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firstname.lastname@example.org ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, january 6, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." today, top intelligence officials will show president-elect trump evidence that russians hacking affected the 2016 election. sources tell cbs news russian officials congratulated themselves on the outcome. >> more than 40 states face a blast of winter weather. a blizzard in western new york strands elementary students in their school overnight. seaworld is phasing out its controversial killer whale shows. critics say the new acts being developed are no better for the animals. we begin this morning with a look ot today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds.
>> i don't think the intelligence community gets the credit it is due for what is doing day in and day out to keep the nigs secure. >> the intelligence community set to brief donald trump on russian hacking. >> we have clear evidence over and over that there are people in the intelligence committee who have been politically redesigning what they say. >> taxpayers may end up paying for donald trump's border wall. his transition team is considering asking congress to approve the funds. >> he will probably find a way of wiggling out of this. he said he was going to jail hillary clinton. >> there's my car. >> winter storms are burying parts of the east and west. those roads will stay treacherous well into the weekend. >> hit the gas. >> in chicago, hate crime charges were filed against four young suspects accused of kidnapping and beating a disabled man. >> we don't benefit from pretending racism doesn't exist. the fact that these things are surfaced means we can some them.
>> hey hem in parts of mexico following a 20% spike in gas prices. >> a skier survive near deadly accident at a colorado ski resort thanks to fast-acting heroes. all that, 100 years old, he jumped out of a plane. >> wonderful. >> and all that matters. >> good evening my fellow americans. you remember my anger translator luther, the country has voted for a new president. >> trump! how did this happen man? don't you understand this is how "the hunger games" starts. >> on "cbs this morning." >> i'm sure you're aware inauguration day is fast approaching. details are starting to come out regarding the guest list. it was announced this week bill and hillary clinton will be attending the trump ichb august ration. or at least that's what the russian hacker who read her e-mail says. >> toyota, let's go places.
welcome to "cbs this mornin morning". president-elect donald trump will meet face-to-face with leaders of intelligence agencies he has challenged for weeks. the directors of the cia, fbi and nsa plus the director of national intelligence will brief mr. trump on election related hacki hacking. the president-elect has refused to accept their conclusion that russia launched those cyberattacks. >> director of national intelligence told the senate arms services committee that a new investigation makes him even more convinced of russia's role. in a statement, clapper and other officials called russia a full-scope cyber actor that poses a major threat to the u.s. nancy cordes is on national hill. good morning. >> good morning. lawmakers from both sides will watch closely today to see if mr. trump's views on rush kra change after that high-profile briefing. already on capitol hill clapper
made it clear he does not appreciate some of mr. trump's comments about the intelligence community, indicating they are already possibly hurting agents' morale and reputation. >> i think there's a difference between skepticism and disparagement. >> reporter: pressed by lawmakers, the nation's top intelligence official weighed in on the president-elect's claims, that u.s. intelligence on russia is off base. >> the russians have a long history of interfering in elections, theirs and other people's. >> reporter: clapper says there's no doubt russians were behind the cyber intrusions that roiled the democratic national committee and the clinton campaign. the meddling, he says, didn't stop there. >> classical propaganda, disinformation, fake news. >> does that continue? >> yes. >> reporter: earlier this week, mr. trump promoted claims from wikileaks founder julian assange that the russians did not give
him the info. yesterday mr. trump tweeted he doesn't agree with assange. i simply state what he states. it is for the people, he said. >> no matter whether you're republican or a democrat, there should be howls. >> reporter: lawmakers from both sides see assange as an enemy of the u.s. >> director clapper, how would you describe mr. assange? >> i don't think those in the intelligence committee have a whole lot of respect for him. >> reporter: also testifying, director of the nsa michael rogers who says mr. trump's dismissal of the claims could be lower agency morale. >> without that confidence, i don't want a situation where someone decides to walk. i don't think that's a good place for us to be. >> reporter: several senators argued the u.s. needs to retaliate against russia now. >> our nation has no policy and thus no strategy for cyber deterrence. >> i think what obama did was throw a pebble. i'm ready to throw a rock.
>> reporter: earlier this week mr. trump signaled he might be looking to radically revamp the office of the director of national intelligence. yesterday cbs news confirmed he has chosen someone to lead the dni. it is former indiana senator dan coates, long-time senator who served, gayle, on the intelligence committee. >> thank you very much, nancy. today's briefing is based on an intelligence report prepared for president obama. officials believe that this leaves no doubt that russia interfered with the presidential election. jeff beg gas has details on what mr. trump is expected to hear today. good morning. >> good morning. u.s. intelligence officials are heading into this afternoon's meeting at trump tower united in their belief that the russians med ld in the u.s. election. a senior law enforcement officials tells cbs news simply, russia did this. the question is whether mr. trump will believe that assessment. u.s. officials tell cbs news the briefing will stretch back
years. investigators believe russian hackers have conducted waves of cyberattacks for about a decade. the briefing will include intercepts between russian officials congratulating each other after donald trump's win, allegedly showing the russians were pleased with the outcome of their plan. the report will also show u.s. intelligence agencies have identified the actors or go-betweens who delivered stolen democratic e-mails to wikileaks and its founder julian assange. over the last several months mr. trump has questioned whether the russians were involved, and the credibility of u.s. intelligence agencies. >> i just want them to be sure because it's a pretty serious charge and i want them to be sure. if you look at the weapons of mass destruction, that was a disaster, and they were wrong. >> reporter: the criticism is causing a strain in his relationship with the intelligence community. >> we are part of the executive branch that the president will need to rely on. >> reporter: on thursday cia director john brennan explained
how he addressed concerns within his agency about mr. trump's perceived skepticism. >> it's the time for cia officers really to strut their stuff, to be able to dmon straight just how good we are, how capable we are, the expertise we have. >> reporter: also former cia director james woolsey announced he was no longer a senior adviser to the trump transition team. he was taken aback by trump considering revamping the country's intelligence. he down played his role in the transition team. >> i didn't feel i was being misrepresented, but i was not really called upon to go to meetings or participate in work on the transition. >> one angle that may come up in today's intelligence briefing, whether the russian's goal was to explicitly help donald trump. intelligence sources say proving any motive beyond a reasonable doubt will be difficult.
whether this changes mr. trump's feelings will be easier to gauge. obama believes tensions will be reduced when mr. trump receives his own briefings from his own team. >> vice president joe biden said it's, quote, absolutely mindless, for a president not to have confidence in his intelligence agencies. >> the idea that you know more than the intelligence community knows, it's a little like saying, i know more about physics than my professor. i didn't read the book, i just know i know more. >> with us now, kellyanne conway, counselor to president-elect trump and his former campaign manager. >> good morning. >> here you have mr. clapper saying there's a difference between skepticism or disparagement. is the president-elect questioning the credibility of the intelligence agencies and is that going to lead to a strained
relationship and hurt morale? the question people want to know in the end is what the president-elect trying to do. >> charlie, president-elect trump has great respect for the intelligence community. we're happy the top intelligence officials will be at trump tower to give their own briefing to the president-elect. what's disappointing is having leaks in the media before we actually have a report on the alleged hacking. it's been very confounding to us and certainly to the president-elect why this report, if it wasn't prepared until yesterday, why operatives were expelled, why punishment preceded actual conclusions. i would remind us all what happened in yesterday's hearing. clapper and rogers also admitted this country is way behind the secure f when it comes to cyber security. they also made clear that, and we saw an fbi report yesterday to cnn that the fbi asked the dnc to take a look at its server and they were rebuffed. the dnc refused to do that.
so that's why they were hacked. one thing i want to say, let's not confuse the two things, the respect for the intelligence community and the intelligence and security team the president-elect assembled for his administration is solid and he works with them daily. secondly, let's hear what's in the briefing today. let the president-elect see the information. but the president himself just received the report this week. >> does his intelligence officials believe that the russians did not hack? >> does his intelligence officials believe that? >> those advising him, do they believe the russians are not behind the hacking? >> i have not been in those briefings. the fact of the matter is very simple, we do not want any foreign government to interfere in this country and cyber security is a very serious issue to this administration. at the same time let's wait until the president-elect receives the briefing of the material. >> he didn't wait to receive the briefing before he expressed
doubt about the conclusions. >> part of that is because, as you know, maybe not on this tv set, people want a lot of america to see, to believe that russian hacking influenced the election results. vladimir putin did not discourage hillary clinton from competing in wisconsin and michigan. it's unfair and it is unproven and it will be unproven, that what russia did or did not do affected the election results. let's ask ourselves a very simple question. why would russia want donald trump to win the presidency here? donald trump has promised to modernize our nuclear capability. he wants to increase the defense budget and he wants more oil and gas exploration. why would russia want -- >> he's said favorable things about vladimir putin and also favored what julian assange has said. that didn't come from leaks, that came from donald trump's tweet. >> i don't think he's putting one above the other.
i think he's saying let's look at all the information together. that's why we had hearings yesterday on capitol hill. that's why president obama himself is just receiving this information. i think when people go back to president obama's legacy, they're not going to look at it as i was a tough guy against vladimir putin because i expelled 35 russians operatives in the waning days. why didn't obama said to president putin, quote, knock it off. >> why did donald trump speak out before he got the report on twitter? >> what he's saying is he can't agree with the rush to judgment that's occurring in the press. >> this isn't a rush to judgment in the press. this is, in fact, the testimony of intelligence officials to congress yesterday, not a rush by the press. >> you're absolutely right. i agree with you. it happened yesterday. why last week did the president expel these operatives. why for weeks have the clintons being grasping at anything they can to explain her disastrous
loss? >> what's necessary to believe that what the intelligence officials believe that the rukss have been hacking, that's a very serious national security concern for intelligence people advising the president. >> let me repeat. president-elect trump and his administration are against any foreign interference from any government. >> if they find evidence of that, what will they do? >> we'll see. he gets the briefing today. i don't want to do what others have done, which is presuppose a result and a conclusion and then the action. but respect him in this way, he'll get the information. then he'll take action. >> can i ask you a quick question? i understand now that the president-elect is asking congress and taxpayers to pay for the wall, not mexico. is he going back on a campaign promise? >> no. what we understand is nothings has changed from our perspective. congress is taking it on themselves to explore different options to pay for the all. obviously we respect federalism. if congress is trying to find different ways to fund this
project that is a top priority of president trump, they should do that. >> states from carolina to the -- more than 40 states under winter related advisories or warnings. a state of emergency is declared in alabama and georgia where several inches of snow are expected. if parts of the sierra nevada it's been snowing non-stop since tuesday. california's mammoth mountain is under up to seven feet of new snow. new york's snowbelt off lake ontario saw whiteout conditions with more than two feet falling in the area. katie alexander is outside buffalo elementary school where 17 students spent most of the night. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the school district sent out a message last night saying it was only expecting three to six inches and that's why it didn't cancel classes. you can see a lot more than that pounded this area, leaving some students stranded here until just a few hours ago.
the lake-effect snow brought the great lakes region to a grinding halt yesterday as more than two feet fell on parts of western new york. >> there's my car. >> reporter: the storm buried vehicles and left people unable to drive through unplowed streets. >> welcome to buffalo. >> reporter: some were stuck for more than five hours trying to get home. >> well, i started at 4:00, but i've got a guy who is going to go ahead of me and help plow me through. >> reporter: dozens of students stuck in elementary school for hours after classes end. in orchard park the students finally road out on a school bus about midnight. in west seneca, buses stopped running, forcing parents to come pick up their kids. at allen dale elementary, 17 students stayed until early this morning. >> it's buffalo weather. it's unpredictable. as long as my kid's safety is first at hand, that's all that matters. >> reporter: several schools in this area are closed today,
including all the schools in the west seneca central school district. more snow is expected in the coming days. >> thank you very much, katie. the family of a mandatory toured in chicago during a live facebook stream is now speaking out about his ordeal. relatives say the victim is doing as well as can be expected and they are asking for privacy. investigators believe that four people attacked him partly because of his race and partly because of his mental disability. dean reynolds is at chicago's courthouse where the suspects face charges including hate crimes and aggravated kidnapping. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the four suspects will be here at the cook county courthouse later today for a bond hearing. one of them was actually a some-time friend of the victim. now a word of warning. what you're about to see could be difficult to watch. in a new video of the assault, the young man is forced to drink out of a toilet.
the victim who is white is also seen being kicked, choked and cut. all of it streamed live on facebook. the suspects are sisters brittany and taneshia covington and their friends jordan hill and tesfaye cooper. according to police, they were actually texting the victim's parents during his roughly five-hour ordeal suggesting a possible extortion attempt. the victim's brother-in-law, david boyd. >> trying to stick together as a family. >> just happy he's home. >> reporter: the victim's parents reported him missing monday when he failed to return from a sleepover with jordan hill, his former school mate. police say the victim traveled willingly with hill to chicago, ending up at the sister's apartment on tuesday. >> the victim tells us he got into a play fight with jordan and it'sing lated from there. two female offenders you can see on video, you can see they're smoking cigars which we presume to be blunts.
they then getting a vaeted at him. that's when they tie him up. he finally escaped when the women left to confront a downstairs neighbor who was threatening to call the police. now, all four suspects have given statements to investigators admitting their roles in the tormenting and beating of their victim whose relatives say they are overwhelmed by the attention and greatly appreciate all of the support they've received. >> they've certainly got a lot of support. thank you very much. it's gratifying to see how everybody is responding to this. the fact that it could be streamed on facebook live, that's very disturbing, the way they were laughing it and caccing about it. it bothers anyone with a heart. despicable and disgusting. thank you again, dean. the parents of a journalist killed by isis give their first tv interview. ahead in a preview of sunday's 60 minutes, how they were
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,, your realtime ca ptioner is linda marie macdonald. mid. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. preparations are under way for all the rain forecast for the weekend. in morgan hill, folks at the thousand trails rv resort are being told to evacuate today. the facility is prone to flooding because the nearby uvas reservoir is full. it's in the clear when clean-up will be finished after a sewage leak at the san francisco district attorney's office. the problem forced about 30 employees to work in temporary spaces this week. and it all began tuesday when stingy water started leaking on furniture, files and people. n the next half-hour of "cbs this morning," how seaworld is phasing out some animal shows and rebranding itself. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
good morning. happy friday. it's 7:28. let's enjoy our smooth commute this morning before that rain comes in starting with the bay bridge toll plaza, the maze to downtown will take about 22 minutes. we have some delays there due to two crashes that were blocking lanes both cleared off the roadways but if you are heading into the peninsula here's a live look at your commute looking pretty good. that will be a quick drive 15 minutes between hayward and foster city. and the altamont pass still slow from earlier problems. i'll send it to you, roberta. >> thanks, roqui. right now we're noticing the increasing clouds and those are all associated with the storm that will be rolling into the bay area from our live hi-def doppler radar. no rain yet. it is frigid outside! 28 degrees santa rosa. upper 20s in napa and fairfield. freezing in livermore, fremont and san jose. redwood city you, too have some frost on the windshield. we have a freeze warning in effect until 9:00 this morning. later today, temperatures in
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though you are 75 -- >> yes, sir. i feel better than i've ever felt in my life. >> really? >> yeah. >> i'm 52. i should look forward to 75? >> never had this before. town & country just named you one of the top bachelors of 2017. >> yes. >> that's inexplicable to me. >> are you sexier in the town or the country, charlie? >> country. >> country boy. >> country boy. >> that's great. that's a preview of charlie's conversation airing with late show host stephen colbert. between his perch on "cbs this morning" and late night talk
show pbs, this broadcasting legend is one of america's most be loved intellectuals. natural habitat, new york's best restaurants. he dines out most nights. we're not surprised. >> is that what you call fake news. >> definitely not fake news. >> i guess "town & country" doesn't know about the upcoming wedding. >> charlie rose doesn't know about it either. i think that's very cool. >> i'm just disappointed. i know oprah is going to be maid of honor. >> you will be in the wedding. >> part of the wedding party. >> that's great, bachelor. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour -- >> you're in trouble now. >> -- seaworld saik is retiring the iconic killer whale show. find out what visitors will experience and why critics say the changes don't go far enough. plus the parents of an american journalist killed by isis give their first tv
interview. stephen sotloff's family opens up about a message from his captors. lesley stahl is here with a preview. time to show you this morning's headlines. "the washington post" reports on a hearing over alleged hazing and abuse by marine drill instructors. the allegations involve the recruit center at paris island, south carolina. recruits testified yesterday that instructors drank on the job and ordered them to do illegal cal thetices in a dekrep id building nicknamed the dunn general. the hill reports on how planned parenthood would lose funding as part of the push to repeep obamacare. paul ryan says republicans would strip planned parenthood of hundreds of millions in federal funding, all part of a bill to repeal the affordable care act. planned parenthood receives funding for non-abortion health
services and contraception services. the last jobs report from the obama administration came out. employers in the u.s. added 156,000 jobs in december, that's in line for the numbers of all of 2016. the unemployment rate rose a tiny fraction to 4.7%. experts say more people are trying to get job in the improving economy. "usa today" says stanley black and decker might be wary of donald trump's border tax threat. the tool maker said it would bring some manufacturing jobs back to the united states. the announcement came yesterday when it reached a deal to buy the craftsman brand in sears for $90 million. stanley also said it would build a $35 million factory in the united states. the parents of a journalist killed by isis are speaking out about their son's death in their very first tv interview. stephen sotloff was the second american killed by the extremist group. he was kidnapped in august 2013 shortly after entering syria. his family spoke to lesley stahl for this sunday's 60 minutes. they discussed the last time
they spoke to him in the frustration with the u.s. government's no ransom policy. >> i am stephen joel sotloff. i'm sure you know exactly who i am by now and why i'm appearing before you. >> stephen joel sotloff was beheaded by isis. his execution on september 2nd, 2014, was seen around the world on a video. >> did you ever watch it? >> i have viewed stephen's body with his head on his chest. >> i had to see that because i needed to be sure that that was him. >> reporter: stephen was born and raised in miami, attended college in israel and became a freelance journalist reporting from war zones where information was scarce. like yemen, benghazi, libya and syria, where he went in the summer of 2013. just before he crossed into aleppo, he called his dad.
>> he contacted me and told me not to worry, but if i don't hear from him within four days, that i should get in touch with one of his colleague's. >> that's ominous. >> reporter: he didn't hear from his son, not just for four days, it was four excruciating months. then finally they got a ransom letter with demands for the government to free all the muslims in u.s. custody. >> then there's a last option. 100 million euros will secure liss release. >> $137 million. >> what was your reaction? >> the reaction is how the hell are we going to get this money together. >> reporter: they thought the u.s. government would help them. they were bewildered and infuriated when they say they met a stonewall. the u.s. policy forbidding the paying of ransom. >> lesley stahl is with us and
joins us at the table. so chilling to hear the parents say they saw his body with his head on top of his body. it can't imagine what that must be like for the parents. >> it was even horrible to have to ask them. >> what was the reaction when they found out the u.s. would not pay for the ransom. >> anger naturally. they were told that, if they did raise money, they could be prosecuted, and anyone who gave them money could be prosecuted. they felt they were threatened. they went out to try and raise the money themselves, but, one, they were afraid the government would come after them. two, how are they going to raise that much money. >> how has the policy been changed? >> the government now has a policy of not prosecuting, and they coordinate more with the families, but they still do not pay ran dom as a government. >> do most governments pay ransom? >> a lot of the european -- the united kingdom doesn't, but most
european governments do. what was so horrible in this situation is that stephen was in a room with all the other western hostages, and watched the others be set free because their governments paid and paid very little. in one case -- i have a cheat sheet here, i think it was spain only paid $7 million. they were able to negotiate it way down. then the americans just sat there and watched. >> does israel pay ransom? >> that i don't know. explain, i think, because the u.s. has been clear about this, about not paying ran some. and the reason is because they believe, our government believes it would encourage them to take more hostages. >> that's the theory. also that it would fund terrorists to bomb and so forth. so there's two parts to the reason. there's a new study that says that -- it says terrorists take westerners as targets of opportunity. they don't know if they're
american, don't know if they're spanish, they don't know if their governments pay ransom or not. so the study says that -- it refutes this theory, that if you pay ransom, you're fueling the taking of more. >> are they totally convinced if the ransom had been paid, that stephen would have been freed? >> yes. they believe that, because they watch what happened to the europeans. >> that's tough. >> very tough. it's chilling and it's powerful. these families now, by giving interviews are working to change this policy because they believe it so fervently. >> thank you very much, leslie. you can see the full report on sunday on "60 minutes" including the assistant to the president for counterterrorism who says some white house officials feel they failed the families of hostages. the controversial killer whale show at seaworld in california will stop this weekend. >> even in the rain, the show must go on here at seaworld. but not for much longer, at
least not like this. the long-running orca show is about to come to a close, but the whales aren't going anywhere. find out what seaworld has planned for them coming up on "cbs this morning." >> we invite you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast. get the news of the day, extended interviews and what, gayle? >> the podcast originals. >> find them on itunes and apple's podcast app. we'll be right back.
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♪ we have breaking news from orlando where one of seaworld's most famous and controversialality tracts, tilikum, the killer whale died overnight. carter evans is outside the park in san francisco for more on seaworld's effort to rebrand itself. >> reporter: tilikum was at the center of controversial movie "black fish." animal rights activists have
fought with seaworld to end the famous shamu shows. last month the ceo said he would put an end to the shows on "cbs this morning." now the company says it's making good on that promise. >> reporter: killer whales are seaworld's biggest stars. for decades, their performances with a major selling point. ♪ >> reporter: but when the curtain closes in san diego this weekend. >> all this backdrop is going to be on? >> it will all be new. >> reporter: brian morrow is vice president of theme park design. >> what are we not going to see? >> the fountains, the style of music, the theatrics from our trainers. that's all moving away. >> reporter: but the orcas are staying. this summer seaworld will unveil what it calls a new more natural encounter with a rocky coastline and giant digital screen. the overhaul comes after years
of backlash by animal rights activists followed by plummeting ticket sales. outrage grew ploeg the 2013 film "black fish." >> this is a multibillion dollar corporation that makes its money through the exploitation of orcas. >> is this move by seaworld partly in response to that criticism? >> yes. we have to change based on what the guests say they want. >> reporter: the director says the new show is designed to make the audience feel better, not the animals. >> the trainers aren't safe, the whales aren't happy. they're still just doing manic circles around a concrete swimming pool. >> beautiful. >> reporter: lindy donohue has been a trainer at seaworld for more than 17 years. >> we have this relationship with these whales and we really, really want to educate people about these animals. >> reporter: critics are saying this is not a complete change, this is just a facelift. >> is it in the same theater it was before? yes, it's in the same space.
but the experience and the subject matter and the behaviors and the things you'll see the whales doing, that's all changing. >> reporter: seaworld is also planning on building new rides and attractions. but the company says it remains committed to safely connecting visitors with animals including its 11 killer whales ranging in age from 2 to 52. >> they're not going anywhere. they're going to be here for decades to come. >> reporter: san diego is the first park to begin this transition to the new orca presentation, as they call it. tilikum lived in orlando, and that park along with san antonio will move to the new format by 2019. >> interesting, carter. thank you very much. a man was knocked unconscious when his backpack got caught in a chair lift at a ski resort. ahead, the
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good morning. it's friday. it's 7:56. let's look at mass transit. we have a major delay across the span -- across the way here for bart. you have a systemwide delay here due to disabled train west -- at the west oakland station. also, trains 5 and 7 on ace, muni and vallejo san francisco ferries on time. let's move to our roads here. if you are heading into downtown san francisco, along the bay bridge toll plaza, you're looking good right now. things are lightening up. and across the span of the san mateo bridge, it's the same story. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. let's do this. it's live, it's our hi-def doppler radar. not picking up any rain. in fact, it is a good day to get outside and run errandsched we have increasing cloud and we have rain coming and it's cold. right now, 26 degrees in santa rosa. 32 degrees in livermore. free. , san jose, redwood city, it's in the upper 30s in pacifica, 32 in fremont. we have a freeze warning in effect until 9 a.m. highs today in the 40s and 40s. let's walk you through the weekend. rain on saturday. a little bit of a lull,
good morning to our viewers in the west. guess what, it's friday, january 6th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this mornin morning". whoo is right, norah. u.s. intelligence leaders telling president-elect trump russia did hack the election. plus, david sanger, what to look for after today's meeting with mr. trump. first here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> both sides will be watching closely to see if mr. trump's views on russia change after that high-profile briefing. >> u.s. intelligence officials are heading into this, united in their belief that russians meddled in the u.s. election. >> he didn't wait to receive the briefing before he expressed doubt about the conclusion.
>> people want a lot of america to believe that russian hacking influenced the election results. vladimir putin did not discourage hillary clinton from competing in wisconsin. the four suspects will appear at the cook county courthouse for a bond hearing. one of them was a sometimes friend of the victim. school districts only expecting about 3 to 6". that's why they didn't cancel classes. but you can see a lot more than that pound this had area. former "american idol" runner-up bo bice says he was called white boy at popeyes. >> one of the three young ladies behind the corner says he's alreay got his, that white boy over there. >> that's shocking. that's the only appropriate time to call someone white boy is when you are instructing them to play that funky music. ♪ ♪ hey
>> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. president-elect donald trump will receive his first full classified briefing today on cyber attacks during the 2016 election. the leaders of cia, fbi, dni's office and nsa are all expected to brief the president-elect. for weeks, mr. trump has openly questioned and mocked the intelligence community's conclusion that russia is behind the hacking. >> the director of national intelligence, james clapper, testified about the cyber attacks on capitol hill yesterday. clapper has served both republican and democratic administrations. when asked about russia's role in the hacking he said, quote, our assessment now is even more resolute. >> i don't think that we've ever encountered a more aggressive or direct campaign to interfere with our election process than we've seen in this case.
this was a multi-faceted campaign. so the hacking was only one part of it, and it also entailed, you know, classical propaganda, disinformation, fake news. >> who actually is the benefactor of someone who is about to become commander in chief, trashing the intelligence community? >> i think there is an important distinction here between healthy skepticism, which policy makers -- to include policy maker number one -- should always have for intelligence. but i think there's a difference between skepticism and disparagement. >> president obama was asked about the tension between the president-elect and the intelligence community. he said this. my hope is that when the president-elect receives his own briefings and sees how professional and effective these agencies are that some of those current tensions will be
reduced. the president was briefed on the hacking report yesterday. sources tell cbs news the briefing report the president-elect receives today will go back years. investigators believe russian hacking units have conducted waves of cyber attacks for about a decade. the briefing will include intercepts, showing russian officials congratulating themselves after donald trump's win, happy that their plan had worked so well. u.s. officials believe the motive was to hurt hillary clinton's campaign and mr. trump's win was an added bonus. president-elect kellyanne conway told us russia did not affect the election. >> it's unfair and unproven and it will be unproven that what russia did or did not do affected the election results. let's ask ourselves a very simple question. why would russia want donald trump to win the presidency here? donald trump has promised to modernize our nuclear capability. he wants to increase the defense budget and he wants more oil and gas exploration. why would russia want any of that? >> david sanger, national
security correspondent for "the new york times," is here. good morning. >> good morning, norah. >> russia tried to interfere with the election, but to kellyanne's point, did they influence the outcome of the election and tip it in donald trump's favor? >> i don't think anybody has shown any evidence that that has happened. one of the interesting things that is going on with the trump campaign right now or the trump transition is that they are confusing the fact set of whether the russians came in, what they did with the outcome. >> right. >> and they could easily be in a position, i think -- and maybe after today's briefing, but maybe not -- of saying okay, the russians were part of a group that came in, but it still didn't affect the outcome. i think so far they've conflated those two. >> that's the reason i asked that question in that way. the clinton campaign spent mormonny georgia and arizona than they spent in wisconsin and michigan. >> that's right. if the russians had stayed out,
you could have exactly the same result. but that doesn't necessarily mean that the russians didn't try. >> what do we know about the evidence that the intelligence community is going to present to donald trump? this is an unprecedented meeting today. >> it is and what's interesting is the drama has been added by the fact that the president-elect has said from the beginning that he doesn't believe that the russians were involved. and i thought it was interesting that through all of the three of the intel officials who testified yesterday had a pretty solid wall of saying the evidence is fairly clear. i think you'll see three different layers. i think you'll see the forensic evidence of where this came from. he will probably hear about intercepts, including some of those. he will probably hear about implants, which are what the nsa puts inside the networks of foreign countries so that they can see the datea. and if that data has shown up in russia, that would tell you that the russians had to get it somehow. >> what does this say about how donald trump will work with the intelligence community going
forward? he's already questioning their capabilities and abilities. >> it's an interesting question, gayle. i think there are two fundamental things. one, many people in the intel community right now feel that their own integrity has been questioned and that's not a great way to start. the second is they wonder whether or not president-elect trump wants to hear the fact base first and wants to come to conclusion or whether he has come to a set of conclusions and wants to hear facts that fit them? >> in fact, they suggested that cia has become politicized, some people around trump have said that. >> if there's a critique of the intelligence community that comes out of this experience, i don't think it's that they rush to any conclusions. it's that they move too slowly. we know that the first evidence that they've gone to the dnc came in the fall of 2015, and yet no one acted on this until april or thereabouts, while the dnc ignored some warnings.
and the president said that he didn't hear about anything until early summer. >> why is the president -- >> elect. >> the president-elect so reluctant to accept what the intelligence agencies are saying? simply because he hasn't seen it? >> i assume they've given him some earlier version. i don't know that for a fact. it may be simply this issue that he believes this is an effort to question the legitimacy of his election. and that certainly is what you hear from the people around him. and i think the question is, can they separate him today from that conclusion and the facts? you know what? it may not have simply been the russians that got in. the dnc was so wide open you can imagine other groups as well. >> what do you make of reports that the russians were celebrating donald trump's victory and kellyanne conway telling us today, why would the russians want him to win? >> for one thing, the russians had a think about hillary
clinton, going back to their thinking that she messed around in their 2011 elections. the second is it's not clear to us from the reporting we did for a piece we were talking about a few weeks ago, whether these intercepts of celebration were celebration that their operation had won or celebration that hillary clinton had lost. and those are two different things. >> beyond hillary clinton, we do know vladimir putin has said the relationship is really bad with the united states and it has to do with the obama administration, not some future. >> right. and maybe mr. trump believes that this report is getting in the way of his effort to rebuild that relationship. >> really interesting. i have a feeling david sanger will be back. >> yes. you're a good talker. >> yes, you are. >> gives a lot of good information. >> thank you. >> thank you. great to be here. >> sunday "face the nation," former acting cia director mike morell. and mitch mcconnell, reince
priebus and senator cory booker. >> a lot going on. >> good lineup. >> very good lineup. two major storm systems are taking aim at much of the country. one will bring heavy snow and flooding to the west. the other, snow and freezing temperatures to the southeast. more than 40 states are under winter-related advisories or warnings. buffalo, new york, area is being hit with a new blast of lake-effect snow. drivers were stuck for hours there. some students were stranded at their elementary schools when their buses got stuck. that's never good. in parts of the sierra, nevada, it's been snowing nonstop since tuesday. it's friday today. mammoth mountain is under seven feet of new snow. it is friday. as we say, fry-yay. spacewalk under way right now. it's going to go down in the history books. we're,,
a convicted killer claims he's innocent but faces powerful pushback in his attempt to be freed. i'm tracy smith. when is enough punishment enough? two sisters fight to keep their stepfather in prison, convicted of killing their mother more than 20 years ago. he's up for parole. the dramatic confrontation, coming up on "cbs this morning." coming up on "cbs this morning." that's me. then out of nowhere...crying. third time that day. i wasn't even sad. first the stroke, now this. so we asked my doctor. he told us about pseudobulbar affect, or pba. it's frequent, uncontrollable crying or laughing that doesn't match how you feel. it can happen with certain neurologic conditions like stroke, dementia, or ms. he prescribed nuedexta, the only fda-approved treatment for pba. tell your doctor about medicines you take. some can't be taken with nuedexta. nuedexta is not for people with certain heart conditions.
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two sisters in california are fighting to stop a convicted killer from getting a chance at freedom. freedom. the man who killed their mother when they were children is now up for parole, but they want him to stay in prison. on tomorrow's "48 hours" tracy smith shows how the two sisters are fighting for justice nearly two decades after their mother's death. >> i got a nice bite on my fishing pole. i thought i had a fish. when it came to the surface, all i saw was a long black tail and it scared the bejesus out of me. >> that shocking catch changed everything in the lives of tippy and jeanette in 1992. pulled from the water in the weighted duffel bag was the body
of their mother. >> when her body was found, it was instant -- we knew that he did it. >> he was their stepfather dennis ott, a 41-year-old coast guard chief petty officer who had a rocky relationship with their mom. >> there was one fight. i remember being behind a door. was frozen in fear. i felt like such a coward. >> reporter: the sheriff was the leave lede detective on the case back in 1992. >> she filed a restraining order saying she was afraid of him. that was two days before she went missing. that was a regular flag. >> there were red flags popping up all over the place. >> the other was concrete found in the couple's backyard which was similar to the concrete found with his wife's body. he was arrested and charged with murder. at trial he was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
>> it felt good to know that 12 other people believed us. they knew what we knew, that he did it. >> but now almost 25 years later, tippy and jeanette will once again come face-to-face with their mother's convicted killer at his parole hearing. >> my mother didn't get a second chance. why should he. >> dennis ott has always maintained his innocence and that could be a sticking point at his hearing. while inmates don't have to show remorse to show parole, it might help. ott spoke with us by phone from salah knows state prison in california. >> you know what, dennis? it almost seems like it would be easier for certainly jeanette and tippy and certain will i for you if you just admitted it. >> it's not at that i haven't thought about it, but that's not true. i didn't kill her. i'm not going to say i did. >> he deserves to rot and die in prison, plain and simple.
he took everything from us, and i want to take everything away from him now. >> tracy smith joins us now from los angeles. e. cy, good morning to you. >> your story focuses on what happened after the trial. why do that? >> that's right. so often as you know, "48 hours" ends with sentencing but clearly that's not the case for those involved in the case, especially if there's a possibility for parole. the sisters told us they feel like they're serving a life sentence because they have to relive their mother's murder every time there's a hearing and now there's a hearing about every two years for them. as soon is that recover from one, that i have to prepare for another. >> what are the chances he'll be set free? >> they're actually pretty good. he's been what they call a model prisoner and he's over 60 years
old. >> thank you. getting up early in los angeles, we appreciate that. you can watch tracy's full report called "cri "crime & punishment" on "48 hours." it airs at 10:00, 9:00 central on cbs. george washington in his farewell address more than 200 years ago. ahead how those lessons are still relevant today as president obama prepares to give his good-bye speech next week. you're watching "cbs this morning." do you know how your laxative works? you might be surprised. stimulant laxatives... make your body go by forcefully stimulating the nerves in your colon. miralax is different. it works with the water in your body to hydrate and soften... unblocking your system naturally. miralax.
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cynthia. head starring actress has come to a grinding halt for many bart riders. the cause... a disabled train at the west oak good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. the friday morning commute has halted for bart riders because of a disabled train at the west oakland bart station. hundreds of people are crammed on the platform there. in fact, the entire bart system is reporting systemwide delays this morning. roqui will have more details in just a few minutes. preparations are under way for all that weekend rain in morgan hill. folks at the thousand trails rv resort are being told to evacuate today. the facility is prone to flooding because the nearby uvas reservoir is full. n the next half-hour of "cbs this morning," president george washington's 1796 farewell address and his warnings that ring true today.
happy friday! it's 8:27. weather bart says use another form of transportation, there is a major problem when bart says that. let's talk about this major delay here. it started from the west oakland station. there's a disabled train blocking the tracks there and now, there's a major delay systemwide currently no trains are getting into san francisco from the east bay. bart says they are working on
it. but otherwise, like they suggest, use an alternate form of transportation. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. so i guess when bart shuts down like this it is good to have light traffic, right? there we go. not light traffic! heading into the peninsula, that's looking better. to you, roberta. >> yes, here we go. it's live hi-def doppler radar. not a raindrop in sight right now. we have been noticing increasing clouds though and temperatures check them out it's still very cold. 26 degrees in santa rosa. 32 livermore. 32 san jose. fremont, redwood city, same. upper 30s around the immediate seashore. 29 degrees in vallejo. we still have that freeze warning. it's in effect for the next 30 minutes. but i have to tell you, i wouldn't be surprised if it's extended. it's just still in the 20s and low 30s. today's high temperatures, about 49 to 53, 54 degrees. a gentle wind 10 to 15. rain arrives tonight overnight. periods of rain on saturday. heavy rain and flooding sunday. ,,,,,,,,
♪ ♪ ♪ if you've seen hamilton, you get goosebumps right now. lin manual and chris jackson sang one last time at the george washington center. washington's influential farewell address. >> i remember hamilton advising him. >> yes, yes. welcome back to "cbs this morning." president obama is getting ready to deliver his good-bye to the country next week. ahead, the daily beast editor in chief is in our green room with
his new book. hello, jon. >> hello. >> exploring his new impact, impact of washington speech and why president obama may issue a warning. >> also in our green room, tony award winner cynthia areno. washington post reports on the study showing cancer death rate dropping in the united states. research finds it fell 25% in 2014 since its peak in 1991. that is the equivalent of 2 million fewer deaths. the drop is attributed to reductions in smoking and improvements in early detection and treatment. the death rate is 40% higher for men than women. that is because some cancers are more common in men partly because of their higher rates of smoking and alcohol consumption. wall street journal says the
yacht that made waves in caddy shack may have finally surfaced. the real owner wants $125,000 for it. one says the 60-footer is junk partly because of mold. never good in a boat. others have claimed to own the caddy shack yacht but the boat maker's ceo says this is the real deal. >> got that going for me, which is nice. >> what is that? >> it's a line from caddy shack. >> okay, okay. >> see, the crew knows. right? the crew knows. >> as long as the crew got t that's good. >> gayle gets nothing and you'll like it. >> is that from caddy shack? >> yeah. >> what else have you got, norah? >> memorized it. >> caddy shack. it's a classic. it's a classic. all right. old donnie. sorry. >> norah is now entertaining the crew. >> yeah. >> all right. >> in our next installment of
other movies -- >> that norah o'donnell knows. president obama cited george washington's farewell address in announcing his own good-bye speech. the first president published his remarks in a philadelphia newspaper in 1796. his warnings of a parting friend cautioned americans of a wiles of foreign influence. it is a message repeated in the senate every year. >> the name of american which belongs -- >> to you in your national capacity must always exhaust -- >> pride of patriotism. >> more than any appalachian derived from local -- >> discriminations with slight shades of difference, you have the same religion -- >> manners, habits and political principles. you have in a common cause -- >> fought and triumphed together, the independence and liberty you possess are the work of -- >> joint counsels and joint
efforts of common dangers, sufferings and successes. >> editor in chief john avalon addresses that in his new book "washington's farewell, founding father's warning, published by simon and shuster, a division of cbs. thank you for coming. >> great to be here, guys. >> start that tradition by what washington said, a sense of warning to the country? >> absolutely. farewell tradition was set by washington but there's a deeper tradition, the parting warnings from a friend where presidents say, look, i'm leaving the stage but here is what you need to know. in washington's case, here are the forces that have destroyed democratic republics before us. >> it's a warning the president generally encapsulates? >> absolutely. and eisenhower famously encapsulates that. open letter to the american people. based on the lessons from history in his own life he detailed forces that had destroyed democratic republics before, hyper partisanship,
excessive death, foreign wars, foreign influence in our politics, forces we still deal with today. it's remarkably precedented document. >> any guess on what obama might say? >> i wouldn't be surprised if he does include a warning, given the storm clouds on the horizon. >> it's so interesting. it's in the newspaper 6,088 words, the most important speech you never read because he never delivered it. but still is relevant today on both sides of the aisle people are quoting it. >> absolutely. that's one of the fascinating things. this was the most fails speech in american history, more reprinted than the declaration of independence for the first 150 years of our republic. johnson quoted it on the importance of education, the fact that we need an enlightened citizenry in self government situation. ronald reagan always talked about the importance of religion and morality to a self-governing people. it's a document that can unify the nation, provide a sense of
common ground and common purpose and god knows we need that right now. >> what was the influence of alexander hamilton? >> shout out to lin-manuel miranda. he wrote many of the words. first draft was written by james madison. the second draft, really deep draft was written by alexander hamilton. george washington got the band back together, band of brothers who did the federalist papers but the ideas were all washington. the words may have been hamiltons's in many, but not all cases. the ideas were washington's. >> madison actually changed their mind because of the influence of washington. >> they did. jefferson and madison were at war with washington for much of his term. the end of washington's second term, he was brittle and thin skinned, frustrated by attacks in the press. he was. and hamilton and jefferson were at war in warring papers at the time. when jefferson became president all of a sudden he became a
washingtonian. he came up with the lines of entang maniment many associate with the speech. often people's perspective's change and washington's core warning to the nation, the principles he set out remain relevant today and tend to be adopted by people once they reach the presidency. >> you include the speech, all 6,088 words in the book. john, congrat. >> and washington farewell goes on sale tuesday. actress cynthia erivo won a tony a
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"the color purple: the musical." ♪ >> erivo won the tony award for best leading actress for her role. she and the cast are nominated for a grammy award this year. we're so happy and excited that cynthia erivo joins us at the table. you got the magenta and black memo. congrats to you, cynthia. >> thank you. >> it's your final performance. >> it is. >> and your birthday. >> it is. full circle. >> i love this, that your performance and "the color purple" have been described as, quote, force of nature, incomparable and a triumph. >> thank you. >> what has the role meant to you? >> to be honest, i always say that this role has change mied lif my life really. i didn't know there was so much gifting in it, whether it be
discovering what kind of actress i could be or discovering the depths i could find on stage or just having doors open that i didn't think would be open to me. it's been a wonderful experience to be able to play this crash g character in this role on broadway for the first time. >> not only that, the producer of the show, scott sanders, said when you decided you were going to be leaving he said there was no point in continuing the play because you were that good. many consider her a victim but you see her as a survivor? >> yeah, i do. >> how so? >> because on the outside, when you see what she's going through, you automatically assume that she is, you know, weak under what's happening. but actually throughout the whole thing, she's doing the thing that she needs to do in order to survive and live. she never really gives up. she keeps going because she knows there's something to keep going for. she doesn't know what's happened to her sister. she wants to keep the hope alive she's okay so she will do everything she needs to in order
to keep that love alive i think she works hard and tirelessly, to be honest. she's the ultimate survivor. >> 2015 been a big year. >> yes, an amazing year. >> ran a marathon. >> ran a marathon. >> sang for president obama. >> yes. >> twice. >> twice. >> and did a little bond number, too. >> yes, yes. >> tell us about the decision to go blond. such an unusual decision for women of color. you know what i mean. >> i know what you mean i was always a honey blond i wanted to get to a different color i took the plunge when i met joanna cole, working at cosmo. she, herself, platinum blond. she saw my hair and it was like a honey. she said you should just go blond, go platinum. i thought i will. it's the new year, it's a new, you know, experience. i'm going to try it. and for some reason, it worked. >> do you feel different? >> with blond hair? >> or do people respond
differently? >> they say blonds have more fun. >> i think people respond slightly differently. i think because it's so adventurous to do something like this, you automatically, i guess, warm to people. >> everybody who has seen you loves that performance. >> cynthia, we have something special for you. we do. we have someone who has a special message for you. >> friend of our show. >> cynthia, you have been -- what is the word? transcendent on this show. you took what was an extraordinary play and you transcended the moment. and i stand in amazement at what you have been able to do for this musical, for her words, for this art form. and i know that amazing things are going to be happening in your life after this. and i just have a heart filled with gratitude to you for what you've brought to the stage with celi. thank you so much. >> how did that make you feel?
>> yeah. >> i know. you know how oprah feels about you, cynthia. you know that. >> yeah. transcendent. >> yeah. >> but yet you have a whole new chapter coming. >> yeah. >> you have a whole new chapter. this is good. >> yeah. >> tell me about the tears. why? >> it's just a really wonderful thing to hear from someone who you admire so much, that you've done a good job. >> she feels the same. >> somebody who,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
alleged gunman filming in istanbul is really all the country has to go on. >> fell back into this mobile home. four people were killed. >> i could see trees in my living room. >> this whole chamber might feel the same but you can feel the winds of change. i intend to keep this place running at full speed. >> the plan is to urge democrats to fight the good fight. >> we'll fight him tooth and nail when he attempts to repeal. >> why would russia want donald trump to win the presidency? >> we're still being kept about 100 feet from the home. >> there are eight people stuck in the house and one is not waking up. >> a disturbing assault that was livestreamed on facebook. >> what would make individuals treat someone like that. >> mariah carey has her work cut out for her. >> we can't hear, but -- >> i was wanting to charge my phone but i found an outlet.
it said m.carey. >> no matter where you are, it's nice to come home. >> speaker paul ryan looked confused when a congressman's son attempted to dab. he grounded his son. >> but the dab is really like this, you know. >> but he was -- you know. ♪ >> do we have any script? >> look at the cram. tell them what you think. oh, i'm sorry. that's what you do. >> frank luntz, new year, new beard. >> for norah, i wore a plain boring jacket. >> i don't want boring. i just want matching. >> i love it. >> you're absolutely right! >> look how little you were back then. >> you see those ears. >> i know. they have served you well, dev
patel. >> 42.5 pounds. >> this is what i learned in the book. i thought i learned every everything about your life. i didn't know you did this. you stood in the mirror and looket at your naked body. >> by myself. >> i know. but we do have video. >> come on out, rita moreno, with the cake. >> happy birthday to you. ♪ ♪ happy birthday to you happy birthday to you ♪ ♪ happy birthday charlie rose hey, you're too cooperative. >> watch the hands. he knows what he's doing. >> if he puts his hands under here, stop him, okay? ♪ happy birthday to you >> thank you. >> thank you, rita. ♪,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
in the mist of morning rush hour right now: a major delay for riders... good morning, it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. we're following breaking news out of oakland in the middle of morning rush hour, a major delay for bart riders. this is a live look. the cause of the delay is a disabled train at the west oakland bart station. we have just learned that trains are starting to move now from the east bay to san francisco again. you can still see people lingering on the platform. but we do know that the entire bart system is still reporting delays. if you're heading out, be sure to plan ahead. this just in. oakland firefighters are working to put out this house fire right now. this is happening near baker and market streets. this video from chopper 5 shows smoke coming from the roof of the one-story house. no injuries have been reported. and streets in the area are
closed off. and here's roberta with the forecast. >> thanks, michelle. let's get to it! we are on storm watch here at kpix 5. today's the day to get outside and just get it done before the storm arrives later tonight. live hi-def doppler radar not picking up any kind of rain but we have been noticing increasing clouds and, boy, thick cold. we're now up to 31 in santa rosa dipping down to 27 degrees earlier this morning. still freezing in fremont, livermore, andrews. freeze warnings still in effect for the next several minutes including redwood city. 50s and 40s with increasing clouds. rain tonight, rain showers and wind on saturday but the heaviest rain overnight saturday night through your sunday with a potential of flooding here in the bay area. roqui with traffic coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,
it is 8:58. happy friday from bart. major delays systemwide and we'll tell you about the traffic. bay bridge toll plaza those metering lights are back on. the maze to downtown will take about 18 minutes and then expect very slow commute in both directions on the nimitz freeway. west oakland station here, this is where the problem originated. it was a stalled train out there. it's back in service and trains are moving.
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