Aides: Trump wrote inauguration speech himself

Aides: Trump wrote inauguration speech himself

President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDem lawmaker says Electoral College was 'conceived' as way to perpetuate slavery Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals to visit White House on Monday Transportation Dept requests formal audit of Boeing 737 Max certification MORE has written a draft of his inauguration speech himself, CNN reported, citing two senior Trump transition officials.

The president-elect said last month that he planned to write the address himself when speaking with guests at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. 

The communications director for Trump's inaugural committee said last month Trump's speech will be about "dreaming big" and "looking forward."

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"I am expecting a great address, one that, again, talks to Americans about dreaming big," Boris Epshteyn said.

"About making sure that we are a city on the hill one more time, and I am looking forward to it — strong address that talks to all Americans."

During his presidential campaign, Trump often spoke from text prepared by Stephen Miller, his senior policy adviser, CNN reported.

It is not known what involvement Miller has had in adjusting the president-elect's draft. 

Last month, Politico reported that early discussions of Trump's inaugural address focused on talking about some of the structural problems facing the country and Trump's first-term agenda.