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opener" your world in 90 seconds. enough question has been raised about whether he can lead a credible investigation into this. i think it would be best if he were to step aside. >> the chairman of the house intelligence committee under scrutiny. >> it could very well be the case that chairman nunez was briefing members of the administration about an investigation of which they are the subject. >> you understand why it's causing such an uproar? >> i do. but if i really wanted to i could have snuck on to the grounds late at night and probably nobody would have seen me. but i wasn't trying to hide. a new round of severe thunderstorms is moving into the southern plains. >> up to baseball-size hail possible. winds gusting 60 to 70 miles per hour. >> two police officers in miami have been shot while conducting an anti-gang operation. >> they are expected to survive. >> this is a real threat. this is serious. >> northern australia is being pounded by one of the biggest
storms in years. >> tens of thousands of people evacuated. >> the worse is to come. >> from win baby to sin baby, raiders are moving to las vegas. >> this is r slap in the face. >> every second counts as one oklahoma police officer drags a man away from a burning car. >> i know it's going to hurt. >> all that. >> california highway patrol. >> had to wrangle up horses violating the carpool lane. >> i have a question for you, were they in the fast lane? >> a little girl has become an internet sensation after her meeting with a water heater went viral. >> i love you. >> and all that matters. >> this was so embarrassing for the republicans. >> they've been running against obamacare for seven years. seven years. they made four "fast and furious" movies in that time. >> on "cbs this morning." >> it's a failure. who does trump blame for the failure? >> we had no democrat support. we had no votes from the democrats. >> not enough votes to get a majority. that didn't stop you from
becoming president. just work your magic. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." top congressional democrats say the house intelligence committee's chairman cannot be trusted with the investigation of russian interference in the election. california republican devin nunez revealed yesterday that he met with an unnamed source and reviewed classified documents last week on the white house grounds. he returned the next day to tell president trump what he learned. democrats want nunez to recuse himself. >> the president tried to shift attention on twitter last night, claiming that bill and hillary clinton had more damaging ties to russia saying, quote, trump/russia story is a hoax. jeff pegas is on capitol hill
with pressure on nunez to step aside. >> good morning. house speaker paul ryan has full confidence that congressman nunez can conduct a fair and credible investigation but pressure is building on the congressman to explain his actions and reveal his source. >> there was no sneaking around. i walked on to the grounds, said hi to people. i did not go to the west wing, did not talk to the president. >> reporter: the chairman of the house intelligence committee, devin nunez, said it was not a secret that he visited a secure location at the white house last tuesday to review classified documents. >> i needed a place that i could actually go and find this information and review it. >> reporter: the congressman, wouldn't reveal his source, but says there is evidence that agencies under the obama administration had intercepted communications involving members of the trump transition team, but he dismissed president trump's allegations that president obama wiretapped trump tower. >> that never happened. >> reporter: nearly a week after
nunez briefed the president on the new information, ranking member adam schiff says the congressman has yet to share the intelligence with other members of the house committee he leads. >> it's not just an unwillingness to share with democrats. none of the members, democrats or republicans, has seen what the chairman is referring to. >> reporter: schiff believes the chairman should recuse himself from the investigation. >> certainly this is a decision that i don't reach lightly and i'm very unhappy frankly to have gotten to this point. >> reporter: democrats are accusing nunez of trying to shield the president in the midst of the investigation into whether his campaign team coordinated with russian operatives. >> chairman nunez is falling down on the job. and seems to be more interested in protecting the president than in seeking the truth. >> reporter: in another surprise move, late last week, congressman nunez announced that he was bringing back fbi director comey and nsa director rogers to testify. this time in a closed hearing.
that was supposed to happen today, but that hearing has been canceled. gayle? >> all right. thank you. the white house says the president's son-in-law and senior adviser volunteered to answer senate intelligence committee questions about his russian contacts. jared kushner, ivanka trump's husband, met with executives from a russian bank. veb has been under u.s. sanctions since 2014. this morning a kremlin spokesman called the kushner meeting routine business. senate committee members will ask kushner about his meeting with russia's u.s. ambassador sergey kislyak. >> president trump turns to the environment and jobs and will sign an executive order erasing many of former president obama's climate regulations. margaret brennan is at the white house with new rules for coal mining. >> good morning. the white house is trying to shift back focus to campaign
promises it can keep. and while he's previously called climate change a hoax, now white house officials say president trump believes it. despite his change of heart, today he'll repeal obama era regulations to limited. >> global warming and that, a lot of it is a hoax. >> reporter: candidate donald trump often called climate change a fake concept. >> we're going to cancel the paris climate agreement. >> reporter: and promised to scratch the obama era climate change agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions in more than 100 countries. mr. trump may stick with the global deal, but has decided to shao an executive order reducing regulations on america's energy industry. another campaign promise. >> the regulation industry is one business i will absolutely put to an end day one. >> reporter: he will suspend, revise or rescind the clean power plant rule aimed at reducing carbon emissions.
asked the interior department to lift a moratorium on the sale of new coal leases on federal land, and scrap a limit on greenhouse gas emissions for construction of new power plants. >> we can be both pro-jobs and pro-environment. >> reporter: epa administrator pruitt said the obama-era regulations cost jobs. >> the executive order is going to address the past administration's effort to kill jobs across this country through the clean power plant. >> reporter: but at a time of low energy prices some jobs may not return and mr. trump's actions will certainly reignite the debate over whether climate change is manmade. >> this is an action plan for destroying the climate. >> reporter: david donger of the national resources defense council. >> we're leaving a bad future for our kids. rising sea levels, terrible storms, scorching droughts. more air pollution. it's really a bad place you don't want go there. >> reporter: and later today, president trump will roll back
those regulations, a campaign promise that won him support in coal mining industrial states like west virginia and pennsylvania. charlie? >> thanks, margaret. a conservative writer and publisher of the conservative website. good morning. >> good to be with you. >> what does this do for the president in the political context of what happened last week, rolling back of environmental regulations. >> it's an interesting time for the president right now. he's facing a lot of challenges from a lot of different directions and trying to find, frankly, a good win that he can give his supporters after the debacle of this health care law in the last week he wants to find something he can deliver on quickly to change the narrative in washington. >> second question, what does it do to the environment, climate change, and the planet. >> i think this is going to be an interesting question going forward when it comes to these different accords. the real question that i think a lot of people have about climate policy is whether we're going to be able to deliver on the kind of changes that we need to achieve and whether that can be done through government regulation at all. a lot of the skepticism on the
right side of the aisle is whether they can be achieved through accords like the paris agreement. instead i think they're looking to things like technological advance isn't and other changes in order to increase the kind of health and clarity that we have within our environmental experience. >> now there are calls for devin nunez to recuse himself for this investigation. do you -- where do you see that going, ben? do you think it's necessary to have legitimacy in this investigation? >> i think you do need to have a legitimate investigation but right now we have an investigation when it comes to the russian side of things from the fbi and james comey and when it comes to these calls there's much more reputation of the partisan interest of democrats in in washington as we've seen in the past the power of minority in congress to influence administrations, really do come from the investigative side. that's what's going on here. chairman nunez is actually someone who has a lot of trust within the republican coalition as being someone who is not a camera hog or someone who chases headlines. that's one of the reasons why he got this job in the first place. >> but there does appear to be a
lack of transparency? >> there is a lack of transparency at this point on his part. one of the reasons for that is he has a history of cultivating a lot of intelligence sources within the community. he was a clear sort of source of the information that related to the effective intelligence when it came to centcom and isis a few years ago. one of the real questions going forward what is really matters here. is it the question about donald trump's tweet, i don't think it is at all. i think there is an open question if what chairman nunez is claiming is correct, if there really was intelligence information that was distributed throughout the agency and he now claims in an interview yesterday to the obama white house itself that is something that deserves further inquiry and we need more transparency in this process. >> but wait wait wait. he hasn't discovered anything and he hasn't shared it with anybody? >> you don't think so. >> he showed up at the white house and received some information from a source that he's not even disclosed to either republicans or democrats on the committee. >> sure but this is
traditional -- >> if it's that relevant shouldn't he share with other members of the committee. >> one of the interests it. >> he's been clear obama did not wiretap trump tower. >> it had nothing to do with what's going on here in the sense that he went to the white house to go to a secure facility scif to review information only available through the executive branch. it is not available at the scif on capitol hill. he claims -- >> i've never heard of that. >> well -- >> members of the intelligence committee go all the time to capitol hill and give them briefings in secure facilities on capitol hill. >> in this case he has a source in the intelligence community he claims brought this information to him, he's viewed it, he's taken down the document numbers involved, he wants other members of the committee to view it, but i think in this case he's very protective of an internal source in the intelligence committee, less important than having clarity about what's going on here. >> what do you think the information will tell us. >> that this was not that big of a deal, that this was a situation where they -- that they had incidental collection of information, perhaps
conversations between foreign officials about their open meetings with the trump transition team, where they expected certain family members, for instance, to end up within the white house scheme, but we don't know that until we actually have this information and that's one of the reasons we need more clarity from this committee, from chairman nunez, sooner rather than later. >> ben, thank you so much for joining us. >> good to be with you. >> senator john mccain joins us ahead. we'll ask him about the status of the russian investigation and why he expects a lot more shoes to drop. >> and i will interview house speaker paul ryan tomorrow about the status of health care reform and what's nex on the republican agenda. you can see my conversation thursday right here on "cbs this morning." >> a manhunt is under way for the gunman responsible for an ambush-style attack overnight on two florida police officers. fellow miami dade officers used a pick-up truck to rush their wounded colleagues to the hospital. bullet holes could be seen in the car where the plain clothed officers were sitting at the time of the attack.
outside jackson memorial hospital trauma center in miami where the officers are being treated. manuel, good morning. >> good morning. this is where the officers were dropped off. we learned this morning from the director of the miami dade police department that the shooter used an ak-47 to spray their car with bullets injuring those two police officers after the shrapnel went flying. >> we have two officers shot. two officers shot. >> reporter: this video shot from outside the hospital shows a black ford pick-up truck racing toward the emergency room. with the two injured miami-dade police officers in the bed. the undercover officers, who are operating as part of the homicide task force's gang unit, were conducting surveillance inside an unmarked car in a notoriously gang ridden area when officials say they were targeted. >> the end result of that, their operation, was that they were apparently shot in an ambush-style attack. >> reporter: one of the miami-dade officers was able to
return fire but authorities are not confident that the suspected attacker was hit. >> it's certainly trying moments for us all. we got lucky that officers will survive. >> reporter: police have yet to make any arrests but last night, the director of the miami-dade police department pleaded with the community for help in identifying the shooter. >> we need you now to step up to the plate. these are the people that are causing that havoc in our community. we're not going to stop. this isn't going to deter us from doing our jobs. this is going to ignite a bigger fire within us to protect our citizens. >> reporter: the officers' injuries are not considered to be life threatening. in fact, we have learned that one officer has already been released from the hospital. investigators say it is unclear whether the suspects knew they were targeting police. >> manuel, thanks. the u.n. human rights chief speaking out against a massive loss of civilian lives in western mosul iraq. he says at least 307 civilians have died and 273 have been wounded since february 17th.
american backed iraqi forces are fighting to push isis militants out of the city. jim mattis said yesterday the united states has been sensitive to civilian casualties. >> we are keenly aware that every battlefield where an enemy hides behind women and children, is also a humanitarian field. we go out of our way to always do everything humanly possible to reduce the loss of life. >> an investigation is under way to find out if a series of air strikes this month killed more than 100 civilians. a mother says tsa agents at dallas/ft. worth international airport went too far treating her family like dogs. jennifer williamson posted video of an agent patting down her son, held at the checkpoint about an hour causing them to miss their flight. omar villafranca is with an interview you will see only on
"cbs this morning" and the tsa's response. omar, good morning. >> good morning. the tsa says the procedure performed by that agent on video was part of the new standard pat-down that went into effect earlier this month and instead of several variations there's one full body pat-down. that touched a nerve with a mother who went through security here at dwf with her son. >> we were treated with utter disrespect as if we were criminals. >> reporter: jennifer williamson turned her anger into action sunday recording a tsa officer patting down her 13-year-old son at dallas/ft. worth international airport and posting it on facebook. >> i believe he was patted down excessively. they went over his sensitive areas a little more than necessary, especially given that he wasn't wearing bulky clothing or anything like that. >> reporter: williamson says the whole thing started when agents found a laptop in his book bag as it went through the scanning machine. they then said, her son would have to submit to a pat-down even though he did not set off
the body scanner. she requested they screen him in other ways, because her son suffers sensory processing disorder which makes him sensitive to touch. in the facebook video the agent explains the procedure and then pats down his backside. front and down his legs. his supervisor instructs the man to complete the final step. as per policy, the tsa officer uses the back of his hands for pat-downs over sensitive areas of the body. the tsa says the boy cooperated during the screening process and all approved procedures were followed. as for the wait time, in a statement, the agency says the passengers were at the checkpoint for approximately 45 minutes which included the time it took to discuss s ng procedures with the mother and to screen three carry-on items that required further inspection. >> his first question to me was, i don't understand why they did this. i don't know what i did wrong. and to me, that was a sign of
trauma for him to think he had done anything wrong. >> reporter: the new procedures were put in place after a 2015 audit found there were serious security lapses. williamson has filed a complaint with the tsa, but has not heard back. charlie? >> omar, thanks. parts of texas and oklahoma are bracing for more severe weather today. damaging hail rained down in alabama. strong storms created similar conditions across the southeast. several tornadoes were reported, including this one in northern mississippi. the severe weather knocked down trees, smashed cars, and damaged homes. a father speaks out after his daughter was billed for a guardrail that he says contributed to her death in a car crash. he says while leaving t,,
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♪ the wall street bull takes another run at the fearless girl. ahead the battle between the two trans crews are getting ready to remove the final truss of the old bay bridge. good morning, it is 7:26, i am michelle griego, cal tran crews are getting ready to remove the final trus of the old bay bridge, 1.7 million pound trus will be lowered on to a barge and taken to the port of oakland. j san francisco police are searching for a suspect in a pepper spray attacked 8:00 last night at the stone town galria mall. 16 people reported feeling some kind of pain. officers are reviewing surveillance video for leads. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,, ,, ,,
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political analysts say after their embarrassing loss on health care the white house is desperately looking for a win. >> they were so sure they were going to get this thing done that an anti-obamacare pact ran a bunch of versions of this ad during baseball after the bill failed. >> thank congressman rod blum for keeping his promise and replacing the affordable care act. >> they went on to congratulate "la la land" for best picture. welcome back to cbs.
>> good to have everybody back. >> norah took the red eye in and still came to the table. >> i landed at about 5:00 a.m. made it here. got cleaned up. >> there's an s on your chest somewhere i know it. >> thank you. >> it's all good. we're all together again. feels so good. white house is already work on a plan b to get hearth reform through congress. the president's press secretary, sean spicer talked about it yesterday. he says the goal is to get 218 votes in the house and members from both parties are giving the president lots of ideas. spicer says they will work with the democrats if they have to get to that number of 218. >> here's a look at some other big stories making headlines. "the palm beach post" reports president trump will meet with china's president in mar-a-lago next week. xi jinping will be in town app 6th and 7th. the mar-a-lago club will play a big role in hosting dig any
neurolink and develop electrodes that could be implanted into the brain to up load and download thoughts. first products could be used to treat epilepsy and depression. >> fascinating. >> do we want stuff implanted in our brain? >> i don't think so. not yet. >> do we? >> maybe. >> okay. i'll wait and see on that. arizona republic reports uber's self-driving cars are back on the road. uber paused it's self-driving program after an accident end tempe. another driver made an illegal left-hand turn. nobody was seriously hurt. self-driving cars were also be redeployed in pittsburgh. a father is outraged after his daughter was billed for a guardrail that he says contributed to her death. she died in a car crash last november in tennessee. months later a bill came charging her for replacing the
guardrail. her father believes she would still be alive if the guardrail stopper had not sliced through her car. he's calling on the state to remove all x light guardrail end pieces. there's 1,000 one they are linked to four deaths. chris v chris is in washington, d.c. >> reporter: a guardrail is designed to absorb some of the impact in a crash particularly up here at the terminal it's designed to crumble backwards like this one did and that can make a crash less severe. that's if the guardrail works as intended. >> they killed her then they billed her. >> reporter: nearly four months have steve's 17-year-old daughter hannah died in a car crash, tennessee sent a nearly $3,000 bill for repairs to the guardrail she collided with. >> it is one of the most emotionally tone deaf acts that i think i have ever witnessed. it wasn't made out to me.
it was made out to hannah. i was furious. >> reporter: last november hannah's car left interstate 75 as they corrected she collided with the end of an x light guardrail stopper killing her instantly when it intruded into her volvo sedan driver's door striking her in the head and chest. >> i don't understand how you can leave a dangerous product on the road after you've already acknowledged it. that's russian rowlett. the state of tennessee chose to play russian roulette with people's lives and my daughter is dead. >> reporter: just days before hannah's crash the tennessee department of transportation stopped installing that type of guardrail terminals citing safety and performance concerns. and is now replacing them on roads with speed limits over 45 miles per hour. >> we've seen some crashes on the state highway system and how these products are reacting to some of these, particularly the
high-speed type crashes. >> reporter: paul from the tennessee department of transportation admits sending the bill was a horrible mistake. >> the department realizes for that. >> reporter: in recent years there has been mounting concern about the performance of some guardrails. sean kaine is a vehicle safety expert. >> when they work, they work very well. what we've seen over time is a variety of different changes made them less safe. >> reporter: now in a statement the maker of that guardrail tells cbs "this morning" it had successfully passed crash and safety tests in accordance with federal standards adding it's widely recognized there are impact conditions that exceed the performance expectations of all safety equipment. gayle. >> chris, thank you. beautiful girl hannah was. you really feel for her dad. i think he described it best emotionally tone deaf. really glad he's speaking out. a better way to resolve eedy
>> reporter: nfl commissioner roger goodell agrees. >> an important step to get a facility. >> reporter: a big factor is money. to lure the team away from oakland vegas offered $750 million courtesy of a visitor's tax while bank of america has put up a $650 million loan. biggest incentive a new 65,000 seat domed stadium. owner mark davis said the decision wasn't easy. >> i love the fans in oakland and i know that there's is going to be disappointment and maybe some anger. >> this is a royal slap in the face. >> reporter: these oakland raider fans will have their loyalties tested over the next two years. the team will still be playing in northern california while the new las vegas stadium is being built. >> there are fans in oakland who will relish the opportunity to continue to support the team in its last years in oakland. there will be fans will say no
thank you. >> reporter: the phrase no thank sue familiar to vegas sports fans. both the utah jazz and oakland athletics reported considered moving to vegas but considered no. many were concerned about putting athletes in a city where gamblers could try to influence the game. >> i think the per accepts of that was perhaps there was something untoward or unseemly about it. >> the aversion to but there's no sure bet. >> that's right. they call it las vegas for a reason. >> what's it going to be like for the oakland fans to cheer for a team that's leaving. >> this team has left oakland
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sculptor sculpture ♪ ♪ wonder woman ♪ wonder woman the wall street statue of a fearless girl will stair down the charging bull for months to come. the little girl won a permit to spend another 11 months in front of the bronze bull. the four foot statue has become a social media sensation and tourist attraction but tartist behind the bull claims it alters the meaning of his work and
girl who now has a lot of friends who hope she stays right here staring down the bull forever. fearless girl began as a temporary installation, a stealth ad campaign for a financial company hoping to highlight the lack of women on corporate boards. but after weeks of adoring crowds she now has a new permit to stay put through at least february 2018. >> she spoke to the moment. that sense that women were not going to live in fear. >> reporter: this artist built the statue. >> women are strong. women are here. >> reporter: fearless girl symbolic stair down with wall street's charging bull has morphed into a real world standoff. >> they are transforming the meaning of the bull.
this girl is confronting supposedly looks like a monstrous sfig an outrage. to take a great work of art and transform. >> reporter: back in 1989 the bull was considered the outrage dropped illegally on to a public street downtown. piccolo led the campaign to give the statue it's crept home. >> you want the girl gone. >> it would serve it's purpose if it was in front of the new york stock exchange. the new york stock exchange has a problem with equality. >> she has struck a nerve. she's become an overnight sensation. >> reporter: petitioners online are pushing to make the fearless girl's message last forever possibly in this very location. >> what do you say to people who say the bull was fine on its own and the girl changes the meaning. >> the world changes and women are here. we're an integral part of the business community and we're going to be an even more
important torrow. >> reporter: now the financial firm that commissioned the girl state street global advisers declined to comment on the controversy or their hope for the future of the girl. representatives of the bull say they are reviewing their legal options. gayle. >> isn't it an outrage? not really. >> i think she's terrific. i love her pony tail swinging. i think it's great for both. >> there's a place for both. >> that's right. >> she needs a name. >> we need more girls on wall street. >> i would name her norah if anybody asked me. or grace or riley. tony thank you. coming up next -- i love how she poses. dramatic body camera video shows how a deputy saved a man from a morning from our kpix studios in san francisco on tuesday, march 28.
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vegas. n-f-l owners voted vor of good morning, i am kenny choi, the raiders are moving to las vegas, nfl owners voted over wellmingly in favor of allowing mark davis to relocate the team yesterday. oakland city councilman larry reed said he ordered a review of the lease and wants to see if the team can be evicted right away instead of playing at the coliseum next season. today search and rescue crews will try to find a man who was swept up near baker beach, last seen around 7:00 last night. authorities say that another man tried to help him but crews were unable to rescue him. traffic and weather in just a moment.
good morning, bay area, 7:57, we do have a new traffic alert issued a few minutes ago on westbound 580 after grant line road. this was an earlier crash, chp reported it was cleared but it is back now, and the solo car crash is being cleared out of the ravine. it will take a while, 30 minutes or more to get it out of the way. moving just 5 miles an hour coming out of tracy into livermore. expect an 8-mile back up. slow conditions there. also slow throughout the south bay, especially slow on highway 85 northbound after an earlier crash northbound 101 as well. slow in contracosta county, 16 miles an hour in pittsburgh to concord. i will send it to you, roberto. >> hello. morning, everybody. lets look towards the golden gate bridge towards the direction of north bay. seamless, not a cloud in the sky. temperatures now 40s and 50s, it is 50 in santa rosa and 50 in oakland. beach haezered statement in-- hazard statement in effect for
♪ good morning to our viewers on the west. it is tuesday, march 28th, 2017. welcome back to ""cbs this morning." john mccain we'll ask him whether it's possible to have a bipartisan investigation into russian meddling. but first here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> paul ryan says he has full confidence that congressman nunes can conduct a fair and credible investigation. >> he went to the white house to go into a secure facility in order to view information that is only available network through the executive branch. i never heard of that. members give them briefings.
>> the president's son-in-law and senior adviser volunteered to answer intelligence committee questions about his russian contacts. >> we learned the shooter used an ak-47 to spray their car with bullets. >> the tsa said the procedure formeds with part of the new standard patdown that went into effect earlier this month. >> the reputation shifted now las vegas is known as a big time entertainment. >> son-in-law and leader of the preppy camp across the lake jared kushner will oversee a broad effort to overhaul the federal government and the government desperately needs overhaul. somebody keeps putting totally unqualified people in charge of really important stuff. that has to stop. >> this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is presented by liberty mutual insurance. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle
king and norah o'donnell. the investigation of russia's meddling in the 2016 election. about his meeting with officials of russia's beb bank, beb has deep ties to president vladimir putin and russian intelligence agencies. >> the previously undisclosed meeting happened during the transition before curb mer stepped down. the kremlin said this morning the meeting was "uteen business and was not aware of it." devin nunes revealed yesterday he met with an unnamed source on the white house grounds to review classified documents. that happened one day before nunes briefed the president on what he learned from the documents. he says the material had nothing to do with the russia investigation. the committee's top democrat
adam schiff says nunes still isn't sharing the intelligence with other members. >> to go and receive information as a chairman of a committee you can't share with your own committee members but you share with the president particularly if the investigation involves associates of the president. >> arizona senator john mccain is calling for a select committee to investigate rush interference in american politics and allegations of collusion with the trump campaign. the 2008 republican presidential candidate joins us from the capitol. senator, good morning, good to see you. >> good morning. >> let me ask you about chairman nunes has done. do you think it was appropriate he went to view the so-called intelligence reports on white house grounds? >> well, i think there needs to be a lot of explaining to do. i've been around for quite a while and i've never heard of any such thing, and obviously in a committee like an intelligence committee, you've got to have
bipartisanship, otherwise the committee loses credibility, and so there is so much out there that needs to be explained by the chairman, and look, this is a very serious issue. it all started with russian interference attempts to change our election. >> should we reveal his source? >> i can't imagine why not and i also believe that the entire committee should be engaged. the reason why the armed services committee, honestly, does, is successful is we work in a bipartisan fashion. senator burr and warren are on our intelligence committee in the senate, work closely together.
they may have differences but you've got to have a bipartisan approach to an issue such as this if you want to be credible. >> senator, if you look at what he has done so far, there are demands by democrats that he recuse himself, does john mccain think he should recuse himself? >> i would leave that decision to the leadership of the house committee, excuse me, of the republicans in the house, probably paul ryan, but there's no doubt that look, it's dominating the news. it is annish of utmost importance and something's got to change, otherwise the whole effort in the house of representatives will lose credibility. i mean that's skrus obvious. >> you've also said president trump needs to address this issue. what do you want to hear from him at this point? have you have h any face-to-face meetings with him? would you like him? >> i think there's a reception tonight over at the white house, i'm sure i may encounter him in
there, but -- >> are you invited? >> i think so. >> what would you like to hear from the president, senator, at this point in time? >> well, first of all, i'd like to go back to the latest debacle, and that is that, when the democrats ran through obamacare, they did it on a strict partisan basis. we did not include the democrats and negotiations on obamacare. the issue is not going away. it's imploding, and arizona, obamacare is imploding. we've got to go back and address this issue on a bipartisan basis and we can't wait until people are without health care. so, and now we got to move on to tax reform. i would say first thing you should do is maybe bring that couple trillion dollars back to the united states at a lower tax rate and then you can work on infrastructure, and you can sit down together. we've got to have some bipartisanship around here, otherwise we're not going to get
much done and we've got another government shutdown looming, as you know. these are not good times. >> i can just go back to the russian interference in american elections. >> sure. >> you have said in some cases this is worse than any single terrorist attack. kick it cha dick cheney has said this morning that in some quotas that would be considered an act of war. what is the next shoe to drop? what do you fear coming out of this? >> it's hard for me to predict, because i never would have predicted the chairman of the house intelligence committee doing what he did, but i think that there is more information out there. there is more ties to russia. there is more engagement with false information. there is a lot more associated with russian attempts to affect america, our election, but there's also a lot of other russian activities going on. for example, right now, they're attempting to affect the outcome
in france. i mean everyone knows that. >> what about the demonstrations in russia right now? >> i think it's magnificent, and it shows that young people, particularly in russia, are not satisfied with this corrupt thug continuing to run their country, and i think it's a great thing, but i also think we're not paying much attention, charlie, to the fact that he's murdering people, having people thrown off balconies, having people, guys shot who was in russia who is in ukraine. i mean, to use an old phrase, where is the outrage? >> so what do you want the president to do, and this administration to do, more than simply show outrage, or express outrage? >> sanctions, more sanctions on russia. obviously they tried to subvert the fundamental of democracy and that's a free and fair election. we need more sanctions against russia. we need to provide lethal defensive weapons to ukraine. we need to have more military
presence in the balkans. we need to set up a counter to the very successful misinformation campaign and propaganda campaign that they're waging particularly in eastern europe. >> senator, can i ask you, officials reported yesterday that north korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that u.s. officials believe could be part of a larger program. what needs to be done? how urgent is the north korean threat? >> i think it's the most urgent threat that we are facing right now, because if you have this rotund ruler whose behavior is obviously not rationale with the missile, with the nuclear weapon on it, that can reach the united states of america, that's just not a risk that we could take, and we have to prepare for certain eventualities, but frankly, the key to this is china. china could shut down north korea tomorrow, and we should gauge some of our relationship with china based on them
bringing north korea under control. >> but if that doesn't work, if the chinese will not help, in fact, then they do have deliverable capability from icbms to deliver a nuclear missile to the west coast of the united states, would you recommend the president take military action to eliminate that possibility? >> charlie, i think before i would recommend that, i'd have to know exactly what's going on, but under that scenario, that you just described, i don't see how it's acceptable to have a situation like that, where a person of not rational behavior -- he doesn't think like us -- to have that kind of capability, and with his finger on the trigger, i'm not saying we should go to war with them, but we should be accelerating our ability to counter it. >> all right, senator, we'll look forward to talking to you again maybe after the reception tonight, we'll know a little bit more. we talk about partisanship, but the republicans have some
healing to do among themselves too. you all can have a good only get together tonight. >> you know what a good time is. nice to see you.. >> invite him to arizona. >> thank you very much for joining us this morning. a growing number of patients are going under the knife, when they are wide awake. yikes! ahead our dr. david shares some pros and cons for patients and doctors,,,
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not every patient is suited to this option. our doctor -- dr. david i saw this on an episode of "grey's anatomy". the patient was strumming a guitar. oh, that's a tv show. why would anyone want to do this? >> reporter: in the case of "grey's anatomy" when the tumor is in the brain you don't know where the s two or three hour conversation with a patient during a procedure. you have to watch what you say.
if you have trainees sometimes the patient don't want the trainees and it's those interactions difficult to have if the patient is awake. at the same time it's a movement that has to respect that patients want. >> it is painful. are they cutting on you when you're awake. >> it's a nerve block. you're blocking -- if you put a regional block here you won't feel anything down. or in the hip they put a block in your hip area. a cesarean section is a great example they can do a spinal block. >> you also get a chance to see what doctors talk about during an operation. >> or what music they like. doctor's musical taste may not be your own. >> how does everything look down there, doctor. but there are some distipgt advantages. >> no question about it. it's cheaper. can you go home quicker. if you have an operation on your hand with a regional you can go home an hour two later versus
waiting half a day waiting for the general anesthesia to drive you home. you can drive home yourself after this regional. no question the data showing it may be better to do it this way. >> who would be a good candidate for this? >> knee operations. extremity operations. we're getting more and more col col colonoscopy. something to discuss with your doctor. >> what happens if the patient gets agitated or gets frightened and has what they call a freak out. the technical term for that. >> so if they have a gayle event -- [ laughter ] >> fair enough. >> ananesthesia doctor is
always there. so an interesting topic. >> medicine is changing. >> always great to talk to you. president trump proposes some of the deepest cuts in the history of the education department. ahead we hear from students in a national after school program that helps many improve their grades that may be eliminated. find out why canadian prime minister justin trudeau got into a boxing ring with a female politician. look at him go. that's him in the tank top. he's not is going hit her. >> he's had boxing experience. i've heard him talk about it. he said that shows he can take a hit. >> never hit a girl. >> announcer: cbs "morning rounds" sponsored by nexium 24 hour tablets.
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big competition with a politician who was a better fighter. he thought if he let himself hit him he could be knocked in n on a massive fire in oakland. we now know: good morning, it is 8:25, i am kenny choi, new information on a massive fire in oakland. we know inspectors notified the owner of the building about code violations just days before the fire. at least three people died in yesterday's fire. a tesla employee is suing the company, claims he was racially targeted by co-workers for more than a year. the worker is on expension. tesla said it was taken out of context. stick around for traffic and weather. ,,,, ,,,,,, ,,
good morning, everybody, it is 8:27, lets look how the morning roads are shaping up. we have a lot of slow downs in the bay area, starting with chp traffic alert westbound 580 along the ozmont pass after grant line road. earlier car crash being cleared out of the ravine and you are traveling just 6 miles an hour in that area coming out of tracy. expect an 8-mile back up from tracy all the way through to livermore where traffic does free up a bit there. moving on to contra costa county, slow westbound 4. couple incidents here along that way moving just 11 miles an hour from pittsburgh to concord.
looking good 242 to walinate creek. san mateo bridge, hayward to foster city, 25 minute drive. traveling into san francisco, 16 minutes. good morning, we have a few high in the clouds, otherwise a pristine morning in the wake. we do have, however, very gusty winds later today. right now, taking a look at transamerica pyramid, we shift gears towards the golden gate bridge where, by the way, we do have a gentle breeze up to about 7 miles an hour. temperatures are in the 40 pms and 50s as you get ready to kick start your tuesday. beach hazard statement in effect today through the evening hours. we have pretty big swells that will lap onshore, also dangerous rip currents. high temperatures today onshore 60s at the beaches, high 60s, 70s around the rim of the bay. low 70s peninsula. northwest winds to 25. stronger gusts at times. warmest day this week on wednesday. chance of early morning commute
eight points. >> my ss. ince the opening five seconds and this is turning into a rowe immediately. >> nerve gets old. uconn women's basketball team beating oregon and their way to final four. the huskys seeking their fifth straight national championship. go huskys. yesterday we showed you the game winning shot sunday night. sent north carolina to the men's final four. that never gets old. next morning may was back on campus. made to it his 8:00 a.m. business class. he got a stand ovation when he
walked in the door. good for him. >> exactly. >> isn't that great. good march madness. >> it really has. we've been watching. time to show you some of this morning's headlines. the "new york times" remembers the work of roger wilkins. he fought for black americans under presidents kennedy and johnson. he was a nephew of naacp leader roy wilkins. roger wilkins diepd sunday in maryland at the age of 85. fortune says facebook is adding three camera features to catch up with snapchat. one tool offers special effects that can be added pictures. the others let users send pictures to another person or temporarily post groups of photos on the news feed. can we get charlie to do one with the dog filter on it. >> you can get charlie to do anything. >> stay tuned for our facebook page. >> what's coming up next. tattoos and a man bun for
charlie. >> a man bun. >> i still think a man bun is sexy. i still like it. >> there you go. what do you think? >> i don't even know what a man bun is. >> it's where a guy has it right on top of his head. >> with a rubber band or something. >> this part is shaved down here and then the top part is like up in a bun. >> you've seen it. >> does that mean you're game or you'll pass. >> i'll pass. >> moving on the tampa bay reports to help endangered species. cameras from a conservation group caught a nursing panther in an area where only male panthers lived. two baby panthers fold in. the panther population is estimated to be nearly 200. the "wall street journal" says olympic athletes have nothing on china's lunch delivery guys. young men on scooters race through the streets and sprints
up sky scrapers to make up to ten deliveries an hour. the lunch competition is fierce thanks to cheap labor and smartphone apps. drivers earn up to $900 a month. some is bonus money for hitting delivery quotas. >> they come rain or shine or tornados. i've seen it. >> when you were in china? >> yes, that's true. "the washington post" notes first lady melania trump has disappeared from public view since the election of president trump. she rarely leaves trump tower where she cares for their 11 year old son. critics say she's shi rxing her duties. but the first lady simply does not seek the attention and very much devoted to her son. >> bernie sanders calls president trump's proposed budget morally repug nantz. it includes deep cuts in the department of education but supporters of the move that the $9 billion roll back will put the department on a much needed
diet. michele miller visited a successful after school program in new jersey that relies on federal funds to survive. >> the proposed budget cuts would terminate a nationwide after school program known as 21st community learning centers. there's 9,500 of these centers across the country. they can be found in every state. we went to a school district in new jersey where administrators say it's not only working but there's a waiting tloi ing list enroll. as the school day ends in plainfield, new jersey, most students head home. but about 350 of them take to the cafeterias, gyms and classrooms for a federally funded after school program known as 21st century community learning centers. >> we align what we do to the school day to support the teachers but with after school in summer learning opportunities we can really hone in on our
instructional craft and be more innovative. >> reporter: this is the director of the program in plainfield. >> 100% of our 21st century after school students graduate high school and obtain vocational or go on the college and graduate. >> and they wouldn't have if they didn't have this program? >> highly difficult. our children here struggle. many of our families are economically compromised. and we're able to provide opportunities that their parents just don't that have money to be able to do. >> if you lose this funding what would that mean to this district? >> it would be devastating for us. >> these brothers spend afternoons here while their parents are at work. >> these are your boys? >> yes. >> their moms met us on her laun lunch hour to boast about their
accomplishments. >> i've seen a lot of changes. >> i got all as. mom i got all as. i sent a picture. >> did she believe you? >> i sent a picture. it was all as. >> for all the claimed success here in plainfield, national results of the 21st century community learning centers have been less encouraging. according to the department of education's most recent evaluation of the program in 2014, just over a third of students participating saw improvement in math and english grades. that falls short of the target to improve grades for nearly half of its students who participate. >> it's a program that has really failed to meet its stated mission. >> lindsay burke is the director of education policy for the heritage foundation. a conservative think tank based in washington, d.c. >> even beyond the evidence on the program or the lack of evidence about its effectiveness, we have to ask
whether this is appropriately housed at the federal level. and is it really appropriate for the federal government to be funding after school programs. and i think that the answer to that question is no. >> 21st century community learning centers were created in 1994 under president bill clinton. then expanded in 2001 under president george w. bush. it serves more than 2 million people each year on an annual budget of $1.2 billion. 550,000 of that goes to the plainfield, new jersey school district. federal funding that drops to zero in president trump's current budget proposal. is there any way the district could fund this program without those federal dollars? >> it would be challenging. of course, we can look to obtain competitive grant funding opportunities but that's not a
guarantee. and sacrificing the healthy and so very important learning experiences for children just doesn't seem worth it to me. >> the billion dollar cuts to 21st century learning center is about the same amount president trump is offering to charter schools. plainfield has five charter schools which helped create more than an dall$8 million deficit. this will make this after school program a critic. critics say charter schools are judged by the best. this is a situation where you have locally these after school programs that make a difference. i think the issue is scaling up. >> nobody denies a difference that they make for the better. he got all as on his report card. no easy answers. >> when you see improvement you
have to reward it where it is. >> gotcha. thank you very much. many people remember actor bruce lee as a fighter. did you know he was a philosopher too. his daughter says he is. a look inside the lee family archives. how he challenged hollywood to share stories that he thought ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
a good fight should be like a small plague but played seriously. a good martial artist does not become tense but ready. >> that's martial art superstar bruce lee in isis 1973 film "enter the dragon." this year marks 50 years since he opened his kung fu studio. that's where he trained the elite. these days bruce lee's pen is proving to be even mightier than his punches. only on "cbs this morning" ben tracy is here in the studio and takes us into the lee archives and introduces us to bruce lee the philosopher. good to see you up close and personal. >> just a few years ago his family regained his license rights. his wife has stepped out of the spotlight but his only child
wants the world to know his dad was a deep thinking poet as well as a hard hitting warrior. kung fu legend bruce lee is recognized all over the world for this. he made fight scenes look like some sort of brutal ballet. he popularized martial arts in the western world. and changed the way asians were portrayed on the big screen. >> this is kind of the bruce lee archives. >> the treasure trove yes. >> shannon lee was 4 years old in 1973 when her father died from a traumatic brain injury. he was just 32. >> what i remember most about him was the feeling of him. his energy, how it foeblt in his presence. >> and now we're learning bruce lee the fighter was also bruce
lee the philosophical writer. >> i think a lot of people don't understand the depth of his character, his knowledge and what was really foundational about the man which was his philosophy. >> so these are some of your father's writing? >> yes. and drawings. >> in her mid-20s shannon discovered dozens of letters and essays her father left behind including the one he continuously rewrote. >> i always and about marital artist by choice, an actor by profession but actualizing myself to be an arty of life. >> what do you make of the fact that he has nine draft. >> he's in process. he's working it out on the page. you can see it. he has crossed out things and written other words in different pen colors. it was a moment in time for him to very intentionally try to communicate who is bruce lee.
what is he really about. >> it was a difficult moment in his life. he was finally achieving his goal of making a mainstream hollywood film. the 1973 classic "enter the dragon." but shannon says the studio wanted to take out all of the philosophical elements he insisted on adding to the script. >> he fought, he fought with the writer, he fought with the producers and he said no, i am not coming on to set until you guarantee me that this is going to be in the film. >> he got his way. >> he got his way. >> it is like a finger pointing a way to the moon. don't concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory. >> what a gift this must be for you as a daughter who lost your daughter when you were young to have all of this. >> yeah. it's such a gift. this is a tiger skin --
>> finding this gift came with a great loss. >> right before my 24th birthday my brother was killed. and that plummeted me into quite a depression for many years. >> this way you'll always remember. >> 28-year-old brandon lee died in 1993, after accidentally being shot on the set of the movie "the crow." shannon found comfort in her father's words. >> i came across this quote that started with the medicine for my suffering i had within me. and i remember it hitting me so clearly right in the chest. you have the ability to shift out of this. you just have to look for the path and find the way. and so i did. hi, everyone this is shannon lee. >> she's now sharing her father's philosophy with the world through her podcast. >> he had his quote, you know, under the sky, under the heaven, we're all one family. >> they've been downloaded more than 1.3 million times.
>> mostly millennials, mostly young people. it thrills me that people are grabbing on the philosophy, they are getting the message. they are getting to know who he is beyond the movies. >> so shannon told me she's aware some people think she's trying to make money off of her father's celebrity but she said bruce lee was all about reaching people through entertainment and now she's doing just the same thing. >> i see it as a daughter's love for her father. i think it's great she's sharing this phrase this medicine i have for suffering is within me. >> she said through his writings it's as if he's still parenting her. >> he was how old when he died >> 32. he accomplished a lot in a short period of time. >> a global figure. >> talk about accomplishing a lot in a short period of time. where your going. >> a big story.
>> going to be great. great time to being in asia. >> north korea. i have a feeling you'll be doing a lot of stories on north korea. >> we'll be saying hello and good morning from a great distance quite often. >> good luck. see you soon. we invite you to subscribe to our cbs "this morning" podcast on itunes and apple's podcast app. today cbs business news looks at what you need to know for tax day in just three weeks. save money through the irs website and when you might need hire a financial adviser. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
today, cal trans crews are removing the final truss of the old bay br good morning, it is 8:55. i'm kenny choi. caltrans crews are removing the final truss of the old bay bridge. the 1.7 million-pound truss will be lowered on to a barge, and then taken to the port of oakland, for disassembly. a tesla employee is suing the company claiming he was harassed and racially targeted by co-workers for more than a year. the employee is currently on suspension. tesla says that the incident was taken out of context. and today's search and rescue crews will try to find a man who was swept up near baker beach. he was last seen around 7:00 last night. and authorities say that another man tried to help him, but crews had to rescue him as well. after he needed some help, too. stick around. we will have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
good morning, bay area. it is 8:57. i'm roqui with your traffic update. menlo park, we have an overturned vehicle crash that is blocking one of the lanes out there. you are moving at 13 miles an hour. so causing a pretty severe backup on southbound 280 in menlo park. again, give yourself plenty of time if this is a part of your morning commute and moving over to the traffic alert on westbound 580 after grant line
road. the altamont pass traffic. and 14 miles an hour coming out of tracy on to the altamont pass. and if you are traveling on westbound 4, still low at 30 miles an hour out of pittsburg into concord. looking good on 232 down to walnut creek. and san mateo bridge, hayward and foster city, moving at 22 minutes here. lightening up at the bay bridge toll plaza. it looks like a beautiful day. roberta? >> thanks, roqui. good morning, everybody. transamerica period, looking good. a few high clouds. the coast is clear for the most part. and we do have temperatures currently in the 40s and in the 50s. and we do have along the coast today a beach hazard statement in effect for some very dangerous rip currents. also some of these waves happening onshore. and the temperatures onshore today into the 60s and the 70s. average high in san francisco, 62. and 69 degrees. 70 at silicon valley. a northwest stiff wind today. 25. down right breezy to windy late
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