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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, june 23rd, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." senate republicans finally reveal their health care plan, and already it's at risk of flat lining. tropical storm cindy soaks the south and spawns deadly tornados. this morning the system's remnants will um packet millions more from florida to the northeast. hoop dreams come true. the nba's number one draft pick on his future off the basketball court. and skirting the rules. a group of boys protest their school's no shorts policy to beat the heat.
good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. at least four republican senators say the gop senate bill to replace obamacare doesn't go far enough as is, and they will vote against it. majority leader mitch mcconnell says he's open to discussion, but with no democrats to support the measure, the defection of just three republican senators would sink the legislation. weijia jiang is in washington with the details. weijia, good morning. >> good morning, meg. those conservative holdouts say they're also open to negotiation. you're right. the current plan is not a true repeal of the obamacare. he says he's very supportive of the senate version, but, of course, he doesn't get a vote. >> health care's a very difficult situation. >> in an interview with "fox &
addressed the four conservative republican senators with their refausal to get on plan and replace and repeal obamacare. >> they're friends of mine. we'll get there. i have to see. >> it eliminates obamacare's insurance mandates and its new taxes on the wealthy, but it retains a decent amount of obamacare tax credit to lower americans' insurance. with every democrat expected to vote no, republicans can only afford to lose two votes to pass the bill. >> we want the bill to look more like a repeal. >> the affordable care act was president obama's crowning achievement. he wrote a message on facebook urging republicans to preserve it. he wrote in part, quote, the senate bill is not a health care bill. it's a massive transfer of wealth from poor families to the richest people in t
sentiment echoed by the democrats. >> what's a at. >>referee: success the senate will turn back the clock. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell hoped to vote on its next week after the congressional office releases its analysis on how much the plan it could cost and how many people could potentially lose coverage. well, that cbo score is expected to be released early next week, and governors in several states from both parties are also paying close attention. meg, they are worried that the senate version would end additional federal funding for medicaid within the next seven years. >> weijia jiang in washington for us. thank you. during his interview on fox news, president trump also discussed the justice department's investigation into possible ties between his campaign in russia. he cast the relationship between special counsel robert mueller and former fbi director
comey as troublesome. >> he's very, very good friends with comey, which is very bothebothe bothersome. but he's also -- we're going to have to see. look, there's been no obstruction, there's been no collusi collusion. there's been leak big comey. >> and the president appear to shut the door on speculation that he ignited possible recordings with james comey. julianna goldman reports. >> reporter: president trump returned to where he started the controversy, twitter, writing, i have no idea whether there are tapes or recordings of my conversations with james comey, but i did not make and do not have any such recordings. his admission came nooerm six weeks after he tweeted fired fbi director james comey better hope that there are no tapes of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press. >> lordy, i hope there are tapes. >>ep
tweet set off a chain reaction. comey told congress about cob ve he leaked conversations with the president. comey's gamble worked. now robert mueller is working the investigation. >> you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry. >> reporter: president trump and his support team stucknmbled. >> i'll tell you about that in the very near future. >> back in the original tweet, did the president intend to threaten james comey? >> i don't think so. >> later she explained -- >> i think it was more about raising the question of doubt in general. >> reporter: trump confidante new newt gingrich thought he was ng
it was in response to the committee where viis and democrats say they want an official statement, not a tweet. juliana goldman, cbs news, white house. the remnants of tropical storm cindy, now a tropical depression, continued to produce heavy rains as it moves through the southeast into the ohio valley. this morning flash flood warnings or advisories are posed from louisiana to pennsylvania. as it came ashore yesterday morning cindy spawned flood-producing rain and several tornados. one was injured when a tornado touched down near birmingham, alabama. a fast food store and liquor store were damaged. up to ten inches of rain were dumped on parts of the gulf coast. one death, a boy hit by a log is blamed for the storm. the americael
korea who died shortly after hoe was released was mourned by family and friends in his hometown in ohio. otto warmbier was buried yesterday. reagan messagegy reports. >> reporter: bagpipes played as he was carried in cincinnati where he spoke at graduation four years ago. many close friends were among the 2,500 mourners saying good-bye. >> he really, really just cared about everybody at the school. >> reporter: inside the service, warmbier's family displayed some of otoe's belongings including his passport and the jacket he wore during his trial in north korea. >> north korea needs to be held accountable for what happened to otto warmbier. >> reporter: warmbier traveled with a tour group in 2016. he was accused of trying to steal a prop began ta banner in a hotel and
years of hard labor. he was brought back home and died mochbltd warmbier was scheduled to graduate from the university of virginia this year. raegan medgie for cbs news, new york. this morning north korea denied it treated warmbier badly. the man who stabbed a police officer tried to buy a gun but couldn't. instead he bought a knife. there's no evidence he had any link with anyone in flint. he was a caretaker for an apartment building. he'll be due in court for tuesday. the philadelphia 76ers earn the first draft in the 2017 nba draft. >> for the first pick for the 2017
sixers select markelle fultz from the university of washington. >> as a number one pick, fultz will sign a guaranteed contract paying him more than $5 million his first year. >> i'll give my all and off the court, i want to give back to the city and everything like that. i'm just happy. >> the lakers picked ucla guard lonzo ball as the item number two pick. jason duke went third. the first seven players drafted were freshmen. coming up on the "morning news," bill cosby's latest gig. cosby plans to hold town halls to speak to young people. and netflix justice. a confession is overturned in a documentary. this is the "cbs morning news." lysol max cover kills 99.9% of bacteria, even on soft surfaces. one more way you've got what it takes to protect.
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both parties agreed on hot dogs and ice cream. it's a tradition dating back to the truman administration. bill cosby goes on tour to speak with young people. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the new york times" says bill cosby will hold public seminars this summer on how to avoid sexual assault accusations. two representatives of the comedian revealed plan in a tv interview. the sex assault case ended last week when the jury deadlocked. he still faces civil suits by women making similar accusations. 600 british high-rises have exterior panels like those on gren held tower. last week a fire killed 79 people. the u.s. has banned those panels on
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stand up to chronic migraine. talk to a headache specialist today. here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the "cbs moneywatch" facebook wants to bring the people closer. and uber wants to bring back its ceo. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, meg. health care stocks rallied after the senate unveiled its health care bill. although the dow lost 12 points, the s&p finished a point lower. nasdaq rose 2 points.
kalanick was forced to step down tuesday by top uber investors. the e-mail says nobody's perfect but kalanick can evolve into the leader uber needs today. in recent months uber received allegations of ignoring cam plants. facebook's holding its first community summit in chicago. ceo mark zuckerberg unveiled facebook's new mission, building community. zuckerberg wants to nudge facebook users into groups with problems, passions, and ambitions. he'll boost computer algorithms. sears is closing nearly 60 stores in canada. sears canada is a publicly traded kpaechlt it was granted temporary court protection from creditors. about 3,000 jobs will be
under court supervised restructuring. and this may very well be the highest flying chicken ever. kentucky fried chicken plans to send a fried chicken sandwich to the edge of space. the spicy zinger sandwich will be launched on a high altitude balloon. yesterday's launch date was delayed. kfc said it's not just an attention-grabbing stunt. it will provide more useful information for expeditions. >> why? why, why, why? what are these serious expeditions? if you wshlgts awake, you're awake for that. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you. still ahead, uniform protests. dozens of boys in england are keeping cool in skirts to protest a school policy. >> i think it's good. i don't think it's
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. warm weather prompts daring wardrobe change by some british schoolboys. they showed up at the academy yesterday in skirts. it was too hot for pants but shorts were band. no one was punished. women need to be more aware of deadly heart disease. mireya villarreal reports. >> reporter: when k.c. maurer reported shortness of breath, she waited hours before she went to the hospital. >> at 40 y
you were having a heart attack? >> no, absolutely not. i didn't feel like i had the classic tv symptoms. >> reporter: it turns out it was a heart attack. heart attack is the leading cause of death for women this the united states and yesterday the cardiologists didn't know how to make things better. >> he said, i don't know what to do with you. most of my patients are geriatric and male. don't know how to help you. >> reporter: they report a gap. while most women got a routine physical, just 40% received a heart risk assessment from their physician and almost half said they cancel order postponed a doctor's visit until they lost a few pounds. >> and that's a very dangerous thing. >> reporter: dr. holly anderson -- >> women all too often wait if they think there's a prb with their hearting and all too often they could die waiting because sometime the first sim thom of heart disease is
and that's why prevention is so important. >> reporter: maurer now takes prevention to heart focusing on sleep, healthy eating, and exercise. she's taken off 30 pounds and has gone on to run three marathons. a majority of the women surveyed said they never discussed the topic with their dom tors because they figured the doctor would bring it up if it's important. mireya villarreal, cbs news, new york. director ron howard is taking charge of a "star wars" spin-off. the directors quit this week over creative differences. it focuses on a younger hans solo. coming up on "cbs this morning," predicting earthquakes. carter enks shows us how scientists are developing an early warning system to protect the railways of los angeles. i'm meg oliver. this is the "cbs morning news."
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several other people are hurt. we are told four vehicles involved. first it's a yellow alert day. the rain is moving in right now. >> we already have an unsettled pattern moving on in, so rain and a lot of it for this morning. it's not going to be rainy all day by any means. in fact, right until about sunrise, then things start to let up. here's our pattern for today and tomorrow. we are going to see some wet weather. we have two yellow weather alert days. right now showers generally just west of the city. heavier downpours as you head through winchester and lighter showers down 95 in parts of virginia. these showers are going to move through washington momentarily putting the storm track on it about 5:01. about a half hour light showers will move on in, and then we'll have
rainfall. leonard town is5:19. more about that crash right now, four cars involved in that crash. this is going to be on new york avenue. if you're coming in on route 50 you're going to see all lanes blocked on the eastbound and westbound side. a live look shows you how things are shaping up there. you can see the pretty overwhelming response there in northeast washington. it's going to have the biggest impact for those of you trying to make your way from areas like bowie into d. c. right now. you'll find that all the lanes are closed again on the eastbound and westbound side. you will need to seek an alternate route. in terms of delays, you're going to see significant delays around this area. we're not sure when this situation could clear up. expect that closure to be in place for a while. we're going to keep a close eye on it throughout the day. we are continuing to do well throughout all other parts of town, especially in route 301, keeping a close eye on no
we're keeping a close eye on that situation involving those four vehicles. another prince george county native making it to the big time. this year's number 1 pick in the nba draft. he's the first overall number one pick. facebook is introducing a plan to protect profile pictures. the new photo guard feature is to prevent other users from downloading or sharing another person's profile picture. facebook is testing photo guard in india. you want to ace a job interview. a psychology study said be yourself. researchers looked at the concept of self-verification, which means the drive to present your authentic self. high quality candidates who
interviews. you'll need doggie treats. it's take your dog to workday. this special day is to bring furry friends to work. it all started in 1999 to celebrate canine companionship and promote pet adoption. let's just look at this for a little while. your news starts right now. this is wake up washington on wusa9. >> we've got a couple of dogs running around here. >> we do. >> happy friday everybody i'm jan jeffcoat. >> you made it. i'm mike hydeck. >> we were just talking about bring your dog to workday and i just read it in the prompter. very funny. your morning commute is going to be wet, and that's not the only rain you're going to see in the next 48 hours or so. >> that's right. i'm ron burgundy. it was one of those mornings. it's only 4:19 mike, we're just in
happy friday. the weekend is here. it's going to be wet morning as well. we do have showers moving on in, 66 is wet, and the beltway is about to be wet within the next half hour. if you're trying to know when to walk your dog, right now before the rain showers moving in or maybe put them in the car, take them off to work. 7:30, showers are still around, and then things start to clear up a little bit, especially west of 95. as we head to 10, even into lunchtime we are much drier. it will be hot and humid and also a little breezy, 15 to 20 miles per hour. for the afternoon, a few more isolated showers. that would generally be the exception not the rule, and that would kind of linger through the evening hours. our next batch of rain comes tomorrow morning. how will that impact your saturday. we'll go through that futurecast coming up in just a bit. highs today upper 80s. larry's got breaking news. we're
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