[applause] victory is not winning for our party, victory is winning for our country.[applause] this year, America will recognize two important anniversaries that show us the majesty of America’s vision and the power of American pride.
[applause] In the 20th century, America saved freedom, transformed science, redefined the middle class, and when you get down to it, there is nothing anywhere in the world that can compete with America.
[applause] now we must step boldly and bravely into the next chapter of this great American adventure.
[applause] Together we can break decades of political stalemate.
We can bridge all divisions, heal old wounds, build new coalitions, forge new solutions, and unlock the extraordinary promise of America’s future. We must choose between greatness or gridlock, results or resistance, vision or vengeance, incredible progress or pointless destruction. [applause] Over the last two years, my administration has moved with a urgency and historic speed to confront problems neglected by leaders of both parties over many decades.
Democrats have said they don’t want to negotiate over border security with federal workers’ paychecks in the balance.
Trump finally reopened the government, but has been continuing to keep up pressure on building the wall.Private first class Joseph Riley, staff sergeant Erving Walker — and sergeant Herman Zeitchik. In 2019 we also celebrate 50 years since brave young pilots flew one-quarter of 1 million miles through space the plants of American flag on the face of the moon.Half a century later, we are joined by one of the Apollo 11 astronauts who planted that flag, Buzz Aldrin. This year, American astronauts will go back to space in American rockets.[applause] on D-Day, June 6, 1944, 15,000 young American men jumped from the skies, and 60,000 more stormed in from the sea to save our civilization from tyranny.Here with us tonight are three of those incredible heroes.We must create a new standard of living for the 21st century.An amazing quality of life for all of our citizens is within reach.Many of us have campaigned on the same core promises, to defend American jobs and demand fair trade for American workers, to rebuild and revitalize our nation’s infrastructure, to reduce the price of health care and prescription drugs, to create an immigration system that is safe, lawful, modern and secure, and to pursue a foreign policy that puts America’s interests first.There is a new opportunity in American politics, if only we have the courage together to seize it.[applause] The US economy is growing almost twice as fast today as when I took office, and we are considered far and away the hottest economy anywhere in the world. Unemployment has reached the lowest rate in over half a century.African-American, Hispanic-American, and Asian-American unemployment have all reached their lowest levels ever recorded.