ABC News Prime: Hunger in America, CDC releases new guidelines, whistleblower testifies

>>> DEFYING THE GOVERNOR’S ORDERS, ARMED PROTESTERS STORMED THE MICHIGAN CAPITAL AGAIN >>> HUNGER IN AMERICA WITH UNEMPLOYMENT ON THE RISE MILLIONS SUFFERING FROM FOOD INSECURITY >>> A WHISTLE-BLOWER’S WARNING, CLAIMS THAT AMERICANS ARE AT RISK BECAUSE THE U.S. STILL LACKS A PLAN AND THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSING PRESIDENT TRUMP’S RESPONSE >>> STEPPING ASIDE, THE PROMINENT SENATOR RELIN KWISHS HIS ROLE AS THE CHAIR OF A COMMITTEE AS THE FBI SEIZES HIS PHONE >>> GLOBAL HOT >>> A GUIDE TO COULD HAVING YOUR FACE, WHICH MASK IS RIGHT FOR YOU THANK YOU FOR STREAMING WITH US, SO MUCH OF THE PANDEMIC REVOLVES AROUND NUMBERS AND SOMETIMES NUMBERS FAIL TO GIVE PERSPECTIVE, LET’S TALK ABOUT THAT TONIGHT IN THE LAST TWO MONTHS, MORE THAN 34 MILLION AMERICANS HAVE FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT THAT IS LIKE THE ENTIRE COUNTRY OF CANADA LOSING THEIR JOBS WE ARE THE WEALTHIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD, BUT THESE SCENES ARE COMING COMMON LINES OF CARS OF FAMILIES IN LINE FOR FOOD THERE IS RELIEF FOR SOME WE WILL TALK ABOUT ONE GROUP THAT PLANS TO FEED MANY MORE THAN THE ALREADY HUNDRED THOUSAND THEY HAVE FED >> WHERE YOU HAVE TO GET OLD FASHION DIRECTIONS AFTER PASSING GUN BARREL LANE >> HOW ARE YOU? >> GOOD >> HOW ARE YOU? >> GOOD >> THIS LADY AND OTHERS ARE STRUGGLING >> LIFE IN GENERAL WAS CRAZY WE WERE NOT ALLOWED TO GET MORE THAN A GALLON OF MILK AND THAT LASTS A DAY WITH THIS MANY KIDS I GO THROUGH FIVE DOZEN EGGS A WEEK I RESORTED TO GET MY OWN CHICKENS THAT ARE ALREADY LAYING AND THAT’S A PROJECT FOR THEM AND THEY LOVE IT >> JULIE IS A SCHOOL TEACHER WITH SIX KIDS, INCLUDING THREE WHO SHE ADOPTED THAT’S A LOT OF MOUTHS TO FEED >> IT IS I DO, I HAVE SIX KIDS AND FIVE GROWING BOYS THEY LIKE TO EAT A LOT THEY PUT A LOT OF FOOD AWAY >> AND THIS FAMILY’S HUSBAND JUST GOT LAID OFF, THEY HAVE THREE BOYS >> IT’S A STRAIN TO HAVE EVERYONE HOME AT THE SAME TIME >> AND THEY ARE NOT ALONE, THE UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS ARE HIGHLIGHTING WHAT FAMILIES KNOW MILLIONS ARE SUFFERING THE WORST ECONOMIC CRISIS SINCE THE GREAT DEPRESSION LAST WEEK, SHY OF 3 MILLION PEOPLE FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT, BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER SINCE THE CRISIS BEGAN TO 36.5 MILLION AMERICANS BY FAR, THE BIGGEST LOSS IN AMERICAN HISTORY THE ECONOMIC DISASTER IS SO DEEP FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIR JEROME POWELL IS WARNING WASHINGTON, IF CONGRESS AND THE WHITE HOUSE DO NOT PROVIDE MORE ECONOMIC RELIEF, THE ECONOMY COULD BE PERMANENTLY DAMAGED WHILE WASHINGTON DEBATES HOW TO MOVE FORWARD A PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INITIATIVE SPEAR HEADED BY BAYLOR UNIVERSITY IN TEXAS AND THE USDA, HAS RAMPED UP AN INITIATIVE CALLED MEALS TO YOU WHICH STARTED AS A PROGRAM TO HELP FEED KIDS IN RURAL AMERICA >> HUNGER BEFORE THIS PANDEMIC, WE HAVE HAD 40 MILLION AMERICAN WHO IS ARE FOOD INSECURE AND SO HUNG ER AND POVERTY ARE TOO BIG FOR ONE SECTOR TORE ORGANIZATION TO ADDRESS BY THEMSELVES >> AFTER THE PROGRAM STARTED WITH THE HELP OF THE FEDERAL CARES ACT, IT HAS SCALED UP >> WE HAVE FIVE PRODUCTION LINES BACK HERE WITH OUR EMPLOYEES AND EACH LINE CAN PRODUCE 800 MEALS IN FIVE MINUTES INSIDE THE WAREHOUSE ON, YOU HAVE STACKS AND STACKS OF FOOD INCLUDING JUICE BOXES DIFFERENT TYPES OF CEREALS, WHEN YOU ADD IT UP, YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT MILLIONS MEALS GOING TO FAMILIES ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY EVERY WEEK HOW MANY MEALS CAN YOU PUT TOGETHER A WEEK, RIGHT NOW? >> WE CAN PUT TOGETHER 5 MILLION MEALS A WEEK >> THAT’S A LOT >> IT IS A LOT, WE DO IT ACROSS THREE DIFFERENT LOCATIONS >> THE FEEDING STARTS HERE IN THIS WAREHOUSE IN HOUSTON, TEXAS >> THE PROGRAM WILL GET 500,000 CHILDREN IN IT >> EACH BOX IS PACKED WITH 20 MEALS IS LOADED ON TO U.P.S TRUCKS AND SHIPPED TO 38 STATES IN PUERTO RICO >> THEY SEND YOU MILK THAT CAN LAST IN THE PANTRY, RATHER THAN

A FRIDGE, WHICH IS NEAT I JUST WANT TO THANK THE GROUPS SO IT’S SUCH A BLESSING NOT JUST FOR MYSELF, BUT JUST KNOWING OTHER KIDS ARE GOING TO SCHEDULE FOOD PROVIDED FOR THEM >> HEY, HEY >> THERE’S SUPPOSED TO BE JUST ONE >> YOU AT THE FRONT DOOR? >> SURE, THAT WOULD BE GREAT >> YEAH >> WE WERE THERE, WHEN JULIET GIBBS AND HER SIX KIDS IN TEXAS GOT THEIR LATEST DELIVERY >> WE BOUGHT SOME CEREAL >> WE TALK ABOUT WHEN THE BOXES COME, IT’S LIKE CHRISTMAS MORNING THEY ARE ANXIOUS TO OPEN THEM AND SORT THEM AND SEE WHAT THEY HAVE GOT >> WHAT DO YOU WANT TO SAY? >> THANK YOU, THANK YOU FOR YOUR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO KIDS THAT YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW >> YEAH, SO MANY SO GRATEFUL, AND WILL CARR JOINS US NOW FROM THE WAREHOUSE, HOW CAN PEOPLE SIGN UP FOR THIS, WILL? >> SO, THAT’S A BIG QUESTION, LINSEY, BASICALLY IF YOU LIVE IN A RURAL PART OF THE COUNTRY, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CONTACT YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, TELL THEM THAT YOU WANT TO APPLY FOR THE MEALS TO YOU PROGRAM AND AT THIS POINT, THIS IS IN 38 STATES LIKE WE MENTIONED, BUT THEY WANT TO REACH ALL 50 IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE >> WE SEE PEOPLE WORKING AND BUSY BEHIND YOU WHAT ARE THEY DOING TO ENSURE SAFETY? >> YEAH, EVERY PERSON IN THE WAREHOUSE HAS TO BE TEMPERATURE CHECKED THEY ALL HAVE TO BE WEARING PPE, INCLUDING US, THIS IS REALLY THE NEW REALITY FOR SO MANY COMPANIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY >> YOU WERE SPEAKING TO ECONOMISTS, WHAT ARE THEY SAYING ABOUT THE TYPES OF OF JOBS BEING LOST ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND HOW LONG IT WILL LAST? >> 1 IN 5 WORKING AMERICANS ARE OUT OF A JOB THINK OF THAT 1 IN 5, IT’S REACHING ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN ALL INDUSTRIES IT’S HITTING ALL COMMUNITIES AND ECONOMISTS ARE TELLING US THAT IT WILL GET WORSE BEFORE IT’S GETTING BETTER >> PEOPLE THAT NEVER LINED UP FOR FOOD ARE DOING SO NOW, WILL CARR, THANK YOU FOR AND WHILE THOUGHT SOME THOUGHT CLOSING AMERICA WAS CONTENTIOUS, HOW ABOUT REOPENING? HERE, PEOPLE PACKED BARS ANDPRESIDENT TRUMP HAD A MESSAGE FOR THE GOVERNOR OF PENNSYLVANIA TO REOPEN >>> TONIGHT, PRESIDENT TRUMP TOURING A MEDICAL SUPPLY BUSINESS >> MOST OF THE EQUIPMENT IS MADE IN THE USA THAT’S THE WAY WE LIKE IT >> Reporter: WIPING DOWN HANDRAILS BEFORE THE PRESIDENT ARRIVED TRUMP WHO WERE NOT WEARING A MASK, SURROUNDED BY PEOPLE WHO WERE, TAKING A SHOT AT THE STATE’S DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR >> WE HAVE TO GET THE GOVERNOR TO START OPENING UP A LITTLE BIT YOU HAVE AREAS OF PENNSYLVANIA THAT ARE BARELY EFFECTED AND THEY WANT TO KEEP THEM CLOSED >> Reporter: THIS COMING AS THE CDC RELEASES NEW GUIDELINES THAT HAS THE MOST SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON HOW TO SAFELY REOPEN WHILE AVOIDING NEW OUTBREAKS THE CDC RECOMMENDING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS STAGGER DROP-OFFS AND LIMIT HOW OFTEN KIDS MIX IN TO GROUPS AND THE GUIDANCE SAID THAT RESTAURANTS CAN REOPEN AS LONG AS THEY CAN ANSWER YESES TO SEVERAL QUESTIONS INCLUDING ENCOURAGING SOCIAL DISTANCING AND FLEXIBLE LEAVE AMONG EMPLOYEES PEOPLE FLOCKING TO BARS AND RESTAURANTS IN WASHINGTON, HOURS AFTER THE STATE SUPREME COURT STRUCK DOWN THE GOVERNOR’S STAY AT HOME ORDER WHICH THE PRESIDENT CALLED A WIN THE OWNER OF THE RESTAURANT SAYING RESIDENTS SHOULD NOT BE FORCED TO STAY HOME >> I ALSO, THINK THAT WE SHOULD ALL BE ABLE TO DECIDE IF WE WANT TO GO OUT OR NOT >> TONIGHT, WISCONSIN GOVERNOR DEFEATED, PLEADING FOR PEOPLE TO REMAIN CAUTIOUS >> THE VIRUS HAS NOT CHANGED AND NEITHER HAS THE SCIENCE >> Reporter: IN HOUSTON, THIS RESTAURANT, JAM PACKED WITH PEOPLE TWO WEEKS AFTER TEXAS ALLOWED RESTAURANTS TO REOPEN AT 25% CAPACITY A SCUFFLE BREAKING OUT ON THE CAPITAL STEPS OF MICHIGAN, SOME ARMED WITH GUNS BLASTING THE STAY AT HOME ORDERS >> SHE IS THE WORST GOVERNOR THAT THE STATE HAS HAD, AND WE NEED TO GET RID OF HER NOW >> Reporter: FOUR OF THE STATES THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES IS ON THE RISE PHIL MURPHY ANNOUNCING THAT JERSEY SHORE BEACHES WILL REOPEN IN TIME FOR MEMORIAL DAY >> THE JERSEY SHORE AFTER ALL IS WHERE MEMORIES ARE MADE THE LAST THING THAT ANY OF US WANTED WAS FOR A SUMMER TIME DOWN THE SHORE TO BE A MEMORY >> THE GOVERNOR ALSO HIGHLIGHTING 108-YEAR-OLD NEW JERSEY RESIDENT, SHE WAS 7 YEARS OLD WHEN THE SPANISH FLU KILLED MILLIONS AND SHE JUST BEAT COVID-19

>>> AND ALEX PEREZ IS JOINING US NOW FROM WISCONSIN, WHEREAS WE MENTIONED THE ISSUE OF REOPENING HAS MADE ITS WAY TO THE STATE SUPREME COURT, WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN THERE NOW THAT THE STAY AT HOME ORDER HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY KNOCKED DOWN? >> >> Reporter: YEAH, LINSEY, IT’S BEEN OFFICIALLY LOCKED DOWN BUT IT’S NOT EXACTLY BUSINESS AS USUAL RIGHT NOW SEVERAL LOCAL COUNTIES AND CITIES HAVE ENACTED THEIR OWN RESTRICTIONS FOR RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES HERE BECAUSE THEY FEAR THE VIRUS COULD CONTINUE TO SPREAD SO, IF GOVERNOR HERE GOING BACK TO THE TABLE NOW WORKING WITH THE LEGISLATION SLAY WHICH YOU AR — WITH THE LEGISLATURE, TRYING TO GET A STATE PLAN OUT SOON NOT EXACTLY BUSINESS AS USUAL THOSE THAT JUMPED YESTERDAY TO REOPEN, NOW DEALING WITH THE NEW RESTRICTIONS FROM THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES LINSEY? >> OKAY, HAVE TO WORK ON A PLAN-B THERE, ALEX, THANK YOU FOR THAT REPORT TO WASHINGTON, A STARK WARNING FROM A WHISTLE BLOWER A TOP GOVERNMENT SCIENIST THAT WAS OUSTED FROM HIS POSITION, WELL, TODAY, HE UNLOADED ON THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE HE TESTIFIED ON CAPITOL HILL THAT THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY IS CLOSING TO PREVENT THIS PANDEMIC FROM BECOMING FAR WORSE PRESIDENT TRUMP CALLED HIM A DISGRUNTLED EMPLOYEE THE SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL CORRESPONDENT MARY BRUCE HAS ALL THE DETAILS >> Reporter: TODAY FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK, ONE OF THE NATION’S TOP HEALTH OFFICIALS WITH A DIRE WARNING >> WITHOUT BETTER PLANNING, 2020 COULD BE THE DARKEST WINTER IN MODERN HISTORY >> Reporter: DR. BRIGHT WAS LEADING THE SEARCH FOR A VACCINE BUT SAID HE WAS FORCED OUT OF HIS JOB AFTER HE CONCERNS ABOUT THE ADMINISTRATION’S RESPONSE WHAT DO YOU MEAN WHEN YOU SAY 2020 WILL BE THE DARKEST WINTER IN MODERN HISTORY? >> THE WINDOW IS CLOSING TO ADDRESS THIS PANDEMIC, BECAUSE, WE STILL DO NOT HAVE A STANDARD CENTRALIZED COORDINATED PLAN TO TAKE OUR NATION THROUGH THIS RESPONSE TIME IS RUNNING OUT BECAUSE THE VIRUS IS STILL SPREADING EVERYWHERE >> Reporter: BUT BRIGHT, WHOSE LIFE WORK HAS BEEN FINDING VACCINES THREW COLD WATER ON A VACCINE ANY TIME SOON >> IF ANYTHING HAS GONE PERFECTLY, WE HAVE NEVER SEEN EVERYTHING GO PERFECTLY >> Reporter: AND ONCE A VACCINE IS APPROVED, HE WARNS OF SHORTAGES >> WE NEED A STRATEGY AND PLAN IN PLACE NOW TO NOT ONLY FILL THE VACCINE, MAKE IT, DISTRIBUTE IT, BUT ADMINISTER IT IN A FAIR AND EQUITABLE PLAN >> AND THAT’S THE NOT THE CASE? >> WE DON’T HAVE IT YET AND IT’S A SIGNIFICANT CONCERN >> Reporter: BRIGHT SAID EARLY INACTION BY THE GOVERNMENT COSTS LIVES, ESPECIALLY THOSE OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS HE DESCRIBED THE MOMENT THAT HE REALIZED THAT THE FEDERAL RESPONSE WAS FALLING SHORT DETAILING AN E-MAIL THAT HE GOT FROM A MANUFACTURER SAYING THE SUPPLY OF N-95 MASKS WAS DECIMATED >> HE SAID, WE ARE IN DEEP [ BLEEP ], THE WORLD IS, AND WE NEED TO ACT AND I PUSHED THAT FORWARD TO THE HIGHEST LEVELS I COULD IN HHS, AND I GOT NO RESPONSE >> Reporter: BRIGHT SAID HE URGED THE ADMINISTRATION TO FOCUS ON RAMPING UP PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF A POSSIBLE TREATMENT THAT WAS SHOWING PROGRESS THE DRUG REMDESIVIR >> I WAS TOLD THAT MY URGINGS WERE CAUSING A COMOTION AND I WAS REMOVED FROM THOSE MEETINGS >> Reporter: INSTEAD, BRIGHT SAID HE WAS DIRECTED TO EXPAND ACCESS TO HYDROXYCHLOROQUIN >> WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO LOSE? WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO LOSE? TAKE IT >> Reporter: IT’S NOT APPROVED TO TREAT CORONAVIRUS, AND ONE STUDY FOUND THAT A HIGHER RATE OF DEATH FOR THOSE THAT USED THE DRUG COMPARED TO THOSE THAT GOT STANDARD CARE AND THE FDA HAS SAID IT SHOULD NOT BE USED OUTSIDE OF A CLINICAL SETTING PUT THE REPUBLICANS STILL PRESSED >> WAS IT BECAUSE THE PRESIDENT WAS ENCOURAGED BY THE USE OF THE DRUG THAT YOU WERE DISCOURAGED BY IT? >> IT WAS NOT POLITICAL — >> THE PRESIDENT DISMISSED BRIGHT’S CONCERN >> I DON’T KNOW HIM, I NEVER MET HIM I DON’T WANT TO MEET HIM I WATCHED HIM AND HE LOOKS LIKE A ANGRY, DISGRUNTLED EMPLOYEE, WHO ACCORDING TO SOME PEOPLE DID NOT DO A VERY GOOD JOB >> Reporter: BRIGHT WITH THIS PLEA AMERICANS DESERVE THE TRUTH THE TRUTH MUST BE BASED ON SCIENCE >> Reporter: LATER LAWMAKERS HEARD FROM THE MANUFACTURER WHO WARNED BRIGHT ABOUT THE LACK OF MASKS >> I AM A REPUBLICAN, I VOTED FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP, I ADMIRE DR. BRIGHT I DON’T KNOW WHAT HE DID IN ALL OF HIS OTHER ACTIVITIES BUT I THINK, EVERYTHING THAT I HAVE HEARD AND EVERY TIME I TALKED TO HIM AND EVERYTHING THAT HE SAID HERE MADE A LOT OF SENSE AND I BELIEVE HIM

>> Reporter: MARY BRUCE JOINING US NOW, AND MARY WE HEARD DR BRIGHT’S SKEPTICISM BY A VACCINE BY THE END OF THE YEAR WHAT DID HE SAY WAS A REALISTIC TIMELINE AS FAR AS HAVING ONE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC? >> AND THAT IS REALLY THE BIG X FACTOR THE BIG UNKNOWN GOING FORWARD WHEN EXACTLY WILL A VACCINE BE READY AND ABLE TO BE WIDELY DISTRIBUTED NOW, WE DID HEAR FROM DR ANTHONY FOUCHY EARLY IN THE WEEK AND HE IS HOPING THAT THEY WILL KNOW OF ANY VACCINE THAT WILL BE SUCCESSFUL BY LATE FALL OR EARLY WINTERMENT IT NORMALLY TAKES UP TO TEN YEARS TO DEVELOP A NEW VACCINE, SO LINSEY THEY ARE MOVING QUICKLY HERE TODAY BUT DR. BRIGHT, TODAY DID THROW COLD WATER ON ALL OIFT SAYING THE 12-18 MONTH TIMELINE THAT WE HAVE BEEN HEARING SO MUCH ABOUT, IS AN AGGRESSIVE SCHEDULE AND HE THINKS IT WILL TAKE LONGER THAN THAT >> AND ALSO, TOMORROW THE HOUSE PLANS TO VOTE ON THE NEXT ECONOMIC RELIEF PACKAGE FROM DEMOCRATS. WHAT ARE THE MAIN COMPONENTS OF THE BILL AND IS THERE ANY CHANCE AT ALL THAT THIS MOVES FORWARD, MARE SNI >> — MARY? >> THIS BILL IS $3 TRILLION REPUBLICANS IN THE SENATE MADE IT CLEAR THAT IT’S DEAD ON ARRIVAL IT INCLUDES HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN STATE AND LOCAL AID SOMETHING THAT THE SENATE REPUBLICANS SAID THEY DON’T FEEL IS NECESSARY TO PASS RIGHT NOW AND IT ALSO WOULD INCLUDE BILLIONS OF MORE TO HELP OUT SMALL BUSINESSES WHO ARE IN SUCH DIRE NEED RIGHT NOW AND VIEW THIS MORE AS THE DEMOCRATS WISH LIST, THIS IS THEM PUTTING DOWN A MARKER SAYING WHERE THEY HOPE TO START NEGOTIATIONS, BUT LINSEY THIS BILL IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE IN THE SENATE, WE ARE FACING A VERY LONG BATTLE ON CAPITOL HILL OVER THIS RELIEF PACKAGE >> NOW, TO A TOP REPUBLICAN SENATOR BURR IS STEPPING DOWN AFTER STOCK TRADES THAT HE MADE AFTER IT WAS KNOWN ABOUT THE LIKELIHOOD OF THE CORONAVIRUS >> WITH THE FBI LOOKING IN TO INSIDER TRADING RICHARD BURR STEPPING ASIDE AS CHAIR OF THE SENATE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE >> IT’S A DISTRACTION OF THE HARD WORK OF THE COMMITTEE AND THE MEMBERS AND I THINK THE SECURITY OF THE COUNTRY’S TOO IMPORTANT >> Reporter: OVERNIGHT, AGENTS SERVING BURR WITH A WARRANT AND THEN TAKING HIS CELL PHONE FROM HIS WASHINGTON HOME >> IT’S PART OF THE INVESTIGATION EVERYONE OUGHT TO LET THIS INVESTIGATION PLAY OUT >> Reporter: THE FBI WANTS TO KNOW IF BURR USED INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS FOR FINANCIAL GAIN BY SELLING STOCKS JUST BEFORE THE MARKET CRATERED THE SENATOR SELLING $1.7 MILLION IN TRAVEL AND HOTEL INVESTMENTS AFTER CLOSED DOOR BRIEFINGS ON THE VIRUS HE SAID THAT HE MADE THE DECISION ON PUBLIC NEWS REPORTS BURR IS NOT THE ONLY SENATOR FACING SCRUTINY FOR STOCK MARKET TRADES AS THE CRISIS UNFOLDED DIANNE FEINSTEIN SAYING SHE ANSWERED QUESTIONS FROM THE FBI AND TURNED OVER DOCUMENTS SHE SAID SHOW SHE HAD NO INVOLVEMENT IN HER HUSBAND’S TRANSACTIONS >> SENATOR, WERE YOU CONTACTED BY THE FBI OVER YOUR STOCKS TRADE? >> Reporter: SENATOR KELLY LAUGHLER NOT TALKING TODAY HER HUSBAND IS THE CHAIR OF THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INSISTING THEIR INVESTMENTS ARE HANDLED BY A THIRD PARTY AND SHE SAID, THAT SHE IS NOT BEEN SERVED WITH ANY SEARCH WARRANT >> FOR NOW, LET’S BRING IN PIERRE THOMAS LET’S STEP BACK AND UNDERSTAND, WHAT ARE THE RULES TORE STOCK TRADE BY CONGRESS MEMBERS THAT LEARN INFORMATION ON THE JOB? >> THEY ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO USE THE INFORMATION THEY HAVE LEARNED IN CONGRESS FOR FINANCIAL GAIN THAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE YOU CANNOT USE YOUR POSITION TO LEARN INFORMATION AND USE THE STOCK MARKET FOR FINANCIAL GAIN >> AND WHAT IF A THIRD PARTY IS HANDLING THE TRADES? >> WELL, IT COULD MAKE A DIFFERENCE, IF A THIRD PARTY IS MAKING THE TRADES, THAT COULD MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE FOR THE FBI >> THANK YOU SO MUCH NEXT TO THE CRISIS IN BRAZIL, ANOTHER COUNTRY IN THE DEADLY GRIP OF COVID-19, AND APPEARING TO GET WORSE UNLIKE OTHER NATIONS, THEY ARE FACING A HEALTH CRISIS AND ONE OF LEADERSHIP AS WELL IT’S FAR RIGHT PRESIDENT HAS REPEATEDLY DOWNPLAYED THE THREAT PITTING HIM AGAINST GOVERNORS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND AS IT’S REPORTED, IT’S HAPPENING AS SO MANY THERE SUFFER IT STARTED AS A JOYFUL OCCASION IGOR, AND 27 OF HIS FAMILY MEMBERS CELEBRATING HIS MOM’S 59TH BIRTHDAY IN SAL PALO BRAZIL, HE DID NOT KNOW IT, BUT THAT EVENT WILL CHANGE HIS LIFE >> WE CAN NEVER GET AWAY FROM WHAT HAPPENED MY MOTHER STARTED SHOWING

SYMPTOMS AND THEN 3-4 DAYS LATER, MY DAD STARTED SHOWING THOSE SYMPTOMS A BIT OF FEVER >> Reporter: IGOR ENDED UP BRINGING HIS DAS TO THE HOSPITAL AND HIS FATHER WOULD NEVER MAKE IT HOME >> I WANTED TO SEE HIM TO TALK TO HIM FIRST AND TO TELL HIM THAT IT WAS GOING TO BE OKAY BUT YOU COULD NOT I JUST COULDN’T ONE DAY, YOU ARE TALKING TO HIM AND THEN, THEY ARE AT THE HOSPITAL, AND THEN, SOME DAYS GO BY, AND YOU JUST WAITING TO HEAR SOME GOOD NEWS, AND THEN, HE IS NOT HERE ANYMORE IT’S REALLY DIFFICULT >> Reporter: HIS AUNT AND UNCLES SUCCOMED TO COVID-19 >> I LOST THREE BROTHERS IN A ROW IT’S A TRAGIC TRAGEDY >> ACROSS BRAZIL, LOVED ONES ARE LEFT MOURNING THOSE LOST >> THE COUNTRY NOW HAS THE SIXTH HIGHEST DEATH RATE IN THE WORLD LIKE OTHER PARTS OF LATIN AMERICA, BRAZIL IS FACING MEDICAL SHORTAGES AS THE DEATH TOLL THERE REACHES MORE THAN 13,000 DOCTOR, I THINK THE BIG QUESTION IS BRAZIL THE NEXT EPI-CENTER OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC? >> THE NUMBER OF CASES THAT WE HAVE NOW, AND THE INCLINATION OF THE CURVE SHOWS THAT WE ARE JUST STARTING THE EPIDEMIC HERE >> BRAZIL HAD THE LARGEST DEATH SPIKE THIS WEEK, AND AN INFECTION BE RATE THAT CONTINUES TO CLIMB YET, THE PRESIDENT, HAS BEEN DISMISSIVE OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES TO CURB THE SPREAD HE FIRED HIS HEALTH MINISTER LAST MONTH, AND EVEN JOINED QUARANTINE PROTESTS BACK IN APRIL WITH HUNDREDS IN ATTENDANCE, FEW WEARING MASKS HE HAS BEEN CRITICIZED FOR PUTTING THE ECONOMY ABOVE PEOPLE’S LIVES AND DECLARING GYMS AND HAIR SALONS, ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES >> I HAVE A STORY THOUGH — >> Reporter: PUTTING PEOPLE BACK TO WORK MAY NOT EASE THE ECONOMIC HARDSHIP ACCORDING TO THE IMF, BRAZIL’S ECONOMY IS EXPECTED TO SHRINK MORE THAN 5% THIS YEAR AND FOR THE REGION’S HARDEST HIT AREAS, IT’S A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH >> THE VIRUS IN OUR STATE, REPRESENTS ALMOST 40% OF THE CORONAVIRUS IN BRAZIL >> Reporter: THE STATE OF SAL PALO, HAS THE HIGHEST RATE OF INFECTIONS IN THE COUNTRY 51,000 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INFECTED AND THEIR LOW INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS ARE BREEDING GROUNDS FOR THE VIRUS THEY ARE RAMPING TOWARDS PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN CLOSE PROXIMITY >> SOMETIMES A FAMILY HAS SEVEN OR EIGHT PERSONS LIVING IN A VERY SMALL HOUSE IT’S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE FOR THEM TO ESTABLISH SOCIAL DISTANCING AND THAT’S ONE OF THE REASONS THAT THE VIRUS SPREAD SO QUICKLY IN THIS REGION THE EPIDEMIC IS SPREADING FROM ONE PERSON TO A CARRIER, AND FROM A HIGH SOCIO CLASS TO THE LOWEST PEOPLE >> Reporter: THIS WOMAN WAS A HOUSE KEEPER IN AN UPPER CLASS NEIGHBORHOOD SINCE THE PANDEMIC HIT, SHE HAS TAKEN A JOB IN A JUNKYARD COLLECTING SCRAP METAL >> Translator: I LEAVE MY HOUSE BECAUSE I HAVE TO YOU UNDERSTAND, I HAVE MY BILLS MY DEBTS >> Reporter: FOOD IS ALSO HARDER TO COME BY AND THE GENEROSITY OF OTHERS IS ALLOWING HER TO PUT FOOD ON THE TABLE FOR HER AND AMERICA DAUGHTER >> Translator: RICE AND BEANS, THANK GOD I HAVE IS IT SOME PEOPLE DON’T HAVE IT SO I CAN’T COMPLAIN ABOUT ANYTHING >> Reporter: THE VIRUS IS ACTING THE MOST VULNERABLE AND ISOLATED POPULATIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY BY NOW, LOCATED IN BRAZIL’S AMAZON, HAS THE DEADLIEST OUTBREAK PER CAPITA >> Translator: 100 BURIALS PER DAY WE HAVE NOTED A SMALL DROP, A SLIGHT CHANGE PEOPLE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT THEIR LIVES DEPEND ON STAYING HOME >> Reporter: AND IT’S POPULATION IS AT ESPECIALLY HIGH RISK >> Translator: NOBODY CAME TO HELP THE COMMUNITY IN THE TIME WE NEEDED IT THE MOST ALMOST THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY FELL SICK WITH SYMPTOMS SIMILAR TO COVID-19 I CAN’T TELL YOU WHAT THE DISEASE WAS, BUT IT HAPPENED IN A TIME WHEN WE DIDN’T EXPECT IT >> Reporter: DOCTORS, HOSPITALS, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT LACK IN THIS REGION AND PEOPLE ARE LEFT WITH NO HAD CHOICE BUT TO PREPARE FOR THE WORST ABC NEWS, MIAMI >> OUR THANKS TO VICTOR FOR THAT AND GOOD NEWS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19, A NEW STUDY FOUND THAT BLOOD PLASMA TRANSFUSIONS APPEAR TO BE SAFE WHEN TREATING PEOPLE WITH CORONAVIRUS, IT’S NOT A CURE, IT MEANS THAT SCIENTISTS CAN EXPAND STUDIES AND TRIALS THE HOPE IS THAT IT’S AN EFFECTIVE WAY TO TREAT PEOPLE

WITH COVID-19, AT THE LEAST, IT GIVES DOCTORS A WAY TO TREAT THE VIRUS UNTIL A VACCINE IS DEVELOPED WHEN WE COME BACK, THE COO THAT WAS NOT THE BOTCHED RAID ON VENEZUELA, AND WHY IT WAS A SHOCK TO THOSE AMERICANS INVOLVED AND THEIR FAMILIES >>> AND MASSIVE WILDFIRES BREAKING OUT ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA AND MORE IN THE CASE OF AHMAD ARBERY, WHAT A 9-1-1 CALL CAN TELL US ABOUT HOW THIS ALL STARTED >>> TAKE A LOOK AT THE INCREDIBLE IMAGES OUT OF FLORIDA, AS YOU SEE, MASSIVE WILDFIRESES ARE SPREADING ACROSS A GOOD PORTION OF SOUTH FLORIDA IN TO TODAY BURNING ABOUT 400 ACRES AND SHUTTING DOWN A SECTOR OF THE I-75 HIGHWAY POLICE SAID THERE’S NO EVACUATION ORDERS IN PLACE, BUT RESIDENTS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION IN THE EVENT THAT CONDITIONS CHANGE >>> AND TONIGHT, WE ARE LEARNING MORE DETAILS OF THE DEADLY SHOOTING OF AHMAD ARBERY, A NEW 9-1-1 RECORDING AND WHY THE SUSPECT’S ATTORNEY SAID WE NEED TO HEAR ALL THE FACTS WE HAVE MORE >> Reporter: STATE INVESTIGATORS HAVE TAKEN OVER THIS CASE AFTER LOCAL AUTHORITIES WERE ACCUSED OF LOOKING THE OTHER WAY ARE LISTENING CLOSELY TONIGHT TO A NEWLY RELEASED 9-1-1 CALL MADE BY ONE OF THE ACCUSED KILLERS NEARLY TWO WEEKS BEFORE WHAT HAPPENED HERE WHERE HE AND HIS FATHER, A FORMER POLICE OFFICER ARE ACCUSED OF MURDERING THIS UNARMED YOUNG BLACK MAN >> WHAT IS YOUR NAME SIR? >> TRAVIS McMICHAEL >> Reporter: TRAVIS McMICHAEL IS REPORTED TO HAVE SAID THAT HE WAS DRIVING DOWN THE STREET TO HIS HOME AND HE SAW SOMEONE IN THE HOUSE WITH A FLASHLIGHT >> I HAD A — STOLEN JANUARY 1st, ACTUALLY I HAVE NEVER SEEN THE GUY BEFORE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD >> Reporter: THE SECURITY CAMERA VIDEOS FROM INSIDE THAT CONSTRUCTION SITE DO SHOW A YOUNG BLACK MAN REPEATEDLY VISITING AND WALKING AROUND AND IN THIS ONE, FROM THE DAY OF THE SHOOTING, THE FAMILY OF AHMAD ARBERY CONFIRMS THIS IS HIM BUT IN EVERY RECORDING, HE IS SEEN WALKING AWAY EMPTY HANDED AND THE OWNERS REPORTED NO THEFTS AND SAY THEY WOULD NEVER HAVE SOUGHT A VIGILANTE RESPONSE NEW LAWYERS FOR TRAVIS McMICHAEL SAY THERE’S MORE TO THE STORY >> LET THE FACTS DEVELOP AND LET THE CASE PLAY OUT WHERE IT SHOULD PLAY OUT, WHICH I THINK WE ALL AGREE IN COURT >> Reporter: THE NEIGHBOR IS COOPERATING WITH AUTHORITIES, A DETAIL IN THE POLICE REPORT EXPLAINS WHY HE WAS THERE THE McMICHAELS SAID THAT BRIAN WAS HELPING THEM STOP THE YOUNG MAN AND RODDY ATTEMPTED TO BLOCK HIM AND IT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL >> LET’S BRING IN STEVE NOW STEVE, WE HAVE LEARNED THE SUSPECTED KILLER, GREGORY McMICHAELS LAW ENFORCEMENT LICENSE WAS SUSPENDED IN JANUARY OF 2019 WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT IT? >> HE FAILED TO GET LAW

ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AND BECAUSE HE DID NOT DO THAT HIS RIGHT TO ARREST WAS TAKEN AWAY AND THAT HE RETIRED THEN HE RETIRED A FEW MONTHS AFTER THAT IN THE SUMMER OF ’19 AND THIS OF COURSE HAPPENED IN FEBRUARY OF THIS YEAR >> AND WE STILL DON’T KNOW EXACTLY WHY THIS NEIGHBOR, WILLIAM “RODDY” BRIAN WAS EVEN THERE AT THE SCENE, THE MAN WHO FILMED THE KILLING? >> IT’S NOT CLEAR HE HAS NOT FULLY EXPLAINED THIS IN THE POLICE REPORT, WE GET A CLUE IN THE POLICE REPORT THE McMICHAELS TOLD INVESTIGATORS THAT WILLIAM RODDY BRIAN WAS HELPING THEM STOP THIS YOUNG MAN BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL, WHEN THE YOUNG MAN TURNED AROUND AND RAN TOWARD BRIAN, HE RAN PAST HIM BRIAN IS COOPERATING WITH INVESTIGATORS AND TRYING TO AVOID ARREST HIS ATTORNEY IS CALLING HIM WITNESS YOU MAY AS WELL CALL IT STATE WITNESS AUTHORITIES SAY IT’S POSSIBLE THAT THEY CAN MAKE MORE ARRESTS IN THE CASE AND THAT THE INVESTIGATION IS STILL VERY ACTIVE >> YEAH, HE IS MAINTAINING THAT HE IS A WITNESS AND NOT A SUSPECT ALL RIGHT, THANK YOU SO MUCH AND NOW, TO ANOTHER SHOOTING DEATH, SPARKING AN OUTCRY, 26-YEAR-OLD ASPIRING NURSE WAS SHOT EIGHT TIMES BY LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY POLICE OFFICERS WHO ENTERED HER HOME IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS AS PART OF A NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION THEY ENTERED ON A NO KNOCK WARRANT WHEN THEY SAY, HER BOYFRIEND FIRED THE GUN BECAUSE HE THOUGHT THE OFFICERS WERE INTRUDERS THE POLICE FIRED BACK KILLING THE WOMAN HER MOTHER HAS HIRED ATTORNEYS AND ARE SUING THE POLICE OFFICERS >> THEY ARE SLEEPING IN BED AT 1:00 IN THE MORNING ON A THURSDAY NIGHT AND THEY HEAR SOMETHING AND CALLS 9-1-1 THAT TELLS YOU THEY BELIEVE THEY WERE GOING TO BE THE SUBJECT OF A ROBBERY HER BOYFRIEND GETS THE GUN AND THEY GO TOWARD THE LIVING ROOM AND THEY REACH THE DOOR WITH THE BATTERING RAM, AND KENNY SHOOTS AT THE DOOR AND THEN THE POLICE JUST OPEN UP 25, 30 ROUNDS FROM THE FRONT DOOR FROM THE WINDOW, FROM OUTSIDE THE BACK PATIO DOOR THEY ARE SHOOTING THEM BLINDLY >> NOW, ACCORDING TO THE WARRANT, SHE WAS SUSPECTED OF ACCEPTING PACKAGES FOR A EX-BOYFRIEND THAT WAS BEING INVESTIGATED FOR ALLEGED DRUG TRAFFICKING IT WAS SAID THAT THEY DID KNOCK BEFORE ENTERING >> IF THEY WOULD HAVE CHECKED THEY WOULD HAVE SEEN THEY HAD NO NEED TO USE A BATTERING RAM AND DO THIS THING WITH NO SEARCH WARRANT >> HER MOTHER SAID THAT SHE WAS GIVEN THE RUN AROUND WHEN SHE INITIALLY TRIED TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED TO HER DAUGHTER >> IT’S ABOUT TWO MONTHS SINCE BRIANNA WAS KILLED AND YOU SAY NO ONE FROM THE POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS REACHED OUT TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN THE FAMILY? WHAT DID THEY TELL YOU HAPPENED? >> THEY DIDN’T GIVE ME ANY ANSWERS >> KENTH WALKER, BRIANNA’S BOYFRIEND HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER FOR FIRING AT THE OFFICERS TO WHICH HE PLEAD NOT GUILTY THE OFFICERS HAVE BEEN PUT ON ASSIGNMENT THE FBI IS U.S. ATTORNEY IS BEING ASKED TO REVIEW THE FINDINGS OF THE INVESTIGATION ONCE IT’S COMPLETE STILL AHEAD ON ABC NEWS REENSTATED THE SERGEANT THAT WAS FIRED FOR SITTING IN HIS CAR AND FAILING TO REACT WHEN A GUNMAN MURDERED STUDENTS INSIDE PARKLAND, IS GOING TO GET HIS JOB BACK WE WILL EXPLAIN AND WHILE THE JOB MARKET IS A DISASTER RIGHT NOW, THERE’S STILL COMPANIES HIRING, A LOT OF PEOPLE WE WILL EXPLAIN AND FIRST, OUR TWEET OF THE DAY WE DON’T WANT TO LET IT GO ♪ LET IT GO ♪ ♪ CAN’T HOLD IT BACK ANYMORE ♪ ♪ LET IT GO ♪ ♪ LET IT GO ♪ >>> WELCOME BACK, ANOTHER TOUGH

REPORT ON UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS TODAY, TWO COMPANIES MAY HAVE GOOD NEWS TO SHARE ON THE JOBS FRONT TODAY, KROGER HAS HIRED MORE THAN 100,000 NEW WORKERS ACROSS THE GROCERY STORES AND MANUFACTURER FACILITIES THAT IS A 20% INCREASE IN JUST THE LAST EIGHT WEEKS, WITH SOME OF THE WORKERS COMING FROM HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS THAT HAD TO LET EMPLOYEES GO THAT BOOSTS CONSUMER SPENDING IN SUPERMARKETS 25% FROM LAST YEAR KROGER SAID THEY HAVE SPENT $700 MILLION JUST SINCE MARCH ON EXTRA PAY FOR ASSOCIATES AND FOR ADDITIONAL SAFETY EFFORTS IN THE STORES INCLUDING MAKING FREE COVID-19 TESTING AVAILABLE FOR EMPLOYEES WHO NEED IT WALMART IS INVESTING MORE, ANNOUNCING THIS WEEK, IT WILL PAY AN ADDITIONAL $390 MILLION IN EMPLOYEE BONUSES IN LATE JUNE WITH $300 FOR EACH FULL-TIME HOURLY ASSOCIATE AND $150 FOR PART TIMER OR TEMPORARY ASSOCIATE THE RETAIL GIANT HAS BEEN ON A HIRING SPREE WITH 150,000 NEW EMPLOYEES BROUGHT ON BOARD SINCE MARCH AND THEY PLAN TO BRING ON 50,000 MORE AND WE STILL HAVE A LOT OF NEWS TO GET TO TONIGHT THE TERRIFYING SCENE, SKY DIVERS PLUMMETING TOWARD THE EARTH WHAT WENT WRONG >>> AND THE BOTCHED MISSION THAT WAS OVER BEFORE IT BEGAN LEAVING TWO AMERICANS IN A FOREIGN JAIL ACCUSED OF PLOTTING A COUP AND HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU ARE WEARING THE MASK THE RIGHT WAY WE WILL SHOW YOU HOW FIRST, HERE ARE THE TRENDING STORIES ON ABC NEWS.COM >>> THE JERSEY SHORE WILL BE

OPENING UP FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND NO MASS GATHERINGS WILL BE ALLOWED AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ORDERS ARE IN PLACE RESIDENTS ARE WORKING HARD AND DESERVE A DAY AT THE BEACH IF THEY CAN DO IT SAFELY IN WISCONSIN THE PRESIDENT IS CHEERING THE STATE’S HIGHEST COURT AFTER IT TOSSED OUT THE GOVERNOR’S STATE-AT-HOME ORDER THE JUDGE RULED THAT THE GOVERNOR OVER STEPPED WHEN EXTENDING THE ORDER ANOTHER MONTH WITHOUT CONSULTING LEGISLATURES >> GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO SAID THAT THE NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS, NEW CASES AND DEATHS ARE ALL HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION >> ANOTHER 2.9 MILLION AMERICANS FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS LAST WEEK MORE THAN 36 MILLION HAVE FILED JOBLESS CLAIMS SINCE THE OUTBREAK THE GOVERNMENT DOCTOR THAT ONCE OVERSAW THE CREATION OF A VACCINE FOR CORONAVIRUS AND WAS REMOVED FROM HIS POST AT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH TESTIFYING ON CAPITOL HILL >> IF WE FAIL TO IMPROVE OUR RESPONSE NOW, BASED ON SCIENCE, I FEAR THAT THE PANDEMIC WILL GET WORSE AND BE PRO LONGED DR. RICK BRIGHT FILED A WHISTLE BLOWER COMPLAINT, SAYING THAT THE U.S. WAS NOT PREPARED OR NOT DOING ENOUGH IN THE EARLIER DAYS OF BATTLING THE VIRUS >> I DON’T KNOW HIM, I NEVER MET HIM I DON’T WANT TO MEET HIM AND I WATCHED HIM AND HE LOOKS LIKE AN ANGRY, DISGRUNTLED EMPLOYEE, WHO FRANKLY, ACCORDING TO SOME PEOPLE DID NOT DO A VERY GOOD JOB >> Reporter: SENATOR RICHARD BURR IS LEAVING HIS POST AS CHAIR OF THE SENATE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE AS THE FBI INVESTIGATES THE STOCK TRADING >> THIS IS A DISTRACTION OF THE HARD WORK OF THE COMMITTEE >> HE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR WHETHER HE USED INSIDER INFORMATION TO SELL OFF UP TO $1.7 MILLION IN STOCKS BEFORE THE MARKETS BEGAN TO TUMBLE AMID THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC SENATOR MAJORITY LEAD ER MITCH McCONNELL SAID THAT HE AND BURR THOUGHT IT WOULD BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE COMMITTEE FOR HIM TO STEP DOWN FOR THE TIME BEING IT’S COMES AFTER HIS CELL PHONE WAS SEIZED >> Reporter: FEELING LIKE A TRILLION BUCKS? THIS MAN COULD BE THE FIRST EVER TRILLIONARE, JEFF BEZOS COULD SEE THAT IN 2026 BEZOS IS CURRENTLY WORTH $143 BILLION, TO A TRILLION MAY SEEM A LONG WAY OFF BUT CONSIDER THIS, HIS NET WORTH GREW 34% OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS >> NOW TO A STORY THAT SEEMS RIPPED FROM THE PAGES OF A SPY NOVEL IT’S PLAYING OUT IN REAL LIFE AFTER AN EXGREEN BERRET FAILED TO LEAD A RAID IT HAS LEFT TWO FORMER U.S SERVICE MEMBERS CAPTURED THERE ANDTHE FAMILIES ARE LOOKING FOR ANSWERS ON HOW THE LOVED ONES GOT INVOLVED OUR CHIEF GLOBAL AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT HAS THE STORY >> OPERATION GIDEON SAID THAT IT WAS OVER BEFORE THE TWO BOATS HIT VENEZUELA SHORES OFFICIALS SAYING THIS SIX WERE KILLED BY THE VENEZUELA MILITARY AND A DOZEN MEN ROUNDED UP AND DETAINED INCLUDING THESE TWO AMERICANS WORKING FOR A PRIVATE SECURITY FIRM LUKE DENMAN AND AARON BARRY BOTH FORM SPECIAL FORCES SOLDIERS BARRY’S WIFE OF 15 YEARS AND MOTHER OF HIS CHILDREN HAD NO IDEA HE WAS NEAR VENEZUELA >> YOU HAD TO BE SHOCKED YOU DID NOT KNOW WHERE HE WAS OR WHAT HE WAS DOING AND HOW DID YOU FIND OUT? >> THE ONLINE REPORT I MEAN, AND THEN, I, I COULD NOT BELIEVE IT I WAS IN TOTAL SHOCK AND IT’S LIKE, YOUR HEART STOPS AND IT IS LIKE THE WORLD STANDS STILL AND YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON IT WAS JUST REALLY, YOU KNOW, TERRIFYING >> LUKE DENMAN’S GIRLFRIEND, WAS IN THE DARK AS WELL IT’S A LOT OF QUESTIONS >> YEAH >> WHAT’S THE FIRST QUESTION YOU WOULD ASK HIM?

>> WHAT THE HELL? I DON’T KNOW I DON’T KNOW I CAN’T ANSWER THAT I DON’T I DON’T KNOW I JUST WANT TO HUG HIM AND JUST HOLD HIM AND IT’S KIND OF WHERE I’M AT I DON’T KNOW IF I WANT TO TALK I WANT TO SEE HIM, AND HOLD HIM AND NEVER LET HIM GO >> BUT JUST ABOUT THE SAME TIME DENMAN AND BARRY WERE BEING CAPTURED THE MAN BEHIND OPERATION GIDEON, JORDAN GAUDREAU WAS BOASTING ON TWITTER OF THE MISSION’S SUCCESS >> 1700 HOURS A DARING AMPHIBIOUS RAID WAS LAUNCHED DEEP IN THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY OUR MEN ARE CONTINUING TO FIGHT RIGHT NOW AND OUR UNITS HAVE BEEN ACTIVATED IN THE SOUTH, WEST AND EAST OF VENEZUELA THE COMMANDER IS WITH ME, HE IS CO-LOCATED AND COMMANDER SIKAE IS ON THE GROUND FIGHTING >> GAUDREAU, WHO SERVED IN THE ARMY WITH DENMAN AND BARRY RUNS A PRIVATE SECURITY FIRM IF FLORIDA SILVER CORP, HIS PROMOTIONAL VIDEO SHOWING HIM DURING HIS GREEN BERRET DAYS AND PROVIDING SECURITY AT A TRUMP RALLY LATER, TELLING A NEWS OUTLET, HE WAS TRAINING FOR THIS FOR A YEAR >> HE STRUCK DEEP IN THE HEART OF THE ENEMY AND THAT’S HOW HE WON >> IN SCRIPTED AND HEAVILY EDITED VIDEOS RELEASED OF VENEZUELA OF THE AMERICANS, DENMAN LIKELY UNDER DURRESS SAID DONALD TRUMP WAS BEHIND THE INVASION, AND DESPITE DONALD TRUMP’S EFFORTS TO OUST THE PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA, THEY MADE SURE THAT THESE MEN WERE NOT WORKING FOR THE U.S GOVERNMENT >> FORMER NAVY S.E.A.L. AGREES HE SAID THAT HE WAS INITIALLY GOING TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR THE MISSION BUT THEN BAILED OUT >> PRETTY MUCH WITHIN THE FIRST FIVE MINUTES OF LOOKING AT ALL OF THE STUFF THAT THEY WERE TELLING ME, WHEN I, ESPECIALLY WHEN I LOOKED AT SILVER CORP, I WAS LIKE, THIS IS NOT LEGITIMATE, THIS IS NOT BACKED BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT >> THEY SAID THAT THE MEN WORKING FOR GAUDREAU, WERE LIKELY CONVINCED IT WAS A U.S SANCTIONED OPERATION HIS PARENTS THINK IT WAS SANCTIONED BY THE OPPOSITION LEADER IN VENEZUELA >> I BELIEVE LUKE WAS DOING SOMETHING THAT HE BELIEVED IN AND HE WANTED TO HELP PEOPLE I’M STILL OUT, LIKE I SAID, ON JUST EXACTLY WHAT PART HE IN THIS >> HE THOUGHT HE WAS HELPING THE VENEZUELA PEOPLE HE WAS A HOSTAGE RESCUE PERSON WHEN HE WAS A GREEN BERET >> NOW THEY BOTH NEED RESCUING >> THEY ARE WONDERFUL PEOPLE AND NEED TO COME HOME >> WHILE STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS SAY THEY DID NOT SANCTION THIS INVASION, THEY SAY THEY WILL DO EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO GET THE MEN BACK FOR ABC NEWS LIVE IN WASHINGTON >> OUR THANKS TO MARTHA FOR THAT ONE OF THE OFFICERS WHO WAS FIRED OVER HIS HANDLES OF THE SHOOTING IN PARKLAND, FLORIDA IS GETTING HIS JOB BACK HE WAS ONE OF FOUR OFFICERS FIRED LAST YEAR AFTER A INVESTIGATION FOUND THEY NEGLECTED THEIR DUTIES MILLER WAS THE FIRST SUPERVISING OFFICER ON THE SCENE HID BEHIND HIS CAR AND HE WAS DENIED DUE PROCESS IT WAS FOUND AND IMPROPERLY TERMINATED HE WILL GET FULL BACK PAY AND SENIORITY WHEN HE GOES BACK TO WORK THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE BLASTED IT AND SAID IS, IT WAS WRONGLY DECIDED AND BASED ON A TECHNICALITY >> PEOPLE ARE UNDER TIGHT RESTRICTIVE ORDERS THEY HAVE BEEN FORCED TO EVACUATE AS A TYPHOON LANDS IN THE PHILIPPINES IT’S MATCHING A CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE HERE IN THE U.S. IT’S UNCLEAR THE EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE, AS OF NOW THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN IN THE NEXT HOUR AS IT TURNS NORTH OF LAND IT’S THE FIRST NAMED STORM OF THE SEASON IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC >>> MEANWHILE, IN SOME PRESEASON ACTIVITY IN THE ATLANTIC, A DISTURBANCE HAS A 70% CHANCE OF DEVELOPING IN TO A TROPICAL OR SUB TROPICAL DEPRESSION IF IT DEVELOPED IN TO A STORM, IT WILL BE NAMED ARTHUR HURRICANE STARTS JUNE 1st AND NOW FOR THE FASHION MUST HAVE IN PUBLIC SAFETY, WE ARE TALKING ABOUT FACE MASKS OF COURSE WHICH IS THE RIGHT ONE FOR YOU, AS BECKY REPORTS, THERE ARE A NUMBER OF THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN IT COMES TO COVERING OUR FACES >> Reporter: THE PLEAT, THE

ADJUSTABLE AND THE MASK-ASSESSRY >> IT’S NOT ONE SAME FITS ALL >> YOU WILL SEE ETSY OVERFLOWING WITH THEM, AND BIG NAME BRANDS CUSTOMIZING THEM >> THEY FIT MOST SIZE ADULTS >> AND MANY TOUTING THE COMFORT AND EFFICIENCY OF MASKS FOR SALE THEY SHOULD FIT WITH THE ABILITY TO BREATHE AND HAVE MULTIPLE LAYERS OF FABRIC TIGHTLY WOVEN COTTON CLOTH, SOMETHING LIKE THE WEAVE OF A BANDANA, NOT THE TYPE THAT A SWEATER IS MADE OUT OF THE HOLES ARE TOO LARGE >> ANYTHING TOO STRICT WILL RESTRICT BREATHING SO YOU NEED TO FIND ONE THAT IS BREATHABLE ENOUGH AND COMFORTABLE ENOUGH THAT YOU ARE NOT TAKING IT OFF AND TOUCHING YOUR FACE >> SOFT EAR LOOPS AND ADJUSTABLE BANDS CAN HELP AND SOME HAVE A BENDABLE WIRE IN THE NOSE BRIDGE >> SOME OF THE THINGS YOU CAN DO IS MAKE SURE THAT IT FITS CLOSELY ON THE FACE AND IT’S SITTING PROPERLY AND AIR IS BEING FUNNELED DOWNWARD AND IN WARD ON THE SIDES OF THE MASK DIRECTLY IN TO THE NASAL PASSAGES AND THAT’S WHAT WE DON’T WANT >> NOW FOR MASK DON’TS DO KNOW MORE THAN A DAY OR TWO WITHOUT CLEANING IT THE WASHING MACHINE AND A DRYER IS KEY AND WHILE YOU MAY OPT FOR SEQUENCE OR GLITTER, THEY DO NOT RECOMMEND IT IT CAN HARBOR BACTERIA AND HAVE MORE HOLES AND BE ITCHY SO WE TOUCH OUR FACE MORE >> OUR THANKS FOR THAT >> THE REMARKABLE AND MIRACULOUS COMEBACK OF RACER RYAN NEWMAN CONTINUES YOU MAY RECALL HIS HORRIFIC CRASH AT THE DAYTONA 500 BACK IN JANUARY MANY FEARED THE WORST AND DAYS LATER HE WALKED OUT OF THE HOSPITAL HOLDING HIS DAUGHTER’S HAND, AND ON THE HEELS OF RETURNING TO RACING TODAY, HE ADDRESSED THE FRIGHTENING ACCIDENT >> I DON’T REMEMBER ANYTHING ABOUT BEING IN THE HOSPITAL I COULD NOT TELL YOU WHAT CAME TO VISIT ME I COULD NOT TELL YOU WHO WAS IN THE ROOM I DO REMEMBER PUTTING MY ARMS AROUND MY DAUGHTER’S CHEST AND WALKING OUT AND HOLDING THEIR HANDS AS I DID THAT AND THAT, THAT TELLS ME THAT GOD WAS INVOLVED, THAT TELLS ME THAT I WAS, I WAS BLESSED IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE AND MAKES ME SO THANKFUL FOR WHAT I WENT THROUGH AND BEING ABLE TO, YOU KNOW, HAVE THE PEOPLE AROUND ME THAT I LOVE AND TRUST AFTERWARDS SO, JUST, JUST I DON’T, I DON’T KNOW HOW TO DESCRIBE IT MORE THAN THAT I FEEL A COMPLETE, LIKE A COMPLETE WALKING LYRICAL >> BACK OUT ON THE RACETRACK AND WHEN WE COME BACK, THE STORY OF A ENTREPRENEUR WHO IS CHEERING UP HIS COMMUNITY, ONE ICE CREAM CONE AT A TIME STAY WITH US >>> OH, OH

>> OH, MY GOD OH, JUST ABSOLUTELY TERRIFYING MOMENTS FOR THESE SKY DIVERS IN CENTRAL FLORIDA AFTER A MALFUNCTION WITH THE PARACHUTE SENT THEM SPIRALSING TO THE GROUND AND THEY ENDED UP CRASH LANDING IN FRONT OF A HOUSE THEY JUMPED 10,000 FEET IN AIR AND THANKFULLY BOTH SURVIVED AND NEEDLESS TO SAY, SERIOUS INJURIES WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM AND THERE’S A 6-YEAR-OLD LITTLE BOY SPREADING JOY IN HIS COMMUNITY, ONE SCOOP AT A TIME JAMES LONGMAN HAS THE FEEL-GOOD NEWS ROUND UP ♪ ♪ >>> HI GUYS, CORONAVIRUS HAS BEEN WITH US FOR A WHILE NOW, AND PEOPLE ARE STILL SPREADING LOVE AND JOY AND CHEER IN ALL KINDS OFS OF WAYS LIKE FOR EXAMPLE, CLARK AND HIS MOM THE 6-YEAR-OLD HAD THE IDEA TO START A ICE CREAM TRUCK A SMALL GESTURE THAT WENT A LONG WAY >> I WANTED ICE CREAM TO GIVE ICE CREAM TO PEOPLE, BECAUSE I THOUGHT THAT WAS PRETTY NICE >> THE NICE THING TO DO, RIGHT? AND WHAT WAS THE REACTION THAT PEOPLE HAD WHEN YOU GAVE THEM THE ICE CREAM? >> HAPPY THAN MADE THEM HAPPY >> REALLY? AND HOW DID YOU GIVE IT TO THEM? BECAUSE I KNOW YOU HAVE TO KEEP YOUR DISTANCE, RIGHT? HOW DID YOU MANAGE TO DO IT? LIKE PHYSICALLY GIVE THEM THE ICE CREAM? >> WE PUT ICE CREAM DOWN THE TUBE PUT ICE CREAM DOWN THE TUBE WE PUT ICE CREAM SIGN ON, SO THEY CAN PICK WITH THEIR FINGER, AND THEN WE JUST GET THEM OUT OF THE COOLER AND WE PUT IT DOWN THE TUBE >> WE LIVE IN A HEAVY MEDICAL TOWN AND SO, THERE ARE TONS OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD AND SO, THE WANT TO GIVE BACK TO THEM, AND YOU KNOW, KIND OF BRING A SMILE TO THEIR CHILDREN’SES FACE AND ALSO, I THINK, IT’S FUN FOR THE KIDS BUT I WOULD WAGER IT’S ALMOST BETTER FOR THE ADULTS, IT BRINGS BACK MEMORIES FROM THEIR CHILDHOOD AND THEY ARE WATCHING THEIR CHILD ENJOY SOMETHING DURING A TOUGH TIME >> THEY HAVE BEEN THINKING OF DIFFERENT WAYS THEY CAN USE THE TRUCK >> AFTER THE ICE CREAM TRUCK, WHAT ARE WE GOING TO COULD? >> WE SHOULD DO A BEER TRUCK? >> NO, NOT A BEER TRUCK >> YOU SHOULD DO A BEER TRUCK THAT’S RIGHT >> THANK YOU SO MUCH KELLY AND CLARK FOR SPEAKING TO US AND SHOWING US JUST HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO HELP OUR COMMUNITIES DURING THIS TIME NEXT UP, WE WANT TO TAKE YOU TO ISLAND AND SUPER STAR MATT DAMON WHO HAS BEEN HIDING OUT IN ALEVY SUBURB OF DUBLIN, HE WAS MEANT TO SHOOT A MOVIE THERE BUT HE WAS STAYING THERE WITH HIS FAMILY THE WHOLE OF IRELAND WANTED TO GET AN EXCLUSIVE THEY TOOK HIM UNDER HIS WING AND PROTECTED HIM FROM THE MEDIA BUT TWO D.J.s MANAGED TO GET THE EXCLUSIVE I CAUGHT UP WITH THEM >> YOU MUST HAVE BEEN PRETTY EXCITED >> HE IS THE NICEST MAN IN THE WORLD, JAMES, YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE HE SAID AT THE END OF THE INTERVIEW, GRAHAM, NATHAN, WHEN THIS ALL BLOWS OVER, WE MIGHT GO FOR BEERS AFTERWARDS NOW, I DON’T KNOW IF THAT WILL HAPPEN BUT EVEN SAYING THAT IS PRETTY COOL >> THE IRISH ARE CLEARLY FANS OF THE ACTOR AND HE DECIDED TO REPAY THEIR KINDNESS, SURPRISING A FRONT LINE NURSE >> OH, MY GOD! >> HEY, HOW ARE YOU DO? THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR WHAT YOU ARE DOING I CAN’T EVEN TELL YOU I MEAN >> THANK YOU >> IT’S BEEN SO HORRIBLE FOR EVERYONE, IF THERE’S ANY SILVER LINING IT’S THAT HOPEFULLY PEOPLE ARE FINALLY UNDERSTANDING HOW AWESOME YOU FRONT LINE WORKERS ARE >> SOUNDED LIKE IT MEANT A LOT TO HER NOW, CHECK THIS OUT WHO DOESN’T LOVE RECEIVING A BEAUTIFUL BUNCH OF FLOWERS? WELL, A FAMILY OWNED GREENHOUSE, GREEN CIRCLE GROWERS IN OHIO SURPRISED FRONT LINE WORKERS IN SEVEN OF THE HARDEST FRONT LINE STATES WITH FLOWERS >> WE DECIDED TO PUT THEM IN THE HANDS OF CARE WORKERS THAT ARE IN FRONT LINES OF THE HOSPITALS AND IN THE CRISIS >> WE WANT THEM TO KNOW THEY ARE VALUED AND THEY ARE LOVED AND APPRECIATED FOR WHAT THEY ARE DOING >> IN ALL, THEY DISTRIBUTED ONE MILLION FLOWERS AND CALLING THE INITIATIVE, FLOWERING FOR THE FRONT LINES >>> THAT SIT FOR TONIGHT, STAY SAFE EVERYONE AND BE GOOD TO EEP OTHER >> THANK YOU, JAMES I’M THINKING OF THE 6-YEAR-OLD THAT WENT FROM THE ICE CREAM TRUCK TO THE BEER TRUCK BEFORE WE GO, THE IMAGE OF THE DAY, MAN’S BEST FRIEND AS MEN’S BEST HELPER THIS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH HERE IS HARLEY THE PUG, ALL DECKED OUT IN PPE FOR THE IMPORTANT WORK AS A THERAPY DOG HE PROVIDES EMOTIONAL SUPPORT TO DOCTORS AND NURSES TREATING COVID-19 PATIENTS

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