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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, the obamacare repeal effort fails after a dramatic late night vote in the senate. with senator john mccain dealing a surprising blow to the latest bill, the senate majority leader is now throwing in the towel. >> it's time to move on. >> plus, the president reacting to the vote just moments ago. and president trump's inner circle. in turmoil. the new communications director slamming the chief of staff in a vulgar interview and the attorney general speaking out for the first time about the preside president's criticism of him. break overnight a train crash injures dozens of people during the rush hour. we have the details and the new video coming in. a survival story. a woman talking about how she got away from a great white shark in an abc news exclusive.
it's a busy friday. we will start with that breaking news from capitol hill. the stunning defeat for president trump and the republican party's effort to repeal obamacare. >> senators were in their chamber till the early morning ho hours till leaders including vice president pence tried to secure support. senator john mccain was one of the three to vote against it and that was enough. >> the other two, susan collins and lisa murkowski who sat on either side of president trump a month ago, this photo here. he was trying to win their support. >> abc's emily rau is live with more including the president's response overnight. what's the president now saying, emily? >> reporter: well, diane and kendis, this is a major blow to president trump. the republicans' signature promise to repeal and replace obamacare is not happening and it was republican senator john mccain wassing that deciding vote. a long night in the senate, a
delayed vote and no shortage of drama. all eyescain who returned to washington to take part in the health care debate despite his aggressive brain cancer diagnosis. >> the court will call roll. >> 1:24 a.m. and minutes late later,mccain raising his arm and then lowering the boom republicans' signature promise. >> nay. >> eliciting cheers from the democrats alongit mccain republican senators susan collins and lisa voting no making it 49 to 51. senate majit leader mitch mcconnell admitting defeat. ted cruz telling cnn -- >> it's the working men and women who are left behind tonight. >> reporter: vice president mike pence working the floor for hours. no need for his tiebreaking vot
time to move forward. >> it's time to move on. >> it's time to turn the page. >> reporter: president trump weighing in online tweeting three republicans and 48 democrats let the american people down. as i said from the beginning, let obamacare implode then deal. watch.leased a statement about his decision to vote no saying the affordable care act was ran through congress on a strict party line basis and that republicans shouldn't make the same mistake that led to obamacare's collapse. diane and kendis. >> yeah, the democrats say they're not celebrating at least not yet. thank you, emily rau there in d.c. now to wing and it is playing out on the public stage. >> very public. white house communications director anthony scaramucci is speaking out after ranting to "the new yorker" abouts blaming sdmre called priebus a paranoid schizophrenic and said he and
priebus were like brothers like cane and abel but now has a different take. >> some brothers are like cane and abel, others can fight and get along. i don't know if this is repairable or not. that will be up to the president. >> the white house press secretary says the president enjoys healthy competition between his aides but she refused to say if he still has confidence in priebus. here's today's "new york post" spoofing of the escalating turmoil depicting the president's inner circle on the reality show "survivor." >> saying outlast and outpin. that removed jeff sessions from the headlines. even now as he breaks his silence following the attacks from president trump. sessions tells fox news he is standing by his decision to recuse himself from the russia investigation, a move that angered the president this past spring. but his loyalty appears to be on shaken as he continues to praise his boss. >> you've seen the president's criticism of you.
do you think it's fair? well, i but the president of the united states is a strong leader and he wants all of us to do our jobs >> sessions there in el salvador as part of his effort to wipe out a violent gang and he says that he intends to continue doing his job. senator lindsey graham warned if sessions is fired, there will be holy hell to pay. >> and the pentagon says there is currently no ban on transgender people in the military despite the president's announcement on twitter. >> yeah, the chairman of the joint chiefs says presidential tweets are not legal orders and the pentagon has received no instructions about the ban from the white house and until they receive those orders he and other military leaders say nothing is changing. >> but the entire force, the entire chain of command will always has, will today and will tomorrow and always should treat every single soldier, sailor, airman, marine, coast guardsman
with dignity and rent for their service and the cloth of our nation bar none. defense secretary james mattis has been on vacation this week and reportedly only learned of the president's decision a day before it was tweeted. there are an estimated 2500 transgender people on active leader of the boy scouts is apologizing for president trump's politically tinged speech at their national attacked former president obama and the media during his speech monday. in a statement the chief executive of the scouts extended an apology to anyone in the scouting 23578ly who was offended by what he called the political rhetoric. >> clearly a busy 24 hours for the senate. that body has given final approval to a bill that includes tough new sanctions against russia. and sources now say the president is likely to sign tha contradict i statements over the last few days about whether it would be signed into law. the bill also includes limits on the president's ability to ease
or lift those sanctions. we want to get to breaking news right now from europe w in dozens of people. a live picture here at barcelona's second largest train station. the area roped off and investigators are on the scene. the video moments after the crash, though, showing the train with a crumpled front end against m it happened during the morning rush hour. at least 48 people are injured. no word on a cause. now for a look at your weather. rain and wind heading for the mid-atlantic region from wilmington, north carolina, t wilmington, delaware. the flash flood watch runs through tomorrow and includes philadelphia. the jersey shore and cape cod may be in for rough weather later today. a heat advisory in effect for dallas where the high temperature will top 100. new orleans and the gulf coast will reach the low 90s but the west coast, midwest, even new england will be pretty
comfortable mostly in the 70s and 80s. still ahead microsoft's bill gates dethroned as the world's richest man. plus, new this morning, 10,000 tourists evacuate a popular american vacation spot and it has nothing to do with the weather. and a california woman is talking about her encounter with a great white. how she was able to get away in an abc news exclusive. i pinky promised my little girl a fabulous
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airport last month. the airport just released the video. the plane had just finished taking off when one of the engines died. the couple on board spent about three weeks in the hospital but are now home recovering. thousands of vacations in north carolina outbreak are now interrupted, not by a storm but actually by a power outage. contractors building a bridge cut an underground cable. it might now take weeks to restore power so a mandatory evacuation order is in place for ocracoke island. people have been posting photos to social media about how they're coping. fire ball carnival rides worldwide have been shut down after that accident at the ohio state fair. one person killed and seven others injured when the swinging ride came apart in midair. the cause of the accident is under investigation. all rides at the fair have been shut down. the person killed identified as 18-year-old tyler jarrell who had just committed to joining the marines.
now carter documents reveal disturbing details about a utah man accused of killing his wife on board a cruise ship. kenneth manzanares told witnesses he killed her because she would not stop laughing at him. the witness stopped kenneth fm . tesla set to roll out its long awaited model 3 with the first 30 cars going to employees at its factory in california. the four-door sedan starting at $35,000 is half the price of od electric car company is banking on the model 3 hoping to sell five types as many cars by next year. amazon founder jeff bezos briefly dethroned bill gates as the man's richest man growing to $90 billion yesterday that put him slightly ahead of gates. after a few hours thele stock
settled back on top. hillary clinton is revealing details about her book about the run-up to her stunning election defeat. the book coming out in september is entitled "what happened" and the publisher promises unprecedented candor about what it was like to run against president trump and will share her thoughts on being the first female nominee of a major party, the russian meddling and james comey. when we come back the new video released overnight showing moments after the deadly crashg. what it shows about who was at fault. and a city in pink. the mistake that caused this fairly pretty mess. >> yeah. i am totally blind. and for years i've struggled with non-24, a circadian rhythm disorder that can turn my sleep cycles upside down. it kept me from doing the things i truly love to do.
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that was dumped by an air tanker on a neighborhood in windsor, california. so the pink stuff landing on about a dozen homes and cars. there is no fire in the area and officials couldn't explain why it was actually dumped. >> pretty color at least. >> it is, nice. now for a look at morning road condition, hopefully no fire retardant on the roads but drivers should watch out for flooding in the southwest and expect wet roads across the texas and oklahoma panhandles and in most of the east. flying, airport delays are most likely in washington, d.c., philadelphia, charlotte and memphis. well, for the first time this morning we're hearing the dramatic story of how a woman survived a violent attack by a great white shark. leann ericsson was in the water with her boyfriend and after he tried to catch a wave, the shark attacked leann. it tore through her wet suit and gave her a deep wound from her hip all the way to her knee. she spoke about it directly with abc's nick watt. >> i just remember thinking about pie kids and him and then
trying to push the shark off of me and i just started digging at -- i felt like i was digging out a cup of jolo. >> that was the shark's eye. >> yeah. >> the great white that attacked ericson was believed to be between 9 and 11 feet long. she spent three months in the hospital and has undergone eight surgeries now. an incredible story and we have plenty more of it later on on "gma." newly released police body camera video shows tennis superstar venus williams moments after a deadly car accident in florida. an officer tells williams that he's not going to give her a ticket because she got stuck in a bad situation. police initially said williams was at fault but later said surveillance video shows that she lawfully entered that intersection. a passenger in the other car died and his wife is now suing williams. and federal officials are expanding an investigation into carbon monoxide leaks in ford
explorers after the austin police department reported toxic fumes were making its officers sick. the problem appears to only affect a special issued to police suv. the probe includes more than a million explorers from 2011 through 2017. in a statement ford says they're working with police customers to solve the issue. to you to florida and miami beach where a firefighter jumped into action when he saw a dog struggling in biscayne bay. the 12-year-old pup named junior has arthritis and has bad eyesight. now the firefighter emilio sanchez helped junior over to the shore where he climbed a stretcher to safety and junior was licking emilio. >> very happy to see him. time for sports. baseball highlights from espn. good morning, it's "sportscenter" from los angeles. i'm stan verrett. let's show you action for major league baseball. the nationals taking on the brewers. a whole lot of home runs for washington in the game including four in a row in the third inning.
brian goodwin led off the inning. nationals up 4-0 at that point. wilmer defoe, that one is gone too. nationals up 5-0. next batter is bryce harper, he had a home run earlier in the game. here's his second. these all off michael blaisic making his first start after 108 relief appearances and ryan zimmerman with a home run so back-to-back-to-back home runs for washington and tied a major league record with four home runs in a row and tied another major league record and win it 15-2. rays and the yankees. they went to extra innings. bottom 11, brett gardner, that will do it. yankees with a walkoff win in that celebration, though, aaron judge, their big home run hitter got a tooth knocked out. you see there. there's the tooth went flying and judge left in a hurry. yankees won the game, 6-5. they did spend some time looking for the tooth on the field at yankee stadium. no word on whether they found
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not back the president. >> all right, if they can't get past political differences maybe trump did them a favor. >> exactly. imagine when they start talking about money, kids. religion. all right, so it's the end of july and, of course, that means nfl training camps are getting into full swing. for one team it was all about the arrival. >> yeah, check out pittsburgh steelers star receiver antonio brown. that is him driving into camp in the back of a 1930s era rolls-royce. you got to add in a chauffeur. >> of course. it's all about how you coordinate everything. the ageless defender james lars harrison arrived in a fire truck. >> keeping it low key. >> uh-huh. expect nothing less. like he knows how to drive that truck, too. he's a 39-year-old legend there in the nfl. >> big poetry read by the new york giantss coach as well. lots of people like cracker barrel restaurants but this couple may have all other fans beat. >> will ma and ray yoder who
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breaking now, a train crash in spain has injured dozens of people, this video is coming into the newsroom. let's look live on sky6 live hd across center city, meteorologist, david murphy is practicing wet weather coming in today and for the weekend. those stories and much more ahead on "action news." focusin the changes taking place at the white house this week. here now your "friday
funnies." white house press secretary sean spicer resigned from his post friday and just for old time's sake he denied it. we're still getting to know anthony scaramucci. i saw his friends like to call him the mooch. trump heard that and he was like, great, what am i going to call don junior and eric. >> the mooch, hey, he's the mooch. hey, baby, can we get another round for the mooch. please. yeah. i love you spicy, amazing job. you'll make a tremendous amount of money while i take your paycheck. now take your [ bleep ] shine box and get out of here. >> scaramucci, that's sound like you would call him if you couldn't remember his name. hey, give me that new guy, the scaramucci with the hair. >> scaramucci also spent seven years working at goldman sachs. which makes me think that maybe trump's plan to crack down on wall street is just to move wall
street into the white house. you guys can put your bags over there next to russia's, go on. >> two senators were caught on a hot mike calling president trump crazy. and when the news came out literally every member of the senate was like, wait, was it me? was it me? i didn't -- no, you said it. all right. good. >> the second gobsmacker of the last 24 hours was donald trump's appearance last night at the national boy scout jamboree. it's no surprise he went to the boy scouts. with all his scandals he needs someone who is good at putting out fires. >> many fires to put out. >> yes, he does and it's been a busy weekend. just think, friday is just getting started. last friday was a busy one so it'll be a fun time. >> a lot going on in washington, d.c. plenty of fodder for the comics >> that's what's making news. >> do stay with us for "good morning america." have a great friday and a great weekend, everybody.
good morning everyone, 4:30 a.m., friday, july 28. >> we're following a developing story. an early morning vote closes the door on the senate republican bid to repeal the affordable care act. >> three people lead philadelphia police on a a run and shootout. >> let's turn to matt pellman and david murphy george.