President Trump delivers first speech to UN, putting North Korea, Iran, terrorists and socialists on notice
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President Trump has addressed the UN, using the opportunity to put North Korea and Iran on notice, and to emphasize that he will advocate in the American interest before all others. He also called for democracy in Venezuela while criticizing socialism and communism. The President also made clear that trade deals will have to benefit the American people, not just powerful corporations and other nations.
President Trump delivered his first speech to the UN this morning.
LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) -- President Trump has delivered his first address to the UN, a speech that touched on several points that are important to the American people. He opened by praising the strength of the American economy, Wall Street and the return of jobs for American workers.
The president's most notable comment was a pledge to "destroy North Korea," referring to Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man."
"The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime. The United States is ready, willing, and able, but hopefully this will not be necessary."
The President delivered the statement in the context of a plea to the UN to do its job of finding a peaceful solution to the problem in North Korea. He also thanked Russia and China for their role in supporting new sanctions on the rogue state.
President Trump pointed out that the UN was established to solve problems peacefully without resort to war. He pointed out the U.S. pays 22 percent of the UN budget, which would be a good investment if the organization succeeded in keeping peace and negotiating fair settlements. The implication of his remark is that if the UN cannot do its job, then it is a bad investment.
His most popular comment was a pledge that he would look after the interests of the American people first, and that every leader has an obligation to serve their own people and their national interests first. The statement drew applause from the majority of those in attendance.
"I will always put America first," he said.
President Trump also spoke about Iran, criticizing the deal the U.S. struck with the country under Obama in exchange for halting their nuclear program. He referred to the deal as one of the worst ever accepted by the United States and hinted that it would be revisited soon.
He also spoke about terrorism and state sponsorship of terrorism, pointing out that Iran sponsored Hezbollah, as well as civil war in Yemen, and the Assad regime. Trump warned that he had changed the rules of engagement for fighting terrorists around the world.
He also spoke about the refugee crisis in the Middle East and pointed out it was ten times less expensive to support people close to the region than to host them in various countries around the globe.
The President also spoke about trade and insisted the United States should benefit from deals, especially the middle class. Trump reaffirmed his commitment to strengthen the middle class.
Finally, Trump focused on Venezuela and socialism and communism in general. He criticized the government there and added that sanctions on Cuba would not be lifted until reforms were adopted.
The President did not address the Paris Climate Accord, which some had hoped he would. He has previously made clear the U.S. will be exiting the climate change deal which many see as unfair against the United States.
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