President Trump to embark on first foreign trip as president

She'll join her father for some events and also hold some of her own.

Miller, who is senior adviser to the President, played a key role in drafting the Trump administration's ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries, which was denounced as a ban on Muslims.

"If the White House is looking for this worldwide trip to turn the page, then it really needs to come off well without any balls dropped or serious mistakes", said the strategist, who requested anonymity.

With turmoil enveloping his administration at home, President Donald Trump heads overseas on Friday for a trip the White House hopes will shift focus away from domestic controversies and on to his foreign policy agenda.

In fact, for some senior officials who have lost the President's confidence, the tour may be a final chance to save their jobs.

"If he doesn't, the Saudis will have gotten the better deal", McCants said.

On issues big and small, Trump has repeatedly flipped back and forth between isolationism and interventionism, and world leaders are eager to find out which perspective will emerge on a trip that is already being viewed with trepidation by foreign policy experts.

"There has never been a president taking his first worldwide trip being dogged by scandal like this", said Larry Sabato, head of the University of Virginia Center for Politics.

"Can he move forward with his own agenda?"

His inaugural overseas visit will be no different.

"This trip combines so many different things and actors that the question is going to be what's the message that he wants to communicate when he's out there", said Lanhee Chen, who advised Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign in 2012 and Marco Rubio's in 2016.

The president was set to visit the fortress at Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Trump is expected to meet with other figures, including Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Fox News host Bret Baier.

Attitudes toward Trump are colored by the actions of his first four months in power. He believes that Obama made a mistake by trying to settle issues between the United States and Iran. "I hope that there is not one single tweet about anything in the nine days he is gone".

But the backdrop that can upset the trip will be the endless stream of revelations that have plagued his administration since the day in January when he was sworn in.

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Finally, Real Sociedad need to win in Vigo and hope that either Athletic or Villarreal slip up in order to move into the top-six. Eibar lost 1-0 at Atletico in their last away game and were also beaten at home by Sporting Gijon (1-0 again) last weekend.

Saudi Arabia has long vied to be the Islamic world's centre of influence.

But Mr Trump did not campaign on foreign policy.

Trump's aides acknowledge the trip will not erase the political turmoil back home. No one can guarantee he is ready to move on from blasting the Russian Federation probe.

His political woes will add to Trump's challenges as he tries to bolster ties overseas.

As soon Trump leaves Washington he will be heading for the deep end of global geopolitics.

Finally, we have a common enemy in Iran, who has been emboldened not only by a flawed nuclear deal, but by the weakened stature of the Gulf under the Obama presidency.

But the real estate magnate will still need to explain to foreign partners how his favorite slogan - "America First" - can be compatible with multilateralism. It's been more than a half-century since any president waited as long to take his first foreign trip.

Still, Trump does have one advantage.

"The question is going to be how much bandwidth the USA administration can devote to something like this".

They are pre-disposed to the reset that Trump says he represents.

McMaster said Trump would deliver a speech in Saudi Arabia expressing hope that a peaceful vision of Islam would resonate worldwide.

During his campaign, Mr Trump vowed to shred the nuclear deal with Iran, but on Wednesday he waived additional U.S. sanctions on Tehran, as stipulated under the deal.

Al-Awad said that the leaders of more than 50 Islamic countries will attend the Riyadh summit meetings and these nations move hand in hand with U.S. in confronting the threat of terrorism and extremism, and emphasizing that Islam is innocent of terrorism in all its forms, "We hope that this historic event will be an important step in the eradication of the terrorism affecting the people of the world without an exception", he added. Now that he's president he says it isn't obsolete.

Along the way he will meet with King Salman of Saudi Arabia, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Pope Francis, Italian President Sergio Mattarella, King Philippe of Belgium and the leaders of the G7 countries, among others. Trump has also decided not to announce during his trip that he will move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, as he vowed to do during the campaign.

When Trump lands in Europe he will be greeted with some suspicion, given his critical rhetoric about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and antipathy towards the European Union displayed by some of his political advisers.

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