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"cbs this morning." from the broadcast center here in new york city, i'm demarco captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, march 15th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." new this morning, we're getting a look at president trump's leaked tax return. how the white house reacted and the thankful tweet from the president's son. and spared from the snow. big cities mostly dodged the monster storm, but millions of people are digging out in the northeast as travel gets back on track. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you.
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i'm anne-marie green. well, a portion of president trump's 2005 tax return has been leaked. the white house said publishing the return is illegal but acknowledged mr. trump made more than $150 million that year. the president refused to release his tax returns during the campaign, breaking a long tradition. hena daniels is here in new york. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. president trump will meet with auto executives in detroit today before holding a rally in nashville. the events come just a day after mr. trump confirmed details of a tax return he filed with his wife melania. >> what i have here is a copy of dona donald's tax returns. mosts before msnbc host rachel maddow revealed the documents on air. >> the first amendment gives us the right to publish this return. >> in a statement monday night
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it shows mr. trump paid $30 million in income. a tax rate of 25% adding that it's totally illegal to steal and publish tax returns. msnbc said it received two pages from journalist david kchlt johnston who received a copy of the return in his mail bakraoui from an unknown source. >> it's entirely possible donald sent this to me. >> it comes as james comey was asked to respond to a letter, asking him to hand over any evidence. >> they're about to screw up big time. if they keep running to the intel committee and nottance that letter. >> they're also trying to salvage their health insurance plan after the budget office projected it would leave more americans uninsured than before obamacare was enacted. >> a mistake like mine that had
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medicaid expansion, we have considers. >> the white house says it is now working to make changes to the bill. and the bulk of his tax bill, $31 million, was due to the alternative minimum tax in 2005, a tax that the president has previously said he wanted to abolish. in a tweet donald trump jr. to rachel maddow, quote, proving to your hate followers proving how successful trump is. we'll talk to john dickerson about the significance of mr. trump's leaked tax return. and big cities on the east coast were mostly spared a huge snowstorm. the packet of the massively winter system shifted and the predicted monster snowfall totals never materialized but the storm was still the biggest of the winter and some inland areas saw up to 2 feet.
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blizzard posts remain in maine and new york with freezes in the deep south. it made for near white jouts conditions overnight near roanoke, virginia. today most mass transit is up and running and schools are open but at least three deaths were blamed on the storm and nearly a quarter of a million customers lost 8,000 over the past two days stranding thousands. kenneth craig has our report. >> reporter: parts of the northeast are digging out from the late season storm and also brought blizzard conditions to north adams, massachusetts. this tractor trailer lost traction on a boston bridge. drivers struggled to make headway in albany new york once they were able to dig out their cars. in delaware ice took town power lines and sent a tree crashing
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into this home in wilmington. >> it's like a car accident. you see the car coming at you and you can't do anything about it. >> reporter: people in southern new jersey felt the coastal rain, snow, and sleet. >> feeling like a tiny icicle stabbing you in the face. >> reporter: the brunt of the storm missed new york city. the national weather service said a little more than 11 inches of snow fell here, just enough to delight these tourists. >> for those of us in los angeles, snow seems very romantic, but when you kwlo get out in it, it's a little more daunting than you'd expect. >> reporter: it would give plows a chance to clear runways before reopening on tuesday. but like many the poconos, the snow is welcome. >> reporter: meteorologists say the snow bonita won't gwon't go. it will stay 10 degrees below average for the next several
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days. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. >> you heard it from our meteorologist eric fisher of wbz. >> for some, we end up with historic snow totals especially around binghamton, new york. now, the snow continuing for parts of new england and new york state today. we'll see scattered areas of snow, strong binlds, and cold temperatures. there will be some additional accumulation as we head through wednesday, not at the same rate we saw the other day. the cold is pouring in. we're feeling it all across the u.s. temps 20 degrees below average over the next couple of days. after all that warmth, we're headed back to winter. low 40s at raleigh, 40s in atlanta, staying in the 60s in orlando, florida, and then by the time we wake up on thursday morning, a lot of teens and 20sing. 30s down to north florida and since we've had so many crops
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bloom early, plants in the east, the mid-atlantic, h could leave some damage for a lot of them, especially the peach crop that bloomed early this year. we're watching for a little more snow. we head into st. patrick's weekend. rain and snow swinging through the northeast. we'll have to watch the storm on sunday and may continue to wat highway. one vick tame said a cell phone in his pocket -- rather a cell phone was in his pocket when he was shot. the come mmandant of the marines vowed to use whatever was at his disposal to hold
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marines responsible. for some, that was not enough. >> if we can't crack facebook, how are we supposed to be able to confront russian aggression. >> senators grilled the top u.s. marine for more than two hours over a scandal uncovered on social media. current and former members sharing photos of female marines online. some of them were nude, prompting lewd and threatening comments. >> it is a serious problem when we have members of our military denigrating female marines who will give their life to this country. >> i don't have a good answer for you. i'm not going sit here and duck around this thing, i'm not. i'm responsible. i'm the commandant. >> general robert kneller acknowledged they did not have a social media policy but that's changing. >> marines have got to unsz that using social media to degrade, denigrate, be disrespectful to
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another marine, it's not who we are but it's illegal. >> reporter: the website is a by product of an ongoing problem of some male marines not accepting women in the ranks. >> don't you think this has kind of stepped all aover recruiting of young women? >> senator, we're talking to our recruiting folks because the urine irony is we're trying to increase the number of the women in the marine corps. this certainly, i would say, is not helpful. >> right. >> reporter: general kneller promises to do better starting with a trip to camp lejeune. folks on the southwest coast of florida are assessing damage after a pair of tornados caused destruction. at least 24 homes and other buildings were damaged. tony orr was watching tv when the twister hit monday night. >> i got down on my knees.
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those are glass dloors, too, that blew out. he could feel it exploding on the back of his neck. >> reporter: the tornados packed 120-mile-per-hour winds. no serious injuries are reported though. and miami fire officials are inspecting a fire that shot flames 50 feet into the air. a building and two boats were detroited. several other boats were damaged. some work was being done on an engine inside a building and something went wrong but the cause of the fire is not known. coming up on the "morning ," dramatic video. a car slams into a gas station and causes a fireball. and antarctic, roadwork? this is the "cbs morning news." especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto...
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♪ i came in like a wrecking ball ♪ whoa. a collision leads to a fiery crash in seattle. police say an uber driver's suv hit another car and smashed a gas pump. the driver was hospitalized. the passenger was not seriously hurt but uber fired the -- fat leonard admits to defrauding the navy of tens of millions of dollars. "the seattle times" says more mexican tourists are choosing canada instead of the
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u.s. canada had 70% more mexican visitors in of all months, december, than in the same month in 2015. tourists say they're offended by president trump's hoss tiltd toward mexico. the u.s. coast says the prime minister of canada will attend a broadway musical tonight. it's about welcoming passengers after being stranded. the "oregonian" shows them patching potholes. their facebook page wants to show that all an arthists are not destructive. still ahead, family guy. we'll show you a man who became an internet sensation after her kids' interruption. >> now she wants to talk to you.
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that sent u.s. prices low e. the dow sank 44 points. the nasdaq fell about 19 points. president trump will nominate goldman sachs banker james donovan as secretary of the treasury. he's manager of the goldman sachs group sales. he's also an adjunct professor at the university of virginia law school. he will report to treasury secretary steve mnuchin, also a goldman sachs alum. american airlines says it's adding free meals in its economy class in some of its coast to coast-flights. from los angeles to san francisco. they'll add breakfast and chips and dessert. about a month ago delta announced they were bringing back some meals on flights. >> and visa is letting you faye for your purchases with sunglasses. they look like regular sunglasses but they have a chip
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our top stories this morning, the white house confirms that president trump made more than $150 million in 2005 and paid $38 million in income tax. part of mr. trump's tax return was leaked. the president refused to release his tax return in the campaign breaking a tradition. the storm along the east coast fell short when it shifted slightly to the west. but some areas still got more than 2 feet of snow, transportation was disrupted, and schools were closed. at least three deaths are blamed on the storm. more than a thousand flights are canceled for today. the big storm has done something many thought was
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impossible. it brought a democrat and republican together. chip reid has their excellent adventure. ♪ on the road again ♪ >> reporter: republican congressman bill herd in the blue shirt and he drove through texas. they rented a chevy impala and hit the road. >> we're doing 1,600 miles from san antonio to washington, d.c., and we would love to take you all's questions. >> they're live streaming on facebook and periscope. we caught up with them on skype. they said they're already reaching some bipartisan compromise. >> we both ordered a number 2 with cheese from whataburger. >> reporter: and when they don't agree -- with congress, the house is sharply divided with everything from health care to taxes they said members need to get to know people in the other party the way it used to be.
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>> we hope more of our colleagues take this lead and we see more of these bipartisan road trips. >> it wouldn't have happened without the east coast getting shut down. before we go, though, late night moment from the road tripping lawmakers. i'm anne-marie green. >> we need to get a little more johnny cash.
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♪ love is a burnin' thing ♪ and it makes a fiery ring ♪ love, my wild desire ♪ i fell into a ring of fire ♪ i fell into a burning ring of fire i went down, down, down and the flames went higher ♪ ,,,,,,
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i'm kenny choi. and i'm michelle griego. thanks for waking up with us as we take a live look at sfo this morning. it is wednesday, march 15. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego.
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you can already hear roberta if you can't see her. you can always hear her. how are you doing this morning? >> good. >> oooo dramatics, wasn't it? >> i was taking the turn into oakland out of the tri-valley this morning and i got smacked with this big bank of low clouds and fog and i'm like, hello, baby! a cooldown. the clouds tell you so much. right? don't they talk to you? >> um -- [ laughter ] >> not as much as they talk to you. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> i can see that glaze in your eyes! [ laughter ] >> okay. well, the clouds are talking to me this morning. the clouds are suggesting that we have the return of the precious marine layer that will cool us down significantly today. we already saw the cooldown begin in half moon bay. temperature-wise, oh, those need to be really updated. the computers are slacking at that. but meanwhile our satellite- radar, this is an incoming weak disturbance. under it we have a bank of low clouds and fog. we'll e


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