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for others check back with us for the morning captioning funded by cbs it's it's friday, january 13th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." donald trump becomes our 45th president one week from today but it's his opponent who's back in the headlines. >> fbi director james comey faces new criticism over his handling of hillary clinton's e-mail investigation. mr. trump's pick for cia director breaks from his soon o soon-to-be boss. and his right-hand man in a
ceremony that left the honoree emotional. >> for the final time as president, i'm pleased to award the highest medal of honor, the presidential medal of freedom. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, fbi director james comey says he will cooperate fully with the fbi pro i probe how he handled the hillary clinton investigation. they blame comey's actions in part for the loss of the presidential elections. jeff pegues has the details. >> reporter: the investigator's probe goes into the heart that policies and procedures were not followed by fbi director james comey. it will also look at whether certain officials should have recused themselves and if nonpublic information was inappropriately given to the
clinton campaign and the media. >> this is going to be an unusual statement in at least a couple of ways. >> reporter: comey broke with fbi protocol when he publicly announced in july that secretary clinton would not face charges. >> we did not find clear evidence that secretary clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws. >> reporter: then 12 days before the election, the director wrote to congress that the he had reopened the investigation after agents discovered e-mails on a laptop used by clinton aide uhua abedin that appeared to be pertinent. then he sent another letter clearing clinton and closing the probe. >> correct. especially in a public forum. >> reporter: at a senate hearing tuesday comey declined to discuss any potential investigations into president-elect donald trump or his society senator angus king. >> the irony of your his associates prompting this
response from maine senator angus king. >> the irony of your making that statement here, i cannot avoid. >> comey says that he will cooperate with the investigation. in a closed door meeting on capitol hill on thursday, he was grilled by some democratic senators who blame the fbi director in part for secretary clinton's loss. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. well, it was james comey who spoke to mr. trump last week about a 35-page report containing unconfirmed allegations that russia had compromising information on the president-elect. during his confirmation hearing yesterday mr. trump's choice to head the cia mike pompeo told senators that russian meddling in the u.s. election was an aggressive action taken by senior russian leaders. mr. trump's pick for defense secretary, retired general james mattis, called russia america's number one threat. and housing secretary nominee ben carson asked whether he could guarantee hud money
would benefit the trump family, said he will manage things in a way that benefit the american people. speaker of the house paul ryan says congress and the trump transition team are trying to come up with a solution for young immigrants brought into this country illegally as children. during a town hall meeting last night ryan told an immigrant who could be deported he hopes her future is here. >> what we have to do is find a way to make sure that you can get right with the law and we've got to do this in a good way so that the rug doesn't get pulled out from under you and your family gets separated. >> president obama awarded hundreds of thousands of immigrants temporary protection from deportation. president-elect trump says he hopes to work something out. the cuban government is praising the decision to end a long-standing u.s. policy that allowed cubans who made it to u.s. soil to stay and become citizens. the so-called wet foot/dry foot policy has been in effect since 1995. the decision follows months of
negotiations on getting cuba to agree to take back people turned away by the u.s. vice president joe biden says he had no idea president obama was surprising him with the presidential medal of freedom. during an emotional ceremony the president called biden finest vice president we have ever seen. kenneth craig reports. >> reporter: an emotional vice president joe biden wiped away tears and accepted the nation's highest civilian honor from his good friend president obama. >> for your faith in your fellow americans, for your love of country, and for your lifetime of service that will endure through the generations. >> reporter: the medal of fry freedom came as a surprise. the event was set up without the vice president's knowledge. it quickly became a roast. >> this also gives the internet one last chance to talk about our bromance. >> reporter: president obama called the vice president the best possible choice for the
job. 4 >> behind the scenes, joe's candid honest counsel has made me a better president and commander in chief. >> reporter: the vice president was humbled. >> i don't deserve this, but i know it came from the president's heart. >> reporter: vice president biden returned the compliments to his boss. >> i can say i was part of, part of the journey of a remarkable man who did remarkable things for this country. >> reporter: the two men shared an embrace one week before they become private citizens. kenneth craig, cbs news. well, mr. obama wraps up his time as president in seven days. in his final network tv interview, mr. obama talked to "60 minutes" correspondent steve kroft about some of the strug e
struggles he faced. >> you didn't change washington. >> i changed those things in my direct control. look. i'm proud of the fact with two weeks to go, we're probably the first administration in modern history that hasn't had a major scandal in the white house. in that sense we changed some things. i would like to have gotten that one last supreme court justice in there. i'd like the supreme court to take a look -- >> you couldn't even get a hearing. >> we couldn't even get a hearing. trying to get the other side of the aisle to work with us on issues in some cases that they professed originally an interest in and saying to them, hold on a second, you guys used to think this is a good idea. now just because i'm supporting it, you can't change your mind, but they did. and what that did, i think, made me appreciate them. i said this before but it's worth repeating because this is on me. part of the job description is also shaping public opinion, and we were very effective and i was very effective in shaping public
opinion around my campaigns, but there were big stretches while governing where even though we were doing the right thing, we weren't able to mobilize public opinion firmly enough behind us to weaken the resolve of the republicans to stop opposing us or to cooperate with us. there were times during my presidency where i lost the p.r. battle. >> well, you can watch "60 minutes presents barack obama: eight years in the white house" this sunday night at 7:00 p.m. eastern. and coming up on the "morning news," a russian breach. c-span is interrupted by a russian television network. and a passing motorist comes to the rescue of a state trooper. this is the "cbs morning news." g with nicorette. only nicorette mini has a patented fast dissolving formula. it starts to relieve sudden cravings fast. every great why
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president obama has designated five president obama has designated five new national monuments. they include two southern sites where violence erupted during the civil rights movement. he also enlarged two forest preserves in oregon and california. mr. obama has protected more historic and natural sites than any other president. there was some russian interference on c-span, and a driver makes a life-saving stop. those are some of the headlines on the "morning news" stand. "the arizona republic" reports that a passing driver came to the rescue of a state trooper who was ambushed at an accident scene. the passer-by fatally shot a man who was fighting the wounded trooper. a woman died in a crash on the interstate west of phoenix. the attacker's motive is unknown. two band members of tower of power were injured by a train.
the two injured are long time drummer david garibaldi and bassist marc von wageningen. they were crossing the tracks latest night near an oakland jazz club where they were scheduled to play. the "washington post" reports a tv glitch on capitol hill. c-span says it's online feed was sub planted for about ten minutes yesterday by the russia site. a wire issue was blamed. the "los angeles times" says a baby powder that could be recalled. the honest company said it found possible contamination during testing. the company was co-founded by actress jessica alba. and the "new york" magazine has talked to a 4-year-old who's read more than a thousand books. >> hi. i'm daliyah. i'm 4 years old. >> her love of books led to an invitation to visit the library of congress. the georgia girl is still in preschool, but she reads college-level material. >> unbelievable. still to come, a less expensive epi pen. a major drugstore chain
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>> you need a scary friend. >> we're going to get you. >> roar. look out, nickelodeon. google's toontastic storytelling app now lets kids create their own cartoons. the company says it's like a digital puppet theater. it records animation and playback for a 3-d video. i know a 5-year-old who will be asking for mommy's password. how cool is that. on the "cbs moneywatch" now, awe new recall over defective airbags, and the epi pen goes generic at a drug story chain. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. fed chair janet yellen says the economy is on solid ground. she spoke to a group of teachers in washington. she did warn that the widening income gap in slowed productivity growth produces long-term. yesterday the dow fell 63 points, the s&p finished down 4. the nasdaq snapped a seven-day winning streak follow 16 points.
toyota is recalling another 543,000 vehicles in the u.s. because of defective front passenger airbags. defective takata airbags that can explode in a crash forced a massive worldwide recall. it includes various models of toyota and lexus. earlier this week honda recalled another 172,000 vehicles because of defective takata airbags. fiat is denying charges from the federal government that it cheated on emotions. at issue, software on about and suv. the epa says it lets more pollution than allowed under the clean air act. fiat chrysler says it's done nothing wrong. volkswagen has just admitted to cheating on an emissions test and agreed to pay $4.3 million in fines. amazon plans to hire 100,000
with full-time and part-time and benefits in the next year and a half. the new jobs will be hired across the country. many of the hires will be in the fulfillment centers that are being built in california, florida, and texas. the drugstore chair cvs will be selling the epi pen for about a sixth of the price. the epi pen is an emergency allergy treatment to stop potentially fatal reactions to foods. it came under fire for soaring costs. you can get a two-pack compared to epi pen which can cost more than $600. and the u.s. mint unveiled a new gold coin and for the first time, lady liberty is portrayed as a woman of color. the 2017 liberty high relief gold coin celebrated 200 years of gold coins being minted in the u.s.
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girls. barbara bush and jenna bush hager wrote an open letter to sasha and malia. they talked about living in a fish bowl and explore your passions. it means big changes for his youngest child. kenneth craig looks ahead how life will be different for 10-year-old baron trump. >> reporter: baron trump is used to standing in his father's shad shadow, but in his new life the 10-year-old will be standing in a new spotlight along with new companions. secret service agents who will follow him to the front door. >> i wonder how difficult it is growing one all of those agents surrounding you. >> it can be a little unnerving, perhaps a little tense, but it's going to be difficult, especially for a younger child. >> reporter: author ronald kessler was at donald trump's new year's eve party and considers the president-elect a
friend. he's written extensively about the fbi, the secret service, and protecting the first family. when it comes to the children, the job isn't always easy. >> jenna and barbara bush would try to evade their agents, give them a hard time. amy carter was also difficult with agents. whereas, chelsea clinton was a model child. >> reporter: baron will have three or four agents with him whenever he's in public. that including the $30,000 prep school in new york city where he plans to finish fourth grade before moving to the white house. anita bride was chief of staff to laura bush and believes he'll find plenty of barracks. >> there's a small bowling alley and a tennis court and basket ball court and there's a pool there. >> reporter: the trump presidency will bring change to all corners of america but
perhaps no place more than trump's youngest child. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," actress claire danes from "homeland." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." "homeland." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." . get 24/7 digestive support with align junior. the #1 doctor recommended probiotic brand, now for kids. try theraflu expressmax,nd flu hold you back now in new caplets. it's the only cold & flu caplet that has a maximum strength formula with a unique warming sensation you instantly feel. theraflu. for a powerful comeback. new expressmax caplets. is caringing because covering heals faster. for a bandage that moves with you and stays on all day, cover with a band-aid brand flexible fabric adhesive bandage.
here's another look at this morning's top stories. fbi director james comey morning's top stories. fbi director james comey says he'll cooperate fully with a justice department investigation into how the fbi handled its probe of hillary clinton's e-mails. it will look at allegations that comey did not follow policies and procedures. some democrats blame comey for clinton's election defeat. and in an emotional ceremony, president obama surprised vice president joe biden with the presidential medal of freedom. it's the nation's highest civilian honor. president obama says biden was the president said bind was the finest vice president america had ever seen.
>> i can say i was part of, part of the journey of a remarkable man who did remarkable things for this country. >> the medal was awarded with distinction. only the fourth time that has happened. meanwhile there was a first at the ringling brothers circus. a woman stepped on the floor and shattered the ceiling. david begnaud reports. >> the very first female ring master in our history. >> reporter: kristen michelle wilson outperformed other candidates for the top spot under the big top. >> it's a huge deal. >> i'm the very first female ring master in 146 years. >> reporter: the florida native will lead 110 performers with 49 animals, guiding the audience through high-flying acts and
those death-defying stunts. >> the more that i've held onto the title and i've talked to women and my grandmother and her reaction, it really lets me understand the responsibility of being the first, and it makes me want to be loud and proud and hold the banner high. >> reporter: the 35-year-old first saw it as a little girl and dreamed of being on a big stage, but before putting on her top hat and tails, wilson worked in dinner theaters, did voiceovers, and was the lead voice of a konk band. >> it's really amazing because all of these different experiences i've had the opportunity to have in my life have really blended together an amazing way to prepare to lead the greatest show on earth. >> reporter: how many of these have watched? >> just once. >> that's kristen's mother jean watching the final dress rehearsal. >> reporter: you said she's the only one in the family with the hutzpah to do this. >> she is. she's always had it. she loves being out in front of the crowd and making memories. >> reporter: making memories and history as the new star shines over the greatest show on earth. david begnaud, cbs news, orlando.
>> very nice. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a new report on the health benefits and risks of marijuana. dr. jon lapook has details. plus, tomorrow's high stakes launch of the spacex falcon 9 rocket only on "cbs this morning." we'll talk with the president and chief operating officer of spacex. and emmy-winning actress claire danes stops by studio 57. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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the fog. >> hard to tell. >> it is. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. time now 4:30. good morning, everyone. we finally have a little bit of sun in the forecast. right? so roqui gets to go oat side again. >> yes, i went to lake merritt yesterday in oakland. it was beautiful. >> i like all the lights around the break. >> it's friday the 13th. what does that mean? >> it's going to be a good day. >> it's a clean slate. our live hi-def doppler radar not picking up rain. sfo we'll keep an eye on that. 39 livermore, 41 redwood city and san jose. this is it. we have high pressure now in the bay area. temperatures in the 50s. storm to the east of us. we'll tell you about the sun and the next storm coming this way. roqui? >> roberta, can we not talk about th