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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, june 8th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." >> we are all standing under a glass ceiling right now. history for hillary clinton. the presumptive nominee praises the moment, facing donald trump in the election. >> donald trump is temperatu temperamentally unfit to be president. >> he's facing backlash from republican leaders over racist remarks. >> i do think that those comments are racist comments. that's why i've disavowed them
completely. and sanders' bern might have faded away, but his campaign won't, continuing to fight on despite massive losses last night. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. eight years to the day she conceded to barack obama, a triumphant hillary clinton claimed the democratic presidential nomination. the first woman to top the ticket of a major american political party, clinton lashed out at donald trump and complimented bernie sanders. clinton won the new jersey, new mexico, and south dakota primaries. sanders won in north dakota and montana. clinton appears poised to take the biggest prize of the night -- california -- despite sanders' extensive campaigning there. last night, clinton addressed an emotional rally in brooklyn, new york. >> it may be hard to see
tonight, but we are all standing under a glass ceiling right now. >> reporter: not just standing under it, but hillary clinton shattered the glass ceiling of politics last night. >> thanks to you, we've reached a milestone. the first time -- [ cheers ] the first time in our nation's history that a woman will be a major party's nomination. [ cheers ] >> reporter: with her nomination a lock, the former secretary of state applauded her primary rival, vermont senator bernie sanders, on the incredibly fierce fight he waged. >> let there be no mistake, senator sanders, his campaign, and the vigorous debates about how to raise incomes, reduce inequality, increase upward
mobility have been very good for the democratic party and for america. [ cheers ] >> reporter: with that, she welcomed sanders' support force get behind her campaign as it enters the next and ultimate phase, taking on donald trump in the general election. >> when he says let's make america great again, that is code for let's take america backwards. [ cheers ] it's clear that donald trump doesn't believe we are stronger together. he has abused his primary opponents and their families, attacked the press for asking tough questions, denigrated muslims and immigrants. he wants to win by stoking fear and rubbing salt in wounds and reminding us daily just how great he is. [ cheers ] >> speaking on our digital network, cbsn, former "face the
nation" moderator, bob schieffer, broke down clinton's speech giving her high marks. >> i thought it was quite a good speech, frankly. you know, people vote for presidents very a different reason than they vote for the city councilman. you vote for the city councilman because he's for letting mini warehouses exist in your neighborhood or not. those are real issue campaigns. people vote for president because they choose the one that they feel most comfortable with in a time of crisis. and i thought tonight she was calm, she was moderate, she kept her tone at a very businesslike but kind of a sincere level. i think sometimes during this campaign when she has made speeches that i didn't think were effective, it was like she was trying to scream above the
crowd. those are not very effective. this was very much like the speech she made last week when she went after trump on foreign policy. she didn't get into name-calling and all that kind of thing. she said some pretty tough stuff, but she was calm and moderate in her delivery. in a funny kind of way, i think tonight her delivery was as important as what she said. i think she did quite well tonight. >> that was bob schieffer on cbsn. president obama congratulated his former secretary of state, and he also spoke to sanders, thanking him for engaging and energizing millions of voters. sanders and the president will meet face to face thursday at the white house. last night, a defiant sanders says his campaign will continue. >> we are going to fight hard to win the primary in washington, d.c. -- [ cheers ]
and then we take our fight for social, economic, racial, and environmental justice to philadelphia, pennsylvania! >> sanders says the mission, as he calls it, is about more than defeating donald trump. it's about transforming the country. "the new york times" reports sanders plans to lay off half of his campaign staff in the coming days. donald trump heads to the convention with more than enough delegates to be the official nominee. his comments about a federal judge's mexican heritage sparked a firestorm of criticism that snowballed yesterday. brook silva braga is here in new york. >> reporter: trump said his statement yesterday would be his last word on judge gonzalo curiel. trump didn't apologize but
backed off the racially charged comments about rur yell, who's presiding over a case at trump's university. he wrote, "i do not feel that one's heritage makes them incapable of being impartial." trump had said curiel's heritage was an issue because he wants to build a wall on the mexican border. the deluge of criticism included the nation's top elected republican. >> claiming a person can't do their job because of their race is like the textbook definition of a racist comment. i think that should be absolutely disavowed. it's absolutely unacceptable. >> reporter: speaker paul ryan says he will still support trump. other republicans took a stronger stance like illinois senator mark kirk, up for re-election, who said he's changed his mind about supporting trump. >> i thought it was time to come out and condemn a statement that was bigoted and racist and did not reflect the party of lincoln which i represent. >> reporter: other republicans condemned trump's remarks. >> it's time to stop attacking
people you've competed with or various minority groups in the country and get on message. >> reporter: trump has a message for his fellow republicans -- it's time to move on. >> there's a lot of anxiety there. there's a lot of anger, i guess, anger. they can't come back and get over it. they have to get over it ideally. as to whether or not they endorse me, it's okay if they don't. they have to get over it. >> reporter: republican senators libya -- lindsey graham and jeff flake also said they cannot endorse the party's presumptive nominee. trump says he'll give a major speech next week on hillary clinton. >> brook silva braga here in new york. thank you. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll discuss the democrats, republicans, and upcoming election with cbs news political director and moderator of "face the nation," john dickerson. a bomb threat forced an egyptian passenger plane to make an emergency landing in
uzbekistan. the egyptair flight was en route from dyer beijing with -- from cairo to beijing. everyone was safely evacuated. the threat turned out to be a hoax. no explosives were found on board. colin is no longer a tropical storm. it's weakened to a tropical depression this morning as it races away from the eastern seaboard. although colin has moved out to sea, it may still produce more rain across parts of north carolina. colin dumped as much as nine inches of rain on parts of florida, causing major flooding and power outages. the city of st. petersburg said it's pumping partially treated sewage into tampa bay because its sewer system is overloaded. at least five people were killed when a pickup truck plowed into a group of bicycle riders in western michigan. the cyclist were struck near a state pork yesterday. four others -- state park yesterday. four others are hospitalized with severe injuries. the truck driver is in custody and may be charged tomorrow. police say they had received calls about his erratic driving
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keurig pulls the plug on cold drinks, and more on snatpchat. jill wagner? >> reporter: stocks were mixed following a late-day sell-off. the price of oil closed above $50 a barrel for the first time in almost a year. the dow gained nearly 18, the s&p edged up 2, the nasdaq lost about 6 points. americans borrowed less money in april than they did in march. total consumer debt rose to a record level of $3.6 trillion. the federal reserve says total borrowing increased by over $13 billion in april compared to march when the number topped $28 billion. auto loans and student debt rose nearly $12 billion, and credit card debt was $1.6 billion higher in april. the clothing company ralph lauren is cutting approximately 1,000 jobs as parts of a restructuring plan. the stock fell more than 2% on the news.
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