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They may show you his pictures, and repeat his name so much that it will become as well known as other mass murderers, whose names you probably remember we hope history does not remember this killer's name, and we won't be saying it or showing you his photo in the hour ahead. Instead, we wanna take a few moments to focus on those who really matter on the eleven people who live good and decent lives who are loved by family and friends and who leave behind them broken hearts and happy memories. Daniel Stein was killed on Saturday. He was retired. And according to his son didn't require much his son said, he was a simple, man. His nephew says he had a dry sense of humor. He was deeply loved and will be deeply missed Daniel Stein. We will remember Joyce Feinberg was a former researcher at the university. Pittsburgh who treated her PHD students like family, we're told her late husband taught at CMU just down the road from tree of life. Those who knew her say she had a huge personality that lit up the room Joyce Feinberg. Let us remember let us also remember, Richard Gottfried. He was sixty five and had a dental practice with his wife. He was Jewish. She was Catholic. They counseled other interfaith couples at her church about what to expect Bernice and Sylvan Simon were married at tree of life sixty two years ago, imagined that Sylvan Simon was retired accountant Bernice was a nurse. Neighbor says that she loved classical music and devoted time to charitable work charitable causes. They were always ready to help set a neighbor and always with a big smile, Bernice and Sylvan Simon they died as they lived together. We will remember them Jerry Rabinowitz was a longtime area doctor who's being remem-. For treating all kinds of patients with kindness and compassion. Particularly those with HIV aids at a time when fear of the virus was running high patient wrote he often held our hands without rubber gloves and always always hugged us as we left his office. Another called him the sorta doctor who sent you on your way feeling better in all respects reports. Are he was shot as he rushed to help wounded congregants Jerry Rabinowitz, his patients remember, and so we'll we Melvin waxes sister says that she always used to kid him that he should have been a rabbi. Instead, he was a dedicated congregation attending Schule on Fridays and Saturdays. He would always be the first to arrive. She said always in a good mood always full of jokes. Melvin wax. We will remember Irving younger was agreed or with a handshake and a smile. He wants uses a realtor he helped people find a seat a friend says he was the kinda. Guy who'd walk down the street and say hi to everyone. He saw and served him. Well, at one local cafe where he liked to go no surprise, perhaps he made himself the greeter there as well version younger. We will remember David NC. So Rosenthal were called tree of lives ambassadors because they were always there both had special needs. Both were inseparable everyone around. Here knew them. I'm told Kanter at a nearby temple called see soul, the kindest soul, you would ever meet. She calls him the embodiment of the community. Another acquaintance says his laugh was infectious. David. He said was so kind the two he said looked out for one another and in return their community, treasured them, David NC, so Rosenthal brothers in life and in death. We will remember and and last, but certainly not least in anyone's thoughts tonight is rose Mallender. She was ninety seven years old and lived or whole life in this state visited her daughter. Andrea earlier today, she was womb. Nded is recovering in the hospital surrounded by family and friends, who smile and laugh and shed tears when they talked about rose booby as she was known in her family rose live for her children, and for her grandchildren. She was they said a pillar of the community and of the congregation vibrant full of life moments ago for family gave CNN this statement to booby family was everything they said, she knew her children, grandchildren and her great grandchild better than they knew themselves. She retained or sharp wit humor. And intelligence till the very last day. We will miss her presence and her company greatly rose. We will remember so many people to remember writer on this program who grew up just four blocks from here. New many of those names he went to bar mitzvahs at tree of life and scout troop meetings and weddings as well. He remembers what it was like to be a kid in. Pittsburgh's biggest Jewish community. He says it was hard to believe that the whole rest of the wh. Wasn't Jewish too. When you're growing up here wasn't happy as well. Didn't also live on tree lined streets. Where everyone knew everyone else, squirrel hill was then and is now a special part of this city in this country, not just because of its Jewish population. You walk three blocks from here and you'll you'll come to the local J C C, which is right across the street from the the six six Presbyterian church whose members swung into action after the shooting. Here squirrel hill is home to members of every major faith. It's home to medical professionals from all around the world who rushed to the scene to treat the wounded or receive them at nearby hospitals. It's home just two blocks from here to the zone four police station whose officers risk their lives to save other. Some were wounded it was home just a five minute walk from here to Fred Rogers. Mister Rogers himself who wants said at times like these. We should look for the helpers. This literally is mister Rogers neighborhood is the mayor said to me squirrel hill is a neighborhood of helpers tree. The of life was and is and will be congregation of helpers yet Saturday morning in the building behind me one or man decided that the men and women worshiping inside were instead the enemy ninety seven year old woman was his enemy a husband and wife married in nineteen fifty six and still in love. We're his enemy Dr reach out HIV patients. When others looked away was his enemy. It's obvious asked. Why someone would think like this why someone would kill like this? But there is no answer to that question that ever truly makes sense or makes the hurt or the heartache go away today the alleged killer made his first quarter appearance in wall as we said, we're not going to be showing his face or saying his name. We will be taking a close look at what may have motivated him. And we'll do the same as well. The alleged Cheryl bomber who also was in court today, even as another of his alleged package bombs turned up again targeting CNN, this time in Atlanta, the third bomb sent to CNN what both men have in common along with their shared role in these horrible. Few days is an tippety for billionaire. George Soros, who is a donor to liberal causes and a holocaust survivor himself. He is Jewish and a frequent target of the far right, including some members of congress. This isn't that our Zona Republicans suggesting that Soros was behind the violence in Charlottesville. Now, look at the background. George Soros is one of those people actually helps, you know, back these individuals who is he. I think he's from Hungary Jewish, and I think he turned in his own people to the Nazis. Well, keep him on that last bit. Of course, is ally ally in a slur more recently things took on a new dimension. When someone it's unclear who came up with the idea of building a different conspiracy theory around Soros one linking him to the migrant caravan. Here's a tweet from Republican congressman Matt gates quote footage in Honduras, giving cash to women and children to join the caravan and storm the US border at election time Soros question, Mark. Let's investigate the source. There's no evidence to support. That's insinuation yet. A day later at a rally in Montana. The president seemed to pick up on it. The one thing they stick together. But they wanted that caravan. And there are those say that caravan didn't just happen. It didn't just happen. A lot of reasons that caravan four thousand people. It didn't just happen. He said didn't just happen. A few days later. George Soros got a pipe bomb in the mail and a few days after that after calling for national unity. The president was chuckling along with calls to lock Soros up. The called Blois. They like they like the globe globe too. I like the globe do, but we have to take care of people. We have to globalists. The word globalist might not mean anything special to you. And perhaps it doesn't either to the president, however to white supremacists. And anti-semites the word means Jew, and has for many years presidents have known this which is why they don't say things like this clearly meant something to the alleged synagogue shooter synagogue shooter who actually attacked President Trump for being in his view, a secret globalist sympathizer, posting in the social media side gab writing Trump is a globalist not a nationalist. He then went onto rail against Jews using a slur. We won't use the word infestation his posting showed an obsession with George Soros. With the Hebrew immigrant. Aides aside and your highest and a hatred for the immigrant caravan. So whether the president knew what he was saying the alleged gunman certainly heard something that resonated in this came on top of plenty of other scary talk from the president and others about that migrant caravan. And the Democrats want to invite caravan empty caravan of illegal aliens. They want to sign them up for free healthcare free welfare free education for the right to vote. They want to sign him for the right to vote. What's that? That was Friday. The president describing a group of people thousand miles away from the nearest port of entry several thousand miles from Pittsburgh threat to no one, but for the alleged gunman it apparently was all too much his last pose reads, I can't sit by and watch. My people got slaughtered. Screw your optics going in today with the country struggling to cope the president again called for unity. He also tact the press and weighed in again on that caravan tweeting, this is an invasion of our country. And our military is waiting for you. Now when you hear all the time from the president's supporters to take him seriously, but not literally maybe for rational reasonable people who aren't antisemitic and don't believe conspiracy theories. That's good advice. Perhaps it's better if we all dial back the heat on the left and the right to not call us. Former attorney general Eric Holder did for kicking opponents when they're down to not harass Republicans in restaurants, and it's true. There never is enough. Civility to go row. Around that said when Bernie Sanders supporter opened fire and Republican congressman the center did not control the bully pulpit. The president does and he was not filling the airwaves with heated rhetoric. Violent imagery conspiracy theories the president may chafe and not being able to say anything that pops into his head. What he should know is that people are listening and were some are acting on what they hear joining us. Now is triple life's rabbi. Jeffrey Meyers also the mayor Pittsburgh Bill to do. Thank you both for being with us. Some SARS interested senses. Rabbi you are preparing a funeral tomorrow. The first of what will be several funerals. What? What are you thinking about saying what is going through your your heart on your head tonight? It's not a day to show anger. It's not a data show bitterness. It's data syllabi the lives of two wonderful decent human beings in for granted to that. They were in our lives. And that's what this all the funerals will be about your the tomorrow. It's the brothers who. I mean, everybody talks about them as being I mean, everybody seems to have known them. They were the sweetest most wonderful people, you could no not a an ounce of hate in whatsoever. And you know, if you just sit and wonder why this could happen. We're not going to find the answers we need to just turn to what was good about them. And be able to say with gratitude, we're so glad they were in our lives at all there. How are you are you dealing with? This was leader of the best weekend. We have priorities that we want to be able to take care of the first is to the families of the victims. We start with funerals. Tomorrow continue all the way through Friday, making sure that the families have everything that they need we spend that out to those that have been wounded trying to get them out of the hospitals by the end of this week, making sure their families have everything they need so way, we do things in Pittsburgh. We take care of one another. And then we look at the Jewish community. Itself. And we looked there ways to be able not only to show support but to build bonds that will last long after this. And we think ahead about how we can take something that is so horrific in find goodness in use those few little. Reza blight to be able to create something here in Pittsburgh that will help to radicchio hate that will stop the use of terms of hatred and bigotry in the public discourse on a daily basis in put it back into the basement where belongs. Do you have any doubt that that some rhetoric that has been used over the last that has entered public life in a way that we haven't seen in quite a while that that has had an impact words matter if you take a drop of die and put it into a glass of water. It turns the color of the water when you put words of hatred out in a place, where those words had been hidden in the United is being words that were not acceptable in you allow that to be come acceptable. Then you allow the next steps to occur. The next steps were there's violence against people walking down the street. The next steps were there's graffiti being written on walls, the next steps where somebody enters into a place that is so sacred where people go to find sanctuary in peace with God in somebody feels that is. The way that they won't express their hatred with murder. Yes, words matter. Rabbi I'd wanna make you relive what happened Saturday morning, but how quickly did you realize something terrible was happening. I'd never heard live gunfire in my life before. Initially within the first few minutes of our service starting there was a crash type of Senate. I thought is the many others that one of the middle coat racks in our lobby had fallen that prep. Someone was falling grabbed onto it and ganked it down then within say, another ten seconds. The next volley came again rapid succession, and well, I didn't have any experience in. It was just some good instinct told me this is not something good. This is semi automatic weapon. Fire. And so I'd say within fifteen seconds. I knew this is a serious situation. And did you see the you saw this person? Never never. I never saw the person I made it out at the sanctuary before. My immediately told the congregation to drop on the floor. Do not sound don't move. We have heavy wooden pews three inches. Thick oak. Flow to provide some modicum of protection the people who are near the front of the sanctuary. The several that near the front like quickly escorted them up the stairs out through one of the back doors of the sanctuary into the labyrinth of our buildings that funding exit door find closet, if you've closet lock yourself in and say to the police come and get you in turn to see about the remaining eight people in the rear of the sanctuary. And what could I do? I saw that hurt at that moment. The gunfire the volume is increasing. And I knew that if I would move forward. Another one hundred fifty feet towards the sanctuary that. There was nothing. I could do with that point because it was just too dangerous situation. So I left the sanctuary one of those people visited today she survived. The other seven were slaughtered in my sanctuary, and I live with that for the rest of my life because Well, I I know I couldn't have done something. I still wonder gee, could have done something you call one. Yeah. The minute. I got through there called nine one one was on the phone with them for twenty minutes as I sought shelter for myself 'cause I the exit envisioned a new was not as safe exit because of the proximity of the shooter as a person of faith. How does one? Face this. How does I mean, how does does one make sense of it? As a person faith. What is it? I don't know. I my faith. My faith tells me it wasn't some divine plan with God in a control room pushing buttons saying I'm gonna send. I'm gonna send a shooter into tree of life in slow all of these people that that God's the one I turn to at moments like this to say give me strength. Give me in Spiratou to help lead. My flood through this difficult time. Mayor. I think you'd said something to the Washington Post about the president that you shouldn't visit wall burials are still taking place. The the the president has for planning on coming tomorrow. If you smoked them. Do you have a message to them? Well, we we did try to get the message out to the White House that our priority. Tomorrow is the first funeral. We'll be using public resources in order to be able to have adequate public safety at the site to be able to use public safety to for the procession and also to be able to make sure that will still be at our schools are synagogues the J C C and other large Jewish institutions having that I do believe that it would be best to put the attention on the families and this week, and if he were to visit choose a different time to be. Able to do it. Our focus is city will be on the families and the outreach that they'll need this week in the support that they'll need to get through it. Once we get past that then I think there's the opportunity for presidential doesn't rabbi spoke with as I said I spoke with roses family in the hospital. I mean, what an extraordinary family. They are just they'd so many stories about hurting ninety seven years old, she'd attended this synagogue for I believe it was sixty years. She said she was married for fifty years. She just sounds like an incredible pillar of this of this community. She was and we had this really wonderful thing partway through the service in many faith services. They're responsive readings in English. It was one that was hers that she owned, and we get that part of the service. I would just announce into look at rose and smile. And she would lead in the ironic thing is the responsive reading that. She led the prefer peace. How do you know how goes can? I don't wanna put you on and off the top of my head in the English. After these pets days, my mind is just a jumble. I don't think I could remember the prayer for peace prayer for peace over remember it in the car the minute. I believe it's fitting, and I'll look it up later tonight hit everybody else. Does rabbi. Thank you so much. Thank you, really think. Kipness from your. Thank you so much. I'm sorry. It's under this. We'll get through. Yeah. It's strong community. Coming up next the CEO of high us on what his group really does. And what it's done for decades to help immigrants become Merican 's later more helpers from from this neighborhood people who save lives in the crucial moments after the shooting more from from Pittsburgh. We'll be right back. Tired of spending hundreds of dollars for prescription glasses. Our friends at Zanny optical, operate huge variety of high quality stylish frames and state of the art optics. Starting just six ninety five. You can get multiple frames with this great pricing for less than one pair. Elsewhere start building your eyewear wardrobe from the comfort of your own home at Zanny dot com. With the latest trends in eyewear available in hundreds of frame styles and materials there isn't a better way to change it up for every season. Plus is any offers prescription sunglasses that incredible prices visits any today at Xeni dot com slash CNN. That's z dot com slash CNN. Chirpy? We're not going to utter the name of the man authorities say was responsible for all that's going on around me for all the hurt that we have witnessed in the short time that that we have been here today. Sadly, he left us a kind of roadmap to the hatred. He has inside on the social media website where he posted time, and again or senior investigative correspondent Griffin has that for us tonight. Just before thirty say he entered this synagogue to kill eleven jus the killer posted his intentions online. I can't sit by and watch people get slaughtered. He posted screw your optics. I'm going in. Where was that on a social media site? You most likely never heard of. But it turns out gab dot com has become an online home for those who love to hate. What you find is just an absolute cesspool of the most vile commentary that you can find extreme misogyny, anti semitism racism. There are thousands and thousands of people on there who trade in the ugliest propaganda that mankind can create gab is currently not operating. An online statement says the company has spent the past forty eight hours proudly working with the DOJ and FBI to bring Justice to an alleged terror until now the site has put few restrictions on its users. Former company official told CNN gab does ban users who call for violence child porn or drug trafficking. But not hate speech, according to the site itself. Gabes mission is very simple defend free speech and individual liberty for all people on Saturday evening after the shooting. Gab users were calling shooter a hero on its website gab says it's the alleged shooter who holds so responsibility for his actions when CNN tried to get more information on the suspects profile gab tweeted, you have our statement deal with southern poverty Law Center said it's no surprise to anyone. The shooter's online home was gap. Who's the first place that we looked actually the suspect posted about the infestation of Jews? He reposted goals for Jews to get out or leave. He promoted a conspiracy theory that it is Jews helping transport migrants and the migrant caravans in Central America repeatedly calling the migrants invaders using language comment on Fox News and right wing radio. He linked the Hebrew immigration aid society highest an organization. That helps resettle refugees to those caravans highest legs to bring in invaders that kill our people. He posted on Saturday morning when he wrote I'm going in. He was going into a synagogue that hosted a highest service just a week before drew Griffin CNN Atlanta. And Mark Hadfield. The CEO of the Hebrew immigrant aid society is with me now. Thanks very much for being with us, obviously sorts under these circumstances. When you first heard of what this person did and his obsession with your organization. We're you were you surprised or is this kind of a common trope among among anti-semites, and he's going to be well both. I mean, this is a common trope, and there are websites that dedicate an awful lot of space to highest to how much they hate what we do to how much they hate refugees. Some also, hey, choose some are masquerading as kind of issue oriented sites, but they're really hate sites. So yeah, we were quite accustomed to this. But obviously it's never ended like this before explain what your organization actually does. So highest is actually the oldest refugee agency in the world. We were started at the end of the nineteenth century. To help Jews who were fleeing from the grooms in in Russia, and we were bringing them to the United States greeting them on Ellis Island, helping them get past the immigration. Authorities and gets it up in a new life. And we've made a transformation over our history from being an organization that helps refugees because they are Jewish to one that helps refugees because we are Jewish. We do this out of Jewish values. We do it out of his sense of of history and obliga- shin. Because we know that the American Jewish community owes its very existence to those times when America opened its doors to refugees. So you help people refugees from from all over the world who are recently in the United States, all of whom have been vented who had been cleared to come here, and you help them adjust to daily life. Right. I mean half of our work is actually overseas helping refugees you safe where they are. But the other half is here in the United States resettling them around the country, including here in Pittsburgh, where we work with the Jewish family and community services of Pittsburgh. When you hear the kind of rhetoric out invaders, you know about this the this obsession about this caravan. Does it make any sense to you? It makes no sense to me. And we haven't gotten used to it. Even though we've been hearing an awful lot of this. I mean ever since the the Paris attacks in November of two thousand fifteen when thirty one governors said that their states were going to be off limits to Syrian Muslims as a result of those attacks never mind that no Syrian refugees actually were implicated in those attacks. That's when this hate speech really started to escalate to levels that I'd never seen in my career. And never thought I would see in my lifetime. You know, this person who who has lent is alleged to communities. These murders was basically saying that you're resettling people who are coming to the United States to kill people to you know, to be terrorists. I mean, that's absurd. I mean refugees are fleeing terror, right? They'd come here. Because they they need sanctuary. Dislike people go to synagogue to be sanctuary. I mean, that's what we do you provide people with a sanctuary from terror. So to say that these people are bringing terror to this country. It's it's beyond absurd. It's not backed up by anything. Does this make you fearful or make you wanna stop your work? Now, definitely does not make me want to stop our work. I mean we've seen this before. I mean, not in my lifetime. But there have been many times when refugees have been conflicted with the terror that they're fleeing from its was one of the reasons Jews were kept out in the nineteen thirties. So we know that this makes it even more important for us to do our work the same ascent of Jews of Irish of Italians eventually every refugee group that has come to the United States for time. Immemorial? I mean, it goes to fear of the other. We have to deal with that fear. But it it's not a rational fear Marquette field that preceded it. Thank you. Thanks for being with us coming up as we reported, the president is continuing to blame the media for the violence, and the anger. In this country, again using the phrase enemy of the people today today, he actually said that we tried to get answers from the White House about which members of the free press are actually in his opinion, the enemies of the people will show you how that went next. Hey, it's Howard Beck. And I've got Sam amick of the F let on Bleacher reports the full forty eight Lakers for me would be the panic side on the negative and then positive wise. I think Denver looking at as they do, you know is than tremendous fun to watch. You know, you'll get your star. You wrote the definitive piece on last season. And I love everything they have going for them. So check out the full forty eight now on the Bleacher report app, apple podcasts and Spotify. Well, as we reported the beginning of the program after days of pipe bomb sent to people the president has attacked on the horror the plate out here in Pittsburgh over the weekend. The president continues to complain that. It's actually the free press that should change its ways and a tweet this morning. The president said part of what's causing great anger in the country is the fake news media which again called and I quote, the true enemy the people the White House today. C N N's Jim Mukasa Ashura Sanders for clarification. Shouldn't you reserve the term enemy for people who are actually the enemy of the United States rather than journalists at the president's out referencing all media? He's talking about the growing amount of fake news that exists in the country and the president's call that out. Man. I asked them all. My since you mentioned that president said this morning. The fake news media, the true enemy of the people must stop the open obvious hostility report to accurately and fairly can you state for the record which outlets that you and the president of regard as the enemy of people? I'm not going to walk through a less. But I think those individuals probably know who they are. And Jim Acosta joins us. Now. Why wouldn't she walk through a list? I mean, if if the president United States is declaring people in organizations enemies of the people and she's backing that up. I don't understand why they wouldn't get specific. That is the question Anderson. And and we gave her ample opportunities to do that the president has at all all day long to do that. He apparently is still struggling this evening in terms of putting that out there. My sense of it Anderson is that they just wanna lash out that might have been part of the reason why we were brought into this briefing today. They wanted to get back to their mid midterms game plan, which is to go after the process and talk about the caravan, and they were able to do some of that today. But but Anderson, not we we do know that they're deeply frustrated over how much the president took heat and this last week or so over his rhetoric in response to what happened with the pipebombs and what happened in Pittsburgh. They're highly frustrated behind the Caesar, and I think we saw some of that being vented Artur action today. I I mean, it is it is just kind of amazing just when you look at who the president has verbally attacked. And who this this pipe bomber sent devices to or tweeted about I mean, the president goes after Phil Mudd former FBI and CIA officials dedicated his life to public service days later this by bomber is tweeting about Phil Mudd. I mean, the names clearly it's very clear where this person got names and ideas from whether it's Jim Clapper or CNN or John Brennan, the fact that the White House or that the president doesn't take a moment of reflection is still surprising to me. I really is Anderson. And when you talk to people who are close to the president sources close to the White House. They say this fits into is make no apologies take-no-prisoners style. This president has never going to admit that he shouldn't say that the process the enemy. Of the people because it goes against what has really a political strategy for him. And that is to demonize demonize opponents to the point of submission. And we're just simply not going to do that. I talked to a top Republican aide up on Capitol Hill who said most of the folks up there are just resigned to the fact that the president is going to keep on doing this. And it does make you wonder Anderson. What is it exactly that is going to make the president stop engaging in this rhetoric at this point what we've seen so far apparently for the president is not sufficient Anderson. Jim Kosta, Jim. Thanks very much from New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg also criticizing the president's response to the deadly shooting. Here's what he told CNN today. The president's words matter more than anybody else and his job. I've always thought is to be a unifier not to be the leader of a party. But to be the leader of this country their consequences. Two words. Joining me now is New York Times White House correspondent CNN political Maggie Haberman. Also, joining us CNN political analyst, David David, Gregory, author of how's your faith, an unlikely spiritual journey negatives. Tweet today from the president calling the quote of fake news media, the true enemy of the people. I mean, he clearly understand there's some people said, well, maybe he doesn't understand the impact or the the the fact that you know, it hasn't dawned on him that he's president of the United States. He's not just you know, kind of flash a real estate developer anymore. But you say this is clearly deliberate strategy on his part. Yeah. I mean, we're first of all we're two years into his presidency. I think he gets it at this point. He's no longer just a real estate developer number one. Number two. He is smarter than all of these people like to tell themselves more aware of what it is that he is doing and that includes his own ads sometimes who want to be able to explain why it's not really that bad that he's saying. This lock it is it is totally fair to take issue with coverage. Every president has no president in the US has done what he is doing which is single out, you know, political enemies lump them in with the media. And then after a clearly sick individual allegedly sends pipebombs too many of those individuals and a news outlet persistent talking about at least three of them and again resume this enemy of the people stuff. It is fine to take issue with the media and with press coverage. It is not find talk about enemy of the people that is the language of despots in other countries. And and it is dangerous from the president. He does this thing where he continues to act as if he's one guy in the crowd just sort of watching everything play out his words do have much greater weight than than anyone else's in this country. Just by dentist's office. Right. I and I think I don't know if it was you who tweeted this. But I mean, and I I'm not to miss represent what you said. But I it's not as if he's a guy in a bar yelling at a TV anymore. Right. I didn't say something like that. But it, but it, but it's the same kind of idea that he's not he's not just he's not. He's not just whenever he doesn't drink. He's not just in that. He's not an average social media poster anymore is what he's not. And he continues to wanna be both the story and the color commentator, and and as president he is part of the story. But you know, the rest of the story is also the country, what is taking place in the country and most other presidents if there had been two incidents of domestic terrorism on their watch. They would be dialing back their rhetoric this president gave a very forceful nunciatures of antisemitism at the beginning of his political rally on Saturday night. But it was a political rally, and then he veered back into the same usual stuff, including criticizing Maxine Waters who had received a python. And David also wanting to focus continue focusing on this caravan. When clearly that was an issue that that was foremost in the minds of the shooter here in Pittsburgh. And that's what's so concerning. I mean, if you look at the president's rhetoric, he's labeling people enemies making clear that there are people who are dangers to the country, and he's saying to his supporters and other nationalist since uses that term people who have a sense of national consciousness was what nationalism means oftentimes feeling superior to other nations. Other groups of people around the world, he is saying to them time and time again be very worried because those Brown people coming from the south are going to invade the country. He's called them vermin before he's talked about an infestation before these are the kinds of phraseology that was used against Jews, by the way in Nazi Germany. And elsewhere in Europe. So it's dehumanizing. He he talks about a lead to go to Ivy league schools as being a danger. And of course, when he talks about globalist. He is referring whether he knows it or not or whether he intends to or not he's using language that white supremacists. Used to describe Jews a Jewish power structure around the world. So he is feeding this paranoia and instead of tampering it down instead of cooling it. He's doubling down saying tonight in interview on FOX that he defends the nationalist label that that he thinks that's an appropriate thing for a president to say to stand up for America. So all everywhere you look whether it's taking on LeBron James or other African American athletes. The suggestion is to his supporters your way of life is under attack from people who don't look like you. And that's what we're seeing time and time again, and even under these circumstances, he won't dial. It back. It's interesting Maggie because for the White House and also the president in the past has used the fact that Vonk Trump is Jewish and Jared Kushner, Jewish as I don't know if it's fair to say cover, but as certainly they have made mention of that upfront to kind of indicate will certainly he's not, you know, in any way, saying anything against Jewish people. I look I don't I I don't know what that president's anti Semite or not. I get asked that question a lot. I think we all day, and I don't know what's in his heart. I do know that and I know that he has said very forceful things against antisemitism. I also know that he has said things that are heard as dog whistle is my anti-semites, and he's been told those dog whistles over and over and over again. So, you know, whatever his daughter and son-in-law have to do with it. It's not impacting what he then goes out and says in terms of taking away the negatives Anderson, can I make another point. There's a tendency to think about Jews as we often think about other groups as monolithic in their thinking. A lot of the president's defenders say, oh, who's better for Israel. And BB Netanyahu says I move the embassy to Jerusalem. What a great thing that is I stood up a with the Israelis against Iran. Well to be Zionist to be strongly. Pro Israel, certainly matters to Jews around the world including in America. But to be someone as president who vilifies immigrants when the bible tells us in the in the Judeo Christian tradition that we should love the strangers. We love ourselves. That's the deeply American value. Not just a religious value that matters to Jews as one. No, David, Gregory, Maggie Haberman. Thanks, very much one of the bombs one of the bomb sent last week was addressed to billionaire democratic donor Tom style on CNN state of the union over the weekend star said he blames the president for creating the atmosphere that exists with what he calls corruption and lawlessness the interview called the president's attention. He tweeted, quote, just watched wacky. Tom star who I've not seen an action before he interviewed by j be interviewed by Jake tapper. He comes off as a craze in stumbling lunatic who should be running out of money pretty soon as as bad as their field is if he is running for president the Dem's we'll eat him alive. I spoke at Tom star a short time ago for reaction. Mr. I all I want to get your reaction to the to to the president's tweet about you yesterday a day after the Pittsburgh shooting in two days after pipe bomb was was mailed to you saying that you come off as a quote crazed and stumbling lunatic, well Anderson my opinion about that tweet really had nothing to do with me. It was really a reflection. I thought of the president not doing his duty as president that. In fact, he was trying to make a political statement in response to my criticism of him that morning on CNN and his response was political. Whereas in fact, what I believe he should have been doing what he should have been concentrating on what his job is is to protect the American people. And to explain to the American people why we're in this crisis and how we're going to get out of it. And he didn't pay any attention to Israel job. He was too involved with himself. And too involved with his political machinations to do the right thing. Do you blame the the president's rhetoric at least in part for for the massacre here in Pittsburgh, the attempted bombings? Well, you know, I know Anderson that there has been a lot of talk about his violent rhetoric his calls for locker up and CNN socks and his divisive attitudes towards different people in American society. But I honestly believe it's much broader than that. I believe that this president is lawless. I believe he's corrupt. I believe he's criminal. And I believe that his behavior and the behavior of the Republican party in terms of their attitudes towards democracy and their disrespect for democratic norms and trying to prevent people from voting that their behavior has ushered in an atmosphere of lawlessness and has given permission to people who feel as if. There are no constraints anymore on decency, and what is acceptable behavior. Sarah Sanders mentioned the congressional baseball shooting that occurred last year Bernie Sanders supporter opened fire gravely wounded, Republican congressman Steve Scalise. Of course, Senator Sanders didn't have a list of specific people. He routinely vilified are mocked as the president does. But should Democrats? I mean is that that example, valid should Democrats bear some responsibility for the rhetoric writ large. We have heard, you know, Hillary Clinton talking about not being able to be civil with with with Republicans were heard some things maximum, Maxine Waters, and others of you know, Anderson, I think would happen to congressman Scalise is absolutely terrible. I think the person who did it was one hundred percent wrong. I can't imagine a democratic elected official doing anything. But saying he was. Wrong. And that anyone who thinks about doing that is wrong. And I think that's the difference. I'm waiting for the president to come out and say that the people who are dealing in. This kind of action are one hundred percent wrong that he doesn't want to them to support him that he is looking for fairness and equity in American society, and he's never gonna do it. The last week is, you know, how majority leader Kevin McCarthy sent out a tweet accusing you George Soros and Michael Bloomberg. I'm trying to buy the midterm elections for Democrats that tweet was was deleted the next day. Mccarthy spokesperson said last week that that he condemns violence or any acts of tempted violence, but there are some pointed out that that you saw rose on Bloomberg are Jewish or of Jewish descent your father, I believe was Jewish. How do you view that tweet? How did you view that tweet? Look, I think I think that that had to be considered an anti-semitic tweet. And I think that there's a reason that congressman McCarthy took it down. He was obviously embarrassed. He obviously realized that he had done something was wrong, and he was ashamed of it. And he should be ashamed of it. Tom sawyer? I appreciate your time. Thank you Anderson. Thank you for having me. Well, John does say the broadcast how the city is coming together. Help those wounded on on Saturday. I'll talk with the first responders who responded to the shootings. We'll be right back. Joining this week Mark van KE five Kentucky head coach John Calipari in November. I wanna still look like it's November. I don't wanna look like it's January February you got no growth. So we want to have that. So by the time we finish in March. We're playing best. It's what I try to do every year with my. March is three sixty five now at apple podcasts. And spotify. Friends and strangers are helping one another here in Pittsburgh volunteers today lined up at the at the arena where the the Pittsburgh Penguins play to to donate blood. Our Gary Tuchman reports that donors were told the way would be two hours the lines were so long the way it was often longer. Gary says no one complained at all people want us to do their part. Joining me now is Dr lending Weiss view UPN. See also, the assistant medical director of the city's EMS department. Mark Pinchot division chief they're pronounce your last name correctly. So doctor I understand you were you live nearby. You actually heard a commotion. Unfortunately, we're prepared to respond to situations with our physicians and our EMS normally. But I heard it firsthand. I woke up with what I thought was gunshots or I thought it was construction realized it was weapon fire. I heard yelling that was very unfamiliar for our neighborhood. Or any neighborhood, and I mmediately tried to jump into action. Call in to dispatch on the radio cellphone, whoever I could. And next thing. I knew I thought there was a safe jump in night put my boots on when outside and some colleagues already taking formation in all of our yards and chief you were you were already there when you were for me, I was actually on the road the had to work at the pet due to game day. And then I heard the call we responded here I met the supervisor on seeing he assumed overall mass command, I talk racial command, and we formed up a rescue task force. Which is the first time we a group of police and paramedics and we started moving on the site the start search and rescue and understanding he tried to to join in. But didn't have right we're adding into light. I had lived here. And then you wanna come with us, but he didn't have any up. Let's protections set them back to you realize you go without ballistic protect absolutely I've worked with Mark day to day, and we're very comfortable with each other. But our safety is is I and safety. Of our team members side is able to establish command just down the block where command structure staging area was trying to figure out where we're going to put the ambulances who's gonna go where and what's going to happen. What would you like through the soon it's chaotic, but we've been doing a lot of training on this for this contingency last two year. So I mean, we formed up I took five our people's oughta younger paramedics on EMT's jumped right in linked up with the police. We were very good working relationship with them. And we started moving toward toward we thought there were casualties, and you actually ended up having to treat some police officers. Yeah. So our tactical medics attached us what we're actually the first ones in and started finding deceased stones. Fortunately, without a couple of victims that they treated very aggressively extracted from the building, and they work their way up to the third fourth swat team that when swat came under fire and had a couple of casualties, our tactical medics called us up for additional support. So we moved in and they had. Those patients to us, and we started up treating on working on evacuating. I think the other thing people don't even realize you also end up. I mean in this case treating the shooter as well. Yeah. After he surrendered we did have to provide care to them a little hard for some are younger guys. But are legally morally we have to provide the same standard of care to have new anybody else. What do you what do you want people to know about this community about what happened? We're very strong peaceful diverse community here. The biggest thing is that when something happens. We're ready to respond with physicians. We have medical professionals paramedics that are highly trained to deal with these situations. It's just a shame that we would ever have to use this anywhere in our country. Let alone our town our neighborhood chief, it does seem like if the intention of this killer was to divide people. Make people hate each other. It's had the opposite impact of these here in this community seems to have really come together. Yeah. I think everyone's Rayleigh, I know in the public safety community people from across the country of them calling us up, you know, providing us. Support him in the community here too. I think everyone's born a pretty tight on around. This. It must be awesome to see so many people also lining up for hours. Donate blood. Let me wanting to do whatever. They can. Yeah. That's one of my biggest hopes and asks of our citizens of the US if there's a medical problem any emergency. Whether it's trauma medical. Help your neighbor help your civilian friend because we can only get help fast enough. And you something bad is going to happen. If you don't do something start CPR, donate blood. So it's available. Stop the bleed by putting attorney kit on we need each other's help. Doctor. Thank you so much you're doing on daily basis, especially if thank you so much really incredible work. The news continues wanna handed over to Chris. Cuomo Cuomo time starts right now. Chris. There was no one like Anthony boarding. There was no show like parts on the EMMY award winning CNN original series returns for one last ride around the world. Can to Indonesia to story is Spain. Here. We are west Texas to the lower lowly side chairs the Anthony bourdain parts on the final episodes Sundays at nine on CNN. Are you interested in learning how enterprise scale companies drive organic traffic to increase their online visibility than download the losses of search podcast from the heart of Silicon Valley? Here. 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