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Trump: As Long as Im President, America Will Never Be a Socialist Country

President Donald Trump said that America wont be a socialist country as long as he remains in power, speaking to a crowd at the Economic Club of New York City on Nov. 12.

A number of Democratic presidential contenders are self-described socialists or are promoting socialist proposals, such as Medicare for All.

“As long as Im president, America will never be a socialist country,” Trump told the audience, prompting applause.

During the speech, Trump said its essential to uphold the U.S. Constitution.

“We must protect the constitutional rule of law in our country at all costs,” Trump said.

Trump also told the crowd that “you have no choice” but to vote for him “because the people we are running against are crazy.”

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Democratic presidential candidates on stage at Otterbein University in Ohio on Oct. 15, 2019. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

“You want to see energy shut down, take a look at what Im competing with on the other side. I dont think they even believe in energy,” Trump said. “As a campaign, I like it. Every time they talk, I say, Boy, this might be easier than I anticipated.'”

The 2020 election, he said, could severely affect the economy.

“Itll be something thats very important for all of you … our country is strong, our country is great, our economy is strong and we want to keep it that way,” Trump said.

“The best is yet to come,” he added.

President Donald Trump speaks at the Economic Club of New York on Nov. 12, 2019. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Trump championed the strong economic gains since he became president, saying his administration has “ended the war on American Workers, we have stopped the assault on American Industry, and we have launched Read More – Source

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