Presidential Front Runner Donald Trump Essay

1050 Words Apr 28th, 2016 null Page
ChEIWH5UUAAONYF.jpg-largeRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump delivered a foreign policy address in Washington, calling for a "new rational foreign policy approach" that puts "America first"

"America first will be the overriding theme of my administration," Trump said in his remarks at Washington 's Mayflower hotel, just blocks from the White House. “My foreign policy will always put the interests of the American people and American security above all else. Has to be first. That will be the foundation of every single decision that I will make. America First will be the major and overriding theme of my administration."

After a clean sweep of the Acela primary the night before, Trump declared himself the "presumptive GOP nominee" and has set the stage for a brutal general election clash between him and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. Trump speech focused mostly aiming his criticism directly towards President Obama and Hillary Clinton while offering a "coherent foreign policy based upon American interests" when becoming president. He claims the "legacy of the Obama-Clinton interventions" has "weakened our military by weakening our economy" with its "reckless and rudderless"policy that "bows to America 's enemies" while "disliking our friends."

During his 45 minute remarks, Trump outlined five main weaknesses in America 's foreign policy. On military resources, Trump blamed President Obama for weakening the military by crippling America with wasteful…

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