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maxx life. t.j.maxx >> good morning. it's tuesday, march 28th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning". top democrats call on republican devin nunes to withdraw from his house investigation into robinson investigation. we'll talk with senator john mccain about whether a bipartisan probe is possible. a manhunt for multiple suspects in miami after two undercover officers were ambushed and shot last night. tsa defends an airport pat-down of a teenage boy with a sensory disorder. his mother said the agents traumatized her son. we begin this
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today's "opeye ener," your world in 90 seconds. >> i think it would be best if he were to step aside. >> the chairman of the house intelligence committee under scrutiny. >> could very well be the case that chairman nunesef briing members of the administration about an investigation of which they are the subject. you understand why it's causing such an uproar. >> i do. if i really wanted to i could have snuck on the ground late at night and nobody would have seen me. but i wasn't trying to hide. a new round of severe thunderstorms is moving into the so phernlains. >> up to baseball size hail possible. winds gusting up to near 6070s miles per hour. two polofice ficers inmi mia have been shot while conducting an anti-gang operation. they are expected to survive. this is a real threat. this is serious. >> northeast australia is being pounded by one of the biggest storms in years. >> tens of thousands of people ua
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just work your magic. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" 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 nunes revealed yesterday 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 nunes to recuse himself. pattention on twitter last nigh claiming that bill and hillary clinton had more damaging ties to russia saying quote, trump-rush story is a hoax. we go to capitol hill with the new pressure on nunes to step aside.
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ryan said he has full confidence that congressman nunes can conduct a fair and credible investigation but this morning pressure is building on the congressman to explain his actions and reveal his source. >> there's no speaking walk around. i walked on to the ground, said hi to people. did not go the west wing, did not talk to the president. >> reporter: devin nunes said it was not a secret he visited a secure location at the white house last tuesday to review classified documents. >> i needed a place i could go and find this information and review it. >> reporter: the congressman wouldn't valley 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 nunes briefed the president on the new information
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member adam schiff says nunes has yet to share the information. >> not just an unwillingness to share information. need terrify democrats or republicans have seen what the chairman is referring to. rope he believes nunes should recuse himself from the investigation. >> this is a decision i don't reach lightly and i'm very unhappy frankly to have gotten to this point. >> reporter: democrats are accusing nunes of trying to shield the president. >> chairman nunes 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 nunes announced he was bringing back fbi director comey and nsa director rogers testify this time in a closed hearing. that was supposed to happen today. but that hearing has b
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cancelled. gayle. >> thank you. 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 who is ivanka trump's husband met with executives from a russian bank. ve b has been under u.s. sanctions since 2014. the bank has close ties to vladimir putin and russian intelligence sources. a kremlin source called it routine business. they will ask kushner about his meeting with u.s. ambassador, sergei kislyak back in december. the president will sign an executive order erasing many of former president obama's climate change regulation. margaret brennan is at the white house with the new rules. >> reporter: good morning. the white house is trying to shift back focus to campaign promises it can keep.
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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 limit it. >> the global warming -- a lot of it is a hoax. >> reporter: donald trump often called climate change a fake concept. >> we're going to cancel the paris climate agreement. >> reporter: and promised to scrap 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 issue 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. ke
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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 pro jobs and pro environment. >> reporter: epa administrator said those regulations cost jobs. >> the executive order will address past administration's effort to kill jobs across this country. >> reporter: 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. >> we're leaving a very 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 to go there. >> reporter: and later today president trump will roll back those regulations, a campaign promise that won
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coal mining industrial states like west virginia and pennsylvania. charlie. >> good morning. >> good to be with you. >> what does this do for the president in the political context of what happened last week, this rolling back of environmental regulations? >> it's an interesting time for the president right now. he's facing a lot of different challenges from a lot of different directions and trying to find, frankly a goodwin 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 very quickly in order to change the narrative. >> 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 dirt accords. the real question a lot of people have about climate policy is whether we can deliver on the kind of changes we need to achieve and whether that can to be done through government regulation at all. a lot of skepticism on the right
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can be achieved through accords like the paris agreement. instead they are looking at technological advancement and other changes in order to increase the kind of health and clarity that we have on the environment. >> there are calls for devin nunes to recuse himself from this investigation. where do you see it's going. is it necessary to have legitimacy? >> you do. right now we do have an investigation when it comes to the russian side of things from the fbi and james comey. when it comes to these type of calls it's more a representation of parcy an interests of democrats. in the past powers of minority in congress to influence administration come from investigative side. that's what's going on here. chairman nunes is 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's a lack of
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transparency. >> there is at this point on his part. but he has a history of cultivating intelligence sources within the community. he was clear source of the information that related to the effect of intelligence when it came to isis a few years ago. one of the real questions going forward is what really matters here. the question about donald trump's tweet? i don't think it is at all. there's an open question if what chairman nunes is claim cigarette 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 yesterday itself that's something that deserves further inquiry and why we need more transparency in this process. >> he hasn't discovered anything and he hasn't shared it with anybody. >> really, you don't think so? >> he showed up at the white house. >> yes. >> and received some information from the source that he's not disclosed either republican or democrat from the committee. if it's that relevant shouldn't he share
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of the committee. he's been clear that obama did not wiretap trump tower. nunes has been clear. >> that doesn't have anything to do with what's going on here. he viewed information that's on via available through the executive branch. not available on capitol hill. >> i never heard of that. i mean members of the intelligence committee go all the time up to capitol hill and give them briefings in secure facilities. >> absolutely. i think in this case he has a source within the intelligence community that he claims brought this information to him. he's reviewed it. taken down the document numbers involved. he wants other members of the committee to view it. i think in this case he's very protective of an internal source. but that's less important than having real clarity. >> what do you think this information will tell us? >> ultimately that it may tell us this was not that big of a deal. this was a situation where they, that they had incidental collection of information, perhaps conat
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own meetings with the trump transition team, where they expected certain family members to end up within the white house team. 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 nunes sooner than later. >> ben thank you so much. senator john mccain joins us ahead. we ask him about the status of the russian investigation and why he expects a lot more shoes to drop. i'll speak with house speaker paul ryan tomorrow about the health care bill and what's next on the republican agenda. you can see parts of my interview thursday only on "cbs this morning". a manhunt under way for the gunman responsible for an ambush style attack overnight on two florida police officers. fellow miami-dade officers used pickup truck to rush their wounded colleagues to the hospital. bullet holes could be seen in the car where the plain-clothes officers were sitting at the time of the attack. we go to jackson memorial
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where the officers are being treated. >> reporter: good morning. those officers were rushed to this hospital in the back of a pickup truck. this is where they were dropped off and with some help they were actually able to walk through those hospital doors. the director of the miami-dade police department says the attack on his officers was unprovoked. >> we have two officers shot. two officer shot. >> reporter: this video shot from outside the hospital shows a black ford pickup truck racing towards the emergency room. with two injured miami-dade police officers in the bed. the undercover officers who were 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 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 authoritiesre
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attacker was hit. >> certainly trying moment for us. we got lucky the 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 and we won stop. this will not deter us from doing our jobs. this will ignite a bigger fire within us to protect our citizens. >> reporter: the officers injuries are not life threatening. police say it's unclear whether the suspects knew whether they were targeting police. either way they are clearly dangerous and right now officers are still searching the area where the shooting happened. charlie. >> the u.n. human rights chief is 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 e
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american brought back iraqi forces to fight 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 and 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 earlier this month killed more than 100 civilians. a mother says tsa at at dallas-ft. worth airport went too far in treating her family like dogs. she posted video to facebook showing an agent patting down her son. she said they were held at the checkpoint for about an hour causing the home miss their flight.
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omar, good morning. >> reporter: 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. there's several variation. that touched a nerve with the mother who went through security at dfw on sunday 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 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 he wasn't wearing bulky clothing or anything like that. >> reporter: williamson said 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 sub to when a pat-down even though he did
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the body scanner. she requested they screen him in other ways because he suffers from sensory processing disorder which makes him sensitive to touch. in the facebook video the agent explains the procedure and pats down his back side, front and down his legs. the supervisor who was observing them then instructs the man to complete the final step. has per policy the tsa officer uses the back of his hand for pat douns over sensitive areas of the body. the tsa says the body 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 screening 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
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trauma for him to think that he had done anything wrong. >> reporter: the new procedures were put in place after a 2015 audit found there were serious security laps. williamson has filed a complaints with the tsa but has not heard back. parts of texas and oklahoma are bracing for more severe weather today. damaging hail rained down in alabama. strong storms had similar conditions across the southeast. several tornadoes were reported including this one in mississippi. 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. ahead why he says leaving that type of guardrail in
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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
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>> 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 tears in the future. "detrfr
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outlines the settlement with the city of flint. the city will pay $80 million to replace water lines within three years. the plaintiffs would be made $895,000. federal judge will review that deal today. fredrick news post in maryland reports on a high school student accused of plotting an attack on her school. authorities searched the home of 18-year-old nicole cevario last week in thurmont. the girl was pulled from class and arrested after her father notified officials of the threat. investigators say the journal contained evidence of mental health issues. the suspect faces multiple charges. here's an interesting one the "wall street journal" described billionaire elon musk's ideas for connecting our minds, brains to computers. he's founded a company called neurolink and develop electrodes that could be im
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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 therd
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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 tennessee. 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 novemr
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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 >> 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 transporon
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>> 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 that. the nfl is placing a big bet on the country's most famous gambling a.
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raiders off to vegas. the league yesterday approved a request by the raiders to leave oakland and relocate to las vegas, nevada. the move is expected in two to three years. that's how long it will take to build a new stadium shown in this rendering. we have how the league put aside past concerns. maria, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this city has changed over the decades and that's part of the reason why the nfl approved the move. the city's formerly seedy reputation has shifted and now known as a big league capital, now ready for a big league football team. it's been a long time coming for these las vegas sports fans. the city is finally home to an nfl franchise. >> raiders. raiders. >> the point is vegas is the best thing for traders. >> reporter: nfl commissioner roger goodell agrees. >> an important
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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 toas
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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 vegas, i believe, was antiquated and clearly the league has agreed with that. >> reporter: the question is now whether other major teams will roll the dice and follow the lead of the oakland raiders or the city's new hockey league franchise the vegas golden knights. as we know the odds for success here in vegas are good 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 before. >> i don't think they will be very happy in oakland for the next couple of years. we'll see.
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have you heard new york's fearless girl statue gates new lease on life. and creates more controversy. ahead why the sculptor of the famed wall street bull says the girl changes the meaning of his art. plus why more patients are saying no anesthesia during surgery. we'll look at the choice to stay away. you're watching "cbs this morning". anesthesia
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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 infringes on his copyright. tony dokoupil is in lower manhattan next to both statues. >> reporter: for decades this 7,000 bull has dominated lower manhattaal
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but check this out. since march 8th it's had to share this space with a little 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 pp
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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 tomorrow. >> reporter: now the financial firm that
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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 burning car
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it's tuesday, march 28th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning". more real news ahead including senator john mccain. we'll ask him whether it's possible to have a bipartisan investigation into russian meddling. but first here's today's o"eyepener" at 8:00. >> paul ryan says he has full confidenc that congressman nunes can conduct a fair investigation. >> he went into the white house facility to view information. >> members of the intelligence committee go all the time up to capitol hill and give them briefings in secure facilities. >> absolutely. >> white house says the president' son-in-law and senior adviser
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intelligence committee questions about his russian contacts. the director of the miami-dade police department says the attack on his officers was unprovoked. the procedure performed by the agent for tsa was part of a standard pat-down. >> city's formerly seedy retation has shifted and now the city is known as a big league entertainment capital hopefully ready for a big league football team. >> white house just announced trump son-in-law and leader of the preppy camp across the lake jared kushner will oversee a broad effort to overhaul the government and the government desperately needs overhaul. somebody keeps putting unqualified people in charge of important stuff. that's got to stop. >> announcer: this
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the "eye opener" was brought to you by liberty mutual. the president's son-in-law will talk about meeting with officials of the ve b that has deep ties to put and russian intelligent agencies. an undisclosed meeting happened before kushner stood down of an israeli company. at the same time the republican chairman of the committee investigating russia's election interference is under pressure to recuse himself. devin nunes announced he met with an unnamed source to review classified documents. that happened one day before nunes briefed the president on what he learned from those documents. nunes denies his source is part of the white house and said the materials had nothing to do with the russian investigation. the committee's top d
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information with other members. >> certainly not normal to go and receive information as chair mapp of the committee that you can't share with your own committee members but 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 russian interference in american politics and allegations of collusion with the trump kpaen. the 2008 presidential candidate joins us from the capital. senator, good to see you. good morning. let me ask you about what chairman nunes has done. do you think it was appropriate that he went to go view these so-called intelligence reports on white house grounds? >> well i think there needs a lot of explaining to do. i've been around for quite a while and i never heard of any such thing. obviously in a committee like an intelligence committee you got to have bipartisanship otherwise the committee loses
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and so there's so much out there that needs to be explained by the chairman and, look, if this is a very serious issue. it all started with russian interference attempt to change the outlook of our election. it turned into a centipede and another shoe seems to drop every few days. >> that's use called for an independent committee because of the seriousness of these eagles. should chairman nunes reveal his source? >> absolutely. 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, is successful is we work in a bipartisan fashion. senator bird and senator warner on our intelligence committee and the senate work closely together. they may have differences, but you got to have a bipartisan approach to an
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this, if you want to be credible. >> if you look what he's done so far, there are demands by democrats to 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 an issue of utmost important vance and something has got to change otherwise the whole effort in the house of representatives will lose credibility. that's just obvious. >> you also said that president trump needs to address this issue. what do you want to hear from him at this point? have you had any face to face meetings with him? would you like to? >> well, i think there's a reception tonight over at the white house. i'm sure i may encounter him there. >> are you invited? >>
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>> what would you like to hear from the president, senator, at this point in time? >> first of all, i would 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 in negotiateations on obamacare. obamacare is jim ploweding. we have to address this on a bipartisan basis and we can't wait until people are without health care. now we have to move on to tax reform. i would say first thing he should do is maybe bring that couple trillion dollars back to the united states in a lower tax rate and then you can work on infrastructure, and you can sit down together. we got to have some bipartisanship around here, otherwise we're not going get much done and we got another government shut down
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you know. these are not good times. >> can i go back to the russian interference in american elections. you said in some cases this is worse than any single terrorist attack. dick cheney said this morning that in some quarters that would be considered an act of war. what is the next sthoe drop? what do you fear coming out of this? >> it's hard for notice 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 effect america, our election but also a lot of other russian activities going on. for example, right now they are attempting to affect the outcome in france. >>
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in russia right now? >> it's magnificent. it shows 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 guys shot who was in ukraine. to use an old phrase, where is the outrage? >> what do you want the president to do and this administration to do more than to 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 weapons to you crane. we need more military presence in the balkans. we need to set up a counter to
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misinformation campaign and propaganda campaign that they are 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 done? how are you against is the north korean threat? >> i think it's the most urgent threat that we're facing right now because if you have this ruler whose behavior is obviously not rational with a missile, with a nuclear weapon on it that can reach the united states, that's not a risk we can take. we have to prepare for certain eventualities. the key to this is china. china could shut down north korea tomorrow and we should engage 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
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fact then they do have deliverable capability 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 would 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. >> 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 amongst themselves. you can have
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get-together tonight. >> see you. >> invite him to arizona. >> thank you very much for joining us this morning. a growing number of patients are undergoing the knife when they are wide awake. our doctor shares some pros and cons for patients and doctors of what >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is sponsored by
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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 speech section and the doctor does that to avoid cutting things that are important. but there's a new move around the country people saying i want to be in charge. tloint when the operation happens. at the same time they are also saying i'm afraid -- what if i don't wake up from anesthesia. it's cheaper. there are less side effects. this is a trend that's starting to happen is people being involved in their own surgeries. >> it is better for the doctors? >> it's difficult for the doctors. we're trained in medical school to have a 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
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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
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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
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canadian prime minister justin trudeau take some jabs in a new political fight. he went head-to-head with montreal city counselor in a friendly sparring match. he spent time with students at a montreal boxing club over the weekend and taught them boxing techniques. both politicians are regular visitors to the boxing club. they ended their bout in a tie. >> early in his life there was a big competition with a politician who was a better fir.
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eight points. >> my goodness. >> since 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
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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 tnk
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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 com
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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
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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
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>> 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.
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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 apr
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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
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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. thyo
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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 need
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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
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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 unders t
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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. >>
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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this week we take a visit to each of the minor league teams in the d mv. >> it's time to rise and shine. meaghan is out at rise gluten- free bakery. >> it is tuesday, march 28th. this is great day washington. ♪ [ music ]
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friends. my name is chris leary. >> and i'm markette sheppard. we're your hosts of great day washington. monday is opening day at nats park. >> everybody's excited. >> yes. you know what's funny, there is 162 games in the season, and we get all ramped up and ready to go for that first game. it happens every year. i love that. >> yeah, i know. the ballpark is so great. it's a great place to hang out. the food is so good but you can't take your dogs. >> or your bats. >> which leads me to my next point. can you guess what the top three dog breeds are in the d. c. area? >> is this newser, poodle and chihuahua. >> no, no, no the most popular dog in the d. c. area is also the most popular dog in the u.s. it a's labrador retriever. most people in d. c. have a lab. it turns out the second most popular the french bulldog. this is according to the american kennel club. >> look how cute. that's the second? i do see a lot of them around. >> isn't that nice. now e
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as smart and, you know, people in the nation's capital are also classified as smart and adaptable. the third most popular dog in the d. c. area is also the third most popular in the u.s. golden retriever, and i used to have one. his name was champ. he was so great and he really did retrieve. that's a little bit of information about me. wusa9's former service dog in training was almost the most popular dog in d. c., a yellow lab. i'm so happy to report to you at home, if you didn't know andrea mccarren a wusa9 reporter she's going to be raising another service pup starting this spring. stay tuned for more details. >> another family member. >> still alive, still doing well and helping people out. >> now he's with marine corporal justin bunce his name sake. >> he's going to be taking care of everything. he has a huge following. good for


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