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“Build a great economy,” he declared. “We don’t have a great economy now,” and he continued “We have to make American strong again and make America great again.”
“What’s going on in this country is unbelievable. Our country is a total mess. What we need is leadership. By fixing the economy we are able to solve the problems we really do need to solve—Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. They all become affordable when we become a wealthy country again.”
Regarding domestic energy production, Trump said “New technology [has shown] we have tremendous wealth right under our feet.” He declared “We can become so easily the energy capital of the world.”
“We have to bring money in. We have to take back our jobs from China.”
Donald J. Trump started his business career in an office he shared with his father, Fred, in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York, before expanding his interests nationally and internationally. Mr. Trump has had numerous best sellers including: The Art of the Deal, which is considered a business classic, The Art of the Comeback, The America We Deserve, How To Get Rich, Think Like a Billionaire, Trump 101, Why We Want You To Be Rich, Think Big, Never Give Up, and Think Like a Champion.
Trump’s full remarks:
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