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it's tuesday december 8, coming up on "early today," hours after the fbi says the san bernardino shooters have been radicalized for some time, gop front runner donald trump calls for a complete shut down of muslims entering the u.s. reaction has been swift from across the landscape. on the heels of mass shootings and as the debate of gun control, america is arming itself more than ever. >> maybe a terrorist might not knock down my door but when mayhem startingsing to happen i want to be prepared. and u 2 welcome the eagles of death metal back to the paris
stage. russia makes good on a promise to france. el nino and much more. "early today" starts now. good morning i'm eamayman mohyeldin. political rivals are lining up. a complete shut down of muslims entering the u.s. until leaders quote figure out what's going on. last night he dug in his heels. >> we have to figure it out. we can't live like this. it is going to get worse and worse. we can be political correct or we can be stupid but it is going to get worse and worse. >> trump's rivals are striking back in a big way. not a single gop candidate has agree with trump. and no surprise from the democrats. hillary clinton is calling the situation reprehensible and prejudice. and bernie sanders raled against
demagog demagogues. even dick cheney is speaking up saying the ban is against everything we stand before and believe. in how about for a reaction. retweeted 6,000 times. i'm hereby barring donald trump from entering st. petersburg until we fully understand the dangerous threat posed by all trumps. tracy potts live in washington. >> reporter: so where did donald trump come one this? citing a pole that's saying more than 1 in 5 american muslims advocate violence in certain circumstances. and donald trump says we can't afford that type of hatred. on board the u.s.s. york town overnight donald trump said close the board entirely. >> don't worry about profiling.
i promise i will defend you from profiling. i promise. >> muslim leaders called it reckless and enamerican. >> he sounds more like a leader of a lynch mob. >> democrats tweeted hilla clinton declaring war on islam or demonizing muslim americans plays right into the hands of terrorists. >> trump wants us to hate all musl muslims. >> a fascist demagogue. >> even republicans are distancing themselves. >> saying we're not going to let a single muslim into the country is the dangerous overreaction. >> goes against everything we stand for and believe? >> we must not force american muslims to run and hide and retreat to the shadows. >> legal scholars question whether it's even legal to close our borders to certain people based solely on religion. now what about the impact of all
this? is there any political impact? the latest poll showed donald trump on top in iowa, the cnn poll but down 5 patriarch points in iowa. and the monmouth poll and ted cruz is leading that one. radicalized for some time. although where and by whom is still unknown. they were also recently seen at shooting ranges in the area. nbc learned farook even went to this range the sunday and monday before the shootings for two to three hours, firing a number of weapons. and we now know we have also our first look aft the couple entering the country together back in 2014. >> reporter: the fbi now calling this investigation one on a quote massive scale saying they discovered and confiscated 19
pipe bomb making components and that couple had long been radicalized. even going target practice shooting just days before the massacre. now with the five guns they were able to confiscate. two of them have been purchased by an enrique martes. she said after two years dropping her son off home at school she ran into him at the local walmart and he pretended like he didn't even know her. in addition, they are focusing on the mother of farook. this is a mother who law enforcement officials say was living inside the home with this couple. a home that was effectively a bomb making factory. this week fbi officials are asking how this couple was radicalized, where and by whom. well america has seen a spike in gun sales.
black friday saw record setting gun sales in over 185,000 new background checks were processed by the fbi. nbc reports. >> this is the cig p -- >> reporter: as the national debate ranls over gun control, guns are selling. many new americans visiting local shops ready to by. >> when mayhem starts to happen i want to be prepared. >> they aren't alone. fbi statistics show a marked increase in the number of firearm background checks related to gun sales following each mass shooting in america. a 15% jump following ft. hood in 2009. a 17% after aurora in 2012 and the 38.7% spike after the shooting in newtown. and coming in january, gun tv.
a specialty channel dedicated to firearms. one study suggests there could be fewer mass shooting casualties if more people were armed. >> a small portion of concealed carry can cut down casualties by 5 to 15%. >> but in october, some people were armed and ten people died. >> the gun lobby wants us to believe that more guns is the solution to this problem. if that were true. given there are over 300 million guns in the country, we'd be the safest nation. the reality is the americans are 20 times more likely to be murdered by a gun than any other country. attorney general lynch sasz the justice department is monitoring the antimuslim rhetoric that's emerged since last week. lynch added federal law enforcement prosecutes deeds and not words and americans shouldn't let rhetoric turn into
violence. meanwhile islamic americans marched in new york city. and members declares terrorism is not islam and being muslim does not mean harming others. >> 99% of the islam world condemn terrorist. and terrorist is very minority in islam and not the real islam. the true islam is peace. >> many also chanted yes, yes, peace. during the march. >> u 2 has a special guest in paris monday night. u2. >> nothing left except to introduce you to some people who is whose lives will forever be part of the city paris. they were robbed of their stage
a few weeks ago. and we would like to offer them ours tonight. welcome the eagles of death metal. >> the band performed patty smith's people have the power. it was their first gig since the november 15th attack on the bataclan theater. record rainfall turns roads into the rivers in portland or. and it's not over yet. the pacific northwest is bracing for even more wet weather in the coming week. bill karins has more on that. >> the northwest has been a little rough. two storms in the last three days. another one today and thursday. eastern half of washington state. portland still dry right now but that will change throughout the day. a lot of advisories out there. some for wind. some flooding. the worst is probably the flooding and also some of the high winds across the nosh portions of the rockies.
the next storm moves on shore during the day. we will get gusty winds not quite as windy as it was with the last storm system that came through. then wednesday the storm moves inland. some will be snow especially in the mountains of idaho. the saw tooths. short break before the next one on thursday and that will be a little more south including more of northern california. the rainfall totals, we've been advertising, 5-7 inches. and this is what we want, s crescent city today, south of there. i expect mostly dry weather. and no sign of let up. looks like we're going to stay very active for the next couple of days in the west if not week.
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now grounded in montreal. the reason air france forced a flight carrying more than 200 paris bound from sfo. now grounded in montreal. the reason air france forced a flight carrying more than 200 passengers to diverge. no stranger to controversy. donald trump strikes a new nerve calling to ban all muslims from the u.s. reaction pouring in from candidates will the comments sink or surge him in the polls? parents are sticking up for teacher pay, but it could end up costing the teach rsz money. "today in the bay" starts right noa. and a very good tuesday morning to you. thank you very much for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. a little more clear than