'It is an honor to speak with you all and give God thanks for the blessing of freedom and for the heroes who have this tremendous courage to defend us, ' Trump started off the call. "We're fighting to win". They weren't letting you win before. And you people, you've really turned it around in the past three to four months like nobody's seen and they are talking about it. He then claimed that troops just want to be thanked.
In a video conference call to members of the military stationed around the world, Trump told them they are winning big under his watch.
Trump also told troops that the "fight against ISIS" was "coming our way", before launching into additional criticism of past administrations without directly naming his predecessors. "And that's because I'm letting you do your job".
'They put up with the time away... they do it because they love our country and they love you'. The president also emphasized how proud the country was of the troops.
We’re doing well at home,’ he said
"We're doing well at home, the economy is doing great", Trump said. You're fighting for something good. "You're fighting for something good", the president said.
Thanksgiving, a national holiday in the United States, is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the country, with turkey as the most common main dish for dinner at the festival.
On the special occasion of Thanksgiving, U.S. President Donald Trump celebrated the winning of the nation.
"While the White House communications staff expects the press pool to have a "low-key day", a statement from the White House read, "the president will NOT have a low-key day and has a full schedule of meetings and phone calls".
"They want to make it about the president and when they do, you just holler out, 'He's your president, he's your president", according to popular vloggers Diamond and Silk - Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson - in the video.