The Heat: Trump’s speech at the United Nations

The Heat

On the first day of speeches by world leaders at this year’s session of the General Assembly, U.S. President Donald Trump showed little interest in multilateralism.

In his 37-minute speech, Trump criticized globalism, promoted his America First view and even pushed other leaders to focus on national sovereignty.

CGTN’s White House correspondent Nathan King begins our coverage from New York.

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To discuss all of this: 

  • Arash Azizi is a senior journalist for the Independent Persian.
  • Amy Holmes is a political commentator and columnist for the Swiss weekly “Die Weltwoche.”
  • Jeff Stacey is a national security consultant and former US state department official during the Obama administration.
  • Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs commentator. 

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