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i saw something black coming so i didn't know what it was. >> but the grace of god, it could have been my grandchildren! >> witnesses, you hear them there, reliving what they went through. police say a drunk driver plowed into a homecoming parade crowd in oklahoma killing four people, including a 2-year-old. and dozens are still hurt. flooding overnight in texas. houston, galveston hit hard. a lot of the roads are under water. the southeastern coast, get this, is bracing for even more rain. and dramatic new video this
morning purportedly showing that u.s. raid to save isis hostages in iraq. one american soldier killed in that daring rescue. could this be the start of a new campaign against the terrorists? good morning. we are so grateful to have you with us this morning as always. i'm centennial olympic pahristi >> i'm victor blackwell. at oklahoma state university, a car crashing into a home dcoming parade. police say 25-year-old addaisa chambers flew into a crowd of people. this becomes even more tragic by the hour, sara. >> that is right arbitration victory. good morning to you guys. this morning, police identifying those other victims of this crash.
44 in total. in addition to this, a 23-year-old student that nikita was a student at university of oklahoma is among those who passed away. 65-year-old couple bonnie, jean, and marvin, lyle stone, in addition to the 2-year-old boy what killed in that car accident. police are updating on some of the more additional victims who were hurt. five adults still in critical condition this morning. six children who are still hospitalized, in addition to six more adults who are still in the hospital under either fair or serious or good condition. you know, the victims here, victor, ranged in age from 1 to 66. those who were seeing a homecoming parade and supposed to be a happy day and officials now, instead at that scene and reconstructing what happened and how a happy day turned into a
horrible one. what was meant to be a celebration saturday morning turned into a horrific scene. authorities say a driver sped through a parked police motorcycle and crashed into a crowd of spectators at the oklahoma state university homecoming parade. what eyewitnesses say they saw clearly chaotic. >> a car just like -- just went in through the crowd, just burst into the crowd. >> reporter: a crash reconstruction team now trying to figure out exactly what happened and asking for anyone with video or information to come forward. >> it's just a horrible incident. it's very unfortunate that we have to do this. just work through it as expeditionly as we can and keep the families and the victims in this incident in our prayers. >> reporter: chambers is suspected of drunk driving and arrested at the scene. the university president said he struggled with the decision to go on with the homecoming game,
but, ultimately decided not to cancel. players knelt on the field before kickoff to honor the victims and the flag was lowered to half staff. >> the oklahoma state homecoming parade is probably one of the most wholesome, happy events in the country, and to have it fouled like this and these victims, it's terrible tragedy. we reach out and embrace the victims and their families. >> reporter: police say chambers will have her first court appearance on monday morning. she starts with a dui but charges are likely to change when she appears in court. let's talk about more about the 25-year-old chambers who is making her first court appearance in tomorrow. hln legal analyst and criminal defense attorney joey jackson is
with us this morning. some of the new information she has been charged according to police with d.u.i. they say additional charges will be presented. what do you assume those charges will be? >> good morning to you, christi. based on the evidence we know it's clear they will update the charges to man slates in addition to dwi causing serious injury. manslaughter is not the intentional act of doing something but if you do something called criminal negligence you should be aware not to drink and drive and if you do, there are consequences that could result from that. so, as a result, you're looking at the increase of the charge, the driving while intoxicated manslaughter when carries four years to life and as a result of all the injuries, in addition to
those fatalities that were caused dwi with a host of injuries and certain other charges and certainly what she should expect to see when she goes to court on monday. >> captain kyle gibbs say the oklahoma state law man later a blood test for any serious accident and those blood tests have been given but how long before they may see results? >> a couple of things to that. the first thing is that oklahoma, like many states throughout the country, whenever there is a fatality or a serious injury you do get blood drawn. oftentimes a warrant is applied with a judge who is on call at any time on a weekend or in a night. in this instance, 10:30 in the morning. pursuant to that warrant they draw a blood in order to get an accurate sample. it should be made clear in addition to the blood which gives you an accurate reading in terms of what the blood alcohol level would be and this jurisdiction like many others
throughout the country it's 0.08 or more you have in your blood system and in that case it would be a dwi. it could take time for an analysis to be done and the prosecutor would know plainly before the public is, you know, allowed to know, but that is going to be something that is very important and in addition to that evidence, there will be other people on the scene to speak to on what they observed. did chef watery bloodshot eyes and alcohol odor from her breath and it establishes whether or not you were driving while intoxicated. >> joey, always appreciate your insight. thank you, sir. >> thank you. this morning, remnants of patricia are inundating parts of texas with rain. 20 inches have fallen in areas the last few days and breaking local records. today, some of those places are getting hit again.
navarro county where the freight train derailed and floodwaters on saturday we brought this to you as breaking news on this show yesterday saw more torrential rain overnight and flash flood areas, they are bracing for 6 inches of rain. already 50 areas with confirmed high water around the city. our ryan young is in houston this morning. ryan, it's just more and more and more. what is the major concern there at this point with so much rain coming down? >> reporter: you talk about it. the extra rain that could be coming our way. another 6 to 10 inches may be expected in this area. you can see this is the buffalo bayou area. the water is pretty high here. in fact, this is where people really enjoy themselves and ride bikes and do the trails here. the water is overflowed in this area. we have seen video from overnight where we have seen cars completely submerged by the water here. one man was talking about he was driving toward a water line and thought he could get through. the next thing you know his car stalled and within an hour was
completely covered by the water. that is the real fear. at nighttime people drive around and try to push themselves through the water. it's not a good idea. it doesn't take much water to make a car stop. if you don't have to be on the roads, avoid them. the low lying areas, they don't want someone to drive a car through these situations and get stuck. now, the rain has lessened up here a little bit but you can still see it's steady and going this way over 24 hours in the area. if you look at the water and how fast it's moving in this area like this one you understand the dangers for people who could be in a car and walking along and losing themselves in this water. >> absolutely. authorities there have enough to deal with as it is. it doesn't help to get out there and create another rescue emergency or bent for them to have to respond to. ryan young for us this morning, ryan, thank you. >> thank you. meanwhile, houston emergency officials are closely monitoring the flooding situation in and around that city.
they are particularly vigilant in the wake of the storms that triggered deadly stones. joining me on the phone is mike walter. thank you for being with us. what can you tell us about what is happening in terms of conditions there at this hour? >> sure. well, we are starting to see conditions improve across the city but we still have some significant flooding issues occurring in some of owner major thoroughfar thoroughfares. we have the buffalo bayou area is still out of its banks and we have significant flooding on memorial drive which is one of the major thoroughfares in and out of downtown houston. the major effect we have as a result of this storm is that we currently have all exits into downtown houston from i-44 closed as a precaution due to the fact that we do have water covering all of the roadways in that area. >> are you finding that people are listening to the warnings?
have you had a lot of rescues in houston? >> we have had in astonishing low number of rescues for this type of event. obviously, following the may 25th memorial day flood we had here in houston, we think our residents did heed the warnings to stay home, which we really appreciate that. it saved, i'm sure it saved people's lives. and it kept us from having to risk the lives of our first responders having to go out and help those individuals. i think a lot of people from houston made a right choice to stay off the roads. we had a couple of vehicles submerged as a result. we did have people two water rescues occur but that really is a dramatically much lower number than what we saw just a few months ago. >> well, that is good news and i hope that continues for you as this rain comes down. michael walter, thank you so much for keeping us apprised what is happening there. best of luck to you and the
crews there. jennifer gray is tracking this storm that is moving through texas and where it's going to go next and we will check in with err for the latest forecast in ten minutes. we have new video this morning reportedly showing that u.s. raid to rescue isis hostages. the question it's now raisie in about the role the u.s. has in iraq. plus the democratic candidates for president in iowa for the all-important jefferson/jackson day dinner but listen. >> i came to that fork in the road and i took the right road, even though it was not popular at that time. discover card, you can now use freeze it to prevent new purchases on your account in seconds. and once you find it, you can switch it right on again. you're back! freeze it, only from discover. get it at discover.com.
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couldn't win. he was unelectable. do you remember that guy? what is his name? oh, it's president obama! >> reporter: sanders presented himself as a principle progressive, drawing a sharp cra contrast to clinton. >> i will not abandon any segment of american society just because it is politically expedient at a given time. >> reporter: former maryland governor martin o'malley said it's time for a new generation to lead. >> new leadship are the same old battles of our past. actions or words? do we want to get things done? or with do we just want to keep kind of shouting past each other? >> reporter: but clinton argued her experience makes her the party's strongest nominee. >> it's not enough just to rail against the republicans or the billionaires. we actually have to win this election. >> reporter: in iowa, clontz has
an edge in the polls, but sanders is capturing the enthusiasm, a sign this democratic race is not yet settled. with a hundred days remaining before the iowa caucuses kick off the road for the white house hillary clinton is clearly in the democratic driver seat and she spent far more time talking about her democratic rivals than republican ones but bernie sanders and others are looking for a political fight. be sure to watch "state of the union" today with jake tapper because bernie sanders will there and marco rubio and donald trump. all exclusives on the show. >> still to come, dramatic new video this morning purportedly showing that rescue of isis hostages. you're going to see it play out as we ask the question, what could this mean for the u.s. troops on the ground in iraq? we have a military expert who
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i know a lot of you have been watching what is happening in southeast texas where that rain is not letting up and where is it going next. it doesn't seem to be dissipating at all. here are some of the latest pictures we are getting in on of this 6 to 12 inches of rain in some areas already that they are dealing with. record rainfall. and more along the way.
along the coast too in galveston county. it's not just rain that is the problem but winds are howling and pushing tides up to five feet above normal levels. >> houston's emergency officials are urging people to stay off the road especially while it's dark there. all roads into downtown houston on interstate 44 are closed. i'm sure everyone there wants to know how long this rain is going to continue. >> houston area and southeast texas and louisiana will continue to deal with the rain. let me show you guys something. 48-hour rainfall total, powell texas, 20 inches of rain. they have had additional rain since then. corsicana, texas, 18 inches of rain. malone, texas, 15.
we take show you what we are dealing with. the surge of moisture we have been talking about. it is starting to move to the east a little bit so we will start to get that rain tapering off like i mentioned in portions of east texas and then southeast texas, we are still going to be dealing with it. warm, humid gulf air continuing to push into the south. we have this stalled front. that low is going to start to push to the east and that is going to be the saving grace in all of this. flood watches in effect for much of texas, flood warnings still in effect. south louisiana, we are included in this too. look at the radar. we are going to see that rain continue to push in. even baton rouge and new orleans are in it and shreveport. the east side of dallas getting light rain but the bulk of it, the very heavy rain we saw several inches an hour come down yesterday, not there any more. now the focus is the houston/galveston area.
there is a risk of rip currents as well. as we go forward in time, the rain slowly starts to taper off. houston, we are still raining at 8:00 tonight. but we should start to see it move out overnight and then especially into the morning hours. so around the houston area, we could see another 6 to 10 inches of rain. central and southwest louisiana, and around new orleans we could see isolated amounts of 6 to 10. southern mississippi the bull's-eye could see more than 10 inches of rain and this is for the next 36 hours. it is going to slowly start to push to the east, though, as we get into tonight and tomorrow. guys? >> jennifer gray, thank you so much. just ahead. a disturbing new update on the state of health care for u.s. veterans in america. it is another cnn investigation at the v.a. people don't have to think about
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bottom of the hour. we start this half with dramatic new video just in to cnn this morning, purportedly show the isis raid and it left a soldier dead. the video cannot be independently verified by cnn. you hear the gunfire here as soldiers move through this isis prison, then a stream of men in bloody clothes, hostages, appear with their arms raised as a voice tells them to keep moving. cnn's nick paton-walsh, take us through what we are seeing and learning from this video. >> reporter: it is a close-up
view of what the tv channel in kurdish republic saying was of that particular raid itself. it still has to be authenticated by kurdish officials as well. it gives you a close sense of how close the combat was in there. initially, you see the stream of prisoners emerge and contains some iraqi soldiers and iraqi citizens and people coming out there, potentially u.s. official say people who were, in fact, members of isis and held in prison there because they were believed to be spies. the videos shows what looks like special forces. you can't sure the peshmerga special forces or delta commandos in the raid. you hear an american voice somewhere in the mix there showing how potentially close to the front the american soldiers got there and isis flag on the wall there and then near pursuing a prison cell and at one moment you got an idea too
of how lengthy the process had to be to rescue these 17 individuals because they are searching them one by one. they don't know who the people were and be sure they are not perhaps infiltrated and might be carrying weapons or explosive devices among them. the amount of time in there was lengthy indeed and was the intensity of combat. you hear constant gunfire that is being intermediate on the helmet camera some what must be peshmerga fighters given the source of the video. it gives you an idea of what might have been the gunfire that killed master sergeant joshua wheeler, a veteran of u.s. commando fighter. i have to tell you that footage and events we are hearing from u.s. officials and kurdish officials who were lashed upon
them for that information. >> this is probably the third or fourth time i've watched this video and it is gripping. what have you learned about the timing of this raid? >> reporter: what we are told by american and kurdish officials, and the u.s. was very clear that they believe these prisoners were held in a mass executions posted on high-definition by isis this is what one u.s. official had to say. >> we knew the hostages would soon be murdered. we knew this, because we saw freshly dug graves. >> reporter: that is presumably something they have scene on drone footage or people on the ground and how close the to the end the 17 individuals were. we are entirely dependent on the u.s. and kurdish official for a
breakdown what they were after and their target was. it's highly unusual for the u.s. officials could be close to the line given the demands to keep combats off the ground there. this appears to be the outside edges of what the system and u.s. special forces are doing with peshmerga committed them to do and the first in iraq since 2011. a piece of video here gives you an idea of how really volatile and how furious the combat can be in times like this in a compound hours minutes later was destroyed by u.s. aircraft. >> nick paton walsh, thank you for the details. if we can pull that video back up, victor. we are just getting word that the u.s. is, indeed, confirming this is the video of that raid on thursday. i want to bring in lieutenant general mark hertling. there are a lot of questions about this as well. but given your background,
general, what you look at this video, what stands out for you first of all. >> reporter: first of all, it is a train and assist mission. it is a gopro video on one of the helmets of a peshmerga soldier likely. you can hear american soldiers in the background continuing to train. they are not participating in the operation as much as they are giving direction to the peshmerga. you are hearing them say stop that good night there. you got to keep them flowing. those are the kind of directions they are making. the other thing you notice is it is a well-trained force. they are going in in what is called either a stack four or sfak six. we are conducting a clearing operation of that facility, and that is difficult to do when there are multiple rooms and they are moving fast because they have so many prisoners. the checking that nick paton walsh mentioned they are looking for suicide vests or suicide bombs but looking for pocket literature, kind of information that might be on the individually soldiers or the
individual fights. you want to make sure they don't get rid of information later on to gather intelligence. people reaching in their pockets and throwing things away or holding on to them. these are all things that you garner from a raid like this or a hostage rescue like this that will provide better and intelligence. you hear both american and kurdish language being spoken in the background. you see things like the weapons that are being used are advanced weapons. they have not only scopes but flashlights on them. this is a peshmerga counterterrorism unit taking advice from a good american special operations force. >> okay. i want to listen to defense secretary ash carter here, because he talks about the fact that there may be more u.s. assistance in raids like this. >> do on more raids. remember, we did, if you remember, the raid that took down abu sayyaf. we have this capable. it is a great american strength.
it doesn't represent assuming a combat role. it represents a continuation of our advise and assist mission. >> the u.s. has said it doesn't want to send troops back into combat, but when you look at this how do you decipher what is assistance and what is mission creep. >> i would never use that word mission creep unless i had real indicators of this and this certainly isn't it. we have mentioned this before about the difference between conventional operations and counterterrorism operations. this mission would have fallen into the counterterrorism piece. it is getting special forces, in this case, peshmerga forces on the ground in a counterterrorism, in a hostage rescue situation. that is a counterterrorist role. you're going to have some special operators there because these are advanced techniques. this is a very difficult mission to achieve. and you also have the very fact
that they are traveling from erbil to hawuja which is filled with former baathist. you're going to need aircraft. you have 70 prisoners so you need transport to get them out of there. all of these things require some type of equipment and kit that the americans have, that the peshmerga currently don't. you'll see american special operation forces going along with these kinds of missions. >> very interesting. lieutenant general mark hertling, appreciate your insight and your information. thank you for being with us. >> thank you. still to come a cnn exclusive. disturbing report on the care of our veterans at the v.a. are receiving. surprising results from this new investigation. first, this week's culinary journey takes us to remote areas
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times inside a lot of the v.a. health facilities across the country are growing longer. for the first time, a senior v.a. official is speaking about what is really going on. cnn's senior investigative correspondent drew griffin has the story for us. >> reporter: after the billions in emergency funding and all of the attention the v.a. has gotten, it's hard to imagine but according to our sources and now confirmed by the v.a. in many areas, the situation is not improving or even worse. wait times are not getting better. listen to what this whistle-blower says is happening right now at the phoenix v.a. the same phoenix v.a. where, last year, have been uncovered the fact that veterans were dying while waiting for care. >> the reality is veterans are waiting months, three, six months at a time, sometimes more, for care at the phoenix v.a. >> reporter: like most of our sources inside the v.a., this whistle-blower in phoenix has
asked we not reveal any identity. >> and are we talking about critical care? who are these patients? >> these are patients that are waiting for appointments, everything from colonoscopies, to angiograms to procedures to remove tumors. these are specialty appointments that need to be seen immediately by the v.a. >> reporter: these v.a. documents show just this past august in phoenix, there were more than 8,000 appointments waiting more than 90 days. sloan gibson is the deputy secretary of the department of veterans affairs, brought on last year to fix this mess. >> the phoenix v.a., center of this whole thing, i'm going to let you look at that for just a second. and it shows more than 8,000 patients waiting more than 90 days for an appointment. now explain to me what this is and if that is true, how could it be? >> what you're looking at is
something called an open consult report. that is going to include instances where care has already been delivered, but there may be some administrative issue that hasn't been corrected yet that allow the consult be removed. >> does it necessarily mean that 8,000 patients are not waiting 90 days? >> i would say patently there are 8,000 patients not waiting longer than 90 days. are there patients waiting longer? yes. >> reporter: how could you make a statement so strongly they are not? >> i'm saying some of them are not. >> reporter: some of them are not? do you know how many are not? >> no, i don't know. i don't know for phoenix and i can't tell you for the top of the v.a. >> reporter: and it's hardly limited to phoenix. this internal draft memo leaked to cnn warns currently wait times are increasing significantly. >> what is a slide deck prepared for me. >> reporter: so you know about
it. >> the electronic wait list is almost 500,000 today. >> reporter: how it kbe it? >> in the location after location when we improve access to care, whether adding space or productivity or care in the community, more veterans come to v.a. for more care. >> reporter: you're saying you're victim of your own success? >> i would say the challenge that we have is a structural challenge. >> reporter: so when our sources, who are telling us, you know, the reality is the veterans are waiting months, you would say? >> i would say we work every single day trying to find ways to make it better. i know, as you've shown right there, we have veterans waiting too long for care. >> reporter: that admission that in many areas vets are still waiting too long is a tough one to make. this new administration really struggling with just how to fix the v.a. health system. we will stay on it. back to you. >> good to know.
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♪ bernie sanders on the attack. star power supporting hillary clinton. we will tell you about the democrats getting real in iowa. >> potential rain on top of the rising floodwaters already in houston. that city is getting soaked and that rain is moving along the east. and watch this. the dramatic new video showing the iraq hostage raid that claimed the life of an american commando does it show the change of fighting in iraq? so good to have you on board this morning. i'm christi paul. >> i'm victor blackwell.
senator bernie sanders is ratcheting up his fire against rival hillary clinton. sanders took a veiled spot let's say during in iowa and talked about her favor of iraq war and characterized her as an inconsistent candidate. >> meanwhile, clinton did not respond in kind. she also made her case she would be best equipped to take on the republicans. cnn's jeff zeleny is live in iowa with more on the event. >> reporter: good morning. it was a festival in politics here in des moines last night with a touch of hollywood as well. hillary clinton is on a confident campaign streak but bernie sanders made it clear he is not going to let her have this nomination. ♪ >> reporter: fireworks in the presidential race.
democratic rivals descending on iowa 100 days before the first votes of the 2016 primary. hillary clinton seizing on the star power of katy perry. >> fight on! 2016 is right around the corner! >> reporter: and the political power of bill clinton in his campaign trail debut. >> i've never been the warm-up act for katy perry before! but i'm well aware i am the warm-up act! >> reporter: the biggest week yet of the democratic presidential race ended in iowa where clinton had plenty of company and competition. >> people power! woo! >> reporter: senator bernie sanders has become a democratic star of his own. his campaign chartered a plane to fly over their dueling rallies, calling for a revolution, before marching side-by-side with his followers. >> this is a march which will end up in a year when you will join me in the white house. >> reporter: a festival of politics coming to a full boil at the jefferson-jackson dinner,
a marquee event for democrats. it was at this dinner eight years ago where illinois senator barack obama jump-started his presidential campaign. >> if we are really serious about winning this election, democrats, then we can't live in fear of losing it. >> reporter: sanders said history could repeat itself. >> about eight years ago, all of the political experts talked about how another democratic candidate for president just couldn't win. he was unelectable. do you remember that guy? what is his name? oh, it's president obama! >> reporter: sanders presented himself as a principle progressive, drawing a sharp craft to clinton's votes on iraq, gay rights and wall street reform. >> i will not abandon any segment of american society just because it is politically expedient at a given time. >> reporter: former maryland
governor martin o'malley said it's time for a new generation to lead. >> new leadership or the same old battles of our past? actions or words? do we want to get things done? or do we just want to keep kind of shouting past each other? >> reporter: but clinton argued her experience makes her the party's strongest nominee. >> it's not enough just to rail against the republicans or the billionaires. we actually have to win this election. >> reporter: in iowa, clinton has an edge in the polls, but sanders is capturing the enthusiasm, a sign this democratic race is not yet settled. >> bernie! bernie! with a hundred days remaining before the iowa caucuses kick off the road for the white house there is no question hillary clinton is in the driver's seat. you can see there, bernie sanders is going to make clear and make her fight for this nomination and his supporters are royal, committed, and they are going to stick with him. the question now is if she will
be able to convince other democrats still on the sidelines to join her campaign. >> jeff zeleny, thank you so much. let's try to get answers to these questions now and talk about the dinner and the race with cnn political commentator errol lewis. the recent poll shows hillary clinton is maintaining her lead in iowa and riding high on this wave of momentum. we heard this really critical just call it a critique and it was very pointed from bernie sanders. ed everything but her name. are we seeing this more aggressive changeout and are you expecting that to be sustained? >> absolutely. the whole basis of bernie sanders success in his campaign. he says on the keystone xl pipeline, on the defensive marriage act and the iraq war, ed i had differences with hillary clinton. he doesn't say her name but points to a different approach
like the trade deals in the 1990s like kafta. he says if you want a revolution and changing the way the democratic party has moved forward on these key issues and more, i am your guy. leach didn a lot of people didn't like those decisions in the past and have a champion who is fighting for them now. he represents a serious difference within the democratic party. the question is whether or not he can convert that into a victory in iowa in a hundred days. >> what we heard and saw last night was what many people are calling the most aggressive approach scene from bernie sanders, although it's the same narrative. do you think the clinton campaign is rattled at all by this? >> well, they have got to be a little bit concerned. remember in 2008, she didn't just lose to barack obama, she also lost to john edwards who. a populous appeal and what we are hearing similar from bernie sanders and coming in third in that primary that knocked the
clinton campaign reeling in that year. she is doing much better now. she has opponents who are not nearly as aggressive or as charismatic, say, as barack obama was back then but they have to be a little bit concerned. they have a very interesting, very sort of clintonian argument. do you want revolution or results? she is going to keep saying that until the caucuses are over. the real question is also partly organizational. you've got to turn people out and that is really what the jefferson-jackson dinner is. talk to the activist democrats who are turning people out for those caucuses, very strained and very long and difficult process to get people to stand in public and on a cold february night next year and argue for their candidate and stand for their candidate over a period that could last hours. >> much more difficult than going in and pushing a button on a screen. you mentioned the 2008 campaign. something else important
happened yesterday. david plouffe, president obama, then senator obama's campaign manager, endorsed hillary clinton yesterday and said she is the right person to protect president obama's legacy on health care and so much else. any real impact on this? >> reporter: i think it shows you some tea leaves. that happening the same week that vice president biden steps out of the race, sort of lets you know to the extent there is going to be an attempt to sort of grab a lot of fire or what is left of the fire, or the argument for a third obama term or a legacy argument to extend and protect what obama has done, hillary clinton is making a very strong play for that and it seems to be a successful one. we haven't seen anything comparable from bernie sanders. we haven't seen sort of major obama supporters standing next to bernie sanders and until we do, you've got to assume that most of the obama legacy organization and support is going to end up with hillary
clinton. >> more than obama legacy there. just a couple of elected members of congress who are standing with bernie sander. hillary clinton has more than a hundred congressional endorsements. errol louis, thank you so much. >> thank you, victor. donald trump is speaking with cnn's jake tapper in an exclusive interview airing this morning on "state of the union." trump talks about what separates him from carson and carson's recent surge in the polls. >> i was really surprised to see. three nights ago i was in iowa. we had a packed house and 4,000 people and it was a love fest. i have done really well can the evangelicals and the tea party and beyond the number but i accept the number. it means i have to work a little bit harder in iowa. i think it's the same. i'm going to make our country great again and we will do trade pacs that are incredible instead of incompetent. what we have with china and japan right now is incredible and nobody is going to be able to do what i do in terms of
making our country wealthy again so we can do all of the things we want to do, including the military and the vets and taking care of people. so i'm just going to have to work a little bit harder in iowa. i was very surprised to see the numbers. hi a lead and it sort of flip-flopped a little bit with ben carson and i like ben, but he cannot do with trade like i do with trade. he can't do with a lot of things like i do, so we will just have to see what happens. >> reporter: you two disagree on a number of issues. are you contrasting with his more? >> i'm very strong on immigration and he is very weak on immigration. i feel when i made the announcement i took a lot of heat and then everybody found out i was right. with beautiful kate in san francisco being killed by somebody who just walked into the country at least five times. they say five, but it was probably much more than that. and the veteran, a 66-year-old woman raped and killed in california three weeks ago and
just by an illegal immigrant again. so much. this is so much. and i brought it up and ben carson is very, very weak on immigration. he believes in amnesty strongly and he believes on citizenship. he is giving citizenship to people here illegal and you can't do that. we disagree on a lot of things also. i believe the big thing also he is not able to do deals with china and to do deals with japan. these countries are all ripping us like nobody has ever ripped us before. >> you can see more of jake's interview with donald trump on "state of the union." he'll also have shruexclusives bernie sanders and marco rubio at 9:00 a.m. eastern today on cnn. tell you about the record rainfall across texas. look at some of these pictures we are getting in. the remnants of the most powerful hurricane ever are turning streets into rivers there in the lone star state. and they are moving. we will tell you where. also, a toddler is among the
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>> constant rain everywhere and see seen this the last 24 hour or so. we have seen the conditions change when we were driving around. you can see places we were allowed to drive before have been blocked off and people cannot take their cars that way. we are at the bayou. the water is flowing everywhere. constantly water in some places around here is up to 25 inches. this is a popular bike trail near downtown and people use this all the time but the water is high and moving pretty quickly. the good news here this has dropped at least a foot in the last few hours. but as we drive around and we have seen the water continue to rise in some other spots, there have been drivers who decided to take a chance and go through the waters and we know that's a bad idea. cars have been stalling out and completely submerged by all this water. and, in fact, even down south they are impacted by this rain. >> we are so low right here to begin with we can't tolerate a lot what is above normal.
>> we are moving furniture around and everything. we have heard there has never been water inside the garage or anything except for hurricane ike, so -- ha, ha! >> reporter: this is where another 6 to 10 inches is expected and emergency management has stayed on top of it but as you see, the water moving very strongly through the area. the big concern as people get up early in the morning and start driving around you hope they are able to avoid these areas. emergency officials telling them to stay home. a lot of church services have been cancelled on this sunday. people want to worship but they are telling people to stay home if you don't have to be on the roads to avoid this wet stuff. >> ryan young, thank you so much for bringing us the latest. stay safe there with your crew. houston is not the only city pounded by more rain. meteorologist jennifer gray is tracking the storm. how long, jennifer, is this going to go on? >> houston is going to see the rain throughout the entire day.
we wi it will slowly start to slip to the east but a lot of texas in southeast texas and southern louisiana will get the bulk today. the 48 rainfall total just south of dallas from yesterday, the day before, powell, texas, 20 inches of rain. they received several inches on top of that. corsica corsicana, texas, 14.9 and waco more than 10 inches of rain. the next 48 hours, as we go forward in time, we will see the bulk of it in houston and louisiana and even into mississippi. look at that bull's-eye. 10 or more inches of rain along the gulf coast of mississippi and alabama. it's not over yet. let me take you back to the wall. we can show you what we are dealing with and what is causing all of this. that surge of moisture. we have the remnants from patricia and this coastal low and pulling in a lot of moisture around the gulf and bringing in all of this rain. it will slowly start to slide to the east as we go through the
next feud but that humid gulf moisture is in place and that is going to cause a lot of rainfall. so the flooding risk does not go away. it starts to shift, if you will, a little bit more to the east. dallas, your rain is tapering off. we still have the flood watches and flood warnings in effect. houston, you have received quite a bit of rain and could possibly still see 6 to 10 inches of additional rainfall. along the coast, we could see tides of four feet above normal and not to mention that the wind. 30 and 40-mile-per-hour winds are going to come along with this. along the coast, galveston, watch out for that and houston windy in your area. dallas is clearing out and getting quite a bit of rain along the coast and darker shade of green and yellows is heavier rainfall and new orleans could see 6 to 10 inches around that area. this is far from over. the going to slowly slide to the east but a lot of flooding between now and then. >> all right. we will be keeping those people in our thoughts. jennifer gray, thank you so much. also these people.
children and infants are some of the victims when a car crashes into a crowd at an oklahoma homecoming parade. we have some new information about that accident that killed four people. also an inside look at an iraq raid that saved the lives of 70 hostages. look at this. there are men in bloodied clothes really about to die, that is, before a u.s. commando unit joins the fight. ♪ (stranger) good mornin'! ♪ (store p.a.) attention shoppers, there's a lost couple in the men's department. (vo) there's a great big un-khaki world out there. explore it in a subaru crosstrek. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
the death toll from that horrific car crash at a homecoming parade at oklahoma state university is rising. police say a 2-year-old boy has died in the hospital. adacia chambers slammed into a crowd of swpec spectators. sara ganim is covering this story for us. i have to believe these are images they will never forget. >> reporter: absolutely. police are identifying the other people killed in this crash along with that 2-year-old boy. 23-year-old nakita prabhaker was a student at the university. 65-year-old bonnie jean and marvin lyle stone were also killed. policeupdating us on the conditions of those other 44 who were hurt.
five adults this morning still in critical condition. six more adults still hospitalized, along with six children who are still in the hospital this morning. the victims range in age from 1 to 66. and now officials are working to reconstruct the scene and figure out how such a happy day turned into such a horrific one. what was meant to be a celebration saturday morning turned into a horrific scene. authorities say a driver sped through a parked police motorcycle and crashed into a crowd of spectators at the oklahoma state university homecoming parade. what eyewitnesses say they saw clearly chaotic. >> a car just like -- just went in through the crowd, just burst into the crowd. >> reporter: a crash reconstruction team now trying to figure out exactly what happened and asking for anyone with video or information to come forward. >> it's just a horrible incident.
it's very unfortunate that we have to do this. just work through it as expeditiously as we can and keep the families and the victims in this incident in our prayers. >> reporter: the driver, identified as 25-year-old adacia chambers is suspected of drunk driving and arrested at the scene. the university president said he struggled with the decision to go on with the homecoming game, but, ultimately decided not to cancel. players knelt on the field before kickoff to honor the victims and the flag was lowered to half-staff. >> the oklahoma state homecoming parade is probably one of the most wholesome, happy events in the country, and to have it fouled like this and these victims, it's a terrible tragedy. we reach out and embrace the victims and their families. >> reporter: chambers was taken to jail yesterday. her first court appearance on monday and the police think she
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we have new imagines this morning as the body of master sergeant josh wheeler returns to the u.s. soil. the oklahoma native was killed in a raid on an isis prison that set free about 70 hostages. defense secretary ash carter was there, as well as several others, to witness the arrival at dover air force base in delaware. meanwhile, we are seeing the dramatic new images from that raid. u.s. officials are confirming that the video you're watching now is from the joint effort between american and peshmerga forces captured on a body camera worn by one of those peshmerga soldiers. nick paton walsh is here with us with more. take us through this video. >> reporter: it was released by the kurd through their channel and we see pretty much -- events that official have been putting out although it's staggered and confused initially.
first of all, we a long cue of prisoners emerging from what looks like a part of the building and hands raised and unclear what is going on. you can hear the intensity of fire. joshua wheeler was killed there and his body has been returned to the united states soil. kurdish it seems predominantly. you hear an american voice in there and then an isis flag on the wall there. you get a glimpse of how complex this operation was. they didn't know who they were going to find in those cells necessarily. they thought they would find kurdish people instead they found iraqi soldiers and prisoners and isis fighters who have been imprisoned because they thought they were spies. they have to go through one to make sure they are not armed and
carrying explosive devices. above all the intensity there you hear there the gunfire master sergeant joshua wheeler was caught and veteran of 14 tours in afghanistan and iraq. when you look at america's involvement here you have to think about the sheer number of years that someone like master sergeant wheeler was involved in fighting in what was the war on terror. finally there in -- that part of iraq -- being caught in that body of gunfire. >> fourteen tours there. thank you, nick paton walsh. we want to get more from lieutenant general mark hertling who is watching this video with us. a lot of bravery here. it has raised some questions about the role of the u.s. in iraq. so i want to ask you, first of all, we hear nick paton walsh talk about the intensity of gunfire. there didn't seem to be, as you're looking at this, general,
silencers on these guns. what do you make of that? >> not much, christi. that is typically of this kind of mission. this is a large mission with primary peshmerga forces leading the way. you may have seen the movie "zero dark 30," where they have silencers on weapons. those are small forces with delta force and it's part of their kit. when you are talking about the pesh peshmerga, you won't have that kind of thing on their weapon. they have been trained well. they are in a stack four going into the different rooms doing search operations and you can tell the advise and assist officers who were there from the u.s. special operations are giving good directions. they are slowing them down. even the fact that there was a camera on this mission, that's something that always is done in special operations missions. it's normally not released to the press, but they use the film from those missions to conduct
after-action reviews after the mission is complete so they can say, how do we do it better next time? how do we improve our action and improve coordination between soldiers? >> one of the conversations that is prevalent right now is the u.s. involvement here. on friday, ash carter said the u.s. could participate in raids such as this but we will not have a combat role. a lot of people are wondering how is that different? >> when you take a look what was happening in this mission and breakdown of the analysis of how this mission was conducted, first of all, they got rapid intelligence that said that the potential for mask raids at this prison location, which they knew about, they knew if they didn't act quickly, these prisoners might be killed and put in those mass graves. you had a choice there. they told the special operators they were going to do this mission but they were also 90 miles away. so they don't have the kind of equipment they need and the special operator said if you
guys are going, we are going to go with you and we are going to contribute some of our equipment to this. it would have been a rapid in and out. they would have not only needed special aviation assets but also larger helicopters like ch-47s when they knew that there were going to be 70 prisoners there. the advise and assist missions go with these kind of folks when they know it's a fast mission, when they might need more shi assistance and you hear that in the film and when they knew they couldn't delay the mission and the peshmerga might not be ready because of lack of equipment to conduct the training on their own. the commander makes a decision and in this case passed up to the secretary of defense and he said, yeah, go ahead and go with them. so this is a counterterrorism mission with special operators along and i think it was the right call. i would have made the same call as the commander on the ground. >> lieutenant general, just questioning what kind of information now might the u.s. get from these prisoners?
>> well, probably quite a bit. you saw the prisoners being searched as nick paton walsh said. . they were looking for weapons or suicide vests but also looking for pocket litter or cell phones. it's a mixed bag of isis and iraqi soldiers and local civilians. you're talking about the area around that region that has a lot of terrorist activity and always has and where most of the baathist military regime had gone to retire. you'll be able to determine what kind of things the isis people are doing in that area based on the interrogation and you might have a couple of isis operatives within this group that they have taken back to reveal. >> who, i'm sure, will be treated a bit differently and hopefully garner good information from them. lieutenant general mark hertling, always good to have you, sir. thank you. >> thank you, christi.
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still inside. listen to this. they say he then led them on an hour-long chase around the city and across the bridge. again, this is in their own stolen suv. katie uis with kgo tells us how it all went down. >> reporter: bound at the wrists and ankles on the bay bridge. san francisco police officers took no chances of this man getting away again. police say he had already stolen one of their patrol vehicles and led them on a chase across the city. >> shortly after he attempted to car-jack another motorists on the lower deck of the bay bridge. >> reporter: catching one of their own suvs. >> i don't know if that was one of us. >> reporter: a unique challenge. >> could any officer drive an suv turn your hazards on so they can know you're not the other guy. >> reporter: it started with a call for a man with a knife at lyon and chestnut streets. he made an escape.
>> he stole the vehicle from the officers which still had the keys in the ignition. >> reporter: across the city to the bay bridge, he crashed into cars. police say they are still tallying the damage. they tried to stop him at the gate near their station on treasure island. the deputy chief says two officers fired multiple rounds but it didn't slow him. >> he drove at a high rate of speed onto the sidewalk and attempting to elude capture. >> reporter: all as people were headed out for their day. between 9:00 and 10:00. >> to be on an island and it happens, only one way on and one way off, it's kind of scary. >> reporter: traffic backed up across the bridge because the suv slammed into two cars at the westbound on-ramp and it injured one person. the suspect and two officers are being treated as well. >> very frightening to know you have people in the world who would, you know, really take the people who protect us for granted. >> reporter: officer weapons were in the suv when it was taken. >> those firearms are secured with secondary locking system.
unless you're familiar how to access those weapons, you would not know how to access those weapons. >> reporter: police are reviewing their policy and as well as the officers who fired during the pursuit. >> our thanks to kgo for that report. all righty. well, russia claims it is ready to help fight this battle against isis and sounds like a good thing, doesn't it? there is a catch. we will talk about it. also at the top of the hour, clinton and sanders and o'malley taking the stage together in iowa. look at whether any of the democrats had a defining moment. first, cnn has announced the top ten heroes for 2014 -- 2015. her name is monique poole. >> reporter: save the slots for me is not just about saving the slots. it's about what they stand for.
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only from directv and at&t. russia says its air force is to help other rebel groups as they battle isis but a catch here. all this is coming as secretary of state john kerry and his russian counterpart spoke by phone on saturday, trying to find common ground on a political transition for syria. for more, let's bring in cnn international diplomatic editor nick robertson live from moscow. how close or how far are the two sides from this political solution and what defines that here?
>> i think it's interesting that secretary kerry and lavrov spoke on friday by phone. the whole question of the russian air force including the free syrian army. they really question who the free syrian army are. do they speak with one voice. the where are they question is the one they said the united states isn't helping them with the free syrian army saying they have been hit on several occasions by the russian air force. the chances of political progress here seems to be
developing. there's a continuing dialogue happening on a daily basis. the issue of support for the free syrian army the free syrian army themselves today according to the russian state media said that's a non-starter unless they stop bombing them. at the moment i think we seem to be a long way from breaking the political log jam which is russia perceived by everyone supporting bashar al assad. they say they're not. that they're supporting both sides. but there are some major, major stumbling blocks here. >> so the expectations with russia asking for the locations of the free syrian army and the rebels is they'll use that to does mate their resources and manpower? >> on the face of it, that's not the way the russians are
approaching this. between the united states and russia, at the moment, both sides, i think, would be careful and cautious about sharing their own intelligence about who is where and doing what on the ground. the russians through their extensive contacts with the president bashar al assad and his intelligence assets on the ground, which are able to pinpoint precise buildings belonging to free syrian army commanders or hospitals in other sort of opposition buildings, if you will, inside syria at the moment. the russians already at their disposable have an extensiivtev amount of information. >> understood. nick robertson, thank you so much. so let's talk about this a little more with military times contributor. a naval intelligence officer,
author, and former agent. grateful to have you with us. let's talk about the questions about russia's intent basically in wanting the u.s. to reveal the locations. what do you believe the intention is? is it that russia wants to fight isis? that russia wants to find the rebels? >> well, look, russia wants to stay in syria. that's their pawn. they're not going to give it up. it's clear that sharing information with them at a minimum it's going to assad. secondly, of course, they're going to use it to their benefit to neutralize any adversaries they have. the biggest question is the kurds. i have to go back to that. as we saw with sergeant wheeler we're reliant on the kurds. the turks and the kurds don't get along. that has to be something we resolve here. >> and how do we resolve it? >> well, look, the kurds are looking at it they want their own state. unless we want to put boots on the ground, which everyone including the russians are saying they don't want to do. the kurds are the best option.
you have to give them something. they want a state. that's not okay with the turks. the iraqis have an independent state. this is a question that has to be answered. as far as i've heard with lavrov and kerry that syria is going to remain in the footprint. i don't see how we're resolving the issue. >> do you see any reason that the u.s. would give up the information to russia? the information that russia is asking for regarding the rebels? it's hard to say they would. at this point, you know, we're going to negotiate over every point. if nothing else a leverage perspective. the russians have us over a little bit of a barrel here. you have to trade something for something in return. i'm not sure why we would give that to them. what is the end game? the benefit to us. >> yeah. it makes you wonder the conversations that are going on. appreciate you being here. technology empowers us to achieve more.
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sudden be a lot of nfl games online only. there are tv deals in place until the mid 2020s. we won't see a lot of this. i'm not sure how good of a gauge it will be. a bills jaguar game that starts at 9:30 eastern. if you're in california you're not waking up at 6:30 a.m. >> we'll see. we'll check it out. >> thank you so much. >> thank you, sir. it is always good to see you in the morning. >> good to be with you. >> we want to begin this morning with the 2016 race for the white house. senator bernie sanders ratcheting up his fire against hillary clinton. sanders took failed shots, let's say, during his speech at the jefferson jackson dinner in iowa. he characterized her as an inconsistent candidate. >> meanwhile clinton at the event didn't