President Trump Speech at the United Nations 2018

President Trump Speech at the United Nations 2018

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President Trump Returns to the U.N.—with a Mountain of Evidence for ‘Peace Through Strength’

September 25, 2018

 

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Trump at UN 2018

President Donald J. Trump helped kick off the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City yesterday. Along with a series of bilateral meetings with allies this week, the President is addressing the full Assembly in a major speech Tuesday morning.

“The scourge of our planet today is a small group of rogue regimes that violate every principle on which the United Nations is based,” President Trump told the Assembly last September. “They respect neither their own citizens nor the sovereign rights of their countries.”

One year later, the bold diplomacy of the Trump Administration has diminished many of the threats the President cited that day, including the most critical ones from North Korea, Iran, and ISIS.

Among these accomplishments, the historic Singapore Summit with North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-Un stands out, marking the first-ever face-to-face meeting between an American President and a North Korean head of state. At the summit, the two leaders committed to the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

At last year’s UNGA, President Trump foreshadowed this development. “It is time for North Korea to realize that denuclearization is its only acceptable future,” he said. Just last week, leaders from both North and South Korea met to reaffirm that vision and begin drafting a plan to achieve it.

Last year’s speech identified another significant threat to the American homeland: terrorism originating from turbulence in the Middle East. Two bad actors, ISIS and the Iranian regime, share much of the responsibility for the death and destruction. “We must deny the terrorists safe haven, transit, funding, and any form of support for their vile and sinister ideology,” President Trump said. The President has also condemned regimes’ and terror groups’ use of hostage-taking and prioritized the recovery of Americans held hostage or detained overseas.

To eradicate the first of these threats, ISIS, President Trump changed the rules of engagement on the ground, empowering U.S. commanders with broader authority. The results are unmistakable.  ISIS has lost nearly all of its territory, more than half of which was liberated in less than 18 months under the Trump Administration.

The chips fell quickly. In October 2017, ISIS’ self-proclaimed capital city of Raqqah was liberated. By December, the Iraqi government announced that all Iraqi territory had been liberated from ISIS control.

On Iran, President Trump used last year’s UNGA speech to reiterate his profound objections to a nuclear deal that put the interests of diplomats ahead of the Iranian people—and, indeed, peaceful people the world over. By lifting sanctions and unfreezing financial assets, the Obama Administration’s deal gave the Iranian regime a cash windfall while failing to advance America’s national security interests.

“Rather than use its resources to improve Iranian lives, its oil profits go to fund Hezbollah and other terrorists that kill innocent Muslims and attack their peaceful Arab and Israeli neighbors,” President Trump said. “This wealth, which rightly belongs to Iran’s people, also goes to shore up Bashar al-Assad’s dictatorship, fuel Yemen’s civil war, and undermine peace throughout the entire Middle East.”

In May, the President made good on his promise to withdraw the United States from that deal. A new agreement, he emphasized, must permanently deny Iran any path to a nuclear weapon and address the totality of the regime’s malign activities, including its support for terrorism.

While North Korea, ISIS, and Iran constituted three of the biggest threats to peace, they were far from the only aggressors President Trump called out in New York last year:

  • “The actions of the criminal regime of Bashar al-Assad, including the use of chemical weapons against his own citizens—even innocent children—shock the conscience of every decent person.” In April, the United States joined Britain and France in launching precision air strikes on targets associated with those chemical weapons capabilities.
  • “The Venezuelan people are starving and their country is collapsing. Their democratic institutions are being destroyed. This situation is completely unacceptable and we cannot stand by and watch.” In March, the Trump Administration expanded its sanctions against Venezuelan leaders, upping pressure on the corrupt Maduro regime.
  • “In America, the people govern, the people rule, and the people are sovereign. I was elected not to take power, but to give power to the American people, where it belongs. In foreign affairs, we are renewing this founding principle of sovereignty.” In keeping with that vision, National Security Advisor John Bolton announced this month that the Trump Administration would take all necessary steps to protect American soldiers and citizens from unjust prosecution by the unaccountable International Criminal Court.

By prioritizing peace through strength, the rate of progress for American foreign policy over the past 12 months has been staggering. President Trump makes it clear that this work is only just beginning. On Tuesday in New York, he will build on last year’s message to the U.N.—that strong, sovereign nations must work side-by-side to confront the gravest threats to our civilization.

“If the righteous many do not confront the wicked few, then evil will triumph.”

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Governor Bevin Explains Gun Control vs Cultural Issues

Governor Matthew Griswold Bevin is an American businessman and politician serving as the 62nd and current Governor of Kentucky since 2015. He is the third Republican elected Governor of Kentucky since World War II.

Gov Bevin challenges Evan Davies on Gun Control vs Cultural Issues

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hi my name is Evan Davies and I’m just

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an independent consultant I’m not

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affiliated with a organization

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I really admire the work that you’re

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doing to help foster children and you’ve

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said a number of times that you know the

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children’s lives is most important we

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had a murder a little while ago where

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seventeen people including eight kids

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were murdered in their schools and how

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do you reconcile the children’s lives

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are most important with the comments

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you’ve made to the media about it’s

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naive and premature to talk about gun

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control and that it’s culture and not

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guns that is causing these these

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horrible things I’ll tell you exactly

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how I reconcile that first of all month

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ago in Kentucky we had this very similar

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situation made a very concerted effort

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to make sure that we removed the media

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circus from the healing process so

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within 24 to 48 hours you’ve probably

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not even aware of most people aren’t

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that I had a 15 year old come into a

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school in Kentucky last month and shoot

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16 children at point-blank range two of

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whom died a set of twins were both shot

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and taken to a level 1 trauma center

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they lived this is very real to me I’ve

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sat with these families you also

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probably are not aware of the fact that

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I’ve buried my oldest child died under

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different circumstances but went to

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school and didn’t come home she was 17

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years old I know exactly not exactly

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it’s not possible to know exactly what

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another person’s going through but I

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know exactly what it feels like to bury

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your oldest child I know what the impact

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is on a family I don’t come at this with

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a sense of sympathy but empathy the

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point that I’ve made that’s been largely

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misconstrued

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I’ll reaffirm with you and tell you

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exactly why it comes from where it comes

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from this idea just as solving this

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issue is able to be solved with a single

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law or rule or change is naive and

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delusional and so we shouldn’t allow

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ourselves to entertain naive and

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delusional thoughts it is part of a

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broader construct just as this issue is

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and the point that I made that I’ll

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reiterate is that if we think that

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part of what we are seeing is not a

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cultural problem we’re kidding ourselves

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and the point that I’ve made is this

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what has shifted in the last 10 20 30 40

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50 years it’s not the percentage of guns

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that we find in homes and you can give

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me a statistic at that there’s now more

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guns fair enough I’ll submit that that

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may be true I’m not gonna argue with you

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but the reality is there’s fewer homes

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that have guns in them than there were

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50 years ago when children didn’t walk

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into schools and shoot themselves and

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shoot each other that’s a fact you can

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confirm that but I’ll tell you this when

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I was a kid kids brought guns to school

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kids brought guns on the school bus kids

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brought guns to school in their own

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vehicles it didn’t shoot each other with

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so some things have not changed what has

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changed we as a culture as a society and

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it’s very germane to this topic as well

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we don’t value human life like we did we

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remove increasingly respect for the

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dignity of other people you look at how

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rampant pornography is the degradation

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and disrespect for women and for human

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life in general it is so systemic people

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of our age have not been exposed like

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our children have been there’s not a

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child in America that hasn’t been

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exposed to pornography I guarantee you

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if they’re above the age of 12 that’s a

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fact

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it is so systemic it’s horrific and it

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desensitizes us at every turn

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and so we’re desensitized to the value

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and dignity of human life we’re

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desensitized through and this is to the

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heart of what I said that you seem to

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take exception with is that through

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violent video games where literally you

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are encouraged you can roll your eyes

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all you want man but I will say this

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you’ve explained to me the value of a

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game that encourages somebody to go back

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and finish him off where you get points

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for four kill counts and you slaughter

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people

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we’re desensitizing people to the value

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of life and we see it through the lyrics

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and music and we see it through

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television shows we see it through

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movies we see it in the fact that the

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mores of this nation

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have changed we see it through the fact

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that we increasingly want to remove any

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sense of moral authority from everything

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here’s I’ll tell you again this we could

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have a thousand sidebars and you could

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agree or disagree as it relates to what

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I’m about to say but in a nation where

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over the last 40 years we’ve aborted

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50-something million children and we

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have multiple states with medically

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assisted suicide being provided by

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doctors at both ends of a life spectrum

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we’re losing the value for life that we

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once historically had you can say that’s

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good you could say it’s bad but it’s a

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reality you couple that with the fact

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that all these other things are changing

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that we’re removing any sense of

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authority it used to be that you had

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different levels of authority starting

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in the home itself only a third of

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children in a recent Pew study say that

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they have no interaction for all intents

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and purposes with their own parents when

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their parents live in the home they say

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their parents have no clue what they’re

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even learning in school there was a

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study recently in an article that was

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derived from that and other studies it

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was in the Atlantic encourage you to

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look it up about the impact and you can

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smart and you can smile but if somebody

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who’s an independent consultant I find

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it remarkable that you’re so smug and

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you’re so disregarding of my opinion

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when in fact I’m just trying to have an

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honest dialogue with you based on a fair

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question but but I will say this look at

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this article in the Atlantic this

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article in the Atlantic talks about how

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young people are increasingly becoming

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suicidal and depressed because of the

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use of social media in the use of these

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personal devices in on screen time all

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these are part of a cultural issue in

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this cultural issue if we’re not

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addressing it we are kidding ourselves

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because it also affects this issue we

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came here to talk about today which is

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why these homes are broken why so many

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children are finding themselves in

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government care which is not the best

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solution the government should not be

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raising our children period it just

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shouldn’t the fact of the matter is we

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need people in the position like I am

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and I had the same conversation less

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than an hour ago with the President of

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the United States and I said to him he

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should I should this whole room was full

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of cabinet secretaries and governors of

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other states those of us who that are in

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a position of influence and the ability

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to say something shame on us if we don’t

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step up and call people to a higher

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authority and there will always be those

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including many in the media whoever the

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messengerís they’re gonna find the

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imperfection in that messenger so if the

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messenger says we should do XYZ as it

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relates to this issue or adoption of

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foster care

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people will say well who is this person

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they’re an imperfect person well so is

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every one of us there’s not a perfect

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person in America but that doesn’t mean

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we don’t strive for perfection there’s

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not a perfectly morally upright person

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in America that doesn’t mean we don’t

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espouse in a spire to reach for moral

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higher authority and expect more and

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demand more of our children shame on us

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if we don’t sound the alarm you want to

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take any kind of morality and change the

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mores of a nation remove any sense of

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higher responsibility try to pin it on

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any one thing and assume the government

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and a piece of regulation the rule is

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the solution and then we’re shocked when

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these things happen we’re kidding

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ourselves

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yes sir

 

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President Donald Trump Addresses the World Economic Forum

President Donald Trump Addresses the World Economic Forum

President Trump speech in Davos, Switzerland

President Trump in Davos Switzerland

Transcript

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Thank You class very much it’s a

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privilege to be here at this forum we’re

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leaders in business science art

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diplomacy and world affairs have

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gathered for many many years to discuss

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how we can advance prosperity security

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and peace I’m here today to represent

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the interests of the American people and

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to affirm America’s friendship and

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partnership in building a better world

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like all nations represented at this

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great forum America hopes for a future

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in which everyone can prosper and every

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child can grow up free from violence

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poverty and fear over the past year we

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have made extraordinary strides in the

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u.s. we’re lifting up forgotten

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communities creating exciting new

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opportunities and helping every American

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find their path to the American dream

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the dream of a great job a safe home and

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a better life for their children after

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years of stagnation the United States is

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once again experiencing strong economic

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growth the stock market is smashing one

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record after another and has added more

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than seven trillion dollars in new

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wealth since my election consumer

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confidence business confidence and

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manufacturing confidence are the highest

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they have been in many decades since my

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election we’ve created 2.4 million jobs

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and that number is going up very very

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substantially small business optimism is

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at an all-time high

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new unemployment claims are near the

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lowest we’ve seen in almost half a

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century african-american unemployment

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has reached the lowest rate ever

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recorded in the United States and so has

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unemployment among Hispanic Americans

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the world is witnessing the resurgence

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of a strong and

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prosperous America I’m here to deliver a

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simple message there has never been a

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better time to hire to build to invest

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and to grow in the United States America

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is open for business and we are

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competitive once again the American

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economy is by far the largest in the

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world and we’ve just enacted the most

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significant tax cuts and reform in

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American history

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we’ve massively cut taxes for the middle

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class and small businesses to let

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working families keep more of their

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hard-earned money we lowered our

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corporate tax rate from 35% all the way

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down to 21% as a result millions of

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workers have received tax cut bonuses

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from their employers in amounts as large

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as $3,000 the tax cut bill is expected

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to raise the average Americans household

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income by more than four thousand

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dollars the world’s largest company

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Apple announced it plans to bring 245

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billion dollars in overseas profits home

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to America their total investment into

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the United States economy will be more

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than three hundred and fifty billion

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dollars over the next five years now is

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the perfect time to bring your business

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your jobs and your investments to the

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United States this is especially true

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because we have undertaken the most

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extensive regulatory reduction ever

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conceived regulation is stealth taxation

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the u.s. like many other countries

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unelected bureaucrats and we have

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believe me we have them all over the

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place and they’ve imposed crushing and

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anti business and anti worker

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regulations on our citizens with no vote

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no legislative debate and no real

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accountability

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in America those days are over I pledged

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to eliminate two unnecessary regulations

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for everyone new regulation we have

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succeeded beyond our highest

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expectations instead of two for one

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we have cut 22 burdensome regulations

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for every one new rule we are freeing

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our businesses and workers so they can

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thrive and flourish as never before we

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are creating an environment that

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attracts capital invites investment and

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rewards production America is the place

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to do business

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so come to America where you can

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innovate create and build I believe in

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America as president of the United

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States I will always put America first

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just like the leaders of other countries

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should put their country first also but

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America first does not mean America

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alone when the United States grows so

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does the world American prosperity has

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created countless jobs all around the

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globe and the drive for excellence

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creativity and innovation in the US has

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led to important discoveries that help

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people everywhere live more prosperous

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and far healthier lives as the United

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States pursues domestic reforms to

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unleash jobs and growth we are also

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working to reform the international

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trading system so that it promotes

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broadly shared prosperity and rewards to

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those who play by the rules we cannot

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have free and open trade if some

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countries exploit the system at the

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expense of others

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we support free trade but it needs to be

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fair and it needs to be reciprocal

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because in the end unfair trade

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undermines us all the United States will

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no longer turn a blind eye to unfair

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economic practices including massive

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intellectual property theft industrial

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subsidies and pervasive state-led

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economic planning these and other

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predatory behaviors are distorting the

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global markets and harming businesses

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and workers not just in the US but

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around that low just like we expect the

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leaders of other countries to protect

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their interests as president the United

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States I will always protect the

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interests of our country our companies

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and our workers we will enforce our

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trade laws and restore integrity to our

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trading system only by insisting on fair

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and reciprocal trade can we create a

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system that works not just for the US

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but for all nations as I have said the

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United States is prepared to negotiate

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mutually beneficial bilateral trade

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agreements with all countries this will

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include the countries in TPP which are

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very important we have agreements with

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several to them already we would

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consider negotiating with the rest

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either individually or perhaps as a

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group if it is in the interests of all

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my administration is also taking swift

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action in other ways to restore American

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confidence and independence we are

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lifting self-imposed restrictions on

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energy production to provide affordable

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power to our citizens and businesses and

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to promote energy security for our

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friends all around the world no country

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should be held hostage to a single

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provider of

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energy America is roaring back and now

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is the time to invest in the future of

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America we have dramatically cut taxes

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to make America competitive we are

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eliminating burdensome regulations at a

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record pace we are reforming the

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bureaucracy to make it lean responsive

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and accountable and we are ensuring our

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laws are enforced fairly we have the

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best colleges and universities in the

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world and we have the best workers in

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the world energy is abundant and

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affordable there has never been a better

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time to do business in America we are

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also making historic investments in the

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American military because we cannot have

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prosperity without security to make the

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world safer from rogue regimes terrorism

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and revisionist powers we are asking our

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friends and allies to invest in their

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own defenses and to meet their financial

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obligations our common security requires

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everyone to contribute their fair share

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my administration is proud to have led

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historic efforts at the United Nations

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Security Council and all around the

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world to unite all civilized nations in

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our campaign of maximum pressure to de

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nuke the Korean Peninsula we continue to

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call on partners to confront Iran

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support for terrorists and block Iran’s

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path to a nuclear weapon we’re also

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working with allies and partners to

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destroy jihadist terrorist organizations

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such as Isis and very successfully so

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the United States is leading a very

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broad coalition to deny terrorists

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control of their territory and

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populations to cut off their funding and

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to discredit their wicked ideology I am

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pleased to report that the coalition to

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defeat Isis has retaken almost 100

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percent of the territory once held by

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these killers

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in Iraq and Syria there is still more

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fighting and work to be done and to

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consolidate our games we are committed

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to ensuring that Afghanistan never again

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becomes a safe haven for terrorists who

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want to commit mass murder to our

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civilian populations I want to thank

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those nations represented here today

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that have joined in these crucial

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efforts you are not just securing your

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own citizens but saving lives and

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restoring hope for millions and millions

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of people when it comes to terrorism we

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will do whatever is necessary to protect

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our nation we will defend our citizens

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and our borders we are also securing our

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immigration system as a matter of both

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national and Economic Security America

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is a cutting-edge economy what our

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immigration system is stuck in the past

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we must replace our current system of

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extended family chain migration with a

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merit-based system of admissions that

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selects new arrivals based on their

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ability to contribute to our economy to

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support themselves financially and to

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strengthen our country in rebuilding

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America we are also fully committed to

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developing our workforce we are lifting

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people from dependence to independence

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because we know the single best

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anti-poverty program is a very simple

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and very beautiful paycheck to be

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successful that is not enough to invest

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in our economy we must invest in our

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people when people are forgotten the

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world becomes fractured only by hearing

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and responding to the voices of the

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Forgotten can we create a bright future

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that is truly shared by all the nation’s

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greatness is more than the sum of its

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production

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and nation’s greatness is the sum of its

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citizens the values pride love devotion

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and character of the people who call

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that nation home from my first

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international g7 summit to the g20 to

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the UN General Assembly to APEC to the

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World Trade Organization and today at

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the World Economic Forum my

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administration has not only been present

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but has driven our message that we are

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all stronger when free sovereign nations

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cooperate toward shared goals and they

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cooperate toward shared dreams

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represented in this room are some of the

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remarkable citizens from all over the

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world

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you are national leaders business Titans

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industry giants and many of the

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brightest minds in many fields each of

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you has the power to change hearts

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transform lives and shape your country’s

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destinies with this power comes an

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obligation however a duty of loyalty to

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the people workers and customers who

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have made you who you are

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so together let us resolve to use our

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power our resources and our voices not

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just for ourselves but for our people to

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lift their burdens to raise their hopes

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and to empower their dreams to protect

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their families their communities their

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histories and their futures that’s what

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we’re doing in America and the results

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are totally unmistakable it’s why new

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businesses and investment are flooding

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in it’s why our unemployment rate is the

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lowest it’s been in so many decades it’s

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why America’s future has never been

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brighter today I am fighting all of you

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to become part of this incredible future

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we are building together thank you to

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our hosts thank you to the leaders and

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innovators in the audience

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but most importantly thank you to all of

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the hard-working men and women who do

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their duty each and every day making

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this a better world for everyone

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together let us send our love and our

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gratitude to make them because they

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really make our countries run they make

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our countries great thank you and god

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bless you all

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thank you very much

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[Applause]

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thank you very much

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Thank You mr. president for this

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inspiring speech as it is tradition it’s

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a form I will ask you one or two

16-31

questions and my first question is why

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is the tax reform why has it been for

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such a high priority for your

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administration well first of all class I

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want to congratulate you this is an

16-46

incredible group of people we had dinner

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last night with about 15 leaders of

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Industry none of whom I knew but all of

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whom I’ve read about for years and it

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was truly an incredible group and I

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think I have 15 new friends so this has

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been really great what you’ve done and

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putting it together the Economic Forum

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the tax reform was a dream of a lot of a

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lot of people over many years but they

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weren’t able to get it done many people

17-16

tried and Ronald Reagan was really the

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last to make a meaningful cut and reform

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and ours is cutting and reforming we

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emphasize cut but the reform is probably

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almost as important we’ve wanted to do

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it it is very tough politically to do it

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hard to believe that would be but it is

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very very tough that’s why it hasn’t

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been done in close to 40 years and once

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we got it going it was going and the big

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and and I wouldn’t say a total surprise

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but one of the big things that happened

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and took place is AT&T; and some others

17-53

came out very early and they said they

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were going to pay thousands and

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thousands of dollars to people that work

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for their companies and you have three

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hundred thousand four hundred thousand

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five hundred thousand people working for

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these companies and all of a sudden it

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became like a big waterfall a big

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beautiful waterfall where so many

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companies are doing it and even today

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they just announced many more but every

18-17

day they announce more and more and now

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it’s a fight for who’s going to give the

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most it started at a thousand now we

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have them up to 3,000

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this is something that we didn’t

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anticipate oftentimes in business things

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happen that you don’t anticipate usually

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that’s a bad thing but this was a good

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thing this came out of nowhere nobody

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ever thought of this as a possibility

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even twe it wasn’t in the equation we

18-42

waited we said wait’ll February 1st when

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the checks start coming in and people

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Klaus have a lot more money in their

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paycheck because it’s not just a little

18-51

money there’s a lot of money for people

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making a living doing whatever they may

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be doing and we really thought February

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1st it was going to kick in and

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everybody was going to be well we

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haven’t even gotten there yet and it’s

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kicked in and it’s had a incredible

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impact on the stock market and the stock

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prices we’ve set 84 records since my

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election record stock market prices

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meaning we hit new highs 84 different

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times out of a one year period and

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that’s a great thing and in all fairness

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that was done before we passed the tax

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cuts and tax reform so what happened is

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really something special then as you

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know and as I just said Apple came in

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with 350 billion dollars and I tell you

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I spoke with Tim Cook I said Tim I will

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never consider this whole great run that

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we’ve made complete until you start

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building plants in the US and I will

19-53

tell you this moved up very

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substantially but when I heard 350 I

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thought he was talking I thought they

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were talking three hundred and fifty

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million dollars and by the way that’s a

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nice sized plant not the greatest but

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not bad

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and they said no sir it’s three hundred

20-09

and fifty billion dollars I said that is

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something well we have tremendous

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amounts of money including my newfound

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friends from last night great companies

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they’re all investing when one of the

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gentlemen said he’s putting in two

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billion dollars because of the tax cuts

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I said to myself wow he’s actually the

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cheap one in the group because they’re

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putting in massive numbers of billions

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of dollars so

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I think you have a brand-new United

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States you have a United States who are

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people from all over the world are

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looking to come in and invest and

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there’s just nothing like what’s

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happening and I just want to finish by I

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have a group of people that have been so

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outs I have a whole lot of them so I

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won’t introduce cousin Ellen self at

20-56

least half of them but I’ve had a group

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of people that work so hard on this and

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other things and we’re really doing we

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had a great first year so successful in

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so many different ways and there’s a

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tremendous spirit when you look at all

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of the different charts and polls and

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you see as an example African American

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unemployment at the historic low that’s

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never it’s never had a period of time

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like this

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same with Hispanic women at a 17-year

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low it’s it’s very heartwarming to see

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but there’s a tremendous spirit in the

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United States I would say it’s a spirit

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like I have never witnessed before I’ve

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been here for a while I have never

21-39

witnessed the spirit that our country

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has right now so I just want to thank

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you all and all of those that are

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pouring billions of dollars into our

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country or ten dollars into our country

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we thank you very much Thank You mr.

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president I well I will ask you maybe a

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personal question but before doing so it

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sounds very interesting

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Akinori I didn’t know about this one I

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would like to acknowledge the strong

22-07

presence of your cabinet members yes who

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tremendously contributed to the

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discussions good it’s a loss I would

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like to do that that’s no Steven Wilbur

22-21

Gary Robert even my general and my

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various other generals you know we’re

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making our military protection a little

22-32

bit better for us too so thank you very

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much does everybody understand that I

22-36

think so thank you all for being all why

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I may be personal question would be

22-45

what experience from your past have been

22-50

most useful in preparing you for the

22-54

presidency well being a businessman has

22-57

been a great experience for me I’ve

22-59

loved it I’ve always loved business I’ve

23-02

always been good at building things and

23-04

I’ve always been very successful at

23-05

making money I’d buy things that would

23-07

fail

23-08

that would be failures and I turn them

23-10

around and try and get them for the

23-12

right price and then I turned them

23-13

around make them successful and I’ve

23-15

been good at it and that takes a certain

23-17

ability and you know historically I

23-19

guess there’s never really been a

23-21

businessman or businessperson elected

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presidents always been a general or a

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politician throughout history it’s

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always been a general you had to be a

23-31

general but mostly it was politicians

23-34

you’d never have a businessman and then

23-35

in all fairness I was saying to Klaus

23-37

last night had the opposing party to me

23-41

won some of whom you backed some of the

23-45

people in the room instead of being up

23-47

almost 50% the stock market is up since

23-51

my election almost 50 percent rather

23-54

than that I believe the stock market

23-56

from that level the initial level would

23-58

have been down close to 50% that’s where

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we were heading I really believe that

24-02

because they were going to put on

24-04

massive new regulations you couldn’t

24-06

breathe that was choking our country to

24-07

death and I was able to see that Klaus

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as a businessperson the other thing is

24-12

I’ve always seemed to get for whatever

24-14

reason a disproportionate amount of

24-16

press or media and not my whole life

24-22

somebody will explain someday why but

24-24

I’ve always gotten a lot and as a

24-27

businessman I was always treated really

24-29

well by the press you know the numbers

24-30

speak and things happen but I’ve always

24-32

really had a very good press and it was

24-35

until I became a politician that I

24-38

realized how nasty how mean how vicious

24-41

and how fake the press can be as the

24-44

cameras start going off in the back

24-48

but but overall I’m in the bottom line

24-51

somebody said well they couldn’t have

24-53

been that bad because here we are were

24-54

president and I think we’re doing a

24-56

really great job with my team I have a

24-58

team of just tremendous people and I

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think we’re doing a very special job and

25-04

I really believe it was time and it was

25-07

time to do that job because I don’t

25-09

think the United States would have done

25-12

very well if it went through four or

25-14

eight more years of regulation and

25-17

really a very anti business group of

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people we have a very pro-business group

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we have regulations cut to a level in

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the history of our country class this

25-29

was reported recently in one year we’ve

25-32

cut more regulations in my

25-33

administration than any other

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Administration in for eight or sixteen

25-39

years in the one case we’ve cut more

25-41

regulations in one year and we have a

25-43

ways to go

25-44

I mean we’re probably 50% done and we’re

25-47

going to have regulation there’s nothing

25-49

wrong with rules and regulations you

25-51

need them but we’ve cut more than any

25-56

administration ever in the history of

25-58

our country and we still have a ways to

26-00

go so I think between that and the

26-02

tremendous tax cuts we’ve really done

26-05

something and one other thing I said and

26-06

I saw it last night was some of the

26-08

leaders and the business people I think

26-12

I’ve been a cheerleader for our country

26-14

and everybody representing a company or

26-17

a country has to be a cheerleader or no

26-20

matter what you do it’s just not going

26-22

to work and the reason I’m a cheerleader

26-24

is because it’s easy because I love our

26-27

country and I think we’re just doing

26-31

really well and we look forward to

26-33

seeing you in America special place and

26-37

where you are is a special place also

26-39

thank you all very much I appreciate it

26-41

thank you

26-44

thank you very much mr. president for

26-48

being with us sir World Economic Forum

26-52

community who is assembled here will be

26-55

certainly and I quote you from the last

26-58

piece of your remarks will be suddenly

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be amongst a hard-working man and women

27-05

who do serve duty each and every day

27-09

making this world a better place for

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everyone thank you very much thank you

27-15

thank you very much everybody thank you

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President Donald Trump remarks while signing Tax Cut Bill

President Donald Trump remarks while signing Tax Cut Bill

Also, comments on missile defense, continuing budget resolution

President Trump Signs Tax Cut Bill

00-00

good morning everybody thank you very

00-01

much for being here and Merry Christmas

00-03

Happy New Year have great holidays we

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are going to sign some very important

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things today

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one is a continuing resolution that very

00-16

importantly gives us the right and we

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are ordering four billion dollars worth

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of missile defense equipment and

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missiles themselves very important

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top-of-the-line best in the world we

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make the best military product in the

00-32

world nobody is even close so we’re

00-35

ordering four billion dollars worth of

00-36

missile defense and that will be done by

00-40

signing right here and also by notifying

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the Speaker of the House and president

00-48

of the Senate designating the missile

00-50

defense as emergency defense fund so

00-53

it’s four billion dollars for that and

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seven hundred million dollars for

00-59

various other military forms of

01-02

equipment and I’m very honored to be

01-04

doing that our military has been doing a

01-05

fantastic job in so many ways with Isis

01-07

and everything they’re touching lately

01-10

has been working out so we’re signing

01-12

that

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this is the letter to Mitch McConnell

01-28

and separately to Paul Ryan authorizing

01-32

that having to do with missile defense

01-52

okay

02-00

very important so that’s being done

02-02

today and that’s going to be sent out

02-04

and then when I watched the news as you

02-07

know we had the largest tax cuts in our

02-10

history just approved and I was gonna

02-14

wait for a formal signing sometime in

02-16

early January but then I watched the

02-18

news this morning and they will say will

02-20

he keep his promise will he sign it by

02-22

Christmas you are one but will he sign

02-26

it by Christmas and I called downstairs

02-29

I said get it ready we have to sign it

02-31

now

02-31

we’re gonna wait till January 7th or 8th

02-34

and do a big formal ceremony but every

02-37

one of the networks was saying will he

02-39

keep his promise will he sign it for

02-41

Christmas before Christmas and so I

02-44

immediately called I said let’s get it

02-46

ready as you know three point two

02-48

trillion dollars in tax cuts for

02-51

American families including the doubling

02-53

of the standard deduction and the

02-55

doubling of the child tax credit the

02-59

typical family of four earning $75,000

03-02

we see an income tax cut of more than

03-05

two thousand dollars many much higher

03-08

than the slashing their tax bill in half

03-11

and they’re gonna start to see that

03-14

because we’re signing today they’re

03-16

gonna start to see that in February the

03-18

numbers will speak one of the big things

03-20

that happened you have some great

03-22

companies I want to thank AT&T; who

03-24

actually was the first out of the box

03-26

and Boeing and Sinclair and Wells Fargo

03-29

and Comcast even though they owned NBC

03-31

which is not so nice to the presidency

03-35

or the president but Comcast also they

03-39

all have made tremendous contributions

03-42

to their employees and tremendous

03-45

contributions to spending money in this

03-47

country because of the tax bill and they

03-50

all said it it’s because of the tax bill

03-52

so they’re making tremendous investments

03-54

that means jobs means a lot of things

03-57

and we’re very happy so that’s AT&T;

03-59

Boeing Sinclair Wells Fargo Comcast and

04-03

now many other companies as you

04-05

in fact just this morning I see three

04-06

more companies came on friend of mine

04-09

Bob Kraft called me last night he said

04-12

this tax bill is incredible

04-14

he owns the New England Patriots but

04-16

he’s in the paper business too and he

04-19

said based on this tax bill he just

04-21

wanted to let me know that he’s going to

04-24

buy a big plant in the great state of

04-27

North Carolina and he’s going to build a

04-30

tremendous paper mill there or paper

04-33

products plant and I’ve had many calls

04-36

such as that people that are

04-39

entrepreneurs people in business they’re

04-41

going out and they’re going to buy

04-43

frankly factories that are closed

04-45

abandoned and now they’re not going to

04-47

be abandoned and they love this is

04-49

having an even bigger impact faster than

04-52

I thought the corporate tax rate as you

04-54

know will be lowered from 35 to 21

04-57

percent that means that more products

04-59

will be made in the USA a lot of things

05-03

are going to be happening in the US and

05-04

we’re going to bring back our companies

05-06

that they’ve already started coming back

05-07

I think they had certain confidence in

05-10

me they figured we’re going to get this

05-11

done but they have already started

05-13

something very important to me the

05-15

family farmers and small business owners

05-18

who lost their business because of the

05-20

estate tax most of them won’t have any

05-22

estate tax to pay it will be a great

05-26

thing for their families you can leave

05-27

your farm to your family you can leave

05-30

your business your small business to

05-31

your family not even so small because

05-33

the numbers are pretty big here so

05-36

they’ll be exempt from having to pay

05-38

estate tax which will be tremendous

05-40

they’ll keep their farms and their

05-41

businesses in the family businesses will

05-44

be able to deduct 100 percent of the

05-46

cost of their capital investments in the

05-48

year the investment is made that’s

05-50

called expensing and to do one year

05-53

expensing I think is going to be one of

05-55

the biggest things in the bill frankly I

05-56

think people are going to go out and

05-58

absolutely go wild over expensing Bob

06-01

Kraft mentioned that last night in this

06-03

telephone call the the fact that they

06-06

can expense – when you’re expensing is a

06-08

fantastic asset historic small business

06-12

tax cuts and pastures now are made

06-15

really really good for the business

06-17

owner you know they’re high

06-18

people I see it on television I’m

06-21

reading about it all over where people

06-22

are hiring a lot of people right now to

06-24

go to work the small business tax cut

06-27

and the passages are now really

06-30

incentivizing people we’re going to

06-32

bring back probably four trillion

06-34

dollars from overseas nobody knows the

06-37

exact number but it’s massive it’ll be

06-39

over three trillion it could be five

06-40

trillion but it’s a tremendous amount of

06-42

money that was caught overseas that the

06-45

bureaucracy plus the tax laws didn’t

06-48

allow it to reasonably be brought back

06-50

into our country so we think at least

06-53

four trillion dollars is going to be

06-55

brought back and if you look at that

06-59

it’s going to be brought back right

07-01

under the code this is something that

07-03

Republicans wanted for years and

07-05

Democrats wanted two years and yet it

07-07

never got done who would object to

07-09

trillions of dollars being brought back

07-11

into our country nobody but it never got

07-14

done now it’s being done and the bottom

07-17

line is this is the biggest tax cuts and

07-20

reform in the history of our country

07-21

this is bigger than actually President

07-24

Reagan’s many years ago I’m very honored

07-28

by it in addition we have Anwar we’re

07-31

opening up and war for drilling they’ve

07-33

tried to get that for forty years

07-35

they’ve tried to get that even during

07-36

the Reagan administration they could

07-38

never get it that alone would be a big

07-40

bill if that ever happened but that’s

07-43

even part of this and we have of course

07-47

the individual mandate which is a very

07-51

unfair and very unpopular provision as

07-53

you know in Obamacare essentially I

07-57

think it ultimately leads to the end of

07-59

Obamacare it’s essentially I think

08-01

Obamacare is is over because of that and

08-04

we’re going to come up with something

08-05

that’s really going to be very good but

08-07

the individual mandate was very unfair

08-09

because you’re basically saying pay for

08-12

something in order not to have to get

08-14

health care so you’re paying you’re

08-16

paying not to have to have health care

08-19

it was very unfair many people thought

08-22

it should have been overturned in the

08-23

supreme court didn’t quite make it

08-25

almost but didn’t quite make it but now

08-27

we’re overturning the individual

08-28

most unpopular thing in Obamacare very

08-31

very unfair so this is the bill right

08-35

here and we’re very proud of it it’s

08-38

gonna be a tremendous thing for the

08-40

American people it’s gonna be fantastic

08-42

for the economy it’s going to keep

08-45

companies from leaving our shores and

08-48

opening up in other countries they are

08-51

very disincentivized to do that they are

08-54

there’s not a lot of lot of not a lot of

08-56

not a sense to do that you do that and I

08-59

don’t think you’re going to be running

09-00

the company very well so what’s

09-02

happening is we’re going to sign this

09-04

this is a little picture of it it fits

09-08

nicely in the box I said take it out of

09-10

the box because people have to say and

09-12

all of this everything in here is really

09-17

tremendous things for businesses for

09-21

people for the middle class for workers

09-24

and I consider this very much a bill for

09-26

the middle class at a bill for jobs and

09-29

jobs are produced through companies and

09-32

corporations and you see that happening

09-33

corporations are literally going wild

09-36

over this I think even beyond my

09-38

expectation so far beyond my

09-40

expectations so I’ll sign this today

09-43

rather than having a very big formal

09-45

ceremony in two weeks when we were going

09-48

to do it because I didn’t want you folks

09-51

to say that I wasn’t keeping my promise

09-53

I am keeping my promise I am signing it

09-55

before Christmas I said that the bill

09-58

would be on my desk before Christmas and

10-00

you are holding me literally to that so

10-03

we did a rush job today it’s not fancy

10-05

but it’s the Oval Office it’s the Great

10-08

Oval Office and just to conclude a

10-11

country’s doing very well we

10-13

tremendously cut regulations legislative

10-17

approvals for which I’ve given no credit

10-20

in the mainstream media we have I

10-22

believe it’s 88 which is number one in

10-26

the history of our country second now is

10-28

Harry Truman Harry Truman had more

10-30

legislative approvals than any other

10-32

president and a record long held and

10-37

beat him on legislative approval so for

10-40

which I get no credit a lot of people

10-41

say he needed this because he has had no

10-44

legislative approvals

10-45

well if you look at VA accountability

10-48

act and so many other bills having to do

10-50

with the VA having to do with the

10-52

military having to do with many things

10-53

we have more legislative victories than

10-57

any other president not including this

11-00

but this is the capper because this is

11-02

again the biggest tax cut biggest reform

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of all time so it’s an honor to have you

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with us and we will sign this right now

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this is something I’m very proud of

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great for our country great for the

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American people thank you all

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so we went through the whole thing but

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this is basically what it is

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let’s you know

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and I want to thank some people in

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particular that aren’t here because

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again we expected a formal ceremony in

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two weeks but Mitch McConnell has been

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fantastic worked so hard we would speak

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at 3-00 in the morning and 2-00 in the

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morning and we would speak whenever we

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had to speak but do you work so hard and

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the exact same thing can be said for

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Paul Ryan they are very proud of this

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and we’re already seeing the results and

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I as I said long before long ahead of

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schedule Paul Ryan Mitch McConnell thank

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you very much Orrin Hatch the chairman

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made a beautiful speech the other day in

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front of the White House absolutely

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brilliant beautiful speech and we

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appreciated it and I appreciate it it’s

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hard working Kevin Brady we I don’t

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think he slept for months it’s almost

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like that’s all he did was this Mike

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Enzi senator and Diane black Rob Portman

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a group of Rutte Rob Portman Rob works

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so hard so knowledgeable on the subject

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Pat Toomey likewise Tim Scott likewise

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John Thune likewise these people work so

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hard and I don’t know if they given the

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proper credit and the whole Senate when

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I say the Senate unfortunately the

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Republicans in the Senate Democrats

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don’t like tax cuts they want to raise

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your taxes they don’t want to lower your

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taxes they want to raise your taxes and

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they want to spend money foolishly on

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things that we we don’t need in many

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cases so we’re cutting taxes we’re

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taking care of our military and we’re

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taking care of people and we’re really

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doing a job one job so these folks have

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been so fantastic that I had to call

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them and plenty of others believe me

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Republicans in the House and Republicans

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and the Senate have been incredible so

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this is what we

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we had it it was all set to go as soon

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as I got back from Christmas where we’ll

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be working in Florida I’ll be working

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very hard during that Christmas because

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we have many things with talking about

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including North Korea including a lot of

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things happening in the Middle East as

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you know we’ve made tremendous strides

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obviously in Syria with Isis we’ve taken

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back virtually all of the Caliphate all

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of the land same thing in Iraq and we’re

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making tremendous strides at sort of the

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unwritten story right now but since my

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speech on Afghanistan we’re making

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tremendous progress tremendous strides

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we’ve opened it up and it’s a whole

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different world in Afghanistan I can

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tell you then so I’ll be working very

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hard over the holidays again I want to

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wish you a very Merry Christmas I have

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some beautiful pens over here and

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because all of these folks are either

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continuing to work down the road or

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getting ready to leave and I’m sure

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they’ll be working very hard also I

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think I’m probably going to hand some of

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them to depress this the media would any

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of the media like any look at these

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camera guys but I think we’ll do that so

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we have them many of you have worked

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very hard many of you have worked very

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very fairly and we really appreciate

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that so here you go folks you want the

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box with it or not huh

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to sell this tax have to travel too much

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to sell it

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I think it’s selling itself it’s

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becoming very popular but I think it’ll

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really you’ll see something on February

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1st when they open up the paycheck

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that’s when you’re gonna start to see it

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because by signing it now it kicks in

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for this year remember if we didn’t make

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a certain date it wouldn’t kick in until

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next year meaning the following year 19

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and I wasn’t happy with that so we

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worked very very hard to make sure it

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was this year even language originally

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said the corporate would kick in in 19

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but we didn’t do that we we haven’t kick

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in and now but we had a sign so I don’t

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think we’re gonna have to do much

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selling I think the corporations that

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are giving billions and billions of

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dollars away to their workers and many

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more are coming I think that’s really

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what’s selling this maybe better than

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anybody could including myself but I

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think come February when they open their

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checks and they see wow what happened to

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have a lot more money in here I think

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that’s really going to be something very

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special so have a great holiday folks

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some of you folks take I in particular

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like the boom holders they were so nice

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to me the other day right and the

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cameramen and the captain mr.president

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education note Democrats have supported

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this tax cut legislation

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will they regret it I think the

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Democrats will really regret the

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Democrats already regret it you know

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they have their typical thing it’s for

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the rich they know that’s not true and

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they’ve been called out on it by the

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media actually but the Democrats very

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much regret it they wanted to be a part

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of it just doesn’t work out but I really

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do believe when I said on social media

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today I read I really do believe we’re

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going to have a lot of bipartisan work

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done and maybe we start with

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infrastructure because I really believe

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infrastructure can be bipartisan

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we’ve spent seven trillion dollars in

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the Middle East

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not to mention all of the lives and all

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of the heartache and it’s so sad seven

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trillion dollars it’s time for us to

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rebuild our country thank you very much

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thank you would have started with

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infrastructure at the beginning of this

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year would that up sort of set the tone

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differently well we’re gonna get

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infrastructure infrastructure is the

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easiest of all we’re very well in our

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way we’ve essentially Obamacare you know

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the individual mandate is a very big

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factor in this bill frankly a lot of

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people don’t talk about it because the

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tax cut is so forth but infrastructure

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is by far the easiest people wanted

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Republicans and Democrats we’re gonna

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have a tremendous Democrat support and

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infrastructure as you know I could have

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started with infrastructure I actually

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wanted to save the easy one for the one

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down the road so we’ll be having that

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pretty quickly thank you all very much

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every

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thanks guys but you think we’ll help you

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think we’ll help ya you know one thing I

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really learned as I learned had got to

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know and became very friendly with the

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people in the house the people in the

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Senate both Republicans and Democrats

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when I came you know I didn’t know too

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many I was very politically active but I

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didn’t know too many I think the fact

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that I become friends with so many of

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the names that I just read off in so

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many of the Senators so many of the

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congressmen and women I think that’s a

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huge factor I can call anybody now I

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know every one of them very well and I

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understand the legislation very well so

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you know it’s been a process it’s been a

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great for us it’s really beautiful but I

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do believe I do believe that the fact

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that I have gotten to know so many of

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these people and many of these people

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have to say not saying off what I’m

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saying many of these people are great

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people that truly love this country so I

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think that helps and I think you’ll see

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that in this legislation

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