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good morning. 10:00 a.m. eastern, 7:00 a.m. pacific. i'm jose diaz-balart. we begin with new developments in the fbi search of former president trump's mar-a-lago estate earlier this week. this morning the former president is denying a "washington post" report that fbi agents were looking for classified documents related to nuclear weapons among other things when they carried out that search. nbc news has not independently confirmed "the washington post" report which is according to people familiar with the investigation. trump said in a social media
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post that the nuclear weapons is a hoax. this comes as we wait for a federal judge in florida to decide whether to unseal the warrant and property receipt from monday's search after trump overnight supported a move by the attorney general for the documents to be made public. in a rare public statement, attorney general merrick garland said more about what led to the search. >> i personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant in this matter. the department does not take such a decision lightly. where possible it is standard practice to seek less intrusive means as an alternative to a search and to narrowly scope any search that is undertaken. >> meanwhile, a source familiar with the matter tells nbc news, quote, someone familiar with paper stored at mar-a-lago told investigators there may have been more classified documents, even though the national archives said earlier this year
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it had retrieved 15 boxes of documents. sources tell nbc news a subpoena was delivered to the former president's office on june 3rd requiring classified and government documents to be turned over and one of the president's lawyers told fox news the former president and his family watched the search from new york via feeds from security cameras at mar-a-lago. with us to talk about this, nbc news justice and intelligence correspondent ken dilanian, vaughn hillyard and a former federal and state prosecutor in new york and an msnbc legal analyst and clinton watts who has worked as a consultant to the fbi counterterrorism division. he is also an msnbc national security analyst. ken, when are we likely to get or are we likely to get to see this search warrant and those property receipts? >> it appears that we will,
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jose, since both sides are saying they should be released and it could be really any minute now because there's not really an issue for the judge -- there's no issuing contest here and what we're talking about is, as you mentioned, the property receipt and is the warrant, one of which will list the items that the fbi was trying to get because they have to explain to the judge, this is what we're looking for. and the inventory of the search will list what they seized. the big question here, jose, we're talking about classified documents. how detailed did the fbi get? we're not expecting to see a line that says, you know, transcript of vladimir putin. obviously they wrote this in an unclassified manner so it will be interesting to see exactly what we learn from this. but i am told by law enforcement officials that we will learn something. this would be revelatory in terms of how serious this investigation is how sensitive some of these documents were
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that were found at the former president's florida home, jose. >> and, vaughn, trump and his team had a copy of the warrant and apparently the property receipt as well. the former president was the one who revealed that the search took place. why couldn't have he released these documents? >> he's been in possession of not only the search warrant but also the property receipts that ken just laid out and he has ever since the execution of this warrant took place. that's why it's interesting to watch him continue to post statements online saying release the documents now using all caps when he himself has had the documents. you got to go back to three days ago when i was told by a source familiar that trump had no intentions of releasing these documents. clearly this was a situation for the former president where ultimately the documents at hand
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that were being looked for and procured by the fbi were going to become public at some point or another and merrick garland took the bait that donald trump and the right allies of donald trump put out there by saying that the burden of transparency lied with the department of justice. merrick garland came forward and said, we're going to file this motion to unseal. it's up to trump on whether they intend to fight. and it was before midnight last night when trump said that the documents should be released even though he is very well aware of what these documents were and, of course, one would assume that he had kept onto these particular documents and not turned them over to national archives for a reason. what the reason is, we may find out in short order. >> and you have reporting on the government's efforts to get those documents back from donald trump earlier? >> right. i think that's an important part
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of the timeline, one that the trump team did not reveal. we have since found out that there's a subpoena that was issued by the department of justice earlier this spring to trump's office and it was over the course of months in which trump's operation was going through these documents, trump's counsel set up a meeting at mar-a-lago for the department of justice to retrieve the documents that it had compiled as part of that subpoena request. and ultimately after june 3rd i am told that trump's operation by one source did not hear back from the department of justice and they felt that they had complied fully with that subpoena. of course, it appears the department of justice, the fbi felt that the documents they received were insufficient and did not fully comply with that subpoena which led ultimately to that search warrant being executed. >> and, clinton, again, we don't really know what specific
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documents or items they were looking for and they may have gotten. but i'm just wondering, how sensitive are -- for example, a nuclear weapons, does a president have access to and, you know, where should these documents be kept? >> jose, normally anything in the category of nuclear -- i would just add that when i read the story last night, it referenced nuclear weapons. but there's a whole gamut of nuclear issues that go beyond weapons which could also be what they're referring to and that's what i'm going to be looking for in the search warrant is clarity around what that umbrella is. anything involving nuclear is largely at the top secret level. it's always in a secure facility or transported to the president and inside the oval office. it's kept under tight control. what's interesting to me is why they would want to take those, if that is the case, i would say
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a lot of the social media sphere jumped to things like nuclear codes. i think that is absolutely impossible. but it could be things like nuclear secrets in terms of technology development or what other countries are developing, may have to do with our own nuclear energy sector. we don't know. and then why do these sorts of things? i think the real challenge to understand is why no one would retain those documents or bring them outside of the white house and there could be some nervousness, you know, is this using to show up essentially keeping some documents that were produced during the trump era or could it be something worse which is understanding economic implications of nuclear development or nuclear energy. that's what's unknown is why these would be retained by any current or former president as they were leaving office. >> and, clint, you're saying a lot of the information is compartmentalized, nuclear aspects of it, and they're taken into the president's -- the oval
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office if that's where they're meeting and then remove, right? is there a lot of stuff, information, et cetera, that stays with the president on these issues? >> generally i would think the answer is no to that. i think john brennen was on last night, former cia director, he was talking about how sensitive anything involving nuclear is. it's usually and classified at a higher level. you have to be read onto a program to have access to those documents and generally, there are no documents printed. only really in the white house would you see things printed, delivered, and usually they're in secure bags. you would have someone take them to the oval office or scif where they would take the documents to be read. all of this is highly unusual. that's why i'm curious there's a lot more fidelity on what they
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were searching for and why on earth it would be paper copies held in boxes and transported to mar-a-lago down in florida. >> if these documents did contain information about nuclear facilities, nuclear plans, et cetera, what could it potentially mean for his legal culpability? >> jose, there's still the preliminary question here about whether the search was an end in and of itself, that it was dangerous for mr. trump to have these documents and this was the only way that the government could go and get them, or whether this was part of a broader investigation and whether he might have criminal exposure. i tend to think the latter and the potential charges that he's looking at are pretty serious. there's the mishandling of government records, whether classified or not, there's the taking of classified information, that's a second statute, and then there's up to
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ten years penalty for having and transmitting defense information which the kind of things that we've been talking about might include. and here, the timeline, in terms of his criminal exposure is important. if you think back to all of the other types of crimes over the past couple years that we've talked about donald trump having possibly committed, whether it's the fake electors scheme, obstructing congress, or lying on his tax documents and his loan documents to obtain benefits, there's always been this question of, well, could prosecutors prove his criminal intent? and in the kinds of statutes that i'm talking about here, it's really easy to get to criminal intent compared to all of those other things because documents like these are -- there's tons of training that goes into that people are exposed to when they get to see these documents, and then there's that timeline because if he was, in fact -- and we know
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he was subpoenaed for these documents -- and there were negotiations with his lawyers, those are repeat events where he's being told, look, you can't have this stuff? it's illegal for you to have these stuff. if he retained those documents after the june subpoena, after the conversations with his attorneys, i think he would have a really hard time saying i didn't realize i'm not supposed to have these things. >> that's a very good point. is it unusual -- it seems like it's very unusual for an attorney general to come out and talk about an ongoing investigation. how often has this happened before? >> it is really unusual, jose, because there is a culture that is built up on various norms and also statutory restrictions that makes it difficult for prosecutors and for law enforcement agents to talk about ongoing investigations.
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but i think what merrick garland did yesterday was really brilliant. when you have that silence or void, it can be filled with disinformation, and donald trump knows that better than anybody. and i think it was exactly right for merrick garland to step up and to explain just how things work, what is a search warrant, who signs off on it, what do you do before you get a search warrant, he was able to do that without giving away anything, without crossing any ethical line, without compromising any investigation and without violating any statutory rule and i'm really glad that he did. >> ken dilanian, vaughn hillyard, and clint watts, thank you for being with us. later this morning, andrea will talk with john podesta right here on msnbc. up next, we'll speak to norma torres about our other big
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18 past the hour. right now on capitol hill, house lawmakers are moving forward on a sweeping spending bill, poised to give democrats a major legislative victory with less than three months until the november midterms. the house expected to hold its final vote this afternoon on the bill which addresses some of the president's top legislative priorities. the bill would invest billion
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dollars into the fight on climate change and would impose a 15% minimum tax on large corporations. joining us now with more is capitol hill correspondent ali vitali who is also the author of the upcoming book "electable." it's great to see you. with many democratic lawmakers set to vote by proxy, what does this mean for the timeline of the bill's passage? >> reporter: it could go faster, jose, just because there's less of them physically here, but nevertheless, it sort of speaks to the fact that they're coming back from an august recess right now, of course, this is a top democratic priority. something that democrats in the house and senate had been negotiating quite frankly over the course of the last year. you and i remember the coming together of the build back better agenda and then of course that falling apart and amounting to what they are currently about to move on right now which is the latest iteration that passed
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the senate last week and that the house is expected to pass today. this is a victory for democrats. it has a lot of their key policy priorities in there, including historic amounts of investment in fighting climate change and energy incentives as well as, of course, making sure that the wealthy and the corporations are paying more in taxes to pay for it. and it comes, jose, at a moment when democrats, are, of course, eager to campaign on the inflation reduction act. the economy is going to be a top topic for voters. democrats now have a key counter to it. >> and what's with the vote by proxy thing? can't they just be bothered to show up and vote? >> i mean, yes. at the same time, though, jose, they're in the middle of their august recess. this is a rule that's been in place over the course of the pandemic in large part because of those public health concerns. but, look, many members right now taking advantage of it for the fact that maybe they live
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further away or couldn't get back to washington. yeah, it's a fair question to ask. this is a consequential vote, one that democrats want to take. again, we still expect it to pass, but at the same time, many of them wanted to be here and then some of them didn't. they were happy to let their colleagues do it for them. >> ali vitali. coming up the 23rd of this month we're able to pick up your book. >> you got it. joining us with more on this is norma torres from california. it's always a pleasure to see you. thank you for being with us. it's interesting, the congressional budget office said that in the coming months, quote, enacting the bill would have a negligible affect on inflation. in 2023 inflation would probably be .1 percentage point lower and .1 percentage point higher under the bill than under
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current law. they're calling this act the inflation reduction act. so what is it for? who would this act help, you think? >> well, good morning, jose. i am so thrilled to be here in washington, d.c., this morning talking to you about this very important bill. this is a historic legislation that will lower the cost for all families. not just the inland empire, the communities i represent, but it will have a real impact on the working families across the u.s. and not to mention retired seniors. you know, this legislation is going to lower the cost of health care by ending the ban on medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and ensuring big corporations and the ultra rich are paying their fair share. every year, you know, americans, seniors, specifically, are paying the high cost of
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prescription drugs. this bill will cap that expenditure at 2,000. for those who say that this doesn't go far enough, for seniors, it goes a long way which means that if the price for food continues to rise, they will be able to offset by the cost -- the lower cost of prescription drugs. for seniors that are on medicare and also diabetes and taking insulin, they will not have to pay more than $35 for their prescription. that's a real game changer for everyone across the u.s. except for the ultra rich. for the first time are going to have to face real consequences for being -- or refusing to pay their fair share. >> i'll get your thoughts on the humanitarian crisis that continues to be on our southern border. the supreme court more than a
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month ago shut down the trump administration's remain in mexico policy. is there something that needs to be done to establish some concrete and comprehensive immigration policy for people so that they know how it is that they can request asylum or get in the line that doesn't exist to legally immigrate to the united states? >> that will take an act of congress. and, unfortunately, republicans have failed to meet us at the negotiating table. with a 50/50 deadlock senate, it's been impossible to bring about real immigration reform and to fully fund those positions, those judges that are needed in order to process these asylum seekers' applications. but also i would point to the countries where we are seeing the most migration coming out of. setting aside ukraine that is in
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the midst of a war, we have countries in latin america that have declared war on their own citizens by allowing the drug cartels and gangs to take control of their countries and communities. so i'm not surprised that we are seeing, you know, so many -- continue to see so many asylum seekers. but title 42 is not the answer. sending them back into the hands of the mexican drug cartels isn't the humane answer to dealing with our immigration policy. >> congresswoman norma torres, i can't thank you enough for always have the time to chat with us. i appreciate you being with us and i thank you for -- and that last comment you said about the cartels that not only organize all of the communication and transportation of exploiting people through different parts of latin america, but that in many cases they're the ones who are in control of many things, and i think of what's going on in haiti, cuba, venezuela, and
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all of these countries that are seeing really kind of organized crime and government working hand in hand. congresswoman, thank you very much for being with us. i always appreciate your time. >> thank you, jose. coming up, threats of violence against law enforcement in the wake of the mar-a-lago search become a reality. we're live with new details about a violent attack on an fbi field office. first, new warnings of a nuclear catastrophe in ukraine as both sides accuse each other of strikes against a nuclear power plant there. ukraine's foreign president petro poroshenko will be with us live next. you're watching "jose diaz-balart reports" on msnbc. whooping cough is highly contagious for people of any age. and it can cause violent uncontrollable coughing fits. ask your doctor or pharmacist about whooping cough vaccination because it's not just for kids. i could've waited to tell my doctor my heart was racing just making spaghetti... but i didn't wait. i could've delayed telling my doctor i was short of breath just reading a book...
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the plant amid concerns of a potential disaster. joining us now, petro poroshenko. always a pleasure to see you, sir. it's extraordinary to think that in 12 days, it will mark six months since russia's invasion of ukraine. where do things stand right now? >> we destroyed putin's scenario to liquidate ukraine within three or four days. just this morning, a couple of hours ago, i returned back from the donetsk region, we're under fire of russian artillery. we have a unique bravery of ukrainian soldiers. and i just want to say the soldiers' words to our american partners. thank you our partners and we
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fighting together for democracy, we fighting together for the freedom, we fighting together for our values. and the six months we, ukrainian, our soldiers, armed forces, saving the world. and you are absolutely right. the ukrainian demonstrate that the attack on the russian air base was extremely efficient. my minister of defense do not command the destroying of russian military plane and this is just very easy explanation that the russian military forces is just launched the self-destruction mechanism. and this is to reject the myth that russia tried to create about the -- about the -- not possible to destroy their
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russian forces and power over the russian aircraft about. and more damaging to russian military, definitely more safer world become. >> mr. president, i want to ask you about that nuclear power plant. it seems that there is concern, mr. president, about the possibility of something happening at that nuclear power plant. >> not just a concern. can you imagine that in the center of europe we have a ten chernobyl power station and the catastrophe can happen ten times more powerful. just for your information, i was at the chernobyl power plant a couple hours after the russian troops fleeing -- and the only
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hero is the personnel who are protecting the world from a nuclear catastrophe in chernobyl in the year 2022. now the nuclear security of europe, state border, article five of the treaty, and the whole europe, maybe the whole europe are now in the very great nuclear danger. why putin doing that? this is nuclear blackmail. or even more, this is nuclear terrorism against the whole world. and that's why it is extremely important just to confirm that russia is the country for terrorism and we need this decision also from american congress. >> and, you know, 26th of april, 1986, russia was behind that
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chernobyl disaster that caused so much damage and disaster. mr. president, before i let you go, what's the message for the world from the ukrainian people six months into a war that continues to cause death, destruction and grievance in your country? >> i just want to remind you that they say that the catastrophe at the chernobyl power station destroyed the soviet union and putin shouldn't have -- the attack on the ukraine, definitely destroy putin terroristic regime in russia and place putin in the -- under the bars of the criminal. and our message for our friends, for victory, we need three things. these things is weapon, weapon,
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and weapon. this is exactly what soldiers ask for me and i want to thank you that we receive the high mars, artillery and our soldiers demonstrate you proficient they use it. we received sanctioned and embargo and we received isolation of putin. help us to stop putin here in ukraine because the price the world will pay if we will not stop him here would be much higher outside. this is not just assistance of ukraine, not just help in ukraine, this is your investment in your security. >> petro poroshenko, thank you very much for being with us. always appreciate your time. >> thank you. thanks a lot. up next, it's been the news we've been waiting for since the start of the pandemic. the cdc relaxes the most
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restrictive guidelines put in place to stop the spread of coronavirus. so there's still a lot of questions, what are these changes suggest? we'll talk about that next. you're watching "jose diaz-balart reports." rts. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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41 past the hour. now to a big shift from the cdc. it's relaxing restrictions put into place to fight covid saying 95% of the u.s. population now has some level of immunity against the virus. it says students can stay in the classroom if they're exposed to covid. joining us now is dr. ebony jade hilton, an msnbc medical contributor. doctor, it's always great to see you. what do you make of these guidelines? >> it's very unfortunate. at this current state of where we have intersection of a pandemic and outbreak with monkeypox, messaging is key and gaining the trust of the public,
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they were making these adjustments on scientific evidence. at this point, the cdc's messaging has been failing and even the rolling back of guidelines and precautionary measures during a time that we know our typical surges come in july of which the first year, you remember, we had a surge in that summer of july, 2020, followed by delta in july 2021, followed by omicron in july 2022. when did we have our biggest surge? that was in november. and, unfortunately, leading to an increase in our deaths and hospitalizations. and so we're making these adjustments prematurely knowing full well at this point the united states of america ranks 80th, 80th in the number of boosters that we've received this far. so we're running to a dangerous situation where we have more contagious variants, where we have the decrease uptakes of vaccines and boosters at that point, also the relaxation of masking throughout our country.
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and it's going to make for a very difficult transition into the fall and the winter months. >> doctor, just yesterday 1,200 people in our country lost their lives due to covid. the average is like 800 a day. but yesterday, 1,200 people lost their lives. and then when we see the recommendations on less emphasis on social distancing, i thought, maybe i'm wrong, that the new variants of covid were even more contagious. so is it just that covid decided to change itself or what? >> it's that we are moving the goalpost. you can see lines in my face because i just took off this mask. literally yesterday, 75% of the cases i did yesterday were on covid patients. covid has not gone away. we're losing people. these are husbands, mothers,
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sons. and we're not emphasizing the point that this is still a contagious disease and that death is not the only consequence of covid. we rarely have ever here at the cdc speak on the matters of long covid knowing full well down to our children that they have a two times increase in issues concerning of the heart and blood clots to their lungs and they have a risk of developing type 1 diabetes that will be with them for the rest of their lives. when we have these studies and we know that they reported, the cdc, they looked at over 800,000 children and compared them to children who did not have covid and discovered these findings of them having injury to their heart, injury to, again, creation of these autoimmune diseases, due to their infection with covid-19. so when we go into the fall season and we have more contagious variants at this point, and we're releasing and reducing the mitigation factors to keep those children safe, it
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is unfair and is an undue burden, particularly concerning that those children are not vaccinated at the rate that adults are, and yet the adults are making the decision for them and it's not right. >> and you know who it's going to hurt, mostly our communities who don't have access to health care the way others do. dr. hilton, it's a pleasure to see you. i thank you for your time. coming up, we're learning more about an attack on an fbi office in cincinnati. you're watching "jose diaz-balart reports." -balart re. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ when our daughter and her kids moved in with us... our bargain detergent couldn't keep up. turns out it's mostly water. so, we switched back to tide. one wash, stains are gone. [daughter] slurping don't pay for water. pay for clean. it's got to be tide.
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statement said that violence and threats against the fbi are dangerous and should be deeply concerning to all americans. shaquille brewster joins us now from cincinnati. good morning. what do we know about this attack? >> reporter: it's looking more and more like this is the the kind of attack we heard officials talking about and fearing after the increase of violent rhetoric after the search of mar-a-lago conducted by the fbi. they say this started about 9:15 yesterday when this man wearing body armor and armed with a nail gun walked up to the visitor screening center right here in the cincinnati office. think of it as the checkpoint outside of the office. he fired the nail gun at personnel, and while no personnel was hit it did set off an alarm. that's when he started to wave around an ar-15 style weapon. he then fled the scene. state troopers found him at a different location about 20 minutes later, and that began a car chase through the state of ohio, ending about 30 miles away from where we are right now.
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there was gunfire exchanged. we know that negotiations took place, and after about six hours that's when they tried to bring this man in and they say he raised his rifle at the officers and was shot and killed by the officers. right now the fbi is investigating what they're calling an agent-involved shooting. chris wray sent an e-mail to the employees saying their security is his top priority and they're increasing the security posture outside of fbi offices. when you look at the social media posts by the suspect, again, it looks more and more like this is what officials feared would possibly happen after the increase in that violent rhetoric, jose. >> shaquille brewster, i thank you so much. here is a quick look at what else is making headlines right now. extreme violence rocking ciudad suarez, mexico. yesterday it was reported that eight people were killed including four journalists, a pregnant woman and 2-year-old
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child. in multiple shootings across the city, there were fires at different places as well. a.p. reports two inmates were killed if a fight between rival gangs. friends and family are preparing to say goodbye to actor anne heche. her family saying she is not expected to survive after a fiery crash last week. police say heche had drugs in her system and may have been driving under the influence. finally, the nba is retiring bill russell's number six jersey to honor the life and legacy of the 11-time nba champion and civil rights activist. russell is the first nba player ever to have his number retired. he died july 31st at the age of 88. up next, it has been almost a year since the u.s. pulled out its forces out of afghanistan. we're going to take a look at how conditions in the country have changed under the taliban.
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56 past the hour. nearly one year ago the u.s. witnessed some of the devastating images from the u.s. withdrawal from afghanistan as families sought to flee the taliban takeover. now we're taking a look back at some of these historic moments and what daily life now looks like for afghans. joining us now with more is the
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president and ceo of the lutheran immigration service. she served as white house policy director for first lady michelle obama and senior advisor under secretary of state hillary clinton. it is always a pleasure to see you. how has the withdrawal of the united states from afghanistan changed the lives of the people there? >> well, i think it has changed their lives in multiple ways. i think the one-year mark represents the mom for us to celebrate the herculean effort which allows us to evacuate and resettle 80,000 afghans into american communities. it also marks the reality that mission is far from over. for those evacuated to the u.s. they still face a tenuous legal limbo. that's why we need to pass the afghan adjustment act for them. in afghanistan hundreds of thousands remain in harm's way facing taliban retribution. girls have been left to fend for
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their education, women for basic freedom and the health care system is collapsing and famine remains a real threat. >> let's talk about the refugee side of this. during the withdrawal the u.s. hosted refugees at various military bases across the country. what is the situation like for those families already brought to the united states, not the ones that are not lucky enough yet to be able to get here? >> yeah, so my organization, we settle 13,500 of them. they are hopeful. they are optimistic about navigating a new life and a new culture and in a new language. the vast majority, 99% are in new homes. we had welcoming communities across the country excited to welcome our allies as neighbors. of course, there are challenges. affordable housing, we all as americans know how difficult that has been. finding job, it is a win/win, because u.s. employers are looking for resilient, driven
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employees, and that's what we found in afghans. finally, mental health. obviously so many of them have close family in afghanistan, and so obviously that affects the anguish and anxiety that he still feel. >> what a tragedy is happening in afghanistan day in and day out. krish, how can we all help? >> i think part of what we need to recognize in that the military withdrew, our mission is far from over. hundreds of thousands of allies are still in afghanistan, and, frankly, the taliban have taken putin's invasion of ukraine as distracting the west and so they ramp up their efforts of receipt ricks. we need to continue to tell our political leaders we need to pass the afghan adjustment act. those afghans in the u.s. only have a tenuous legal limbo. we need to do this for them. >> thank you so much for being with us this morning. that wraps up the hour for me. i'm hoe dade as balart.
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i will see you tomorrow night on mng "nightly news" on saturday. you can reach me on twitter and instagram @jdbalart. thank you for the privilege of your time. lindsey rogers picks up with more news right now. ♪♪ good friday morning. i'm lindsey riser at msnbc headquarters in new york. get ready for a busy hour and mounting fall-out for donald trump after the fbi search of mar-a-lago. 3:00 p.m. eastern, four hours from now, is the deadline for trump's attorneys to oppose attorney general merrick garland's move to unseal the warrant authorizing the search. the doj has also asked to make public the property receipt detailing what was found at mar-a-lago. a post to the truth social skt, donald trump said he is encouraging the release of documents and won't oppose it. he is also throwing around


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