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♪ this is cnn breaking news -- you are on the cnn "newsroom." our breaking news, a state of emergency right now on the american gulf coast from louisiana to florida, making land fall this hour. the fast-moving hurricane called nate. it's packing sustained winds of over 90 miles per hour right now. governors and emergency officials along the coast made it very clear to people today get to higher ground for your safety. we are live in the places where this storm is hitting, but first meteorologist tom saider watching the radar and newest data. tom, has hurricane nate
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officially made landfall? >> it hasn't made landfall yet and looks like maybe 20 miles. but i'm not sure if plaqueman's pair rish will have landfall. it's hard to defect where the eye is with a satellite, but i'll show you with radar. interesting to note still 90 miles per hour sustained winds, strong category 1. doubtful to make it to 2. it only needs another 6 miles per hour up to 96 total to be a category 2. a lot of dry air is trying to infiltrate the system, which is good news. we want to see this break down quickly. you notice right in the center, you'll see a burst of purple here. it's trying to strengthen somewhat. that's a batch of heavy activity near the center. here is the eye. it's hard to see because we do not have much in the way of rainfall to the west of the center and southwest. that's good news, too. because this is a fast-moving system, one, they just do not like to move this fast because they can't rapidly intensify and when they move this fast, it keeps your rain totals to a
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minimum. so that's some good news. we're about i would say 15, 20 miles. it looks like it will miss landfall there because you need the eye to be pretty much halfway over land, but it does look like from bay st. louis to gulf port, to boluxi, this is our problem spot. we are getting a pretty good surge of moisture moving in with the storm surge that will only increase as the hours go on. red is our hurricane warning. we lost some hurricane watches now, thank goodness for parts of western louisiana. we lost the tropical storm watch up in metro atlanta. there will still be some downed trees, no doubt about it. take the wind speed at 90 miles per hour and couple that with its movement at 23 miles per hour, wind and wind gusts could be an issue with power outages. it picks up in speed, tomorrow night north of birmingham, sliding quickly across middle tennessee and off to the northeast. this could cause some more than just flight delays.
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more of a nuisance with pretty strong winds, but the rain totals look good to keep them on the minimal side. in fact, pensacola, another four inches, over four and a half in mobile, but overall, we're not seeing anything like we would if this was a slow-moving storm. the biggest element i think the biggest problem will be the surge. but most of the wind from the core is going to be east ward. so that's where you start to see the waves of surge move into the coastline up into all the inlets and the canals. high tide, interesting to note, these are central times, mobile almost 1:00 a.m. in the morning, pensacola at 12:19, these high tides could be an issue if the storm system slows down. meets the center of the storm at high tide. the center moves inland and then you have high tide, it won't be a big concern. the winds will be a little bit of an issue. we're starting to see forecast gusts over 50 miles per hour, 60, 70, even 80. but coming up in the thex half
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hour, ana, i want to get more into detail of all the kmunts on the coast. look at this storm surge and what really is going to be expected if it's one to three feet, six to nine or over nine feet. we'll dive into that more in the next 30 minutes. >> we will look forward to that, very important information obviously the storm surge we know what kind of damage that can do and the lives that have been lost in the past. tom, thank you for that update. cnn reporter teams and cameras and weather experts are working all along the hurricane zone. meteorologist derek van damme in gulf port, mississippi and cnn ed lavandera in mobile, alabama. rosa, a curfew goes in effect soon in new orleans. officials want people indoors. are people following this order? >> we are seeing the sights and sounds of people following that curfew because i'm standing in the french quarter, normally
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there are many sights, sounds and smells that you experience here. we're not experiencing any of that right now because as you mentioned, that curfew expected to kick in in about an hour and the mayor of this city, mayor mitch landrue, asking them not to panic but to prepare, saying and advising that this could be our rain event, a wind event and also a surge event. now, what you're seeing is probably a wedding. we have seen many of those today here in new orleans, but i want to show you around a bit because you will see the signs that people are heeding the warning. i'm standing on the sidewalk by a cafe closed. the businesses around me are closed as well. you can see from the iconic new orleans balcony that don't have any patio furniture, that's another recommendation. remove the patio furniture so it doesn't become flying debris.
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behind that, iconic jackson square is closed ahead of the hurricane. but ana, we are talking about the potential storm surge. that's why mandatory evacuations have been issued for areas east, far east of the orleans pair rish, grand aisle, lower portions of plaque min's areas sea level. that's why authorities are asking people to evacuate because those areas are outside of the levy protection and, ana, again, authorities here and officials asking people not to panic but to prepare and you can see around me, we're not getting any rain. we saw some short bands earlier today. it's best to prepare rather than not prepare in a situation where a hurricane is headed your way. >> always better safe than sorry. rosa flores in new orleans. we'll check back with you.
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meantime, derek van damme, you moved over to gulf port. what are conditions like now there where you are and what are you seeing as far as giving your meteorology expertise what's going to happen as the night wares on there. >> reporter: you know, ana, we talk about the feeder bands that come in as the outer edges of hurricane nate and often those feeder bands have a lot of wind and a lot of rain associated with them that can even spin up thunderstorms with tornadoes. obviously we're in between the feeder bands. the bulk of the heaviest rain and the strongest winds are right compact with this very small hurricane. in relative speak terms, hurricane nate is a relatively small hurricane in comparison to ka meal and katrina. remember, katrina is the benchmark hurricane that everybody within this community from gulf port to biloxi to new orleans bases and compares the hurricanes to. remember, that's not exactly fair because each hurricane has its own set of threats, own set
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of characteristics. this one asymmetrical, what does that mean, all the wind is piled up on the eastern side of the eye wall, the eye wall that's trying to form. so, depending on where this eye makes landfall, it is again a game of miles here for hurricane nate. if you're on the eastern side of that particular storm, of this particular storm, that's where you're going to see the strongest winds and the highest surge. if you're on the western side of the storm, the direction will be coming offshore and you might not have the storm surge and you might not have strong of winds either. so it really is a game of miles here. you're looking behind me at one of the mean piers or jetties that was destroyed within hurricane katrina back in 2005 but now rebuilt. there are numbers of these. waves here aren't so bad but the only reason is because we have the gulf port harbor just to my right. that's actually protect some of the stronger waves from battering this particular area.
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curfews have been set up. they started at 7:00 p.m. and running through 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning and 12 of the casinos in and around the harrison county coastline have been evacuated, including the entire cnn crew that was staying at one of the hotel casinos just towards the biloxi area. this is a dangerous storm. don't let your guard down just because we're kind of splitting hairs here between a category 1 and cat zboegory 2 doesn't mean storm isn't dangerous and you should heed the warnings. if you're asked to evacuate, it's time to do so. that window of opportunity is closing very quickly, ana. >> the worst thing people can do is underestimate and then the worst case scenario ends up happening and people are left in a terrible situation, obviously. ed lavandera is in mobile. ed, did the large numbers of people there leave town ahead of this hurricane? or what kind of measures are you seeing to prepare for this very serious storm? >> reporter: i think the best
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way to characterize what we've seen throughout the day here on the gulf coast is a relax aid approach to this particular hurricane, just from what we're talking about, the fact that this storm is not as big physically as some of the other hurricanes we talked about lot over the last course month and a half. here in mobile, alabama, we're expecting to be on the eastern edge of the hurricane, perhaps seeing some of the fiercest winds that this storm brings. we've seen a steady amount of rain here for about the last hour. the wind gusts have been rather minimal at best. so, those winds really haven't been picking up here in the area where we're at here in mobile, alabama. that storm surge you can see here, we're on the edge of mobile bay. as the water goes from my right to left here, that's going south to north. so you can already get the sense that as this hurricane and this storm pushes north, that it's pushing the water here in the bay and that is what is going to create that storm surge and depending on where you are, those flooding situations will be of great concern.
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ana, another thing to point out as well is that these storms, as they hit in darkness also creates another layer of problems especially given the relaxed approach that we've seen many people from new orleans to mobile and we have not seen -- we haven't seen that many people boarding up homes or businesses and that sort of thing so that relaxed approach, you get hurricane here in the middle of night if people kind of feel brave to venture out, that's when you start creating problems. obviously those recommendations and those urges for people to stay in place, no need to be out on the streets unless it's a dire emergency, but they're really urging people to be cautious as these winds pick up here in the darkness it becomes much more treacherous situation. ana? >> we hope all offyou will stay safe. thank you for giving us that update. joining us now live from new orleans, retired lieutenant anerai, we see a lot of people behind you, we talked to folks
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earlier in the french quarter partying saying they have no intention of going anywhere. how concerned are you at this moment that people may not be taking this storm seriously? >> well, i think they will start responding when those 30, 40, 50 miles-an-hour winds might come in with whipping rain. you'll see the streets clear, but people are responding to what they see and many of them are not listening to the news, trust me. but, when those rain bands come in, the ones that do predicted to come in, you'll see the streets clear quickly. at this point in time, i think the officials in louisiana, mississippi and alabama and florida have been good on their messaging as well as prepositioning national guard ready to go get people that's in trouble. the mandatory evacuations have been very clear and by most part people have adhered to that. at risk is some people in low-lying areas. as you look at the right front of this storm -- and that part
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where the lake dumps into the river system -- gulf system, that is the most dangerous, east part of new orleans that normally flood when we have high tides like we have now and thunderstorms. so we got a lot of work to do because this storm still has a vote and they can trick you. they're not necessarily going to do what the weather man says. >> we know back in august there was flooding in new orleans. they had issues with their pump systems. at this point, there are still a number of pumps that aren't working correctly. are you worried about that? >> i think they have made a lot of progress since then, the core engineers with prime power units, the mayor put a task force together, the governor re-enforced this. they have come a long way in bringing those -- 106 and 121 and jefferson pair rish they have 99% operational their pumps. so, at this point for what we
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see as a potential, i don't think that's going to be the problem, but any time in this city we have heavy rainfall, ana, the streets flood and the pumps have to pump them out. and the capability of those pumps are based on number of inches per hour. and the people here are very familiar with this. the good news is the french quarters along the sliver along the river. you shouldn't see much flooding here. that's where majority of the people visiting and the ones that are in town are. >> that is good news. we're also told will be a fast-moving storm at this point. the past few weeks, however, have really hindered our just resources because of so many hurricanes, houston, florida, puerto rico and now this is about to hit the gulf coast. have the lessons learned from katrina been applied to these storms to your satisfaction? >> in the preparation. remember, in the storm, a hurricane, ana, we always lose
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the first quarter. that means the storm when it hit landfall, it's going to destroy stuff. the search and rescue and the response where we get our grades and the recovery, as is in the case in puerto rico know, we responded but we're having trouble recovering and that is a long road with only a few of the pods open. as is the case in louisiana they're well prepared for this storm in louisiana and alabama. but still our nation has a lot of resources. it's difficult but it's doable. when you're on puerto rico which is about six days ship travel from the east coast, five to six days, you have to plan ahead and you have to have your task force ready to maneuver on that storm just like florida did maneuver on irma. the folks down here have maneuvered on this storm.
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they don't have much time left. this thing is knocking on the door. >> all right. so those who are watching, you heard the message. you heard the warnings. do not take any chances. general honore, thank you. we'll be tracking hurricane nate throughout this hour, so stay with us. also ahead this hour, the president speaks out on health care, north korea and the scandal now surrounding a well-known hollywood producer. details on what he said straight ahead. ♪ these couples: how much money do you think you'll need in retirement? then we found out how many years that money would last them. how long do you think we'll keep -- oooooohhh! you stopped! you're gonna leave me back here at year 9? how did this happen? it turned out, a lot of people fell short, of even the average length of retirement. we have to think about not when we expect to live to, but when we could live to. let's plan for income that lasts all our years in retirement. prudential. bring your challenges.
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it's gone. the premiums are through the roof. you see what's happening. so if we could make a temporary deal because ultimately we'll -- grandfather the states. if we made a temporary deal, i think it would be a great thing for people. it's really up to them. obamacare is a disaster. the numbers are out. it's exploding like i said it would. so basically if we could do a one-year deal or two-year deal, as a temporary measure, you'll have block granding ultimately to the states which is what the republicans want. that really is a repeal and replace. nothing to clarify. [ inaudible question ] you'll figure that out pretty soon. >> very good relationship. i have a very good relationship. that was fake news. that was fake news by nbc, sorry.
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i've known harvey weinstein for a long time. i'm not at all surprised to see it. john kelly is one of the best people i've ever worked with. he's doing an incredible job. and he told me for the last two months he loves it more than anything he's ever done. he's a military man, but he loves doing this, which is chief of staff, more than anything he's ever done. he's doing a great job. he will be here in my opinion for the entire seven remaining years. [ inaudible question ] no, no. he likes secretary tillerson, so do i. we have a very good relationship. we disagree on a couple of things. sometimes i would like him to be a little tougher, but other than that, we have a very good relationship.
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well, he says they were. that's locker room. that's locker room, yeah. go ahead. we're going to see what happens. we're going to see what happens. so now i'm going to the really great state, the state i love of north carolina. i'll see you later. go home and rest. what? [ inaudible question ] >> you'll see very soon. >> white house reporters kaitlyn collins joins us now live from greensboro, north carolina where the president is attending a campaign fundraiser tonight. that's where he was headed as he was boarding air force one and answered those questions. it was hard to hear what people were asking. we could hear his answers. so, let's talk about what he said regarding north korea because he was tweeting about north korea and the crisis earlier today. he didn't exactly clear up his earlier tweets with those comments. >> no, he didn't. so he's continuing to fuel these
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questions and raise some eyebrows with these very cryptic remarks that the president has been making lately. he was asked just there on the south lawn what is the one thing that he believes will work in north korea. and instead of specifying, he just told the reporter that they're going to figure it out pretty soon. now, that question was asked because of a tweet that the president had made just shortly before then where he lamented what he believes are decades of failed policy in north korea, saying, presidents and their administrations have been talking to north korea for 25 years. agreements made in massive amounts of money paid hasn't worked. agreements violated before the ink was dry making fools of u.s. negotiators. sorry. but only one thing will work. so we still don't know what that one thing is that the president is referencing there, even though he was asked about it on the south lawn. when i asked the press secretary sarah sanders to clarify, she didn't add anything further but confirmed they still maintain
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that all options are on the table. but this comes as a series of cryptic remarks the president has made lately at the white house this week as he met with senior military leaders. the president unprompted said that the meeting could be the calm before the storm. now, during that photo opportunity where he made that remark, he was asked what storm he was talking about. didn't clarify at the time. he was just asked about it again there on the south lawn and he said he had nothing to clarify. so, it's not clear if the strategy that he's referring to in north korea is what could be the calm before the storm. he's not really saying there. but what is clear, ana, is that the president enjoys leaving people guessing. >> indeed. suspense is the name of his game oftentimes. the president also answering some questions about this rift between him and secretary of state rex tillerson. that, too, has been an issue that's emerged and has grown in terms of speculation as to the fate of the secretary of state this week. anything new to unpack there,
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kaitlyn? >> yeah, that's right. things are at an all-time high between these men after the reports surfaced this week that tillerson had called the president a moron over the summer, but when he was asked about him just there, he said that they have a good relationship, that the chief of staff john kelly likes tillerson. he did acknowledge that they have some disagreements and that he would like him to be tougher. he didn't say where. but he said that they have a good relationship. we've seen some of those disagreements play out in the public eye, like when tillerson distanced himself from the president's remarks about there being fine people on both sides of the violence in charlottesville and more recently after tillerson told reporters that he had an opaline of communication in north korea the president swiftly said that tillerson shouldn't waste his time by trying to talk to north korea. despite those disagreements, the president at least publicly is saying that he has a good relationship with his secretary of state. >> all right, kaitlyn collins, thank you very much.
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>> announcer: this is cnn, the most trusted name in news. >> announcer: closed captioning brought to you by -- ♪ it's a hurricane emergency again this weekend. this time the people living on the coast of louisiana, mississippi and alabama are all watching the potential destruction arrival, the destructive arrival of hurricane nate. we are watching this storm as it gets close to landfall now. cnn severe weather centers tom sadar is joining us.
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tom, you talked about the storm surge being a big concern the last time we touched base with you. fill us in a little bit more. >> well, i think that's the greatest threat right now from this storm. this is no katrina or irma or maria. it's a hurricane one. the only issue they may have in lake ponch train. they are trying to break it down. which is good news. it's fast speed. it's about maybe 15 miles from plaquemines parish. let's break this down because it's hard to see where the eye is on satellite imagery but you can start to see it on the radar. for new orleans, the good news is on the west side the winds are weak. bay st. louis, gulf port. let's talk about the surge because that's really important. first let's break it down, look at the topography, the shoreline. once the storm center moves to the east here at plaquemines
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parish, we'll find the winz coming out of the north. this is where the levies were breached during katrina, several of them. that's why we had some evacuations. the winds come up, the surge could be three to six feet. they did have a test on the levies in 2012 when isaac came in and they seemed to hold off. winds will surge this water. walls of it into bay st. louis, gulf port, the area that was pretty much destroyed by katrina. as we continue to move to the east, barrier islands here, then you slide in of course mobile bay. that will be an issue. let's talk about how much we're talking about as far as the surge. there are some areas that's very passable to the border of alabama we could see 7 to even 11 feet. the waves of water that continue to move in should be just after high tide. now, high tide right now is occurring in plaquemines parish on the mouth of the mississippi.
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this means something when you have water this high. let's break it down more for you and show you what the surge will be for certain areas. colors of yellow. that's three to six feet. when you get into orange, that's six to nine. when i show you red, that's above nine feet. here is biloxi, you'll start to see a lot of -- some of the areas of big concern, but again, even when you go into around mobile bay, it surges well to the north. now, this is a good, maybe three, six, even nine. but let's go back to the beginning a little more. here is plaquemines parish may miss their landfall. most of the activity will be when the wind is coming to the north. these areas that were red a little while ago talking about over nine feet are now below nine feet. so that's good news. we'll fast forward and go up a little further. here is bay st. louis. when the surge comes in, those winds from the south, ana, will create possibilities in red here of over night. that is a concern.
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bay st. louis all along the coastline to gulf port as well into biloxi. all the canals, all the inlets. surge is our big, big issue here. not so much winds until you're east of the storm center. once again, isolated tornadoes. we had a few of them. we had a few tornado warnings. the center still looks like it will make landfall as a category 1 right around 10:00 p.m. a lot of the high tides seem to want to be after midnight. that could be an issue in some areas. as the bands move in, that is the concern as we watch the surge move into this area. so again, everywhere east of new orleans. now, i don't want to say you're in the clear, new orleans, but things are looking better for you. again, not as much rain, not as much wind. in fact, barely gail winds west of the center. so there is some good news here. i think a lot has to do with the fast pace this storm system is taking. the biggest threat will be surge. by tomorrow at this time, it's going to be almost into tennessee. so it's a fast-moving storm and
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there will be some delays. pensacola's airport is closed and most likely will be all day tomorrow. we'll talk about this in the days ahead possibly downing trees and sporadic power outages through the tennessee valley up the spine of the appalachians. >> you say 10:00 p.m. is maybe when landfall will happen, tom. does that mean the storm surge will start to happen before that, though? >> it's starting to move in now. in fact, we've seen a pretty good surge already that was moving in towards parts of the bay areas, bay st. louis we saw pretty good rains. again, as it gets closer, it's up welling a water that throws it in towards the coast. that will be the big concern closer to landfall. >> thank you so much. great information. tom satar, we appreciate it. new details tonight. men time on a clue left behind by the las vegas gunman. still ahead new information just into cnn on something found inside his hotel suite. you're live in the cnn "newsroom." three years in a ro. really... let's see how quickly you can read through all their awards.
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vice president mike pence was in las vegas today to honor the victims of last weekend's massacre. while he was there, he and his wife karen stopped at a makeshift memorial, 58 crosses lined up along the strip. cnn stephanie elam is in las vegas following the investigation. stephanie, you have new information for us about that note the killer left in his hotel room. >> reporter: right. and ana, we had known that it just had numbers on it. well, a law enforcement official telling cnn that they believe these numbers were calculations about the trajectory about the distance from his 32nd window down to that concert venue. more indication that he was
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measuring out and definitely targeting that concert venue. we're just learning that, about that. but that's one key thing we are learning about. still, despite knowing this, we don't know what the motive is for the shooter, 64-year-old man to target this concert venue to do this at all or the reason why he may have been planning for this overall. that has been really, really frustrating for so many of the law enforcement officials. normally they can figure out the motive, at this point it's still unclear, ana. >> meantime, you sat down with a man who helped rush gunshot victims to the hospital. what did he share with you? >> that's the one thing to come out of this entire sad event, ana, is to see so many people in a split second showed who they are. this one cab driver is just one of them. take a listen to his story. fireworks, that's what cab driver thought he heard as he
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waited to pick up a fair at mandalay bay sunday. bullets still firing, he drove across the street to help. everybody was screaming. crying. people on the ground. i see a lot of wounds hit in the back, head. >> people crowded around him, banging on the car, begging for help. >> i have a guy shot in the corner. so he jumped out and opened his doors, rescuing six people all of them shot. >> what kind of wounds did you see? >> really bad, the ones in the back and the neck. but i don't know if he's alive now. he's dying. he's dying while i'm driving. >> he rushed his wounded passengers to sunrise hospital.
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not knowing any of their names he still has no idea if they are alive. >> does it weigh on you that you don't know what happened to them? >> sometimes you cannot sleep thinking about what's going on. >> many other raced to the scene to help, like him, transporting wounded who were also left wondering who came to their aid. rocky tells erin burnett how someone selflessly helped him after he was shot. >> someone stopped in the car. there was already four people in the vehicle. there wasn't enough room for me. somebody gave up their seat. they weren't injured. someone gave up their seat for a complete stranger to go in there and take that seat. if it wasn't for all that happening, we wouldn't have been having this conversation at all. >> another taxi driver, cory langedon was also at mand lay when the mayhem began. people started jumping into her car. >> they said, go, go go. there's an active shooter.
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there's people dead everywhere. all these people started trying to get into my cab. i think i had at least like five or six people in my car. and so i said, okay, nobody else. nobody else. >> there was no choice. he had to help. >> i'm just a human being, you know. i need to help these people. i look around, there's nobody else. >> on top of this, ana, this was his fourth day on the job. he had just moved to las vegas, so much so he didn't know where the hospital was. the woman shot in the shoulder who was in the front passenger seat, he asked her if she was, he looked up google maps found where the closest hospital was and drove them 80 miles per hour to get them all there and still doesn't have any closure about who these people are and if they're okay. >> but he did what he could and what an incredible gift he gave some of those folks. such bravery by all people
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it's no secret that president trump doesn't exactly like the media, but this week the president moved past his usual name calling to actually asking why the government isn't
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investigating news organizations. here's what he tweeted. why isn't the senate intel committee looking into the fake news networks in our country to see why so much of our news is just made up? fake! the president has a history of his own of not telling the truth. he's made 1,145 false and misleading claims in his first 232 days. >> i do think it was a new low. the idea there should be an investigation into newsrooms. that would be extraordinary. it would cause lawsuits among first amendment experts, it would cause a lot of problems. it's not going to happen. i really do think he was just
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venting. we've seen him venting all week long about the so-called fake news, that is actually not fake. for example, the msnbc news about rex tillerson. so these stories are not going away, even if the president tries to scream fake to make them disappear. >> he says they're fake if he doesn't like them it appears. >> it's becoming more and more clear that that's what he means when he says "fake news." on one level we have to see through it and move on. but on another level, it disturbing when you see any leader, any official from any party saying there should be an investigation. and today he brought up the idea of equal time on late night tv shows. >> "more and more republicans are -- people suggest that
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republicans and me should be given equal time on tv. >> there's actual lay tely a te law that used to exist, the idea that there used to be balance between parties. >> we do attempt to do just that. you also wonder if he's referring to positive and negative coverage from him. >> and the way he sees positive and negative. once again, he's just kind of flirting with the idea of government oversight of news coverage or entertainment, late-night shows. i think it's mostly just venting but he's increasingly frustrated with the coverage of the russia investigations, with the coverage of the turmoil in his own white house. he takes it out sort of on the news media and on late-night
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comics via twitter. i'm sure snl will have something to say about that tonight. >> and the president could come to talk on cnn any time. he goes to fox news. >> a number of women have come forward accusing harvey weinstein of sexual harassment. >> i've known harvey weinstein for a long time, i'm not at all surprised to see it. >> he said he's not surprised but when the accusations were called at him, he immediately replied liars. >> there is hypocrisy when you
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hear that, his son donald trump jr. has been talking a lot about this on twitter today. it's one year to the day since the "access hollywood" tape came out. the president was asked about that at the conference and he said, oh, what i was doing was locker room talk. >> once again, locker room talk. >> these allegations are dist b disturbing whether they come from a guy who supports republicans or sports democrats. disturbing no matter what. >> and to be fair, is this getting as much attention as the bill o'reilly sexual harassment allegations? >> i think there's one big difference and that is that bill o'reilly is a world wide household name but harry weinstein is a very well-known
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film executives. it was "the new york times" which has often derided by failing trump and his fans that was able to get to the bottom of the story and they deserve a lot of credit for doing so. >> we know you'll have more of this discussion tomorrow on "reliable sources." we're continuing to track hurricane nate tonight. stay with us for special coverage of that coming right up. [burke] billy-goat ruffians. seen it. covered it. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two. ♪ we are farmers. bum-pa-dum, bum-bum-bum-bum ♪
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