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good morning, america. overnight donald trump doubles down. repeating false claims he lost the popular vote because of illegal ballots at a congressional event he hosted as the president takes executive action on trade and abortion policy, his press secretary tries to repair his heated relationship with reporters. >> our intention is never to lie to you, jonathan. >> going back and forth with our jon karl. punishing storms. a powerful nor'easter pounding the coast with winds topping 65 miles an hour ripping roofs off homes. rain flooding this new jersey train station. snow and ice creating a dangerous commute. thousands of flights canceled or delayed. as a new winter storm takes aim at the center of the country. terrifying collapse. a governor falling at the
state address. lawmakers and aides rushing to his side. >> get him to the ground. >> what his family is saying about his condition this morning. note 24 karat ♪ and magic in the air on hollywood's biggest morning. kicking off oscar madness. >> very, very exciting. >> "la la land" hoping to sing and dance to oscar gold. "hidden figures," "moonlight." and "fences" looking to erase the memories of last year. even "deadpool" trying to crash the party. the oscar nominations live right here on "gma." we do say good morning, america. this is always a fun, fun morning. we've got the oscar nominations coming up. of course, a lot of eyes are on "la la land." >> oh, yeah, a lot of good movies
"la la land" being one of these great movies out there. i know they're waking up hoping they'll get calls this morning about some nominations and also this morning we're getting our first look at the obamas on vacation. >> there they are. looks like they were very relaxed as they head to sir richard branson's island. >> good to be ex-president. not bad. >> could you imagine the stress relief when you're out of office. >> new president hard at work. packed first monday in office. our political team is covering every angle from his battles with the press to his first executive actions. let's start with cecilia vega at the white house. at that congressional meeting overnight the president repeated false claims about the election. >> reporter: yeah, george, he says that he lost the popular vote because of all the millions of illegal votes that were cast, george. this is a claim that has been flatly debunked. the cameras were rolling for president trump's first official white house meeting with congressional
>> mr. president. >> reporter: but they weren't there when he repeated a false claim. sources telling abc news the president said he lost the popular vote to hillary clinton because millions of illegal ballots were cast. president trump has made the claim before and fact checkers have roundly debunked it. as trump settles into his new role so too does his staff. >> it's just remarkable what got down in the first day. >> press secretary sean spicer facing the cameras again after his much criticized first performance this weekend. >> this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period. >> reporter: this time a different tune to abc's jonathan karl. >> is it your intention to always tell the truth from that podium and will you pledge never to knowingly say something that is not factual. >> it is. it's an honor to do this and, yes, i believe that we have to be honest with the american people. i think sometimes we can disagree with the facts. there are certain things that we
understand when we come out but our intention is never to lie to you, jonathan. >> reporter: kicking off his first full week with a packed schedule. >> we'll sign three memorandums right now. >> reporter: starting by signing a flurry of new orders from a federal government employee hiring freeze to a ban on foreign aid to groups who provide abortion services, a policy first imposed by ronald reagan that has been reinstituted by every republican president since. and making good on a campaign promise to pull out of a major trade deal with asia, the transpacific partnership. >> great thing for the american worker, what we just did. >> reporter: now so far no comment from the white house on those false election claims but this is not the first time donald trump has raised this issue right after his win. he tweeted, millions of people voted illegally, again, that is about the popular vote. he is saying why he lost it. again, another big day at the white house. president trump meets with auto
american jobs this morning, robin. >> all right, cecilia and there are new developments for president trump's cabinet nominees. more pushback expected today as tom price heads back to the hot seat. overnight another one of trump's candidates was confirmed. mike pompeo. mary bruce joins us from the capitol. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, day five of the trump administration and the president has just three confirmed cabinet secretaries. the latest overnight congressman pompeo for cia director, they are picking up the pace but there is still a logjam here on capitol hill as democrats raise ethical concerns about many of trump's nominees and that is expected to continue today as they take aim at nick mulvaney, the president's pick for budget director now under fire for his own finances after he failed to pay taxes on his nanny's income. this is the kind of thing that's taken down nominees in the past but this morning the question is just what kind of impact does it
compliement. robin. >> mary, there does seem to be good news for the administration concerning the president's selection for secretary of state. seems like he has cleared a hurdle there. >> reporter: yeah, rex tillerson, the former exxon ceo has cleared a major hurdle now that republican senator marco rubio is finally on board. rubio had raised concerns about tillerson's ties to russia. he says he still has reservations but didn't want to create an unwarranted political controversy by blocking him. tillerson could now be confirmed as soon as next week, robin. >> we'll see if that happens. thank you. >> more on this from jon karl. jon, you were pretty tough, pretty direct questions to sean spicer yesterday. what you got back is kind of a mix of concessions and combativeness. >> reporter: yeah, but it was a clear reset. sean spicer went into this briefing room over the weekend because president trump was upset and wanted him to come out here and deliver a tongue lashing at the press. he did that. it did not go over well. he refused to
so when he came out here yesterday for his first official briefing, there was a little bit of humor and there were critically some concessions and did acknowledge some of the information he gave over the weekend was not correct. he said it wasn't intentional and that he would always as you heard do his best to tell the truth from the podium. >> and you mentioned it right there. we know that president trump was upset saturday. that's why sean spicer came into the briefing room keeping a close eye on all this. some reports he wasn't very happy after spicer's briefing on saturday. >> reporter: yeah, it was like worst of both worlds for the press secretary. certainly he didn't make any or build presses with the press and president trump was not happy with the performance, some aides thought it shouldn't have been done to begin with but what we hear about yesterday's performance is that the president was quite happy with it. >> on the confirmation front it appears that the president is closing in on a supreme court nominee. >> reporter: that's right. what i am told there is one leading contender, neal
a circuit court judge, 10th circuit, only 49 years old, would be actually, george, the youngest supreme court nominee in about 25 years, very -- somebody who's popular with conservatives and was confirmed for his current job unanimously by the senate back in 2006. >> that could be -- >> reporter: i'm told that could come next week. >> the key he was confirmed unanimously last time because you're hearing some talk from the democratic leader shuck schumer of filibustering whoever the president puts up. that would mean they would have to get democratic votes to get it through. >> reporter: the white house believes it would be hard to filibuster gorsuch. he's just not that controversial. but there are a lot of bruised feelings by the fact that, of course, barack obama's last nominee didn't even get a hearing. >> okay, jon karl, thanks very much. tomorrow night david muir will have the first interview with president trump since the inauguration. that will air right here on abc at 10:00 p.m. michael. >> all right, george, and now to that massive nor'easter that's hitting right now bringing rain, wind and
we're going to take a live look at this flooded road in seabright, new jersey and also a point in boston where we find our own rob marciano, good morning, rob. >> good morning, michael. yeah, the rain is blowing sideways. winds here to 50 miles an hour. the nor'easter here in boston is certainly has arrived. the boats in the harbor are rocking and the waves splashing over this seawall but certainly has been the wind that has been the main driver of this damaging storm. overnight, the northeast taking a pounding. >> it's scary. it's scary. >> reporter: ferocious winds turning fatal in philadelphia. tearing a sign from this car lot then striking and killing a 59-year-old man. in city center a huge chunk of this 1200-foot mural toppling off a hospital wall. just outside new york city, wind gusts reaching 65 miles per hour. ju
dangerously dangling from a building. you can hear it as it slams against it sending people below scrambling to get out of the way. >> crazy. mes are starting to fall off over there. >> reporter: the roof ripped off this new jersey condo, parts of it landing on parked cars. trees smashing onto houses from pennsylvania to new york. >> three houses in a row one came down at about 5:00 a.m. we heard it and it woke us up. >> reporter: streeting flooding along the new jersey coast. >> the first nor'easter of this season but the reality is and in a post-sandy world extreme weather is a lot more common and it's something that we're constantly mindful of. >> reporter: certainly easy to be mindful when it's in your face and you have to get to work. coastal flooding and over 12,000 in the area without power. you can expect that to rise and in interior sections snow and sleet is piling up so school is closed and difficult to get around pretty much anywhere in new england or across the northeast if you do have to travel.
>> rob, you got to get back inside. okay. to ginger right now. more on the nor'easter and a storm coming to the midwest. >> brand-new photo. this is long island. water up to the wheel wells. the tide that just passed at high tide that passed. you can see wind gusts 4 to even 46 miles per hour for providence, rhode island. those numbers are going to stick around for much. the day. raw, it's going to be wet, ugly and saw the snow and sleet inland and take the timing this afternoon when everybody is going home, still not pretty in new york city. certainly not through eastern connecticut, parts of boston overnight then we say good-bye by tomorrow and say hello to the next storm in the midwest. this is pictures out of arizona where you can see snow flying moving right there along i-90 through the day tuesday into wednesday, a quick look at spencer, guys. this is how we all felt in the middle of the nor'easter and will feel today. >> it's a great blow-out. >> nice. thank you there, ginger. now to a health scare overnight for the governor of minnesota.
his annual state of the state speech. you see there his aides rushing in to help him. abc's linsey davis joins us with more on the story and more importantly the latest on the governor's condition. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, robin. as you can imagine this caused quite a bit of panic in the statehouse chambers last night. the governor of minnesota was giving his 2017 state of the state address when he drank some water, tried to continue on with his speech and then simply collapsed. a frightening health scare monday night as the minnesota governor delivered his state address. after speaking for nearly 45 minutes, governor mark dayton's words started to slur. >> but despite that awful cost -- >> reporter: seconds later the governor collapses at the podium. >> get him to the ground, please. >> reporter: bystanders rush to his aid. lawmakers later adjourned for the night. >> i don't know if he is simply dehydrated. all i do know is that minnesota needs to get behind our governor tonight and say a few prayers. >> reporter: the g
to take a spill ahead of the speech nearly toppling over but lawmakers say he's known to be a tough old bird. >> as everybody in minnesota knows former goalie so he's suffered hits before and comes back. >> reporter: this wasn't the first time the governor who turned 70 this week has fainted in public. last january dayton was taken to the hospital after fainting at a political event. this time the governor walked out of the capitol. emts joined him later at his home. his son eric tweeted thanks to well wishes and noted the governor was doing a very advanced puzzle with his grandson hugo adding that has to be a good sign. >> we hope so. the governor's chief of staff says it's back to business for the governor today expected to present his budget later on this morning. as to the cause of the collapse, the governor's office isn't saying. robin. >> hope they find out. all right, linsey, tnk you. to amy now with the morning's other top stories starring with news interest that avalanche in italy. >> that's right. the death toll from that avalanche that buried a hotel in central italy last week is
in the rubble bringing the death toll to 14. but 15 people are still missing and this morning a rescue helicopter with six people reportedly on board crashed near another ski resort in that same region. back here in this country a me megamerger in the health insurance was blocked. a judge ruled the deal mean aetna and humana would drive up prices. snapchat has been cleared in a distracted driving lawsuit. a georgia couple injured in a crash claimed the social media company's so-called speed filter encouraged the other driver to speed. a local judge disagreed saying snapchat is immune from such lawsuits. and federal agents near boston have found $20 million in cash hidden under a mattress in a money laundering case. they say all of those bills stuffed inside that box spring were proceeds from a pyramid scheme. and finally, some money
guitar stuffed in a man's pants. surveillance video showing this guy at a music store stuffing a $1700 guitar down his pants. you can barely see the hidden guitar as he makes his escape even though it was a full sized electric guitar. he is still on the run. >> he got away with it. >> it struck a sour note for the employees. it's okay. it's okay. >> there are so way ways to go with that. >> i went with the clean version. >> is that a guitar in your pants or are you happy to see me? >> got away with it. oh, wow. everybody, so much excitement for the oscar nominations. in an hour we'll know who is going for the oscar gold and abc's chris connelly, he joins us now and good morning, chris. >> good morning, michael. that's right the academy marshaling a host of past nominees to roll out the oscar nominations in a
year but we've got the same old anticipation. who is in? who is out? and how big will this morning get for the little musical that could? ♪ >> i got the blitz. >> yes. >> reporter: it might be the early morning but it figures to be magic hour for "la la land" which could sing, play and sashay its way to double figure academy award nominations with an outside shot at tying the record of 14 oscar nods. after a 20-nomination whitewash in the performing categories last year leads to the oscar so white movement expect at least five people of color to get the academy's call for acting this year with "fences'" viola davis and denzel washington. >> standing in the same place for 18 years. >> i've been standing with you. >> reporter: and "moonlight's" mahershala ali strong contenders. >> middle of the world. >> reporter: not everyone will wake up happy. a logjam in best actress. meryl, amy,
stars who shine this time of year. >> this article will bring you a great deal of attention. >> reporter: vying for spots with dazzling work from "loving's" ruth negga. >> i don't know what you're saying. >> reporter: "hidden figures'" taraji p. henson. >> it's because we wear glasses. >> reporter: and rupert murdoch of "elle." isabelle huppert. "deadpool's" felt the love from the producers and writers guild. the academy can nominate as many as ten films, surprises are likely. speaking of which, could the once disgraced mel gibson crash the best director category for "hacksaw ridge"? >> i'm going to get you home. >> reporter: will "arrival" earn its share of nods? >> no, that's a proper introduction. >> reporter: and could best song put a singing ryan gosling live on stage on oscar night. ♪ city of stars ♪ there's so much that
see ♪ >> so sweet. "la la land" might earn two best song nominations including emma stone. >> it could be a big showdown in the bestson category. >> cia, stevie wonder, you have shakira up for something and if justin timberlake's number from "trolls" gets nominated an all new mickey mouse club reunion. >> wow. >> '90s in the house. ryan and justin together again. >> could it be? >> getting a little emotional just thinking about it. >> right there a little tear. you are the man, chris. >> pleasure to be here. >> mid '90s in the house. >> ginger, rain, rain everywhere. >> speaking of los angeles, look at this, fullerton, california, south and east of them but plenty of rain over the weekend. things will be drying out. that's what they were doing, jet skiing. put them away because things will dry out slightly.
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accountable, as well. >> reporter: with that debut, sean spicer put a new spotlight on one of the toughest jobs in the white house. press secretary. the role involves a delicate dance. bridging the gap between the president and the press. >> it is at the same time the best, most wonderful, exciting job you'll ever have and the most grinding, grueling pressure-filled burnout job you'll ever have. >> reporter: and that grind and pressure unfolding on live tv in its entirety starting during the bill clinton administration. >> he said i did not have any sexual relations with that woman. he couldn't have been clearer. >> do you mean no sexual relations whatsoever. >> i called on april. i'll come back to you some point down the road maybe. >> when things got heated the best strategy is to stand your ground. say what you believe in, say it forcefully but say it respectfully. that's the trick. >> reporter: but sometimes things get too heated for respect. here's obama's press secretary jay carney mixing it up with our own jon karl. >> these memos sayt
same queue because they have to go through the same portal. >> jon, i get it but the person who calls isn't the one who continues to wait after the paper application is filled. right? >> reporter: former press seconds we spoke to said the secret to success is to never lose the trust of the reporters you work with but more importantly, the public you serve. >> you are on a stage that the whole world is watching and the credibility of the wte house is very important. you're standing with not only the country and the public but the larger world itself. >> reporter: and the job is so stressful so demands it's not uncommon for a president to go through two or three press seconds in one term. there's also crossover with our business, sometimes prominent reporters like the late tony snow or jay carney become press seconds and sometimes press seconds become prominent broadcasters like pierre sallinger, dana perino at fox news and there's
>> what is that? >> greek maybe. >> we've seen -- thank you for the report. as we've seen it's commonplace for reporters to tangle with the press secretary. you know this all too well. >> i feel a lot of sean spicer's pain. no question bit. in fact, i'm going to show a clip from my first briefing. it was very, very similar. hillary clinton did not want the press to be able to come up into the press room. just like president trump wants to kick them out of the west wing. we had not made a final decision of it but helen thomas who covered every president since john f. kennedy right at the first question she started giving me a hard time. >> are you going to block us from going up the steps to your office? >> we will review any of these kinds of plans. that's exactly what it means reviewing everything right now. >> you said -- >> for the time being we're doing it before we make any permanent decisions and discussing it with you. >> i've been here since kennedy and that door -- those steps have never been blocked to us and the p
has never been off-limits ever. >> the important thing is to make sure you have all the information you need to do your jobs and that's what we're committed to give. >> what i wanted to say i know, helen. i don't want to close the door. >> you were told to? we were told to. we hadn't yet convinced hillary that we couldn't close the door. we did keep it open but we weren't quite there yet so i had to dance for a little while. >> you to be ice cold in that role and so i'm curious what's tougher this job or that job? >> that job is a lot tougher. >> happy to be here. >> this one pays a little better. >> a little better. it is a real balancing act because you have to hold your ground and be forceful but have to be respectful. >> well, add one more thing, one of the reasons sean got in trouble he was saying things that weren't true. you have got to do everything you can -- you're not always going to be right but you have to do everything you can to try to tell -- be accurate and tell the truth. that's why the question jon karl asked
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this man brandished a gun and said he would nail him to a shed door. he was tied up. his face covered with a hood of the put in the basement for hours. as a mother i know what i think. as a mother and prosecutor i want to hear what you have to say. >> i'm horrified. the folks that are involved were the boy's mother, his aunt, his grandmother and a friend. so, when you look at these four folks, i think my goodness this is supposed to be this little boy's trust system, so when i take my mommy hat off, all i see are lists of felonies so i see felony kidnapping. i see felony restraint. i see felony child abuse and i think that that's what is significant about this. these are people in trying to protect this child committed crimes. >> and legally where is the line in the sand when it goes from some people may say that's just parenting. where is the line legally in the sand where it goes from parenting to abuse? >> and that's important. let me read to you the federal
so federally child abuse is any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation but doesn't define specifically what that all means. my rule of thumb as a mom, as a former prosecutor, what you can't do to a vulnerable adult you can't do to a child. had they done this to an adult, it certainly is a felony. >> emotional trauma. that's what this case is, 100%. sunny, thank you very much. >> thank you, sunny. and next up, the stage is set for major super bowl showdown. i'm not talking about the patriots and the falcons but tom brady and roger goodell could face off for the first time since brady was suspended for four games after the deflategate scandal and stephen a. smith is joining us live. stephen, in a radio interview brady was asked what he might say to the nfl commissioner if they were to meet face-to-face and he responded, maybe
tell you after. so what's going on? how heated is the feud between these two? >> well, brady is going to try to underplay it but he's furious. he's been furious. he thinks his name is raked through the coals and he holes roger goodell responsible for that you got to remember the folks in foxborough, massachusetts, they love themselves some tom brady and even during this afc championship game that just took place a couple of days ago you had people chanting roger, roger, holding up big signs for roger goodell asking where was he because he was in atlanta for the nfc championship game when he knows good and well he should have and could have been in foxborough but he hasn't been back there since the afc championship game of 2015 two years ago when the patriots shellacked the indianapolis colts 45-7 and outscored them 28-0 in the second half because roger goodell doesn't want that kind of just acrimony, the
to be criticism and all aimed at his direction. knows the folks in foxborough and patriots fans the world over are coming for him. that's why he was so relieved when the denver broncos beat the new england patriots in the afc championship game last year. this is one of those situations brady knows he can't do but so much until he wins. if he wins roger goodell will have to present them that lombardi trophy which you know all about, michael strahan but if he doesn't win he doesn't have to deal with tom brady. he's not going to see roger goodell. >> well, i tell you right now, brady's motivated to be the first quarterback to win five super bowls and i think this deflategate has added to that and thank you, stephen a. sunny, thank you very much. coming up, the oscar nominations. see who's been nominated. well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe. it can be hard to get air out, which can make it hard to get air in. so i talked to my doctor. she said... symbicort could help you breathe better,
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good morning. here is a check of your stop stories. president trump is beginning his first work week at the white house focused on the economy, trades and jobs. in just over an hour we'll have a press conference with the chief executives of general motors, ford, as he pressures automakers to boost american employment. this morning trump tweeted he want new plants built on u.s. soil. on the hill, hearings and votes on some of president trump's cabinet nominees t judiciary commit awill hold a voted on jeff sessions nomination for attorney general. committee votes are expected on other nominations.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. president trump repeats false claims about losing the popular vote as he takes executive action on trade and abortion. health alert. a reported spike in flu cases right now. could your children be in danger of getting sick soon? is it too late to get the sought and when should you stay home and recover? and are you ready for oscar? >> rich corinthian leather. >> the nominations revealed live right here in just moments. will it be a "la la land" slide? >> congratulations. that's incredible. >> is it "moonlight's" time to shine? will oscar go rogue. >> rebellions are built on hope. >> will "deadpool" slide in for best picture? you'll find out who is waking up a nominee. the envelope please as oscar season kicks off.
>> all: good morning, america. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] how beautifully dressed is everyone in this audience today? >> you did do a wardrobe change. very nice. >> i wanted to -- with the audience, i knew they were bringing it so i wanted to do it too. do you recognize these earrings, george. >> i did. >> george gave those to robin for christmas. >> ali picked them out. >> i asked him if he recognized them because i'm sure ali probably had a little something -- thank you very much. it's a special morning. exciting. oscar celebration. >> every year. doing it for 900 years. >> but the nominations are coming. >> we're all excited about these nominations because there are a lot of movies out there but we're excited because we have dj irie.
and not only is he doing that, we have waiters who are around serving up our audience a little something that's a little sweet so we have waiters going around. we have music. that's a party. >> that's a party. a breakfast party. and you guys might remember yesterday we launched the great kindness challenge and get this, in one day 300 more schools across the nation signed up, keep the kindness. we want to see your pictures. they signed up to do this. we want you guys to do it. takes two seconds to just say, you know what, have a great day. >> let's get 300 more today. >> let's do it. >> all right. so we have a lot coming up. amy has the morning rundown. the big story, president trump reportedly rehashing complaints about the election as he delivers on some key campaign promises. as the president prepares for another day of back-to-back meetings two more cabinet choices will be in the hot seat. health secretary nominee tom price is facing questions about replacing
president's nominee for budget director mick mulvaney is facing questions about his failure to pay taxes for a nanny. despite the busy schedule president trump is apparently still sounding off about losing the popular vote to hillary clinton. cecilia vega has all the details. >> reporter: good morning to you. this controversy came during donald trump's first official meeting here in the white house with congressional leaders. now, in that meeting sources tell abc news the president said he lost the popular vote to hillary clinton because millions of illegal ballots were cast. this is, of course, a false claim. he has made it before and it has been fact checked, fact checkers have roundly debunked it. no comment so far from the white house, but some in the room say the comment was made in jest. now, the president is kicking off his first full week with a packed schedule including with a flurry of new orders from a federal government employee hiring freeze to a ban on foreign aid to groups who provide abortion services and he's also making good
a major trade deal with asia. that, of course, is the transpacific partnership and today another busy day in the white house. president trump is meeting with auto industry executives to talk about american jobs. amy. >> all right, cecilia, thank you. and abc news has learned president trump has narrowed down his choices to fill the vacancy on the supreme court. sources say federal judge neal gorsuch is the leading contender. he's 49 years old and his nomination could come next week. meanwhile, president trump is giving his first one-on-one interview since the inauguration to our david muir. the abc news exclusive airs during a prime time special tomorrow at 10:00 p.m. eastern. minnesota's governor is recovering after this frightening moment when he fainted at the podium during his televised annual address. governor mark dayton was later able to walk on his own and his family says he has quickly recovered. he was hospitalized last year for dehydration. well, a powerful storm is hammering the northeast with
flooding and snow. the nor'easter knocked out power to more than 35,000 customers. toppled trees on to homes and swamped train stations from pennsylvania to new england and turned deadly when a sign from a car lot struck a man in philadelphia. on the west coast a state of emergency has been declared for 50 counties in california slammed by winter storms that triggered mudslides and in utah an avalanche was caught on camera, tons of snow racing down a mountain and onto that road. look at that. fortuna fortunately, the road had already been closed. the phone is ringing off the hook at a deli this washington but the callers aren't looking for pastrami. they're looking for the president. someone mistakenly tweeted the phone number at bub and pop's deli which is one digit off the number for the white house's comments line and the deli has been flooded about complaints from everything about cabinet nominees to obamacare but the
advantage inviting callers to drop in and they got a shoutout to a few more million people on "good morning america." >> doesn't hurt. you got that right. thank you. we turn to an important health warning. the cdc is reporting a spike in flu cases across the country. our chief health and medical editor dr. richard besser will break it down. >> flu season peaks between january and march and we are right in the middle of it going on for the past few weeks spreading around the country. if you take a look at the map. there is a lot of flu activity in the midwest. those are the states in red with high activity. it hasn't reached epidemic levels so there's still more to come. >> this has hit home for you. >> it has. it has. you know, people wonder whether vaccinations are the way to go. it is the best way to reduce your risk but just last night my son who goes to wash u. was diagnosed with the flu and he had his shot back in november. so reduces your risk but if you're in the high risk group,
elderly, young, pregnant women definitely worth getting it. it will take two weeks to kick in. >> he's doing well. if you get flu symptoms good to get in for treatment early. get treatment within 48 hours, tamiflu can reduce the length. >> not as severe. you know, we live in a very competitive world and some people -- you don't go to work, you don't get paid so they soldier through. >> that's right. >> and go to work. when do you know -- you got to stay home. >> you got to do the right thing. you're contagious from the day before you have symptoms and then for another week or so after that. but if you have fever you should stay home and then for another 4 hours to make sure it's not coming back. if you don't have energy or your kids don't have energy don't send them to school and kids should stay home a little longer because they're so good at sharing germs with each other. it drives me nuts when kids get attendance awards because it encourages them to go to school when they're sick instead of staying home. do the right thing. it helps everybody else out. >> you got to keep everybody in mind.
putting other people at risk. >> protect those around you. >> if you're at home you can watch the oscar nominations coming up. first we have "pop news." >> can you escort me over. >> yes. >> okay. >> nice. >> i would have worn my tux if i would have known. >> very own red carpet. >> i know, love that. "pop news." >> yes, "pop news" time. my golan girl. we'll begin with a little oscar news. the nominations happen this morning. jimmy kimmel getting us in the spirit for a brand-new video on how you too could one day hear your name called out. take a look. >> first you get a job as a waiter. >> aisle 6. >> then you go to a lot of auditions. >> you don't get it, dad, i was born to dance. >> yeah, dad. >> then you act your little heart out. >> don't die, soldier. that's an order. >> then finally the oscar goes to, you. >> ah. >> i
>> i'm sure ryan gosling says that's exactly how it happens. it's his first official promo for the award show. the comedian sharing a blueprint if you will on how to take home hollywood's biggest honor. find out which real-life stars will get the chance to walk on that stage in a little bit right here on "gma" and then the real deal, the 89th annual academy awards air live on abc, 8:30 february february 26th. if you already tell me you know what you're wearing, i won't be happy. >> i have no idea. no clue. >> you're always -- no, no. >> you always torture yourself. >> i always ask your advice then i don't follow it. this year i will. >> you just have to ask. >> of course, we're family. that's what you do. hey, also in "pop news" this morning, more hosting news. alec baldwin has appeared almost every week this season on "saturday night live" as president donald trump. but on february 11th he will break his own record when he guest hosts for the 17th time. >> wow!
>> he's a cast member. for the record there he is with his pal steve martin. he's just behind him guest hosting "snl" 16 types and they're competitive about this situation. so my guess is next week steve martin will be on. just a guess but sure to be a good show and probably donald trump in there, president donald trump. finally more hosting news. susan lucci returning to daytime tv for a new gig. "people" magazine reporting that the soap star will searching as a co-host on the hallmark channel's morning show "home and family" bringing her "all my children" family together. >> yes! >> i know. >> come on now. >> guys in the audience, who watched "all my children." raise your hand? it was like my daily pleasure. it is a special reunion, notable cast members of the legendary soap set to appear on february 2nd. peter bergman,
cameron mathison. our cam. dr. maria -- >> yeah. >> john callahan, edwin and eden regal who played bianca. she went through a lot. >> yeah, she did. >> all right. so look for a little daytime drama when erica kane hits the couch and fill in on the hallmark channel the week of january 30th. >> putting it in now. >> i've never seen robin so excited ooh. >> i would like to do a weekly reenactment from a favorite scene from "all my children" where we play the characters. >> that would be fun and i told you -- >> it's like they're having a conversation right around us. >> i know. >> how many types have i told you i actually in college scheduled my classes around so i could see -- yes. how many did that? >> priorities, people. >> look where she is today. >> hey, coming up take a look at our audience. they're all dressed up. they're excite
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entertainment director jess cagle. >> among the nominees we'll hear coming up best supporting actor. what's your take. >> hugh grant was up in golden globes for "florence foster jenkins" and moves over to supporting for oscars. i don't know what he's supporting except for the whole movie because his role was huge. it's a logjam. interesting to see if aaron taylor-johnson, the winner of the golden globe in this category even gets a nomination. >> your bet. >> i'll say, no, i bet he doesn't. >> best song, really competitive. >> really competitive. you have "la la land," a musical so i'm expecting a couple of them. really good ones. a of the slots to go to that however you have pharrell, lin-manuel miranda. >> sure. >> you know. >> justin timberlake. good category. >> let's get to it. >> you ready to get to it. >> you guys anxious? >> a little bit.
>> so excited. let's get to it. let's go to the nominations, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] being nominated felt like -- >> honored. >> unbelievable. >> it was exciting. >> a legal high. >> i flipped out over it. >> kind of like when a pinata breaks open and everything spills out. >> i'm feeling so humbled by this moment. no i feel like the [ bleep ] greatest. >> completely shocking. >> really proud. >> you don't get moments like that every day. that was a moment in time, for sure. >> the academy awards you think you know, that's not how it's always been. in 1929 there were no nominations and the winners were announced in advance so today we're going to change things up again and invite past oscar nominees and winners to help welcome this new class and to actually walk them through the next 33 days.
that small selected group of the brightest stars and i was able to bring my mother to the oscars who always wanted to be an actress and she got to sit right next to me and be so proud of me walking on that stage. the nominees for supporting actor -- >> mahershala ali in "moonlight." jeff bridges in "hell or high water." lucas hedges in "manchester by the sea." dev patel in "lion." and michael shannon in "nocturnal animals." >> the nominees for cinematography are -- >> "arrival," "la la land," "lion," "moonlight" and "silence." >> the phone rang and my lawyer was on the
i thought did i do something wrong? he said you were nominated for an oscar but i was by myself in this hotel room and i didn't have any family nearby and before i had the chance to call my mom my door rang and the waitress came in and i just burst into tears and said, i've just been nominated for an oscar and she put the tray down and said give us a hug. >> documentary feature -- "fire at sea," at i am not your negro", "life, animated." "o.j.: made in america," and "13th." best documentary short subject, "extremis," "4.1 miles," "joe's violin." "watani:my homeland" and "the white helmets." >> we are fortunate and, of course, you should have fun with
but the day after, the very next day after the oscars, the focus should be back to making films. good films. the nominees for foreign language film are -- >> "land of mine" from denmark. "a man called ove" from sweden. "the salesman" from iran. "tanna" from australia. "toni erdmann" from germany. [ applause ] >> the nominees for live action short are -- >> "ennemis interiors." "la femme et letgv." "silent nights" and "time code." >> when i heard my name i think i just about passed out. and then when i heard lenny abrah
my mind. it was just the best moment of my life. >> the nominees for lead actor are -- >> casey affleck in "manchester by the sea." andrew garfield in "hacksaw ridge." ryan gosling in "la la land." viggo mortensen in "captain fantastic." and denzel washington in "fences." >> the nominees for sound editing are -- >> "arrival," "deepwater horizon," "hacksaw ridge," "la la land" and "sully." >> the nominees for sound mixing are -- >> "arrival." "hacksaw ridge." "la la land." "rogue one: a star wars story." and "13 hours: the secret soldiers of bengha
>> very early in the morning the first thing i did was wake up my wife. i think immediately call someone that is going to take you down a few notches. that's why i woke up my wife. the nominees for production design are -- >> "arrival." "fantastic beasts and where to find them." "hail, caesar!." "la la land" and "passengers." >> the nominees for visiual effects are -- >> "deepwater horizon." "doctor strange." "the jungle book." "kubo and the two strings." and "rogue one: a star wars story." >> you're making "the big chill" and in england i was gob smacked, out of the
i had no clue. i had no expectation. >> costume design, "allied." "fantastic beasts and where to find them," "florence foster jenkins." "jackie" and "la la land." makeup and hairstyling. "a man called ove," "star trek beyond" and "suicide squad." >> to score a music in a film that to me is the most impactful and powerful music. let's not forget about "jaws." that type of power to drive your every emotion through the film and you don't even know that's what is driving your emotion. that is powerful. the nominees for original score are -- >> "jackie," mica levy. "la la land," justin hurwitz,
hauschka. "moonlight," nicholas brittel and "passengers," thomas newmanman. >> the nominees for original song are -- >> "audition (the fools who dream)" from "la la land." "can't stop the feeling" from "trolls." "city of stars" from "la la land." "the empty chair" from jim:the james foley story." "how far i'll go" from "moana." >> yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> nice start here. there's still more to come. there's still more to come but what jumps out at you? >> in case you're wondering apparently you weren't allowed to dominate it for best documentary for "la la land." that's the only thing i heard. biggest surprise, michael shannon in the hugh grant -- >> he's good. >> he was
"nocturnal animals." so good job for the academy on that. >> "moonlight" is doing well. >> it's doing very well. the thing that surprised me was pharrell was not nominated for "hidden figures" for his song. i'm surprised to hear that. "empty chair" got it instead. >> we did get lin-manuel miranda from "moana." >> lin-manuel miranda, egot in play, total sweep. egot is in play if he wins and we have our shot at ryan gosling and justin timberlake reuniting like they ought to be. >> wow. [ cheers and applause ] >> i'm excited. >> don't go anywhere. we've got the best picture oscar nominations and more when we come back.
>> anchor: good morning, washington. i'm melanie hastings. future here is a check of your stop stories. happening right now, a search for the person who stole a car with a child inside. it happened at the bradry shopping center in alexandria yesterday afternoon. the victim left the car running while at an atm. when the carjacker realized there was a child in the car, he ditched it. the child was reunited with a family member. businesses are recovering from the riots during friday's inauguration. cameras and cell phones were rolling as protesters smashed at ms, drug store windows. those windows have been boarded up, two starbucks locations but only one was able to open on monday. more than 200 people were arrest ed friday and they face felony
better weather is coming for your mid week. here is brian van de graaf. moisture lingers, that big system churning north and east. as this pulls away we'll see improvement. it will take time throughout the day but that system pulls north. for the drive, still damp pavement. gray out there. temperatures in the 30s. upper 40s with some peaks of sunshine later in the afternoon. we do see some improvement. as far as the extended outlook, tomorrow, the warmest day of the week. cooler, by late week and the weekend. >> reporter: brine, on the roads we're looking at just basic gridlock for the most part off the capital beltway northbound, 395, as you head toward the 14th street bridge, george washington parkway with the southbound slowing on your merge with the 14th street bridge as well. a live look at the wilson street bridge. not too bad on the span but if you travel from alexandria outer loop delays and inner loop delay s, a live l
♪ ah. welcome back. our wonderful audience that is here with us from the oscar nominations already out and more are headed this way. >> yes, they are. we have so many who are already weighing in on the nominees. we'll take a look at our survey and they're picking who they think will win the best supporting actor. >> yeah. >> but let's listen in for more nominations. >> my big piece of advice when you're nominated is not to pop the champagne right away. because that's going to continue for a long time. in this case maybe 33 days. and you got a big job ahead of you. you might have to give a speech in front of
millions of people and you don't want to screw it up the nominees for original screenplay are -- >> "hell or high water," taylor sheridan, "la la land," damien chazelle, "the lobster," yorgos lanthimos, efthymis filippou. "manchester by the sea," kenneth lonergan, and "20th century women," mike mills. >> the nominees for adapted screenplay are -- >> "arrival," eric heisserer, "fences," august wilson, "hidden figures," allison schroeder and theodore melfi, "lion," luke davies and "moonlight," barry jenkins and tarell alvin mccraney. >> so, the
really truly ever experienced the academy and the oscars was when i was there nominated for an oscar and i haven't stopped watching it since. the nominees for animated feature are -- >> "kubo and the two strings," "moana "moana," "my life as a zucchini," "the red turtle" and "zootopia." >> the nominees for animated short are -- >> "blind vaysha," "borrowed time." "pear cider and cigarettes." "pearl" and "piper." >> i got to meet lee daniels, the director and he just gave me the role after about 30 to 45 minutes of talking and so i don't know how other people get nominated for oscars but for me
here's some more of this year's nominations. >> actress in a supporting role, viola davis in "fences," naomie harris in "moonlight," nicole kidman in "lion," octavia spencer in "hidden figures" and michelle williams in "manchester by the sea." film editing, "arrival," "hacksaw ridge," "hell or high water," "la la land" and "moonlight." >> my phone rang. it was my father and we both just started crying and neither of us could finish the sentence. it was one of the greatest moments of my life and it was two years later we got nominated together for "up in the air." nominees for lead actress are. >> isabelle huppert in "elle," ruth negga in "loving,"
portman in "jackie," emma stone in "la la land" and meryl streep in "florence foster jenkins." directing, "arrival," denis villeneuve, "hacksaw ridge," mel gibson, "la la land," damien chazelle, "manchester by the sea," kenneth lonergan and "moonlight," barry jenkins. >> to our global community of filmmakers and fans and to everyone inspired by movies and loves them as much as we do, thank you so much for joining us this morning. >> i'm thrilled to be here with cheryl to welcome the nominees for the 89th academy awards. and i'm specially honored to help announce this year's nominees for best picture. >>
ridge," "hell or high water," "hidden figures," "la la land," "lion," "manchester by the sea," "moonlight." [ cheers and applause ] >> congratulations to all the extraordinary artist and filmmakers nominated today. it's going to be a great show. >> huge congratulations. >> congratulations. >> congratulations. >> the idea of you being an oscar nominee is actually now part of your name till the day you die. >> embrace this moment because just being nominated alone makes you a winner. >> make a speech anyway because there's nothing more boring than an unprepared actor. >> i want to congratulate all the nominees and advise them to wear comfortable shoes to the ceremony. >> get sleep when you can. sneak into the oscars with a
[ cheers and applause ] >> that's good advice. >> that's right. congratulations, can we just say congratulations to all the nominees, what an honor it is, exciting to all of them. [ applause ] >> wow. >> meryl streep, does she ever not get nominated. >> not in my universe she doesn't. the big surprise amy adams not getting nominated for "arrival" especially how strong it was across the board. nine nominations and best picture and leaves out "deadpool" but a very strong group. >> what jumps out for you. >> i think "la la land" will be the movie to beat based on all of the nominations today. the best actress, that was the most unpredictable category and it remains unpredict. isabelle huppert, natalie portman, emma stone, meryl streep, ruth negga from "loving." it's a fantastic group and like annette bening left out,
blunt left out for "the girl on the train," amy adams five-time nominee, i thought she may have had a chance to even win this year for "arrival" but she wasn't nominated. >> supporting categories are both strong. >> they very much are across the board. supporting actress pretty much went the way you would imagine although the two women from "20th century women" were strong, greta gerwig and elle fanning. viggo mortensen, i know is a surprise to a lot of people getting a best actor nomination but this was kind of predicted by a lot following this stuff. leaves people like tom hanks not getting a nomination this year but that's the way it goes, lots of new faces and a big surprise that pixar does not get a nomination in feature film for "finding dory." two disney films instead. >> i was going to ask the animated films makes so much money and none make the best picture. >> if you want to look for where the hit movies are, you'll find them in visual effects and animated film. "doctor strange," "rogue one,"
"jungle book," "zootopia" and "moana." they could still go home with oscars. >> "zootopia." >> i've seen every one of them because i have kids. stay right there. when we come back, some of the oscar nominees are going to join us right here on "gma." you don't want to miss that. we'll be right back. [ cheers and applause ] people like to believe in fairy tale. >> you're tree to run into the hellfire of battle without a single weapon to protect yourself. >> that's a proper introduction. ♪ we're all about a good time
best picture nominees. you're seeing them all and we are about to hear from some of those that are up for an oscar gold in just a moment. but you know what, we're going to win an oscar for looking warm. lease do it. do afternoon drying & afternoon sunshine today: mostly cloudy with a slight chance of an early shower. pm partly sunny. highs: 46-49 tonight: mainly clear and cold. winds nw10-15 wednesday: mostly and after we start that oscar for all of you, we start on my star. i want to say thank you to all -- oh, you guys want me to go back upstairs. we'll head back up to you in the studio. >> ginger has a star out there. we got our own stars right here on the desk, as well. speaking of star, oscar nominations, oscar nominee "nocturnal animals" star michael shannon is up for best supporting actor and he's joining us now. good morning and
thank you so much. >> and i had a chance to sit down with you and aaron taylor-johnson and tom ford and do an interview and talked about this movie and how moving it is. are you surprised about your second nomination for an oscar and did you see it live or did somebody have to call and wake you up? >> well, you know, i'm in new castle, england, right now so -- and i'm working on another project, so, yeah, it was kind of judiciary dawson dropped out of the sky, yeah, but i love the movie. i think it's obviously kind of a dark movie like you were saying, very emotional, but i think it seems to be striking a chord with some people. >> you seem to be pretty relaxed right now. but when you first hear the news, do you let out a scream? who do you tell first? >> you know what, it's so funny. i'm at a hotel right now waiting for my room so i'm really standing out on the sidewalk pacing around.
have you gone to the front desk -- >> you'll get a better room that way. >> yeah. >> maybe a view. >> i think i could go back in. >> so you haven't -- >> yeah, i haven't had a chance to talk to any of my family yet or anything being so far away. >> but i tell you what i'm pretty sure they'll be extremely happy to get this news. as happy as you are and it's well deserved and we hope you get checked into that room really soon. and a good room, a good room at that and we'll be looking out for you at the oscars and wish you luck, my friend. >> thank you very much. appreciate it. >> all right. yeah. >> that's one nominee we know was not in pajamas. every other nominee i assume is in sleepwear because it's so early in hollywood this time of day. >> i can only imagine the feeling when you get this call especially i'm pretty sure for some they say i'm not going to pay attention. i'm going to sleep in. i'm just -- if i get a phone call in the middle of the morning, i'm pretty sure that's what it is and for them it's got to be very exciting when
>> try to tell yourself i'm just happy with the nomination. don't have to worry about the rest. >> he was surprised so i mean, i don't think he had a lot of expectations, you know what i mean so it was especially sweet for him. although i'd say michael shannon is probably the least excitable oscar nomination. >> i want to ask chris connelly your opinion. mel gibson, is this the completion of the comeback. >> i guess it is. i guess he's -- i guess this is -- this was the spare slot in best director and i think people felt that "hacksaw ridge" was an outstanding movie and he got the nomination. >> also andrew garfield got the nod and the film, as well, correct. >> fine work, as well and to finish off a story that we've all been talking about three of the best picture nominees all about the african-american experience, seven actors of color nominated so we turned the page there for a year at least. >> yeah. >> i love "hidden figures." >> yes. >> the performances in the movie very deserving. >> great flips and great performances from
mahershala ali, he's been somebody that's been eyeing this a couple types and hopefully we'll hear from him in a little bit and talked about "moonlight" and it was like the little film that could. >> absolutely. >> and what is it about it, do you think, that's resonated with folks. >> i think it's a coming of age tale. >> yeah. >> just really well told and so no matter -- >> artistic. >> artistic but any good coming of age tale that's well told is universal. and it's strange to say because this kid's life was so extraordinary and unrelatable to a lot of people but it was so well done that no matter who you are, you can identify with the story. >> naomie harris, you usually see her all glam and for her to take the role it was something because she didn't want to fit that stereotype and said because of barry jenkins, the -- it's his story and she bought into it and said it is just so beautifully done and people haven't seen it should take the time to. >> he also will probably win.
back now. talk about all the nominees and congratulating them. on the phone with us now, naomie harris who has been nominated for her role in "moonlight." naomie, congratulations. congratulations, naomie. so, how did you hear the news? how did you hear the news? >> say again. my brother actually called me because i couldn't -- i couldn't follow it live. i was too nervous and so my brother called me which is the best way to hear any news. >> and was he screaming? how did he tell
>> he was screaming and then i was screaming and then he calls my mom and she was screaming and so, yeah, the whole family is just over the moon. it's just -- it's unbelievable. really, really unbelievable and i'm just so excited for the movie as a whole as well. i'm so excited for "moonlight" but it's got this kind of recognition and hopefully will encourage moore people to see this fantastic movie so it's just the best news ever. >> oh, i remember when you were here along with mahershala and barry to talk to me and talk to us about it and wanting people to see it because as we were talking about it, a coming of age movie that everybody -- so many people can relate to and explain to people that this movie was put together in a relatively short amount of time. >> well, it was shot in 25 days and as you know i shot my part in just three days so it's incredibly short and it was made on a tiny budget. you know, the hair and makeup people had a budget of between $300 and
movie so it was really, really low budget and nobody has ever, ever expected this kind of response to it so we are all just over the moon. >> you said that you -- on the surface you were reluctant to take the role because you -- >> i know. i could have said no. i was so close to saying no. >> but why did you say -- why did you say yes? >> because i saw barry jenkins' first film which he made for $13,000 and one of the most beautiful movies i've ever seen and also because barry explained to me the character i play, an amalgamation of his mother and -- >> barry a double nominee for director and screenplay and, of course, best picture nomination also. what will it be like to go to the oscars with your whole filmmaking team to celebrate how well "moonlight's" done. >> that is the best,
feeling ever. because there is so much love and passion that has gone into this film and i can't think of more deserving people to be nominated and nomination is the win. we are just over the moon with it because it is so much fun working on it and so much passion and such a beautiful movie that's been created that it's just wonderful to get this kind of rec in addition and we are all going to be floating down the red carpet. >> well, fitting that you're over the moon for "moonlight." it's very fitting that you would say that, naomie. congratulations. and we will see you, my friend, on the red carpet. enjoy your day. >> i look forward to it. >> all right. >> i know, exactly. >> every designer in the world right now is like, get me naomie harr harris' phone number. >> so beautiful. >> insight on meryl. >> yeah, meryl, 20th nomination. >> congratulations, meryl.
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