Jim Sciutto

Jim Sciutto


Co-Anchor CNN Newsroom & CNN Chief National Security Correspondent. Author, “The Shadow War” May 14: https://t.co/i7OXFQa3yR

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“I don’t know how we’re doing this,” NYFD EMS Lt. Anthony Almojera tells me of their COVID-19 response. He himself responded to 12 cardiac arrests in *one shift* on Sunday. Overall, they are answering more than *7000* emergency calls a day.

Breaking: Stephanie Grisham is out as WH press secretary. She is leaving the job without ever having briefed the press.

Striking, yes, but far from a new phenomenon.

—>> Days after removing ODNI IG, Trump removes independent watchdog tasked with overseeing coronavirus emergency funds - CNNPolitics

Scoop: Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted his resignation a day after a leaked audio showed him calling ousted commander of USS Theodore Roosevelt "stupid" in address to ship's crew, a US official and a former senior military official tell me.

More: Acting Undersecretary of the Army, James McPherson, has been tapped to succeed Modly. Mcpherson, a retired rear admiral, was the former Judge Advocate General of the Navy. - @rabrowne75  and I reporting.

Moreover, I’m told SefDef Esper has accepted Modly’s resignation.

Ugh: New York City has 806 new coronavirus deaths and 5,825 new cases, according to the New York City website. The city has reported a total of 3,544 deaths and 74,601 coronavirus cases.

Breaking: U.S. records 1736 new Coronavirus deaths, the most in a single day. National death toll stands at 12,722. - Johns Hopkins University

New: CNN Poll shows majority of Americans now say the federal government has done a poor job of preventing coronavirus spread - via @CNNPolitics ⁩

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Remember AG Sessions, who recused himself from Russia investigation, has fired the leader of that investigation, Director Comey

Conversation on the train: Man on my left: “Coronavirus is just the flu. It’s all panic.” (Points to man on my right wearing a mask) “See? Mass hysteria.” Man on right: “Actually I’m a microbiologist.” Man on left: “Why a mask?” Man on right: “I know how pandemics spread.”

15-year olds Bailey Holt and Preston Cope, the two teens killed in the #KentuckySchoolShooting . It was the 11th school shooting of 2018. There are 7 days left in January.

New tonight: Given NYT has now made details on Russian spy public, I can now report additional info we had withheld. Asset had direct access to Vladimir Putin, including the remarkable ability to take photos of presidential documents, and had served US for more than a decade. 1/

Dr. Fauci: “You don't make the timeline. The virus makes the timeline. So you've got to respond in what you see happen. And if you keep seeing this acceleration, it doesn't matter what you say. 1 week, 2 weeks, 3 weeks - you've got to go with what the situation on the ground is.”

Tonight, there are hundreds of American families watching news of Suleimani’s killing particularly closely. He engineered attacks in Iraq, often with sophisticated IEDs, that killed hundreds of US service-members & wounded thousands more.

Police got to Dayton shooter within a minute and yet he killed 9. This is only possible with high-powered, high-capacity weapons like the one he used. And it is where the “good guy with a gun” defense fails.

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