ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir; Lincoln Memorial: Cecilia Vega) Trump's victory lap speech featured; scenes shown of him at the Lincoln Memorial, the family leaving the plane, at his Washington hotel, the Tomb of the Unknowns, celebrations on the mall; details given about the Democrats' protest. [White House press secretary Sean SPICER - jokes about the Trump hotel.] [Several VOTERS, MARCHER - react.] Trump's plans to visit the CIA headquarters on Saturday discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The showdown for Trump's cabinet picks reviewed; scenes shown from the hearings; details given about the billionaire cabinet with no Hispanic member. [TRUMP - says we have the highest IQ cabinet.] [Treasury nominee Steven MNUCHIN- reads statement about the One West bank; speaks about the government forms.] [Energy Department nominee Rick PERRY - talks about the Energy Department & a changing climate; jokes with Senator Al Franken.] [SPICER - cites Democratic delays.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER - asks for ample time for hearings.]
(Studio: David Muir; White House: Jonathan Karl) A look inside the transfer of power tomorrow from President Obama to Trump, the Democrats' boycott, the attendance of Hillary Clinton at the inauguration discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) ABC News coverage of the inauguration announced.