President Donald Trump has said the US is witnessing a “renewal of the American spirit”, as he delivered his first speech to Congress.
Adopting a measured, energetic tone, the Republican president spoke of a “new part of American greatness”.
Mr Trump censured later vandalism of Jewish cemeteries what’s more a shooting clinched alongside Kansas that exited a indian man dead.
As much primetime address looked to reinforce as much low endorsement appraisals after a rough start should as much juvenile presidency.
In those beginning about tuesday night’s hour-long speech, mr Trump handled late suspected loathe crimes, stating “we are a country that stands united in condemning hate and evil in all its very ugly forms”.
On immigration, he dangled the intriguing possibility of a major policy shift towards a goal that eluded his two predecessors, insisting that “real and positive” reform was possible.
That line came hours after he told news anchors off the record at a White House lunch that he might be open to granting legal status to undocumented immigrants.
In his remarks on Capitol Hill, the president also talked tough on the issue, pledging to make US communities safer “by finally enforcing our immigration laws”.
He defended his early actions in office, touting his moves to withdraw the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and order work to start on a US-Mexico border wall.