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tonight, the abc news exclusive. president donald trump, the first network interview. no questions off limits. this evening, the order now signed on building the wall. but we ask, who pays for it? >> the american taxpayer will payer fit at first? also the president says he lost the popular vote because of 3 million illegal votes. we ask him where's the evidence? will he launch an investigation? and the new headline tonight after our interview on torture. >> you are now the president, do you want waterboarding? >> president trump taking us into the oval office, and that letter left from president obama. also your money. the dow hitting a record. the 20,000 mark shattered.
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what it means for your savings and retirement. and the american sweetheart. actress mary tyler moore, and that famous twirl. ♪ good evening, and it's great to have you with us here on a wednesday night, and we are just back from washington after visiting the white house and sitting down for the first time with president trump. our interview and walk through the white house came just before he made news with the homeland security. signing executive orders among them. the push to build the wall along the mexican border. his comments on water boarding and that he lost the popular vote because of millions of illegal votes. we ask, where's the proof? we ask who will pay for the wall, and at first? >> are you going to direct u.s. funds to pay for this wall? will american taxpayers pay for the wall? >> ultimately it'll come out of what's happening with mexico. we're gonna be starting those negotiations relativ
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and we will be in a form reimbursed by mexico which i will say- >> so they'll pay us back. >> yeah, absolutely. 100%. >> so the american taxpayer will pay for the wall at first. >> right, all it is is we'll be reimbursed at a later date from whatever transaction we make from mexico.
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town to the department of homeland security where he signed those orders to begin the wall and a push to remove undocumented immigrants, including those who are facing charges in this country. but on mexico paying for the wall, tonight swift reaction from the mexican president, and will he cancel now, a planned visit? abc's cecilia vega at the white house. >> reporter: president trump today at the at the department of homeland security signing those executive orders on immigration. >> we've been talking about this from the beginning -- >> reporter: the move coming after that signature campaign promise. >> build that wall! build that wall! >> reporter: in addition to building that wall, the president also vowing today to strip federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities that shield undocumented immigrants. triple the number of ice agents. and add thousands more border patrol agents. >> beginning today, the united states of america gets back control of its borders, gets back its borders. [ applause ] >> reporter: no specifics on h
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to pay for that wall. but president trump putting on notice millions of undocumented people, including those who have been charged with a crime even if they have not been convicted. >> we're going to get the bad ones out, the criminals and the drug dealers and gangs and gang members and cartel leaders. the day is over when they can stay in our country and wreak havoc. >> reporter: protests tonight in neyork and by the white house. and sanctuary cities firing back. >> this city will not be bullied by this administration into abandoning our core values. and we believe we have the rule of law and the courts on our side. >> and cecilia vega live at the white house tonight. and late word tonight, cecilia, that the mexican president is considering kans allege trip that was planned to visit president trump? >> reporter: president nieto were
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that is all up in the air after the news out of the white house today. >> thanks for joining us tonight. president trump in the meantime, sparking a firestorm this week after congressional leaders were invited to the white house. they said he told them he lost the popular vote to hillary clinton because of millions of illegal votes. even some republican leaders say there is no proof. tonight president trump standing by that claim, and we ask now that he is president, do his words matter more when there is no evidence of illegal votes? >> when you say in your opinion, millions of illegal votes, that is something that is extremely fundamental to our functioning democracy. a fair and free election. >> sure. >> you say you're going to start an investigation. what you have said to far has been debunked. >> take a look at the reports. >> i talked to the person. he said no evidence. >> why did he write the report? >> he said no evidence. >> excuse
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why did he write the report? he is groveling again. i talk about the reporters when they write what you want to hear and not what millions of people have to hear. >> you're going to launch an missi investigation? >> we're going to launch an investigation to find out. none of the votes cast, none of them come to me. they would all be for the other side. none of them come to me. but when you look at the people that are registered, dead, illegal. in two states. in some cases, maybe three states. we have a lot to look into. let >> let's get to jonathan karl who was with us at the white house. you heard him there. president trump saying he has launched an investigation. >> reporter: in fact, i spoke with a senior administration official who tells me work has begun on a memorandum with the president ordering either the department of homeland security or the department of justice to commence the investigation.
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voter roles and whether there are people registered to vote who died long ago or registered in multiple states. this would be a big topic of fist cushion, and he would like them to investigate, too. >> we asked the president about new reports tonight that the trump administration is thinking about bringing back the so-called cia black sites. we asked the president about that, and about torture. after what he told me during one of the do its. >> mr. president, you told me during one of the debates that you would bring back waterboarding and a hell of a lot worse. >> those words. >> i would do -- i would do -- i wanna keep our country safe. i wanna keep our country safe. >> what does that mean? >> when they're shooting -- when they're chopping off the heads of our people and other people. when they're chopping off the heads of people because they happen to be a christian in the middle east, when isis is doing things that nobody has ever heard of since medieval times, would i feel strongly about waterboarding? as far as i'm concerned, we have to fight fire with fire. now that being said i'm going
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with general mattis. i'm going with my secretary, because i think pompeo's gonna be phenomenal. i'm going to go with what they say. but i have spoken as recently as 24 hours ago with people at the highest level of intelligence, and i asked them the question, "does it work? does torture work?" and the answer was, "yes, absolutely." >> you're now the president. do you want waterboarding? >> i don't want people to chop off the citizens or anybody's heads in the middle east. okay? because they're christian or muslim or anything else. i don't want -- look, now they chop 'em off and they put 'em on camera and they send 'em all over the world. so we have that and we're not allowed to do anything. we're not playing on an even field. i will say this, i will rely on pompeo and mattis and my group. and if they don't wanna do it, that's fine. if they do wanna do, then i will work for that end.
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>> jon, you heard president trump there saying he is asking his top advisers, does torture work? he made headlines on this. >> reporter: that is just a fascinating exchange, david, because general mattis, now secretary mattis is saying, absolutely not. waterboarding doesn't work. it's counterproductive, and he said he will take that advice now. but you hear how firmly he believes in the other direction, and he says he has talked to other people who disagree with his now secretary of defense. i am told, though, david, there is nothing under consideration right now at the white house for changing the rules on advanced interrogation techniques or on those black sites. he is truly taking secretary mattis' sad rice. >> thank you. this was wide ranging and nothing was off limits. the president also gave us a tour of the white house today. we walked to the oval office. the president telling us about the moment he received the nuclear codes. what that was like, and we asked him what h
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more than a million who marched in protest of this country. what he would say to the women, men and children who marched. he takes us into the oval office. the changes he has made, and the letter from president obama. our complete interview later tonight. donald trump, the white house interview. 10:00 p.m. eastern, right here on abc. in the meantime, tonight werks turn next to your money. that barrier shattered tonight. the dow breaking the 20,000 mark for the first time. ending at 20,068, and that finish capping a 9% rise since election die ay. what is driving those numbers up and what does it mean for your 401 k? the president enjoying hearing that news, rebecca. >> reporter: there are three key drivers of this rally since election day. the prospect of lower taxes, deregulation and infrastructure spending under president trump.
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america, and good for their bottom line. it has been good for stocks and american retirement savings' accounts. they have added on average $6,000. today, good earnings reports from a number of american companies also helped push things over the edge. that milestone celebrated here at the new york stock exchange with these dow 20,000 hats worn by a number of traders. i spoke the a number of veteran traders and they tell me what comes next depends on the action that follows the rhetoric. >> bring me a hat. thanks. we move oopt other head lines. including the extreme weather in the center of the country moving east. iowa to michigan in the bull's-eye. snow to maine by friday. the slippery commute in madison, wisconsin tonight, and in rochester, minnesota, this semi rolling over i-90. shut down. the passing of actress mary tyler
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generation as the perky housewife on "the dick van dyke show." making her way in the world of work, but her sunny exterior was always a triumph under her personal challenges. here's abc's david wright celebrating a life lost. ♪ who can turn the world on with her smile ♪ >> reporter: she was feminism's most relatable role model. . >> you know what? you got spunk. [ laughter ] >> well -- >> spunk. [ laughter ] >> reporter: as mary richards, the associate producer of "the 6:00 news with ted baxter"
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minneapolis. >> you haven't met me. i'm ted baxter. >> i'm mary richards. >> wonderful. i have been saying we needed a new one. >> reporter: she navigated a male-dominated workplace with grace -- >> no hedging. no how old do i look? >> why hedge? how old do i look? [ laughter ] >> reporter: human the i. >> 30. >> thank you for being my friend. >> reporter: the 168th episode, the series finale was the only time all the actors were seen in the same room together. ♪ >> reporter: "mary tyler moore show" reason for more than seven seasons. ♪ it's a long way ♪ to the sweetest girl i know >> reporter: born in brooklyn, mary tyler moore started off as a dancer. in
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didn't see her face. >> how's the telephone answering business? >> no complaints, mr. d. how's the detecting going? >> reporter: her big break came in 1961, the "madmen" era. >> are you angry with me for something? >> what makes you think that? >> come on glchlt. >> reporter: she won seven emmy awards and three golden globes and was nominated for an oscar for a serious role. distant mother in "ordinary people." >> it's really important to try to hurt me, isn't it? >> isn't that backwards? >> how did i hurt you? embarrassing you in front of a friend? >> reporter: she was open in front of her own struggles. her own son shot himself by accident at age 24. she struggled for years with alcoholism and diabetes. a cause she championed on a national stage. in the public,
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wavered. david wright, abc news new york. >> she will be missed. there is much more ahead on "world news tonight" this wednesday. the mumps outbreak in this country. we'll tell you where and now the new warning tonight. look at the massive sinkhole, and a vehicle already swallowed. the teacher's aid accused of faking cancer. what happened when he told them he was cured? and then the fireball streaking across the sky. families reporting a sonic boom. what they now think it was. much more ahead. things than ody was made for rheumatoid arthritis. before you and your rheumatologist move to another treatment, ask if xeljanz is right for you. xeljanz is a small pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can reduce joint pain and swelling in as little as two weeks, and help stop further joint damage. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections,
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kevin mabone last week, after informing school officials he was suffering from prostate cancer. >> i'm over the clouds right now. >> reporter: the community raising more than $11,000 to help with his medical expenses. >> all the students contributed for you. >> reporter: even giving him a car. then, an eyebrow raising phone call, saying he'd been cured of the cancer. >> we just kind of thought that didn't sound right. >> reporter: school officials soon discovered he was facing federal charges. in 2014, mabone was a social worker in west virginia. he admitted to using government credit cards to pay personal bills, stealing nearly $7,000. >> he has broken all of the kids' hearts. >> reporter: and that free car, mabone used it to drive to a court appearance. >> we're heartbroken. we're embarrassed. to know that he did this to the staff, he did this to the students, he took money from our students -- how can someone do that? >> reporter: david, the school has fired mabone and is trying to get those online donations reimbursed.
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finally tonight, it turned out she could turn the world on with her smile. mary tyler moore and the famous twirl and what she once told diane. ♪ >> reporter: it's been named one of the greatest moments in television history. the last shot in the opening sequence of "the mary tyler moore show." >> you weren't worried the people would expect to see turning the world on with her smile? >> well, you know, i don't mind turning the world on with her smile because at least the smile is the evidence of what's inside. ♪ after all >> reporter: it turns out that knit cap was a gift from her real-life aunt, for the freezing minneapolis weather. the scene parodied by the simpsons. among so many others. even oprah. but no one could do it like her. mary tyler moore once sayi
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everything about her character's spontaneity and joy. >> what does mary tyler moore know now that she didn't know when she was in her 20s? >> that it's okay. whatever it is, it's okay because it's what it is. don't be looking for perfection. don't be short-tempered with yourself, and you will be a whole lot nicer to be around with everybody else. >> still holds true today. thank you for watching here tonight. i hope to see you for our hour-long special, trump the white house interview tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern. our sitdown and walk through the white house later.
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