Saturday, May 20, 2017

President Trump honored with gold medal from Saudi Arabian king at start of first foreign trip

Via John

Trump and Salman stop for tea at the airport.

Saudi Arabia's king presented President Trump with the kingdom's highest civilian honor in the capital city of Riyadh during the first part of his five-stop journey through the Middle East, Italy and Belgium.

President Trump landed in Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip at around 3 a.m. Eastern Standard Time Saturday.

After Air Force One touched down in Riyadh at about 10 a.m. local time, Trump and First Lady Melania descended the stairs to a wide red carpet. Saudi Arabian King Salman, 81, greeted Trump at the base of the stairs, extending his hand toward the President.

                                                             More @ NY Daily News


  1. The Saudi's reception may be the best barometer of Trump's performance. It's certainly different that what the mainstream media produces.

  2. I wonder if the medal is gold thru and thru unlike the
    Olympic medals which are gold plated.

    1. Well, it wouldn't dent their coffers if it was 24k. :)