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>> extra socks. >> always. >> thanks for watching. cbs this morning is up next. >> have a great day. good morning to our viewers in the west. it's tuesday, august 28th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump finally praises the service of senator john mccain and lowers the white house flag in respect. we talk with john mccain's former senior adviser about the se final mes take us inside his ground-breaking investigation into sexual abuse by catholic priests. josh shapiro is here in studio 57 with why he believes the cover-up goes all the way to the vatican. plus, did the most popular e-cigarette company market to high school students? why advocates say teens and parents are being duped. only on "cbs this morning," former president jimmy carter talks about how the presidency has changed since his time in office and how he's inspired
david letterman to join his humanitarian effort. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> we very much appreciate everything that senator mccain has done for our country. >> the president bows to bipartisan pressure. >> at the white house, the flag is at half-staff after president trump was criticized for raising it before senator mccain was laid to rest. >> u.s./mexico striking a deal to rework nafta. not yet on board is canada. >> trudeau disappointed us a lot. i hope he doesn't pull any of that stuff again. >> court records show the man who went on a shooting rampage in florida had previously been hospitalized for mental illness. >> that is the -- it could have been much worse. >> tens of millions of americans are feeling the heat as a heat wave blankets parts of the country. >> i feel like i'm in an oven. >> rose mcgowan speaking out about the sex abuse scandal involving asia argento, saying
being the person you wish harvey would have been. >> serena williams magnificent in her return. >> and all that matters. >> odell beckham jr. gets a mega extension that makes him the highest paid wide receiver. >> it exploded into a dance party. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the door was standing wide open. it looked like he was packing up for a yard sale. >> an eastern kentucky man's story has gone viral. a man was trying to steal from his kousen. >> who steals a cheese grater? who's got lysol? he stole an empty bottle of spray. what got me the most was my soap. he stole my soap! who steals soap?
>> those are concern important questions and others we will be raising this morning. >> makes you look at the cousin a little differently too. a cheese grater, wow. >> and soap. >> that soap. >> trying to make a clean getaway. >> on that note, welcome to "cbs this morning." >> yes. >> president trump has made his first public tribute to john mccain after two days of near silence. the main flag over the white house is now flying at half-staff. joining others in washington and around the country. the white house flag had been raised to full staff yesterday morning. >> that complied with the u.s. flag code, but many people saw it as a snub from a president who had long-standing disagreements with mccain. after refusing to comment during the day, mr. trump offered his appreciation for mccain's service last night. weijia jiang is at the white house with the president's belated tribute. weijia, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, john. there was an expectation for president trumto s aside his rocky relationship with senator mccain to pay last respects to the american hero, but that did
not fully happen until the president faced a mountain of pressure. but the white house insists he made that decision to relower the flag on his own. >> our hearts and prayers are going to the family of senator john mccain. >> reporter: facing mounting criticism, president trump finally offered remarks on the death of senator john mccain monday night. >> we very much appreciate everything senator mccain has done for our country. >> reporter: the shift in the president's tone came after urging from senior aides, reportedly john kelly, and included a presidential statement and problem low mation to lower the u.s. flag until mccain is laid to rest on sunday. despite our differences on policy and politics. at three separate white house >>o you think john mccain was a hero? >> reporter: the president dodged questions about why he initially sent a tweet that did not include anything about
mccain's service and why the flag outside the white house was flying high. it flew at half-staff on saturday night and sunday. but was fully raised for the more of the business day yesterday. until it was relowered in the late afternoon following bipartisan outcry. >> anybody who any way tarnishes the reputation of john mccain deserves a whipping. >> reporter: and a demand from the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization, the american legion. mr. trump once slammed president obama for hesitating to lower flags after five service members were killed in tennessee. saying at the time, this disgraceful omission is unacceptable. and yet another example of our incompetent politicians. last night, mccain's brother noted the chilly history between the two men. >> this trump not even addressing when john was sick and dying and this refusal to call him a hero, i mean, it
sounds pet ulant, it sounds childish. >> reporter: senior administration officials tell cbs news the president's statement on mccain speaks for itself, though it did not address the two-day delay in releasing it. the rest of the statement, though, says plenty. the president lised all the people who will represent the white house at upcoming celebrations of mccain's life, himself not included. gayle. >> all right, weijia jiang, thank you very much. senator mccain will lie in state in the arizona state capitol tomorrow at the start of several days of final tributes. in washington, fellow senators opened with a prayer for mccain. his desk on the senate floor was draped in black with a vase of white flowers. nancy cordes is at the state capi nix. >> rter: good morning. trust john mccain to find a way to have the last word on his legacy and current discourse. it turns out that he wrote a letter in the closing days of
his life that he hopes will provide comfort in what many see as turbulent times. >> these are john's words. my fellow americans. >> reporter: mccain confidant rick davis struggled to keep his komg po composure at times as he shared mccain's last letter to the nation. >> i've loved my life, all of it. i've had experiences, adventures, friendships, enough for ten satisfying lives. >> reporter: arizona as says good by, mccain's colleagues are contemplating a senate without him. >> he was bigger than any one state. he always belonged to america and to the world. and now he belongs to the ages. >> reporter: mccain had a habit of finding friends and aides who stayed loyal for good. what was it about him that drew people into this lifelong affiliation? >> he stove every day t tell th. when he didn't, he reminded you that he hadn't told the truth.
>> reporter: in his farewell letter, mccain made a plea for civility. recalling his concession speech to president obama in 2008. >> we weaken our greatness. when we confuse our patriotism with tribal rivalries. we weaken it when we hide behind walls rather than tear them down. we believe always in the promise and greatness of america. because nothing is inevitable here. americans never quit. we never surrender. we never hide from history. we make history. thank you and god bless you and god bless america. thank you all very much. >> reporter: davis joked yesterday that only john mccain who would have been 82 tomorrow could have rigged a birthday celebration like the one we are about to witness. when mccain lies in state here at the arizona state capitol tomorrow, he will be just the fourth person to do so since
1972. >> nancy, thank you. former president jimmy carter says senator mccain's death has not signalled the end of bipartisanship in washington. we spoke with president carter yesterday at a habitat for humanity work site in indiana. john mccain also served in the navy of course passed away recently. what are your thoughts on his passing? >> well, john mccain's service in the navy made me proud. his personal heroism has been proven. i think his basic integrity, his commitment to the truth no matter if it was politically unpopular was accepted by him as something that had to be done. so i think that john mccain was admiral as a naval officer, as a human being and as a member of the u.s. senate. >> when you look at the senate, did it change when you were in office? some people are saying john mccain's death represents the kind of a death of an era. >> i wouldn't say that. maybe temporarily. but i have confidence in the
future of the united states of america. you know, we faced problems even more than we have now. in the past. we've overcome them. >> mr. carter survived his own battle with brain tumors in 2015. we'll have more of our interview with president carter in our next hour. hear his vision for america's future and what motivates him to continue volunteering with habitat for humanity after nearly 35 years. >> arizonians are voting today in one of the most watched primaries for the midterm elections. republican senator jeff flake is retiring and three candidates are fighting for the gop nomination to replace him. congresswoman martha mcsally is considered the front-runner ahead of former sheriff joe arpaio and state senator kelly ward. ward is fighting off criticism for a recent social media post that seems to imply senator mccain's announcement about ending his cancer treatment was trying to overshadow her campaign. after mccain died, ward treated yesterday, political correctness is like a cancer.
she says her comments were not insensiti insensitive. >> now she's apologizing because it sure does sound insensitive when you hear it the way she said it. we are learning more about the a cuccused gunman who kille two people and wounded ten others before killing himself at a video game tournament in florida. according to court records, 24-year-old david katz had a history of mental illness and anger issues. authorities have not determined a motive for his rampage. manual bojorquez. >> reporter: officials say katz captured a 9 millimeter legally in his hometown of baltimore earlier this month. he allegedly used one of them to carry out the attack at this restaurant. katz was well known in the competitive madden circuit. he even made it to the quarterfinals last year. no one saw sunday's violence coming. >> i couldn't believe that -- one, that something like that had happened. >> reporter: kevin osai attended high school and a few years of
college with shooting suspect david katz. he said katz received counseling throughout high school. >> if he got, like, upset, he would get very upset, you know, all at once. >> reporter: authorities say katz had been eliminated from a madden football video game tournament sunday. some time later, he opened fire. >> the suspect walked past patrons who were in other parts of the business and focused his attention on the gamers. >> reporter: cbs news has learned that as a teenager katz was diagnosed with chronic low-grade depression, was hospitalized twice for mental illness and was prescribed antipsychotics and antidepressants. last night, a vigil was held in the west virginia hometown of 28-year-old taylor robertson. one of two victims killed in sunday's shooting. in high school, he was a local hero, a standout scholar and athlete. >> i feel like leading by example is probably best way to
show people the best way to do things. >> my name is eli, true boy. >> reporter: the family of 22-year-old victim eli clayton talked about his legacy. >> he was a good man. he did not believe in violence. he never even had a fist fight. >> reporter: brandy pettijohn is his cousin. >> our family has been forever changed. nothing will replace the love we have for elijah. there is a whole that will never be filled. >> reporter: ten people were wounded. they're all expected to survive. katz was a minor during the time of the psychological treatment. so investigators are trying to determine whether that would have raised any red flags during his gun purchases. norah. >> all right, manuel, thank you. water rescues are under way in wisconsin this morning as dangerous flooding forces people to quickly evacuate. flash flood watches and warnings are in effect across the southwest and central part of the state. emergency crews worked overnight to help people leave flooded areas and clear roadways.
some places had 11 inches of rain. strong wind knocked trees and power lines on to trees and cars. thousands of people lost electricity. >> a dangerous heat wave is threatening nearly 70 million americans this morning. in the midwest, temperatures will feel close to 100 degrees. in st. louis, chicago and detroit. the heat is also warming up the northeast from washington to boston. northeastern temperatures are expected to stay in the 90s through thursday. a cold front will bring relief to the midwest but not all good news. there could also be severe thunderstorms. a leading voice in the me too movement is claiming italian being an there's asia argento is not being honest about sexual assault allegations against her. actress rose mcgowan claims her partner turned over text messages to police in which argento admits that she had sex with actor jimmy bennett when he was 17. in a statement, mcgowan urges or are argento to, quote, do the right thing, be honest, be fair. be the person you wish harvey
could have been. argento has denied the assault al allegations, though she admitted paying bennett, claiming she was being extorted. we reached out for comment. we have not heard back at this time. efforts to overhaul nafta are entering a critical phase with the arrival of the canadian minister in washington today. president trump and his outgoing mexican counterpart announced a preliminary deal yesterday to replace nafta. stocks hit record highs even though trump threatened to place tariffs on canadian-made cars if canada does not reach a deal. wall street gained more ground this morning. the editorial board writes on first inspection this is half a nafta, contains some improvements but notably is worse in many ways. whether it can pass congress is far from certain. cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger is here. a tentative agreement, still not a deal. but the ill pact front page of "usa today" likely will mean higher car prices for all
americans. >> right, because a part of this plan is really to strengthen some of the labor components of nafta. so there are two big parts of the automobile sector that would be influenced by this potential elimde. the first is that 75% of a car's value would have to be made in mexico and the u.s. that's basically a way to say any goods coming from china pass through mexico can't back door their way into the u.s. the other part is 40% to 45% of car components would have to be made by manufactures paying at least $16 an hour. so imagine that that would raise the cost for cars which could potentially be passed along to consumers. it also may actually create many jobs so that could be good. but prices could go up. >> but it also means wages go up for those workers. >> indeed. i mean, wages go up either in mexico for those workers or here in the u.s., those workers are already getting those wages. it's a way to prevent u.s.
companies from sending those jobs to cheaper facilities in mexico. >> what does it mean for trade relations between the u.s. and canada? >> well, this is a really interesting phase. as we said in the intro, the canadian foreign minister is in d.c. today. this is going to get heated. canada had two big beefs wey ba with mexico but there are two issues we really care about. we don't want this whole deal to sunset after five years. the u.s. had said we want that to happen. the government already gave on that. so in the deal with mexico, it's a 16-year deal to be reviewed every six years. canada's going to be happy about that. but there's another part where the u.s. has said we don't want the dispute resolution to take place as currently written. they kind of want to water it down. canada has said that's a no deal for them. so it could get contentious here. we really want to see canada participate. we'll call it nafta 2.0 which i think would be an improvement for the u.s. >> or "the wall street journal" calls it half and half. >> well, i think --
>> i just like saying half and half. >> i know. i think the problem is until you have canada signing on this could get very thorny. and having a bilateral deal is not as good as a trilateral deal. remember, u.s. manufacturers and industries, they have adjusted to this. this has been in place since 1994. they don't want to see huge changes because they're already running a business that actually can reflect nafta. these improvements could help. some losers will start squawking. again, the faster we get this done, the better it will be. >> to be continued for sure. thank you, always good to see you. a new study says impression and anxiety can i a lot of you are waking up to gray skies this morning, but we have sun back there. there's a look at the satellite and radar, definitely showing clouds and drizzle.
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welcome back. we have an accident in iams tunnel, keeping things very slow. they just reopened all lanes in the southbound direction, but you can ported in the northbound direction approaching the tunnel as well. this is a live look at the backup near highway 1, continuing to be heavy and foggy as you get down towards the tunnel near spencer. neda? good morning, everybody. we have some drizzle showing up on the roof camera here, pretty gray out there. gray and gloomy to start the day, and temperatures this afternoon will be cooler than normal. the trough to the north is bringing temperatures on down. overall we're staying in the 60s and 70s across the bay area today and tomorrow, slight warming thursday, but friday will be the warmest day.
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other airlines charge $25 for the first bag and $35 for the second. they're also raising prices for canceling a ticket. >> what can they do to make the seats smaller? >> jetblue's are pretty big compared to everybody else's. and a new study says men and women aged 45 and older are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke if they're experiencing depression or anxiety. researchers found a 44% increase risk of stroke among women who report high or very high psychological distress. men in the same group had a 30% increased risk of heart attacks. cbs news has learned authorities in pennsylvania have reopened an investigation into sexual abuse claims made against catholic priest. this comes as pope francis faces calls to resign over a claim that he knew about alleged sex abuse by a former american cardinal. and allowed him to serve unpunished. a grand jury report released this month identified hundreds of abusive priests and more than
1,000 child victims across pennsylvania. nicky bat tee yi bay battiste h following this story. >> reporter: we've spoke within many alleged victims who, as adults, came to grips with what they say happened to them as children. almost all report they were blocked from getting justice because the statute of limitations had expired. now, cbs news has learned at least one decades old case is reopened in pennsylvania. >> it started, you know, you know, running up to his place and, you know, some alcohol and then dirty movies. it just went from there. >> grooming you? >> yes, basically. >> reporter: that's how ed rogers says his abuse began in the late 1980s. he brought us to the grounds of a former catholic high school. >> they didn't want to do anything about it. >> reporter: where he described how he claims the principal, father desmond mcgee, raped him repeatedly for years.
>> you know, when it's finished, you know, good boy, you know, let's go. >> reporter: he said good boy? >> oh, yeah, he said good boy. i had to do my confessionals right to him. >> reporter: he reported the abuse to the diocese of erie in 1990. around the same mcgee expelled him, blaming a poor attendance record and academic deficiencies. >> i think it's disgusting what they did and what they covered up and i don't know how else to look at it. >> reporter: did you ever have any disciplinary problems? >> no, nothing like that. i mean, i wasn't great grades but i was a "c" or above. you don't play sports if you were under a "c" average. >> reporter: in a phone call from his nursing home, mcgee told cbs news, it's not true, i did not abuse anybody. the former bishop says he didn't learn about the allegations in a statement, trautman claims the church investigated the allegations and found them not to be substantiated. >> i haven't worn this since i
was 17. >> reporter: since the abuse ended? >> yes. >> reporter: after we spoke with rogers, cbs news learned police had reopened the investigation into his claims. at the request of the district attorney. a police report from the time shows prosecutors determined the statute of limitations had run out on the reported sexual assaults and a judge in 1990 concluded the statute of limitations had run out for a civil lawsuit. the church, soon after, promoted mcgee to monsignor. what's your reaction when you learn of the law that protects the man you say raped you? >> angry, disappointed. i actually surprised too. >> reporter: marcy hamilton is a university of pennsylvania professor. she says some 41 states have eliminated the statute of limitations for at least some child sex abuse charges. there are efforts under way in pennsylvania to do the same. for now, hamilton says she believes prosecutors could still
pursue other options, like child endangerment charges against some church officials. >> the secrets were being kept. children were being endangered. and the hierarchy was well aware of it. i think those claims actually have real possibilities. >> reporter: mcgee's name is not among the more than 300 predator priests identified in a recent grand jury report. but in general, the report notes there may be more indictments in the future as the investigation continues. for you what does justice look like? >> mcgee in prison with handcuffs. i don't even think they'll be closure then. but it would be a little bit of redemption maybe. but i don't think i could ever get closure. >> reporter: bishop trautman's name appeared numerous times in the grand jury report for allegedly concealing other claims of abuse. trautman, who's now retired, denies all allegations of any cover-ups. a lawyer for the erie diocese
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to discourage teens from using e-cigarettes, or vaping. new ads like this one will come out in september. the fda is also investigating the marketing strategies and impact of several vaping prurkts including the most popular e-cigarette, juul. it's estimated to make up 72% of the e-cigarette market. anna werner is following the controversy surrounding juul's marketing. anna, good morning. >> good morning. the fda says its new campaign is just part of its effort to find out why e-cigarette use is rampant among teenagers and how to stop it. at the same time, parents are launching their own efforts and
asking why the government isn't doing more. >> this is coming to epidemic proportions, and it's dangerous. >> reporter: mother of four meredith berkman says she couldn't sit and wait for the government to stop kids from using e-cigarette juul, so she and two other moms launched the grassroots group parents against vaping to educate about the dangers of e-cigarettes, advocate against their use and lobby for legislative action. >> i know what these teens are doing, and i don't want my 11-year-old to get caught up in that either, and we have to act about that now. >> vaping can deliver nicotine to your brain, reprogramming you to crave more and more. >> reporter: the fda says its expanded campaign will use ads like this one from 2017 to try to convince teens not to vape. in april, the agency requested internal documents from juul on areas including the company's research and marketing. of particular concern to
advocacy groups, prior social media campaigns using young models in groups and bright colors. back in june, juul executive ashley gould told us the company changed its marketing approach and did not mean to attract teens. >> i will take the criticism that we should have known. i will take that criticism. but we know now. we are working very hard, and we are committed. >> reporter: in january of this year, juul began a pilot program directed at schools, suggesting juul could help discourage e-cigarette use. in e-mails obtained by cbs news, its consultant wrote, the program was designed to provide either an inschool program or a saturday school alternative to discipline and that juul would fund the program, but some educators were skeptical and juul has dropped the idea, telling us in statement, "we soon learned through feedback from schools, educators and policymakers that our efforts were largely discouraged." >> i'm not surprised that this program got bad reviews. >> reporter: matt myers with the
campaign for tobacco-free kids says that campaign resembled prior tobacco company efforts. >> they recognize it's simply an effort to get the name of the company before kids in a favorable way. thus, it is responsible administrators who said we don't want you in our schools. we will educate our children. >> juul denies that it resembled prior tobacco industry programs. the company says it's working with the iowa attorney general to stop teen use of juul. it also says it's trying to restrict youth access to juul and is focused on helping adult smokers switch to juul from regular cigarettes. >> parents might want to have a little chat with the teenagers in the house today. >> oh, yeah. >> thank you very much, anna. coming up next, a look at this morning's other headlines, including how taylor swift could get a massive pay day in her first new record deal since she wa you may have to use the
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good morning to our viewer. 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." john mccain's long time aide and frequent co-author tauksz about the final message and how he should be remembered. plus, former president jimmy carter on building with habitat for hau manumanity and inspiress like david letterman to help. >> president trump has made his first public tribute to john mccain after two days of near silence. >> there was an expectation for president trump to set aside his rocky relationship to pay last respects. >> wrote a letter in the closing
days of his life he hoped would provide comfort in what many see as turbulent times. >> some people are saying john mccain's death represents the end of an era. >> i wouldn't say that. maybe temporarily but i have confidence in the future of the united states of america. xbl investigators say katz purchased a .9 millimeters legally and used one of them to carry out the attack. >> what does mean for trade relations between the u.s. and canada? >> until you have canada signing on, this could be thorny and having a bilateral deal is not as good as tri lateral deal. >> the ball ends up in this guy's beer. >> he decides to chug the beer while the ball is still in there. he clearly isn't wor abou ing else that would have been on the ball. a bold move there. ♪
>> ew. what just happened? >> i was explaining to gayle what happened in that. >> what just happened. >> you don't want to probably drink that. >> i think i'm going to pass on that. >> i'm gayle king. this is norah o'donnell and ryan, our big cheese in the control room said this is the first time we've been together since july something -- july what? >> 27th. >> about a month. >> it feels good but it's called summer -- >> reunited and it feels so good. the white house flag is where we're beginning because it's flying at half staff again this morning to honor senator john mccain. lawmakers and veterans criticized president trump after the flag was raised to full staff yesterday while other flags in washington were kept lower eed until mccain is burie on sunday. the president faced a similar backlash after denying a request to lower the flag for reporters murdered in --
>> he wrote an in a statement, despite our differences on policy and politics, i respect john mccain's service to our country. >> the late senator used his final public statement to urge americans to come together. long time aide rick davis read a fair well letter yesterday that mccain wrote before his death. >> fellow americans, that association has meant more to me than any other. i lived and died a proud american. do not despair of our present difficulties. we believe always in the promise and greatness of america. because nothing is inevitable here. >> one vietnam war veteran in phoenix got a surprising chance to pay respects. the "washington post" captured david carasco presenting cindy with a medallion he received recognizing his service in vietnam. >> he says he did not expect to
see her outside the funeral home but he wanted to do something special to recognize her sacrifices. >> so today, when she came out of that building and when i gave her that medallion, she -- had a big smile on her face. it meant a lot to her. >> means a lot to a lot of people. john mccain survived five and a half years as a prisoner of war in vietnam. >> it was a very nice moment because it recognized too that spouses serve alongside in many ways and unheralded for that. >> i think that picture just showed, there's a man behind him who met mccain when he came back from being prisoner of war. when he was dying john mccain called him and to wish him well. it's just one of the stories -- >> that's the kind of guy he is or was, yeah. >> earlier this morning we spoke to mark salter, the long time aide and former chief of staff.
the two men collaboratedbooks, simon and shuster. >> you traveled all over the worl with senator mccain in strange places, small places. why did the senator feel like he had to throw himself across the globe all the time? >> well, i think he -- he was intent on helping american ad the world and extending america's values to places where they didn't exist. those trips you talked about never included paris or rome or places you migtd waht want to t yourself. but we were in burma many times and places where he thought he could do some good. >> you wrote a lot of speeches for the senator and in addition to the books. which was easier, writing a speech in which john mccain was winning something or in which he had been defeated? >> the latter. i mean, we were talking about some of those speeches the other
day because he with never let us write them until we knew what would happen in an election. i guess the -- he had a lot of -- he won a lot of elections and lost two big ones obviously, presidential elections in 2000 and 2008. but i always thought he was -- i had a line in something i wrote the other day that said he was defiant in defeat and sometimes in victory too. it's a more attractive quality in feet, he was always mag nan mus, he always looked and acted his best when he suffered a personal defeat but felt optimistic and hopeful about the country. >> you collaborated with mccain on so many of his writings. did you work with him on that final letter and how close to his death did he write it? and sounds like he wanted to send a message. >> he did. we worked on it and i think i
march time frameworking on the book the last book together. and he mentioned to me he wanted to -- he wanted to have a statement released after he had passed away. and along the lines of his concession speech in twae2008, actually a big part was taken from there. so we put together something for him and he looked at it and suggested a few edits here and there and read it a few times and said put it in a drawer. and that's what we did. >> the tone and words in this letter make it sound like he almost anticipated how president trump would react to his death, specifically referring to the line we weaken our greatness when we confuse oapatriotism ynk t t case?ie >> i don't think he anticipated what president trump would be doing the days after his death, no. i think he made that argument already in the fall and wanted
to address the kind of nativism that seemed to populism that was -- becoming nativism, that he argued against before so -- >> mark, i can see this is very painful for you. he was such a class act and a lot of us are paying more attention to john mccain, looking at him differently and hearing about things we didn't hear about before. what an amazing man and honor to got to get him the way you did. >> the honor of a lifetime. met him in new orleans in 1988 and sort of accidentally and it was the luckiest day of my life. >> thank you very much, mark salter for joining us this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> thank you, mark. thinking of you. actor john goodman is breaking his silence on
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♪ a law under consideration in pennsylvania could give victims of child sexual abuse a second chance at justice. groundbreaking pennsylvania grand jury report this month revealed the catholic church's alleged cover-up of decades of sexual abuse by 301 priests. as we've reported, investigators found disturbing allegations involving more than 1,000 abused children. >> in one example, five sisters in one family were abused by the same priest. one of the children was just 18 months old. the pennsylvania catholic conference told cbs news in a statement, "we are devastated and outraged by the revelations of terrible sexual abuse crimes committed in the catholic church. the time to discuss legislation will come later. our focus now is on improving ways that survivors and their families can recover." pennsylvania attorney general also fvince ainst me investat aj
than 400 priests. why could you only charge two of them? >> we have weak laws in pennsylvania which only allowed me to charge two priests, in part because our statute of limitations, as it's called, is so short, but because of the sophisticated cover-up, because of the efforts that went by through the bishops, stretching they shielded these predator priests from the arm of the law. we charged two. one has already pled guilty, and this priest went from being a priest to a known sexual predator in our community, and the other priest will be going to court later this fall. >> your office has done incredible work, but it is sickening to read this report and what you guys uncovered. since it was released, how many people have called your office, in terms of reporting, perhaps, additional abuse? >> norah, we set up a special clergy abuse hotline. we've received as of late last night 733 calls to our clergy abuse hotline in just the nearly
two weeks since this report cam. i want every single survivor out there to know -- and cbs has done an inbelievable job giving voice to these survivors through your coverage. every survivor should know, if they call our hotline, we will listen and we will track down -- >> and does the cover-up continue by the catholic church? >> i believe that statements made by bishops in pennsylvania, by cardinal wuerl specifically, to deny this does further the cover-up. it covers up the cover-up. and the church's own documents, norah, prove that they are not telling the truth, even in the wake of this. >> i just want to clarify. you've actually said this goes all the way to the vatican, this cover-up. how so? >> there are specific examples where when the abuse occurred, the priests would go, the bishops would go and lie to parishioners, lie to law enforcement, lie to the public, but then document all of the abuse in secret archives that they would share oftentimes with the vatican.
there are specific examples where the vatican knew of this abuse and they were involved in the cover-up. >> what you're talking about here is a structure of cover-up. it's not just some hurried measures, that there was actually an organized way of covering up, which suggests, there are 49 other states. are you getting calls from other states? and is your assumption that this was going on in lots of other parishes across the country? >> i think pennsylvania's pretty unique, but i don't think, unfortunately, we're unique in this way. and yes, i have received calls from more than a dozen attorneys general, of both parties, from across the country, as well as receiving a call from a representative of the department of justice. some of them have opened investigations. others have inquired as to how they should investigate. but unfortunately, i think what we saw in pennsylvania, the widespread sexual abuse of children, the organized sophisticated cover-up, unfortunately, it's probably not unique to pennsylvania. >> does it go all the way up to the pope? >> i know that it stretches to the vatican. look, i'm a prosecutor. i deal in facts and evidence and
apply the law. and i can tell you that there is facts, there is evidence that takes this cover-up and what occurred in pennsylvania directly to the vatican. >> when nikki first brought it to us, it really is stomach-turning, josh. you know, most of us can say that's horrible, but there's nothing we can do about it. but you're in a position to do something about it. it's so hard to believe that some of these priests will now actually get away with it. what do you want to see happen? >> i want to see happen what the 23 grand jurors in pennsylvania who spent two years listening to this gut-wrenching testimony, reading the secret archives contained in the church's records, just feet away from where the bishops sit -- i want to see the grand jury's recommendations passed. look, gayle, there should be no statute of limitations when it comes to the sexual abuse of a child. >> exactly. >> right now we're limited in that time frame. about 40 other states have already done away with the statute of limitations. we should do that. we should give victims the opportunity, as the grand jury calls for, to go and get aide to help them with their counseling.
these grand jury recommendations need to pass, and i'm putting every ounce of my being, the survivors are putting every ounce of their being to seeing it passed in pennsylvania. >> 99 of the priests were from pittsburgh. >> the pittsburgh diocese. >> thank you. the pittsburgh diocese. its bishop, david zubik, denies a cover-up in a statement saying "the diocese of pittsburgh today is not the church that is described in the grand jury report." do you believe that's true? >> two responses to bishop zubik. number one, he's not telling the truth. and the church's own documents prove that. and second, norah, child rape in 1970 is the same as child rape in 2018! it is unacceptable. and the idea that the bishop would just simply say, oh, well, this was a long time ago, is demonstrably false and it is absolutely the wrong response to this. >> yeah, we're going to have to leave it with those very strong words. thank you very much for joining us, josh. >> thank you.
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good morning, 8:27. we have a traffic alert for drivers heading into san ramon. blocked northbound 680 at pro canyon. it had all lanes blocked at one time. this is 680 near pine valley road, traffic on the right the northbound direction, and it is just stacked up. so give yourself extra time heading out the door to avoid
680. you can exit el costa and get back on right past the accident there. but expect delays there, and a lot of folks will be crowding the surface streets. neda? thank you very much. good morning, everybody. look at this soupy mess out there. this is looking towards the north. somewhere behind those clouds will be the golden gate bridge. this is san josi, clouds sitting up higher. it's brighter there with sun trying to come through, 58 degrees in san francisco, santa rosa 57 degrees. we have the early morning marine layer coming in pretty thick with a little drizzle. you'll see that tomorrow as well, temperatures below average. very similar to today, this n oakland and 77 staying in th 60s and 70s today. temperatures warm up by friday and we'll reach normal
♪ a texas police officer is being praised for helping save a family of seven from a devastating fire. >> we've got people inside that are trapped. >> officer sam quick' ody camera captured the moments he entered a burning house saturday morning. a father and his six young children were asleep. the officer rushed them out and no one was hurt. the family is now staying with >> another sign of people that put the uniform on and every day do that kind of stuff. >> exactly. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the raleigh news and observer" rules that a panel ruled. skryt's congressional map is
unconstitutional because it favors republicans. the current map may have to be redrawn before the november midterm elections and could also mean a new primary election. north carolina's ninth congressional district is a top target for democrats who are looking to seize control of the house of representatives from republicans. "the los angeles times" reports this month's s.a.t. tests may have been reused from october and the answers to the reading test may have been leaked online. a petition to invalidate the results of the test is now being circulated. the integrity of exams has been called into question in recent years. a reuters investigation in 2016 found that leaks were pervasive and questions were being used even though the answers were widely available online. "u.s. news & world report" says a controversial policy forbidding hair extensions at a roman catholic school in new orleans was rescinded. >> i don't want this to happen. >> yes, you do. re >> wt'itir
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jimmy carter is finding ways to actively serve his country. he and his wife have volunteered for habitat for humanity since 1984. together, they have helped build or remodel more than 4,200 homes. in an interview only on "cbs this morning," we spoke to president carter on a project outside south bend, indiana, and met some other famous volunteers. >> reporter: nearly 40 years after leaving the white house, jimmy carter's legacy is still building. >> it is nearly 94 degrees outside. what are you doing here? >> well, i'm building habitat houses. >> reporter: with his esarter h put in 34 years, helping make more than 4,000 homes in 14 countries. >> i understand that you and mrs. carter renovated your home, the two of you. did you use the skills of habitat to do your -- >> absolutely, yeah. >> what due do? >> well, we contracted with a carpenter and he didn't show up when he said he would, so we just decided we'd do it
ourselves. >> any married couple that's been together for as long as you have, when they do a project together, i mean, is this smooth sailing with the two of you? >> no! >> how's it going, mr. president? >> not always, not even on the habitat side. we've been married now, as you know, a little over 72 years, and so, we've learned to accommodate one another and have to iron out those differences. >> measure twice and cut once is good for carpentry and maybe for marriages. >> it is. >> reporter: we saw that precision up close when we joined the carters at their latest habitat for humanity community near south bend, indiana. >> there's 1,700 volunteers working here. what does that tell you about america? >> it tells you that america has a great orientation toward helping people in need. it's very difficult for somebody who's well off to cross a barrier and get in touch with a very poor family who's in need and needs a decent home. but tab hatdes tt en - habitat provides that
avenue. >> reporter: in the process inspiring others to come out swinging, like comedian david letterman. >> i should be thanking you for allowing me to help out and do this. >> thank you. well, you've been working on habitat for a long time and i didn't know about it. >> yeah, we started right after katrina and found the experience, as you know, overwhelmingly gratifying. >> reporter: he credits president carter. >> seeing him and being here on these builds is such a lovely break from the cynicism of life, because just listen to this. it's delightful. >> you're not just taking out a little tack hammer. you're down in houston. you're in the suit, mucking out the soggy -- >> yeah, yes -- >> insulation. >> it was a mistake. there's no getting around it. it was a job for a younger, braver man. but yes, we were doing it. >> when you're hammer are you taking more care than if you were building something in your own backyard? >> yeah. if i screw up the hammering, that means i have to go to the claw part of the hammer and spend the next half hour doing
that while everyone's lking a daknow, you're hol the bld. and you don't want that. >> i, jimmy carter, do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: jimmy carter only served one four-year term in the white house, so he never met the five-year requirement for a federal pension, but he isn't planning on retiring. already a former president for longer than anyone in history. >> you said you thought that telling the truth was important when you were president, but you seem to suggest it might not be so important to the presidency. >> well, that seems to be the case now. you know, i think it's well known that the incumbent president is very careless with the truth. telling the truth has been pretty deep ingrained in me, and i think that makes it even more deplorable to me to see that it's been abandoned by some people. >> some people would say, well, that's politics, you know? you maybe have to tell a lie now and again and maybe even more than that, but you can succeed for your side and get things done.
>> i disagree with that. i think i went through my campaign and my presidency without ever lying to the people or making a deliberately false statement. and i think that would be a very worthwhile thing to reinsert into politics these days. >> the current president's changed the office around a lot in different ways. do you ever look at the presidency and say, boy, i wish i could have done that, it would have been a lot easier? >> not really. emulated in recent months. but you know, i'm not here to criticize the incumbent president. i just wish him well and i prayed for him. >> where do you see hope, then, in today for the rebirth of america or for the rebounding that people are looking for? >> well, there's bound to come in our country through the electoral process, and i think that america will learn from its mistakes. we don't always elect the best person. that's obvious, i think, including the time when i ran for house.
but i think america eventually prevails. >> wow. >> he said, including the time when i ran, perhaps. >> yes, i heard that. >> perhaps second thoughts. >> number one, john it was so good to see him again. it's just a reminder of what this country is really about. and i like how he ended with, ultimately, america will prevail. i like that. >> i'm also struck in having seen him recently, too. he spent his life in service to his country. he's a former navy man, and even after office with his wife, has dedicated his life to this cause, habitat. always thinking about the other rather than himself. >> that's right. >> and we're reminded of that, too, with mccain's passing. while he was selfish in many ways he will admit, he was so dedicated to the service of his country. >> the transit of property of the selflessness is what hooked letterman. that's the thing that's amazing is letterman was calling carter a beacon. so, that selflessness you describe is not just one person doing something. it literally draws others, and that's what was so powerful, not
just about david letterman, but the 1,700 other volunteers who were spending a week there putting up houses for people to give them a good start. >> and may i say, it's always good to see david letterman. i got a big kick out of seeing him. >> yeah. >> he looks good. >> he's missing his santa suit and the gift. looks like santa. >> he's been doing it quietly. >> good to see him. >> he's been working on those houses quietly and anonymously for a long time. so, he's putting his service into action as well. and today on the "cbs this morning" podcast, you can hear our full interview with david letterman. you can find it on apple's podcast app or wherever you like to download your podcasts. >> good. a lot of us might be scared. talk about asking for help. what a perfect segment after that. social psychologist heidi grant, she's here in our toyota green room. ahead, she says learning how to ask for help can increase your
thin thread, and i dig that about you! >> it's a great thing. >> then he gives him a big hug, right? >> been there, done that. tom cruise had trouble asking for help in the hit movie "jerry maguire." asking for help often makes us feel so uncomfortable. research shows that people underestimate the odds of getting assistance when they ask for it by nearly 50%. social psychologist heidi grant is author of the recently published book "reinforcements: how to get people to help you." she says we're actually wired to be helpful but have to learn the st ways to as heidi grant, good morning and welcome to the table. >> good morning. >> you know what i learned after reading your book, that i'm doing everything wrong, starting with, i always feel that it's a burden to ask somebody to do something, so i hate asking, number one. and number two, i never ask in person. i like an e-mail or a text or a -- you said that's wrong. >> yeah, you're kind of doing everything wrong. >> yeah. >> the truth is, yes, there is an extent to which when we ask
someone for their help, we're asking them to put in effort and take time, but for the most part, we're really overestimating that. we're focusing only on that and not thinking about how rewarding it is, actually, to be helpful. there's tons of research that shows there's basically nothing human beings do that's more rewarding and gives them a bigger boost of self-esteem than being helpful. so people actually like helping. they get a warm glow. they get a kick out of it. >> but i feel you're putting people on the spot. >> i mean to some extent, you are. >> yeah. >> there is a discomfort when people have to say no, and that is actually part of the reason why asking over e-mail or a text is a bad idea, because they're not as on the spot. it's easier for you to ask by e-mail because you feel more comfortable. it's easier for them to say no because they feel more comfortable. >> so important, pick up the phone. >> pick up the phone. >> in fact, you've got data that shows a person is 34 times more effective when they ask in person. >> yeah, by person or in phone. it's that live interaction, 34 times more likely to get a yes. and we do this all the time. people ask by e-mail.
they'll do the even worse thing, which is send a group e-mail. so, send an e-mail to 20 people asking if one of them can help, and everyone just ignores that because they think somebody else -- >> somebody else will help. >> the trouble of the commons. heidi, somebody once said you can separate the world into two people, the people who ask and don't mind if you tell them no and the people who say, no, i am not going to help, i'm not going to ask, and you shrink off. what distinguishes one camp from the other? are there certain traits? >> i don't think so. i think it's a little bit life experience. and people who ask have just sort of caught on to the fact that it's very difficult to be successful in life without asking for a lot of help. and so, they've kind of just built that muscle of getting past the discomfort. we talk a lot about how important it is to have a network, right, of allies and people spend a lot of time building that network to be successful, but then they don't know how to tap into the network by asking those people to actually help them. >> and you said don't assume people are mind-readers. >> right. >> you have to let people know that you need help. >> yeah, including your spouse and everyone else.
the truth is, our need for help is far less obvious than we believe it is. it's obvious to us. it's not obvious to anyone else. you have to explicitly ask. >> and you say be specific about what your ask is. i can sometimes get an e-mail and i'm like, well, what is it that they want? >> what do you want? >> it's the worst when someone sends you an e-mail and says i'd love to just get together and chat. >> catch up. >> and it's like, no, you want something. tell me what it is. >> exactly. >> i'd like to banish the phrase pick your brain, too. >> oh, right? >> unpleasant. >> i actually say that. >> oh, no, you are doing everything wrong, gayle. >> i know! >> but how about the other end of the telescope? so, when you're a person, should you make yourself available to help other people? in other words, help lower the barrier for other people so that they might -- just being a friend? >> i think that's a really useful thing to do, because we do have to recognize people will find it uncomfortable to ask, s to be easier. there is research that shows that you want to be careful, though, because being a giver is
a great thing to a point, but some givers can experience a lot of burnout when they give too much and they don't focus enough on themselves. so you want to always strike that balance between giving as much as you can but making sure you're still taking care of you. >> so, your best way to ask for help without being a burden to people is what? >> well, to be as specific as possible to say this is exactly what i need and exactly how i need it. then they can feel confident that they can make a decision about whether or not they can help you. everyone wants to be an effective helper. no one wants to be a bad helper. so, the more clear you are, the better. >> i need heidi to be an effective helper and let's get out here to the commercial. so, thank you. gayle, thank you. >> you're welcome. >> heidi grant. "reinforcements" is on sale now. you are watching "cbs this morning." thanks for your help. we'll be right back. ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪ ♪ they're the modern stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock. ♪ meet george jetson. ♪
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good morning. we have two lanes blocked on northbound 680 near crow canyon, and the backup is beyond 580. also seeing that extend onto westbound 580. if you're heading through livermore, you'll feel those delays. and for drivers heading over the dunbarton bridge, one lane is blocked due to a crash just past the toll plaza. it's over 45 minutes to cross
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