White House announces Trump trip to Peru, Colombia

President TrumpDonald TrumpMedia giants side with Bannon on request to release Jan. 6 documents Cheney warns of consequences for Trump in dealings with Jan. 6 committee Jan. 6 panel recommends contempt charges for Trump DOJ official MORE will make his first trip to Latin America as president next month, the White House announced Monday.

Trump will travel to Peru and Colombia for the Summit of the Americas in Lima, where he will participate in “bilateral, multilateral and cultural engagements,” press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.

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“[The trip] highlights the president's resolve to deepen our historical ties with our partners in the region and joint commitment to security,” Sanders said. “The president looks forward to meeting with those who share our values and believes a safe and prosperous future rest in strong democracies, fair and reciprocal trade and strong borders.”