tv CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley CBS November 10, 2016 6:30pm-7:00pm EST
thanks for watching. >> see you later on. cbs evening news is next. >> pelley: the transition begins. >> we now are going to... want to do everything we can to help you succeed, because if you succeed, then the country succeeds. >> mr. president, it was a great honor being with you, and i look forward to being with you many, many more tis >> pelley: the 44th president welcomes the 45th to his new office. the incoming first lady gets a tour of their new home. >> this is what democracy looks like. >> pelley: also tonight, protests against the election results. >> definitely enough to bring me to tears. >> pelley: great expectations. can the new president keep the promises he made? and the play's the thing at the
this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: there they sat, side by side, the worst president ever and a man uniquely unqualified to replace him. of course, that's what they called each other during the campaign. but if the first meeting was awkward tsure didn't show. it was cordial and respectful, as one manel the most exclusive address in the world. here's major garrett. >> reporter: water cannons saluted president-elect donald trump today as his jet prepared to take off for washington. a short time later, trump sat beside president obama in the oval office. in their first-ever meeting, the two spent 90 minutes alone discussing foreign and domestic policies and the logistics of handing over power. >> i believe that it is important for all of us,
regardless of political preferences, to now come together, work together, to deal with the many challenges that we face. >> reporter: mr. trump echoed those sentiments. >> i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel. it was a great honor being with you, and i look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future. >> reporter: as reporters were ushered out, trump complimented his >> very good man. >> reporter: the oval office civility bore no relationship to the campaign trail. >> our president is incompetent. >> on the economy, donald trump is uniquely unqualified to be our chief executive. >> reporter: white house press secretary josh earnest: >> the president's views haven't changed. he stands by what he said on the campaign trail. but the american people decided. the election is over. >> reporter: animositiy between the two has simmered since mr. trump stoked rumors that the president was not born
smooth transition, and those efforts were on display today. white house chief of staff denis mcdonough was seen walking with mr. trump's son-in-law and trusted adviser, jared kushner. kushner cannot serve in the white house due to nepotism rules. scott, we have learned that steve bannon, hard conservative, and trump's campaign c.e.o., is under consideration for chief of staff. that appointment, should he get it, would send a distinctive anti-est can't be said for reince priebus. >> pelley: major garrett in the white house briefing room tonight. major, thank you. the puert president-elect's nexp was at the other end of pennsylvania avenue to meet the republican leadership. senator majority leader mitch mcconnell and house speaker paul ryan. here's nancy cordes. >> let me just say how excited we are about these opportunities for the country. >> reporter: a pragmatic house speaker tabled months of
inaugurated and even employing mr. trump's campaign motto. >> we are now talking about how we're going to hit the ground running to make sure that we can get this country turned around and make america great again. >> reporter: mr. trump said he would be doing "spectacular things" with ryan and senate leader mitch mcconnell. >> whether it's health care or immigration, so many different things. >> reporter: during the race, both ryan and mcconnell routinely condemned their own nominee. >> i regret those comments that he made. >> he outrageous and unacceptable statements over the last week. >> reporter: their new detente is. >> we're not going to do a press conference today. >> reporter: but they do agree on dismantling obamacare right away. >> they can start as soon as january. they can start as soon as the spring. >> reporter: former g.o.p. senate aide christopher condeluci says republicans will move to repeal the law first, then debate how to replace it. >> congressional republicans, as
administrationing, will pursue some sort of transition period. is it one year, is it two years? that remains to be seen. but immediately people will not lose their insurance. >> reporter: democrats picked up a few seats in the house and senate but not enough to block repeal. senator elizabeth warre elizabea union group today she is gearing up for a new reality. >> we will stand up to bigotry, no compromises ever on this 1. ( applause ) whether donald trump sits in a glass tower or sits in the white on this, not now, not ever. >> reporter: her colleague, bernie sanders, argued democrats need to do some self-reflection now as well, tweeting this evening, scott, that: >> pelley: nancy cordes on capitol hill for us tonight. nancy, thank you. almost exactly half of the
demarco morgan found that two days later, some of them are still angry. >> no racist u.s.a. >> reporter: like a rolling wave, protesters voiced their anger all across the country. fires raged in oakland, where 7,000 gathered. while an effigy of the president-elect burned in l.a. in chicago, protesters shut down lake shore drive and activists lit up a "better than message outside the white house. it seems like everywhere there's a trump building, there's an anti-trump protest. >> not my president! >> we are the popular vote! >> reporter: here in new york, that mood was echoed in union square. >> huge disappointment in our nation and the results of the election. >> reporter: daryl stone made clear this isn't just about politics. >> it's personal for me as a woman. i don't want anybody telling me what i should do with my own
for my own life. >> reporter: postelection emotion have triggered groups like this one in new york where subway riders write up post-its procriming their love or hate for trump, while others across the country are going online with hashtags #ptsd. >> i think there's something very fundamental about what he said that make people feel like once he's in power what will he do. >> reporter: robert cohen is professor of the political science at new york university. >> you never protesting a president because they feel threatened by a president or president-elect. that's never happened before. you find a diversity of concerns because it's a diverse coalition of people who he offended and alienated. >> reporter: scott, when i asked protesters how long they expect to continue, they said they will do so until donald trump walks past his language he has used in the past. >> pelley: demarco morgan, thank you. some of what president-elect trump promised to do he can do
immigrants, for example. but other priorities, such as defeating obamacare, will require congress. like president obama eight years ago, the people who put him in office have great expectations. and and here's mark strassmann. >> i had the best night's sleep i ever had after it was over with. >> reporter: we sat down with three trump voters at the minute grill with diners have chewed over politics since 1963. >> if donald duck had been running against hillary i would have voted for donald duck. retired navy. joe may is a soybean farmer, they're both lifelong democrats. not this year. how can donald trump make dublin great again? >> by helping the economy. put more money in here. i mean, the money-- money is everything. >> reporter: was that your big issue, jobs? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: trump's message of america in decline resonated in dublin, georgia, population 16,000.
manufacturing hub. on election night, america's rural areas voted overwhelmingly for trump. urban areas were clinton country. she won 81% of georgia's metrovote. the trump vote in dublin county mirrored much of rural america. he won almost two to one. >> if i could be anybody, i would want to be donald trump. >> reporter: lance hooks is a 39-year-old registered republican. hooks remembers when trump in february. >> he was smart enough to come rally his base, and you know what his base was. it was the working class america. and that's the reason he got the electoral vote he got. >> reporter: what hit you when you looked at that electoral map? >> trump had better coverage than verizon. >> reporter: hundreds of people here work in three foreign-owned factorys. scott, trump won counties like this one because many working class americans believe, despite
that this country needs a c.e.o. >> pelley: about 60 million of them. mark strassmann, thank you very much. the trump election, however, sent shivers through mexico's economy. the peso dropped 12% in two days. mexico's foreign minister said today that she is willing to modernize the north american free trade agreement, nafta, but not renegotiate it. manuel bojorquez is in mexico city. >> reporter: in this working class neighborhood, some fear the effects of a trump administration. that your life will change. "because mexico's economy is so tied to the u.s.," says sonia diaz. can adrian adame's take is stronger. >> he is racist. he just talks about hating people. >> reporter: aside from insulting national pride, trump has threatened to tear up the trade agreement between the u.s. and mexico, putting millions of jobs at risk. he has also vowed to build a giant border wall and make mexico pay for it.
foreign minister. >> we would not consider paying for any wall that puts barriers between our integration and our competitiveness. >> reporter: but if a trump administration seems to be putting up a fight, is mexico ready to fight back? >> well, mexico is ready to protect our people, but we are also ready to work with the next american administration. >> reporter: mexican senator armando rios piter isn't taking any chances. he's drafted a law stop mexico from using public funds to pay fair border wall. he also said mexico could retaliate by revising security agreements with the u.s. >> the way our businesses are functioning right now, have a lot to do with the decisions that have been taken in terms of protecting the united states. >> reporter: it sounds almost like a threat, some would say. >> no, the threat is what trump is doing. >> reporter: the nation's central bank believes mexico's economy is strong enough to weather through the peso's
it remains at its lowest level in more than two decades. >> pelley: manuel bojorquez in the mexican capital. manuel, thanks. some who have made it here from mexico and central america are now agonizing over their future. carter evans has that. >> reporter: immigrants are determined to keep president-elect trump from following through on his campaign threat to deport millions, like yamilex rustriam. >> figet deported the day after i have nowhere-- i have family, but i would feel lost. >> reporter: she's afraid her family will be ripped apart as so many were the last two times the u.s. government forced out immigrants en masse. >> it's a tough feeling not to know the person that was your father. this is my father. >> reporter: former u.s. congressman esteban torres' father was one of an estimated two million immigrants who were shipped out of the country as
save american jobs during the great depression. it was called "mexican repatriation." so they just rounded them all up. >> rounded them all up, and shipped them back to their home country. >> reporter: just three years old, torres was allowed to stay in the u.s. with his mother because he was born here. but roughly 60% of those sent across the border were american-born children. >> it was rough. i remember living in shacks, you know. my mother couldn't afford anything bette happened again in the 50s during operation "wet back" when another quarter million immigrants were sent back across the border. u.c.l.a. professor raul hinojosa-ojeda. >> it's a really dark part of u.s. history. these round-ups did capture, break up families that have consequences, even today. >> reporter: torres never saw his father again. >> it left me with a taste of how cruel authorities can be.
president trump doesn't repeat history. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. >> pelley: well, today we caught a glimpse of the candidate who won the popular vote but lost the election. and from the looks of it, not running for president is good for the soul. a hiker, margot gershener, and her daughter, phoebe, ran into secretary clinton in the woods near her home in chappaqua, new york. god only clinton smiled for the cameras on the campaign, but this one seems to be just for her. still ahead on the cbs evening news, meet the incoming lady of the house. and later, the most fun you'll ever have in a museum. kyle. here you go. you wouldn't put up with part of a pizza. um. something wrong? so when it comes to pain relievers, why put up with just part of a day? you want the whole thing? yes, yes!
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person. and we will adapt to it. the white house will adapt to its new occupant, and the occupants will adapt to the white house, and so will americans. >> reporter: one thing in common-- both will have raised young children in the white house. 10-year-old barron trump will be the youngest boy in the executive mansion since j.f.k. jr. white house spokesmarine josh earnest: >> mrs. obama has talked before publicly about the stresses and anxieties of moving to a new place, living inside a fish bowl, living inside a museum, and raising her family there. and i'm sure that mrs. trump is feeling many of those same anxieties. >> reporter: and mr. trump's children from his first wife are among his closest advisers, especially daughter ivanka, who has champion aid proposal for paid family leave. scott, she is expected to have a key role. >> pelley: margaret brennan at the white house for us tonight. margaret, thank you. up next, wall street's reaction
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childhood, your grandparents, and it's great to discover the ways that toys, dolls, games connect all of us. >> reporter: there are more than 15,000 toys on display, childhood favorites like barbie, monopoly, and silly putty. >> silly putty was not a toy at all at the start. it was going to be a rubber replacement in world war ii when there was a shortage of raw materials. >> reporter: toys are treated like national artifacts because of their unique contributions to american at today's 19th annual toy hall of fame, the swing-- yes, like the one your kid sees every day at the playground-- the role-playing dungeons & dragons, and fisher-price's the little people made the cut. little people finally made their way in after being a finallest seven times and the spokeswoman for fisher-price called them "the susan lucci of the toy
watcher, you might not know how many times susan lucci was dissed by the emmys in not getting an emmy award. i also think in a year that the chicago cubs finally won a world series, it's great that fisher-price little people get into the national toy hall of fame. >> get in! >> reporter: and during play things that stand the test of time. my bubble is not popping. jericka duncan, cbs news, rochester, newor evening news for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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