Donald Trump Jr: 'For My Father, Impossible Is Just the Starting Point'

The presumptive Republican Presidential nominee's eldest son stressed his father's business acumen and leadership.
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I'm Donald Trump junior. I'm the yeah. I'm the father of five young children. From two year old Chloe to Kai who just turned nine. I'm the husband to Vanessa. An amazing wife and mother. And the son of a great man. I'm an American. And tonight I want to talk to you about the country we live in the country our children will grow up in. For my generation that this is the most important election of our lifetime. One that will determine the future of our country. And in turn the future of the world. For too long our country has ignored its problems hunting them down the road for future generations to deal went. In business I was trade by my father to make the tough investments and decisions today. To reassure a brighter future tomorrow. We've actually started to believe that solving our great problems is an impossible task. And that's why we need to elect a man who has a track record of accomplishing the impossible. Okay. For the first time parents no longer think that their kids will be as well as we work. We've lost the confidence in our leaders in the faith in our institutions. Or remember we. We're still Americans. Were still one country and we're getting did it all back. We're getting it back. Better than ever before. I know we'll get him back because I know my father. I know that when people tell him he can be done that guarantees. That he gets it done. I know that when someone tells him that something is impossible that's what triggers him into action. When people told him it was impossible for a boy from queens to go to Manhattan. A take on developers in the big city. Rather than give up. He changed the skyline of New York. I've seen it time and time again. That look in his eyes when someone says it can't be done. I saw that look a little over a year ago. When he was told he couldn't possibly succeed in politics. And yes he did. Or my father impossible. It's just a starting point. That's how we approach is business projects. That's how he approaches life. Whether it's teaching his granddaughter. How to swing a golf club or tackling the toughest negotiations. He's always fully committed. That's why the person who would never run for office before. Stood on the stage eleven months ago in this very arena. We sixteen professional politicians. And this week that same man will stand before you as our party's nominees for the president of the United States of America. And I. A as a proud son and family member it was one of the great honors of my life. To be able to put him over the top in the delegate count earlier today. Valenti determination. Is why he's gonna become our next president. And why I know that when my father says he can fix the country he means it. You want to know what kind of president he'll be. Let me tell you how he ran his businesses and I know because I was there with him by his side on job sites. In conference rooms from the time I could walk. He didn't hide out behind some desk in an executive suite he spends his career with the regular Americans. He hung out with the guys on construction sites. Pouring she rock and hanging. Quarry concrete hanging see Iraq do you listen to them and I devalued their opinions as much and often more than the guys from Harvard and Wharton. Locked away in offices away from the real work. He's recognized the talent and the drive that all Americans past. He's promoting people based on their character their street smarts and their work ethic. Not simply paper credentials. To this day many of the top executives in our companies or individuals that started out in positions that were blue collar. But he saw something in then and he pushed them to succeed. His true gift as a leader. Is that he sees the potential in people that they don't even see in themselves. The potential that other executives would overlook. Because their resonates don't include the names a fancy colleges and degrees. I know he values those workers and those qualities in people because those are the individuals he had my siblings and me work under when we started out. That he would trust his own children's formative years to these men and women says all you need to know about Donald Trump. And we can learn from NBA's. We learn from people who had doctorates in common sense. And I. Guys like mid east Delhi who taught us how to drive heavy equipment operator tractors and chain saws. Who worked his way through the ranks to become a trusted advisor and my father. It's why we're the only children of billionaires has comfortable it. As we all are in our own cars. Okay. My father knew that those are the guys and gals that would teach us the dignity of hard work from a very young age. He knows that part of the American dream is the idea. But whoever we are were ever front we can get ahead for everyone to prosper together. The other party also tells us they believe in the American dream. He would say we should worry about economic inequality immobility. You know what they're right. But they don't tell you that it was their policies that cause the problem. And it was their policies that had no accountability. It. They gave us the worst immigration system in the world. One that imports immobility one that drives down employment and wages for Hispanic Americans for African Americans and for everyone. Any immigration system that favors illegals over those trying to go through the process legally. And at times even over law abiding citizens. It was Bernie Sanders himself who warned that a large tide of new workers keeps wages low and poverty high. The other party gave us public schools it is far too often fail our students especially those who have. Have no options. Growing up my siblings a nine. We were truly fortunate to have choices and options that others don't have. We want all Americans to have those same opportunities. Our schools used to be an elevator to the middle class now they're stalled on the ground floor. They're like Soviet era department stores that are run for the benefit of the clerks about the customers for the teachers and the administrators not students. You know why other countries do better when kids are twelve. They let parents choose where send their own children to school. There. Gold competition. It's called the free market. And it's one the other party's fears. They theory because they're more concerned about protecting the jobs of tenured teachers. Then serving the students in desperate need of a good education. I. They want to run everything top down from Washington. They tell us they're the experts and they know what's best. The other party give us a regulatory state on steroids. Dodds frank was that thousand pages long and its already spun off 22000. Pages in regulations. And magic trying to digest all that before you even opening your doors for business. That doesn't help consumers what it does is destroy small business in favor of big businesses. Who can afford the vast number of lawyers and accountants needed to comply. Dodd-Frank. Is consumer protection for billionaires. Reproduce the biggest network of patronage and influence of any country at any time in world history. It's composed of a self satisfied people at the top our new aristocrats. We can't live that when he longer. It's too risky. Let me talk a little bit about risks. The other party as the party of risk. I spent many a time when many great Americans who have served this country in the military and they know what's at stake. When we have week leaders in positions of power Americans risking their lives for our freedoms are less safe. You know almost daily I get a call or text from a real American hero his name's mark Geist and I'm proud to call him a friend. Mark was part of the security team at the annex are grounds of the consulate and being Ghazi. Mark was one of the men who received frantic phone calls ms. buddies at the compound. Calls that pleaded for help calls that he and his team try to answer. The calls that didn't save all his friends. Because secretary Clinton's State Department had ignored their request for help. Both on the night in question and even in the weeks and months leading up to the attack. It was a tragic. And one that were it would be repeated where she to win the election. Asks mark who speak to leave. Who has the judgment to lead. Who'll take that call at 3 o'clock in the morning yet. No or better yet. Ask yourselves. If you were remarks Tuesday night. Would you rather called. But. Let me tell you something about risk. If Hillary Clinton were elected she'd be the first president who couldn't pass a basic background check. I. Hillary Clinton is a risk Americans can't afford to tank. She say Chile's issue executive orders to take away Americans guns she wants to appoint judges will abolish the Second Amendment. Just look at how effective those laws have been an inner city Chicago. I city with the toughest gun laws and our nation where seventy people were murdered last month alone and were over 3400. American lives. Have been lost since this administration took office in 2009. You know why those laws fail because criminals by definition don't follow laws. Rather than prosecuting real criminals she would strip. Hard working law abiding citizens of their rights to protect themselves and their families. She'll throw every possible obstacle in the path of sake reliable affordable energy produced in America. By Americans for American businesses and families. Rather than being energy independent our country will be forced to remain beholden to her buddies in the Middle East. Those are risk we can't afford to take. And when we win we're not gonna have to. There's so much work to do. We will not accept the current state of our country because it's too hard to change. That's not the America I now. We're gonna unleash the creative spirit and energy of all Americans. We're gonna make our schools the best in the world for every single American of every single at. We're gonna put Americans first all Americans. Not a special class of Prodi leads at the company he'd. We're gonna elect a president will work what everyone to pass legislation. That will make our country great again. A president we'll give us a tax code that will free the American economy. And and special loopholes for the well. A president who give us an immigration law that protects American citizens they gives them jobs. A president will repeal and replace obamacare without leaving our most vulnerable citizens without health care and we'll do it. Without destroying Medicare for seniors as Hillary Clinton has proposed. A president who knows we can't simply delete our problems. But that we have to tackle them head on. Okay. A president who won't allow PC culture to put the safety and well being of our children. And our loved ones at stake. A president who love battle in pander to nations they shudder at the very thought. Of America's existence. A president more concerns. With the safety and comfort of his fellow Americans then the feelings. Of those hostile nations abroad who we've given the option would white America often face at this hour. Okay. A president not beholden to special interests foreign and domestic. And one who funded his entire primary run out of his own pocket just to prove it. A president will secure and defend the borders of the United States and will appoint judges who believe that freedom requires a limited government. A president who won't use the highest office in the land as they pass. To personal in Richmond's. Up. President who's actually create real jobs who is actually sign the front of a paycheck. And who doesn't just talk about it in theory. A president who has. Real people's families and livelihoods depended on his success and the success of his company for decades. A president speaks his mind and not just put it behooves him to do so. Who doesn't have to run ads focus group or use data analytics to be able to form a simple opinion. Okay. Who says what needs to be said. And not just what you want to hear. The it. A president who unleashed the great news in our nation. And it all of us will give the hard working men and women who built this great country of voice once again. Then president can only be. My mentor. My best friend. My father Donald Trump. And when we let him. We'll have done Novak. Will have made America great again. He Bork. Thank you and god bless.

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