Trump Delivers Powerful UN General Assembly Speech to Disrespectful Audience

Article subtitle: 
The President focuses on preserving national sovereignty.
Article author: 
Joseph Klein
Article publisher: 
FrontPage Mag
Article date: 
26 September 2018
Article category: 
National News
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President Donald Trump delivered his second speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, September 25th. Its overarching theme was the primacy of national sovereignty as the best organizing principle to help foster prosperity, peace and freedom in the world....

In the year since the president’s 2017 remarks to the General Assembly, the Trump Administration has diminished major threats to world peace, including the imminent threats posed by the North Korean regime and ISIS. President Trump has proven that the United States can engage fully with other nations on the world scene to surmount serious challenges to peace and security without sacrificing its own national sovereignty....

President Trump singled out the International Criminal Court (ICC) for criticism, which, he said “has no legitimacy or authority.” The ICC, he added, “claims near universal jurisdiction over the citizens of every country, violating all principles of justice, fairness and due process.” He vowed to “never surrender America’s sovereignty” to such an “unelected, unaccountable” globalist body. The president also reiterated that the United States will not participate in the new global compact on migration. “Migration should not be governed by an international body, unaccountable to our own citizens.”...




The 10 best points of Trump’s UN speech, by Daniel Horowitz, Conservative Review, September 26, 2018.

Watch President Trump's speech: