Trump meets with community anchors forward of international journey

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President Trump is having lunch with community information anchors Thursday forward of his first overseas trip since taking workplace.

Prime aides from the administration are additionally anticipated to attend. The assembly comes sooner or later after a special counsel was appointed to analyze Russian meddling in final yr’s election and attainable collusion by the Trump marketing campaign.

Trump held an analogous non-public lunch with anchors in February earlier than his first deal with to a joint session of Congress.

Executives and anchors from the 5 greatest tv networks in america additionally met with Trump during the transition final November.

Related: Trump meeting with regional media outlets

The president will arrive Saturday in Saudi Arabia earlier than touring to the Vatican and Israel. The journey is meant to assist construct peace within the Center East.

Subsequent week, Trump will attend a NATO assembly in Brussels and a G7 assembly in Italy.

CNNMoney (New York) First revealed Might 18, 2017: 10:26 AM ET