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Top Texas cop says Uvalde police response 'abject failure'

Clip: 06/21/2022 | 6m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

Texas' top state law enforcement official on Tuesday called the police response to the Uvalde school massacre an "abject failure." Testifying at a state Senate hearing, Col. Steve McCraw said police could have stopped the gunman within 3 minutes, but put the safety of police before teachers and children. Tony Plohetski, a reporter for the Austin American-Statesman, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 06/21/22

Rating: NR

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