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your cell phone or connected tv. i'm matt pieper, cbs news, new york. it's thursday, june 23rd, s. new evidence. cbs news obtains exclusive photos from an upcoming documentary about former president trump and the 2022 election fight. how it's impacting the january 6 discussions. today i'm calling on congress to suspend the federal gas tax for the next 90 days. >> pumping the brakes on high gas prices. president biden wants relief for american drivers, but his plan is already facing a roadblock. placed on leave. there's new fallout for the uvalde school district police chief stemming from last month's mass shooting. well, good morning, and good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green.
we begin with new developments about the capitol riot investigation ahead of another pblic hearing today. cbs news has exclusively obtained two images showing british filmmaker alex holder interviewing former president trump and his daughter ivanka. it's part of holder's three-part documentary series called "unprecedented," following trump's final weeks in office. it also includes never-before-seen video of the insurrection. all the footage has been turned over to the white house select -- rather the house select committee which will interview holder privately today. it plans to hold additional hearings next month because of the new footage. trinity chavez is in new york with the preview of today's fifth public hearing. trinity, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. this committee has already said it believes former president donald trump was a part of a nspiracy to defraud the united states. and today they will continue to argue the former president pressured state and local officials to overturn the 2020 election results. day five of the house select
committee hearings is set to reveal how president trump tried to pressure the justice department to support his false claims of election fraud. in its series of public hearings investigating the january 6th capitol attack, the committee is aiming to lay out a trail of evidence showing that even many who were in mr. trump's inner circle warned him that his efforts were unfounded. >> the president's own attorney general, bill barr, said he told the president about these claims of massive fraud affecting the outcome of the election. >> i told him that the stuff that his people were shoveling out to the public were [ bleep ]. i mean, that the claims of fraud were [ bleep ]. >> reporter: among those expected to testify today is former acting attorney general jeffrey a. rosen. the session is expected to examine a january 3rd, 2021, meeting inside the oval office where the president reportedly discussed replacing rosen with jeffrey clark. clark was a lower ranking administration official who supported mr. trump's claims of widespread election fraud. now cbs news has learned the
u.s. capitol police security detail is expected to be expanded for all committee members following a rise in threats. that's according to a congressional source familiar with the matter. it's unclear, though, exactly when the security detail would begin but likely before members head home for the fourth of july recess. >> trinity chavez in new york. thank you so much. and you can watch today's hearings starting at 3:00 p.m. eastern here on cbs news and, of course, the cbs news streaming network. breaking overnight, all six people on board a helicopter were killed when it crashed in west virginia. the chopper used for tourist flights crashed onto a highway in a mountainous area in rural logan county. officials say that the helicopter was on fire when crews arrived on the scene. there's no word on the identity of the victims. federal investigators are trying to determine the cause of the crash. the white house wants to save you a few bucks at the gas station. president biden is asking congress to pause the gas tax for three months.
but his proposal faces an uphill battle even from some democrats. natalie brand reports. >> reporter: president biden is asking congress to give drivers a bit of an off-ramp at the pump this summer. >> i'm calling on congress to suspend the federal gas tax for the next 90 days, through the busy summer season. >> reporter: the federal gas tax is about 18 cents per gallon meaning a savings of $2.70 for every 15 gallons if oil companies were to lower prices by that amount. >> we have to get around. we got to pay the price. >> reporter: drivers say it would be better than nothing. >> every bit helps, but it would be nice if it was more help. >> reporter: but many lawmakers are already putting up a roadblock with even democrats divided. >> it's easy to take away a tax. it's hard to put one back on. >> another gimmick. another band-aid. >> reporter: president biden wants to see individual states implement their own gas tax holiday. analysts say that could have a bigger impact on drivers. >> states generally charge more
than the 18.4-cent federal tax. >> reporter: patrick dehaan with gas buddy cautions the tax holiday could backfire in the long run. >> cutting prices risks americans' increasing consumption which could eventually cause prices to go up down the road. >> reporter: federal reserve chairman jerome powell told lawmakers wednesday that the high energy prices are out of his control. >> there's a little -- food prices is a bit more mixed, but for oil prices they're set at the global level. >> reporter: the energy secretary is meeting with top oil company ceos on thursday to urge them to boost domestic production. natalie brand, cbs news, washington. uvalde, texas, school district police chief pete arredondo is now on administrative leave. he's come under intense criticism for the way he allegedly handled the police response to last month's school shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers. the school superintendent says that he placed arredondo on leave because the facts of what happened remain unclear. officers armed with rifles in a school hallway waited for more
than an hour before entering the classroom and killing the gunman. juul's popular e-cigarette could be taken off the market as early as this week. the "wall street journal" says that the fda is preparing to order juul to stop selling its products across the country. it comes after a nearly two-year review of data supplied by the vaping company which wants to keep selling its tobacco and menthol-flavored product. juul was blamed for fueling a surge in underage vaping before the government banned all sweet and fruit flavored e-cigarettes two years ago. >> if fda continues to ban the sale of the flavored e-cigarettes that are so popular to kids, we have an opportunity to reverse the e-cigarette epidemic before it becomes a long-term problem. >> researchers say a standard 5% juul pod has as much nicotine as a 20-pack carton of regular cigarettes. the desperate search for survivors continues in
afghanistan after a powerful earthquake hit a mountainous region there. residents in the remote area near the pakistan border used their bare hands to comb through rubble. at least 1,000 people were killed, and an estimated 1,500 hurt in yesterday's quake. the u.n. says that at least 2,000 homes were destroyed. many made of stone and mud bricks. the taliban issued an urgent plea for international aid. coming up, trademark battle. ohio state university wins the right to use one of the most common words in the english language. and later, making child car seats safer. the government announces new crash tests after a cbs news report. this is the "cbs morning news." news." ♪pour lower sugar for me♪ ♪ohh so subtly sweet♪ ♪pour lower sugar for me♪ ♪all new from pure leaf♪ ♪pour lower sugar for me♪
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ukraine would still need to meet certain political and economic conditions which could take many years. after the russian invasion, ukraine pleaded its case to become a member. ohio state won a trademark battle, and an nfl team owner will be subpoenaed. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "the washington post" reports a house committee says that it will issue a subpoena to washington commanders owner daniel snyder. snyder refused to testify at yesterday's hearing looking into the team's workplace culture. the commanders are under investigation for allegedly fostering a toxic work environment including sexual harassment of female employees and verbal abuse. nfl commissioner roger goodell testified at the hearing virtually. >> it is clear to me at that -- that the workplace in washington was unprofessional and unacceptable in numerous respects. bullying, widespread disrespect toward colleagues, use of demeaning language, public embarrassment, and harassment. no one, no one should experience workplaces like the one they
described, especially not in the national football league. >> the nfl fined the team $10 million last year after an independent investigation found a lack of respect toward women. snyder stepped back from day-to-day operations. the "los angeles times" says a surfer was seriously hurt in a shark attack along the central california coast. it happened yesterday at lover's point beach in monterey bay. paddle boarders rushed the man to shore. he suffered injuries to his leg and stomach. firefighters launched a drone to search for the shark, but it has not been spotted. the beach will remain closed until saturday. and the "columbus dispatch" says ohio state university won its battle to trademark the word "the" on clothing. the federal government approved the request this week. it allows the use on branded products including t-shirts, baseball caps and hats. ohio state began pursuing a trademark in 2019 after fashion retailer marc jacobs filed an
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t-bone collisions. the move comes after a series of reports by pro publica and cbs news in 2020. it was discovered that booster seats received a passing grade during side-impact crash tests even though test dummies were violently tossed around. the federal reserve chairman issued a warning about higher interest rates, and kraft macaroni and cheese is getting a new look and a name change. matt pieper has those stories and more in today's cbs "money watch" report. >> reporter: stocks gave up an afternoon gain and ended slightly lower on wednesday. the dow lost 47 points. the nasdaq was down 16. s&p 500 losing 4. federal reserve chairman jerome powell says higher interest rates could cause a recession. during the first of two days of congressional hearings, powell said it's not our intent and outcome at all, but it's a possibility. rising fuel costs and supply chain disruptions have sent prices skyrocketing this year. senator elizabeth warren urged powell to proceed cautiously and avoid setting off a recession
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has a lot of attitude, and he's a little crazy. actor michael j. fox will receive an honorary oscar. the academy announced that the 61-year-old will receive a humanitarian award at this year's governor's awards ceremony in los angeles in november. fox is being honored for his contributions to cinema and his work to support research for otrs receiving an honorary oscar this year are songwriter diane warren and directors peter weir and euzhan palcy. her b.e.t. nominations. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." . i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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our top stories this morning -- the house committee investigating the january 6th attack on the capitol holds its fifth public hearing today. lawmakers will focus on then-president trump's efforts to pressure justice department officials to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. you can watch the hearings starting at 3:00 p.m. eastern here on cbs news and the cbs news streaming network. and president biden wants congress to suspend the federal
gas tax for three months. that could help save drivers up to 18 cents a gallon. his proposal faces an uphill battle on capitol hill even among some democrats. mr. biden is also calling on states to suspend their own gas taxes. how do you say thank you to a family for saving your life? jan crawford has the story of two families and a bond that spans nearly 80 year >> reporter: when the greek restaurant became a culinary casualty of the pandemic, owner vasilios kanaras had doubts about the future. ♪ >> everything we had we sunk into that old restaurant. >> reporter: he didn't know the past is what would save him. >> in 1943 you were 7 -- >> reporter: his mother angela and her friend josephine velelli becker were children in greece during world war ii. when the nazis invaded the country, the family in mortal danger. >> they were fighting. they were killing people. it was bad.
they killed my father's two brothers. >> reporter: at great risk, angela's family hid them for a year. do you think about what your father did for your family? >> oh, my god, yes, it was the best thing you could do. >> reporter: after the war, both families moved angela's family would never accept any payment. 80 years later, finally a way to give back. after vasilios lost the first restaurant, the family pooled money to help them open a new one. >> i was stunned. i was speechless. >> my son will never forget them. and they are going to continue it for another 80 years. >> reporter: a lifetime of friendships for two families through tragedy and triumph. jan crawford, cbs news, maryland. coming up on "cbs mornings," virginia republican governor glenn youngkin makes a stop at our times square studio to discuss gas prices and gun laws. plus, soccer star and
olympic gold medalist brianna scurry talks about the 50th anniversary of title nine and her new documentary "the only." and we will talk with singer-songwriter chloe bailey about her album and b.e.t. award nomination. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪ ♪