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captioning funded by cbs it's tuesday, january 30th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." we are following three big stories in washington this morning. the fbi's second in command abruptly steps down. republicans vote to release a classified memo in the russia election meddling probe. and president trump prepares for his first state of the union address. mr. trump will focus on immigration, border security, and the economy. while in minneapolis, the eagles and the patriots are
gearing up for the super bowl. and quarterback tom brady shows compassion for a radio host who insulted his 5-year-old daughter. ♪ good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin in the nation's capital. tonight president trump delivers his first state of the union address. last night republicans on the house intelligence committee voted to release a classified memo alleging improper use of government surveillance by the fbi and justice department. and this morning washington is abuzz after the abrupt departure of fbi deputy director andrew mccabe. mccabe was a frequent target of the president who frequently accused him of bias. the white house says mr. trump was not part of the decisionmaking process that led to mccabe departure. >> reporter: sources tell cbs news fbi deputy director andrew
mccabe was strongly encouraged to step down, and the investigation into the clinton private e-mail server may have played a role. in a message sent to fbi employees, director christopher wray mentioned the results of a review by the inspector general and said the fbi must perform at the highest standards. >> i fully complied with every rule that i was governed by. >> reporter: mccabe oversaw the clinton investigation but became a lightning rod for critics, especially president trump, after it was revealed his wife received almost $700,000 from democratic party sources in her unsuccessful bid for the virginia senate. >> mccabe got more than $500,000 from essentially hillary clinton, and is he investigating hillary clinton? >> reporter: mccabe also oversaw the russia investigation when it was run by the fbi after president trump fired james comey in may of last year. mccabe became acting director but also remained loyal to
comey. >> is it accurate that the rank and file no longer supported director comey? >> no, sir, that is not accurate. >> reporter: in recent weeks, president trump has stepped up criticism of mccabe tweeting he was "racing the clock to retire with full benefits." >> there's a perception problem that is not going away. >> reporter: ron hoskow is former assistant director of the fbi. >> i think the white house has applied its fair share of pressure. what's unknown is what did christopher wray know. the new director of the fbi, something presumably caused the director to act. >> reporter: cbs news, washington. now to the classified house intelligence committee memo alleging fbi and justice department anti-trump bias in the russia investigation. the committee voted monday to release the republican-written memo. the memo reportedly centers on how former trump campaign adviser carter page was the target of a secret wiretap program. the foreign intelligence surveillance act. page had traveled to russia in
2016. according to "the new york times," the gop memo also discloses that deputy attorney general rod rosenstein signed off on an application to extend the wiretapping of page. meanwhile, the republican-led house intelligence committee has opened a new investigation into both the department of justice and the fbi. during tonight's state of the union address, president trump is not expected to mention the russia investigation. instead focusing on immigration, border security, and the economy, as well as health care. hena doba is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president trump will take part in this time-honored tradition of delivering the state of the union to congress and the nation. the white house insists the speech will have a bipartisan and positive tone. president trump when asked yesterday about his first state of the union address said to reporters and cameras, "i hope you like it." >> we worked on it hard, cover a
lot of territory including our great success with the markets and with the tax cuts. >> reporter: among the talking points we're expecting a promise of improved trade deals. a $1.7 trillion plan to revitalize infrastructure, and a request to congress for $25 billion to construct a border wall with mexico. in exchange, he'll offer a deal on daca by paving the way toward citizenship for 1.8 million young undocumented immigrants, though that's something even the president admits will be a challenge politically. >> it's got to be bipartisan. the republicans don't have the votes. >> reporter: while most democrats in congress are expected to attend the speech tonight, there is a growing list of those who say instead they are going to boycott. >> i cannot normalize and act as if this is the new normal of today with this president. >> reporter: mr. trump is using the address to help raise funds for his re-election campaign. yesterday he promised supporters who donate that their name will
be flashed up on the screen during a live stream of the event on the official trump campaign website. and the democratic response to the address will be given by massachusetts representative joe kennedy iii, the grandson of the late robert kennedy, and the grandson of late president kennedy. back to you. >> hena doba in washington. thank you very much. the president and first lady have invited 15 special guests to tonight's speech. they include members of the military, workers and business owners who have benefited from the economy, parents of gang violence victims, and public servants. ahead on "cbs this morning," a focus group with some advice for the president after his first year in office. we'll hear their thoughts on subjects ranging from immigration to the economy. cbs news coverage of tonight's state of the union address begins at 9:00 eastern, 8:00 central.
norah o'donnell, gayle king, and john dickerson will anchor from new york. jeff glor will anchor from washington. a russian fighter jet that intercepted a u.s. spy plane over the black sea was flagrantly violating existing agreements in international law. it was flying in international airspace over the black sea when it was was interrupted by an russian su-27. the russian jet came within five feet of the u.s. plane, crossing directly through its path. the encounter lasted two hours and 40 minutes. this year the flu is widespread. the centers for disease control says 39 states have particularly high activity. schools have been hit especially hard. at least 12 states have canceled classes to allow for cleanup and recovery. om omar villafranca reports. >> reporter: schools across the country are fighting the flu classroom by classroom. bishop lynch high school in dallas resumed classes after it closed last week to let work crews disinfect the entire school property.
caitlyn kasner is a senior with a low-grade fever and isn't taking any chances after her brother was sick with the flu. school nurse patty barton saw more kids in the clinic than in the classroom. >> this year is really is unprecedented. i probably saw about 30 kids in here on monday and sent 10 home. >> reporter: the flu is widespread in 49 states, and the cdc says 39 of those have especially high activity. schools in at least 12 states have canceled classes for a few days for cleanup and recovery. the flu shut down classes for the 815 students at st. thomas aquinas in dallas. more than 10% of the student body got sick. matthew bariki is the school superintendent. >> even if we miss anything, the kids get the chance to go home, get healthy, and hopefully not bring the virus back to school. >> it's been a tough influenza season so far this year. >> reporter: dr. daniel jernigan
with the cdc says the strain is hitting patients over 65 very hard, but other strains of the flu are taking a toll on younger patients. >> since the winter holidays, we've seen that kids are really making up the predominant amount of influenza-like illness, and they're taking it back to school. it's getting transmitted there. i think that's what's driving a lot of visits to the outpis outpatient clinics right now. >> reporter: one of the reasons the flu spreads in school is because students are in close quarters, and they share everything. one of the biggest problems -- cell phones. students share them and end up spreading the virus. omar villafranca, cbs news, dallas. coming up on the "cbs morning news," abortion ban vote. the senate takes on a bill backed by the president. a beautiful day in the neighborhood. tom hanks plays a tv icon. this is the "cbs morning news." a beautiful day in the
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north korea cancels a joint olympic cultural event, and the senate turns back an abortion bill. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." the "washington post" reports a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy failed to advance in the senate. the vote was 51-46 but fell short of the 60 votes needed. three democrats up for re-election in conservative states voted to advance the bill. two republicans, susan collins of maine and lisa murkowski of alaska, voted with most democrats to reject it. the house passed the bill last year. "the baltimore sun" reports two former city police detectives testified yesterday in an ongoing trial looking into a rogue city police gun unit. one of the detectives said the head of the gun trace task force, sergeant wayne jenkins, was a golden boy and untouchable. jenkins has pleaded guilty to
racketeering and other charges. his unit is accused of committing robberies and stealing drugs and money from suspected drug dealers. six former policemen have pleaded guilty, and two are on trial fighting corruption charges. bloomberg reports north korea has scrapped a joint olympic cultural event in south korea. north korea said it was backing out of the february 4th performance involving south korean kpop bands and north korean artists. it blamed the south korean media for defaming its position on next month's winter olympics. the move doesn't affect plans for north korea to send athletes to the games. "vanity fair" reports tom hanks is set to play mr. rogers in an upcoming film. he will portray the iconic tv personality fred rogers in the biopic "you are my friend." the focus will focus on the friendship between the host of "mr. rogers' neighborhood" and a journalist.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ on the cbs "money watch," facebook pushes local news, and exxonmobil makes a major investment. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. on wall street, a sell-off in shares of apple put pressure on the market. industrial companies also posted big losses. energy stocks declined as crude oil prices headed lower. ultimately the dow slid 177 points yesterday. the s&p 500 fell 19. the nasdaq lost 39. exxonmobil says it plans to invest more than $50 billion over the next five years to
expand its u.s. business. exxon says the investments are the result of the company's strength, health, and helped by recent corporate tax cut. the oil giant says it plans to boost oil production in texas and new mexico and build new manufacturing plants. the chief executive officer of revlon is stepping down. the cosmetics maker is struggling with heavy debt and sales that failed to meet expectations. specialty stores and e-commerce shops cut into its business. he was there less than two years. and facebook will promote local news in users' feeds. earlier this month it also said it would prioritize posts from friends and high-quality news sources. the changes will mean users will see less overall news in their feeds. critics have faulted facebook for spreading "fake news," hate speech, and other unwanted content. >> sounds like good changes. maybe fake local news is harder to sell because it's local. people can verify it in their own communities.
hopefully makes a difference. >> reporter: hopefully so. >> diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you very much. still ahead, tom brady's defense. the patriots quarterback responds after a radio host insults his daughter. ost insults his daughter. fred would do anything for his daughter. get in, fred! even if it means being the back half of a unicorn. fear not fred, the front half washed his shirt with gain flings! and that smell puts the giddy in giddy up. that's because one gain flings pac has more freshness than a whole bottle of the other guy. gain. seriously good scent.
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official opening night as both teams took part in the annual media gathering to field questions from reporters. patriots' quarterback tom brady says that the boston radio host who insulted his 5-year-old daughter doesn't deserve to lose his job. weei host alex reimer made the remark after watching the first episode of a facebook documentary on brady. brady reacted during his weekly radio segment on the station with a different host. >> the first scene was so staged where brady's like in the kitchen, his kid's being an annoying piss ant. >> it's disappointing when you hear that, certainly with my daughter or any child, you know. they certainly don't deserve that. >> brady cut his appearance on the radio show short and said that he'll have to think about whether to come on again. the station says reimer has been suspended indefinitely. after decades of protest, the cleveland indians are dropping the chief wahoo logo from their uniforms next year.
the cartoon image of the smiling american indian has been used in one version or another since 1947. critics say it's racist. the indians will still wear the wahoo image this year. it will be removed from the team's sleeves and caps starting with the 2019 season. the indians will continue to sell merchandise showing the mascot even after it's removed from the uniforms. the moon is pulling off a rare triple treat tomorrow. there will be a blue moon, a supermoon, and a total lunar eclipse all in one. the blue moon is the second full moon in a month. a supermoon is a full moon that's close to the earth in its orbit making it look brighter and bigger. and the eclipse or blood moon will cause the moon to be covered in the earth's shadow. the last time this happened was in 1982. coming up on "cbs this morning," grammy awards backlash. female singers are speaking out against comments made by the president of the recording academy.
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wider, more diverse, and evolving. one of those attacks will most certainly be a vehicle bomb. >> reporter: a threat security services flagged a decade ago when they were being used in iraq. they're called trojan vehicles, seemingly normal ambulances that are packed with explosives. >> you're not going to know that the ambulance coming toward you is a real one or fake one. >> reporter: the fear is that tactic will be imported here as terror attacks by islamic militants grow. >> this needs to be some legislation to stop the use of these vehicles, or we're going to have a major problem with this. >> reporter: we found plenty of examples on ebay. a police car with original equipment in the trunk. an ambulance with full emergency markings. most run for just a few thousand dollars. >> anybody can turn up. they can pay cash for the vehicles, and within hours, those vehicles can be in the hands of a terrorist cell.
>> reporter: lord carlisle led calls to outlaw the resale of emergency vehicles. so the very thing that you had warned against a decade ago is still there. >> yes. there it is. [ siren ] >> reporter: there's still no clear regulations governing the resale of ambulances. lord carlisle pointed out last year's ariana grande concert where 60 ambulances raced to the scene. exactly the scenario where a trojan vehicle could exploit the chaos after that initial blast. >> that is the sort of place where the risk of one of these vehicles entering the cordoned off zone in the minutes immediately after the explosion takes place is a very high risk. >> reporter: we contacted the home office, britain's counterterrorism authority, repeatedly, and were told they're looking into it. ebay says fully operational emergency vehicles are not allowed on their website, and they're reviewing the ads we pointed out. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london.
on "cbs this morning," we speak with the senator from alabama, doug jones, who defeated roy moore in a special election as he speaks out in his first network interview since his swearing-in this month. plus, grammy backlash. female singers speaking out against comments made by the president of the recording academy. and she's the youngest person on this year's "forbes" 30 under 30 list. author and activist marley diaz updates us on her 1,000 black girl books, campaign, and tells us about her new book. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. morning" for this tuesday. thanks for watching.
happy tuesday. it'll be a nice day today. we had a law of the land of clouds. not allowing warm enough. but a little brisk. today nice and clear and see plenty of sunshine later on so we are seeing areas of patchy fog, not around downtown san francisco. that's for sure. nice clear view of the city right now. for at least ten days, our weather pattern will stay similar and hopefully you'll like what's to come today. jaquline