Donald Trump Rejects ‘False Song of Globalism’ in Nationalist Foreign Policy Speech

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel April 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump called out the concept of “globalism” in his Wednesday foreign policy speech and promised to commit to American national interests above other nations’.

From CNN:

In keeping with his “America first” theme, Trump vowed that his administration’s actions on trade would hinge on “jobs, income and security of the American worker.”

“We will no longer surrender this country or its people to the false song of globalism,” Trump said, explaining that he is skeptical of international agreements “that tie us up and bring America down.”

Instead, Trump vowed not to enter into any international accords that would reduce the U.S.’s “ability to control our own affairs.”

“Under a Trump administration, no American citizen will ever again feel that their needs come second to the citizens of a foreign country,” Trump said.

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