Trump gives commencement address at US Naval Academy

Trump gives commencement address at US Naval Academy

Trump gives commencement address at US Naval Academy

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"Technically, Mr. Trump did not repeal the defense sequester, which refers to limits placed on military spending enacted in 2011", the Times pointed out. We are going to stand up for our values.

"We've gained the respect that we used to have long ago". Trump told the graduates that "we have begun the great rebuilding of the USA military".

President Trump delivered a commencement address at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland Friday, declaring to the graduating class that "America is back" and "respected again" on the global stage.

Trump praised the military, saying of the Navy "you don't give up, you don't give in".

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The president also touted his administration's work in securing $700 billionfor our nation's "war fighters", and said we will have the strongest military ever.

"You are now leaders of the most power and righteous forces on the face of the planet, the United States Military", he said.

The President also credited himself during the commencement speech for a shift in U.S. posture around the globe, vowing "no more apologies" on the world stage. "Victory. Winning. Beautiful words", Trump said. "And if a fight must come there is no other alternative: Victory, winning, attractive words, but that's what it's all about". "I work in a museum and every single day people come in, whether or not they can pronounce Nevada the way I pronounce Nevada, it doesn't matter to me".

The president said in a statement that it was a "great honor and pleasure" to deliver remarks to the academy's Class of 2018 today.

In his speech Friday, Trump also targeted "critics and cynics" within America who he said have sought to downplay the U.S.

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