Trump delivers annual speech before Congress

Source : 112 Ukraine

Fighting terrorism, countering external threats and economic recovery are among the government's current priorities, U.S. leader says
08:38, 31 January 2018

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U.S. President Donald Trump turned to the Congress with the annual speech about the current state of affairs in the country.

Trump emphasized on economic recovery, cutting down the unemployment rate over the first year of his presidency and the benefits from the tax reform. He also announced more economic reforms - particularly, that in the trade.    

The U.S. leader also mentioned the White House's plans in terms of migration and restoring the country's infrastructure. He also revealed some of the details regarding fighting terrorism and countering the external threats, including North Korea.

Speaking about relations with Russia and China, the President defined them as 'adversaries that challenge our interests, our economy and our values'. 

Trump urged the Congress to support the extra military expenses in the light of the 'grave threats on the international arena.' 

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