He also outlined a plan that would allow up to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants to remain in the country while funding a border wall with Mexico, ending the visa lottery system and reforming family immigration rules.
In one of the longest-running State of the Union speeches in US history, the 71-year-old businessman-turned politician heralded the economic successes of his administration, including a soaring stock market and low unemployment.
While keeping mum on the ongoing investigations into his election campaigns ties to Russia, Trump appealed to the Democrats and Republicans to look past deep national divisions in order to do good by the American people. He warned that rivals like China and Russia were challenging Americas interests, economy and values.
As we rebuild Americas strength and confidence at home, we are also restoring our strength and standing abroad. Around the world, we face rogue regimes, terrorist groups, and rivals like China and Russia that challenge our interests, our economy, and our values, he said. PTI
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