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breaeang n n tonighgh trump bombshell.l& chris christie shocks the polititil wowod by enrsing the front-runner hours aftemarco rubio ununadedn t tmp in a - wildebatatawl. one of the most hramatic campaign daysys ever. nbnbnews instigatesmi algations fmioio the i iide story of :how undocunted workers worked the site of trump tower. shooting hohoor. 4 dead, 13 wnded as a gunman ope fire in a workace. a hero cop@paking h)m down. night, what we've learhappened in e hohos beforerehe massacre. zika iamica. the c wawas of sue in cases. the rus is n22
en. a le gl's unicn ononheoose, and a lice chase like we've never seeee bere "nhtly news" begins t no >> announcer: this i i "nbc nightlyews"s" with lr hoho good eveni. what a wd day it has been, one of most dramat and intense days of this presidenti camamign n so far. hours after moing,g, ridiculing challenging donald trump on the debate stage, a ruvenated marco rubio struck again totoy t then donald trump suck back with rpriri annonoceme onew jersey governor ch chchst. asasas pof and ofordsdsetwe ump and o o t trail foupbebere super tsday. c's kaka t ttarts f f r coverage. ktywhat a aay... >> reporter:ester, they say erythg is bigger in texas, and this endorsese certainly camenas a a big surprise.. lesshan a month afr he droppud out and just four days t gogontil super esesy, chris christ is getting
and trying to lay y waste to m mco rubioio >> ladies and gentlemen, it is my hor and my privilele to introduce t t next t prest ofofhe ited s stes, donalal ump!! :> reporter: donald d tradded a little jrsey pride this xas swagger in f ft - worttoday. former presidential cacaidatatchchs christie officiallll endorsing the front-t-nner >> and i really was happy with this one right hehe. chris,p,hanknkou. love y/u,u,an. >> i is all makeelve. >> rorter:esth a momoh agchristie trying to downrump. >> n ni 0@ould d medy in midide e fifth aven n l votetei ner meca rapapts and mumus. i never id ban all musls from the unitedtates. >> reportete the two ten cacaed bullies aming up to eviscete marco rubio. >> last night i ththght that t deal of the nig was when i looked over to rubio, and iaid, you remember, you'u' a
wantnthors in our administraon. said you'r'ra ok and you're a l lr. reporter: tru again n cking ruo's statatofhe u uonon water bott g. >>et's'salk k k t tor from florida doesn't havavth talent. doesn have the temperament. he can never make us reat. >> reporte the dorsement perfect timingor trump afterer a bad dedete that leftft him on the defensive for his inheritance, a trump p iversity fraud susu andndot releasing s tax retutus. the e s has said tt there's nothg precludi you in n s rules from rereasing your taxes -- your tax returns withthn audit. >> until m)%dit finish very simple, u're n ning if to you're going to see it. bui'm t going lica ts. r rter:hrti a cunning litian who o ny bie could ha b bdgdgin washgton,n,n p pngthe sure b. the goveor's thinking tell nbc but ruruo after anding up to trump the d date isn't going to go wn
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tuesday. >> cd, tnk you. od t see you.. shock and horror nother amerin city tonight, the scene of this cocotry's latest mass shooting. thisime four dead including the shooter 14 wounded aft 9thttunman went on a a mpe at mululple enes. stf f e cacaage insisi hislace of work.k nbc'c'guelellmagr has the developmpmts in the veatatn. >> reporter: chilling video on the nman's febob page. liliay cedric ford used an assault rifle to hunt and kill his victimsn close toto:0m. thsday s sotgs at two ibterseseionsns two pele are wounded foro f f fspeeds awayay he tn arrives at wo, excel industries. detectiv say for ops fire on a -worr in this parking lot and then tershe b bldidg. >> all of a en pop,p,op, pop, pop, , - pop, pop, pop.p. - >> reporter: ford fires on everye in sight. >lowing people out the back, anan thought heasasoing ot me. >> repepter: 14 bre gounded and 3 killed. 24 minutes of terror onon c cing an end
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