President Trump addresses U.S. troops at air base in Italy

John Su
By John Su
May 27, 2017USshare

President Donald Trump addressed U.S. military personnel at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily on May 27. first lady Melania Trump introduced her husband to the audience.

“We made a lot of good friends this week, I’ll tell you, a lot of good friends – they’re good people. America is very blessed with a lot of great diplomats,” said the president.

He praised the first lady for her work.

“I don’t think the United States could possibly have a better emissary than our magnificent and wonderful person, our first lady Melania,” he said. “The countries of the world have a large number of disagreements but they all agree with me on that one, that I can tell you, so everywhere we go it’s the same old story so great job.”

President Trump spoke right before his flight back to the U.S. He has been on the road for nine days as part of his first international trip. He made five stops throughout the Middle East and Europe: Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium, the Vatican, and Italy.

“I think we hit a home run no matter where we are,” he said.

Both the president and the first lady thanked the troops for their service.

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