Tue, May 23, 2017: Trump in West Bank: Meets with Abbas, talks peace with Israel

A high-stakes meeting with Mahmoud Abbas will mark Trump’s second sit-down with the Palestinian Authority’s president.

Making progress toward an ever-elusive peace deal between Arabs and Jews is the most crucial foreign policy objective of the trip, according to White House insiders.

  • Meets with Mr. Abbas.
  • Lays a wreath at the Holocaust memorial museum.
  • Gives speech at the Israel Museum before departing for Rome.