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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, september 1st, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump and the president of mexico contradict each other on who will pay for a border wall. the republican nominee later doubled down on his hardline stance on deportation. florida will likely be struck by its first hurricane today in 11 years. hermine could impact millions along the east coast. >> 1980s nostalgia. the twin brothers behind "stranger things" what is making it a hit after being rejected by hollywood. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds.
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the intangible, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful southern border walk. >> tough talk from trump after his meeting with mexico's president. >> we did discuss the payment but we didn't dis pcussayment with the wall. >> don't build a coalition by insulting our friends or acting like a loose cannon. >> tropical storm hermine battles its way toward florida's gulf coast and many areas dealing with widespread flooding. >> it is like up to here. >> hawaii hunkering down as first of two hurricanes barrel past. >> despite the forecast, president obama arrived in honolulu. >> we have no information to support russia's claim they also carried out a strike. >> two girls accused of smuggling $30 million worth of cocaine dontcumeheed tir trip on social media. a crash between ara
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>> that doesn't like the chris brown i know. it's someone who knows a different chris brown. >> donald trump faced with the president of mexico talking about the wall. >> you just know as soon as trump crossed into mexico, even hillary clinton was, like, okay, let's go craet cracking on that. >> quick! build the wall! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by to.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose and gayle king are still off. josh elliott and demarco morgan are still here. >> still here. hanging in there. >> happy thursday. great to have you guys here. donald trump reset his tough stance on immigration last night going backstarted. he declared he will enforce all immigration laws and build a wall along the border with mexico. >> the hardline speech followed a much more subdued meeting with mexico's president earlier in the day. trump praised mexico's cooperation but the two men had different stories about the wall in question. and specifically who will pay for it. major garrett is in phoenix where he covered trump's immigration speech last night. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. two donald trump's on display yesterday. the polite differential diplo
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in mexico city and then here talking about border walls and nasty deportation that trump supportive supporters come to love and ended with a flirtation with a softer immigration policy. >> anyone who has entered the united states illegally is subject to deportation. >> reporter: in phoenix, donald trump promised mass deportations, but did not explain how he would do it. >> people will know that you can't just smuggle in, hunker down, and wait to be legalized. >> reporter: undocumented immigrants must return to their home country and apply for re-entry, trump said, vowing to subject new immigrants to ideology tests. >> it's our right as a sovereign nation to choose immigrants who they by are the likely to thrive and flourish and love us. >> reporter: trump's ten-poin
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of immigration agents for round up undocumented criminals and withholding tax dollars from sang we're cities and halt visa overstays. >> are you ready? >> reporter: trump's number one point was his most rehearsed. >> we will build a great wall along the southern border. and mexico will pay for the wall. they don't know it yet, but they are going to pay for it. >> reporter: this time, trump added a new diplomatic wrinkle. >> mexico will work with us. i absolutely believe it. and especially after meeting with their wonderful, wonderful president. >> reporter: in mexico city, trump then met with mexican president and traded campaign bottom basts with a hushed tone of separation. >> we won't separate in keeping our hemisphere safe. >> reporter: he
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mexican financing of a border wall did come up. >> we did discuss the wall and didn't discuss payment of the wall. that will be for a later date. >> reporter: the topic did come up. mexican president knnieto said mexico would not pay for the wall. something that trump did not want to recognize in front of the mexican president. >> mainly, thank you. meanwhile, hillary clinton strongly criticized donald trump's trip to mexico and tweeted trump just failed his first foreign test. diplom d it isn't as easy as it looks. nancy cordes joins u.s. with the latest. >> reporter: the clinton campaign as you can imagine had a field day with that discrepancy over the wall. they say trump talks tough about making mexico pay, but chickened out when he got south of the
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trump choked. that was the verdict from clinton's campaign chairman, after trump said he and mexican president pena nieto didn't get into a key topic. when the mexican president contradicted trump, the clinton amended its statement. it turns out trump didn't just choke, he got beat in the room and lied about it. >> you don't build a coalition by insulting our friends. >> reporter: in cincinnati, the former secretary of state argued she knows diplomats and trump isn't one of them. >> dropping in on our neighbors for a few hours and then flying home again, that is not how it works. >> reporter: her campaign noted that trump's flattery yesterday. >> mexicans are just beyond approach. >> reporter: doesn't match up with his own mass pronouncements like i want nothing to do with mexico. don't do business with mexico. and mexico is totally ripping off the
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both clinton and trump were invited by pena, but only trump jumped at the invitation and the opportunity to hit clinton for not going. >> she didn't go to mexico. she was invited. she doesn't have the strength or the stamina to make america great again. believe me. >> reporter: the clinton camp is firing back this morning, calling trump's arizona speech disastrous and putting their money with their wromouth is. they are investing six figures to buy ad time in that solidly red state but unclear if they think they have a shot there or if they just trying to get trump to spend more money to protect his narrow lead in arizona. >> also in washington is cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson. good morning. >> good morning, norah. >> reporter: all right. they billed this speech the big one he would make it a
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did he clear up his policy? >> well, on this specific question that was in doubt about what to do with the 11 million undocumented people in america, it was still a little bit confusing. during the primaries, he said they would be out of america so fast, it would make your head spin. he didn't say that. he talked about a deportation force, but just for those who had committed crimes beyond simply being in america illegally. but, basically, if you look at what he said, he is basically calling for self-deportation of all of those 11 million to get out of the country and then get in line behind those already waiting. then he was kind of fuzzy about what would happen if people did not self-deport. if they didn't self-deport, he said there would be no amnesty. if you add up what ed, presumably that would be some kind of force would deport as undocumented. >> seeing major garrett earlier this morning describe the other donaru
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perhaps a softer side, a more diplomatic side, did last night's speech strike you as somehow a course correction for the base? >> well, it's -- yes. he is trying to ride two horses. on the one hand trying to be the donald trump of the primaries who is giving the base what they want in that rally in arizona. and then by going to mexico and being much more subdued, trying to show those particularly republican voters who think he is too volatile and too risky, that he can inhabit the presidency. hillary clinton has said he will go overseas and embarrass america. there is nothing he did particularly in his visit to mexico that was embarrassing. the problem is for voters, there is a long record of things that donald trump has said and so one press conference has to weigh against all of the footage that donald trump has created over his many years that makes those republicans nervous. >> speaking of clinton. she came up pretty
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against trump's speech and his visit to mexico. what is her strategy behind this? >> the strategy is don't let donald trump pivot. don't let anything that might look presidential suggest that that is the essential trump or if there are two trumps, it's a part of a multifaceted character. her argument there is one trump and the trump who has said a number of things that people have found offensive, particularly those republican suburban voters, those college-educated voters that republicans usually get, find risky and volatile about him and she wants to remind them of that and the way they have been doing it for weeks and are doing it again, even in the ad in arizona, is just replaying donald trump's words. >> john dickerson, good to see you and thank you for joining us. >> thanks. in our next half hour, we will talk to the democratic candidate for vice president, tim kaine about donald trump's immigration plan and what hillary clinton would do differently. that is ahead. tropical storm hermine intensified overnight in the gulf coast and now could be the first hurri
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florida in 11 years. the latest forecast shows it's expected to hit northern florida as a hurricane as soon as tonight withds win nearing 75 miles an hour, before it then moves up the east coast. gusty wind, drenching rains are the biggest threats here. flooding in central florida is also possible. and many counties are now offering free sandbags to residents. omar villafranca is watching this storm's approach in clearwater, florida and joins us now. >> reporter: good morning. there is actually a pause in the rain for now but it is going to be back. tropical storm hermine is more than 200 miles out in the gulf and we are feeling its impact and by the time it makes its landfall, it is expected to be a category one hurricane. relentless rainfall. hallowing winds. and rising waters pummeled florida's gulf coast as o
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hermine pushed toward the sunshine state. >> a little nervous. a little more than a little nervous. >> this is my parking lot. i don't think i can park there. >> reporter: overnight in sarasota, voluntary evacuations under way and they were looking for anyone possibly trapped. >> officers were -- they were coming up to me and their gun belts were underwater and up to here under water. >> reporter: the storm has yet to make landfall but it's already submerged streets in the town of gulf port and dumped more than 9 inches of rain on parts of the state. governor rick scott has declared a state of emergency in more than 50 florida counties. >> we have 8,000 members of our national guard that are prepared to be mobilized, but you, as an individual, have to do your part. three days of water and three days of food. if you think you need to go to a shelter, know where a shelter is. >> reportech
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expecting as much as 20 inches of rain and to make matters more difficult, there could even be tornadoes here in florida and in georgia. demarco? >> a dangerous combination. omar, thank you for that. meteorologist lissette gonzalez of our miami station wfor is tracking the storms. >> reporter: tropical storm hermine is strengthen the gulf of mexico and moving north/northeast and forecast to be a hurricane before making landfall later today, tonight along the north florida coast and moving into southeast georgia and likening weakening to a tropical storm as it rises up the carolina coast and into the weekend we could see a depression or remnant area of low pressure off the mid-atlantic or northeast coast. now we are seeing a hurricane warning up for the path handle of florida and tropical storm warnings watches in place for the georgia/carolina coast. storm surge warning as well as as some areas along the big bend and panhandle so cosee water rising up four to seve f
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overground and flooding and flash flooding and 5 to 10 up to 15 inches of rain for portions of the panhandle and central florida and threat for tornadoes and up and down the atlantic seaboard. all eyes on hermine for the potential of heavy rain, gusty winds and rip currents and rough surf through the holiday weekend. >> thank you, lissette. president obama is in hawaii this morning. the president arrived at a military base on oahu yesterday ahead of two storms heading toward the island state. madeline down to a tropical storm and prompted big storms on hawaii. hurricane lester is barreling toward the eyelid and could make landfall this weekend. the u.s. is rejecting claims that russia killed a senior isis leader this week. the terror group says that it's chief strategist and spokesman abub mohammed al adnani was killed mere aleppo, syria. they are trying to decide he
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carried out by coalition forces. fran townsend is a former security visser to president george w. bush. good morning, fran. >> good morning. >> with regard to this claim, unus official called it quite simply a joke. what do you make of it? >> right. well, look. we ought to evaluate that based on the facts we know and, frankly, what we have seen from russia's involvement in syria is that they have spent their time in munitions and military might and going after civilians and supporting the assad regime. nothing to show they have the tactical precision to for an isis attack. >> they are trying to claim credit what would be a big blow to isis' sternal operations to date. just how big of this is a win for not only the u.s. but also protecting europe from terrorist attacks? >>
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it's at least a temporary win. when we battled al qaeda that number three position, the director of external operations, at least temporarily disrupts their ability to conduct those kind of attacks. we ought to remember that adnani is responsible for external attacks causing 1800 deaths through europe and including some of the attacks in the united states like orlando and san bernardino. taking him out, at least temporarily, will disrupt them. remember, they will push somebody else up into that position and what you hope is, over time, if you keep targeting that person, that the person who is responsible for external operations becomes less experienced and less competent over time. >> fran, what does this tell us about the relationship between russia and the u.s. when it comes to the fight against isis? >> this has been, demarco, this has been an ongoing problem for the united states. we have many disagreements right now with russia, but probably the most significant in terms of our own domestic security is
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inside syria. they are unwilling to coordinate or cooperate with us and our goals are quite different. the u.s. made clear we do not support the assad regime and said it ought to go and russia has quite clearly said they do support him. as long as we have different goals there, this conflict, the real losers here are the syria civilians and people. >> a question about intelligence, fran. i mean, adnani is the number two or number three, a big deal. u.s. air strike inside syria suggests our intelligence is pretty good, right? >> that's right. it's good and it's getting better and that ought to be a real concern. isis has lost substantial amounts of 40% of their territory inside syria. and so -- and iraq. yes, our intelligence is good and getting better. >> fran townsend, thank you. >> brazil ousted president is denouncing the senators who voted to re-of-remove her from
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against dilma rousseff. she was charged with bookkeeping incidents. it tlhrew 54 million votes in te garbage, said rousseff. an indiana community plagued by contaminated soil is described as a disaster. >> i'm angry because my family got poison on somebody else being negligent. >> this is a huge storiy and why people in a public housing complex lived for years without
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well, hillary clinton's campaign says donald trump has the wrong message on immigration. >> we will ask her running mate tim kaine about clinton's immigration plan and why they think it's better. the news is back in the morning right here on "cbs this morning."
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trump's immigration plan and the republican meeting with the mexican president. >> families in a contaminated public housing complex in indiana are ready to move out. contaminated soil there poisoned with lead is affecting their community. they say city officials knew about it for years. a test that appears to slow memory loss in people with early stage of alzheimer's disease. the medicine demonstrated the ability to clear proteins associated with the disease. patients given the drug apparently showed less progressive loss of mental function. a hepatitis a case linked to a smoothie chain. 55 cases have been identified in virginia, additional cases were reported in five other states, bringing the total to 66. the cases are tied to frozen strawberries from egypt. tropical smoothie cafe has removed the product. a story for you. new york's daily news
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that jetblue temporarily lost a 5-year-old boy what woo traveling alone last month visiting family in dominican republic. he wound up in boston instead of new york when he flew home. the mother was shocked when the jetblue staff brought her another boy! she was eventually reunited with her son. a statement to cbs news, jetblue did apologize and they are investigating. >> wow. "the washington post" reports on a sharper than expected drop in africa's elephant population. 18-country survey called the great elephant census their number dropped between 2007 and 2014 by 30% and a loss of 144,000. researchers plablame it on poachers. angry reaction to mexico with the meeting with donald trump. they call it a historic mistake and giant farc
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headlines in mexico this morning. some picked up on the mexican president nieto calling trump's policy a huge threat and mexicans described it as a huge success. he blasted his opponent's immigration plan saying it will make the problem worse. >> hillary clinton, for instance, talked constantly about her fears that families will be separated. but she is not talking about the american families who have been perm naanently separated from tr loved ones because of a preventible homicide, because of a preventible death, because of murder. she doesn't know what she is doing, except open border and let everybody come in. and destroy our country, by the way. just ask the border patrol about hillary clinton. you won't like what you are
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the result will be millions more illegal immigrants, thousands of more violent horrible crimes, and total chaos and lawlessness. that is what is going to happen as sure as you're standing there. >> the democratic nominee for vice president senator tim kaine is with us from boston. senator, good morning. thank you for joining us. >> glad to be with you guy. >> let me ask you to address donald trump's characterization of hillary clinton and her plan. what is clinton's plan? >> well, first, this was a dark and disturbing speech, and, norah, the same kind of language that people like donald trump have used against every immigrant group that has come to this country. there were no irish need apply signs. people were against jews coming from eastern europe or italians coming. this is the anti-immigrant language that has a tiny fringe support in this country, but it was a speech that is not worthy of a president, and he completely
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hillary's position is we need comprehensive reform. the basic pillars of reform are quite clear. we have to do things, first, to make sure that employers can verify the immigration status of people who are here. we have got to keep families together. that is a key priority. we have got to create a path for people who follow the laws and pay taxes over a long period of time to earn their way to citizenship. >> senator, would you -- >> grant. >> and we have to do border security. these were the things that the senate did in a bipartisan way in 2013 and for donald trump say that is open borders shows he hasn't even read the first thing about this bipartisan reform hillary is committed to doing a reform with -- >> reporter: does not mean you would grant work visas to these 11 million undocumented workers? >> the basic principles are these. if people are here and they are paying taxes and they are followth
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willing to work and basically come in into the light and follow all of the laws of this country and pay taxes, that over a period of a very long time, they could earn a path to citizenship. and that is an important thing, similar to what president reagan did in 1986. these are the basic principles of the plan we put in place. and, again, we did it in a bipartisan way in the senate three years ago, including funding for border security, but as you know, the republicans in the house would not even take up the bill. we could have done this a long time ago. and we will push it in the first 100 days of a clinton administration. >> senator, i'd like to ask you about the visit that donald trump made to mexico yesterday. ed that the secretary was invited to mexico but didn't go. in fact, suggested that she didn't have the strength or the stamina for it very specifically. what did you make of that characterization? >> well, you know, where hillary clinton was yesterday? she was
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legion in ohio, one of the nation's most prominent veterans group and she was talking about the role of america in the world. when hillary was doing that, donald trump paid a little, you know, fly-by to mexico. he walked into a meeting with the mexican president and after saying for months we are going to build a wall and mexico is going to pay for it, he just forgot to bring that up? no. he didn't have the guts to look the mexican president in the eye and bring up the central position in his campaign. it was a diplomatic embarrassment and it shows the guy is not ready for prime time. >> senator, this was donald trump's meeting and opened up the floor to reporters to questions. the floor and take questions from reporters at any event? >> you see hillary take questions from reporters every day. she does -- she talks to the press everywhere she goes. she did a press conference. >> really? >> when she was at a recent -- she did a press conference when she was at the
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the african-american and hispanic newspaper publishers. >> the first time in a long time, senator. she doesn't do it that often. >> well, look. i don't see what the massive difference is between a press conference and talking to the press everywhere you go. she talks to the press a lot. and i've been with her when she has talked to the press. >> but just to set the record straight, it has been 272 days since she has had a formal news conference. senator, it has been the case, i've covered -- >> again, i think she did a news conference with the publishers of the nation african-american and hispanic newspapers within the last month and that counts. they are a legitimate group and a press conference with them counts. >> "the new york times" recently reported, this is true and i covered unlike any other presidential nominee in history, she is not allowing journalists to accompany her on the campaign plane. this is something that has been standard since ill covered es
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do you believe in transparency or do you believe this will change? >> well, i mean, just -- i'm going to use my own example. i'm traveling too and i travel in a small plane and the press travels in a plane with me. we are not on the plane together. but that is going to change in about a week. and i think that is fairly common during campaigns that you often fly in small planes and that you get to the end, you start flying in larger planes. i think that is something, yeah, as we get into the thick of the campaign in labor day, that is going to change. i don't even think donald trump allowed the american press to go with him yesterday when he went to mexico. which was highly unusual. >> we look forward to that next press conference. senator tim kaine, we appreciate the time this morning. >> great. good to be with you guys. thanks. how long did city officials know about lead poisoning at an indiana public housing complex? ahead the efforts to help families move out of their homes to avoid further toxic contamination in one city. if you are headi
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♪ welcome back, everyone. an indiana community is desperate to relocate from its lead poisoned land and federal officials say they need more than $1 million to help with the move. the epa has placed signs at the a housing complex warning people not to play in the dirt. we first showed you yesterday how dangerous levels of lead have been found there. jericka duncan is in east chicago, indiana, where people are trying to leave as soon as they can. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. demarco, this housing complex was built in the 1970s on top of what used to be a lead refinery. now more than four decades later, at least 1,000 people who live here are being forced to vacate. >> i'm angry because my family got
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being negligent. >> reporter: each of charles and chantal allen's five children have higher than normal lead levels. their toddler tested at a level six times higher than what is considered dangerous. >> the minute we got the results, they said we needed to come back immediately. >> reporter: the city's mayor anthony copeland notified low income housing residents in july that the epa recently informed him that soil sampling detected elevated levels of historic lead and arsenic in the complex. the mayor says he learned of this latest development at the end of may. >> it is a disaster. they were the eye of the storm. a perfect lead storm of contamination and nobody bothered to tell them. >> reporter: attorney barry ruth represents more than 80 residents. he claims documents from meetings dating back to 2011 showed the city knew there was a serious problem. >> find out where
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occurred and then go after that problem to compensate these victims. >> reporter: at the end of the day, is it too late? >> unfortunately, in some ways, it is. >> reporter: epa official continue to go door-to-door testing each property's lawn for lead. when do you plan to move? >> as soon as possible. >> reporter: mother of four sandra smith has been living here for five years. all of her children's lead levels are low. she says she doesn't understand why her city didn't act sooner. >> was this a project y'all were trying to see how long it takes to kill off a bunch of people? you know that's not safe. >> reporter: the attorney for east chicago says that all of the residents here will be given housing vouchers to help them relocate. meanwhile, this complex will be demolished and the soil here will be treated once again. >> thank you. this is a huge
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♪ good morning. it is thursday, september 1st, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including the new ceo of wounded warriors project right here in studio 57. the retired general plans to focus the charity after cbs news investigation uncovered lavish spending. first, here's a look at today' "eye openet r" a.8:00 >> in the process of delivering his speech trump ended a public flirtation for a softer imatmigrion policy. >> they say trump talks tough about making mexico pay but chickened out when he got south of the boarder. >> you sum up what he said that
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means some kind of force to deport you cuundomented immigrants who had rhere. >> by landfall, it is expected to be a category oneri hur.cane ir >> hurricane warns for the panhandle of florida and tropical storm watches in place for the georgia andar colina coast. >> no way to suggest they had the tactical weapons against an isis leader. >> he didn't have the guts to look the mexican president in the eye and bring up the central position of his campaign. a diplomatic embarrassment and the guy is not ready for prime time. >> according to a new poll that came out hillary clinton is not as unpopular as ever but still not as unpopular as donald trump. >> they are so unpopular, voters are cropping them out of their selfies! i'm norah o'donnell with josh he will i don't want of cbsn and
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charlie and gayle are off. donald trump traveled to mexico yesterday after days of questions about his hardline immigration policy and then he came back to the united states and threw aside any idea of the softer stance. this morning, three major newspapers highlight how trump's position on immigration is unchanged. >> major garrett has covered trump's campaign. >> anyone who has entered the united states illegally is subject to deportation. not everyone who seeks to join our country will be able to successfully assimilate. it's our right as a sovereign wetion to choose immigrants that think are the likeliest to thrive and flourish and love us. we will build a great wall along the southern border. and mexico will pay for the wall. 2 million people,ri
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aliens. they want my first hour in office, those people are gone, day one. >> major garrett has covered trump's campaign from the beginning and is in phoenix and joins us again this morning. major, donald trump we just saw from that speech last night in phoenix, vastly different from the one we saw visit the mexico president in mexico city yesterday. what did you make in that change in tone through the day? >> well, look. two different goals for the trump campaign, and it is a cliche of political report to talk about candidates trying to appear presidential. cliches are intellectually lazy but contain a nugget of truth and every campaign tries to make a nominee look presidential, get the country comfortable with the optics of a candidate, a nominee on the world stage, which is exactly what trump tried to accomplish in mexico city yesterday and largely succeeded and beat hillary clinton to the punch and somet
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show he is nimble he to these things and on short notice. what trump said here in phoenix yesterday, he went straight to his base and gave them all of the red meat they have been long attracted to in the trump campaign and cleared up any confusion whatsoever, as if he was tilting in a more moderate direction on immigration policy. he is not. has staked out the most aggressive policy both on illegal and legal immigration of any candidate in modern presidential history and that is where trump is going to have to stay from now until election day. >> major, we heard trump say they didn't discuss the border wall and then we heard the mexican president say, yes, the border wall came up and he told trump he wasn't going to pay for it. based on your reporting, what happened? >> reporter: trump simply doesn't recognize that which he doesn't want to hear and a negotiating ploy that trump often uses. he only recognizes what he says and takes what other people say that may conflict with that to himself, but doesn't reflect that in his conversations about whatever went on. he also knows he doesn't
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not yet, if he ever will be, president of the united states. mexican president nieto has political base and what he has to be aware of which is why after trump left he made the point that mexico will never pay for the wall. >> major, thank you. many more u.s. passenger jets will soon start flying to cuba after yesterday's historic commercial flight to the island. the department of transportation gave approval wednesday for eight airlines to flight to havana and up to 20 daily flights may soon go to cuba's capital. for now airlines are going to smaller cities like santa clara where the first flight to cuban touched down yesterday and kris van cleave was the lucky guy and was on board and in santa clara. good morning, kris. >> reporter: good morning. silver airways is expected to begin its service to santa clara today. americanairlines will roll out
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several cities in cuba starting next week. what that means a lot more americans are coming to this town which, for many of us back home, isn't a place we really know anything about. 10-month-old olivia gonzalez probably doesn't realize the significant of what is happening around her. but as jetblue flight 387 from ft. lauderdale arrived to a warm welcome in santa clara, a new chapter in u.s./cuban relations began and olivia's family is about to make some history of her own. later today, mario and demar es are getting married and two daughters ba s baptized in theig time church and meet their ailing grandmother for the first time. what does it mean to be there for her grandmother? >> she would like to meet olivia and meant everything to me. i really want to make this happen. >> reporter: it was an emotional moment when
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place her mother fled in the 1960s. this was the moment she finally met her uncle. what is this moment like? >> like the first time your child meets santa claus and gets a christmas gift. >> reporter: santa clara is cuba's fifth largest city with nearly 250,000 people. it's a bit of a crossroads in the center of the island. famed revolutionary gerrera is buried in this cemetery and testing the limit of tourists infrastructure here. anthony fox who took the first flight, expects that to change. >> getting the infrastructure in a position to embrace this kind of activity is going to require a lot of effort on the part of cuba. >> reporter: this lady wanted to be on the first flight so she could see cuba as it is now, before the rest of america arrives. >> we wanted to get
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tourist infrastructure, we mean things like there aren't a lot of hotels here at santa clara, not a lot of mass transit and take the runway at the airport. there is about 500 feet of that runway we are told is out of service. our pilots yesterday said there was a truck parked to mark where that area ended and they had to fly over the truck and then land. josh? >> you're a braver man than any of us! but i'm guessing that is changing soon. chris van clekris van cleave, t that. a whole new reality for a group of people facing significant challenges. ahead, how seniors are adopting the cutting edge technology to bring back memories and to
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a star athlete's decision to sit down with an autistic boy turned into a social media sensation. >> you looked up a
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was? >> yeah. >> reporter: and what did he say? >> he said, what is up, dude? >> you are going to love this story. what is up, dude? how this compassionate act changed both of them. first, we are glad you're watching "cbs this morning." hey team, i know we're tight on time, but i really need a... ...sick day tomorrow. moms don't take sick days. moms take nyquil severe: the... ...nighttime sniffling,sneezing, coughing, aching, fever best... ...sleep with a cold, medicine. ♪ ♪ the best way to get together, is with the treat you make together. ♪ ♪
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how virtual reality. 2 million headsets are expected to be sold this year. but one m.i.t. start-up believes the cutting edge technology is the perfect fit for seniors. michelle miller witnessed the unexpected pairing at one of massachusetts senior community. >> reporter: good morning. the company is called rendever and how seniors won't prevent them from attending a granddaughter's wedding. they will be able to travel virtually and in real-time. the men and women here at the brookdale senior living community don't need to leave the building to take a trip to a french countryside. >> a castle. >> reporter: they have got the power of virtual reality. >> this is unbelievable! >> reporter: they could soar through yosemite national
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>> oh! >> reporter: and explore the depths of the ocean. >> oh, look at that fish! >> oh, my! >> reporter: m.i.t. grad students dennis lal will and reed hayes are pioneering the use of this technology with seniors. >> i feel for the people living inside these communities that they don't have enough stimulation. they need to have a sense of wonder about the world again. they need to be curious and they need to be exploring and when you're physically not able to do that by yourself, then this is a wonderful aid to provide that. >> reporter: much of the touring is done through google maps footage like this, but they also showcase 360-degree film. >> i want to go shopping! >> reporter: vanessa roserosenzg has lived here two years. you're like this in real life? the
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meaningful for seniors like marion keith. she got the opportunity to return home. >> do you recognize the house? >> well, wait a minute. don't say that. the best area in the world. >> reporter: you touched off her emotions. she felt something. >> absolutely. the other people in the room felt it and those are extremely powerful moments that 2d picture this will provide. >> who did this? >> reporter: in a follow-up interview, we asked keith about her experience. but she he struggled to take us back to that precise moment. what does that tell you is happening? >> a spark. without us
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she wouldn't have had those memories and she wouldn't have remembered the neighborhood she walked in and the fact her husband worked on the back of her house. virtual reality allows us to spark that new memory. >> thank you. it was fun. thank you. >> nothing could ever replace human touch and human interaction. >> reporter: neurologist debbie says while virtual wall reality does, indeed, have the power to stimulate, the brain is a complex organ that benefits from real connections. >> it needs to be able to feel the texture of the place. it needs to be able to smell the place. it needs to be able to taste the place. >> reporter: ab due shasor, a chef, says he has many traveling days ahead of him. >> wow. this is something. >> reporter: but he was overjoyed to virtually visit a restaurant he opened in berlin nearly two decade ago. >> that is ridiculous. >> reporter: this? >> yeah. i mean, i could stay here and just do this.
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you know, go wherever i want without going anywhere. >> reporter: lally and hayes plan to offer their service to community service for up front plus monthly subscription. >> i like it. you can go wherever you can. >> a lot of people don't have that opportunity to get up and go. >> which is why i feel like we are concerned about springtime for our children. for seniors, it's a perfect application for that point exactly. that is a wonderful story! >> thank you. >> michelle, thank you. how a simple act of kindness by a football star turned a point with autism into the big man on campus. that story is coming up next on "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by flonase allergy relief. you are greater than your allergies. allergy pills only control one inflammatory substance. flonase controls 6. and six is greater than one. flonase changes everything.
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the photo you see here captures a moment of a remarkable kindness that is drawing craze around the world and rightfully so. mark strassmann went to tallahassee to find out how a young football star and a young student found each other in the t cafeteria. >> he just sat down with me. >> reporter: he was sitting with bow psake. >> you looked up and he was there? >> yeah. >> reporter: what did he say? >> ed, what is up, dude? >> reporter: he was travis rudolph, a star wide receiver with t
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team. five players were visiting the school as part of a community service program. and what did you guys talk about? >> he asked me, am i going to play in the nba? and i said yes. >> reporter: what did you ask him? >> i asked him, are you in the nfl? and ed no. >> reporter: rudolph told us he noticed a young kid sitting off by himself and headed his way. >> once i got up to him, i seen him by himself. i said, it was like a spotlight and something clicked in my head and let me ask him if i can share lunch with him. >> reporter: no one was sitting close to bo and somebody snapped the picture and sent it to bo's mother. bo is autistic and many days, no one sits with him at lunch. the thought of him eating alone gets to you? >> absolutely. >> reporter: leah paske will always remembeth
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the football player to his son. he could have picked anybody but he picked bo who was sitting by himself? >> yes. so i'm just moved with emotion and his generosity and his kindness. again, i haven't spoken to him and i don't know what made him pick bo but i'm so grateful he did. that was could signed. >> reporter: she thanked rudolph in a facebook post. this is one day i didn't have to worry if my sweet boy ate lunch alone because he sat across someone who is a hero in many eyes. that post has been shared thousands of times since. >> i definitely hope that kids welcome him in because, i mean, he is a genuine person and can be around me any time. >> reporter: when bo walked into lunch on wednesday, every kid wanted to sit with him! >> i'm a superstar! everybody recognizes me! >> reporter: for "cbs this morning: saturday," mark strassmann, tallahassee, florida. >> oh, yes, brother, you are the
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here is a look from the international space station this morning where two astronauts are in the middle of their second space walk in two weeks. nasa says they are folding up a radiator they don't need and replacing e ining an outside la installing a new camera. >> too much work. welcome back to "cbs this morning." big changes inside a top veterans charity after a cbs news investigation is coming up. the new ceo of the wounded warrior project is here in studio 57. how the group is refocusing on its mission to help injured troops and their families. plus, one of the summer's hottest shows "stranger things" is coming back for a second season. jamie wax talks about the twin brothers who creat
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and 1980s nostalgia and gets a taste what is in store for the new season. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "usa today" reports on possibly the world's oldest fossils found in greenland and how they could make life on mars less of a long shot. wow. geologists say they discovered evidence of microbial communities of rocks that are more than 4 billion years old and it appears that life on earth appeared earlier this once thut a thought and soon after the planet was formed. a historic link to slavery. we reported the school profited in the early 1800s from the sale of 272 slaves. the university plans to build a memorial to those slaves and form an institute for the study of slavery. it will be given preferential status in the admissions process. craig slegr was still having
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a smile on his face. craig sager received a third bone marrow surgery yesterday. we hope to have him back on the basketball court in the fall. >> we do. prime minister of canada is in a comic book. justin trudeau appears as a boxer on civil war 1948. they say he is not the producer or attempted to block it. one of the nation's most recognizable veterans charity is the wounded warriors project. the wounded warrior projects spends 60% on the program but they say it's closer to 80%. how it became the subject of our investigation. >> i began to see how an organization that rakes in
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a year, is not helping my brothers and my sisters. or at least not all of them. >> reporter: cbs news spoke with more than 40 former employees who described a charity with out of control spending on itself. >> it was extremely extravagant. dinners and alcohol. >> reporter: and straying from its mission to empower and support wounded veterans. >> a lot of the warriors that i saw needed mental health treatment. they don't get that from the wounded warrior project. >> the report on charity spending became fodder on the campaign trail. >> wounded warriors is not on the list of 22 you're giving to. why not? >> i saw some stories, i think on cbs news actually and i think i want to give it a pause until we find out if that it correct. >> the wounded warriors project fired its ceo two months later. odierno spoke to us about the situation. >> pavbased on the experience a the review that we did, as
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board, we felt it was best for the organization to make a change in the leadership. >> the wounded warrior project has since hired a new ceo, retired army lieutenant general michael linington and he led american efforts to locate prisoners of wars and troops missing in action from past conflicts and he served in both iraq and afghanistan. he has 35 years of military experience. we should note a cbs corporate executive sits on the charity's board. lieutenant general linnington, good to have you here. >> thank you for having me. >> you saw some of what cbs news exposed that led to you being put in this role. when you first came, what did you see and what did you want to change? >> first, thanks for having me on. really when i watched those those that caused me to seek this opportunity. >> you sought them out? >> i saw firsthand the results of the wounded warrior projects and other nonprofits in changing the lives of our wounded service members. when asked, i fought my way to the top and there w
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lucky and honored to be here. >> i know one of the big changes you made thus far is an investment in mental health services. our investigation found that that was lacking to a degree. you mentioned perhaps our investigation spurred your interest. did you make that change in response to it? >> the wounded warrior has always been committed to the signature wound of this war which is treating those service members with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries, even with the reorganization that was announced yesterday, we are doubling down on those efforts because, indeed, that need is great and growing. we are growing by 1500 to 2,000 warriors a month today, and most of those warriors are coming to us to seek help from those illness. >> you also found that the organization was spending a lot of money on luxury hotels, et cetera. what has changed now? especially now that you guys are still spending about 75 million dollars when it comes to fund-raising. do you plan to cut down in that area as well? >> yes. we are not doing any
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we are talking to the wounded warriors. i will tell you raising public awareness to the generation is important so we do have to continue to invest. >> 75 million is a lot of money. >> we are taking a look at that. at the end of the day the structural changes we made yesterday are focused on maximizing the impact on those we serve. this generation of warriors needs our best efforts and that is where we are going in the future. >> this generation is growing. yet, you laid off much of the executive board, nearly half the work force. how is it then that a reduced staff can help these numbers that are only climbing? >> what we did was we really focused on the surveys we got from our alumni, those warriors we have sender. more than 90 on,000 of those that are in our ranks. in fact, i spoke with them extensively the past five weeks, the entire five weeks i've been on the job and we are focusing he the areas that needed most
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reduced our footprint and brick and mortar around the country and haven't discharged most of those folks. most of them didn't spend time in their offices any way and out in the communities where she thoob and trying to maximize what we do across the community and trying to alter the nonprofits and others to deliver this important need to our service. >> what is the first step to regaining the public's trust? >> i think it's transparency, accountability, it's what i'm doing today, is pleneli ingpled everyone my best and everyone's best efforts to squeeze every nickel donor dollar. we will continue to do the best we can to the utmost of our ability. >> general, i think this investigation happened because there were many people inside, veterans, who were worried about the waste, fraud, and abuse. but the wounded warrior project has doneo
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over the years. explain some of the projects that you want to enhance and make sure that more veterans have access to. >> i speak to warriors all the time. the last five weeks, i've met gater warriors like andrew coughlin and luke murphy and fought in our wars and came home and when the wounded project was there for them and engagements to them got them connected to other woorgarriors and that is e it starts and that yields connection to other programs like mental health programs and long-term care for those hurt. wound warrior project serves 600 families in their home. those are the projects we are not coming away from and double down on those in the future and then just hope to regain that trust and transparency and accountability. >> all right. >> great to have you here. >> thank you for coming i
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>> good luck. >> thanks, norah. "stranger things" is winning fans by keeping them on edge. >> how do i get to you? how do i find you? what should i do? >> that is a good tease there. ahead, the creators of the show ♪
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need a stronger radio. >> good. >> there is no way we are getting the weirdo in there without anybody noticing. >> i mean, look at her. ♪ >> wow. >> she looks pretty. >> you got to love it! that is a clip from the hit "stranger things." a series rooted deep in 'items nostalgia and this scene pays homage to the movie "e.t." we remember that movie. nine new episodes netflix says of the sci-fi hit will debut next year. >> stephen king is even hooked on the show so that has to be good. he tweeted the follow. set
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"stranger things." matt and ross duffer, twin brothers, from north carolina, and jamie wax, shows us the inspiration behind the series, however spoiler-free. jamie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. since its july debut, the buzz surrounding "stranger things" has only grown and in large part because of the show's 1980s nostalgia. the creators of the show the duffer brothers have generated their own buzz of cure i don't say as well. we broke up with them in an '80s themed bar in los angeles. from the outset, "stranger things" had the look, sound, and feel of an '80s classic. >> stop it! you're freaking her out! >> you're freaking me out! >> reporter: set in 1983, the show follows a group of junior high misfits on a mission to find their missing friend. along the way, they entecounr a girl with
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eleven. and a gateway into another dimension. >> i'm ross duffer. >> i'm matt duffer. yeah, we created "stranger things." >> reporter: the twin brothers behind the series who actually came of age in the '90s were inspired by the movies they loved growing up. >> our thing is could we go back to the style of summer block busters but do it in this new, new form? >> you have to think about, you know, a lot of our paper block busters like "jaws" and "indiana jones" and "gremli"gremlins" an to the future." >> one of the characters is old again. winona ryder who started a handful of memorable '80s and '90s films plays the frantic mother of a missing boy will biers. what was your approache
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>> at that point we had one script written. she really loved the script but a leap of faith on her part. without her, i don't think the show would have broken through the way it did. >> will! are you here? >> reporter: to find the right mix of younger stars. >> this isn't some "lord of the rings" book. >> hobbit. >> shut up! >> reporter: the duffer screened ruff roughly a thousand audition scripts. >> even one bad child performance, i think discredit it. >> reporter: in a video posted by actress millie brown on twitter, the brothers witnessed her transformed into the supernatural role of eleven. >> it was hard, especially with eleven, who is played by millie brown, because this is a character that doesn't have a lot of lines, but the minimute,e had a close-up and like my god. >> judging from the online buzz,
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show already has a cult following. did you have any clue it would be as successful as it's been? >> we knew it would appeal or thought it would appeal to the people like us growing up loving these movies from the '80s and then what we were hoping and praying was that it would also work for a newer, younger generation. >> reporter: do you have some personal favorite moments in the series where you look at it and you swear you're right back in 1983? >> to me, the little details, maybe not everyone picks up, but maybe some people will see that trapper paper and just be instantly brought back to another time. >> toys -- >> the millennium falcon was not easy to get. you notice it's hidden under a pillow and dustin brings it out because it was too costly to keep it there. >> the throwback hit wasn't. the duffer brothers were rejected a dozen times from
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connecting to their what they call their dream home. >> they like to break a rule and i think they like that it was -- that it wasn't something that had been done on television before. a line a like that dustin says is six but talking. eleven. >> these are crazy! >> i feel that way about that. netflix is our friend and she is crazy! but i think that is why this is so successful. >> reporter: now the brothers are busy plotting how to make season two even stranger. >> there is a lot of unresolved issues. there is still a portal to another dimension that is wide open. what we want to treat it, there new main attention and the goal that attention is resolved very much in the way you do a movie sequel. >> reporter: wednesday, netflix released this cryptic trailer offering a hint of what is to come. another hint the duffer brothers told us, video games may somehow be involved in season two. we would have more of our extended conversation on cbsn all weekend, starting rr
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>> i like you got the cbsn plug in there at the end! and more on cbsn! >> stick around. this is a good one. big debut at the philly zoo. how the newborn is bonding with mom.
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it's the redskins charitiable foundation. for those of you who haven't been here all those years, the redskins is an institution here. not only one that wons super bowls but they represent something deeper in terms of our impact on the community. >> you said fans got to interact with the players. tell me about that. >> it's really about the fans. all the players are there yesterday half the team was in re any tampa bay. that was a little


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