>> We are standing up for America and for the American people.>> A more restrained President Trump addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the second time on Tuesday, promoting US sovereignty, blasting globalism, and touting his successes at home, which prompted some awkward laughter in the audience.>> In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country.
dn't expect that reaction, but that's okay.>>
Trump went on to condemn the leaders from Syria and Venezuela, and criticized Germany, OPEC, and China's trade practices. But the bulk of Trump's animus was aimed at Iran, attempting to drive a wedge between its leadership and its people.
>> Iran's leaders sow chaos, death, and destruction. Iran's leaders plunder the nation's resources to enrich themselves and to spread mayhem across the Middle East and far beyond. The Iranian people are rightly outraged that their leaders have embezzled billions of dollars from Iran's treasury, seized valuable portions of the economy, and looted the people's religious endowments.
All to line their own pockets and send their proxies to wage war. Not good.>> Washington and Tehran have been increasingly at odds since May when Trump pulled out of the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal. Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is also attending the annual UN event. But Trump told reporters before his speech that he would not meet with him until Iran changed it's tune.
>> We look forward to having a great relationship with Iran, but it won't happen now.>> Rouhani this week also said he would not talk to Trump until the United States returned to the 2015 agreement.