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laying ceremony at the arlington national cemetery. trump's youngest son, 10-year-old baron was the first family member off the plane. the trumps flew here in a military plane rather than mr. trump's private jet. we've got every angle covered for tomorrow's peaceful transfer of power. we begin with steve handelsman at the white house. >> reporter: not a private jet with trump on the trail, a u.s. military plane. the president and first lady to be staged a glitzy welcome event at his hotel on pennsylvania avenue. >> we have by far the highest iq of any cabinet ever assembled. >> reporter: but the least diversity in decades.
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beaten up by democrats. treasury secretary steven mnuchin at midmitting his bank unfairly closed on some widows and vets. nominee rick perry testifying he's changed his mind about the energy department trump tapped him to lead. demanding that democrats confirm the trump picks was his new white house press secretary. >> there is really no excuse for the delay tactics and frankly the partisanship that's being exhibited by the democrats. >> reporter: mr. trump went to arlington cemetery to pay his respects and to symbolically take over the role of our commander in chief who will make life and death decisions. like all recent previous
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along with melania trump will spend the night at the white house guest house, blair house across the street at pennsylvania avenue. it's old. it's not fancy, but it's rich in tradition. it was a loud roar of harleys rolling into d.c. today. a group called bikers for trump arrived for the inauguration. >> reporter: bikers for trump gathered in woodbridge, virginia. >> i am an immigrant myself. for me to get all the papers that i needed to become a citizen was a very hard process and i did it the right way. there are a lot of immigrants that do not do
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they come here illegally. i do not agree with that. >> reporter: they anticipate they will encounter anti-trump protests during the inauguration. >> as long as it's peaceful, the biker community is hear to see a peaceful transition of power in this country. >> reporter: they brought the trump unity bridge from michigan and drove the trump-mobile from florida. its owners say it helped trump win that battleground state. bikers for trump road into washington, circled through georgetown and then road to arlington national cemetery to pay their respects for the men and women many of them served with. >> so that a lot of folks who have never had an opportunity to go there will have that opportunity today. >> reporter: they believe they are a force to be reckoned with by presidential candidates for years to come. thousands of national guard
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police officers at fedex field this morning. about 7500 men and women from around the nation are here to help with security. they will mainly be in charge of crowd management and will also be posted at metro stations. as i'm sure you can imagine, security is very tight. road closures are already in effect. last-minute preparations are being made ahead of tomorrow's historic event. meagan fitzgerald is live at the national mall. >> reporter: those road closures are already causing a bit of a headache for drivers. if you need a reason to not drive down here, just take a look for yourself. you could see a big mess down here. and more road closures, of course, will be put in place throughout tonight and into the morning. of course you want to stay away from downtown. early this morning we caught up with the secretary of homeland security as he walked around making sure everything was in place security-wise ahead of the inauguratio
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this morning secretary of homeland security jeh johnson walked along pennsylvania avenue near freedom plaza to inspect security measures. he says the planning process for the thousands of law enforcement personnel has been in the works for months. and secretary johnson says they're ready for what lies ahead. >> any large security event like this, you always have to be vigilant, work hard, work over time. we're expecting between 700,000 and 900,000 people to be part of this event tomorrow. there will be approximately 28,000 security personnel assisting with this. >> reporter: the national park service says if you do not have a ticket and you are going to be attending the inauguration, you can bring an umbrella, but it has t b
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a tote style one. if you have a ticket to the event and you're going to be on the capital property, u.s. capital police say umbrellas are prohibited. whenever you are going down to the mall over the next few days or whether you're trying to avoid it, there is rain in the forecast. you need to be prepared. doug, tracking it all. >> we're going to continue to track that rain, because obviously we've got a lot going on here in washington over the next couple of days. we've got a lot of weather to talk about too. this is all going to be rain for us. you could see very heavy rain and severe thunderstorms down into alabama, parts of mississippi, a
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our way. by early tomorrow morning, by 11:00, you know the time that everybody is down along the mall, yeah, that's when we expect the rain to develop. if you could take an umbrella, good idea to do so. take one that you might be able to toss just in case you're told you can't bring it in. dense fog on saturday morning. a lot of events on saturday. we're looking at a chance for some very dense fog saturday morning. then tracking a nor'easter moving in on sunday into the day on monday. rain, wind and maybe a little snow in parts of the area. a lot going on the next four days. for continuing coverage of the inauguration, we invite you to keep it here on news4. we'll have live team coverage starting friday morning on air and online. i understand that we've got the concert going on at the
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lincoln memorial. here he is speaking now. >> thank you very much s, everybody. i'd like to congratulate all of our entertainers here tonight. it was really very special. i also have to thank our incredible military talent right here. thank you. stand up, please. you guys were great. thank you so much. so this journey began 18 months ago. i had something to do with it, but you had much more to do with it than i did. i'm the messenger. i'm just the messenger. and we were tired. and i love you. believe me, i love you. we all got tired ofe
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was happening and we wanted change, but we wanted real change. i look so forward to tomorrow. we're going to see something that is going to be so amazing. so many people have poured into washington, d.c. this started out tonight being a small little concert and then we had the idea maybe we'll do it in front of the lincoln memorial. i don't know if it's ever been done before, but if it has, very seldom. the people came by the thousands and thousands. and here we are tonight all the way back. it's a movement that began, it's a movement that started. it's a movement like they've never seen anywhere in the world, they say. the
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like this. it's something very, very special. and we're going to unify our country. and our phrase, you all know it. half of you are wearing the hat. make america great again. but we're going to make america great for all of our people, everybody. everybody throughout our country. that includes the inner cities. that includes everybody. i can only tell you that 1 mo8 h months ago, a lot of people didn't give us much of a chance, but we understood what was happening. that last month of the campaign, when i traveled around to every
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state after state after state, speech after speech after speech. we had 10,000, 20,000, 30,000 people. there was never an empty seat. just like tonight. we didn't even know if anyone would come tonight. look, it was the same way. we all knew that last month of the campaign -- i think a lot of us knew the first week of the campaign. but that last month of the campaign we knew that something special was happening. the polls started going up, up, up, but they didn't want to give us credit, because they forgot about a lot of us. on the campaign, i called i
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forgotten man and the forgotten woman. well, you're not forgotten anymore, that i can tell you. not forgotten anymore. so i want to thank my great family, my incredible wife melan melania. they've been so supportive. and it wasn't easy for them. but they have been so supportive. i want to thank you most importantly. i promise you that i will work so hard. we're going to get it turned around. we're going to bring our jobs back. we're not going to let other countries take our jobs any longer. we're going to build up our great military. we're going to build it up. we're going to strengthen our borders. we're going to d
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haven't been done for our country for many, many decades. it's going to change. i promise you it's going to change. so i'll see you tomorrow. and i don't care, frankly, if it's going to be beautiful or it's going to rain like crazy. makes no difference to me. i fe i have a feeling it's going to be beautiful. but i will see you tomorrow. i'm going to be cheering you on. you're going to cheer me on, but i'm going to be cheering you on, because what we've done is so special. all over the world they're talking about it, all over the world. i love you folks. and we're going to work together. and we are going
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grae great again. and i'll add greater than ever before. thank you very much. enjoy the fireworks. thank you, everybody. thank you. >> president-elect donald trump speaking before a crowd at the lincoln memorial tonight. he told them that he intends to do what he said during the campaign, and that is make america great again. well-received by the crowd that was here tonight. >> sounding more like a campaign speech than an inaugural address, which we will hear from the president-elect tomorrow, talking about the movement that elected him and the things that have never been seen before. we will point out that quite a few presidents have had their pre-inauguration festivities that have included a concert at the lincoln memorial. he mentioned he didn't know if
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♪ the lincoln memorial with president-elect donald trump, has just addressed the large crowd in preparation for his inauguration tomorrow as president of the united states. >> i think the president-elect is headed to a dinner at
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supporters right after this. moving on now, as president obama's time in office comes to a close, many just want to say thank you and they're doing that right now at arena stage in southwest washington. that's where tom sherwood joins us live. >> reporter: hey, guys. the people here know, they know tonight they have to look to the future tomorrow, but tonight they're taking time to say thank you obama. hawaiian music. the good-bye mood here is up beat. organizers wanted it that way. thanks obama. how did this come about? >> we were just driving around talking about the election back in may 2016. i said, you know, it just seems like whoever gets into the white hoe,
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the man who is enobama. i think it will take him leaving the office of the people to actually appreciate him. >> reporter: some of these people may be out protesting donald trump tomorrow, but tonight they say it is all about positive energy. >> that's definitely a potential, but we're all about positivity. this event is more enriching than it is anything negative. >> that's tom sherwood reporting live from arena stage, having a little audio difficulty there at the thank you obama party. we'll be back with more news ght after this. ri
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it will continue to cool a little bit, but we're not going to go down all that much tonight. most areas above freezing as you make your way up tomorrow. the rain, not in our area just yet, but here it is. most of the energy with this system will stay to the north. you can see it making its way all the way from the gulf all the way up towards the great lakes. that's where most of the energy is going to be, just to the north and west. severe weather down to the south and west, not going to be a factor for us. it's just the rain. by 8:00 a.m., notice some shower activity
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a.m. time frame. that could impact the morning rush. not a lot of rain, just enough to wet the roads in some spots. by around 11:00, 12:00, that's when the rain moves in. and it sticks around right on through 2:00. really between 11:00 and 2:00 is when we'll see the most rain. then it starts to move out. most of the parade should be okay, should be dry. this is something we'll watch for, obviously the roads. the equipment will be wet by 10:00 tomorrow night. you're not going to have to worry about cold or wetness tomorrow night. but what you are going to have to worry about is fog. your forecast for the inauguration, rain likely, steady but mostly light. that's going to be the case right on through the day tomorrow. saturday and sunday,
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sunday the storm moves back in. this is a big storm sunday into monday, tracking a nor'easter that will develop late sunday into monday. rainfall totals could be 1-3 inches. in some areas this could end as snowfall. by this time tomorrow, donald trump will be the president of the united states. we'll show you how the city is gearing up for big crowds and the possibility of protests. it started on facebook and grew into a movement. a closer look at the women's march on washington on saturday and why demonstrators say it's just the beginning. >> reporter: the whole region getting ready to transport hundreds of thousands of
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metro has some important safety tips to help your navigate the crowds. as we say good-bye to president obama, one local county talks about the legacy left by the first family and what they'll miss most.
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tohi adopted family. a busy day here in washington for the kickoff of the inaugural events. just a few moments ago president-elect trump spoke at the lincoln memorial, welcoming his supporters there. earlier in the day mr. trump and vice president elect mike pence laid a wreath at the arlington national cemetery. thousands of bikers made their way to d.c. for continuing coverage of the inauguration, we invite you to stay here on news4. we'll have live team coverage beginning tomorrow morning on air and online. it started as one woman's angry facebook post in the hours after the election. now her idea has morphed into the women's march on washington. it's expected to draw 200,000 demonstrators here on saturday.
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organizers and marchers say their success isn't in how many show up. it's in what they do afterwards. she's armed with gear to document the day to capture women's stories for the social media site see jane do. >> initially we were going to come here to supposedly cover hillary's inauguration. that didn't happen. the next day there was something in me that said i need to be here. >> that ordinary woman, a grandmother from hawaii found her angry election eve post gathered steam fast. 40 women replied right away. the next day it was up to 10,000. she handed off to a team of national co-chairs. >> i think it really represents grassroots organizing at its finest. we're in a new day where pele
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>> inside the woman's national democratic club today, women snapped up these posters for the march. but in another room, this northern virginia democratic activist was helping visitors take the next step, training them on how to lobby back home. she'll be marching with a group concerned about refugee rights. >> these are communities that are mobilizing, are organizing, are going to be very active in the next four years. >> ingram says it's what happens after the march is key. >> we hope when they go home they remember that energy and use it to inspire a.c. >> while the washington march will be the largest, some 400 sister marches will be held across the country and the world. with so many people here in the d.c. area this weekend, safety, of course, is top priority. if you're
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events or just walking arounds the city, there are some things you might want to keep in mind. >> reporter: for metro leaders, these next few days really are kind of a guessing game. they just don't know how many people are going to show up for both the inauguration and the women's march. but one thing is clear. it's going to be busy and you need to stay safe. so many people in town for the events over the next few days will be riding metro for the first time. here are some reminders about safety. >> look out for small kids. if you're bringing kids to the inauguration, take them by the hand. if you drop anything on the tracks, never go down and get it. >> reporter: if you are going to take metro, the best advice is to get a smart trip card as soon as possible so you don't have to wait in line at the fare machine. five metro stations will be closed tomorrow, pentagon, smithsonian, federal triangle,
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mount vernon scaquare and archives. so much focuses on the inauguration, but he says the woman's march on saturday is also drawing equal attention from transportation leaders. listen to the comparison on tour buses. >> the inauguration is probably hosting about 400 buses at this point in terms of reservations. and then the women's march, they've sold out rfk and a lot of over lots in the district. that's north of 2,000. >> reporter: still, people will also be driving and flying in for the event. so right now it's hard to say which day will be busier. we've got you covered for everything you need to know inauguration-wise. it's all in our nbc washington app. all you have to search is inauguration. president barack obama spent a lot of time in prince george's county. i'm tracee wilkins. coming up next, students at the
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about what they think of the next president coming into office. i'm tracking that rainmaking its way in here for your friday. it will also be here for your sundays, for your mondays. ♪ new year, time to get rid of stuff. simplify, declutter, unplug, purge, or even quit cold turkey. i raise turkeys without growth-promoting antibiotics, hormones, or steroids. if you're looking for little ways to simplify life, feeling good about what your family eats is a pretty simple place to start. my name is tammy plumlee, and i raise honest, simple turkey for shady brook farms.
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his most frequent stop was less than an hour away in prince george's county. he visited more than a dozen times over the past eight years and now has a school named in his honor. tracee wilkins went to barack obama elementary school in upper marlboro and talked to students about the current president and the president-elect. >> reporter: what were some of the things you learned about president obama this morning? >> reporter: in the elementary school named in president obama's honor, these third graders say t
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miss the only president they've ever known. >> he's going to leave office because he's done so many great things. >> reporter: they also expressed some fear about the future. >> donald trump comes, i feel kind of scared because he said he's going to make a wall. >> i'm really sad and a little afraid. i know that my parents say not to be afraid. >> reporter: these children live in the county that got to know president obama very well. >> just to be around the president in the area, that doesn't really happen with like famous people because they're usually in l.a. or hollywood. >> reporter: president barack obama did a lot of traveling across our country, but he never visited anywhere as much as he did prince george's county, especially in his second term. >> i have more pictures of him than anyone else because he spent so much time here. for us, it's like we're losing
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>> reporter: county executive says the president had a lot of support in this county. >> this was a natural base for him. i think he got to know and love this place well. >> reporter: for a look at some of the president's most memorable moments in prince george's county, go to nbc app and search obama and prince george's county. as we say good-bye to president obama and get ready to welcome the trump family, say with news4 for an insider's look at the inauguration during our special appcast. we'll be streaming live on the app from a cafe on capitol hill. coming up, a former ambassador reflects on the past and looks ahead to the future. the big event planned for tomorrow that's bringing pple eo
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. one of the most welcome invitations in town tomorrow is one that happens after all the other events are about over. >> thecalled after glow. it's hosted by a long time washington republican donor. >> but it is not just republicans she's got on the list. barbara harrison asked the hostess what's up. >> this is a party everybody's talking about. the big question is whether democrats and other folks who, shall we say, are
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presidency will actually show up for the party. the host says this election season made washington dinner parties very uncomfortable with all the arguing. she's ready for a two party party where everyone can have some fun. ready for a party. this portrait captures the fun side of ambassador mary orsman. >> isn't it fun? >> serious about diplomacy through work with the prince of wales foundation, she was tapped by president bush to serve as ambassador to seven caribbean islands. >> this one is gren they
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he gave a political speech, not a partisan speech, but about a love of america and what america meant to him. and it just touched my soul. >> reporter: after finishing college, she moved to california, began modeling, married and had a son, raised money for charity and then raised money for ronald reagan. >> because we did that, we were invited to reagan's first inaugural, which was magical. i'd never been to washington before. >> reporter: years later, she returned to washington to work in fund-raising for a republican political action committee. she remarried car magnate randy orsman. to celebrate the inauguration of a new president, donald trump, she's having a party. >> it will be the final party
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if anybody still has any stamina, hopefully they'll come by my party. >> it's meant to be a non-partisan party. >> i think it's a time for us all to come together. you know, during the days of ronald reagan, in the early days here, it was not quite so partisan. >> reporter: will everyone invited come to celebrate on friday night? >> quite frankly, i don't have the full rsvp list. it's up to them wihether they come or not. i know of a few that are coming that are going to be marching the next day. >> reporter: she looks back with fondness on her days of using her diplomatic skills in service to her country, hopes to use them again, bringing both sides of the aisle together for a little fun. can it work?
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>> i don't really take myself so seriously that i think my party would accomplish that. but, yes, i think it's somewhat of a start or maybe a little beginning for that to happen. that would be nice. >> the trump star on the guest list as our cabinet nominees, supreme court justices and prominent republicans from across the country, but so are a lot of prominent democrats. >> would be a wonderful feat if she does pull it off. our coverage continues online with the most memorable lines from past inaugurations. it's in the nbc washington app. from president lincoln's famous quote, with malice toward none, to president reagan saying government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem. we invite you to open our app and search inauguration lines. one more check on the inauguration day
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if you have missed it so far, doug's got the scoop. >> rain coming in. some areas you can have umbrellas, other areas you can't. if you can't bring the umbrella, the poncho is always good. take a look. here it is, the capitol all lit up tonight. really just a beautiful shot. unfortunately, yes, we will be seeing some rain during the time of the inauguration. let's take a look at it from a different vantage point. this is right outside our studios looking down. ai amazing building. as far as temperatures go, 49 degrees right now. winds out of the northwest at 5 miles per hour. it's a rather nice night. but theext 24 hours not going to be just as nice. 41 in potomac. riverdale coming in at 49
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no worries if you are going out to any of the parties going on tonight. but here comes the rain. you could see it's as close as the roanoke area. starting to see that rain encroach upon the region. i'm not expecting a lot tomorrow. most of this actually dies out tomorrow. but it will stick arnoound duri the inauguration tomorrow. for the weekend, for the women's march, fog possible early in the morning. it may be dense fog right on through about 9:00 a.m. if you're thinking about skiing, go saturday. exercise, not bad for january. temperatures will be quite mild. saturday is the day to do it. sunday we've got rain likely and that rain could be very heavy on sunday and on monday. as a matter of fact, first off take a look at the temperatures, into the 50s monday. temperatures will be falling through the day and we're going to see rain. it's going to be heavy at times.
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sunday into monday. a nor'easter developing. that will allow for falling temperatures. yes, you see it there, snow. may mix with snow. not in the d.c. area, not at least right now. but maybe to our north and west, the panhandle of west virginia, up toward frederick, maybe winchester. then we do moderate. temperatures moving back into the 50s. 58 on wednesday. next chance of accumulating snow would be next saturday. does not look like a lot, but it does look like a major pattern change. that cold air is finally going to make its way in. but a lot more warm temperatures than cold on this forecast. the wizards are among the best in the league at protecting their own house. tonight they're trying to figure out how to be kings of the roa as well.d at dominion, we're putting our energy to work creating a cleaner environment by using cleaner energy sources
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this is the xfinity sports desk. you're talking about the caps are out in tlst. louis tonight. >> yes, they are. their main focus is going to be the st. louis blues. that's the team that ovechkin has had success against. the last two times the caps and the blues met up, ovechkin scored a hat trick. and that matchup on monday against the penguins. the capitals have not even
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about their streak being snapped to the penguins. eight goals allowed by the caps defense, the most they gave up since seven back in 2011. tonight a tough test on the road against the st. louis blues, a team that went to the western conference finals last season. >> we were on a good run defensively. for whatever reason, it just didn't work out well that night for us. i don't think you draw too much from it. i think you just turn the page and get back to what you were doing. >> i think we're just going to get back to our game here. st. louis is always well structured. it will be a real good challenge for us. >> we are halfway through the nba season. it seems so long ago when the wizards started 2-8. since then they've pieced together the best record in the
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december, winning 13 straight at home. but the wiz struggling once they hit the road. washington tied with the cavs for the second most home wins in the league. but once they leave the verizon center, things get ugly. just four wins on the road. that's the second least in the league. head coach scott brooks knows his team needs to improve on the road but he is liking the way they're playing. >> we're really buying into each other. when we do that, teams have trouble beating us. at home we figured that out. it's not over. we've got to figure out how to identi it on the road. >> we need one. that will be a good test for us. it's a good challenge for us. they have their share of struggles. we struggle on the road. we're both coming in off aac
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we're going to see who wants it the most. and to vance's favorite sport, tennis. the australia open, a shocker. decade ranked djokovic taking on istamen. now, scary faces in oakland might be some unhappy fans soon. oakland raiders fieling the paperwork to move to las vegas. the nfl will review the application. owners could vote on it in league meetings in march. it will be the second straight year the team has applied for relocation. the league decided last year to move the rams from st. louis to los angeles. still know some fans not pleased
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finally we have to show you russell westbrook. he is just taking a walk through the park. he does get whistled for traveling which sometimes you see that not really happen. not to call some players out, they take those four, five steps and then he decides. he's like, what did i do. so anyways. 25th ranked maryland on the bo road against iowa. we'll have a full night of sports coming up for you later as well. >> the first thing that you said here -- i'm not going to say what it really does because i'm not supposed to say it on tv. there's no such thing as the raiders not in oakland. are you with me on that? >> i am with you 100%. las vegas? >> please. >> las vegas is getting a hockey team too. >> yeah, they are. >> they're coming up in the world. oakland raiders, what's going
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tonight, hours from power. the trumps arrive in washington. pomp and pageantry as the president-elect prepares to be sworn in as the 45th president of the united states. roads and waterways on lockdown. a massive force across the nation's capital. grilled on the hill. democrats unload on trump's pick of treasury secretary forcing him to admit his company foreclosed on military families. many dead in frantic search for dozens trapped inside the rubble of a snow covered hotel. trump's pastor. rare interview with the woman often called trump's spiritual advisor.

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