Trump Outlines Aggressive Agenda for Change in Speech to Congress

U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2017. (VOA Credit)

In contrast to his inaugural speech 39 days ago, President Donald Trump Tuesday night projected a brighter luster in his first Congressional address.

“The time for small thinking is over,” he declared. “The time for trivial fights is behind us.”

But there was reference to fighting – especially the battle against what the president called “radical Islamic terrorism.” That is a phrase, according to several news organizations, that National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster and some members of his staff advised Trump to stop using.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.