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announcer: now "abc7 news at 4:00". on your side. jonathan: right now at 4:00, trump force one touching down in d.c. michelle: the president-elect meets president obama at the white house. alison: the transition to a donald trump presidency begins. there are now 72 days until power changes hands. jonathan: we have team coverage ahead now. stephen tschida is following the protests. kevin lewis happening at the trump hotel in the downtown area. michelle: brad bell with the support for the president-elect. alison: but right now the moment our current and next presidents met. abc7 wants to show you their comments in full. president obama: i just had an opportunity to have a conversation with friends who elect trump. it's wide ranging. we talked about some of the organizational issues in
policy. we talked about domestic policy. as i said last night, my number one priority in the coming two months is two try to facilitate a transition that ensuring our president-elect is successful. and i have been very encouraged be the, i think, trump 's wanting to work with my around many of the issues that this great country faces. i believe it is important for all of us regardless of party or political preferences to now come together, work together to deal with the many
had a chance to brief the incoming first lady. and we have an accident conversation with her -- we had an excellent conversation with her as well. we want them to feel welcome as they prepare to make this transition. most of all, i want to emphasize to you mr. president-elect that we now everything we can to help you succeed. if you succeed, the country succeeds. president-elect trump: thank you very much, president obama. this was a meeting that was going to last ten or 15 minutes and we were just going to get to know each other. we had never met each other. i have great respect. the meeting lasted for almost
as far as i'm concerned it could have gone a lot longer. we discussed a lot of situations. some wonderful and some difficulties. i look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel. he explained some of the difficulties, some of the high-flying aspects and some of the really great things that have been achieved. so mr. president, it was a great honor being with y you many, many more times timesn the future. president obama: thank you, everybody. we are not going to be taking any questions. thank you, guys. thank you. c'mon, guys. michelle: president obama's first piece of advice to president-elect trump. don't take questions when they start yelling in the oval office. ads he will probably remember -- alison: he will
civility between the two. president trump said he will lean on and need he from obama. they have 4,000 jobs to fill for the trump team. hopefully they will work nice together. alison: these are two people with a lot of jabs back and forth over the years, personal and public. to see they come together is hopeful for the people. michelle: for sure. this was their first meeting. interesting. jonathan: in an hour and a half, too. went for an hou michelle: check this out now. show you a picture. november to 1, 2008. eight years ago to the date. the moment then president-elect barack obama met with president george w. bush. yesterday president obama spoke about how the bush team helped him move in the white house. the pledge that he has to do the same for trump. we put together a photo gallery of the moment.
we showed you anti-trump protests last night in d.c. really across the country. they were popping up instan tainously. we saw demonstrations in chicago, oakland, seattle, new york. many other major cities. there has been protests today. stephen tschida continues the team coverage from the white house with the latest. stephen: important meeting between president-elect donald trump and sitting president obama took place and the demonstrators came here because they wanted to express the grief, the disappointment and fear over the jam count of the presidential election. there were demonstration here and demonstrations near the trump hotel and on capitol hill.
feeling on this day. listen up. >> i have been motivated by the protests and the marching in new york, san francisco, where masses of people have come out. what is being said as far as the bad lapping wage, and not -- the bad language and not accepting president-elect trump i don't agree with. steves president barack obama and president-elect trump expressing a show of unity here at the white house. not necessarily the case on the streets of the nation's capital. after donald trump left capitol hill, we went into a coffee shop. there was a line, supporters of trump, opponents of trump. it quickly erupted into a shouting match. that is the latest. stephen tschida, abc7 news. michelle: across the country, security at properties bearing
in downtown washington. kevin lewis kef is there now. set the scene for us today. kevin: the trump hotel is well certified and fortified this afternoon. i can tell you that members of the u.s. secret service, d.c. police, private security guard. even the national park service mounted horse unit is on scene. quite ironically the authorities are using the metal fences here to assemble a wall of sorts around the international hotel. and this is primarily why. a steady flow of protesters over the last 24 hours. we arrived around 1:30 today as a group of 150 georgetown day school students. most too young to even vote. chanted anti-trump rhetoric outside. the students told me administrators at the prestigious private school allowed them to ditch class in the pursuit of the first amendment rights.
at the trump hotel coupled with the loud large and persistent protests hurt business. every hotel guest i spoke with today told me the negative energy was easy to tune out. don't forget these are folks paying a minimum of $484 a night to stay here. that is not even including taxes and fees. i interviewed a federal employee who works near the hotel and he had this take on trump's ability to profit amidst protests. >> i think people will consider it a badge of honor to register as a guest here in spite of this. kevin: you feel the negative press may be a good thing for the hotel? >> look what has happened to trump so far. anything they throw at him, what does it do to his ratings? it doesn't matter if it's good
the heavy protest and the police presence here. this is the main entrance for vehicles to the hotel. so far there is a lot of speculation to where donald trump is. we are not sure if he is staying here tonight or heading elsewhere. we are live in northwest. i'm kevin lewis, abc7 news. jonathan: thanks. clearly it's not all protest. there is plenty of support. half the country voted for donald trump. this was the scene yesterday just outside the building in new york. it got crazy. at first it started with people chanting and maryland bureau chief brad bell is in chester, maryland, this is a part of the world in maryland that is trump country. a lot of folks there are happy. brad: a lot of people are very happy. you know what? at this time of year on the eastern shore the water and the sky are as blue as can be. but jonathan, you are right. if you look at an election map, it is red. very much trump country.
to hillary clinton's 70,000 votes. if you talk to people here today, they say they are not in the mood to hear from protesters. this is trump country. as the bumper sticker says, some call the eastern shore the right side of maryland. donald trump soundly beat hillary clinton here. and today most we speak to are happy with the results of the election. >> because they really have been doing a number on us. been able to step up and have a voice. >> i want to see the corruption go away. i really believe he can do it. >> a waterman just off his work boat explains it this way. >> he is there for the working man. >> to ask about the protests at the white house. the trump hotel and elsewhere. and most here are quick to dismiss the message. >> it's totally unwarranted. they just don't respect the democratic process. >> their opinion don't matter.
president no matter what now. brad: when we come back at 5:00, we will delve more deeply into why donald trump is so popular over here. you are also going to hear very harsh words from trump supporters for those protesters. in chester, brad bell, abc7 news. jonathan: thank you. alison: okay. it happens, of course, every four or eight years depending but meeting at the white house today was quite a moment. michelle: it is that peaceful transition of p country together that makes it so interesting. especially this time because of the campaign season has been so nasty. jonathan: nasty, divisive and people is one way or the other. there is to middle ground. for the first time it is playing out on social media. big-time. lindsey mastis is in the newsroom with the perspective for us. lindsey: i'm focusing on congress. a lot of people are coming out an congratulating donald trump.
congratulating trump on an impressive win to become the next president. we also have a picture that representative john rat-cliff of teg put up of him and donald trump as well. a lot of people in congress look forward to what they want to have happen. we have senator roy blount from missouri saying he is looking forward to working with president-elect trump to repeal obamacare, rein in regulation and strengthen the nation at home and abroad chris murphy out of connecticut saying gut punch last night but congratulations to real donald trump. if he really wants to work across the aisle i am ready. here is hoping. of course, james eleanor holmes norton saying there is no time to cry in the soup. let's make soup. i won't prejudge him on d.c. but i insist he not prejudge d.c. back to you. alison: thank you very much. we continue our coverage ahead
meets with house speaker paul ryan and gets a tour of the capitol. trump will work with republican majority in both houses of congress. that is still ahead. jonathan: next up at 4:00, a great reason not to give your child a cell phone. alison: a courthouse take-down. this is not about partisan politics but something much different. doug: sunshine and chilly temperatures. better get used to the combination. it looks like that is the story for a while. we will lay out the next seven da jonathan: and santa claus arrives at the mall which raises this question. okay, it's two days after the election. we are two weeks before thanksgiving. too soon? michelle: that is the abc7 instapoll question today. head to wjla.com/votenow to weigh in. we'll check in on the tally
jonathan: watch the tv. this is a great tackle about to go down. let's see. ask the guy a number of times. you have to leave the courtroom. this is in dayton, ohio. walked in belidge respect, yelling and streaming. he said he wanted to see a judge. despite being asked to leave it got vocal. the security guard made a
michelle: a lot of excitement for the mayor of miami shores on election day. this had nothing to do with voting. alice burch was robbed at gunpoint. she decided to chase after them and she was shoved to the ground. >> it was dangerous but he was a young person and he didn't expect to be chased. if i had not chased after i would not be able to get the jonathan: christmas is already popping up where every you look. alison: it's not even thanksgiving yet. we want to hear with you. do you agree with that? go to wjla.com/votenow and let us know if you think it's too early to celebrate christmas. michelle: here is one sign.
it's santa flight academy. it opens tomorrow. yes. two weeks before thanksgiving. jonathan: he's still in florida. it's not the season yet. michelle: there is this. the holiday tradition is back. coffee giant starbuck holiday cup. starbucks brought back christmas images after going with a simple red design last year. that drew criticism from some people who said the chain was part of a so-called christmas. jonathan: they said they were too p.c. alison: pretty designs. jonathan: we can all breathe easy again. alison: thank goodness. now that we got you caught up on christmas news in november, george washington guard mei-lyn bautista is coming off a successful freshman campaign as she was named to the atlantic 10 all-rookie team. but her source of motivation is unique. erin hawksworth introduces us
>> my younger brother is what motivates me on and off the court. erin: g.w. guard mei-lyn bautista is a stud on the basketball court. but many people don't know her 13-year-old brother jason is her inspiration. >> he is the one that makes me, you know? i'm going to get better today. if it was my last game i'd want to do everything for him. erin: delayed which means his motor skills are behind for his age. >> he can't walk, he can't talk, he can't run. but he is learning sign language. erin: even though he lives in new york it doesn't stop them from communicating. >> do you miss him? >> every day. he ran me face time through the ipad. he knows how to do that. erin: mei-lyn and her brother are very close and she hopes to help others with disabilities one day. >> i want to make it somewhere
people like my brother. for people who have a family member who has a disability i feel like you should be positive about it. look at it on the bright side and motivate you to he that person and do as much as you can. >> congratulations. you are this week's team player. michelle: wow! it's so nice to see someone that young thinking about of themselves. jonathan: yeah. michelle: the great relationship between brother and sister. sometimes it each other. jonathan: you see the passion on the court. don't get in her way. let's get a look at the traffic situation. jamie sullivan keeping an eye on things. it's easy to do because it's moving so slow. jamie: it's slow in a lot of areas. i want to focus in first in the district. third street tunnel very heavy as you head northbound as well as southbound. outbound southeast/southwest freeway approaching the bridge we average 14 miles per hour. the big picture is not bad at
park. but we have the heavy traffic in the northwest corner. as you do approach 50, though, near route 202. take a look. the sun glare. this is something we do have this afternoon. yesterday we didn't have much of it. the northwest corner averaging 7 miles per hour. a look near old georgetown and you can see the volume on the inner loop. wrapping around. live look at georgetown shows you we are still heavy toward 355 connecticut a and getting into silver spring. back to you. alison: okay. you are going to love this one. look who it is. our very own stormwatch7 meteorologist brian van de graaff participating in what they are calling the real election. here is what it is. apple pie versus pumpkin pie. make your pick. jonathan: you have to go for both. alison: that is at farragut square. it's for the slice of life pie sale to help fund meals for the critically ill in the
three meal deliveries. pies are on sale through the 137th. we will check in with brian later to see if he got the final vote count and see which pie won. i like both. >> i'm the same. i have a slice of both. michelle: and pecan. jonathan: before the deadline we should buy one of each. michelle: and cherry. alison: there is a list. i want brian to wear the hat. michelle: he was trying to fix his hair. it was all pie hat. alison: funny. jonathan: preference, doug? doug: pumpkin. case closed. case closed on any significant rain for the next week or so. we are stuck in a dry pattern. in some part of the country we showed you last night it's a severe drought. almost to extreme. the way the weather pattern here through autumn and looking early winter is a con wation of the general -- continuation of the dry weather. here and a large part of the eastern u.s. that is not to say we can't
no indication there is a rainy pattern anytime soon. 59 with late afternoon sunshine in laurel. and temperatures if you head out this afternoon and this evening in the pepper 50's to near 60. once the sun goes down before 5:00, we see the temperatures start to drop quickly. in fact, the trend looks like this. with mostly clear skies. we should drop in the metro area to the mid-to-upper 40's. 90:00 10:00. overnight and lower 40s in the city. upper 30s in suburban areas. by tomorrow morning. the weather map calls for system tempe cold front will come through the area tomorrow. in comparison mild weather is south of the front. south side virginia carolinas. the front is not going to bring rain with it. just reinforcement of the cold air. increase in wind speeds. wind around here tomorrow expected to be northwesterly, 15 to 20 miles per hour. maybe gusts to 30 miles per hour in the afternoon. that will drop some cold air in the region tomorrow night. we are calling for highs in the upper 40's on saturday.
sunshine. a definite chill in the air. by the time we get to sunday the high will drop to the south. that will bring the winds to the west. that will warm us up like that for the day on sunday. take a look ahead. veterans day weather looks fine. sun and 62. 49 is the high saturday. jumps to 60 on sunday. monday we have the clouds moving in. we are keeping the fingers crossed it won't obscure the view of the super moon monday night. back to the beautiful weather and the system temperatures on tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday. it's 4:24 and 23 seconds to be precise. we do the 4:00 quiz on thursday. the question is this. our sunset today is 4:58. couple days ago it was 5:00. it is getting earlier earlier. the question is when is the next time in washington the sun will set at 5:00 p.m.? between now and that time is in the 4:00 hour. so january 4 we come back to 5:00 p.m. sunrise. january 14, january 21?
we have the answer for you in seven minutes. michelle: sounds good. thank you. jonathan: as we go to break, today is a big birthday. the 1241st birthday of the united states marine corps. corps initially known as the continental marines. founded november 10,1775. semper fi translates to "always faithful." i was at the war memorial this morning and this is celebration g do serve, happy birthday.
jonathan: the majority of women with breast implants feel sexier after the surgery. alison: so why would the same women have a higher rate of suicide than everyone else? michelle: consumer investigator kimberly suiters joins us now. you have been working on the story for quite some time. kimberly: a few months. most people i talk to find it hard with one exception. women who have had terrible health troubles and they blame the implants. >> it really affects your family life. you have kids at home that don't understand -- i'm getting emotional. i can absolutely see why someone would get to that point. kimberly: to the point of taking your own life she is talking about. d.c. based researcher analyzed seven studies that showed women with implants appear more likely to kill themselves
times more likely. >> some plastic surgeons believe that if women with breast implants kill themselves it's because there was something wrong with them to begin with. they got breast implants because they had low self-esteem or they were depressed. they got breast implants to feel better about themselves. except that the women with breast implants are more likely to kill themselves than women with other kind of cosmetic surgery. why do women who want breast implants be more depressed than women wh liposuction or facelifts? kimberly: that is the question we explore. is suicide after implants a real risk or not? why doesn't a top plastic surgeon in d.c. think it's even worth mentioning to his patients? that is coming up tonight at 11:00. michelle: i look forward to the report, kimberly. thank you. next at 4:00 -- >> going to do spectacular things for the american people. michelle: the trump
between donald and the speaker of the house. jonathan: hillary clinton took 93% of the vote in d.c. but one republican woman on the ballot won her race. inside the grassroots campaign that put ashley carter on the school board. that's coming up next. alison: new at 5:00 -- >> oh, my gosh. this is beautiful. look at that. they say you are only as old as you feel. what this 93-year-old woman has to say. 93.
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for the 20137 g.o.p. agenda -- 2017 g.o.p. agenda. while ryan endorsed trump he was critical of the campaign. today they vowed to work together to make america great again. >> we had a fantastic meeting about getting the work up our sleeves and getting to work for the american people. >> we are going to see spectacular things for the american people. we look forward to starting. we can't get started fast trump and pence met with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell, immigration and the affordable care act, a.k.a. obamacare are a couple of issues they talked about. in the newsroom, i'm q mccray, abc7. jonathan: thank you. in the election the economy was number one issue according to the number one polls behind the economy was concerned about terrorism. namely, isis. national correspondent jeff barnd looks at how a trump president will deal with
groups like isis. jeff: search times on the cam -- several times campaign trail trump said obama administration created isis. they expect him to use a different approach to combat the islamic state. >> i think the war will be less politically correct and more attuned to victory. >> one way to do that according to trump is not to announce to our enemies when and where u.s. forces will be attacking. something that worked for the japanese on december 7, 1941. >> i think what he talked about in the campaign is meeting with the generals and the experts and devising a plan which will not be publicized. >> it will take a united front with our allies. even those like china and russia to defeat isis. >> russia is currently testing u.s. forces against the assad regime in war-torn syria.
to mending ties with the new president. >> russia is ready. and wants to restore the full-fledged relations with the united states. i repeat we understand this will -- repeat we understand this will be difficult but we are ready to play our part in it. >> china is spreading the economic influence worldwide. a nation candidate trump blamed for devaluing the currentsy. still another billionaire says there is plenty of room for profit in the two largest economies in the world. >> p healthy and positive china-u.s. relationship is so critical especially in this century. >> political experts say trump may need china and russia to help eradicate isis which will require delicating balancing act and possibly one of the most important deals mr. trump has made. in washington, i'm jeff barnd reporting. michelle: all right. we are going to lighten the mood with trivia this afternoon. jonathan: we haven't done well in the last few weeks. michelle: but we are teaming up on this one.
we will say january 21 for the question. doug: the question is the sun has been setting the past couple of nights before 5:00. eventually be at 5:00. so the choices, it will happen again january 4, 14, 21. jonathan and michelle said january 21. do we have consolation prizes? jonathan: no it's the 14? doug: january 4. jonathan: we were so close. doug: i hate when that happens. we have weeks to go here. but we will come back. in fact take a quck through december 213. the winter solstice. 7:23 sunrise. 4:50 sunset. you will see the sunset times get earlier and when we cross to 2017 on january 4, the sunset time returns to 5:00. then remain after 5:00 for a long time. this is a short amount of time we have pre5:00 sunset across our area. 62 degrees right now in the nation's capitol. westerly winds at 7:00. clear skies.
winds will diminish a little bit. 37 to 47 degrees by tomorrow morning. looking ahead for next few days here is what we see. veterans day, plenty of sunshine. highs of 62. cold front will come through in the day. no rain. but gusty winds developing. maybe to 30 miles per hour by tomorrow evening. saturday, sunny and cold. highs of 349. turn in the winds will turn it back to 60 degrees with more sunshine for the day on sunday. january 21, huh? back to you. jonathan: you michelle: wrong. jonathan: all right, doug. thank you. consider this. democrats get 90% of the vote in d.c. during presidential elections. this is a vast majority. michelle: it seemed tough for the republican to win. but one republican woman on the d.c. ballot won her election. bureau chief sam ford introduce us to ashley carter. so, sam, how did she pull this off? sam: well, she says by saturday work.
as you said, the new republican on the d.c. state board of education is 33-year-old ashley carter. she says her family is from d.c. she was reared on the eastern shore. she is back in the city. at age 33, tried her hand at elective office and defeated long-time incumbent member mary lord for the at-large school board post. she became the second republican on the nonpartisan school board. she said she was surprised she won but worked hard, knocking herself in all eight wards of d.c. it's paid off. >> i am a republican. however, this is a nonpartisan election. i really want to make sure that we are raising and improving our graduation rate here in the city. this is the lowest in the country. i want to work hard to make sure that the schools are better for our students in the city.
we hear from her at 5:00 and other new faces including a d.c. councilmember whose interview with abc7 news election night went viral at the end. take a listen. >> so that is white. >> don't just stand there. >> do something. >> don't just stand there. >> do something. >> that is coming up on "abc7 news at 5:00". reporting live from northwest news. jonathan: that was a priceless moment. nice job with the interview. michelle: one of the highlights for us. next at 4:00, the d.c. police looking for the people who stole a dog. you see the two men walk along the fence there. the white dog take an interest. takes an interest. then one of the men just reaches over and pulls the dog over the fence. this is video just posted today but the incident happened in october. october 15.
street southwest. if the people, the dog or the people in the video, jog your memory call the d.c. police. jonathan: who kills a dog? this next story sounds like out of a hor are movie and it -- horror movie. it will make you scratch your head. maybe. a tennessee man came across a snake. he captured the snake and cut the head off the snake to show the head to his children. i know, this story is already taking a nasty you know what happens next. it's a poisonous snake. the man picks up the snake bare hands and you know the rest. >> the head turned and struck me on the finger. i latched on and i slung it off. jonathan: did the word "knucklehead" rorschach you? they were able to get to the
antivenom syrup is dripping in his system. if you are in nature, leave nature alone. if it turns on you it's not pretty. michelle: hopefully lesson learned. fisher-price's little people, dungeon and dragon and the swing sets. what do they have in common? we explain next. >> it's now more than ever we need to reach out to neighbors and to strangers. and >> the simple gesture turning into a big charity effort and the person who started it and how easy it is to join the process. tha man: hey baby, how are you? woman: i have a surprise for you. man: you have a surprise for me? narrator: at dominion, 1 in 5 new hires is a veteran. and when they're away, they miss out on a lot. but they won't miss out on financial support. because we cover any difference between their military pay and their dominion salary, and continue benefits for them and their families.
jonathan: trivia for you, what does the swing, the fisher-price barn farm thing have and the dungeon and dragon book have in common? all three of the toys? michelle: they are all in the hall of fame. the national toy hall jonathan: d&d came out in 1974 has been credited with influencing games like "world of war craft." michelle: all right. some that didn't make it, the nominees care bears, rock 'em sock 'em robot. jonathan: what? that's the best! michelle: this is a shocker that it's not already in it. transformers. jonathan: they will be. michelle: several others. jonathan: sometimes it takes a couple years to come to their senses and let the toys in. michelle: you would have
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jonathan: brianne carter is just getting set up on a scene. they had a barricade situation that came to an end in fort washington area. see if we can go to her to get an update on what is happening. can you hear us? michelle: we are having trouble with the sho let's move on. jonathan: borrowing to buy a home is getting more expensive because u.s. mortgage rates rising if for second straight week. this time last year it was closer to 4%. it's still low. popular networking site linkedin may be locked out of
broke a law that required personal data on the russian citizens to be soared on servers within russia? this case was brought by the russian state telecommunications regulator. as this afternoon the site is still available in the country but a representative says it soon could be blocked and as early as next week. michelle: the rockefeller tree has been selected. the 80-foot norway spruce will be the rockefeller center christmas tree this year. this brings us back to we want you to weigh in. we want you to weigh in. jonathan: in fairness to the tree it does arrive in two days so maybe it won't be too early if you think now is too early. 50,000 lights will be attached to the tree. it will be stunning when it's ready to go. michelle: they have a lot of decorating to do. you can understand while they are hauling it in this soon. jonathan: if you are really anxious to sew a tree lighting
will be holding their great tree lighting parade. that is tonight at 7:00. families can work on crafts until then. santa claus and the elves will be making their 2016 debut and they will help light the tree. the parade will start at the sears entrance and end at the foot court. we have a tree lighting and a parade. michelle: to check in on the early numbers. 90% say yes, bah humbug it's too early. other day. i was completely decked out. you go into one of the major department store chains where they specifically state they do not decorate until after christmas. so walk in -- jonathan: after thanksgiving. michelle: that would be late. steve: walking in there is a different world. nothing is going on. it will feel a lot like christmas come saturday. more christmas -- michelle: cold? steve: in terms of the cold weather. let me show you a beautiful sunset.
doug talked about it earlier. this is from the camera at national harbor. wouldn't you know it? come this sunday come this sunday veronica johnson is there at the tree lighting ceremony. they will have an ark tra and firework -- orchestra and fireworks. the temperatures tonight fall to 50's. there is the sunset at 4:58. we move to the day tomorrow it will be a cool day. of the year. lower 60's. partly sunny windy in the afternoon hours. let's talk about veterans day on saturday. actually the veterans day run at manassas. the temperatures midday only in the upper 40's. a lot of sunshine. we will look at the wind chill factors making it feel colder than that. here is the seven-day outlook from storm watch 7. saturday, upper 40's. we warm it up to 60 on sunday. then on monday we may see a few stray showers in the
tuesday and wednesday. lower 20 -- lower 60's on thursday. this is the start of the weekend. veterans day is tomorrow. folks have the day off. check on traffic. jamie: i wish traffic was going in the weekend. usually fridays are lighter. right now we are seeing a lot of volume and sun glare. look behind me. 66 heading outbound driving into the sun. we have a congestion. 24 minutes is the average from the capital beltway continuing parkway? big picture look, prince george's county not bad. focusing in in virginia. bottom side of the beltway. stop and go van dorn continuing to the wilson bridge. we are seeing the volume on the northwest corner. seven miles is the average. slowing near old dominion. as you continue in the inner loop near old georgetown we have volume. the earlier outer loop crash cleared away. that is a look at traffic. jonathan: thank you. coming up next here at "abc7
project is all about. amy: for someone like ali this is about helping those in need. >> we are all looking for ways to connect to each other. amy: she kicked off a new project last week and is seeing an outpouring of support since. >> it is the now more than ever we need to reach out to neighbors and strangers and say we are in this together. amy: she is reaching out with the bags packed full and a message. >> at the heart of who we are. there are so many ways in which we can show that. amy: the idea behind the project is get a bag you might have around the house. fill it with things like gloves for those in need. >> just says dear friend, i hope this bag makes you smile. amy: she is asking volunteers to make it personal with a handwritten letter. >> it just helps us take a few minutes to say you know, i notice you, i care about you,
amy: this all started when she reached out to 50 people asking them to put together a bag in honor of her 50th birthday. but says this weekend in particular she has been flooded with interests and now even two schools are on board. >> this is what i think is really the only way forward. for us to see each other as neighbors, as friends. as colleagues. as classmates. as each other. amy: in northwest d.c., amy aubert, alison: tonight, mr. trump lands in washington. gets the presidential advice and then checks out the view. federal workers feel a chill. >> just to get hired in the federal government is difficult. now you are stopping about stop -- talking about stopping that. alison: worries about the president might do in his first 100 days. a final chapter. >> she is always looking for a way to serve. alison: a goodbye at arlington
way of family. announcer: now "abc7 news at 5:00". on your side. larry: president-elect donald trump is wrapping up a day of first steps as he prepares to become the nation's commander-in-chief. chief political correspondent scott thuman has a look at trump's visit to the white house and capitol hill. scott: to be a fly on the wall and hear some of the conversations taking place. the press did get some access today. an and idea of what it will trump. president-elect trump: we discussed a lot of situations. some wonderful and some difficulties. i look forward to dealing with a president in the future. including counsel. scott: worlds colliding today with two political polar opposites sharing a moment many might never have predicted. president-elect trump in the oval office with president obama for a private meeting to discuss the passing of the
president obama: i believe it is important for all of us regardless of party and regardless of political preferences to now come together, work together to deal with the many challenges that we face. president-elect trump: mr. president, it was a great honor being with you and i look forward to being with you many more times in the future. scott: it were as if trump was getting his private tour of the d.c. power structure. first from the ryan ball cony a view of the platform built for the inauguration and a private meeting with senator mitch mcconnell. afterwards trump ignoring onslaught of shouted questions heeding the first bit of advice given to him by the man who he will succeed. >> first rule. don't answer questions when they yell them at you. scott: the meeting between mr. obama and president-elect trump set to be about 15 minutes.