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good morning. welcome to your "new day." i'm boris sanchez. >> good morning, boris. i'm amara walker. new details in the fbi's search of former president trump's residence, sources say an attorney for trump told the doj two months earlier there were no classified records left at mar-a-lago. what does that mean for the next steps in the investigation? and acclaimed author salman rushdie hospitalized after a stabbing attack. the latest on his condition and what we know about the suspect. and a surge in migrants leaves new york struggling to keep up as buses arrive in the
city. how the immigration battle between texas governor greg abbott and new york mayor eric adams is heating up. a boom caused by a meteor. details on that and more just ahead. welcome to a new week. we're grateful you're starting it with us this sunday, august 14th. good morning, amara. >> good morning. feels like the week went by really fast and we're already at a new one. >> a ton of news, right? >> a lot of news. you to took the words out of my mouth. the recovery of top secret classified documents by the fbi, sources telling cnn that one of trump's lawyers stated back in
june that there was no more classified information being kept at mar-a-lago. but the fbi searched the former president's palm beach home and seized 11 sets of classified documents, some of which were marked top secret. >> meantime, on capitol hill, both sides of the aisle are calling on investigators to release more information on exactly what led to the search. adam schiff, the democratic chair of the house intelligence committee, has asked the director of national intelligence for a security damage assessment on all the documents that were removed from mar-a-lago. they want to learn what the fallout might be of all these classified documents being out there. republicans on the committee are demanding fbi director christopher wray deliver a briefing to detail the reasons for the search. listen to this. >> we're demanding disclosure to this committee, what was the national security basis that was an apparent immediate threat requiring this action as opposed to all the other actions they
could have taken. >> cnn crime and justice reporter katelyn polantz has the details for us. >> good morning. two months before the fbi search of mar-a-lago, a lawyer for donald trump attested in a letter to the justice department there were no classified records to be found on the property, cnn learned on saturday. despite this claim, when investigators seized the boxes this past monday in this criminal investigation, they found in 11 different places records still marked as classified. that included records at three levels of classification, even ones labeled tssci, the records that would require the most strenuous provisions for secrecy around them in the federal government, like being kept only in secured facilities. these new details now flush out the timeline that was leading up to the fbi's search of mar-a-lago. we learned of a meeting in june and a subpoena for the return of the records before the search. but this letter from trump's lawyer also adds to our
understanding of why federal prosecutors may have seen no other way to resecure the records than to go to the beach club grounds for themselves on monday. they weren't going to be given back by the president's team, that much is clear. donald trump and some of his advisers have claimed he declassified all the records he had at mar-a-lago when he was president. but when you look at what is being investigated here, obstruction of justice, criminal mishandling of government records, the espionage act, the classification status of these records may be immaterial. what matters as the justice department continues to investigate is how potentially harmful it was to have these records out of the control of the federal government for the last year and a half. all of what happens in june is likely to become important facts if there are criminal charges that do materialize here. and investigators try to narrow down who exactly mishandled these documents if that indeed occurred. boris, amara, back to you. >> katelyn polantz, thank you so much. after the fbi's sunshearch
mar-a-lago, they have been confronted with more threats than they have ever seen before. a law enforcement source tells cnn that the personal information of fbi employees is being posted online, including agents that were listed as being involved in the search. let's discuss now with cnn counterterrorism analyst phil mudd. phil, grateful to have you bright and early on a sunday morning. you dedicated much of your career to public service. and national security. i'm curious to get your reaction to these threats. >> to me this is a numbers game, a numbers game that involves not only fbi offices and fbi employees across america, but it involves members of congress. the numbers game is simple, boris. when i faced extremists around the world, there is a fringe of extremists who will believe when they receive a message from leadership that violence is acceptable. so with the groups i followed overseas we're told violence is acceptable to oppose american intervention overseas. groups in america are being told
maybe you should consider defunding the fbi, and opposing the fbi, because of what happened at mar-a-lago. my point is that in a country of 330 million people, a fringe of people who are energized and we saw that on january 6th, we saw that a few days ago at cincinnati, will say might interpret that message to mean i got to attack an fbi office or an fbi employee. i don't care political leaders say they don't intend to motivate someone to violence. if they say oppose the fbi and the fbi is your enemy and the enemy did something inappropriate at mar-a-lago, what i'm saying is a fringe percent will interpret to say it is okay to do something. the rhetoric is going to do a lot of damage here, boris. >> and, phil, unlike other officers in the u.s. intelligence community who operate mostly under cover, a lot of fbi employees use their own names. their information is relatively easily accessible. that makes them more vulnerable,
doesn't it? shouldn't that change? >> by far. for example, when you're an fbi office, one of 56 offices across the country, you have a responsibility for interacting with the community, that's everything from dealing with companies, in business districts like manhattan, to talk about cybersecurity, that happens all the time. there are things called citizens academies. the fbi brings in citizens to -- common every day citizens to explain to them this is how things like dna collection works. there is interaction every day. you have informants come in and talk to the fbi about what they're seeing on things like white collar crime. when i worked at the fbi headquarters, j. edgar hoover building, i'm walking down pennsylvania avenue from the metro station. so people are exposed and when you seeing some that happens in a place like cincinnati, if i were still taking that walk down d.c.'s pennsylvania avenue, if you're doing that, or if you're in a restaurant in cincinnati with your family, you got to look over your shoulder. i didn't anticipate it when al qaeda was coming after us, now
americans are coming after us and you got to understand one of them might be coming after you. this is unprecedented in my experience. >> phil, what do you make of the call from some republicans for the fbi director christopher wray to come forward and justify the timeliness of this search? is that something you think he should do? >> i would be extremely uncomfortable doing that if i were him. there is a couple of reasons for that. first of all, we keep going back to a common principle, i realize this is a unique case, but american citizen deserves privacy. this hasn't been indicted. this person hasn't been accused formally of a crime. so as soon as you have the weight of the federal government go out and say person x, whether that's boris or the president of the united states, is now going to be the subject of an fbi briefing, that person is under tremendous scrutiny. i would also say you got to remember if you're the fbi -- the attorney general, the law of unintended consequences. you open the door by starting to talk.
remember the attorney general didn't open the door on the documents, on the search warrant, the president did. as soon as the attorney general starts talking about the case, people say we need updates. we need to know when the case closes. we need to know why you did this additional search. there is a lot of downside to him speaking and not a lot of upside. >> phil mudd, as always, appreciate your time and your expertise. thank you for joining us. >> great. so after a brutal attack, the agent for author salman rushdie says he has started to speak again. >> yeah, that's good news for now. he was on a ventilator after several hours of surgery after being stabbed more than a half dozen times at a speaking event in western new york. his agent also tells "the new york times" rushdie has liver and nerve damage and may lose an eye. he faced death threats for more than 30 years over a book he wrote that angered muslim extremists. >> the man charged in the stabbing hadi matar pled not guilty to attempted murder in
the second degree and other charges. his public defender says matar has been very cooperative and communicating openly. >> according to a newly released forensics report, the gun used in the fatal shooting on the rust movie set last october could not be fired without pulling the trigger. >> apparently fbi testing showed the gun had to be partially or fully cocked before firing. the report also noted that it may not be possible to re-create the circumstances which led to the gun firing without pulling the trigger. keep in mind, last year alec baldwin told abc news he never pulled the trigger of the gun that killed director of photography halyna hutchins and injured director joel souza. coming up, an american family is among those injured in a shooting attack in jerusalem. we're going to have the latest on the investigation. and millions of americans waiting to see if president
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at a bus stop and parking lot right outside the old city walls, one of the main entrances for both religious pilgrims and for tourists to go into the old city into the holiest sites of the old city. from what we understand the shooter attacked a bus while people were loading and unloading and another location in the parking lot injuring at least eight people. several of them are in critical condition including a woman who was pregnant. she had to deliver her baby by emergency c-section. her and the baby are in serious condition now. we also know that four potentially now potentially five of them are american citizens, some of them were american tourists. we know that for sure. some of them may have been dual nationals, american and israeli citizens. the embassy in jerusalem confirmed that american citizens were among those injured but said they are not providing further detail while they gather information. the u.s. embassy says they're shocked and saddened by the actions and condemn all acts of terrorism and actions that
exasperate tensions. the shooter initially fled, it set off a massive manhunt across jerusalem that included helicopters and hundreds of police and military forces. but in the early hours of this morning, he actually turned himself into the police. the police now say they have his weapon. now, a security source telling cnn that the suspect is from east jerusalem and holds israeli citizenship. israeli media is saying he is a palestinian. boris? >> hadas, i want to ask you, we're still getting information in, but do we know there might be any connection to the recent violence in gaza? >> yeah, this is coming less than a week after that recent escalation in gaza lasted almost three days, saw israeli air strikes targeting palestinian islamic jihad sites in gaza, more than a thousand rockets were fired from gaza toward israel, leaving dozens of palestinians dead. and while the cease-fire has been holding, as far as we know this suspect, as far as we
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so this week president biden is set to sign the inflation reduction act into law. and this is timely. it is the latest in a string of wins for his administration, as democrats are trying to convince voters to let them keep control of congress in the midterm elections. >> in a tweet, biden hailed the passage of the bill on friday saying in part, quote, the
american people won, special interests lost. cnn white house reporter kevin liptak with us now. as you know, last month this bill was not going anywhere fast. now it is likely going to be a big part of biden's and democrats' pitch to voters. >> it will. and democrats feel pretty good they have now kind of an affirmative message to take out to the american people and as you mentioned, the president will sign this into law next week. that will probably be kind of a low key ceremony. biden is out of town. most members of congress are out of town and then in september he'll bring everyone together for sort of a bigger celebration at the white house. but the work is really just beginning on telling the american people what is in this bill, how it will benefit them, and what white house officials say is that the president, the vice president, members of the cabinet will start fanning out across the country, telling the american people what's in here, what they benefit from. that might sound a little familiar, this is probably the fourth or fifth time the white house has said the president
will be getting out into the country to sell his vision to the american people. he's always been kind of way layed with events back in washington, but they do describe this as the most intensive push for the president's agenda so far. and democrats really do hope that this can become kind of a turn around moment for them. it was exactly a year ago that the fall of kabul happened in afghanistan, that really sort of precipitated the drop in president biden's approval ratings. of course, high inflation fueled that over the last year or so. and now democrats really do feel like they have something to use on the campaign trail to push back against those arguments against president biden. so look for that in the coming months and weeks before the november midterm elections. >> and kevin, obviously dominating the headlines former president donald trump, the search at mar-a-lago, the waiting for him to declare that he's going to run in 2024, how much of biden's messaging do you
think going into the midterm elections is going to involve the former president? >> yeah, i think this is so complicated for president biden because he's tried to keep himself at such a removed from the legal proceedings and particularly over this past week you've seen the white house really be very hands off about what is going on with president trump. and in a way, it is kind of overshadowing what they're trying to sell. you saw that sort of play out in real time on friday. just as this bill was going through final passage in the house was when that warrant got unsealed and it started dominating the headlines. and so that's something that the president has always kind of struggled to breakthrough the noise that surrounds a former president trump. i think on the whole, democrats do feel pretty good that when voters are reminded of this chaos that always surrounded trump that they will come out looking a little better, but president biden, i think, cannot necessarily go out on the campaign trail and say that
because he needs to keep himself at such a distance from these events. so what democrats and what white house strategists say is that the president will instead go after what he calls the extreme maga agenda, framing republicans as extremists and democrats as looking out for the american people, and american families through this new piece of legislation. >> we will see if that messaging works. kevin liptak, great to see you this morning. thank you. but there is one issue that millions of americans are waiting for president biden to take action on. and that is student debt. an estimated 45 million americans owe a staggering $1.75 trillion in federal and private student loan debt. the average amount comes in at just under $29,000 per borrower. right now, repayments of those loans remain on pause, but only for a few more weeks as a pandemic freeze is set to expire at the end of august. what the president will do next is still unknown, even as the
white house says president biden is on track to reveal his plans soon. >> the president understands how student loans could affect a family, and how the pressure of that can really be a lot and put a lot of weight on a family's purse or economic situation. so we understand that. he's making -- he's going to make his decision on this and when he has something to say, we will share that. >> natalia abrams is president and founder of the student debt crisis center, whose mission is to spark policy change to end student debt. what a great mission you have. thank you so much for joining us, natalia. so you just heard the white house press secretary there saying president biden understands the financial burden of these loans. i do as well. i was saddled with tens of thousands of dollars of debt out of university, but you say that even as officials have -- they
met with activists and advocates like you, but you're saying what is needed is a meeting between the president and actual borrowers. you think that will make the difference? >> yes, so as the press secretary said, you know, the president says he understands, but we want to make sure he knows it to be true. the common themes that we're hearing from borrowers is uncertainty, anxiety and guilt. there are so many questions surrounding this payment pause ending at the end of this month, wh where, we're one period away from payments resuming and i just -- if he are to make the decision now or meet with b borrowers to make the right decision. mr. president, we need you to cancel student debt, to be bold, and have no cumbersome process for borrowers to jump through. >> i want to talk about debt cancellation. i want to hear about what some
of the students and the bo borrowers have told you about the debt burdens and how it impacts their daily lives and what exactly is it that they want, debt cancellation, but in terms of an extension, how much longer would help? >> we have been polling borrowers throughout the pandemic and borrowers are just not ready to pay. some say they'll never be ready to pay. i don't know how long. every month it gets more difficult with inflation. i know this month was a little better, good, but with the price at the gas pump, the price of groceries and let's be clear, borrowers are using this temporary pause to pay off debt, to buy groceries, to pay for their children's location. i don't know of student loan borrowers going on vacation and abusing that privilege. we need some clarity. we have had six extensions now and the payment pause extension is not policy. we need lasting meaningful
policy, so people can move on with their lives. >> policy meaning canceling debt. so how much debt, and how do you apply it in a fair way that, you know, anyone who has debt can feel like it was meaningful? there are some who went to private school and have six figure debt versus those who have only, only in quotations, you know, $15,000 debt. >> right. i know. it is sad we say only with 15. we need to cancel as much debt as we possibly can. while income limits may seem fair, they cause application. and that application process as we have seen time and time again with repayment programs, with public service loan forgiveness, with the college student, they fail borrowers all the time, especially borrowers that need it the most. >> what about tackling the cost of college? when i was in college, many years ago, it was expensive,
but, i mean, nowadays, i'm sitting down with my husband, planning our children's future, and we're doing the math on how much it would cost, even for them to go to a public university, and it is mind boggling. should we be talking about lowering the cost of college or, you know, making it free in many more cases? >> yes. absolutely. that's the next step. first we're going to cancel student debt. then we need to tackle the costs of college or we'll be in this $2 trillion crisis again. so both need to happen to solve the student debt crisis, but this is the one that is first up. >> have you gotten any sense from the people you've been talking to, you know, what president biden will decide in terms of at least the extension? >> well, we had heard reports, i think we're all hearing the same reports that the student loan juggernaut or system has not
been turned on yet. borrowers have not been notified about repayment, so reading between the lines or reading the tea leaves, it seems very unlikely. but i can't say that and give people comfort. the president has to come out and say that. that's the only way borrowers have comfort and trust me, the tears and the fears are palpable from the borrowers we speak to in the last two weeks saying the first question is what is going on september 1st. do i have to take money out of my account, yeah? >> for sure. that uncertainty has to be unnerving for sure because, you know, it is your livelihood. natalia abrams, we'll leave it there. thank you. >> thank you, amara. texas governor greg abbott is busing dozens of migrants to new york city. he's not the only republican governor doing it. we'll tell you what democrats are doing to respond. more on that ahead. ready?♪ ♪ ♪let's go♪ ♪
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>> reporter: this is the scene in washington, d.c., as migrants arrive to the city from the u.s./mexico border. republican governors greg abbott of texas and doug ducey of arizona, both fierce critics of biden's immigration policies, began sending migrants to the capital earlier this year. now abbott is also sending them to new york city. >> it is just a mean and cruel thing that he's doing. >> reporter: migrants are placed on buses without plans for what happens when they arrive in the cities. it led to a difficult humanitarian situation on the ground that is largely being addressed by shelters and nonprofit groups. this is the managing director of san move first response with offices in washington, d.c. the group has been trying to shore up resources to keep up with the pace of arrivals. >> we don't have the capacity to meet every bus, but we try to at least meet half or more. we then give them a warm meal,
hygiene kits, we give them guidance on how to get to their next destination. we have shelter for up to 50 people, we priority women with children. and then we're able to do tickets for a percentage of them. >> reporter: migrants on the buses have already been processed, and are released in the united states while they go through their immigration proceedings. d.c. mayor muriel bowser has called in additional resources, including, she hoped, the deployment of the national guard. >> we have a growing humanitarian crisis that we expect that the federal government expects is going to only worsen. >> reporter: but the pentagon declined that request, arguing it would negatively impact the readiness of the guard. the days long journey originates from different points along the border. 37 buses have been sent to washington, d.c. from arizona, carrying nearly 1400 passengers. and more than 100 buses have arrived to washington, d.c. from
texas. abbott just began sending migrants to new york city last friday. is the city under strain? >> yes. >> reporter: d.c. council member breeann nadou says they have assisted for yearses but texas d arizona overwhelmed the system. >> this is being played out by republican governors on the border states. >> reporter: abbott maintains his actions are in response to the administration's poor handling of the border. adams condemned the texas governor's actions and recently issued an emergency declaration to procure shelter and other services. >> i don't think anything is more anti-american than shipping people on a bus 45 hour trip without any of the basic needs that they have or direction or coordination. >> thanks to priscilla alvarez for that report. we should note in a statement the white house said that it is in regular contact with mayor adams and his team, and they are
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you. most of this plan is about saving water, conserving it and building more storage space rather than channeling water out of california and southern california. that's one of the reasons why we wanted to show you this spot in the l.a. river. we have miles of concrete infrastructure that is built to channel water out to the ocean, just looking south right here, this goes on for 20 miles. and what governor newsom is proposing here is to build storage space, cisterns, reservoirs, to keep water in california, rather than sending all of it out into the ocean. so to put up his bullet points of what he's proposing, 4 million acre feet of storage space. reservoirs, cisterns, to keep water in when it rains, sometimes heavily across california in the winter months. also recycling waste water, water that goes in your neighborhood drains and comes up to rivers. channels like they also wants to recycle. third point taking salt out of ocean water, taking salt out of
brackish water to drink. listen to him on this point. >> this technology is much older than i. it is much older than each and every one of you and the reality is we need to be more creative and we need to be more aggressive in terms of not just promoting this technology, but delivering on its promise, moreover delivering on its potential. >> reporter: so it is about creating new sources of water but reserving the water we get. here in august, we have a few inches of water in the l.a. river. but amara and boris, in the winter months, this channel would be raging, feet and feet of water, flooding in the winter months the goal is to capture the water and save it for years to come. back to you. >> mike, thank you so much. puerto rico is facing a climate emergency. officials say that beaches are eroding at an alarming rate because of destructive hurricanes, flooding and, of course, rising sea levels. >> cnn's leyla santiago has
more. >> reporter: off the tropical waters of puerto rico -- do you see this as an emergency -- >> this is an emergency, absolutely. >> reporter: ernesto diaz of the climate change council warns beach erosion is destroying the island of enchantment at an alarming rate. in fact, the very ground we walked on here was gone the next day. this was all connected, we walked from here to over here with sand underneath our feet and coastal erosion has taken it away, leaving this house very vulnerable on the beach. and it makes the point that the people of puerto rico need something done now. the local government has deemed this neighborhood an emergency zone for 25 homes because of coastal erosion. it is the latest crisis on an island caught in the cross hairs of climate change, destructive hurricanes, sea level rise, flooding, extreme heat, the results of a planet that is warming. >> more islands like puerto rico
do not -- the greenhouse gases are the problem. but we're the first ones that feel the impacts. >> reporter: climate change, what does that mean to you? >> we believe it, we see it. >> reporter: half the population lives in poverty according to the u.s. census. >> one storm, it will wipe this road out. >> reporter: down the street, the u.s. army corps of engineers recently built this rock barrier, designed to prevent erosion. they will not benefit from that protection since the house fallsout side the project's boundary. >> you had politicians, decisionmakers, government officials come here and you've shown them all of this. do you feel -- >> we all show them. >> reporter: do you feel like they're listening? >> like i said, they tell you they're listening, they sound
really, really nice, they say a lot of stuff, but don't come up with nothing. >> i would say to him after these conversations, i'm going back to washington, d.c. and my staff will be following up in a matter of weeks. >> reporter: that's the head of the u.s. environmental protection agency. epa administrator michael regan. he visited puerto rico as part of his journey to justice tour, an effort to shed light on environmental issues that disproportionately affect people in marginalized communities. >> i know that these people have faced systemic racism. i know these people have faced environmental injustice. and i know that we have to do something about it. >> reporter: part of the solution, he says, resources from the bipartisan infrastructure law, more than $50 billion in funding that can tackle issues like flooding. but on the island, repeatedly battered by climate change, an island where the government said more than half of its beaches are experiencing erosion, even before hurricane maria, skepticism remains. >> we want to hear specific,
when are you going to do something? when? we don't even care what. when. when are you going to start doing something? because anything they do is better than nothing. >> that is correct. i mean, boris, i see these s stories i feel like we have been talking about extreme heat, monsoon flooding, droughts, extensively. and climate change is here and it is nerve-racking watching what is happening and so many places and you're from florida, i'm from california, we know these are areas where they're really impacted by climate change. >> and sadly something you find around the world is that it is most often communities that are marginalized, disadvantaged, that will bear the brunt of all that is to come with climate change. >> yeah, yeah. >> unfortunate. >> scary. moving on now to a loud boom heard across parts of utah and idaho. surprised some residents on saturday. >> yeah, turns out it was likely
a meteor caught on camera shooting across the sky. this high altitude meteor blew up, you see there very briefly across the screen. it hit the atmosphere and burst into smithereens. there were doorbells and home cameras that recorded the sound for two minutes. watch this. >> wow. >> [ bleep ] is that? >> look at the -- look of shock in her face. my gosh. i would be scared. >> my sentiments exactly. i probably would have run inside. that would have been the thing to do there. utah's governor spencer cox confirmed it was not an earthquake. in all likelihood it was that meteor. before we head to commercial break, want to give you a quick reminder, there is an all new episode of "united shades of america" tonight. here is a preview. >> what do you feel like are the most harmful stereotypes that
tourism create and support about indigenous folks? >> we have been villainized. we have been objectified. we have been fetishized, man. >> yeah. >> i got to get out there and dance. i got to get out there and play the flute. we have been lied about. the idea that indigenous nations are primitive, that we didn't manage this whole continent, that is the stereotype is that we need somebody from outside of us to save us. these are our sacred lands. we need to make a move here in the black hills, but we fell for a trick there. that doesn't mean that we stop there. >> as a black american, i know we have fallen for some tricks too. i say it, i say it again. you've been had. you've been took. you've been hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amok. this is what he does. some people call this hate teaching. i'll stop. that's my malcolm x teaching. >> that's right. >> an all new episode of "united
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even though it is preseason, the first full weekend of nfl football is upon us. >> yeah. coy wire has been waiting for this since february. since the super bowl, practically. he joins us this morning. >> look at that big smile. >> good morning, coy. >> these games don't officially count, but there is so much riding on them. some younger players will see
their hopes and dreams come true, some others crashing down. but even established stars are tuning up. the chiefs four time pro bowler quarterback patrick mahomes picking apart the bears yesterday, tuning up to the tune of 660 0 yards including this opening drive. and how about former stanford standout justin reed, proving his worth beyond the chiefs starting safety spot. he kicked an extra point in the closing seconds of first half. he had a 65-yarder in practice last week. steelers rookie quarterback kenny pickett couldn't have had a better ending for his very first game in the nfl. tied at 25 in the fourth against seattle, time running out, pickett whips it to tyler snead who dives in for the game winner. pittsburgh winning 32-25, pickett making his case to replace long time starter ben roethlisberger. finally, feast your eyes, we had some french fries on the field midgame, two offensive
lineman destined to be teammates. wesley french and will fries, going viral, just for standing next to each other. and they're super sized, hopefully got an endorsement deal for those big fellows coming in the near future. the vikings and raiders later today and six wnba games with two playoff spots on the line. >> i'm still stuck on 307 and 309. >> a lot of french fries. >> yeah. >> coy, thank you. and the next hour of "new day" starts now. good morning and welcome to your "new day." i'm boris sanchez. >> i'm amara walker. new details in the in the fbi's of former president trump's residence. a claimed author salman rushdie hospitalized after a