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local news update. >> and of course it's going to be a beautiful day as you see right here in this picturesque scene right there. enjoy this tuesday. see you back here. good good morning. breaking overnight. questions but no answers. dozens of questions leaking out overnight. but will he ask them? and what does the list say about the state of the investigation? we're live at the white house. border battle. the first members of that caravan allowed into the u.s. overnight while others in the group are arrested. the emotional showdown underway this morning. where does the fight go from here? towering inferno. a massive fire causes a high-rise in brazil to collapse overnight.
this morning, the desperate race to find survivors. those stories plus fighting back. ashley judd files a new lawsuit against harvey weinstein for intentionally sabotaging her career. doubling down. the comedian under fire defends herself and her material. >> i wouldn't change a single word that i said. i'm very happy with what i said. and flipper flop. a paddle border's encounter with dolphins takes an unexpected turn. today tuesday, may 1st, 2018. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with savannah guthrie and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. that dolphin just declared this is my house. >> yes. exactly. roll it one more time. come on.
he's like, this is my area. >> but first let's get started with a major twist in the russia investigation. this morning we're getting a look at the reported list of wide ranging questions the special counsel robert mueller wants to ask president trump, but will the president ever answer them? we'll have complete coverage beginning with peter alexander at the white house. pete, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. our first look at the major topics and key questions that robert mueller wants to ask the president as published by "the new york times." president trump on twitter moments ago not denying the report, but blasting the leak calling it so disgraceful that the questions concerning the russian witch hunt were leaked to the media. no questions on collusion, he writes. but in fact, there's one question on that very topic. it's been widely reported that special counsel robert mueller wants to interview president trump. this morning, new insight into the kinds of questions he wants
to ask him in that sit-down. "the new york times" releasing dozens of questions it says mueller recently gave the president's lawyers. the list that has not been independently confirmed by nbc news delves into many categories. the firing of michael flynn and fbi director james comey. his frayed relationship with jeff sessions. and possible coordination between the trump campaign and russia. >> no collusion. >> reporter: despite president trump's repeated assertions there was no collusion with russia ahead of the election, mueller's most intriguing question seeks to drill down on the role of the president's former campaign chairman reading, what knowledge did you have of any outreach by your campaign including by paul manafort to russia about potential assistance to the campaign? why is that important? it's the first publicly available information linking manafort to such outreach. driving much of mueller's questioning, an effort to figure
out the president's motivations including getting to the core of some of his most combative tweets to determine whether he obstructed justice. one of the decision to fire james comey. what did you mean in your interview with mr. holt about comey and russia? this is what the president told lester last may. >> and i was going to fire comey knowing there was no good time to do it. and, in fact, when i decided to just do it, i said to myself, i said, you know, this russia thing with trump and russia is a made up story. >> reporter: other significant questions from mueller's team, what did you think and do regarding the recusal of mr. sessions and what discussions did you have regarding terminating the special counsel? the president's lawyers overnight declining to comment to nbc news. the special counsel's office not confirming the authenticity of the questions released by "the times" or whether it's a complete list. "the times" doesn't reveal its source beyond indicating the list was provided by a person
outside mr. trump's legal team. overnight i spoke to harvard lawyer alan dershowitz. he describes these as deliberate softballs designed to lure the president into long and incriminating responses. he said if he were advising mr. trump and he's not, he would tell him to skip or take the list to court to try to narrow the scope of the investigation. >> peter alexander, thank you. let's turn to jeremy barb. good morning to you. >> hey, savannah. >> if you look at these questions, this does not look like a prosecutor's cross examination. they're very generic. alan dershowitz described them as softballs. >> they're over the plate. they're designed to get the president into the batter's box and start swinging at these. then in will come the prosecutor
with the follow-ups, the information, other witness testimony, the records, the e-mails. to cross examine the present and test what did he know about the campaign's work with the russia federation. and what was the president's intent when he fired jim comey, was there guilty knowledge. >> and we have heard from the president already this morning who's blasting the leak. the fact these questions are even out in the public. it does not appear according to "the new york times" that these came from mueller's office. all "the new york times" says is they came from somebody outside of the trump legal team. but these were questions read to a member of the trump legal team. so, i mean, you speak washington. where do you think this came from? >> it's hard to know. i'd be very surprised if they leaked from the mueller special counsel office. they've been very tight lipped. but there is one john dowd who is not currently part of the trump legal team. he left earlier this year. you'll recall, savannah. he was concerned the president would sit down for an interview and could perjure himself, could lie.
he urged not to do the sit-down with the special counsel. he's perhaps putting them out there saying they're a trap for the president. >> jeremy bash, thank you. new questions including the white house chief of staff. revealing growing turmoil inside the administration between president trump and john kelly. so what are they saying about it? kristen welker has that story. hey, kristen. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. this morning the white house is in damage control denying reports there are growing tensions between the president and his chief of staff. but several current and former white house officials tell nbc news that john kelly has sharply criticized mr. trump behind his back and the situation could be reaching a boiling point. president trump lashing out after nbc news reported exclusively his chief of staff john kelly made disparaging comments about the president behind his back. even calling him an idiot according to multiple
administration officials. mr. trump tweeting the fake news is going crazy making up false stories and using only unnamed sources who don't exist. the white house is running very smoothly despite phony witch hunts. kelly calling the report b.s. saying he and the president have a candid and strong relationship. adding, it's a pathetic attempt to smear the president and those close to him. but four administration officials tell nbc news they witnessed kelly calling the president an idiot including in january during discussions about an immigration reform bill which ultimately fell apart. >> this should be a bipartisan bill. this should be a bill of love, truly. it should be a bill of love. >> reporter: at the time, it was widely reported that kelly upset the president when he said this about mr. trump's immigration views on fox news. >> i told him, you know, there's been an evolutionary process this president has gone through. >> reporter: adding to the turmoil, kelly has irritated some female staffers telling
aides that women are more emotional than men according to current and former white house officials. mr. kelly has also painted a positive picture of himself. >> we spoke to a number of administration officials who said that kelly repeatedly questions the president's grasp on policy issues and functions of government and will often say something to the effect of i'm the one here saving the country. >> reporter: kelly, the president's second chief of staff was brought on board last july to bring order to a white house that some viewed as chaotic. >> he will do a spectacular job. i have no doubt. >> reporter: but since then, there have been tensions between the men over management, messaging, and staff choices. kelly even joking in march. >> the last thing i wanted to do was walk away from one of the great honors of my life being department of homeland security. but i did something wrong and god punished me. i don't know. >> reporter: now, for more context here, president trump never got over october reports that his former secretary of
state rex tillerson called him a moron behind his back. he was ousted in march. so is kelly on his way out? well, several white house officials say, look. that's really anyone's guess. but there is broad agreement that kelly is losing favor. hoda and savannah. >> all right. kristen, thanks. breaking overnight, major developments in the showdown at the border we've been following closely. some of the migrants from that caravan of asylum seekers have now been allowed into the u.s. for processing. others have been detained. miguel almaguer is there. >> reporter: overnight a sign of progress. eight migrants were allowed to present themselves inside border patrol. for the rest of the families many of them who were sleeping behind me, it may still be a long road ahead. this morning eight members of the so-called migrant caravan allowed to enter the federal building here on the border to
start applying for asylum. what's not clear is when or if they'll be granted permission to enter the country. more than a hundred are still waiting for their chance. these families desperate so close to the u.s. yet so still so far from their dream. the caravan made up mostly of women and children. fleeing political violence and vicious street gangs in countries like honduras and el salvador. these, their stories of suffering and endurance. >> translator: i fled honduras because they killed my husband and threatened me with death. >> translator: i received a lot of threats from the gangs and that made me afraid for my life. >> reporter: the group of roughly 150 people sticking together for safety. traveling nearly 3,000 miles across mexico. but they may not be able to clear this final hurdle. president trump speaking on monday. >> our immigration laws in this country are a total disaster.
they are laughed at all over the world. we have to have strong immigration laws. >> reporter: in fact, the asylum process these migrants are hoping to apply for is daunting. >> it's incredibly challenging to prove your case for asylum particularly if you are detained and don't have access to police reports you filed in your country. you don't have access to witnesses to what happened to you to obtain declarations. >> reporter: this morning a new life is on the horizon, but this may be a dream that remains forever elusive. today we don't know much about those eight migrants that have applied for asylum. we do know that the cases moving through the system could take months, even years. but the families out here say it is a step in the right direction. they remain optimistic. savannah, back to you. >> miguel, thank you. >> we have a lot more to get to this morning including new claims that iran has lied about nuclear weapons. as president trump faces a deadline to decide the fate of
the iran nuclear deal. nbc correspondent andrea mitchell has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, hoda. israel's prime minister netanyahu documenting iran's past nuclear program claiming iran remains a nuclear threat. and doing it in english for an audience of one. president trump who is reportedly leaning toward withdrawing from the nuclear deal as soon as next week. >> i will respect -- >> reporter: president trump today closing in on whether to withdraw from the iran nuclear deal. as israel's prime minister netanyahu makes a dramatic case against it. >> iran lied. >> reporter: showing off copies of thousands of documents and disks. >> 183 cds. >> reporter: reportedly stolen by israeli spies from a warehouse in tehran. evidence he says that iran once was trying to build a nuclear weapon. >> the nuclear deal is based on lies. it's based on iranian lies and deception. a hundred files right here prove they lied.
>> reporter: but no smoking gun that iran still has a nuclear weapons program today. the elaborate powerpoint to bolster president trump's inclination to tear up the deal next week. mr. trump reacting 20 minutes later. >> what we've learned has really shown that i've been 100% right. >> reporter: echoing his newly minted secretary of state with netanyahu in tel aviv. >> this deal is very flawed. he's directed the administration to try and fix it. and if we can't fix it, he's going to withdraw from the deal. >> reporter: even though mike pompeo acknowledged iran is adhering to the agreement. >> with the information i've been provided, i have no -- i've seen no evidence that they are not in compliance today. >> reporter: but netanyahu is trying to stop those trying to save the deal. >> macron of france. merkel of germany. may of great britain on the phone. the president so far not swayed. >> we got nothing.
we got nothing. so that doesn't mean i wouldn't negotiate a new agreement. we'll see what happens. >> reporter: israeli officials say netanyahu did brief the president on this intelligence back in march when he was in d.c. he provided no evidence yesterday that iran has cheated on the iran deal, but his theatrical presentation is time to dominate this week as president trump is about to make arguably the most momentous decision since he took office. >> all right. andrea mitchell, thanks. now to dramatic video showing good samaritans jumping into action after a serious crash on an l.a. freeway. you see there's a group of people working to free the occupants of a vehicle who were trapped underneath a big rig that had rolled on its side. national guard troops who happened to be in the vicinity were among those helping to free the victims. four people were injured in the accident. it shut down multiple lanes of l.a.'s congested 405 freeway. all right. let us now get a first check of the weather. al is back this morning. welcome home, mr. roker.
>> thanks, ladies. thanks so much. and thank you for getting your first weather from us. we are looking at strong storms today. here are the ingredients. a slow-moving front. plenty of moisture and energy. so we already have an enhanced risk of storms, large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes. this could be upgraded to a moderate risk today. this continues on into tomorrow stretching from texas all the way into missouri. 23 million people at risk for tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail threat, and on into thursday from indiana all the way to texas. 26 million people could see tornadoes, wind, hail, and strong storms. as the slow-moving system moves to the north, we're looking at these storms developing a risk from the plains to the midwest. we move on into tomorrow. more storms from texas to illinois. and late afternoon into the overnight. and then on thursday, this slides to the east from des moines to chicago. we're looking at the strong storms, heavy rain there as well.
upwards of 4 inches possible. that's what's going on. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good tuesday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we've got mostly cloudy skies as we take a live look outside in san jose. we've seen some clear skies near the coast and we're heading up to 63 degrees in san francisco. 76 degrees in napa, 67 in oakland today, and livermore 72 degrees. we will get more sun not only today but the next several days. mostly dry weather continues
with morning temperatures in the low 50s and a nice weekend ahead. and that's your latest weather. >> nice to have you back. you will tell us the story you were on? >> yes. >> al, thank you. coming up, michelle wolf responds to the backlash of the white house correspondents dinner. why she has and the horrifying the building coming down from the inferno i
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you get ready to head out the door. we'll see some more clouds, even a few sprinkles for the inland area. all of that clears out with high up to 72 in livermore, 77 in concord, san francisco 63 degrees and 71 in san jose. so for the inland areas, mid-70s today and more of the same the next couple of days. the weekend looks really nice with 76 degrees on saturday and san francisco 60s for the next several days. heads up if you're about to head out the door. mike has a traffic alert. that is right. northbound 17 coming into los gatos out of santa cruz, we do have a crash at santa cruz avenue blocking one lane. this probably won't affect folks in through the los gatos area for 85 or 17 but this will affect folks getting into the south bay. the south bay itself, shows you northbound build. slower but lighter than typical tuesday across the san mateo and dumbarton bridges. south 680 was recovering from the cement. now there's a disabled vehicle
good morning, everybody, we're back at 7:30 tuesday morning the 1st of may 2018 and we have breaking news overnight. >> take a look again. this is chilling video from brazil. a burning high-rise collapsing as firefighters work to put out the flames. kelly has the latest from that scene. good morning. >> good morning, guys. just devastating scenes this morning where firefighters are searching for survivors in these piles of debris that are still smoking at this hour. they say at least one person has died. there could be more. families were among those reportedly living in an abandoned building when it caught fire overnight and came crashing down. >> the horrifying moment caught
on cell phone video. neighbors watched helplessly. witnesses saying they could hear people trapped and screaming for help when the entire building collapsed in flames. burning debris crashing down on the streets. victims feared buried in the rubble. the fire started at 1:30 in the morning local time in downtown sao palo on the second and third floor of the high-rise quickly spreading. a lot of fire at the location the fire department said in a tweet. and there's one victim asking for help on the top floor. then part of the building has collapsed. the tower more than 20 stories high was reportedly an old federal police headquaters turned makeshift shelter for homeless people. one witness said he warned police for months that it was a danger to the public. this morning, firefighters are frantically searching for victims but they're not sure how many are missing.
he was in this towering fire ball when it came down. >> as many as 50 families were registered as living in that building. one witness said he saw most of them evacuate in the early morning hours before the collapse. firefighters warn today though it could take days to account for everybody. hoda, savannah. >> all right, kelly, thank you. overnight developments tied to the russia investigation. >> a list of topics special counsel robert mueller wants to ask president trump about leaked to the new york times overnight but the biggest question of them all, will the president ever have to answer them. border show down. a hand full of members of that controversial migrant caravan are allowed to apply for asylum overnight while others from the group are arrested and charged with illegal entry. the fate of hundreds of others
hanging in the balance. >> 150 men and women and many small children will be completely reviewed by our custom officials under our asylum laws. >> charged, one of the pope's closest aids set to face trial in australia for sexual assault spanning three decades. the 76-year-old maintaining his innocence and vowing to fight the case. teacher tie up. thousands of teachers in arizona vow to continue their strike over school funding despite the state governor's new plan to increase salaries by 20 peculiar over the next three years. >> what are the chances something is going to pass that everybody here is going to be happy with? >> unlikely. that's the reality. >> and dolphin danger. an unsuspecting paddle border gets the surprise of a lifetime when a dolphin laeaps out of th waves and knocks him into the surf. >> we can't get enough of the video of the dolphin. we're going to show that video
like 14 times. we can't help it. now to the controversy over michelle wolf's monologue at the white house correspondence dinner. this morning we're hearing from the comedian herself. >> another day this story. in a new interview she does not regret a single word she said on saturday night and now facing backlash from the white house and from some members of the press. her star supporters are stepping forward. >> overnight michelle wolf getting back up from some of comedy's biggest names. >> she is filthy and she is mean which is what we love about her because those are wonderful qualities for comedians and terrible qualities for free world leaders. >> nobody makes a mockery of my staff except me. >> being mad at her for doing her job is like accusing the valet of briefly stealing your car. >> the late night support coming in after her now infamous white
house correspondence dinner routine. >> should have got more research before you got me to do this. >> and wolf saying she has no regrets. >> i wouldn't change a single word that i said. i'm very happy with what i said and i'm glad i stuck to my guns. >> the controversial set going into issues like abortion and sexual harassments but it's her jokes about white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders that are getting the most attention. >> she burns facts and then she uses that ash to create a perfect smokey eye. i am a little star struck. i love the hand maid's tale. the comedian insists she attacked sanders for lying. >> i think they didn't pay attention to what i said. the 32-year-old wolf also lashing out at the media. >> well i think they're trying to disstrakt from the ending where i pointed out that they're
all profiting off of trump and they helped create this monster. >> the president of the white house correspondence association joining in the criticism saying wolf's routine was not in the spirit of the organizations mission. >> i believe in america. something it did not do after steven colberts take down of george w. bush. >> i stand by this man because he stands for things. not only for things, he stands on things. things like aircraft carriers and rubble and recently flooded city squares. >> but the head of the group did apologize to bill clinton after he joked about the president's reported infidelity. >> we all heard the president in his obvious excitement and i remember commenting at the time, i bet that's not the first time he's said that. >> amid all the up roar wolf said she knew her act wasn't
going over well in the room. >> i knew what i was doing going in. i wanted to cater to the outside audience and not betray my brand of comedy. >> so as you can see there certainly not the first time there's been controversy about speaking truth to the person sitting right there and interesting that michelle wolf started as a writer for seth meyers and he was one of the first out to support her but we were just talking about this. this is one of those public moments where everybody got what they wanted out of it. the white house has its talking point. wolf is now well-known and famous and comedians rallying behind her. >> definitely one of those, willie. thank you very much. let's go to al and get a check of the weather. >> thanks so much. the wildfires continue in parts of arizona. this northern arizona where we're looking at over 8,000 fires burning. this is not even close to being under control. we're talking about 500 firefighters talking about this. we have red flag warnings all
the way to colorado and texas. the upper midwest as well. it's going to be warm and windy for the next several days and also looking at warmer temperatures coming in but changes out west. it's going to be cool out there. so for today temperatures low 60s to low 70s. it continues on into tomorrow as we get into the weekend you can see though tefrs do start to warm up. where we have been looking for warmth is in the southeastern and eastern part of the country. we're going to jump from kind of a nasty spring to summertime. look at these temperatures in the 80s almost all the way up into philadelphia, chicago today, 82 degrees. tomorrow we flirt with up to almost 90 in richmond. 84 in memphis, dallas 86 and look at the weekend. new york city on thursday we could see 90 degrees. did i get an amen. >> finally. >> oklahoma city 87. new orleans we'll see
good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're in for some nice weather around the bay area. in fact a little bit warmer than yesterday. in the north bay expect highs in the mid-70s. san francisco 63. 67 in oakland. livermore, 72 degrees and 71 in san jose. some mid-70s today and we'll see more of that as we head through the rest of the week. a few clouds during the morning hours and afternoon sunshine. weekend looks nice too. for san francisco, we keep those 60s with some breezy winds. and that is your latest weather. >> coming up the maverick unfiltered. what senator john mccain is saying about his health battle, his future and president trump. >> franklin graham will be here and share the important lessons he learned from his father the late reverend billy graham. >> plus a 90s dream come true. the story behind 'nsync's reunion and carson's role in it. >> but first did harvey
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about you? but in this case ashley judd had some help from a big time hollywood director who says he didn't cast her for a blockbuster role because of what he heard. >> reporter: this morning actress ashley judd firing a legal shot at harvey weinstein. judd says her career was damaged because weinstein spread lies about her after she rejected his sexual advances. >> harvey weinstein lied about me and interviewed with my economic opportunity and blocked me from being cast in lord of the rings. >> reporter: weinstein torpedoed her chances. according to the suit, lord of the rings director peter jackson was told by weinstein the studio had had a bad experience with ms. judd and she was a nightmare to work with and should be avoided at all costs.
jackson appears to con if i recall that acouncount in a december interview saying he was interested in casting ashley judd in the film before weinstein warned him off. in hindsight this was the smear campaign in full swing and he was fed false information. overnight a weinstein spokesman released a statement writing the most basic investigation of the facts will reveal that mr. weinstein never defamed mrs. judd nor ever interfered with ms. judd's career but instead repeat through approved her casting for two of his movies over the next decade. we look forward to a vigorous defense of these claims. >> it can be very difficult to prove a defamation claim. ashley judd's strongest piece of evidence here is the cor coroboration by peter jackson. she was one of the first stars
to publicly accuse weinstein of sexual harassment. >> i am a nasty woman. >> she took center stage at the women's march on washington where she did a poem called nasty woman. she was part of the silence breakers of the me too movement. >> i want women to speak up for a variety of reasons to know that we have your back. >> the lawsuit asks for damages in an amount to be determined. judd says any money she gets will go to the times up legal defense fund. an organization that fights for women and men claiming sexual harassment, economic retaliation and damage to their careers. >> we'll keep an eye on that one. >> thanks, stephanie. still ahead this morning, meredith vieira stopping by to share
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good tuesday morning. right now at 7:56, we are seeing some clouds in parts of the east bay. here's a live look outside at oracle arena and it's going to be a beautiful day once we get our skies clearing. our temperatures heading up to 67 degrees in oakland, 77 in concord, 71 degrees in san jose, and san francisco expect a high of 63 degrees. watching some clouds quickly pass by, they may drop a couple of sprinkles across parts of the east bay. other than that we'll see drying weather, clear skies and 70s over the inland areas. for san francisco, expect low 60s today and some breezy winds as we keep the sun into early next week. let's get an update on the morning commute from mike. >> over all we're looking at relatively lighter traffic flow for a typical tuesday but north 101 jamming up toward lawrence expressway.
a motorcycle down. the rider doesn't sound like serious injuries, but it's a big distraction. and northbound 17 still jammed up, there's a sig alert, a traffic alert because of this crash blocking one lane north 17 at santa cruz avenue. that jams you up in toward los gatos. and we're looking over here toward the san mateo bridge. westbound 92 does show that slower drive still, but once you get to the peninsula you're doing all right to 101 and san mateo. happening now, software designers are gathering in san jose for facebook's annual developers conference. ceo mark zuckerberg will make a keynote address. this year the company faces tough questions in light of the cambridge analytica scandal. full details on our twitter feed. a new warning for parents surrounding liquid e-cigarettes. thousands of young kids are accidentally drinking it. and a dog's owner 13-year-old pet was stolen from a store. she says it needs medication to survive.
it's it's 8:00 on "today." coming up ♪ it is 8:00 on "today." coming up john mccain speaks out. the maverick senator not mixing words as he battles stage 4 cancer. talking tough about the president while opening up about congress, cancer and kindness. >> plus like father like son. franklin graham joins us live to share soft some of the lessons from his late father, the reverend billy graham. how america's pastor is still preaching and teaching. and going to the chapel, with just 18 days until harry and megan tie the knot. we take you inside the historic church for a sneak peek where they will exchange their vows.
today, tuesday may 1st. 2018. . ♪ >> it is a big day for blake. >> i'm officially a teenager. >> we're tom and stacy from oregon. and today is our 25th wedding anniversary. >> brought my wife here to celebrate her 50th birthday. >> with savannah and hoda. ♪ >> i have watched the "today show" since 1968. >> and we're finally here to celebrate her birthday. >> hi to our children and grandchildren and great grandchild. >> isn't that a nice thing to look at. welcome back on this tuesday morning we appreciate you joining us. warming up finally outside. >> finally going to have a nice day out there for the crowd. >> sunshine. >> one day of spring before we jump to summer tomorrow. it is 85. >> exactly.
we do have a lot going on this morning. we want to get right to your news at 8:00. new insight into the special council robert muller's russia investigation and what he'll cycle president truask president trump if he gets the chance. and others deal with his firing of the james koimmy. and the president tweeted this morning. so disgraceful that the questions concerning the russia witch hunt were linked to the media. >> there's been movement overnight in the standoff in the u.s./mexican border in southern california. eight members of the migrate caravan from central america were allowed into the u.s. so they can start applying for asylum. more than a hundred others still waiting for their chance at the border. 11 members were arrested and charged with entering the country illegally.
the migrates say they are fleeing political and gang violence. senator mccain is opening up like never before. we're joined with new details from the senator's forthcoming memoir. good morning, joe. >> reporter: the long time senator and 2008 republican nominee for president is holding nothing back in his new book. he slams president trump and opens up about his future on the hill as he battles brain cancer. >> this morning senator john mccain isn't mincing words on president trump. writing in his memoir the restless wave about the president. he's declined to distinguish the actions of our government from the crimes of the despottic ones. seems to matter more than any of our values. the 81-year-old six term senator
is battling stage four brain cancer. mccain now revealing his current term would be his last. if i hadn't admitted that before this summer, a cancer diagnosis acts as ungentle persuasion. i can speak my mind without fearing the consequences much. and i can vote my conscience without worry. the divided state of politics. he writes republicans and democrats can be good samaritans. loil americans, decent human beings. mccain has been recovering at home in arizona after intestinal surgery last month and also undergoing physical therapy related to his kanszer. on monday his wife tweeted that former violent joe biden visited the family over the weekend. a day of a cryptic tweet by
mccain's own son-in-law. he asked me to take care of megan. id said i would. the family is facing that are patriarch's declining health as mccain looks to leave behind a legacy of leerpd that eclipses party politics. he writes the world is a fine place and worth fighting for. and i hate to leave it. and i hate to leave it but i don't have a complaint. not one. it's been quite a ride. >> in light of mccain's comments about the president we reached out to the white house but did not hear back. mccain's memoir is due out on may 22nd. his daughter is cohost of abc's the view. we'll be bawe're told she'll be on the show today after visiting for dad. >> we've already seen a lot of excerpts of this bookie. but the umbrella, the overall
message whether we disagree or agree in washington we owe each other respect. something we need to be reminded of these days. >> i was screen grabbing excerpts last night saving them on my phone because i think there is so much wisdom there. we are thinking of him. >> absolutely. >> now to a new study out just this morning raising fresh concerns about the potential dangers of playing tackle football at a young age. researchers at boston university found a strong connection between the age at which athletes begin to play and the start of behavioral and cognitive issues later in life. the problems were much greater for those who took up the sport before the age of 12. >> how about a morning boost. when the nashville predators took to the ice against winnipeg recently. there was one fan in the crowd who had not one but two reasons to be proud. not only was his dad playing in the game but his mom actually sang the national anthem
♪ land of the free ♪ and the home of the brave [cheers and applause]. >> that's carrie underwood of course. she posted that video. and wrote this. as a child i wanted nothing more than to make my parents proud of me. and now as a mother i want to make my child. he never really gets to see me sing but last night he was there to watch his daddy play. so he also got to see mommy sing. just for a minute. ivy thanks. a friend of hearse. thank you for catches this little moment. my heart is happy". >> ours too. >> good day at school the next day. my dad is on the predators. my mom song the national anthem. >> more ahead. including the jaw-dropping setting for next month's royal wedding. we're going inside this morning. >> and words of wiz dosdom from frank
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the late reverend billy graham touched the lives of millions worldwide and served as the counselor to many u.s. presidents and the power of his ministry lives on through his eldest son franklin. he is known as america's pastor. >> god can be trusted even when life seems at its darkest. >> the late reverend billy graham. during the course of his more than 50 year ministry graham brought his faith to hundreds of millions of followers around the world. he gave spiritual council to presidents, royalty and the average man. to countless christians he's a larger than life figure but to his family he was a husband and a dad. in his latest book through my
father's eyes, graham's eldest son franklin takes us on a journey that reveals the most important lessons he learned from his father and he shares what it was like to live in the shadow of this extraordinary man following in his footsteps both literally and figuratively. franklin graham joins us now. so great to have you here today. >> thank you. >> let's talk about that last image, walking in your father's footsteps. you literally would walk behind your dad as he would walk with his walking stick and you wrote this which i thought was beautiful. i will never again take an afternoon walk with my father in his life but the steps he left behind will always guide me. we talked about life lessons. what do you think was the most profound lesson that your dad taught you and did he tell you the lesson or did he show you? >> both. my father lived by example. my father was just a country boy from charlotte, north carolina that wanted to play baseball.
he wanted to play for the yankees. that was his dream but god took him from charlotte to yankee stadium, not to play baseball but to preach the gospel of jesus christ and not just yankee stadium but to the great stadiums of the world and this book through my father's eye is how good took and guided my father and the steps that he took in life, hoda, i watched god guide and direct those steps. my father was a man of prayer. he prayed and he prayed and he prayed over every step he took and god led him. >> when you were a young boy as you were growing up and some kids rebel when their dad is like that and some kids follow right in line. >> i rebelled. it's not that i rebelled against god or rebelled against my father and i just wanted to make my own steps in life. i was 22 when i finally got on any knees one night and i asked god to forgive me of my sins and jesus christ to come into my heart and my life was changed
that night. >> what was i about that moment? >> i just got sick and tired of being sick and tired. you think you can drive and steer your own life and just go from one mess to another and i just got on my knees one night and said god i surrender. i made a mess of my life, you can take the pieces and if you can put it together, you can have it. >> there's so many great men and women that preach the word of god and they are out there but they don't, they never pack stadiums like your dad did. they didn't have a following like your father did and i know everything -- like you say, everything was because of god, but why do you think it was that he had also a different way of touching people. >> he never sought to be famous. he never sought to be a celebrity. all he wanted to do was to be a faithful preacher of god's word. he wrestled early in his ministry whether the bible was god's word or not. he took the bible laid it out on a stump in the mountains and said lord i don't understand it
all but i'm just going to accept it and i'm going to believe it. i don't understand it. but i'm going to believe it and he just believed god's word the bible to be his word and that was his authority. so when he stood to preach he would hold the bible in his hand and he would say the bible says. the bible says. the bible says. that was his authority and i think god blessed him for that faithfulness to his word and took him to the ends of the earth. >> we know a lot about your dad and some don't know much about your mom and how influential she was to your dad teaching the word. >> she was incredible and my mother, she was a rock. she wouldn't move for nobody. >> what did she show him that he didn't already know? what did she teach him? >> my father had never travelled. she grew up in china. she knew the world. she grew nup in china. she was there when the japanese invaded. she saw babies thrown and drown in the river.
so when hi father had the opportunity to go to other countries she encouraged my father. she wanted him to be able to take the gospel to the ends of the earth. she pushed daddy to go and was an encouragement to him. he wouldn't have done it if it hn be hadn't been for mom. >> what advice would your dad have today for people feeling lost or angry or upset? we see it in the discourse all the time but what advice do you think he would have for people. >> put your faith and trust in jesus christ because he is the son of god. he came to this earth to take our sins and he died in our place on a cross and he shed his blood and was buried for our sins and was raised to life and by faith god will forgive our sins and that's what we need in this country. we need our hearts to be healed. the republicans can't do it, the d democrats can't do it. only god can heal the hearts of the american people. >> franklin graham, we appreciate you coming on.
the book is called through my father's eyes. it's available coming today. you can find more about the book at today.com/shop. check out the weather. hey, al. >> how you doing? let's show you what we have going on now. showers and thunderstorms fierig up but we'll be watching severe weather later today. we have a risk right now for strong storms from iowa all the way down into kansas. 2 inch hail and tornadoes possible. this will develop overnight. then for tomorrow 23 million people at risk from texas all the way into southern iowa. tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail threat. thursday 26 million people could see strong storms stretching from indiana all the way into texas and back into iowa. wind, hail, heavy rain and tornadoes possible so we'll be watching all of this develop as . good morning. we are going to get some clearing today. a lot of sunshine by this
afternoon and highs reaching into the mid 70s with some breezy ones. not much of a change as we go to the end of the week. slightly warmer by friday and the weekend is looking good too with highs in the mid 70s. as we get a look at the forecast for san francisco, we keep those 60s and the gusty winds especially during the afternoon to evening hours and for the weekend expect highs around 64 degrees and sunny. >> that's the latest weather. check out today show radio on sirius xm radio. >> is everyone ready to sing? >> hand the microphone over. >> sunny is ready to sing. he's all fired up. so a night of karaoke can either awaken your rock star within or leaves you hiding under the table. so picking the perfect song is key and experts say these are the components. make sure the entire audience knows it. of course everyone wants to sing along.
make it fun or interesting and make sure that it resinates emotionally with people. with that in mind here are the top songs that experts say fit the criteria. first up, "don't stop believing" by journey. who doesn't want to sing that one. >> it's hard. it is hard. i stay away from that one. number two is "conga" by gloria estefan and the miami sound machine. and then this one by donna lewis. remember this song? "i love you always forever". >> i don't know the words. >> really, well that's what is good about karaoke. it writes the words for you. >> exactly. >> i've been doing it wrong. >> it's a good thing for this one too because it's the end of the world by rem is always a tough one to sing. we asked online which of these
options do you like the most chrks is yo, which is your favorite, "don't stop believing" at 83%. we can't leave it all to the experts so we had to pick too. my go to is "we didn't start the fire" by billy joel and i don't need the words for that one because i know them. i'll pretty good with that song. savannah. >> i like "lose yourself" by eminem. >> that's a surprise. >> i can't sing it well and i do need the words it's really hard. >> it would throw people off too. >> i like "low" by florida. >> that's a good song. >> i'm predictable elton john. >> that's higher notes too that are tough to hit. >> nobody hits the notes. >> pop start? >> yes we have a jam packed pop start so first up you may have
heard yesterday was a big day for one of the 90s favorite boy bands 'nsync after 20 years in the making chris, joey, lance, j.c. and justin received their star on the hollywood walk of fame. ellen and carson were on hand to celebrate. here's a quick look at what they had to say about the band. >> i watched this band evolve over the years and by that i meant i spent ten minutes reading their wikapedia page of course the band is made up of the cute one, the bad boy, the sensitive one, the sexy one, and joey. >> i was one of the very lucky people that got to hang with these guys when the entire world wanted to hang with them. you achieve so much so fast. what i always loved about each of them is how cool and classy they always were not just to me or people in the business at mtv or the record business or radio t way they treated their fans, their families, each oorks everybody th --
other. >> carson wanted to go old school for the event painting his fingernails black for the occasion and after ellen and carson were done speaking the guys came up to the podium to make a few statements of their own. >> growing up in mississippi in a southern baptist church in a town where everyone knows your business had a secret, i was gay. but so many nights on stage i would see young gay fans singing their hearts out and i wanted to badly to let you know i was you. i just didn't have the strength then. >> i don't really think i could put into words how much the four of you mean to me. just through hard times, through unbelievable times, through times when we going what the -- and you know, i just love all of you so much don't touch me. >> nice to see there's still a lot of love. the group hadn't been together since 2016 when they celebrated j.c.'s 40th birthday and the last time 'nsync performed
together was the 2013 mtv video muse ache wards. congratulations to them. up next an inside look at st. george's chapel. the venue where prince harry and meghan markle will have their wedding ceremony. you can see where she'll walk down the aisle and the couple will exchange their vows. the chapel holds up to 800 guests and it's located inside windsor castle. it's been the site of many royal weddings. prince harry was krchristened i the chapel and we'll be there when? may 19th. >> and finally we have some exciting news this morning, our very own savannah guthrie and her dear friend who wrote the popular children's book princesses a wear pants have now written a sequel. >> you didn't tell me this. >> but there's more we get the honor of revealing the book cover this morning. can we get a drum roll please. >> let's see it. >> and go.
>> it's a secret. it's still a secret. >> they have the most beautiful graphic. i just saw it a minute ago. it's called princesses save the world. >> yes. >> it comes out in september. september 18th to be exact. >> what was it like? >> it was really hard -- >> there it is. >> we had to write a second book so we have expanded the kingdom for people that like the book it's princess penelope pineapple. princess apple, princess strawberry, princess grape. she's saving the world with her friends. >> your first book became an instant new york times best seller. this must have been fun. >> this is the first i've seen the whole cover and everything. >> that's great. >> i'm excited. >> thanks guys. >> now daily click. >> this one is adorable. 3-year-old lennox was told to run as fast as he can toward
home base but he had a different idea in mind. you have to watch this. when it came time for the final stretch the toddler snapped into slow motion. every single step. at one point the coach who sals h -- is also his dad tried to rush him along. he did eventually make it home complete with a dramatic slow motion slide. >> i love that. that's awesome. >> adorable. >> drama king. >> yes. thank you. coming up, look who is here. meredith and her husband richard. richard has a great new book out and it's really a touching story about their journey together. >> meredith what are you doing? >> she's annoying him. that's what. >> check of yoi )m ...
new rules of the road - and good morning. it's 8:26. i'm marcus washington. the new rules on the road and even the sidewalk for that matter should start to come into focus for motorized scooters in san francisco. supervisors are getting tough on the companies that provide the dock el dockless scooters. complaints about them being left across the city triggered the permit process. today they will debate the new rules. the hearing will focus on limiting the number of shared scooter and where they can be used. we're also likely to see them limit the number of scooters they can have. now let's get a look at what's going on road wise. >> you can use the scooters trying to get from the santa cruz through this all jam. they cleared that car northbound
as you're heading up past santa kroou cruz and we see improvement heading up north. the bay shows slow traffic. overall we had a light flow of traffic right now westbound 580 towards 14, we do have a crash that's blocking traffic there. look at 580, much worse than 880. getting in toward the bay bridge, a smooth drive. an earlier crash over there slows you down a bit, but over here the bay bridge toll plaza not as bad. >> i'll have another local news update for you coming up in 30 minutes.
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8:30 now it's tuesday morning the 1st off may, 2018 and boy just a beautiful morning out on the plaza. sun's how. skies are blue. camera just walked by. >> drive-by. >> temperatures are on the way up. >> the sun is out and we have a wonderful crowd out today. i think you're right. savannah has no jacket. i am too. >> we have some great people here. welcome from north carolina. y'all are friends for years. happy 13th birthday sweetheart. are these the graduates of
mendenhall high school? where is mendenhall high school? >> mississippi. >> mississippi and y'all they said most of you guys are turning 65. >> yeah. >> they made t-shirts. we'd like to say we're so happy. thank you for coming to see us. we love mendenhall high, all right? over to you guys. >> they look like fun. >> yeah. coming up guys we have a couple that's been through a lot sharing laughs all along the way. we can't wait to catch up with meredith and her husband richard. a great new book out called chasing hope. we cannot wait to check in with them. >> and then our friend is taking us on a tour of the frozen food aisle to give you nutritious time saving options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. >> we brought broadway to the
plaza. strike up the band. they're hear and they're going to give us a live performance. this might be the hottest ticket in town. >> it's taking me back to my middle school days. >> did you play clarinet. >> i was first seat for many a year. >> do you still play? >> not at all. i gave it up it's a sad story. >> you know bubba watson, a pro golfer and popular and successful he is opening up about he and his wife's battles with infertility and being rejected by birth moms and the phone call that saved their lives and then angelina jolie's breast cancer doctor is here on the one thing you neat to eat and drink to help reduce your risk of breast cancer. >> thank you. over to al he has a check of the weather and a new addition. >> that's right. it's gorgeous. you may notice the newest art installation at the end of the channel gardens. the artist is with us now.
thank you for being with us. tell me about this. what is the meaning of this beautiful piece of work. >> you see a book up on the eagle and it goes around the world. it's fantastic. >> what was your inspiration for this? >> my inspiration is you know, a snake, a book, the eagle and the snake, they like each other sometimes and they hate each other sometimes. it's never black and white. it's always mixed. >> how tall is this? >> oh, i forgot. perhaps 9 meters. >> very tall. >> i don't know. it is beautiful and if you want to come on down it will be on display through july 22
we are seeing some sunshine as we take a live look outside in fran asan francisco and we'la lot more of this. we'll be in the low 60s for the afterno afternoon. upper 60s for oakland and 77 in concord. in san jose 71 degrees. those winds will pick up by the afternoon. wind speeds at about 15 to 20 miles per hour. and a few degrees warmer the next couple of days. and that is your latest weather. >> thank you so much. just ahead meredith and richard are here on chasing hope. finding laughter in life's struggles but first this is "today" on nbc.
richard. >> richard was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at 25 years old and he's been on a journey with his health and the concept of hope. >> he chronicles that in a book called chasing hope. a patient's deep dive into stem cells, faith and the future. richard and meredith, good morning. >> it's just nice to have meredith. for you to walk in. >> congrats on the new book. >> you wrote the book which we're going to talk about -- >> go on about her. >> there's plenty of sunshine. >> we bask in your warmth and it's so awesome to see you and tease you but richard this book is incredible and talk about a labor of love. how long have you been working on it and what did it take to really get into this concept of hope? >> well i think everything changed when we were asked to go to the vatican and to attend a stem cell conference and i
chaired the opening panel there and in preparing to go i learned how much work is being done with stem cells and then when we were there, with all of these scientists and people, i realized that everybody is doing stem cell work. >> but we didn't know about it. >> this flicker of this thing called hope that you hadn't felt in a long time. >> look, i was diagnosed when i was 25 years old and essentially told there is no hope. and so i didn't even know the word. >> diagnose and adios. nothing much we can do. >> living with meredith because when i look at meredith i think someone that's hopeful and sees the bright side and says tomorrow is going to be a better day. from your perspective, how did you maintain that kind of optimism or did you? >> i think if it's in your personality it's there.
even if it's just under the surface some days and not really apparent to others. i've always sort of been a hopeful person and i always believed that somehow we would find something for richard. but i didn't know the extent of the research that had been done on the stem cells either. it just sounded like the vatican at the very least it's a trip to rome. >> let's go. >> shopping, shopping. >> well what's interesting about it and you write so movingly about this in the book that the stem cells idea, yes it's a flicker of hope perhaps for yourself but what really struck you, richard, was the hope for the future. >> that's right. i'm the third member of my family, the third generation to have it and we have three kids. and i think stem cell therapy is taking over medicine. i think it's the future and i think our kids generation and generations there after they're going to reap the benefits of
this and i think it's going to change a lot of lives. >> you guys spoke movingly last night and you were talking about how richard typed this book. describe that. >> well, first of all, i didn't think he would do a fourth book. after his third book, i want to kill the dog. i thought that was going to be it. the dog is fine. 14 years old. and then i noticed one day i could tell him to bring hill and the next thing we know he is writing the book. he is legally blind and only has the use of one hand so imagine somebody every day about 6:00 a.m. until 8 :00 p.m. at night faced pressed to the computer and pressing it with one hand and i said why don't you talk into a mic and it will get transcribed and he said that's not how i write. i respect him. i admire him and we do as a family but i'm in awe of him. >> yeah. richard you really had something
to say. because that was not easy. >> no but it worked. it was fun. you know and having the family there was terrific. >> yeah. the kids surprised him. >> if anybody is going through a difficult time and they read this book i think it will give them what they're looking for. it was worth every second that you spent. >> but richard found hope but he's still not a believer so i mentioned last night -- just came back from rome. they had the fourth conference and i got the opportunity to meet the pope and i had the rosary beads blessed because i'm not taking any chances. >> thank you so much. >> great to see you. >> the book is called chasing hope and you can find more about it at today.com/shop. >> coming up next we have fresh finds in the freezer aisle. your picks for every meal of the day. you like frozen food, right? >> i love frozen food. >> we like to nuke it. this is "today" on nbc.
♪ ♪ so you go to the grocery store with dreams of making a good meal from scratch and you end up with a cart full of frozen food that's easier and hopefully cheaper to prepare. >> that's like the savannah guthrie story there. dave is here. he's a nutrition and wellness contributor of eat this, not that. he has what's new and healthier. good morning, dave. >> you know what is awesome, that the coldest section of the supermarket is now among the hottest. >> oh, right. >> get it? >> so many options. >> thank you. >> that are healthy, delicious, flavorful, that you can prepare in minutes and it's made with fresh ingredients. >> we don't have to feel guilty anymore. >> no more guilt. >> start with breakfast. >> starting with breakfast. bring this. >> hit that button, i think. >> hit this button? >> here.
>> all right. >> slide them down. >> we have original right here. vans breakfast, 200 calories. first rate waffles with the protein of two eggs and perfect for those who are vegan or have food allergies because it's gmo, dairy free. >> okay. on the conveyor. now we have the kodiak cake power flap jacks. 190 calories. these clever devils have the proteins of two glasses of milk and lean protein machine. 100% whole grain. >> go straight to lunch. >> right to lunch. i'm grateful for grainful because these guys right here, this is ranchero chicken. food from a kitchen, not a lab. it's 280 calories and high in protein and fiber. >> oh, great. >> easy to prepare, dave? >> so easy. >> simple, pop them in? >> minutes.
it will tide you over until dinner. >> for the carnivores. we have the chicken chipotle pattys. 140 calories per patty. just a few dollars so you'll save time, money, calories and you prepare that with avocado and arugula salad. fast food made healthy. >> you don't have time to do your own spirallizing. >> these are only 15 calories for 3/4 of a cup right here. >> wow. >> you can make it in minutes and it's like pasta guilt free. >> you could put a sauce or a meat ball or something on this. >> yes. >> with any of that stuff. you can get it in zuchinni, carrots, squash, beats, any of that. fish people. this is awesome. this is if you don't want to worry about calories and you want something that is just -- like gives you peace of mind, sustainable species, wild atlantic salmon from fish people. you can even track your fish.
>> wasn't that the shape of water? >> okay. i love a popeye but i don't belie -- pot pi but i don't believe it's healthy. >> this is chicken pot pie blake's. handmade from scratch small batches. 340 calories per pie. you have garden vegetables, gravy, potatoes. >> what about the price of these things? are they pricey? >> that's 3 or $4 per serving. >> okay. don't forget the ice cream. >> we have to get the ice cream. here we go. arctic zero. this stuff is amazing. 360 calories. it's only about 70 calories. >> for the whole container? >> per half cup. >> the whole container, yes, 360. it doesn't use cream. it basically uses just skim milk and a little bit of sugar. no artificial sweeteners, preservatives, anything. if you prefer a greek yogurt bar, these from yasso are only
90 and 100 call rece each. >> they are. healthy, inexpensive. >> the frozen aisle, you might find mr. hot pocket. >> dave, thank you so much. if you want to learn more about the products, go to today.com/food. coming up next, we'll kick off broadway week with the hit musical the band smith. first this is "today" on nbc. p band's
>> the citi concert series on today is proudly presented to you by citi. ♪ >> that sounds good this morning on our citi concert series. our best of broadway week featuring the most talked about shows on the great white way. >> first up "the band's visit." this is a story of an egyptian band that ends up in a small town in israel.
so with no transportation until morning and no hotels in sight they settle at a restaurant. two of its stars are with us. good morning. >> good morning. we have some information that we would like to pass along to your show that you do not know. we just learned a moment agatha this show has been nominated for a tony award. >> wow. >> a tony. >> they just told me, yeah, tony you have been nominated for best actor for the tony awards. isn't that incredible. >> wait a minute, katrina, you too have been nominated for a tony award. and in fact, how many so far? >> when i walked out it was five and then they said six. the show has already received 7 tony nominations. how about that? >> fantastic. i don't know what to say. if someone had asked me what would be the most unlikely thing
to happen in my career this would be to be nominated in a musical. >> really? >> well, tony you're no stranger to theater. you have been down this road before. what makes this show unique? >> talented group of singers and musicians. the kind of music that you rarely hear on broadway certa certainly. jewish music, israeli music and it's just a really unique story about people coming together through music. >> we want to hear the music. you guys congrats. >> you're going to do a number for us right now. congratulations to all of you. take it away. ♪ ♪ here i am, here i am and the
♪ [ applause ] >> yes. the band's visit on broadway now. the tony nominations are being announced right now. this show already has 11. 11 nominations. congratulations. i )m - -... o y'all. facebook founder mark good morning. it's 8:56. facebook founder mark zuckerberg may face a tougher than normal crowd today. he's the keynote speaker at facebook's annual developer conference that starts in about an hour from now. one of the hot topics they're going to be talking about is the social network's handling of personal information. this is in connection to the cambridge analytica scandal. developers often count on user
data to be able to develop third party apps. there's no doubt many want to hear how facebook plans to balance those interests. happening now, chris sanchez is at the developer's conference. she'll have a live report. chris already posting updates on our twitter feed approximately also at midday new warning going out to parents surrounding the li liquid e cigarettes. thousands of kids are drinking it. a sad story in san francisco. a 13-year-old pet is stolen right outside of a store. someone walked by, untied the leash and walked away with the dog. the worst thing is the dog needs medication to survive. that full story on our home page including the surveillance video showing the theft. more news for you in an hour. ed
[ applause ] >> good morning, everybody. good morning and welcome to the show i'm megyn kelly and we begin today with uber. the hugely popular ride hailing app that lets you hire a driver to take you where ever you want to go. it's revolutionized the way folks get around but now 14 women are claiming uber drivers were sexually inappropriate with them and the allegations arrange from harassment to rape. in a lawsuit now the women say uber has not done nearly enough to create a safe environment for people in it's cars. and now they are fighting to get their allegations heard before a jury. watch. >> for years tech company uber has been plagued bisexua