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trump in saudi arabia: first foreign trip starts as home troubles mount

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trump in saudi arabia: first foreign trip starts as home troubles mount

media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionmoment president trump and first lady melania trump get off air force onemulti-billion dollar deals between the us and saudi arabia will be signed on saturday as us president donald trump's first foreign trip begins in riyadh.mr trump and his wife melania were greeted in the saudi capital by king salman on saturday morning local time.the eight-day trip will also take in israel, the palestinian territories, brussels, the vatican, and sicily.the visit comes as mr trump faces uproar at home following his sacking of fbi director james comey.he has strongly criticised the decision to appoint a special counsel to oversee an inquiry into alleged russian influence on the us election.mr trump is accompanied on his visit by his daughter ivanka, an unpaid white house adviser, and her husband jared kushner, a key member of the trump cabinet.like british prime minister theresa may and german chancellor angela merkel on their recent visits to saudi arabia, mrs trump and ivanka trump did not wear headscarves.in january 2015, mr trump criticised then-first lady michelle obama for doing the same. in a tweet, mr trump said she had "insulted" her hosts.media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captiontrump's first trip: what's on the agenda in saudi arabia?on sunday, mr trump will attend the arab islamic american summit in riyadh and speak about his "hopes of a peaceful vision of islam". aides say the president hopes his sp...