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Trump seeks to win over Muslim leaders with Islam speech

From there, the prime minister was taken to Mövenpick Hotel in Riyadh , where she will be staying for two days. King Salman of Saudi Arabia himself welcomed Donald Trump and his wife Melania at the Riyadh airport, as the POTUS embarked from the Air Force One, in the stark, dusty and hot desert landscape.



White House official 'person of interest' in Trump-Russia probe

I'd like to take a moment to thank President Trump. That's the approach Trump initially took on Wednesday, releasing a statement that read: "As I have stated many times , a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity".



Rosenstein on Comey letter: 'I wrote it. I believe it

In the video below, Trump calls on Comey, who, in a blue suit, stands near blue curtains, to shake his hand. Burr said he hoped Comey "will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media", a reference to news reports that he wrote private memos detailing meetings in which, the reports say , Trump asked him to drop the FBI's investigation of former national-security adviser Michael Flynn.



Deals signed in Saudi Arabia 'lead to tremendous investments'

The visit kicks off an ambitious global debut for Trump. The president will then travel to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, and a meeting of the G-7 industrial nations in Sicily. Separately, Comey agreed to testify at an upcoming, open hearing of the Senate intelligence committee, the panel said. While Trump touts Saudi Arabia as a key American ally in the fight against ISIS, that alliance has its limits.


MoU to curb terror financing signed during Gulf-US summit

MoU to curb terror financing signed during Gulf-US summit

He made history by becoming the first US president to make a majority Muslim country the first stop of an overseas trip. Air Force One touched down at Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport just before 10 a.m. Trump's son-in law, Jared Kushner, and daughter Ivanka, both senior advisers, were also part of the official delegation. The Saudis' welcome appeared to lift the spirits of Trump's beleaguered staff, ensnared in a seemingly endless cycle of negative stories involving Comey's ...


Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey To Ease Investigation

Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey To Ease Investigation

The NY Times cited a document read to the paper by an American official. It says the President then told Russia's foreign minister and ambassador that he "faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". "The investigation would have always continued, and obviously, the termination of Comey would not have ended it". Contacted by the Times , White House press secretary Sean Spice did not deny Trump had made the statements, saying Comey's "grandstanding and politicizing" of the ...