President Trump's year ahead

ABC's Arlette Saenz gives us a look at how the president is ringing in the new year and at some of the challenges he faces in 2018.
2:24 | 01/01/18

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President trump is heading back to the White House today after ringing in the new year it is more along the resort he was joined by the First Lady at a black tie bash after ticking off some of his accomplishments. And taking a swipe at the media ABC's or let science has more on what's in store for the president in 20:18 I like good morning happy new year good morning and happy new air Diana and had net president trump says 2018 authority off to a good start because Republicans passed their tax plan. That he hadn't in the new year president trump has a full plate ahead of them ended dealing with the new warning from North Korea. President trumps rolled down a red carpet at Mara log as he ringing in the new year that are great here. It's fantastic when he eighteen. Ahead of a glitzy New Year's bash the president touted his 2017 accomplishments and offered this 28 team prediction. We're off to a very good start as you know with the great tax cuts and Anbar and getting rid of the individual mandate which is very very popular as you know. But we're going to have a tremendous year stock market I think is getting continue to go up. President trump also relayed New Year's greetings to friends and close. He tweet it. I want to wish all of my friends supporters. Enemies haters and even the very dis honest fake news media a happy and healthy new year. As the president celebrated the new year North Korea sent an ominous message in his New Year's address leader Kim Jong-un warns North Korea has completed its nuclear forces. The US should know that the button for nuclear weapons is on my table Kim Jung Yoon said. The entire area of the US mainland is within our nuclear strike ratings. President trump spent 2017 drew riding North Korea's leader the rocket man and issuing his own threats against the rogue states. They will be met. With fire and fury. Life the world has ever seen but how will he respond to North Korea's lead this warning will save lives saved. President tribe is also weighing in on protests are unfolding in our Ron. Over the weekend the president tweeted that protesters have the right to express themselves. And warns that the US is watching very closely for potential human rights violations. And how Iran treats those protesters now Iran is criticized the president's tweets calling them cheap worthless and in that I'll add. Dianne McKenna Palestinians live in Washington this morning thank you.

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