Trump touts economy, vows to build border wall in Thanksgiving tweets

Trump touts economy, vows to build border wall in Thanksgiving tweets

President Trump wished his Twitter followers a Happy Thanksgiving early Thursday morning, touting the strong performance of the nation's stock market and vowing to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

"HAPPY THANKSGIVING, your Country is starting to do really well. Jobs coming back, highest Stock Market EVER, Military getting really strong, we will build the WALL, V.A. taking care of our Vets, great Supreme Court Justice, RECORD CUT IN REGS, lowest unemployment in 17 years....!"

Last month employers added 261,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent, the lowest level since December of 2000 when it was 3.9 percent, the Labor Department reported on Friday. 

Trump and his aides have frequently taken credit for the stock boom, a rare step for administrations wary of tying themselves to any unforeseen market downturn. 

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Trump has recently reiterated his calls to build a wall along the country's southern border after a U.S. Border Patrol agent died from injuries he sustained on patrol in Texas.

"We will seek out and bring to justice those responsible. We will, and must, build the Wall!" Trump said earlier this week. 

Building a wall along the country's southern border was one of the president's key campaign promises. He often reiterates his call for border security.