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thank you for joining me this sunday. we begin this hour with the u.s. taking a major step, a new step to shore up the critically low baby formula supply. the first palets of emergency formula arriving via a u.s. military plane a short time ago, and is now going through inspection. the product is a specialty formula for infants who are intolerant to protein and cow's milk, and will be distributed to hospitals, pharmacies, and doctor's offices.
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cnn's polo sand vol is live for us. this is the first of what's expected to be many formula flights. >> it is. and it's more important now that the formula went through those paces. the inspection, and the quality control process that all of those imports go through. the only difference is what usually takes place in weeks was only done in about 72 hours. that's with multiple different agencies involved. u.s. transport command, for example, one of the key agencies in trying to get that baby for for formula germany to the u.s. this is important. this particular formula, it is a prescription product that is high poe allergenic. it basically is meant to go to the hardest hit of the hard hit families that have been desperately trying to find the formula they need for their
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children. this specific formula will go directly to hospitals, and to home health care facilities. so that's important to note. this is not formula that will be going to the store shelves, for example. however, there is high hopes that they will begin to import some of those products from overseas as the u.s.-based manufacturing operation for these products begins to rev up essentially. i want you to hear directly from the acting head of fedex. one of the other organizations that is involved in the distribution of this that officials there are hoping to possibly have a flight as early as later this week that will be a formula that will address the needs of most parents. >> well, this is hot off the presses, but we'll have the first one coming in wednesday. the first one we're doing. it's coming from the same place this came from, an air force base in germany.
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i believe it's coming in indianapolis. i don't have the details yet. >> so that is key here, fred, as you hear from fedex officials that they have hopes of bringing in some of that formula that will hopefully address the needs of the general population of parentings. this formula has the potential to impact or at least benefit up to 9,000 babies, potentially up to 18,000toddlers, but those with dietary restrictions. there's a consensus between people, they believe this will likely be the first of many more of these flights. >> there's a critical need for all of it, but particularly that formula. thank you, polo, in indianapolis. so this is just a first step. but one white house official said today more is being done to ensure that no baby goes hungry. >> because the actions that we're taking right now, we're going to see more formula coming off factory lines. >> when? >> and more formula in stores starting as early as this week.
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>> let's talk more about this. joining me right now dr. emily webber, the chief medical information officer and a pediatrician at riley children's health in indianapolis. and was there as the first shipment arrived earlier today. so good to see you, dr. webber. give me your reaction to this shipment. what were you feeling when you saw it make a landing? >> good morning. good afternoon. thanks for having me. it was really an exciting moment. there were a lot of our community partners and parents there as well. so as a pediatrician here at riley children's health, there was a great sense of hope. in seeing the action come forward. >> i want to play for you something else the director of the national economic council said today. listen. >> how do we get to the point where the united states of america has to air lift baby formula from another country in order to feed its children? >> look, it's a reasonable question, and it's frustrating. i'm a parent. and we look and say nothing
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could be more important than the health and the safety of our babies. we have to take safety very seriously. and part of what happened here was that we had a manufacturer that wasn't following the rules and that was making formula that had the risk of making babies sick. so we have to take action on that front, but there's a bigger route to your question. how did we end up in a market where we have three companies that control 90% of the market. it goes back to the question of how we can bring more competition and have more providers so no individual company has this much control over supply chains, and we're going to have to work on that. there's big questions we'll have to get under. >> so dr. webber, again, you were there as this shipment on a u.s. military flight landed there in indianapolis that had to be a very surreal moment to see this kind of shipment coming into the united states. we're accustomed to seeing u.s. military vessels like this take shipments out to so many countries in need.
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so where do we go from here? what kind of lesson do you think america learns from something like this? you just heard economic adviser there talk about what seems to be really a monopolizing of just three u.s. companies that are in a position to make this kind of formula. so what are the lessons to be learned? where do you see the u.s. going from here? >> yeah. that's a great question. it was a little unusual. it's certainly not in my everyday work as a pediatrician, but i do think the thing that we take away here and in how we serve our children here in indiana, the pediatricians across the country is parents and their doctors, we know what these children need, and so working closely, connected with our partners we already have through children of the wic program, working through communities so we don't face these kinds of short angs again is what most of us are going to be focussed on.
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it's not unheard of the last couple years. most of us that provide health care have had to look at the relationships and use them more than ever. >> we've heard of some of the damaging effects this shortage has had on a lot of families. the medical university of south carolina, musc says at least four babies have been hospitalized for complications related to the formula shortage. they said three were due to intolerance of formulas, parents had to try, because of the shortages, while another was sickened by mineral imbalances from care givers mixing their own formula. so desperate times means desperate measures for a lot of families. what are your concerns as this shortage does continue while we have this shipment in, it's not an answer to every family. >> right. i think that's an excellent point, and i think pediatricians like myself and those -- everyone who cares for children, we don't want to see that
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happen. your point in those examples are something that underlines how important this specific type of formula is for our most vulnerable children. there are children who rely on this nutrition in this form to grow and thrive, but then as you mentioned, when we are desperate, when we have families that are facing empty shelves, we don't want people to feel that pressure, to take those risks and experiments, because it does predispose children to things like the electrolyte em balances like you mentioned. i think it's important we keep getting good information and safe nutrition out to our kids and families so that we start to relay some of that, take off some of the pressure our families are feeling. because you're right. a lot of these infants, that is their only form of nutrition. when you can't get it or you don't have the means to get it, that's what the families are facing. >> right. the ceo of abbott, i mean, we're talking about the company who makes a lot of these formulas.
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and also had this voluntary recall of formula. and factory shutdown earlier this year. i mean, all of this was a catalyst for the shortage. the ceo put out an op ed in washington post this weekend, and he apologized and said this, quoting now. we expect we'll be able to restart the facility by the first week in june from the time we restart production at the site, it will take six to eight weeks before product is available on the shelves. that's a long time. you've got a baby that wants to be fed every two hours. or three hours, in so many cases. so what are families to do? and what is your feeling about why it will take so long and what people do in the meantime? >> that's a great question. i think today's really hopeful, but you're right. it's going to take some time to get us in more of a routine and back to what we like to hope for our families isn't kind of a normal feeling. right now what families and what
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we're encouraging here at riley, and also nationally through the american academy of pediatrics is to reach out and connect with pediatricians and with the other infrastructure we have through wic offices and honestly, also through the networks they have through their doctors and families that are facing similar challenges, because there is a -- although it's going to take time to get us back up to where we need to have that availability, what i saw today and what has been expressed to us is that this is the first shipment of several to help us bridge that gap, and then the ability to make sure we get the most vulnerable children, the supplies they need and we work together to do that is more important than ever. >> when you say reach out to them, because they may potentially have emergency supplies or because they have alternatives, or other options for families who are relying on a very specific type of formula and you're saying there might be access for pediatricians where
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there might be -- where there may not be access for families directly? >> i think that's it in part. to be very honest, especially for the shipment that arrived today for these medically complex cases, we as the pediatric community, this is work we do pretty routinely. you mentioned earlier that sometimes we are writing prescriptions for those types of formulas. we're used to working with families and patients to get what they need. working with sometimes with wic offices and sometimes just making sure that we all stay connected, and not taking any of the safety shortcuts we mentioned earlier. that's why if i could express how important that is to talk to your trusted pediatrician and the people who help you keep your kids safe, because we don't want anyone out of desperation, very understandable, but if we can avoid the shortcuts, that would be good for all of our patients. >> doctor emily webber, thank you so much. great advice for a lot of
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he will hold a telerally for purdue. he'll get on the phone with purdue and implore republican voters to get out and vote on tuesday. it may be too little too late for purdue. historically we haven't seen that many republicans challenge or democrats for that matter, challenge members of their own party in these primaries. it's difficult to pick off an incumbent governor. that's the challenge he has been having. governor kemp on the campaign trail this weekend. he doesn't enjoy the support of the former president because he didn't do more to essentially cheat in the 2020 election on the foreimer president's behalf. there's former and current republican governors out on the campaign trail with him including nebraska governor pete ricketts. >> i think stacey abrams is a great unifier. i believe every republican in georgia will be unified after
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tuesday. we've been through tough primaries before in our state. people have differences of opinion on who they want their nominee to be. i can guarantee republicans in georgia know i'll be a better governor than stacey abrams and people in the middle know that too. >> so you can see there kemp talking about stacey abrams pivoting toward the general election. stacey abrams does not have a competitive primary, so she hasn't been out this weekend. we are also tracking the republican primary for secretary of state where the election lie essentially on the ballot. we'll have to see if the potency of that election will do enough to boost trump's endorsed candidate in that race. >> eva in atlanta. thank you so much. texas voters will also head to the polls on tuesday. in march, the incumbent
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democratic -- won by about 1,000 votes, but because neither candidate broke the 50% threshold, they will face off again tuesday to represent texans in the 28th congressional district. and joining me right now is jessica cisneros, the democratic candidate challenging. welcome. >> thank you. >> this is an interesting predicament. you once worked an an intern in your challenger's office. what made you want to run against him for his seat? >> sure. i mean, it was a formative experience to say the least. i thought about that experience i had on capitol hill in his office when i first decided to run last cycle. and it was because me as a lifelong constituent of texas 28 had to go to washington to find out what kind of representation texas 28 was receiving.
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if t fact that we're represented by someone anti-labor, anti-choice, receiving money from people like the koch brothers, pushing anti-immigrant legislation. i knew those weren't the values of our congressional district, especially one that's reliably blue, and when i was approached to run last cycle, i mean, nobody had to sit up really to give him a run for his money, but i diseased to do so, because i think the last straw for me was the fact that he was voting almost 7 0% of the time with donald trump, and those are not the values of south texas. we decided to run. last time we were almost three percentage points away from defeating him, so we came back to finish the job. >> is it your kneeling that as a congressman he evolved from when you were an intern working in his office compared to his recent representation of himself and the district and so you felt it was time to challenge him because you do have a unique perspective as having worked in
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his office, knowing a lot more about the person you're challenging than, say, most political opponents might have. how do you use your knowledge of what you learned as an intern working in his office now against him as a challenger for that office? >> i think, of course, i think the last time around because he hadn't been challenged in a long time, a big part of the list that we were doing as part of our campaign was that voter education. right? did you know that he was voting almost 70% of the time with donald trump? did you know that he had voted to defund planned parenthood or was pushing for an expedited removal of central american miners coming to seek safety in this country? did you know he was receiving money from the koch brothers? there was just so many issues that i knew that people in the district, if they knew what kind of representation that we were receiving, we would get their vote. i think that's why we got so close to defeating him and why
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we pushed this historical runoff election is because people are finally paying attention and holding him accountable. >> and now abortion is a huge ballot box issue, particularly in this race this year. you support abortion rights. your opponent, congressman, opposes abortion rights and was the only house democrat to vote against legislation to codify roe v. wade. so how influential do you believe this issue is going to be at the ballot? >> yeah. this is an issue that we've been talking about from the very beginning back when i decided to launch this campaign in june of 2019. because he has close to a 20-year track record of being anti-choice and i think his most recent vote against the women's health protection act citing the republicans and voting against it which was put on the house floor for a vote, because of the senate bill aid legislation, the six week abortion ban that came
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from texas. for him to be a texas representative and side with republicans at a crucial moment when we're watching the fall of roe has been very frustrating for a lot of people here. and i think the issues have been the same. i mean, health care is one of the number one issues we're running on. it's health care and jobs. but i do think that the sense of urgency, you know, has definitely been highlighted in the last few weeks. >> and i guess this is an opportunity for a final sell for you to your potential constituents. why do you believe you have an advantage over this nine-time incumbent. someone you once worked with as an intern, and someone you also ran against before as a 26-year-old fresh out of law school? what do you have to offer to your potential constituents that you believe the congressman does not? >> sure. i think it's the mix of personal
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and professional experience. although, i became an immigration and human rights attorney under the trump administration. i had been advocating for my community since 2012 when daca was first announced by president obama. i think this personal experience of being so close to a lot of challenges that south texans face in terms of it's heart breaking that we don't have a lot of investment in our community in terms of health care, education, making sure that our laws, our immigration and border policy is humane, that we are investing in the infrastructure here. i mean, those are all issues that haven't been resolved in the past 20 years. and you know, they try to say well, i have the experience. well, our poverty rate has remained the same. our hurngs of people being uninsured in our district has remained the same, and they're high. we are running a campaign that's two-fold. one centered on people-centered politics in terms of the policies we're supporting but also the energizing of the base
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that we've been able to do. i mean, just this runoff election we're seeing a higher than anticipated voter engagement in people turning out to vote. it's of the groundwork and infrastructure that we've been laying out in terms of getting people electorally engaged. >> all right. a very enthusiastic jessica. thank you for being with us. >> thank you so much. >> and we also reached out to the current congressman to appear on our show today as well. still ahead, joe biden is in japan for the second leg of his trip to asia amid renewed tensions with north korea. we'll take you live to tokyo next. [whiff] [water splashes] is it on the g green? [goose squawks] i was just looking for my ball. 19th hole, sam adams summer ale. [goose squawks] (here you go.) (cheers guys!) miss allen over there isn't checking lesson plans. she's getting graded on her green investments with merrill. a-plus. still got it.
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welcome back. president biden is tokyo for the second leg of his asia trip. the president is scheduled to meet with the japanese prime minister tomorrow. that meeting is coming amid renewed tensions with north korea. let's go straight to our white house correspondent who is traveling with the president in tokyo. jeremy, the president offered a brief message, rather, to north korean leader kim jong-un. what did he say? >> well, president biden wrapped up his visit to south korea on sunday with a message first to u.s. troops, thanking them for their service as they were stationed in the area. also thanking south korean troops jointly positioned at this air base in south korea. but the president wrapped up this visit without that icbm test or a nuclear test being carried out by north korea. something u.s. intelligence officials indicated was possible if not likely. president biden did, indeed,
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have a message for the north korean leader. and he also talked about the possibility that an icbm test could still be carried out. listen. >> we are prepared for anything north korea does. we've had -- thought through how to respond in whatever they do. i am not concerned if that's what you're suggesting. >> do you have a message for kim jong-un while you're here? >> hello. period. thank you. >> reporter: and that brief, brief message from president biden to the north korean leader, a reflection of the shift of how the u.s. is conducting its north korea strategy under president biden, compared to what it was under former president trump. former president trump met three times with the north korean leader. he talked about the love letters they would exchange. his words, not mine, and we also know that president biden is ultimately pursuing a lower
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level track of diplomacy. reaching out consistently to the north koreans through administration officials. so far they've had no meetings with the north koreans. and north korea has ramped up the pace of ballistic missile tests. 15 this year. jake sullivan for his part, he talked about third base possibility that north korea could still carry out an icbm test saying it is still possible that north korea could carry out the test while president biden is in japan. and he reiterated the u.s. is prepared for that possibility if north korea acts, he said, we'll be prepared to respond. >> all right. jeremy diamond traveling with the president in tokyo. thank you so much. former u.s. marine trevor reed joins jake tapper tonight to discuss his 985 days in russian imprisonment. he talks about what happened and how it came to an end in finally home, the trevor reed interview. >> have you been able to fully
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ukraine's president is accusing russia of blocking 22 million tons of food products. plus this warning from president zelenskyy. if ports are not unblocked, many countries will face a food crisis. melissa bell is following all the developments from kyiv. melissa, we're learning russians are also introducing new controls on movement in mariupol. the mayor saying it's nearly impossible to leave. what else are you learning? >> that's right. essentially saying to anyone who wants to come into mariupol tonight, remember, that it's a one-way trip. what we're seeing in mariupol is what we've seen in cities like kherson in the past. once they fall to the russian forces as mariupol did friday night when the last of the fighters were confirmed to be in russian hands as prisoners of war, is city's are essentially
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lockeddown. the border closed and it's hard to get in. if you do, you don't get out. and for those inside to get out. what we've been hearing from those leaving kherson already, another city that had seen a similar fate are details of what's happening inside the russian-controlled areas. of course, we have very little access to that because we can't get reportered into those areas. stories of unexplained disappearances. no medical supplies, harrowing tales. it appears tonight mariupol is facing that same fate with it residents locked inside and facing no doubt the same kind of things we've seen from those fleeing kherson in the past. there has been continued fighting, of course, tonight, in the east of the country where the forces have been concentrated. the russian forces, their man power and fire power. we've also seen an interesting development over the course of the last couple days. that is increasing missile attacks on the part of russian
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forces on the west of the western. it's about two hours from where i'm standing now. we saw a couple of nights ago, a train station in one of the towns being struck by a missile strike that was according to the russians. and it was aiming to get some of those western military supplies coming in by train over the course of the day, we've had the confirmation for the ukrainian armed forces that there have been four more attempted missile strikes on this city. we happen to be standing about an hour from here, an hour from that town of mallen earlier today when one of the cruise missiles passed overhead. have a look. [ speaking foreign language ] >> now, that cruise missile was intercepted as were the four others that ukrainian armed
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forces say were targeting the military infrastructures in the west of the country. but it was interesting to see the reaction of the local residents we were with. we happened to be close to bucha. remember, this is a part north of kyiv of the country occupied by russian forces for a month. as soon as that sound came, everybody ducked because that house you just saw, that rubble we were standing in, was the exact consequence of that kind of sound. missile strikes, artillery fire, precisely what the residents just north of key ef have yet to recover from nearly two months since russian forces left the area. >> terrible. all right. melissa bell, thank you so much. joining me to further discuss the situation in ukraine, former u.s. defense secretary william cohen. good to see you, secretary. so let me get your response. speaking yesterday on ukrainian television to mark his third anniversary as president,
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zelenskyy vowed ukraine will battle to a bloody victory, but insist the russian invasion will still end with zploem si. and even with what melissa just described for us, that mariupol is like a one-way ticket into the city, the kind of control that russia now has over mariupol, do you share zelenskyy's view that after all of this, diplomacy will help end this war? >> well, most wars ultimately end in diplomacy that once it's determined on the battlefield, whether there is a winner and a loser, then the diplomats try to resolve what result can we present that both sides can live with. i think president zelenskyy said number one, i want to defeat the russian military and drive them out of ukraine. that's option number one. the second option would be i want to drive russians mostly out of ukraine, but there may be some areas i'm willing to give
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up under certain circumstances. number three, we haven't focussed on it until just now when you brought it up. odesa. the black sea. we're going to have a world famine on our hands unless there's some way to reach some kind of agreement for the food that has to be harvested this summer and fall into the hands of world community. so there are a number of options that ought to be on the able, and certainly the ukrainians have to sit down and think about this as do all the people who are supporting ukraine. what -- if we go through driving the russians out of ukraine, what does that mean in terms of the option of the army being able to be pushed all the way back into russia itself? what does that mean in terms of getting food out of ukraine? what does it mean in terms of getting medicine in? you have all these issues that have to be put on the table in the planning part of it. and i think ukraine obviously
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has to look at those different options, even though he's saying, i'm going to drive the russians out. i want every inch of my territory back, but i'm willing to negotiate at the very end. you have to go through and look at the options. one, two, and three, and see the up sides and down sides. >> and are you suggesting that part of that negotiation is giving up some land to russia? because that's all russia wants. >> i can't -- none of us can make that recommendation. only president zelenskyy can look to his people, look to his soldiers and say how much are we willing to continue this on? can we continue this for a long, long time? and the question becomes will the ukrainian allies be supportive over the long term? you can have divisions start in europe. you can have divisions start in the united states. you have members of the political parties here in the united states who support putin. we support russia.
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so those are issues that president zelenskyy and the europeans and the americans have to take into account, how long can this go on? i think putin has always calculated he can withstand the sanctions longer than we can impose them. because we are a democracy and he's obviously in a dict dictatorship. those are issues that obviously have to be pondered. >> yeah. i mean, it's hard to belief. it was three months ago when russian officials predicted a quick and decisive victory for mo moscow. it's reported they are planning to resuscitate the sputtering -- splitting offensive in ukraine firing commanders, splitting combat units into smaller formations. what does this tell you about their calculus of their invasion? >> number one, they made a
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strategic mistake. two, their generals have not been well prepared for this war, nor were the con sprints and those in the army well trained to carry out the mission. the mission was the wrong one in the beginning. and the tactics were wrong. so now they're admitting that, but remember, it was napoleon after waterloo, the first thing he said was it was the generals who lost the war, not napoleon. i think you're seeing that with putin saying fire the generals, and apparently he's getting more involved in the tactical decisions. i think it's probably a big mistake. he's not a trained military man. for him to get into the details and trying to orchestrate all of the moves that take place on the ground, it reminds me of one of the ads where a person underwent brain surgery and the patient asked the doctor are you qualified for this? and he said no, but i did stay at a holiday inn. it's that kind of i think
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situation where putin as a strategist, tactician, on the ground for the military, i think it would be a big mistake on his part, but that works to the advantage of ukraine and those of us supporting ukrainians. >> yeah. as funny as thapar lel is, hundreds of people are dying every day as this drags on. secretary william cohen, thank you so much. and we'll be right back. the world is so full of lemons. when you become an expedia member, you can instantly start saving on your travels. so you can go anand see all those lemons, for less.
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it's the final day of the pga championship and one of golf's biggest names is out. tiger woods withdrew from the
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tournament yesterday after posting his career worst round at the event. cnn world sport host is in tulsa for the 104th pga championship. tell us more about tiger withdrawing after having never done so from a major tournament in his 26 years as a pro. >> yeah. i can't say it was a major surprise when it happened yesterday evening. he had really struggled on saturday, and he looked absolutely miserable. as you say, shooting the worst score of his career in a pga championship. that's in 22 years of playing this event. coming off the back of making the cut at the masters. but shooting his worst ever scores in that tournament as well just last month. he was all over the course. we've seen him at various points this week looking as though he was in extreme discomfort, and we know that he has an incredibly high threshold for pain. pain is something that of course
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bothers him, but it doesn't bother him in that he's still able to play through it. this week it seemed as though it was too much. and give than he would have been teeing off very early this morning, he wouldn't have had time to recover. he'd have had to be up very early to get his body warmed up and his muscled warmed up. we can only conclude that he just didn't think it was worth it, or that he was perhaps concerned that he was going to injure himself even more. it is still remarkable that he's playing at this level less than a year and a half after that car accident that could have killed him or could have cost him his right leg. so it is still amazing that he's out here doing it. but because he withdraw drew, and he's never done that in a major championship before, we're now wondering what the future holds for tiger woods at the age of 46. he has said this week he doesn't know how many more opportunities he's going to get to come out and play in these events. he doesn't know how much more his body will allow him to do. we are now in a period of
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uncertainty regarding the future of tiger woods. he had already committed to play in the open championship at st. andrews andrews in scotland in july. he's won that twice at that venue before. we're hoping, expecting he will still play in that, but we truthfully don't know. and after he withdrew last night, there was no statement. he posted nothing on socia media. he said nothing. we really are all guessing what's next for tiger woods. >> that's a painful reality check, but i'm sorry, it is still an amazing comeback story given what he has been through in the last year, year and a half. so still rooting for him. right? and whatever he decides to do, we all have to just simply respect that. but yeah. the grimacing, you could see it in his posture. it looked painful. don, thank you so much. appreciate it. all right. in a new episode of nomad, carlton mccoy heads to the beautiful coastal nation of
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