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keeping an eye on all the races this morning, your next local update is at 10:26. a live look at city hall, the polls open just a few seconds, we good morning to you our viewers in the west, and welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm gayle king with anthony mason and tony dokoupil. breaking overnight, nine u.s. citizens including six children are reported dead and an apparent ambush in northern mexico. some were headed to a wedding. what family members say happened. protecting your vote. only on "cbs this morning," america's top election security official takes us inside the massive effort to stop foreign interference. donald trump jr. is in studio 57 today. the president's oldest son talks about impeachment, his father, and why he feels democrats want to silence others. and clean slate. actress and comedian jenny slate talks with us about her new very
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personal project first on "cbs this morning." >> we like that. it's tuesday, november 5th, 2019. here's today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> had is for the record, four of my children are burned and shot up. >> reporter: gunmen kill nine americans in mexico. >> these were innocent women with their children. you can't explain how there's evil people in this world like that. rule's associate is ready -- rudolph giuliani's associate is ready to comply with the impeachment inquiry. >> the democrats have a deranged, hyper-partisan, impeachment witch-hunt. a man was plotting to bomb a historic synagogue. >> he wanted to do something that would let jewish people and the public community know that they are not welcome. two murder suspects who escaped from jail are still on the loose in california. >> the inmates escaped through a hole in the ceiling. >> they identified a blind spot that we have. staffer for tom steyer
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resigned after allegations of stealing voter data from kamala harris' campaign. hundreds of oklahoma inmates released from prison. >> this was the largest single-day mass commutation in u.s. history. all that -- >> boarded employee turned into a hero for rescuing -- bart employee turned into a hero for rescuing a plan who fell on the tracks. a 5-year-old drummer is turning heads. he marches in a louisiana high school marching band. and that you will matters -- >> welcome world series winners the nationals at the white house. and kurt suzuki put on a maga hat. no, he tried to steal second base. >> on "cbs this morning." >> hosting the cowboys on monday night football. starre in this one, a runaway black cat. >> the black cat is running from the 20 to the near side the 10, now running the other way, to the five, at the three, at the two, cat the runs into the end zone!
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that is a touchdown! >> welcome to "cbs this morning." as entertaining and funny as that is, we begin with terrible and breaking news from mexico. at least nine americans including six children were killed in an ambush. video shows a burned out vehicle target the in the attack. family of the victims tell cbs news they believe a drug cartel is behind the ambush. it happened yesterday about 100 miles south of the u.s.-mexico border. >> the victims who were all women and children were in a convoy taking some of them to a wedding. they were members of a mormon group based in northern mexico. the family says the fbi is now part of the investigation. jericka duncan is following this disturbing and developing story. good morning. so what more do we know? >> you know, there's still so many questions, and this just happened last night. authorities in mexico say they've deployed members of
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their army, national guard, and state police to investigate. the victims all left their community at the same time in three separate cars. some were traveling back to the united states, some to the neighboring town of labaron for a wedding when suddenly they were struck by a hail of gunman so severe that one of the cars exploded. >> this is for the record. nita and four of my grandchildren are burned and shot up. >> reporter: in a video posted to facebook, you can see the aftermath of the attack. the scorched suv that apparently contained the burned bodies of maria ronita miller and four of her seven children. it's unclear if they were specifically targeted. the victims reportedly all belonged to a decades' old mormon community based in northern mexico. the youngest victims were twin babies, just seven months old. some of the children miraculously survived the ambush but sustained gunshot wounds.
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they were found by family members. relatives say five remain in the hospital. >> i was so angry and so angry and yet so sad, it was horrifying. >> reporter: trish close is the aunt of victim donna ray langford. >> all we could do was immediately start thinking positive and praying at the tame time that we were all devastated and very emotional and something that you can't explain how there's evil people in this world that can do such a thing like that. >> reporter: some relatives say they believe the women and children were not the intended targets of the car tells and that this was a case of mistaken identity. >> they are amazing family-oriented people. they are loving, they are giving, they are always looking
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out for others. they're an incredible group of people. >> one family member we spoke to said the children who survive read being brought to the united states for medical treatment. we've reached out to the government of mexico but have not heard back yet. horrible. >> the pain in the grandfather's voice. >> exactly. all right. thank you so much. the first full transcripts released in the house impeachment inquiry show the former u.s. ambassador to ukraine felt intimidated when she heard what president trump said about her to ukraine's president. mr. trump called the impeachment probe a brazen assault on our nation at a rally in kentucky last night. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. we're also hearing a former associate of rudy giuliani may get involved in the investigation. >> reporter: that's right. lev parnas, recently arrested on campaign finance violations, will apparently now comply with the subpoena and testify before congress. he allegedly helped rudy giuliani get that u.s. ambassador to ukraine removed because he believed allegedly that she was standing in the way
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of his business dealings there. >> deranged hyper-partisan impeachment witch-hunt. >> reporter: at a kentucky rally, president trump slammed the impeachment inquiry, senator rand paul joined in. >> we also now know the name of the whistle-blower. i say to the media, do your job and print his name! [ cheers ] >> reporter: the whistle-blower's identity has not been revealed. his or her lawyer said any member of congress who tries to out the whistle-blower is a disgrace. [ cheers ] in the crowd, some trump supporters donned t-shorts that said "read the transcript," a reference to the president's july phone call with the ukrainian president. >> my phone call was perfecto. >> reporter: mr. trump insists the call was perfect. but in newly released testimony, former ambassador marie yovanovitch said she felt threatened wen she learned that the president called her bad news and warned she was going to go through some things.
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>> this is someone who served the country with distinction for decades. it is someone who also is one of the first witnesses to this irregular back channel that the president established with rudy giuliani. >> reporter: yovanovitch also told lawmakers she was warned by ukrainian officials last winter to watch her back because the president's personal attorney, rudy giuliani, was planning to do things including to her. >> she got fired finally. >> reporter: giuliani apparently viewed ambassador yovanovitch as an impediment to his efforts to get ukraine to investigate president trump's potential rival joe biden. >> i agree that the president has the ability to name who he wants. >> reporter: more deposition transcripts are being released today. on the docket, kurt volker, the former special envoy to ukraine, and the ambassador to the e.u., gordon sonland. two people who were instrumental in creating the back channel to the ukrainians, urging them to
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open the investigations that the president was interested in. tony? >> nancy, as we get closer to public impeachment hearings, our team there in washington is learning more about the republicans' political strategy. what more can you tell us? >> reporter: that's right. well, these public hearings are viewed by both sides as so crucial in shaping american opinion. and so republicans, cbs news has learned, are considering putting jim jordan temporarily on the house intelligence committee. he has been one of the president's fiercest defenders. he has been in all of these depositions. he's not on the intel committee, but he may assigned there temporarily so he can continue to make that case over the next few weeks as we move into public hearings. >> all right. thank you so much.
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now to another disturbing story. this one out of colorado. a man is accused of plotting to bomb one of the oldest synagogues in colorado and is in federal custody this morning. the fbi says it thwarted a planned attack on the temple emmanuel synagogue in pueblo, colorado. 27-year-old richard holzer is accused of domestic terrorism. investigators say holzer called himself a skinhead who believed he was fighting a racial holy war. jeff pegues is outside fbi headquarters in washington, d.c. jeff, good morning. how did the fbi find this guy? >> reporter: good morning. investigators say holzer used several online facebook accounts to posted hate-filled rants. fbi undercover agents first engaged him on line in september. and then in person as he moved from talking about an attack to actually taking steps to carry one out. >> mr. holzer repeatedly expressed hatred of jewish people and support of a holy war. >> reporter: attorney dunn said he told fbi agents of him plan to attack the synagogue early sunday morning. >> mr. holzer indicated that he wanted to do something that would let jewish people in the community know they are not
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welcome and that, according to him, they should leave, or they will die. >> reporter: according to court papers, holzer mets with the undercover agents last friday at a motel. he told the agents their plan for attack was, quote, move for our race. the agents gave him two pipe bombs and 14 sticks of dynamite, all were inert. holzer didn't know that and set the attack for 2:30 or 3:00 the following morning. shortly after that he was arrested. pueblo's police chief -- >> there kind of behavior is, frankly, intolerable in our city. >> reporter: his arrest comes just over a year since a gunman killed 11 worshippers at the tree of life synagogue in pittsburgh. since the attack, at least 12 white supremacists have been arrested for plotting to attack or threaten the jewish community, and a total of 780 anti-semitic incidents were reported in the first six months of this year. the adl says that the u.s. continues to experience a record
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high number of anti-semitic incidents. if convicted, holzer faces a maximum 20 years behind bars. gayle? >> jeff, thank you so much. we're learning dramatic new details about how two murder suspects escaped from a california jail. they broke out of the monterey counter adult detention senility on sunday and are still on the loose this hour. jonathan vigliotti is at the sheriff's station in salinas, southeast of san francisco. the details of this escape sound like a movie. >> reporter: they do. even security guards inside this jail are baffled by what unfolded here. one telling me it was either dumb luck or a well-executed plan. either way, both of these dangerous inmates remain at large as many in this community are questioning just how secure is this facility. >> it turns out is the two individuals were able to identify a blind spot that we have in this particular housing unit. >> reporter: this was the view security cameras had of the room
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the inmates shared. guards watching the video feed early sunday morning were unaware of one crucial area just behind this wall. >> come is what they were able to exploit to be able to use the escape. >> reporter: here in the bathroom, the two accused murderers worked overnight and undetected to carve away this hole in the ceiling. >> it was a pretty significant size hole in that ceiling. >> not for me. i don't pit through that hole. >> reporter: captain thornberg says squeezing through the eight by 22-inch hole was only the beginning. once in the feeling they found a foot-wide gap between walls used for pipes. they followed it to a panel that led to the unsecured construction site of a new cell block surrounded by regular fencing rather than razor wire. guards discovered them missing 8:15 a.m. sunday. the question now, did the two figure this out on their own? could these inmates have had
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help from the inside, escape from staff, other inmates? >> staff, absolutely not. there's absolutely no indication that that's taken place here. other inmates? we'll see. we had two people escape. that doesn't mean only two people will be arrested in this escape. >> reporter: the captain says the jail has been secured. those inmates were wearing jumpsuits. they took them off and left them outside the jail. they were last seen wearing shorts and t-shirts. anthony? >> all right. amazing escape. thank you. the search is intensifying for two possible persons of interest in the murder of a new hampshire couple. police released this photo yesterday of an unidentified man and woman. investigators believe they're in mexico. james butler iii and michelle butler were found dead last week on a padre island beach in texas. local police say the beach is usually safe and the place for families. investigators believe the man in the photo drove the murdered couple's truck and r.v. trailer across the southern border.
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they're not yet ready to him a suspect, though. the motive for the murders is still unknown. the u.s. is formally telling the united nations that it's started pulling out of the paris climate agreement. nearly 200 have signed, and the u.s. is the only country to withdraw. india which remains in the agreement is dealing with the worst pollution crisis in its capital in three years. elizabeth palmer is following india's struggle with pollution and shows how bad the air is affecting 29 million people in new delhi. >> reporter: this is world-class smog. the indian government has closed schools, introduced measures to cut traffic by half, and told citizens to stay indoors. >> actually scary. you can't see things in front of you. >> reporter: autumn fills new delhi's air with tons of filth. smoke from burning crops on top of construction dust and car
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exhaust. >> we have no nonsmokers in india. everybody living in india is a smoker. >> reporter: dr. arvin kumar says just breathing in delhi is equialent to smoking 25 cigarettes a day with catastrophic fallout. we saw it for ourselves earlier this year at the emergency ward of delhi's national institute for t.b. and respiratory disease. 800 people line up every single day with lung problems. tackling a crisis this serious says activists needs radical thinking. where do you start? >> it has to be multisector, across all sectors of pollution. industry, power plant, waste burning, construction activities. >> reporter: for long-suffering residents of this mega city, action can't come fast enough
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because the wait is literally killing them. for "cbs this morning," i'm elizabeth palmer. >> 800 people a day in that hospital. an extraordinary number -- >> literally killing them. you can see that, too. you can see it. the paris agreement, that's one of the many things at stake in the 2020 elections. speaking of elections, the federal government's top elections security official warns that hackers who attacked the 2016 campaign will be back in 2020. >> every state should be preparing as if they're the one that's going to be in the cross hairs of whether it's the russian intelligence or a chinese security service. >> ahead only on "cbs this morning," how that agency is getting ready to protect your vote in 2020. first, it is 7:17. time to check your local to good morning to you, it is a chilly start to the date, grab the goat as he had at the door.
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also folkie along the coast and the parts of the day with the stronger onshore flow into the thicker marine layer this morning. clearing for most of us as we had through the afternoon except the coast above average temperatures, staying dry through the week. the daytime high topping 76 in san jose, 70 in oakland and apple upper 60s in san francisco.
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we have much more news ahead. the president's oldest son, donald trump jr., will be in studio 57 as the impeachment fight intensifies. learn how the trump family is rallying around the president.
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plus, a dramatic rescue caught on camera. we hear from the man who pulled a stranger to safety with seconds to spare. >> i saw the hadlights, and i saw him. and it was just like he ain't going to make it. got him by his shoulders. i just remember just grabbing and pulling as hard as i could and rolling back. >> that is close. what the man told the man he saved just moment after that rescue. and only on this morning, we reveal the high-profile buyer of olivia newton-john's famous black pants from "grease." if you're a woman, trust me, you know this person. be here live at the table. you're watching "cbs this morning." we thank you for that. we'll be right back. ♪ my body is truly powerful. i have the power to lower my blood sugar and a1c. because i can still make my own insulin. and trulicity activates my body to release it like it's supposed to.
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>> that's comedian jenny slate at her new netflix special. ahead and first on "cbs this morning," she discusses her new book of personal essays and tells us why she still suffers from this is a kpix morning update. good morning, right now, san francisco voters headed to the ballot box, maryland breed is running for reelection this year. and a number of new laws also on the ticket including a decision on e-cigarettes in san francisco. police got calls about the deadly halloween party within an hour before they showed up, officer say that they were tied up in a home invasion incident just up the road. and an accused car thief has been tied to a rash of break-ins in san mateo, he was caught on surveillance cameras. police are encouraging more homeowners to invest in them. let's say good morning to gianni.
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studio 57 with his version of impeachment. >> and comedian jenny slate takes us through her eyes and lows on her way to success. >> thought i should try to get up on any stage and start talking and hopefully somebody will see me. >> i didn't have any assurance of that. dy have a very good attitude now that i think about it. >> what was your attitude? >> let's go. >> i'm looking forward to that we need a comedian on this show today. >> we have a lot of other news. >> laughter is always good. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning," i'm tony dokoupil along with gayle king. voting grbegins in state and lol elections. there are concerns about foreign interference, like we saw in campaign 2016. the government's top election
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security official says the threat has not gone away. only on "cbs this morning" we met with chris krebs, the director of cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency that's part of the department of homeland security and it's in charge with something very simple and very important -- protecting your vote. >> this is the core of homeland security and national security right now. it cuts to the heart of what america is. that's what i always say, it's not just that election security is national security, but fundamentally what we do here in this agency is insuring that this experiment of our constitutional republic can continue forward. >> until recently, chris krebs was the head of cybersecurity policy for microsoft. now he's the top u.s. official responsible for protecting the vote. and he does it as head of an agency he created after the 2016 election when according to investigators, russia hacke ere
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breached databases in at least two states. >> the russians are continuing to try to destabilize our form of government and just our way of life in general. they will undermine democracy. that's our planning factor. they're going to be back, they're trying to get into our heads, they're trying to hack our brains and ultimately have us lose faith in our processes. >> krebs gave us rare access to a classified area he calls the watch floor. where teams constantly monitor for digital threats. >> so on election day 2020 what will this look like? >> we will have campaign officials, we will have state/local partners in here. intelligence community, department of defense. federal bureau of investigations, everybody will be in here sharing information in real-time. >> the scenario that worries krebs the most is a so-called ransomware attack targeting election offices. >> what if somebody lock up a voter registration database a month in front of an election? what are our fall-back
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positions? you're gaming that out now? >> absolutely. >> the department of homeland security is working with thousands of local jurisdictions in all 50 states, one top goal, making sure that every digital vote is backed up with a an old-fashioned paper record. >> we're looking at 92% of the votes will be cast associated with a paper ballot. not to be a cynic, but 92% still leaves millions of votes. >> absolutely. that's correct. so that's why again i'll take every day we have between now and then, 2020, to continue improving security of these systems out there. >> as they secure the machinery that supports our elections. >> i think it is critical. >> they're keeping an eye on the information that drives them. the feds have worked with social media platforms to counter misinformation and published documents warning the public in simple terms about foreign interference. >> identify the device of issue, get it out there, get people
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engaged and then start driving the wedge issues and splitting people apart. >> how do you deal with a situation where the president of the united states is himself, tweeting and retweeting conspiracy theories, potential misinformation. in some cases unverified accounts. that twitter later takes down. and in the case of his son, the mueller report found that he retweeted a russian operative? what do you do -- your mission to clean up disinformation and misinformation online when some of the figures promoting that are tied to the president of the united states or are the president himself. >> the president has obviously a very high-profile twitter, twitter presence. we operate at a, different space, different level. we're in the security space. the president's twitter account and what he says stands on its own. what we need to be able to do is
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provide every american a foundation where they can discern on their own, whether that's legitimate or not. >> so even though president trump has sometimes cast doubt on russia's interference in 2016, the trump administration, the government writ large is prepared for russia, north korea, china, iran in 2020? >> i've gotten all the defection dreks from the white house i need. stars i understand it comes straight from the oval. make sure that election security is priority and protected 2020 election. >> although foreign hackers accessed some election systems in 2016, no votes were altered, at least as far as we know and we also asked krebs if they might have just been casing the joint to come back in 2020 and cause real damage. and he said that's something he does worry about. but he worries about everything. >> he's got a lot to worry about. he said the last ten years of his life it's felt like the hardest ten years of his life, even though it's only been two in the job. one bit of good news, the paper
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♪ a transit worker is being called a hero, for saving a stranger from an oncoming train. he doesn't want to be called a hero, but he is, surveillance video shows a man falling on the tracks sunday in oakland, california. john o'connor pulled him up with less than a second to spare. oert man's name has not been released. david bagnell brings us this story. >> it feels awkward to be called a hero. because -- >> fighting back tears, john o'connor recalled how he saved a young man's life sunday afternoon. >> what am i supposed to do? >> it was about 5:20 p.m. after the nfl's oakland raiders' thrilling victory. according to b.a.r.t., the san francisco bay area's transit agency.
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an intoxicated fan fell from the platform. the train was inches away from hitting him. >> when i looked. i saw the headlights and i saw him and i was just like, he ain't going to make it. >> i got him by his shoulders, i just remember just grabbing and pulling as hard as i could and rolling back. >> right after the dramatic rescue, the two men embraced as the crowd around them applauded. >> at first i was a little angry with him and then i caught onto the reality. he put his hand out. i helped him up and gave him a hug. >> john o'connor spent 20 years as a train operator and then was promoted four years ago to transportation supervisor. his colleague says he's an extremely humble and hard-working team player. >> we're all human beings and life is precious. fortunate god put me there and he got to see another day. >> for "cbs this morning," i'm david bagnell.
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nationalists filming at the new bulletproof memorial to the lynching victim. video shows a group that identifies itself as the league of the south holding neo-confederate flags while taping a propaganda video at the mississippi monument on saturday. that is the spot where the body of the black 14-year-old body was found nearly 65 years ago after he was kidnapped and then lynched. the group ran away from the memorial after an alarm sounded. since the video surfaced, the emmett till memory project has raised more than 10,000. the group said it is thankful to the hundreds across the country who have used this opportunity to support our work to remember emmitt till. >> that's the one that was just reinforced recently. >> we did it here, talked about the fact that it had been bullet riddled many times. the new memorial went up with 500 pounds of reinforced steel. >> glad they're raising money. the league of the south that showed up say they're also raising money. they'll -- they called it an
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operation. >> they want to put a permanent memorial down there. >> very disturbing. in oklahoma more than 450 inmates were released in the largest single-day commutation in u.s. history. it was an emotional scene outside the state's all-woman prison yesterday. oklahoma has one of the nation's highest incarceration rates. former inmates reunited with their loved ones. >> thank you. thank you very much. >> for making a change in our lives. >> biggest thing is getting my mom back. >> bringing mom back. the commutations follow a law passed this year that makes it easier to review the sentences of inmates who were previously charged with crimes that were considered felonies. that includes things like simple drug possession and shoplifting. >> an amazing correction. >> they reviewed 814 cases and approved 462. so almost half. and the average age is about 40 years old. they've been in prison about three years. >> one of the things we've talked about is reintegrating into society. church groups, job creators were
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good morning, it is 7:56. to look at the roadway said he had at the door, you will see somebody spots affecting your drive on your bay area bridges. a look at the bridges on the bay bridge, the top left, you got the golden gate next to that in the san mateo bridge on the lower right-hand side of your screen. you can see foggy through there, limited visibility as he worked your way across, the good news is -- any fog through there, but of course slough conditions as you work your way west for that morning drive.
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let's get a closer look at the bay bridge right now. is backed up, delays out of the maze as you work your way up the east shore freeway, you might see some visitor limit visibility over to the bridge. southbound 101, a crash at alexander avenue, one lane is blocked -- and the golden gate bridge as well. a funky start as he just mentioned along the coast for parts of the bay. here's a live look with our east bay berkeley camera, you can see the sunshine and also the blanket of fog out there. it is all thanks to onshore flow kicking in for us. grab the jacket are coded to head out the door, looking at clearing for most of us except for the coast with above average temperatures for this time of year and staying dry to through the week. daytime size checking in at 78 in concorde later this afternoon and 76 in san jose, 70 and oakland and 68 for a high in san francisco. another funky start on the coast and parts of the bay tomorrow morning. temperatures just a little bit cooler for your wednesday. high pressure strengthens through the rest of your work week and especially into the
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♪ good morning to you our viewers in the west. it's tuesday, november 5th, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm gayle king. ahead donald trump, jr., here in studio 57, talking about the impeachment inquiry. he takes us inside the white house battle to defend president trump. >> i'm anthony mason. jenny slate made it as a comedian, actor and author, how she kept going when she thought it was over. >> i'm tony dokoupil. who bought olivia newton-john's iconic pants from grease we'll show you. >> here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> terrible news from mexico where at least nine americans
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including six children were killed in an ambush. >> some were traveling back to the united states some to the neighbors town for a wedding when suddenly they were struck by a hail of gunfire, so severe, up with of the cars exploded. >> >> lev parnas arrested on campaign finance violations will apparently now comply with a subpoena and testify before congress. >> investigators say that holzer had several on-line facebook accounts where he posted hate-filled rants. >> security guards are baffled by this escape, one telling me this was either dumb luck or a well executed plan. these dangerous inmates remain at large. >> this year's edition of "hey jimmy kimmel i told my kids i ate all their halloween candy." >> mommy and daddy ate all of your halloween candy. is that okay? >> you have to eat some vegetables, not candy. >> oh.
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>> why! >> don't do it again. it will make you belly sick and you will have to poop all that out. >> works every time every year. >> it's never fun pooping all that out. nice job. >> eat your vegetables. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." house impeachment investigators are due to release more transcripts today from closed door testimony. they include questions and answers with the u.s. ambassador to the european union, gordon sondland. his attorney told cbs news sondland testified he believed there was a quid pro quo between the trump administration and ukraine, tying military aid to investigations of joe biden, his son and alleged election interference. >> in a transcript released yesterday, long-time diplomat michael mckinley told the house panel he urged secretary of state mike pompeo to put out a
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statement supporting the recalled u.s. ambassador to ukraine, ma rhea von niche. >> from the time she departed ukraine until the time that he came to tell me he was departing i never heard him say a single thing about his concern. >> you were never asked -- >> not once. not once, george, did ambassador mckinley say something to me during that entire time period. >> mckinley said he resigned partly because he believed the trump administration used the state department to dig up dirt on a political opponent. he testified he had never seen that in his 37 years of government service. >> donald trump, jr. is the oldest son of president donald trump. he's an executive vice president at the trump organization. and acts as a surrogate f his father's presidential campaigns. his book is titled "triggered how the left thrives on hate and wants to silence us" and joins us at the table. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> >> that is quite the title. listen, you start off by saying
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that you intended to write a book about forgiveness and healing, it would be a political chicken soup for the soul. >> a little tongue and cheek, after what i've been through the last few years, i am entitled to hit back a little bit. >> page 5 something both sides can agree that things have gotten way out of control in this country. i think both sides agree on that. let's start with your father's accomplishments that you lay out. as president he has improved more affordable generic drugs you say, securing new funding to fight the opioid epidemic. signing criminal justice reform legislation. you stay the unemployment rate is better than it's ever been. a recent fox news poll found nearly half of americans want to see him impeached and removed from office. there's that side of it too. and your father clearly is pushing back, fighting back. what's your strategy? what's the strategy in the white house to fight? >> you talk about reality. look at what's going on as it relates to the impeachment inquiry, adam schiff a known hater, has been saying that he
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had information and he had evidence. no one has seen that evidence. he just keeps saying it. he's being judge, jury and executioner about a process where republicans aren't allowed to ask questions. witnesses are told not to answer those questions. my father put the transcript out. read it. everything else is opinion. read the transcript and make your decision from there. the reality is this, my father has accomplished unprecedented things, whether it's all-time low unemployment for every group, prison reform, a piece on it where people are being released, that's not a republican issue it's the right thing to do and that's what he's doing. he's doing all of these things despite unprecedented incoming -- >> there are fair criticisms about your dad. >> that's fair. he's tough. he fights back. uncustom marry for the republicans. when you taken what he's taken, your family gone after in the press, trying to throw them in jail literally, "the washington post" wrote an article the day of the inauguration that went to
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print 19 minutes later saying the case for impeaching trump. the impeachment process has been going on, gayle, since november 9th, 2016, because you have a guy that did what he wasn't supposed to do. he took on the establishment and he won. that's unacceptable. >> yet we have -- >> let him do his job. >> we have a situation where the polls seem to be moving in the wrong direction. more than 50% say they support an inquiry and impeachment already without even seeing the public testimony -- >> was that also a d-plus poll. that's mine. it's one thing to say that and that's fine we can go through the process. the reality and process will vindicate him and i think it's going to hurt people in the middle. there are still reasonable people left in this country. i spent a lot of time with them in middle america. i had someone come up to me at the airport in d.c. saying, i wish they would just let him do his job. >> you say don, in the book, that rust belt are your people. >> they are. >> you admit i'm a billionaire's son. >> of course. >> i caome from a place of privilege but these are my people. >> i don't hide where i come
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from. i'm the son of a billionaire from new york city. my hobbies, competitive shooting, i spend so much time in that area that these are the people that choose to hang out with. i'm not a fixture in the new york city black tie dinner circuit. every weekend i get out. i'm finishishing, shooting, hun get to know those people. when i showed up in iowa and campaigning and get into this in great detail in the book, it wasn't here's my token buddy from iowa. i've been sleeping on his couch ten years during deer season. it was a little different. that genuineness comes through. my father being a builder, you know, and being in construction his whole life and not just doing it from a glass tower but doing it on the ground with actual construction workers and spending time with those guys that's why he resonated with those hard-working men and women in america who have watched their jobs get shipped abroad, who have watched other countries live their american dream because of stupid trade policy and my father is fighting to break that back to america.
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>> i want to talk about a point you make in the book. you criticize hunter biden, joe biden's son in this book, as you have done out on the campaign trail effectively in speeches. for even the appearance that he might have tried to benefit financially from when joe biden was vice president. aren't you benefiting essentially from your father being president? >> not even a little bit. from that, from the politics. i've benefitted from my father's name. i'm not going to hide from that. so has hunter. there's a different when hunter biden is getting 1.5 billion from china because of his father's taxpayer funded office. hunter biden knows nothing about energy, never invested in it in his life. a board in a corrupt ukraine oil company in a language he doesn't speak because his father is handling those that region. we are international business people for decades and we stopped doing new deals. we have deals we were obligated to finish we signed up in 2010. >> but you have expanded some of
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those deals. you're expanding in scotland, you've traveled to india, indonesia. >> we have to finish out the deals that we have. we have a contractle -- we have not signed a new deal abroad since my father took the presidency. we would be able to legally, we chose not to and did that pubically so as not even create the notion of impropriety. we didn't magically become international business people because of my father's office. we frankly stopped our international expansion because of it. that's a big distinction that the media likes to neglect. >> your sister ivanka quoted last week about thomas jefferson, that your father is, quote, surrounded by enemies and spies. do you believe that your father is surrounded by spies in the white house? >> i think there are a lot of people that are establishment that are looking for their next gig. trump is a unique president. i don't think there's many like him. the d.c. establishment and the swamp, you know, they realize that, you know, after trump, it may go back to normal they're
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protecting themselves. both sides. this is not a republican or democrat issue. >> you think there's spies in the white house? >> both sides don't like someone who is attacking the system that they've' gotten rich in and very comfortable in. i do believe there are are a lot of people even in his white house that aren't necessarily serving his best interests because they're not doing what he wants, they're doing what they think is best for them later on. >> we know that your father operates on his instinct and gut. outside of himself who do you think -- whose advice do you think he respects and trusts the most? >> without question jared and ivanka are doing an amazing job there getting things done. i think, you know, there are few people he can fully trust. people doing great jobs. i think mike pompeo, his cabinet is doing a great job. >> is rudy giuliani doing a good job? >> in his role, he's outside of government that way, but in his role he's doing a good job. >> he seems to be creating more problems for the trump administration? >> again, i think it's different in that my father is a fighter,
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right. so is ru it. the reality is this. my father has shown republicans it's okay to fight back. we've turned the other cheek as conservatives for 50 years and all it's done is allowed us to crede ground. we have to fight back. i think that creates controversy people people aren't used to it. >> talk about triggered. >> the title. >> you're sending it to your favorite liberal, website set up. i have to ask you on the question of discourse, the thing everyone seems to agree on the temperature tize high. people on all sides say that. do you agree that temperature is too high. it seems like you're doing the opposite. >> i would love to see it get back to a place of normalcy. i don't know that that exists today. when i look at the media bias, those things, it makes it hard for my father to do his job. last weekend, al baghdadi -- an important point to make because you can't say we should get back to normal when "the washington post" is calling the leader of isis, a guy that lit people on
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fire in cams, who throws homosexuals off a building is an austere religious scholar. you know, you need some grownups in the room there too. >> i'm asking if you're interested in any healing rhetoric to bring the country closer. >> i could have taken these points a lot further and fired for effect, but i didn't. you brought up a couple issues. i made my point. i'm good. we're all live and let live. today, you know, sort of the woke goal post. they keep moving. the example i use in the book obviously as it relates to transwomen in sports. identify how you want. i think it's wonderful. i don't care. when you start saying i'm a man, become a woman, winning national championships, setting weight lifting world records, you know, displacing women who have worked their entire lives -- >> a conversation about -- >> to a point -- >> let's keep this -- >> i think that's wrong. the goal posts never stop moving. >> are you interested in running for political office? >> i'm interested in winning
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2020 for my father right now. we'll worry about everything else later. >> in the book you said, listen, i never thought i would be in politics or a vegan but now, you admit you've got the political bug. >> i won't be a veegp, i promise you. >> me either. >> i do. listen, i enjoy being out there and see the difference -- >> anthony's question is a fair one. >> can you see yourself running for office? >> the reality is right now i like the campaigning part. i enjoy some of that fight. i like getting out and being with real people and seeing the difference that my father and his policies are making in their lives. i don't know right now at this stage of my life that i would like the day job component of it. >> you talk about the fractures that you and your father have had and you're back together. you've also said it's taken you 40 years to realize in a gruelling campaign that maybe you're more like your father than you realized. >> without question. >> what does that mean? >> i think we talk about fractures, when my parents got divorced i was 12 years old. people try to make it seem like this has been going on our entire lives. that's not true.
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in business our personalities were more similar than we thought and clashed than my brother or sister did with him. we had a great relationship wise. i think when you've been backed in a corner and you're fighting like this, when you've been, again, accused of treason by half of congress, fwhakds that corner i realized i fight lightning like my father. we're not going to roll over and die because the other side wants us to. it was an awakening, we saw we were similar than dissim sfloor i'm sure you'll take the conversation to twitter. say something nice on there today. >> i will do that. >> i can do both. >> gayle, there's nice stuff in there. >> who is your favorite democrat? go ahead. >> oh. >> all right. mayor trump we will let you go. >> thank you very much. >> it is now 8:14. the name of the book "triggered" wherever you buy
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good tuesday morning. it is a chilly start to the day. grab a jacket as you head out. it is body on the coast and the bay. the second marine layer. clearing for most of us as we had in the afternoon accept the case. above average temperatures staying through the week. the daytime high is 78 in concord. 76 and san jose upper 60s in san francisco.
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coming up, olivia newton-john said wearing her iconic black skin-tight pants in "grease" helped her feel deliciously wild. like that. those pants are in studio 57 right now. and only on -- there they are. only on "cbs this morning," we'll reveal who bought them at the auction. >> dying to tell -- >> me, too. hard to keep the secret. i can't wait for you to hear who it is. we'll be right back. like that. those pants are in studio 57 right now. and only on -- there they are. only on "cbs this morning," we'll reveal who bought them at the auction. >> dying to tell -- >> me, too.
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in this morning's "eye on money," it's decision time for up to 254 million americans with open enrollment season in full swing. many corporate and government benefit enrollments are taking place right now. but medical costs are rising, the average family paid about 22% more for health insurance in the last five years. to help counteract that we've got cbs business analyst jill schlesinger. >> here's what to do, look back and look forward. look back and say what did i spend last year for health care. what did you pay for the annual premium, what was the deductible, what were my co-pays. then you look to what's going to change this year. there are usually three general
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plans, health maintenance organizations, stay in the network, there are preferred provider organizations, you have to have some of your doctors in the network, if you go out of network it will cost more, and there are high deductible health plans, they're great. very easy to do, low monthly annual -- monthly premiums, but you have a much higher deductible. this is important because there's so much money being spent there. that's why we want to project out. medicare open enrollment also going on right now. please sit down with your older relatives and walk through this for them. and the affordable care act, one last thing, i know you love this -- when you look at your retirement plan, there may be brand-new things there. there's something called a roth 401(k) or roth 403b. this is a great way for younger people to start saving money. you don't get a tax deduction today, you get a way to pull money out later. >> i automatically do --
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>> that's what i don't want you to do. >> it's confusing. >> listen to jill. >> i know. >> aunt jill is here. >> make money to save -- >> i want educate. this is that kpix news update. good morning it is a 20 5 am. we have a blanket of fog over the bay bridge is causing a bit of a problem as you work your way on the bay bridge, golden gate bridge and the san mateo. there is limited visibility. use caution. this is a map where we see heavy conditions as well. we had an earlier accident. is on the peninsula side. it is clear. it is down to 7 mph in some spots. slow here as it is on the san mateo bridge.
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streets here there is a broken down vehicle. it is a busy ride in that area. talking about fog. you can see that looking north. we watch that come in due to onshore flow kicking and. the weather headlines. actually start. parts of the bay we will have clearing except for the coast. above average temperatures. warmer weather expected as high- pressure strength things for the weekend. today, 78. 76 in san jose. 74 in fremont. 70 in oakland. 80 in santa rosa. 68 in san francisco. a foggy start tomorrow. temperatures a little cooler for wednesday. still seasonal if not above average for this time of the
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." time it bring you some of the stories we call "talk of the table." why? because it's a table and we're talking. we each pick a story that we like and share it with each other and all of you. who's first? >> i'm up first. this is something you're going to like and everyone at home's going to like, as well. our economy keeps getting more efficient, and yet we keep working longer hours. it turns out we might be reaching a breaking point where the best way to boost productivity is to work less. microsoft employees in japan took part in the so-called work-life choice challenge. so for the month of august, they worked only four days a week. 32 hours. they took off fridays, three-day weekend every week. >> i'm liking this a lot. >> i am, too.
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the results -- productivity rose 40%. >> what? >> compared to the same time last year. 23% less electricity was consumed. 59% fewer pages were printed. and the company put a 30-minute limit on meetings and encouraged remote communication. the work life seems to be working there, and the work is getting done. >> yes. i love productivity was up. and i love less meetings. sometimes, aren't you in a meeting going, god, they're still talking? >> i don't do well in meetings. >> i know. that's good. somebody should take a little page out of that. >> can we send a clip of that to certain people in this building? >> yes. my story is this -- a minnesota -- a minnesota college student has reached a sweet deal with krispy kreme doughnuts. >> i like this, too. >> 23-year-old jason gonzalez would commute four hours to iowa, buy hundreds of doughnuts, and drive them back to the twin cities where he resold them. minnesota has not had a krispy kreme store in more than a decade. last week krispy kreme ordered him to stop his reselling business. but yesterday the doughnut company said it will now work
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with gonzalez. it's even donating 500 doughnuts when he restarts his business. gonzalez says the company wants to ensure he becomes an independent operator and the doughnuts are delivered in perfect condition. >> i'm glad they changed -- >> i'm glad they did, too. he was trying to pay for college. he says -- >> thank you, krispy kreme. >> he wouldn't say how much he made but one run equaled about 80 hours working at starbucks. which was his old job. >> i've never had crack, but a hot krispy kreme has to be as good as people say crack is. >> what about a popeyes sandwich between the doughnuts? >> i'm not going to do that. okay. only on "cbs this morning," this is my favorite story of the day. we are revealing the anonymous buyer behind olivia newton-john's famed black satin pants from "grease." you know the ones. look at them.
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they're here on set along with one of the famous pink ladies' jackets because the anonymous buyer bought them both. we sold you the pants sold for more than $162,000 at julian's auctions in california. special shout out by the way to the owner, darin julian, who got these pants here overnight. thank you very much, darin julian from california. some of the auction's proceeds will go to newton-john's cancer and wellness center in australia. the skin-tight pants became an instant icon when she wore them during the song "you're the one that i want." ooh, ooh, ooh. during a recent interview, we asked her to try them on again. how many people think olivia can get in the pants? show of hands. yay. we believe in you, olivia newton-john! >> ta-da. >> seriously -- you did it. come out! whoa! that's amazing. that's amazing! >> well, they live again. they live again. >> bravo. bravo. bravo. how many people can get in pants that they wore 40 years ago? i'll go first -- no. the pants live again right now only on "cbs this morning." we are happy to reveal that -- >> drum roll, please. >> drum roll, please.
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there she is. sarah blakely bought the pants. >> my god, i'm so excited. >> and the jacket presented to olivia newton-john by the cast and crew. sarah, sarah, sarah. thank you for coming. >> congratulations. you got the pants. >> i got the pants. i got the pants. >> how did this come about? when did you decide you were going to go for it and why? >> listen, i have been the biggest fan of olivia since "grease" came out. my friend called two days before the auction, i didn't know it was happening. she said, sarah, olivia, they're putting the pants up and the outfit for charity. i thought, my god, i've got to try to get these. >> you went a little above the estimate. didn't you? >> were they -- >> did you have a game plan? >> i had no -- no game plan. i was actually here in new york for my anniversary with my husband. we were out to dinner. and i had a friend bidding for me. she was on speaker phone while we were at dinner. but listen, this is what i said, i go, "honey, honey, i won the pants." he's like, "let's be clear, you didn't win, you paid the most." like, whatever. i got the pants!
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>> you lost the -- >> here's $162,000 question -- what do you do with them? >> what i do with them is spanx. i'm going to frame them and hang them at spanx. we have columbia faux leather leg -- black faux leather leggings -- >> if you put them on, they're -- >> they have become a cult following, and they're inspired off of olivia's pants. so you know, she's the o.g. of black leggings. i had to own them -- >> the o.g. -- >> and i'm a huge fan of hers. it was for charity. >> she's -- she sang at your wedding? how is that? were you guys friends? >> no. i don't know olivia. but i -- i had this dream, i got married -- >> there she is. >> yeah. >> is that your wedding? >> that's at my wedding. >> wow. >> sweet. >> that's where i -- listen, that's where i'm telling jesse, honey, that's one. he thought it was the wedding singer. and he goes like, this he goes, what? i'm like, it is the real olivia newton-john. what happened was i surprised not only my husband but every single person at the wedding, my mom didn't know, no one in the wedding party knew.
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and i called somebody who knew her and said, this would be a dream of mine. so my husband and i's first dance song -- >> what is she singing -- >> "hopelessly devoted." >> of course, of course. >> our first wedding song was a compilation of four songs because i knew my husband wouldn't go for just "hopelessly devoted" as our first dance song. so he got to choose two songs. i chose two. we took 15 seconds of each song. i made sure we ended our first dance song with the "hopelessly devoted." >> so nice! >> the music is just playing "hopelessly devoted." and where it goes -- but now -- the music stopped -- she walked out and sang -- >> oh! >> and i'm like boo hooing, everybody was crying. >> we reached out to olivia. let's see what olivia had to say. >> oh, my goodness, gayle. i just heard the news of what bought my jacket and pants. i'm so incredibly excited that it went to this person because i happen to have sung at her wedding. and i still have the cards that
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she gave out as party favors. i'm so delighted, sarah, that you have my pants and jacket. i couldn't think of anybody better to have them because they're the original spanx, right? so thank you so much. you've done so much for my hospital, i'm eternally grateful to you. thank you so much. >> my god. >> thank you, olivia. >> i am seriously about to cry. i've been dancing to her since i was 7 years old. i mean, the 8-track of "grease," are you kidding me, was always playing in my house. >> there you are. >> listen -- >> there i am. but -- [ laughter ] look -- i got to just tell you guys, there's an 8-year-old little girl from florida who is flipping out right now that i own these pants. this is an american dream. a moment for me. >> you should have these pants. there's no question. >> thank you. >> i know -- jesse says you paid for them, but i do think you won. i can't wait to see them on display at your headquarters. that's great. >> yes. thank you. >> congrats. thank you for coming, and thank you -- >> thank you -- >> absolutely. grease lightning.
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i was expecting to do a duet. >> gayle was game. >> i have it -- >> gayle's always game. >> all right. coming up, jenny slater started movies and tv shows including "parks and recreation," "zootopia," and "gifted." first on "cbs this morning," the comedian discusses her new personal project, plus how she finds inspiration when it feels like everything is falling apart. at cracker barrel, we're cooking up warm feelings of home this season.
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i have done nothing wrong ever in my life. >> i know this. and i love you. >> i love you, too, daddy. money, please. my money. >> that's actress, comedian and bestselling author jenny slade on "parks and recreation." this has been a big year for slate. first she's discussing her new collection of essays and personal reflections out today called "little weirds." this follows her first netflix comedy special, "stage fright," and to top it off, she got engaged over the summer. she's appeared in movies like "obvious child" and "gifted" and voiced characters in "zootopia" and "the secret life of pets." one of her most memorable roles is the internet's favorite mollusk. >> my name is parcel, and -- >> reporter: with more than 45 million views, marcel the shell is an internet star.
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>> yes, what i wear is a hat. >> reporter: the tiny voice and brain behind that shell with shoes on, jenny slate. >> i always wanted to be a movie actress. >> reporter: we met the 37-year-old at her old brooklyn neighborhood where for years she tried to make it as an actress and standup comic. >> i just thought i'd just try to get up and i should just try to start talking, and hopefully somebody will see me. i didn't have any assurance of that. i did have a very good attitude, though, now that i think about it. >> what was your attitude? >> let's go. also sorry that you cannot get to the phone -- >> she's become known for her quirky and eclectic roles in movies and tv. >> this is henry public, and
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that's where i used to hang out a lot. thank you. >> reporter: you have a lot going on. >> no. ah! >> reporter: and now has her very own netflix comedy special. >> i don't know if you can tell by the fact that my entire personality is basically like ha, ha, whoa, wait, oh, no, it is, whoa! i was raised in a haunted house. >> reporter: it shows off the confessional brand of comedy with a tendency to over-share that has become her signature. >> i get such bad stage fright. it ruins my day. i get crazy diarrhea. i feel sick and scared and incredibly doubtful. >> reporter: ou have doubt, but it doesn't hold you back. >> that's right. i can love people, and they can love me. even if i say the grossest thing that i've done or the hardest thing that i feel. >> at one point you talked about shame. where did that enter into things for you? >> where does it exit? i don't know. like shame, shame, shame is a language i speak really well. i just think i've always felt like i'm not sure if my tones
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and my shape and my rhythms are right. and that maybe they're upsetting for people. and remember, keep reaching for the stars because stars don't have arms to reach for you. >> reporter: shame was something she felt acutely after one uneven season on "saturday night live." >> i knew i was going to be fired from "snl," but i was kind of waiting for them to fire me which is like an incredibly degrading position to be in. lucky for me, that failure came with another success. >> slate created marcel the shell with her then-husband. the videos were followed by two companion books. >> for me there's been a through line, and i can notice a pattern now of doing art in emergency. i'm divorced. i'm divorced. thank you. i mean, you can kind of cheer for it. i don't know how i feel about that. >> reporter: three years ago, slate split with her husband, and then had a highly publicized relationship with captain
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america actor chris evans whom she met on the set of "gifted." in the middle of that, did you doubt you might end up in the right spot? >> yeah. there was definitely a time for me which now seems silly and sort of juvenile, but i was like, well, i'm just going to be everyone's weird aunt, and i'm not going to go on dates anymore because i'm clearly like too much or too intense. it looks really nice! >> reporter: in a new book of personal essays, "little weirds," slate says she went through a period of self-discovery. >> there was a moment where i felt that i had fallen apart. >> reporter: what she calls a reckoning over how she was treating herself. >> i can catastrophize. >> i've never heard it as a verb. >> you should meet my therapist because she uses it. my own anxiety which comes with a lot of artists can be crueller to me than i would ever be socially or -- yeah, ever want to be toward myself. >> reporter: why do you think that is? >> i think it's a survival
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instinct. if you want to fill into your culture at least for me, i find ways of not lying about who i am but rounding the edges. i really wanted to come to new york -- >> reporter: she took what she learned and put it into the book and her comedy special. >> my work played an essential role because it helped me to take these things that seemed like a deadend or that they were unliftable and make them like really lighter than air, and repurposed. >> reporter: now she's about to take another big step with writer and artist ben shadduck. you got engaged recently. >> yeah, august 21st. if my fiance had asked me to marry him like two weeks in, i would have said yes. i really -- deeply, deeply admire him and love him so much. all, completely. and now i've landed in the right spot for me. yeah. with the -- the dreamy person. >> i'm so happy for her. >> me, too.
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jenny and ben. >> yes. very exciting -- >> the way her face changed when she talked about -- i like her. >> she did grow up in a haunted house in massachusetts. she and ben are moving back to massachusetts. i'm delighted to have learned how to use catastrophize as a verb. >> i want to know more about her. did you find out who made the coat? i was so distracted -- i want that coat -- >> i'll find out for you, gayle. >> who made that coat? you didn't ask that question? >> no. sorry. >> my first question would have it was so gorgeous. bravo, bravo to you and to her and to ben. >> star pants and the star coat in the show. >> it all works out. on today's "cbs this morning" podcast, andre asiman, the bestselling on author of "call me by your name," discusses its sequel "find me." listen wherever you get your podcast. before we go, how a mystery over a lost wallet was solved 15 years later. we'll be right back. just because we're super hungry...
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before we go, the mystery of a missing wallet is solved 15 years later. katrina naper said it vanished at her high school in 2004 with driver's license, saturday card, movie gallery pass, prngts and photos inside. a current student said he found it after a portion of the ceiling in the boys bathroom collapsed. the student tracked naper down on social media. >> i'm just glad that i got to get it back. it just kind of -- little piece of your childhood that you had forgot about. >> how would that wallet get up there? naper suspects pranksters hid it all those years ago. whoever the boy is who did it -- >> a time capsule. >> something like that comes back suddenly -- >> i'm still on a high about sarah blakely and olivia's pants. when she walked in the studio, that was the first time she had seen the pants in person. >> really? >> yeah. >> i missed that. >> when she walked in.
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she sort of freaked out. who put it on -- we'll put it on social media so you can see sarah's reaction when she first saw the pants. it really was a moment. that will do it for us. the pants are already ne out
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time is 41 minutes on the westbound 582. highway 4 is improving just a bit. 39 minutes to go to hercules. tracking the five this morning. especially the coast and parts of the bay. here is the boggy camera. the clouds are hanging around along the coast all day today. most of us will see the clearing. coldstart and foggy on the bay. clearing except for the case. above average temperatures and staying dry through the week. 78 in concord, 80 in fairfield, 76 in san jose, 70 in oakland, 74 in fremont and 68 in san francisco. a foggy start once again for tomorrow and the cased. there is a warm-up through the work week thursday, friday and
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