Pope Francis Met With Donald Trump

Under clear blue skies, Trump received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard when he arrived. Officials within the Vatican had anticipated that Trump and Francis would have a more amicable exchange when they met in person.

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

Trump also presented the pope with a small piece of granite from the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C., and a bronze sculpture titled Rising Above , by the American sculptor Geoffrey Smith , representing "hope for a peaceful tomorrow", according to the White House.

Pentagon Officials Are Alarmed Trump Revealed Submarine Locations to Philippines' President

The Philippines Star reports that the American office of the Philippines' department of foreign affairs made the transcript and initially warned recipients not to disclose its contents. Duterte responded that drugs are a "scourge" of his nation. Former and current US officials have said that during the meeting, Trump discussed highly classified information with the Russian leaders regarding the Islamic State.

In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

And seasoned diplomats with years of experience wrestling with the peace process are skeptical that a band of novices will be able to untie that Gordian knot anytime soon. US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive aboard Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017.

General Michael Flynn Subpoenaed By House Intelligence Committee

General Michael Flynn Subpoenaed By House Intelligence Committee

Despite much of the discussion revolving around the investigation of Trump and his campaign associates, Schiff had some criticism for President Obama's handling of Russia's meddling in the election. The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has issued two new subpoenas targeting businesses operated by President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

Trump's Warm Welcome in the Middle East Is No Surprise

Trump's Warm Welcome in the Middle East Is No Surprise

Later on Tuesday, Trump will return to Jerusalem to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and give a speech at the Israel Museum before wrapping up his two-day stop. He says Israel already has some limited partnerships with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf States in the field of intelligence, although officially they have no diplomatic relations.