Trump slip up in Saudi Arabia speech blamed on exhaustion

Laura Christensen
June 5, 2017

In the speech-where he departed from his typical rhetoric about terrorism-"Islamist extremism" was written into his address, according to officials, but Trump said "Islamic extremism".

The fact that Trump, just like a peddler, tours the epicenter of the Muslim world to collect money to revive the U.S. bankrupt economy is an example of US-favored version of Islam, he said.

Trump in his speech called Hamas a terror group, leading to this response from the group that controls Gaza: "The depiction of Hamas as a terror organization by Trump makes clear the American bias on behalf of the occupation, and is aligned with the enemy's policies".

The first daughter accompanied the president on his inaugural mission overseas as president, the initial stop of which was Saudi Arabia, where he and his family were warmly received.

"Terrorism has spread all across the world".

"You are a unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible", Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi told Trump at their meeting Sunday. "Love your shoes. Boy, those shoes".

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Trump, who made the appeal at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Saudi Arabia, enjoined young Muslims to grow up free from fear, safe from violence, and innocent of hatred.

After leaving Saudi Arabia, Trump will arrive in Israel for a May 22 meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a visit to the Western Wall and the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. "We will have truly drowned the voices of extremism and we will have drained the swamps from which extremism and terrorism emanates".

The president had previously campaigned for a new database to track Muslims in the United States and later called for those from some nations to be banned from entering the country.

"We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and its people, defeating terrorism and creating a future of harmony, prosperity and peace, but we can only get there working together".

Some Democrats have sharply criticized that the weapons sales. The Gulf Cooperation Council consists of six Arab nations which are traditional allies of the United States - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Salman also pledged that the US and Saudi Arabia will advance to the "level of strengthening consultations, cooperation and coordination on all fronts". Some Palestinians said they were disappointed by the omission.

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