short statement

ripe for a correction  —  接近调整, 接近修正

on behalf of   —-  代表 ;   on behalf of the American people

side note :  旁注

feel apart — 土崩瓦解



English sentences

“they want you to be locked in to their
product cycles” 

From asterisk pdf

I have confidence that Kim Jong Un will honor the contract we signed &, even more importantly, our handshake. We agreed to the denuclearization of North Korea. China, on the other hand, may be exerting negative pressure on a deal because of our posture on Chinese Trade-Hope Not!

2018-7-9 trump

exert pressure : 施加压力

posture : 态度


Just talked with Pfizer  (辉瑞) CEO and on our drug pricing blueprint. Pfizer is rolling back price hikes, so American patients don’t pay more. We applaud Pfizer for this decision and hope other companies do the same. Great news for the American people!

roll back : 回滚

applaud : 欢呼

The European Union makes it impossible for our farmers and workers and companies to do business in Europe (U.S. has a $151 Billion trade deficit), and then they want us to happily defend them through NATO, and nicely pay for it. Just doesn’t work!

deficit : 赤字,逆差

NATO : 北约

A recent Emerson College ePoll said that most Americans, especially Hispanics, feel that they are better off under President Trump than they were under President Obama.

Many countries in NATO, which we are expected to defend, are not only short of their current commitment of 2% (which is low), but are also delinquent for many years in payments that have not been made. Will they reimburse the U.S.?

commitment: 承诺

reimburse : 补偿

I am on Air Force One (空军一号) flying to NATO and hear reports that the FBI lovers, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page are getting cold feet on testifying about the Rigged Witch Hunt headed by 13 Angry Democrats and people that worked for Obama for 8 years. Total disgrace!

get cold feet : 害怕做某事, 临阵畏缩

rig: 作弊

head by : 由于

Witch Hunt : 狩猎女巫, 引申为以莫须有的罪名进行政治迫害

On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the Thai Navy SEALs and all on the successful rescue of the 12 boys and their coach from the treacherous cave in Thailand. Such a beautiful moment – all freed, great job!

rescue : 救援

Bilateral Breakfast with NATO Secretary General in Brussels, Belgium…

Bilateral  : 双边的,双侧的



Presidents have been trying unsuccessfully for years to get Germany and other rich NATO Nations to pay more toward their protection from Russia. They pay only a fraction of their cost. The U.S. pays tens of Billions of Dollars too much to subsidize Europe, and loses Big on Trade!

subsidy : 补贴 津贴。


President Obama thought that Crooked Hillary was going to win the election, so when he was informed by the FBI about Russian Meddling, he said it couldn’t happen, was no big deal, & did NOTHING about it. When I won it became a big deal and the Rigged Witch Hunt headed by Strzok!


Crooked: 不诚实的

meddle : 干涉, 管闲事

no big deal : 没什么了不起