President Trump Offers Respect and Praise to Marines During Trip to San Diego (Video)

During his first-ever visit to California on Tuesday, President Trump, who flew to San Diego to inspect prototypes for the U.S.-Mexico border wall, also stopped by a Marine base to speak with military personnel.

President Trump said that American soldiers are “our most powerful and brilliant weapon,” and vowed to get them the best, safest equipment.

“The Trump administration is committed to a policy of peace through strength,” said Trump, who touted the buildup of the U.S. military under his presidency.