28 Feb '17, 3pm

Trump's speech to Congress will include military, veterans

WASHINGTON -- In his first formal address to Congress Tuesday night, President Trump will promise to rebuild the military and keep America safe from foreign adversaries. But whether he’ll offer specifics about what that means for the defense budget and foreign policy strategies remains unclear. White House officials have thus far been tight-lipped about the speech, which will fill in for the annual State of the Union address this year. On Monday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the address will carry a theme of “the renewal of the American spirit” and will “lay out an optimistic vision for the country, crossing traditional lines of party, race, socioeconomic status.” It will also include Trump’s often repeated themes of restoring American military might and “fulfilling of our commitments to veterans.” But past similar addresses to Congress have been long on presiden...

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