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the transfer of power is complete -- as donald trump officially becomes the 45th president of the united i donald john trump do faithfully swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. >> the transfer of power is complete. donald trump officially becomes the 45th president of the united states. good morning, i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. here's a live look from washington, dc where just over an hour ago, president trump took the oath of office in front of a huge crowd. all over the bay area, protestors are making their voices heard. here's the golden gate bridge. this is from chopper 5 right now.
just one of the spots where we expect to see demonstrations today. and people have been demonstrating all morning long. here's a live look once again at the golden gate bridge with thousands of people expected to form a human chain. kpix 5 anne makovec is there live and talked to some of the people who are participating today. anne? >> reporter: they have said this is not a "protest." this is a show of unity. turnoutis disappointing. the event is slated to go on for two more hours. let's take a live look from above chopper 5 capturing some of the people involved in this event. turnout is disappointing. the people are on the bridge. the plan was to form a human chain from golden gate plaza in san francisco to vista point in sausalito the span of the
bridge. people are wearing purple and white hats. they have all signed agreements to not disrupt traffic during this event. but there are other people who were said to be gathering on the other side of the bridge to continue the chain as far as it could go. the organizers say it's a form of artistic expression. it was organized through facebook. a private group has 26,000 members. all expressed interest in showing up today. >> it helped people put you today's history in context and it's given -- it's, um, it's providing hope. >> reporter: we spoke with the chp and golden gate bridge district. they have been working with this group for several weeks. they say they are here to facilitate free speech and to make sure traffic continues to flow. it is at this point.
there might be more people coming in. the parking lot on either side of the bridge are closed. people have to take buses in or public transportation. they do expect more people to show up. they are not going to be able to complete the human chain across the golden gate bridge. anne makovec, kpix 5. [ pause ] >> so we're here on this overcast and cold day and yet just minutes ago, there was a sea of red make america great again hats here on capitol hill. it started raining while the president was taking his oath of office and people here could not bring umbrellas into this cordoned off area. people stood in the rain cheering and clapping at the speech of the new president!
>> i donald john trump do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend ... the constitution of the united states ... so help me god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations mr. president. >> reporter: history was made today as donald trump became the 45th president of the united states. mr. trump delivered a short speech aiming to unify the country. >> what truly matters is not which party controls our government but whether our government is controlled by the people. [ applause and cheers ] >> january 20th, 2017,
will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: thousands traveled to the capital to watch the transition of power. one man even giving away tickets to make sure others could take part in the experience. >> rather than have them go unused we want to make sure that people that are here for the inauguration will be able to enjoy the festivities. >> reporter: one company who moved from san francisco to pennsylvania was among those who received tickets. despite not voting for mr. trump, it's still an emotional day. >> now that the dust is beginning to settle we have to figure out how to move forward and i think we have to move forth together. >> reporter: mr. trump's former political rival hillary clinton attended the inauguration along with her husband, president clinton. missing were up to 62 members of congress who stayed away in protest. this is the second largest boycott of an inauguration by congress in u.s. history. swearing-in comes amid heightened security with barricades in the area.
31,000 law enforcement officers along with 5,000 national guardsmen are on the ground in the air and patrolling of large demonstrations like this one taking place. protestors were passionate. no evidence they were blocking trump supporters from entering the area to watch the inauguration. >> that all ... >> reporter: now, just minutes ago, we watched a helicopter leave from the other side of the capital carrying former president barack obama off to air force base where he is going to catch a plane to palm springs, california. now, the newly minted president donald trump is going to head back to the white house where he will oversee the inaugural parade before heading out to balls this evening. >> yes. the president has a long day ahead of him. melissa, what's the mood of the crowd? >> reporter: many people in the crowd were saying things and yelling things that were affirmations. they were basically expressing enthusiasm for a man who is
saying what they think or maybe have always thought inside. so there was a lot of excitement and relief!! a lot of the people we saw -- we talked to a number of people who were just here for the spectacle. they thought that this was an historic moment and they wanted to be part of it. they were also, you know, enthusiastic and respectful, as well. >> thank you, melissa. back here in the bay area multiple protests will happen soon in downtown san francisco. just before 11 at the immigration and customs enforcement building. speakers plan to call out trump for what they call hate toward latinos. at 11 a.m. a march to wells fargo bank since trump's secretary of transportation is on the board. and later a protest at the city's goldman sachs headquarters. in oakland, a lot of businesses are boarded up. folks there are preparing for the worst as demonstrations are planned for much of the day. kpix 5's da lin joins us live
from oakland where the harsh weather has affected the turnout. da. >> reporter: big time, yeah. a small group of protestors gathered in oakland this morning. not a lot to worry about right now during the morning hours. the big concern for a lot of businesses out here still at nighttime when things get dark. but the focus this morning was right here the federal building on clay street. the federal building, let's show you some video that we shot earlier this morning. a small group of protestors gathered outside over by the front entrance saying that trump is not their president. they were basically trying to shut down this building as they were saying because this building represents the donald trump administration. we saw a lot of federal police officers oakland police officers even some chp officers monitoring the crowd but as i mentioned, a small crowd and very peaceful.
it affected the number of protestors. 65 people showed up. some wrote their messages on their umbrellas. >> last night we were making signs to come out to the events today and tomorrow. given the weather we thought we would be bringing umbrellas so we painted our umbrellas instead. >> reporter: got a chance to go over to east oakland at bridges academy on 53rd close by international boulevard. you can see the elementary kids walking out of their elementary school as the signs of protest of donald trump administration. the parents told me that the kids are concerned about their parents getting deported and that's why they marched. let's come back live now as you can see pretty much things are wrapped up here at the building. back to you. >> thank you.
we are going to go live to president obama at an air force base. >> our ability to join together and change the country in ways that would make life better for our children and grandchildren, the change didn't happen from the top down but it happened from the bottom up. it was met with skepticism and doubts. some folks didn't think we could pull it off. there were those who felt that the institutions of power and privilege in this country were too deeply entrenched and yet, all of you came together in
small towns and big cities, believed and knocked on doors and made phone calls and talked to your parents who didn't know how to pronounce barack obama. [ laughter ] >> and you got to know each other. you went to communities that maybe you have never thought about visiting. and met people that on the surface seemed completely different than you. didn't look like you or talk like you or watch the same tv programs as you. and yet once you started talking to 'em, it turned out that you had something in common. and it grew and it built and people took notice. and throughout it was infused with a sense of hope. and as i said in 2004 it wasn't
blind optimism that drove you to do all this work, it wasn't fivety or willful ignorance to all the challenges that america faces. it's hope in the face of difficulty and uncertainty. you proved the power of hope. and throughout this process, michelle and i, we just been your front men. and women. we have been face sometimes the voice out front on the tv screen or in front of the microphone but this has never been about us. it halls been about you. and -- it has always been about you. and all the amazing things that happened over these last 10
years are really just a testament to you. in the same way that when we talk about our amazing military and our men and women in uniform, the military is not a thing. it's -- it's a group of committed patriots willing to sacrifice everything on our behalf. it works only because -- [ applause and cheers ] >> -- of the people in it. and as cool as the hardware is and we got cool hardware, as cool as the machines and weapons and satellites are, ultimately it comes down to remarkable people. some of them a lot closer to malia's age than mine or michelle's. the same thing is true for our
democracy. our democracy is not the buildings. it's not the monuments. it's you being willing to work to make america great again and being willing to listen to each other and argue with each other and come together and knock on doors. and make phone calls. and treat people with respect. and that doesn't end. this is just the -- this is just a little pit stop. [ laughter ] >> this is -- this is -- this is a -- this is not a period. this is a comma. [ laughter ] >> in the continuing story -- [ applause and cheers ] >> -- of building america. so ... to all of you that have put your heart and soul not just into our campaigns but into making schools better -- >> whoo!! >> -- making sure -- >> whoo! >> -- our veterans got the
care they needed, making sure that we left behind a planet that is safe and secure for our kids. [ applause and cheers ] >> making sure that hard working people had a ladder of opportunity to support families. [ applause and cheers ] >> for all of you who have just done amazing remarkable work, most of it unheralded, most of it without fanfare, most of it without you getting any word of thanks, we could not be prouder of you. i could not be prouder of you. this has been the privilege of my life and i know i speak for michelle, as well. um, and, you know, we look forward to continuing this journey with all of you. and i can't wait to see what
you do next. and i promise you, i'll be right there with you. [ applause and cheers ] >> all right? [ applause and cheers ] >> god bless you. thank you, everybody. >> president obama addressing a gathering of his staff at joint base andrews before he departs for his vacation in palm springs california. >> he was talking about the people that's what makes a democracy and about the groups or the country that elected him as president believing in hope. >> still ahead, donald trump now officially commander-in- chief after taking the oath of office less than two hours ago. we'll go back to the nation's capital as our complete coverage of the inauguration continues. ,,,,
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live look at the area - turning now to our other major story today, and that is the weather. we have seen some flooding this morning in morgan hill and this is the area. you can see how high the water is right there. it's certainly affecting many areas of, um, the bay area. and this morning, earlier this morning, we not only saw the rain but we also have thunderstorms. julie, you have been tracking that. >> that's right. we have thunderstorms throughout the morning early this morning, a band of storms coming onshore and, in fact, there's an advisory issued for the coastal water and let's show you where it's raining now on live hi-def doppler. i want to zoom in to the foothills to the east of san jose. take a look at this. that is a rain-snow mix, folks. yes, a little bit of snow to start off your friday. i'm taking you back on this time lapse here. i'm going to loop it back, back to about 3:00 and i'm going to show that you line of thunderstorms that michelle just mentioned. here we are right now. you can see waves of rain moving onshore. take a look at that. you can see those lightning
strikes, those thunderstorms. certainly concerning for many earlier this morning and we do have the possibility of thunderstorms throughout the day. right now, we are seeing heavy rainfall pushing off to the east. so martinez saw it, now it's over pittsburg, antioch, continuing to push off towards the sacramento valley. we're also seeing heavy rainfall pushing east into the south bay east palo alto, palo alto saw some downpours here not too long ago now mountain view sunnyvale getting heavier rain, alviso. we'll see more rain for you, as well. we'll be tracking the showers throughout the day. we have a couple of flood advisories and flash flood warnings, one right here for southeastern sonoma county was issued this morning. it was supposed to expire at 8:45. we'll talk more about that and another one in santa cruz mountains and what to expect ahead. thank you. well, some people protest today others are celebrating the change of power in washington. >> and one of those celebrations is going on right now in livermore where we're joined by mick moran -- mike moran, rather.
tell us what it was like out there as you watched today's inauguration. >> it was great. it's nice to see that the people in the states are going to have a big win today in gaining their jobs back because mr. trump is going to pick apart nafta and make it right again. >> what did you think of president trump's inauguration address? >> i thought it was great. you know? he spoke in plain language and he spoke to the people. and the people responded. it was great. >> everybody has been talking about this call to unity. do you think did he that in the address? >> you know, he did. but that's going to take time. you know, there's a lot of wait and see right now. he has to win some hearts and minds on the other side of the aisle. it will take time and he will do it. >> all right. mike moran joining us live from livermore, thank you so much for joining us here this morning. >> thank you. great to be here. thanks. it's always good to get perspective of people watching and having a little watch parties, it's cool. be sure to stay with kpix 5
throughout the day for complete coverage of the inauguration. political reporter melissa caen leads our coverage. the women's march tomorrow may have 200,000 people in the nation capital tomorrow. as we take a live look at the washington monument. time now 10:22. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
demonstrators are coming donald trump is now the 45th president of the united states. within the last two hours, mr. trump was sworn- in. welcome back. america has turned a page. donald trump is now the 45th president of the united states. within the last two hours, mr. trump was sworn in. kpix 5's melissa caen joins us live near the national mall where she just watched the transfer of power. melissa. >> reporter: michelle and kenny, there are mixed emotions here on capitol hill. the event was traditional. the day started with donald trump and his family attending a service at st. john's church before going to meet the obamas at the white house where they had coffee. then the obamas and the trumps
traveled to the national mall where mr. trump took the oath of office before becoming the 45th president. in his speech, president trump said today will be a day that forgotten people became the rulers again. he also promised jobs saying america will start winning again. missing were those 52 members of congress who stayed away in protest making this the second largest boycott of an inauguration by congress in u.s. history. now, the president is back at the white house where he is going to oversee a short inaugural parade before heading out for some balls around the capital this evening. live in washington, dc, melissa caen, kpix 5. >> stay with us throughout the day for coverage of the presidential inauguration. at 1:00, you can tune in for a special edition of kpix 5 news at 1:00 with allen martin and then it's a full evening of coverage starting at 5:00 right here on kpix 5. and we were all watching the inauguration in the
newsroom. it's certainly fascinating. it's an event that no matter what your political stance is, something to watch. it's part of history. >> yeah. it's always been a tradition one of the great traditions of this country. we are a free country and we have this transfer of power that is unlike any other in other countries. >> yes. that is true. okay. now the other big story of the day, weather. >> yes. >> the heaviest rain? >> heaviest rains passed through. we could see showers throughout the day and thunderstorms. next storm is sunday. >> thank you. delays on caltrains. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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