Transcript for Trump's national security strategy emphasizes competition and prosperity at home
President Trump's new national security strategy and we will stand up for our country. Like we have never stood up. Before. The president pushing his America first policy on to the global stage refocusing the relationship the US house with countries across the world. The strategy puts a heavy emphasis on economic competition. The president now labeling China a strategic competitor trump has been long critical of China's trade practices. Any nation that trades away its prosperity for security. Well end up losing both the president also took aim at Russia a break from recent warm words for tweet from Russian president Vladimir Putin's we will attempt to build a great partnership. With those and other countries. But in any manner that always protects. Our national interest the president has also written clear the US won't back down on foreign policy issues that could alienate other countries that includes climate change and immigration. Trump taking a hardline defense making the case for war spending. Patrol boat the military MP poor's wall on the US Mexico border for this reason a strategy breaks from the damaging. Defense. Sequester. Wearing any get rid of that. Drop also addressed the North Korea threat he renewed its call for the United Nations and NATO to spend more on defense. Say the US or fifth on other countries paying their fair share. Kenneth moved me ABC news Washington.
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