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on "the five", greg gutfeld has a driving test tomorrow. we're helping him study. i'm looking forward to this. i'm hoping that i can get a few answers right myself. since moving to new york, i don't drive as much. thanks for joining us here on "the daily briefing." see you all week. i'm dana perino. here's shep. >> shepard: it's noon on the west coast, 3:00 at the white house where the president says he never worked for russia after back-to-back bomb shell reports about the american president and vladimir putin. now democrats are demanding to hear from an interpreter who was in the room with the two leaders. and the longest running government shut down in american history is now in week four. we'll get the latest on the standoff as major airports close down security checkpoints. reporting begins now.
good monday afternoon. the president of the united states says he never worked for russia. an extraordinary statement from an american president. the denial comes after reports in "the new york times" and in "the washington post." the times reports that the fbi actually investigated whether president trump was secretly working on behalf of the kremlin. today the president pushed back. >> i never worked for russia. you know that answer better than anybody. i never worked for russia. not only did i never work for russia, i think it's a disgrace that you even ask that question. because it's a whole big fat hoax. >> "the washington post" reporting that president trump has gone to extraordinary lengths to conceal his closed-door conversations with vladimir putin. according to the reporting of the post, the president took away the interpreter's notes and told him do not discuss what was said, even with senior u.s. officials.
so nobody has a direct recount of what happened in that meeting. the white house suggesting the president was trying to prevent leaks. democrats now control the house. they have the power to investigate, which they are. the new democratic chairman of the house intelligence committee, adam schiff is talking about possibly having president trump's interpreter testify on capitol hill. all of this is threatening to overshadow the i don't know going government shut down, now the longest in the nation's history and with no deal in sight to end it. john roberts reporting live from the north lawn. >> dana: the president responded to this report with judge janine in which the president told her that the question was the most ludicrous then he was ever asked. he didn't deny it. he said. so today the president denied it
pointing to the people in charge of the investigation at the time that that inquiry was launched, people like andrew mccabe, peter strzok, bruce ohr and others. listen to what the president said. >> i guess they started it because i fired comey, which was a great thing i did for our country. so the people doing that investigation were people that have been caught that are known scoundrels. i guess you could say they're dirty cops. >> according to texas congressman john radcliff whose questioning of james baker uncovered the fact that there was an inquiry going on, at that time according to radcliff, political bias had infected senior fbi leadership and emotion not evidence was driving their decision making. some democrats say the revelation that the fbi even opened an inquiry to what the president might have been up to at the time, potentially engaged in un-american activities according to fbi officials on
behalf of russia was a good reason to keep the mueller investigation going to its large call conclusion. listen to chris coons here. >> there's been a confusing and at times alarming tendency on the part of president trump to compliment president but that has led many of us to question his close enough to president putin. >> let's go to "the washington post" report about the president going to extraordinary lengths to keep the details of his face-to-face meetings with president vladimir putin away from the eyes of other senior administration officials. the president in the south lawn said look, i had these bilateral meetings all the time, this is no different. we should point out too, it was president just president trump and president putin and their interpreter, sergey lavrov was there and so was rex tillerson who was secretary of state at the time. rex tillerson certainly has not been shy as of late in his criticism of president trump.
so far he has not said that anything was amiss during that july 2017 meeting in hamburg with vladimir putin. shep? >> shepard: john, give us an update on what the president said about the shut down. >> doesn't look like it's any closer ending today than last week. the president addressing the farm bureau in new orleans a few minutes ago. he said that he is not about to back down. listen here. >> when it comes to keeping the american people safe, i will never ever back down. i didn't need this fight. this is a rough fight. we're dealing against people that think that if they can stop me from building the wall again, we've done a lot of work, but they think that's a good thing for 2020. because they're not going to win. >> the president spent the weekend talking with republican lawmakers trying to make sure none of them go squishy on this. the president believes the longer this goes on, democrats will eventually cave from the pressure. a new abc post poll shows that
opposition to the border wall is beginning to erode somewhat. other polls show the president is getting the blame for the shut down. the president also said this morning as he was leaving the white house that he has shelved the idea for the time being of declaring a national energy to build the wall. listen here. >> i'm not looking to call a national energy. this is so simple, we shouldn't have to. now, i have the absolute legal right to call it. but i'm not looking to do that because this is too simple. the democrats say we want border security, we have to build a wall. otherwise you can't have border security and we should get on with our lives. >> after saying publicly in the oval office with chuck schumer and nancy pelosi that he would accept blame for a government shut down, the president pinning the blame for federal employees not getting their paychecks on the democrats so far no indication whatsoever that the democrats are feeling any kind of heat and are getting ready to cave. shep? >> john roberts live on the lawn.
thanks. let's check in on congress. they're back to work now. our senior producer is chad pergram. chad, has anybody there noted movement toward the possibility of some sort of agreement that might reopen the government? >> none at all, shep. that's what is so unique here. usually when we get in these situations, there's a lot of back room dealing, weekend sessions, trading paper. none of that. i talked too old time capitol hill hands here that are confounded by that. they have never seen a situation that you have a crisis that goes on as long as this one has and no true negotiations. that's a problem here on capitol hill. it's strange. i talked to one senior republican congressman that said that they thought things would get worse before they get better. bennie thompson is the chairman of the house homeland security committee, democratic from mississippi. he's put out a statement about savation security and the long lines at the airport. thompson says "it could have a
negative impact on aviation security." in other words, if they don't start to work this out. this is a real problem, shep, when they're not talking. j.f.k. in his inauguration speech said you shouldn't be afraid to negotiate. they can't get to any resolution, any compromise if they're not negotiating, shep. >> shepard: anything from the senate majority leader, mitch mcconnell? he's the one in the past that has said i get you out of shut downs. any luck? >> that's what people have been confounded by here. mitch mcconnell is one of those folks that has this really good inside game. he's good working out deals with the other side. he has virtually fallen silent. he's been very critical of the democrats here. but he hasn't taken some of these bills that the house of representatives passed last week. in another universe he might say let's try to amend the bills and get to 60 votes to clear a filibuster on a closure vote or something like that. that's not happened. here's the other problem for the united states senate.
tomorrow, william barr has his first confirmation hearings. a couple days there. we don't see the senate moving at all. they're going to take a procedural vote for a third time this afternoon just to get on to a bill that deals with supporting israel and trying to sanction syria. it failed on two different occasions last week. they can't even get on the bill. they need 60 votes. we expect a similar vote later today. that's because nobody is willing to deal on the government shut down. >> shepard: wow. thanks very much. i appreciate it, chad. as always. president trump's pick to lead the justice department is about to get a grilling. senators are set to ask the attorney general nominee, william barr a lot of questions at his confirmation hearing that begins tomorrow. as it turns out, we already know the first things he's going to say, including what he will do about the mueller investigation. that's coming up as reporting continues on this monday afternoon. with my friends to our annual
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>> shepard: the president's pick for attorney general, william barr, says it's vitally important that robert mueller be allowed to finish his investigation in russian interference and the results should be public. that's according to prepared testimony released before his confirmation hearing starts tomorrow. democrats expect to question barr about a memo that he sent last year in which he criticized the special counsel's investigation. catherine herridge reporting live from washington. >> in these prepared remarks, the president's nominee to attorney general says he's planning to make the report public. my goal will to provide as much transparency as i can. i will make the judgments based on the law and will let no personal, political or other interests influence my decision. as noted last week, he was on capitol hill to press for the confirmation hearings and barr
was pressed on how he will handle the special counsel's report after he sent this memo to the deputy attorney general concluding any obstruction case by the special counsel targeting the president was not legal. here's senate democrat, chris coons. >> i asked about his intentions to recuse himself or seek an opinion from the ethics counsel from the department of justice and whether he would follow that regardless of the advice or outcome. >> lindsey graham said he's had assurances from barr about the special counsel among other issues. >> are you committed to making sure mr. mueller can finish his job? yes. when the report is handed over to you, what will you do with it? go through the process of what i can share with the congress and the public bearing on the side of transparency. >> the hearings start early tomorrow morning and scheduled over two days, shep. >> shepard: and questioning to go beyond the special counsel.
>> in a statement, the aclu told fox news they believe barr laid the foundation for government surveillance programs and they want senators to press the nominee for his position on war rentless surveillance and mass data collection programs. >> they have to question him on his power, what he thinks the limits of the president's power are and how he will defend the fourth amendment. whether he will scale back surveillance programs that we know and raise privacy concerns. >> the aclu says that the dea began mass data collections on barr's watch as attorney general, shep. >> shepard: catherine herridge live on capitol hill. action against iran? ahead, what president trump's team reportedly requested and how the pentagon responded. plus, the secretary of state mike pompeo meeting with the saudi leader accused of ordering the killing of jamal khaishoggi.
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jennifer griffin reporting live from her post at the pentagon. >> shep, according to a former u.s. national security official that i spoke to today, national security adviser john bolton and his deputy told the pentagon to come up with military options to strike i ran after shiia malitias fired three mortars near the embassy. the malitias fired on the u.s. consulate in basra forcing the u.s. consulate there to close temporarily, shep. >> shepard: what else have we heard from the pentagon on this? >> according to a senior former u.s. defense initial with knowledge of the preparations, the pentagon was asked to prepare to strike iran. the department was concerned i'm told that one senior participant in the national security counsel
deputy's meeting was shocked and dismayed by the request. jim mattis joined by secretary of state mike pompeo "resisted the request and prevailed." the pentagon did provide military options to the national security counsel but mattis tried to manage expectations as to what they would entail. officially this is the statement released by pentagon spokesmanker no rob manning today. the department of defense is a planning organization and provides the president military options for a variety of threats, routinely reviewing and updating plans to deal with a host of threats including those posed by iran and to defer and if necessary to respond to aggression. ultimately the u.s. did not respond middle theirly. white house officials say the pentagon and state department were not caught off guard. nfc spokesperson added the nfc coordinates policy and provides the president with options to anticipate and respond to a
variety of threats, we continue to review the status of our personnel following attempted attacks on our embassy in baghdad and basra consulate and will consider the full range of options to preserve their safety and our interests. shepard? >> shepard: thank you. secretary of state mike pompeo says the trump administration expects saudi officials to hold accountable every single person involved in the murder of the washington columnist jamal khaishoggi. he made that comment after me meeting the saudi crown prince. the crown prince bin salman is accused of ordering the killing. when a reporter asked secretary pompeo about it, when asked about whoever is responsible, he wouldn't comment. lawmakers have urged the administration to punish saudi arabia for khaishoggi's brutal
death and demanded the united states pull back support for the war in yemen. >> mike pompeo wrapped up his eight country tour of the middle east today in oman after major meetings in saudi arabia with both king salman and crown prince ben salman. mike pompeo said that both leaders acknowledged accountability in the death of jamal khaishoggi. pompeo added they talked about the investigation taking place in saudi arabia regarding the killing of this journalist in turkey last year. critics noted the investigation is being overseen by those reportedly involved in the murder. pompeo discussed with saudi leadership the civil war in yemen. afterwards, pompeo and the crown prince talked about the continued need for deescalation in yemen. saudi arabia is accused of
killing thousands of civilians in this civil war backed by the united states and still continuing air strikes in yemen. >> shepard: and secretary pompeo talked about the relationship with turkey as well, right? >> he did.he talked about the relationship with turkey and the united states. this does come after turkey has not promised that they would protect kurdish forces. pompeo said that will not affect the president's decision to pull troops out of syria. he was asked about the president's tweet saying attacking the kurds would not be good. the reporter that asked the question would have to ask trump. pompeo's comments comes after the white house confirmed that erdogan and the president spoke on the phone and hey talked about military cooperation in syria and the protection of the kurdish fighters. >> shepard: thanks, trey.
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>> shepard: tens of thousands of teachers in los angeles went on strike this morning after contract negotiations broke down in this nation's second largest school district. further news, it rained in los angeles. members of the teacher's union walked off the job for the first time in 30 years. they've been trying to reach a deal on issues including higher wages and smaller class sizes, but no luck.
district officials say the union's demands could bankrupt the school system. so now substitute teachers are crossing the picket lines to teach more than 500,000 kids. jonathan hunt reporting live from l.a. >> shep, winter rainstorms are almost as rare as teacher strikes here in los angeles. today we got both. despite the intense rain today, thousands of teachers turned out first this morning at around 7:00 a.m. to picket schools across the lausd school district. and then they rallied here in downtown l.a. tens of thousands by early estimates actually gathered here along with other supporters and students to make their voice heard. what the teachers say they want is better pay, they want smaller class sizes and they want more nurses, counselors and
librarians to be placed in schools. listen here. >> here we are in a fight for the soul of public education. the question is, do we starve our public neighborhood schools so that they're cut and privatized or do we reinvest in our neighborhood schools for our students and for a thriving city? >> and teachers say, shep, that they will be back at it tomorrow striking. once again, we expect to hear more from them at a news conference in a couple hours time, shep. >> shepard: what is the latest from the school district officials, jonathan? >> interestingly district officials have been very quiet today other than giving advice to parents saying their children will be looked after if they sent them to school. you have about 2,000 substitute teachers replacing 31,000 lausd teachers. you can imagine the student to teacher ratio is not good enough for a lot of parents.
a lot of parents are keeping their kids out of school. the district says as for meeting the teachers' demands, it's unaffordable. listen here. >> we cannot afford everything they're asking for. we hope they come to the table and tell us what they really want. they can't have everythinger that asking for. we know that, they know that. >> shep, there's no sign of any renewed offers from either side. this strike, if they cannot get together, could drag on for days and even weeks. shep? >> shepard: jonathan hunt reporting live from los angeles. passengers say it's taking more than an hour to get through some security checkpoints in atlanta at the busiest airport in the country. in fact, in the world. the tsa reports the number of no-shows across the country is up today. the first business day since workers missed the first paychecks because of the partial government showdown. or shut down or both. jonathan serrie is reporting
live at heartsfield jackson. jonathan? >> hi, shep. this afternoon the lines are much more manageable than they were earlier today. take a look at this video from this morning. you have long lines of passengers extending from the tsa checkpoint where i'm standing going into the main atrium basically, this giant food court in the middle of the main terminal and extending to the baggage claim area. in houston, tsa staffing issues are still affecting george bush intercontinental airport. passengers have to check in and get screened in neighboring terminals before working their way to departures out of terminal b. over the weekend, miami international had to close the concourse g because of the temporary shortage of screeners. the concourse is back open today. airport officials say they and the tsa are monitoring staffing levels at checkpoints and will make adjustments as necessary. nationally 7.6% of tsa employees
have taken unscheduled absences today, more than double the unscheduled absent rate reported on monday of the same week a year ago. shep, this tsa says that they're actively managing efforts to essentially pool the employees that it has in strategic areas so that safety is not compromised, shep. >> shepard: what is the agency saying about a security issue there today? >> yeah, they have acknowledged, confirmed that earlier this month there was a passenger that was able to board an international flight to tokyo with a firearm in their carry-on luggage. the tsa issued a statement saying tsa is determined standard procedures were not followed and the passenger did pass through a standard screening tsa checkpoint with a firearm at heartsfield jackson atlanta international airport on january 2. tsa will hold those responsible appropriately accountable. what happened, shep, the
passenger apparently forgot that they had placed this firearm in their carry-on and then noticed it some time during the flight and immediately notified japanese authorities upon arrival in tokyo. the tsa says that this incident has nothing to do with staffing levels as a result of the government shut down. however, politco is reporting that last week the tsa had to cancel training classes for more than 300 employees as a result of cutbacks from the partial government shut down. jonathan serrie in atlanta. the president is heading back to washington d.c. he spoke at the american annual farm bureau association. some farmers have said their businesses are struggling after china strapped new tariffs on their products last summer. soy beans a particular problem. it was retaliation from the u.s. imposing tariffs on chinese
products. deidra bolton reporting live in new orleans. deidra? >> i certainly am, shep. earlier you had this whole room filled with ranchers and farmers. you just mentioned the soy beans. this is the u.s. biggest agra export. $19 billion is what we expected. thanks to these u.s. china trade tariffs, we have competition. brazil producing more and more. china buying a lot from brazil, buying a lot from argentina. so i did speak with one farmer and he's in illinois. he has 5,000 acres, shep. most of that is soy beans. i asked him how he thought the president and the administration was doing. he remains cautiously optimistic. he said that he is happy that president trump is taking such a stance against china and he said for this year, thanks to government subsidies that he has been made whole by the u.s. government. but he did say he hopes that the
president and the administration does continue to talk with the chinese and continue to sit down with them and he said obviously i want them to keep talking and make a deal. you have cautious optimism here, shep. most of the president's 45 minute speech, applause at numerous moments, shep. >> shepard: deidra bolton reporting live from new orleans. a federal judge has blocked a trump administration rule that would allow more employers to opt out of allowing free contraceptives on moral and religious grounds. a group of states had sued to stop it that i asked for a national injunction. they didn't get it. the judge is limiting his ruling to the 13 states and the district of columbia that actually sued. they're marked on your screen here. they argue that the trump rule violates the affordable care act, which requires most employers to offer contraception at no cost to women. religious organizers are except
from that. the trump administration is trying to let more companies qualify. it released a statement on the ruling saying -- >> shepard: court documents reveal new detail necessary the kidnapping of jayme closs. what we're learning about the suspect. how he made up his mind to take her and what prosecutors say about the condition she was living in as he held her captive for 88 days. all the new details live from the courthouse next. as a fitness junkie, i customize everything - bike, wheels, saddle. that's why i switched to liberty mutual. they customized my insurance, so i only pay for what i need. i insured my car, and my bike.
>> shepard: new this afternoon, man accused of kidnapping jayme closs and killing her parents made up his mind to grab the 13-year-old girl after he saw her get on a school bus before. never seen her before. right before he killed jayme's mom, he told her to tape up her own daughter's mouth. the suspect is this man. jake patterson. he's scheduled for his first court appearance within the hour. according to prosecutors and this is new, of course he
grabbed jayme closs, he kept her hidden under a bed for hours at a time and warned her that bad things could happen to her if anybody found her. prosecutors say he broke into the home in october when he blew up the door with a shotgun. he shot jayme's parents and taped her hands and feet and drove her to a remote cabin about an hour away. last week, jayme escaped wearing a pair of her captor's shoes. now we're getting a look inside that cabin at the dirty basement where police say patterson may have kept her for nearly three months. these images from the daily mail. you can see stuffed animals on the bed. trash all over the place. matt finn is live at the courthouse in barron, wisconsin. >> shep, very disturbing details. police say that patterson
admitted to killing the closses so he could get his hands on their 13-year-old daughter. patterson went through great lengths to pull off this crime. a portion of the complaint reads the defendant stated that he selected this particular gun because he did research and knew the moss gun was one of the most heavily manufactured and knew it would be difficult to trace. patterson switched out license plates on the car that he used to get away. the defendant said he stole license plates because he didn't want to get stopped or spotted with his own plates. he stopped on a side road somewhere near east of barron and remove his plates and placed the stolen plates on the car. patterson shaved his head and face and put on a black ski mask to avoid leaving behind dna hair on the scene.
peterson went to the closs house two times but backed off because there were lights on or many cars in the driveway. the third time early in the morning of october 15, patterson found the closs house dark and decided it was time to strike. shep? >> shepard: more details from investigators about how the suspect hid her in the house for so long? >> yeah, the criminal complaint reads that patterson made jayme go underneath the bed any time he had anybody over and he stuffed weights against the bed to key her from getting out and would play music so noise would be avoided. she would stay in the home three months after the brave girl made a run for it thursday and into the safety of neighbors nearby, shep. >> shepard: thanks, matt finn live on scene. for the first time americans are more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than
from a car crash. that's according to the national safety council. researchers for the nsc say people in the united states have a 1 in 96 chance from dieing from an accidental opioid overdose and 1 in 103 from dying in a vehicle crash. while the odds of falling to your death are 1 in 14. a live look at the dow. a few minutes ago, felt like it was about to recover from losses today. turned south again. the dow off 85 on the session. about a third of a percentage point. this is happening as california's biggest utility company reports its preparing for bankruptcy. fire officials blamed pacific gas and electric for starting deadly wild fires in 2017 and investigating whether one of the company's transmission lines sparked a fire in november that became the deadliest in california history and killed 86 people that could cost the
company more than $30 billion. fox business network's susan li reporting at the new york stock exchange. >> shep, the stock is crashing today. it's rare for a public utility to be filing for bankruptcy protection. in p&g's case -- there's clapping here on the new york stock exchange. it's loud. but now they have taken public backlash and liability for their role in the deadly california wild fires and also a gas pipeline explosion. the company didn't have a choice but to file for bankruptcy protection. pg and e is california's largest utility and provide electricity and natural gas to 15 million homes across the state. in a statement today, they said the power will stay turned on despite the fact of the impending bankruptcy filing. they said they're committed to providing safe natural gas and electricity to their customers. as i mentioned, pg&e are facing
liabilities of $30 billion. this is after they were implicated for starting the deadly october 2017 wild fires that killed over 20 and possibly -- this have very important to note -- possibly also igniting the deadly 2018 wild fires which killed over 80. the deadliest in the state's history. and also a gas pipeline explosion in 2010 that killed eight. right now in all, looks like pg&e is facing 750 lawsuits, shep. >> shepard: susan li from the new york stock exchange. theresa may making back-to-back speeches in a 11th hour pitch to try to save her deal on brexit. parliament will vote on the plan tomorrow, less than three months before the u.k. is scheduled to leave the european union if lawmakers don't back the deal, it could be catastrophic for their democracy. greg palkot is live in london
tonight. >> it's absolutely make or break time for u.k. prime minister theresa may and her plan for britain to exit the european union. she appeared before the house of commons and the parliament. she argued her plan delivers on a 2016 vote to leave the european union and avoid nastier possibilities by a march deadline. listen to the reception that she got today. >> when the history books are written, people will look at the decision -- [laughter] people will look at the decision of this house tomorrow and ask, did we deliver on the country's vote to lead the european union. >> you thought u.s. politics was tough. this vote was planned for last month. it was yanked because the folks didn't think they had enough votes. might not have enough votes
tomorrow either. pro and anti-european union activists are not happy with it. if it's voted down, they have to come up with plan b next week. if that loses, there could be another referendum or election. the president gave his opinion on may's plan. he says he doesn't think it goes far enough to separate the u.k. from the european union. many think the chaos is not good either. one more option being floated, delaying the deadline from march to july. kicking the can down the road. they say that is both sides. back to you. >> shepard: thanks, greg. police say a man ran on stage during a charity event and stabbed a town's mayor. killed the mayor. what we're learning about that attack and that suspect is next. if you have psoriasis,
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event and stabbed the mayor in the chest. you can see the suspect on the left here holding the knife in the air right after it happened. investigators in poland say the knife ripped through the mayor's heart and abdomen. benjamin hall reporting live from london. >> hi, shep. we're learning more about the killer that carried out this brutal murder and who carried it out in front of people to raise money for a children's hospital. we know that he was aligned with far right groups and he told the crowd there why he had done it. running up to the front of the stage before shouting out it was revenge against the mayor's political party that wrongfully imprisoned him. the killer has been called stefan w. he said he was in jail for five years for robbery. he blamed the political party of the mayor for his miss
fortunes. he tried to get in some syrian refugees into the country and shut down by far right groups leading to a political death notice for him. we don't know if the two things are connected. people say the rhetoric in polish politics is more divisive and far right groups are being accused of drumming up this kind of anger. remains to be seen if he was affiliated with those groups. shep? >> shepard: ben hall live from london. extreme weather alert from the rockies to the nation's capitol as millions dig out of a deadly winter storm across much of the country. officials blaming the storm for several deaths, including that of an illinois state trooper killed while responding to a crash outside chicago. highways and roads treacherous. take a look at this sand truck
in fairfax. officials say there could be a second round coming. adam klotz reporting live. i just got a note saying we could get a foot. >> the one you talked about has moved off to the atlantic. we're about to see rounds enter the west coast and that will sweep across the country. winter storm watches and warnings across southern california. this is just one round. it's going to be several. we already have the warnings in place. these will continue to come. here's the future radar. one round heading to the middle of the country. a second round tuesday. a third big round running in on wednesday. so this will be a several-round system. some of these really packing a big punch, particularly on the west coast. these are all loading up and working their way to the middle of the country, sweeping across the midwest to the east coast. for the west coast, the next couple days, that's the immediate threat. you're looking add areas getting up to in southern california 6 to 8 inches of possible rain.
same will be the case in northern california, shep. so pretty much across the country we're paying attention to the winter-like weather. >> shepard: adam, thank you. it's next weekend for the big cities in the northeast. after our reporting here, it's an update on facebook watch. a minute's long news cast online with community content that streams live just a few minutes from now. cavuto is now. >> neil: you are looking at barron wisconsin. we'll get the details on this man accused of kidnapping jayme closs and murdering her parents. that's set to be formally charged in a wisconsin courtroom in barron, wisconsin. jack patterson decided to abduct this girl after spotting her getting on a school bus some months back. when that begins, we'll take you there live. and now the same old same old