Our President and his family arrive in Saudi Arabia, Day 1

Great coverage by the Daily Mail:

President Donald Trump has landed in Saudi Arabia as he begins his first foreign tour since taking office.

He touched down in the Middle East this morning, hours after tweeting about his excitement for his first ‘big foreign trip.’

Trump flew to the capital Riyadh overnight on Air Force One – becoming the only president to make Saudi Arabia, or any majority Muslim country, his first stop overseas as president.

His arrival following a 6,700-mile flight was met with the pomp usually reserved for the likes of a Papal welcome in South America.

The president got the red carpet treatment – literally – and some airport workers took off their shoes before manicuring it with brooms in 97-degree heat.

Trump and King Salman had a welcome ceremony inside the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport after Air Force One landed

There were 30 U.S. flags at the ready, a tiny fraction of the thousands that line streets and highways between the airport and the city center.

A 90-person Royal Saudi Air Forces honor guard practiced rifle drills and then stood at attention while Trump and his kingly escort ambled toward the terminal.

He heard an eight-bugle fanfare, watched a seven-jet flyover trailing red, white and blue smoke. And cannon fire. Lots of cannon fire, which didn’t cease until Trump and King Salman were safely inside.

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to receive the Order of Abdulaziz al-Saud medal from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (center right)

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56 Responses to Our President and his family arrive in Saudi Arabia, Day 1

  1. stella says:

    Interesting.

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    • lovely says:

      I thought so too.

      And of course the CNN POS FNR (Fake News Reporter) is trying his hardest to get them to say that President Trump is a terrible person who said terrible things about all of Islam.

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      • czarowniczy says:

        As if the rest of us haven’t?

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        • lovely says:

          Same reason POTUS will not in this moment state that China is a currency manipulator. The thing that tickles me is that all these grotesque malformed minded people think that POTUS is stupid. A rube granted billions of dollars from his dastardly poppa.

          POTUS is happy to have his enemies think that of him, he knows he earned his billions by being the sharpest wit at a table of shrewd business folks. Let the ill informed and incurious minions continue underestimating him.

          I can see him in my mind, candidate Trump hands out at his sides in an open honest stance Folks, this is what I do, I negotiate, my dad always said you gotten soften the punch Donald. Trust me folks there is no better negotiator than me.”

          Trump is as much a persuader and negotiator as China is a currency manipular, some people understand this, some people don’t.

          It is what it is.

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          • czarowniczy says:

            To the lumpen Ratpack Trump’s untrustworthy because he makes money rather than extorts it from the hands of the working class. To the Ratvelite he’s dangerous because he KNOWS them and he ain’t (philosophically) one of the.
            Remember, the wealthy rich in Palm Beach took him to court in the late 90s as he dared to break their taboos about bringing Jewish or black persons into Palm Beach proper except to work. They were pissed again last year when he dared allow prospective cabinet nominees who were Jewish/black to play golf on his private Palm Beach course. And many of these bigits are rich Democrats.

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            • Col.(R) Ken says:

              Czar, pass this along too the President, No, I say again, THUMS UP hand sign while in the Kingdom, or most if not all Mussslimmmm nation, and keep both feet on the floor…..

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  2. lovely says:

    Can you imagine the meltdowns that are occurring for all of MSM, the Obama/Clinton minions and the Left in general?

    Therapist, bartenders and drug dealers are going to be flush with folks trying to escape reality.

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  3. auscitizenmom says:

    What really blew me away was all the American flags and they played our National Anthem. I am so proud of our President.

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  4. Wooly Phlox says:

    Four things that blew my mind: 1. Trump didn’t bow to the King like Obama did. 2. The King actually shook Melania’s hand. 3. Melania wasn’t wearing a hijab or any head-covering. 4. Jared Kushner, a Jew, was present and treated with respect.

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    • Menagerie says:

      I was just about to say that I bet there will never be pictures of Trump bowing over the hand of a foreign leader, he will meet them head up, representing us, the United States and her citizens. We bow to no foreign monarchs.

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    • czarowniczy says:

      Don’t grt too carried away with your #4 point, the Saudi royal family would kiss Bebe’s toches if the need be. They remain in power only because they heavily stroke the Wahhabi religious junta and have the loyalty of a well-armed military. Even then thry know that, eitness Desert Storm, if there’s a threat the US will come and defend the Saudi oil….errrr, the Saudi homeland.
      We used to watch the Saudi royal top-tier practice evacuating their palaces and escaping to the US. They’d land on ‘vacation’ in Palm Beach in a fleet of 707s. There are other royal family members who have their Riviera, Swiss and Asian homes, many keep escape jets fueled and close at hand.
      The Saudis are more businessmen than politicians, they should get along fine with Trump. They see Trump as anti-Iranian while Obama’s butt-kissing the Ayatollahs made the Saudis nervous. We saw the Iranians making highspeed nuclear attack runs with their old US F-4s, aimed wt Saudi oil fields, many years ago and the Iranians had radio station beaming hate speeches by Shia clerics into Wahhabi SA before that. No love between the Shia and Wahhabi sects, the enemy of my Shia enemy, Christian or Jew, is my friend.

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    • auscitizenmom says:

      YES, all those things. πŸ™‚

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  5. Wooly Phlox says:

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  6. shiloh1973 says:

    The deals that are being signed today in Saudi Arabia today are of epic proportions. They will create thousands of jobs in both countries, strengthen our fight against ISIS, solidify other ME countries to combat Iran. What we are watching is history in the making. The libs and RINO’s heads are exploding everywhere!!

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  7. stella says:

    Seen on FB:

    They, the Chinese and ME, are calling Pres. Trump “The father of Ivanka.” LOVE

    Liked by 3 people

  8. stella says:

    Who thinks he should stop tweeting?

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  17. nyetneetot says:

    Did I read somewhere that they agreed to let Trump put a big “T” on a set number of mosque and open casino night Tuesday’s?

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  18. auscitizenmom says:

    Hm. This is Obama’s reception on his first trip to Saudi Arabia. Just so we all know.

    Liked by 1 person

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