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captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, june 12th 20, 17. welcome to "cbs this morning." attorney general jeff sessions prepares to testify to the senate intelligence committee. it is a high-profile sequel to fired fbi director james comey. we'll talk with senator angus king who will question the attorney general. this morning bill cosby's defense lawyers start representing their side of the case. he arrived a short time ago with his wife at his side. police across the country use phony delivery bait boxes to catch thieves taking packages. authorities say it is a success. critics say the tactic threatens privacy. we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds.
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i do. i love that house of cards. i do love me some good political theater. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump's attorney general is being drawn into the investigations of russian meddling in the election. >> jeff sessions is expected to testify tomorrow to the senate intelligence committee. and he's likely to answer questions raised by last week's testimony from james comey. >> the president attacked the fired fbi director again yesterday. he tweeted i believe that james comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible. totally illegal, very cowardly. nancy cordes is on capitol hill looking ahead to sessions' testimony. >> a lot of questions for sessions cropped up after
comey's blockbuster hearing last week and senators from both sides wants to know why sessions was involved in comey's firing. we haven't heard whether this hearing tomorrow is going to be opened or closed but signs point to it taking place behind closed doors which is going to happen over democratic objection. >> first i think he should be sworn under oath. >> reporter: on "face the nation" senate minority leader chuck schumer ran through the questions he wants answered by the attorney general. >> did he interfere with the russian investigation before he recused himself? the president said comey was fired because of russia. how does that fit in with his recusal? >> reporter: sessions had been scheduled to testify before a different committee tomorrow about the department of justice budget, but he announced the switch to the intelligence committee this weekend after it became clear he was only going to get grilled about his role in comey's firingp. >> he had already recused himself and suddenly he is the one apparently recommending to the president that comey be fired. >> want to be able to get his
side and all the facts out there. >> reporter: sessions recused himself from the russian investigation over three months ago after admitting he had not disclosed two meetings with the russian ambassador in 2016. comey suggested to senators last week that there might be more to it than that. >> we also were aware of facts that i can't discuss in an open setting that would make his continued engagement in a russia-related investigation problematic. >> reporter: for the president's offer to give his side of the story. >> would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of -- >> 100%. >> reporter: republican lindsey graham urged the president sunday don't do it warning mr. trump he might be, quote, his own worst enemy. >> you may be the first president in history to go down because you can't stop inappropriately talking about an investigation that if you just were quiet would clear you. >> reporter: some republicans argue sessions would not be the first attorney general to inject politics into an investigation. they point out that his
predecessor loretta lynch urged comey to describe the clinton e-mail probe as a matter rather than an investigation. even dianne feinstein, a democrat, described that request this weekend as something, charlie, that made her queasy. >> thanks, nancy. independent senator angus king is a member of the senate intelligence committee and with us now from brunswick, maine. senator, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. glad to be with you. >> begin with this, what do you expect to hear, hope to hear, plan to ask, the attorney general about when he appears before the senate intelligence committee? >> there are several things we want to look at. one is, he was certainly a member of the trump campaign. what were his contacts, if any, with russian officials during the -- during the period of the campaign? i think that's certainly a question we need to ask. secondly, a question i'm interested in, what role did he play, if any, again in the comey firing because at that point, he was supposed to be recused from
this investigation, have nothing to do with it, and to the extent the comey firing had something to do with the investigation, i think that's an area that we need to explore. >> that's exactly right. we heard james comey raise concerns about the attorney general's dealings with russian officials. do you believe there might have been a third meeting? what are some of the concerns? >> well, i don't want to comment on that as you know, mr. comey, director comey, said we need to talk about some of these things in closed session. i can't confirm whether there were other meetings. i think that's obviously one of the things we want to ask mr. sessions. >> and by the way, my inclination is that this should be in an open session. the only reason you go into a closed session is if it's a national security and i don't believe we're talking about national security issues here. if we get into national security issues we can cut off that line of questioning and defer it to a closed session, but i -- my starting point is that the
american people need to understand this whole issue and the more these sessions we can have in public the better. >> senator king how is all of this sitting with you? we've had time now to digest what director comey said. will you have time to take it in and process it, how is it sitting with you and how do we advance this investigation? >> well, what worries me about this and about all the drama surrounding the testimony last week, is that i wouldn't say it's a diversion because it's certainly an important issue but the real issue here is what the russians did. they attacked us. this was really serious, sophisticated, long term, they knew what they were doing and not only did they, you know, get into e-mails and release e-mails and try to influence the election, they were also poking and prodding in state election systems and they're going to be back. >> why hasn't the president of the united states, responsible for the national security of the
united states, spoke out in the same way that you have and james comey has? >> well, i have to tell you, charlie, that i thought that was one of the most disturbing moments in the hearing with james comey last week, was when joe manchin of west virginia asked him that question in those nine interactions with the president, did he ever express any interest in what the russians did, how they did it, how we know they did it, what their plans are, and the answer was no. zero. and that's very disturbing. as you know the president has sort of denigrated this whole idea from the very beginning and it's really worrisome. i can understand his concern about whether his campaign was involved and whether he's imcomplicated. that's understandable. but he's the commander in chief and the country is under attack, and he's acting like it's all personal. this is a serious matter and i wish he would sit down with the
intelligence community and really ab sort what was -- ab sort what was done and the significance of it. >> thank you for joining us from maine pleasure to be with you. the president is focusing on the troubles with his white house staff. several reports claim that the president has told his chief of staff reince priebus that he must figures out a solution by july 4th or he will lose his job. major garret is at the white house talking with his sources who tell a different story. major, good morning. >> good morning. as we've told you before, president trump is considering a significant shakeup of his senior white house staff. but sources directly involved in conversations with the president tell us he has never set a july 4th deadline to decide whether or not to keep white house chief of staff reince priebus. in fact, the president has told his senior staff and those close to him, that he can't afford to undertakes a massive alteration of his staff at this moment because it would only add to the
atmosphere of chaos and instability. priebus the chief of staff is under a microscope that's been true for weeks if not months. what he needs to do until in the month of june and july is put legislative accomplishments on the board and bring stronger focus and discipline to the white house staff itself. another story to watch this week, the attorney general's testimony before the senate intelligence committee. sessions has denied some suggestions that there was a third undin closed meeting with russian ambassador sergey kislyak during the trump campaign. one other thing, senate republicans meeting in secret are looking to try to create a legislative repeal and replace for the obamacare act. if they succeed, that could help priebus keep his job and put a legislative accomplishment on the board. if republicans fail much of the remaining trump agenda may stall with it. >> thank you so much. nearly five months after the
president took office his wife and youngest son moved into the white house. melania and baron trump returned with the president last night after his weekend trip to new jersey. they stayed in new york city while bar ron finished his school year. last night the first lady tweeted a photo and wrote looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home. >> new chapter for them too. bar ron getting off the plane with a t-shirt that says the expert. bill cosby's defense lawyers are making their case in a pennsylvania courtroom. the actor arrived accompanied by his wife camille. it's the first time she's appeared by his side for the trial. the prosecution rested on friday after testimony from cosby's accuser andrea constand. he faces three charges of aggravated indecent assault. if convicted he carries a penalty. rikki klieman has been following this trial and joins us at the
table to discuss. good morning, good to see you. a lot of people asking where has camille cosby been or any of his daughters. this is an important sign you think? >> i think it's a critical sign. i think it is so important to a jury about how they react to a defendant as to who he is supported by. if his wife will not stand up for him, why should the jury? >> his tv daughters have been there but no family members. >> it's different. you know, we used to say, when i was in the defense side of the business, that if there was a spouse, if there was a daughter, if there was a son, that we insisted that they be at court every day. i understand why they wanted to keep her out of the firestorm, but she needs to be there now. >> will bill cosby take the stand? >> i think that if bill cosby takes the stand, he is asking to get a good long sentence for sure and why is that? because what you have with a judge is a judge will say okay,
i understand if someone committed an offense years ago and sentence accord ply but someone who committed an offense commits perjury in my courtroom, if i believe they are not telling the truth i am going to sentence them to the maximum. bill cosby has to make the choice because it is his life and liberty. the risks involved if he testifies are substantial. phere.ave great appellate errors and they can go forward with that appeal. also, when you look at all the women who were excluded, all of that testimony excluded, he opens the door, it's all coming in. >> quick answer did the prosecution make a strong case? >> yes, they did. andrea constand herself was strong, buttressed by the rape treatment center expert who talks about the fact that people do delay in responsible and people do contact their accuser. she was really terrific on rape trauma syndrome. also the toxicologist who talked
about the effects of benadryl, all which support andrea constand. >> bill cosby doesn't take the stand what's their likely strategy? >> the likely strategy is three options. he takes the stand, he doesn't take the stand and they rest, and they argue simply on reasonable doubt which might be the wiser thing, or they put on experts of their own to testify differently about toxicology and differently about rape syndrome or perhaps they call witnesses to go about andrea constand's testimony and poke holes in it. >> thank you so much. thousands of people are protesting across russia today in a rare show of strength against president putin. police arrested at least 200 people. the demonstrations were called by controversial opposition figure alexei navalny who plans to run for president. elizabeth palmer is with the protests in the heart of moscow. elizabeth, good morning. >> good morning. after a last-minute change of venue that created some confusion the protesters formed
up here on the main boulevard that goes through the center of moscow right down to the kremlin. they shouted "putin you thief" and "russia without putin" as the police formed lines and arrested some of the protesters. alex alexei navalny's wife tweeted he was detained outside of the apartment as he was leaving to come to the protest. like the last protest in march this has drawn young people who support navalny's main anti-corruption message but who are also angry about everything from unemployment and low wages to state control of the media. navalny, who is a lawyer, is also a populist and provocateur with a genius for drawing attention and hoping to put pressure on the kremlin building wide grassroots support for a run at the presidency next year. he has virtually no chance of winning, but his supporters love
the fact that he would be the first serious opposition candidate to challenge vladimir putin at the polls. norah? >> all right. elizabeth palmer thank you so much. a passenger jet landed safely in sydney, australia, after a large hole appeared in its engine casing. the crew of the china eastern flight noticed the more than three foot long gash shortly after takeoff last night. the plane was headed to shanghai. the air bus has two engines and can carry more than 200 passengers. people on board said they heard a loud bang and smelled something burning. >> i hear the noise and i'm not sure what the noise but the cabin crew wept out and they were very like -- they told us to fasten our seat belt and they tried to calm us down. >> yeah. initially when they were giving instructions i didn't know what was happening so i was concerned. but i'm glad we're safe and yeah, i feel blessed it wasn't much worse than it looked.
>> in a statement china eastern said the crew found damage in the left engine and took decisive action. no one was hurt. general electric stock is up in early trading after a change at the top. ceo and chairman jeffrey immelt is stepping down and retiring. immelt has led ge more than 15 years and one of the country's most influential chief executives. the company says he will be replaced by john flannery who leads ge's health care business. severe storms are a threat today for about 33 million people from texas to michigan. the most significant risk centers on north and south dakota. tens of thousands lost power in the twin cities in minnesota after severe thunderstorms swept through the region yesterday. heavy rain and hail fell in the area and the hail so thick that plows and bulldozers were used to clear it in some places. 50 mile an hour wind gusts uprooted trees and damaged homes in minnesota and wisconsin. certain birth control pills are being recalled because they
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you could call that the pre for these newlyweds. president trump crashed a new jersey wedding at a golf club over the weekend. we heard he has a habit of doing this. one of the guests says the president only stayed a few minutes and people, they say, were very happy to see him. that's a picture for their wedding book. not everybody has the president come to your wedding. >> there you go. >> congrats. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the president face as new challenge this morning over the trump organization ties to this countries. cbs news has confirmed the
attorney generals for new jersey and the detective will file lawsuited again. >> the businesses he owns accepted millions in payments from foreign governments. so far the white house has not replied to our request for comment. here's a look at this morning's other headlines. "time" reports on a recall of birth control pill. a packages air. they were sold on may 29th. they're sold on mabellas 24 fe. if taken they could lead to an unintende a good thing, an unintended pregnancy. a new study is out on obesity. more than 10% is obese. that ee define as a body mass index of 30 or higher. more than 604 million are obese.
obesity rates doubled in 73 countries. in 2015 excess weight played a role in 4 million deaths. processed food played a major roll there. 97% votes. granting statehood would be up to the u.s. congress. many say the economic crisis is due to its territorial status. they organized boycotts of the poll. the "orlando sentinel" reports on the one-year anniversary of the pulse nightclub attack in the city. survivors, victims, families, and local officials held a private service overnight at 2:02 a.m. that's to mack the moment the shooting began. people dressed as angels walk tlad u the parking lot and surrounded the parking lot where omar mateen killed 49 and
wounded 53 more. u.s. news and world report says surveillance video taken insidede a penn statee fraterni housuse where a stutudent died exexpected to be showed in cour totoday. timothy piazza died after falllling down the stairs.. he r reportedly drank a lot off alcocohol as part of the hazing. tee e marco morgagan is outside pennsylvania courthouse where theta pi brothers will stand trial. the video shows the final hours of timothy piazza. >> it's horrible and gruesome.
>> the family said they haven't decided whether they'll be in the courtroom when the video is played na no parent wants to see what is apparently on this videotape. >> reporter: the video was reported on surveillance cameras inside the beta theta pi house and have never been seen publ publicly. at 9:00 p.m. the video shows piazza and others with the gauntlet drinking. he fell down the stairs. when he's returned, carried by fraternity brothers, his body is limp and his body bruised. >> the dragging of a young man failing to attend to him, punching him and other acts which appear in the grand jury report to be indefensible.
>> reporter: around 5:00 a.m. the cameras captured piazza falling head first into an iron railing. shortly after 11:00 p.m. he fell down the basement stairs again. the fraternity brothers didn't find him for hours and then waited before called 911. >> we have a friend that hasn't moved. >> reporter: piazza died one day later. he had severe head trauma and a ruptured spreen. attorney rocco sip a rohn represents michael bon tucci who is charged with 18 charges. >> il sympathetically for the piazza family but sadly because somebody passed away doesn't mean everyone in the room is responsible. >> the charges include involuntary manslaughter, hazing, and tampering with evidence. penn state said they do not tolerate hazing or alcohol abuse but added they're entitled to a
presumption of innocence. norah? >> tough to hear the detail, to hear he was abused like that allegedly -- >> and was in pain for so long. >> heartbreaking. another big story this morning. euner may be heading for a major shakeup. they're considering a leave of absence for ceo travis kalanick following a turbulent six months. an investigation into uber's troubled culture by former attorney general eric holder is expected to be released tomorrow. we reached out o uber for comment but have yet to hear back. cbs financial news contributor mellody hobson is in san francisco. good morning, mellody. >> good morning. >> we know there's a report by attorney general eric holder. there is more than just the top of uber. there will be a big shakeup, right? >> well, what we know right now
is the biggest news to come out of this meeting is the board unanimously agreed to take the recommndations in the uber report and i'm told by my source that the recommendations are specific. but i know they fall in three categories, human resources, governance, and culture. so those are the big issues they're looking at. the shakeup is still unclear. >> do we know these things that travis did, the culture that he created? is it responsible for the huge success of the company? >> this is part of the issue and significance of the idea that he may take a leave of absence, which i'm told is his idea. this brash culture is what has led this company to go from zero to being worth almost $70 milli billion in seven year. that's substantial growth by any standard and certainly has had
significant fallout. >> how significant would that be if travis does indeed take a leave of absence and how often does that happen? >> it would be a big deal. the timing would be absolutely understandable. on friday he buried his mother after his family had a horrific boating incident. that could be a reason he wants to take a break. additionally the company has a host of open jobs. they're looking for a cfo, chief marketing officer, chief operations officer, a general counsel, and a senior vice president of engineers all at once. so the idea that the ceo might step away at that time could be really, really problematic, not to mention there's a dis fortune 500 leader
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♪ it is monday, june 12, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." oliver stone's landmark documentary is called "the putin interview" begins tonight. the director is here in studio 57 for his first tv interview about the new series. plus, the shakespeare production is losing sponsors because julius cesar looks like president trump. we'll explain. but first, today's "eye opener" >> after the blockbuster hearing, senators want know why sessions was involved in the firing. >> what do you expect to hear, plan to ask? what role did he play if any in the comey firing because at this
point he was supposed to be recused from this investigation. >> after a last minute change of venue the protesters swarmed up on the main boulevard that goes through the center of moscow. >> a lot of people have been asking where has camille cosby been? >> i think it's so important to a jury about how they react to a defendant as to who he is supported by. >> these storms are a threat for 33 million people from texas to michigan. tens of thousands have lost power in the twin cities. >> the soccer team takes a huge step to qualifying next year as they invaded mexico city. >> they score! bradley! one of the all-time goals for the united states in this building. 8:00 is sponsored by brighthouse financial, established by metlife.
we have breaking news from bill cosby's sexual assault trial. the defense case lasted six hims and the closing arguments are getting under way. his wife arrived with cosby at the courthouse near philadelphia. the defense rested after calling on one witness and cosby said he would not testify. the long time comedian faces three charges of aggravated indecent assault. if convicted it carries up to ten years in prison. attorney general jeff sessions is expected to testify before the senate intelligence committee hearing tomorrow. signs are that the hearing will be closed to the public. though democrats want it to be open. sessions stepped away from the russia probe in march after admitting he did not disclose two meetings with the russian ambassador last year. two major sponsors are pulling out of new york's famous shakespeare in the park over the
controversial depiction of a character resellabling president trump as julius cesar. it shows the look alike being stabbed to death on stage. delta airlines decided to end its partnership with the theater company. bank of america pulled its sponsorship. a director has said that the play in no way advocates violence towards anyone. cbs news reached out to the public theater for comment but has not heard back. the president's son, eric trump, thanked the companies in a tweet. he said dropping sponsorship was the right thing to do. the story of a high school introvert and the performance of an iconic actress took top honors at the tonys. the season's breakout hit "dear evan hanson" and a dozen of the best shows were nice -- recognized with awards. kevin spacey brought some friends to the stage. jamie wax was there.
>> good morning, that's right. without one show to run the table like "hamilton" last year, the competition for a tony award was a welcome change. it was a time to celebrate the biggest season at the box office. first time host kevin spacey kicked off the tonys with the kind of range that helped him earn his first tony over 25 years ago. ♪ and he brought out a cast of his favorite characters. >> i love the tonys. >> there were impersonations of bill clinton. >> i knew they needed a host. >> johnny carson. >> here's the envelope. a special appearance by president frank underwood from "house of cards." late show host stephen colbert performed in the opening number and he presented the award for best revival of a musical. >> tonight we have three amazing nominees. hello dolly. this revival features an up and comer on broadway named -- i
want to get this right, bette midler. keep an eye on her. i hear very good things. ♪ >> this was a season without a clear front-runner. a dozen shows shared the major awards. ♪ >> this is a tony, hello. okay. >> dan flat won for the lead actor. and the woman who played his mother won for featured actress in the musical. >> dear evan hanson. >> and their show dear evan hanson had six awards. when you started with this project, did you see it getting as big as it did? >> i didn't know it would get as big as it has, but yes it's a phenomenon. >> bette midler, hello dolly. >> tony night may have belonged to bette midler. the actress took home her first competitive tony more than 50 years after making her broadway debut. >> i have so many people to
thanking. i want to thank all the tony voters. many of whom i have actually dated and -- >> not even the band could play her off the stage. >> shut that crap up, i just want to thank -- >> "hamilton" wasn't completely out of the building. lin-manuel miranda handed out on a award. that was good. "hamilton" is still feeling a presence on broadway. >> yeah. and the show getting rave reviews, kevin spacey's impressions were dead on. >> i thought it was a great side of him to see. see him playful. he is great at the impressions. and i thought the special guests were great too. >> really good broadcast. >> is "hamilton" doing well in terms of the productions around the world? >> it is doing really well. i think it's projected to be a global phenomenon on the level of say a "lion king." at one point it was earning more every week in the live productions than the entire box office of the film "lion king."
>> all right. >> you were there with your favorite younger daughter, you looked great. >> thank you. i thought it was reading in all the pieces too about how broadway had such a resurgence. the sales are up. everybody loves the theater. >> that's right. more people are coming and charging 800 bucks for premium seats that's why the numbers are breaking records. >> thank you. she's a journalist who's reported from inside some of the most feared terror groups.
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legendary director and writer oliver stone is known for his award winning movies. like "born on the fourth of july." "platoon" and over his career he as interviewed controversial figures like hugo chavez and fidel castro. >> he was granted extensive access to putin. he interviewed him more then a dozen times and no topic was off topics. in a conversation from 2016, he was asked about the candidates in the united states presidential election. >> but you do realize how powerful your answer could be if you said subtly that you preferred "x" candidate, he would go like that tomorrow. and if you say you didn't like trump or something, what would happen, he would win, right? you have that amount of power in the u.s.
>> oliver >> oliver stone is with us now in the first television interview about the documentary. good morning. >> good morning. >> you took an evaluation of vladimir putin. former secretary of state robert gates one said of him, when i look at him i see a cold blooded killer. when you look at him after these two years, what do you see? >> you're asking for a full -- a full understaning of somebody who i spent 20 hours filming and he reveals himself more in the film than anybody i have ever seen. >> how -- >> i'd like you -- you know, if he still think he's a killer after 20 minutes, that's fine. you draw your own conclusion. >> i'm talking about what robert gates said, not what i said. >> do i agree with mr. gates? >> yeah, what do you see, having spent this time with him?
that's what robert gates saw. >> a statesman who is very concerned with the russian national interests. he's represented them pretty consistently since about 17 years in power. and he's there to talk. he believes in talk. he believes in peaceful coexistence. he said the whole two years i never heard him bad-mouth anybody. talking about the candidates he said very positive things about hillary clinton. and positive things about trump. but he never -- he didn't display any names. he didn't care who would win. when you look at the fourth hour, i think you saw the fourth hour, he says clearly the presidents -- i have had four presidents, the four presidents change. policies es remain the same. remain the same. >> you sort of act as if what he says is fact. >> i'm interviewing him. why should he lie. and if he is, why should he omit something? i can understand if it's a state secret. >> the clip you made, unlike any partners of ours we never int interfere with the domestic side
of countries. >> if you say so. i'm not there to argue with you. it's a complicated issue. >> why do you think he granted you such extensive access? you interviewed him over 20 hours. >> 20 hours of film. it was quite a -- i got to know him in the snowden movie because i was interviewing snowden in moscow. went over nine times to see snowden to get this story right. and when i was there one of those times, i asked him about it. he was quite brilliant about his view of it. >> back to norah's question, oliver, your access. you were in his house, he was driving you around in the car, you went to the gym with him. you sat down and ate with him. how were you able and allowed to have such access to him? >> maybe i'm a good interviewer. maybe people like me. 's not easy to say.
>> did you ask him and he said okay? >> no, no. he invited us. he heard he's going to be heard fairly and i'm not going to be an editor. you don't hear russia in the west. sometimes you hear a dubbed voice. >> he said his theory of life is the philosophy of judo. be flexible. befair. >> he works out every day. >> yeah. >> he learned hockey at 62 something like that. he's playing two years later. he's a sportsman. but he's disciplined and flexible at the same time. that's what judo taught him. i never saw him lose his cool with us. a few times i pushed him. more than once. and i saw him get rattled and upset. but, you know, i have to continue this relationship. it's in my relationship to encourage him to speak. so charlie did one with him, too, which was very effective.
>> yep, yep. >> thank you. i asked a series of questions. president obama once said about him there's hardly anything ha goes on in russia that he doesn't know about or isn't responsible for. >> i'm not sure, charlie. russia is a huge country with 11 time zones. there's a saying czar's acts were about to be executed. but it's a long ways away. >> he's alluded to it. said it might not have been the country but somebody in country. >> a patriot. >> a patriot might have done it. don't you talk to him, make a marsh of the man and being in russia and being an american have some sense if russia meddled in the election? >> i don't know, chalie. why would they? miss clinton is way in the lead. why would you take the position that trump was going to be a
candidate. you didn't think he was going to win. that was a shock. i'm of the belief she did not run a very good campaign. and there was a lot of -- on the footprints, will's a lot of confusion. the intel agency's people, that's not an estimate. that's an assessment. >> just to clarify, it is the consensus of all u.s. intelligence agencies that they attempted to meddle in the electi elections. it's not an intent to minfluenc. those are two different things. can i ask you. it somehow manages to spout the creme inline and fall back on the laziest american cliches about russia. another said you gave him a love letter. >> your mom used to tell you you catch more flies with 00 and
that with vinegar. my camera was on him for around 20 hours over four visits. there's a certain behavior. it's in the eyes. it's in the body language. you see it. >> i hear you. >> you be the judge. >> i think there's one thing we can say about this. first of all, he's an interesting figure on the world stage, number one. number two, whatever else he is, he's a strong nationalist. he believes in russia and some say he has influence beyond russia. thank you for coming. >> i do think ou give us an extended glimpse. >> we learn from this. he said he wants to be our partner. he said very positive things about the united states. it's been a long time. he knows the president. you should listen. >> fascinating, oliver. >> thank you. >> it premieres tonight on showtime, a division of cbs. ahead, the netflix series "orange is the new black"
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later on this afternoon and evening. due to game 5. you same game 5? okay. hi, good morning. what a lovely autumn day. yeah, i said autumn. that is what it feels like and will feel like all day long, gorgeous, fev 4 santa rosa. 57 in oakland. later today, a wind. 10-20 miles an hour. temperature wise, high 50s at the beaches, 60s around the bay, 60s around the peninsula and 60s tri-valley. typically in livermore you should be low 80s, 70s to the north and concord, clayton, walnut creek. 74 degrees is the outside number today, tuesday, a slight warming. 60-80 degrees and then roworst warming, triple digits into our inland areas.
a beautiful sunrise here in new york will give way to extreme heat today. this video shows a brilliant orange over manhattan this morning. today's high temp is expect to hit a balmy steamy 93 degrees. summer has arrived. i like it. >> bring it on. >> boy, do i love it. >> i like it too. it was very nice yesterday too. we're on for a heat wave maybe, we'll see. welcome back to "cbs this morning." let's take a look in the green room. it's crowded in there. >> i think you would call them a
group of badass women right there. >> yes, you absolutely would. all four of them. >> and they would like that too. >> all four of them. the "washington post" reports that a high-profile former u.s. attorney said president trump's contacts made him uncomfortable. he said the president tried to cult vague some kind of relationship in the series of phone calls before he was dismissed. one accused him of a political ax to grind. former president jimmy carter shook everyone's hands. many were impressed by his gesture. they called it refreshing. apparently this is nothing new. he has a habit of shaking fellow passengers' hands when he boards a plane. i think that's very nice. >> it is very nice.
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that unmasked one of the killers. her latest book recounts some of her most dangerous reporting assignments. it's called "i was told to come alone," my journey behind the lines. welcome. >> thank you. >> i'm looking at the latest news. syrian democratic forces have captured several strategic neighborhoods jeff outside isis's de facto capital of raqqah. what's the significance of that? >> we have to see first when they will capture all of raqqah. it depends. if you read the newsletters that are coming out from isis, you will read a totally different story. they're saying they're fighting back, killing a lot of forces, but if indeed this is true, it could mean that the u.s.-backed f
forces are gaining ground but it doesn't mean they're going to destroy isis. the ideology will lead on. >> do you think the leadership is still in raqqah? >> what we're hearing is the leadership has moved to other places. charlie, isis knows and they knew this would happen, that at some stanlt the u.s.-led and backed forces would go after them and they have taken precautions. if you follow the media outlets that are coming from the news agency which is an isis-owned agency, you will see that it's pretty much functioning. so it doesn't mean that the isis structure is -- it's still going on there. >> but it also means the loss of the caliphate. >> well, the loss of the caliphate as a country but not as an idea and this is the danger. >> can i just say you're very brave. i this i this book started in part after 9/11 where a widow
said why do they hate us so much. >> yes. >> and you went on a journey to find the answer to that question, by going to the other side. you into dangerous situations. you're told to come alone, no i.d., no cell phone. you had to trust them at times to gain access. how were you able to do that? >> of course, it took a long time. >> a lot of game planning. >> to get that kind of access, but also a lot of planning. when we come to an agreement to meet, there's, of course, always the danger that they would change their -- >> their mind. >> their mind or that maybe one of the questions i ask is not liked very much and they act or react in a way that will endanger me, but it's a choice i made, gayle, because i feel like if we want to find solutions, we
do have to find what's going on. >> what did you learn? >> they don't speak about religion. they talk about politics and international policies and what they call hypocrisy of our own western democracies. they talk about how we preach human rights an freedom of speech and expression but we're, indeed, using double standards. they're using at the moment, for example, some of the things that president trump said during the election campaign about muslims in order to tell muslims in the west, look, you'll never be part of this society, so come and join us. >> it's one thing to say that but then to do what they do in manchester and cities in europe. >> absolutely. you're absolutely right. >> it's very different and you have to point that difference out. >> it's very important for me to also point out when do we loose
those people. for example, the manchester bomber because he grew up in the west. there's a certain point we lose them to recruiters. >> in fact, you said in the book when you were a young muslim woman in germany, you might have been susceptible to a recruiter. >> because there was a moment in my life and i believe this is very important to mention in the book. there was a moment in my book where i felt i was no longer accepted in society, but i was lucky, charlie. i grew up in a household. i grew up in morocco and then in germany where i had parents and grandparents who taught me that we have so much more in common with people of different religions than what is dividing us and this is why i say in the book also, words matter. if people today only talk about what is dividing us, this is only helping those who want to recruit people. >> you talk about the help of a muslim woman.
>> sonya. >> sonya. who turned a case in france. if it wasn't for her information, the stoirt might not have turned out the way they did. >> without her they wouldn't have stopped. >> fascinating book, souad. the book is called "i was told to come alone," the title is very appropriate for the book. it comes out tomorrow. the stars of "orange is the new black" are in our toyota green room. taylor schilling, hello, taylor, the blond in the right dress.
>> see how you just say yous as belonging to us? >> it's important. you're like what, the snack police? >> no. they were a bribe. he said he would trick us into surrendering with snacks and tampons. >> you're throwing them away? that's a great plan. >> we have to show them we're serio serious. >> that's badass. >> that's a stupid idea. >> it's justice. >> some of us want to go home sometime. >> some of us don't have a home. this is my home. i want to fight for it. >> do you think they would do this to us if we were men? this is so insulting. >> exactly. we're joined at the table by taylor schilling, lawyer prepon and daniella brooks. it opens with a very graphic
riot and i'm thinking the women are clearly in charge this season. it starts off with a huge, huge bang. taylor. >> yes, absolutely. i'm looking at the poster for season five and the idea of standing up, really, i think that embodies what the writers have kind of created this year. and it's exciting to see. it's exciting to see all of the ladies galvanized around one cause, you know. i don't think we've had that before. to see how everyone reacts. i mean it's a very exciting season for taystee. >> it's been a crazy ride for taystee. we got to see her go on an incredible journey through the ive seasons. this season we see someone operate out of a place, having nothing to lose. taystee is going for blood and for justice for her friends and
she's showing us how resilient she is. i love it. she's a fighter. >> she's a tough girl, but it's like she's gotten tougher. >> she's been a tough girl, but she's always been light-hearted, always seeing the bright side. >> brooks delivers a role that's powerful, soulful and captivating. she takes on a whole new role. >> thank you, guys. >> i know you even been asked this a thousand times but why do you think it connects with audiences beyond acting and scripts? >> i think our writers are interesting. nothing is tough. we take up issues relevant to what's going on in the world, and, you know, it's many than just being an actor for hire. you know, we take up women's righting, black lives matter, same-sex orientation.
we take up so many issues that a lot of people are scared to write about. but audiences are smart and they want compelling television, and our show is compelling and we push the envelope and people respect it and with the success of that, you see other shows following suit. we kind of blazed that path. it's an amazing thing to be part of. >> including politics because this was filmed during the presidential election. >> right. >> how did that affect the show, taylor? >> given, i think, the way each of us just engages as citizens in the world, there was no real way to strip what we were making from the context in which we were creating it. i mean i think living in the midst of the campaign and the election certainly imbued everything we were doing with a little bit more intensity. >> but, you know, it's funny, because it also shows -- i remember specifically election
day was during the episode i was directing, and i remember that specific day -- >> watching it. >> exactly. what was going to happen. and everyone was on pins and needles, but it was interesting. that was episode ten. we were pretty much almost done with the season. but when you look at our show and that these women are going through this power struggle and standing up for themselves, you know, and fighting for what they believe in, it was so relevant to now what's kind of transpired, you know. so that's how amazing, you know, i think our writers are because they can foresee that this was something bubbling up. >> and there are impressions about them the way they wrote this up. standing up to resistance. >> and there's the notion that your guys spent a lot of research in terms of looking aet riots even though most riots at prisons have been at men's prisons. you look at that as,000 we get
to the heart of what a riot is about. >> it takes people who are not afraid to die. for someone who really take over a riot, you have to really be that fearless. i feel like the women are at that point because they have been treated like animals, they have been treated like the bottom of the barrel as far as inhumane and right now they have nothing to lose. >> they know there are consequences and they don't care. >> exactly. >> even the ones who are not outspoken, you see a change in them. i was curious about the relationship between you two. >> that was my question. >> i was very fascinated by that. where is that going? >> i know you can't tell. >> it's interesting to see how it's evolved. you start season five as a couple. >> very clearly i think we realize that there's something we're dealing that's bigger than us right now with what's going on in the current environment of the prison, and, you know, we
basically -- the relationship between alex and piper is always so tumultuous and hot and cold which is why it's so much fun to watch and when that kind of thing gets thrown into a situation, i feel like a riot. you kind of realize what's important and you kind of at times put that aside and be like, okay, we need to focus on the greater issue. >> yeah. as much as it is a fun relationship to watch, will are sort of bigger scenes that we're dealing with. >> is piper ever getting out of prison? >> i don't know the answer to that question. >> nobody knows the answer to that question. >> we do know there will be seven seasons. >> yes. she's only been there -- in real life piper was there for 13 months and piper was in there for 18 and we're at ten. >> thank you so much. the new season of "orange the new black" is streaming on netflix now and
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speeds that drop below 20 miles an hour. starting to back up through castro valley, 101 near 3rd near the bay shore boulevard and you can see that traffic is just heavy in both directions. 31 minute ride from car teens bridge to the maze, from the maze to downtown san francisco in the red, 22 minutes. lets check in with roberta for the forecast. thanks. morning, everyone, warrior blue sky with passage of yesterday's low pressure that caused thunder bumpers in the north bay and snow in the dprater lake tahoe-- greater lake tahoe area. we jumped to 61 in santa rosa after bottoming out 47. 50s the rim of the bay, later today top off mid 60s. high 50's beaches today. 68, mountain view. liver more, 13 degrees below where you should be at 68. warmer on tuesday, a robust
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