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are? >> they say it's going to be another difficult night. part of the problem is, it's so smokey here, that during the day, normally when you have wildfires like this, they try to bring in aircraft, to make water drops. drop flame retardant. they have not been able to do that, because the sky is so smokey. wolf. >> thanks very much. that's it for me. thanks for watching. erin burnett out front starts right now. the las vegas police revealing a major shift in the time line, along with personal protection equipment on the gunman. is it a clue that he was looking to carry out something further. a big shift in the time
line. moments ago, new details in the las vegas max kerr. jesus campos was on the scene and shot by paddock at 9:59 sunday night, that's six minutes before the shooter turned his guns on the insent crowd. >> what we have learned is mr. campos was encountered by the suspect prior to his shooting to the outside world. >> this is strikingly different from what investigators have been saying all along. this new time line raises a troubling question. what went on during those six minutes. investigators reveal what they call personal protection equipment was found in the shooter's hotel sweet. perhaps he was planning to escape. which the sheriff made clear he believes was a real possibility.
police have found no evidence of a second shooter and no evidence of a key event in the shooter's life that may have triggered this horrific attack. they also say they've reviewed more than 200 instances of the shooter's travels around las vegas. they say in those 200 times, they never once saw him in the company of another human being. the gunman's younger brother arrived in vegas saturday, he's been questioned over the last few days. other family members are now being questioned. a full eight days after the shooting, paddock's motive continues to confound authorities. sarah sidner is out front on the vegas strip. i know you were there in that news conference. significant changes in the time line tonight. >> i think you asked the most
important question, what happened at the mandalay bay. as we understand it from the sheriff, because there was an alarm going off from a door being opened. and the time at which the first shots rang out at 10:05 p.m. that's a good six minutes, what happened between that time, what was the communication from the security guard to the authorities. the time line says at 10:17. a full 18 minutes from the time the security guard was shot, finally the first two officers arrived on the scene there. there are a lot of questions as to what happened in six minutes. a lot of questions are going to be coming out of that, the sheriff careful in saying, we know during these big investigations things change. he warned everyone, there could be more changes. it creates a lot of questions for investigators and the public
as well. >> sarah, i know you are learning more about the shooter through his own words? >> he had a doctor that was on retainer that was giving him valium. we also know a little bit about how he thought of himself and just how much he gambled. >> we're learning more about the man behind the deadliest shooting in modern u.s. history. he was gambling the night before he began his murderous rampage on innocent concert goers. in his own words, steven paddock described himself as the biggest video poker player in the world. gambling up to a million dollars in a single night. whether it was boasting or not,
he gave up those details about himself while being questioned in a 2013 deposition after a slip and fall. that's paddock and he sued the hotel over it. he's asked about his gambling habits, how many dollars are we talking? >> i average 14 hours a day, 365 days a year. over 200 million coin through. he also revealed he didn't drink and gamble. at the stakes i play, you want to have all your wits about you, he said. the stakes he blade gave him huge perks. >> he was absolutely in that higher echelon of the highroller. wail? no, not at all. he was high enough to get their attention big time and get the things he wanted. >> high rollers like paddock, eccentricities are expected.
authorities say he brought up several bags to his room and didn't let anyone in to clean for three days straight. >> with someone spending the kind of money that a highroller spends be scrutinized less than your average joe? >> as a rule, i would say less scrutiny. they have their idiosyncracies and they have things they want to do. the casino would likely put up with a little more. they have a longer leash than most. >> in this case, he was amassing an arsenal into his room, turning it into a sniper's nest. one of the officers who charged into the room, found another disturbing piece of evidence. >> i noticed a note on the nightstand. he had written the distance, the elevation he was on.
the drop of what his bullet would be. he had that written down so he would know where to shoot to hit his targets from there. >> authorities will be in that area where the concert was for at least another week. still looking for details. also again, going back through steven paddock's property to see if they can uncover anything there. they still do not have the answer to the one question that is so important to authorities. that is why. why did he do this? >> sarah, thank you very much. >> jim clemente, juliet kayam. and eric roderick, former u.s. marshall. let me start with the breaking news here on the change in time line. we had been told that the security guard came in after the shooting, after people were already being killed on the ground. we understand that's not true. he came up, responded to a door alarm and was shot a full six minutes before the gunman turned
his guns on those outside. those six minutes are crucial, right? >> absolutely. i mean, this completely changes the time line, we had initially thought the security guard showing up at the door is what caused the shooter to stop firing into the crowd, now we know that's not the case. what i also find interesting, the sheriff talked about the drilling that officer compose had heard. we put that together with the interview we saw. they talked about him hutting a brace on that door, so they could not get in and he could not get out. this shows a broader picture of his planning. and shows his initial firing was interrupted. >> he felt that someone had seen what was happening. but these six minutes as i think
sarah fairly put it. this is a question for the public as well. for everyone who was there at the scene. six minutes, is that enough time for someone else to have come up and stormed that door, because they knew someone had just shot with a rifle out of it? >> yes, i'm going to say this bluntly. the fact that the story changed happens all the time. the situational awareness changes, the memories change. everything was so rushed that night. i forgive the change in narrative, what now needs to be explained is, at mandalay bay, we all know these hotels have the best security, videos, cameras, all sorts of assets to protect people, where was someone in those six minutes. someone got shot in a hallway, a security guard, and so that's the question i now have. i'm not saying -- look, we don't do blame at this stage, we learn from it, but that is a significant enough period of time to wonder, why -- there's
cameras in the hallways in these hotels, anyone who's been to las vegas knows that. where was -- what was happening at mandalay bay? >> this is coming as we're also learning they went through the video. 200 instances, and not a single time was he with another person. they don't think someone else was helping him with knowledge. no accomplice. does that do it for you? and what does it say to you, 200 times and not once was he with another person? >> you have to understand, this guy chose as his weapon a sniper perch, and he killed people from above. snipers typically have a god complex. they want to kill from above, distance from their victims. they don't want a personal interaction with them.
because of that, i would expect him to be a loner. somebody who feels privileged and arrogant and sort of separated from the crowd, and he distanced himself emotionally as well, because he just took them out as targets, not as people. >> when you hear what he had to say, in that deposition that we obtained, he described himself as saying he wagered up to a million dollars a night. who knows if that's true. he's the biggest video poker player in the world. how do i know that? i know some of the video poker players that play big. nobody played as much and as long as i did. >> yeah, this guy obviously had a super huge ego. i think with the bureau doing the profile, the psychological profile on this individual. it wouldn't surprise me if it came about, if he wanted his motive known, we would have known about it right away. he doesn't want his motive known, i think this is his final
thumbing his nose at law enforcement, in making a game for us to try to figure out what exactly his motive is. >> to this point on motive, they just don't know. you could hear the frustration in the sheriff's voice. the anger, it almost seemed to me, he was on the verge of tears at one point. that's just how i felt hearing his voice. you talk about the planning that went into this, and they still don't know the motive, here's more of what the officers who burst into the room had to say about the plot and what he had in there. here they are. >> he did his homework. >> days of planning. days of planning. he had toolboxes and power tools to run wires for his surveillance system. for everything that he had. it too many him days to finish. >> does it shock you that this guy did all of this, and didn't want anyone to know his motive? >> no, not at all. i think his brother described him as a gambler who used mathematics. the calculations he used to
figure out where his shooting and bolts were dropped. all that tells me he's an intelligent person, he wanted to prove liz intelligence. he wanted people to see how great he was. he maximized the kill. he set up surveillance outside the room, and he started killing people in the room. >> the sheriff confirmed he was on some medications. we reported one of those was valium, which can cause violence. even if you were to find some way that made sense, he had been playing this for a long time. you just heard what he did in the room. that doesn't sound like something caused by medication. >> no, and i think -- we're getting pieces of his biography. what medications he was on. none of them yet get to whatever may be a eureka moment.
there may not be one. this may be where all of those pieces make sense to none of us sitting here, and that's maybe what he wanted. here's a guy who's a loner, collecting weapons for over a year like this. the combination of, he comes out of nowhere -- no hint of this. this is not one of the cases where all the neighbors are saying, yeah, he was really violent and shooting things in the middle of the night. that is why i think that the gun control debate is a little bit more vigorous now. it's a little more vigorous now than it was even after sandy hook. >> later on this hour we're going to be talking to someone who was just below -- in one of the rooms just below where all of this happened. we're going to talk to him about what he heard and when.
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tonight a nasty battle of words between president trump and a top republican senator about to get nastier. two white house officials telling us that president trump isn't planning on ending his stunning fight with bob corker. in a new interview, corker is accusing the president of steering the country to world war iii. >> i think secretary tillerson, secretary mattis and chief of staff kelly are those people that help separate our country from chaos. and i support them very much. >> the president responded with a tweet storm, in his signature style over the weekend saying, senator bob corker begged me to
endorse him for re-election in tennessee. i said no, and he dropped out. he wanted to be secretary of state, i said no thanks. he's also largely responsible for the horrendous iran deal. didn't have the guts to run. senator corker's chief of staff denied the senator ever asked the president for an endorsement. he asked for his endorsement, but corker didn't decide to run anyway. >> it's a shame the white house has become an adult day-care center. someone obviously missed their shift this morning. what is the response inside the white house, to what appears to be from our reporting, an escalating fight? >> i think that's right, white house officials are saying, the president is not finished when it comes to this fut with bob corker. he believes it's a worthwhile battle.
not everyone shares that belief. there are many that believe the president is building bridges between another ally. the president is particularly frustrated right now, he's frustrated congress isn't moving forward more quickly with his legislative agenda, frustrated he's getting negative coverage about the crisis in puerto rico. with all of these things simmering in the background, to see someone like senator corker out there criticizing him so publicly, that's getting under the president's skin. >> thank you very much, sarah murray. >> it's a vote the president desperately needs. out front now, david gergen who served as adviser to four presidents. corker was rumored to be on the short list for vice president.
corker himself said he was on the short list for the secretary of state job. >> how significant is this battle for the president? >> i think particularly significant because of what corker represents. bob corker is a retiring senator, he will be gone before donald trump is gone, he will be gone at the end of next year. corker is someone who is very much a part of the establishment of the republican party, he was the mayor of chattanooga. he is someone who is the chairman of the senate foreign relations community. donald trump has feuded with this class before he said things about mitch mcconnell. he said things about lots and lots of senators. the very tree ole and i would point to the responses of senators like rob portman. that stuff matters, because to your point, this is a vote trump
needs. you can be as out sider as you want and rally the base, this is the senate that donald trump currently has, that's not going to be changing until the 2018 election. if he wants to get anything done between now and then, he has to deal with the corkers, the jeff flake and john mccain's of the world. what he's doing right now makes open warfare with them much more likely. >> when you have a two vote pad, you can't afford to not get along with them. he said, i don't think he appreciates when the president of the united states speaks, the impact it has around the world. corker has been more direct about this issue. right after charlottesville, he said this.
>> the president has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the confidence that he needs to demonstrate in order to be successful. >> david, when you see tweet storms like the ones we're seeing from the president, is the president fit for office. >> i think he's making a dumb mistake, engaging in a continuing fight with senator corker. senator corker has far more friends in congress than he does. he has far more respect. he's faster on his feet and funnier, and this is the fighted president is very unlikely to win, and it's coming -- and what's so odd about this, and is nuts, the president has decided to continue this fight on the eve of a very important time
during his presidency. he has to begin showing the public and his base that he can govern, that he can get things done. north korea is a major looming issue that has to be resolved. tax cuts are a major looming issue. senator corker is going to be pivotal to every one of those fights, the white house needs him more than corker needs them. it's been widely reported that what senator corker is saying in public is said frequently by republicans in private. not all -- the president still has good friends, has some out there. but the -- that makes a difference. >> the numbers are dwindling. >> chris, you know the thing is, corker has said positive things about the president, he supported him. he was one of the people that gave him standing credibility at a point where he didn't have a lot of it. here's senator corker just a
couple weeks ago. >> got a relationship that's very very strong. for people to try to act like there's daylight between us is just not true. >> corker not consistent either chris. who wins. >> remember, he's a republican senator trying to get along with the reason president, which i think most republican senators would do. i think this is a no win fight for donald trump. all you do is alienate all those votes you need. you can't alienate a dozen members of the republican senate conference and expect to get anything in your agenda done. i think he's cutting off his nose to spite his face. harvey weinstein fired in the wake of sex harassment allegations. why are democrats who have gotten a lot of cash from him and complimented him so publicly. staying quiet. the man on the 31st floor, i'm going to speak to the guest who
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>> this time last year, hillary clinton was bashing then fellow candidate don ald trump over his treatment of women, after the release of an access hollywood tape in which he was caught on a hot mike talking about grabbing women's genitals. >> donald trump goes after women's dignity and their self-worth. a hollywood heavyweight and major democratic donor, there's been no such backlash from clinton or obama. who also benefited from the movie mogul's support over the years, that silence hasn't gone unnoticed. with republicans like national committee chairman calling out what they view as hypocrisy. >> where's hillary clinton, where is she standing on this issue. she's been silent. her silence is deafening. >> donald trump jr. tweeting,
weird, hillary clinton has been really quiet about harvey weinstein. you would think she would be all over this. hagtd, what happened. weinstein has not just been a long time supporter of the clintons, the now former studio exec donated more than $650,000 to democrats since the late 90s, including a long list of candidates from obama to elizabeth warren. his activism, deep pockets and success on the big screen, the kind of track record that earned him praise. >> he is a wonderful human being, good friend and a powerhouse. >> a few of his old beneficiaries are turning on the movie mogul. >> i think what he did is awful. >> the democratic national committee which called the allegations deeply troubling plans to donate some $30,000.
they plan on donating the money weinstein has con contribute united statesed to many charities. earlier today, speaking on cnn, connecticut senator richard blumenthal encouraged his colleagues to use the money they got from weinstein to combat sexual assault and domestic violence. he donated the money he received to the connecticut charity to end violence. >> thanks to both of you for joining me. hillary clinton has a book signing event tonight in davis, california. let's hope she addresses the controversy, i do. she got $100,000 from him.
why haven't we heard from her, or the obamas, michelle used to refer to harvey weinstein as a wonderful human being and a good friend. >> i hope she does say something. i would imagine the moment a microphone is put before her. she will disavow what harvey weinstein did. i haven't seen any democrat come out to defend him, i don't think they will. it's so interesting when she does come out to talk about something, people can't wait to say, oh, hillary clinton just go away, why don't you just shut up, and then when she doesn't say anything, people are clamoring, why isn't she talking. i think she has earned the right to talk about what she pleases when she pleases. she doesn't owe anybody anything. president obama the same thing, if he's asked about it in a public forum, he will talk about it as well, i am just appalled. the rnc chair woman talked about
hypocrisy, let's talk about it, democrats did not elect a sexual predator to be in the white house. when republicans give back the millions and millions of dollars that the sexual predator in chief that is now in the white house has helped them raise, then we can have this conversation. >> just because you're saying, he did it so i can do it too. >> i understand where marimaria coming from, republicans are starting this food fight about republicans or democrats, i think that argument misses, is that this is a man who is a leading funder in the democratic party, and michelle obama said he was a good man, she's also the same person who sid, listening to donald trump makes her physically ill during the campaign. so it does -- now that judi dench has come out, meryl streep has come out opinion it would help, and i think it frankly stands in stark contrast that they haven't spoken out.
the leading woman in american politics on the democratic side, who accepted money from this man who has been now described as a predator and paid -- settled eight times in the last 30 years, it just -- it's deafening that she hasn't said anything yet, and she should. and so should the obamas whose daughter interned for this predator. they take as serious a responsibility as parents of daughters and the message we send our young women. it makes sense for us to hear something from them. >> isn't there something to be said for that? they all went on and on about women and women's causes, when it's something of a person that hits them directly or even their own daughter. you're saying -- when a microphone comes up to them, that's not leadership. >> here's the thing. >> when they went on and on about a all of these issues affecting women, and again, the man who is in the white house
attacking women and bragging about attacking women. one was the president of the united states, and the other was the 2016 democratic candidate running for president of the united states. they had public -- >> what are you saying, it's not okay for trump, but it is okay for harvey weinstein? >> no, i'm not -- absolutely not, i'm not saying that at all, what democrat who is in office who holds office who's running for office has said that what harvey weinstein did was okay, nobody? and the people who have accepted money from him who are in office or any of the committees they are giving that money back opinion here's another point i would like to make, okay? hillary clinton and president obama have had a history of working and passing policies that help empower women. republicans have not. and trump again in the white house -- >> there are moments where words matter. i want to play for you,
trump weighing in on this. you would think he would avoid it, absolutely not, he's fully embraced it. >> i've known harvey weinstein for a long time, i'm not at all surprised to see it. >> well, he says they were inappropriate. >> that's locker room. that's locker room. yeah. >> i mean, look, i -- i don't even want to comment on that, what we saw when roger ailes and bill o'reilly were called out for their miserable -- also predatory behavior was silence from the conservative side. i wrote an article saying, where are conservatives who say this behavior is inappropriate. it's refreshing to hear conservatives say it's represent
rehencible behavior. the political food fight doesn't matter, everyone needs to weigh-in against this. >> i agree completely. >> of course, let's go out on a limb here, i expect she will say something tonight. i have to leave it there, we'll see what happens. if it happens, it will happen in the next hour or so. >> officers were bursting through the shooter's hotel room door, this is the witness who was on the floor right below with this crucial change in time line tonight. he is our guest up front. we have some good news tonight. kim jong-un giving a mysterious family member a big promotion, as president trump continues to threaten north korea. who is the new power play in the regime tonight. for that you need dell technologies.
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attack against the security guard took place after the shooter shot at concert goers, now all of a sudden, six minutes before, means there was six minutes that we just don't know. could this have been stopped? tonight we're hearing from a man who was just feet away from the attack. floyd was staying one floor below where the gunman was opening fire on innocent acivilians, literally just one floor below. thank you for coming on to talk to us many obviously, i want to ask you, with this shift in the time line, i believe you were in your room at 9:59 which is when we learned the security guard approached the shooter's door and was shot, six minutes before the shooter started shooting at the crowd did you hear that first shot? >> no, i actually didn't. i had just picked up on the time line change earlier this evening myself. i was kind of thinking back, reflecting on that.
i don't recall hearing a single shot before the first set of gunfire went off. >> do you remember hearing any commotion in the hallways? do you remember anything like that that would have indicated help was coming? i know they were coming in on the several floors around the shooter, did you hear any of that? >> no, and i didn't even really hear them coming up the hallway until i actually tried to go out of my room and encountered the police officers. >> now, floyd. >> which would have been a few minutes into the actual 14509ing. >> the shooting itself, which we know now started at 10:05, you're still in your room. >> when did you realize these were gunshots and they were coming from where you were? >> it was not until probably the second to third volley of shots.
you know, the first shots went off -- i thought it was fireworks at the concert. looked out at the windows, didn't see anything, heard the sound again. this time it was echoing more in my windows, i thought, maybe it's something on top of the hotel. still couldn't see anything, i was -- that's when i -- shortly after that is when i went to leave my room, and encountered the police officers in the hallway. >> now, when those officers approached the gunman's room, obviously, they told you to go back in your room after the shooting, then they used an explosive to breach the door of the shooter, to get in there. you felt that? >> right. >> i felt the second breach. the first breach was on the end
of the unit beside mine the second breach was directly over me. it kind of rattled my apartment a little bit. it rattled my room a little bit. >> such a powerful explosion. well, thank you very much. i appreciate you taking the time to talk to us. we appreciate it. >> no problem. thank you. >> and now an update on a story we brought you last week from las vegas. robin agular was gravely wounded in the attack, shot near the spine. doctors feared he would never walk again. >> a lot of pain. definitely the waist down. getting back to my basic moments again, of walking. >> the doctor said you are a miracle. that's literally the words he used? >> yeah, that's what he told me. >> robert's family rushed to his
bedside. they were so grateful he would recover, and then in a surprise -- another visitor came to see robert that's jason aldean. he's a huge fan. he was speechless for a moment. not actually believing he met the country music star. he was so caring and his presence made robert's day, leaving her son smiling long afterward. the big good news tonight. robert was discharged today, and he is on his way home at this hour. next, as donald trump makes threats against north korea, kim jong un makes a move of his own. he's promoting a secret sister to his inner circle. what does this mean? and melania versus ivana. the two mrs. trumps at odds over
years. agreements made and mafr amount of money haven't work. agreements violated before the ink was dry. one thing will work. that of course is the operative line. kim jong-un making moves in his inner circle tonight. will riply is out front. >> reporter: the stakes have never been higher for north korea leader kim jong-un. an escalating conflict with u.s. president, donald trump. an accelerating nuclear program, defiant and threatening the world. at this critical time, only a handful of elite north koreans are believed to have the ear of their supreme leader. his younger sister, kim yo jung is one of them. >> she is the only sister by the same mother, this is clearly a blood relationship. >> reporter: since their father's funeral in 2011, kim
yo-jong has been buy her brother's side. >> she has become unparalleled in political figure in terms of influencing kim jong-un's decision. >> reporter: over the week, sta state need ya announced a -- a role once held by kim's aunt, kim jong-he who disappeared from public view after the murder of her husband. >> kim jong-un's aunt assumed a -- but his younger sister is perhaps at most, 30. it clearly shows she's on the fast track. >> reporter: also on the fast track, foreign minister, north korean diplomat who ridiculed president trump, calling him president evil in a fiery speech to the u.n. even threatening to test a
powerful nuclear weapon over the pavg. all of it experts say further consolidates kim's power. as he and his inner circle try to naft north korea through an intensify nuclear stand off with no end in sight. >> and will, we rarely hear about the women in kim jong-un's family. we saw these pictures of his wife earlier in september but really she's rarely seen in public. how powerful do you think his sister really is? >> reporter: it's interesting because you do see kim jong-un's sister alongside him in public much more erin. i saw her back in april at a ribbon cutting. i saw her last year sitting in a workers congress. she's right in the front row. she's an increasing powerful figure inside the government. there are rumors back in 2015 that she briefly took control of
running the country when kim jong-un was reportedly ill. that was never confirmed by pyongyang. many people believe she could be the number two most powerful figure in north korea right now being a remember of the kim family. kim jong-un's wife earlier this year gave birth to their third child. >> thank you very much. obviously that's significant as well when you think about where this goes in the future. next the former mrs. trump calling herself the first lady. and the current mrs. trump unable to hold back from fighting back. rge just slowly diminished and it was a great and empowering feeling. along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. chantix reduced my urge to smoke. when you try to quit smoking, with or without chantix, you may have nicotine withdrawal symptoms.
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so how is everyone? find your awesome with xfinity xfi and change the way you wifi. first wife versus first lady in fighting among the her rum. red one comment. it started with ivan that promoting her new book, raising trump. the book predicted back when the couple split. >> okay don't. but you write until i write my book. >> now it's written and the book tour has begun. ivan that describes how she talks to her ex, the president once every two weeks. >> i have the direct number to warehouse but i don't really wants to call him there because melania's there and i don't want to causefully kind of controversy because i'm
basically first trump wife. i'm first lady, okay. >> with that little joke about ivan that being first lady, the actually first lady erupted. melania plans to use her title and role to help children not sell books. there's clearly no substance to this statement from an ex, this is unfortunately only attention seeking and self-serving noise. melania certainly seem to be reacting. ♪ >> read one tweet, electoral yalt t.v. star and get the real house waivers housewives of trump planned. when ivan ya separated years ago it was a juicy story. once it was over they made a commercial together. >> it's wrong isn't it? >> like a true soul right. >> then it's a deal?
>> yes. >> if only the two wives and k share a pizza and exchange notes on a man they both said i do. jennie moe, cnn. new york. >> thanks for joining us, anderson's next. good evening we begin tonight with breaking news in the las vegas shooting that authorize -- a new time line including a substantially revised account the moments before the mass killing begin. cnn's kim is in vegas and joins us now. explain the new time line what the sheriff now says happened. >> reporter: anderson, just as you said this is a significant shift. up until now, our information was that the gunman of the 32nd floor of the mandalay hotel