Schieffer: Trump Took The Hide Off Of Every Politician, Said They Have Prospered And It Will Stop Now

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CBS News contributor Bob Schieffer said that he's "not sure" if he ever heard any "inauguration speech quite like this one."

"This was very strong stuff. I did not see any outreach either across or even to his own party. He basically took the hide off of everybody sitting on that platform telling them that politicians of Washington have prospered while the people out there and he said it’s gonna stop here and now,” Schieffer explained.

BOB SCHIEFFER: I'm telling you this was very strong stuff. Very strong stuff. I did not see any outreach either across the aisle or even to his own party. I mean, he basically took the hide off everybody sitting on that platform, telling them that politicians of Washington have prospered while the people out there have suffered, and he said it's going to stop here and now. He kept saying: "Here and now," and just as you say, he talked about a more protectionist kind of trade policy. I would assume, we're going to buy American, we're going to hire American.

He said we have enriched other governments, and defended other borders while we fail to do that for our own borders. That is part of all this he's been talking about is NATO obsolete. We're going to be unpacking this speech for -- it will take us the rest of the day to get around to this. I'm not quite sure I've ever heard any inauguration speech quite like this.

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