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team. we hope for the best. they have exceeded expectations. i'm a nervous wreck already. you know what? i think they win tonight. let's do it. >> let me help you out. they're tired. it's over. that does it for us. stephanie ruhle picks up the coverage right now. ♪♪ hi there. i'm stephanie ruhle live at msnbc headquarters here in new york city. it is friday, october 22. there's a ton of news. we have got to get to the facts you need to know this morning so let's get smarter. breaking overnight, tragedy on a movie set. actor alec ballot wine fired a prop gun that killed a crew member and injured another. investigators trying to determine what went wrong. while in the city of baltimore, president biden candid about the agenda and the split within the
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party. biden still confident this they'll get a done. what's in it? we have the latest information on what's in and what's out. in the state of florida, nearly six-week manhunt for the fiancee of gabby petito coming to an end. human remainens found in a florida reserve are those of brian laundrie. what took so long? we have got to start with millions of americans who are now eligible for covid vaccine booster shot after a panel endorsed boosters for certain groups. for people who received the pfizer or moderna vaccine, over six moths ago, the following groups are eligible. people 65 and older, people 18 and older who live in long-term care settings with underlying medical conditions or those who live in high-risk settings. for those getting the j&j vaccine, booster are recommended
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for everybody 18 and older who were vaccinated two or months ago. pfizer said the vaccine is 90% effective to protect children 5 to 11 and those shots could begin early next month. here to make sense of this an eni need it is dr. badelia. that's a long list if you're eligible especially with underlying conditions is vague. can i walk into a pharmacy today and say, am i eligible? >> yeah. chances are you might be actually. there's a slide from the cdc advisory committee saying 99.1 million americans are eligible with these new definitions in terms of eligibility for boosters so what the cdc committee did is take fda's lead which basically mirrored the moderna vaccination recommendations to pfizer.
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to reduce confusion. right? even though it seemed that moderna vaccines provide more efficacy than the pfizer vaccines. one caveat to say is that one other category that i want to mention are people who have weakened immune systems. 3% of america is considered in that category and the reason that's important is though there's 3% of the category it's 40% to 45% of the fully vaccinated who end up requiring hospitalizations after a breakthrough infection an enin those slightly different. it's about unmonth after the two-dose series and for johnson & johnson everybody over 18 after 2 months after the initial dose and the reason why because very strong evidence shows in those who got the johnson & johnson the efficacy goes down in the time of delta. 70% from the cdc data. >> i know you just explained it
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but i'm confused. why is it people on the list? many people aren't sure if they're somewhat immuno compromised. we don't have a shortage of supply. why can't we all over the able of 18 and enough time passed since the last shot get one? >> so let me start by saying that there is a bit more clarity. the cdc put more information since i last checked on the definitions of what a high risk medical condition is as well as what is considered a weakened immune system. cancer, transplants, syndromes and so it is a bit more well organized but the states may take slightly different takes. the reason there's a bit more struggle i think is that the cdc and the fda advisory committees have struggled with balancing the benefit of the boosters compared to potential small risk
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particularly in younger populations of conditions. i want to caveat by saying that -- >> i think we just lost dr. bhedelia. so we'll move on. the director of photography is killed after alec baldwin a star of the film and a producer fired a prop gun in filming hitting two crew members. baldwin could be seen outside of the sheriff's office in tears. no one is charged in the woman's death. the investigation is ongoing. steve, what in the world happened? >> reporter: in these photos a distraught alec baldwin reportedly in tears outside the santa fe sheriff's office after
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the deadly accident on the set of "rust." authorities say he fired a prop gun in a screen killing a crew member. the film's director of photography was air lifted to an area hospital and later pronounced dead. days ago she posted this video writing one of the perks of a western is to ride horses on the days off. the director was shot and hospitalized for his injuries. deputies were called to the movie set thursday afternoon. >> bonanza creek road, two people have been shot accidentally. >> reporter: a spokesperson for baldwin described it as an accident that involved the misfire of a prop gun with blanks. dngts are looking at what type of projectile came out of the weapon. no charges filed but authorities say the invest is open and active. it was at bonanza creek ranch used for filming.
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actor jeff mead was nearby. >> sheriff's said on another set there's live gun discharge. >> reporter: fatal accidents have happened before. the most high profile in 1993. brandon lee the son of bruce lee died in filming on the crow after he was shot with a prop gun. it was considered zeptdal. hollywood weapons expert larry zanoff said the industry put strict new protocols in place. >> the question to ask is were the safety guidelines of our industry followed? blanks are not designed to do what the final outcome of this was. we need to investigate and find out what went wrong. >> reporter: bad win is the star and producer. cast and crew members shared scenes from the set on social media and thursday morning hours before the accident baldwin posting this photo with the caption back to in person at the
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office. >> my gosh. steve now joins us live from los angeles. what a story to cover. you mentioned the safety protocols. can you explain what they are? >> reporter: stephanie, first, a few things. no live ammunition on set ever. that's been a regulation since that brandon lee incident. usually there's a prop master who oversees any weaponry on set including loading the actual blanks into the gun. showing the gun to the cast and crew. explaining how it works. and then following that usually during the filming of a scene they use shields so it's really, really -- people wonder what happened that led to this incident. >> given all that how the heck did this happen? >> reporter: that is under investigation. i think it will really center on the ballistics. as crazy as it sounds. the ballistics of this prop gun
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to determine whether or not there's malicious intent or on the set maybe protocols weren't followed coming in the next few days and months. >> my gosh. thank you so much. we'll continue to cover this story as more information emerges. now to the latest from president biden appearing in a town hall last night to convince americans the bills he's working on are still a big deal even if they're not as big as they used to be. on the human infrastructure bill, hee here are the facts. paid family leave is cut from 12 weeks to 4. tax rate hikes appear to be out and the president said he is not given up on free community college and admitted it's a stretch and same with medicare coverage. same time he flat-out rejected
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reports that the climate program is dropped from the bill and said he is confident to get a deal done. >> we're down to four or five issues which i won't negotiate on national television. >> we would be interested to hearing them if you want. >> i know. but all kidding aside i think we can get there. >> i want to bring in nbc capitol hill correspondent ali vitale, ashley parker for "the washington post." ali, this is not sounding like they're close at all. did it sound that way to you? >> reporter: i don't know. i'm hearing all ranges of optimism on xoil hill. four or five things left on the table to negotiate. it can seem like a lot or like a little. i think the thing that's most illuminating is for the bulk of the process it's been shrouded in secrecy. we have gotten the drip, drip, drip every few days of something on the table or off the table
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and president biden did last night and laid it all out there. he said senator sinema is against raising corporationings tax. senator manchin is against a medicare expansion. those were things that we knew but hearing the president lay it out and where the fellow senators are on this holding up the process is really powerful and impactful for a process where people complain they don't know where the colleagues stand. there's power in president biden laying that out. at the same time i have heard ranging degrees of optimism to be done by the end of the week and seems difficult to believe given what senator manchin said yesterday and president biden said last night but i think what's clear on the hill is there's a momentum that hasn't been here before so whether it's at the end of the week. could be a long friday or bebleed into next week and see
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the game playing out with things on and off the table could happen in real life but the thing president biden said that was very true especially for those of us watching this closely is in a senate that's this close everyone is a president. certainly that's been born out seeing the negotiations on the hill and between the white house and hearing the president say it underscored it for us. these negotiations fraught and difficult but the president puts himself in the driver's seat. >> that means today. doesn't matter the goals but how do you pay it? here's what the president said. >> here's what i'm willing to do. i'm willing to make sure we pay for everything without anyone making $400,000 paying no more. >> no rate hikes? >> no. >> i'm sorry. what? how are we going to pay for
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this? >> i do think there's a range of options. the president you heard mention making sure that companies pay a minimum amount of taxes. you could also if you don't change rates add a wealth tax for higher end earners. you know? a surcharge on people that make $100 million or billionaires. i think there's a range of options here that are still at their feet. i don't think the president would say something like that if they thought they could get no revenue from taxes and would be extraordinarily hard to fund this without revenue from taxes and part of that is still on the table. >> if you funded the irs you would be collecting a lot of money. janet yellen said $7 trillion over 10 year just talk about
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mess messaging. it includes big ticket items. free pre-k. money to address climate change and the other thing we don't talk about and we should a giant trillion-dollar hard infrastructure bill that has bipartisan support. should we be talking about that or should the administration? those are big wins if they get done. >> you're right. that has really been a challenge which is that polls both public and internal polls show that a lot of the stuff in this bill in theory if passed is incredibly popular with the majority of americans. but a lot of americans don't really know what's in the bill. part is sometimes a challenge when you have a bill that is so expansive and a grab bag. how do you message on maybe one or two key things when you list off 12 things people like?
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does everyone forget everything? child tax credit and free pre-k and climate change. that's an area where the president's allies are aware that messaging is not the substance but the messaging that's the challenge for this administration. >> robert, let's go back to the hard infrastructure bill. the bipartisan bill. joe biden, that's the signature. he talks at bipartisan. that's his legacy. right now he has a perfect example to show the american people what donald trump could not do and it's sitting collecting dust. is that an opportunity missed? >> it may be. i think we have to look and see what happens as the reconciliation bill is debated and the degree to which it's passed. i think you have seen this throughout the coverage on capitol hill is there's distrust between progressive and moderate members and so i think you saw speaker pelosi and majority leader schumer in the senate
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hook the two bills together and take that distrust out of the equation by saying everybody has to have some skin in the game here. nothing is -- no rugs will be pulled out from everybody. look. i think there's a number of people that would like to have seen the hard infrastructure bill passed yesterday. or last week or last month. i think the key to this really is what do you get in the end? right? it may get done this week. i think that's unlikely. there's a good chance to get a framework by the end of next week as the president heads overseas to important climate change meet wings the international partners but in reality the main thing is what do you get done? that's how presidents are going to be judged. not the timeline in which they get it done. this is not a competition where you get more points if you do it quicker.
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>> did they raise expectations too high with this $3.5 trillion agenda? they knew it would be less. it is going to be less and whatever they get just the trillion-dollar deal is a big win and people might not see it that way at this point. >> it is. part of that comes down to the previous question which is messaging and i don't know that when they set out they actually realized that they would go from about 3.6 which again was less already than some of the real progressives wanted down to about 1.75, $1.9 trillion and still a huge number and a challenge is as you said every senator in this slim majority is a president. but especially senators manchin and sinema and i think one thing that gets a little missed is we had the cute nicknames for them and talk about them as a monolith and you have to get them on board but what they want
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are two very different things so part of the reason the negotiations have been so challenging is that to get senator manchin on board you make concessions and that pushes senator sinema even further away and vice versa and then you have the other 48 senators and that's why we are where we are. >> recalcitrant. with that, ashley parker wins the word of the day. thank you all so much. i want to dig deeper and stay in west virginia with that talk about fresh senators across the country mega frustrated with manchin and sinema imposing the will on the negotiations and we have to remember they have to answer to the folks back at home so we headed there. cal perry in west virginia's capital city of charleston. what do the people of west virginia want? we talk about it all the time. joe manchin is a conservative
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democrat. because he is in west virginia. what do voters there want? >> reporter: yeah. look. conservative democrat in west virginia means something different in the rest of the country. look at the political landscape of west virginia. this state has swung wildly to the right in the last ten, 20 years and president trump won by 70%. joe manchin has been in office since 1981. he is an institution. in this county that he won big people defer to the experience. they want him to negotiate a good deal. this is what we heard yesterday. >> i know how this works. it is like watching sausage. they'll have a bill. but we here in west virginia have to trust the representatives. i trust joe manchin. >> he's always been a mainstream conservative democrat. that's what he was when he was in the house and in the senate.
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and he was basically that way as governor. tight with the money. >> reporter: i'll pick up on what we heard from ashley parker. senator manchin wants different things than senator sinema. taking the infrastructure bill there's a lot in that infrastructure bill that west virginia needs beyond bridges and roads. there are climate provisions in the infrastructure bill like capping some of mines that haven't been capped. reclaiming the coal mines left empty and taking care of the mountaintops that have been blown off so that reconciliation bill is something that senator manchin can influence the president on and heard president biden say he is tweaking the climate provisions. that's key here in what's going on. the infrastructure bill a huge hit here in west virginia. we'll see on the reconciliation bill. >> doesn't matter how people in new york city feel about joe manchin but people in west virginia that keep him in office. thank you. coming up, after a nearly
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six-week manhunt officials confirm brian loun dri is dead. where does that leave the investigation? on the ground in haiti. as the gang leader there threatened to kill the americans held hostage. we'll take you inside the island nation this morning. ♪ there are beautiful ideas that remain in the dark. but with our new multi-cloud experience, you have the flexibility you need to unveil them to the world. ♪ mm. [ clicks tongue ] i don't know. i think they look good, man. mm, smooth.
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developing this morning the fbi now confirming those remains found in a remote florida park
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this week are those of brian laundrie and ends a search for the man after the disappearance and death of his fiancee gabby petito. let's go to sam brock in florida. sam, where's the investigation go from here? how long do they think he's been dead? this search has been going on for weeks. >> reporter: here's the difficulty with that aspect of this. good morning. good to be with you. you see an acceleration of decomposition with remains in water. in these swampy florida wetlands we'll have to find out if it's days or weeks that the remains were submerged in water. that's a key aspect but the manner of death you have to think is the next aspect. the x-factor, how will they confirm the identity? the fbi saying it was a dental imprint match which can take a day or two. going down to the bone may have
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taken a week. senior law enforcement officials tell pete williams there's a portion of a skull among those remains. we don't know much else beyond that and the problem that the police and fbi have not answered a single question about the investigation specifically relating to the laundrie parents that took them to a trail where the belongings were uncovered. their attorney spoke with tom llamas last night and how they were feeling and what transpired in the hours before then. here's what he told them. >> did your clients know their son was going to disappear when he left the house that day? >> no. they did not. i can tell you that brian was very upset when he left and chris conveyed to me several times that he wished he didn't let him go but couldn't stop
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him. i told them not to talk to anybody. i've taken the heat on that and accepted it and i've said even last night as you know any attorney, any defense attorney and anybody who went to law school will tell you the same thing. you do not talk under any circumstances. >> reporter: steph, what's not clear here is does the attorney not talk to anyone law enforcement without his presence or not to talk to them at all because they've been cooperating with law enforcement the entire time and also a question asked could there be charges forthcoming? the attorney said he doesn't believe that's the case and there were conversations with the fbi. he said there were no threats. no deals cut and not expecting charges against the parents. >> i have so many questions. stay on this. coming up, steve bannon's fate is in the hands of the justice department as the investigation continues. two people who organized the
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right now we are watching capitol hill where today mark it is deadline for two people, people who helped organize the january 6 rally to appear for depgs for the committee probing the riot. coming after the full house voted to ask the justice department to criminally prosecute former top trump adviser steve bannon after he refused to work with the committee. i want to go to garrett haake and pete williams. the democrats and republicans voted to hold bannon in contempt. is there anything else they can do? >> reporter: not on bannon but they hope to send a message to the other witnesses including the two to depose today and others whose deadlines are next week if you don't show up or don't engage with the committee will will be consequences so i'll leave it to pete to describe the next steps that may happen to mr. bannon but the message from senate is sent
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clearly if you don't show up they will pursue you to the maximum length of their ability. >> pete, the justice department has the criminal referral now. what are their options moving forward? where do they go? >> the statute that this happened under said the justice department shall present this to a grand jury but the justice department's longstanding view is congress can't tell the justice department who to prosecute so the government has full discretion here. but there are basically two thing that is will happen. the justice department will look at the factors and either present it to a grand jury or i suppose simply swear out a complaint himself because it's a misdemeanor charge. doesn't have to go through a grand jury but if the government charges bannon we probably wouldn't hear until the charges are filed. if they decide for a variety of reasons not to charge him with contempt of congress then typically they don't say that somebody hasn't been charged but
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probably send a letter to his lawyer telling him in essence we won't charge the client. i'm not sure how long this will take and not happened far whiled that justice department has received a referral like the from congress. do the justice department has never indicted or charged anybody with contempt of congress that asserted executive privilege as a defense but they were still in the government. bannon was not. there are a lot of factors that the government has to consider here. we think it takes several days and will hear at the end whether the switch is on or off. >> all of this ironically is about preserving the democracy but given the pace this is moving to a lot of people doesn't it feel like democracy doesn't work? >> reporter: there's certainly frustration among democrats in congress going back to the middle of the trump administration so many of the oversight efforts stifled by the
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administration running out the clock but to pete's point about bannon and executive privilege none of the other would be witnesses due to be deposed this week or next week fallen under trump's claim of privilege or have said that they are exempted from testifying by privilege so in this case the effort should investigate this should march on. >> well, we'll continue to watch as the wheels of democracy move slowly. thank you so much. speaking about lies and the election, there's a story i must share. lieutenant governor of texas dan patrick a republican way back when he offered to pay up big time if evidence for real voter fraud was found. last year. he just handed out his first reward. he paid out $25,000 to this guy on the screen. this guy is a progressive poll worker in pennsylvania.
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guess what he showed. evidence of a republican trying to vote twice. he told ari melber that that voter stuck out like a sore thumb. >> i never for the a face. a name but he had a baseball cap and black ray ban sunglasses on. i looked up and i was beside myself because we just had a full conversation about how it wasn't okay to do this. it was illegal. >> real voter fraud found by a progressive poll worker in pennsylvania and a lieutenant governor of texas had to pay him 25 grand. i'm going to leave that there. the virginia's governor race neck and neck. terry mcauliffe sweating this out. steve kornacki will be at the big board to break it down.
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welcome back. let's head to virginia where we are focused on the governor's race. president biden announced he'll head down there next week to campaign for friend terry mcauliffe now neck and neck with republican businessman glen youngin. you know who's here to break it down is steve kornacki. this is the second time president biden went to virginia to campaign for mcauliffe but it was in the summer and how much has the race changed from then to now? >> it is coming into focus. this is what's coming into focus for everybody looking at this. the average of the polls in virginia right now still has mcauliffe leading but inside of two points and polls this week showed the race tied so here we are into the home stretch and this is looking like a squeaker. talking about virginia you see
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joe biden going there and carried this state by 10 points in 2020. here's the trend. this century the past generation or so in virginia one of the most dramatic trends of any state in the country toward the democratic party. george w. bush carried the state easily in 2000. not a battleground state and then again in '04. flipped to obama in '08 and democratic since and then double digits for joe biden in 2020 running against donald trump and there's a democratic trend in the state particularly in the suburbs outside washington, d.c. that's what president biden coming in is supposed to help with. here's the other trend that terry mcauliffe has to worry about. here's who the president was and the party of the president for every virginia's governor's race. and so on. the winner of the virginia
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governor's race going back more than 40 years almost always has been from the party that doesn't control the white house. look. go back to '77 with jimmy carter. republicans won the virginia governor's race. the '80s, democrats won the virginia governor race. this pattern is near perfect but with the exception of 2013 barack obama was president and the democrat was terry mcauliffe and won narrowly. drew a republican opponent that year. the campaign had luck portraying as a very far right candidate too extreme for virginia. mcauliffe only defied the history. that is a big aspect. >> okay. but, steve, even if glenn
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youngkin is not portraying himself as a far right, trump guy, if he is victorious is that not a huge win for the trump universe? >> it is a win for anybody in the republican party. if they win this race. again, you see a poll there with joe biden -- excuse me, seeing the polls with youngkin and mcauliffe so close, pay attention to the national numbers. there's biden 43%. >> trump runs that party. steve kornacki, you are going to be back getting closer to election day. new video showing a gang leader threatening to kill 17 american missionaries being held who is tarch. the latest on the rescue efforts. taking you inside the country. y. ♪
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looks forward to speaking to lawmakers soon. queen elizabeth is back at windsor castle after spending wednesday night in the hospital. the palace says the 95-year-old underwent preliminary investigations and remains in good spirits. nbc news the with new numbers on border arrests. 1.7 million undocumented immigrants apprehended in the last year, the highest total in american history. also new developments in that kidnapping in haiti. now the head of the gang that is believed to be holding the 17 american missionaries now threatening to kill them all if his demands aren't met. gabe gutierrez is in port-au-prince. what's the latest? >> reporter: stephanie, good morning. haiti's national police chief just resigned as the country slips deeper into turmoil and now a new chilling message. this video show it is leader of
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a notorious gang authorities say abducted 17 mostly american missionaries and asking for a million dollar per person ransom saying if the demands aren't met he'll shoot the hostages. in the u.s. the shoot the hosta. in the u.s., the ohio-based christian aid ministry says they're praying for those kidnapped, among them five children, as young as 8 months old. >> we thank him that he is god and ask him to hear our prayers and bring our families home. >> reporter: the kidnapped families are from amish, mennonite, and other conservative christian communities across multiple states and canada. >> they continue to band together and support each other with prayers and encouragement. >> reporter: now in haiti, growing unrest. demonstrators furious over fuel shortages, lawlessness, and economic collapse across the caribbean nation. the capital city,
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port-au-prince, pockets of smoke signal the escalating tension. this has become daily life here in haiti. tires burning on city streets, protesters furious at the government's inability to confront kidnappers. this is happening over and over again, making many roads here in port-au-prince impossible. >> reporter: this gunfire from haitian police breaking up a roadblock near the airport. minutes earlier, a crowd had gathered, furious with the government's inaction. we'll occupy streets until further notice, this man says. it's making things even more dangerous for organizations like food for the poor. we spoke to the director virtually, because the roads leading to his complex are closed off. >> this is the worst we've been going through. from the 1st of october, almost more than 120 people have been kidnapped. it's the worst that we have seen
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so far. >> reporter: that missionary group in ohio says that it's aware of the video of the gang leader, but won't comment on the threats. a senior state department official says, if you're a kidnapper, your job is to say those kinds of things. stephanie? >> if you care about humanity, you have got to care about haiti. coming up, the pandemic has worsened child hunger across this country. but one 18-year-old is trying to change that. she's trying to do it with cookbooks. an inspiring story you need to hear, next. insriping story youo hear, next liberty mutual's coverage customizer tool? so you only pay for what you need. sorry? limu, you're an animal! only pay for what you need. ♪ liberty. liberty. liberty. liberty. ♪ so, should all our it move to the cloud? the cloud would give us more flexibility, but we lose control. ♪ ♪ ♪ should i stay or should i go? ♪ and we need insights across our data silos, but how?
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the pandemic has exacerbated so many inequalities and child hurricane is just one of them. feeding america projects that 13 million children, that's one in six, will experience food insecurity this year. well, congress is currently debating what to keep in president biden's social spending package, families across the nation are anxiously awaiting relief. our hero of the day, she's taking action right now. i want you to meet sahana vidge. she is an 18-year-old woman who just became an author and she is donating all the proceeds from selling her cookbook "bake away" to the charity, no kid hungry. sahana joins me now. how did this hobby, you're a baker, you're a chef, turn into
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a bigger mission to end child hunger? you're 18 years old. >> hi. thank you so much for having me. yeah, i really think it's really important that we don't forget about the kids that really need our help, especially during the pandemic. you know, 22 million kids in the u.s. rely on free and reduced cost school meals, so it's really important and a duty of mine to make sure we don't forget about the kids that still rely on those really vital materials. >> but what made you want to do all of this? >> yeah, so, my mom taught me how to paycheck when i was around 5 and i learned how to make french toast, so after that, i just kept teaching myself through online recipes and through challenging myself with making new cakes and cupcakes and cookies and i just kept trying new things. and i never really repeated the same recipe twice. that's how i got into baking.
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and my freshman year of high school, i wanted to start the cookbook, and so for the past four years, i've been working on it. and now it's published. >> well, now, here you are. it is hitting stores in just a few days. what is your message to people who look at problems that we face in the world and say, i'm just one person. i can't make a difference. somebody else will have to do it. >> i think that if you have a passion and you really want to help other people, you want to help the world, then, i mean, just go for it. go about it with something that you're passionate about, because that's something that you love to do. that's something that you're good at. it's something that will also inspire others, because they can see that you have a passion for it. and so, i think that would be my lesson for other people and just keep creating, because that's something that everyone can forget to do now. >> then, what do you want to do after this? this can't be just a one and done for you? >> well, i'm actually in school
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right now, so i'm planning on doing journalism and environmental science and then after college, i want to do a few years of work and then go back to graduate school to get my mba. >> damn! well, you can always come visit us if you're interested in journalism. congratulations on the book. i can't wait to check it out. >> thank you so much. and before we go, i have got to show you another hero of ours, before we go. this surveillance video shows a marine veteran taking down robbery suspect in arizona. you can see the masked suspects walk into this yuma gas station when the veteran quickly disarms one of them, he was able to keep the teenage suspect detained until police arrived. two other suspects fled after seeing how the marine reacted. just watch this one more time. boom! yikes! that right there, that's a great
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american. i'm going to watch that again. that wraps up this hour. thank you for watching. i'm stephanie ruhle. my friend and colleague, jose diaz-balart, picks up breaking news coverage right now. good morning. it's ten o'clock a.m. eastern, 7:00 a.m. pacific. i'm jose diaz-balart. a big boost in the fight against covid as the cdc director signs off on booster shots of the moderna and johnson & johnson vaccines. in washington, president biden says he's confident that democrats will soon reach a deal on that massive social spending bill. as some members continue their uphill battle to get immigration reform into that legislation. this as we learn disturbing new details about how the u.s. has mistreated some of the many people who have sought asylum here. and as the leader of a haitian gang threatens to kill a group of abducted missionaries, a look at what life is like in the poorest nation in the western hemisphere. and actor alec b

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