Barr says Saudi shooter in Florida attack had "significant ties" to al Qaeda
Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray revealed new evidence gleaned from the iPhones of a Saudi gunman who opened fire at a naval air station in Pensacola, Florida, in December, killing three U.S. service members. Barr said the evidence shows 21-year-old Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani had "significant ties" to al Qaeda's offshoot in Yemen. Watch their remarks.
Attorney General Bill Barr says that while "Apple would not help us unlock the phones" belonging to Pensacola naval base gunman Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, "the relentless efforts and ingenuity of F.B.I. technicians" helped the Justice Department in establishing Alshamrani's "significant" ties to al Qaeda. A deal has been reached in order to allow cruise ships with passengers who were positive for coronavirus to dock in Florida. NBC's Kerry Sanders spoke to passengers who have been aboard the ship. Aired on 4/2/2020. Florida voters in 2018 overwhelmingly approved a proposition to allow roughly 1.5 million felons in the state to be given back their right to vote. But the COVID-19 pandemic and a controversial law put in place by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis could jeopardize many of these returning citizens' ability to vote in the 2020 election. Desmond Meade of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition joined CBSN to break down the latest in the fight for reenfranchisement.