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continues, for others, check w captioning funded by cbs it's friday, january 13th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." donald trump becomes our 45th president one week from today but it's his opponent who's back in the headlines. >> fbi director james comey faces new criticism over his handling of hillary clinton's e-mail investigation. mr. trump's break from his soon-to-be boss and his right-hand man in a ceremony that left the honoree emotional. >> for the final time as
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president, i'm pleased to award the highest medal of honor, the presidential honor of freedom. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. fbi director james comey says he'll cooperate fully as to how he handle the hillary clinton investigation. they blame comey's aks in part for the loss of the presidential elections. jeff pegues has the details. >> reporter: the investigate're's probe goes into the heart that policies and procedures were not followed by fbi director james comey. it will also look at whether certain officials should have recused themselves and if nonpublic information was inappropriately given to the clinton campaign and media.
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>> this is going to be an unusual statement in at least a couple of ways. >> reporter: comey broke with fbi protocol when he publicly announced in july secretary clinton would not face charges. >> we did not find clear evidence that secretary clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws. >> reporter: then 12 days before the election, the director wrote to congress he had reopened the investigation after agents discovered e-mails on a laptop used by clinton aide. then he sent another letter clearing clinton and closing the probe. >> correct. especially in a public forum. >> reporter: at a senate hearing tuesday comey declined to discuss any potential investigations into president-elect donald trump or his associates prompting this response from maine senator angus king. >> the irony of your making that statement here, i cannot avoid. >> comey says that he will
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cooperate with the investigation. in a closed door meeting on capitol hill on thursday, he was grilled by some democratic senators who blamed the fbi director in part for secretary clinton's laws. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. well, it was james comey who spoke to mr. trump last week about a 35-page report containing unconfirmed allegations that russia had compromising information on the president-elect. during his confirmation hearing yesterday mr. trump's choice to head the cia mike pompeo told senators that russian meddling in the u.s. election was an aggressive action taken by senior russian leaders. retired general james mattis called russia a main threat and housing secretary said he will manage things in a way that benefit the american people. speak over the house paul
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ryan says congress and the trump transition team are trying to come up with a solution for young immigrants brought into this country illegally as children. during a town hall meeting last night ryan told an immigrant who could be deported he hopes her future is here. >> what we have to do is find a way to make sure that you can get right with the law and we've got to do this in a good way so that the rug doesn't get pulled out from under you and your family gets separated. >> president obama awarded thousands of families. president-elect trump says he hopes to work something out. and the cuban administration hopes to end a decades-long policy and allow citizens to stay. the so called policy has been in place since 1965. it follows negotiations on getting cuba to agree to take
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back people turned away by the u.s. vice president joe biden said he had no idea president obama was surprising him with the presidential medal of freedom. during an emotional ceremony the president called biden finest vice president we have ever seen. kenneth craig reports. >> reporter: an emotional vice president joe biden wiped away tears and accepted the nation's highest civilian honor from his good friend, president obama. >> for your faith in your fellow americans, for your love of country, and for your lifetime of service that will endure through the generations. >> reporter: the medal of freedom came as a sur breeze. the event was set up without the vice president's knowledge. it quickly became a roast. >> this also gives the internet one last chance to talk about our bromance. >> reporter: president obama called the vice president the best possible choice for the jobs. >> behind the scenes, joe's
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candid honest counsel has made me a better president and commander in chief. >> reporter: the vice president was humbled. >> i don't deserve this, but i know it came from the president's heart. >> reporter: vice president biden returned the compliments to his boss. >> i can say i was part of, part of the journey of a remarkable man who did remarkable things for this country. >> reporter: the two men shared an embrace one week before they become private citizens. kenneth craig, cbs news. well, mr. obama wraps up his time as president in seven days. in his final network tv interview, president obama talked to "60 minutes" steve kroft about some of the struggles he faced. >> you didn't change washington. >> i changed those things in my
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direct control. look. i'm proud of the fact with two weeks to gorks we're probably the first administration in modern history that hasn't had a major scandal in the white house. in that sense we changed some things. i would like to have gotten that one last supreme court justice in there. i'd like the supreme court to take a look -- >> you couldn't even get a hearing. >> we couldn't even get a hearing. to try to get the other side of the aisle to work on issues with us after originally they professed an interest in. they used to say it was a good idea but now that i'm supporting it, they can't change their mind burke they did. i've said this before but it's worked repeating because this is on me. part of the job description is also shaping public opinion, and we were very effective and i was very effective in shaping public opinion around my campaigns, but there were big stretches while
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governing while even though we were doing the right thing, we weren't able to mobilize public opinion firmly enough behind us to weaken the resolve of the republicans to stop opposing us or to cooperate with us. there were times during my presidency where i lost the p.r. battle. >> well, you can watch "60 minutes presents barack obama eight years in the white house" this sunday night at 7:00 p.m. eastern. and coming up on the "morning news," a russian breached cease ban protest interrupts television and a passing motorist comes to the rescue of a state trooper. this is the "cbs morning news." that was it for me. that's why i'm quitting with nicorette. only nicorette mini has a patented fast dissolving formula. it starts to relieve sudden cravings fast. every great why needs a great how.
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they include two southern sites where violence erupted during the civil rights movement. he also enlarged twoferest preserves in oregon and california. mr. obama has protected more historic and national sites than any other president. there was some russian interference on c-span, and a driver makes a life-saving stop. those are some of the headlines on the "morning news" stand. "the arizona republic" reports that a passing driver came to the rescue of a state trooper who was ambushed at an accident scene. the passer-by fatally shot a man who was fighting the wounded trooper. a woman died in a crash in phoenix. the attacker's is unknown. the injured are long-time drummer david gary baldy and bassist mark von von jan. they were crossing the tracks latest night near an oakland jazz club where they were scheduled to play.
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the "washington post" reports a tv gich on capitol hill. c-span says it's online feed was sub planted for about ten minutes yesterday by the russia sight yee. a wire issue was blamed. the los angeles thames says a baby powder that could be recalled. the honest company said it found possible contamination during testing. the company was co-founded by actress jessica alba. and the "new york" magazine has talked to a 4-year-old who's read more than a thousand books. >> hi. i'm 4 years old. >> her love of books led to an invitation lead to an invitation to visit the library of congress. the girl is still in preschool, but she reads college-level material. >> unbelievable. still to come, a less expensive epi pen. a major drugstore chain
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>> roar. look out, nickelodeon. google's toon as the tick storytelling app now lets kids create their own cartoons. they say it's like a digital pup pet theater and has record and playback for a 3-d video. how cool is that. on the "cbs moneywatch" now, awe new recall over defective airbags and the epi pen goes generic at a drug story chain. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. fed chair janet yellen says the economy is on solid ground. she did warn the widening gap in slow productivity growth produces long-term. yesterday the dow fell 63 points, the s&p finished down 4. the nasdaq snapped a seven-day winning streak follow 16 points. toyota is recalling 543,000
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vehicles in the u.s. because of defective airbags. takata airbags can explode in a crash and forced a massive worldwide recall. it involves various models of toyota and lexus. earlier this year honda recalled several because of defective airbags. at issue, software on about 400,000 fiat and dicele trucks and suv. the epa says it lets more pollution than allowed under the clean air act. chrysler says it's done nothing wrong. volkswagen had just agreed to cheating on an emissions test and agreed to pay $4.3 million in fines. amazon plans to hire 100,000 in the next year and a half. the new jobs will be hired
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. not many people can say ben there, done that, about living in the white house. that's whine the twin girls reached out to the obama girls. barbara bush and her sister
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talked about living in a fish bowl and explore your passions. it means big changes for his youngest child. kenneth craig looks ahead how life will be different for 10-year-old baron trump. >> reporter: baron trump is used to standing in his father's shadow but the 10-year-old will be standing in a new spotlight along with new companions, secret service agents who will follow him to the front door. >> i wonder how difficult it is growing one all of those agents surrounding you. >> it can be a little unnerving, perhaps a little tense, but it's going to go -- especially for a younger child. >> reporter: author ronald kessler was at donald trump's new year's eve party and considers president-elect trump a friend. he's written extensively about the fbi, the secret service, and
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protecting the first family. when it comes to the children, the job isn't always easy. >> jenna and barbara bush would try to dodge their aids as well as amy. chelsea clinton was a model child. >> reporter: bar ron will have three or four agents with him whenever he's in public including the $30,000 prep school in new york city where he plans to finish fourth grade before moving to the white house. anita bride was chief of staff to laura bush and believes he'll find plenty of barracks. >> there's a small bowling alley and a tennis court and basket ball court and a pool there. >> reporter: the trump presidency will bring change but perhaps to no one more than trump's youngest child. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. fbi director james comey says he'll cooperate fully with a justice department investigation into how the fbi handled its probe of hillary clinton's e-mails. it will look at allegations that comey did not follow policies and procedures. some democrats blame comey for clinton's election defeat. and in an emotional ceremony, president obama surprised vice president joe biden with the presidential medal of freedom. it's the nation's highest civilian honor. president obama says biden was the best vice president we had seen. >> i can say i was part of, part of the journey of a remarkable
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man who did remarkable things for this country. >> the medal was awarded with distinction. only the fourth time that has happened. meanwhile there was a first at the ringling brother's circus. a woman stepped on the floor and shattered the ceiling. david begnaud reports. >> the very first female ring master in our history. >> it's a huge deal. i'm the very first female ring as a matter of fact ter in 146 years. >> the florida native will lead 110 performers with 49 animals, guiding the i'd yauns through high-flying acts and those death-defying stunts. >> the more that i've held onto the title and i've talked to women and my grandmother and her reaction, it really lets me understand the responsibility of being the first, and it makes me
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want to be loud and proud and hold the banner high. >> reporter: the 35-year-old first saw it as a little girl and dreamed of being on a big stage, but before putting on her top hats and tails, she worked in dinner theater, did voiceovers, and was the voice of a cover band. >> it's really amazing because all of these different experiences i've had the opportunity to have in my life have really blended noekt an amazing way to prepare to lead the greatest show on earth. >> reporter: how many of these have watched? >> just once. >> that's kristen's mother jean watching the final dress rehearsal. >> reporter: you said she's the only one in the family with the hutzpah to do this. >> she is. she's always had it. she loves being out in front of the crowd and making memories. >> reporter: making memories and history as the new star shines over the greatest show on earth. david begnaud, cbs news,
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orlando. >> very nice. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a new report on the health benefits and risks of marijuana. dr. jon lapook has details. plus, tomorrow's high station launch of the spacex falcon 9 rocket only on "cbs this morning." wheel talk with the president and chief operating officer of spacex. and emmy-winning actress claire danes stops by studio 57. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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>> outbreak of violence in philadelphia with at least nine people shot, in separate incidents from west oaklane to south philadelphia to frankford, we're live with an update on the investigation. and, investigating the investigators. the fbi director responds to how his agency handled a probe into hillary clinton's e-mail server. tackling a tough subject. unique way a group of eighth grade remembers addressing community police relations. >> today is friday, january the 13th, good morning, i'm jan carabeo, jim is off today. we sure hope you enjoyed the warm weather yesterday. winter is about to make a come back. getting your day started when meisha and katie here. friday the 1


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