Trump: We're going to have a fantastic 2018

Trump: We're going to have a fantastic 2018
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE on Sunday said 2018 will be a "fantastic year" while touting the economic success during his first year in office.

"We’re going to have a great year. We’re going to have a fantastic 2018," Trump told reporters, according to a pool report.

The remarks came as the president walked into the New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago, his Palm Beach, Fla., resort, with first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Wild Wednesday: Sondland testimony, Dem debate take center stage Billy Ray Cyrus thanks Melania Trump after meeting with family of cyberbullying victim Trump rips speculation about his health after Walter Reed visit MORE.

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The president said the country is already "off to a very good start" while highlighting some of provisions included in the GOP tax-cut plan, his administration's first major legislative victory.

He touted opening Alaska's remote Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and natural gas drilling and repealing ObamaCare’s individual mandate, which requires individuals to buy health insurance or face a fine.

"We’re off to a very good start, as you know, with the great tax cuts and ANWR and getting rid of the individual mandate, which is very, very unpopular, as you know," he said.

"But we are going to have a tremendous year. Stock market, I think, is going to continue to go up. Companies are going to continue to come into the country. And they're doing it now, soon to be a record clip," he continued.

The president did not say much when asked about the latest wave of threats by North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, who said in a new year speech that he possesses nuclear weapons that are capable of striking the mainland U.S.

“We’ll see, we'll see," he told reporters.

High-profile guests at the president's party included his children and various top government officials.