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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, january 27th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." we are fighting sneaky rats right now that are sick and demented, and we're going to win. >> in his latest interview, the commander in chief talks torture, claiming waterboarding works. after inking an executive order to build a wall, president trump's international plan to pay for it sparks outrage and also from one lawmaker. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news
headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. president trump plans to wall off the border of mexico. and who's paying for it has grown into a flap and a trade war. the meeting has been canceled. the souring of u.s./mexican relations has other countries taking notes. roxana saberi is here in new york. roxana, good morning. >> good morning, meg. president trump will meet with british prime minister theresa may at the white house. this comes day after mexico's president scrapped plans to meet president trump. he's keeping his campaign promises. >> some people have come in with evil intentions and, you know, most haven't, i guess, but we can't take chances.
>> in an interview with fox news, the president also talked about building a wall on the southern border. >> look. the wall is necessary. that's not just politics, and yet it is good for the heart of the nation because people want protection. >> the comments come amid escalating tensions between u.s. and mexico over the wall. yesterday the plans were scrapped to visit mr. trump p next week outraged at the insist stance that mexico would pay the u.s. for it. later sean spicer suggested the u.s. might impose a heavy tax on imports. >> by doing it that way, we can do $10 billion a year and easily pay for the wall through that mechanism to pay for the wall. >> members of the president's own party immediately spoke out. south carolina senator lindsey graham tweeted any policy proposal which drives up costs of corona, tequila, or margaritas is a big-time bad
idea. mucho sad. today president trump will meet british prime minister theresa may. yesterday she gathered. >> an america that is strong at home should lead abroad but you can cannot and should not do so alone. >> this will be the first meeting since becoming president. demonstrators in philadelphia rallied throughout the day against the president's immigration plans. meanwhile hundreds of thousands are expected todeskrepd on the mall to addressing the right to life. during a broadcast interview last night president trump repeat his argument that waterboarding, an interrogation technique that simulates drowning works.
>> waterboarding, i'm sure is not present but waterboarding was just short of torture when all of a sudden they made it torture. here's the story. look. i spoke with people the other day who are in this world that we're talking about. they said absolutely it works, absolutely. now general mattis said he doesn't intend to use it. i'm with him all the way. do i believe it works, yes, i do. >> today's meeting between president trump and british prime minister theresa may will try to set the course between a new relationship and old allies. may has condemned the use of torture and unlike the president needs nato as a cornerstone of security. >> i'm prepared to speak frankly to president trump about this.
>> there's never been a u.s. president like this. >> jonathan powell knows about dealing with american presidents. he was chief of staff when tony blair was prime minister and dealt with george w. bush and george clinton. but america's old allies are learning the old rules don't apply. >> everything from the relation with russia, iran deal, free trade, climate change, name everything you can think of on the agenda, trump has a different position than most european governments. >> and the list grows with each new presidential anoint mns. >> we have a clear view on torture. we do not agree with it and we'll continue in that position. >> from his position about nato and cozying up with vladimir putin, europeans are learning how to deal with president trump. they're afraid if they publicly criticize the president he'll merely respond with a tweet. mark phillips cbs news, london.
other headlines from the trump presidency. one of the president's top advisers is taking on journalists. "the new york times" reports that stephen bannon should keep his mouth shut. they call the media the opposition party and said they should be embarrassed and humiliated by the unanticipated election results. the "washington post" reports president trump threatened the parks service to find proof of the presence at the inaugural. there are side-by-side photos showing the swearing-in. he ordered the department to come up with different photos. and "the miami herald" reports they'll turn undocumented documents if requests. president trump signed an executive order stripping federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities.
the mayor doesn't want to lose monies. while miami/dade county has never been a sanctuary city, it offered to do it phenomenonly i pay the cost. >> i said in my order don't worry about the guarantee. we will hold them for the federal government. that's the only change. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll talk with counselor to the president kellyanne conway about the standoff with mexico. cbs news norah o'donnell sat down. the ceo was called upon after she raised the price of the even e epi pen. >> you took it on the chin before congress and the public
and now you're calling for change and you're talking about pharmacy benefit manager, insurers, wholesalers, retailers asking for transparency. that's more controversy. >> look. i'm inviting change. that can be not always popular and disruption is difficult. it's difficult to get your way through that. but look. mylan, here's who we are as kpaechl we're fighters, we've been disrupters, catalyst for change before. this isn't new and i'm fortunate to have a company, a foundation, a family of 35,000 employees that are doing what we were doing every day to provide that kind of access and affordability. what i realize and what i went through this summer, epi pen was a window into a broken system and what i've conveyed and i believe the discussion continues to validate.
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the mother called after a neighbor choked her son. the first animal hybrid has been create and a hate crime on a muslim airline worker. "the new york times" reports that a massachusetts man is accuse of threatening and kicking a woman wearing a hijab at kennedy airport. police say she was working wednesday night in the delta loufrmg when it happened. he told her, trump is here and he will get rid of you all. the man faces hate crime charges. the "washington post" says former vice president al gore revived a climate change conference after it was abruptly canceled by the government. it will focus on the public health effects of global warming. the centers for disease control had canceled the summit without explanation. the event is now planned for february 16th. nation"national geographic" explains how scientists are trying to grow organs for
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a launchpad fire while rehearsing for their apollo 1 mission. during a cbs special report mike wallace and walter cronkite talked about the crew. >> walter, i'm sure that this hits you particularly hard because these guys were friends of yours. you new gus grissom down at cape kennedy. >> yes, it does. it hits me hard. it's got to hit everybody hard for that matter no matter how well you knew the men or not. >> nasa was unable to find the exact cause of the fire but in the highly flammable pure oxygen atmosphere, it quickly spread and the capsule door was impossible to open. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, hena. >> good morning, meg.
the dow edged up 32 points. the s&p 500 lost 2 points, and the nasdaq composite also gained. the confirmation hearing for president trump's labor secretary pick has been postponed again. this is the third time that the hearing for fast food ceo has been post posted. this time it's been scheduled to february 7th to give him time to turn in paperwork. workers at ford motor company can expect bonuses of about $9,000 this year. in 2015 the average bonus check was $9,300. they tallying a $9 billion pretax profit in north america last year. johnson & johnson is buying swiss bio company for $30
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>> reporter: in new york we heard that excuse again and again. >> and if i'm late, it's because of the trains. the trains are packed. >> reporter: more than 30% say they're late because they overslept and a quarter blame bad weather. others poor planning. >> i went to work thinking we were in the office but we're in a different place. >> reporter: that's your excuse. >> yes, but i really have to go. >> reporter: but sometimes the excuses can get outrageous. managers shared these like my pet turtle needed to visit the exotic animal clinic, my mother-in-law would not stop talking and i had to watch a soccer game that was played in europe. many bosses say it's okay to be occasionally late. >> reporter: the survey found half of the employers expect their employees to be on time every day and four in ten have fired someone for being late.
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of la grainch, gentleman, apologized for a killing that happened long before he was born. david begnaud has the story. >> two elderly african-american women were standing in the hall way and they were pointing to some of the historical pictures, and one commented to the other in almost a whisper, they killed our people. >> reporter: once le grainch, gentleman, police chief researched the death of a teen 77 years aeld. he felt the need to apologize. >> what did the department do well? >> i think they failed calloway. >> reporter: it was 1940 in the
jim crow south and police never investigated the murder or tried to find the suspects in the death of austin calloway. in the middle of the night the black teenager who had been arrested for assaulting a white woman was kidnapped from his jail cell. he was shot in his arms and legs and hands. >> reporter: james calloway is his cousin. >> apology accepted but nothing can bring back what we lost. >> i think positive things have come out of these efforts. i think there's a new hopefulness of what might be achieved to advance racial justice. >> reporter: his death would make headlines across the country. he was one of the estimated 4,000 people killed because of his race between 1877 and 1950.
his murder was used to call attention to the killing of blacks in the mid-1900s. >> the past influences and forms and shapes the present. >> reporter: after calloway's death the local jury came back with one recommendation. they said the jail should get better locks. at a local church here in le grainch, the police chief took to the altar alongside the mayor and local judge. all three leaders told the teary-eyed multi-racial crowd, we are sorry. david begnaud, cbs news, le grainge, gentleman. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the growing debate in britain over workplace dress codes that some say are sexist. plus we'll take you to where california chrome is celebrating his finally race. and a chinese gala to mark the chinese new year. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching.
>> anti-protesters greet president trump in philadelphia, why some protesters will be back today even though the president has left town. inside president trump received a warm welcome at the gop congressional retreat. but what did he say that angered the mayor? >> your dream car may be somewhere in this giant showroom. taking you live to the pennsylvania convention center for the first look at the philadelphia auto show. tgif. toed friday, january 27. good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm jan carabeo. meisha is at the auto show, it starts at the pennsylvania convention center this week, we will hear from her shortly, meantime, getting the day te