President Trump Gives His First Address to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

September 19, 2017 Updated: September 29, 2017

President Donald Trump laid out his vision for the world in his first speech to the United Nations.

Central to his vision are strong nation-states that take care of their citizens while respecting other nations.

“I will always put America first. Just like you, as the leaders of your countries, will always and should always put your countries first,” Trump said in the speech before the 72nd U.N. General Assembly in New York on Sept. 19.