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"cbs this morning" coming up next. on this dark and stormy morning. have a great day. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday march 4 wst 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning". blistering attacks dominate a vulgar gop debate. we ask donald trump about the backlash to his campaign. the wounded warrior project is losing support from big donors. new developments in a cbs news investigation. and she lost her leg in the boston marathon bombing but that hasn't slowed her down. meet the woman preparing to run this year's race. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> he referred to my hands, if they're small, something else
must be small. i guarantee you there's no problem. >> another gop slug fest. >> donald trump is basically mocked everybody with personal attacks. >> this little guy has lied so much. >> here we go. >> about my record. >> i know it's hard not to interrupt but just try. >> it's not what you said. >> breathe, breathe, breathe. >> don't worry about it, little marco. >> gentlemen! gentlemen! >> you want to chill out? >> gentlemen, you have to do better than this. >> people say everywhere i go, you seem to be the adult on the stage. >> they're throwing their support behind apple. >> nfl lawyers asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the suspension the league game tom brady. >> we're back in deflategate. no i wasn't being held hostage. no i wasn't sitting up there thinking, what have i done. >> my wife was thrilled when i forgot her birthday. >> controversy over singer nina simone. >> come under fire for wearing a
prosthetic nose. >> other the white speck haunging of of ted cruz's lip for a while. >> all that -- >> a thief running out of a store in south carolina ran into something he didn't quite expect. an suv that was pulling up. the madness, march is just getting started tharjt's going to do it. >> and all that matters -- >> donald trump is a phony. >> the man who carried the baton for the republicans is not passing it. he's hitting him over the head with it. >> he was begging for any endorsement. i could have said myth, drop to your knees, he would have drnd to his knees. >> he doesn't know what he's talking about. no he isn't and no he doesn't. >> trump as has put his name on terrible investments. for example four years ago he endorsed mitt romney for places!t. this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. ♪
welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is off. soledad o'brien is with us. one of the most tumultuous days in republican party history days i ended with a bitter presidential ntiale. last night's tone was fiery, insulting, and at one point ndecent. front-runner donald trump faced front- onstant attacks from his main rivals and tough questions from the moderators. >> and of course, hanging over the debate was a scathing speech from mitt romney, the last gop nominee, who called trump a phony and a fraud. major garrett is outside the fox theater in detroit where he covered last night's debate. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the atmosphere was tense and confrontational as the battle lines have never been more sharply drawn. donald trump and his populace movement and a gop establishment lican pared by mitt romney.
the stakes are high, the nomination and future of the was on republican party and from the beginning the fight was on. >> he referred to my hands of u,sketball. if they're small, something else must be small. i guarantee you, there is no problem. i guarantee you. >> reporter: the 11th republican republicarted with a lewd response from donald trump to a day's old flight. me. new low foreshadowed the tlawl to come. >> this little guy has lied so ch about m my record. >> here we go. here we go. >> he has lied so much. >> it's a minor civil case. >> donald, learn not to interrupt. it's not complicated. count to ten, donald, count to en. or give me a break. >> count to ten. >> i have a policy question for you, sir. >> let's see if he answers it. >> i will. don't worry about it, marco. eon't worry about it, little marco. men!entlemen! >> reporn! hereporter: a defensive trump dismissed lawsuits alleging he ha had conned students to attend e cversity. inhe's trying to con people
ammeredving him their vote just like he conned these people in his university. >> reporter: trump hammered full positions. >> let's put up full screen number two. >> rolling out statistic after ut statist he the rating from the business bureau was a d minus. the last publicly available rating. fary plan for taxes and tax cutting is the best by far of everybody. >> but, mr. trump, mr. trump, upr numbers don't add up. >> trump was also pressed to answer a scathing speech earlier 2012e day by 2012 nominee mitt ineeey. >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. d> he failed miserably and it was an embarrassment to everybody, including the ever epublican party. >> reporter: rivals marco rubio with d cruz attacked ght you tell and demanded he make the record for trump's will off-the-record meeting with "the new york times." yo >> if tonight you tell new york
city to release the audio they rell do it and we can see what your true views are on r releaseon. >> reporter: trump refused. >> i may have discussed something like that with "the new york times" but i would never release off-the-record e. versations. successfulr: the context, trump argued, was his willingness to achieve compromise. rubio i've never seen a successful person who wasn't texible. >> reporter: cruz and rubio declared that proof that trump's conservative rhetoric won't preh his presidential reality. > donald, please, i know it's wrd not to interrupt, but try. >> not what you said in the op-ed. >> breathe. ly lyin' ted. >> breathe, breathe. >> when they are done with the yoga, can i talk? >> you cannot. i hope that you don't see yoga on this stage. >> he's very flexible, so you never know. >> after the end all four candidates agreed to endorse the ventual nominee, even if that means supporting trump. >> major, thank you. speece 2008 nominee is also
bashing trump. senator john mccain spoke out ationalfinished his speech rity rday. he called trump's national security positions, quote, uninformed and dangerous. after last night's debate, major garrett asked trump about the mp establishment pile-on. >> different to you today to suddenly have romney and mccain coming after you? >> no, i didn't know mccain came after me. he better -- i'm sure -- >> reporter: he said he agreed with what romney said. >> oh, he did? careful.at is not nice and he has to be very careful. >> reporter: why? but romney >> i will -- he'll find out. ate.romney is a failed andidate. he made a fool out of himself. he should have beaten barack obama and he feels badly about it. it. everact is mitt romney choked as bad as i've ever seen anyone chok choke other than marco rubio when he was grilled by chris christie, he choked. but i will tell you, mitt romney should have been president. sh he disappeared. he choked. d iething went wrong with him and i wasn't happy about it and ationer were a lot of other people.
>> reporter: did the conversation about trump builtsity help you or hurt you? >> well, it's a small deal and they try and make this such a big deal. they don't talk about the buildings i've built over the world. >> reporter: they are trying to ake it appear something representative of your larger image. >> my larger image is buildings all over the world. we are working on hundreds of deals and doing tremendous work all over the world. big deals, much bigger than at.t. ing. is the thing. >> reporter: when you're talking iout trump university, you're they will g about other things. >> i agree. de dey will take one deal or two deals out of hundreds and ry to ma of deals that you do and they will try to make you look bad. tr p ump university, i'll end up winning that in court. as sure as you're standing there, it will be won in court. ohn dic settle, but i'm not a ettler. >> john dickerson is in washington, moderator of "face yo all nation." you have the unleashing of all of these attacks against donald have. will it, in fact, have a dent in his popularity or simply embolden his supporters to t it doeheir own commitment? sible itpossible that it does both. t's possible it's both a
gurnout mechanism for all of those people who are so disappointed with the establishment and it now looks of somhe establishment is trying to steal their candidate away from them. been kinlso might focus the mind tuning republicans who have been kind of wondering or tuning it out. mitt mitt romney tried to set the stakes for republican voters. >> john, what about the attacks calledp university? mean, he called it a minor civil case, but there are 5,000 workers suing him. and it was not just a main topic in the debate last night and do you tt of rubio's attacks, nt in - the main topic of super pac ads. andou think that might have a dent in the state of florida? >> well, it goes at his attacks.onalism and his brand is n the middle of that, so it might work a little bit better rather than some of these more childish attacks. it goes at competency and it goes to this thing of sort of argum one thing and doing another. marco rubio's argument that this
big template of what he will do thethe voters but it gets in the weeds pretty quickly so i'm not sure it has a big impact. >> john, there was argument cand after argument against trump's supp aandidacy, and then at the end of the night all of the folks on daystage said they would kupport him if, in fact, he were a nominee and seemed to undercut an entire day they were trying it swak against that exact e count >> i think that is right. republ i think it swallows the attack they are making. if they are saying he is going to ruin the country and ruin the orseblican party, then they sort of stepped back from that if seemsay, well, but i'll endorse him anyway. so it doesn't seem to be that effective. but this is politics. k> how does it look for march 15th for him? >> w >> well, we are a little bit a stopaway. march 15th is the date everybody s focusing on because if the establishment is going to stop take all mp, they are going to have to do it in florida and ohio which vote on those days, winner take all contests. lde strategy is a bit of a long shot at the moment, is to have startwin in florida and to have kasich win in ohio.
that would deny trump the toegates or start to deny him opefully ttes to get to cleveland in the convention and out hopefully they would be able to work it out there. st right now, it looks like ape in t still in pretty good states. those two states. erson there one person behind the scenes running all of these th attacks against donald trump? >> no. >> thank you, john. wn. he multipronged attack at this point in the game. everybody is trying to take him nown. >> john speaks with ted cruz this sunday on "face the nation" on cbs. new jersey governor chris christie is defending his endorsement of donald trump. christie has come under fire from establishment republicans for supporting the gop front-runner. he was mocked on social media for appearing distant during a trump victory speech tuesday night. well, christie answered his critics yesterday. >> no, i wasn't being held hostage. no, i wasn't sitting up there thinking, oh, my god, what have i done? i was standing up there supporting the person who i believe is the best person to
beat hillary clinton of the on of thg republican candidates can cand why i endorsed him. >> christie dropped out of the presidential race last month after a poor showing in new hampshire. on, micle and its fight with the nies google, amazon, microsoft among dozens of companies on filed friehat filed friend of the court briefs. they argue the court order to help rdinounlock the san bernardino nman's's iphone threatens toduct security and consumer privacy. relatives of six attack victims and law enforcement groups filed their own brief opposing apple. new air strikes outside damascus could threaten the partially cease-fire in syria. the week-old truce does not by thee isis. rebels backed by the united froes are making gains against isis. holly williams just visited a town on the front lines in northeast syria. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there is no truce here in
northeastern syria where the syrian democratic forces who are backed by the u.s. have just launched a new campaign against isis. isis.adi was liberated from isis last week, after a three-day battle that left parts of the town flattened. the buildings still standing are donned with isis slogans. but al jidadi is now under the control of the syrian democratic forces and arab kurdish alliance backed by the u.s. str was the isis police ighters the islamic police station. this commander kabani told us that u.s. coalition air strikes helped her fighters defeat the extremists. but some paid a terrible price woman's victory. this woman's son baz was just 20 years old when he was killed in al jidadi. ainst isiswe will all fight
youngst isis, she told us, and take revenge on them for the lives of these young martyrs. they rian democratic forces are little more than a rag tag army, but they have captured territory from isis and the group is now america's most effective partner on the ground in syria. folonel taylor solo told us his fighters have been given over a hundred tons of ammunition by missiles-led coalition the last six months. has the they have also asked for anti-tank missiles and machine guns. th has the u.s. given you any of the eapons that you asked for? no, he told us. .s.far, all we've had are promises. givof the reasons the u.s. may be reluctant to give weapons to th the syrian democratic forces is that they are accused of coordinating with russia and have a longstanding truce with the syrian regime. but they fought courageously against isis and remain america's most important partner amer inside syria. reph?
>> great reporting from inside syria, holly williams. thank you so much. d> the u.s. navy this morning s reportedly sailing a carrier strike group in disputed waters usssoutheast asia. the "uss john c. stennis" is sea.mpanied by several other war ships in the south china sea. they had their smallest increase in in military spending in six years. seth doane was live when this meeting was revealed. good morning, seth. >> reporter: good morning. almost 3,000 delegates are gathering here in beijing for the annual meeting of china's nominal rubber stamp parliament. as you might imagine, there is a fair share of pageantry, so everything is carefully worldgraphed. ♪ in the opaque world of chinese politics, issues raised to the national peoples congress offer a peek at what china's leaders nave in store. >> chinese lawmakers will begin r annualnual session. geteporter: and it gets plenty of coverage.
ofs is the long line of into lists waiting to get into hineseess conference. the chinese government leaves very little up to chance. ahead of this press conference we were asked to submit question said topic areas, then received this e-mail from the government which said that we should attend the press conference and raise the uestion about the south china sea. they added, we hope you'll stick to the question and make it precise and short. rece recent satellite images show ilitary installations on china's man-made islands in of thed waters of the south china sea. despite assurances from china's pres nosident that it had no iz ention to militarize. >> thank you were very much. thank you. >> reporter: last summer we e mid a small boat to try to see those small islands first hand. it almost looks like a city in the middle of the sea. calated. has been patrolling the area as tensions have escalated. today, despite hundreds of journalists gathered, we had ittle doubt they would call on
pledged hina had pledged not to ilitarize its islands in the south china sea, so why has ir na deployed surface-to-air missile batteries and why is it constructing military-grade airfields on those islands? aspeaking in foreign language ] >> reporter: take a look at the planes and vessels coming in and out of the south china sea, they are mostly america's, this parliament spokeswoman says. the u.s. deployed our navy to the region. isn't that militarization? china is just pointing its finger right back at america. it could be so difficult to be able to ask questions at that level of government. we went to four separate meetings ahead of today's press conference just to be able to ask that question. soledad? >> seth doane in beijing, thank you. has president obama has given us a hint of his family's plan once the next president's takes office.
his oldest daughter malia is expected to head to college in the fall but young daughter ashaa will be in high school and lhe president said this is a main factor of deciding what to do next year. >> we haven't figured that out yet. we're going to have to stay a ausele of years in d.c. probably so that sasha can stay in hhool. ransferring in the middle of high school can be tough. >> president obama is in rare company. the last president to stay in washington after finishing his term was woodrow wilson back in y921. >> it would be very hard to move sasha in the midst of high school. shington anybody. interesting to see how they navigate the waters of father on, having two presidents in the same city. for >> really interesting indeed. >> a father doing what is best his daughter. >> indeed. an actor will portray a black singer in upcoming movie and why they call the casting
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actually take the roads parallel there in order to get around that area. all right. let's go ahead and take a look right now at the bay bridge. you can see things are definitely backed up there this morning. about 35 minutes to go from the carquinez bridge to the maze. roberta. >> let's head to san jose this morning. good morning, everyone. under mostly cloudy skies, no problems with fog there but we have an issue with fog and low clouds around the sfo area. therefore, one hour and 19- minute delays on some arriving flights. right now, it's balmy outside. 50s and 60s, the winds are calm. but later winds increase to 15. over the weekend we have a wind advisory in effect from high noon saturday until 7 p.m. some wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour with the rain. today an isolated shower up to
>> i's so good. so good. how long have you had that music? >> 25 years. the only music we have ever had. some say we should stop and get some new music. i think that is what seth is trying to tell me. please, get some new music. >> maybe diplo can help you on that this weekend. >> i enjoyed that. >> i did too. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, there has been outrage over the casting in a new mvie about iconic singer simone. ahead, the harsh backlash from the singer's estate. plus, new developments in a cbs news investigation of the wounded warrior project and claims of lavish spending by board members on themselves. we will hear from a donor so angry after seeing our he launched a new mission for answers. that is ahead. time to show you some of the
morning's headlines. "wall street journal" reports on north korea's leader ordering his military to be ready to use nuclear weapons at any time. this follows the united nations security council passing tough new sanctions on the north. our margaret brennan reports the united states does not believe north korea has the ability to launch its nuclear weapons. the threat comes ahead of next week's military exercises in south korea involving american and korean forces. the "the new york times" says the u.s. job report is growing nicely. employers added 240,000 jobs in february. retailer, rest rauns and bars did the most hiring. the nation's unemployment rate is unchanged at 4.9%. economic troubles in other parts of the world may not have reached the u.s. time reports thats prin can cut cancer risk. taking small doses of aspirin lowers the overall cancer risk by 3%, colon aek rectal cancers
fell 19% but no benefit against breast, lung or prostate cancers. >> reminder to take your aspirin if you can. tom brady's lawyer is feeling new heat in the deflategate case. a federal appeals court is reviewing the football tampering feud. the judge focused much of the hearing on why the quarterback destroyed his phone. the court could restore the nfl's four-game suspension of brady. a new movie about one of music's most iconic black singers has sparked a growing controversy. nina simone was ceremony as the high priest of soul and also a civil rights activist. people are upset who is going to portray her in a upcoming movie. michelle miller shows us why some critics are upset about a this. >> reporter: the film nina opens next month. zoe saldana and the production company have been under fire
since she was cast. her physical appearance was altered and it's launching a debate over casting characters of color. ♪ and i'm feeling good >> reporter: with her voice, nina simone struck a chord. through her activism, she expressed what some called an authentic blackness. >> what i do all the time is completely be myself. that's what i hope i am. >> nina simone was absolutely unapologetically black. ♪ >> reporter: now simone's story is getting the hollywood treatment. nina stars zoe saldana, an actress with box office mojo but it's not her acting ability being questioned. it's her prosthetic. >> it's sacrilegious. it's painful to watch actually. >> reporter: joey wrote an
article for "ebony" magazine. saying her portrayal of the star is making us sick and leaving us breathless. >> zoe saldana had to put on black face. she had to be made up in a darker tone that her natural skin color and had to wear a prosthetic nose and i find it insulting. >> reporter: saldana has been battling casting critics since she landed the role in 2012. >> i'm doing it for my sisters. i'm doing it for my brother. and i don't care who tells me i am not this and i am not that. i know who i am. >> it didn't feel like the most natural choice in terms of look. >> reporter: the film's distributor defended saldana's performance saying, creativity or quality of performance should never be judged on the basis of color or ethnicity or physical likeness. >> makeup was used to darken her skin. i want to look at the character playing nina simone and feel like i'm looking at nina simone.
>> reporter: this controversy hits a delicate moment in hollywood less than a week after what was described as the so-white oscars and some feel ironic an actress of color is receiving criticism over playing another woman of color. a makeup artist said if the makeup had just been better, maybe we won't be hearing about all of this. >> the debate is there are so many talented dark-skinned black women who don't get a lot of roles. so when one iconic role comes up, i understand the debate around this. >> definitely. >> i hope the bottom line, it brings more people to learn more about nina simone. >> who was amazing. >> that voice. >> yeah, that voice. thank you, michelle. canada's recently elected prime minister justin trudeau will visit washington next week to meet with the president at the white house. the trip marks the first state visit by a canadian prime minister in nearly 20 years. lara logan spoke with trudeau in "60 minutes." they talked about the issue of
taking in the syrian refugees. here's a preview. >> he has already fulfilled one of the boldest promises of his campaign. welcoming syrian refuges. some of them in person. at a time when the u.s. has taken in a little over 2,000 refuges from syria, and governments are more concerned than ever about security risks. >> we were able to actually go and pick and choose and screen and bring over the people we chose, and that gives us a much greater level of control and attention over who is actually going to come in. >> reporter: but are you saying there is no risk or do you acknowledge that there is still a risk? >> every time a tourist or an immigrant or a refuge shows up in another country there's a security risk, and i am more than comfortable that doing what we have done, accepting in 25,000 syrian refuges, does
right by both the safety of canadians and by the values that define us as a nation. >> reporter: would you be just as comfortable if there was a terrorist attack carried out by someone who came through as a refugee? >> ultimately, being open and respectful towards each other is much more powerful as a way to diffuse hatred and anger, than, you know, layering on, you know, big walls and oppressive policies. >> sunday on "60 minutes," trudeau talks about growing up as the son of a beloved prime minister, pierre trudeau, and how he's handling the job himself. that's sunday on cbs. we will bring you a cbs news investigation that raises questions about how the ceo and
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it has been more than a month since cbs news broke the story of lavish spending by the veteran's charity wounded warrior project. chip reid is in washington with new developments. good morning. >> reporter: the charity's ceo steven nardizzi is yet to comment publicly on the charges that he's overseen a period of excessive spending. we've learned that the charity is operating without a sful-time chief operating officer. we sat down with two major donors who are demanding accountability. with two sons serving in iraq, raising money for wounded warrior project was more than a cause for fred and diane kane, it was a calling.
since 2009 the cane's charity, tee off for a cause, raised 2 $0,000 for the wounded warrior project through golf tournaments in carolina. they honored fred kane with an award for being a vip donor. that is a big deal. >> yes. >> reporter: you were proud of that? >> i was very proud of it. >> reporter: but learning that only half of donations came to help wounded vets came as a blow. >> then hearing there was this waste of money in donor dollars that should have been going to the service men and women that were injured and it was spent on their having a good time. it's a real disappointment. >> reporter: outraged, kane cancelled this year's benefit tournament and started a petition on change dl organize. he also called senior management saying that the ceo should be fired. >> i said where is he? where is this guy?
he said, our public relations guy told us that he really needs not to be involved. you lead from the front, good or bad. i said, you don't hide. i don't understand how an organization that has many veterans who value, honor, and service and the chain of command can be led by a guy like that. >> reporter: cbs news has learned kane is one of several major donors who are ending their support. should the board of directors have been keeping a closer watch? >> oh, absolutely. i don't think there is any doubt. >> reporter: sources with direct knowledge of the charity's operations said the board signs off on all of the charity's major spending, including expensive staff retreats. those sources also told us the board has spent donor dollars on its own meetings at five-star hotels, including the beverly wilshire hotel in los angeles and the waldorf astoria in new york. they also said when the board members questioned the spending
and salaries, their concerned were ignored. we tried to speak with each board member in person, but they declined. >> i believe there needs to be a forensic audit, not just some whitewash call-in, somebody we are paying and have them kind of put a rubber stamp on it. >> reporter: are you done with wounded warrior project? >> yes, except for my new mission of trying to see change there. >> reporter: the board says it's ordered a review by independent auditors and that it would be inappropriate to answer questions until all of the facts are known. full disclosure? a cbs news corporate executive serves on that board. the board won't tell us if the review will be made public or whether the board's spending is under review as well. the board has also hired legal counsel. norah. >> chip, thank you. i think it's incredibly important that that review be transparent and made public. >> doesn't sound like it necessarily will be, though. how do they not have a full-time cfo for an organization of that size? that seems very odd. >> i know the wounded warrior projects have done a lot of good things for our veterans.
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video. it happened just one after the sheriff bought security the jail...on her >> good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. a vicious fight at santa clara county's main jail caught on video. it happened just one day after the sheriff bought security cameras for the jail on her own dime. bikers in oakland are putting stunts on city streets. oakland officers have to back off from a chase when pedestrians are at risk sometimes. coming up on "cbs this morning," a dancer who lost her leg during the boston marathon bombing talks to norah o'donnell about her new mission. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
we are looking at there's in public transit. some bart lanes, about 10- minute delays. also caltrain a few of those about 10 to 15 minutes late, as well. a fatal crash in the south san jose area is causing some issues. camden and lee avenues that intersection is closed. but there are some alternate routes right around there. you can see some of those yellow streets, residential roads to get around the area. southbound 17 at big moody curve a crash on the shoulder causing minor delays there. here's roberta. we are going to san jose, this is a beautiful view. we have clouds, but we have a little hint of some sunshine right smack in the middle there. today an isolated scattered shower. 50s and 60s, tomorrow looking ahead with the rain we'll have gusty winds to 50 miles per hour. wind advisory in effect for the bay area. today, an isolated shower into the 60s approaching 70 degrees. flat winds out of the south. tomorrow, gusty winds heavy rain the potential of a thunderstorm through sunday.
good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, march 4th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including new attacks against donald trump. plus, how the front runner flip-flopped on key issues right in the middle of last night's debate. but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> stakes are high. from the beginning, the fight goes on. >> i think i'm talking. >> hold on. >> at the end of the night, all the folks on the stage said they would support him, in fact, if he were the nominee. >> i think it swallows the attacks they're making. >> there is no truth here in
northeastern syria. the syrian democratic forces have just launched a new campaign. >> it's almost 3,000 delegates gathering here in beijing, so everything is carefully choreographed. >> the charity ceo has yet to comment publicly on the charges that he's overseen a period of excessive spending at wounded warrior project. >> zoe saldana and the production company have been under fire since she was cast. >> charlie will be flying to havana this morning. he'll join us there. >> it's so good. so good. how long have you had that music? >> 25 years. the only music we've ever had. >> was this the first -- >> some say we should stop and get some new music. i'm charlie rose with nora o'donnell and soledad o'brien. gayle is off. donald trump spent last night's debate fighting off attacks and
explaining his shifting opinions. trump was asked why he told one interviewer that the war in afghanistan was a mistake then told another that he never said that. >> trump said he misspoke the first time. he also gave a new reason for why the u.s. needed to invade. >> on afghanistan, i did mean iraq. i think you have to stay in afghanistan for a while because of the fact you're right next to pakistan, which has nuclear weapons, and we have to protect that. nuclear weapons change the game. i was always against going into iraq. in fact, i believe i was always against it. >> the moderators asked trump to explain other conflicting statements too. >> within one day you reversed yourself on syrian rev yfugees. >> you're right. let me explain. the migration had just started. i was very much like, okay, by the time i went back and studied it and they were talking about bringing thousands and thousands, i changed my tune. so i'm a very, very big
supporter of the second amendment. >> but in 2000, you wrote in your book, i generally oppose gun control, but i support the ban on assault weapons. >> i don't support it anymore. i do not support the ban on assault. in terms of immigration and almost anything else, there always has to be some, you know, tug and pull and deal. you have to be able to have some flexibility, some negotiation. i may have discussed something like that with "the new york times," but i would never release off-the-record conversations. i don't think it's fair, frankly, to do that to anybody. >> how flexible are you on this issue? >> not very flexible. >> your campaign to this day argues that more visas for highly skilled workers would, quote, decimate american workers. however, at the cnbc debate, you spoke enthusiastically in favor of these visas. so which is it? >> i'm changing. i'm changing. we need highly skilled people in this country. >> so you're abandoned the position on your website. >> i'm changing it, and i'm softening the position because
we have to have talented people in this country. >> and you're not releasing the discussion with "the new york times" behind closed doors potential. >> that's correct. >> which will have some asking whether on your immigration policies you're really just playing to people's fantasies, which is a tactic you praised in your book. >> i'm not playing to anybody's fantasies. i'm playing to the fact that our country is in trouble. >> after the debate, trump's campaign said the visa program he describes on his website is not the one he was asked about last night. >> before the debate, the last two gop nominees denounced this year's front runner. mitt romney said trump is a phony and a fraud and in a statement senator john mccain called trump's national security views dangerous. major garrett asked trump about those attacks. >> does it feel different to you today to suddenly have romney and mccain coming after you? >> no, i didn't know mccain came after me. i'm sure -- >> he said he agreed with what romney said. >> well, that's not nice. he has to be very careful. >> why? >> you'll find out.
>> with us now is rick david, political contributor for our digital network. he was john mccain's presidential campaign manager in 2008. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> you watched this debate last night after listening to a full assault on donald trump from mitt romney, from john mccain, and others. last night in the debate, they say they'll all support the nominee. the nominee is our guy. >> talk about letting all the air out of the tire. big day. started very hard, very vicious attack on the former nominee, which almost never happens. these guys don't get involved in campaigns after they've been the nominee, especially if they've lost. so it was extraordinary. the debate, attack, attack, attack on trump. then the key moment where they said, are you prepared to support donald trump if he's the nominee, everyone was sort of cavalier, oh, sure. >> you know politics.
has trump wrapped this up? >> yeah, it's wrapped. last night someone needed to land a knockout punch. and it didn't look like they even came to box. >> chris christie said the real risk if you alienate the voters and tell them your choice is wrong, isn't that why they sort of wrap it all up and say, we smo support what the voters do? >> i think the real risk is nominatie ining donald trump. he's the least likely person to win this election. voters don't seem to care about electability. they talk about wanting to throw a brick at the glass wall of washington. i think there's something to that. i think that's what the establishment of the republican party has to start getting used to the idea that donald trump is going to be their nominee. >> you talked about a knockout punch. in the past f a candidate said i'm changing my position, i'm softening my position. that usually would have been enough. >> but donald trump, his entire candidacy is not based on ideology or an issue position. it's based on i'm not one of them. and everybody on the stage
basically was the establishment and the people coming after donald trump. what they did is they gave him nine months to solidify his base. he has the most intense supporters in this entire election. when you look at the numbers, his people aren't going anywhere. >> does your party deserve this candidate? >> i think it's exactly what we created. when you spend years saying that the institutions that you have built, the republican party, the congress, the white house, are all corrupt and even within your own party when you throw people under the bus constantly, what do you think the voters are going to get the message on? >> i want to show you this. one point that donald trump made repeatedly last night was about his electability and his ability to defeat hillary clinton. he claimed multiple times that the polls show that he would beat hillary clinton. if you take a look at real clear politics average, he's the only one on that stage who would not defeat hillary clinton if the election were held today. >> yeah, he's the least likely candidate to do well. i think that's the panic that the establishment has. we could actually drop an
election in a very good year for republicans, a third term of barack obama is not an attractive concept. and she's taken that as part of her campaign. >> and just to be clear, donald trump said that was one poll. this is the average of the polls here. donald trump fares the worst. >> yeah, but i don't think it's an issue. when you look at these exit polls from these primaries, it's maybe 12%, 15% of the voters who think electability is the number one issue. >> what's interesting about this, it seems from john mccain and mitt romney and other republicans, they just don't think he's qualified to be president. they seem to be saying we genuinely worry about the future of the country if donald trump is president. >> i think their concerns are well founded and legitimate. they come at this with an open mind. they know that politics isn't bean bagging and you don't always get the candidate you want. this candidate particularly raises concerns about whether he could administer the nation. >> secondly, will he destroy the party? >> i think the party is in the process of trying to figure out how to do that to themselves. i wouldn't blame donald trump.
the rest of them have been complicit in this. they let donald trump grow. ted cruz stood next to donald trump for nine debates and never attacked him one single time. now he's complaining that he doesn't get enough time to beat him up. >> as nora said, you have nobody to blame but yourself. >> i didn't say that. no, i didn't say that. >> not me. >> i said is this the candidate the party deserves. okay. thank you. >> my pleasure. claimed part of a ballroom ing - dancer's leg, but three years later, she's about to run the race. >> i do think running a marathon is nearly impossible. >> of course. >> yeah, i agree. >> ahead, the
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♪ it's the world's oldest annual marathon. what happened in boston on april 15th, 2013 changed the historic event forever. three people were killed and 260 hurt after a pair of bombs debt natd near the finish line. among the most severely wounded that day was adrianne haslet-davis. professional ballroom dancer who lost part of her left leg. her three-year recovery has been painful and difficult but resilience and determination mean she can stand and even dance again. next month, adrianne plans to overcome what she says is her biggest challenge yet -- completing the race she never dreamed of running. >> the milestones that you have made running. >> yeah. >> what has that meant? >> it has meant the world to me. >> reporter: adrianne haslet-davis is making good on a
promise. >> it wasn't very fast for so long. >> reporter: to complete the boston marathon. >> i was like i can run. i'm so fast. >> reporter: so you are going to run the boston marathon? >> i am. >> reporter: are you a runner? >> i am now. running for me was torture, i would run a block, be winded and feel like i was going to die. >> reporter: now you are missing part of your leg and going to run a marathon. think of that. >> yeah, bizarre. >> reporter: we are here on ballston street where the finish line is. >> the birds are chirping, beautiful day, similar to that day. >> reporter: she stood on the street here three years ago watching the runners as they crossed the finish line. adrianne would not be able to walk away. can i ask about that day? where were you on that day. >> i was on boylston street and
the finish line was behind me. i heard a loud blast and put my fingers in my ears and i don't know how i knew but i knew it was a terrorist attack and i knew another was going to hit. next thing i knew i was on the ground. i thought, well, i don't have any experience in this. there's no way you can live through something like this. >> reporter: after her lower leg was amputated, adrianne began a long, difficult recoverry. >> i feel i can stay as positive as possible but it doesn't mean the outside world won't hurt me. >> reporter: as painful as it was you documented the whole thing. >> scary looking? >> not at all. >> i'm thankful it was as raw as it was and i captured the raw moments. >> ow! >> i wanted to be emotionally honest as a possible. >> reporter: what was it like to
stand on your own for the first time? >> gosh, that moment was amazing. i remember standing up and then just as anyone would, i had both hands free. you could see emotion build up. and i lost it. >> reporter: adrianne's difficult days mixed with milestone s. ♪ the professional dancer made her way back on stage, but with success came hardship. >> it affected your marriage. >> it did, yeah. but -- yeah. >> reporter: adrianne and her husband adam davis who was also injured during the bombing began their recovery together but have since separated. she told us, they agreed not to discuss their split publicly. how has your life changed? >> every way possible. i look at life so differently now. i'm more patient with people. i didn't think i was impatient
before but i'm more patient with people. >> reporter: are you still angry? >> yeah, i am. i will always feel that. i've learned runningle really helps out with that in a good way. i believe in feeling every bit of that and not burying it so you can really enjoy the good days. >> caller: li >> reporter: i like that you said my life is not defined by what happened to me. >> i want my life defined by how i live it and not just an amputee and marathon survivor. none of us are. i think it is important to remember how far you have come, as well. i have days where i think i haven't come that far at all which sounds crazy to say but you get in these mind sets and it's important to see, you know, to see how far you have come. >> she's come very far. she is also doing it to support the efforts of limbs for life, an organization that provides
life-changing prosthetics for fellow amputees in need. you can find out more about limbs for life at cbs this morning.com where adrianne talks about testifying in front of a man sentenced to death now for >> i love her so much. in three years what she has been through. and to try to find something positive out of that experience. >> to run a marathon. to those that have both of our legs it is hard to do and she is doing it with a prosthetic. >> i love that you said, she learned patience. and number two, she is not going to let anything like that define who she is. >> she's remarkable. >> great story. >> we are rooting for you. >> absolutely. ready, set, snow. how the ceremonial start of the iditarod dog race in alaska will be saved when winter fell behind. that's up next on cbs this morning.
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november. ahead an extraordinary pledge from world cup today in a crash in san jose was ejected from a pickup t that hit a dodge durango on camden avenue. both received good morning. ayman died early today in a crash in san jose. he was ejected from a pickup truck that hit a dodge durango on camden avenue. both vehicles ended up on a sidewalk near a bank. today two members of congress from the bay area will introduce a crab emergency disaster assistance act. it would provide more than $130 million in aid to an industry decimated by toxins in crabs. coming up on "cbs this morning," a mountain hike turns into tragedy. it was an accident or murder? peter van sant explores the case while the police hunt for clues. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
good friday morning to you. i'm sandra osborne in the "kcbs traffic" center. we are keeping an eye on several crashes this morning across the bay area. this one at eastbound 580 at 163rd avenue. two lanes are blocked. traffic delays back to 150th. about 20 minutes of some stop and go traffic in the area. also the fatal crash we have been talking about throughout the morning. leigh avenue in san jose this morning, it has camden avenue still closed down between
hillsdale and union avenue. you can take bascom as an alternate. bay bridge thinning out in the cash lace but still some delays. here's roberta. we are also very foggy around the city by the bay, the city of san francisco. this is our view from our kpix 5 studios looking out over the sty line. look at that ceiling. because of the low clouds and fog we have delays at sfo. it's balmy with cloud cover. 50s and 60s. there you have it. see all that plume of clouds and a little bit of moisture that's now gathering to the south of us? that's what's heading that way for the weekend in addition to a wind advisory from noon to 7 p.m. some of the gusts up to 50 miles per hour. there will be downed trees and power outages. today's numbers 70 degrees, mostly cloudy, isolated showers today. it's going to be stormy especially saturday afternoon with thunderstorms both days.
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up, brandy chastain's ever lasting goal. the soccer icon talks about her pledge to science. we'll look at how she could help close a gender gap when it comes to concussion research. >> plus, uber ceo opens up and talks about how he compares himself to a math professor as the on-demand car giant's numbers soar. that's ahead. right now, it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. business insider says the united states government agency is claiming a breakthrough in battery technology. this technology would apparently leapfrog research pushed by bill gates and tesla co-founder elon
musk. the energy department scientists say their work could remake america's power grid within a decade. >> wow. "the seattle times" listens to sounds from the deepest spot on earth. a recorder was lured seven miles below the pacific ocean in the mariana trench. scientists thought it would be quiet, but this is what they heard. the sound is believed to be the call of a whale or dolphin. passing ships and earthquakes were also heard by researchers. the recording might be the first ever captured at such deep levels. >> "the hollywood reporter" is showing the first trailer for the upcoming "ghostbusters" reboot. >> okay. she seems peaceful. my name is erin gilbert, doctor of particle physics. >> it went everywhere, by the way, in every crack.
>> critics say it looks like the movie will bring back the fun of the 1984 original. all the new ghostbusters are women. sony is planning a release this summer, and we will be going to watch that movie definitely. "fortune" reports on boeing's efforts to make the bathroom the cleanest spot on the plane. the company created a self-cleaning lavatory that uses an ultraviolet light to kill nearly 100% of germs on all surfaces. the light turns on when the bathroom door is closed. no word on when it would be installed on planes. >> that's good for those in the mile-high club. >> what do you know about the mile-high club? >> i don't know. i just heard about it. just saying. and "new york daily news" reports on how spotify teamed up with an ob/gyn to create a play list for women in labor.
weird. >> retired soccer great brandi chastain promises a new and surprising contribution to the world of sports medicine. after she dies, the three-time olympian pledges to donate her brain for concussion research. ben tracy talks with chastain about how once again she could be a role model for women and soccer. >> reporter: no one will ever forget brandi chastain's game-winning penalty kick at the 1999 women's world cup final. and her sports bra celebration sce seen around the world. but that's not the only way she wants to be remembered. >> i'm compelled to do more if i can. >> reporter: retired from soccer and now working as a coach at santa clara university, chastain has decided to donate her brain
to science. in her decades long professional career, chastain was known for heading the ball on key plays. she believes she suffered at least two concussions but has no lasting symptoms. scientists say examining former athletes' brains, such as chastain's, could help researchers diagnose and treat cte. >> there's just not enough information out there that we can look to to say whether heading causes any kind of damage. >> reporter: chastain hopes the research leads to stricter guidelines for kids, including raising the age that kids can head the ball from 11 to 14. and greater insight into how concussions affect women. >> i think everybody's talking about concussions, and yet, we're only talking kind of in the male-specific category. >> reporter: the sports concussion institute says soccer is the number one cause of concussions among women who play sports. of the 307 brains that boston
university researchers have examined, only seven were from women. >> we don't really understand the long-term effects of repetitive brain trauma in the female brain. >> reporter: after reaching the pinnacle of the soccer world, her goals are now focused on the medical field. >> i feel like my contribution to soccer could be much more and then much longer lasting, and this is one way for me to do that. >> reporter: for cbs this morning, ben tracy, santa clara. >> i think that's terrific. >> good for her. >> to have a lasting impact in that way. uber is one of the world's most disruptive companies. the ride sharing company this month celebrates its seventh anniversary. that's right, seven years. since 2009, its growth has exploded. uber has more than 160,000 drivers in nearly 400 cities. the company's valued at upwards of $60 billion.
the co-founder is now focused on the road ahead. we explored what drives his ingenuity. >> you've developed a profile of a young man in a hurry. >> you know, i think it's -- how should i put it? we look at all the cities and the hundreds and millions of billions of people and know that the transportation systems are just not serving everybody's needs. even here in new york with a great mass transit system, there's still 2.5 million cars going over those bridges every day. so we just believe we can help the city do better. i guess most successful entrepreneurs are not waiting -- >> for it to come to them. >> -- for success and not waiting for progress. we are generally a little bit
forward leaning when it comes to trying to make progress happen. >> you've become, i think, in love with the idea that you have been part of, you know, and you can't wait to push the edges of what that is. >> well, i think what it is, for me, it's about problem solving and loving to solve problems. so if you are passionate about solving problems, and sometimes i just like to describe this as imagine a really great math professor with no problems to solve. right? a great math professor is somebody who wants the hardest problems, who wants to solve them and loves solving them. that's kind of how i feel about my work. so it's not about being in a hurry. it's more about really interesting problems in the world and how you lean into them and solve things that people maybe thought weren't even possible to solve. that's fun. >> boy, in seven years, a $65 billion company changing
transportation, changing around the world, trying to be the second biggest company of its kind in china. >> wow. they say sometimes the most successful american tech company in china. >> absolutely. with all kinds of possibilities. and he's a hard-driving guy. more with travis tonight as well as brian chesky of air bnb. a mystery along a beautiful hiking trail. "48 hours" examines the death of a young mother. next, peter van
♪ oregon majestic river gorge is a mecca for hikers across the northwest. in 2009 the twisting narrow mountainous trails attracted an aspiring model and her boyfriend. tomorrow night on "48 hours" peter van sant looks at the mother's bizarre prediction of how her hike could end. here is a preview. >> reporter: from the first moment stephen nichols met rhonda casto, he knew he met the girl of his dreams. >> when i met rhonda, it was nothing can compare to rhonda. i was beyond smitten with her. when our daughter was born, it meant everything to her. became the focus and the center of her life. >> she's just like her mama.
she loves jewelry. >> reporter: when their daughter was 9 months old, rhonda decided to return to her other passion, modeling, and she needed to lose some weight. >> she comes up with the idea, let's hike the 25 most famous trails in oregon. so that was our goal. >> reporter: as rhonda and stephen made their way up this eagle creek trail, they had some challenges. it was about 40 degrees and the weather was spotty. there were showers from time to time. and the trail was damp. >> had it been raining at the beginning, i wouldn't have gone up. >> reporter: by the time stephen nichols and rhonda casto headed back down this path, the weather had turned. suddenly, disaster struck when nichols says rhonda slipped off the trail. >> a man hiking with rhonda casto said she fell off a cliff last night. >> it was a tragic accident. >> reporter: but rhonda's best friend recalls an ominous conversation about that hike. >> i knew there was a hike
planned. >> reporter: what did satisfy -- say to you? >> she said he is either going to propose to me or kill me. >> reporter: nichols was questioned but with little physical evidence collected by detectives at the scene and no eyewitnesses, no charges were filed. rhonda's mother julia simmons kept pressing investigators for answers, convinced that stephen nichols had pushed her daughter off that trail. >> i kept calling him and asking why nothing was happening. >> reporter: nichols moved on with his life, moving all the way to china for work and to raise his daughter. there was even romance. >> i'm very much in love with my chinese fiancee. >> reporter: five long years passed until a grand jury was called to review all of the circumstantial evidence. their decision? an indictment. nichols had no idea when he stepped off a plane in february 2015 he would be arrested and charged with the murder of rhonda casto.
>> peter van sant is with us this morning. good morning. what led to the arrest all of those years later? >> evidence wise, absolutely nothing. but in early 2014, a best-selling true crime author steven jackson sends an e-mail to the prosecutor saying i'm going to write a book about this case and justice doesn't seem to have been served. the next day the prosecutor writes him back and says it's time to put this before the people and a grand jury is called. >> is there any evidence that he pushed her? >> no. there is no physical evidence or no eyewitnesses that day and i've been at that very spot, it was rainy, slippery. according to stephen nichols, rhonda was skipping down the path when she slipped and fell. in that area, they lose about four people a year to falls. >> gosh. wow. >> peter, let me just say congratulations. last week's show was the highest rated of the season for "48 ours"? >> yes, it was terrific. we are very happy.
that does it for us. our thanks to soledad o'brien for sitting in for gayle king. gayle will be back on monday. >> i appreciate that. thank you. >> i will be reporting from cuba. a live coverage of this weekend's primary and caucus elections. watch our 24/7 digital network cbsn. let's look back at what happened
the past week. >> look at those hands. he referred to my hands at basketball and small hands. i guarantee you, there is no problem there. >> winner take all. if winner takes all, this thing is over. >> what a super tuesday. >> cleaned up last night. >> she won tonight big. >> instead of building walls, we are going to break down barriers. >> republican rivals remain the odds. >> donald trump is a con artist! >> if donald is nominated we lose the presidency. >> you seem to be saying hillary clinton will beat donald trump. >> i'm not seem to be saying that. i am saying that. >> this is where the thieves bashed their way into the gun store. >> firearms they need to commit their crimes. >> the nude video remains on the internet. >> it was all over the internet! and i don't know what it is! >> the soyuz spaceship brought
scott kelly back to earth. >> i'm here at the academy awards, otherwise money as the white people's choice awards. >> the oscar goes to "spotlight." >> thank you all for this amazing award tonight. >> i'm a danish girl! these are good, girl! ♪ ♪ >> super tuesday super team. >> super! >> charlie and john will be back in just a very few hours. >> we hope! >> the seven states that trump donald trump won were shock, denial, guilt, anger, bargaining, depression, and alabama! ♪ can i feel it
coming in the air tonight ♪ >> so we might see you play again? >> yes! damn! i said it! yes. you might. >> i can ruan! i'm so fast! >> you're going to run the boston marathon? >> i am. >> are you a runner? >> i am now. >> i'm so ready to get in shape! i will get in shape! ♪ >> it gets better and better! >> how did you find out about tuesday cupcakes? >> facebook. >> the cupcakes look amazing! >> i've never been a fan of cupcakes. >> you like sweet things. >> i do. >> i know you like sweet things. >> moving on! whee! steam! >> late night last night!
police in san jose are tryio a fatal accident good morning, it's 8:55. time for some news headlines. this morning, police in san jose are trying to figure out how a fatal accident happened. two pickup trucks collided at camden and lee avenues. a man was thrown from one of them and was killed. a vicious fight at santa clara county's main jail caught on camera, just one day after sheriff laurie smith bought security cameras for the jail on her own dime. today two members of congress from the bay area will introduce the crab emergency disaster assistance act. they would provide more than $138 million in aid to an industry decimated by toxins in crabs. here's roberta. >> good morning. it's off to a foggy start in
the city of san francisco. mostly cloudy skies, with isolated showers. we have the bulk of the activity the very heavy rain the gusty winds by saturday afternoon even though saturday is a complete washout with the wind advisory in effect, right now we do have an isolated shower in the offing for today. we'll see numbers right now in the 50s and 60s going up to highs around 70 in the warmest locations. looking ahead towards saturday, we do have wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour so that wind advisory is in effect for the potential of downed trees and power lines. today's highs against 60s to 70 degrees. it's flat wind out of the south increasing late day to 15 miles per hour. it will be stormy on saturday and sunday with a potential of thunderstorms both days. saturday the worst day of the two as far as rainfall and wind is concerned. monday showering drying out tuesday and wednesday.
good morning. i'm sandra osborne in the traffic center. there are several incidents and congestion on the roads. an accident in half moon bay southbound one before devil's slide in the process of being cleared. for a while all lanes were blocked. the nimitz freeway, backed up on one side from 880 from 238 to the maze, about 38 minutes. foggy conditions if you are in san francisco. the bay bridge and golden gate bridge both looking foggy.
wayne: i'm on tv. jonathan: it's a trip to napa. (gibberish) wayne: you've got the car! jonathan: cash! wayne: mr. la-di-da. jonathan: it's a new kitchen! - whoo! jonathan: wow! - i'm going for door number two! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hello, america, welcome to "let's make a deal." i'm wayne brady, thank you so much for tuning in. here's what we do every single day. we make deals. just like this. who wants to make a deal? (cheers and applause) i see bobby soxer in the front row, look like you're going to a sock hop. yes. hey, how are you doing? - hey, how are you? wayne: i'm good, everybody, sit down, sit down. welcome to the show, so where are you from? - san diego.