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>> i'm so excited. >> favorite song. >> all of them. >> angelica. ♪[ music ] good morning to our viewers in the west, it is thursday, march 9, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." after a marathon overnight debate, the republican plan to repeal obamacare clears its first hurdle, but the gop's health care proposal now faces strong opposition from the aarp, an influential group of hospitals, health care providers and many conservatives. a deadly windstorm causes havoc from illinois to new york. wind gusts knock out power to hundreds of thousands and send trucks and airplanes skidding. a top shoe designer says he waited all his life to own one of the world's most rare and valuable objects.
inside stewart wiets man's quest to own a one cent stamp that remained hidden for 143 years. >> we we ginn with today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> these winds are incredibly intense. >> trees have been crashing down onto roads, power lines and homes. >> dangerous windstorms sweep across the midwest. >> toppling trucks, knocking out power and leaving the michigan basketball team banged up after their plane slid off a runway. >> that storm system continues to the northeast. >> if you think winter is over, you're wrong. >> firefighters battling record wildfires burning across several plain states should get relief. >> we believe this is the beginning of the end of obamacare. >> it looks instead like chaos. why is that? >> we are going through typical growing pains from being an opposition party to a governing party. >> this effort on the part of the republicans is an absolute disaster and will severely
weaken health care in america. >> women rallied across the country in honor of international women's day. >> you are the leaders. never lose your optimism, your persistence and your resistance. >> no one was injured when a fire broke out on a passenger jet at o'hare airport in chicago. >> that will cause a delay. >> in new jersey, an elderly woman becomes trapped in the middle of the tracks. >> seconds to spare. >> a huge cruise ship creeps way too close to one couple's home. it started like any other city council meeting until the interpretive dancing began. >> and all that matters. >> right before midnight, lady liberty's lights went out. there's something about 2017 that turns a woman off. >> she said she wanted me time. we had a photo of her when the lights came back on. >> it's a scratch and it's in!
extraordina extraordinary, sergio roberto, the substitute, is the hero and it is the greatest champion's league comeback of all time. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. good morning and welcome to "cbs this morning," gayle king is on assignment. charlie rose is off. anthony mason and alex wagner of "cbs this morning" are here. >> hey there. >> that means the weekend is coming. >> almost. >> it's not saturday yet. >> we have lots of news to get to this morning. first, the republican replacement for obamacare cleared a key hurdle before dawn. the house ways and means committee approved an important provision at around 4:30 eastern time, and the energy and commerce committee -- look at
this -- still debating the bill. here is a live picture of that session. >> democratic party delays kept the hem bers working 5u8 night. the republican bill also faces growing opposition from hospital groups, the american medical association and other powerful advocates. chip reid is on capitol hill outside the room where the debate continues. chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that all-night session is going on in the room right behind me. so far they've been going at it for just under 24 hours, and democrats say they're just getting started. first amendment. i know we've got at least 100 to go, maybe more. buckle in. >> reporter: democrats spent all day and night attempting to delay the overhaul of obamacare by proposing a series of amendments. >> my amendments would change the title to the republican pay more for less act. >> reporter: and insisting it be
read out loud. >> yes, that was my objection. >> then the clerk will read the bill. members need to know this will take a couple of hours. >> reporter: after hours of gridlock, republican frustration became clear. >> if we're serious about fighting for the american people, then let's be serious about the amendments and quit wasting everybody's time. >> will the gentleman yield? >> no, not right now. i'm kind of on a roll. >> reporter: before worrying about democratic support, the gop needs to convince some in their own party the new plan will work. >> we all ran on repealing and replacing obamacare. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan tried to persuade conservative leaders the plan presented is everything republican constituents want. >> repeals obamacare spending, medicare expansion and the obamacare subsidies. >> reporter: yesterday an influential group of hospitals and health care providers sent a letter to congress expressing significant concerns that the plan's medicaid restructuring will result in the loss of coverage for current enroll's.
the aarp says the bill would dramatically increase costs for americans aged 50 to 64. members of the conservative freedom caucus also remain unconvinced. >> the product we've got to get right. we don't have the product right in this thing. >> reporter: democrats say this bill shouldn't even be considered until the congressional budget office says how much it is going to cost. democrats have over 100 amendments and one hospital lobbyist who has been monitoring the entire hearing told me that if the democrats continue at the current pace, amendment after amendment after amendment, it could take more than 19 days to finish. >> chip, thanks for that update. congressional leaders investigating president trump's claim of campaign wiretapping want the justice department to produce any evidence that might back it up. that formal request focuses on warrants and court orders that would have authorized surveillance of the trump
campaign. the campaign says former president obama ordered phone taps at trump tower but hasn't offered any proof of that claim. major garrett is at the white house where the president trump's press secretary struggled to get his message out yesterday. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. congress has requested a briefing from fbi director james comey on president trump's startling spying allegations. comey with the closest he came to discussing this was to talk about his own job security. >> you're stuck with me for about another six and a half years. >> reporter: without addressing the president's evidence-free wiretapping accusation for a second straight day, fbi director james comey insisted he will be finishing out his ten-year term. prs has said nothing publicly since setting the surveillance story in motion on saturday morning, leaving the task of questions to white house press secretary sean spicer. >> he's asked the house and senate intelligence committees to use their resources and
processes to examine the facts and come to a conclusion. >> reporter: spicer was asked if the president was the target of a counterintelligence investigation, the kind that might justify a wiretap warrant? >> i think that's what we need to find out. there is obviously a lot of concern. >> reporter: near the end of the briefing, spicer was handed a piece of paper. he then tried to clarify his remarks. i want to be really clear on one point which is there is no reason that we should -- that we have to think that the president is the target of any investigation whatsoever. >> reporter: there is one thing the white house is certain about. it wants the republican-led congress to investigate. south carolina republican senator lindsey graham and rhode island democratic senator sheldon whitehouse wrote comey on wednesday asking for copies of court orders related to wiretaps of president trump, the trump campaign. >> if there was a warrant, i need to understand why one was issued.
president trump has alleged something very serious. i'm willing to get to the bottom of it. >> reporter: new questions about trump campaign contacts with russian operatives. cbs news offered the job of u.s. ambassador to russia to jon huntsman, he was unanimously confirmed as president obama's ambassador to china. back in 2012 trump tweeted a criticism saying he gave our country away to china. >> and now he'll be part of the administration. the fbi launched an investigation into the theft of alleged cia documents and they're posting on wikileaks. the site published more than 8,000 pages on tuesday, apparently detailed some of the cia's cyber tools and how the agency can access smart phones, tvs and even cars. jeff pegues is in washington with the cia response. good morning. >> good morning. an official tells cbs news that u.s. intelligence was aware valuable information had been stolen as a result of suspicious activity in the weeks before wikileaks released what appears
to be sensitive cia data. an investigation is under way, and among the pressing questions, whether someone working for the cia handed the data to the anti-secrecy group and why wikileaks published the information on tuesday. intelligence sources pointed to other wikileaks disclosures over the last eight months and note they usually appear to be timed to coincide with certain events. in a statement, the cia said the disclosures were designed to damage the intelligence community's ability to protect america against terrorists and that they jeopardize u.s. personnel and operations. the wikileaks disclosures breach in the intelligence community. so far investigators have not ruled out the possible involvement of a state actor in some way. earlier this year u.s. intelligence agencies assessed with high confidence that wikileaks conspired with the russian government to release damaging democratic party e-mails. anthony? >> jeff pegues, thanks. hawaii is the first state to
sue the trump administration over its revised travel ban. the state filed papers late last night amending its previous lawsuit against the original ban. the lawsuit says the order involving six countries, damages hawaii's muslim population, tourism and foreign students. state attorneys want a judge to issue a temporary restraining order. a hearing is scheduled the day before the new ban goes into effect next week. the secretary of homeland security says illegal border crossings have seen an unprecedented decline under president trump. john kelly says illegal crossings on the u.s.-mexico border are down 40% for january and february. immigration officers apprehended fewer than 19,000 people. kelly says the big drop coincides with the president's executive orders to enforce immigration laws. a human rights monitoring group says the u.s.-led coalition killed at least 23 civilians in an air strike near
the syrian city of raqqa. the group says eight children are among the dead. a military spokesman confirms to cbs news 400 additional u.s. troops are being deployed to syria. they are part of an intensified effort to push isis out of raqqa, its de facto capital. army rangers will help prevent fighting along factions along the front line against isis. marines will set um an outpost with heavy artillery. hundreds of thousands of people are working without power this morning after deadly storms ripped through part of the country. >> there it goes. >> 80-mile-an-hour winds toppled trees in upstate new york. schools in the region are closed. in the midwest more than 60-mile-per-hour gusts tore roofs from buildings and knocked over trees. michelle miller is in detroit, michigan, where strong winds fueled a deadly fire. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is what people are waking
up to, winds so powerful they took down three-story trees, this one landing just between two homes. it even took out part of the sidewalk. more than 670,000 people are without power, and the head of the largest power company says this is the worst weather event for outages he has ever seen. winds whipped the midwest tuesday, blowing roofs off of buildings and ripping trees out of the ground. 60-mile-per-hour wind gusts swept through the detroit area knocking out more than 3,000 power lines, demolishing store fronts and uprooting trees. this one even lifted the back of a car into the air. the winds fueled a fire that tore through a detroit apartment building. five people died, four were hurt. >> we had people jumping out the windows in the back, and fire was being driven through the building by the wind. so it was a horrendous fire to fight. >> i heard this big crack and a
boom. >> reporter: brad carpenter's house and car were crushed in kalamazoo. the michigan wolverines men's basketball team's plane was blown off the runway southwest of detroit. coach john beilein says some of the players have minor cuts and bruises. >> that game tomorrow has a lot of meaning, but certainly our kids will look at it much differently. >> reporter: next door in chicago, 55-mile-per-hour winds broke a building window, showering the street below in glass and smashing this car windshield. strong gusts made driving a truck nearly impossible. west of indianapolis this armored brinks truck flipped over, killing the driver. in toledo, ohio, a tractor-trailer tipped on its side skipping along an interstate bridge. another careened off a highway in wisconsin. >> you've got to slow down so that way you don't put yourself in a bad situation.
the worst thing that can happen is your truck gets blown over. >> reporter: crews will be working 16 hours a day to restore power. as for you march madness fans, university of michigan's basketball team, they're heading to washington this morning for the big 10 tournament. i'm told they will be landing just in time for noon tip-off. >> wow. we're glad they're all okay. michelle miller in detroit, thanks. bad weather in north dakota left amtrak passengers way behind schedule. the empire builder train from seattle to chicago with 111 passengers on board got stuck in a 25-foot-high snow bank yesterday. a passenger on the train shot this video. it took 13 hours for work crews to dig out the train. >> what a nightmare. the strong winds that fueled wildfires in the southern plains have calmed this morning. dash cam video from a patrol car shows flames surrounding a major
highway in wilson, kansas. families in clark county returned home to find almost nothing left. 85% of the land there burned. six people died in the wildfires and thousands were evacuated in colorado, kansas, oklahoma and texas. the federal communications commission is investigating why at&t customers were unable to call 911 across several states. the outage yesterday reportedly lasted for about an hour. at least four states and the district of columbia had issues with their system. the texas-based wireless company says the problem was fixed late last night. a day without a woman was marked by strikes and rallies around the world. thousands of women in the u.s. and more than 50 countries took action yesterday by staying home from work, joining demonstrations or simply by wearing red. the outpouring on international women's day was meant to show the importance of women to the economy. jamie yuke kiss is near wall street in new york city with one girl making a symbolic stand. jamie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this bronze statue is called
fearless girl. as you can see, she's staring down the iconic bull on wall street. she was placed here tuesday by an investment firm with the hopes to showcase the future power of women in corporate leadership, one of the many calls to action at yesterday's rally. >> a day without a woman is a day without me. >> reporter: women across the u.s. and around the world walked off the job on wednesday to rally for equality and demonstrate their influence in the workplace. >> we're underrepresented in leadership positions across the board. i think it's time to change that. >> if women in all 50 states together took one day off from work, one study projects it would cost the u.s. economy nearly $21 billion. hundreds of teachers did just that, forcing schools in at least three states to shut down. about three-quarters of teachers in the u.s. are women. >> it's my job to teach my students to stand up for themselves and be good humans. >> reporter: democratic
lawmakers in washington highlighted women's inequality by stepping out themselves. >> when women succeed, the world succeeds. >> reporter: the movement was not without criticism of president donald trump. >> back up or you're being arrested. >> reporter: outside trump international hotel in new york city, at least 13 people were arrested as they sat in the street blocking traffic. on twitter the president acknowledged the critical role of women in america and around the world. at the white house first lady melania trump hosted a luncheon for about 50 women. also in washington, former first lady michelle obama surprised a group of students, and hillary clinton spoke to a crowd of female leaders. >> i believe in every woman in girl here tonight and billions more who are not, along with men and boys who understand and support that we are not asking for anything extra. we are asking for equality, and
we will never, ever cease. >> reporter: critics of yesterday's demonstrations says the rallies were for privileged women who could afford to take off work and find child care. >> jamie, thank you very much. phone scammers are pretending to be trustworthy government officials to steal your money. ahead, a new warning about t,,,,
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>> former ambassador chris city leaders are taking a step ey responded. good morning. it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. two weeks after a flood in san jose, city leaders are taking a step back to assess how they responded. the city council is holding a special meeting later this afternoon to discuss the issue and address recovery concerns. today san francisco police chief bill scott is teaming up with the justice for mario woods coalition to hold a community meeting in the bayview neighborhood. woods was shot and killed by police in december 2015. the meeting is at 6:00 at joseph lee gym on mendell street. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,
good morning. happy thursday! it's almost friday. 7:27. we have graphicstwo-car crash moved off to the sh andac urxte thldtherour ho pemiles now, moving to the bay bridge toll plaza, that traffic is backed up to the maze. you have 25-minute drive between the maze and downtown. if you can see the san mateo bridge beyond the fog, what's going on, roberta? >> we have areas of fog around the bay area. santa rosa, napa with visibility down to three- quarters of a mile. but we have blue skies looking towards the transamerica pyramid of the here's a hint of some of the low-lying stratus, some sea haze, as well. temperatures in the 40s and low 50s. you're going to feel the difference out the door. how about later today? 60s and 70s the outside number 75 in cloverdale to the north. ,,,,,,,,
>> wikileaks has published thousands of cia documents detailing the agency's secret hacking capability. the leaks describe a project called weeping angel that allows spy agencies to turn smart tvs into listening devices. >> i love there is a cia agent to come up with the code names t. other spies are i'm going to jump out of a hock, land on an airplane and assassinate the ugandan foreign with zx. >> and the other guy says we will call it x mayhem. i'm inspired, too. >> no shortage of material. >> weeching an gem, is that the name of a rose, too,? i'm kidding.
>> so the government numbers conif i remember the good hiring news. here's a look at the other headlines this morning the "wall street journal" report on oil prices, posting their biggest one-day decline in more than a year. u.s. crude futures and the global benchmark fell more than 5% yesterday. this came after inventory data showed a big increase in u.s. crude stockpiles, despite a pledge by opec to cut
productionchain, 200 stores will be closed, nearly 1,300 are being evaluated. the boston globe says a gay veterans group is banned again once again from the st. patrick's day parade. the mayor and other politicians say they will boycott the event. annheuser-busch is rethinking its sponsorship. the los angeles times says a massachusetts airlines flight from las vegas was diverted because a passenger refused to pay $12 for a blanket t. pilots asked to land in l.a. when the man became unruly. >>
. >> the man threatened take someone behind the wood shed. he was removed from the jet but not charged. >> that's when you sort of say, i'll pay for the project. $12. it's a little steep, though. we are talking blanket pricing. >> that is a good point. in other news, two jewish community lead, say they're frustrated more progress hasn't been made to stop waves of bomb threats against jewish centers. the jcc of north america says more than 100 phone or e-mail threats have been received in 30 states since january, including new york. john miller is deputy commissioner of counter-terrorism at the nypd. john, good morning. >> good morning. >> so does law enforcement have a sense of who might be behind these threats? are they coordinated? >> well, they're certainly coordinated. we have what appears to be one offender behind a large number of these. then we have had kind of copycats. you will note there was an
arrest in st. louis last week, the nypd's intelligence division actually supplied a key lead in. because there is a character that we had seen in an earlier case some time ago. so what you have is you have the person behind the main number of these and the copycats. the person behind the main number is first of all your typical bomb scareer, this person is a typical coward. they hide behind the shadows. they work from a distance and their goal is to instill fear. and doing that behind the shadows shows that they're not willing to come out and confront whatever the issue is. they want people to jump through their hoops. this guy is using technology. he's using a voice changer that makes him sound like a fe maim. he is using voip technology on the phone. using phone spoofing. sometimes to make it appear that not only is the call not coming from the number he is using, but
coming from a number within the location that he's threatening. so we have an offender with some technical prowess here. >> what do you had advise jewish centers to do if they get a call like this? >> anthony, we have been in conversation in new york. what we talked about is a measure of response, remember our offender characteristics. this person actually wants to instill fear. but it also wants to cause disruption. so the measured response is rather than evaluating the whole building of the first call, which fits all of the elements of the pattern, do a perimeter search with the police, do an superior search with the police and/or explosive detection k-9. if nothing is found, don't give the payoff to the threat. >> that is quit obviously a threat. >> john, how do you tell the difference between someone who legitimately wants to do harm and someone who is pulling a prank to create chaos?
>> well, most of the time the person who is legitimately trying to do harm doesn't calm ahead to diminish the amount of harm that he or she is doing, most of the time. but that's a -- that's more a guideline than it is a rule. so you have to hasn't him those things seriously. on the other hand, when you have a defined pattern with the defined characteristics and a large number of these fake calls, then you get into territory where you know exactly what is going on in all likelihood and while you need to respond to it by checking it out, you may not need to use the full-on response that is going to deliver the type of disruption that keeps this person going. >> but you are confident, they're going to catch this guy? >> everything that this individual does, every technological piece that they add in to avoid detection, is going to leave a different kind of fingerprint that when this person is identified and the fbi is running this case, because it's a national threat that are going to help identify this
person. >> there is coordination across state lines on this? >> so what have you is a case that started in the tampa field of the fbi. they're the office of origin, as it spreads throughout the country, leads all come into that central investigation, the headquarters, hate crimes division within the civil rights division, who is running the big picture of this and police departments like new york citys are working their own investigations and coordinating those with the fbi. so there is a lot of people working on this day and night. >> that's good. that's very good to hear. you are the deputy commissioner of nypd. while we have you here we want to ask you about one other thing. protecting donald trump has cost $25 million. is the nypd, i know, want the federal government to reimburse nypd for those costs? >> we certainly do. a letter recently went from the police commission tore all the members of the new york delegation. you know, norah, what this is, is we have an obligation to protect not just the president
of the united states while he's in new york. but also all the residents of trump tower, both when he is here and not here. this is basically an unfunded federal mandate. you know, it's not like the federal government -- >> how much does it cost per year, hundreds of millions? >> if you talk about the 25 million that was before the election, how much it will cost every year is going to depend largely on how often he comes here. so far he hasn't been here as much as people thought he would. but put that aside, trump tower where his family lives, it's his known residence and now because of his name becomes a symbolic target when he's not there. >> that means not just the residents of trump tower, but everything around it becomes a mart of that protection package. >> that all counts the city shouldn't have to pay for that from its taxpayers for walk. it's not like the u.s. government said, just do this, if you guys can fit it in. they said, we need this protection. we're running up a big bill for
new yorkers. >> john miller, deputy commissioner, thank you for your time, sir. a growing number of americans are being targeted by imposter scams, how one criminal used jury duty to try to convince him to pay hundreds of dollars. what red flags we should watch out for? later how stroke victims are getting much faster treatment in a new type of balance where every second counts. you are watching "cbs this morning".
>> a growing number of consumers are falling victim to imposter scams, con artists are impersonating officials. complaints about impoter scams surpassed identity theft for the first time t.ftc looked at more than 3 million consumer complaints in 2016, consumers lost 24 million over all to fraud. >> that averages roughly $1,000
per victim. anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, you get a call from someone at the police department who says you missed jury duty and you owe money. >> that call might lure you, as it did a man in california who was told if he didn't pay up, there would be a warrant out for his arrest. richard tanner says the call took him by surprise. >> i literally was about to hang up when they said, are you at this address, it was my po box i've had for many, many, years. >> reporter: the man on the other send said he was sergeant wade marshall and tanner owed fines of $1,600 for failure to appear for jury duty. >> he immediately launched into this very polished sounding, they're you a then it sounding speech about we're calling as a courtesy, you have several outstanding citations. >> reporter: tanner told him he had served jury duty. but the sergeant cave him case and citation numbers of what sound like police scanners in the background. he instructed tanner to head
immediately to the sheriffs department to pay up or face a warrant for his arrest. the only form of payment accepted, cash or a pre paid card called green dot. >> it was all in the guise of giving me a lot of information. he even said, do you have a pen or a paper, you might want to write this down. tapper used his cell phone to call the local sheriffs department. >> the first thing i said was, is there a sergeant wade marshall? and i barely bought the the words out when the real sheriffs department says, no, it's a him ska, hang up. law enforcement would never make such a request. >> the director says it's a growing problem nation wide. the agency recently warned consumers about these slick scammers. >> these scammers are extroomly well versed in the judicial process. they have frequently used real judge's names, real names of u.s. marshall service employees.
>> reporter: that's just one type of what experts call imposter scams, the most common form of draud fraud dupeing consumers. the federal trade says more than 1,400 people claimed of fraud. the acting associate director. >> there are probably a lot of people out from who are hearing this and saying, ha, i wouldn't fall for that. yeah, a lot of people think they won't fall for it. and a lot of people down fall for it. the fact of the matter is when you get one of these calls, they sound really real, scammers are very, very good at making you believe that you've got an emergency situation on your hands and they have a really powerful way of getting you to act on that. >> well, a couple red flags the government is not going to call you, they're going to use snail mail and send you something in the mail. by the way, they don't take pre paid cards or gift cards. you know, 77% of people get
these contacts over the phone. most of the people who are affected by this complaining are 50, age 50 or older. >> it's scary. >> your grandmother, your aunt. so the key is, well, sends me something in the mail and hang up. >> and hang up. >> there you go, thank you, anna. ahead, we will talk with house majority leader kevin mccarthy about powerful opponents to the republican-held plan. doctors, hospitals, nurses and insurers and up next, a florida couple cruiseship to their home. the dog --,,,,
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that's been removed off the roadway here. but the backup remains. you're moving at just 5 miles per hour all the way to 23rd street so give yourself extra time there. here's the bay bridge toll plaza the maze to downtown now up to 30 minutes so slow there. and let's take a look at contra costa county. slow on highway 4, westbound, headed down to 242 an 680 in walnut creek and a lot of fog across the span of the san mateo. here's a live look at that 34- minute compute. >> it's low level cloudiness. it's shallow fog and will burn off rapidly but boy, what a view this morning from sutro tower lacking out towards the transamerica pyramid. you can see the "salesforce" building going up, as well. blue skies above that. temperatures very mild into the 40s and 50s. it's 53 degrees in san jose. later today mostly sunny skies. and a warmup. 60s at the beaches. mid- and high 60s bayside. ♪[ music ] >> 70s across the peninsula. outside number today, 75 degrees. that will be in the gilroy area. same on friday. warmest weekend so far this year.
good morning to the viewers in the west, it's thursday, march 9th, welcome back. more news ahead including kevin mccarthy, trying to sell an obamacare replacement to skeptical gop conservatives and why the plan is worth the fight. first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. all night session in the room behind me, so far going at it for just under 24 hours. >> congress, not surprisingly, requested a briefing from jameis comey on president trump's spying allegations. >> was aware information had been stolen weeks before wikileaks appeared what appeared to be sensitive cia data.
>> hundreds of thousands of people without power this morning after deadly storms ripped through part of the country. >> this is what people are waking up to, winds so powerful they took down three story trees. a day without a woman was marked by strikes and rallies around the world. >> this bronze statue is called fearless girl with hopes to showcase the future power of women in corporate leadership. one of the many calls to action at yesterday's rally. tim tebow made his debut with the new york mets. >> biggest moment came when a run scored as he grounded into a double play. >> puts the ball in play, and that's in and of itself excites the crowd here at the field. >> first standing o i've seen for hitting into a double play. charlie is off, and gayle is on assignment this morning. congress is making slow progress
on the republican replacement for obamacare. foot dragging by democrats kept two house committees in session throughout the night. some members struggles to stay awake. ways and means committee did approve a key provision at 4:30 a.m. eastern time. >> democrats and some republicans criticized the blue and influential medical and lobbying groups are lining up against it including aarp with nearly 38 million members. house speaker paul ryan said the plan delivers on a long-standing promise to repeal obamacare. house majority leader kevin mccarthy is working with speaker ryan to sell the plan to his fellow republicans, and he's with us now from capitol hill. congressman, good morning. >> good morning, how are you? >> i'm good. you were not up all night, were you? >> no, i'm not on energy or commerce or ways and means, but energy and commerce is still going as we speak. >> we showed a live shot of them earlier work, through the night. let me ask you this.
now that you have about every major influential group against this, the doctors, hospitals, nurses, aarp, are you confident this can get through congress before april 7th when congress goes on recess? >> yes, very confident. remember, this is one of three phases to repeal and replace obamacare. this is the first phase going through. you have to think about why are we currently where we are and why are we repealing it. remember what obamacare did? three essential things. gave greater krog of health care to the federal government. it was the exchanges. then it was the expansion of medicaid. when you look at the exchanges today, one-third of the county in america there's one provider. humana pulled out, 16 counties in tennessee have no provider. medicaid is on a path of destruction. social security going to cost $1 trillion within the next ten years for one year, and that's the equivalent of how much we spend on discretionary spending
for all of government. you can't let it go forward. it's going to collapse upon itself. we have to solve the problem. this is the first phase, and it's going to reason silluation, which makes it with the senate rules for difficult, but the second phase is with tom price and health and human service secretary, and third phase moves at the same time, the bills that take 60 volts, and overall, you'll have a very good bill that solves the problem that lowers premium price and greater quality to health care. >> congressman, the hospital association that nora mentioned are warning this will result in a substantial reduction in the number of americans who are covered. do you disagree with that? >> yes, i disagree with that. if you want to sit back and say the argument that the federal government is going to mandate everyone gets covered, look what's taken place today. if people can't get care, obamacare created 23 coops, providing $23 billion. in a short time, 18 collapsed.
if you have 16 counties in tennessee that don't even provide any coverage at all, how can that provide coverage to them? then you look at what the providers are actually saying. they are calling it a death spiral when it comes to obamacare. we can't sit back and see people go without health care. we have a system to lower the price and bring greater quality. >> congressman, this is happening remarkably fast. your colleague in the senate, tom cotton, tweeted guidance to you this morning saying, house healthcare bill can't pass without major changes. to my friends in the house, pause, start over, get it right, don't get it fast. will you heed that advice? >> we have heeded the advice. we have spent the last six years studying the obamacare failures of it. we have sat back and watched this thing get collapsed. what we are doing is keeping the promise of what we said we'd do. repeal obamacare and replace it. unfortunately, we have to do it in three phase, and-under-par the rules of the senate, it does not allow us to give a full
replacement and one simple vote, so that's the reason why we're going through three phases. we're going through regular order, as you watch through committee. through energy and commerce. through ways and means, and then it goes next week to budget then come to the floor. this is the way legislation is produced in america. this is the way, one, we keep the promise to lower the price of health care. >> i know that president trump is taking an active role in lobbying some of the more conservative members of the caucus who oppose this, particularly the tax credit, who they call an additional entitlement, bringing some of them to bullying tonight at the white house. is that going to work? >> president trump supports the bill because he understands it lowers price. more importantly, tax credit is a conservative idea. look at what heritage said in 2007, tax credit is the way to provide greater health care in the process. i believe when people sit and read the bill and understand this is phase one in a process, you're going to find much more support as we go through.
>> all right, congressman, thank you. >> thank you for having me. the fooib is investigating the source of the leak of apparent cia cyber espionage secrets. wikileaks revealed tools to break into computers, smart tvs, smart phones issue and cars. u.s. officials noticed suspicious activity well before the wikileaks release. former cia director panetta said the leak harms intelligence gathering efforts abroad. >> it's a very serious damage that's been done to the ability of our intelligence agencies like the cia. to be able to use their methods, use to go after terrorists and potential terrorists to try to make sure we know where the threats are coming from, and they are beginning to have to reinvent other tools to be able to gather that kind of important
intellignce. >> the cia has not confirmed the authenticity of the files. the white house does not believe president trump is under any investigation after he claimed former president obama ordered wiretaps on his campaign office. the fbi is already investigating whether trump campaign officials had contracts with russia. we asked white house press secretary sean spicer how far that investigation goes. >> sean, is the president the target of a counterintelligence investigation? >> that's what we have to find out. the president made clear he has no interest in russia, and yet stories coming out with respect to that are, frankly, fake. >> do you know whether he is -- >> no, but i think that's -- one of the issues we've asked the senate house to look into -- >> are you saying there's a possibility that he is the target of a counterintelligence probe involving -- >> i don't -- what i'm saying there's a difference between that narrative and then the narrative
perpetuated over and over again. the concern that the president has and why he asked the house an senate committees to look into this is to get to the bottom of what may or may not have occurred in the 2016 election. >> minutes later, spicer was handed a slip of paper and revised what he had said. >> i just want to be really clear on one point, which is there is no reason that we should -- that we have to think that the president is the target of any investigation whatsoever. >> two senators asked the justice department for copies of any warrant, applications, or court orders for wife taps of the president or his exam pain. >> important to make that clarification. >> indeed, it is. >> every second is critical for victims of a stroke, and ahead, how patients with can see the doctor and start treatments before reaching the hospital thanks to a new high-tech ,,,,
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in our morning rounds, a high professional life saver for strokes units. they found they cut treatment times for victims from 94 minutes to 66 minutes. the vehicles are rolling out across the country. we spoke to a cardiologist and she is here to explain how these strokes ambulances work. good morning. >> good morning, alex. every 40 seconds someone in america will experience a stroke. these special ambulances allow
doctors to start treatment before patients get to the hospital and when millions of brain cells are lost every minute without treatment, saving time is crucial. >> all of a sudden i had a very bad headache. >> reporter: when monica suddenly began to feel sick last friday, her daughter called 911. >> they were asking me to lift my legs and my arms and stuff. at first my leg wouldn't lift anymore. >> reporter: a special mobile stroke unit responded. it's equipped with a ct scanner. a video conferenceing system to communicate with doctors at the hospital and drugs that can stop the most common type of stroke in its tracks. remotely, a neurologist diagnosed a stroke and ordered life saving medication. dr. mohammed hussein managed her care at the cleveland clinic. >> this allows you to go to a patient's home, make a definitive diagnosis of what type of stroke and allow us to
distribute the treatment immediately. >> reporter: a stroke occurs when blood is cut off to the brain. quick treatment tpa can prevent permanent damage or even death. dr. hussein's new study found that patients treated by a mobile stroke unit get tpa an average of 38 minutes faster than those transported in a regular ambulance. >> it makes all the difference in the world between a person being able to walk or not being able to walk. for a person go home versus having to live in a nursing home. >> hey you all. >> reporter: after three days in the hospital, monica still has a limp, but the 41-year-old nurse's aide feels lucky and grateful. >> oh. >> finally. >> oh, baby. >> about 20 of these mobile stroke units are now deployed around the country. each ambulance costs up to a million dollars, more than twice the cost of a regular ambulance and about a million dollars a
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>> that was a moment. look at this. >> that's a beauty. >> a big apple sunrise, there it is. >> the heart of manhattan. a five-year-old boy who waited nearly a year for a new heart got good news, his father record it is news on friday. >> i think they found one that might be perfect for you. what do you think. >> they found one? >> yeah, they did, what do you think? >> great! when am i going to get it?
>> like most kids, yeah, when do i get it? more to the point. >> a big piece of it. >> right, ari schultz battled heart surgery, it took place over the weekend at boston children's hospital. it was successful. we can report that ari is rests comfortably this morning. i am sure his parents are so, so relieved. >> he got it. he got it. >> what a great piece of news, all right. "fortune" releases its list of the 100 best companies to work for, ahead, we will share the top five. your local news is next. [ music playing ] .
this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning, it's 8:25. i'm kenny choi. today, san francisco police chief bill scott is teaming up with the justice for mario woods coalition to host a community meeting in the bayview neighborhood. woods was shot and killed by police in december 2015. the meeting is at 6:00 at joseph lee gym on mendell street. uber's self-driving cars will soon return to california streets. the company finally got permits through the dmv. uber rolled out the pilot program in december but the cars were banned from the streets when they refused to get the permits. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,
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number 522 is delayed. i will send it to you, roberta. >> so we have a little bit of stratus out there. it's compressed deck of fog that's steeped in under the golden gate bridge and saturating the bay bridge, as well. but another view be how about if we take a look at that? how about there? sutro tower we have sea haze on top of a thin deck of clouds. that's going to wipe away with a warmer day on tap. 40s and 50s as you step out. later today, numbers in the 60s at the beaches today, mid- and high 60s around the bay. redwood city through mountain view at 70 degrees. we jump up to 73 in san jose when the average high is 64. 70s common from concord, clayton and walnut creek into the tri-valley. 74 in santa rosa and in fairfield. a north wind at 15. pollen count is high today but even higher over the weekend with the dry air mass in place. check that out. we have temperatures flirting with 80 degrees away from the bay on saturday through monday. ,,,,
jackson on the "late, late show" recreating his famous scenes with james corden. >> they're having too much fun of that show. >> there's a reason that's on the late, late show. >> now it's on "early morning." welcome back with "cbs this morning" edited version. business insider reports on congress passing a bill that authorizes more than $19 billion in spending for nasa. the bill asks the agency to create a plan to send people to mars by 2033. it also calls for crude mission to the moon in 2021. trump administration officials did not comment on whether the president will sign the bill. the washington post reports on a record-setting comeback in soccer being called one of the greatest comebacks ever. barcelona scored six goals yesterday to win a high stakes
series and reached the playoffs in the champion league in europe t. final three goals of the match came in the final minutes. it is the first time in a championship that a team has wiped out a four-goal deficit from their previous games. >> i got to go back and watch that game. absolutely. the "new york times" says the window landmark is closed forever. images of the rock art in malta were widely used in movies and tv shows. it fell into the mediterranean yesterday during a storm. malta leaders said erosion made the collapse inevitable. he still called it hard breaking. >> sure is. >> a beautiful piece of land there. the usa today reports 16 states had their warmest february on record. that covers 145 million americans. nationwide, it was the second warmest february since scientists began to keep track more than 120 years ago. it was the sixth warmest winter ever. the average temperature last month soared to more than 7 degrees above average.
and "fortune" this morning released its list of the 100 best companies to work for. it's based on a survey of more than 230,000 workers. at number five, investment giant edward jones. number four, investment firm baird. number three the boston consultant group and number two wegman's group and gook him took to top spot. they have free gourmet food and haircuts, haircuts! it's boosting its parental leave policy. >> well, for women, that's a real cost. all right, we work as a leader in the business of ost n weekly happy hours. we like those. today we work as 100,000 members
around the world and a reported valuation of $17 billion. adam newman is the co-founder and ceo. we work for us on cbs "this morning" he is announcing a plan for new entrepreneurs. welcome back. >> good to have you here. >> you were last on the show less than a year ago, we work has doubled. you have doubled your membership, expanded over 30 cities. >> so first of all, thank you for having me again. and the happy international women's day, i know it's yesterday. we take it very seriously. >> goods for. >> you we take it seriously, 47% of our work force today are women. we have made a commitment we will work to 50%. >> good for. >> you they include engineers, construction managers, builders and everything in between. >> what's behind your expansion? >> women [ laughter ] >> and so we actually more than doubled in size over the past year and truly what's behind us is our ability to work as a
team, our understanding of the more we listen to everybody around us both to the teams and to our members and our employees, that the more successful we can be and this minute ago of creating a world where people make a life, not just a living, which is so important for us, the only way we can achieve it is growing as large as possible in the most important cities in the world. >> you have a big announcement to make here on ""cbs this morning,"" the create or awards, how much are they? >> at work we talk a lot about doing what you like and creating your life's work. now it's time to do more than talk about it on a local basis, but really help our members globally in the local communities and around the world. we decided to create a word the creator awards, graphic designers are a creator, anybody that feels being a part of something larger than themselves and wants to contribute is a creator, non-profit and for profit. we will recognize them nationally and globally in local events, where anyone can submit,
members and non-members around the world starting today actually on the website, i think you guys are up right now. after you submit, you go through the process. on the local events, we will give out $1 million-and-a-half. we will give $10 million in barclays center in front of 20,000 members and creators. >> wow! >> what's the idea that a lot of these creators use the "we work" space as office space? >> it's true, but we are opening this up for everyone. we work in a lot of cities. there are people that can't buy a membership for $45 a month. we want to apply also, the idea is to recognize anyone in the world doing amazing things, that might not be the traditional 'earn to win an aid waward and v this cash. >> "wall street journal" is soft bank is considering putting $4 billion in your company. is thataccurate?
>> that sounds like a big number. there is snnothing i can say. sounds big. >> when you three of investment, you are talking about expanding into marks like india. how does the product change, the "we work" work in the country you are in? >> as much as we think we know, there is a lot more we don't know. so the secret of expanding to india is finding the local culture and understand our values that we so much believe in and find a way to connect them locally. we have a local partner. under construction, there will be nine buildings, in mumbai, new delhi, three in bangalore. very excited about india. >> last year when you were here, we talked about the "we live" concept, a rental apartment becomes a shared common space. you told us, but it's going to work globally. so far have you two locations in d.c. and downtown, new york. so what have we found in trying to expand that contact? >> first of all, we found it's
tremendous. the new york location is not only 100% fuel with a waiting list larger than the amount of people inside. we have locations under construction all over the world. it takes longer for people to live. we are more committed than ever before. it's ramping up not only the speed that we want, but the quality that we are looking for. because when you go into a person's apartment, you will be very sensitive, even more than in the work place towards their privacy, towards all the things that make a home such an important place for all of us. >> it's a brave new world, adam newman, thanks, for your time. >> thank you for having me. a top shoe designer's quest to own the world's most valuable stamp begins with, wait for it, donald duck. ahead, how a comic book launched a journey for a rare piece of paper,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
and she went inside the smithsonian in washington to find out what makes this little tiny piece of paper so valuable. >> well, good morning the one cent magginta soo -- magenta, ie only british colonial stamp that queen elizabeth doesn't own and the current owner, you may have we heard of him, enprepreneur shoe designer stuart weissman. >> it's in is there. it's protected pretty well. >> reporter: this stamp, the one crept magginee owe magenta. it's said to be when you account for size and weight the most valuable object in the world the only one of its kind in the world. >> well, i keep hoping that. it would be quite a shock if someone came up with another one. >> reporter: the one cent
magenta was printed in the british colonies more than 100 years ago. the author and "new york times" reporter james baird said it was all but forgotten until a 12-year-old boy discovered a stamp in his uncles basement in 1873. why care about a stamp? >> it's history. it's a way of seeing how the world was connected. it's a way of thinking about how people are connected. >> reporter: the stamp has also connected a handful of people who have spent fortunes to own it, including an american chemical company air and now renowned stuart weitzman, it was 1952, he was ten-years-old when he learned about this stamp from none other than donald duck. in a comic book which also is at the smithsonian, donald duck launches one of his schemes to get rich quick the hunt for the one cent magenta.
>> he goes to the jungles and obviously i got the stamp. he didn't. >> reporter: you beat donald at his game here. weitzman grew up collecting stamps in queens, new york. >> i don't know today how kids collect stamps. >> reporter: his stamp book had one prominent hole, a spot for the one cent magenta. >> i looked at geography, it provided a bit of education a. lot of fun. it was a childhood thing, i eventually gave it up. >> i gave up the girls. >> until the previous owner john dupont died in jail. >> i spent my lifetime looking for it, father, i found one in john dupont. >> reporter: in "front" the chemical fortune was imprisoned for the third degree murder of a gold medal wrestler. >> he's an ungrateful ape. >> reporter: he tried to use
this stamp according to him, as his get out of jail free card. >> one of the things he thought was if some museum could put in a good word, could arrange a pard were, he'd let that museum have it. >> but that was a non-starter? he wasn't going to get out of ja ill with this stamp? >> no, no, it didn't happen. >> reporter: instead, in 2014, it went to auction. and weitzman who later would sell his shoe empire to coach for half a billion bought it so the world can see this 21 of a kind treasure. but first he had to get it to thesmithsonian. you know how i brought it to washington? >> why? >> many my sock. some people keep it to their wrist. >> did you watch "mission impossible"? >> yes i dressed up like a
having aabonds i didn't shave for two days. >> how to be more conspicuous, put the stamp in your sock? $9.5 million. >> that little piece of paper in your sock. that's how you got it to the museum? >> yep. >> it's been described as the ugliest stamp an expert has seen $9.5 million you paid for it. >> i would like to see what art he appreciates. >> it's not about how it looks? >> no, it shouldn't even be judged that way. so his attention is on the wrong characteristic of that stamp. it is one of a kind. what else could it be in it was hidden for 150 years. >> shrouded in secrecy. this smithson yan exhibit is the publicly accessible the one cent magenta has been. this transcends stamp checking for stuart weitzman, he likes this cognac signed by the 1941
yankees. >> the only signed pair of shoes in baseball history. >> reporter: who's shoes were these? >> the girlfriends o jodi imageio, the only thing exciting if he had taken marlin monroe's shoe to be signed. >> and there is his childhood stamp album. >> i said this to anybody that asked me about, what was the one thing i got out of my childhood, toy, games and sports or hawks. i learned history from this book. >> reporter: his childhood quest, some 60 years in the making is now complete. now the one cent magginta will be here until november and then stuart wezman has to decide what to do with it. if you come and see the one cent magenta you can make a personalized stamp of your own. i say it probably won't be worth quite as much. >> yeah, thanks. well, if you have a story
with donald duck, stuart weitzman and john dupont, unbelievable. >> so many layers, it kept going, it's great. >> i have no idea where my stamp collection is. >> it might be worth finding. a skier recorded tracked down a mountain with a selfi stick gets caught in an avalanche, ahead how he managed to escape. are you watching "cbs this morning.",,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
ff>> a a skier making his way down the mountains in the french alps, got caught in an avalanche. all of a sudden the snow cracked and he's covered to tumble into trees and ended up face down. wasn't able to free himself. i think i might have let go of the selfies. >> i was thinking the same thing. priorities. all right, well on that note, i hope you don't get buried today.
city leaders are taking a step back... to assess how th the city good morning, it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. two weeks after destructive flooding in san jose, city leaders are taking a step back to assess how they responded. the city council is holding a special meeting today to discuss the issue and address recovery concerns. nearly 2 dozen people are still forced out of their homes. today san francisco police chief bill scott is teaming up with the justice for mario woods coalition to hold a community meeting in the bayview neighborhood. woods was shot and killed by police in december 2015. the meeting is at 6 p.m. at joseph lee gym on mendell street. and today bart's board of supervisors will meet to consider ways to come back from a budget shortfall. some options on the table include fare hikes and service reductions. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a
good morning, bay area. it is 8:57. let's take a look at how morning commute is going. right now, here's a look at our new hi-def images of our graphics. 30 miles per hour across the span of 92 westbound headed across the san mateo bridge. and this is the traffic live look at that, traffic in heavy fog on the san mateo bridge if you are heading out there. ive yourself extra time to get through there. it's barely moving on the westbound side into the
peninsula. and a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. from the maze to downtown, that's about a 20-minute commute. but otherwise, at least the sunshine will come later, roberta. >> it's sunny in a lot of places right now but you did feature some key areas that we are experiencing some low-level fog. hi, everybody! good morning to you. there you have it. it's a compressed deck of fog just outside the embarcadero. looking out towards the bay bridge, how about the golden gate bridge? no fog there. it has already dissipated. we will have some mostly sunny skies today with a few mid- to high-level clouds coming in from time to time. notice the temperatures 40s and 50s. san jose's already 59 degrees. you're going to feel the difference out the door today. later, 60s and 70s. how about that? 62 degrees rockaway beach and pacifica. mid-70s across the bay. 70s around the peninsula. inland, yes, the pollen count high all the way through the weekend. be prepared. notice this weekend, it's going to be the warmest weekend so far this year.
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