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Trump's first five promises leave out border wall, NAFTA, Muslim ban

Trump's first five promises leave out border wall, NAFTA, Muslim ban

President-elect Donald Trump spent more than a year promising to build a wall, repeal Obamacare and rescind President Obama's deportation protections for some immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

But on Monday, in his first extensive public comments since winning the election, Trump mentioned none of those issues. Nor did he talk about withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement, banning Muslims from entering the country or ending the Syrian refugee program, some of his other stock campaign pledges.

Trump instead made five more modest promises for his first day in office during a nearly three-minute video. It appeared to be an effort to...

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