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captions paid for by nbc-universal television. it's thursday, july 28th. coming up on "early today" president obama delivers one of the most important political speeches of his career, criticism of donald trump and a look to the future. >> the audacity of hope. america, you have vindicated that hope these past eight years and now i'm ready to pass the baton and do my part as a private citizen. >> the democrats are hoping to maintain the momentum leading to tonight's historic hillary clinton moment. asking russia as only the donald could, to hack children
tennessee's e-mails. facebook has 2 million subscribers and more on a hot summer thursday. "early today" starts right now. >> good morning everyone. i'm alex witt. they are calling it one of the most by president in recent his rhode island president obama offered his strongest endorsement of hillary clinton yet. >> i can say there has not been a man for woman, not me, not bill, not no body to serve as president of the united states of america. >> i am ready pass the whattal and do my part as a private citizen. i'm asking you to reject cynicism and reject fiear and
elect hillary clinton as president of the united states. >> clinton's history making nomination wasn't the only topic on president obama's mind. listen to his counter punch to last week's republican convention. >> ronald reagan called america a shining city on a hill. donald trump calls it a divided crime scene that only he can fix. it is because he is selling the american people short. we are not a fragile people. we are not a frightful people. our power doesn't come from self-declared savior promising he alone can restore order. we don't look to be ruled. anyone who tlents our values,
fascists or kmcommunists or home-grown demagogues will fail in the end. >> they gave some of the strongest attacks death sentence donald trump -- attacks againstd trump so far. >> i say trump is a fraud. >> a bottomless vessel o of egotism to advance his favorite cause himself. >> no major party nominee in the history of this nation has ever known less or has been less prepared to deal with our national security. >> i say this out of a firm concern for the future of my children and my grandchildren, donald trump cannot become our commander in chief. >> trump says he wants to run the nation like he is running his business. god, help us.
i'm a new yorker and i know a con when i see one. >> the third night of the democratic convention focused on gun reform and national security with family members of those slain in charleston and mass shootings calling for change. it included gabby giffords dlif delivering a speech five years after she recovered from a -- speaking is difficult for me but come january i want to say these two words, mad dame president. >> the evening also served as tim kaine's introduction to the company. >> trump is a guy who promises a
lot but you might have noticed, he has got a way of saying the same two words every time he makes his biggest, hugest promises. believe me. does anybody in this massive auditorium believe donald trump has been paying his fair share of taxes? folks you cannot believe one word that comes out of donald trump's mouth, not one word. >> but it was donald trump who stole the lion share of the headlines when he denied any involvement with russia. he encouraged them to go after the former secretary of state. take a listen. >> i will tell you this, russia, i hope you're able to find the
30,000 e-mails that are missing. i think you will probably be rewarded by our press. let's see if that happens. that will be next. >> trump later posted that same statement on twitter. his campaign manager told reporters trump made the statement while others are take it full value. jonathan alter says one democratic senator thinks trump may have violated the logan act which bars private citizens. tracy joins us. what can we expect to hear from her? >> well, alex, tonight there will not many headliners from hillary clinton. that is by design. andrew cuomo thinks it is almost over for trump. pennsylvania's governor will appear here even though ohio's
governor did not appear. there will be military endorsements, chelsea clinton is introducing her mother. the final night is designed to keep the focus on hillary clint clinton. after all of these endorsements she is the nominee who has got to bring it home. she has to convince voters to support her in november. it will be a challenge even in this room. in the party there are democrats who have still skeptical of supporting hillary children tli. by the way, they are doing construction here this morning. they slb working on it all night long making stage changes. so thing mace look a bit different tonight as well. coming up today matt sits
down with chelsea clinton. tonight the democratic national convention at 10:00 eastern and 7:00 p.m. pacific. one a man said let's off some cops. it happened inside the new york bus terminal late last night. two men were allegedly smoking marijuana when one of them, an 18-year-old said let's off some cops. the other man was surprised and turned the suspect into police. the officers took that 18-year-old into custody and found a fully loaded revolver in his bag. the man who turned him in lives in a homeless shelter and was released after being interviewed by police. many killed and several others missile after landslides
in napal. watch as this suspension bridge is swept away. two people were rescued alive yesterday. more than 100 houses completely damaged. tens of thousands still living in tents after a deadly earthquake that hit the area last year. we don't have that much rain but we could sure use some. >> we may get some. nothing like those pictures. that was incredible. we have had a dry summer in the northeast and mid-atlantic and portions of the ohio valley. this is southern ohio from boling green to charleston is all under a wachtch. the other story, severe weather
possible. it could see super cells and isolated tornado. it is from goodland here. the heat in the west continues today. what a streak we are on in vegas. today will be eight in a row. it lwill be a close call over te weekend. there is good news. we do call it off. we go fromeak of ten in a row over 100 degrees. i think vegas would be okay not breaking the record over 110 in
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flashes of bright lights streaking across the night sky all across the western u.s. this morning. the mystery is solved, so what was it? and the torch is lit and passed along at the democratic convention with a hug. president obama and a cast of democratic a-listers make the case for hillary clinton. the devastation to our south continues. more homes going up in flames with thousands still threatened. "today in the bay" starts right now. very good morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. we're going to start with breaking news. all lanes of a major freeway are closed. let's get right to mike inouye. >> not a good morning for the nimitz