Skip to main content

tv   Good Morning America  ABC  June 13, 2019 7:00am-8:58am PDT

7:00 am
>> more for them! >> thanks a lot. "good morning america" starts right now. good morning, america. "gma" is on the road, live from philadelphia. [ cheers and applause ] this morning, our abc news exclusive. one-on-one with president trump, two days of extraordinary access. in the oval office, his limo aboard air force one. he reacts to those latest polls, showing him behind democratic front runner joe biden. >> well, i don't believe those polls. >> and the moment i ask if he'd take information on his 2020 rival from a foreign government. you want that kind of interference in our elections? >> it's not an interference. they have information. i think i'd take it. >> the president's admission fueling new calls for impeachment. the explosive reaction right now. also this morning -- record rainfall and flash floods
7:01 am
hit the south. now the storm barrelling up the east coast. big papi breakthrough. six suspects now in custody as authorities release new video of the ambush shooting, and the shocking $8,000 bounty they say was placed on the former slugger's head. the surprising move from amanda knox. why she's now returning to italy nearly eight years after her murder conviction was overturned. no longer singing ths. first stanley cup ever, going from worst to first. this as the nba finals gear up for a do-or-die showdown tonight. can the warriors pull off a win without kevin durant? ♪ and "gma" is on the road live from philly. from the rocky steps -- >> whoo! >> to the phillies' field -- >> whoo! >> we're throwing everything "gma" has into celebrating the
7:02 am
birthplace of america. the city's legends are joining us live, and it's all for an incredible father's day surprise. wait until you see what's going down only on "gma" this morning. >> good morning, america! >> announcer: live from philadelphia, this is a special edition of "good morning america." whoo! ♪ >> yes. ♪ singing in the rain >> hey, be careful. >> don't hurt yourself. good morning, philadelphia! good morning, america. oh, my gosh. we cannot wait to celebrate that father. we have a lot of fun. we had a lot of fun last night at the phillies game. >> yes, we did, and you know what? you got to say, we have an incredible audience here this morning. mo philalpa art seutig osif
7:03 am
and take a look oow. appreciate that. >> fantastic for showing up. >> you had an excused absence from the game last night. you had a very big interview, rare access to president trump. >> incredible couple of days, robin. i spent the last few days behind the scenes with president trump, and access no reporter has gotten before, an interview in air force one, in the presidential oval office. we spent a lot of time together and he made a lot of news last night, including that remarkable admission that he would accept -- he's open to accepting information from a foreign government in the 2020 election. it's already getting an explosive reaction. >> reporter: we had two packed days of extraordinary access. it started tuesday. the president was heading to iowa. >> how are you? >> great to join you. >> thank you. >> reporter: he invited us on air force one and that famed
7:04 am
presidential limo called the beast. >> this is some piece of machinery. >> oh, this is amazing. >> reporter: while the president landed in one part of iowa, democratic front-runner joe biden in another. >> donald trump is trying to take away your convictions. your protections for preexisting conditions. >> reporter: i asked the president about the reports that he's trailing biden in the polls. >> i don't believe the polls. there's no way he beats me in texas. >> even your own poll shows you're behind, don't they? >> no, my polls show i'm winning everywhere. >> we've all seen these reports, 15 out of 17 states you're behind. 15 out of 17 states. >> nobody showed you those polls because those polls don't exist, george. those polls don't exist. i'm losing 15 out of 17 states? those polls don't exist. i was just given a meeting with my pollster who i frankly don't even believe in pollsters if you want to know the truth. you run a campaign, and whatever it is, it is. i met with someone who is a
7:05 am
pollster, and i'm winning everywhere. >> reporter: but the president wanted to know more so a few seconds later he asked to go off the record to call his campaign manager. >> let's call brad. i want to ask him that question. >> reporter: those polls still on his mind the next morning when we meet. he had already tweeted about it. >> on "good morning america," today, they had that phony polling information. i explained it to you last night that it was phony, but you didn't do anything about it. you should have but perhaps it was late in the evening and you didn't get a chance. >> i listened, i studied the information. i heard the explanations. >> ultimately, it doesn't matter. >> why does it bother you so much? >> because it's untrue. i like the truth, you know, i'm actually a very honest guy. >> reporter: as we talked in the oval office, the president's son was heading to the senate intelligence committee for more testimony. >> your son don jr. is before the senate intelligence committee today and again, he wasn't charged with anything. >> not only wasn't he charged, if you read it, with all the horrible fake news, i mean, i was reading that my son was
7:06 am
going to go to jail. this is a good young man. that he was going to go to jail. >> reporter: don junior has been caught up in the russia investigation because of that trump tower meeting in 2016 which he set up expecting to get dirt on hillary clinton from the russian government. >> okay. let's put yourself in a position. you're a congressman. somebody comes up and says, hey. i have information on your opponent. do you call the fbi? i'll tell you what, i have seen a lot of things in my life. i don't think in my whole life i call the fbi. in my whole life. you don't call the fbi. >> the fbi director said that should happen. >> the fbi director is wrong because frankly, it doesn't happen like that in life. >> your campaign this time around, if foreigners, russia, china or someone else offers information on the opponent should they accept it or call the fbi? >> i think you do both. you might want to listen. there's nothing wrong with listening. if somebody called from a country, norway, we have information on your opponent, oh, i think i'd want to hear it. >> you want that kind of interference in our elections?
7:07 am
>> it's not an interference. they have information. i think i'd take it. >> robin, i've got to tell you guys, that was just a stunning moment for me for the president to admit it like this. this has been at the heart of the debate for the last two years, foreign interference in our elections, whether or not russia tried to interfere, whether they were trying to deliver dirt on hillary clinton. he said i'd take a look at it before i called the fbi, and as i pointed out in that int interview, the fbi director said, absolutely, if you get an offer like that, you should go straight to the fbi. the president said that was wrong. it's getting an explosive t p world. >> it's generating headlines and as you can imagine, the 2020 candidates are weighing in as well. let's go to mary bruce in washington with the latest. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is sending shock waves through the 2020 race. the president's opponents saying what he's talking about in this interview isn't oppo research, it's foreign interference and they say it's dangerous. the president's top target on the trail, joe biden, tweeting,
7:08 am
it isn't about politics. it's a threat to our national security, adding that an american president should not seek their aid and abet those who seek to undermine democracy. kamala harris says trump is sending a clear message to our adversaries. take a listen. >> to our adversaries around the world and fill in the blanks, north korea, russia fill in the blank. he's sending a signal to them, hey, come on in. >> reporter: meanwhile, bernie sanders e kirsten gillibrand and elizabeth warren all have a urge of the need to impeach the president. and trump welcomed the help and now he said he'd do it all over again. guys, she says now is the time to impeach donald trump. >> mary, that's all of the presidential candidates. this is also creating more debate in congress, likely to put more pressure on house speaker nancy pelosi. >> absolutely, george. we have been seeing the pressure already growing on the house
7:09 am
speaker. this is only likely to underscore that. she is in a very difficult spot. so far, she has been urging caution, instead, urging investigations, to fhesero president, only ratchet up the movement and to start impeachment. >> mary bruce, thanks very much. this is going to roll throughout the day. >> you had a few wild days with the president. >> it was something. in that exchange right there, i hadn't even asked at first about robert mueller. we were just talking about the oval office, talking about the beginning of the day. it is so clearly on his mind right now. he's so clearly angry about it, as you can see, and very, very defiant. we talked about a lot more including other aspects of the mueller investigation, obstruction of justice. the president took questions from me that he wouldn't take from robert mueller. we're going to have more on that later. >> much more in our next half-hour and also he revealed something on air force one? >> this is something we haven't seen. the president has a new design for air force one. he showed it to us. everyone is going to see it later in the show.
7:10 am
>> we will. all right. we're going to that storm that's hitting the east coast with rain. that's out here with us this morning, and we'll go to ginger who is on the steps of the museum with the very latest. good morning to you, ginger. >> hey. good morning to all of you. philly showing off, still looking good even in this torrential rain. we have been enduring and will, for the next three to five hours. let's look at the video coming out of charleston, south carolina. this moved up from the gulf really. this is more than 4 inches, a daily record for charleston, flooding the streets there. now it is really centered on the mid-atlantic. we threw the lightning bolts on there just to showcase along that low pressure system from delaware to maryland you may be seeing some of the lightning with this. the flood advisories including dover and on. ere goesne o robin, another shot of thunderstorms from pennsylvania along the east coast. but for now, we'll head back to you.
7:11 am
>> and i found out contact lenses and the rain do not mix. hence the glasses. thank you, ginger. more from you. but we have new developments now in the shooting of former red sox legend david ortiz. six people including the alleged gunman now in custody, and police say they found the gun used in the attack. our chief national affairs correspondent tom llamas is there in boston for us with the very latest. good morning, tom. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you, and this is far from over. there is an urgent manhunt right now in the dominican republic for even more suspects, including one nicknamed the surgeon, and we have learned overnight, that person, the surgeon, is also wanted here in the u.s. in a separate case, but a similar crime, conspiracy to commit attempted homicide. this new video shows just how close david ortiz came to dying. his assassin in the baseball cap walking right up to him, shooting him in the back. the single shot sending ortiz to
7:12 am
the floor, and clubgoers right their seats, this morning, the alleged gunman, 25-year-old rolfi ferriera cruz is behind bars. police say this is the gun he used, holding it up during a news conference where they announced a total of six people have been arrested and they're still looking for more. investigators say the men agreed to kill big papi for less than $8,000. the alleged plan involved these two hyundais parked in front of each other. you can see one man getting out of one of the cars. a motorcycle nearby, the alleged getaway vehicle, shown moments later with two men on it, driving down the street moments before the ambush. police say the suspect stalked ortiz while he was out at a nightclub in santo domingo on sunday night, shooting him while he was outside on the patio. ortiz in boston, where we played for the red sox and back home in the dominican republic. though police say they know who tried to kill big papi, they have yet to say why.
7:13 am
ortiz's wife tells us he is recovering here in the hospital, but he has to maintain himself in the intensive care unit. fans all week all around boston have been wearing big papi jerseys. they tell me they've been praying for the slugger and we're expecting as soon as he's better, as soon as he's stronger, they're likely to have a big welcome back party at fenway, george. >> looking forward to that. tom, thank you very much. now to that breaking news overseas. the u.s. navy is rushing to help two oil tankers in oman. this comes amid rising tensions with iran. joining us is chief global affairs anchor martha raddatz. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. the u.s. navy received two separate distress calls this morning, 45 minutes apart, after reports of explosions on the tankers and then rushed the "uss bainbridge," a guided missile destroyer, to help. it happened in international waters between the coasts of iran and oman, near the straits of hormuz.
7:14 am
that major waterway for the world's oil. this was in the same waters where four tankers were sabotaged last month, but the damage from the suspected attack this morning appears to be far more serious. the crew was forced to evacuate from one of the ships. and reports are that at least one of the tankers is on fire. the u.s. blamed iran for the sabotage of the ships last month, a claim in which iran denied. this occurred while japan's prime minister was meeting with iran's ayatollah to ease tensions in the region, but this will surely raise tensions even further. michael? >> definitely tensions will rise. thank you so much, martha. we're going to turn now to that thrilling stanley cup final, a moment that was 52 years in the making, the st. louis blues winning game seven, beating boston, capturing their first championship ever. abc's alex perez in st. louis where fans were celebrating late into the night. hopefully they can't keep you
7:15 am
up, alex. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, michael. as you mentioned, this has been a moment five decades in the making. to say that people here are happy, that would be a huge understatement. take a look, the st. louis blues celebrating their first ever stanley cup title, beating the nhl powerhouse boston bruins in a decisive game seven. the blues capping off a comeback for the ages going from dead last as recently as january, to now flying high as hockey's top team. the celebrations among the blues faithful stretching all the way back home here to st. louis, huge crowds packing in to watch the game and celebrate at that final buzzer. but the most touching celebration may have been right on the ice in boston. the blues inviting 11-year-old superfan laila anderson who suffers from a rare life-threatening immune disease to the game. and after they won, she got to have her own special moment with the cup. the team now making its way back home for the big victory parade. michael.
7:16 am
>> all right, thank you so much. >> worst to first. >> worse to first. that's amazing. worst to first, and watching last night and dominating with a rookie goaltender who was stopping everything. really impressive by the st. louis blues. congratulations to them and the fans. >> we were at dinner last night and you were in d.c. you kept getting text messages from this man here. he was watching the stanley cup finals. >> i was watching it alone, stra. >> ginger and i were having a good time. but you're on your way to golden state. this is the game tonight. and they don't have kevin durant. >> they do not have durant. we know about his injury now, but we're going out there. we know it will be the last game at oracle, but the warriors hoping it's not the last game of the series. >> and there will be a game six in oakland! reportematterhe 47 years, their last gamer ever
7:17 am
at oakland's oracle arena. >> we're just thinking about enjoying this last show at fans. >> reporter: down 3-2, they'll have to make this last stand without superstar kevin durant who confirmed he ruptured his achilles. in the warriors' nail-biting victory in the north. on wednesday he posted this photo from his hospital bed saying surgery was today and it was a success. adding, i wanted to help my teammates on our quest for the three-peat. i'm proud that i gave it all that i physically could. i know my brothers will get this game six and i will be cheering with dub nation while they do it. steph curry vows to step up. >> klay says to protect our home court, feed off our crowd's energy, play for k and try to keep our season alive. >> reporter: now golden state has one more chance to put on a show for the home crowd in oakland and stave off elimination and possibly get to a game seven back in toronto. >> i expect our fans to be the loudest they've ever been, especially in the name of kevin, and, you know, bringing his type of spirit he would bring to the fight and the competitiveness.
7:18 am
>> of course, we know this will be the last game for them at oracle. tickets, some going for $71,000 a seat. >> wow. >> george said he's going to get me one, right, george? of course, everybody, you can watch game six of the nba finals right here on abc starting at 8:30 eastern tonight. >> nope. ahead, we've got surprising news from amanda knox. she's returning to italy nearly eight years after being who has a guest with her, karen. >> karen. >> can i introduce you to karen rogers! >> it's that kind of day. we're so happy you're here with us. >> i'm happy to be here. >> we've got much more coming up here. we've got to get to your local weather in 30 seconds and the rainy cities sponsored by amazon prime.
7:19 am
good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. did you sleep better last night? temperatures up to 17 degrees cooler this morning and again this afternoon with increasing sunshine. more clouds, even cooler tonight, a little drizzle near the coast and a great father's day weekend coming at us. temperatures in the 60s along the coast in san francisco, richmond, 80s along the bay. my accuweaththththththththththth hi, i'm christina stembel and i founded farmgirl flowers. 's w s ard i b
7:20 am
why wouldn't i get this card?! i redeemed $115,000 in cash back in just one year which doubled our marketing budget last summer and i saw 69% growth year over year. my spark card is more than a credit card. it has actually helped me grow my business. what's in your wallet? ♪ to do whatever you wanna do ♪ just tell yourself that you capable, too ♪ ♪ look out 'cause here i come ♪ i make no apologies, this is me ♪
7:21 am
now we look good, right? be! in old navy, always! oh, gingham and dots! what's good here? nothing, i just come for the outfits. shop up to fifty percent off everything! plus, saturday only, $1 flip flops! only, at old navy. get dad a great gift from kohl's.raty chair... or the amazon echo - and get $10 kohl's cash!... or a new fitbit... and get $30 kohl's cash! plus - stack the savings - with an extra 15 or 20% off!... plus - save even more on your father's day gift purchase! thursday through sunday... at kohl's. woman 1: this is my body of proof. man 1: proof of less joint pain and clearer skin. man 2: proof that i can fight psoriatic arthritis... woman 2: ...with humira. woman 3: humira targets and blocks a specific source of inflammation that contributes to both joint and skin symptoms. it's proven to help relieve pain, stop further irreversible joint damage and clear skin in many adults.
7:22 am
humira is the number one prescribed biologic for psoriatic arthritis. announcer: humira can lower your ability to fight infections. serious and sometimes fatal infections, including tuberculosis, and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened, as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure. tell your doctor if you've been to areas where certain fungal infections are common and if you've had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have flu-like symptoms or sores. don't start humira if you have an infection. man 3: ask your rheumatologist about humira. woman 4: go to to see proof in action. ♪ behr presents: a job well done. painting be done... and stay done. ♪ behr, ranked #1 in customer satisfaction with interior paints, and keeps all your doing done.
7:23 am
great paint, new low price. starting at $24.98. exclusively at the home depot. good morning. i'mz ourouves from "abc7 mornings." tonight is the last game without kevin durant. tipoff is at 6:00 tonight. they will install fare hikes at their meeting today. ticket hikes will start next year. let's get a check of track with sue hall. hey, sue. >> good morning, natasha. don't forget traffic around oracle, it's going to be pretty messy especially before and after the game. all right, we are looking at this accident just cleared north
7:24 am
880 near industrial, but you'll still find some residual slow traffic, and just a reminder, no b.a.r.t. trains today due to a gas leak being investigated in have fast internet a littland now the besthat you
7:25 am
mobile network too? yeah and get them together and save hundreds on your wireless bill. wow, that's great. oh, and this looks great. are these words for sale? no. go, go, go, go. now you can get fast, reliable internet and save hundreds on your wireless bill. that's simple, easy, awesome. taxi! should i have stopped her? get started with a limited time offer on xfinity internet for $19.99 a month for 12 months, plus ask how to get two-hundred-fifty back when you switch to xfinity mobile. but me and crunchy here make a great team.
7:26 am
we even finish each other's... babybel: (to crunchy)you're supposed to say sentences... crunchy: ---sentences. babybel: well not now. delicious new babybel cheese and crackers. babybel: saved it! . how about this. you're tired of the heat, weren't sleeping well? it all changed yesterday as we expected. up to 14 degrees cooler this morning with mid-50s to low 60s out there. 63 montague the warm spot. the clouds will go back to the coast today. it's going to be cooler on mass transit and a little cooler on the bay bridge starting at noon. as a matter of fa small craft advisory. a little warmer next week, cooler inland. coming up on "gma," more abc
7:27 am
exclusive. president trump revealing the new look at air force i. we'll have ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
7:28 am
7:29 am
summer like no other ♪ with same day delivery, drive up, and order pick up. target run and done. so chantix can help you quit slow turkey.rkey. along with support, chantix is proven to help you quit. with chantix you can keep smoking at first and ease into quitting. chantix reduces the urge so when the day arrives, you'll be more ready to kiss cigarettes goodbye. when you try to quit smoking, with or without chantix, you may have nicotine withdrawal symptoms. stop chantix and get help right away if you have changes in behavior or thinking, aggression, hostility, depressed mood, suicidal thoughts or actions, seizures, new or worse heart or blood vessel problems, sleepwalking, or life-threatening allergic and skin reactions. decrease alcohol use. use caution driving or operating machinery. tell your doctor if you've had mental health problems. the most common side effect is nausea.
7:30 am
quit smoking slow turkey. talk to your doctor about chantix. whoo! >> back here at "gma," we had such a great time last night at the phillies game. we even got to throw out the first pitch. that was something else. >> yeah, that was scary. >> can we just say, thank you, philadelphia, for coming out strong in the rain as you are. we are live in philly this morning. and this amazing audience that has come out to be here with us, we cannot thank you enough. >> yes. >> wow. mascots are here, too. >> we got a little bit of everybody here. >> i know. philly strong. >> this morning, you guys, we're pulling one of the biggest surprises yet. we're honoring an incredible dad who has devoted his life to this city. he's feeding thousands of kids
7:31 am
and families, not to mention, his own five children as well. there he is, he's on hidden camera right now. ste r m today. what we have in we're going to give him a great philly surprise. we're also following a lot of headlines right now including that exclusive 00 interview with president trump. it's getting a lot of reaction this morning. i asked the president about 2020. he admitted that if foreign government offered information on his opponent, he would take it. he said it's not interference and if he thought it was wrong he would go to the fbi. and that storm is moving up the east coast after bringing record rain and flash floods in the south. as you can see here, philly, they're facing that this morning. and one other thing, take a look at this new video, it shows a black bear on the loose right here in philadelphia. 100-pound bear cub roaming around train tracks. it was in the east falls neighborhood on wednesday. local game officials believe
7:32 am
it's the same bear that has been spotted over the last five days. >> as long as it doesn't show up this morning, we're okay. >> he's inside this morning. >> amanda knox who is returning to italy nearly eight years after she was released from prison. whit johnson has that. good morning, whit. >> reporter: good morning. this is personal for amanda knox. she's on a mission. now, she's doing something she once told "gma" she would never do again, go back to the place where her freedom was taken away. >> reporter: a decade after amanda knox was accused of murder while studying abroad in italy, a crime for which she was wrongfully convicted and spent almost four grueling years in an italian prison. this morning, amanda knox arriving back in italy for the first time since being exonerated in 2015. the 31-year-old writing on instagram, i'm returning to italy as a free woman, saying, she's traveling there to raise awareness for those wrongly
7:33 am
convicted. >> i'm so grateful to have my life back. >> reporter: her ordeal quickly spiraled into a frenzy. portraying amanda as an american beauty with a dark secret throughout her trial and incarceration. amanda and her former boyfriend, raffaele sollecito, were convicted of murdering her roommate meredith kercher. in 2011, both of their convictions overturned. amanda freed, returning back to america. then in 2015, a stunning reversal, knox convicted of murder all over again. shortly after she sat down with robin no 2014 saying she never would willingly go back. >> you said that you would never willingly go back, they would have to catch you first and you'd go kicking and screaming. >> yeah, i'm going to fight this until the very end. >> reporter: and she did, found not guilty a second time in 2015. now amanda penning an op-ed and medium saying she's going back because, "i have been invited by the italy innocence project to
7:34 am
speak about wrongful convictions and trial in media," adding, "it may make a great story, but it's still their life. as a journalist myself, i feel a moral duty, and i respect that." amanda knox writes and produces a podcast called the truth about true crime with her fiance. another man, rudy guede, is currently serving a 16-year sentence for the murder of meredith kercher. guys. >> all right, whit. thank you. yeah. now we're going to turn to the beach alert this morning. a sting ray scare at a beach in california. about a dozen people were injured. let's go to abc's victor oquendo with the latest. good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, michael. you can find sting rays in inches of water off the shoreline. everyone we've heard from, they've all said the same thing, including an expert who's been stung himself, it felt like they were on fire. >> reporter: the warning for beachgoers this morning. >> it's like fire, like my foot is on fire, and it hurts so bad. >> reporter: lifeguards say
7:35 am
between 10 to 15 people were stung by sti o morning. while california round rays are known to feed in the shallow waters, burying they're hard to see, experts say the temperatures are to blame. >> it's definitely the worst pain i've felt. >> reporter: stingray tails are covered in venom, hence the name. and they range in size from a few inches in width to the manta ray which can grow to 23 feet wide. in 2006, world famous crocodile hunter steve irwin died after a stingray's jagged barb punctured his chest. but experts say the majority of stings are not fatal. if there are stingrays nearby or the threat of them, what's the best way to enter the water? >> enter the water, but people have a tendency to make big crashing steps. you actually want to shuffle. i'm going to do it backwards. shuffle forward, that's making a
7:36 am
vibration in the sand. the rays are going to want to take off. >> reporter: that will scare the rays away? >> yep. >> i didn't know anything about a stingray shuffle. i definitely would have used a stingray shuffle. >> reporter: if you are stung, there are a few steps you want to take. ucht to stop t-- you want to stp the bleeding. you want to find the nearest lifeguard and soak the wound in water. don't forget guys, when entering the water, just do that stingray shuffle. guys? >> we'll keep that in mind. >> stingray shuffle. coming up, more of my exclusive with president trump. he's giving us a first look at the new air force one he designed himself. the new air force one he designed himself.
7:37 am
♪ to do whatever you wanna do ♪ just tell yourself that you capable, too ♪ ♪ look out 'cause here i come ♪ i make no apologies, this is me ♪ ♪ ♪ acqua di giò. absolu. the new sensuality. giorgio armani. ♪ ♪ the things that matter most happen one morning and one cup at a time. if you have moderate to little things can be a big deal. that's why there's otezla. otezla is not a cream.
7:38 am
it's a pill that treats plaque psoriasis differently. with otezla, 75% clearer skin is achievable. don't use if you're allergic to otezla. it may cause severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. otezla is associated with an increased risk of depression. tell your doctor if you have a history of depression or suicidal thoughts or if these feelings develop. some people taking otezla reported weight loss. your doctor should monitor your weight and may stop treatment. upper respiratory tract infection and headache may occur. tell your doctor about your medicines and if you're pregnant or planning to be. ready to treat differently with a pill? otezla. show more of you. somebody burned down my she shed.. your she shed was struck by lightning. is my she shed covered by state farm? your she shed's covered, cheryl. that's wonderful news. go with the one that's here to help life go right. state farm. imagine if we we would be such good friends. best friends. advantage ii, kills fleas through contact
7:39 am
all month long. i mean he's a wreck without me. advantage ii, fight the misery of biting fleas.
7:40 am
we are back now here live in philadelphia with more of george's exclusive interview with president trump. it was an extraordinary 48 hours. you spent time with him in the oval office. you spent time with him in the limousine and air force one. >> world's most famous plane. no question about that, robin. we've seen air force one. we've seen the movie "air force one." it's a huge plane that's basically a flying office. it's a flying white house, and it's equipped for any kind of emergency. now what's happened is the president has been seized with the idea of redesigning air force one. and he's actually taken this on as a personal mission. and he gave us a first look at new designs along with some air force one pilots. take a look. >> reporter: we had the chance to fly with the president, on
7:41 am
board the most famous plane, air force once. >> look at this. >> reporter: then a surprise from the president. the first look at an updated aircraft, a new look for air force one, that he designed himself. >> there's a new air force one, and i'm doing that for other presidents, not for me. >> reporter: it's scheduled to arrive in 2024, the exterior getting the makeover with a red, white and blue paint scheme, different than the durcurrent b and white. the current planes have been in icr decades. >> we had different choices here. these are all slightly different. >> reporter: is the frame still a 747? >> it's a 747. it's a bigger plane. bigger wingspan. >> reporter: some of the president's changes might be targeted by democratic lawmakers. the house armed services committee voted wednesday to require oversight of changes to air force one's interior,
7:42 am
fixtures and paint, but that hasn't stopped the president from planning for new additions. >>, in fact, we added things, and it got $1.6 billion off the price. >> reporter: is there a pod or not? >> a pod? >> you seen the movie "air force one"? the famous pod that flies out of the back? >> oh, i see, but no. i can tell you, there are a couple of secrets. i don't think we're supposed to be talking about it. anyways, there it is, if you want. >> reporter: you can see the pilots. don't say anything. he wasn't going to say anything because there are so many secrets on that airplane. >> there should be. >> the president is very interested in the subject, and you is a you the designs looked pretty great, and we'll see if congress approves. he says it's for the next president. we're going to roll that out in a primetime special. it depends on when the nba finals finish, either sunday night or tuesday night, and that's coming up.
7:43 am
happens with raptors and warriors. all right, george, thank you very much. we have a very special "play of the day" for this man right here. you'll see when we come back. get ready, michael. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ walgreens save your skin today all sun care products are now buy one get one 50% off
7:44 am
(michelle) i know what it's like to be in a financially struggling family. we had a lot of leftovers...[chuckles] i couldn't have asked for better parents, but like most people they didn't have anyone to teach them the best financial habits. so we changed that. as a financial health coach, i help people every day. i try to put myself in their shoes from my own experience. i connect to them because i've been there. helping families like mine save a little money changes everything. this is personalized guidance. this is wells fargo. well you can always i thibring it backy it. within seven days for a full refund for any reason. like, if i become allergic to yellow? sure. or my turtle hates it? okay. that is good to know because reggie is very opinionated. i'm sure he is.
7:45 am
do you battery sound. want a charge? yeah battery charging. ♪ ♪ thank you so much. battery charging. ♪ be head of the household, had to because i became a dependent. my tip is, every time i wanted to smoke a cigarette i would think of my children. (announcer) for free help, call 1-800-quit now. (vo) imagine a visibly healthin 28 days. purina one. natural ingredients, plus vitamins and minerals in powerful combinations. for radiant coats, sparkling eyes, and vibrant energy. purina one. 28 days. one visibly healthy pet. from big celebrations
7:46 am
♪ to life's little moments. ♪ time spent together calls for america's family favorite. ♪ live alive. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] love being out there and seeing everybody in the rain. >> they are troupers, i will say that. >> and they love you, michael
7:47 am
strahan. >> and i love them too. >> here in philadelphia. we got to admit, and you know this, george, the sports rivalry between y'all and new york is something else. >> it's real. >> and you have a very special relationship with a player you all remember, jon runyan, remember him? [ cheers and applause ] yes. and he has our "play of the day." >> he does? >> yes, he does. >> hey, you gonna hold me like that all day? >> michael strahan never letting up when it came to me, jon runyan. two of the toughest teams in the nfl, my eagles versus giants, a rivalry spanning generations. >> runyan, who? >> in the end, he admitted the truth. >> you were the toughest guy i've ever had to face on a consistent basis. >> and michael's hall of fame speech was definitely one for
7:48 am
the books. >> why don't you stand up so they can see you. 6'9", 350 pounds of twisted steel and nonsex appeal, but i love you, jon runyan. >> that was something. please welcome the one and only jon runyan!e ] big jon. >> and he brought the eagles chant with him. >> good to see you, man. >> oh, my gosh. you're a good sport. thank you. good to see you. >> i brought you some kryptonite. >> kryptonite? >> yes. >> he brought me some kryptonite. >> thank you, thank you. >> yeah, kryptonite. is it burning in your hand? >> jon said he brought me kryptonite. i knew when i came to philly, philly is a special city, special fans, my favorite place to play because they were so
7:49 am
into their teams. i figured, you're going to give me kryptonite? i've got kryptonite for you too, buddy. >> there we go. >> you all squared off 17 times. >> 17. >> and i think he's accused you of holding? no, that never happened. >> it's legal until it gets called. >> jon held every play, every single play. >> oh, come on. >> you see how big he is? this is one of the reasons i retired. this is the toughest guy i ever had to painst. he made me a m but he was always a gentleman to me, and i always appreciated that. sportsmanship always came first before anything else. >> you guys really have had the rivalry and really came together? >> well, at the end of the day, you know, you need your nemesis to actually be the hero sometimes, so that's truly what it's about. he's made a hell of a career out of running his mouth and he's still doing it today so --
7:50 am
>> he's still got it. hey, jon, you are a great sport. >> thank you, thank you, man. >> don't let that jersey burn you too bad. and your mother told me all her life that i should fix it. now it reminds me of her. i'm just glad i never fixed it. listen, you don't need to go anywhere dad. meet christine, she's going to help you around the house. the best home to be in is your own. from personal care and memory care, to help around the house, home instead offers personalized in-home services for your loved ones. home instead senior care. to us, it's personal. now we look good, right? be! in old navy, always! oh, gingham and dots! what's good here? onothing, i just come for the outfits. shop up to fifty percent off everything! plus, saturday only, $1 flip flops! only, at old navy. i was told to begin my aspirin regimen, blem. and i just didn't listen. until i almost lost my life. my doctors again ordered me to take aspirin, and i do.
7:51 am
be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. listen to the doctor. take it seriously. ♪ no matter when you retire, ensure you still have income every month of your retirement, guaranteed. see how lincoln can help. whether it's using rewards just pointsaway. toward things like complimentary maintenance. or for vehicle accessories. and with fordpass, a tap can also get you 24/7 roadside assistance. and lock your vehicle. only fordpass puts all this in the palm of your hand. fordpass. built to keep you moving.
7:52 am
now buy your family three blue diamond almond breeze products and receive a free toy story 4 movie ticket thanks mom. sfx: slurping see disney-pixar's toy story 4 in theaters june 21st rated g blue diamond almond breeze
7:53 am
let's get back down to ginger. ginger? >> that was so special. you know what? i'm here with the eagles cheerleaders. we are ready to cheer for everybody. i got a little move here ready for you. we also have a huge father's day surprise coming up. you don't want to miss it live in philadelphia. for now, this segment sponsored by las vegas convention. your local news and weather -- oh yeah, get it going, girls --
7:54 am
"good morning america" is sponsored by cosequin joint health supplements, available at your veterinarian, online and in most stores nationwide.
7:55 am
7:56 am
good morning, south bay. let's get up and get going. this is "abc7 mornings." good morning to you. i'm mornings." there's a small craft advisory if you're out and about. you'll also do it in cleaner air. 70s around the bay, 80s inland. we have even cooler conditions for friday and saturday afternoon. sunday a lot like today. sue? coming up on 7:57, you can see a lot of red on our traffic maps which means slow and go. we have an accident reported in fremont southbound blocking a lane of traffic there. and don't forget for your aternoon commute, no ace trains today due to a gas leak in
7:57 am
livermore. coming up, "gma" is in philadelphia with an unbelievable father's day prize for one very deserving dad. another update in about 30 minutes. have a good one. you know when you're at ross and suddenly realize great minds shop alike? yes. that's yes for less. yep! yes, yes, yes ,yes, yes... yes. seriously, 20 to 60 percent off department store prices every day. at ross. yes for less.
7:58 am
7:59 am
at ross. the laughing cow cheese is dip-able.ble. dunk-able. whatever you want-able. so however you snack. snack like you now in a resealable spread. exactly what you need... ye..or your growing family? that's yes for less. everything your pet needs at 20 to 60 percent off specialty store prices. at ross. yes for less.
8:00 am
♪ oh, how i love this movie. go, rocky! ♪ >> who is calling me? >> hello? >> robin, is that flag ready yet? >> yeah, we need it here like now. >> yeah, i'm working on it right now. today? don't worry, i'll get it there. ♪ ♪ >> whoo!
8:01 am
>> whoo! ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> announcer: live from philadelphia, this is a special america."dorng [ cheers and applause ]
8:02 am
>> yes! >> whoo! >> the rocky theme. erat didky d wn thegot al are the best. the absolute best. thank you, gentlemen. thank you. >> finally got here. >> you know the philly fans are fantastic. >> absolutely. >> so grateful they all came down here today. >> we really are. can we thank doug and other producers who worked on that open. that special open. you see us in front of the camera. we have so many people behind the camera who are just as excited to be here in philadelphia. and they have been putting on quite a show with all of you. >> yeah. they worked really hard to make this happen for us. we've got to say, we are so happy to be here. it's great to be in philly this morning. we've got to say look who is with us this morning. we've got the mascots. yes, all of the mascots from
8:03 am
philly's sports teams. we also have the philly favorite d.j. diamond cut getting the party started this morning. >> that's happening in so many fun people, so many inspiring people. you all are going to meet an amazing dad who is helping thousands of people. he is the reason we're here this morning. we've got a great father's day surprise for him. >> there he is. his names is charles reyes. he's doing what he does best. he's helping people in need. he has no idea that we're here. we cannot wait for what's coming his way. >> that is coming up. a lot of news to get to. including more of my exclusive interview with president trump, it's already making huge headlines because of the president's admission that in the 2020 campaign he'd be open to taking information from foreign governments like russia and china. >> okay. let's put yourself in a position, you're a congressman. somebody comes up and says, hey, i have information on your opponent. do you call the fbi?
8:04 am
>> coming from a government you do. >> i've seen a lot of things in my life. i don't think in my whole life i've called the fbi. you don't call the fbi. could happen. >> fbi director is wrong. frankly it doesn't happen. >> your campaign this time, if foreigners, russia, china or someone else offers information on the opponent should they accept it or call the fbi? >> i think maybe you do both. you might want to listen. there's nothing wrong with listening. if somebody called from a country, norway, we have information on your opponent, oh, i think i'd want to hear it. >> you want that kind of interference in our elections? >> not an interference. they have information. i think i'd take it. if i thought there was something wrong i'd go maybe to the fbi, if i thought there was something wrong. >> all right, guys, 15 of the democratic presidential candidates said this is reason to call for impeachment. members of the house are doing it as well. it's getting a huge reaction.
8:05 am
increasing the pressure on house speaker nancy pelosi. >> how was it the last couple of days? >> very extraordinary. the president is very generous with his time. he gave us incredible access in every part of the white house. he has a lot on his mind. he is getting ready to gear up and announce his election campaign next tuesday. he's excited about the fact he's got 70,000 people coming. he wants to talk about the economy, he wants to talk about the military but he's seized by the questions about the mueller report, about the investigation. he brought it up himself. >> he brought it up? >> he brought it up. many times, he wants to talk on that. it's creating debate. >> a lot of comments were unprompted from you. >> oh, he started -- as you know, he believes the mueller investigation, he calls it a witch hunt, despite the fact it's been commissioned. and they found real russian entinterference in the last
8:06 am
election. that's what's so surprising about the president's admission. there's been so much focus about russian interference. >> again, you'll have more in the future, coming days. >> a lot more to come. >> a lot more to come. rain, rain, go away, can we just say that? you know it's not dampening our spirits here. >> no, it's not. >> but it is hitting the east coast rather hard and flooding in the south. ginger. >> robin, i know you can feel the breeze, too. there are gusts up to 20 miles an hour. this is an actual storm moving up the coast that already produced 4 inches of rain in south carolina. flooding the system there. and with the storm moving north with lightning earlier this morning there are flood advisories that stretched to morristown, new jersey. keep in mind if you're traveling, it's going to be rough. there's that next cold front for thunderstorms for pennsylvania right up throughall rit. back oo you. i'm keeping this umbrella,
8:07 am
though. >> ginger, thank you. we're just getting started here in philadelphia. coming up, we went to the phillies game last night. >> yeah. >> check it out. see how we did. >> threw out that first pitch. that was interesting. >> we were good. we have our big father's day surprise coming up in just minutes away. charles, he's hard at work feeding families. he still has no clue at what about to happen. not to him, but for him. look who lara found. guys i'm here with the one, the only, miss patti labelle, give it up! and the backup dancers, philly style. so much more coming lhe first philadelphia, "gma" is coming right back. this is gritty. this is the ocean.
8:08 am
just listen. (vo) there's so much we want to show her. we needed a car that would last long enough to see it all. (avo) subaru outback. ninety eight percent are still on the road after 10 years. come on mom, let's go! introducing colorsnap colorid from sherwin-williams. color palettes curated just for you. i crafted new mango hibiscus herbal iced tea to bloom with flavor. from the finest ingredients, like hibiscus and mango. new pure leaf herbals. blooming with flavor and naturally caffeine free. now we look good, right? be! new pure leaf herbals. in old navy, always! oh, gingham and dots! what's good here? nothing, i just come for the outfits.
8:09 am
shop up to fifty percent off everything! plus, saturday only, $1 flip flops! only, at old navy. keep being you. and ask your doctor about biktarvy. biktarvy is a complete one-pill, once-a-day treatment used for hiv in certain adults. it's not a cure, but with one small pill, biktarvy fights hiv with three different medicines to help you get to undetectable. that means the amount of virus is so low it can't be measured in lab tests. serious side effects can occur, including kidney problems and kidney failure. rare, life-threatening side effects include a build-up of lactic acid and liver problems. do not take biktarvy if you take dofetilide or rifampin. tell your doctor about all the medicines and supplements you take, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney or liver problems, including hepatitis. if you have hepatitis b, do not stop taking biktarvy without talking to your doctor. common side effects were diarrhea, nausea, and headache. if you're hiv-positive, keep loving who you are, inside and out.
8:10 am
ask your doctor if biktarvy is right for you. ♪ i want it that way... i can't believe it. that karl brought his karaoke machine? ♪ ain't nothing but a heartache... ♪ no, i can't believe how easy it was to save hundreds of dollars on my car insurance with geico. ♪ i never wanna hear you say... ♪ no, kevin... no, kevin! believe it! geico could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. oh she's hungry. snack attack. open that fridge!ls] go, bullseye, go! ♪ hunger calls.
8:11 am
make way for the big cheese! see disney pixar's toy story 4. he'd die of lung cancer. (susan n) leonard was afraid he never thought it would be copd. you always think you have more time than you do. and you really don't. (announcer) you can quit. for free help, call 1-800-quit-now. nature's recipe knows a dog's big life is measured in wags. so we carefully choose every ingredient - like chicken, pumpkin and sweet potato to fuel their best life. also try nature's recipe true treats and prime blends.
8:12 am
before that, we're really gets into the philly spirit. thank you to an incredible audience. >> thank you. >> that has come out here this morning, to be with us on "gma." thank you, guys, so much. you're really an amazing crowd. >> they are hearty souls. no question about that. great crowd, father's day coming up. today, we'red kiig dife. he's actually the reason we're here today.
8:13 am
>> that is right. his name is charles reyes. he's working with his charity philabundance. they have some of them in attendance here. he's helping families in need, and he has no idea that t.j. holmes is just outside the door waiting to surprise him. so t.j., let's do this. let's go. >> reporter: this is crazy, he is the reason we're here, but he has no idea that we are here. we made our way out of the dobbins technical high school. inside something special is going on. this man has taken on every week forming his own food distribution center. let's go ahead and start making our way in. philly is a wonderful place, but it's not a place, a city that doesn't have its own struggles, right? philly is a place among the poorest big cities in the country, and that leads to a high rate of food insecurity. this man has taken it on himself to help families out who do struggle with something as simple as putting food on the
8:14 am
table. he has no idea we're here. all of these cameras, he thinks is something in particular. yeah, we're in a school, so you're hearing that. he thinks we're here for one thing, and we're actually here for him. let's go get him now. where's my man, charles? where's my man, charles? how are you doing, my brother. t.j. holmes. >> nice meeting you. >> reporter: i know you're working here. you think the cameras are here for one thing. but you need to be careful because that camera and that camera are both broadcasting live on "good morning america" right now, okay? we heard about what you're doing. the work is going to continue. you have got volunteers here. the work is going to continue, but you are the reason that "good morning america" came to philadelphia. >> oh, wow. >> surprise number one is that you are live. surprise number two, you're going to have to come with me right now. don't ask me any questions, brother. [ cheers and applause ] just going to have to trust me.
8:15 am
so, just gave me a wave right now. trust me. robin, george, stray, i'm bringing him to you here. this is surprise number two for our guy, charles, here. see you here shortly. >> charles is a very trusting man. t.j. holmes, live on tv, come with me, put on a blind fold. >> i know. very trusting man. >> what could be the problem? >> charles is going to freak out when he gets here when he sees that all of this is for him, all right? and lara, you got a special edition of "pop news" we're going to freak out about. >> i hope so. so a very special edition, number one, we're in our first pop-up city, philadelphia! s fans helngimel ause ] his first father's day. this is in a very special way. royal watchers, as the sussex
8:16 am
squad, are trying to raise money for causes near and dear to harry's heart, #happyfathersdayprinceharry. urging people to donate to his charities. harry puces his platform to bring remarkable attention to global issues such as the welfare of service men and women, mental illness, environment 'conservation, gender equality, education and hiv/aids. you can check out the #happyfathersdayprinceharry on social media if you would like to get involved. >> you're right. that's great. >> helping for father's day. absolutely. also, a new social media challenge being thrown out there this morning in honor of dads. encouraging fathers to hash tag dance like a dad, people. the goal is the campaign to inspire dads to find fun and easy ways to spend more time with their kids. we all know no easier way than a dance party, right, george? >> i do it at home.
8:17 am
>> we're going to have to trust you on that. dads across the country already posting their dad moves, and there are great benefits according to research. children who feel close to their dads exhibit better positive and social functioning, including self-control and self-esteem and empathy. and i might add empathy might be needed when you see some of your dads' moves. it's for a great cause, kids. >> my girls make me do it all the time. i love it. i do feel closer. it's a connection to the kids. >> yes, and they are empathetic. now by the way, a gift idea for that special guy. we all know some dads enjoy a cold brewsky on a summer day. and a beer club is celebrating that with its new, and i'm not making it up, dad bod brew. this is a double ipa that they describe as comfortable easy drinking and simply unintimidating. the tag line, it may come in a six pack, but it won't help you get one.
8:18 am
>> great line. >> dad bod beer is available in 18 states. look for it online. finally, this is a funny thing we found online. a celebrity dad photobomb that was not intentional. here's our friend, jerry seinfeld, her daughter and her prom date, jack, posing for a picture on the big night, and see there over to the left peeking out from behind the bush? that's dad, jerry. well, at least part of jerry. we wouldn't have known for sure, but and i emphasize, but, his wife, jessica sharing with the world, posting, i could not resist posting couple of the year and jerry's rear. you know dads love to butt in, we hope jerry can put this whole thing behind him. >> triple there. >> thank you, penn state, lara spencer! [ cheers and applause ] hey, we've got a very exciting guest to bring out. she's not just a philly legend. she's known as the godmother of
8:19 am
soul. please, you know, philadelphia's own patti labelle. patti! ♪ ♪ >> thank you. >> you would wear white. you look good. you look good. >> oh. >> you know what, you were born -- you got it? >> yes. >> you were born and raised here. you love philadelphia. and philadelphia loves you right back. did you know a street is going to be named after miss patti labelle. [ cheers and applause ] >> how do you feel about that? >> i feel like a queen. i mean, it's the best feeling. i'm 75 years young. >> whoa. >> and i'm getting my street at the age of good old 75. that means nothing is impossible, okay, no matter what age. >> what's the best part of growing up in philly? >> well, me and my sisters we
8:20 am
had a lot of fun fighting over things like crabs and cheesesteaks and stuff like that. god bless their souls, they're all gone. i was very quiet, boring, i stayed at home. we fought a lot, you know. those were the fun days. >> good. >> you're heading out on tour in a few weeks. >> i stay on tour. fished witroad? patti, are you sai ver opped wo stopped. god has blessed me with that. >> how is the change as you start your legendary career to now? >> much better. back in the day it was not good for black women. today, it's a lot better, you know. and i'm happy to be a part of this newness because we need it. >> absolutely. >> black girls can sing too. and the white girls too, trust. >> you just had a big birthday, 75 years young. you said it best. we want to celebrate with you, so we have a favorite philly
8:21 am
treat for you. michael, would you do the honors? >> yes, gary, come on until with the honors. >> does that look familiar? >> birthday doughnuts. yes, 24th of may, and i had fun with my little dog and my grandkids, everybody my family members. close friends. who's going to eat that? >> one is missing because george snuck in on your birthday. i'm going to eat it -- i was going eat them all, i guess i'll share. >> there's so much more to celebrate. yes, miss patti is going to sing. that's later, and also this summer, the essence fest in new orleans, a special celebration and a special honor for you at essence fest? >> yes, i'm happy about that. some of my friends are with me, tiki wyatt and patti is going to listen. >> hmich >> here we go.
8:22 am
let's get back to ginger. >> you know, we were not coming to philadelphia without getting a cheesesteak. geno's and pat's is here. philly is all about the food. just like karen rogers has been telling us. we have got it. >> we have got tater tots and pink's cold treats. we're ready to eat, ginger. food follows good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. did you sleep better last night? temperatures up to 17 degrees cooler this morning and again this afternoon with increasing sunshine. more clouds, even cooler tonight, a little drizzle near the coast and a great father's day weekend coming at us. temperatures in the 60s along the coast in san francisco, richmond, 80s along the bay. my accuweaththththththththththth [ cheers and applause ]hthththth thank you, ginger. miss patti is going to be
8:23 am
singing in just a little bit. we didn't just roll up into town this morning. we've been enjoying all that philadelphia has to offer. last night, we got to go to a philly's game, meet the fans. and we even got to throw out the first pitch. take a look. >> all right, phillies, here we come. >> phillies! >> robin roberts is kind of a big deal in philly. >> really? >> yeah, yeah. there's a robin roberts statue? >> you have a statue? >> there is a robin roberts statue, you'll see it. ♪ >> that's the heat on me having to pitch. >> oh. that's love. >> that is sweet. >> oh, so sweet. >> aww. >> whoo-hoo! >> still got it!
8:24 am
>> he brought the heat. i have got a nak samesake i got live up to. >> perfect. >> all right. >> thank you. there you go. [ cheers and applause ] >> let's go! let's go! >> don't be short. we've got a better chance of jumping up and catching it. >> high is better. >> are you kidding me? >> i'm nervous. >> not in the sport, they're like, come on, football player, show me what you got. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the hosts of "good morning america" throwing out the first ball, please welcome ginger zee, robin
8:25 am
roberts and michael strahan. >> all right. guys. >> let's do this. >> one, two -- three! >> oh! >> yeah! >> all right! >> going to watch some baseball, oh, yeah. ♪ >> who wants a hot dog? >> you get a forecast. and you get peanuts. >> yeah, baseball is my passion. >> you want another hot dog? you look hungry. there you go. >> just the hot dog. >> oh, i learned a trick. the flick of the wrist. >> how long have you been doing this? >> 44 years. >> 44 years. >> and i'm only 21. >> what is it about peanuts at the ballpark? >> it's not just the peanuts, i mean, look at the beautiful place. [ cheers and applause ] >> we had such a great time last night. we got to thank everyone in the phillies organization for making that happen. >> they were awesome. >> and you did get your jersey,
8:26 am
george. you got your jersey. wearing that home. >> eagles, phillies, you've got them all now. >> thank you. coming up, our big father's day surprise just moments away. come on back. he's heading here. but he has no idea what's in store for him.
8:27 am
good morning, north bay. let's get up and get going. this is "abc7 mornings." good morning, it's 8:27. i'm reggie aqui from "abc7 morning mornings". the warriors face the raptors in game 7 tonight. this is their last game. they'll have to play without kevin durant who is out with an achilles injury. sue? >> we'll be watching for sure. i hope i can stay up that late if i'm working tomorrow. just coming up at 8:30, we ever a lot of red out there. if you're traveling north on 87 you start slowing down because of an accident before capital expressway, so give yourself extra time. extra time. and near
8:28 am
8:29 am
if you haven't been outside, there's quite a change waiting for you. neighborhoods. e you , the clouds are back. there were a few foggy spots earlier, there will be more tomorrow. breezy on the bay bridge. we have a small craft advisory from noon to 9:00.
8:30 am
we're on. >> we're on? >> we are. hello. we're in philadelphia. hi. >> we're having a ball, though. george was just busy, right? >> i was tossing, not passing. these people here are nuts. >> isn't it great? >> fst f-- it's fun, yes. >> i love the energy here. it's a father's day cookout right now. these chefs getting ready, our "gma" dads, george and michael. >> yes. [ cheers and applause ] >> ginger, because we're in philly, we have a key ingredient. >> we have a special key ingredient. and that would be -- come on in, robin.nd that is cheez whiz. >> could it be anything else? >> josh, richard, you guys have your cheez whiz. what are you making?
8:31 am
>> for father's day i'm doing a bacon-wrapped filet mignon. i'm going to put some cheez whiz with it. i'm going to do a philly cheesesteak, loaded baked to tay toy -- potato, and we're going to do it under the liberty bell. >> whoo! >> what are you doing? >> chili marinade ribeye steaks. give me a marinated ribeye off the grill on father's day and i'm a happy man. roasted corn and onions. we're in philly so we're going cheesesteak style. >> you're going to take that and create cheese steaks? >> yes, i am, right now. >> onions. peppers. >> you're going to help me smoke this thing right here. we got our peppers, got our onions. >> give me a knife. nice and easy. >> i'm going to load this baked potato. >> what's on this? >> a little mayo, cilantro, lime juice. all kinds of good stuff. bring the corn to life.
8:32 am
>> you're a chef. is this easy for us to do at home? >> this is very easy to do at home. grilling in the backyard on a beautiful day with the kids. i can't think of a better way to spend the day. he knows what to do with the cheese. he's going to squeeze the lime over the top. we're in good shape. >> the cheez whiz is used in a classic philly way. richard, you're is smoked under your, quote, liberty bell. >> it is. >> how is your dish coming? >> it's going good. i'm searing my fillet. we're now stuffing our philly cheesesteak baked potato. george is helping me out with scallions and chives. all with the steak. i've got horseradish sour cream i'm putting on here. you drop the whiz on the cheese wizard. we're just going to load the cheez whiz on here. george, you're going to help me out and we're going to smoke it under the liberty bell. here we go. you put this guy on. >> yep. >> here we go.>> youanas i >> it's
8:33 am
>> please, everybody get a bite. >> how about you guys, can you get a taster down there? >> i think we're going to have to call it. >> you're going to call it. >> let's get to philadelphia, the drummer from the eagles, we need your help. are you ready? >> it's raining, george. >> hold on. >> and the winner is -- >> everybody! [ cheers and applause ] >> when cheez whiz is involved, everybody's a winner. >> you can also get all of these recipes on our website. >> these recipes are on our website, right? >> absolutely, recipes are on the website. father's day specials. wait, we get trophies? yes! >> i've got to leave you guys because i've got to take you over here for a very special moment. here we are. hi, guys. all right. our sponsor, subaru's headquarters is actually based right outside of philadelphia. subaru is doing something great.
8:34 am
it's called subaru loves to care helping people deal with blood cancer. joining me the ceo and dr. gwen thank yoboth so much f beingf here. >> thank you, ginger. >> you have such a wonderful mission going on. tell us about it, gwen, because i know there are volunteers here packing up kits. >> you bet. so subaru, our partnership with subaru has been terrific. we have given 100,000 blankets to hospitals and cancer centers around the country to bring attention to blood cancer and the important work we do at the. you can go to your subaru retailer and write a note of hope for patients with blood cancer. >> oh, so everybody can do this. >> yes. >> lls, you have the walk, right, to light the night. tell us about that. >> this year, we're sponsoring the light the night, your audience can get involved by
8:35 am
looking at all of the different light the night walks that are all over the country, and participating in any way they can. >> awesome. tom, gwen, thank you so mu it's broken, and that's a good thing. hi, everybody, i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. you probably noticed a difference last night sleeping . coming up, so much more here on "gma" philadelphia. a big father's day surprise. and miss patti labelle. don't go anywhere. ♪ "gma's" spread the hope sponsored by subaru and the subaru loves to ca
8:36 am
8:37 am
8:38 am
[ cheers and applause ] welcome back to "gma" on the road here in philadelphia. the crowd really making us feel so welcome. and we can't thank you enough. >> we cannot thank you enough. they are part of the reason that we're here. the real reason we're here is for father's day and to celebrate one dad in philly who inspired us with his story. his name is charles reyes. this is his family right here. t.j. holmes just surprised him across town where he was working with a food charity. >> all of these people,
8:39 am
including his wife charita. how are you? beautiful children. waiting for him to arrive. do you think he has any idea? >> no idea. >> can you keep a secret? >> threatening everyone. >> i can see that. >> this is so great. it's going to be a surprise. we put him in a car. he should be pulling up right now. michael, you're down there waiting for him? >> i'm here, george. he is here. let's get charles out here right now. [ cheers and applause ] charles! oh, the other door. charles is up here. charles, come out, my friend. how are you? give me a hand. i've got you. yes, t.j., come on out. take the blindfold off. this is all for you, man. all fo it's me, how are you doing? come on.
8:40 am
[ cheers and applause ] how are? >> whoo! >> a few surprises for you. [ cheers and applause ] >> oh. >> all for you. beautiful. >> how are you doing? >> okay. >> good, good. >> how are you doing? >> how are you doing? >> congratulations. for yore >> we got you. we got you. >> oh, man! >> how are you feeling?
8:41 am
tell us about it. >> i'm speechless, man. i'm speechless. whoo! >> we've got all of your family, all of your friends. >> yes! >> everyone knows how amazing you are but we want the rest of america to see you as well. let's take a look. ♪ >> reporter: for community and family at dobbins technical high school, one father stands out every single day as a father to his own five kids and hundreds of others. >> mr. charles makes it happen. he gets it done. >> to watch him work is magical. we are witnessing greatness. >> true compassion at work. >> reporter: charles reyes grew up in the struggling area of north philadelphia returning to his high school as a community school coordinator. >> the students love him. they call him mr. charles. he's very involved with everything that they do.
8:42 am
>> you're talking about a really high-poverty area, an area i would consider to be a food desert, where people don't have access to high-quality food. >> reporter: and it was charles who began a weekly handout of fresh produce. >> a lot of the students here don't have transportation. imagine having to walk to school without eating nve vegetables. you see the change in the student. how they talk. how they walk. how they interact with others. >> reporter: for mr. charles, no task too small. no life crisis too big. >> i had a girl who had just had her 19th birthday which made her ineligible for child services. suddenly, she was homeless. there's charles with an answer. a phone call later and she had a place to go. >> some people wouldn't probably care, but he cared enough to make sure i had somewhere to sleep. >> reporter: jay dillard couldn't afford to go to prom, but charles took care of everything. >> the suit, the shoes, the haircut and a ticket. he was like, i got everything. i was like, wow, okay.
8:43 am
>> reporter: the mr. charles stories are countless. >> he always gets on me about going to college and going to class and making sure my grades are good. >> he became that male role model that i never had in my life. >> so some kids, he's the only father figure that they know. >> reporter: charles' own son sees the value of his father's gifts. >> i'm a black man growing up in the city of philadelphia, statistically, it's hard to make it without a father. >> i would like to tell him that i love him. i never told him that before. >> charles cares. he cares so truly, so genuinely. >> and so it touches me because you see these children. they're in and they're out and you know they are struggling. you know their history, and you know they're coming from, most times, bad homes, and to have people be it my husband, whoever, who are willing to go the extra mile to make sure their needs are met, is awesome. >> i did it, i appreciate everything he did for me to make
8:44 am
me be the person i am right now. >> he really is making a huge impact on this world. one person at a time. >> happy father's day. >> thank you for everything you did for me, mr. charles. >> happy father's day. you're the best. [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. >> you know, while that piece was airing, that was the quietest this audience has been. they were riveted listening to what those people were saying about you. what does that mean to you, to hear those words? >> it -- being able to -- just -- i say -- i say -- to be able to have a platform like this, to be able to make a difference in the neighborhood i grew up in -- [ cheers and applause ] >> you do this every day, you see it in the eyes of your
8:45 am
babies right here. we know you used to watch "gma" with your dad. >> yeah, me and my pop used to watch it all the time, willis scott and bryant gumbel, years ago, all them guys, like years ago. i was a kid. >> all right. that's another show. that's okay. we still love you. >> i know "good morning america." >> that was the best tv moment i've ever had.>> i know it's "g america" though. >> we have kept this whole thing a secret. your family has kept it a secret. i heard your wife threatened people to keep it a secret. everybody is here for you. we're here because of you. charles, i've got to say, we've got a few more surprises for you. because the mayor of philadelphia heard about all of the great work you're doing. we want to bring him out, mayor jim kinney, come on out, mayor. >> thank you. thank you.
8:46 am
>> mayor kinney, we know you have a special announcement. we'll let you take it away. >> i'm so excited to welcome "good morning america" to our city. philadelphia is filled with incredible people like charles who work day in and day out to give back. we're so inspired by your unbelievable service. we're declaring june 13th, give back, make an impact day. we hope everyone who is watching is inspired to get back to their hometowns and lepdnd a helping hand to those in need. congratulations, my friend. >> thank you, appreciate it. >> thank you. >> charles, we know the resources having this beautiful family can be difficult. lara has a little bit of a surprise for you. >> we have a little something for you, charles. come on in, my friend. i want you to take this very large key. this key is going to open up a wonderful memory for you. our sponsor, holiday inn and holiday inn express, is sending you and your family on a well-deserved trip on the
8:47 am
family-friendly holiday inn resort, aruba beach resort. holiday inn, holiday inn express, traveling is about being together matters. that's what their campaign, we're there, is all about, so you can be there in real life with the people that matter the most to you. have a great trip. >> thank you. thank you. thank you. and patti labelle is going to sing for you when we come back. miss patti is next.
8:48 am
8:49 am
♪ we're back. we're celebrating charles and his whole family. and hilary stipel from the food charity philabundance, is here.
8:50 am
you actually brought us charles' story. we have a surprise for you guys, all right. our friends at pnc bank, they try every day to serve the customers and make a difference in the community. and they've been so inspired by the work of philabundance that they've done for people here in philadelphia, that they're making a $20,000 donation to help feed the city. so that is for philabundance to help a lot of people. right now, we're going to make a lot of people really happy, because the great patti labelle is back with performing one of her classic hits. this is "new attitude." >> all right. whoo! ♪ ♪ patti's in the house. ♪ ooh, ooh, ooh ♪ ahh new attitude
8:51 am
♪ ♪ >> my singers. john stanley. ♪ ♪ attitude, attitude ♪ running hot, running cold ♪ i was running into overload ♪ i took it so high so low, so long there was nowhere to go ♪ >> hey, y'all. ♪ somehow the wires uncrossed, the turned ♪ ♪ never knew i had such a lesson
8:52 am
to learn ♪ ♪ from my hat to my shoes i know what to do ♪ ♪ i'm in control my worries are few 'cause i've got love like i never knew ♪ >> ooh, ooh, ooh, i got a new attitude ♪ ♪ ooh ooh ooh ooh i got ooh ooh oohooh ♪ >> yeah, philadelphia, it's a good day. good morning, america! ♪ ♪ aha ooh ooh ♪ ooh, aah
8:53 am
♪ i'm in control ♪ my hat to my shoes ♪ i know what to do ♪ i got a new attitude ♪ i'm in control, my worries are few i've got a new attitude ♪ ♪ ooh ooh ooh ooh
8:54 am
8:55 am
my body is truly powerful. i have the power to lower my blood sugar and a1c. because i can still make my own insulin. and trulicity activates my body to release it like it's supposed to. trulicity is for people with type 2 diabetes. it's not insulin. i take it once a week. it starts acting in my body from the first dose. trulicity isn't for people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. don't take trulicity if you're allergic to it, you or your family have medullary thyroid cancer, or have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2. stop trulicity and call your doctor right away if you have an allergic reaction, a lump or swelling in your neck, or severe stomach pain. serious side effects may include pancreatitis. taking trulicity with a sulfonylurea or insulin increases low blood sugar risk. side effects include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, belly pain
8:56 am
and decreased appetite, which lead to dehydration and may worsen kidney problems. i have it within me to lower my a1c. ask your doctor about trulicity. ♪ abc family, thank you. philadelphia, we love you!
8:57 am
...6, 7, 8 ♪ ♪ ♪ big dreams start with small steps... ...but dedication can get you there. so just start small... start saving. easily set, track and control your goals right from the chase mobile® app. ♪
8:58 am
♪ chase. make more of what's yours®. but me and crunchy here make a great team. we even finish each other's... babybel: (to crunchy)you're supposed to say sentences... crunchy: ---sentences. babybel: well not now. delicious new babybel cheese and crackers. babybel: saved it! good morning, bay area.
8:59 am
let's get up and get going. this is "abc7 mornings." good morning, it's 8:59. i'm reggie aqui with "abc7 mornings." mike nicco has the forecast. >> temperatures up to 17 degrees cooler than this time yesterday. most of us still in the 50s and the 60s. on our way to the 60s along the coast today, we'll have 70s around the bay and some 80s inland. temperatures will be a little bit cooler tomorrow and saturday afternoon and about the same for father's day. sue? a couple of problems at the bay bridge toll plaza. lanes 3 and 4 were blocked with an accident so that's clogging things up still at the tail end of our thursday morning commute. and we had an earlier problem on 87 northbound before capitol expressway, also westbound 80 at appian way just now cleared. >> sue, thank you. now it's time for "live with kelly and ryan." we'll see you back at kelly and"
9:00 am
today, star of "men in black: international," chris hemsworth. and we are checking out some workouts. plus, the jonas brothers join ryan at the cohost desk. all next on "live." and now, here are ryan seacrest and the jonas brothers. [cheers and applause] ♪ >> ryan: hey!


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on