VIDEO: Trump puts major emphasis on economics
In his major speech announcing his national security strategy on Monday, President Donald Trump spent a considerable amount of time talking about the US economy and economic policy. He also focused on many of his traditional national security talking points, such as clamping down on immigration. A consistent theme of the speech was that his economic priorities go hand-in-hand with his sense of what makes for strong national security policy. The President targeted trade policy and emphasized the need for other nations to contribute more money for their defense. He also cited a booming stock market, and made mention of slashing domestic regulations, among other topics.