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President Trump’s Campaign Winning Speech In The Bronx

Much as he did in his great 2016 speech in Monessen, Pennsylvania, during his Bronx rally speech former President Donald Trump combined a searing indictment of the disasters the

political class has visited upon America’s working families with an optimistic prediction that a new Trump administration would rebuild the American economy to the benefit of the many, not the few.


Transcript of Mr. Trump’s remarks courtesy of


Well, hello everybody. Thank you very much. This is some turnout. This is some turnout. And I want to thank New York’s finest. They just brought a lot of additions, saying we have people, thousands of people outside that can’t even get in, but they’ll get in eventually. We appreciate it. New York’s finest. Hello New York City and hello to all of the incredible tough, strong, hardworking American patriots right here in the Bronx. Who would think? Who would think? I’m thrilled to be back in the city I grew up in, the city I spent my life in, the city I helped build and the city that we all love, New York City. And I’m here tonight to declare that we are going to turn New York City around and we are going to turn it around very, very quickly. We’re going to bring safety back to our streets. We’re going to bring success back to our schools. We’re going to bring prosperity back to every neighborhood and every borough of the greatest city in our land. We’re going to reduce taxes, we’re going to bring businesses and big taxpayers back to New York. Got to bring them back, got to bring them back. And we’re going to make New York bigger, better, and more beautiful than ever before. And that includes right here in the Bronx and it’s going to be done and funded starting on January 20th, directly from our great and beautiful White House. Is that okay?



For my whole life, I always thought that this city is a monumental testament to the power of the American spirit and the American dream. When New York started as a small rugged Dutch trading post near the tip of Manhattan in 1624, what you see around you is nothing more than wilderness and marsh. But by the muscle and backbone and genius of the people of New York, we built the city into the towering forest of iron, aluminum, concrete and steel. We made the city and state into the capital of global commerce. We turned our hometown into the bustling center of a confident, glamorous American culture and we inspired the entire world. We inspired the world.



No matter where you went on this planet, everyone knew that. When you said, “I’m a New Yorker,” it meant you had smarts, you had grit, you had energy and above all else, you had heart. Big, big, beautiful heart. Everybody wanted to be here. New York was where you came to make it big. You want to make it big. You had to be in New York. But sadly, this is now a city in decline. All my life, I’ve seen New York through good times and bad. Through boom times and crime waves, through market crashes and terrorist attacks. But I’ve never seen it quite like this. We have filthy encampments of drugged out homeless people living in our places that we’ve spent so much time with children where they used to play. We have lunatics, killing innocent bystanders by pushing them on… [inaudible 00:03:46].



It’s sad. It’s a sad thing. Don’t worry. It gets positive. Don’t worry. It gets so positive. Remember, we’re going to win. We’re all winners. We’re going to win so big. We’re going to make it bigger and better than ever before, remember that. So don’t worry. By the time the other six or 7,000 people get in, it’ll be very positive. Our subways are squalid and unsafe. The ceiling tiles are falling down and they look worse than a Third World country. The medians of our highways are crumbling. Our sidewalks are littered with garbage bottles and trash. But worst of all, the discarded needles from people that so desperately are in need of help. And we have mobs of migrants fighting our police officers and giving America the middle finger. But we are not going to let this continue. We are not going to abandon our hope and our pride. This city has given us so much and now it is time that we are going to give it back. Together we are going to make New York City great again and simultaneously… America great again.



Thank you. I have come tonight to talk about solving problems. The simple fact is Joe Biden is not getting the job done for the Bronx. He’s not getting the job done for New York and he’s not getting the job done for America. He is incompetent ladies and gentlemen, he is grossly incompetent. I want the job done as I did for four years and I will get it done fast. Remember this, if a New Yorker can’t save this country, no one can. No one can. Get me the snake please, the snake. Thank you everybody. What a crowd. This is something. We wanted to keep it small, [inaudible 00:06:28]. This is like a love fest, love fest. It’s a love fest. We love you. Thank you darling.



Thank you. Wow. Who said we’re not going to win New York? We’re going to win New York. The whole thing. Wouldn’t it be nice? Wouldn’t it be nice? We take back our country and we’ll do a job like nobody’s ever done before. And what we did for four years was incredible, but we also learned a lot. We’re going to get in there very fast with the right people, great people. People that are tested and true. Go there [inaudible 00:07:29]. The Wollman Rink in the middle of Central Park. You know that story? That had been under construction for more than 10 years. They couldn’t get it open. It was a renovation. They couldn’t get it done. Mercoch was at his wit ends. They just couldn’t get it finished. They couldn’t get it built. They couldn’t get it open. People wanted to skate before their children turned old. Almost 20… A long period of time.



It was an embarrassment to the city. Every day they’d be laying the copper pipe and every night that same pipe would be stolen and then they’d start all over again the next day and it would be stolen. And months and months. They poured the concrete in small patches… And they took their company… [inaudible 00:08:23]. 95 degrees out. Total mess. Didn’t know what they were doing. And I saw this and I wanted my children to be able to ice skate before they didn’t care about ice skating. I [inaudible 00:08:39].



Years and years. So I volunteered [inaudible 00:08:42]. And did a good job. [inaudible 00:08:48]. When I [inaudible 00:08:52]. Million dollars, I would pay for it, the entire amount. [inaudible 00:08:58] for the Montreal Canadians hockey team in Canada. Isn’t that better than a refrigerator company from Miami? They didn’t know what we were talking about. But the Montreal Canadians knew. We saw, we get how nice they were. And they told me that you don’t want to use copper tubing and gas because the gas is very delicate and it leaks. It’s very fragile. It just doesn’t work. You want to use rubber hose. I said, ” I like that. That’s a lot cheaper.”



Water and salt. The salt makes it so the water doesn’t freeze. It’s called brine. And you’re going to put that under the concrete. You’re going to pour the concrete over the top. It’s going to be great. It’s going to work, it’s not going to leak. It’s cheaper, faster, and it works all the time. And when we opened, there were no leaks, there were no problems whatsoever. Anyway, I started the project, laid the rubber hose, mixed the water and the salt beautifully together. I was down there when they were doing it. I said, “You got to do it right.” And covered the entire rink with concrete in four, literally you had to see the scene.



Concrete trucks operated by the Teamsters. Do we have any Teamsters here? Oh. You got to make sure that O’Brien, he’s a good man. He endorses Trump. I think he’s going to actually. But the Teamsters had stretched all the way. You had trucks stretching all the way from the Wollman Rink, which was let’s say at 60th Street all the way back to Harlem, one contiguous pour. It was a day and a half of pouring concrete. One contiguous giant surface. As you know, the rink was completed in just three months for far less than the $2 million projected. The biggest expense was actually the demolition. That is the demolishing of everything that was built so incorrectly, so badly over a time. [inaudible 00:10:56] was demolished.



[inaudible 00:11:00]. We opened with a ceremony with all Olympic gold medal winners including the great Peggy Fleming, Dorothy Hamill, Scott Hamilton and all of the others. Every one of them. [inaudible 00:11:11] weather. [inaudible 00:11:14] was one of the most [inaudible 00:11:16]. Parents were there. Now they’re looking down [inaudible 00:11:19]. And at the time the mayor, Michael Bloomberg said… No, it’s all right. It’s okay. Now Michael Bloomberg was the mayor and he called me. He said, “I have to get this done before I finish my term.” It was very important to him. He was embarrassed by it. Everybody was embarrassed.



Went through… [inaudible 00:11:42] Went through a lot of different mayors. Almost 30 years, remember that? And he said, he went all fairness. He said, “I want to get this done. Do it. You’re the only one that [inaudible 00:11:52].” And said, “And I will do it. I will get it done.” And we got it done before he finished his term, which was great. But there were [inaudible 00:11:59]. To my knowledge. And I took over the project, spending only my money to build it. And I called all of the contractors together. These were tough people. People [inaudible 00:12:13]. Contractors on that cycle. And I said, “Look, you guys have made a fortune on this thing. [inaudible 00:12:21]. The city a time. We get together and build it. Let’s get it built. Let’s do it right, and let’s get the hell out of here. We owe it to the city.” And they work so hard, the roughest, toughest contract spirit like you’ve never seen before. And it was [inaudible 00:12:39].



All of New York, and… But everybody, just like Jack… Similar things. These guys were rough. [inaudible 00:13:01]. But they didn’t. They just wanted to get it built. Just a little more than a year. So this was going on for 30 years, including, think of it, just a magnificent thing to watch. You had to watch these people working. Just the opposite of the first 29. The Supreme Court Justice named Deborah James, and I have to give her credit, I didn’t know her, never met her. Deborah James, a African American woman who came to my defense. We explained it and the city explained it. They said, “We want to terminate.” They had no reason. And we said what we just said. And she looked at them and she said, “In effect, how dare you. This man came in, he put up his own money. He did an incredible job. You were building it for 29 years. How dare you ask for this to be terminated. How unfair is that?”



Deborah James, a great Supreme Court justice. That’s all I can tell you. And we won the case. But it’s not easy doing business in New York. I’ll tell you. Not easy. So I just appreciated that I had to tell that story. And, as you know, then I renovated Grand Central Terminal. I built the Grand Hyatt Hotel in 42nd Street and Park Avenue. And as part of that, I renovated the beautiful Grand Central Terminal, did a really good job on that. And then I was very much responsible for the construction of the Jacob Javits Convention Center, where Hillary Clinton was going to have her big evening. That was not good. Remember. We had the glass ceiling. We built glass ceiling. She said, [inaudible 00:14:45]. I’ll tell you a little secret that I don’t think I’ve ever… I created the concept. I said, “We have to get all [inaudible 00:15:43].” But we’re going to [inaudible 00:15:43]. Say this and I believe this. You are different. [inaudible 00:15:52]. Too old for this rally. We said, “Let’s just have a meeting. Don’t call rally [inaudible 00:16:02].” Like it or not. This is a rally. This is… As far as the eye can see. You have to see the lines outside. They’re going for mile. But when we saw it and we saw the love. Because I called up this morning, “Do the people like me or do they hate me?” They said, “They don’t like you, sir. They love you.” So, thank you. I appreciate. I love you too. But above all else. Boy, look at all the cameras back there, that’s amazing. That’s the fake news. They’ll say tonight, “Donald Trump spoke to a very small crowd of people in the Bronx. It was a very hostile crowd, very hostile. They hated him very much.” No, no. Sometimes they’re okay. I agreed to do a debate with crooked Joe Biden on CNN, with fake tapper. And I think they’ll be fair. Does anybody think they’ll be fair? I might. That’s all right. When they said, “Here’s your story, you can have a debate on CNN with fake tapper as the primary host.” And I said, “I’ll do it.” Because, you know what they thought is, you’d say, “CNN,” and they’d say, “Various people on the show, various anchors and headed up by Fake Tapper.” And they thought I was going to reject it. “I don’t want to do it.” Then Biden would say, “I offered to debate, but he wouldn’t do it.” So they said, ” We want to have a debate.” I’ll take it. Well, we haven’t even told you what the debate is all about. Then they said, today they said, “We’d like to set up tables so you sit down.” I said, “I don’t want to sit down for a debate. Let’s go.” At some point… So we’re not sitting down. We’re going to be standing up for the debate.



And here’s what you know. If crooked Joe Biden makes it through the debate, which I think he will. They’re going to say it was one of the great debate performances in history. One of the greatest debate performances. But there they are, and we’re on every network tonight. I don’t know what’s going on. We’re on Fox, we’re on… We’re on all of them. So, have a lot of fun. But we’re on all of them. So they understood. They understood before anyone how big this would be. And you got to see what’s back here coming in. Thank you. Thank you.



But above all, New Yorkers have something called common sense. And we do have common sense. An old-fashioned American common sense is exactly what I intend to bring back to the White House. Just like we had for four years. We had four of the greatest years in the history of our country. We rebuilt the military, we cut taxes. The biggest tax cut in history, the biggest regulation cut in history. We defeated Isis, we defeated Isis, and we did it at about one 100th of time. They said it would take four to five years. It took me like two months. Because we have an incredible military and we’re not allowed to show. They had Afghanistan, the worst pullout, the most embarrassing day in the history of our country. It’s probably the reason a piece of it [inaudible 00:19:50]. It went into Ukraine.



They said, “These people are incompetent. We’ll go in.” So, Russia going into Ukraine would’ve never happened. None of this stuff that you see would’ve happened. [inaudible 00:20:01] would’ve never happened. The attack on October 7th… Wouldn’t have had inflation. As soon as I get back into the Oval Office… Pick up the phone and I’m going to call… And [inaudible 00:20:16]. This is President Trump and I want to come back and help. Look, you have a Democrat governor, you have a Democrat mayor, and we are going to work with them, and we’re going to get this state and this city at a level that it’s never seen before. Frankly, I think we can do that too. We’re going to be helping them a lot. Much more than anybody would expect. It doesn’t matter whether they’re Democrats or Republicans because this is about our city and our country, and it’s really about the people. And in this case, the people of New York City, New York state, we’re going to make you very, very happy. And Biden can’t do it. He doesn’t know he’s alive.



See all the stairs here? Stairs. Stairs. Two of them behind me, one in the middle. When he’s finished with his two and a half minute… Do you ever watch his speech? They last for about a minute and a half. When he’s finished with his speech. He can never find the stairs. He can never find the stairs. And when he does, it’s not a pretty picture either. Thank goodness for Secret Service. They come up and they guide him off. No, this is not what we need.



When you see President Xi of China, when you see Kim Jong-Un of North Korea, when you see Putin and you see all of these people, they’re at the top of their game. Whether you like it or not. And they can’t believe that this has happened to the United States. We have lost respect all over the world. We were the most respected country in the world four years ago. We were respected more than our country was ever respected four years ago. And now we’re being laughed at. We’re like a joke. And that’s not going to happen. That’s not going to happen. Whatever it takes to fix our roads, bridges, and highways. We’re going to take back our parks. Not just for children but for everybody. We’re going to renovate New York’s subway system so it no longer looks like it hasn’t been cleaned since 1932. But rather, it will be the most beautiful transit system anywhere in the world.



I don’t know if you know it? It’s by far the biggest infrastructure, subway infrastructure in the world. And we’re going to make it by far the biggest. And now we’re going to make it by far the best. We’re going to make it beautiful again. And a lot of it is topical. The expensive work people don’t understand because they’re not in construction. It’s topical work, it’s topical. It’s built, the expensive, the hard, the labor, the money, the big stuff is done. We’re going to make it beautiful. We’re going to make it good. And most importantly, we’re going to let New York’s finest do its job. The transit


Donald Trump (23:00):


… is that cops do their job. We’re going to make it safe, most importantly.



And importantly, for the people that are before me today- … life in New York affordable again. It’s gotten totally out of control. The minute crooked Joe Biden shuffles out the door, I will rapidly rebuild the greatest economy the history of the world. Look, we had the greatest economy in history. Everybody here, whether you have a small business or if you had a job, you were getting more than you ever made, and we had no inflation. We had no 1.4%, considered none, considered better than none, because frankly, none, in its own way, is a bad thing also [inaudible 00:23:46] 0.4%.



It doesn’t matter whether you’re Black or Brown or White, or whatever the hell color you are, it doesn’t matter, we are all Americans, and we’re going to pull together as Americans. We all want better opportunity. I’m not just going to promise it, I’m going to deliver it, as I did just a short while ago.



Think of it. When I went down to Washington, I was only there 17 times, I never stayed over, I didn’t know that society. And we had great people. Look at what we did with the economic development, with the rebuilding of our military, with the tax cuts, with the… We had great people, but we also had some people that I wouldn’t have used, if I had my choice. Now I know everybody. I know the smart ones, I know the dumb ones, I know the killers, I know the weak ones, I know them all. And you’re going to see.



But everyone was better off. We had the greatest economy in history. Everybody was better off under a man named President Donald J. Trump. Have you ever heard of him? Have you heard of him? We had gasoline down to $1 and 87 cents a gallon. And actually, times when- … lower than that. We had a record low poverty rate for Black Americans and Hispanic Americans. We had the lowest… We had the best poverty rate in terms of the positive number, ever in our history, for Black Americans and Hispanic Americans. We lifted 6.6 million people out of poverty. Nothing like that has ever happened in our country. And the real middle class income rose over $6,000 a year. Think of that.



Under Biden, it’s a disaster. Real middle class income has fallen over $2,000 a year. That’s a lot. That’s a difference of $8,000. Real earnings for African-Americans are down 5.6%. African Americans are getting slaughtered, Hispanic Americans are getting slaughtered, and these millions and millions of people that are coming into our country, the biggest impact, and the biggest negative impact is against our Black population and our Hispanic population, who are losing their jobs, losing their housing, losing everything they can lose. They’re the ones that are affected most by what’s happening, not only the fact that you’ve lost the use of your schools, your parks and your hospitals, Joe Biden’s inflation.


Crowd (26:26):


Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall.


Donald Trump (26:26):


Do they have it?


Crowd (26:36):


Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall. Build the wall..


Donald Trump (26:44):


Speaking of the wall, so we built much more wall than… We built 571 miles of wall. We had the safest border in history. We were going to put up, within a period of three weeks, it was all built, laying there, ready to be put up, designed by the Border Patrol, who are incredible people, ICE, who are incredible people, all together. I want to put up concrete plank for the contractors here. They didn’t want it. They had to have hardened steel. They wanted 6,000, 7,000 pound concrete, they wanted rebar in the middle, they wanted different materials, harder to cut. So we had very hard steel, very good stuff, everything was good. We had the panel on top. It was called an anti-climb panel. We had the best wall, and it was going to be… We were going to add 200 miles of wall. It would’ve taken about three weeks.



And then we had the rigged election. And you know what happened after the rigged election? They took the wall, and instead of putting it up, they sold it for 5 cents on the dollar. And I said, “These people really do want to have an open border.” And that’s what’s happened to our country. Our country has gone to hell because of it. It’s gone to hell.


Crowd (27:49):


[inaudible 00:27:52].


Donald Trump (27:51):


But I want to thank Mexico. I want to thank, because I went to Mexico.


Crowd (27:56):


[inaudible 00:27:59].


Donald Trump (28:15):


… This is not sustainable by any country- “… president, we need you to give us 28,000 soldiers to guard the wall.” He said, “Well, how much would you pay for that?” I said, “Nothing. I’m not paying anything. You’re sending them in [inaudible 00:28:45]” And he laughed. He thought it was funny. He thought I was getting. I said, “No, no, they’re coming in through Mexico. We need 28,000 soldiers, free of charge.” And he said- “… embarrass you, so I’m not going to negotiate with you. Send me a negotiator. Give me a top negotiator. I want to see him.”



And he came, and he came to the White House, a very handsome man- … most beautiful suit I’ve ever seen. In fact- the negotiation that way. And I said, “You know that you’re going to give us 28,000 soldiers, don’t you?” “No, no, no, we are not going to. We never do that.” I said, “Of course you’re going to, a hundred percent.” He said, “We’re not going to.” He said, “No way.” I said, “Way. You’re going to give it.” I said, “A hundred percent. And you’re also going to have a new policy. It’s called Remain in Mexico. Nobody can come into our country until they’re free. And then you’re going to have catch and release into Mexico.” You know we have catch and release into our country. Even if they’re criminals, we catch them, we check them, we see they’re a criminal, we release them. We say, “Come back five years later, you’ll have a court case.” Nobody ever comes back.



So I said to the State Department, and a wonderful woman, but a bad negotiator. I said to the State Department, “Give me your top 10. Give me a top 10 list. Give me your top 10 things.” I said to ICE and Border Patrol, “Give me a top 10.” They gave me a top 10 list, and a lot of it had to do with all of the horrible disease that pours through. People that have highly contagious diseases are coming into our country at levels that we’ve never seen before. So many other things. And they gave me a top 10 list, but they laughed. They said, “Sir, they’ll never… We’ve been trying to get this stuff for 25 years.” I said, “If I were a betting man, I would bet you any amount of money you’ll have it very quickly.”



So, this man comes in. I said, “We want a policy, Remain in Mexico. Tijuana, hundreds of… Probably the fastest growing city in the world for a period of a year. That place was loaded up with people. They weren’t allowed into our country. And we had already built the wall, a tremendous… 571 miles. Without that, we couldn’t have ever done this. And he said that, “We’re not going to do it, sir.” I said, “You are going to do it.” He said, “We’re not.” I said, “Here’s the story. I’m not going to mess around with you. I have to go. I have a very important meeting, much more important than this.” I said, “Here’s the story. You’re either going to do it, it’s Friday evening, or on Monday morning at 7:00 in the morning, we are going to put a 25% tariff on everything that Mexico sends into our country. And then, one month later, if you don’t do it, we’re going to put a 50%, then we’re going to go 75, and because I’m a nice person, we’re going to stop at a 100% tariff.”



And I had it literally written. I’m saying, “Should I sign it or not? Am I going to waste the ink or not? Because I’ll sign it right now. On Monday morning, at 7:00, you’re going to pay up to a $100 tariff.” He said, “Sir, I’d like to make a phone call.” I said, “I wonder who you’re going to call. Let me guess. You’re going to call the president.” He comes back three minutes later, “Sir, it would be our great honor to give you 28,000 soldiers, free of charge. It would be our great honor to have a policy of Remain in Mexico.” Anyway, and we got all 10 things. It took about 10 minutes.



And now, the other day, did you see? Mexico said to crooked Joe Biden, “We want $20 billion a year, just for the privilege of negotiating with you. We want you to pay us.” Did you see that? It was a little article. You hardly… It’s a slight difference, would you say? He would’ve never asked that. He would’ve never asked it. So, he said they want 20 billion, 20 billion, not… 20 million’s a lot. They want 20 with a B, $20 billion a year, just for the privilege of negotiating with Mexico. And you would never get the things that… They gave up Remain in Mexico, they gave up catch and release in Mexico, They gave up everything.


Crowd (32:56):


They gave up our constitution.


Donald Trump (32:57):


They have up everything, they did. They did give up the constitution. Joe Biden, his inflation has cost the average New York household a staggering $24,000. Think of that. Because the costs have gone up so much. Bacon has… I don’t eat bacon anymore, it’s too expensive. It’s true. It’s gone up four times. I said, “What’s with bacon?” But if you look at the Biden price hikes very much caused the runaway inflation, the likes of which I don’t think we’ve ever seen before, anything like it. And they’re costing average New York families $1,000 a month, just in the inflationary costs. I call it the Biden inflation tax, because it’s a tax.



On day one, we’re going to throw out Bidenomics. They’re going to replace it with MAGAnomics, like your hats, MAGAnomics. And I will give you lower taxes. We’re going to cut it still lower. Remember, when I cut taxes, I gave you the biggest tax cut in the history of our country, bigger than the Reagan tax cuts. And you know what? The following year, we reported massive increases in revenue. So, with lower taxes, we actually took in more money, because it gave incentive for people to work, lots of reasons. But I will give you low taxes, low inflation, low interest rates, rising wages, growing incomes, and fair trade for the American worker. And we will make energy affordable again by saying, “Drill baby, drill. Drill, baby drill.” Your energy costs will come down, within the first year, by 50%. That’s not bad. That’s a hell of a promise. And it will too. We can drop that- … his stupid energy policies that caused the inflation. Now it’s more than energy, now everything’s on fire. The whole place is a mess.



We will quickly return our nation to the path of prosperity, and we will bring our country back together through unparalleled success. Our country is going to be very successful, and people are going to come together. And I will tell you, I will tell you, a lot of people say, “Do you think you can ever get the sides together?” And by the way, I have to say something, our side is much bigger than their side. You see that, much bigger. We’re more quiet, much more quiet, but when we get going, we’re much tougher, right? We’re much tougher. But it is much bigger. But I saw it. We had the greatest economy in history, and I was getting calls from the other side. I call it the radical left, but left-leaning, to put it mildly, Democrats, “Can we get together?” Because everybody had the best they’ve ever had. African American jobs were the best in history, Asian American, the best in history, Hispanic, the best in history, women, people with a diploma, people without a diploma, people that went to the great Wharton School of Finance, MIT, Harvard, they were doing better, and the people that didn’t have a high school diploma were having the… Everybody was better. There wasn’t one group, not one, that went- … and it was bringing our country together. So it can happen.



And when they ask, because I get that question a lot, “Do you think the sides can ever get together?” And I went through the experience, and we can get together. And then we had COVID come in, and we had to fight that battle, and we did a great…



I’ve been recognized as having created a great economy and great military, defeating ISIS and all the things. We rebuilt the entire military, created Space Force, all those things. We never got the credit, and we had no wars. Thank you, sir, that’s very nice. Remember, Hillary Clinton used to point at me, “He will create wars.” No, no. They said, “His personality will create wars.” I said- … and I was right. First president in 78 years. That didn’t start a war. We had no wars, none of these stupid wars. Such a shame when you see all the people that died of these horrible wars in the Middle East and everything else. Countries didn’t want us dropping bombs all over the place. Spent $9 trillion in the Middle East. We bombed the hell out of the place, then we leave. In the old days, to the victor belong the spoils. We don’t do that. We bombed the hell out of everyone, then we come back home. It’s so sick. It’s so sick and so stupid. These people that let us are so stupid. You want use that as a last resort. You can solve these problems with a meeting or with a telephone call, you don’t have to drop billions of dollars worth of bombs on people’s heads. You don’t have to.



It’s called peace through strength, it really is, and there’s no reason for it. What they did in the Middle East is so incredible. They bombed the hell out of the place, and then they left. But to the victor belong the spoils, we didn’t do that.



Now, in Iraq, years ago, I was a civilian, but I got a lot of publicity for whatever the hell reason. And I said, “Don’t go into Iraq. Don’t go into Iraq. Don’t go into Iraq. But if you’re going to go in, keep the oil.” Well, they went- … they didn’t keep the oil.



And Iraq now has $350 billion in cash from the oil, and Iran, by us destroying Iraq, the military of Iraq… For years, they fought each other, and they were equal sizes, equal everything. They were equal military partners. And for 1,000 years, under different names, they would fight a religious thing. They’d fight, they’d go five feet left, five feet right, five feet left, five feet right. Somebody would say they have gas, somebody would say they have nuclear, then they’d rest for a few years, and they’d fight again. But we blew the hell out of one side, Iraq. So, now Iraq is a subsidiary, essentially, of Iran. Congratulations for the geniuses that got us into that mess, because Iran essentially controls…



And that was the other thing. When I was president, Iran was broke, they had no money. I said to China, “If you buy…” They bought a lot of oil. I said, “If you buy anything, but if you buy oil from Iran, we are going to do something to you.” “What’s that?” “You’re not going to do any business in the United States.” He said, “Well, that’s the end of buying oil from Iran.” Every country was told that Iran was broke. They had no money for Hamas, they had no money for Hezbollah, they had no money for anything. Then Biden comes in and he takes all of the sanctions off. And they go out, and now Iran has $223 billion. Congratulations. And we’re the only ones, for five hostages, we just paid $6 billion. And for electricity, for Iraq, we just paid $10 billion. And think of it, Iraq has billions of dollars that we’re paying for their electricity.



So, we were in a position, there was no terror, there was no threat, there was no nothing, and now Iran has become a big threat again.


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Bring them home. Bring them home. Bring them home. Bring them home. Bring them home. Bring them home. Bring them home. Bring them home.


Donald Trump (40:25):


And I tell you, I see a lot of flags, a lot of flags from right out of Israel, right? That’s right out of Israel. But remember, I said it. I said it a month ago, and it’s a terrible thing to say, but I believe it. Many of the hostages that you’re waiting for, and everybody’s waiting for, those hostages, many of them are dead. Many of them are dead, and it’s a horrible thing. It’s a horrible thing, but many of those hostages are dead, and that’s why, when you see these negotiations where Hamas is not getting back, they’re saying, “Man, we could make a good deal.” But these people, no longer alive. When I saw the way they were treated, when I saw they were thrown into the cars, and how horribly they were treated, there’s no way that those hostages… And some will be alive, but many of those hostages are dead. It’s a very serious, horrible thing. It would’ve never happened if the election weren’t rigged. It would’ve never happened if I were your president. They would’ve never done it.



Because we have so many young people here today, I want to talk about, just for a moment, about success. Do you remember, I used to give talks on success, before politics. Okay, that’s enough. We’re going to do it. I know you’re on our side, but it’s enough, we’re going to get them home. It’s a rough situation. But remember, we used to give talks and success for the learning addicts and for others. And I used to do that before politics, and maybe it’s one of the reasons I went in, but because well, bringing our city back, it starts with getting the right leadership. It also involves men and women just like you. But I talk a lot about success, and I get paid money to talk about success. I would’ve done it for nothing, but then, because of politics, and if you take a- … politics, I stopped doing that, but I think we’re in the Bronx, we have young people, people that aspire to success, and I just wanted to know, I’m so tired of politics, can we devote six minutes to success?


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Donald Trump (42:37):


Okay. So, for all of you young people, I think it’s… Look, I’ve been through tremendous… I’ve had great success. I’ve had it in entertainment, I’ve had it in business, I’ve had it in politics. I ran for office. “What office did you run for?” “President.” “How’d you do?” “I won. Actually, I won twice.” We did much better the second time, so… We got millions more votes the second time, but it doesn’t compare to this time. There is so much more… We had tremendous enthusiasm when we… I don’t call her crooked Hillary anymore, I call her beautiful Hillary, because I took crooked and used it for Joe. I don’t like using it for two people. But we had tremendous enthusiasm.



In 2016, we had unbelievable, more enthusiasm in 2020 because we did such a good job. In fact, one of the big problems in 2016 was the wall. It was the border. I fixed it so good that I couldn’t talk about it in 2020. I kept saying to my people, “I want to talk about the wall. I want to talk about the great job I did on immigration. I stopped people from coming in.” They said, “Sir, nobody cares. You already fix it.” I said, “This is a terrible thing. You fix it, and you can’t talk about it.” But let’s talk about, for the young people, just to listen for a couple of minutes, because we’ve been talking about politics so long, I’m ODed. You know what that means? I’m ODed on politics. I’m ODed on Trump. I turn on the television, Trump, Trump, Trump, Trump, all different stories, Trump. They’re driving us crazy.


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[inaudible 00:44:07].


Donald Trump (44:07):


So, I believe in the expression… Did you ever hear this expression? The harder you work, the luckier you get. You know who said that? A great golfer named Gary Player. He was smaller than other golfers, but he worked harder than other golfers, and he ended up with the most career wins of any golfer. He ended up with nine Majors. And he was small in stature, but big right up here. But he made that… It was the first time I ever heard about it. He said, “It’s a funny thing happens, the harder I work, the luckier I get.” That was an athlete saying that. Amazing, right? It’s the first time I heard it. Probably been said by others, but it’s true. I can tell you, if you didn’t work really hard, there is very little chance that I would be standing here right now.



Another part of success is something I learned from my father. I had a wonderful father, wonderful parents. I’m lucky. You got to be lucky. You got to get great parents. If you’re going to spend your life working really hard, you have to love it. You have to pick something that you really enjoy. Sometimes your parents will say, “Don’t do that.” But you got a little bit… In that case, you got to follow your own way. You got to love it. Ideally, you’re going to love something where there’s a potential, because there are some things you love, but it’s not going to do you so good. So, ideally, fall in love with something that’s good. Some people go into a business where it’s a very hard business. If you can go into business that’s an easier business, and do well. But I see it all the time. Somebody has every ingredient for success. Smart, brilliant, everything’s good, but they’re in a business where you hit your head on the wall. It’s a very tough business. Try finding something where it’s a great business with a great future. And there are plenty of them out there. My father taught me about construction, but what I really learned from him was that he worked seven days a week because he really loved to do it. He would work on Sunday. He’d go to church in the morning, and then he’d go and work. And


Donald Trump (46:00):


And I know some people that don’t believe in working on Sunday. You couldn’t keep him away from work. But he loved working, and he was happy. He was married for a long time. That’s one thing I’m not going to top him on. He was married for a long time, decades and… I said, “Pop, I’m not going to beat you on that one. I’m never going to beat you.” But because his work made him happy. But he was happy when he worked, and he was successful, and he knew what he was doing.



He’d build a house on one side of the street. Somebody else would build a house on the other side of the street. He’d build his house faster, better, cheaper, and he’d sell it for less money. The other guy would build the house for more money, take him longer, couldn’t sell it. My father would go buy the house for less money than it cost him to build the first one, and he’d sell it. In the old days, a long time ago, his brother was a professor at MIT. My father worked. He was a little younger than my father. My father put him to school. He went to MIT. Very brilliant guy. Professor John Trump, the longest serving professor in the history of MIT, 41 years, I believe. Dr. John Trump.



My father used to tell me, “I used to go crazy. Your uncle was always getting degrees. I had to keep building, building for your uncle, to get him through college. He was always up there getting degrees.” But he was at MIT for 41 years. A brilliant guy. He used to talk to me about nuclear because he was a nuclear genius, along with a genius at about everything else. He used to say that, “Someday there’ll be a time when a small package carried by hand can blow up an entire city.” And I said, “No way, Uncle John. That’s never going to happen, Uncle John.” Guess what? He was right. A long time ago that he said it.



But my father would price a house. And I’d say, “How did you price in those days, Dad?” He said, “Pricing was everything.” He said, “I’d sell a house for $3,999.99, and that one penny made the difference between selling it and not. One penny. If I made it $4,000, I wouldn’t sell, but psychologically, $3,999.99.” And he sold houses. And guys wouldn’t sell them. But he used to tell me, “That one penny, sounds crazy, but it wasn’t crazy. Psychologically, people thought they were buying it for $3,000, not $4,000.” It’s sort of like getting an 89 at a test at school or a 90. A 90’s an A-


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Donald Trump (48:34):


… and an 89, one point, is a B plus.


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Donald Trump (48:37):


Another lesson, when times are tough, sometimes that’s when you perform the best. You have to learn that about yourself. You have to learn it about yourself. Are you okay? Are you guys okay?


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Donald Trump (48:47):


Oh, okay. Take your time. Yeah. Take your time. Doctor? Any doctor, please? Doctor in the house. Thank you. Are you okay? You take your time, darling. Yeah.


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We love Trump. We love Trump.


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We love Trump. We love Trump.


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We love Trump.


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We love Trump.


Donald Trump (48:59):


Take your time.


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We love Trump. We love Trump. We love Trump. We love Trump.


Donald Trump (49:37):


Take your time, doc. We have time.


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We love Donald. We love Trump.


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We love you.


Donald Trump (49:43):


Some people waited here for two days. It’s tough. It’s tough. Thank you. Plenty of time. That’s good. Water.


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Mr. President, look at this lady. She loves you. Brother loves you.


Donald Trump (49:55):


She all right? She okay?


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I love you.


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[inaudible 00:50:32].


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We love you, Trump.


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We love you.


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Fuck Joe Biden.


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Fuck Joe Biden.


Donald Trump (49:55):


Is she doing all right? She doing okay? Thank you, doc. Plenty of time.


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I saw you at [inaudible 00:50:54] last week. [inaudible 00:50:56] love you.


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We love Trump. We love Trump. We love Trump. We love Trump. We love Trump. We love Trump. We love Trump.


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We love Trump.


Donald Trump (49:55):


You okay?


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We love Trump.


Donald Trump (51:12):


Thank you, doctor. Thank you very much, doctors. Got a lot of doctors in the house. Thank you very much. Thank you, darling. That’s great.


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We love you.


Donald Trump (51:25):


That’s great. Great job. People do a fantastic job here. But it’s hot, and it’s been a long wait, right? A long wait.


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A very long wait.


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[inaudible 00:51:37].


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Love you.


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[inaudible 00:51:42].


Donald Trump (51:43):


Thank you very much, doctor. Appreciate it. Thank you. I know she’s going to be okay because she’s so tough. Some of the greatest days of my business career were in the toughest times, but I enjoyed waking up every single morning and go to battle. A lot of people say to me today, the toughest business people, people that you know about, “Could I ask you a question? How do you do it?” I say, “Do what?” “How do you get up in the morning and put your pants on? Why do you put the pants on?” “I’ll explain it to you someday.”



“How do you do it? How do you get up? How do you do it? How can you want to do with what you do? They’re after you. They’re after you. These horrible human beings are after you all the time. Impeachment hooks number one, impeachment hooks, number two, lawsuits all over. And they’re doing it to injure the political opponent of an incompetent candidate because he can’t run fairly and squarely.” And I say, “You know what I do? I just do it. I put on the blinders.” I say, “I just do it. We do it.” And the other question they ask me is, “Will it happen again?” And we have to make it too big to rig. We got a lot of great people watching. We have to make it too big to rig.



But one of the things you need in success is momentum. You need momentum. And when you have that momentum going, there’s nothing that can stop you. And I tell the story of Bill Levitt. Bill Levitt was a great real estate man, great. Levitt towns all over the country. One of the most successful real estate people at a certain age, ever. And he built these massive towns. There was nothing like them at the time. And very successful. He was offered a lot of money to sell to a big public company, and he decided to take it. He was a young man. He was in his forties. And he said, “Darling, I’m going to take it.” Told his wife, “I want to take the money.” And for 20 years, he went out, he bought a yacht, he lived a beautiful life. He lived in the south of France.



But he got bored. And 21, 22 years later, he said, “I want to make a comeback. I can’t stand this life anymore. I want to make a comeback.” And he went to the company that he sold to, a big public company that did very poorly. They had no idea what they were doing. By the way, he used to pick up every nail, every piece of wood. He used to sell the sawdust, everything. Every penny was a major event. And now you had this big public company. They didn’t know what the hell they were doing. So he went back, and he made them an offer. They didn’t want to sell. And he paid a little more, little more, and he ended up buying it for an okay price. And he was so happy. He said, “Now I can go back to work.”



He went back, and everything he touched turned bad. The market turned on him. The jobs turned on him. He was no longer able to get zoning. He was spending a fortune. He had just purchased it for a lot of money. And he ended up going bankrupt. He was bankrupt. I was young when I met him. I was at the party of a very big person, big public company person, and Bill Levitt was there. And I was in the real estate business, so I knew who he was, and you probably indirectly know who. And everybody was shunning him a little bit. Nobody cared about him anymore, but I did. I went over to him and I say, “Hi, Mr. Levitt. I’m Donald Trump.”



I was doing great. I was sort of like a hot guy. I was hot as a pistol. I think I was hotter than I am now, and I became president. Okay? I don’t know. I said to somebody, “Was I hotter before or hotter now?” I don’t know. Who the hell knows? Who the hell knows? Who the hell cares, right? But he knew who I was. And I went up, I said, “So are you okay?” And he said, ” I’m not really okay. I made a mistake that I’ll never forget.” And he was, by this [inaudible 00:55:36], a pretty old guy. He was sitting in the corner of this magnificent Fifth Avenue apartment where there were 25 very successful people. But I wanted to talk to him. I wanted to find out what happened. Because he lost everything. Everybody knew it. It was very public.



And I said, “What happened exactly? What happened?” He said, “Son, I lost my momentum. I had something going that couldn’t be stopped, and I should have just stayed. I lost my momentum.” And I’ve [inaudible 00:56:03] forgot. If you lose your momentum, you got to figure it out. But Bill Levitt lost his momentum, and he died penniless. And he was the biggest real estate person on the planet. I’ve never forgotten that story, and it was a sad story. He was a good man, too. I thought he was a good man, but did an unbelievable job. Today, you have Levitt towns all over the country, and pretty amazing.



But you have to always keep moving forward. And when it’s your time, you have to know it’s your time. And I said to myself, in terms of politics, I said, “You know what? We did so well in number one. We did even better in number two.” I said, “We got to do it again, because I have to do it.” Maybe I’m wrong. And I’m not doing it for myself. I’m doing it to make America great again. If I didn’t think we won, easily won, I would never do this. Because you know what? In many ways, it’s easier. You have a winner. You have a loser. It’s okay. I won once. It was a big upset, I guess. I don’t know why it was an upset because [inaudible 00:57:05] and I’d have 50,000 people at a rally. She’d go and have 200 people. And then they say, why did I win Michigan? Why did I win Pennsylvania? Why did I win all these states that a Republican hadn’t won in many years? Why?



And by the way, we’re up in Pennsylvania. We’re up in Michigan, we’re up in New Hampshire today. We’re up in Florida at numbers that you wouldn’t even believe. But I also think it’s very important to know what you want. You have to set your sights high, set your sights so high, higher than you ever thought possible, and make your goals big, and go after it. That’s why I say we won’t just make New York a little better. I say we want to make New York a lot better, better than it ever was before, right?



And finally, you have to take pride in your accomplishments. Do not take for granted what you’ve achieved. Forget it. It’s over. It’s good for your confidence, but it’s over. Go forward. Think to the future, not to the past, but learn from the past. Wherever I go, I know that if I could build a skyscraper in Manhattan, I could do anything. It’s very tough. Building a 68-story building on Fifth Avenue is hard with all you have to deal with. I mean, you have unions, you have legal entanglements, property rights, zoning. You’re dealing with the smartest and toughest contractors in the world. These are killers. Many of you are here today, thank you very much.



But by comparison, talking to world leaders I believe is easier. And I’ve done them both. Talking to a world leader, if you’re smart… You have the United States behind you. Now, the country’s not the same, but it’ll be better and stronger and bigger in a very short period of time. We have so many different things we could discuss having to do with the Republican Party, but the biggest thing, I think, and I really mean this, and it’s happening more and more, and I see it all the time… Because, really, you have to be the party of common sense as opposed to the Democrat Party. It’s a party of failure, extremism, and gross incompetence, and that’s what it is. And they’re going to destroy our country.



But our country has faced down much harder challenges before and come back stronger than ever. That’s why I so firmly believe that we can quickly make America a great and glorious nation again. When I take office, we are going to restore public safety and the rule of law in New York City. That starts with stopping the pouring into our country of millions and millions of illegal immigrants, which are causing a new category of violence called migrant crime. We have a migrant crime happening now. You add that to the crime already, a terrible statistic.



Venezuela was a very crime-ridden country. They just announced a month ago, 67, but now they just announced 72% reduction in crime in Venezuela. In Caracas, they took their gang members, they took their drug dealers, they are emptying out their prisons, they’re taking everybody that’s a problem and they’re dumping them into the United States of America. We’re like a dumping ground. But many countries are doing that. I would say eventually all countries would be doing that. If I headed up Honduras, if I headed up any one of the countries that are neighboring or not neighboring…



And we’re not talking about just South America countries. We’re talking about countries from Africa. The other day, 22, think of it, 22 people from the Congo. “Where do you live?” “We came from jail.” “What did you do in jail?” “We don’t want to tell you.” They’re now living happily. They come from Africa. They come from Asia. They come from all over the world. They come from the Middle East, Yemen. We’re bombing Yemen. Here we go with the bombs again. We’re bombing Yemen. And people are coming in from Yemen. Large numbers of people are coming in from China. And if you look at these people, did you see them? They are physically fit. They’re 19 to 25. Almost everyone is a male. And they look like fighting age. I think they’re building an army. There are 29,000 people over the last… I think they want to get us from within. I think they’re building an army. It’s interesting. Did you see them? They all have tents. They all have gas-fired stoves. I mean, this is not like an illegal immigrant. They’re building something. They have something in mind. We’re going to end all of that stuff. They respected your president. They respected our country. We are not going to let these people come in and take our city away from us and take our country away from us. It’s not going to happen. Now, who would let people, seriously, who would let people come from prisons and jails, from mental institutions? They cannot stay. We will immediately begin the largest criminal deportation operation in our country’s history. Because this situation is sustainable by no country. No country can sustain this.


Crowd (01:02:28):


Send them back. Send them back. Send them back. Send them back. Send them back. Send them back. Send them back. Send them back. Send them back.


Donald Trump (01:02:38):


As we speak, there are hundreds of thousands of Biden migrants invading our city and our country. We no longer have border states like Texas and Arizona. All states, including New York… You’re a border state. The people are pouring through Texas. They are pouring through Arizona. They are pouring through every state. Every state is now a border state. We’re talking about, in my opinion, 16 to 17 million people. And these are not necessarily people that are going to help us as a country. We want to be nice. We want to be respectful. They’re coming from so many places. We don’t have any idea.



In many cases, we don’t even know what the language… You have languages that people don’t even know about. We have languages where there’s nobody in our country that speaks these languages. We have no idea what’s happening with our country. The flood of migrants is putting crippling burdens on our communities, your schools, hospitals, parks, and public resources. Frankly, we’re lucky to get this big park. I don’t know how the hell we did it. It must be New York’s finest. I don’t know how we did it.



They call it the Biden migrant invasion. And it’s wrong. It’s immoral. And the vast majority of New Yorkers agree with me that this is unacceptable. It’s unacceptable. We must stop it. We must stop it immediately. And for the people coming up, it’s also unacceptable. They come up in what’s called caravans. The women are treated horribly. They’re being raped at levels that nobody’s ever seen before. Nobody wants to talk about it. The fake news will report that, “Oh, it’s so terrible what he said,” but it’s fact. It’s fact. The people are being treated… They’re coming up in 100 degrees, and then it’s freezing. They’re coming through snake-infested areas. It’s a hell of a journey. And so many people are dying, coming up.



If we told them, “Please do not come up. You’re not going to come in,” like I was telling them for a long period of time, they wouldn’t come. Look at California, Governor New-scum, Governor New-scum. He offers education. He offers medical care, he offers pensions, he offers everything. He’ll even give him an electric car because they’re all over the place. How about the electric mandate? Do you like the all-electric mandate? Not too much. Does anybody like a car that doesn’t go very far?


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Donald Trump (01:05:10):


Cost a lot. In Brooklyn, American students at James Madison High School were recently told they had to stay at home from school so their classrooms could be turned into housing for thousands of migrants. Very simply, Joe Biden puts illegal aliens first. I put America first. I put America first.


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Donald Trump (01:05:49):


Now, this is up to you. Has anybody heard The Snake? Would anybody like to hear The Snake?


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Donald Trump (01:05:58):


Because we can stay here all night. I don’t care. Would you like to hear The Snake?


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Donald Trump (01:06:03):


So it’s a metaphor. It’s an old song, and it was redone. It didn’t have anything to do with snakes, or people, or illegal immigration. But this has to do with illegal immigration. And I think it’s very accurate, actually, and it’s very sad. But I’ll go, and we’ll do it. Some of you have heard it, and many of you haven’t, but we’re going to do it right now for the great people of the Bronx and elsewhere. We love the Bronx.


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We do.


Donald Trump (01:06:29):


We love the Bronx. Are you ready?


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Donald Trump (01:06:38):


And you know what? You know what this is all about, right? Did you know? You’ve heard this before? Have you heard it? We got the greatest people here.



On her way to work one morning,



Down the path along the lake,



A tender-hearted woman saw a poor half-frozen snake.



His pretty colored skin had been all frosted with the dew.



“Poor thing,” he said. ” I’ll take you in and I’ll take care of you.”



“Take me in, oh, tender woman. Take me in, for heaven’s sake. Take me in, oh, tender woman,” sighed the vicious snake.



She wrapped him up all cozy in a comforter of silk,



And laid him by the fireside with some honey and some milk.



She hurried home from work that night, and soon as she arrived,



She found the pretty snake she’d taken in had been revived.



“Take me in, oh, tender woman. Take me in, for heaven’s sake. Take me in, oh, tender woman,” sighed the vicious snake.



She clutched him to her bosom. “You’re so beautiful,” she cried.



“But if I hadn’t brought you in by now, you truly would have died.”



She stroked his pretty skin again and kissed and held him tight.



But instead of saying, “Thank you, ma’am,” the snake gave her a vicious bite.



“Take me in, oh, tender woman. Take me in, for heaven’s sake. Take me in, oh, tender woman,” sighed the vicious snake.



“I saved you,” cried the woman, “and you’ve bitten me. But why? You know your bite is poisonous and now I’m going to die.”



“Shut up, silly woman,” said the reptile with a grin. “You knew damn well I was a snake before you took me in.”



Right? So when we allow people from prisons, when we allow people from insane asylums and mental institutions, which are being emptied out all over the world… Their prison populations are going way down. You know why? Because they’re being dumped into the United States. When we are allowing terrorists at numbers that we’ve never seen before, remember the snake. Remember the snake, because you’re going to get bitten like you never got bitten before. And you need a new president. And you have to get rid


Donald Trump (01:09:00):


… of this person who is not a smart person, not a respected person, and doesn’t have a clue what the hell is happening. So that’s the snake. Did you enjoy the snake? On day one, I will seal the border and I will stop the invasion of our country. Very sadly, in recent years, we have also seen our city destroyed by bad radical left pro-crime policy that virtually everyone, Republican, Democrat, independent, everyone you all know it’s a disaster. You know the names of these lunatic policies. No cash bail. Somebody kills somebody, go out, no bail, don’t worry, go out and kill a couple of more people. Defund our great police, defund the police, sanctuary cities, release violent repeat offenders from jail. Joe Biden supports all of this insanity and much more, but millions of people across New York know it’s crazy. There is no way when you watch this guy get off an airplane, he doesn’t even have to talk.



When he falls out of a helicopter, he’s got three little stairs. It’s not that hard. You got two railings. You don’t fall out of helicopters. You don’t fall upstairs. He falls up. He has more trouble going up than he does coming down. That’s a little sad. But you’re just not going to vote for him. You’re just not. We got to win. If we just win the state, it just puts it right. It’s such a big state. It puts it to bed. You’re going to have a president and people, but you’re going to have a president that understands what we have to do. We have to be nice about it, but we have to do things and we’re going to be done and the world is going to respect us again. We were never so respected as we were four years ago. President Xi of China, Putin, Victor Orban, did you ever hear of him?



Prime minister of Hungary, very tough guy, known as a strong man. Oh, they hate it when I talk about him because they say he is a strong man. Trump loves strong men. I don’t know. I like weak men. Actually, I like weak men. I’d much rather have a weak man than a strong man, but he is a strong man. And they asked him, why is it that the whole world is blowing up? He said, “One simple reason, Trump is not president in the United States.” He said, “You put Trump back as president and the whole world is going to get better because they were afraid of Trump. They couldn’t figure Trump out. Trump was a rather difficult person.” But he used the word afraid, I don’t use it. I don’t use afraid. I used the word respect. They respected your president, they respected the United States of America and they’re going to do it again and it’s going to happen fast, but we have to get this absolute disaster, the worst president in history.



He makes Jimmy Carter look like he had a brilliant administration. The only thing, the only happy person about Joe Biden is Jimmy Carter because Jimmy looks brilliant by comparison. I also want to thank New York’s finest. I grew up with them. I know them. I love them. I love our firemen. I love our teachers. These are incredible people and we have to bring the word respect and honor back to them right where it belongs. A few weeks ago I visited with a grieving family, New York police officer Jonathan Diller. What a beautiful family. He was a beautiful person. He was 31 years old, gunned down during a traffic stop by a vicious thug and just horrible leaving his beautiful young wife behind, a son Ryan behind, one-year-old son, and it was the saddest day. It was a horrible thing. Opened the door and just started shooting him.



The criminal charge was savagely murdering Officer Diller who was previously arrested by the NYPD 21 times and he was allowed to go out because of the political things they do here. I’m the only one they want to keep. If I ever said, “I want no bail.” They’d say, “You got to pay a fortune.” If I ever say, “Oh, no cash bail. That sounds good. That sounds good.” “Oh, it doesn’t apply to Trump.” I’m the only one it doesn’t apply to probably. And the accomplice driving the car had been arrested 14 times and was actually a far more violent person and his nickname was Killer. They called him Killer. These dangerous and violent repeat offenders should never have been on our streets. Jonathan should be alive today, but they were released again and again and again. I will not sit by and accept this reckless insanity when I am in the White House. I will stand up to the Marxist DAs and Soros prosecutors and we will tell them no more, we’re not going to stand for it.



We will not let them destroy our communities. We will not let them destroy our country. There’s a 53% increase in felony assaults on your subways. 53%, that’s in a short period of time. Since 2019, murders are up more than 20%, shootings are up more than 30%. I’m going to indemnify all police officers and law enforcement officials throughout the United States to protect them from being destroyed by the radical left for taking strong actions on crime. And remember, Black, Hispanic, Asian people need this protection and safety more than anyone else. Don’t ever forget it. And after years of talk by the radical left Democrats, we are going to give them the protection they need and we’re going to protect our police. We’re going to make sure they do a great job. They can do it very quickly. They know who the bad guys are.



They know everything about them. They know their name, they know their middle initial. We’re going to insist that if a violent criminal murders a police officer, they receive the death penalty. It’s going to be quick. And I also want to work with your mayor and your governor happen to be Democrats, to clean up the homeless encampments so that you can once again enjoy your parks and your public spaces. Right now, you don’t have public spaces. They’re occupied by migrants in tents. Pleasures as simple as a walk in the park or watching your children again, play in a little league game will come roaring back and they’re going to come back very quickly. Your lifestyle and the American dream will be with you once again. We’re going to bring it back, the American dream. You don’t have an American dream right now.



You’ll be proud [inaudible 01:15:24]. Years ago, people with severe mental illness were in mental institutions and then a certain governor, I won’t mention the name because at this point what difference, they dumped all of them into the streets because they said those institutions were too expensive to run, so now they live on our streets and that’s what we have. This is no good for anybody. It’s bad for the people who need help and it’s bad for the people of our city and it’s a horrible, horrible way to live. I want to work in partnership with your local leaders, democrats, pretty much all, and move the severely mentally ill off your streets and back into a place where they can get help and the help that they desperately need.



I want to recognize, by the way, a few very special people. You have some really great people here and I’m sorry I can’t mention all, we have congressmen all over the place, but I just can’t mention you today. You’re never going to speak to me, but would anybody like to hear these congressmen’s names? But I do have to mention a few people we’re truly honored to be joined by a man who is a Democrat and a former member of the New York City Council, and he is been a friend of mine and he helped me very much with the Ferry Point Project in getting it working and did a really good job. Ruben Diaz Sr. Come on up, Ruben. Good.


Ruben Diaz Sr. (01:16:58):


Thank you. Mr. President, I am a Puerto Rican, a Black Puerto Rican. I used to be a state senator for 15 years. I used to be a city council member. Today, I’m here for various reason, but I want to tell you first that as a Puerto Rican, as a Hispanic, I want to apologize to you for the conduct or Judge Juan Merchant. As a Hispanic, I want to apologize. He’s being used. He has been used to destroy you, but we know better than that. We know better than that. As a minister, president of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, I want to tell AOC, this morning she intended to become a prophet and she said, “Even God doesn’t want Trump in the Bronx because it’s going to rain.”



Madam Prophet AOC, you have become a false prophet. Look at what a beautiful day. That means that not only you guys want Trump in the Bronx because if we are going to measure doubt for the weather, then I would say humbly that even God want you in the Bronx. And I want want to close by saying, I want to close by saying, Mr. President, I want to join you in having the Bronx great again. Please accept this Democrat, this Black Puerto Rican with a kinky hair and a broken English, please accept my endorsement for you as the President. Thank you very much.


Donald Trump (01:20:44):


Thank you very much. How nice was that? I didn’t expect that. Really. That was [inaudible 01:20:49]… it’s dangerous to do that. You never know what’s going to come out. Maybe he’ll change his mind coming up, but he doesn’t change his mind. That man is a winner. He is a winner and a great man. Thank you very much, Reuben. Also with us is New York native and current U.S. Congressman. He’s hot as a pistol. Oh, boy he has a future and he’s a great friend of mine. Byron Donalds, come up please.


Byron Donalds (01:21:27):


Wow. Mr. President, there’s more of them here now than when I was up about an hour and a half ago. If there’s one thing we know is that this man was one of the best presidents [inaudible 01:21:45] has had. And if there’s another thing that we know is that all of you are going to make him the 47th President of the United States.


Donald Trump (01:22:09):


Thank you, Byron. Great. What a good future. Here as well is Rapper Sheff G. Does everybody know Sheff? Where is Sheff G? Where is he? Come on up, fellas. Rapper Sleepy Hallow. Come on up here, fellas. How are you, man?


Rapper Sheff G (01:22:36):




Donald Trump (01:22:36):


Oh, I like that. I want to get that done.


Rapper Sheff G (01:22:40):


President Trump [inaudible 01:22:42]. One thing I want to say… One thing I want to say, they always going to whisper your accomplishments and shout your failures. Trump going to shout the wins for all of us.


Rapper Sleepy Hallow (01:23:05):


Make America great again.


Donald Trump (01:23:10):


Thank you, fellas. Appreciate you.


Rapper Sheff G (01:23:10):


[inaudible 01:23:12].


Donald Trump (01:23:12):


I appreciate it, man. Thank you.


Rapper Sleepy Hallow (01:23:13):


[inaudible 01:23:15].


Donald Trump (01:23:16):


Thank you very much. That’s where, I like those teeth. I want to find out where you did, I got to get my teeth like that. I want that to happen to me. As somebody with a fantastic future of the Republican Party and beyond Gavin Wax, thank you. Young Republicans, Gavin, wherever you are, thank you Gavin. Adam Solis of New York, young Republicans who’s been fantastic. Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you. Good job you’re doing. Madeline Brame of Blexit, thank you, Madeline. Thank you very much. Somebody that’s a real star in politics and has done an incredible job and so popular in Nassau County, the county executive, Nassau County, Bruce Blakeman. Come up Bruce for a second. Come up, Bruce. Where is Bruce? Well, you got to get Bruce. Where is he? That’s a long way to come up. To hell with Bruce, right? Come on up, Bruce. Come on. This guy is central casting. If I’m doing a movie on a politician, this is the guy I have playing. Come on.


Bruce Blakeman (01:24:33):


Thank you very much. Mr. president. Both my parents were World War II veterans. Not many people can say about that. They would be shocked and appalled by what’s going on in this foreign invasion from our southern border. Nassau County is not a sanctuary county and when Donald Trump gets reelected, this will not be a sanctuary country. God bless America.


Donald Trump (01:25:10):


Good man. Good man. Thank you very much. National Committeeman and Chairman, Joe Cairo. Joe, thank you. Thank you. Thank you, Joe. And Andrew, thank you very much for being here star. Star of the future. I heard you made a good speech. Thank you very much. Thank you all. Thank you everybody. We have so many people out there, but we’re not, we are going to finish this up. This has been, I didn’t know I woke up, I said, “I wonder, will it be hostile or will it be friendly?” It was beyond friendly. It was a love fest.



From the very first day that we take back the White House, I believe we are going to have the four greatest years in the history of our country. We’re going to restore peace through strength. We’re going to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of our country. We’re going to protect our great seniors and I will never let anyone touch your Medicare or your social security. Under the Democrat program, they will be gone. We are going to [inaudible 01:26:21] free speech in America. We are going to fight for your right to school [inaudible 01:26:27] something you all want, and I will not allow schools to impose covid vaccine mandates or mask mandates.



We are going to get far-left Marxist lunacy out of our children’s classrooms. We’re going to keep men out of women’s sports. And we will once and for all secure our elections. But all of this, saving New York and saving America starts with telling crooked Joe Biden the worst president in history, “You are fired like the [inaudible 01:27:06]. You are fired. Get out. You were terrible, you destroyed, you’re destroying our country, Joe. Get out.” If you want to help, you must vote. I believe that we can win New York state. We have levels of support that nobody’s seen before. I mean, look at this. So register, volunteer, turn out everyone you know. Don’t assume it doesn’t matter just because you live in a blue city. You live in a blue city, but it’s going red very, very quickly.



We must work together as a team to win. New York has always been the home of proud Patriots like you. You are proud patriots. You love this city, you love this state, and you love our country. New York was the city loved by Teddy Roosevelt, Norman Rockwell, the great Flo Ziegfeld, general Douglas MacArthur, George Gershwin, Frank Sinatra, and in baseball alone, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, and many, many others. It’s the city where workers and skilled craftsmen strode across steel beams 80 stories high to build the great Empire State Building and the Chrysler building and all of the others. It’s the city that lit up the shining lights of Broadway that turned Times Square from a seedy, dirty, long-forgotten area into one of the greatest crossroads of light and glamour anywhere in the world. It’s the city that produced generations of everyday American heroes who willingly spilled their blood and gave everything they had to make America into the greatest nation in the history of the world.



Above all, this is the place that every one of us here today has been proud to call our home, our town, our city and we are the ones who are going to make our city great again. It was hardworking patriots like you who built this city and it is hardworking patriots and this is something, you can say it and you can say it a million times and you can emblazon it. It’s hardworking patriots like you who are going to save our country. You are going to save our country. We’re going to get out and vote like never before. We’re going to make it too big to rig. Our vote is going to be too big to rig. So one thing they can’t guard against, working together. There is nothing we cannot do and no height we cannot achieve. Together we will make America powerful again. We will make America wealthy again. We will make America strong again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. We will make America great again. Thank you Bronx. Thank you New York. We love you. Thank you. God bless everybody. God bless you. God bless you.

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189 views3 comments


The "inaudible" at 03:46 was "railroad tracks".


Too Big to Rig! Let's all get 5 new Trump supporters to the polls in November. Speak out and educate the Democrats that have shut their eyes and ears to the Biden disaster all around them that the Biden lies are right in front of them for all to see. Let's Wake Up America!


Aws Cel
Aws Cel
May 27

Thanks for transcribing former and with God's help future President Trumps speech today in the Bronx. Such optimism, such good cheer, such love for ALL Americans I pray with all my heart the God graces our country with Donal Trump as our next president

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