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hi there, i'm stephanie ruhle. it's wednesday, april 7th and this morning we've got a lot to cover starting with the latest in the fight against the coronavirus. the president setting a new deadline to make every adult eligible for the vaccine in less than two weeks, but it comes as multiple states are trying to control new surges. u.s. surgeon general vivek murthy will be here moments from now to discuss the race between vaccines and the variants. out in the state of george a more fallout over the controversial voting law. the state expected to lose up to $100 million after the major league baseball moved its all-star game out of georgia. overnight, the mayor there softening the blow of voting restrictions. keisha lance bottoms will be here to discuss her latest move and the trial of derek chauvin will resume with day 8 of time with sergeant jody steiger
returning to the witness stand. it comes after a day that focused entirely on law enforcement witnesses. three officers from the minneapolis police department testifying in great detail about how they train officers to de-escalate a situation, detain a suspect and provide medical support including a lieutenant who trained chauvin. officers are supposed to use the least amount of force possible. >> is this an mpd-authorized restraint technique? >> knee on the neck would be something that does happen in use of force and isn't unauthorized. >> say, for example, the subject was under control and handcuffed, would this be authorized? >> i would say no. >> i want to begin this morning with shaq brewster in minneapolis. shaq, thank you for being there. what are you expecting today? >> stephanie, at least initially
we expect the prosecution to continue use of force and the progress of the minneapolis police department. we expect this witness we hear from this morning will be the last witness, the sergeant who trained on use of force policies and procedures and he's reviewed the body camera footage. we heard him say yesterday that he believed based on his review that derek chauvin used excessive force, and not only derek chauvin, but the other fired police department officers. as george floyd stopped resisting the officers that some of the use of force, some of the restraints on george floyd should have also been decreased, as well, in that interaction. so we'll continue to hear more of his testimony this morning. we also got a hint of the timeline that we can expect this to go along. the defense said they'll bring officer mackenzie for cpr for
the department. the department said they'll bring her back tuesday and we could be days away from the prosecution resting its case because if the defense is bringing witnesses next week, it seems like by early next week we may get a rest from the prosecution and the defense laying out their witnesses as they continue this trial against derek chauvin. >> i watched every day. last week's testimony was extremely and emotional. this week, far more technical with request expert witnesses. what was the vibe and reaction inside the courtroom? >> that's right, stephanie. you saw a lot of charts. a lot of pictures and power point slides. sometimes it felt like you were in a minneapolis police department training seminar. this really got dense.
it got dense with specifics in the department and the jurors, it had an effect on them. the two reporters in the room, at least one of them said that at one point one of the jurors seemed to have nodded off where a slide was put off and the entire jury looked up at the screen and the juror never looked up with them. there was another note in the pool report that you had some of the jurors yawn interesting and some of them being looking around and becoming fidgety. we're getting into the more serious part of the trial and it seems to have an effect on the jury as they're watching. stephanie? >> shaq, thank you so much. that is what is going on. joining us to discuss civil rights attorney and prosecutor david henderson. david, this morning the lapd sergeant is resuming his testimony. what are you watching out for? >> stephanie, what i'm watching out for at this point we have to draw distinction about what is tragedy and what is true. american policing is on trial
and no one seems to understand that better than the minneapolis police department. we're hearing from witness after witness now who are presenting the bad apple defense. it's not us. it's not our policies. it's not our training and it's this one rogue officer and there are at least 27 million reasons why that's not true. the civil lawsuit wasn't just about derek chauvin. it was about the other three officers with them and the systemic problems within the minneapolis police department. if we don't draw the line between persuasion and the truth after this trial we go back to business as usual, and we can't have because we can't have another george floyd. >> what do you make of multiple members from that very police department testifying, his supervisor, police chief and the officers who trained him. if you're saying the police department is on trial, they're testifying against him. that's good in terms of policing and the defense has completely
failed to mount a cross-examination. this goes back to what we were talking about last time we were together and it should have been like jack nicholson in "a few good men" because thematically, this case is the same as that film. >> well, we've been expecting the defense to claim it wasn't chauvin's fault. it was a drug issue. the prosecution is expected to turn their focus to medical witnesses. how important is that? are they trying to blow up the defense before it's even presented? >> no, the medical cause airgz , and -- most people forgive the reference, most people think murder is what scarred mufasa in "the lion king." jurors tend to have a hard time with it and so causation is critical. one thing is the potential for
maurice hall to testify today and it has an intention to throw a wrench into the entire process if they're not careful. >> i know we'll all be watching. appreciate it. now to the latest on the coronavirus. this morning president biden warning americans to not let their guard down despite an ambitious new deadline to have vaccine eligibility for all adults by april 19th. >> let me be deadly earnest with you. we aren't at the finish line. >> president biden issuing a stern warning. too many are letting their guard down too soon. americans have a choice. >> we can have a safe, happy, fourth of july. the real question is how much death, disease and misery are we going to see between now and then? passing the 150 million shot milestone, the majority of americans have yet to be vaccinated and president biden
is making the vaccine available to all americans 16 and older by april 19th. >> no more confusing rules. no more confusing restrictions. >> 36 states have met that goal including michigan who opened eligibility to all adults this week. a badly needed move. case counts are up 115% in the last two weeks. >> the vaccine has to get in everybody's arm in order to prevent surges like this. >> experts blaming the spike on the state re-opening too soon and more contagious covid variants. doctors comparing the wave to the early days of the pandemic. >> what we are seeing now is a tsunami of covid-19 patients. our hospital is struggling. we are seeing more patients come in than we have capacity. we have the manpower shortage, we have bed shortages. this feels like march over again. >> it's not just michigan where the uk variant is a threat. the strain spreading in all 50 states responsible for more than
16,000 cases and counting. >> we are really on the brink of a surge. it is really a critical time right now. this as new research suggests moderna's vaccine like pfizer's is effective for at least six months. now from coast to coast, teens 16 and older getting their shot and a shot, too. >> you're protecting yourself and protecting those around you. it's a sacrifice, but it needs to get done. >> you have a societal responsibility because even if you get infected and don't get seriously ill you are still propagating this outbreak. >> aaron mclaughlin, thanks. joining us is vivek murthy and the co-chair of the advisory board. thank you for joining us this morning. help us understand this. if there are enough vaccines for all adults by april 19th, fantastic news, when can we
expect more restrictions to be rolled back. >> it's good to be with you today. we have growing supply of vaccine and 108 million people who received at least one shot and by april 19th, we expect it will be available to all adults and all agency. the real question is are we seeing cases come down? we haven't seen that yet. in the last two weeks we've seen an uptick in cases and the concern is if this continues then we may be into a fourth wave, but that really depends on what we do in two ways. one, how quickly we vaccinate people and second, it depends on whether we can hold on and continue to take some of those precautions that we know work to slow the spread like wearing a mask and avoiding indoor gatherings and washing your hands. >> andy slavit said last night that half the u.s. population will have one dose of the
vaccine by this weekend. for all of those people many are frustrated. they did everything that was asked of them. why should vaccinated people be subjected to all of these restrictions? >> well, steph, what we're seeing more and more is we're learning more about the virus and how vaccinated people actually protected. we are issuing more guidelines that open up the kind of activities that people with vaccines can do. so, for example, the cdc has now said that people who are vaccinated can actually gather with others who are vaccinated without a mask. that when they travel they don't have to be tested beforehand or quarantined after ward. as we learn more from vaccine vaccineated the guidelines will come, and because vaccines aren't 100% perfect in terms of efficacy because they're not
100% perfect in preventing asymptomatic infections as well, all of us have to be cautious because we can spread the virus and much lower rate if we're vaccinated and we have to be cautious. make no mistake. the vaccines work. they're safe and you should get them as soon as they're available to you and the quicker all of us get vaccinated the more easily and the faster we'll get back to our way of life. >> the white house is ruling out any involvement in vaccine passports. what does that mean and why? so what the white house has said and the administration has emphasized is the government will not be requiring or issuing vaccine credentials and that's important to know and the private sector has certainly launched a number of initiatives to develop some sort of credential system whereby people can attest and confirm that they
were vaccinated and what the government and administration believes is if the private sector is going to do that, that there need to be strict standards toen shurp that people are protected and their privacy is protected and to ensure that these are accessible to everyone and not only to those who have economic needs. >> you had said that these vks work and that's a big positive, but how do they work with the new variants. there is the new one in california, the double mutant variant and how much protection does the vaccine give us with the new strains coming up? >> we are seeing an uptick in cases is because of variants and in particular because of the b.1.1.7 variant originally detected in the uk and is spreading rapidly in the united states, but the good news is that the vaccines that we have available here, the moderna, pfizer and the johnson & johnson
vaccines seem to be effective against the variants circulating in the u.s. here's what we can guarantee. we can't guarantee that that will always be the case and that new variants may be resistant to the vaccine and that's why it is so important that we get vaccinated quickly and get cases down. the greater the chances, the new, more dangerous variants will emerge. >> speaking of moderna and pfizer, my own kitchen table has a question, if it is effective for at least six months does, it mean that six months from now all americans will need a new round of vaccinations? >> there are good questions coming up at your kitchen table for sure and this is a question others have had, as well. the data that came out from pfizer saying that their vaccine appears to still have efficacy at six months and that was a floor, not a ceiling and we anticipate that the efficacy of these vaccines last actually well beyond six months.
so while we don't anticipate that people will get re-vaccinated at six months, and will we require a vaccine like the flu vaccine or go longer? time will tell. you can feel good on the data we have now that the vaccines are strong, robust protection, and i anticipate that will last well beyond six months and the goal is to get that vaccine to as many people as quickly as possible. >> well, i can assure you my mother louise will feel good about the fact that you liked her question. thank you very much for joining me this morning. i appreciate it. >> thank you. good to see you. >> you, too. coming up, new developments out of georgia. we've got to take you to georgia where atlanta mayor keisha lance bottoms just issued an executive order in response to the state's new voting law. she'll be joining me law as we dig into who gets hurt when businesses boycott a state in
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you. one place where both sides can agree is that it's going to be georgia businesses that really feel the impact of this move. i'm talking about small businesses, restaurant owners and people counting on the influx of customers and now all part of a fight that's gone well beyond the state of georgia. major league baseball is throwing georgia a curveball over the state's controversial new voting law moving the all-star game to a new home, denver's coors field and taking with it millions of tourist revenue all of it from atlanta. >> look at the damage that's already happened to our state. $100 million has been lost. >> overnight the mayor issued a new executive order taking steps to reduce the impact of some parts of the law including training city staff on voter registration, educating residents on how to obtain the i.d. needed for absentee voting and developing psas around new
voting deadlines and timeliness. critics say that the law restricts access to the ballot especially among black voters and that atlanta, a democratic stronghold would be hit especially hard, but republicans are crying foul saying the law makes elections more secure and accusing the league of caving to cancel culture. >> i'll tell you who's getting screwed. it's the little guy. it's the little guy that's working georgia and working in the bars, taverns and hotels that now are not going have guests. >> reporter: all of it comes after two major georgia-based companies, delta air lines and coca-cola took a public stand against the law after it passed. while the pga tour decided to keep its championship in georgia, some of golf's biggest names are weighing in. >> i'm all for people to have the right to vote and to be able to do it in the easiest way possible. >> i'm not familiar of the details of all that you're talking about, but i do believe
in the rights in treating all people equal. >> the fight is stretching well beyond the peach state. this week texas governor greg abbot declined to throw the first pitch at the texas rangers home opener in protest and he had this message for corporate america. stay out of politics. it's not what you're designed for. >> meanwhile, from the biden white house where the president supported baseball's move. >> the best way to deal with it is -- is for georgia and other states to smarten up. >> and steph, just a quick note about georgia's voting laws versus colorado. while colorado does require i.d., they have a wider range of acceptable things to verify your identification such as a utility bill or pay stub. stephanie? >> mitch mcconnell is asking corporations to stop speaking out.
he is not speaking out against corporate donations which he is a-okay with. the lawmaker behind the new executive order mayor of atlanta, keisha lance bottoms. mayor, thank you for being here. what exactly do you want to accomplish with this executive order? the law has already passed. >> well, thank you for having me. and what we want to accomplish is the 1.2 million customers in the metro atlanta area, what this new law means. how they can get the appropriate i.d., the new rules related to absentee ballots. we want our customers to be informed. so ambassador young tells a great story. one day of voting when he first ran for congress and 74% turnout in the african-american community. so even though there may be barriers, we can still overcome those barriers and we want to make sure our customers are
informed so they need to know what to do to cast their ballot when the time comes. >> we have heard a lot about no food or water in line, but beyond those headlines what is the most dangerous part of this bill? >> the most dangerous part of this bill, in my opinion, is the dialing back or giving to the state legislature control over the election process. in the midst of this 98-page bill, there are provisions that strip the secretary of state of a position on the election board and it essentially gives oversight to the republican-led state legislature. that's not the way elections should be run. elections should not be run by legislature. they should be overseen by the secretary of state in a fair manner and there are so many provisions in this bill, the dialing back of the window for asking for absentee ballots.
you mentioned not being able to pass out water in line. there are a number of provisions in this bill that make it difficult for people to access the ballot. >> to that point it was the georgia secretary of state that protected the legal and fair election and outcome in georgia. if this new law was in place six months ago, would all of the georgians who voted in november have been able to and would former president trump had been successful at his legal challenge? >> well, you've hit the nail on the head. this is about being able to shave off a couple of points in the state. we know that joe biden and kamala harris and jon ossoff won by a slim margin in georgia and that's what bill is all about, and it's about shaving off a few people in various counties across georgia. a number of people access absentee ballot this year. a number of people used drop
boxes this year and you asked about the most dangerous part of this provision and also gives the state legislature and the election board the opportunity to take over county elections. that's a very dangerous precedent and it is as antidemocratic when they should be fairly held and impartial elections. >> the governor of georgia says companies making moves like this hurts the little guy. the latest number is that the economic loss of the all-star game leaving could cost georgia $100 million bucks. the mlb alone had 8,000 or 9,000 hotel rooms booked and those have obviously evaporated. are you in favor of them taking the stand in the short term. >> for every action there is a reaction and the republicans in
the state are surprised that the mlb pulled out. this is what happens when you pass laws that disenfranchise people. we've seen it happen in north carolina, so it should not have been a surprise that someone would take a stand. they have the right to have their game anywhere they want it and they chose to have it in a state and a city that's not dialing back the access to the ballot. so you're absolutely right. the metro atlanta economy is the tenth largest in the nation of businesses that will be -- [ no audio ] >> unfortunately, i think we just lost mayor keisha lance bottoms. i'm sorry about that. that's what happens when you are working remote. unfortunately, we're going to have to leave it there. coming up next, the new american worker. how warehouse jobs are changing the labor force and where unions fit into all of these changes. us fit into all of these changes. to turn to cold washing with tide. ♪ this is a cold call! ♪
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this week we could learn the results of a vote to form a union at one single amazon warehouse in alabama. why is there so much focus this one facility? because super charged by the pandemic, amazon and other retailers have hired millions of people to make sure you and i receive our online orders as quickly as possible. so the question is are all of these warehouse workers
replacing manual labor, factory work and service jobs? will steady pay and regular schedules they offer make these the blue collar jobs of the future? drive down the new jersey turnpike and you will see the future of work for many americans, jobs in warehouses like this one for amazon. >> we pick out the items that are ready to be shipped out for the customers that have ordered. >> like thousands of other, carlos linares started last summer after he was laid off from his hotel job because of the pandemic. >> do you consider this a short-term job? >> at first it was going to be a short-term job, but i realized that i could actually have growth here. >> andy lost her job at a restaurant and a year later she's a robotic tech. >> i worked six days and i was always on my feet. >> if your old job called you today and said come back, would you go back? >> i wouldn't. no. >> as a result of the pandemic, americans stayed home and online shopping surged to more than 20%
of retail sales. >> during the pandemic, were you super charging your hiring or was it on pace? >> with that increased customer demand we were able to be a job provider. >> jobs in warehouse centers grew by 10% last year. amazon and companies like it employ millions of people in facilities like this across the country and they're hiring more every day. in places like riverside, california, dallas and chicago and also atlanta, columbus and phoenix, cities close to major highways, railroads and ports. >> they employ a whole lot of people and pay a whole lot in taxes so from an economic standpoint they've been tremendous. >> even as they become more automated it doesn't mean fewer jobs. >> it means that workers are having to speed up the pace in which they're working and their productivity levels and this is where we run into problems with health and safety. >> for some employees like
courtney brown. >> it's getting to a point of how much more can we do? >> she's been working at an amazon warehouse for nearly four years. >> would you say it's more stressful now than it was pre-pandemic two years ago? >> way more stressful. way more stressful. we are being hounded a lot more for everything, pressed to produce numbers and pretty much be close to perfect. >> amazon told us it prioritizes the health and safety of its employees and encourages them to work with managers to come up with ways to succeed at the company. the facility i went to in new jersey, there the employees work four days a week, ten hours a day. they get two half-hour paid breaks and for many without a college degree or specialized training these are jobs you can walk into, get hired, make $16 an hour plus benefits, but the big issue is they are very, very physical jobs and as you and i are demanding overnight and even same-day delivery more and more
employees are worrying that they feel pressured to work harder. the physical strain is too much and it is one of the main issues for those amazon workers down in alabama who do want to form that union. amazon which opposes the union told us it looks forward to getting feedback for their employees about making me work better. >> joining me now to discuss, is scott galloway a professor at the nyu school of business and the host of "the pivot" podcast. let's start with that. have warehouse jobs become the new service industry, factory jobs, manual labor the new blue collar, taking them all? >> yeah. there's absolutely just this past week and stuff my family decided to get a new great dane puppy and we were in kentucky of all places and going along the border, the circumference you see the planes with the smile on
it. in april of last year the last mile home delivery, wear highways are the new stores and warehouses are the new supply chain and humans are still the best, if you will, technology organic capital, if you will, humans. so we're seeing huge growths in warehouse/essential workers. >> huge growth there. amazon alone has a million employees in every state. given that, now that other industries are re-hiring again, service, leisure, hospitality could we end up with a shortage in those industries? a labor shortage. >> well, you hope so because our labor market is largely supply and demand and what amazon has done and there's this conflict and you've articulated this well or the tension between what's going on between unions and workers or amazon is that amazon now pays $15 an hour. they've been able to accomplish
what our federal government has not been able to accomplish and that's double what the federal minimum wage is. i don't think amazon is doing this out of the goodness of their heart. they realize to get good people at the pace they need to get them. amazon hired 500,000 people in a 12-month period. no one has ever done that before. in addition, the most important thing to an employee is not just the current compensation and benefits, but the trajectory they're placed on and that is do they have a future at that job and amazon even at these warehouse jobs have been able to convince employees that they have a future, that they can move up and they have an accelerant and the right trajectory. as you know, i'm not a big fan of amazon, but in terms of employee relations and what it means for the economy it's hard to argue that this isn't a good thing that's happening, in my view with the warehouses. >> what's your take on unionizing, if they are the factory jobs of the future and
the factory jobs of the past were union jobs. >> the senators need more jonesing for the camera and more people in cluster and low-paying jobs. >> good luck with that. >> yeah. look, what we hope for -- what we hope for is the corporations decide that there's an onramp into good jobs and a career other than just the fetishization of people with college degrees of which two-thirds of our young people are not going to get college degrees. so i think it's a couple of things. one, we have to protect these people and federal minimum wage and workplace standards are absolutely imperative, but also hopefully the marketplace says that these people are essential and that it takes their average wages up and you hope that the warehouse next door has to go to 15 or 16 bucks an hour, as well. >> but does not that win out the little, little guy in those
towns that amazon is killing? >> oh, if they -- if they're even still there. you have effectively retail has been a terrible place to invest to work in the last 20 years unless you work for a company out of seattle and there are some well-publicized winners, but digitization and innovation is latin for concentration of power which brings up antitrust issues and what the workers i would argue in bessemer need is more where they can work it out. competition is the answer here. the unions that we've seen in the last 30 years is no longer seen as the solution for increase in wages. minimum wage protection from the federal government and also more competition and that is more companies, more warehouses run by different companies competing for the scarce labor supply. so it's competition and federal minimum wage. i'll not sure that unions are the answer here. >> scott, i've only got a few
seconds left. they're giving me the hook, but i have to ask you, since you're the guy who wrote the book on amazon. bezos has come out in support of biden's infrastructure plan. what's your take? >> $2 trillion pumped into the economy, the two biggest beneficiaries will be walmart and amazon. the tax code going from 21 to 28 is totally irrelevant it doesn't weigh a glove in amazon. $50 billion and the effective rate is 4.9%. this is a great trade for amazon. the tax code is nothing, but something they manipulate and $2,000 will end up in jeff bezos' pockets and this is a great trade for amazon. >> all right, then and a great trade for amazon is certainly a great trade for the guy that owns 17% of the company. scott, always good to see you. before we go to break, i have to share some heartbreaking news. this morning we are mourning the
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$1400 for an individual and it's an example of a white house using a milestone to tout the success of this program and we've seen them do this in a number of different ways and they're trying to keep the focus this while they try to shift toward selling this next $2 trillion package they're trying to get through congress now. >> how is he going to sell it? one of the biggest gripes is there's not enough details. is he going to show the american people here's where the money is going to go? it's a lot of money. >> right. it is. the white house had said as fa as the details, where is it going to go? they're open to negotiating it. there's been criticism about the price tag on this, how expansive it is, whether it goes too far beyond your traditional roads and bridges infrastructure as well as criticism about the corporate tax rate and whether that is too high and what impact that could have on jobs is the argument they've been making. we expect to hear this
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>> the 7-year-old's family saying she died in her dad's arms. >> the military barged into their house. the young girl was alarmed, ran towards her father, and a soldier shot her. >> the military holding a parade while parents cry over cassettes. an 11-year-old buried with her toys. a 1-year-old baby wounded in the eye by a rubber bullet. the ruthlessness caught on tape as this teen was killed on their bike. >> 550 killed by a military armed from a country abroad. >> these governments have blood on their hands and the blood is from the pooeian mar children. >> the and the u.n. is warning of a potential blood bath in
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