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trump wants to keep obamacare. tonight, we take you inside trump tower. president-elect donald trump, building his cabinet. members of the trump family in on the decisions. the shakeup already. one name moved aside. plus, donald trump's new comments about obama car. will he not repeal it after all? america divided. but tonight, the question. the protesters, did they vote? messages of hate in schools across the country. new letters going home to parents after disturbing scenes. and the state of emergency,
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more than three dozen fires burning. good evening, it's great to have you with us on a friday night. what a week it's been in america. the election is over, but inside trump tower, the next administration is just beginning. and this evening, we're on the inside, as we learn many of the names and faces who could be onboard in this administration. the president-elect out of today. but the trucks were not. filled with sand, a protective barrier. rudy giuliani, the job he could be up for. ivanka trump, her husband and brothers, all of them involved in shaping the next white house. and also this evening, donald trump's tweets as president-elect. and on obama care, will it stay alive under president trump? tom llamas leading us off. >> reporter: tonight, trump tower a fortress. armed police out front, the
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surrounded by his core team. his white house now taking shape. 24 hours ago, trump's visit to the obama white house, going off without a hitch. >> and i look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future. thank you, sir. >> reporter: returning to his manhattan skyscraper, trump seemed pleased. "really good meeting," he tweeted. "great chemistry." but as night fell, the mood at trump tower growing dark. >> all: donald trump has got to go! outside, and in cities around the country, protesters taking to the streets to denounce the president-elect. >> all: we reject the president-elect! >> reporter: trump keenly aware of it all. and at 9:19 p.m., firing off this angry tweet. "just had a very open and successful presidential election. now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. very unfair!" but overnight, trump's tone
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just after 6:00 a.m., a very different message. "love the fact that the small groups of protesters last night have passion for our great country. we will all come together and be proud!" hours later, trump's inner circle starting to arrive. former campaign manager kellyanne conway, now a senior advisor, meeting me inside. a lot of people said you weren't going to win. >> well, right, but they don't work here. and -- >> reporter: conway telling me vice president-elect mike pence transition. replacing embattled new jersey governor chris christie, who will assume a lesser role. as for who will make up the trump cabinet, conway is tight-lipped. >> there are a number of people being talked about for different jobs. ultimately, that's donald trump's decision. >> reporter: today, we're learning trump's children don jr., ivanka and eric will play a big role in that decision. all three now named to the transition team, helping to build their father's administration even as they prepare to take over the family
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promised to keep a strict separation between the two. >> we'll act incredibly responsibly. this is so much bigger than another deal and we all recognize that. >> we're not going to be involved in government. >> reporter: but now we know the trump family will, in fact, be deeply involved in shaping the trump white house. creating the appearance, at least, of a conflict of interest with their business. ivanka trump's husband jared kushner now on the shortlist for white house chief of staff. can you see jared kushner and ivanka leaving new york for washington, d.c.? >> well, jared and ivanka are brilliant. it's a very personal decision what people do and how they feel they can best serve in contexts of their own personal relationships, but at the same time it's difficult to resist that tug for almost anyone. >> reporter: among the big names in contention for top jobs, newt gingrich, rnc chairman reince priebus and former new york city mayor rudy giuliani, spotted at trump tower today. >> i have no expectation. all i do is give my advice. >> reporter: giuliani, a former federal prosecutor, certainly sounds interested in being
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and there's probably nobody that knows the justice department better than me. >> and tom llamas with us live tonight. rudy giuliani is also under consideration for another top job? >> reporter: that's right. his loyalty to donald trump may eventually pay off. we hear he may also be considered for secretary of state. david? >> tom llamas, leading us off. thank you. president-elect trump, sitting down for his first tv interview after the election with "60 minutes." here's what he just said about obama care. >> let me ask you about obama care. which you say you're going to repeal and replace. when you replace it, are you going to make sure that people with preconditions are going to be covered? >> yes. because it happens to be one of the strongest assets. >> you're going to keep that? >> also with the children living
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we're going to try and keep that. >> let's get to mary bruce. first, signaling he may not repeal obama care entirely now? >> reporter: yes, he's walking back from an all-out repeal. he now says he's open to keeping two of the most popular provisions, one that would allow children to stay on their parents' plans until they're 26 years old. the other that prevents providers from denying coverage because of pre-existing conditions. trump earlier today said, i like those very much. >> mary, thank you. and tonight, more protests are under way. they're sending a message about the election. but there's a message being sent back tonight. did all the protesters turn out to vote? tonight, hillary clinton's lead in the popular vote continues to grow. and while it fuels soul-searching for millions, it will not change the outcome. democrats must now ask, were there middle-class americans missed? here's gio benitez.
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hillary clinton's onetime campaign headquarters in brooklyn, messages written in chalk. like always with her. you inspire me, and thank you hrc. clinton won the popular vote, and that's what's driving the protests. but about the protests around the country, tonight, there are questions. did all of those protesters vote? >> if y'all wanted her to win so badly, you should have had that kind of tuesday night. but you didn't, and that's how it goes. >> reporter: there's also another factor. the white working class, where clinton fell short. many of the same voters bill clinton once won over, a group whose support grew when she was senator. but this time, the majority of white working-class voters turned to trump. >> i didn't want another clinton in office. >> reporter: you wanted change? >> i wanted change. >> i think that america must get
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outcome michael moore had been predicting for months. warning of those who have felt left behind. today, pointing to michigan, a state still not called. >> i voted for her. i'm for her. she lost by 11,000 votes in michigan. 90,000 michiganders voted for every office on both sides of the ballot, and refused to vote for president. >> wow. right. >> they couldn v they knew that was wrong. but they were not going to participate in this, in what they saw as a system. >> yeah. >> that had left them forgotten and at bay. >> reporter: these are some of the same voters bernie sanders courted. now saying trump must keep his promise. >> what we have to demand, mr. trump keep the promises that he made to working families. >> reporter: senator elizabeth warren was asked if she spoke to
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>> yes. >> how was it? >> good. look, it's hard. it's really hard. she worked hard. she has had 25 years of public service, longer. that has been the defining feature of her life. and this is hard. >> reporter: tonight, lebron james, who stood on that stage with hillary clinton just five days ago, now with a message about moving forward and healing. >> i mean, he's our and no matter if you agree or disagree with it, he's the guy. and we all have to figure a way that we can make america as great as it can be. >> reporter: with the growing popular vote, there's an online petition asking the electoral college to cast their votes for clinton. that's unlikely. the democrats will be looking at why they lost the white working-class vote.
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schools across the country sending urgent letters home, after disturbing scenes in classrooms and cafeterias. chants in class, and students targeted over which side their family was on. here's linsey davis. >> reporter: a dramatic scene at this high school in nebraska, where hundreds of students walked out to protest president elect donald trump. as tonight, country grapple with how to handle feelings triggered by the election. >> scared, confused, betrayed, disconnected from the vision of this country. >> reporter: teachers recount emotional talks with students as racist videos have popped up on campuses. in this school in pennsylvania,
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>> white power! >> reporter: in an interview today, when asked if he thought his rhetoric had gone too far in the campaign, trump responded, no, i won. this video captures a trump supporter in california being attacked by another student. >> she said, you support trump. you hate mexicans. >> reporter: and at the university of pennsylvania, an investigation into why black students wer account sending pictures of lynchings. >> as teaches, we have to ask yourselves, is there a more teachable moment? >> reporter: so many schools sending out letters trying to calm their communities. one saying, we can create a respectful and supportive culture. david? >> linsey davis, thank you. and a special "20/20" tonight, the making of a president.
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nation's highest office. that's at 10:00 p.m. eastern. we'll see you later for that. in the meantime to other news. to new jersey, disturbing images of a police officer trying to pull overa suspect. the driver speeds off, dragging the officer. here's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: tonight, newly released dash cam video, showing the instant a routine traffic stop goes horribly wrong. the unidentified officer hanging on the side of the truck, before it slams into a parked car. the suspect, 38-year-o month for driving with a handicap placard in his windshield. the officer draws his gun, tells brown to get on the ground, but then, he tries to run. in the scuffle, the gun fires. >> you shot me! >> no, i didn't. >> reporter: that officer seemingly unaware his gun went off. >> i think this officer showed amazing restraint. he was professional, and the guy
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>> reporter: david, brown now facing charges including aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon. his attorney says they will conduct their own investigation. david? >> eva, thank you. next tonight, several governors declaring states of emergency to battle extreme drought and wildfires. 37 large wildfires burning from alabama to kentucky. heavy smoke blowing into crowded cities. here, obscuring the skyline of atlanta tonight. and investigators suspect a number of the fires have been set by arsonists. here's steve osunsami. >> reporter: in the mountains of north carolina and tennessee tonight, the wildfires are forcing families from their homes. >> this smoke stretches out for miles. >> reporter: some are refusing to leave. >> you know, that's my house. i'm not going to leave it. >> reporter: authorities fighting the fires across seven states are literally praying for rain.
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doubled in size. >> the smoke almost blocks out the sun. you know, it's so bad. >> reporter: families as far south as atlanta can see and smell the smoke right outside their homes. and now authorities think the fires are getting help from arsonists. in kentucky, they've already arrested two people. police here in georgia are looking for a suspect, setting fires, who they say is driving a dark blue suv. david? >> steve, thank you. and in arlington national cemetery, president obama paying his respects on this veterans day. honoring american service members at the tomb of the unknowns. we'll have much more on one extraordinary veteran coming up tonight. also ahead, the extreme cold moving in. and very simple tips to save hundreds on your heating bill tonight. and the real estate broker accused of stealing something. this is happening more and more often. what he got away with.
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let's go straight to the live desk. >> a live look at miami. the crowd seems to be getting bigger and bigger. they're making their way through the streets there. a chopper shot right there as they make their way through. no word specifically on how many people are in this particular march. when people can't agree on politics the one thing they can agree on is this -- is that they don't into a riot. john, everybody is marching along mill avenue tonight? >> we're at mill and university here in tempe on asu's campus. the question at this hour is what will these people do next? will they go home or continue to march through asu and tempe. the group started earlier this afternoon and marched north on mill. they turned around and marched back. they marched on to the bring
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then -- bridge over university for a time and then got to old main within the last 15 minutes or so. no one has been hurt, no property damaged, no one arrested. one says she's protesting democracy in that it resulted with donald trump as president. another says she's protesting the idea that donald trump could get elected. some trump supporters are driving along the protesters yelling at them. everyone has been safe so far. now that we have nightfall. >> thanks. let's give you another look. protests happening in philly. we know that you have friends and family all across the country so we're going to keep that box on the bottom left of your screen there so we can cycle through the scenes and keep you updated so you can keep an eye on things as well. many have asked what the president-elect's policies will look like and many are asking


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