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tonight, breaking news. president trump and now his replace obamacare. will it go down to defeat again? after a key republican bails, the debate over covering americans with pre-existing conditions. also tonight, hillary clinton on stage, delivering her own stunning version of why she lost.adeen held on october 27th, she would be president tonight. the rage on a passenger jet, the violent confrontation, the flight attendant who tries to stop them, and it all coams me id ovneer the unfriendly skies. the stunning reversal. the white officer who fatally shot a black man. his about-face in court. both families weeping. we are just back from the frontlines, in the race to save che thendril 20 million people now at risk of starvation, four countries on the brink of famine.
and jimmy kimmel. his very personal reveal about his newborn son. good evening and it's great to have you us with here on a tuesday night and we begin with that new effort to repeal and replace obamacare.resident trumd try with the republicans on the hill and tonight it's on shaky ground.an heher 'sma not in. it would appear the main sticking point -- how to cover anexicertiitng ws conditions. the current proposal allows states to opt out even though the president said pre-existing conditions will be covered. so, which is it? where does his effort stands? as the president said shietomng saying american needs a good gooft shutdown. abc's mary bruce. >> reporter: today, with congress poised to vote on a spending bill without any money for his border wall.
president trump fired off an angry tweet, saying, "our country needs a good 'shutdown' in september to fix mess!" the president fuming as the democrats declare viory. >> no money for the border wall, not one plug nickel. >> reporter: they also held off cuts to domestic programs like medical research and the environment. the president called it a win anyway. >> this is what winning looks like. >> reporter: the president pointing to increased funding for border security.thborder th in ten years. the democrats didn't tell you that. they forgot, in their notes. they forgot to tell you that. reporter: the democrats' victory lap, clearly not sitting well with the president. >> i think the president is frustrated with the fact that he negotiated in good faith with the democrats and they went out to try to spike the football and make him look bad. >> reporter: but calling for a shutdown? >> would that be good for republicans? >> schumer's over there in the cloakroom smiling on the front page of every newspaper today. so i think what was
president trump is saying is we need to get our act together. >> reporter: the finger-pointing over who won the spending fight today overshadowing an ever bigger battle. when are we going to see a vote on health care? >> soon. >> reporter: for weeks constituents venting. at the center of the fight now, pre-existing conditions. allowing states to opt out of the requirement preventing insurance companies from discriminating against people with preexisting conditions. tonight, a keyepublican, the former chair of the committee that helped draft the legislation, says he can't suti orpp >> this amendment torpedoes that. i told the leadership i cannot support this bill with this provision in it. re reporter: a big blow for icblpuasan to push it over the finish line. >> mary where does the effort t. on this notion of covering
pre-existing conditions, the president said he wants them covered but the bill osoe out i >> reporter: david, the concern from many here is that this current bill could undermin the protections of people with pre-existing conditions. on the losing the vote. >> mary bruce leading us off from capitol hill hillary clinton breaking her silence on what she believes led to her stunning loss. it immediately made headlines today. saying, if election was held on october 227th she would be the president of this country tonight. secretary conntli spe drsonal responsibility sayi it was her name on the ballot. she made it clear that late move by the fbi directo11s for the election, she says, changed the race. here's abc senior white house correspondent cecilia vega. >> reporter: tonight, hillary clinton speaking out on what she believes cost her the election.
>> i take absolute personal responsibility. i was the candidate. i was the person who was on e ofllba the blame, but not all of it. >> i was on the way to winning until a combination of jim comey's letter on october 28th and russian wikile who were people inclined to vote for me but got sc oedar.ff >> reporter: team clinton believes that is the day she lost the race. clinton was in the air when the fbi director announced he was looking into her e-mails yet again. the election was less than two weeks away. >> if the election had been on october 27th, i'd be your president, and it wasn't. >> reporter: the news dominated the front pages, and clinton, who is now writing a book about her experience, says, she paid the price. >> did we make mistakes? of course we did. did i make mistakes? oh my gosh, yes. you'll read my confession. [ laughter ] and my request for absolution.
but the reason why i believe we lost were the intervening events in the last ten days. >> reporter: clinton attended the inauguration of her former rival. but now, she's pulling no punches. >> i did win more than 3 million votes than my opponent. [ cheers and applause ] so it's, like, really? i see a tweet coming. well, fine. you know, better that than interfering in foreign affairs if he wants to tweet about me. i'm happy to be the, you know, the diversion. he should worry less about the election and my winning the popular vote than doing some other things that would be important to the country. >> reporter: going after president trump for comments like this -- >> it's an unbelievably complex subject. nobody knew that health care could be so complicated. >> health care is complicated. [ laughter ]
>> rep orr: future, after all those walks in the wood, clinton is now focusing on writing. >> you can read all about this excruciating analysis that i'm engaged in right now when i'm not in the woods walking my dog. >> is it therapy? >> i wouldn't say it's therapy. i would say that it is cathartic. plans to stay in the shadows. >> i'm now back to being an activist citizen and part of the resistance. [ applause ] >> all right, she said she's part of the resistance. cecilia vega live with us tonight. you covered this campaign, you talked to your sources tonight, is there a chance she's considering another run in 2020. >> 2020 is still a long way off. she no longer wants to sit eelhilen we can expect to hear and see hillary clinton in the weeks seaahd an
candidate. we move tonight to that stunning about-,rocefa a former officer in a racially-charged shooting death that made national headlines. that's officer michael slag. abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: for nearly two nars the police officer stunned othing wrong. a stunning reversal today. toda justice. i thank god for justice. >> reporter: the officer behind the gun,5-year-old michael slager, now admits he wasn't defending himself when he shot 51-year-old walter scott in the back in 2015, and that he acted "with specific intent to that he's guilty, now puts an end to both the federal and state trials against him.
>> today is rare. the garners, the blands, the rice family, they didn't get this type of justice that we got today. >> in court, slager explained that there was violent fight that you didn't see in the cell phone video. >> i fired until the threat was stopped. >> reporter: at sentencing later this year, prosecutors say they'll ask for hard time, 20 years, the scott family would like life >> steve osunsami tonight. thank you. we turn this evening to the cotrtieha tare on the brink of famine. 20 million people, families and children. the doctors are in a race against time as we raffle with the american woman who runs save the children. you're about to see what we wbsed in somalia land. in northern somalia as millions face starvation across the horn of africa.
>> reporter: wt insee omtoalt or there is an urgent crisis unfolding largely unnoticed by the rest of the world, families and children at risk of starvation. in the first village, harashef, the line begins early in the morning. they know the trucks are coming. >> so how many hours away? >> that would be two hours to get here today. >> reporter: here it's not just the food they need, but wate c tsa it has not rained here in three ars.ye in some places in four >> reporter: halima, a mother of five, stands in line. all of her livestock is gone. they have no food. we ask the last time, there was any ?in she remembers the day. it happened once, last year. il h tonf l, families. if you look over my shoulder, here, you'll actually see that this is what it's like as these families come here every single day to get water. we witness a rush of families,
trying to get to the hoses that will give them enough water to last just a couple of days. we journey from west to east. 70% of the livestock, the farm animals, have died. it's really everywhereou look. this mother is among the many, she had 200 goats. there are just 10 left. and this is now her home. she shows us where she sleeps with her children. five sleep here. her days are spent worrying about food. >> she worries every day. she is the mother and the father. >> reporter: as we journey deeper into the desert, we see evidence starvation has set in. they are on the brink of famine here. april is supposed to be the wettest month but as you can see it's bone dry. 200,000 children are at risk of starvation. our first hospital the urgent
effort to keep the children the little boy being weighed, his eyes filled with fear. and there was hamda, nearly o years old, she's been here 18 days, and still weighs just 11 pounds, half what she is supposed to. the hunger breaking her immune system, she has pneumonia. the nurse tells us that hamda was so weak, she wouldn't survive another 10 minutes. more than 100 miles away, we arrive at a hospital in burao, where we are told there aren't enough beds. the moment we walk in, we see this little girl is 2 years old. her eyes hollowed. dr. yusef ali is on the frontlines. >> these are the lucky ones who make it to the hospital, but di mito thhospital.ids who >> reporter: he tells us many children have already died. >> you believe you're on the verge of famine. >> that's what i believe that's what i believe. >> you're seeing it. >> we're seeing it here. i don't need a witness to prove
it because you can see these patients all over here who are malnourished. most of the kids do not make it to the hospital. >> reporter: even this boy who's now here is still losingt. wghei >> he's in critical condition, >> reporter: suffering from severe diarrhea brought on by the hunger. >> you can see the bones. cateu yo te hesen doctor says there are no promises. >> he's still in critical condition, and we don't know if he's going to make it or not. re repteorr:he t wframe says otherwise. >> four days in a row, she's lost weight, the hunger breaking down her defenses. she had measles, and now pneumonia. and in this hospital where you s he t arhe silence from the toddlers. osman has lost the strength to talk. he cannot talk? he hasn't been talking? the images on the walls here do not distract from the truth. they are running out of time. you think you're losing those children? >> we are losing them. we are losing them. >> reporter: aware of that
reality, we travel with the american who runs save the children, carolyn miles another hour east. where they are now sending out mobile clinics to isolated villages deep in the desert, we find a little boy so weak he cannot stand. they put a band on his arm, the red signaling severe malnutrition. >> it's one of the worst crises that we've seen since world war ii. >> are you concerned that the world does not recognize what is happening here? >> you know, i don't think the world has really woken up to this disaster at this point. they haven't realized what's happening. >> the possibility of four famines at once? >> the possibility of four famines at once. >> reporter: as the children are weighed, parents here are given plumpy nut, the packet of nutrients, that in the early stages, can bring a child back. and in a brief escape, we see the smiles here, when we show some of the children, their own faces, in the phone. a rare moment of joy, in a region cruhunger.y sh b that boy with the band now sent
off for emergency care, the next wave of children right behind him. so many of you have already been tweeting me, writing to us on facebook asking how you can help. save the children points out the plumpy nut costs about 50 cents. $10 for feed a child for more than a week. learn much more on the "world news tonight" facebook page. much more of our journey tonight, on "nightline." there's still much more ahead tonight this turz -- the passenger brawl in the cabin. airline executives faced a grilling on capitol hill today. we have new information tonight about the missing american veteran and his girlfriend found dead abroad. >>dan kimmel, his emotional reveal about his newborn son. and the new message he's sharing tonight. your parents have been talking about you for years.
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>> oh, it is a hot one out there. so hot we've already had two records broken today. drone view 7, live over hercules where the temperature has reached 91 degrees. good afternoon. i hope you're watching from an air conditioned couch. i'm larry beil. >> and i'm alma daetz. it was hot all over the bay area today. abc7 news was at lake merritt in oakland where lots of people took to the water and the shade to try to beat the heat today. >> and it was hot in crockett, whether you were crossing the bridge or just even too cool, cooling yourself down, looking for a way to cool off downtown. >> let's take a live look outside from mount tam and east bay. where the hot spots are.ato u >> you can imagine it is still hot in many locations around the bay area looking at a live doppler 7. high temperatures so far, napa has tied its record high for this date, 93 degrees. it could even higher and as you
can see numerous locations in our inland areas have numbers in the low 90s right now. artificially santa rosa has tied the record for this date. it is not official. as i mentioned, some of our -- even warmer later in the afternoon as we reach the peak of our heating. san francisco has topped out at 82 degrees so far. it has already begun to cool down just a little bit right around the bay and near the coast li, still sizzling in inland areas as current readings are in the low to mid 90s. nigeerov bt,ghitghth as we loo readings we project for 9:00 this evening. we'll see temperatures in the mid our inland areas. that's pretty mild. overnight we won't have temperatures dropping off very much. 8:00 tomorrow morning temperatures will be rising again, already into the low to mid 70s in our inland areas and we'll see upper 60s right around the bay. tomorrow will be another hot day inland. not likely to be quite so warm near the bay and the coast tomorrow as today. and look at this, cooler air is coming and in just a moment