family can be protected. so i would say we have the best available data right now that allows us to take this significant incredible leap forward in the pandemic. >> so how should parents think about this if you have what i would think of as sort of an edge case, right? say you have an 11-year-old, but one that's turning 12 in a couple of months. they have a birthday coming up. is it better for that child to wait and get the adult dose of the vaccine once they're 12, they can get that full dose, as if they were much older, or is it possible that -- or is it rather, better to get the dose as soon as possible when they're still 11, say, you know, in maybe two weeks? >> it's always best to get the dose as soon as possible, meaning as soon as you are eligible, get the dose that is authorized or approved for your age group. so, i wouldn't take that time to wait because every moment that you wait, every day that you wait, that's additional risk
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that the child otherwise would not have to have. >> the cdc now says that severely immunocompromised people should probably get a fourth shot after their third shot, six months after. should we just get used to this idea of boosters every six months, right? we get a flu shot every year. >> not quite, not quite. basically what the cdc is saying that in those who have weakened immune systems, their immunity isn't fully competent as someone like you or myself. so that third dose really is just giving them full protection, so the fourth dose is what's acting like a booster and could be given as a booster dose. >> very important context. thank you for always being here to sort it all out for us, dr. chris purnell, thank you. >> thank you. racing to reach an agreement on president biden's economic agenda before he leaves for italy tomorrow to attend the g20 summit. as there is progress to report, democrats are running into more
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roadblocks as they finish the deal. daniela diaz is on capitol hill for us. daniela, they are hoping to finalize a framework. it's always an agreement to agree it seems like. they are hoping to do this by the end of today. what's the hold up? >> reporter: laura, there are so many hold ups. it's crunch time. president biden as you said is set to go overseas, that's why they're trying to finalize this today. they have a couple weeks before the end of the year and the momentum they have to pass both this bipartisan infrastructure bill that is being held up in the house and the separate economic bill that would expand the nation's social safety net that they're trying to iron out the details for. now, let me talk a little about some of the issues that are sticking points here. some of them include medicare, medicaid, paid family leave, immigration, and, of course, taxes. how they're going to pay for this package. senate democrats are now proposing a new corporate minimum tax rate that would apply to companies that report more than $1 billion in profits to shareholders.
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that plan would affect roughly 200 businesses and is expected to generate billions of dollars in revenue to pay for this package. this is different than a straighten crease in the corporate tax rate. something that senator kyrsten sinema was opposed to, which is why democrats were left scrambling to figure out how they were going to pay for this. but she has signalled an openness to a proposal like this one. and senator joe manchin told cnn yesterday as he was leading votes, he is in favor of a corporate minimum tax. these two moderate democrats were seen last night at the white house, still in negotiations for this. i want to emphasize these are the two moderate democratic senators that are holding up this massive economic bill because they didn't agree with all of the provisions, and democrats need their vote behind this, which is why they're a key negotiator here. another thing, biden is under immense pressure. when he travels overseas to have climate provisions ready to present, which is why now the white house is privately telling
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lawmakers that the climate portions of this bill will likely total over $500 billion. and separately, negotiators are also on the verge of agreement over final child care and universal pre-k provisions. but, of course, this is not going smoothly, never does. progressives are adamant that they want to see legislation for this massive economic bill before they vote for that separate bipartisan infrastructure billy mentioned that is being held up in the house. it's already passed the senate. it just needs to pass the house before it goes to president joe biden's desk. they say framework is not enough. the house speaker nancy pelosi pushed back on that yesterday, really, you know, governing with a heavy hand and emphasizing that they need to move forward on this. take a listen to what she said to our cnn's manu raju. >> congressman jayapal just said a framework agreement is not enough to vote for the bill. >> i think it is.
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>> reporter: it's really crunch time here on capitol hill as they are trying to figure out how they're going to pass this framework, figure out this framework before president joe biden is set to leave overseas tomorrow morning. now, his schedule does have some cushion tomorrow in case he needs to spend some more time negotiating with democrats on this framework to figure out before he leaves the country. but it's really down to the last couple of minutes here as they try to figure this out today. laura? >> down to the wire as usual. daniela, thank you. appreciate your reporting. still ahead for you, more alarming details about weapons on the set of "rust." now one of the actors is speaking out about safety issues even before last week's fatal shooting. >> having died in '93, they're doing it the same way they did
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this morning we are learning more about the weapon that killed a cinematographer on the set of "rust" in new mexico last week. the santa fe county district attorney now says that the gun fired by alec baldwin was a, quote, legit gun and possible criminal charges in this case are on the table. at least not off the table. so, who exactly would be liable here, and for what is still under investigation. but one of the actors on the film, in his first big role, tells tmz he was feeling exposed as a performer. hudson said veteran actors on that set were double and triple checking weapons. >> everyone on the camera crew
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was protected by shields. and the camera was protected by a shield. so that made me question me being in front of the camera and sort of in between all that fire. i could feel the wind from the shotgun, you know, being discharged. it was heavy. it was strong. i would talk to my fellow cast members afterwards and we all agreed how intense that was, and how scary and real it was. >> overnight, deadline also reported that the film's producers have hired their own legal team to investigate the shooting. and a crew member is sharing what is believed to be the last photo of halyna hutchins in a church where that shooting took place. cnn's josh campbell reports from santa fe. >> reporter: we are learning new information about the status of the state's investigation into that fatal shooting of cinematographer halyna hutchins
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by actor alec baldwin. officials in santa fe with the district attorney's office tells me that their investigation remains active. they say that they have not yet ruled out any potential criminal charges in this case. that's obviously key because one question has been liability. will any one person or group of people be held responsible for her death? again, an official with the d.a.'s office tells me that investigation is ongoing. we are also learning new information about what the sheriff's department actually found on the set of that shooting after that incident. according to court records, we are learning they found three pistols as well as cans of ammunition, a fannie pack containing ammunition, as well as spent rounds. left unstated in that warrant, one key question whether any ammunition was actually live. we are also awaiting information from the medical examiner's office. i talked to an official there today who said we are still potentially weeks away from them completing their autopsy report. that is so important because we all want to know what was inside that weapon that alec baldwin fired. was it debris?
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was it a live round? the sheriff's department says that they are looking to the medical examiner's office to help answer that question. laura? >> josh, thank you. a long-time hollywood prop master says he turned down an offer to work on that movie "rust" because producers asked him to fill two jobs. one as an armourer, and another as an assistant key prop master. neil saromsky said he felt that approach was flawed. >> it's just an awful lot of landscape for even a seasoned professional to cover. if you're loading you're up next to the camera. if you're an assistant key prop master, you're loading the wagons, checking the bridles. making sure the trunk is being loaded and off loaded and repeated over and over again. there are so many things that go on between the foreground and the background. and to have to cover that amount of territory and do it well is challenging for even a seasoned professional. >> he says he also had
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so maybe you're curious just how much the white house cares about the virginia's governor race. president biden himself campaigning for the democratic nominee, rounding off a week of heavy hitters stomping for terry
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mcauliffe. education shaping the race, parents fighting over schools and masks and critical race theory. but the white house knows there are national ramifications. cnn's jeff zeleny reports from a rally in arlington, virginia. >> reporter: laura, president biden coming to arlington, virginia, on tuesday night to campaign for democrat terry mcauliffe. now less than one week remaining in this closely watched governors race. more than 740,000 people have already voted in this race, and the next coming days of early voting are also going to be critical. that's why president biden was coming to try and draw attention to this campaign. but he also is trying to link republican glenn youngkin directly with donald trump. >> virginia, you know terry. you know his record. he was a great governor. how well do you know terry's opponent? well, just remember this. i ran against donald trump. [ cheers and applause ] and terry is running against an
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acolyte of donald trump. extremism can come in many forms, can come in the rage of a mob driven to assault the capitol. it can come in a smile and a fleece vest. >> reporter: and president biden was taking great delight in talking about donald trump and talking about republican glenn youngkin, essentially saying they're the same person. of course, virginia voters are in some respects rejected that argument because this race is a dead heat with less than a week to go. of course, president biden carried the state by 10 percentage points. so a week from now we could be waking up to results providing that all the votes are counted, that will answer a question of how democrats are doing in these off-year elections. now, one thing president biden did not come to virginia with was his economic agenda. he essentially came empty-handed. that is one of the things that's complicating terry mcauliffe's race. no question, all eyes on
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it's 30 minutes past the hour here in new york. so, will democrats tax the rich? as democrats inch closer to a deal on president biden's social spending plan, it appears lawmakers finally have a way to pay for it. senate democrats are proposing a new corporate minimum tax rate. it would apply to about 200 companies that report over a billion dollars a year in profits to shareholders. this minimum tax on profits would be 15% and would have some carveouts to preserve business credits for things like research and development, clean energy, and housing. but maybe the most important thing, the white house and two key votes here, senators joe manchin and kyrsten sinema are all on board. but, of course, there are some issues here to resolve. medicare and medicaid, paid family leave, immigration and taxes. and the exact timing of this vote. so, can it all get done possibly through to a vote before president biden heads to europe tomorrow? joining me now, cnn politics senior writer zack wolf. he's the a author of the daily,
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what matters newsletter that tries to make sense of all of this for you. all of your top stories. zack, good morning. let's start here with how lawmakers are proposing to pay for the build back better plan. one part of the potential options here would be the so-called billionaire's tax, essentially having ten billionaires, like elon musk, jeff bezos cover the bulk of the democratic social safety net plan. are democrats framing this the right way politically in your view? >> i think so. from a political standpoint, you know, the billionaires have the money. i think that there is support in the country for having them pay more in taxes. we know that they have, you know, used these personal loans on their vast wealth to avoid paying income taxes, so the idea that you're closing a loophole here, i think that's a valid one. but what's interesting is we weren't talking about this a week ago.
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usually financial policy is something that kind of grows up over the course of years. and while people in the, you know, fringes of the parties have been talking about wealth tax for a long time, we're talking about going from 0 to 60 from basically not having to talk about this a week ago to maybe it being law in the next couple of weeks. it's like they're building the aircraft while we're in the air to try to figure out how to pay for this expansion of the safety net. >> yeah, the timing on this is really interesting. also, you know, speaking of things that are popular, one would be paid family leave, paid maternity leave. only eight countries in the world do not have it. the united states being one of them. shouldn't this be a layup for the president? why isn't this resonating more? >> you'd think it was. i'm not sure that it's not resonating. it all comes down to whether they can get the votes for it. if joe manchin in west virginia is not a fan, if he doesn't think it's necessary, if he doesn't want to put the mandate on businesses or if he thinks
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it's too expensive, they can't do it. so you have very popular measures expanding medicare, family leave, you know, free college tuition for community colleges. these are things that a lot of americans, probably most americans would like to see. but you have to just get that 50th vote. and so that's where the hiccough is. >> well, another hiccough is all of the haggling over the votes and the deadlines among democrats, and we went through this essentially a month ago, and now we're doing it all over again. only this time the implications are pretty immediate. and you've got an election in virginia that's less than a week away. meanwhile, the republican nominee in virginia seems more interested in banning beloved. are democrats qued in enough on some of these social wedge issues? >> you know, you make a good point there. i don't think we should view how democrats are dealing with the social spending plan and the virginia race completely together. it's not like they have a
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strategic guideline. for someone like bernie sanders, this is his one shot to try to expand medicare. so he's going to do everything he can and he's not really paying attention to virginia quite as much i don't think. as far as like the social wedge issues, this was a strange moment where the youngkin campaign, which has been very sort of metered in trying to appear palatable to suburban voters, made this ad that essentially suggested banning this pulitzer prize winning book, beloved, that's about slavery. it was kind of a strange moment, i think. it could ultimately have -- it could backfire by motivating a lot of people who had gotten okay with glenn youngkin to maybe get a little bit more concerned with him. it sort of proves the point that he's trying to make these dog whistle, as they say, moments. i'm not sure i get it. >> well, it also might just suggest the race is tight,
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right. he's trying to pull out all the stops. if he thinks this might be one of the things that can push over a mom that's worried that her teenager is having nightmares from reading about slavery, guess she'll do it. zack, appreciate you getting up to talk with me this morning. thank you. all right. so as we've been discussing all morning, president biden is hoping to wrap up a congressional deal on his economic agenda before he heads overseas for the un climate conference in glasgow, scotland. ahead of the trip, dire warnings at the un countries have failed to keep their own climate promises, the u.s. among them. cnn's nina dos santos is live in london. nina, tell us about the warnings from the un. >> reporter: good morning to you, laura. well, they're really dire warnings. very sobering reading ahead of the crucial summit. it is probably going to be the most important climate change summit since the parris climate change accord, it was to limit global warming 1.5% above
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preindustrialized levs. this report says the planet has already warmed 1.2% and it is on track for warming 2.7% by the end of this decade based on the current pledges that only some countries have made heading into this cop-26 summit. there's 197 countries that signed up to the paris climate change accords, but none of them have explained how they are going to be limiting their emissions and putting their money where their mouth is, explaining the actual difficulties and logistics of trying to cut back on hydrocarbon use. this report also says that greenhouse gases are likely the current levels to soar by 16%, and it also goes on to say that as we expect, the big producers of hydrocarbon around the world and the big consumers of hydrocarbons around the world are the serial offenders. now, you'll remember earlier on this week, countries like saudi arabia made a big thing of saying they were going to become climate neutral or reach net zero by 2060, laura.
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china says that it's going to try and adhere to the same sort of target. but that is way, way, way in the future based on the more urgent climate change action this report says is needed. where does this leave us from here? in the wake of all this, the secretary-general of the united nations, an ttonio guterres say it risks being a failure. the prime minister boris johnson who is hosting over the weekend said it is touch and go whether they will be able to get people to commit. one barometer of how things go, g20, 80% of the world's emissions come from 20 of the industrialized nations. not all of them have signed onto the climate change measures, laura. obviously if they do, it will be a good indicator of how things go in glasgow. >> thank you for your reporting. queen elizabeth will not be attending next week's climate conference in glasgow. max foster joins us live from
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london. max, good morning. the queen spent the night in a hospital last week. do we know if this decision to skip the conference is related? it has to be. >> reporter: yes, so there's been a series of events. she canceled a trip to northern ireland last week. then we found out after the event that she had been taken to hospital and spent the night there. but she has been carrying out light duties. here we see her involved in a virtual meeting, for example, and that was this week. but now we're told she's not going to go to the cop conference, which is a big deal, because this is the queen hosting one of the largest gatherings of heads of state ever in the uk. certainly was a priority. but the doctors basically telling her effectively she's overdone it. she is working too hard. she's tired. i don't get the impression that she's very ill. but there is a concern that she is overdoing it. so she won't be attending. you'll see here this was really the latest round of speculations starting when we saw her using a cane for the first time at a
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public engagement as well. but she is 95 years old. i think what we're seeing here is perhaps a reality check for the kbqueen. she can't keep doing as much as she's doing. we will be seeing her involved in events still. she's never going to abdicate, but we're going to see her doing a bit more virtually i think, laura. >> max, i know you'll be watching that closely. thank you. we'll be right back. does m® daily moisturizer really make my dry skin healthier in one day? it's true jen. this prebiotic oat formula moisturizes to help prevent dry skin. impressive. aveeno® healthy. it's our nature.™ new daily moisture for face. hello, for the last few years, i've been a little obsessed with chasing the big idaho potato truck. but it's not like that's my only interest. i also love cooking with heart-healthy, idaho potatoes. always look for the grown in idaho seal.
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welcome back. families across america are paying more for basically everything right now. and part of the reason is the supply chain bottlenecks. it means it costs more to get goods where they need to go. now some prominent economic voices worry this could go on for a while. let's bring in cnn economics commentator catherine ranpel to help me break it down. catherine, inflation is ramping up at the worst time. you have thanksgiving turkeys, christmas trees. everything is going to be more expensive. how should families prepare for these price hikes? >> i think they need to manage expect expectations and figure out what they can and can't do without and a time frame. some families are already beginning their shopping for christmas gifts so they don't have to worry about last-minute stock outs for little jimmy's favorite toy come early december.
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and thinking creatively about what kind of substitutions they might need to use, even when preparing something like a thanksgiving dinner, you know. well, we can't find the ideal ingredient for this pie. let's try something else. we're not at crisis mode yet. it's just a matter of being practical, being flexible, and managing expectations. >> well, it's interesting because obviously inflation is one of those things that affects everybody's pocketbook. some more than others. the treasury secretary janet y yellen told cnn she thinks we'll see acceptable levels of inflation in the second half of 2022, but not everyone agrees with her. listen to a former top economic official for former president obama. listen to this. >> they will go higher, and the fed has misread the inflation dynamics in a big way and is still hostage to this notion. the defense should stop injecting $120 billion every
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month. it should stop that. do we really need the fed to buy 40 billion of mortgages and push house prices even higher? no. >> is he right about that? >> i think it is fair to worry that the -- what had been described as transitory shocks seem to be having extra long transition. that is, it looked like there had been a very temporary price spike earlier this year that would result from the pains associated with reopening, you know, supply chains coming back online. transportation and warehousing sort of waking up from a long-term coma. and, of course, we're still having problems. we're still having labor shortages. we're still having trouble moving goods around the world. and in that sense, yeah, a lot of us got it wrong earlier this year. the real question is can some of those bottlenecks unwind themselves in the near future. it looks like it's going to take a lot longer than expected. and then the secondary question
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is, even if these are shocks caused by temporary transitory effects, things like covid, do they start to change expectations? and that's where it starts to get really, really worrisome. if, in fact, everybody looks around and says, hey, my neighbors are raising prices, my suppliers are raising prices. i better just in case raise prices, too. that's where you get more self-sustaining inflation and that's where it's much more dangerous. that's where you need the fed to step in to start, you know, trying to change those expectations through rhetoric, through policy. they've already said -- indicated they will begin tapering probably pretty soon to specific criticism. but yes, i think you will start to see fed policy makers changing how they look at this problem if it looks like it's more self-sustaining, if it looks like expectations have changed. >> before i let you go, i also want to get your reaction to democrats' proposal that they
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put out here how they want to pay for the biden agenda, right. you have the minimum corporate tax, but you also have this tax on billionaires, of tax the rich, essentially. but you think that may not work as well as democrats are hoping. why? >> i think the problem for democrats is that while they say they want to tax the rich and tax corporations, when the rubber meets the road, they keep on excluding the most obvious possible ways to raise revenue from those two sources. they said, okay, we can't raise corporate tax rates. we can't raise personal income tax rates. we can't get rid of the carried interest loophole or the step up basis, which is a loophole that primarily benefits very rich people when they die. so they've ruled out all of the key measures. they're scrounging around for other possibilities. this billionaires tax sounds like it could be fine. billionaires could certainly afford to pay much more in taxes.
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but there is very little detail at the moment about how this would work, including, you know, what do you do if a billionaire loses money from one year to the other. does uncle sam have to cut mark zuckerberg a check? i don't know how politically that would fly. how do you evaluate the wealth of something that's harder to value, like an art collection or closely held business? if you're just taxing somebody's stock portfolio, that's pretty easy. but some of these other things are more challenging. and then there are the constitutional questions involved as well. it may be constitutional, but with the supreme court, i would bet for sure they will find this tax holds up. so there are a lot of i think more straightforward ways to tax very high-income people, including billionaires that democrats have gotten cold feet on, but they're trying this. it seems like it might politically satisfy a lot of their goals. the question is will it actually work in practice. >> as you point out, the devil will be in the details on all this. a lot to be worked out. catherine powell, cnn's economic
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commentator, thank you so much, catherine. >> thank you. now to the nba star, ennis canter not backing down from his critics in china. they are issuing a personal challenge to the founder and long-time head of nike for staying silent about oppression in china against uighur minorities. let's go live to beijing and bring some cnn's steven zhang. he's not backing down at all. other players have done this. he's taken a hard stance. >> reporter: that's right. in this latest video message, not only he mentioned phil knight, the long time head of nike, but also nba legends and nike ambassadors lebron james, challenging them to go to china in person to check out what conditions nike shoes are being made. canter is trying to shine a spotlight on this issue we have been covering a long time. that is allegations of widespread abuse, and ill treatment of the uighurs and other minorities in western china, including allegations of forced labor where the u.s. government actually assessing 2
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million of them having been sent to internment camps in this country. beijing has always denied those allegations. one of canter's hashtags illustrates the growing situation of a growing number of western institutions finding themselves caught between upholding values they claim to hold dear at home and increasing nationalistic consumers in a lucrative market. nba has gotten in this kind of trouble before. two years ago the houston rockets, remember, talked about the hong kong protesters. the celtics game also being pulled from live streaming platforms. the official response more muted, laura, probably because the olympics, winter olympics is coming in 100 days. official very much aware. the whole world is watching how they handle the fallout when sports and politics clash. laura? >> the timing of all this so
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important. steven, thank you. appreciate it. the atlanta braves take down the houston as throws in game one of the world series, but the victory comes at a steep price. coy wire has this morning's bleacher report. hi, corey. >> hi, laura. atlanta is trying to pull off the greatest run in history. here they are starting with a bang. in their first world series since 1999, and with the very first swing of this world series, jorge making history. the first batter ever to lead off a world series with a home run. and from there the hits and runs kept oncoming. the braves opened up a 5-0 lead in the first three innings. they'd go on to win it 6-2. unfortunately, it wasn't all good news for atlanta. starting pitcher charlie morton was hit in the leg in the second inning when a comebacker from yuli gurriel. he tried to pitch through the pain, but just couldn't manage any longer. the braves later announced
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x-rays revealed a broken right leg. that will end his world series. >> it hurts losing charlie. what he's been to this team all year, i mean, everyone knows charlie, his career, he's a hero in the postseason. so it's definitely a blow losing him game one. if you've been watching all year, we answer the bell, we'll treat the next guy the same way. >> he was really looking forward to this run. we'll move on. >> game two is set for later tonight in houston. then the series shifts to atlanta this weekend for games 3, 4 and 5. let's go to the nfl where commissioner roger goodell says they will not release a report into allegations of harassment and abuse. they wanted to shield the identities of the former employees who spoke to investigators on condition of
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anonymity. >> we are very conscious of making sure that we're protecting those that came forward. they were incredibly brave, incredibly open. and we respect the pain they probably went through all over again to come forward. and so that was a very high priority for us. >> goodell says he believes daniel schneider has been held accountable, he has not been involved with the organization's day-to-day operations since july. laura, back to you. >> coy wire, thank you so much for that. finally this morning before there was rosa parks there was claudette colvin. she was 15 years old when she was arrested in 1955 for refusing to give up her seat to a white person on a bus in alabama. now 82, colvin is seeking to have a juvenile court in montgomery county clear her record.
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