plea deal. >> i blame larry nassar, and i also blame an entire system. >> why? why would the fbi agents lie to investigators. >> reporter: mckayla maroney, aly raisman, simone biles, and maggie nichols, elite gymnasts and members of the olympic's united states gymnastics team giving emotional testimony, ripping the fbi for failing to protect them from their sexual abuser. >> i was so shocked at the agent's silence and disregard for my trauma. >> the survivors of larry nassar have a right to know why their well-being was placed in the jeopardy of these individuals who chose not to do their jobs. >> it was like serving innocent children up to a pedophile on a silver platter. >> reporter: one by one, the decorated gymnasts told their stories, recounted the years of abuse by larry nassar, the former usa gymnastics team doctor. >> i sit before you today to raise my voice so that no little girl must endure what i, the athletes at this table -- and the countless others who needlessly suffered under nassar's guise of medical treatment, which we continue to endure today.
larry nassar. the report says fbi officials violated multiple fbi policies and quote failed to respond to the nassar allegations with the utmost seriousness and urgency that they deserved and required unquote. not only that, during the time the fbi failed to take action, nassar's sexual assaults on young girls continued, the inspector general says. nassar is currently serving a 40 to 174-year prison sentence. he was convicted after more than 150 women and girls said he sexually abused them. the fbi released a statement saying they're taking steps to ensure these failures never happen again. our coverage continues now with wolf blitzer next door in "the situation room." >>> happening now, unvaccinated americans are flooding hospitals as a dangerous new covid surge grips the nation. new cases have nearly doubled in just two weeks. let's get it done, that's the message president biden said to senate democrats today as lawmakers are closing in on a 3 1/2 trillion dollars domestic trending package. will
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