White House

January 7, 2008 6:00 AM

Bush heads to Mideast amid low expectations

President Bush, who once had grand ambitions to transform the Middle East through democratic reform, begins his first extended presidential visit to the region Tuesday with his sights lowered and his ability to influence events fading fast.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Schumer: Democratic leaders and Trump have 'reached an understanding' on protections for Dreamers 1:40

Schumer: Democratic leaders and Trump have 'reached an understanding' on protections for Dreamers

Protesters disrupt GOP health care hearing 2:19

Protesters disrupt GOP health care hearing

Ryan on NFL protests: We shouldn't do it on the anthem 0:17

Ryan on NFL protests: We shouldn't do it on the anthem

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism 1:44

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism

Huckabee Sanders: It's always appropriate for Trump to defend our flag, national anthem 1:04

Huckabee Sanders: It's always appropriate for Trump to defend our flag, national anthem

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism 1:44

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism

NY Gov. Cuomo tours the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico 1:27

NY Gov. Cuomo tours the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

'We are working. Not the government; we are.' Puerto Rico cleans up after Hurricane Maria 1:31

'We are working. Not the government; we are.' Puerto Rico cleans up after Hurricane Maria

Five steps you can take while you wait for answers from Equifax 2:20

Five steps you can take while you wait for answers from Equifax

Trump thanks first responders in visit to hurricane-ravaged Florida 1:42

Trump thanks first responders in visit to hurricane-ravaged Florida

  • Trump announces executive order that targets those financing and trading with North Korea

    President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he signed a new executive order to help the United States target people, companies and banks financing and facilitating trade with North Korea. He made the comments at a working lunch with the Prime Minister of Japan and the President of South Korea. Trump also said that China has ordered all its banks to stop all business with North Korea.