PRESIDENT TRUMP TO VISIT ISRAEL, THE VATICAN AND SAUDI ARABIA ON FIRST OVERSEAS TRIP AS U.S. PRESIDENT
White House officials have disclosed that President Trump will be visiting Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia later in May in what will be his first foreign trip since he assumed office.
An appearance at a NATO meeting in Brussels during the third week of the month and a stop at the G7 summit will conclude the president’s tour sources say.
Since taking over at the White House, the President has delegated traveling duties to his top aides and cabinet officials. Mike Pence, the vice President, has been on two international trips. Other key cabinet officials who have also visited foreign nation under the Donald Trump administration include national security adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Jared Kushner, the president’s senior adviser and son-in-law alongside Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford visited the Middle East in March and held a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi. The visit was to discuss counter-terrorism measures.
Several foreign leaders have visited the White House; some officials say that’s enough to show that President Donald Trump has a great influence on foreign affairs even from the White House. Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas is the most recent foreign leader to visit the American leader at the White House.
President Trump had earlier revealed at a press conference with the Prime Minister of Italy, Paolo Gentiloni, that he would be interested in meeting with the Pope.
Israeli officials confirmed last week that they were in an advanced stage of talks with the White House for the president to visit Jerusalem.
JOIN THE CONVERSATION.
POST YOUR COMMENTS BELOW.
LIKE AND SHARE THIS PAGE
Two very prominent black pastors in the D.C. area, William Lamar and Delman Coates have filed a lawsuit against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association.
California Rep. Adam Schiff has labeled the rumored meeting between fellow Washington Democrats and officials from Ukraine “inappropriate”.
Jesse Watters had a quite busy weekend as he engaged an anti-fascism protester in a debate as the group is calling for violence against the “Trump administration”.
A report released by the Senate on Thursday revealed that the Donald Trump administration has had to deal with one media leak per day since assuming office.
Diamond and Silk does not profess to be expert staticians, but common sense tells us that we need to take a closer look at the current CBO projections in the midst of all the healthcare bill bashing that we are seeing from pundits who just like leaning on nice negative sound bites!!
President Donald Trump met with Enrique Peña Nieto, his counterpart from Mexico on Friday. The duo met at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany and President Trump said he "absolutely" wanted Mexico to pay for a massive wall along the US-Mexico border.
Activists are calling for a rehire of a college instructor relieved of her duties last month after she was accused of making racially insensitive remarks during an interview with FOX News.
A Louisiana police officer who sustained wounds in a shooting spree in Baton Rouge last year filed a lawsuit against Black Lives Matter leaders on Friday
A woman has been accused of killing her four children and husband in Atlanta, authorities have confirmed.
Linda Sarsour, the controversial Islamic activist, has called for a “jihad” and urged the Muslim community to unite against the Trump administration