Trump delivers Thanksgiving address, touting U.S. economy
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday delivered a Thanksgiving video address to Americans, touting the state of the U.S. economy.
"Our country is doing very well. Our stock market has hit a new all-time high. Unemployment has hit a 17 year low. We've created 5.5 trillion dollars worth of values," Trump said during his roughly four-minute video address.
He also praised the U.S. military, first responders and citizen volunteers, especially those who assisted in the face of natural disasters and mass shootings.
Earlier Thursday, Trump also praised on Twitter his administration's accomplishments and vowed to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
The president is spending Thanksgiving with his family at his Mar-a-Lago estate in the southeastern U.S. state of Florida.