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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, august 3rd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the republican whip grows between the parties leaders and donald trump refuses to endorse john mccain and paul ryan's re-election bids after they denounced his attack on a gold star family. now, president obama poses a question. >> why are you still endorsing him? meanwhile, military members are firing back at trump for this. >> a man came up to me and he handed me his purple heart.
this was much easier. and opponents are crying foul this morning over trump's remarks to a mother at his rally. >> you can get the baby out of here. plus, more cases of zika in miami's danger zone. monsoon storms strand drivers in parts of arizona. and an actor's family takes aim at jeep chrysler company killed their son. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning, donald trump is taking on all comers. he is refusing to endorse senior members of the republican party. he is responded to a blistering denouncement by president obama. and he is refusing to back down from his battle with the muslim family of a u.s. soldier killed in iraq.
with all of the fallout. >> reporter: good morning. fresh off his feud with the parents of that fallen muslim american soldier, donald trump is reopening old wounds within his own party. this time for refusing to endorse two powerful gop leaders in their re-election bids this month. the latest dust-up came after donald trump gave an interview to "the washington post," withholding endorsements for house speaker paul ryan and arizona senator john mccain, referring to speaker ryan, the told "the post" we need very strong leadership and i'm just not quite there yet. appearing on fox news, trump expressed similar reservations about senator mccain. >> and, you know, i've never been a big fan of john mccain and i just hate the way our veterans have been treated by john and other people. i hate it. >> reporter: just this week, both ryan and mccain stronel
who died in iraq but said they would still support him in november. president obama challenged republican leaders to take a stand. >> if you are repeatedly having to say, in very strong terms, that what he has said is unacceptable, why are you still endorsing him? >> reporter: in a snub to trump, meg whitman and u.s. richard hanna added their names to a list of politicians planning to vote for clinton. >> hillary clinton, she's going to be your president. >> reporter: three more top official at the democratic national convention resigned tuesday in the wake of the committee's e-mail hack. and hillary clinton will campaign in the key swing state of colorado today. while donald trump rallies
>> hena daniels here in new york, thank you so much. trump is taking heat for controversial remarks he made after receiving a purple heart. the declaration bestowed on those wounded or killed in action. now, during a rally in virginia yesterday, trump said that he was handed a purple heart from a retired officer who supported him. >> i said, man! that's like -- that's like big stuff. i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was much easier. >> illinois congresswoman tammy duckworth who was awarded a purple heart after seriously injured while flying a helicopter in iraq in 2004 responded to trump and she tweeted a picture of herself as she recovered and wrote this is how one usually looks when you are awarded a purple heart. nothing easy about it. there is new fallout over donald trump's comment on women who were sexually harassed at work. trump is now saying women can
or leave, it's up to the individual. trump had been sharply criticized after saying monday if his daughter yvonivanka was e sexually harassed it would be up to her to find a new job. trump son's eric followed up. >> reporter: >> e vaughn ka is a strong powerful woman and wouldn't allow her to be subjected to it. at tam subjected to that and i think that is a point he was making and i think he did so well. >> that prompted a tweet from former fox news host gretchen carlson whose sexual harassment lawsuit led to the oust of roger ailes. she said the following in a tweet. at that same virginia rally, a crying baby was going tow
toe-to-toe with trump. when the baby wouldn't stop, trump addressed the mother again. >> actually, i was only kidding. you can get the baby out of here. that's all right. don't worry. i think she really believed me that i love having a baby crying while i'm speaking. >> in the end, trump allowed the baby to stay. well, the same federal judge donald trump accused of bias because of his mexican heritage blocked the release of videos of trump's t about a now defunct trump university. trump's attorneys argued the video would be used against trump's presidential campaign. the judge agreed, but rejected a defense request to dismiss the case. we will discuss the conflict between donald trump and the republican party leaders with cbs news political director john dickerson coming up on "cbs this morning." the director of the centers for disease control says, so far, efforts to control the mosquitoes spreading the zika
15 people have now become infected with zika in one miami neighborhood. weijia jiang reports. >> reporter: transmission of the zika virus through mosquito bites has only occurred in florida but communities around the country are taking action. new york city is using special tablets to kill off mosquito larvae in its subway system and standing water is a prime breeding ground. >> we have dealt with enough crisis we know the best way to of it. >> reporter: they are spraying neighborhood in queens and in new orleans private companies are seeing a spike in business. many nervous homeowners want to make sure their property gets treated. >> i certainly think that local backyard spraying is probably not a bad thing to do. i'm doing it. >> reporter: on wednesday, crews here in miami will begin aerial spraying of repellant in a ten square mile area, surrounding
the cdc is urging pregnant women to avoid the area because zika is linked to micro encephalitis. but they say the mosquito may be resisting insect eyeds. weijia jiang, cbs news, miami. more rain is expected in heels of yesterday's downpours that triggered flash flooding. monsoon-like weather hit the area. roads quickly flooded stranding drivers. interstates were shut down and parts of the city got nearly 3 inches of rain. tropical storm earl is off the coast of honduras and expected to gain strength as it moves west. sustained winds of 60 miles per
landfall. the patients of actor anton yelchin is suing jeep chrysler. he died after the jeep pinned him between his security fence. the suit says the gearshifter was poorly designed. >> unbelievable grief. we decide prevent other families for the same tragedy. >> the cherokee model was among over 1 million vehicles recalled because its gearshifter confused drivers. he was sent a recall notice in may and another seven days after he died. north korea fired a ballistic missile that landed close to japanese territorial waters. the missile was launched off north korea's east coast and
of the longest flights by a north korea missile yet. the north fired two missiles this morning, but one blew up just after launch. and the career top taking bill bratton's place as new york's police chief wants to mend the rift with the public. jimmy o'neill will take over as the head of the 34,000 strong force next month. bratton announcedes he served as police chief in boston, los angeles, and twice in new york. coming up on "cbs this morning," commissioner bill bratton joins us in the studio. coming up on the "morning news." the white house rolls out the red carpet for a state dinner for the prime minister of singapore. later, foul treatment. the reds joey votto gets angry with a fan.
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votto signed a ball with a written apology and brought it over to the guy complete with a photo op. in the midst of a battle with leukemia, legendary nba sideline reporter craig sager got to the usa's final game before the olympics. sager is being treated as a houston hospital, not far from where the united states took the court. he greeted the guys in the locker room after the team's 110-66 trouncing of nigeria that on monday night. the slip brazil's olympic city are no worry for the usa men's basketball team. while most athletes are sharing rooms on land, the well-healed nba stars are bunking in seven foot-long beds on a floating palace. they will stay during the games on a luxurious cruise ship docked in the bay of rio. not bad. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the high cost of hosting the summer games and why some say
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there's an old saying you can't reinvent the wheel but when it comes to ferris wheels, cities across the globe have been doing just that. >> reporter: the view atop chicago's centennial wheel is hard to beat,it michigan's blue canvass as a drop, more than a million people take a spin every year. >> now it's just part of the chicago sky line. if you don't see the wheel, something is wrong. >> reporter: it stands 196 feet high. but this isn't the city's first. >> you know, with chicago, obviously, we had the original wheel here. >> reporter: the first ferris wheel was ever here in chicago.
the wheel hoping to attract tourists. people have been trying to outdo him every since. the london eye stands 443 feet. the high roller in las vegas, a hundred feet higher than that. what do you make of that? >> seems to be a war, right? it's a wheel war out there. >> reporter: it's a wheel war. if so, this is the next battlefield. new york city's staten island where the world's largest wheel is currently being built. the new york wheel at 630 feet tall will the statue of liberty and open next year. >> there are major that have certain shapes. >> reporter: rick marion is the ceo of the project. >> to us, it's not about being the biggest, it's about having a grandness of scale and more importantly, in some ways, a grandness of place. >> reporter: but with dubai building a nearly 700-foot wheel, new york won't hold the title of world's largest for long on. which leaves chicago with something none of them can duplicate.
and nobody will ever take that away from us. >> reporter: because, sometimes, history does come full circle. vladimir duthiers, cbs news, chicago. 15 people have been infected with the zika virus in a miami neighborhood. they are believed to be the first mosquito-transmitted cases on the u.s. mainland. the cdc says mosquito control efforts aren't having the desired results. pregnant women have been advised to avoid the and donald trump is refusing to endorse two top republicans. speaker paul ryan and senator john mccain. and they have criticized trump's treatment of muslim american parents whose army captain's son was killed in iraq. president obama says trump is unfit to be president and challenged the republican party to withdraw its support. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more fallout from donald trump's comments about women facing
priet now at 4:30 -- right now at 4:30 boston's first medical marijuana dispensary opens today. >> a new plan to help you know more about the restaurants you are eating at. the proposal for letter grades being debated in boston today. >> another late night on the road for the red sox. how boston let away. >> from the channel 4 studios in boston, this is wbz this morning. >> good morning to you it's 4:30 i am kathryn hauser. >> i am chris mckinnon. it's wednesday, august 3rd it feels like wednesday. >> poor chris we have to take it easy. >> i must have slept on it. >> are you going to. >> yeah hey what's going on