Chris discussed Donald Trump defending his campaign manager following his being charged with assaulting a reporter and then disavowing his pledge to support the Republican nominee if the party does not choose him. He talked with Patrick Kerkstra from Philadelphia Magazine about Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane hiring former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce Castor as an adviser and Jim Donovan and Brooke Thomas from CBS 3.

6:00 Donald Trump supported his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, after he was charged with assaulting a reporter earlier this month.

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6:08 Piers Morgan: Michelle Fields needs to toughen up.

6:20 All three Republican presidential candidates backed away from their pledges to support the nominee in the fall.

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7:22 Philly.com: GOP candidates wives take center stage.

7:42 Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker endorsed Ted Cruz for President.

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7:50 Chris welcomes the Piazza Pet of the Week into the studio. If you’d like to adopt a pet, check out cbsphilly.com/piazzapet.

8:00 Chris talks to Patrick Kerkstra from Philadelphia Magazine about Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane hiring former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce Castor as an adviser.

8:24 Ann Coulter: “Trump is mental.”

8:25 Newt Gingrich criticized Donald Trump for criticizing Ted Cruz’s wife.

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8:50 Chris talks with Jim Donovan and Brooke Thomas from CBS 3 about taking over the morning news show.