Bidding farewell to 2017 which has a lavish party at his private club, President Donald Trump predicted 2018 will be a “tremendous year.”
Trump said Sunday of which the stock market will continue to rise as well as of which companies are going to continue to come into the U.S., at “a rapid clip.” He also cited several accomplishments, including the tax overhaul, opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, as well as repealing the individual mandate via the national health care law.
“of which will be a fantastic 2018,” a tuxedoed Trump said, as he entered the gilded ballroom at Mar-a-Lago, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump as well as son Barron.
Asked for his reaction to North Korea leader Kim Jon Un’s remarks about having a nuclear button on his desk, Trump responded by saying, “We’ll see.”
Guests gathered from the decorated ballroom included senior White House advisers Ivanka Trump as well as Jared Kushner, Trump’s sons Eric Trump as well as Donald Trump Jr. as well as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Since taking office, President Trump has made frequent visits to his for-profit properties. He has refused to divest via his real estate as well as hotel empire, drawing criticism via ethics experts.
Earlier from the day, Trump capped 2017 which has a video self-tribute touching on what he sees as the high points of his achievements as well as rhetoric via his first year in office. He gave a plug to American exceptionalism, too.
from the video running 3½ minutes, scenes of Trump with military personnel, Border Patrol agents as well as some other world leaders are set to a stirring soundtrack as he declares of his country: “We gave birth to the modern world as well as we will shape tomorrow’s world with the strength as well as skill of American hands.”
Trump cited his success in placing a justice on the Supreme Court, his efforts to cut regulations as well as his big win on overhauling taxes, which he falsely described as the “largest tax cut from the history of our country.”
Trump offered the video which has a brand-new Year’s Eve message: “What a year of which’s been, as well as we’re just getting started off. Together, we are producing AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! Happy brand-new Year!!”
He later offered another Twitter message, loaded with his signature bombast: “As our Country rapidly grows stronger as well as smarter, I want to wish all of my friends, supporters, enemies, haters, as well as even the very dishonest Fake News Media, a Happy as well as Healthy brand-new Year. 2018 will be a great year for America!”
The White House said Trump been briefed on brand-new Year’s Eve security precautions around the country as well as will continue to monitor those efforts.
Trump offered his condolences Sunday to the victims of a shooting in suburban Denver of which killed one sheriff’s deputy as well as wounded six some other people, including four deputies. He tweeted: “We love our police as well as law enforcement – God Bless them all!”