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US President-Elect, Donald Trump List Top Priorities; Health Care, Border, Jobs

Yesterday, US President-elect Donald Trump visited Congress and proclaimed that health care, border security and jobs will be his top three priorities when he moves to the White House next January.

Continuing a Washington victory tour of sorts after his presidential election shocked the world, Trump and Vice president-elect Mike Pence sat down with House Speaker Paul Ryan and then with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss the Republican priorities in Congress.

Ryan and Trump had a testy relationship during the campaign, with the House speaker last month saying he would not defend the nominee after Trump’s lewd comments about women were made public.

Now that Trump is the president-elect, Ryan appeared friendly and gracious as they met, first over lunch and then in his Capitol office.

“We had a very detailed meeting,” Trump told reporters at a brief photo spray.

“As you know, health care — we’re going to make it affordable. We are going to do a real job on health care,” he said.

Trump made repealing Obamacare, and building a border wall between the United States and Mexico, pillars of his presidential campaign.

Trump said he and the Republican majority in Congress were going to accomplish “absolutely spectacular things for the American people,” adding he was eager to get started.

Afterwards, following an hour-long meeting with McConnell on the other side of the Capitol, Trump stood at the Senate majority leader’s side and stressed that “we have a lot to do.”

“We’re going to look very strongly at immigration,” he said.

“We’re going to look very strongly at health care, and we’re looking at jobs — big league jobs.”

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  • Mezzy Gilbert


  • Cornel Nwankwo

    We have heard him
    Wish him well during his tenure

  • I just dey laugh


  • Kenny D Osonwa

    We have heard of of Trump’s priorities.. .let’s see how he goes about fulfilling them… Good luck..

  • chika bibian

    Ok o

  • emekachilaka

    ok o wish him all the best

  • kayode akinsanya

    May God help him

  • Which kind wall em wan build biko… anyways let’s see sha

  • Olovo Obinna

    No permanent enemies in politics….lets hope he work well for the good of Americans n world @large

    • Mezzy Gilbert

      I see him doing better in terms of d economy of America, but international /foreign relations…zero

      • Olovo Obinna


  • badmos

    Nothing must happen to this man before January. Those staying illegally in another man’s land shuld be deported as quick as possible. No time for rubbish.

    • Kenny D Osonwa

      Easy na, seems America has denied you visa countless times.

      • badmos

        Lolz, if America has denied me, I won’t support dis man o cos I don’t hav hope. Have been to Dubai and I so much prefer it to US. Hav not been there and hav not tried it in my life to travel there. What I said is just d fact and it dosent follow ur reply. Hilary just want to make history while dis man nailed her with all his policies. He dosent hav experience but he really played politics.

        • Mezzy Gilbert

          People wey dey dubai dey pray for American green card,its quite expensive in dubai atleast in d u.s, children born there re entitled to citizenship,but uae na over d bar

          • badmos

            Dats y Dubai is peaceful ma sister. There laws may b harsh but it’s really helping dem.

        • Kenny D Osonwa

          Okay na..

    • Cornel Nwankwo

      I support you bro