Tillerson: “America First” means bringing foreign relations “back into balance”

So let’s talk first about my view of how you translate “America first” into our foreign policy. And I think I approach it really that it’s America first for national security and economic prosperity, and that doesn’t mean it comes at the expense of others. Our partnerships and our alliances are critical to our success in both of those areas. But as we have progressed over the last 20 years – and some of you could tie it back to the post-Cold War era as the world has changed, some of you can tie it back to the evolution of China since the post-Nixon era and China’s rise as an economic power, and now as a growing military power – Continue reading Tillerson: “America First” means bringing foreign relations “back into balance”

Spicer: “No President Has Ever Visited the Homelands and Holy Sites of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslims Faiths All on One Trip”

This trip is truly historic.  No President has ever visited the homelands and holy sites of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslims faiths all on one trip.  And what President Trump is seeking is to unite peoples of all faiths around a common vision of peace, progress, and prosperity.  He will bring a message of tolerance and of hope to billions, including to millions of Americans who profess these faiths.  The President will focus on what unites us.

— Press Secretary Sean Spicer

Press Briefing, May 12, 2017

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