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good morning. the presidency of donald trump. >> i do knnald john trump. >> the 45th president of the united states wakes up in the white house. the commander in chief wasting no time. signing the first executive order hours after taking office. promising to start the dismantling of obamacare. then sharing a first dance with the first lady to the tune of a sinatra classic. ♪ i did it my way >> this hours after president trump painted a dark picture of america at the inaugural
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address. >> this american carnage stops right here and stops right now. >> and promised to give power back to the people. >> from this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. from this day forward, it's going to be only america first. >> that same afternoon, former president obama flew off to california to start a new chapter of his life while promising not to stay on the sidelines. this as protesters took to the streets. hundreds arrested. windows shattered. a limo set on fire. hundreds of thousands set to march on washington today and cities around the country to demonstrate. and this president trump attending a prayer service and takes on the enormity of the job this morning, we have an actual covered. the pomp, the circumstance, the fashions and the huge challenges he's facing as he starts the
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first full day ins office. today, saturday, january 21st, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today." the presidency of donald trump. >> welcome to the special edition of "today" on saturday morning. i'm craig melvin. >> i'm sheinelle jones. welcome back. >> late flight from washington, d.c. there for the transfer of power. >> talk about a change of scenery. donald j. trump in the white house and president of the united states. our nation's 45th commander in chief. >> it is not going to be easy for him. we will get to the policy and political challenges, but first thousands arrives in washington, d.c. for a women's march. it is seen as a protest of the new president. this, a day after violent
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clashes blocks from the parade route. >> we have the angles covered for you from the trump agenda and the first 100 days to the protests and world reaction. let's start it off with kelly o'donnell at the white house. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. there are no big bold letters on the facade behind me, but this is the home for donald trump. he will begin his full day in office attending a national prayer service at the national cathedral. he will get to work, aides say, making this a working day. it comes after a whirlwind of parties and pageantry. four all the bigger than life ways, trump has long held the spotlight. >> now the work begins. now the work begins. >> reporter: this public display of affection. a first dance with first lady melania trump. seemed like something very new. ♪ i did it my way
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>> reporter: three official inaugural balls. with the special salute to men and women in uniform. >> because this is our military. this is our law enforcement. this is our first responders. you're amazing people. >> reporter: a night of black tie glitz and high kicks. capped a long day of ceremony. >> so help me god. >> reporter: from the oath to the oval office hours later where president trump sat behind the famed desk with jared kushn kushner. and signing his intent to repeal obamacare. hours after his predecessor left the office. >> the economic burden of the protection of the affordable care act. >> reporter: turning to vice president mike pence. defense secretary james mattis
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and homeland security secretary john kelly. >> swear. >> reporter: earlier outside the white house, the parade on pennsylvania avenue. the family box gave son barron a front row seat any 10-year-old would love. president trump delivered a 16-minute inaugural address that painted a picture of a country in decline. >> this american carnage stops right here and stops right now. >> reporter: fueled with campaign style nationalism. >> we will follow two simple rules. buy american and hire american. >> reporter: at the lunch where the toasts were for trump, he showed a softer tone for hillary clinton and former president bill clinton. >> there is nothing more i can say because i have a lot of respect for those two people. >> reporter: and that executive
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order about obamacare trying to take the first steps toward repealing, the signature achievement of barack obama. that is limited in power. urging the agencies that have some involvement to begin to dial things back. congress will need to do more. the new white house also urged congress to swiftly approve the nominees for cabinet posts. it was expected that president trump would visit the cia as early as today, but the director has not been confirmed. sheinelle. >> kelly, thank you. >> let's get to hallie jackson a few miles from the white house. that is where president trump is set to attend a prayer service this morning. hallie, good morning to you. >> good morning, craig. the president now waking up in the white house for the first time just a couple of miles from where we are. after that, this morning, first thing, heading here to the national cathedral for a prayer service. he will be joined by vice president mike pence. this is an inter-faith service and a long time tradition for
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new presidents dating back to george washington. like a lot of things that president donald trump does, a bit of controversy with reports of episcopalians with trump visiting the church with the comments about mexicans and muslims and others. the president, after he leaves here, will have a busy day. you heard kelly mention the possible visit to the cia that is unlikely to happen. we do know that there is, again, a lot of folks expected to speak at the service. including familiar faces from the campaign trail. cleveland pastor darryl scott is leading one of the addresses here. he is somebody part of the president's national diversity council when he was candidate trump. another busy day for the president and vice president here in washington. craig. >> hallie jackson, thank you. protest marches are planned in all 50 states today. the largest in washington, d.c.
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hundreds of thousands of women are expected to march in the nation's capital today after protests turned violent. windows shattered and limo burning. nbc's jacob rascon in the middle of it all. he is cover today's march. >> reporter: good morning. sheinelle, they expect up to 200,000 people here. they willm march down independence avenue. d.c. police are preparing up to 500,000 people. they hope it will be more peaceful than yesterday. >> many of you going to the march on washington. >> reporter: they are pour in the capital from across the country. the women's march on washington expecting more people than the inauguration. >> we just want to make our voices known. >> reporter: what organizers
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hope is a peaceful demonstration. after a violent day of protests on friday. >> throwing rocks at police. >> reporter: a small group with masks and wearing black with bricks and hammers clashing with police for hours. officers in riot gear responding with pepper spray and flash bang grenades. >> i don't know what it was about. people got aggressive. a lot of people are really angry right now. >> reporter: protesters breaking windows and starting fires. the driver of the limo says he was hit with a brick. thousands descended on the capitol during the inauguration. most of them peaceful. >> if you're not terrified, you are not paying attention. >> reporter: but overshadowed by agitators. tensions high across the country, including new york and chicago. out west in portland, oregon, protesters threw rocks and bottles at officers.
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in seattle, at the university of washington, authorities say one person suffered a life threatening gunshot wound at a protest against a right wing speaker that brought crowds of trump supporters and protesters head-to-head. here in d.c., police arrested 217 people yesterday and charged them with rioting. they have to appear in court this morning. in addition, six police officers injured during the clashes. police hoping today will be different. sheinelle. >> jacob, thank you. >> our thoughts and prayers with the officers. protests not only taking place here in the united states, but around the world as well. from tokyo to berlin to manila. in london as well, a protest getting under way there just a few minutes ago. all of these protests come with many folks apprehensive of president trump and ties to russia with the intelligence community saying the russians tried to help get him elected.
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nbc's bill neely is live in moscow with world reaction. bill, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, craig. president trump is being welcomed by russia, certainly the kremlin is not sad to see mr. obama go. beyond russia, a world of anxiety. even fear about what he means. in moscow, a party. ♪ >> reporter: russian celebrations for trump. a u.s. president welcomed here as never before. sg >> so help me god. >> reporter: they heard him talk of new alliances and believe trump will mean better relatio.s >> it will be good for america and russia. >> in russia, i know we respect him. >> the relationship will be more friendly. >> reporter: the kremlin said today, putin is ready to meet trump, though it may take
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months. many see him as a gift to russia. >> it looks like christmas gift with very beautiful package and we don't know what is inside. >> america first. >> reporter: trump's inaugural address caused global alarm. america first. the headline policy many worry means a trade war. chinese state media say prepare for the worst. protests against trump in germany, where leaders are warning of a rough ride ahead. in australia this morning, tens of thousands of women marched against trump. and in the middle east, divided opinions. meanwhile in north korea, preparations for a new long-range missile test appear to be under way. the global challenges have begun for president trump. well, today, he will start getting calling of congratulations from leaders
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around the world. president putin will be calling him in the coming days. trump is his fourth u.s. president. that relationship will be watched perhaps more closely than any other. craig, sheinelle. >> bill ne,ely, thank you. >> we have michael beshloff and analyst hugh hewitt with us. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> let's talk about president trump's inaugural speech. it appeared combative in tone. the issue this morning is when he talked about poverty. he said this american carnage stops here and now. everybody is talking about that word. michael, can you talk about the inaugural address and how it stacked up? >> you hear, sheinelle, from the president at inaugural, let's
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bind up the nation's wounds everybody after a bruising campaign last year. what we heard yesterday is more in the historical tradition of a convention speech or campaign speech. you usually have an effort by a president to say to the opposition. i know you didn't vote for me, but rest easy. there are ways we can do things together. not much of that yesterday. >> hugh, what about political perspective? >> i was on set yesterday with michael and lester and chuck. it was a shocking speech, tom brokaw. it has grown on me overnight. it was effective and blunt and honest. as i re-read it this morning, it is serving notice on elites. especially bureaucratic elites that donald trump is concerned with people left behind. i was also reflecting tonight we will see a movie called "moonlight honored." a grim movie. that is about the real america that washington elites don't talk about.
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while i like president trump's graciousness to president clinton and secretary clinton at the lunch, this is growing on me. the honesty of it is bracing. we waited for that for a long time. >> hugh, you acknowledge the speech was dark. >> it was grim. i used that on set with michael yesterday. a lot of the country is in a grim place. i come back to that like the movie "moonlight." it is grim in many places. president trump was speaking to the forgotten man. using the fdr phrase. on one respect, it did not have the bind up of wounds of the lincoln second inaugural, but a lot of directness of what america has to do. i love the first executive order, craig. that was a direct assault on the fact that the hobby lobby decision came down two years ago and hhs is yet to provide the relief. >> it is still clear what those executive orders will do. i want to play the sound here at
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the capitol after the inaugural address. take a listen. >> i'll tell you, there is something that i wanted to say. i was very honored. very, very honored when i heard that president bill clinton and secretary hillary clinton were coming today. i think it is appropriate to say. i would like you to stand up. >> michael, what do you make of that moment at the lunch, but not at the address? >> i think it was lovely, but the problem is that moment was seen by few people and heard by them compared to the number of people who heard his inaugural address. i think the thing here is if donald trump were coming in the inaugural with let's say a 72% an proefpproval rating like pre obama, perhaps he has margin for error. during the transition, he went for the high 40s in the popular vote on election day, to if the
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polls are right, approval of 8 to 10 points lower. that is not the right direction. if his intention is to confront congress and people who may not agree with his program and say you better fear me because i'm more popular than you are, that is not the way to do it. >> michael and hugh, thank you. what can we expect from the first 100 days of the trump administration? steve kornacki is here with us. >> let's take a look at the 100 day sprint. the noise trump made about and what can he do? we have been talking bengal abo. he issued the executive order, craig. it is unclear what it means. there is some talk here that maybe this is a shot at the individual mandate and requirement that people have to buy health care policies. if that gets gutted, supporters of the law say that law itself
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is as good as gone. the administration clhips away and what would they replace it with? that has to get through congress. that is a big process. that is ahead. immigration. do daca. the children of undocumented immigrants. they are here. the obama administration has offered protections to them. it is expected the trump administration will rescind those. and the 10 million undocumented in the country. how many will be targeted for deportation? that is a question as well. building the wall. donald trump said he will get mexico to pay for it. we will see if he can. and trade. tpp. he campaigned against it. that is probably as good as gone. nafta. he said he would renegotiate. tariffs for china. see what he proposes. and russia. you mentioned putin. will there be a visit with
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vladimir putin? and how about the last minute sanctions that president obama placed on russia? will trump keep those or get rid of those? >> steve, it will be a busy 100 days. thank you for that. let's get to the other top stories right now. >> breaking overnight. search and rescue teams heading to the site of a tornado touchdown in the hattisburg, mississippi area. people may be trapped in their homes. power lines are down. i-59 is blocked by debris. officials are asking the public to avoid traveling. we will have more coming up in a moment. in california, heavy rain causing damage. former president obama's vacation flight to palm springs was diverted friday. this flood-soaked hillside in los angeles actually gave way as you can see there. and 20 people had to be rescued from the el capitan area as the flash floods hit their cars. and more survivors taken
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from the hotel in the avalanche in italy. we have lucy cavanaugh with more from london. >> reporter: after two days of searching in sub zero temperatures. cheers of joy erupted as crews pulled more survivors from the deadly avalanche in central italy. 10 people have been found alive at the luxury hotel where dozens were trapped. buried by heavy snow after a series of devastating earthquakes and one of the worst snow storms in italy's history. >> it shard is hard to work. >> reporter: four of the trapped are children. a 6-year-old girl was one of the remaining three children rescued overnight. reuniting a family of four. one known survivor remains trapped in what is left of the hotel. emergency crews are still searching despite the difficult
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terrain. they are hoping for more survivors of the more than 30 people trapped when the hotel was destroyed. and at least four bodies recovered so far. rescue teams are working day and night until everyone is accounted for. sheinelle, that 6-year-old girl rescued, the first thing she asked for is oreo cookies. >> so precious. lucy, thank you. >> we were talking about this wild weather down south, indra. >> it feels like springtime. it is not with us just for a day, but the several days. you can see we have tornado watches and warnings. they have been going through the overnight hours while you are asleep. that threat continues with us over the next several days. we have been talking about california and itthe storms. the same energy on the gulf states. all of that energy from the gulf coast. what is making feel like springtime is the temperatures which are 10 to 20 degrees above
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normal this time of year. that is the reason we are seeing spring-like weather. severe storms in two enhanced areas today and in the overnight hours. jackson and pensacola and tallahassee. by tomorrow, still looking at the severe weather threat. be advised as you go through the overnight hours. find a way to get the warnings. good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist krystal klei. let's look at your neighborhood forecast today. under a first alert for tomorrow night through monday night. today cloudy, some fog throughout the morning and temperatures in the 50s. center city you're at 54 for a high. 51 in lansdale. cloudy conditions last through new jersey, the shore and delaware too. 53 in voorhees. ocean city at 52 and wilmington with a high of 55. today winds are light but strengthen starting tomorrow night. nice to
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have warm weather, about a danger. >> thank you. still ahead, the download. a look back at the week that was, including some contentious hearings for president trump's cabinet nominees. and the big job that malia obama is taking on now that she is no longer at the white house. but first this istoday" on "nb
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still to come on "today," from gloria steinem to all of the women marching on washington. and also, why size matters. why some at the interior department are in a fair amount of trouble today. the day
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good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist krystal klei:26 and we're under a first alert for a strong nor'easter for the tire area but not until tomorrow night through monday night. during that period we're looking at rain, heavy at times across most of our zone with strong wind gusts and because of that some coastal flooding minor at least along our coastal points by your monday. now today is looking better than tomorrow. here's your neighborhood planner. 46 degrees philadelphia around 10:00 a.m. low to mid-50s in the afternoon and we will "today" cloudy today. in the suburbs same deal. cloudy conditions will be across our entire region. 45 at 10:00 a.m. up to upper 40s for your afternoon right around 50 for a
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high. same in lehigh valley as well. temperature at 40 by 2:00 p.m. delaware low 50s 2:00, by 2:00 p.m. upper 40s at the jersey shore but close to 50 for a high. let's go your first alert traffic reporter francesca ruscio. the women's march in philadelphia takes place today. expect delays throughout the course of the demonstration. let's take a look at these road closures. ben franklin parkway between 16th street and 20th street, 19th street between race and vine and race street between 20th and logan circle. another update in 25 minutes. stay tuned.
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♪ more than this i did it my way ♪ >> appropriate song indeed. president trump and first lady enjoying the first dance at the inaugural ball last night. that is frank sinatra's "my way." president and mrs. trump starting their day at the most prestigious address in the world. 1600 pennsylvania avenue. they are waking up in the white house on this saturday morning. i'm craig melvin alongside sheinelle jones. this is what is making headlines.
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president trump said to attend the prayer service at the cathedral as thousands go to washington for protests planned in all 50 states today. california suffered severe weather causing flooding and mudslides. the wet weather caused former president obama's plane to divert to riverside, california. the first family will enjoy the vacation at palm springs. and former george h.w. bush and barbara bush in good spirits. the former president will remain in the icu in houston methodist for oebservation. he is come tomorrfortable and s. she will remain by his side as a precaution. they watched the coverage of the inauguration on tv from the hospital. let's start this half hour with "the download." our look back at the week that
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was. a whirlwind week in washington from the war of words from the civil rights icon to the fierce confirmation hearings. it was a week to remember. donald trump sworn in as the 45th president of the united states. >> protect and defend. >> promising the nation and world he will make america great again. >> from this day forward it's going to be only america first. >> president donald trump taking office after a tumultuous week with the confirmation hearings. >> you never attended a public school. >> on education. >> correct. >> health care. >> i'm very frightened about what you are going to do and so are millions of americans. >> and the environment. >> my personal opinion is immaterial. >> you are going to be the head
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of the agency to protect the environment and your personal feelings about whether climate change is caused by human activity and carbon emissions is immateri immaterial? >> meanwhile, former president obama and the final white house press conference emphasized the magnitude of the job. >> if you make big shifts in policy, follow it through and understand there will be consequences. >> and commuted the sentence of chelsea manning convicted of one of america's largest leaks of classified information. >> i feel comfortable that justice has been served and a message is still being sent. >> and another president in the news. george h.w. bush and his wife barbara both hospitalized this week. >> george h.w. bush in intensive care with pneumonia. barbara bush under observation for fatigue and coughing. >> they are facing the difficulties, there is not a lot of money to be made betting against the bushs.
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a scene turned to chaos as a powerful avalanche struck a mountainside ski resort in italy. >> searchers scrambled to use shovels to dig through snow and a race to get to survivors. >> the mystery of malaysia airlines flight 370 may remain just that after nearly three years, the search suspended. >> mh-370 left from kuala lumpur for beijing in 2014. >> when you look at amelia earhart or the titanic, this could be along those lines. >> a foul at a college basketball game sets off a brawl so intense, the coaches went at it. some were better at checking it off. >> and it ends the team and head coach walk off the court. the sienna shakes off the tension.
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>> and raise the al. according to john cena, lifting al roker may be the latest fitness trend. >> all you do is add weight like al roker. it's very easy and you don't have to get to a gym. >> he makes it look so easy. >> al roker did say if you see him on the street, please don't do that. don't try to pick up al. he will not be that accommodating next time. >> watch this. >> that's new al. that's skinny al. >> al's not scared? >> no. no. >> he knows he's in good hands. >> indra peterson is back with the look at the forecast. they are looking at wet weather out west. >> i'm used to saying california, drought. where is the rain? that is hardly the story. we are looking at storms in the west coast. not just one, but several back in the pipeline here. we are looking at several storms. these are not small storms when you think of southern california. just take a look at the amount
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of rainfall that is northern california. pushing all the way down through southern california as we go through again tomorrow evening. heavy amounts of rain. very typical when you say southern california. you are look at amounts over 3 inches of rain of t. you see that farther north. flooding concerns into the region. heavy snow. another 4 to 6 feet of snow back in the sierra. unbelievable. one thing that is making headlines is surf. huge swells. 20 to 35 feet. you are talking northern california. this is dangerous. combining with high tide. down through southern california, surfers are loving it. it is dangerous. 10 good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist krystal klei. let's look at your neighborhood forecast today. under a first alert for tomorrow night through monday night. today cloudy, some fog throughout the morning and temperatures in the 50s. center city you're at 54 for a high. 51 in lansdale.
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50 is the high temperature in allentown. cloudy conditions last through new jersey, the shore and delaware too. 53 in voorhees. ocean city at 52 and wilmington with a high of 55. today winds are light but strengthen starting tomorrow night. i see craig's eyeing hawaii. 76. look at that. 76. >> 75 is the low. >> my bad. >> thank you. >> still ahead this morning, al roker, once he got down, could he keep his streak alive for getting a president and vice president greeting by bribing them with candy? the answer in trending. >> come on, it's al. up next, a closer look at the women all around the country coming to liberty mutual stood with me when i was too busy with the kids to get a repair estimate. liberty did what? yeah, with liberty mutual all i needed to do to get an estimate was snap a photo of the damage and voila! voila! (sigh) i wish my insurance company had that... wait! hold it... hold it boys...
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watched him being sworn in, it is a dafrifferent day. >> this is a live look here at london, england. folks gathering for a protest march. all of the people demanding the voices heard for the next four years. from celebrities to activists to normal moms. who are they? nbc's kate snow has the story. >> i know this is not rational, what i'm about to say. i was not so shocked that hillary clinton lost. the shocking surrealistic thing is donald trump won. this is a man who i don't think really deserves to have lunch in the white house much less live there. >> reporter: a blunt gloria steinem about the 45th president of the united states. >> the election of donald trump is a -- disaster. except for one thing. our constitution does not begin with i, the president.
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it begins with we, the people. >> reporter: some of the people, hundreds of thousands expected at the women's march on washington. >> who is going to the march? >> i have never in my life seen such an outpouring of anger and outrage and energy. >> reporter: the march is familiar territory for steinem. one of the torch bearers decades ago. now 82, she still carries that torch searching as co- chair of the march today and many traveling in to hear what she might say. in new jersey, robbi is packing up for the road trip to washington. a patent lawyer, she never considered running for office. >> it is important for me as a woman and muslim. it is important my voice is heard. we should run. >> reporter: before she runs, she is ready to march.
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a single mother, she is bringing her boys with her. >> for me, it is great that i have two boys i can raise to be feminists. >> reporter: for allison, it is a different kind of running that is fuelling her. >> i often refer to running as a vehicle for social change. the things trump was saying was bombastic and ridiculous. particularly via twitter that i could not imagine that he would be president. >> reporter: so when word spread of the march, she laced up and decided she would run the 256 miles from her harlem neighborhood to washington. and she was not alone. joining her a group of 100 men and women making each step count by raising money for planned parenthood and doubling their set goal. >> what made an impact on me is that this really small crazy idea i think lots of women are having are actually powerful
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movements. >> reporter: betty gray was one of the first leaders of the march. >> my daughter looked at me and said does trump believe in climate change yet. we have work to do. >> reporter: a majority of women voted for hillary clinton. 53% of white women voted for president trump. >> i think that was the real be re rievement. the majority of me on the outside were not aligned with humanist values. >> reporter: the message is clear. president trump is on notice. >> don't under estimate us. >> reporter: they are ready to march. >> i'm marching because there's nothing more powerful than a group of women who know what they want and know their value and are demanding it. >> i am marching because i want to represent everybody who is disenfranchised by the election.
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>> i'm march for positive reasons more than anti-reasons. now we're a majority movement. to bring the majority movement to washington seems exactly the right thing. >> reporter: for "today," kate snow, nbc news, washington. >> a fascinating look. up next, forget the transfer of power. the people want to know about the fashions from the first lady to first daughter ivanka trump. we have that americans - 83% try to eat healthy.
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lauren. people were comparing her to the former first lady. jackie o. she showed off style at the assange ball in the pierre gown. and ivanka is known for fashion sense. she had princess moments with oscar de la renta by day and reem acra. if the internet was any indication, there was one person who stole the spotlight. kellyanne conway in gucci. the internet had a field day with the ceremony look. people comparing her to paddi paddington bear or the nutcracker or ll cool j. and kellyanne conway is such a good sport. she tweeted. thank you. it is gucci by the way.
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received many compliments. including one from, hello, bill clinton. craig and sheinelle, this coat retails for $3,600. >> oh, i was looking for it. let me find it. $3,600. that did not happen. >> call kellyanne. ask to borrow it. >> thank you, indr. up next, still to come, donald trump is not the only president in town. frank underwood from "house of cards" is back and he is ready to turn washington upside down. we will tell you all about it in popstart.
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good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist krystal klei. the time is 7:56 a.m. right now temperatures pretty mild start our day. 43 degrees in philadelphia. allentown at 40. lancaster 42. today we'll remain cloudy and we'll be seeing those winds stay on the light side. temperatures picking up pretty quickly by noon we're 48 degrees in philadelphia. low mid-50s as we get to the afternoon. we'll see fog throughout today even though with sunrise, fog should burn off. saturday warmer than sunday. low to mid-50s. delaware 55 today and 54 in philadelphia. by sunday we're in the lower 50s a huge change in temperatures but we do have a change in your
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conditions. some showers start early in the morning, a little break with damp conditions in the day and the best chance of rain starts to pick up as go into your sunday night. that's we're under a first alert and that continues through your monday night, during that period we're tracking high wind gusts. areas like philadelphia gusts around 40 to 50 miles per hour but gusts may be higher along the shore. let's go to first alert traffic reporter francesca ruscio. because of emergency repairs we'll be closed on the connector bridge. this is what you need to know and how you can get around it. between the delaware valley exit which is 358 and the span of the connect swror bridge. alternates for you hop over to route 413 as well as route 1 from the pa turnpike. those are two pretty good alternates for you. we're closed on the westbound side of the flat bridge between 26th street and upside due to a serious car fire. i'm francesca ruscio. another update in the next 25 minutes. stay tuned.
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good morning. the presidency of donald trump. >> i donald john trump. >> a new era as the brash billionaire wakes up in the white house this morning the 45th president of the united states. the new commander in chief wasting no time signing his first executive order hours after taking office. then sharing a first dance with the first lady to the tune of the sifanatra classic. ♪ i did it my way >> this hours after painting the picture of what is to come throughout the presidency of donald trump.
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>> against radical islamic terrorism which we will eradica eradicate. >> and promising the power is in the hands of the people. >> january 20th, 2017 will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. >> that same afternoon, former president obama taking a final salute setting the sights on the new chapter of his life and promising not to stay on the sidelines as protesters took to the streets. hundreds arrested. windows shattered and a wlimo st on fire. today's march on washington. hundreds of thousands to demonstrate. protests across the country as the president attends a prayer service and takes on the enormity of the job. we have it all covered. festivities and fashion and the vast challenges he will face as he begins his first full day in office today, saturday, january
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21st, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today:the presidency of donald trump." >> good morning. welcome back to "today" on saturday morning. what a day it is. the beginning of the new era with the new president in power. donald trump and melania trump waking up at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. >> you feel it this morning. we have it covered for you for the first full day in office and the planned protests. let's start with nbc's kelly o'donnell at the white house. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. this is it. day one. big talk and big promises from the campaign season for donald trump supporters and those anxious about his new presidency. our system builds in a brief window for glamour ands fashion
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and fun before the real hard work kicks in. the inaugural balls were a feature with the first couple dancing at three inaugural balls. one of those dedicated to the men and women in the armed services. that is a way to shift focus away from celebrities which were hard for the administration to that tract a attract. a chance for "my way" which is one that reflects the personality of the president. before putting on the tuxedo, he went into the oval office with his son-in-law, jared kushner and they began working on executive orders. one dealing with obamacare. instructing the agencies to begin scaling back area where is they have jurisdiction over obamacare. of course, the signature achievement of former president
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barack obama, they will need congress to roll it back. the other two dealing with the first cabinet positions that have been filled. secretary of defense james mattis and the secretary of homeland security john kelly. they received the oath of their offices from vice president mike pence. so the work has begun after the oaths taken and big speech. 16 minutes. some said it was dark and classic donald trump with the america first message and the making america great message that we heard. it found its way into the inaugural address as well. >> kelly, thank you. >> hallie jackson is four miles away at the national cathedral where the president will attend a prayer service this morning. hall hallie. >> reporter: craig, after president trump wakes up in the white house for the first time, he will make the trip up here north of the white house to the national cathedral which is a
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long time tradition which dates back to george washington. in is an inter-faith service with a list of leaders. speaking and offering prayers. like a lot of things that president trump does. this doesn't come without a bit of controversy. reports of episcopalians here with the comments of mexicans and muslims. that said, we expect to see familiar faces from the campaign trail in the cathedral. including pastor darryl scott from cleveland. he was involved in the campaign as part of the diversity council for the president when he was running for office. after his visit here, we expected he may make a trip to the cia to do fence mending with the intelligence community. remember, as kelly talked about it. a couple cabinet members were confirmed last night.
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mike pompeo was not one of them. that cia visit may be postponed. craig. >> newly named white house correspondent. hallie jackson. >> thank you, hallie. in the meantime, hundreds of thousands descend on washington for the march. it is the largest planned in all 50 states. nbc's jacob rascon is at the national mall. >> reporter: sheinelle, thousands of people, women, men and children, gathered. wearing pink hats. after a rally with celebrity speakers, they march down independence avenue to constitution avenue. hundreds of other marches planned around the country and world. yesterday, d.c. police arrested 217 people during protests that turned violent. a small group wearing masks in all black smashing windows and throwing rocks and bricks. injuring several officers. over shadowing thousands of other peaceful demonstrations against the new president.
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today, d.c. police say they are preparing for up to 500,000 people in the demonstration. sheinelle. >> jacob, thank you. let's take a look at some of the other headlines this morning. a powerful line of storms sweeping through the south overnight. a possible tornado touched down in hattiesburg, mississippi area. there are trapped people calling for help. power is out. roads are closed there. this is a look at some of the damage. university officials say dorms were hit and several people had to be taken to the hospital with injuries. there are reports that rescuers are hearing voices trapped under the avalanche in italy. four people were pulled from the wreckage of the crushed ski resort yesterday. four children were saved on friday. they were buried in the snow. cold and dark since wednesday. half of the 30 people in the hotel at the time are still unaccounted for. drug king pin el chapo was
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in a new york court yesterday. he was one of the most wanted crime lords until captured. he was extradited on thursday. precautions are being taken to hold him. el chapo escaped twice from mexican prisons. a pair of stars emerging from the figure skating championsh championships. nathan chin could become the youngest american men's champion in more than half century. and karen chin, also 17 and not related to nathan, leads the women. watch the coverage today on nbc at 3:00 p.m. let's to indra peterson on the plaza. >> i just met amy who said she was kidnapped for her 30th
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birthday. >> my husband picked me up for work and my mom and sister got in the car and they drove to the airport to see "wicked." >> we have been talking about the west coast and the southeast. there is activity in the northeast. we need to look at the potential nor'easter starting to set up. we are looking for two storms coming together. see the strong winds. it has been warm. this is not going to be a snowy nor'easter, but it means heavy rainfall. 1 to 2 inches. the real threat is the strong winds. just take a look at wind advisories. sunday evening at 25-mile-an-hour winds in boston. by the time you get in through tuesday, we will see gusting up to 50 if not 55 miles per hour. take a look at the southeast. still looking at severe storms the and moreer good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist krystal klei. let's look at your neighborhood forecast today. under a first alert for tomorrow night through monday night. today cloudy, some fog throughout the morning and temperatures in the 50s.
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center city you're at 54 for a high. 51 in lansdale. 50 is the high temperature in allentown. cloudy conditions last through new jersey, the shore and delaware too. 53 in voorhees. ocean city at 52 and wilmington with a high of 55. today winds are light but strengthen starting tomorrow night. in case you don't have the lingo down. opx? outer banks. we have been out here having a good to time. back to you. >> some great signs today. >> indra, thank you. coming up next on trending. barack obama on twitter. his message for the country. speaking of the obamas. what do you do when your dad is no longer president? the cool job malia obama is taking on in popstart. but first these messages. don't look now but chuck norris is right behind you. i heard superheroes read chuck norris comics.
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we're back on a saturday morning. it's time to trend. shall we? we are happy to have joelle joining our party. i don't know how to announce without. it does give you energy. friday's inauguration was a huge social event across the internet. one government agency is in hot water. today, four tweeting about the difference in crowd sizes from this year to president obama's first one in 2009. the one in 2009 was much larger. the tweets were a violation of government policy. the totals by the way from friday's were to be about 250,000. in 2009, it was more than 1 million. we should note that we won't know the official numbers for a few weeks. those pictures were all over twitter. >> we love al roker around here. >> of course. >> back in 2013, al, you might remember, able to get one of the
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most amazing handshakes with former president joe biden during the inauguration parade. >> come on. they won't let you? that's it. yeah! all right! yes! >> you remember that? well, friday, no! it was a different story. take a look. >> mr. vice president! >> tell him about the candy. >> i got candy. mr. vice president, we have a snack! >> he's looking. >> nothing. >> no. >> nothing. i guess i had the wrong candy. >> give me a break. give me a break for a kit kat bar. >> we all watched this yesterday. i feel like there was a little bit of an acknowledgment. >> he didn't know what to do. we were rooting for al. >> and i spoke with al last night. al said he thinks they would have come over had they not
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gotten back in the car so fast. >> i got candy. >> just come on the show and give him a handshake. guess who is back hours after saying good-bye. barack obama back to the original twitter handle. hi, everybody. back to the original handle. is this thing still on? michelle and i off on a quick vacation and then get back to work. time now for joelle and pop sd start? >> what did we do before twitter? >> we talked to each other. >> i'll put on my smart glasses. a day after leaving the white house, we know obama's next move. malia, that is. according to the hollywood reporter, the 18-year-old has landed an internship with harvey weinstein. now this is not malia's first
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foray in hollywood. she interned on "girls." the internship will not get in the way of studies. she is taking a gap year and set to attend harvard in the fall. >> not bad. >> good to be malia obama. moving on. you didn't think "house of cards" would let donald trump have all of the fun on inauguration day. you know that frank underwood hates it when other politicians steal his thunder. as the nation prepared for the donald trump inauguration, netflix dropped a teaser for the presidential drama's upcoming fifth season. the clip shows an upside down u.s. flag waving in the wind while children recite the pledge of allegiance and ends with a season five premiere date. kevin spacey and robin wright back on may 30th. the show tweeted the video out adding, "we make the terror." netflix said we could not
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comment. >> can it too late for me to catch up? >> no. >> marathon them all at once. >> take a day. >> you can put a sunshine behind them. i did "the crown." now it is time for this one. >> you have four seasons. >> four seasons? >> all right. up next, the most memorable images of the inauguration of donald trump. we are back in a moment, but "rst this is
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no matter which side of the political aisle you are on, it is remarkable to watch the peaceful transfer of power in the u.s. >> from donald trump to barack obama leaving it. there were moments on inauguration day. as we leave you this morning, a look of the seeights and soundsn that inauguration day. have a fantastic saturday.
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welcome to "nbc 10 news today". i'm katy zachary. it's just about 8:30 on your saturday. after a foggy start this morning we're getting a look at some cloudy and mild conditions ahead. we are tracking winds and heavy rain for the second half of our weekend. let's get a check on our weekend weather where meteorologist krystal klei and the most accurate forecast you'll see in has gotten thick center >> that's right. live cameras all over our neighborhoods. philadelphia, it's low-hanging clouds as well as some fog. a little more dense in parts of the suburbs. new jersey camera hard to see out here. temperature wise we're pretty mild around 43 degrees. suburbs in philly, 42 in new jersey and 40 in lehigh valley. delaware 43. the blue rock stadium looking like we're seeing steady fog move through as well we have spotty conditions right now. otherwise through today it will thin out and cloudy conditions. visibility not the best.

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