Politics

‘I Will Always Put America First:’ Trump Tells World US Is Open For Business

Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent

President Donald Trump delivered a forceful speech about the U.S. before the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland.

 

“I will always put America First. Just like the leaders of other countries should put their countries first. But America First does not mean America alone,” the president declared, adding “when the United States grows, so does the world. American prosperity has created countless jobs around the globe and the drive for excellence, creativity and innovation in the United States has led to important discoveries that help people everywhere live more prosperous and healthier lives.”

A senior administration official previewing the speech told reporters it will deliver three principles “first is that America is open for business again, in the sense that there’s been no better time to build, to invest, to hire in the United States,” adding “the second theme that I think that you will hear the President speak to relates to America’s engagement in the world,” continuing “finally, I think you’ll hear the President articulate a vision of free and sovereign nations cooperating towards shared goals — peace, security, prosperity.”

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