Thur, Jan. 26, 2017: Trump speaks at GOP retreat

President Trump took the stage Thursday in Philadelphia to address Republican lawmakers at their retreat in Philadelphia.

He began by ribbing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan about the party’s past two presidential losses before discussing his executive orders and his legislative agenda for the future.

“Nice to win. Do we agree?” Mr. Trump said at the beginning of his remarks. “It’s been awhile.”

But following his off-the-cuff comments at the start of his appearance, the president largely stuck with prepared remarks, reading off a teleprompter for the majority of the speech.  Continue reading “Thur, Jan. 26, 2017: Trump speaks at GOP retreat”