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this is as we learn more about donald trump's white house plans and more protests erupt across the country. we have the stories from stephen tschida and richard reeve in a moment. but first, our chief political correspondent scott thuman joins us with that crucial white house meeting of the trump transition. scott? scott: quite a day. a time to come together. those were the words in the oval office from president obama today. echoed by a president-elect trump. the two hoping the meeting with set the tone moving forward. president-elect trump: this was a meeting that was going to last for ten or 15 minutes. we were just going to get to know each other. we had never met each other. i have great respect for meeting you. the meeting lasted for an hour and a half. as far as i'm concerned it could have gone on for longer. scott: an olive branch in the
transition got underway. president obama: most of all i want to emphasize to you, mr. president-elect, that we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed. if you succeed, then the country succeeds. scott: the pomp and circumstance a headline. but president-elect trump insisted he can't wait to get to work in this meeting with speaker paul ryan. another relationship seemingly in >> whether it's healthcare or immigration, so many different things. we will be working on them rapidly. scott: at the same time trump met with the republican leadership the soon-to-be first lady spent time with michelle obama. pences making the rounds. the visit unlikely to be a one and done with trump saying he would like to meet with president obama many, many
over the difficulties that lie ahead. president obama: c'mon, guys. c'mon. let's go. >> very good man. president obama: thank you. appreciate it. scott: after emerging from the meeting with the senate majority leader mitch mcconnell, trump was asked for the top three priorities. he said immigration, healthcare and jobs. "big league jobs." maureen: how quickly will we see action on mr. trump's part? scott: he said it can't happen quickly enough in the meeting with paul ryan. they have a plan in i imagine day one we will see some sort of action. they now just need to prioritize what it will be. maureen: you will be watching. thank you. jonathan: of course, it hasn't been all smiles across the country after trump's win. that is what is happening right now in philadelphia. lots of people, hundreds marching in protest against trump. that protest comes after a day filled with protests ranging from san francisco all the way to the white house. this was the scene. president-elect trump meating
our stephen tschida is joining us from outside the white house with what is happening there now. stephen: we have a protest going on right now. this is made up of young people. the focus of this demonstration are the calls for deporting illegal immigrants. earlier in the day there was a large demonstration here in front of the white house. as trump met with president barack obama. we have video of that demonstration. there were demonstrations even by the trump hotel. then, of course, some on capitol hill where donald trump met with congressional leaders. scattered in those clouds, though, there were a handful of trump supporters. we caught up one person here outside the white house today with trump sign but that individual was not willing to talk with us on camera. but the one remarkable thing or the one thing we should take note of these demonstrations in washington d.c. today.
far anyway are peaceful. reporting live, stephen tschida, abc7 news. maureen: thank you. while we are tracking protests across the nation we are hearing from those calling for peace and unity. we went to maryland's eastern shore where trump won more than 60% of the popular vote. >> i think you have to give him a chance to do his job. if you don't like it, say something. >> i'm not pleased but it is what it is. we have to deal. >> put it this way. if they don't like it get the hell out of the country. >> i don't think it will be as it will be. i don't think it will be as good as people on the right think it will be. maureen: many trump supporters told us they hope he can bring change and give us a voice to the working class. jonathan: easy to miss in the busy campaign season, two and a half weeks ago donald trump laid out his plans for the first 100 days in office. number two on his list of things for his first day in office is something that stands out for this area. federal hiring freeze.
now from l'enfant and i imagine he was trying to clamp down on spending going on. richard: spending is one of the big topics. fant fant is a huge -- l'enfant is a huge neighborhood with government buildings. we are surrounded by the structures. when you say "hiring freeze" to people, they get nervous. lunchtime entertainment. >> i'm hugely >> and angst for federal employees here. >> i'm still processing the fact that president trump is going to be president trump when he gets in office. >> thousands of feds learning about a hiring freeze first proposed by trump in gettysburg in october. >> a hiring freeze on all federal employees to reduce federal workforce through attrition. >> the president-elect called the plan a top priority. i would reduce the federal workforce by not replacing
there are a lot of people looking for jobs but that is where most of the people find the jobs but directly for the federal government or as a contractor. >> many fear under the trump plan, they would be doing more with less. >> limited staff. i assume you have to work more hours and that will impact the budget. overall we are going to need more people. >> the idea goes further than most g.o.p. spending plans. for years republican lawmakers called for the federal agencies to reduce nonnational security employees by 10% by filling just vacancies. >> it needs to be more of a pause and done strategically. with the flexibility to back phil the critical conditions. >> i don't think it's a good idea. it will make a lot of people upset. >> there are exceptions. agencies with the military, with public safety, public health. right now not a lot of specifics but as we heard there a lot of experts saying they would like the president
richard reeve, abc7 news. larry: thank you very much. right now on wjla.com, our website, we have president-elect trump's entire plan for his first 100 days in office. you will see a link right at the top of the page. we also have more on today's meeting between president-elect trump and president obama. for throwback thursday, pictures of the meeting between then president elect obama and president george w. bush eight years ago. alison: -- maureen: still ahead at 6:00. one-time congressman who gained fame for lavish capitol hill flight. >> honor flight matches up veterans to high school students. we will show you how a group from kansas is celebrating veterans day. jonathan: next, this is tough to believe but we have video to prove it. a man goes from petting a dog to committing a crime. what the security camera caught on video. we will show it to you next. doug: friday arrives and we get ready for another weekend.
in. the crews are trying to figure out the best way to get the eagle out. we'll monitor this. we'll let you know when the eagle starts flying again. jonathan: this is an odd crime. we know about it because it's caught on videotape. d.c. police releasing a video showing a dog theft that happened three weeks ago. one guy walking a dog and the other guy walks up. they notice the dog. the two say high. the guy reaches over and pet the dog and looks around. he walked off with him and crime solvers is offering reward for information in this case. if you know something or if you have seen the dog around give them a call. maureen: somebody's pet. next at 6:00, the most important lesson teenagers say they are learning as they prepare to spend veterans day alongside world war ii veterans. jonathan: a new weekend forecast from the storm watch 7 weather team. the day you want to bundle up
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jonathan: the former congressman who decked out his office to look like the show "downtown abbey" has been indicted. aaron shock facing count from theft of government funds to filing false income tax returns. he is accused of spending $40,000 on taxpayers money on the office makeover of his. among other him. maureen: there are concerns about a possible hidden risk behind the number one cosmetic surgery in the country. this year 300,000 women will get breast implants. research shows that the typical patient of the surgery has higher self-esteem and better mental health than the average population. other statistics show women with breast implants are more likely to kill themselves.
kimberly suiters investigates a possible dark side of breast implants. jonathan: d.c. firefighters now remembering one of their own. 100 years after his death. sergeant fred coke died of a heart attack 100 years ago today. the first line of duty death from the district engine company number two. firefighters laying a wreath in arlington cemetery. that is where he is buried who was also an army veteran. maureen: it's a unique pairing. teenagers joining veterans from the for a trip to the nation's capitol. 22 such pairs arrived from kansas for veterans day. cheryl conner shows us the lessons we can all learn from a high school senior and a world war ii veteran. >> let's go on over. cheryl: a match that will likely create memories that will last longer than two-day trip to d.c. 18-year-old bryce chaperons world war ii veteran. >> we met in kansas city at the airport.
honor flight on southwest airlines and received a warm welcome at b.w.i. airport and got on a bus. first stop the world war ii memorial. >> take a picture of me with my camera. cheryl: hernandez is visiting the nation's capital for the first time. he was stationed in europe from 1944-1946. >> people don't realize how beautiful this country is really. and how good it is. >> it's amazing to watch the guys get to view what they fought for. >> right here the veterans and the chaperons mark the price of freedom. every star on the wall represent a hundred service members who died. there are 4,048 gold stars. >> if you don't respect that, you have trouble. >> watch as strangers reach out to shake hands with history. >> thank you, sir. >> wayne pierce is celebrating the 241st birthday for the marines.
after i flunked out of college. >> they walked side-by-side separated by seven decades of history but today on the same page. >> learn something every time he speaks. learn something new. cheryl: in southwest washington, cheryl conner, abc7 news. maureen: a beautiful picture. tomorrow, "good morning washington" will celebrate our veterans. we will be sharing the photos and you can send them to burst.com/wjla. orotate jonathan: symbol of the national strength, the bald eagle right now in orange county, florida. these are live pictures. somehow a bald eagle got stuck in a sewer drain. they have been working for a while now to try to free it. at one point a friend bald eagle was circulating waiting for the bald eagle to come
about to come down. if we give it a few more seconds maybe it will pop out. it looks like they are getting ready to lift out of there. all right. wait, let's see. is it happening now? we will keep an eye on it. as soon as it happens we will play it for you. maureen: when the eagle flies we will be there. what is going on today? doug: chilly. typical autumn weather but it's nice. tomorrow at this time it will be. windy and chilly for a spell. lapse at bull run elementary school at centreville, virginia. through the day, nothing but sunshine. high clouds and jet con trails overhead. that is that. tonight is clear and crisp in centreville and parts around the area here with plenty of cool air to go around. winds diminish. with the clear skies and the dry air, the temperatures will drop quickly. if you have early everything plans you cantilever until 6:30. i will tell you that up front. if you choose to go out after
go back to the orange county, florida. the eagle has been freed. [applause] jonathan: orange county, florida. there it is. doug: that is good news! jonathan: a woman just stepped to the side so we can see the bald eagle. it looks like they are holding it, take a care of it. get a slot of this thing. hold -- shot of this thing. there we go. got it in her hands. maureen: keep it warm and quiet. eyes. if there is too much motion going on around "it" scares them. a lot of the times with the birds of prey, the falcons and the eagles they have the hood to cover the eyes. she is covering the eyes to hope it will calm the bird down. traumatic deal getting stuck in a drain. maureen: of course. jonathan: precocious eagle. >> doug, we'll get back to you with the rest of the forecast. doug: that is all good news,
that is happy way to talk for a couple of minutes. temperatures in the 40's early in the morning. chilly start. couple of spot like fairfax, culpeper in the upper 30's. everybody else in the 40's. this is what will change in the day. dry cold front in the area will reinforce the wind field. so it will get gusty. we hit the lower 60's. sunshine. the winds increase out of the north, northwest. 15, gusting to 30, 35 miles per hour not out of the question. it will stay cold and bring in colder temperatures so by sunshine we are only going to hit the upper 40's for a high. the high pressure center will move out of the way from the south. that will change the winds from the north to the west and warm it up to 60 on sunday. 62 on veterans day. it's 49 on saturday. 60 on sunday.
desean jackson did not practice. there are reports e will miss sunday's game with the vikings but today jay gruden said we will wait and sigh. we know digg is expected to play sunday. he caught a career high 13 receptions for 80 yards against the lions last week. earlier we asked the redskins corner back fuller what it will be like to teammate from good counsel. >> it will be fun. we were looking forward to it in college. we couldn't play against each other but it's exciting. >> what do you remember about him in the day, good counsel? >> competing. he is a good football player. erin: meanwhile the wizards got a big win last night against the celtics when they needed it most. but no one had a bigger night than otto porter who scored a
him today after practice. robert: what is a game like that do for your confidence? >> not only my confidence but i hope to give my teammate confidence, too. offensively and defensively. bring a ton of energy to the game. make the game fun again. we are not having fun. i definitely want to emphasize playing hard and having fun. playing together. erin: an m.r.i. showed no damage in bradley beal's left leg but he is lifted as questionable f reigning nba champion cleveland cavaliers at the verizon center friday. should be good. jonathan: thank you. maureen: get the latest from you. doug: chilly air moving in. tonight at 11:00, steve rudin will have computer guidance. looking ahead to next week. i can give you a look ahead at the next few days now. veterans day is sunny. breezy and 62. chilly and sunny on saturday and milder on sunday. maureen: "world news tonight" with david muir is coming up
tonight, face to face. president-elect trump and president 0 warm ma in the oval office. they had never met. you will hear from both of them and the comments picked up on mike. melania trump meets michelle obama. preparing the next first lady. then mr. trump take on the the capitol. and hillary clinton. 24 hours after mom who was hiking discovering clinton walking her dogs. also tonight, a divided america. the new messages of hate now emerging in schools. the chants of "build that wall" in a cafeteria. >> build that wall! >> and this message in a high school hallway. >> white power. >> and the new protests after the election. also tonight, the deadly police ambush. one officer killed, another shot. what authorities then discover in the suspect's car.