WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)– President Donald Trump capped 2017 on Sunday with a video self-tribute discussing exactly what he sees as the peaks of his achievements and rhetoric from his very first year in office. He gave a plug to American exceptionalism, too.In the video running 3 1/2 minutes, scenes of Trump with military personnel, Border Patrol agents and other world leaders are set to a stirring soundtrack as he declares of his nation: “We brought to life the modern-day world and we will shape tomorrow’s world with the strength and skill of American hands.”
Trump mentioned his success in positioning a new justice on the Supreme Court, his efforts to cut guidelines and his big win on revamping taxes, which he incorrectly described as the “biggest tax cut in the history of our country.”
Trump offered the video with a New Year’s Eve message, stating “Exactly what a year it’s been, and we’re just beginning. Together, we are MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! Pleased New Year!!”
He later used another Twitter message, packed with his signature bombast: “As our Nation rapidly grows stronger and smarter, I wish to wish all my good friends, fans, opponents, haters, as well as the extremely dishonest Phony News Media, a Pleased and Healthy New Year. 2018 will be a fantastic year for America!”
The president is investing the holidays in Palm Beach, where his Mar-a-Lago club hosts an annual New Year’s Eve bash. At the occasion last year, numerous visitors collected in the club’s grand ballroom, including action star Sylvester Stallone and romance novel model Fabio.The White House
stated Trump been briefed on New Year’s Eve security preventative measures around the country and will continue to monitor those efforts.Trump used his acknowledgements Sunday to the victims of a shooting in rural Denver that eliminated one sheriff’s deputy and injured six other individuals, including 4 deputies. He tweeted: “We like our police and law enforcement– God Bless them all! “Trump had lunch with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday. The White Home said they went over hurricane recovery efforts, the have to improve facilities”and lots of other matters essential to individuals of Florida.”The guv came with some particular issues: the requirement for repair work to the federally run Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee and the healing of Florida’s citrus market from Typhoon Irma, stated his spokesperson, John Tupps.Trump has actually encouraged Scott to challenge Sen. Expense Nelson, a Democrat, in 2018. Scott said in December that he had not comprised his
mind, though there have actually been several indications he is thinking about a run.