SPACE FORCE/RALLY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I very proudly created the sixth branch of the United States Armed Forces: the Space Force. Big deal. That’s a big deal. That’s a big deal.
You think just that — if you did just that, that’s like, ‘Oh, that’s a good presidency.’ Think of that…
At first, they smiled when I came up with the idea. I never talked about it in the campaign. I don’t think I ever mentioned it once. It’s just an idea that I learned as I was going through military. And, really, an amazing thing. Space is going to be so important. That’ll be one of our most important of all.”
-Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump at a Turning Point Action Address to Young Americans,” whitehouse.gov, June 23, 2020