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back. thanks for being with me this saturday. i'm fredericka whitfield. the jewish community remains in shock one week after 11 innocent lives were tragically taken inside a pittsburgh synagogue. this morning the squirrel hill community of pittsburgh came together to honor those victims with a pair of services. a private service for the congregation and another for all whoa are rallying around them. many are making the same trip their late friends and family made last saturday, entering the tree of life synagogue to pray. communities across the country also showing strength in numbers. last night congregations from coast to coast held special show up for shabbat services to honor the 11 victims. let's begin with cnn's alisyn camerota. alisyn was inside today for the service. it's been an emotional morning and people have shared their personal experiences with you.
>> reporter: fred, it's so true. no cameras were allowed inside beth shalom behind me. so i will just tell you what it was like when a thousand people filled the temple. we saw people of all denominations in there. this is the first service since the massacre in the tree of life synagogue. at 9:52 a.m. on the dot they paused for a moment of silence for one minute and 11 seconds to honor the beloved members of their congregation. for the first time we saw rabbi myers broke down publicly, hung his head and wept openly. you could hear other people sobbing throughout the temple. it was a sad and touching moment. yesterday rabbi myers brought us back to the synagogue, the scene of the crime where this
happened. he wanted to show us what this past week has been like for him and where he's getting his strength. >> these just showed up. we didn't put them here. they just showed up. >> reporter: they just organically showed up. and these are the names of the victims. >> and it just showed up. this is an outpouring of love. >> reporter: oh, my gosh. >> from countless people. i'm floored by the love. i don't know where the tents came from. these were here yesterday. >> reporter: is that right? >> the rain is coming in. somebody brought in tents. this is amazing. >> reporter: to shelter all of these stars. >> this was not done by the synagogue. we didn't do this. the community did this. i'm just amazed. amazed. >> reporter: what is it like for you to walk around here just six days after you ran for your life from this building? >> it was painful. it still is. it's painful. i mean, i know it's part of the grieving process. but, you know, i'm a witness.
i'm a victim. and i'm a survivor. and i'm also a pastor. i'm also human. and i stand here. and i'm in pain. >> reporter: are you scared when you see this building? >> no, i'm not scared. i'm angry. how dare you defile our holy space? what made you think you could ever do that? how would you feel if someone did that to your mother's house of worship? how would you feel? and those are questions he's going to have to deal with. >> reporter: you sense anxiety and fear from the community. >> yes. yes. they're afraid. >> reporter: they're afraid this is going to happen again? >> yes. >> reporter: you've been so stoical on national tv. you've given your message of love and to tone down the hate. do you have moments where you break down, or are you still on
adrenaline. >> a perfect example, after the last funeral today, it was the last one, i appreciate the fact that we have a contemplative garden. i sat down and cried like a baby. i couldn't stop. i thought the procession was waiting for any. i couldn't stop. it just came out. i haven't held it in me nonstop. this was the last funeral. and every time i do one, particularly, for me, because i'm a cantor, when i chant the memorial prayer, it takes a piece of my soul away. and i have no more left to give. my tank is empty. >> reporter: and so what do you say to your congregants who say, why, how does this happen, how does god let this happen? >> i don't believe god lets this stuff happen. humans have a choice. and this person made this choice. to me, god is the one that i turn to when i have the
strength, to say, god, give me strength to get through this. that's what i do, every moment of every day, give me strength. somehow god does. i never thought i would see the horror of this, ever. >> reporter: show me what stands out to you. when you come here to look at this outpouring of the community. >> it's the sheer immensity of love. it gives me hope, because it reminds me, there are so many good people. and this gives me strength to say hate will never win. >> reporter: so, fred, one of the things we've learned about rabbi myers is that he does not shy away from frank discussions. and he had one with the 1,000 people inside the temple today. many of them were vocal critics of his decision to welcome president trump and the first family with open arms at the tree of life synagogue.
and what the rabbi said is that that's what the bible teaches us to do, to welcome the stranger with open arms. but he did have a message for president trump and he wanted him to know, he said, hate speech leads to hateful actions. he told him, quote, stop the hate speech. only love and respect, he said, can stop hate. he wanted to deliver that message directly to president trump and when he shared that with the congregation, the congregation broke into applause. >> and that's interesting, because, alisyn, because the president and the rabbi had time for a private conversation. the rabbi said he didn't want to divulge too much of what they talked about, but perhaps this was some of the messaging that took place between the two men speaking. >> reporter: that's exactly right. he said again today that they had more private conversation and he wasn't going to divulge all of it but he felt it was important for the thousand people inside here to know that he delivered that message to
president trump. now, he says whether or not the recipient of that message hears it, that's not really up to him. but as a rabbi, it's his duty to deliver that message. >> being a messenger. all right, alisyn camerota, thank you so much, from pittsburgh, really appreciate that. as pittsburgh copies with that tragic synagogue massacre, we're following another deadly shooting, in florida, where a gunman opened fire in a yoga studio in tallahassee last night, killing two people and injuring five more before turning the gun on himself. cnn's dianne gallagher has been following this. i understand the people in this yoga studio tried to fight back. >> they fought for their lives. you think of the peace, relaxation in a yoga studio. people say the students in the class attempted to take him
down, they tried to fight back. according to officers, though, by the time they got there, he had turned the gun on himself and killed himself, 40-year-old scott bierly. they're working to figure out the connection between him and that yoga studio. he shot six people, pistol whipped one other. two people died, nancy van vessem and maura binkley, both associated with the nearby university. we've seen a hospice pick out about how wonderful nancy van vessem. maura's sorority called her brave, bold, and kind.
>> i know this has touched and shocked to many in the community, and really in a state that has been dealing with so much in this past year in terms of, you know, mass shootings from parkland, you know, to orlando more than a year ago, and then of course earlier this year jacksonville. so all of this taking place, i mean, you know, while you've got these campaigns that are in full speed right now, just days ahead of the midterms. how do these candidates handle it? >> the fact that this happened in it tallahassee i think provided -- made it even more serious, because andrew gillum is the mayor of tallahassee. he's running as the democratic candidate to be governor. of course rick scott is a governor. his governor's mansion is located in tallahassee as well, he's running as the republican nominee to be senator. both of them went immediately to tallahassee, pausing campaign activities at that point. andrew gillum was at a show up for shabbat service in south
florida when he got word of the shooting and came out there. he did go back into his campaign mode a little bit ago and he said, after speaking to some of the victims in the hospital, both rick scott and andrew gillum went together last night to do that, he said one woman was shot nine different times. another woman had a bullet that went straight through her body. he said one of them pulled him aside and said, you've got to do something about this gun violence. again, that was today back on the campaign trail. rick scott had events that were scheduled this morning, but he has not attended those, it appears he's abstaining right now. they do not know what connected him to this yoga studio, law enforcement is still investigating, working this through. two people remain in the hospital now. >> keep us posted on the investigation. thank you so much, dianne gallagher. coming up, president trump isn't slowing down. with just three days now until midterms, he's criss-crossing
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>> the democrats want to invite caravan after caravan. republicans want strong voters, no drugs, no gangs. and we want no caravans, thank you. i think they overplayed their hand on this one, folks. because between justice kavanaugh and the caravans, you people are energized. >> the president in montana, as you just saw with air force one, landing where democratic senator jon tester is neck and neck with republican matt rosendale. cnn's jeff zeleny is there. the president has said he loves airports and hangars because it's easy landing and the crowd is there and then he picks up and moves on to the next location. what is likely the message there in belgrade? >> reporter: fredericka, you're seeing the trump show here live.
air force one just landed here. this is exactly what his supporters are seeing. as you said, he likes to do this. it's why he's flying all over the country. but this is the fourth time that president trump has visited montana since july. that underscores how important he believes this senate race is. he is taking it as one of his personal goals of this midterm election season to try and defeat jon tester. of course democratic senator jon tester running for his third term in the u.s. senate, facing a credible challenge here largely because president trump has decided to engage so much in this race. montanans have never seen a u.s. president visit so much as president trump has. we'll see if that actually results in a win on tuesday. despite the excitement, you can see the crowd cheering as he's about to step off air force one, most people here have already voted. more than two-thirds of montana voters have mailed in their
ballots. so these rallies certainly drive attention and the president is trying to get any trump supporters who voted for him in 2016 to come out and vote if they have not already done so. as the president tries to nationalize this race, talking about judge kavanaugh, talking about immigration, jon tester and other democrats are trying to localize this race, talking about health care, talking about access to public lands. so we will see which argument wins out. fredericka, watch tuesday night to see if jon tester wins or loses, it will largely depends on the president's strength and it will determine if he has the ability to do something other presidents have not, and that is encourage voters to go to the polls for someone other than themselves. so i a very close race here. the president travels from here to florida and continues campaigning tomorrow and monday, fredericka.
>> jeff zeleny, thank you so much. we'll continue to monitor the president's comments. meantime president trump will finish the day with a rally this evening in pensacola, florida, a state where there is a bitter battle. democrat andrew gillum is neck and neck with republican ron desantis. cnn's boris sanchez is there. boris, floridians saw obama yesterday who was really trying to set the record straight and also encourage the vote, people to get out and vote. and now trump will be right on his heels. and pence, the vice president, will also be there. what is the likely message? >> reporter: hey there, fred. we'll likely here the president say what he's said before, confirming justice kavanaugh to the supreme court, fighting the press, all the lines that
energize his supporters. it's no surprise he's coming to pensacola in the florida panhandle in the closing days of the election. his eyes will certainly be attached to that gubernatorial race you mentioned between ron desantis and andrew gillum. it encapsulates the broader picture of where these two parties stand now. desantis was an underdog in the primary fight. he faced a republican, an establishment figure in andrew putnam who he ultimately beat with that infamous commercial showing his children building a toy wall. andrew gillum could be seen as the kind of candidate the democrats want to run in 2020, a bernie sanders style progressive who they believe can bring out minorities, latinos, african-americans, young people. if he can succeed in florida, it will give democrats a lot of
confidence moving forward to 2020. right now both candidates are neck and neck with desantis squeezing in some late momentum among independents and republicans. let's not forget that the president recently has been bashing the tallahassee mayor, gillum, calling him a thief, suggesting he has ties to a fbi investigation. that could potentially play into tuesday's vote. we know the president is watching because he's often called florida his second home. >> all right, boris sanchez there in pensacola, we'll be checking in with you, thanks so much. so president trump not only ramping up his rhetoric on the campaign trail but also in campaign ads, as he tries to sway the election to republicans. here is one of his more controversial ads, where he tries to make the indication that the election is a choice between what he says is jobs, not mobs. >> the lowest unemployment rate since december of 1969. the american economy is on fire. >> it's on fire like it was in
the '60s. >> tell them they're not welcome. >> they go low, we kick them. >> with me now, dave jacobson, a democratic strategist. also john thomas, a republican consultant. thanks, good to see both of you. okay, so that ad among others really raising a whole lot of eyebrows. you know, john, we heard from president obama yesterday who said this fearmongering, you know, is not acceptable, and it's not american, says obama. but might it also be effective to secure the votes that trump is hoping to do? >> it might be effective, and that's the business that dave and i are in, is making sure that we win elections. at this point, honestly, television advertising has a
very limited impact. unless it's shocking, grabs attention. and trump is going back to the classics that got him elected through a primary in 2016 and elected in a general election, and that is immigration is the number one issue in the republican electorate. and of course reminding republicans of how they're better off economically. fredericka, i think that's what it's going to take, is trump, not just at these rallies making that case, but throttling his base, to say, you have to vote, there is something actually at stake and don't just be complacent. >> so dave, different messages about a lot at stake. and fear, or trying to imply that, you know, choosing one might elicit mob behavior. i mean, you know, is it at all -- is the message, at all costs, whatever it takes to get your vote? >> do the ends justify the means. that ad underscores the
political terrorism that donald trump has incited. that's precisely why that kind of rhetoric and behavior that you see in that ad is why there were pipe bombs sent to donald trump's enemies, to news outlets. it's how he stokes fear and paranoia and anxiety across this country. it's clearly not working because the polls show he's going to lose the house, there's an enormous tsunami-like blue wave coming, and now he's just trying to hold the senate. >> john, you look at that ad, some of those images, that's not the hope, that's not the inspiration of america that you would hope would get out the vote. >> well, you have to make the case. you have to make the contrast in campaign messaging, fredericka. all of the clips that he put in that last ad that you showed are actually real life scenarios. the clip of maxine waters saying you push back. the economic story is a real
one. you have to convince voters, particularly your base, that there is something that will be lost. >> but there is no context. there isn't any context. and so it really is just imagery that frightens people. >> well, look. we use -- we use contrast and fear all the time to persuade voters, both democrats and republicans do that. i think in the 30-second spot, you can't have an academic dialogue about public policy. but you can remind voters of events, very iconic events, that people have already seen but might have forgotten about. i think that's what he's trying to do in the advertising. >> interesting. dave, let's contrast the president's message with the message of former president barack obama in florida. >> in the closing weeks of this election we've seen repeated attempt to divide us with rhetoric designed to make us anger and make us fearful. it's designed to exploit our
history of racial and ethnic and religious division. that pits us against one another and makes us believe that order will somehow be restored if it just weren't for those folks who don't look like we look or don't love like we love or pray like we do. >> so, dave, does that exemplify, intellectual arguments can be made in 30 seconds, whether you're stumping, on a platform, or on a campaign ad. you can do that in 30 seconds. >> you absolutely can. as an ad maker who runs a campaign firm, we do that every day for our candidates. fred, the reality is president obama versus president trump is reflective of a past microcosm that we saw in 2017 with the gubernatorial race between ralph northam and ed gillespie. ed gillespie ran a trump-like
campaign, engaging in fearmongering, trying to divide the state of virginia. and ralph northam won by a whopping nine points, won with african-americans, won with women, one with young people. democrats are poised to take the house and are leading in key battleground states like arizona and nevada. democrats kyrsten sinema and jackie rosen are leading republicans. >> john? >> look, here is the issue. this is the issue. the last year and a half since trump has been president, it's not been a positive message. it's been a resist message. every policy proposal that the republicans and donald trump has made whether it was health care or tax reform, the democrats' message is negative, you are going to die if this goes through. democrats are not making this positive. >> john, the republicans have the majority in the house and the senate. >> i understand that. but what i'm saying is the
democrats are not running on a hope and change platform. they're running a resist and a mob platform. so to basically sit on the high ground and say democrats are making an obama positive argument isn't the case. >> it was the president who brought up the mob stuff. okay. >> right, democrats are running on protecting people with preexisting conditions, for expanding access to health care, to lower costs, to pass compassionate immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship that protects dreamers. that's what democrats are running on. donald trump is running a scorched earth campaign. >> we'll leave it there for now, see you soon, 72-ish hours before election day, give or take a couple of hours. don't miss "cnn prime time" tomorrow night starting with "anderson cooper 360," it all starts tomorrow evening, 7:00 eastern. first you'll see victor and christie from d.c. talking
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welcome back. the immigration debate is playing out in elections across the country. but maybe none more than in the state of texas, the state which shares a 1,200-mile border with mexico. president trump's anti-immigration stance has become his driving message as he campaigns across the country. >> these caravans and illegal migrants are drawn to our country by democrat-backed laws and left-wing judicial rulings.
we're getting rulings that are so ridiculous, so bad, that writing the laws, can't do that, collectively known, as an example, catch and release. it's a disgrace that we have to put up with it. these policies lead to the release of illegal aliens into our communities after they've been apprehended. we're not releasing anymore. big change, as of a couple of days ago. we're going to no longer release. we're going to catch. we're not going to release. >> all right. here with me right now, texas democrat and member of the house armed services committee, congressman mark vessy, good to see you, congressman. so you are running for reelection in texas' 33rd district. do you see immigration as a marriage concern as you talk and stump with voters? >> of course, with us being a
border state, and the dallas-ft. worth economy being an -- immigration being such a crucial part of the dallas-ft. worth economy. immigration has helped us with job growth. it's a big concern. i have families that live here in north texas that i represent that they fear deportation. it's a very big issue. not only that, the local businesses will tell you that we don't have the workforce that we need, that without immigrants, then we're lost, and our economy actually suffers. so what i think the president needs to do, instead of all of this rhetoric and all of these political stunts and what have you that he's talking about, if he's serious about doing something about immigration and caravans, what he needs to do is bring congress back, tell us to come back, and write and pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill now. that's the real solution. the military and all these other things that he's talking about
is completely ridiculous and just, again, a political stunt. if he's serious about doing something about this, bring us back and ask us to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill. the business community wants it. groups like the u.s. chamber of commerce, and the immigrant groups and families like i just talked about that i represent, they want to see a bill passed. let's get something done and stop all this talking. >> what are you hearing, what are your constituents hearing, when the president uses language like "invaders" or "caravan threatening our borders," that u.s. troops need to be on the border, and by the way, reportedly the pentagon says no to the use of u.s. troops to enforce domestic law. however, we have seen that there are troops that have arrived on the border, as the president promised, to help install barricades and assist with security. translation, when you see these images, when your constituents see the images, when they hear
the language the president has been using, what do you discern? what do your constituents discern in all of this? >> people are frustrated, because, again, people know this is the president and him trying to pull political stunts, that he's trying to stoke his base and get them triggered. we saw that with the racist video that was released earlier of the guy in the courtroom. it was a willie horton-esque type ad. people are sick and tired of it. the one thing the american public has stated over and over, and what i'm hearing from people here in dallas-ft. worth, we want republicans and democrats to work together to pass a solution, to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill and get something done. we're tired of the politics. we're tired of the talk. we want to see something done. trying to make people not like their neighbors and pit person against person, this sort of
us-versus-them type of america that trump is trying to create with these videos and his rhetoric isn't getting us anywhere. that's what i'm hearing over and over. >> finally, do you believe that where you stand on immigration, not just you, you know, as you run again, you know, to secure your seat, but others who are running, where one stands on immigration, is that going to dictate, you know, the outcome of this race? because the president is spending, putting most of his capital on the issue of immigration and not the economy. will the same be seen in your race and others in terms of where you stand on immigration, whether it will secure, you know, your reelection or not? >> i think that the president has done and said so many things, whether it's immigration or things that are dealing with a host of other topics that are so bizarre, so inflammatory, filled with lunacy, that people want a new congress that's going
to push back against a lot of things that they've heard over the last two years. democrats, i believe, will take back the house. people are going to take all of this into consideration, a lot of things they've seen, and that it's going to be a good night for democrats because of that. and i hope the president realizes what he's done. he has absolutely hurt his party with just the crazy things that he's said and done and with the just ridiculous tweets that we've read over the last two years. it's out of control. and it needs to stop. >> congressman marc veasey, thank you so much, appreciate it. we have invited republicans to join us on the air in this push toward midterms, but thus far we have not received any yeses. still ahead, lots of stars are hitting the campaign trail in the peach state. the hotly contested georgia governor's race is attracting big names from hollywood and
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polls show the race for governor of georgia is about has close as it can get. it's attracting national attention. president trump visits georgia tomorrow to campaign for republican candidate brian kemp. and democrat stacey abrams has some big names supporting her bid to become the nation's first african-american female governor. cnn's kaylee hartung reports on the state of the race. >> this tuesday, i believe, may be the most important election of our lifetime. >> reporter: in the final days of georgia's contentious governor's race. >> i'm kind of a big deal too. >> reporter: the leading candidates bringing unprecedented star power to the
state. >> i've been watching what's been going on down here. y'all about to make some history down here. >> reporter: stacey abrams and brian kemp are deadlocked in the polls. early voting ended friday with a record number of ballots cast, more than double the amount at the same point in the last midterm election. >> i'm very, very excited that we are getting the national attention that we're getting, because i hope that it's actually encouraging the local people to be involved. >> i have my vote shirt on and i'm going to do it today. >> reporter: these big names continue the campaign-long mission, appeal to the candidates' polarized bases. >> let me make you a promise. with president trump in the white house and brian kemp in the statehouse, we will never abolish i.c.e. >> you can't think there's anything proper about ripping
immigrant children from their mother's bosoms at the border. >> reporter: georgia's race has garnered national attention over claims that kemp is suppressing voter access, putting more than 50,000 registrations on hold in his capacity as secretary of state. kemp's office says the reg registrants, nearly 70% of them african-americans, will be able to vote if they bring the proper i.d. >> everybody says if it's done in numbers too big to tamper with, it cannot be suppressed and cannot be denied. >> reporter: vice president pence leaning on familiar lines of attack, saying abrams is out of touch with georgia. >> i got a message for all of stacey abrams' liberal hollywood friends. this ain't hollywood. this is georgia. >> reporter: what's notable is not just who is delivering these pointed messages but where.
abrams' surrogates in the metro atlanta area where they hope to motivate first time voters, and kemp's campaign concentrating on the rural areas. >> she is not qualified. >> reporter: trump has voiced his opinion from afar. sunday, he'll do it on peach state soil. kaylee hartung, cnn, atlanta. and we'll be right back. got directions to the nightclub here.
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wounded in the attack in the capital of kabul, according to the u.s.-backed coalition. reports indicate that attacker was a member of the afghan national defense and security forces who was immediately killed by other afghan forces. a brooklyn man has been arrested and charged with a hate crime for anti-semitic messages found in a new york synagogue on thursday. james polite is also charged with criminal mischief and graffiti. police say his messages were on four floors of the union temple in brooklyn. mayor bill de blasio calls the incident deeply disturbing to all new yorkers. alec baldwin has had another run-in with the law. polo sandoval has more. >> reporter: alec baldwin stayed quiet as he walked out of a police precinct on friday. known for his "snl" portrayal of president trump was charged with assault. he punched a 49-year-old man during a fight over a parking
spot. this isn't the first time baldwin finds himself in trouble with the law or making headlines. in 2014, baldwin was arrested for bicycling on the wrong side of the road. the short-tempered actor has been seen getting into scuffles with paparazzi. in 2007 he was heard on a voicemail recording hurling insults at his ex-wife kim basinger and his daughter. >> i don't give a damn that you're 12 years old or 11 years old or that you're a child. >> reporter: his behavior has attracted criticism from conservatives. mike huckabee took a sarcastic jab at baldwin, the president's son calling baldwin a piece of garbage. earlier this year the president called baldwin's impersonation of him terrible and agonizing. >> who was arrested? >> alec baldwin. >> i wish him luck.
>> reporter: friday evening, baldwin took to twitter denying the allegations, calling them false. the actor wrote, i realize it has become a support to tag people with as many negative charges and defaming allegations as possible for the purposes of click-bait entertainment. fortunately no matter how reverberating the echoes, it doesn't make the statements true. polo sandoval, cnn, new york. thanks for joining me. the news continues with anna can a -- ana cabrera after a short break. first, this week's turning point. >> 19 years old, 85 pounds. i first had some issues with gr 1997, it was found that i had ovarian cancer. i had an amputation in march of 1998. i wanted to be able to exercise again. running was not an option.
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hello, you're live in the cnn newsroom. i'm ana cabrera in new york. three days until the midterms, and president trump is putting all of his energy into the state t s the republicans need him most. today he's in montana and he has six more stops until election day. while the president has been talking about