Mr. Trump received the medal during a sandstorm ceremony at the Royal Court in Riyadh shortly after he touched down on his first foreign trip as president.
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The White House delegation in attendance included, in part, First Lady Melania Trump, first daughter Ivanka Trump, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.
Interestingly, the women in the White House delegation were not covered, and also, both Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are Jewish.
Saudi Arabia, along with 15 other Islamic countries, do not allow Jews to enter their country.
The additional countries that forbid Jews to enter are:
Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Algeria, Bangladesh, Brunei, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malasia, Oman, Pakistan, Sudan, United Arab Emirates.Isn't that just so special?
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