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good morning. welcome to your "new day". sit wednesday, october 4th, 4:00 in the morning here in las vegas. alyson is in new york. we do begin with new details about this killer's meticulous planning. we have never seen anything like this. the 58 lives that were stolen, more than 500 others who were injured. and all of this planning and all of these weapons we have nephew seen anything like this before. police releasing dramatic body camera video of first responders. it gives us a sense of what they were doing to make people safe, dealing with hails of gunfire,
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trying to figure out where the fire was coming from, dealing with thousands of people fleeing to safety. again, all as bullets rained down. also for the first time, we are seeing just how many weapons, what kind of arsenal this gunman brought with him to carry out this massacre from the 32nd floor hotel room at the mandalay bay resort. officials have now recovered 47 firearms from three different locations. very important to mention. a dozen of those guns in that hotel room were rigged with a legal device that allows them to fire like automatic weapons. police say the killer also set up cameras in his room and in the hall way to monitor incoming threats. he was trying to buy himself as much time as possible to do as much killing as he could. the motive, still a mystery. the killer's girlfriend is now back in the united states being interviewed by the fbi. she is a person of interest.
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so this morning the president is going to come to las vegas. he's going to meet the victims. he's going to meet law enforcement. what message will he have the for the country? we'll have to wait and see >> reporter: chris, more and more information is coming out. the details, the planning, the extreme premeditation of this killer. go that way! get out of here. go that way. gunshots coming from over here. go that way! >> reporter: police releasing body camera video of the chaos that unfolded as shots rang out at an outdoor country music festival on sunday night. >> go that way, go that way, go that way. they're shooting right at us, guys. everybody, stay down. stay down. >> where's it at? >> it looks like it's coming out
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of the window. >> reporter: these officers desperately attempting to locate the shooter, while taking cover under a hail of bullets. >> go back! go back! >> get back. get back. >> reporter: this new video captures the concertgoers running in every direction as they were being fired upon. police say the killer opened fire for 9 to 11 minutes, firing dozens of rounds in rapid succession. >> mandalay bay, 31st floor. i can hear the automatic weapon coming from one floor ahead, one floor above us. >> be advised, it is automatic fire. fully automatic fire from an elevated position. take cover. >> reporter: these pictures published by the daily mail providing a chilling look inside the killer's 32nd hotel suite and the arsenal used to carry
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out the massacre. military style weapons and bullet casings littering the room. atf said 47 firearms have been recovered from the hotel suite and two homes connected to the killer. officials say 12 of the guns in his hotel room were rigged to fire like automatic weapons. police say the killer took his own life after exchanging gunfire with police, his lifeless body surrounded by some of the weapons he used to shoot out the smashed out window behind this curtain. police say this was a meticulously planned attack. authorities say the killer installed several hidden cameras, one inside the hotel suite's peephole, and two others in the hallway, including one camera on a hotel service cart to monitor approaching threats. the killer's motive remains a mystery. his girlfriend, marilou danley, named a person of interest, is being questioned by the fbi and back in the u.s. returning from the philippines
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tuesday night, police say is she has been cooperating with law enforcement. her two sisters speaking to 7 network in australia insist she did not know what the killer was planning. >> he sent is her away so he can plan what he was planning without interruptions. in that sense, i think him for sparing my sister's life but but that won't be to compensate the 59 people's lives. >> reporter: stephen paddock before the kill, not exactly known when, wired $100,000 to the philippines. the fbi has issued financial subpoenas to find more information. chris? >> jean, thank you so much. let's discuss now. we have james gagliano and phil budd. we are talking about this bump
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stock. one is the absurdity of something that is legal to buy but illegal to use. why buy it if you're not going to use it? this man is a perfect example. that's the bump stock. stops the back of the weapon. it allows you to hold the trigger down and have more bullets come out faster than each pull of the trigger. it is as ridiculous as it is simple. he wanted as many bullets as possible to kill as many people as he could. that's exactly what this allowed him to do. is that the truth of the situation? >> chris, clearly it is. i have spoken to a number of fbi fire instructors and a number of armors about this device. it is easy to procure, easy to install, and easy to use. here's where the insanity comes in on this. this device, as you pointed out, is legal to own. but you can look at as why do we make it illegal to buy a
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silencer, to file down a serial number. >> we do for now. we don't know what will happen with silencers. a bill was make its way through. we will see what happens with that. >> this device is not illegal. as we pointed out in the earlier selling isment, this device is designed to put down suppressive fire. heats what it is. what the killer did is used it for plunging fire. he could pull the trigger one time. he was in a position, elevated position. and the rounds basically go out in an in direct fashion and rain rounds down. the military went to a three-shot burst because they understood it is not a direct fire weapon when it's on on fully automatic, you cannot control it. you are firing at an area. why would a civilian need a device about that? >> it is about want these days when it can pomes to weapons, n need.
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when did he travel to the strip last, what was he googling on the internet, was he googling as
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long as six months ago how to build an explosive device. we know there was explosive material in his car. all of this data is coming together, if you will, in a kind of three dimensionsal picture of someone's life that you can get in the digital age. i wager by thursday, friday, saturday, we're going to have a picture that is pretty complete what he was doing the last six months. one quick final point. we are going into interviews, including the one with his girlfriend. you will take that picture and compare to what people say is and look for anomalies. look for something whether he said in an e-mail and if that matches what people are telling investigators. >> and also, phil, we now know just the amount of time that this man spent on it. atf sources saying he may have bought a weapon as recently as this past week. he may have been at the range this past week. other reporting that maybe he was sizing up an event a week earlier. so much time was spent. it stands to rope that if the
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authorities have his laptop and if they're able to get into his accounts, is it reasonable to believe there must be something he was talking about, thinking about if he was spending so much time planning so much death? >> you're right, chris. i would wager that we are going to find out motivation over time even if he operated alone for a couple of reasons. number one, the reason that you mentioned. this person has a digital trail. we know the pepper was communicating, for example, via text. his brother talked about receiving a text message from him. that digital trail has got to have information about some stuff that's basic, for example, whether he googled this event. some stuff that's more subtle, chris. did miscommunication with people change in the past week, the past month? we know people keep talking about him like he was a deranged lunatic. that's not what this looks like to me. he participated in life, was successful in a business life, had a relationship with a woman,
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communicated with his family. if we have a timeline that goes back months or years, somebody, even if they didn't participate, even if they weren't a conspirator, someone saw him change. there was something that triggered this. we're going to find out what it was. >> as frightening as it is, and let's be honest we have seen way too many, they were deranged, unmanaged. it is even more frightening when they don't check any of those boxes when they function like the rest of us. this is not a bathtub. sit two arm chairs he put together but fashioned himself a bin to hold weapons. if we can show what looks like a bathtub. sit not a bathtub. he fashioned himself a bin to hold weapons. he was able putting a ton of time with the cameras and giving himself days in there to build
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platforms. the meticulous nature, his deadly intentions were so pro found. >> absolutely. he set this up. the killer's layer as if it was a military operation. we can't describe it as anything but app ambush. something your viewers should know, chris, it appears a number of weapons were bought recently. here's the thing that you need to know on that. there's no tracking of that if a civilian sells a weapon to another civilian and doesn't register. so he could have bought those at different times from different people and there would have been no tracking of that. so we would not have known there was a sale. >> i know some people are doing the scrubbing of him. it could be paperwork. it's a vast system. would it have been illegal to a mass 30 games? mostly rifles, shotguns, even if they are semiautomatics. what's illegal about it?
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>> there is nothing illegal about it. thousands of good people that are gun enthusiasts and gun collectors. each of those guns has a serial number. it is an indelible fingerprint. they will track those. if he purchased from another civilian, those will be leads as well. people will be interviewed. this will be a protracted investigation. and i think in the next few days my guess, my professional judgment of this is we're going to find out motivation. >> it just stands to reason there has to be some reason this guy spent so much time, so much energy on so much evil. the reason we're talking about this, we keep pointing out, it doesn't have to be illegal what he was doing right now. so this bump stock wasn't illegal to buy. it is illegal to use it, which is ridiculous. so many are calling for a debate. another reason we're doing it is because of what these weapons, in the hands of this man, did.
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the most important part of this story here in las vegas is the lives that were stolen by this man. 58 people with loved ones, with lives, with dreams, a beloved special ed teacher. a nurse who used his own body to schild his wife. a single mother of three boys. cnn sara sidner is live at university medical center in las vegas. people in there, sara, are still fighting from their wounds. families still trying to connect with victims. and the stories that we already know are so terrible and so important to tell. >> reporter: it's true. it is about the victims. those who are dealing with something they had no indication they would be dealing with now in the second day. yes, there are still hundreds of people who are injured. but 58 people dead. and for each and every one of those numbers stands a family and friends who have lost a loved one.
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it is a very trying time for those who are still trying to find their loved ones, still trying to figure out exactly what happened and piece together all of this information. but we tried to give you a glimpse at some of the families who are going through the worst time in their lives. sonny and heather milton were newly weds who loved going to concerts. >> his name was sonny. he was literally sunshine. he was the most selfless person that i have ever met. even until his last breath, he proved that. >> reporter: when the first shots rang out, sonny grabbed heather, pulled her to safety, he was shot in the back. he died saving her life. >> he saved me before much this incident. he taught me what real love was. >> reporter: denise and tony burditis had been married 32 years. they were high school sweethearts. she died in his arms.
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they were on vacation from west virginia. they took this video in front of the festival stage a day before the massacre. >> i have good thoughts of her in the times we have had. i'm going to miss her greatly. her family is going to miss her greatly. >> reporter: lisa patterson was a mother of three. she spent most of her time coaching the local softball league and helping out in the church. she is remembered for her infectious energy and fierce love for her family. >> she was such an amazing person. she cared for so many people. she was so enthusiastic. she was literally the best mom and she was my best friend. >> reporter: christopher why bald served in afghanistan. those at crunch fitness said we lost a son, mentor, friend and hero. adrian, a commercial fisherman from alaska had been looking forward to this trip with his friends.
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>> i told him, no, i couldn't go. i went to the bathroom and came back and he showed me his phone. he said i bought you tickets and everything. you're going. >> reporter: brian mckinnon tried desperately to save his friend's life, holding adrian in his articles until he took his last breath. >> i went back, put his hat on. waited on him. yelled at him not to go. he was blankly staring at me. >> reporter: even though she didn't know him, she stayed with jordan, holding him and his hand until he passed away. >> i didn't want him to be there alone. >> reporter: she delivered the news to his girlfriend who was separated from jordan in the melee. >> she broke down and said he's the love of my life. this can't be happening. i go, i promise you i will not leave him. >> reporter: lisa was a happy mother of three boys enjoying the concert with co-workers, her family in disbelief. >> we know she had passed.
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we know there was no hope. that was the worst. knowing that she had passed. >> reporter: her older sons didn't know how to process the pain. they literally hit a wall, their fists bearing the scars. >> you are so angry that happened. and you're so happy for the life that she had. >> reporter: debbie davis, the mother, talked about her daughter, saying she was filled with light and fun and that the family had come together and discussed the fact that they are never going to let that light dim, that they are going to keep that light in the world. how will they do that? all three boys, 14-year-old, 17-year-old and 24-year-old held hands around the kitchen table and sat in front of us and said,
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the way we are going to honor her is we are going to prove to her that we are going to be the best and most productive citizens that we can be. chris? sara, thank you for telling their stories. we will tell more as we learn about them. people have to understand that number, 58, even 500, the reach is far beyond that. all of these people had loved ones. they had co-workers, they had friends, they had dreams. all of it was taken by one man who set himself up with an arsenal, and he had no intention except to destroy as many lives as possible. >> look, chris, i think we're all going through these five stages of grief. i hear it in the laughed ones. i feel it. i hear it from people who didn't know anybody there from numb, to the seering sadness that you hear reflected of all the lives lost. today this seething anger that
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we don't have to live like this. there has to be an answer to this. and, you know, i know that's what our sort is of job is to press people and powerful people to find that. so that's what we'll be working on, chris, and we'll get back to you very soon on the ground for us in las vegas. but up next, remembering a victim of the massacre. we have 20-year-old bailey schweitzer. two friends will tell us about the final message she sent just hours before the shots rang out. [grandson] yeah. [grandma] open up the app. [grandson] okay. [grandma] and turn off your card. [grandson] grandma, how are you better at this than me? [grandma] you know, you can use that phone to call me.
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so many are grieving over the lives cut short, stolen in this las vegas massacre. one of those killed, bailey schweitzer, just 20 years old. she had been watching the cop certified with her mother. shots rang out, as we now know, and she was gone. i'm joined by amy campbell and caitlyn cleveland. they are close friends of bailey and work with her in
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bakersfield, california. i am so sorry to have to meet the two of you under these conditions. but i do want to make sure your friend is remembered for how she lived and not just how somebody stole her life. amy, tell me about your friend. >> she's our ray of sunshine. she's the light that makes everything better. and there's no bad day with bailey around. >> twenty years old, caitlyn. what did she want for her life? what were her dreams? >> her dreams, she really wanted to be a kindergarten teacher or even to be a delivery nurse. she had a passion for kids. and she showed that with her niece and nephew and the help she did for them. that was what her dreams were, were to help other people her
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children and bring them up in a world that was is safe and they were injurable in. knowledgeable in. >> we know you spoke to her on friday. then you talked to her sunday when she was here. she must have been having awe great time with her mom. tell us about what this event meant going with her mom to experience the festival. >> she was so excited. we talked for weeks about it, about the different artists, the ones she really wanted to see. like you said, i did talk with her friday. an artist was playing. she knew myself and my boyfriend loved the song. so she called and held the phone up so i could hear it. we spoke via instagram in regards to my new puppy and we were deciding what to make it. it was between remy or bailey actually. we went with remy because i
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didn't want to have a bailey at work and home. she said on instagram, i'm still going to call her bailey. she couldn't wait to come home and meet her. i asked how the concert was. in all caps, great stkpwhrplts i can't wait to tell you about it. she kept telling me you have to come next year. you're going to love it. you would have so much fun here. >> look, you know, i know it is the smallest measure of solace, she was living her life the way she wanted to live. it's a good window into her personality that she was okay with you naming the dog after her. that's a special kind of person right there. >> yeah. she loved it. >> that was very cool of her were. amy, she was there with her mom. tell us about that relationship.
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we know you guys are heartbroken. we can only imagine what a parent is dealing with in this kind of time. how close were they? what did it mean for them to go together and enjoy this together? >> her mom was her best friend. they were inseparable. she would come pick her up from work. they would go to lunch together. they would just go do anything together. that relationship was like no other. i have a daughter myself. and i just hope that my -- our relationship could be the same. i know that her mother loved spending time with her, cherishing her. she was the baby. whatever bailey wanted to do, that's what they did. they bent over backwards for bailey. doing whatever they possibly can to be with their daughter.
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it's unimaginable what her mom must be going through. i can't even fathom what she would be feeling right now. >> and i know that you guys will be there for the family. this is just an impossible situation to deal with. it's so hard to lose anybody, let alone when they're young. on top of it, when they're stolen this way by such violence, such evil. you guys are young as well. how are you dealing with all of this? how are you doing, caitlyn? >> my best way to describe it is that i'm numb. i have my moments of extreme sadness where all i can do is cry. and then i have my moments where, you know, i know that she's in a better place. she is flying high and she's watching us from above. that brings me peace. in a selfish way, i'm angry. i wish she was here and i miss my friend.
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>> amy, part of the reason we tell these stories is so that we all remember who was lost is and what they meant. what do you want people to know about your friend? what will you carry forward with you about her life and make it even more a part of your own now that you don't have her? >> she taught even that you can find the good in everything and everybody. and i'm going to try and cherish her by trying to have that same attitude. by making sure that people know that they are loved, that they are the most important person in that moment, that there's just -- you can try and find the good in anybody and just try to always have a smile on your face and to try and just be brave for the people who can't be brave for themselves right now.
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and to just continue to try and help the world know what hole that they put into the world now. >> well, we certainly can't have enough of that right now. amy, caitlyn, again, i'm sorry for your loss. thank you for telling us about your friend bailey. appreciate it. be well. alyson? >> they really captured her for us all. it makes me wish that i had known her. so is our thoughts are with them obviously. chris, we'll be back with you in a moment. there is a new development in the russia investigation, a cnn exclusive. how did russia-linked facebook ads target two swing states key to the president's victory, that's next. discover card.
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now to a cnn exclusive. some of the 3,000 russian-linked facebook ads placed during the 2016 election were focused on two key swing states. they were key to president trump defeating hillary clinton.
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manu raju is live in washington with all the exclusive details. what have you and the team learned? >> reporter: a number of facebook ads were actually targeting two key states, michigan and wisconsin, those critical to donald trump's victory last november. according to sources knowledgeable, the ads were intended to promote divisive messages, and some included anti-muslim messages, saying muslims were a threat to the american way of life. it has been unclear which regions of the country were targeted by the facebook ads. we're told a large number of ads appeared in areas that were not heavily contested. some clearly were geared at swaying public opinion in the most heavily contested battle grounds. sources who have seen these ads say they have often seized on polarizing social issues like the second amendment and propping up and criticizing
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groups like black lives matters to meddle in the election. >> the $64,000 question is whether or not the russians were just politically savvy enough to know michigan and you with wii were important and to target there, or if they had help. >> reporter: that's right. we don't know the answer to that yet. the top democrat in the house intelligence committee adam schiff told me we still don't know if anyone in the trump campaign was involved in what lawmakers are calling the sophisticated ad campaign effort. as part of their investigations on capitol hill and special counsel robert mueller they are seeking to determine whether or not the russians did receive any help from trump associates in where to target those ads. we put this question to the white house last night. they did not respond with a request to comment. the president long insisted there was never any collusion, calling the whole issue a hoax. 3,000 from facebook, these
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russian-linked ads which reached 10 million people in 2015 and 2016. while of course we have no way of knowing if they did affect the ultimate vote, trump did beat clinton by just 10,700 votes out of of nearly 5 million cast in michigan. the closest race in the country. now, wisconsin is also one of the tightest states where trump won by 22,700 votes. and we expect to hear more about these ads and the potential impact when the senate intelligence committee leaders provide an update about their own investigation, about the extent of russian meddling and whether or not there was any collusion from trump associates. and, alyson, the number two republican in the senate, john cornyn said these are the tip of the iceberg. >> thank you for sharing your exclusive reporting with all of us. joining us now is democratic senator richard blumenthal who
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serves on the senate judiciary committee that serves on one of the committees in the probe. >> good morning. >> do you think that the russians are politically strategic and savvy enough to know that they should have targeted some of their ads to michigan and wisconsin, or from your investigation, do you believe somehow the campaign helped them figure that out? >> it is very important report by cnn reflects the severity and scope of russian meddling distortion and manipulation of public opinion that certainly used the most sophisticated methods of micro targeting, aiming at audiences that would be receptive to these highly polarized ads. whether they had assistance is the big question from the trump campaign. they had to have some kind of highly sophisticated and technical advice. and even if they had their own
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sources of that information, they may have been talk to the trump campaign. >> did they need highly technical advice to know new my and wisconsin were swing states? >> yes, they had to target specific audiences to know whether or not they would be receptive to these ads and whether they would be resent. some of the ads i have seen are highly incendiary and designed to appeal to particular audiences that were also targeted by the trump campaign. >> senator, today the chairman burr and warner is holding a press conference at noon. what do they have that they are holding a special news conference? >> well, i will be listening very closely. >> they haven't shared if they have any news we're breaking?
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>> i can't preview the news they are breaking. i have some idea what it may be. these combined investigations are proceeding independently. the intelligence committees independently of the judiciary committee. and special counsel is investigating possible criminal violations. and that issue is raised by these facebook ads because they reflect a combined effort, possible collusion between the trump campaign and obstruction of justice. >> are they going to, do you think, draw that connection today at this news conference? how big of a bombshell will this be? >> the connection between the trump campaign possibly and the russian meddling in our election is now a matter of investigation for special counsel.
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i can't tell you what kind of new perspective they're going to offer on it. but here's what we're seeing is a broadening and widening of the special counsel investigation into possible financial dealings that may reflect on these facebook ads. although the amount of money spent was relatively small. special counsel obviously is following the money. there are a variety of threads of this fabric that may be disclosed in the press conference. >> okay. we will be watching closely at noon. meanwhile, i have to ask you what happened in las vegas and this massacre. we have learned that 12 of the guns that this shooter had were jury-rigged. it is called a slide stock or a bump stock. it can be bought online for 100 bucks. it turned a regular high-powered rifle into an automatic weapon,
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which are illegal and banned. senator, how can that be? how can that device be legal to buy online? >> it should not be. we have advocated for some years that it ought to be barred from sale. because it is used to convert semiautomatic assault weapons into automatic weapons. and the result is the kind of carnage that was seen in las vegas. we are renewing the effort to ban them. we are also going to be proposing legislation to ban the semiautomatic assault weapons, which are weapons of war, designed to kill and maim human beings. i am introducing shortly, along with a number of my colleagues, a ban on high capacity magazines, carrying numbers of clips, 60 to 100, that similarly can be used in these instances of mass slaughter. >> but those two things, those two pieces that you said you will be introducing, they seem
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like harder sells. you have tried before. look, the history is littered with the failed attempts in congress to pass any sort of gun violence control. so how about this one. this one just seems like the easiest thing in the world to just ban that device. first of all, who is stopping that? with who is fighting you on banning that device and making that illegal? >> the gun lobby has steadfastly and regularly opposed any and all measures to stop gun violence. and i think it is losing its vice grip on congress. in the last referendum, in three out of the four states proposed to stop gun violence actually passed. three senators advocated sensible common accepts measures. they were elected both democrats and republicans. these measures worked as shown by connecticut where gun crimes
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have been reduced by 40% as a result of tough restrictions. i think we have reached a tipping point, alyson. i think we have moved the needle on public opinion registering with congress. and my hope is that a number of my colleagues who said the bump stocks at the very least ought to be band would support this common sense measure and background checks. >> do you think the president would support -- let's just start easy. do you think the president would support the bump stock being banned? >> my hope is that the president will go to las vegas today and really demonstrate leadership and courage, that he will offer. but prayers and condolences are not enough. and i hope he will propose a plan on bump stocks or sliding mechanisms as they are known
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that convert these semiautomatic assault weapons into the kind of massive killers that resulted in the carnage in las vegas. >> senator, thank you very much for all the information today. >> thank you. meanwhile, a late night comic getting serious. why jimmy kimmel's personal connection to these two crises, health care an issue, as well as what's happening in las vegas, are somehow making him "the voice" of the nation. some are calling him the conscience of the nation. we'll talk about that next. parodontax, the toothpaste that helps prevent bleeding gums. if you spit blood
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about tonight is not gun control but common sense, and common sense is no good will come from somebody having a weapons that can take people down at a concert. i do want to say something to some of these nuts who spent most of the day today attacking us, saying it's inappropriate to be talking about it because it's too soon. maybe it's too soon for you but it's not too soon for us, because we are americans and the last time i checked the first amendment is at least as important as the second amendment. >> joining us now, host of "reliable sources" brian
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stelter, how did this happen to jimmy kimmel, how did he become the voice of all of these issues? >> i think it has been happenstance in a way. the first issue, which was health care, involved his son, and then the second incident is a gun control story but it's in his hometown, and obviously it hit him very hard. it became a personal thing for him. i don't think he would have taken these stands if it had not hit him so close to home. >> no, he said, i want to laugh, i don't want to do this. >> it makes it all the more powerful. you don't expect him to speak out about gun violence and it makes it all the more compelling. >> because we live in such a polarized time, does he have to worry about ratings? >> in the short term it may have helped him, but i don't think
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jimmy cares. i don't. he got a huge amount of exposure on youtube for this, many hits for his comments initially, but i don't think he's thinking about that. he knows he was going to be attacked by conservatives, and he thought it was an important thing. he's seen as an honest broker, and this guy doesn't come across as a hollywood elitist, and i happen to know the guy, he a regular guy and he's not a guy that drives around in limos or goes to fancy parties, but he watches football and eats pizza on the weekends, you know. >> is this morphing into something? >> shows like stephen colbert's and others have become more political, and this time last year nobody ever thought what is jimmy kimmel going to say tonight. those words were never heard and now there's curious tea about
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what he's going to say. in these cases, i think i management having his back is important. whether that means autonomy, to what whatever he wants, or support from executives. >> is that what is happening? >> the ceo of disney said the same thing about gun violence, and he said we should be outraged by what happened in las vegas. the head of disney, and some people think he might run for president, who knows about that, and the fact that the big boss has his back is important. >> he doesn't have to worry for sure. >> i think a lot of us have been calling it the apocalypse, and horrible things are happening. >> it's so important, comics
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have always taken what is in the news. >> they satterize it. >> you can't just ignore what is going on. in kimmel's case it's hit him so emotionally, and i think it would be false not to talk about it. >> there are ways to express the nation's way sometimes. >> they do have an audience. they have an audience they are speaking to. millions of people are watching them and they have to come out and say these things. most people are very upset about this. >> of course. >> they are very upset about it, and they are talking -- late night reveals who you are. when you are a late night host, who you are comes over at times. >> they say that about morning show hosts, too. don't need to tell you that. >> chris is reporting on the
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ground. let's go back to chris. >> reporter: if people are hungry for perspective, the person who is charged with that most is the president of the united states. he and the first lady are set to leave any minute now and they are coming here to las vegas. we are going to bring you that live, plus an incredible story of bravery and perseverance coming out of this massacre, next. customer traffic?analyze can we push the offer online? brian, i just had a quick question. brian? brian... legacy technology can handcuff any company. but "yes" is here. you're saying the new app will go live monday?! yeah. with help from hpe, we can finally work the way we want to. with the right mix of hybrid it, everything computes.
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welcome to your "new day." it's wednesday, october 4th. 5:00 in the morning here in las vegas. alisyn is in new york and we begin with breaking news. disturbing details surfaces this morning about the killer's meticulously planned attack on concertgoers. 58 lives stolen and more than 500 injured.
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for the first time we're seeing the arsenal that he brought into that hotel room on the 32nd floor of the mandalay bay hotel. we will show you pictures throughout the morning. some of the 47 firearms recovered from three different locations. 12 of the guns in that hotel room had an accessory called a bump stock. it's legal to buy. it makes the weapon work like an automatic weapon and the killer wanted this to get as many bullets on to the people as he could. he set up cameras in his room and in the hallway to monitor. and his girlfriend is considered a person of interests. police releasing body camera video and it gives you


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