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Mayor Says Condo Rescue Effort Resumes

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

02-07-2021 • 44 mins

In a news conference, mayor says that the condo rescue effort resumes. President Joe Biden says that the families of the condo residents are "going through hell" but are being "realistic." Biden meets privately with the families of the victims for almost three hours. Biden says that he is amazed by the "resilience" of the condo victim families. Biden also said that we "cut through the bureaucracy" to help the condo families. Biden also says that we're committed ti "restore safety across the board." Biden praises bipartisan unity of response to condo collapse. 145 people are still missing, one week after the collapse.  Fire chief says that rescuers heard a voice of a trapped woman shortly after the collapse but were unable to reach her. Video taken moments before the collapse, shows water pouring into the basement garage. Rescue officials says that relatives are being asked about the exact location of bedrooms and about victims' tattoos, jewelry and her hair color.  Some condo board members quit in 2019 over sluggish building repairs.  Former President Donald Trump ORG and CFO Weisselberg has been charged with tax fraud.  A report says that FEMA structural engineer told my family demolition is "a very highly likely [of] possibility.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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