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very good friday morning to you. i'm jim sciutto. >> i'm erica hill. we are following several major stories this hour. first, a stunning assassination in japan. former japanese prime minister shinzo abe is dead after being shot during a campaign speech outside of osaka. that moment actually caught on video. i do want to warn you, what you're about to see is disturbing. [ speaking foreign language ]
[ gunshots ] >> police tackled the gunman. now described by police as a 41-year-old unemployed man. police say this man has admitted to the shooting. state broadcaster nhk is quoting police who said that he used a homemade gun. we'll take you live to tokyo for updates in a moment. >> what a shock for that country, for the world. right now here at home, former white house counsel pat cipollone is on capitol hill for closed door testimony today, speaking to the january 6th select committee. we are watching that closely. first, our top story -- japan's former prime minister shinzo abe, the longest serving prime minister, assassinated during a campaign speech. cnn senior correspondent will ripley joins us now from taipei, taiwan. the circumstances of this particularly in a country with so few instances of gun violence just shocking. what more do we know about the shooter and the circumstances? >> reporter: yeah. you're talking about a country
with half the population of the united states that had all of ungun death, one gun-related fatality in 2021. guns don't exist for regular people in japan. there's not a gun culture. and so to -- for police to find a number of homemade pistol-like items in a raid of the home of the suspect, a 41-year-old unemployed man who apparently holds hatred toward some group that he thought that abe was a part of, not clear what that group was or what -- if any of this is even based in reality, but this is what we know right now about this suspect. they have 90 police investigators trying to get to the bottom of this. and it does really hit you to the core, as someone who lived and worked in japan and thinking of all may friends in japan. that feeling of safety that you have when you walk through the streets of japan. you know, at any hour of the day or night, in any large city or small town, you never feel that you're going to be at risk. you know, if you leave your cell phone and wall street in a taxi,
the -- wallet in a taxi, the driver returns it to you. that's the culture in japan. and politicians for decades now, they haven't had a political assassination in japan since 1960. they are up close and personal with members of the public. even though shinzo abe was retired in terms of being the prime minister, he was still the leader of a very powerful faction in the ruling liberal democratic party. he had the ear of his two successors, the two men who served as prime minister since he stepped down at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. and not only was he a powerful voice domestically, but he also was arguably most recognizable japanese politician on a global stage, trying to repair relationships with china. he was the first world leader to congratulate then-president-elect trump and developed a very warm relationship with the former president, even taking him out for a hamburger in tokyo, playing golf with him in japan and florida. and in the process, cajoling and coaxing out of him policies that were beneficial for japan. shinzo abe was a true global
elder statesman. somebody who was working up until the very last moment, out campaigning for members of his own party, when he was shot, shockingly in the streets of japan. >> will ripley with the latest for us. we appreciate it. thank you. joining us now is a special adviser to former prime minister shinzo abe from 2013 through 2014. his duties included writing foreign policy speeches for the former prime minister. it's good to have you with us this morning, and our condolences. we're hearing so much about the shock for the nation but also for someone who knew and worked with him personally. can you share some of your memories -- just share for us what shinzo abe represents to you. >> he and mrs. abe didn't have their own child, and he wanted to bring japan to the younger
generations as a country that is prosperous and future oriented. and he was a very much kind person. recently one of the leaders that he knew very closely in the business community passed away, and he appeared the side of the bed of the -- of the person not only once but three times during this hectic season of political campaign. so that's what shinzo abe was like. once you are befriended with him, you get a lifelong friend. and i'm doing this to you both only as my last piece of service for him. >> he was a transformational
figure for japan. certainly his time served as prime minister, but also a more robust foreign policy, a more robust position for japan on the world stage taking away some of the limits, for instance, on japan's military activities abroad, standing up to china. how significant were these changes for japan, and i wonder in your view are they lasting? >> i would very much like to see his legacy lasting because there are very few options available for japan. it's a maritime nation, and it's sitting on the periphery of a huge land mass which is being dominated by three nuclear power nations -- russia, north korea, china -- none of which is democratic. japan badly needs alliance partners like the united states
which shinzo abe tried very much hard to do. and also at the same time, he wanted to leave a broadened identity for the future japanese by forging mega ftas with europe and the pacific nations and so forth. >> can you talk to us about how -- how the japanese people are dealing with this right now? there was a lot of talk here, is this the equivalent of when jfk was assassinated in the united states. this is such a major cultural moment for japan. and devastating. >> well, i think it's going to be an equivalent of jfk's assassination day. people would be talking years ahead what are you -- you were doing on that momentous day. well, it's been a day of sadness, grief, disbelief, and for me tremendous anger.
people are finding it very much hard to digest the reality. i think it's very much an isolated event conducted by very much an isolated person. nonetheless, that isolated incident killed one of the most transformative leaders of the japanese history. >> his relationship with the u.s., with u.s. presidents through multiple presidents, bush, obama, trump, different parties, very different american presidents in that role, but maintaining a strong alliance and arguably an increasingly important alliance given his view of the threat, the challenges from china and america's view of that threat. where does the u.s.-japan relationship go following his loss, and do those that follow him share his view of that alliance? >> i think if you look at the body language of japanese
community, business community, it's very much vocal because the japanese businesses have invested much, much more in the united states, not in china. so japan has become probably the second biggest employer, second only to the united kingdom, in the united states. so shinzo abe's legacy is going to remain as such. the united states and japan have overcome many difficulties ranging from negative memories of the war and tremendous trade frictions. but in this age between b bush-abe, obama-abe, trump-abe, and now biden-abe i think the u.s. and japan have become truly an alliance partner that is future oriented and that is determined to bring about
something good to the region and to international community. so it's -- a tremendous loss. >> you had a personal relationship with him. we know that this is a personal loss for you, as well. we do wish you and your family the best in this very sad moment. thank you for joining us. >> it's kind of you to say so. thank you. right now the january 6th committee is hearing some of its most critical testimony yet as former white house counsel pat cipollone testifies behind closed doors. the panel hoping he'll provide some insider details about what went on in the trump white house on january 6th. >> it's quite a moment in these investigations. cnn capitol hill now, cipollone, quick witness, testified before, brought back in effect following cassidy hutchinson's testimony. what is the goal in today's questioning? >> reporter: yeah, you're absolutely right. this is a highly anticipated
moment for the committee. they had worked months to secure this testimony from pat cipollone. and that's because he's considered a key fact witness to a number of episodes both leading up to and on january 6th. in fact, sources tell cnn that he was in and out of the dining room with donald trump during those critical 187 minutes when trump was refusing to act as rioters were storming the capitol building. that period of time is expected to be a major focus of an upcoming hearing for the select committee. so pat cipollone can help fill in the gaps, especially since there are long gaps in the white house records from that day. now, pat cipollone can also help corroborate the explosive testimony from cassidy hutchinson. remember she testified that pat cipollone was expressing grave concerns about trump's behavior on january 6th among other things. and so the select committee i'm sure will be asking about all of that. now we also know that pat cipollone does have concerns about executive privilege as it pertains to his conversations
with donald trump, so it could limit his cooperation to an extent. it's unclear how the committee plans to navigate that. but we could know soon because this testimony will be videotaped, and so it is almost certain that this is going to be popping up in future hearings. jim, erica? >> yeah. we'll be seeing snippets perhaps on tuesday when we know the next hearing is scheduled. appreciate it. thank you. just ahead, i'll speak to the labor secretary, marty walsh, to ask what is behind today's better-than-expected jobs report. if we can expect the same next month, what does it mean for the broader challenges to the economy. plus, why ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy says he will not hand over any territory in exchange for peace with russia. and later this hour, how the friends and family of those killed in the uvalde, texas, massacre are now dealing with the failures of law enforcement. who should be held accountable for this tragedy and for the deaths of their loved ones? ♪
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right now president biden touting what he describes as, quote, the historic strength of the american job market. this as new labor department data shows the u.s. added some 372,000 new jobs in june, ahead of expectations. biden doubling down on his claim that the u.s. is better positioned than any other country in the world right now to combat inflation, while warning that job gains will soon begin to slow as the economy moves toward what he describes as stable growth. joining me to discuss all this, labor secretary marty walsh. mr. secretary, thanks for joining us. >> thanks for having me today. >> so it's a big figure, it's ahead of expectations. however, we know that the fed
does want to see the job market cool somewhat in order to help get inflation under control, down below its -- to its 2% target. does this robust jobs market make it harder to tame inflation? >> i don't think so. you know, the one thing that we got to keep in perspective here that we are back to -- on the private sector, back to where we were pre-pandemic levels. so we're actually just kind of level where we were pre-pandemic. we're seeing the same in manufacturing jobs. we're pre-pandemic level. there's some growth in certain markets, but we're seeing the levels of employment where we need to see them. one area we're seeing increase in childcare, working in childcare. that's a good sign because we have roughly 5.6 million people that aren't in the work force for various reasons. one of those reasons is definitely childcare. so i think any time that we can add jobs to the economy and see companies grow is a good thing. i know there's a lot of economists will talk differently about that. i personally think getting people to work and having people
look for work is a good sign. >> i certainly don't want to color this negatively. it's good that there are more jobs out there. but i'm looking at what are the c cascading effects from this. i know the white house does not control, nor does it want to interfere with the fed's operations, but from the white house view does this make it more likely that the fed has to raise rates -- continue to raise rates i should say aggressively? >> i'm not sure what the fed will do here. obviously they're independent. i think that when you think about where we are right now, these last two years people have gone through an awful lot with the pandemic, losing their jobs, worrying about their future. then the president laid out a plan to get people back to work. nearly nine million americans have gone back to work since the president has taken office. he laid out a plan to work on inflation. inflation is tricky because there's outside factors. what's happening in ukraine with the cost of oil and wheat and other things, what's happening with the pandemic, we have supply chain issues, china was
shut down for six months -- not six months, china was shut down a few months ago because the rates of covid were up there. so you know, it's really hard to predict. i think as we continue to move forward here and continue to get our economy back running, over time we'll see those inflationary costs come down. it's a challenge. there's no question about it. >> it's an odd economy, a contradictory one to some degree. you still have a very robust job market. fact is in the first quarter, negative growth. goldman sachs has downgraded its forecast for the second quarter. you have some who believe there might be a second quarter of negative growth which, of course, as you know, would mean by definition a recession. is it the white house view that the u.s. economy is headed toward a recession, even a brief one? >> i don't think we've ever -- that hasn't come up in a conversation i've been in, what we're doing is just continuing to move our economy forward. what's interesting -- i've been in this job as secretary of labor for almost a year and a half, and i've looked at the records of recessions, looked back in 2008, 2001, and going
all the way back. and as you mentioned, we're living in a very different difficult time, very challenging time. i don't think it's very difficult to predict what a recession will look like, if in recession. i know that we're seeing wage growth. now obviously it's not keeping up with inflation, but if we bring inflation down, the wage growth is good. we have to continue to move forward. we're seeing companies open, independent people creating their own businesses. you still see -- i go around the country, all over you see cranes happening everywhere, economic development, building still happening, houses still being sold. i think what we have to do -- what i'm saying, the president is not taking a wait-and-see approach. literally this is a kind of month-by-month approach to see how we're moving forward. i don't want to say we're going to be in a recession because we're doing everything we can to get our economy and bring inflationary costs down. >> i get you don't want it, but are you concerned that the fed is hitting the brakes too hard? >> no. you know, i view this -- i look to the lens of being my former job and quite honestly, you know, i don't know what a
recession will look like in pandemic times. but i -- i'm still looking at these investments being made around the country with development, economic development. people going back to work, people shopping. you know, in washington, d.c., all the tourism's back, the hotels are full. people going back to work. we're seeing people spending money. we need to continue to monitor this as we move forward. the fed will make the decisions that they feel are necessary. i know the president and his team and our team will make the right decisions to bring the costs down for the people table. >> final question, democrats are still working on a pared down reconciliation package focused largely on drug prices. as you know, the senate minority leader, mitch mcconnell, has threatened to block a bipartisan competitiveness bill if democrats continue down that path. is the administration willing to give up that competitiveness bill to get something passed from the -- from the "build back better" agenda? >> yeah, i want to be clear here. the president wants to bring prescription costs down for
people. prescription costs that people are paying out of pocket. the pharmaceutical companies are getting rich, people are getting poor by paying out of pocket. on the innovation act we're talking about bringing manufacturing of chipgs back to the united states of america. fab trees built in the united states, chips created in the united states, in cities and towns across this country. that argument that leaders might make is a ridiculous one. it's about creating opportunities. we are in a global -- we are dealing with inflation today because we're not -- we don't build enough product in the united states of america, and we have an opportunity to make computer chips in the united states of america not be reliant on foreign chips. congress is playing games with legislation, one that impacts people's pocketbooks on the streets, and the other would create tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of jobs. this is about putting party politics aside and putting the american people first. both bills are very important for the future of this -- of people in this country. >> secretary marty walsh, thanks
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right now, big moment on the hill. the house select committee is hearing key witness testimony from the former white house counsel pat cipollone as they hope he sheds light into the trump white house on january 6th. what did the president do and not do? this comes as some gop operatives connected to the former president's alternate electors plan are set to turn information in to the doj today. let's dig into what may be happening with cnn politics reporter and editor at large chris saliza and commentator and columnist for "new york" magazine, errol lewis. good to see you. you are on deck first, my friend. >> okay. >> i know you're prepared. when we look at what is expected to come out of this interview today, i have to say what's most intriguing to me is whether little bits will be fed to us, or whether this is going to be held for next week's hearings. what are you hearing there in washington?
>> so, first of all, i think it's important to sort of establish pat cipollone in the broader context, right? he's -- i keep thinking of this, maybe because i recently saw the movie with my kids, he's been the forrest gump of these proceedings. which is he -- he's at all of the places that we have questions about. he says january 3rd meeting in which jeffrey clark is almost installed as the acting attorney general. he's with donald trump on january 6th in that dining room in the white house. so i don't think we're going to hear a ton, to answer your question directly, i don't think we're going to hear a ton in the immediate aftermath. this is videotaped. it is obviously under oath. lying to congress is a felony. you're going to get clips, but i do not think if past is prologue in terms of how the committee has handled this stuff, my guess is next week, maybe in the thursday primetime hearing, maybe in the tuesday hearing, i don't think you're going to hear a lot of the stuff -- remember, cassidy hutchinson had already
talked to the committee before she talked to them publicly. we didn't hear a lot of what she had to say until she said it publicly. i think they are very carefully trying to build this case to the american public, and they probably think the best way to do that is to play some of what cipollone says today, testimony, videotaped, in these next hearings. >> errol, this is a callback in effect for cipollone. he had testified prior. he's being called back following hutchinson's testimony during which we learned a number of things. one of which is that the president knew that there were people in that crowd armed. we heard the testimony from -- we heard the radio communications, rather, that day talking about people in a tree with a handgun, someone else with a long rifle. one of several revelations. what do you believe committee members want to drill down in with him on these followup questions in effect? what about the president's involvement specifically? >> well, look, there are two things that i think the
committee's going to want to establish and are probably doing it as we speak. one is corroboration. there are a lot of testimony that we've already seen from cassidy hutchinson and others that have pat cipollone saying and doing certain things, taking certain actions, none of which made him look particularly bad. you do want to corroborate it. if it's possible to get him to say, yes, i was at this meeting, this is what was said, this is what i believed, this is why i thought it would be a murder/suicide pact to send false letters to election officials, that sort of a thing. that's the first instance. the other thing, jim, that i don't -- you don't want to overlook is that i think what the committee is trying to do among other things is model some of the behavior that they want others to follow, other potential witnesses, others with important information. and that was in some ways the unspoken part of the cassidy hutchinson testimony, that the committee has subsequently said that they've heard from lots of other people who saw her testimony, saw that it wasn't the end of the world for her, that it made her look great,
made her look like a responsible adult at a time of crisis, good public servant. i think pat cipollone could very well come off the same way. and that's what i think the comm committee's going to steer him toward, toward doing the best thing for the country, simply to tell the truth of what happened on january 6th. >> and real quickly to you, chris, to that point, as you were wisely pointing out, this is really about the committee clearly wants to be building a case here. that is part of the case they're building. >> my gosh, it's a huge part of it. i think -- mick mulvaney, former white house chief of staff, made this point and i think done it well on our air which is we're not talking about liberal democrats. this is not nancy pelosi saying she thinks donald trump did something wrong on january 6th, right? who we've heard from, cassidy hutchinson, former hill staffer, and someone who worked in the white house closely with mark meadows. cipollone, the white house counsel, who i'll note defended donald trump in the first impeachment hearing -- these
people are not liberals. now will that change minds? i don't know. i think the committee has done a good job in terms of the way in which they've presented this information. i think they've been methodical. it doesn't look as much like a normal committee hearing with a lot of members talking and the witnesses not talking very much at all. so i think that they've done a good job. the question is how much persuasive -- how much persuasion can be done to groups who have largely made up their mind? i think that's a separate conversation from the legal one, and the case that's being built here. they obviously go hand in hand. the committee has to try to address both, well should there be criminal referrals at the end of this, as well as did we change minds with the information and the people that we put forward. >> chris, errol, good to see you both, thank you. the ukrainian president volodymer zelenskyy goes to the front lines once again to thank the troops for their work, their heroism in the midst of a bloody fight. how long can they hold off russian forces?
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in the donbas have come under attack in the last 24 hours. also new this morning, ukrainian president volodymer zelenskyy once again visiting the front lines. this near the country's central southern region. another area that's been a target of russian attacks for months. it is a bloody, bloody battlefield in the east, and you hear two different points of view as to how it's going there. ukrainians holding their own, but others concerned about russian advances. joining me to discuss developments, military analyst general wesley clark, and lieutenant general mark hurtling. good to have you both on, gentlemen. >> good to be with you. >> both of you have been following this war very closely. both of new touch with people in ukraine, also here in the u.s., to monitor developments. and you have somewhat different views as to how well it is going right now for ukrainian forces, level of concern. and i want to get a sense of where you stand right now. perhaps, general hurtling, if i could start with you.
your sense as i see it in your comments is that ukrainian forces, while they've been taking some losses, are holding the russians back. they have what they need. tell us why you believe that. >> well, i'm not sure i'd go that far, jim. what i would say is they have fought, as you said a second ago, a very bloody fight in the east. it is, as we've said for a few months, been a slug fest. remember, russia started this second phase of their campaign in early april. it is now mid july. they have not moved in an excessive distance, they have not taken that much ground. the russians certainly have had some victories and taken some territories. but the ukrainian forces have held strong. and as they get more and more equipment, more and more artillery to counter the kinds of rocket attacks and artillery barrages that russia is raining on civilian populations, i think you're going to see a gradual turn in the tide. and we're starting to see that
even though russia is increasing their -- truthfully, their takeover of ground that they've destroyed. there's nothing left in the places that they have used their barrages. >> yeah. scorched earth strategy you might call it. general clark, you have at times raised the alarm to say, listen, you know, they need more help, and they need it fast, ukrainian forces. tell us why you're concerned. >> i'm concerned because when we announce aid, we don't get it there very quickly. we don't actually have any visibility of what happens when it's given to the ukrainians at the polish border. we haven't mobilized our own defense industries. we know they're running short on artillery ammunition, who's producing it. we say we're going to give them 155 ammunition, okay, we've given them a few days' supply. how much do they need? there are major questions here. we've got -- think of it this way -- two struggling giants in
a wrestling match. they're covered with mud. it's slippery. they're exhausted. we can't tell where the balance lies on this. but if you cut it too close, if you try to modulate the assistance to appease vladimir putin so that he doesn't say, oh, i'm going to use a nuclear weapon, if that's the guide post and you make a mistake and you err, this kind of conflict with russian reserves being formed up some 20 to 40 battalion groups have been held back, there could be a strategic breakthrough. that breakthrough could result in mobile warfare over relatively dried out terrain, and it could be -- it could be the key to getting the ukrainian army defeated in donbas. we know the ukrainian army does not have the mobile reserves it needs to counter a breakthrough. we know the ukrainian army can't politically afford to give up a
lot of ground because that's their -- they're fighting for their own country. the russian strategy would be pull them forward, pound them with artillery, and wait for the unit to break. we're getting incidental reports of some units that have had a lot of casualties and so forth. jim, in warfare, you can't calculate it precisely. we -- especially for mark and i, we're not getting any classified information. we're hearing episodes and anecdotes and reading what people are saying. the ukrainians have to tell us they're doing well. they're afraid if they tell us how bad it is, then they're going to not get any assistance. >> okay. general hurtling -- >> they're modulating what they're saying. i'm just saying this -- don't try to cut it close. push putin, get the reinforcements that they're asking for, give them the equipment they need. don't modulate, push that stuff forward. they need to convince -- we need to convince putin he won't win. >> yeah.
general hurtling, do you share any of that concern that perhaps the u.s., the west, nato is cutting it too close, not pushing forward the weapons to the degree and with the speed that's necessary? >> i don't, jim. i don't share that at all. in fact, i think that nato has been very effective and efficient in getting weapons to the ukrainians. there have been some challenges on the front line with the logistics trail within ukraine. but that is up to ukraine to do. they have been given the kinds of long-range, precision artillery pieces that they need. general clark mentioned three or four days of supplies of artillery ammunition. i would disagree with that. they have been given close to 500,000 rounds of artillery, most of which is precision weapons. they're shooting their
-- they have them on the front lines. the key is, though, that as we train the ukrainians before this war started, we were focused on small unit battalion maneuvers.
they didn't ever get to the division level or the operational level logistics side. they are struggling with getting key elements of their logistics to the front line. but that logistics and
those pieces of equipment are being delivered by nato. it is up to the ukrainians to get them to the right places. and within the last week or two you have seen reports of the highmars, highmars coming from other nato nations getting to the front line and becoming extremely effective in their precision ways. very different from the russian artillery which is an area fire weapon where they're wasting hundreds of thousands of rounds, destroying things in their path, but not being precise in what they're destroying. >> gentlemen, i know you share an interest in seeing the ukrainians push russian forces back. we're going to leave it there. let's put a pin in it and check in again in the coming couple of weeks because i know you're both watching it very closely.
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new details into the investigation into the robb elementary school mass shooting in uvalde, texas. uvalde sheriff ruben alasco does plan to cooperate with the l legislature and will testimony as long as he says it does not put the criminal investigation in jeopardy. >> it comes as a scathing report essentially concluded that the 19 children and two teachers who died in that massacre might have been saved if the officer who spotted the gunman before he entered the school would have taken a shot at that moment. legally he had the ability to. we have more now. shimon, you spoke with several families there who are outraged. god knows i would be, too. what are they telling you? >> reporter: yeah, they're outraged. two parts here. obviously all the missed opportunities by law enforcement, by the police to take out the gunman. but they're also outraged over how they're learning this information. no one, no one has sat them down and given them any kind of briefing. you know, you talk about this latest report that came out.
they simply learned that it was coming through a text from the district attorney who forwarded them the report. they had no idea headses up that this new -- no heads up that this new information was coming out. as you say, that are outraged over the new information that they're learning, the missed opportunities. take a listen to some of what they told me. >> one thing is officers in those hallways, i want them to resign. >> reporter: you want all these officers gone? >> yes. >> yes. >> the minute i heard that my mom was dead, i -- i yelled out i should have taken that bullet. because -- because i'm in the military. i know what has to be done. i signed up for that. my mom protected those kids, but no one protected her.
so the whole police department here are cowards. >> my daughter -- was a fighter. took a little bullet to the heart -- she fought hard to stay alive. these cowards couldn't go in. >> reporter: and this is the thing that we keep hearing from family members here is that -- how their kids suffered inside that room. and as officers just stood outside and wouldn't go in. they're asking for change. they're asking for people to be held accountable. the mayor here telling me earlier in the week that he does expect some changes to the police department once he gets all the information.
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