tv WBZ News CBS November 9, 2016 5:30pm-6:00pm EST
and today, pro and anti-trump deem -- demonstrators came to trump tower n his acceptance speech, he acknowledged the impact of the movement that supported him. >> america will no longer settle for anything less than the best. we must reclaim our country's destiny and dream big and bold and daring. for our country and beautiful things and successful things once again. >> late this morning, hillary clinton spoke about conceding the election saying the loss is a painful one. she acknowledged that the country is more deeply divided than we thought but she added that she is optimistic about the future of the nation. >> i still believe as deeply as
together and work together with respect for our differences, strength in our conviction, and love for this nation our best days are still ahead of us. >> trump took note that hillary and bill clinton wore purple, a sign of the red and blue states coming together to unite the country. at the white house, the president said he will do everything they can to make sure it's a smooth election. >> everyone is sad when their side loses an election. but the day after, we have to remember that we are actually all on one team. and this is an intermural jim. meet. we are not democrats first. we are not republicans first. we're americans first. we're patriots first.
>> and, of course, the election was closely watched around the world, and many world leaders didn't waste time congratulating donald trump. let's go back to wbz's liam martin outside trump tower. liam? >> reporter: many americans, david, were stunned and walking in front of trump tower, but countries were wake the news. >> thank you. >> reporter: in the uk they are calling the victory over hillary clinton, like britain's move from june. >> i felt like it was a warning. >> reporter: trump's surge was front-page news in britain where people stayed up through the night into the morning and
results. >> like one night of sleep for us but it's history. we will always remember it. >> i look forward to working with president-elect trump. >> reporter: many world leaders were quick to congratulate trump but iran's foreign minister urged him to respect a nuclear deal between the two countries, and china's foreign ministry said it will cooperate with trump's administration to china-u.s. relations, and despite trump's sharp criticism of nato, the head of the military alliance said he is looking forward to working with the president-elect, and president vladimir putin said he is ready to restore good relations with the united
power met with his transition team with a steady stream of well wishers, and on this said, they are saying he will never be my president. president obama will meet with trump to begin the trans transition of power. liam martin, wbz news. high-profile republicans who distanced themselves from trump sent wish wells this from mitt romney. former president george hw bush sent out this message. barbara and i congratulate donald trump and wish him well as he guides america forward as our next president. his family is in our prayers and 1-time rival jeb bush said as president, columba and i will pray for you in the days and months to come.
always enthusiastically support trump but gave him credit today. >> many of our fellow citizens feel alienated and have lost faith in our core institutions. they don't feel hurt and they don't feel represented by those in office. but donald trump heard a voice in the country that no won't else heard. he connected in ways with people no one else did. >> our analyst jon keller back now and ryan. it was more than a decade since the party controlled the white house and congress as well. can the republicans, though, actually work together? >> in theory, it should be easy. >> you would think so. >> although, the period that you just referred to, the middle years of the georgia administration were not notable. i looked it up. the 109th congress was nicknamed the do nothing congress and without partisan
most notably when they tried immigration reform and were overwhelmed with protests, mainly from inside republican circles. you may see a flor he have action as they try and pass a tax reform bill or reshape obamacare but the party in control of the white house takes a beating in the mid-term election following the presidential race. as long as trump's agenda matches the li of republicans facing re- election in 2018, it will be smooth sailing. but if it isn't, history suggests they will scramble to distance themselves from him and that will complicate the working relationship to say the least. >> when i heard you say do nothing congress, it sounds redundant. do nothing? >> oxymoron is when they are the opposite so you're right. redop daunt.
do you expect them to give president-elect trump a honeymoon? >> everyone is showing good manners and i expect that to last until this time tomorrow, david. and remember how obama was treated when he came into, and a lot of democrats believe he was treated grossly unfairly and never got a honeymoon and remember, chuck shiewmer is out every bit the sharp elbow partisan that harry reid was. >> jon keller, thank you so much. paula? david and jon, there was a ballot question here approving the use of recreational marijuana. that could pave a way for a lucrative industry to set up
be immediate consequences but state lawmakers who largely oppose this question will have plenty of work in the coming weeks as they decide how to implement the will of the voters. >> it's official. >> reporter: yes on 4 supporters celebrating voter approval of recreational marijuana in massachusetts. >> just so excited and overwhelmed. >> i believe this reform is necessary and it's been a long time coming. >> reporter: and coming very use up to an ounce of pot and grow up to a dozen plants per household. >> people can understand it's just like alcohol. >> reporter: you won't be able to buy marijuana from stores until january 2018 when the first licenses for dispensaries will be approved. some supporters tout the tax revenue.
massachusetts. >> reporter: but what limits will be established to enforce drug driving? and how will marijuana-infused edibles to keep them out of kids' hands? massachusetts is one of four states to make pot legal on election day. >> this is what the marshallity of people think is reasonable and acceptable. >> reporter: there is a debate about whether the tax in massachusetts goes far enough to pay for regulation and yes on 4 supporters say it will effectively undercut the black market. >> ryan, thank you. and the cap on are the chaier schools was of voted down, and in somerville, they approved a plan to build the most expensive school in the state and gave the okay to a property tax increase to pay for the $250 million high
building authority will decide if it will approve the $120 million share of the project. no polls? no problem. >> coming up, the progress in transforming the mass pike. >> and a massive fire burning out of control. and it was a common household item that sparked this. >> a gray day and very november outside. the weather watcher network showing temperatures mainly in
collapsed. no one was hurt. the coast guard is searching for three men fishing in cape cod bay. the three went out fishing yesterday and didn't return. the truck and trailer is still parked at the marina. the coast guard is using boat and air patrols in the search. a massachusetts state trooper involved in a deadly crash will spend 120 days in jail. john basler was found not guilty but was found guilty of drunk driving. in september 2013, his blood alcohol level was twist the legal limit when another car drifted into his lane hitting his car. the driver and her daughter were killed. good news for the masses pike commuters. the construction of the
finished 10 days early, plenty of time to accommodate thanksgiving travelers. it's all part of the change over to all electronic tolling. >> we know even now that we have a system that is safer and more convenient and the end of next year when all the roadway reconstruction work is done, it will literally look as though there were never, ever tollbooths on the mass pike. he million transactions, and mass dot handed out 200,000 transponders since august. how about that? >> i have been through the areas and it's incredible how quickly it's getting done. >> a little disorienting. >> like what do i do here? grab your smart phone and cast your vote. >> the app one man hopes the
look at that. massive swells pushed wave heights to more than 30 feet, very dangerous for those brave enough to get out there. >> you ever surf? >> never. >> you? >> no. but in north hawaii, that's the spot. and sometimes at north beach -- >> people were in the water a couple of weeks ago. they love it. >> yeah.
do, it's a little dangerous. if you ever go to the north shore, they tell you are going to die if you go in the water. don't go in there. very welcoming. [laughter] today's weather, talking about mild temperatures and the waves, a little active with the nor'easter. and it's 61 in boston, above- average temperatures for this time of season. d especially north and west with the cold front that will bring in chillier air. high pressure will build in tomorrow and mean a crisp and bright, nice fall day with a couple of rain showers, sprinkles across southern new hampshire into the meramec valley. but we are not expecting any significant rain.
the rainfall which we would like to see. as you look across the country, easy to see a big ridge of high pressure. look at that flow into canada and hudson bay and down to the east coast and that's why so much of the country has been seeing so much warm weather. as for tonight's temps, we're looking at low 30s, 38 in downtown boston and 40 in hyannis. 40 for tomorrow, and bright blue skies, and the winds wi move to the west and southwest towards the evening, and it will be breezy, brisk but typical for november, and the sunset tomorrow at 4:26 in the afternoon. highs, near 52 in boston and rockport, 51 and just to 50 in worcester and veteran's day on friday and this is a more significant front that will move through. it doesn't have a lot of moisture to work with which means we might get a light
but the winds will pick up on friday, and that will bring in much colder air. gusts up to 40 miles per hour and that core of the chilly air is saturday to start the weekend and is gone by sunday. it's a very short visit. the colder air will be in place. some of the mountains in northern new england, 30s and we'll be in the 40s, chilly but not unusual. and then 50s will move back in the area. the big story is the wind in the afternoon and gusting to 40 miles per hour out of the northwest at times and chillier on friday night. looking at the breakdown, midday, the front is picking up, and the evening, much colder. a chilly and brisk saturday.
broit -- bright and cry for the patriots's game. the school shout out, barry burbank went out and referred to themselves as the pride of lincoln hancock, persevere, respect, integrity, dependability, and ethics. very good slogan. >> very good slogan. thank you, eric. tonight, a company has created an app that could help conjunction with absentee ballots, and in alaska, one person was the first to successfully use it. election officials accepted it, but the creator said it's a long way to go before laws catch up with technology. >> the challenge for us over the coming couple of years leading up to the mid term would be to begin the debate
this possible. >> there is no word yet if the app will hit the general marketplace and if it does, when it would happen. it seems like that would have all kinds of problems technically with hacking and things like that. >> a few things to workout. >> i would think so. the election, half is celebrating and half, not so much. >> one man's simple offer to bostonnians who need a pick me up. for un unity. and what about our future here in massachusetts? we know that marty walsh and donald trump are not political allies. will this be a problem? all those and more tonight at
it was a today, free hugs. the outcome of the election has left nearly half of all americans disappointed. but one man decided to turn around the feelings of anger. >> the only thing i knew to do right now was to give love, be somebody who cares about humanity. the only thing i know to make a global difference in this moment. >> he said he gave out quite a
now. the president-elect of the united states of america, donald trump. the campaign is over. and our work on this movement is now really just beginning. donald trump wins the presidency and calls for unity, dream. a win that has left the country divided. >> i'm optimistic. i really am. hopefully, there will be good things coming. >> it's all how could this have gotten this way? it's devastating. >> some voters feel it's fair and others are optimistic that the bipartisan call for unity will help them to heal. >> donald trump is going to be
chance to lead. >> disappointed but graceful, hillary clinton asked her supporters to accept the results and looks towards the future. and breaking tonight, a winner in the new hampshire senate race 19 hours after the polls close, maggie hassan, congratulated by kelly ayotte who conceded. the big winner, donald trump. here is a look at the election results. donald trump, 289 electoral college votes and hillary clinton with 218. new hampshire on the map still in the gray because it's still undecided at last check. and hillary clinton right now, by the way s leading in the popular vote. republican and democratic leaders vowed to come together. the president called it, quote, all on 1 team.
we are americans first. we're patriots first. we all want what is best for this country. >> and tonight, we have a team of reporters covering all angles beginning with liam martin. >> liam joins us live outside trump tour. liam? >> reporter: lisa and david, protests here across from trump tower all day people walking by taking selfies in front of the home of the president-elect who said he will try and bring the country together after the nastiest political campaign in recent memory. >> the forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer. >> reporter: a few hours after donald trump celebrated his win, hillary clinton accepted her defeat. >> this is painful, and it will be for a long time. >> reporter: clinton delivered