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people that i represent right. >> let me ask you a question about this question of taxes. you're being audited. you said you won't release your returns. what about releasing a summary? that's what candidates will do, it will show your deductions, your tax rate, will you do that? >> of' already released my financials, which are massive, and by the way, we've shown a tremendous company. it's over 10 billion in net worth that i've built with a small starter loan years ago. that's down and filed in the federal elections office. and if they want to see it they can see it, and obviously, all of your cohorts have gone through it in great detail. you don't learn very much from tax, hey, john, you don't learn very much from tax returns, let me tell you right now. but when you're under audit, you don't give your papers. i've been under audit for so many years. every year i get audited for i
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i've been audited. and i think i'm being singled out, and it's not a fair situation. i have friends that are very wealthy, and i say, you get audited? they don't know what i'm talking about. it's very unfair. >> let me ask you, it's also been raised about foreign workers in florida. the "new york times" said there were people who wanted the job. you said basically you could only find foreign workers because there weren't americans who wanted the jobs. but the "new york times" said there were beam people who did want the jobs. >> d's very hard to hire qualified people. and a lot of people didn't want the job because it's a three or four month job, it's just during the season. we call it the hot season, the high season. it's hard to get people. everybody is working. and then during the offseason, it's easy, but we don't have the people during the offseason, because the club closes during
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so a rot of people don't lot of people don't want a part-time job. >> are' saying companies should come babb here, build their products here, have american workers. why wouldn't they say a version of what you're saying? they can't find workers. >> they're full-time jobs. when you're talking about that kind of thing you're talking about full-time jobs. a lot of the people we've made offers to, when they hear it's part-time job or a four month or five-month job, i understand this, they're not interested. they're american people, they're not interested. what you don't hear about is the thousands of people that i do hire. i have thousands and thousands of people on my payroll. over the years, i have had tens of thousands of people who work for me. are' picking out one club that has a high season, and it's very, very hard to get people in palm beach during the season, the social season. >> michael hayden said that if you ordered u.s. forces to kill
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which you've suggested and also to use water boarding as you've also suggested, that they would refuse you. what's your response to that? >> i don't know what he means by refuse. i can only tell you there's a lot of bad things going on. they're chopping off heads in syria and all over the middle east. isis is doing a number and plenty of others beyond isis are doing it now. and all i know is that when they start chopping off heads, we have to be very firm. we have to be very strong. we have to be very vigilant. i heard his statement and we have to be very strong. can you imagine these people that chop off heads of christians and plenty of other people and they do did routinely and drown people in big steel metal cages. they drown them. they leave it in for a half hour and pull it up and everybody's dead. when they talk about us with water boarding, they have to give me a break. if we're not going to be tougher, we're never going to win this war. the cbs
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bernie sanders insist his lop-sided loss to hillary clinton in south carolina will not be repeated. in virginia, battleground trackers shows sanders trailing
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in georgia, he is down by 28 points. >> it was a disappointing loss. there's georgia, virginia, texas. when analysts look at that map, they say there's not a plausible path for to you the nomination. what's your response? >> my response is that i'm in minnesota. i think we're going to win in minnesota, colorado, oklahoma, massachusetts and vermont. and i think we have a number of states coming up that we're going to do well, possibly winning in california and new york state. so i think we do have a path to victory. now i won't tell you that we didn't get beaten and beaten very badly yesterday in south carolina. i congratulate secretary clinton on her victory, but for us, that is about as bad as it's going to get. >> when you look at the progress you've made, which surpasses all analysts who would have looked at your campaign from the beginning, even given the
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you've made, is there enough time left? isn't time kind of running out? >> well, no, i don't think so. on tuesday we're going to have 800 delegates selected. i think we're going to win a very good share of those. we have major states coming up. and the important point is that people throughout this country are resonating to our message, and the message is that super pacs and a corrupt campaign finance system are destroying american democracy. we're proud that we have received 4 million individual contributions, more than any candidate in american history at this point, and i think, john, people understand that the economy is rigged. they're working longer hours for low wages, all the income and wealth, almost all, is going to the people on top. even in south carolina, as badly as we did, and we did very badly, we won the votes of
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the future of the democratic party, the future of this country is involving young people in the political process, getting them to stand up for their rights, dealing with student debt, which i got to tell you is just crushing people all over this country. making public colleges and universities tuition free, those are the ideas we are bringing out, demanding the wealthy and large corporations start paying their fair share of taxes. this is what younger people, working class people want. that is the future of the democratic party. >> but in order to create the kind of movement you've been suggesting and that you want, you're going to need to attract african-american voters, and your economic justice message just didn't siege eem to hit home in south carolina and other places. isn't that kind of a fatal flaw? >> well, no question. let me be very clear. we did really, really badly with older african-american voters.
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on the other hand, if you look at the younger people, african-american younger people, and whites, we did much better. so, again, i think our message, the clinton campaign was very strong, remember, this is their fourth campaign in south carolina. two for bill clinton, two for hillary clinton. they had it well organized. they did well and i congratulate them. we came into that state something like 7%, 8% in the poll. it was a tough row for us to hoe. but i want to thank all of our supporters, the members of the south carolina state legislature who stuck with us. >> let me ask -- >> but we are confident in the future. >> our polls show that one bright spot for you is that a big majority think that you are more honest and trustworthy than hillary clinton. what does it say to you, though, that voters three believe that, clinton? >> well, i think people cast their votes for a number of reasons.
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polls, you'll probably find that many, many people think that our views are closer to what they believe the future of america should be. our views are closer on economic issues. a lot of those polls come down to demographics, to age, to how much money you are making. look, at the bottom line is we started their is campaign, john, 3% in the polls in the last few weeks we've been in the lead or reasonably close to secretary clinton. in texas, would you have seen 10,000 people out in austin, 8,000 people out in dallas. we had a wonderful turnout in ro-chesser, minnesota last night. i think we have a lot of momentum.
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state has an election, it's
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winter, but one very special duck just gets under the covers. steve hartman found this hart heartwarming story on the road. a lot of kids go to the park to see ducks, but kylie takes her duck to see the park. snowflake comes here to swim around the pond and then returns when called, because snowflake truly believes that kylie is his mother. and the duck is not alone in this delusion. >> i'm his mom. >> reporter: you're not really his mom. >> yep, i'm his mom. >> reporter: how did you first find out? >> that he was a duck? >> reporter: no, that -- kylie is unbearably cute, and since i never did recover to ask that question again, let he just tell you that kylie first noticed snowflake's attachment the day the browns brought her home last summer. >> look, look, look, he follows her.
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reason, the duck imprinted on kylie and just had to be by her side, no matter what the hour. when snowflake refused to stay in the back yard, kylie's parents, ashley and mike, say they had choice but to give him a diaper and make him a house duck. >> he goes everywhere the ducks are allowed and almost everywhere they're not allowed. i don't know if you've had a 2-year-old or 5-year-old that wouldn't leave home without their plan key? she would not leave without her duck. and nothing's negotiable. >> reporter: snowflake goes to the beach in summer, and on the sled in winter. he even went trick or treating as olaf, the snowman from "frozen". and over time, snowflake and kylie have formed a bond like most of us will never know. >> it's special, even at 5 years old, that i know that that's the type of person she's going to be.
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to make a great mom some day. mostly because she already is. >> you know, some day he's going to grow up and go to college. what? >>. >> reporter: steve hartman, on the road, in freeport, maine. >> that is the overnight news for this monday
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presidential primary day of all. with one day left until super tuesday, a new poll shows donald trump and hillary clinton ahead in key states. also a virginia police officer gunned down on her first day on the job. an army sergeant also accused of killing his wife. the flint michigan water crisis, newly released e-mails reveal office. and the gymnast who is blowing up the internet and breaking the routine. >> this is a very traditional sport, and what you did is very non-traditional. >> not traditional at all. this is the "cbs overnight news." welcome to the overnight news. on march 1st, some candidates might get their last chance. super tuesday brings primaries and caucuses in 12 states. for rm
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the delegates needed. and for democrats it's about a third. a new poll shows donald trump leading in states except for texas where cruz leads. we have both races covered beginning with a new controversy surrounding trump today. here's major garrett. >> i don't know anything about david duke, okay? i don't know anything about what you're even talking about with white supremacy or white supremacists. >> reporter: donald trump demured when he would condemn supportive comes from david duke. >> i don't know what group you're talking about. you wouldn't want me to condemn a group i know nothing about. >> reporter: but trump's remarks today are 180 degrees from his stance friday when he was asked about david duke's endorsement. >> i didn't even know he endorsed me. i des avow.
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massachusetts, john kasich says trump has some explaining to do. >> donald trump refused to disassociate himself and condemn white supremacists. we don't have any room for white supremacists in the united states of america. >> reporter: ted cruz took to twitter. in virginia, marco rubio called trum's position unbelievable. >> we cannot be a party that nominates someone who refuses to condemn white supremacists and the cue ku klux klan. >> the republican party is not treating me right, and they're not treating the people that i represent right. >> reporter: and there's some evidence to support trump's claim. a new battleground poll found that more than half of republicans in three super tuesday states, georgia, texas,
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party does not represent them well. the poll also showed voters in those states think trump offers the most optimistic message. trump picked up the endorsement of jeff sessions. >> major garrett, thank you very much. hillary clinton expanded her lead over bernie sanders with a prime air r ir airary victory. >> tuesday primary, thank you. >> reporter: hillary clinton stormed into arkansas and tennessee on sunday, setting her sights on the handful of southern states that vote on super tuesday and trying to capitalize on her momentum with black voters who propelled her landslide victory in south carolina. nearly 90% of african-american voters backed clinton yesterday, breaking the record set by then senator obama in 2008, that spells trouble for bernie
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clinton's momentum heading into states where the democratic primary electorate is more diverse. >> we did really, really badly with older african-american voters. i mean, we got decimated. >> reporter: the vermont senator has racked up delegates in iowa, new hampshire and nevada mainly with white, younger voters, but as he goes south, he is visiting states where the demographics play to his favor, like in oklahoma where he campaigned today. >> now i'm going to need your tuesday. i'm going to need your help to [cheers and applause] and i'm going to need, i'm going to need your help to win the general election. clinton meanwhile, is turning her focus away from sanders and pivoting to her next
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donald trump, even if like earlier today in a memphis church she's not mentioning his name. >> i said last night america's
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get behind one candidate. voters don't seem to be listening to that message. >> when voters hear establishment, they view that as a bad word. they are less likely to any candidate who is too tied to the establishment. >> but they're not just siding with trump because they think he's anti-establishment, they also think he can win in november. >> they also think he's in the best position to win in november.
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the young police officer is being remembered tonight. she was killed this weekend during her first day on the job. following an awful series of events in northern virginia. >> reporter: prince william county police department posted this picture of rookie officer ashley gwendon, about to start her first shift. the caption -- be safe. >> she was literally sworn in the day before, on friday. >> she interned for the police department. >> she clearly had a passion to serve others in a way that went beyond herself. >> reporter: she and two other officers responded to a domestic disturbance on saturday. when they arrived, suspect ronald hamilton opened fire from the front door. >> we have three officers that
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>> reporter: gu her training officer along with jessie hempen were wounded and are expected to survive. >> officers provided first aid to the wounded officers, and as rescue staff could get on scene later in the afternoon, officer guindon succumbed to her injuries. hamilton is an active duty staff sergeant who works at the pentagon. no one knows which he fired on the officers. neighbor leon harris described him as a gentle giant. >> the guy was a great guy. great neighbors, just something must have snapped. >> reporter: early sunday morning, more than 100 patrol cars lined up outside the hospital where the officers what taken. they provided escort to a young woman whose first day on the job tragically became her last.
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court tomorrow. he faces one count of capital murder of a police officer and is held without bound. and the state's attorney will seek the death penalty. anger over a police shooting sparked dangerous protests that shut part of downtown salt lake city. >> reporter: violence exploded late saturday night after a salt lake city police officer shot a 17-year-old black teenager in the chest and stomach. his friend saw the shooting. >> when the cops came, they ran up and told him to stop. and when he was turning around, they shot him. i know he got, i seen his chest and his stomach. >> reporter: police responded to a call to break up a fight outside this homeless shelter. police say they opened fire after mohammed refused to drop the weapon.
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the first reporters on the scene. >> the witnesses were very worked up. very angry. you could tell there was a lot of passion. so many people saw this. at any given time there were 50 or more people standing outside the homeless shelter. >> reporter: protesters launched bottles and rocks at police. >> the witnesses say this was about race. in fact, several people were walking by, chanting "black lives matter." >> reporter: also the officers wear body cameras and will release the video of the shooting as soon as possible. meanwhile, mohammed is in critical condition. and two officers are on routine paid administrative leave. in heston s hesston, kansas, we have a survive story. >> reporter: adam miller came face-to-face with the shooter. >> i saw him come around the corner, and he just looked kind
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so i told him he needs to run, there's a fire. and he just looked confused. so i told him again, and he said i know, and then he shot me. >> reporter: cedrick ford shot 17 people, including 14 co-workers, quilling three of them before police shot and killed him. investigators believe he acted out in violence after being served with a protective order taken out by an ex-girlfriend. across hesston today, it was a time to come together. at sunday's services to honor the victims, and at a town hall meeting where sergeant chris carter, one of the first on the scene was embraced by the community. >> the people that worked at that place were phenomenal. their actions were heroic that day. >> reporter: hesston strong has become a motto here. >> they're all going through a really tough time. the least i could do is come out and help. >> reporter: for many, healing means forgiveness and
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>> i don't know what he was going through, but obviously, he felt this was the way out, and so my heart just aches for him. >> reporter: there will be a memorial service tonight at hesston high school. next week, ford's ex-girlfriend is expected to face a judge for giving him weapons knowing he was a convicted felon. syria remains relatively calm, two days into a he cease-fire, but the quiet has brought little comfort. >> reporter: three years a the city of homs was the fiercest front line of the war. then they moved on, leaving a wasteland and hundreds of thousands of homeless people. in some parts, residents are trickling back, reestablishing the essentials of life, commerce, even school. this is day two of the partial cease-fire, and people are
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will hold. right on the edge of town, we can hear the sounds of fighting, though. but with no monitors anywhere, it's impossible to say who is attacking whom. the numerous reports of violations today underline what a fragile thing the partial truce is. but 48 hours in, everybody agrees, things are much quieter than they've been in years. though the kind of lasting peace to rebuild in a place like this still feels a long way off. elizabeth palmer, cbs new, homs. in iraq, dozens were killed and about a hundred hurt. a group affiliated with isis claimed responsibility. a series of gas explosions in a russian coal mine have killed at least three dozen. it happened in northern russia,
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81 minors were rescued after the original blast, but those still trapped are presumed dead. coming up, we follow the new e-mail trail in a flint water crisis. and a cruise ship threatened with a sequel. cbs news will be right back. did you know there's a cough liquid that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym twelve hour cough liquid.
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thousands of e-mail released this weekend show how the michigan governor's office struggled to handle a water crisis in flint. we've been reporting on this story for months. we have this update. >> reporter: just weeks before governor rick snyder declared flint's corrosive river water unsafe to drink, there was a push to discourage a push back to the old water-source. the governor's aide was told, gentlemen, in the attached is a description of what it would cost to reconnect to detroit water. the estimated cost was $12 million a year. the city eventually did rekent to detroit water in october of 2015, days after the governor
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the announcement was triggered by an independent study that linked lead poisoning in children to the river water. one thing we keep hearing is that the governor is not involved or is detached. this would be good to show that he's there and he cares. and if we don't announce until he's there, we can avoid the protests and still get the optics. the protests have continued. the fallout was eerily predicted in an e-mail sent more than a year ago when the governor's special prongs projects manager wrote, this is a public reasons crisis waiting to explode nationally, friday the government admitted he should have been more directly involved back when his aides first e-mailed about the problem. >> that's where i'm kicking myself every day. i wish i would have asked more questions. i wish i wouldn't have accepted answers.
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>> reporter: snyder says he's working to expand health care coverage for residents and subsidize their water bills.
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this time it seems better safe than sorry. the ship was damaged by 30 foot waves and hurricane-force winds earlier this month. it is one year old and based off new jersey.
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hindu festival in india. an elephant went on this rampage. started picking up truck and flinging them around. no one was hurt, including the man who was on the elephant's back. some winners on the baseball field will no longer get their just desserts. the baltimore orioles have banned the tradition of smashing wins. they say it's about safety and the pie smashing can be too dangerous.
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finally, tonight, talk about
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many picture something like ballet set to classical music. but we introduce you to a gymnast stretching the limit to a different beat. >> reporter: gymnastics is all about grace. >> nice. >> reporter: power. and hip-hop? it's not just the high notes that ucla gymnast sophiena hits, it's those moves. this is a very true diggsal sport, and what you did was very non-traditional. she and her teammates are changing this. >> i feel that it's much more about entertainment now than the ridge id sport as perfection. >> reporter: she is getting high marks from judges. but even higher marks on social media, where her floor exercise earlier this month, the first
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>> i woke up, and my mom called, and she said do you know you have like 5 million views on your floor routine? i didn't know it was posted anywhere. >> reporter: it's now been viewed more than 40 million times. tell me some of your responses. >> some of my favorite ones have been marriage proposals and prom proposals. >> reporter: and a lot of celebrities have taken notice. >> yes, reese witherspoon. i found out that chris brown posted it on his facebook. i was like oh, my gosh. no way. >> reporter: even her teammates have gotten into the groove, along with her coach, who admits you can please a crowd but still not please everyone. >> i think there are judges that still don't like it. i've always compared it to a picasso. there a lot of people who would not put a picasso in their home
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but that doesn't mean it's not excellent art. >> reporter: sophiena says she has danced professionally. ly not find the nae nae, the whip and the dab in reno. >> the one performance i did, that was my olympics. >> reporter: and a moment as good as gold. carter evans. cbs news, los angeles. that is the overnight news for this monday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back later for the morning news and cbs this morning.
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it's monday, february 29th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." i'm here at the academy awards! otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. the academy awards. the year's best films share the limelight, but it was a lack of diversity under the spotlight. killed on her first day on the job. a virginia community mourns the death of an officer who was sworn in the day before she was gunned down, and an army sergeant is behind bars charged in her killing. and campaign 2016. new questions about donald trump and the kkk, and marco rubio rips trump below the belt.


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