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manslaughter charges.. what we're learning about the men charged in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire.. and what's next for oakland... as i sit down with city council member noel gall facing manslaughter charges to what we are learning about the men charged in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire. what is next for oakland? >> state democrats are in the spotlight as investigations about possible russian ties to the presidential election. and a congressman will be here to discuss the house intelligence committee agenda. president trump pushes forward with new policies next week on job-training and u.s. relations with cuba. in the meantime, he is facing tough criticism at home. good morning. it is 7:30 a.m. sunday, june 11th. welcome to kpix5.
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investigators are trying to figure out what started a fire at 98th avenue at interstate 880 and oakland. it destroyed a number of trailers and campers but firefighters were able to contain the flames at about 10:00 last night. no reports of injuries. and intense moments as smoke fills the bart station. cell phone video shows bart writers -- bart riders scrambling. there was a problem with the insulator of the stadium. and an ultimatum to a u.s. soldier to cover up military uniform or no graduation ceremony. 18-year-old harland fletcher wanted to wear his army dress suit at the graduation ceremony at liberty high school in brentwood. but when he showed up, he was denied. in the code of military justice, covering the uniform
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could have made him subject to a court-martial. >> they said there are extra cap and downs. i said, i'm sorry. i can't do that. it is against the uniform policy. i said, i will not participate. i walked away. i talked with my parents. >> the district issued a statement after the incident saying that some prior notification and the site administration would have come to this conclusion before the ceremony. demonstrators packed the streets in more than two dozen cities yesterday rallying against the shariah law. in san jose, they were met by counter protesters. shariah is a set of religious laws as part of the tradition of islam. protesters said they organized the demonstration in response to a threat to demerit -- american democracy. >> i'm concerned that there
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is a push to have shariah law implement it. >> organizers of the counter demonstration say that it is unfounded and beliefs are bigoted. >> the idea that there are muslims trying to impose shariah law in america is absurd. if anything, we are endangered. >> police were on hand to keep the peace and the two groups did stay on their own respective street corners. >> the costa county -- custer county district attorney as part of a criminal investigation. mark peterson was elected district attorney in 2010. now the attorney general is investigating his financial activities. agents for the attorney general served a warrant on friday. but not to arrest peterson but to take his iphone, ipad and searched his office. the east bay times assess the potential charges include embezzlement and perjury. peterson admitted
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he used $62,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses including travel, hotels, restaurants and movie tickets. the admission came after the investigation of the political practices commission. in addition, peterson is the target of a separate civil case that could result in his removal from office. a judge may appoint a special prosecutor this week. the clock is ticking to finalize the state budget. lawmakers are still stuck on a few key issues including a small matter of how to spend a billion dollars and tobacco tax revenue. they have until june 15th to hash out differences. california voters appear to be unhappy with the state's new gas tax. it is expected to raise $52 billion to pay for road repair. a new poll by the berkeley institute of studies found more than 58% of voters opposed the bill. 35% approve. the bill would increase the gas tax by 12 cents and raise vehicle registration fees.
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and mayors plan to join across the nation to express solidarity with apparent climate change agreements despite president trump's agreement to pull out of the accord. mayor phillips decided to go deep green. an initiative that would add money to next year's budget to purchase 100% renewable energy. phillips said he was inspired to make the move. governor jerry brown is back in california after a high- profile trip to china where he is trying to build a coalition of states and nations to fight climate change. during his trip to china, the governor signed an agreement with the chinese government calling for research, investment and cleaner technologies. governor brown has joined world leaders in forming a coalition to limit greenhouse grasses -- gases worldwide. friday in san francisco, he welcomed germany to the coalition. although state agreements with foreign governments are not legally binding.
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>> there is a lot to be done. because of a certain lack of focus in washington, it will be more imperative for the states to take responsibility. >> california may be a leader in cutting emissions but progress has been slow. california air resources found that the state's greenhouse gas emissions dropped less than 1% from 2014, until 2015. >> with governor brown acting as a world leader in his own right, stakes are high for the next california governor. a new poll by the berkeley institute of governmental studies shows a former los angeles mayor trailing the lieutenant governor by just five points. with more than a third of voters still undecided. he is using an interesting strategy to get his name out there. he was in the studios this week where we got a look at his approach. >> there are some who have never been in the trenches. they have never been in the fight for social and economic justice.
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>> switzerland is where the world economic forum is held each year. there you can find people like bill gates. he says doubles democrats are shorthand for rich liberals including one in particular. >> it appears that he is talking about lieutenant governor newsom. newsom newsom is the front runner in the race to be california's next governor. and he has been talking a lot about him. although he never says his name. >> one candidate from the bay area, by the way -- some of us will say whatever you want to hear. some politicians, including one of the candidates have been in marin county. >> the new poll suggests that this might be working as he appears to be talking about likely voters. and a new spokesman says much
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has changed in the last eight weeks. and he knows that newsom is still the leading candidate and every pole. there are plenty of other candidates as well. for democrats, a former state superintendent is running. there is also the chance that somebody else like state senate leader kevin daly on could jump in as well. republicans officially running are businessman john cox and a former nfl player. >> as democrats fight to be the next governor, the party itself is fractured. the state democratic convention last month was contentious. kimberly ellis, who was a candidate, still has not conceded the race. >> we spoke with sean craig about what is going on behind the scenes and what some are calling the california democratic party demolition derby. >> we are seeing a real fight about whether there was a fair process for the election of the democratic party chair. kimberly ellis still has not
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conceded. >> what does this say about the whole party in general. >> we registered 3 million new voters in california last year. 40% of them are millennials. we are seeing a surge of millennial activity in the party. is making a lot of the party elders uncomfortable. >> i think it is newcomers who are upset about the trump revolution. >> things have gotten really nasty. at the convention, people were getting into arguments and verbal confrontations. it was not your usual democratic party convention. now we have more frontrunners who have not conceded. ringing and lawyers. they are accusing the establishment of stealing the election. >> it sounds like something out of trump land. >> it does sound like something out of trump land. i think the party elders would be well advised to open up the process and preserve those records.
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and to see that independent audit. >> what about the bigger question of, should they -- in the drive to get 50 plus 1%, is it smarter to go left or to the moderate? >> i think left to right is maybe not the direction we are talking about. if you want to put it in those terms, we have to go left to get to the middle. which is to say, we have to talk about universal healthcare and free college. not because they are on a left to right continuum but because people in the middle are feeling squeezed with cost-of- living. >> i think party elders have a legitimate beef when they talk about fighting for single- payer care since the 80s. we have been asking for these things as well. for these new people to come in. and that they are knocking on doors and disturbing pamphlets for decades. they feel disrespected by a lot of the new folks to the party. >> is that the natural flow of politics? >> i think that is right.
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the bottom line is, democrats win when millennials show up and we lose badly when they don't. >> now that we have single- payer -- heading into the final stretch of getting voted on in the legislature. depending on what happens there could really determine how much enthusiasm there is for the party and for certain candidates . >> there are a number of issues like that. it is the environment as well. when millennials show up, you do win. but in california, we have that open ended primary where moderates and millennials can be fighting each other as well. >> that is true. >> they have to show up. do they show up when it counts? >> we have seen republicans really enjoying watching the democrats fight over this party election. traditionally, democrats have been against requiring identification for voting. republicans are saying, see how things can get dicey
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on election day. they have had their own fun at the democrat's expense here. in any event, we are going to stick around. because oakland city councilmember noah giles is here. >> and we will talk to him about oakland after the deadly ghost ship fire. what changes are being made, or are they starting out with fairly chilly temperatures. but wait until what is coming for the end of the week. details on the forecast in a few minutes.
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at an oakland warehouse fire.. derick almena is facing 36-counts of involuntary manslaughter-- one-count for we are learning more about the men charged in the death of 36 people killed in december at an oakland warehouse fire. derick almena is facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. one count for each victim. police also arrested max harris. derick almena was the master tenant of the building nicknamed the ghost ship. he is accused of letting people live in the building illegally
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and having large unpermitted parties in the building that had fire danger. derick almena, his wife and attorney addressed the media. >> i do not want to be seen as a victim. but rather, it be acknowledged that we all need help and support. especially when dealing with crisis. we are all grieving. >> we believe that he is being made a scapegoat for persons and entities culpable for this great tragedy . >> derick almena and his lawyers are pointing their finger at police, the fire department, building inspectors and saying those agencies were negligent. harris and derick almena are due in court thursday for a joint appearance where they may enter a plea. the bail is $1 million for derick almena.
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>> joining us to talk about what is next for oakland is city councilmember noah giles. you just heard the attorney saying, basically that the city is partly responsible for lack of inspections and lack of fire code enforcement your reaction? >> i'm not here to make excuses. certainly all of us take responsibility for what took place and the loss of 36 lives. right now, the city is being very active in terms of recruiting to hire six additional fire inspectors and building inspectors. there is greater cooperation between the police, fire and public works. mostly, the residents have come forth to report activity not only in their homes and apartments and buildings, as well as on the streets. we had a big special event yesterday. in art fair. it took a long time to get all the permits necessary not only for the outdoor music, taco trucks and closing out the streets but more.
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oakland is taking action. including a database where we need to have the same information at the same time. all of those are in progress. >> let's talk about the progress. it has been six months. we had a fire chief that went on leave and retired. and we still have not gotten a replacement. >> yes. >> the seven inspectors you are talking about have not been hired. they are just going through the process. and the database is still going through the budgetary process as well. why does it take so long? >> government moves slowly. we have declared it. it is an emergency. it takes time. i can tell you that the employees we do have are more active and cooperative. and we are getting a greater response from the employees. we are going through the budget process. we have to reallocate more money for that activity. i can say all the councilmembers are in unison
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regarding that including the mayor. so it is cooperation that we have in place now. >> the other part of it is the changing of the protocol. we have yet to hear from that either. six months is a long time. >> six months is a long time. three weeks is a long time. you have to understand it is not just the cooperation within the government of oakland but you have all the other bodies engaged. we have given up setting an example to some of the warehouses challenged. but everybody gave approval to open again. but then some have not shown up in four weeks. >> what about inspections of buildings. was the city going to get out and start actively inspecting? but there was a fear that you would be evicting people. >> public safety is number one. you cannot sacrifice anyone's life regardless of any action.
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so for us, we clearly recognize that. i am not here to make excuses for anyone. we do have to guarantee this whether it is on the street, the building or your home, guaranteeing the safety. >> on that, you have a formal library in your district. the public library. we have been there. it is surrounded by fences. every couple of weeks, people move in and set up shop. you call the cops. has that changed? >> right now, the building is secure. we have made improvements on the inside. now we have insurance to be able to do that. we are taking bids bids, in terms of leasing the property. there is a major senior housing project going up across the street. they are interested in creating a community home with that. >> if there was a lesson we learned about
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government from the ghost ship, what would it be? >> one is that government has to move a lot faster. we have to recognize the challenge we have in terms of priority is. but safety should always be number one. >> are you satisfied with how oakland is reacting? >> i'm not satisfied completely with everything. we have moved to slowly -- too slowly. it takes forever to hire somebody. we are trying to strengthen those governmental directions within the city and i can say we are making progress. >> thank you for joining us this morning councilman noah giles. >> right now we will take a look at the weather outside and what you might be seeing today. what are you tracking? >> good morning. it will be a chilly day today with partly cloudy skies. the prospect of a sprinkle or two inland as the day progresses. it will be mid-60s inland today.
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a fairly cool day on cap. last night, some low clouds along the coast. this morning, some clouds and some sun. a mix. look at this afternoon. a build up over the northeast bay leads to the chance of a few showers around the bay area. not much. mainly confined to the north bay. by tomorrow, we clear out. mostly clear by monday evening. that will set a trend. by the end of the week, things change. high pressure builds in. temperatures get driven into the 90s inland by friday and saturday. today is the coolest day of the week. the warmest day, friday and saturday. so an upward trend all week long. numbers today on the chilly side. increasing sunshine this week. a big warming trend by midweek. it takes next weekend. a lot of fun things to do today. hey -- very. hot air balloon classic. the livermore rodeo, temperatures in the mid to
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upper 60s. in the mountains, some showers today. only 32 degrees at yosemite. in the bay area, a sprinkle or two in the north bay. the hills around the napa valley, not a surprise. mostly mid-60s. the extended forecast, the pressure is up. temperatures rise into the mid- 80s by midweek. by friday and saturday, we will see readings in the 90s. but not yet today. you might even have to bundle up. have a great sunday. . parents no longer footing the bill for juvenile children. with rents protection and eviction. we look at political stories from around the bay.
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the sonoma county baord of superv stop welcome back. as they say, all politics is local. here are some local stories from around the bay. the sonoma county board of supervisors voted to stop charging parents for the cure of juvenile the -- offenders. >> the county was charging parents $35 a day for time in a detention center and $150 for probation. the decision to stop the charges is expected to result in a loss of $300,000 a year. other counties that have stopped charging parents for juvenile offenders include alameda, contra costa, alameda and more. >> and residents voted against a rent control but voted in favor of the tax on cannabis businesses and a partial tax to
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offset healthcare funding from state and federal government. and the alameda city council voted in favor of protections for renters, limiting the reasons for eviction. the meeting went on for several hours with landlords pointing to the fact that voters just rejected a rent-controlled ballot measure. members of the council were not swayed. >> i stand here feeling betrayed by my city council which i feel is putting into legislation, something that a majority of citizens in the city decided very sensibly to reject. >> i am still concerned with our hard-working families. our seniors and families with schoolchildren. that is why i came forward and said, it is time to end no cause evictions. >> this new ordinance will take effect july 6th. in the next half hour, it
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is one man's word against another. former fbi director james comey testified that president trump is lying. and now trump is saying the same thing about comey. >> and president trump have five comments after the testimony of comey. we will be right back. [ birds chirping ] [ inhales, exhales ] [ announcer ] cigarettes are not just dangerous when they're smoked. [ rat squeaking ] they're dangerous long after. cigarette butts are toxic. they release chemicals that poison our water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ]
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[ seagulls squawking ] pg&e learned a tragic lesson we can never forget. this gas pipeline ruptured in san bruno. the explosion and fire killed eight people. pg&e was convicted of six felony charges including five violations of the u.s. pipeline safety act and obstructing an ntsb investigation. pg&e was fined, placed under an outside monitor, given five years of probation, and required to perform 10,000 hours of community service.
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we are deeply sorry. we failed our customers in san bruno. while an apology alone will never be enough, actions can make pg&e safer. and that's why we've replaced hundreds of miles of gas pipeline, adopted new leak detection technology that is one-thousand times more sensitive, and built a state-of-the-art gas operations center. we can never forget what happened in san bruno, that's why we're working every day to make pg&e the safest energy company in the nation. the time is _ _. good morning, i'm phil matier. i'm melissa caen. we are monitoring fall
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out from washington... after fo welcome back to kpix5 this morning. it is 7:59 a.m. . >> we continue to monitor the fallout from washington after former fbi director james comey's testimony. it was his first public statement since he was fired a month ago. he told the senate intelligence committee that he believes he was fired because of the trump campaign ties to russia. he said he was stunned when mr. trump asked him to let go of the investigation into michael flynn. and comey admits he did leak information about the meeting in an effort to get a special prosecutor appointed. >> i have seen the tweet about the tapes. i remember saying, i agree he is a good guy, as a way of saying, i am not agreeing with what he asked me to do. >> president trump's personal attorney said the president never asked comey to stop the investigation. >> the president never suggested that mr. comey
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said "let flynn go." >> he feels vindicated and looks forward to moving forward with his agenda with the business of this country and with this public cloud removed. >> it was also suggested that comey could be prosecuted for sharing privileged conversations with the president although a number of legal experts disagree. added nancy pelosi says that she is convinced that the president engaged in abuse of power. she also quickness -- questioned his fitness of office office. >> i am worried about his fitness. that is something that people in the white house have to make a judgment about. i don't think there is the courage or the conviction in the white house to say to the president that you shouldn't be tweeting something like that.
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>> in the meantime, cbs news political director john dickerson says it is no surprise that the president and his lawyer are going after comey . >> as a political matter, they want to break down his credibility. they want to undermine what he says and what he may say in the future. on the one hand, when somebody tells you they did something that was breaking the rules -- it might not have been breaking the law, but breaking the rules, do they get points for being honest or do they lose points because people think that is not how you should do it. >> you can hear more from john dickerson later this morning on face the nation after the newscast. president trump fired back calling comey a liar. and it is reported that trump is also willing to testify about that under oath. >> at the white house friday, president trump responded to james comey's testimony a day earlier. >> no collusion, no obstruction. he is the leaker leaker. >> he denied pressuring comey
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to drop the michael flynn investigation and said he did not ask for his loyalty. >> i hardly know the man. i'm not going to say, i want you to pledge allegiance. who would do that? >> president trump did say he would speak to robert mueller about the private conversation. >> would you be willing to speak under oath, to give your version? >> 100%. >> but he refused to confirm or deny if there were any recordings of those discussions . >> i will tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future. >> roughly 20 million people watched the testimony in front of the senate intelligence committee. he explains why he did not report his concerns to attorney general jeff sessions. >> our judgment, as i recall, is that he was very close to and inevitably going to recuse himself for a variety of reasons. we also were aware of things i cannot discuss in an open setting that would make his continued engagement in a russia related investigation problematic.
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>> we also just learned that attorney general jeff sessions has agreed to testify to senders about russian meddling in the election. he will appear before the intelligence committee tuesday. earlier, jeff sessions planned to commit budget issues with a different committee but says he is changing that in light of the testimony by comey. he says he acknowledges he met twice with the russian ambassador during the presidential campaign. and i california senator was there for the testimony of comey. she was also cut off during her questioning of rod rosenstein. take a listen. >> are you willing or are you not willing to give him the authority to be fully independent of your ability to legally fire him? >> he has -- >> yes or no? >> he has -- >> the chair will exercise its rights to allow the witness to answer the question. the committee is on notice to
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provide the witnesses the courtesy which has not been extended all the way across. extend the courtesy for questions to get answered. >> mr. chairman, respectfully -- >> this witness has joked -- >> mr. rosenstein, would you like to answer? >> i am not joking. >> harris wanted to know as special counsel robert mueller would receive full independence from the justice department during his investigation into russian interference in the 2016 election. >> much of america was watching the exchange. and melissa and i spoke with harris's campaign strategist about the lead up to her debut in the national spotlight. >> she kicked it into a different gear. she would acknowledge that. one thing she said to the san francisco chronicle as she was coming into office is that she felt the handcuffs were off. it is more about harris
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standing up and fighting for what she campaigned on. >> enough of the rhetoric. what kind of a boost is she getting out of this i know you are getting fundraising as a result. >> it is true. she has raised about a million dollars for her own committee since getting into office. she has raised a quarter million dollars for her colleagues, which is the biggest benefit. >> her staff is clearly on top of this. a fundraising e-mail went out -- subject line, they told me to be courteous, or something like that. she is understanding that things are happening. she is leveraging bad as best she can. >> so we may be hearing from her? >> if it were a hillary clinton administration, it would be a slow climb. and anonymous client. the election of trump had a level lysing effect in the united states. she is raising her voice. >> the democrats are really
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grasping trying to find a new pallet to get behind. all of your leadership is in their 70s. they are looking for a young new person to get behind. she fits the bill. >> she is made for this moment. if you have been on the receiving end of the cross examination, you know what i mean. >> as her time as attorney general in california, she was pick and choose. >> i will give you an example. during the senate campaign at a debate, she was asked for her position on recreational marijuana. she refused to commit on whether or not she bullet -- agreed with the ballot measure. >> now, in the senate, it is a different ball game game. >> it is a different job. it is about taking positions.
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winning cases. >> so taking a position is better for the cameras in some cases. >> in some cases. this harris we see behind the scenes is the same one. >> how much of this is a generational change in the democratic party? >> i think we are seeing a key party moment in the democratic party right now driven by an upsurge of millennial interest and outrage at the election of this president. >> it is interesting. i remember on election night, harris came out and said, this is about sanctuary. this is about upholding california beliefs. they have been running without ever since. >> one of the things to keep in mind -- while she may have come out indecisive and california -- what passes for indecisive here could look fairly out there in washington dc. maybe she feels more liberated now.
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maybe the context is a little different. so she is standing out more. >> we will be talking with a congressman about where we go from here. meanwhile locally, we have issues as well including the issue of sanctuary cities. >> we have san jose which is considering beefing up the sanctuary city policy. it would cut ties with federal immigration agents. the shield proposal would bar the city from agreeing to work with federal immigration agents . >> we are not obstructing the government. we are saying that we would like to have a say and how you do it. i think there is wiggle room there. >> the proposal would also make certain places like schools, hospitals, places of worship as well off-limits. requiring ice agents to get permission before conducting raids. the question is if this ordinance is even legal. >> it may not be
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constitutional. federal law does supersede state law and even local law. >> it is up to the council to decide if the controversial plan will shield the city from immigration enforcement or leave it exposed to legal challenges. other developing news. the pentagon confirms that three u.s. soldiers have been killed in an attack in afghanistan. they say in afghan soldier opened fire on the three after an operation to take down a base near the pakistan border. the taliban has claimed responsibility for the incident. the names of the soldiers that died have not been released. another u.s. soldier was wounded. still to come, congressman eric swalwell will be talking about comey's testimony, trump's reaction, and what is next for the house intelligence committee. good morning. starting off with fairly chilly temperatures. and ending up with fairly chilly temperatures as well.
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but wait until you hear what is happening at the end of the week. details on the forecast in a few minutes.
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lynch. he says it gave him... quote... james calmly revealed he
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was pressured by loretta lynch. he said it gave him a feeling of her wanting to change how he felt about the e-mail pro. she said to call it a matter instead of an investigation. a term similar to what the clinton campaign was saying. was also a lighter moment in his testimony as he described being invited to a now famous dinner with president trump. >> he said, how about 6:30. i said, whatever works for you. i hung up and had to break a date with her -- with my wife. it is a great excuse. in retrospect, i love spending time with my wife and i wish i did that and i. >> comey said he eventually told jeff sessions he did not want to be alone with the president again. >> joining us to talk more about the house intelligence committee is congressman eric swalwell. morning. your impressions of the testimony of comey? >> a believable.
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the president hinted that there may the tapes. and james comey came anyway under oath. what a risk it would be knowing that there might be tapes out there and to still give his testimony. if he lies, he is at risk of going to jail. i think he came across as composed. he gave perfect testimony there were things minorly inconsistent. but i think they had truth to them. obviously, there was this question about -- the president said, i hope you will make this case go away. did he really order you to do it ? if comey wanted to embellish, he could have said, the president told me to make it go away. >> so there is a lot of wiggle room for both sides. it is the interesting or irritating thing about the testimony. he seemed to be giving everybody what they wanted and not giving anybody what they needed. >> and the prosecutor said you want to have those if the
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testimony seems too fast perfectly fitting together, it looks like they are trying to put the case together. >> and jeff sessions comes in front of the senate intelligence committee tuesday. what do you make of that and where do you think he stands? >> jeff sessions has a lot of answers to give us. he says he recused himself from the russian investigation. he was the part of firing comey and hiring the new fbi director. he has had two meetings with the russian ambassador that he failed to disclose. and there are press accounts about a third one. >> while the senate does its work and the committees are gaining international attention, what is going on with the house committee? >> we want the president to get out of the way. to tell the american people how we were so vulnerable in the last election. >> how is it going? >> we are making progress. we have been able to -- >> the chair recused himself because of interactions with the white house.
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he is still signing subpoenas. it is a problem. he is still back to his old ways. staying involved. the new chair, mike conaway, has worked well. >> what do you expect to see in the weeks to come? >> i want to hear from these relevant witnesses on the trump campaign that have personal, political ties to russia so we can get to the bottom of this. >> you have two issues. you have russian interference with the u.s. campaign. you have financial and business ties between the trump advisers and russians. >> yes. >> you want to get hold of that . >> we want to see if the political, personal and financial ties converge. for example, jared kushner. he was meeting with a sanctioned russian bank during the transition period. he says it was for his roles on the transition team. the bank says it was to conduct business with the kushner
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company. both explanations are problematic. >> how do you find out the answers? do you have the tools to get to it, or is the speculation everybody talks about for months to come? >> we need access to relevant documents. we want to make that progress with the president out-of-the- way so we can tell the american people what happened. and all this chaos in washington about the russian investigation -- >> are you planning on bringing jared kushner in front of the committee? >> is an individual we would like to. >> has he responded? >> i cannot go into that with witnesses but we are trying to get relative witnesses in a cooperative matter to come forward. >> what is the next step? >> we will have an open hearing with jay johnson who was the homeland security secretary about any election machines being tampered with. right now it looks like the russians were able to go into the voter databases but we have
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no reason to believe yet that they changed any of those. >> but they might have influenced the fake news aspect, the propaganda or the rhetoric and hacked into the dnc. >> that seems likely. if we don't want to see this in 2018, we should unify so it never happens again. >> keep us posted. it sounds like it will be a roller coaster. sometimes the wind back up where you started. up and down. do you think there is something there? >> i think that these ties right now, to me, look like more than a coincidence. but there are more important things to work with, with the american people. >> thank you. let's talk about guaranteed sunshine, which is weather. what are we expecting?
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>> it will be a chilly day today with partly cloudy skies by the beach. the prospect of a sprinkle or two inland as the day progresses. it will be mid-60s inland. a very -- fairly cool day on cap. some clouds by the coastline. we should clear out to some sun and clouds. some buildups over the north east bay. leading to the chance of sprinkles. confined mostly to the north bay. we clear out tomorrow. here is monday evening. mostly clear by then. that will set a trend. by the end of the week, things change. high pressure build and big-time. temperatures get driven into the 90s inland by friday and saturday. today, the coolest day of the week. the warmest day day, friday and saturday. so an upward trend all week. numbers today are on the chilly side. increasing sunshine this week. and a warming trend starts by midweek and peaks next weekend.
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a lot of fun things to do today. a street fair. 60 degrees in the city. hot air balloon classic. partly cloudy skies. the livermore rodeo, temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. in the mountains, we will have showers today. only 32 degrees at yosemite. in the bay area, a sprinkle or two in the north bay. numbers today are mostly in the mid-60s. 61, san jose. the pressure is up. temperatures rise mid-80s by midweek. by friday and saturday, readings in the 90s. but not yet. today, you might even have to bundle up. have a great sunday. broadway is budging today as playwrights, singers and more prepare for the tony awards. it is the event of the season and being held at radio city music hall in new york city. kevin spacey is hosting and says he is excited about the shows that are nominated. this is nominated for best
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play. the tony's will be on tonight at 8:00 p.m. right here on kpix5. still ahead, sharing musical talents with the community. how one bay area woman is inspiring young people to be heard.
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sharon chin introduces us to their leader... who's this d winner.. dozens of young musicians are hitting high notes with the community service in the bay area. >> we get introduced to the leader who is this week's award winner. >> she plays the ancient chinese character. among several dozen students in the hospital benefit concert. the students are part of the bay area youth music society. the nonprofit founded 10 years ago. a talent you can share to serve your community community.
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south and east bay students aged 10-22, perform at senior citizen centers, hospitals, libraries, parks and cultural centers. >> overtime, the events raised funds for hospitals and disaster relief. >> it is spreading joy for them. >> students must audition for the program and pay 200-$400 to cover concert hall rentals and operation cost. the music selections can be challenging. but sophia wong counts on encouragement. >> we start to lose hope. she is there to be hopeful. >> she opens doors of opportunity like the chance to
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play at carnegie hall two years ago. >> they learn music. they feel proud. >> so for students to serve community through music, the jefferson award goes to jennifer mock. kpix5.
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ticket for the nearly 450-million dollar powerball.. was sold in sun city.. about 80 miles south of los angeles. the lottery says: the winner has someone in the state is waking up very wealthy. officials say the soul winning ticket for the nearly known for $50 million powerball was sold in sun city, 80 miles south of los angeles. the lottery says the winner has one year to claim the prize. is the tenth largest lottery prize in u.s. history. thank you for joining us. face the nation is next on kpix5. tune and for senators chuck schumer and lindsey graham. >> have a great day everyone.
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captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cbs >> dickerson: today on "face the nation", president trump tends most controversial week of his presidency with a promise testify under oath. >> no collusion, no obstruction. he is a leaker. >> dickerson: a defiant president trump claims he is vindicated by former fbi director's comey's testimony but the investigation into his campaign's ties to russia continue. we will sit down with republican senator lindsey graham, who is leading the senate judiciary probe into the kremlin's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. plus the senate intelligence committee republican james lankford, he questioned former fbi director james comey this week. and next week, he will question attorney general jeff sessions. we will ask the senator where the intelligence committee investigation goes next. and how are the democrats respond something. >> a cloud hanging over


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