The president told the group of world leaders that his "America first" trade policy does not mean "America alone."
The Truthdig columnist answers audience questions after speaking at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, N.Y.
A number of police departments and rights groups are condemning the language the president used in calling for destruction of the MS-13 gang and deportation of its foreign members.
In a speech at the site of the Warsaw Uprising Monument on Thursday, the president proclaimed that "the fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive."
The vocabulary and speaking style of Donald Trump's press secretary resembles a form of speech from George Orwell's "1984."
Although not exactly a State of the Union address, the speech before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night bore a close resemblance to one.
Journalists are concerned that the incoming chief executive will be a threat to freedom of the press and government transparency during his presidency.
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) co-founder Jeff Cohen dissected the former president's 43-minute talk and found many of the policy claims he made to be wrong.