tv Good Morning Washington 430am ABC January 17, 2017 4:30am-5:00am EST
boycotting this inauguration. good morning i'm jummy olbanji - in for autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith. good morning washington. - have the umbrella today - above average temperatures over the next 10 days - showers likely for inauguration - dry for women's march on washington saturday today: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 54-58 winds: s 4-8 mph tonight: partly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 49-52 winds: sw 5 mph wednesday: partly sunny. mild and breezy. highs: 53-58 winds: nw 5-15 mph
and right now-- there is an growing number of democratic lawmakers who say they will be boycotting the event. here's abc's lana zak has more. in just three days donald trump will become the 45th president of the united states. and as the nation's capitol prepares for the inauguration and the 400-thousand expected protesters... a new protest is growing among democratic lawmakers. rep. takano sot: "i will not be going.//people have not forgotten that he attacked mexican american judge, he attacked a gold star family, and now a civil rights icon //i cannot pretend this is a normal transition of power. " (gfx) abc news has identified more than 3-dozen members of congress who say they will be boycotting mr. trump's inauguration. rep. lee sot: "nothing has changed since the campaign...you know i don't think that's something that i need to do in terms of celebrating." this movement by democratic lawmakers is being led by congressman john lewis...a civil rights icon who mr. trump dismissed as gfx: all talk talk talk - no action or
questioned mr. trump's legitimacy. republicans are crying foul-- preibus sot: "i think it's irresponsible for people uh, like himself to question the legitimacy of the next us president." but most democrats--includin g hillary clinton--still plan on attending the inauguration. rep. sanchez: "i want to be there visible in the audience. i want to be there at every turn, because i want him to see i'm going to be an agent of change." tag: the country continues to be divided on the trump administration according to the latest abc news/washington post poll, it finds the nation split on whether mr. trump and his advisors are complying with federal ethics laws 44-to 43%. lana zak, abcn, w whether in support or opposition-- more than a million people will converge on d-c later this week for the inauguration. while many will be here to celebrate... a record number of protesters are expected to me
as well. no matter why they're coming -- people will need to eat. that's why businesses are making sure they're ready. with barricades already up and security getting tighter by the day... businesses near the capitol, the mall and parade route are being asked to have deliveries done by wednesday. stay with abc 7 on air and online at w-j-l-a dot com for continuing coverage all week. -- as we approach this historic inauguration. in the day ahead-- the man charged with gunning down 5 people inside an airport in fort lauderdale-- will be in court for a detention hearing. esteban santiago reportedly was hearing voices in his head-- telling him to watch isis videos, before the attack on january 6. 5 people were killed and 6 more were wounded. the attack prompted police to shut down the airport for almost a day. an update on a story we brought you as b
a cargo plane crashes down onto homes in a neighborhood in kyrgyzstan. now-- investigators say they are learning more about what caused it. authorities on the ground say the fiery crash-- was the result of "pilot error". at least 37 people were killed-- including the plane's pilots-- when the plan crashed early monday morning. 17 homes were totally destroyed. one of the plane's black boxes has been recovered and crews are now examining it. another update-- back in our area. the queen anne county's deputy who was shot while escorting a woman home during a domestic dispute is out of the hospital this morning. deputy scott hogan was discharged yesterday afternoon. the sheriff's office posted this picture of his big welcome home. hogan has been in the hospital recovering for nearly three weeks. the capitals saw their 9-game winning streak end last night in maybe the most exciting nhl game this season against their rival pittsburgh penguins. this was a thriller from start to finish. the caps started out the game hot--scoring the
but pittsburgh would fight back eventually taking the lead.. and the goals kept coming..one after another both teams trading blows.. the caps even switched goalies. and the game would go to overtime tied at 7 when pittsburgh's connor sheary scored the game winner. penguins win 8 to 7..caps win streak ends at 9. coming up-- breaking news overnight. an international breaking news overnight. an international manhunt ends.. and a notorious terror suspect is now in police custody. what he told police.. coming up.
- have the umbrella today - above average temperatures over the next 10 days - showers likely for inauguration - dry for women's march on washington saturday today: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 54-58 winds: s 4-8 mph tonight: partly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 49-52 winds: sw 5 mph wednesday: partly
authorities say his fingerprints match those of the attacker. and they say it's clear the attack was carried out on behalf of isis. four others were detained: a man from kyrgyzstan and three women.. from somalia, senegal, and egypt. the man's four-year-old son was taken under protective custody. more now in the war on terror.. the widow of orlando nightclub shooter omar mateen is expected in federal court today in oakland, california. noor salman was arrested near oakland yesterday. she's charged with obstruction of justice, and aiding and abetting her husband in providing material support to isis. omar mateen killed 49 people in the attack last june at the pulse nightclub. salman's attorney says salman was coerced by an abusive husband, and didn't know what he planned to do.
she'd accompanied mateen to the pulse nightclub at least once.. and she also went with him to shop at a gun dealership. a man faces charges, after allegedly breaking into a house in pasadena, california.. while two teens were home alone. the parents were nearby saturday, when they received a frantic phone call from their 14-year-old son. he told them, an intruder was inside the house. their 17-year-old daughter, who did not want to be identified, says the man smashed his way into her parents' bedroom. she says she was in the bathroom when she heard the window shatter.. and her brother yelling at her to hide. the teens' dad arrived just in time, and chased the man out of the house. the family says they know the intruder.. and that he's a neighbor. the suspect was arrested on suspicion of residential robbery.. and burglary. people in florida can't stop talking about a huge alligator that was spotted in a nature preserve. take a look at this. thea
big.. it looks like a dinosaur! a woman was hiking with her husband, when they saw the massive alligator walking across a path. they took photos and video.. which have gone viral. kristi buckley and her husband say they never felt threatened. but they were ready to run, if necessary. people who live in the area say the 13-to-15 foot gator has been there for decades. they've nicknamed him "the big humpback." at xx time for weather. toss to eileen
- above average temperatures over the next 10 days - showers likely for inauguration - dry for women's march on washington saturday today: cloudy and mild. scattered showers. highs: 54-58 winds: s 4-8 mph tonight: partly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 49-52 winds: sw 5 mph wednesday: partly sunny. mild and breezy. highs: 53-58 winds: nw 5-15 mph
man to walk the moon--died monday surrounded by family in houston. he served as commander of nasa's apollo 17 lunar-landing mission back in 1972. cernan visited space three times and went to the moon twice shattering aerospace records on both earth and the moon. he was the last of only 12 americans to set foot on the moon in six apollo landings. gene cernan was 82-years-old. in just three days, a new first family will be moving into the white house. so how will melania trump and the trump children factor into the new administration? abc's karen travers has a look at their possible impact. there is much more coming up on good morning
leaving a mystery unsolved. the difficult decision to stop the search for the missing malaysia plane. plus - a growing boycott. the new name on the list of lawmakers planning to skip inauguration. and rain on the radar for your morning commute. stormwatch seven is tracking whether it will stick around for your ride home. good morning washington. toss to eileen - have the umbrella today - above average temperatures over the next 10 days