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‘Going to Be a Great Year’: Trump Highlights His ‘Year of Historic Accomplishments’ in New Year’s Greeting

President Donald Trump delivered a New Year’s greeting laying out his “historic accomplishments” from 2018.

The president had a rocky last month of 2018 that included a partial government shutdown, an overhaul to the U.S. strategy in the Middle East, a turbulent stock market, and several staffing changes, including the exit of Chief of Staff John Kelly and Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

Although December may have been rocky, he also had many major successes.

In his New Year’s greeting posted by the White House, Trump took a look back at the “historic” accomplishments of his administration in 2018 while slamming those who make his job “overly complicated.”

Watch the video from the White House:

“I just want to wish you a very, very happy New Year. It’s going to be a great year. Complicated, but great. People make it overly complicated, actually. But I will tell you, there has never been an administration — and I’m very proud of this — that’s done more than the Trump administration in the first two years of office.”

President Trump pointed to the economy, his trade deal renegotiations, moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and his foreign policy strategy in Iran and North Korea as his biggest successes of the year.

He also made yet another call for border wall funding in 2019 to secure the border and assist the agents working down there, saying, “Our border patrol, our ICE agents, our military, we’ve done great. But you can never do it perfectly unless you have a wall.”

In his closing, President Trump predicted 2019 will be a year of more winning for the American people and laid a heavy-handed remark about his 2020 campaign and running for reelection:

“We’ve had a great two years. I’m working hard for you. I’m fighting for you. We’re going to win. We’re going to win all the way. We’re going to win at everything we do, so happy New Year and let’s enjoy the next year. Then we’re going to enjoy the following year, then we have four more, and everything is going to be so beautiful.”

The president will have a busy start to the new year as the Democrat-controlled House enters and negotiations continue for border security funding.

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