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. good morning. will he or won't he? >> i'm not i happy abo it's not doing the trick. >> president trump clammed congress's deal on border security and won't say if he'll sign it as the clock races to the nextovernment shutdown. is the white house hinting about another way out?iv we're in washington. breaking overnight. in the line of fire. a veteran new york city police detective. he was accidentally shot by fellow officers. >>ta make no miske about it, friendly fire aside, it's because of the actions of the sucks spekt that he's dead.
el chapo's fate. theor notorious drug l facing life behind bars after being found guilty on allts co. >> this conviction is a victory for the american people. >> inside the alcatraz of the rockies where he's lik y to be sent. all that plus the big dig. coastf millions coast to digging out from that nasty winter storm that's still causing problems this morning. boy meets hero. >> there we go. >> inside the touing moment a young fan was introduced to his favorite athlete. >> it's one moment wll never forget. it's good to be king. >> he's best in show. a wire fox terrier named king crowned as the biginner today
wednesday, february 13th, 2019. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "tay" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb live from studi 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning everybody. t welcom today. nice to have you with us on wednesday morning. ed with has to get busy. >> the clock is ticking again.'s our top tory. this new twist in the push tono avoider government shutdown. with friday's deadline fast approaching the predent inhappy with the compromise reached by republicans and cmocrats in congress. nbc white houserespondent kristen welker is on the story this morning. good morning. rfr good orning toyou. the president does have everyone playing the waiting game this morning. he says he's noth satisfied w the bipartisan agreement and in the oveight tweetlamed the, quote, radical left.
inhe's still v the wall is being built. overnight president t bmp saying hen briefed on the bipartisaneal to avoid another government shutdown, tweeting, looking overall aspects knowing this will be hooked up with lots of moneyrom other sources. the president pre ped byer alexander tuesday. >> will you sign congress's border deal? >> i have to study it. am i happy at first glance? i just got to see it. the answer is no, i'm not happy. am i hpy with where we're going? i'm thrilled. >> reporter: the president signaling heoesn't want another shutdown. >> i don't think you're going to see a i wouldn't want to go through that. if you do have it, it's the ulmocrats' >> reporter: the president hinting he may take executive action to redirect money toay for a wall, after threatening to declare a national emergency if he didn't get enough funding.
>> it's all going to happen o build are going beautiful big, strong wall. >> reporter: the deal includes $1.3 billion for 55 miles of new fencing, not a concrete wall, far less than the $5.7 billion the president initialan dd for more than 200 miles of walls. top republicans urging the president to take the deal. >> i hope he signs the bill. i think he ought to feel free to kwus whatever tools he can legally use to enhance h effort to secure the borders. t democrats also turning up the heat. se months of shutdownt politics mme to an end. >> some conservatives blasting thean . ann coulter tweeting, trump talks a good game onde the b wall, but he's afraid to fight for it. others giving him a way out. >> i'm not as concerned as oth conservatives if the president signs the bill. the president would need to
declare a national emergency. this is t time. >> kristen, a lot of back and forth. it does leele no one really wants to see another government shutdown. >> reporter: savannah, i think that's theottom ne. the senate is expected to introduce the bill today with the hope of voting on it by the end of thee week in t to avert a second shutdown. either party wants to see a repeat. they can't afford the political pain. while the president hasn't said definitively he'll support the deal, all sides do hggest at thr he ultimately will. remember, he's the ultimate wildcard, a savanna hoda. >> at the white house, thank you. to the political crisis in rginia where the state's top two politicians are embroiled in scandal. we directly heard from t woman
accusing the lieenant governor of sexual assault. >> reporter: topics she studied as a researcher and she spoke as an advocate for other victims. >> i'm vanessa. some of you know me. some of you don't. >> reporter: dr. vanessa tyson speaking publicly forir the time since entering the national spotlight accusing lieutenant governor of sexual assault, a denies.he the political science professor appeared at a symposium o sexual violence and the me too movement at stanford university. >> make no mistake. it's an epidemic. it is killing us, slowly, quickly, it is killing us. it is taking everything out of ioourselves just to fun in
this world and to try t make it a better plac rfr she recalled her reaction tching dr. christine bay bridge toll plaza si ford testify about her -- >> as sheold her story, we felt the pain she so visibly demonstrated. >> reporter: dr. tyson now represented by blass si ford's legal team. >> reporter: the topic hung in the air. hi>> i think another i would say is speaking as a professor at a women's collegees somet you have to lead by example no matter how hard it is. >> reporter: justi fairfax flatly denies the sexual assault allegations leveled against him by tyson and a second woman, meredith watson, saying the
encounters with the women were >> anything you want to say by the people of virginia? >> we have called forin an pendent investigation and i'm still very confident in the truth. thank you so much. >> reporter: the lieutenant governor says he wants to clear his name. a law enforcement official tells nbc new the do so. >> we know the impeachment threat against fairfax has fallen apart. now that the fbi isn't going to open an investigation, where does that leave us? >>gihe va state legislature could pursue an investigation. at this point it's unclear if that might happen. there was a letter sent to the virginia state official that says, whatever the form, we expect that the virginia legislature will oversee a thorough, fair and expeditious
investigation and take appropriate aion to hold lieutenant governor fairfax responsible for his conduct. we should say justin fairfax categorically denies theti alles. breaking overnight, a sad story, a veteran detecti with the new york police department was shot and killed, another officer wounded. they were responding to an armed robbery in queens. officials are calling it a tragic case of friendly fire. nbc's ron allen has more on this investigation. >> reporter: two officers both wearing street clothes were wounded. ovone is ring at this hospital behind me. by all accounts everything happened very tsickly, rep of an armed robbery in progress at a cell phone estore. suspect had two employees in a back room. two nypd officers working a separate case nearby responded immediately and a hail of guirero bke out. >> attention.
shots fired. shots, shots fired, shots fired. >> reporter: frantic radio calls indicating the chaotic scene unfolding. as police responded overnight to an armed robbery at a mobile phone store -- >> central, he's in the store. he's going to the back. >> reporter: police say detective brianimonsen andtt hew opened the store, the retreated as more officers arrived. it's then the first responding officers were struck by gunfire. simonsen, 42, a veteran with 19 years on the force was shot in the chest and later died. a le of officers honoring the fallen detecti as his body was taken from the hospital. >> this is an absolute tragedy. >> reporter: the suspect identified as 27 yhristopher ransom who police called a
career criminal was shot multiple times and hospitalized. police say he was carrying a fakegu >> make no mistake about it, friendly fire aside, it's because ofcthens of the suspect that detective simonsen is dead. >> reporter: sergeant gorman also wounded at the scene. he's expected to recover. >> we've got police all over the place. this is bad. this is bad. >> reporter: residents shocked by the barrage of gunfire and police presence. >> once they started yelling, that's when i paid attention. they started shoong. ducked and hid behind something. >> reporter: new york city's mayor calling it a very painful night. >> we lost a good man. we toldhe simonsen family people in new york city would be them. for it was some small comfort to them in this moment of agony.at >> reporter: friendly fire incidents are extremely rare in new york. he last one happened about t years ag now the investigation under way
here to determine howhi tragedy happened. >> craig joins the table with another story we're following. >> good morning. new developments this morning in the case of involving "empire" star jsie smollett. >> police are saying smollett's call log was too limited to meet the burden for a criminal investigation. but they're continuing to look at the timeline of events he says took place that night. jussie smollett giving chicago police an edited list of phone calls he made and received around the time he said he was attacked, walking home from a subwayop sandwich the phone records were too limited and heavily redted to review any new clues or corroborate his account. his representative says the dinformation was edio protect the privacy of others.
smollett says two menn ski plasings targeted him around 2:00 in the morning, yelling racial and homophobic slurs, beatin him and pouring a liquid him. he didn't report an attack to building security. detectives say they're nail dow the timeline. >> he's been very cooperative. our job is to investigate the a allegations bring the individuals in. that's what we're working toward. so today we have no reason to thinkei he's not genuine with us. >> reporter: chicago police previously releang this image showing two people of interest around the time smollett says he was attacked. so far police have not been able to identify them. meanwhile smoett continues to perform and recently broke out. >> there's been a lot of stuff that'seen said about me that's absolutely not true.
>> reporter: his representative addressing laboring questions about the account of his attack reatasing this ent. jussie is the victim here, chicago pd has repeatedly fouto us they find his accennt of what ha credible. >> ron, what are police sayin they plan to do going forward about these phone logs? is there a chancecc they'lls more information from them? >> police tell us detectives mag want t back to jussie smollett again, try to get him to release digital download, he gave them a pdf file. so then they can contact people of interest. they say they don't think he altered thehone log he provided them. they simply need more. >> ron mott in chicago, thanks.o theoing problems from the powerful winter storm that dumped snow, sleet and freezing rain coast to coast.if it's the that keeps on giving. drivers facing another slippery
commut this morning. w the airlines are dealing with a backlog of canceled kaflights. y park is in buffalo, minnesota, near minneapolis. goodmorning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. the wicked winter weather sms to enjoy company. coast to coast millions of americans have had to deal with tough condi tons for dayss month. ling with nnesota, d clear skies but also dealing with the impact of this latest storm. releaptless winter weathertight ening its grip as treacherous conditions sweep t acroshe country. in the northeast, brutal snow and ice blanketing the region. >> ,oh god, let me make it safely to where i have to . >> reporte creating a travel nightmare on the ground and in the air. crews at laguardia try to keep the planes moving but many never took off. all more than 02,50 flights nationwide canceled. the problems also stretching on to icyer new jy highways, crawng commutes to a
state troopers in towrucks rushing to help motorists. >> got to be careful out here. can't go too fast. >> reporter: salt trucks in connecticut trying to stay one step ahead of slick highwayss officials stress patience and safety. conditions impacting people and pets. rescuing a dog from the freezing cold. in maryland power outages plaguing thousands. out of stateal crewsd in to help get the lights back on. heavy rain and rushing floodwaters wreaking havoc from tennessee to oregon. pounding snow and sleet leading one wconsin police department to tell facebook followers the state was closed. out west, more than 20 inches of snow has buried seattle so far this month while ininnesota the bad weather isn't broerg this brave soul. >> are you not cold? >> cold, but compared to
negative 50 we had a couple weeks ago, it's like temmer. >> rep as others can't wait to wave good-by to february. >> i'm ready for spring. >> reporter: this february has been one of the snowiest on record for the state of minnesota. what do you do with all that snow? how about build a super snowman. savannah and hoda, we showed you this sterday. we found it. this is almost 20 feet tall. i was told it took two days to build. the trick to getting it this i was told was using a snow ower believe it or not. >> the carrot for the nose is a traffine. i love that. >> thanks to that guy in buffalo, minnesota. al, t we turn you. is that snowmant going to m today? how is it looking? >> not yet. we've got still some snow to
dealwith. 26 million people affected here in the northeast and the great more snow coming. the heaviest going to be up into new england. talking anywhere from six to eight inch of snow from watertown, new york, up into northern main. another coast to coast to deal with here. we have atmospheric river of moisture going to bring in a ton of rain and snow int parts of california. the foothills, three to six inches of rain possible. as we head to the south, we're talking t possibility of mudslides with three to six inches of rain from los angeles to san diego and in the sierra upwards of eight feet of snow. and then this system starts to make its way to the east, h develop this low pressure coming acro the plains. as it moves to the east, another low pressure system develops to the d south. at's going to bring snow, sleet and ice fromis muri into southern new jersey. we'll be watching that closely as well. we'll get to that local forecast coming up in the necked 30
conds. good morning, everybody. skies are clearing out. we'll be left with l more sunshine than we've seen the last few days. currently 39 in washin mon. noth of a breeze yet. those west winds will increase rather dramaticly. plan on a west wind, 20 to 30 miles per hour for most of the afternoon. temperaturewise, mid to upper s now with a mix of clouds and sunshine and a gusty wind today. afternoon highs will be mostly in the mid 40s. lessd wind little warmer tomorrow and friday.
>> by the way guys, seattle, w e snowieter in 50 years. chicago has had 32 days in a row with a trace of precipitation setting a record. coming up, iide the conviction of the notorious drug lord el chapo. the search for his $14 billion fortune and the m superax prison for the could end up rest of his life. plus, the growing uproar over taxreturns. families hit with much smaller returns or even bi ys. whatou need to do this morning to avoid aig surprise when you file right now and next year. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪
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finally a little chance to see some sunshine current tours in the mid to upper thirlts. seasonably cold and cislly start morning. a very windy afternoon with w winds out of tt near 30 miles per hour. highs today in the 40s. itnill feel a lot colder t that with the wind. near 60 on friday. a chance for snow and rain both days over theweekend,
. hey, everybody, back at > it's 7:30 on this wednesday morning, february 13, 2019. this touching moment has gone viral. it shows how much of an inspiration one-handed nfl star shaquem griffin has become since the sweet story behind that adorable meeting. just ahead, a lot ofigh ves. we'll talk about that. >> it helps that he's such a nice guy. just the classiest of>> acts. first, let's get a check of today's headlines. president trump says he's notex cting the government to shut down again. that could be a signal he is leading towar accepting a budget deal that denies most of the money he ruested for a southern border wall. lawmakers from both parties reached that agreemout.
it provide about a quarter of the money the president was seeking. he says he'spy not h with that compromise, but a budget bill must be signed into law by midnight on friday to avoid a second shutdown this year. two computer hackers hav been charged with sending false shooting and bomb threats to hundreds of schools in the ited states and britain. precutors say they're members of a worldwide collective of hackers intent on using the internet to, quote, sew chaos. one of the suspects is fromro north na, the other from the uk. if convicted, the two will face lengthy prison >sentences. wireier fox terrier is once again the top dog at westminster. >> he's best in show. >> there you have it. a wire fox terrier named king crowned best in wishow. fox terriers have won 15 times at the nation's most
prestigious dog competition. far more than any other breed. he's from brazil. already won big, by the way. bono came in second. but it sounds like her at the table he's the winner. >> king has alook. notorious drug kingpin el every as convicted on charge and bringing a nt mohs-long trial to an end, a decade long life of crime at an end as well. nbc's kristen dahlgren is oere with mor the conviction and how things go from here. the power and reach of joaquin guzman was highlighted throughout the trial, from the heavily guarded courthouse to a jury that remained anonymous for their own safety. there are questions about what's next for him, his family and the cartel he created. it's being called the end of a criminal empire. a federal jury finding el chapo
guilty on all ten counts. el chapo whose real name i joaquin guzman exchanged a nod and thumbs w uph his 29-year-old wife be being led out of the courtroom. d one e attorney cal witness, vowing to appeal. >> we fought like hell. we fought like complete savages and left it all on the battlefie battlefield. te authorities putg guzman's criminal career and the cartel he founded in sobering context. >> guzman made billions pouring poison over our soigt earn border. conviction is a victory for every family who lost a loved one to addiction. >> reporter: his first moments on american soil after years on the run. the 61-year-old looking glassy eyed and appearing to wipe a tear. while the conviction brings some
justice for the cartel's countls victims, authorities say takingownl chapo won't end the cartel or the violence. former dea agent helped catch the drug kingpin in 2018. >> we definitely dismantledis cartel. but the cartel is still operating. reporter: officials are looking to seize his assets but so far they've been unable to find any of his estimated $ billion fortune. as for the place he'll likely spend the rest of his life? the adx florence in colorado. already home to tome of country's most notorious criminals including the unabomber, the shoe bomber, the underwear bomber and those who carried out the bombings in oklahoma city, '96 olympics, '9t world trade and the boston marathon. the typical cell measuring seven
by 12 feet with a four-inch window. guzman's visitation rights likely to be revoked. hisac inton with other prisoners limited. far different from his former priss in mexico where guzman was still able to run the cartel operations and notoriously managed to escape twice. caught on camera his elaborate tunnel >> he was in complete control in mexico. but in the united states, not so much. >> guzman is expectedo be sentenced to life in prison when he returns to court in june. since the u.s. agreed not to pursue the death penalty for expediting him. the jurors could identify themselves. the judge said, i think that's a good idea. let's swing it over to mr. roker for a che of the weather. not everyone feeling the effects of winter. >>mehat's right. or a winter break, if you will. we've got warm temperatures, dodge cit today, 18 degrees
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high stress. this morning tax season 2019 has a lot of americans in a paic, learning they unpektsdly owe money to the irs or their refund isn't what they expected. you haven't filed yet, the pros say don't procrastinate. >> i would suggest people jump on their tax return preparation thisyear. don't wait until the last minute so they're not in awh situation e they either owe or they've t a big refund that the irs has been sitting on. >> reporter: in a minute some tips to save money. first, thefa oids. 80% of americans are paying lower taxes this year since the andard deduction doubled. but many people say they didn't notice anymore money in their ychecks last year as other costs like insurance increased. if your eloyer took out less money for taxes in 2018, that could mean a lower refund. so far refunds are down 8% this ar compared to last. meanwhile, if you live in a high tax area, you could actually owe
money. here is y. in years past you could write off all your state,ocal and property taxes. taw that deduction is capped at $10,000 while the standard child deduction has doubled to $2,000. children over 17 are no longer counted as tax credits. moving expenses are not deductible. with three kids in college, the edny family is scrambling. last year they got a $10,000 refund. because of high property taxes they owe $10,000. >> we had no idea that this is coming. i feel terrible for families that are going to have the same shock, that that refund check we thought was coming will not be. if. >> reporter: if you fear you el haven't wit enough to cover taxes, you may be able to lower your taxable income by making a contribution to an ira of up to $5,500 by april 15th and plan ahead. tell employer to adjust your 2019 withholdings now so
you aren't facing the same cash crunch next year. families earning less than 00 $6 can use a free filing program at irs.gov. by the lsway, that's where you can find the withholding calculator to determine wheer u're paying enough or not enough in taxes this year andll that of course, affect you next year. by the way, the irs says if you are due a refund, it issues 91 days of refunds within 21 days of filing. > tom cot tell low in d.c., thanks. lots of news we can use. paying it forward. side this touching moment when an inspirational nfl star and one of his most adorable little fans. first these messages.
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photo? let's do it. >> it's a meeting melting hearts around the world. >> it's oneom of those ments that we'll never forget. >> 16 month old t josephe born without part of his left arm getting a chance to talk to one-handed seahawks linebacker shaquem griffin at a fan event in jaflsonville, ida. the emotional video has gone viral with more than 4 million views onacebook alone. joseph's entire family moved by the special moment. >> not only is he going to be an inspiration for joseph, but an inspiration for us. shaquem helps others see that, if he can do anything, then joseph will be able to do it as well. >> i first sat down with griffin last sprg aeek before he became the first one-handed athlete drafted into the league. >> i would never have thought when i was younger i would be at this point now. i'm glad i made it. >> why didn't you think you >> i knew no matter how good i
did, no matter everything i pushed for, there's always going to be some type of doubt. some people want to put limitations on what i can do. i think i've done showing people what i can do. >> reporter: his history making led the nfl to present him with itswa game-changer earlier this month. >> the message i want to gi today, for those of you who have dreams, aspirations in life, don't lety negativfect who you want to become. >> reporter: off the field,lahis young pr breaking down in tears after receiving a griffin jersey for his birthday. >> yes, look atyou, cutie. so sweet. >> reporter: but he is the latest to learn that limitations, no matter what they are, belong on the sidelines. >> want to give hugs? go ahead.
>>o be able to have someone like shaquem who raises awarenessor others tha would have never known that there's this world out here. >> oh, wow. >> great to see athletes like that using t power and influence for good. >> it's amazing. >> great for the nfl.th nfl need these types of stories. >> we'll have little joseph and his mom live on the third hour of "today." we've got a extra special surprise. >> that's great. >> thanks, craig. just ahead, guys, we're gog to keep the inspiration going. this time a love story. we sat down with bob andet elizabh dole. they have been together, married 43 years, dated longer. we've got great conversation with them. carson, we have somethingo talk about. on your show atwo-decade late night run. you'll tell us coming up after this.
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7:56 is your time now on this wednesday, february 13, 2019. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. right now we want to check on your morning commute with melissa mollet a your first 4 traffic. >> brandywine, big crash involvteg the com bus. only the driver on board. they had to pull him out. this is branch avenue near earnshive. still a lot of delays northbound and southbound there. northbound gw parkway after spout run, crash blocking all lanes. don't head northbound o gw that way. >> thank you, melissa. we'll take a break and check your forecast next. stay with us.
it is nice to see a little sunshine back. it will be a portly cloudy afternoon today. not much of a breeze just yet. the winds will increase out of the westoday at 20 to 30 miles per hour. a rather blustery afternoon coming. in the m to upper 30s across the area now. afternoon highs will be in the 40s. quite a bit more pleasant than been.st couple days hav that's for sure. there's your afternoon planner. highs today about 45 degrees lwith of wind around. tomorrow, less wind and in the 50s. allright, chuck. thank you. another local news update in 25 minutes. now back to the "today" show.
it's 8:00 on "today," coming up, deal or no deal? with another government shutdown looming, president trumps speaking out about the proposed plan giving mixed messages about what happens . >> the answer is no, i'm not. i'm not happy. i don't think you're going to see a shutdown. i wouldn't want go to it, no. >> >> where does ts go from here? we're live at the white house. p perfect match. bob and elizabeth dole open up in a candid conversation about their extraordinary love story. >> believe it or not,e we h never had a serious argument. >> is that right? >> never. and we've been married, it will be 44 years this december. >> never really yelled at each other? >> no. >> their advice for young
couples on how to keep a marrge so strong for so long. and defending the duchess. george clooney speaking out about the w his friend, meghan h markle been treated by the media and comparing her to princess diana today wednesday, february3th, ♪ 019. >> all the way from charleston south carolina. >> for adam's 40th birthday. t good morningo our grandkids in highland park, texas. >> i brought my husband from roswell, georgia. >> for my 62nd birthday. >> high to our kids, autumn marshal and meredith in ohio. >> good morning. it's my tenth birthday. >> look athat little birthday girl. >> somebody is double digits now. this is a big deal. happy tenth birthday to you. here at home or out on our
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this morning on "share the love today," the quintessential washington power couple, bob and eth dole. >> she is a member of the rebinet, a senator, groundbreaking psidential candidate. he, of course, hasne of the longes serve ining republican senators. right up there with their most impressive accomplishments is their 45-plus-year love story. we recently sat down with them to talk about life, liberty and the pursu of each other. >> we were ushered into his office. all of a sudden the side door opens, in comes bob dole and i look over and i say, gee, he's a good looking guy. >> he says he wrote my name on the back of his blotter. >> i did. >> glad you told me the truth. >> were you thinking maybe i should call her?
>> oh, yeah, i thought of that as soon as she walked in. >> bob dole became a risingtar in the republican party. and elizabeth was earning a reputation as a fierce consumer advocate. >> he was a little bashful. the first time he called, we talked for about 40 minute it was a wonderful conversation. and i became completely oblivious to the fact that i had date sitti in my living room. the phone rang, i went back to my bedroom, 40 minutes later. heaven knows what i told the guy hen i went back in the living room. >> the poor date was waiting for you? >> it was thehird call when he finally asked me out. i really liked that a lot because i realized he's not some guy chasing women around capit hill >> i never did that. couldn't catch them anyway.
ree years later they married, a second marriage for him, a first for her ay nea 40 years old. >> what made bob dole the one? >> i loved his compassionate heart and the fact that he loved to feel that each day he could make a difference for at least one person in need. i loved the fact that he had such a great sense of humor. in fact, even when i'm the punch line, i still h love humor. >> she even fell preyo her husband's infamous humor at her own confirmation hearing for secretary of transportation. >> he said perhaps the federal highway administration could use elizabeth's biscuit recipe for filling potholes. ou >> what did say? >> i said, well, gentlemen, they were all males sitting there. if i'm confirmed for this y goals is to ensure that we gets air b into every car in america. and fortunately i aeady know all about air bags because i've
been driving around with one for years. >> there have been lots of laughs over t years, but not a lot of fights. >> believe it or not, we have never had a serious argument. >> is that right? >> never. we've been married -- it will be 44 years this december. >> never really yelled t each other. >> huh-uh. >> even through the stress of being a spouse during a presidential campaign when each haut to on hold their own ka reese to support the other. >> some of the won's organizations really chast ted me at time and said why are you doing this, giving up your career? my response was because this is my choice, this is what i choose to do. that's a leaing -- >> you should have been a candidate. >> you think she would have made a good president? >> oh, yeah. food. would have got good >> good food? >> yeah, at the white house. >> you don't getood food here?
>> well, i don't have to answer that. >> we've heard about your biuit recipe. >> right. >> let me first introduce my wife elizabeth. >> what advice would you give to a young couple staing o d liei focus on your partner's interests, not your own, but what she or he may be doing or may have done that you can talk about. >> stay attuned to your particular likes, things wt doe and plan some great surprises. >> one of her best was surprising her husba when he was elected majority leader in 1984 wh their first dog appropriately named leader. i got a miniature schnauzer from the humane society and walked into the national press conference and presented him to
we worried a little bit after that because the picture went out in the newspapers andere s bob and me with this little dog from the humane society. i said, bob, i hope no child looks at this and says there's my dog, they foundg.y so after a week or so, no calls, we figured we're okay. >> and leader's descendants includes his name sake still thrive with them today. an act of love which, like their devotion to one another, has t endure test of time. >> you can see the secree. sa >> i know. isn't that a cool love story? i was really struck by that they obviously respect each other, but they admire eachr. ot they really admire one another, and they have such good humor together. 're great companions, so warm and welcoming to us. i feel like i have two new friendsust being with them. >> the fact that they don't
fight -- >> that w a shocker. i was like really? >> maybe it's the add pir ration y -- if admire someone enough, there may be ways to get around that kind of ystuff. >> t have some real pearls in there for all of us on how to keep your love going. elizabeth is 82. you would never know this. goes to workvery day at the elizabeth dole foundation. we know about the hidden heroes campaign. bob dole is 95, hilarious, sharp as ever. he can be found at the world war iiemorial in washington. and just love meeting him being in his presence. >> so honored. >> perfect for this valentine's day. >> a sense of humor. >> god bless them. let's show you what we have. both ends of the countr lake-effect snows and the snowstorm moving out of new
england. a lot of wet weath and snow in the rockies and the sierra. we're also looking at temperatur that we'll s colder air coming back in through the plains. in the meantime we' a warmup in the midsection of the country and the mid atlantic l states that wpread in the northeast. for today, heavy rain in california, snowshowers, wind add vieshe through northeast and into new england. the southern half of the count looking good. that's what's going on around the country. here is what's happening in your neck of the woods. good rning. that bright shining object in the sky, that's the sun. finally back after couple days of not being around. temperatures are mostly still in the 30s. we're not going t get a big warmup today. afternoon temperatures will graduallhe climb into mid, maybe a few spots in the upper 40s. it will be a blustery afternoon today, winds out of the west at 30 miles per hour. higher at higher elevations. nice weather for tomorrow. ar 60 on friday. a likelihood of snow and rain sandrday. rain anow also possible on sunday. >> that's your latest weather. craig?
>> carson daly is back. time for "popstart." >> we've teamed up with "people" for an exclusive reveal. here is the first look atur friend andy cohen's newborn son. that is bmien haven'tja seen li benjamin's face until right nowo >> a head hair. >> oh, my god. >> joining us now fee yeah face time is newad himself, andy.sn >> he cute? >> you're on paternity leave. has it hit home you're the dad of thisrable tiny human? >> no. i just sitnd stare at him. i can't get over his head of hair. he's adorable guys, so cute. >> what did you think, andy, when they placed that little baby in your arms? take us t throught moment. >> hoda, i couldn't believe it. i was iner the del room. they cleaned him up a little bit, i took my shirt off and
they put him right there. he was so al left. he wasn't crying, his eyes were open. and we just stared at each oth fo about two hours, just looking at each other. and he was touching my face. it was justed inle. i was hoping he was going to have a little hair on his head.d the is already overdelivering. >> he is truly astonishingly cute. we're tbjallytive about this. so sweet, so cute. that little round face. when you hold him, are you just feeling like i can't believe this happened to me? i can't believe i get to have thisce experien >> i can't because you really have to -- it's not that easy for a single guy to do this on his own. it takes a village, as they say. so i really wanted him, and the fact that he's here and so perfect and he's in wonderful health. i have great gratitude for my
surrogate and all the people who helped me get to this place. i'm just thrilled. it's truly a dream. hoda has been a gat inspiration for me i'll say. it's a real -- there's a lot of sweetnes hugs and snuggles happening in the west village right now. >> andy, i feel like we've seen you go through so much stun your life and so many emotions, but i swear we've vever, seen you with this look in your eye. >> i'm chill, hoda. i'm chill. >> how is he sleeping? tired.re >> you know, sleep is another story. i was never sleeping, but i just wasn't sleing forifferent reasons. now i feel a little -- now i kind of feel like, oh, this are the reasons i shouldn't b sleeping. >> congratulations. >> we're a big ball of mush for you, andy. so happy. >> thanks, guys. >> we love you, honey.
>> and hoda is $30 an hour to baby-sit, the going te. andy will be here to tk more and hopefully will bring beautiful benjamin with you. the new issue of "people" hits stands you can see more pictures by going to people.com. one of the stars of "this is seat.n the hot she played six minute marathon and didn't dippoint. >> would you rather give up alcohol for a year or your phone for a month? f >> alcohol a year. >> really? >> i feel a little too connected to my phone. >> i feel tooo connected alcohol. what's the worst pickup line ever used on you? >> did anyone tell you you look like mandy moore. it's a non-starter, where do you go from there? yes, i am. never a good way to start a conversation.
>> she adorable. we love her. the best, right? she was here. lights up the whole room. onhead to today.com for more which characters she said she'd play for the rest of heifer life. last night in phoenix, mrs. obama discussed her recent surprise appearance at the grammys when she walked out with powerful female performers and delivered a short, inspiring speech. the one person who was not impressed, mrs. obama's mother. the former first lady shared a funny tex exchange. it starts off mrs. obama saying i guess you were athe grammys and followed up with, did you meet any ofl the r stars to which mrs. obama responded, i am a real star and her mom simply replied, yeah. >> i have a "popstart" item. our last item is about you, carson daly. after 17 years, it was announced
that the late night show "last call wit carson daly" will end. it's known for shining new light on rising arsts. carson, as you're joined by maybe the best thing to come out of "last call" meeting aoung lady name siri pinter. >> thaghs met my wife on "last call." all that talk about going to humanrc res didn't scare us. we were fully aboveboard. i worked out quite well. why not? >> honestly, 17 years. it was ad g run. >> and he has 12 jobs. >> i realize $at the end of this season we were going to end up on episode 2,000, our last episode. i thought that was appropriate. really because "lastcall," i felt like i was squatting on the time ot. greg kinnear had it, bob coss
had it. someone else should have this, somebody younger, a young person should come in a take this. it's time for somebody else. >> it's rare. >> carson, think about all the people you discovered. you mentioned a few. when you talk abo ed sheeran, maroon 5. >> the core of the show has been my passion for music. early on i was like, why am i going to f with all the real late night shows for musical gues t. i wantedbe a place -- i'd say to maroon 5, make your debuo on my and send that tape to jay leno or letterman. >> siri, you were there, you were a writer. >> i was. i did segment ode. i did food styling. >> monologue jokes for us. it was a great run. i want to thank stewart bailey,
r executive producer and everybody here at the network. what a tremendous honor f me to have done that. >> siri and carson arele cookina ine's meal next. good morning everybody. 8:26 on this wednday, february 13th. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's start with a check on your commute. melissa mollet has a look at your commute. >> gw parkway at spout run, one lane gting by, very slow. if you can avoid it vgts i definitely woul upper marlboro, northbound pennsylvania avenueat inbound ter street, rough pavement causing major delays. crashes in the backup. inner looand outer loop of the beltway. >> we'll have a check on your forecast coming up. stay with us.
on tempur-pedic sets. it's time everyone got a good night's sleep. havertys. life looks good. good moing, everybody. still in the 30s out there. the wind is going to be increasing quite a bit in the afternoon. plan on a blustery and chilly afternoon. temperatures will get into the mid 40s, a little less wind and
yes, i knew it! yes, i love to give you a high y, everybody. it is 8:30 now on a wednesday morning. it's the 13th ofua febrry, 2019. our share the wall today billboard is filling up fast. we've got messages of love and hope. we've got an awesome crowd here today as well. >> we r we love this board. you can tweet your notes, use #sharethelove. 'll make them and put them up on the board. tomorrow we'll deliver sweet
messages to t ronald mcdonald house here in new york city. we want to thank minted.com. they paid production costs for this wall. >> pretty cool. who has a crowd moment? >> i've got one. looking for sixth great,ast cooper montessori. who is gng to be the spokesman. we'll go with this one. what's your name? >> may. >> you're from the charter school, where are you from, charleston. arleston, south carolina. >> or as we call it, god's country. what bringsou to new york? >> for montessori modeled united nations. >> what country are you representing? >> all different countries. >> what are some of the countries? >> vietnam, qatar, marshall islands. >> i assume you're theap chone. >> one of the chaperones. there are ten of us. green scarves for our school colors. you know we're here. >> genius. it worked out.
thank you for coming. good luck, good luck. >>h wis i was doing something that important in sixth grade. >> wish i was doing it now. coming up, siri is here. if we had a show, it would be cooking ands. cockta either weigh a special place for us to spent quality time. we'll share aec greate for the perfect meal. if couples like to make dinner on valentine's day, it might be something you're interested in. >> from food tonc ro josh grobe ban and jennifer nettales are here. >> you eat love this one. a download for sure. o> coming up the third hour of "today," a mom and butting mogul. steph curry's wife aisha is he. >> and we have oscar nominated director spike lee. >> a good show coming up. first maybe little weather. >> let's see what we have. let's start off with today.
you'll see the snowshowers, windynd coions, great lakes into new england. heavy rain into northern and central california. r tomorrow, mil weather from the gulf coast into the mid atlantic states. heavy kw in the sierra. heavy rain in southern california and a mix of rain and snow and into the pacific northwest. that's what's going on aroundco thetry. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. 39 degrees with the sun shining here in washington. a couplef ms. rahbly cloudy and cold days. winds will get a little blustery today.in the afternoon temperatures are mostly still in the mid 30s in the suburbs. your planner fory, to afternoon temperatures getting up into the low and mid 40s for most. 50s coming back our way for tomorrow with a lot les wind. it will feel nice and mild tomorrow by comparison. on friday, briefly near 60 degrees. chances for snow back for the weekend. you can't rget, i
make it down the our plaza, youm can stille sure you get your note and message of loveown on our board. just use #sharethovetoday. mr melvin? >> now to oscar winner george clooney speaking o to defend his friend meghan markle and how she's been treated since joining the royal family. nbc's keir simmons joins us with more on hey, keir. >> hey, craig. good morning. good mor.ng gu you've asked me off camera is ashan's treatment as b being suggested. i've got to say this morning, i am a little concerned. it seems to be getting nastier, more bitter. this morning georgeglooney be criticized for comparing her treatment diana. i think it is a stretch t compare it diana, but without reading his mind, i think whata he w trying to say was can weow just turnn the heat a little. a picture of elegance, the duke an duchess of sussex as george
clooney whoir attended the wedding, joined the increasingly heated debate involving meghan and the media, defending her. they're just chasing meg had markle evre, he reportedly said at an event in l.a. she's a woman who i seven months pregnant and she's being rsued and vilified and chased in the same way that diana was and it's history repeating itself adding, we've seen how that ends. harry's mom, princess diana was famously hounded by the paparazzi, she died in a 1997 paris car crash chased by otographers. at the time george clooney angrily attacked the media. >>ictures of a dying princess trapped in her ca i'm impressed. what ethicsho >> reporter:graphed backed off. but now many print and tv stories criticizing meghan have been questioned online. this mornin british journalists defending the
coverage. >> to make the comparison was ill-advised. by all accounts, she doesn't get chased at all. he needs to check his fas. >> reporter: others fueling online fights between rival camps of kate and meghan pporters. >>unfortunately, the hatred is generating more and more and the fighting is getting worse. er reporter: while meghan's battles with h family continue to make headlines. is was meghan's first public appearatce since herr released excerpts of a private letter. in it she accused him of breaking her heart. now friends are worried she's underucoo scrutiny. worrie f about thet she's pregnant. you want to say to everybody, guys,emet's just rr this woman is pregnant. she's in a time when she needs as lite stress as possible. >> really doesn't seem tony deserve criticism. >> they are real people, real
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st cry cinnamon t we should have made cinnamon toast crunch. that looks delicious. >> what we'll eat tomorrow ght. >> with valentine's day celebrating're couples like us that love to cook together. here is amy and jonathan from ur pitt. they're canning home made tomato sauce together. tanya fam north carols in the kitchen celebrating three years with her husband. this couple says they're happiest in the kchen
together. look at these guys, right there, siri and i -- >> the three of us. >> alives with us. it's the new modern family. we get great weather reports, don't we? obviously valentine's day. we talked about the menu for today. tell everybody what motivated this. >> we wanted to be as cheesy as possible. we love oysters. we don't do i at home that often. valentine's day is a great idea do something more special. >> let me take it from here. i googled aphrodisiacs thought i thought of valentine's day you want to get eacher in the mood. oysters are fun. you suck them. it seems like it could be a good thing. >> do you guys get ba-sitters? >> yes. >> i like oysters, but i don't like the big giant oysters. we try to find small to medium ones >> you can ask your fish guy to partially shuck them for you
which is helpl. >> if y have a fish guy. >> you can go to a fish market or even a good grocery store that carries good fish. when he does that, i'll get a classic minion et. you can do cocktail sauce, horse radish. this is shallots.i' add red wine vinegar and salt andpe er. it makes a nice topping for your oyster. ter you shuck it, you cut the tendon off. >> you want to help it with the knife so when you do suck it, some of them have a little extra grit in there. maybe dip it in fresh water. either way, it's reauc to >> by the way, i would watch a weekly version of this. >> carson shucking oysters. >> well, i i have room my life for a new show.
>> there you go. how is that? >> great job, sweetie pie. >> what's next? >> we're going to make meatloaf. you don't think of it ing a romantic food, but it's comfort food >> you're the one that googled. >> what i like about siri's y,at my mom's meatloaf was good but yours has multiple meat meats. >> this has beef, pork and meal. >> good oyster. >> i'm in the mood. >> al, get over here. ♪ i'm in the moodovor ♪ simply because you're near me ♪ >> everyone is feeling a little hotter. >> good meal. you could do champagne with the
s. you hang out. you come here and you put -- >> we love tour do meals in levels like appetizer, deert. prolong the evening. >> we usually get the kids involved. >> yes. >> ask them to leave. >> we mix that up. and then we have a heart pan over here. if you don't have a heart pan, you can shape it with your hands. >> liket benny hannah with the rice. i also make the glaze. there's ketchup, worcestershire sauce. it's like a moment made barbecue sauce. brown sugar. are you going to sing? >> no. >> dooou want me sing?t home. carson says, don't make me sing. >> no chairs turn. >> there's the glaze. >> p youower it on top but not
all of it because you want to kind of baste it. >> how do you keep it moist inside and not dry? >> baste it every 15 minutes. nice and moist. >> yls can make mini ones in atl l heart pan. >> do you like mustard or ketchup? >> you make your own chocolate sauce for fondue. >> i'm fondue you, too. >> cute. >> she worked hard on that, guys. >> i'm fondue you, too. >> is it heated pchocolate? >> exactly. you do it on the stove. a little cream, aittle chocolate. >> ah. >> thank you.se are thoor me or al? >> al's flowers are in the room at our house.
these are for you. i love you. thanks for the meatloaf. >> thank you guys. enjoyy. valentine's a very easy meal. you can get the recipe today.com/food. up next, mood music if josh grobe ban is stillhere. that is awesome. great music. this song is incredible. stick around. it's next. fit this is "tay" on nbc. ♪ does your customers connecting to the wifi ever slow down your business? yes, it does slow things down. aggravating.
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the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to >> announcer: the cititi concer series on "today" is proudly presented by citi. josh grobe ban's eighth album bridges debuted at number one on billboard charts. >> we're so happy to have josh lohere with another favorite, grammy winner jennifer nettles. they'll perform a duet of 99
years from josh'salbum. this seems like the perfect collaboration. how did this come t tbe, the of you together? >> i wrote this song "99 with a friend of mine. this to me had such an amazing itmantic feel to in my head i always thought of it as a duet. i heard a ha fony. thst voice that popped into my head was jennifer's. i've loved her voice for very, very long time. i know what an incredible person shsh is. was on tour. on her day off between gigs, she happened to be inl.a. she came in and knocked it out of the park. >> he said, hey, jennifer, it's josh. i said, yes, what are we doing? >> you're like, i'm there. it must be so good to be the one he thought was perfect for the song. >> absolutely. what a gift. >> singingith her is an incredible experience. >> we can't wait to hear it. you're going to sing the song? >> yes. >> you wrote bunch of the
songs on your new album. >> yes, nine of the 12. >> get the record. it's so great. if i do say so myself. >> let's hear it. ♪ boy meets girl and the world stops turning ♪ ♪ she makes him forget all thew rules h learning ♪ ♪ they give t toast to ones who never stop hoping ♪ ♪ with not much to lean on and eyes wide open ♪ ♪ and they look up high and wonder what the future's gonna hold ♪ ♪ will we look back down on 99 years o a wonderful life ♪ ♪ where we laughed and we cried and our love grew stronger wit every fight ♪ ♪ there'll be m a thousandents for you to say i told you ♪
♪ and a million more for us to say i love you ♪ ♪ so let's look forward to you and i looking back at 99ears like that ♪ ♪ they build a house of le in the face of worry ♪ ♪ but life has a way of rewriting the story ♪ ♪ there were times when it looked like nothing could save them ♪ ♪ and there were times when it looked like nothing could break them ♪ ♪ they keep promising each other what the future's gonna hold ♪ ♪ when we look back down on 99 years of a wonderful life ♪ ♪ where we laughed and grew str
everyight ♪ ♪ there'll be a thousand moments for you t say i told you ♪ ♪ and a mlion more for us to say i love you ♪ ♪ so let's look forward to you and i looking back to 99 years of nothingpo un ♪ ♪ live every day hoping ♪ that when we feel broken ♪ our scars me us golden ♪ still choose you and i ♪ will we look back downn 99 years of a wonderful life ♪ ♪ where we laughednd we cried and our love was stronger with every fight ♪ ♪ there'll be a thousand moments for you to say i told you ♪
♪ and a million more for us to say i love you ♪ ♪ so let's look forward to you and i looking back at 99 years like that ♪ ♪ 99 years like that ♪ at 99 years like that [ cheers and applause ] >> oh >>osh and jennifer, will you marry us? >> yes. >> by the way,ouere inspired by your own parents' marriage. >> yes. p ents just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. happy anniversary mom and dad. >> the perfect slow dance for valentine's day. >> a great valentine's song.
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thanks for being with us on this thanks for being with us on this lovely wednesday. >> i loved toda by the way. >> what a clinic. unbelievable voices. >> if you wan more stories like this, where should we go carson? >> you should go to today.com/allday. you'll see more with savannah's six minute marathon. >> vintage tupperware may be more than you think. >> i'm still getting over your cooking segment. on the third hour of "today the real y stofrrbehind "greenbook." plus jake johnson from
spiderman. spike lee is with us. ayesha curry is going to stop by. first your local news. >> today all day. >> all day. 8:56 is your time now on this wednesday, february 13th, 2019. good morning everyone. i'm eun yang. right now we'll check on your morning commute with melissa moller. >> u marlboro inbound pennsylvania avenue atwater street, still have rough pavement causing big delays. crashes in the backups this morning. try to avoid that. be careful if you're headed that
way. inner loop after this situation on the left side. so we are blocked there partially. slowdowns on the outer loop as well. arlington, gw parkway at spout run. crash is cleared but major delays northbound and southbound. >> melissa, thank you. we'll take a break and check your forecast next. stay with us.
good morning everybody. it's a nice morning toe outsid outside. a little chilly. upper 30s to 40 degrees. it will turn into a blustery hsternoon today. afternoon h in the 40s. at least the sunshine is back. keep the shine for tomorrow. in t 50s. near 60 on friday. keeping a close eye on those weekend snow chances. >> chuck, thank you. get the latest news and weather any time in the nbc washington app.
from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody, and this is pretty special because we've never had an oscar nominated director join us for our panel. >> well, until this year i'd never been nominated. [ laughter ] >> that's another first. >> boom, ye spike lee. >> for blawe're so thrilled for you. >> are you sick of us telling you cgratulations or do you just want to take it all in? >> the aernative is -- [ laughter ] >> you know, it seems --