Trump's first foreign trip comes at a critical time in his presidency

As President Donald Trump prepares to leave on his first foreign trip, expectations are extremely high, especially amid the Russian investigation turmoil at home.

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Trump is going on a nine-day trip to 5 countries alongside First Lady Melania Trump. It's the first time Trump is on the world stage, but the New York Times is reporting he wanted the trip to be shortened, not yet comfortable dealing with dozens of world leaders.

Trump, who was known for flying home after campaign rallies will be staying in places without a Trump-branded name.

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President Trump's meeting with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos
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President Trump's meeting with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a joint news conference at the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration has said it wants to slash foreign aide and Santos will most likely seek a renewal of $450 million dollars from the U.S. that supports the peace accord between the Columbian government at the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a joint news conference at the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration has said it wants to slash foreign aide and Santos will most likely seek a renewal of $450 million dollars from the U.S. that supports the peace accord between the Columbian government at the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump listens during a press conference with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Gary Cohn, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, rubs his eye during a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump and Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, not pictured, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 18, 2017. As Colombia's five-decade conflict with Marxist rebels winds down, Santos is battling to keep Washington's interest in the country that receives the greatest amount of U.S. aid in the Americas. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump, right, listens during a news conference with in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 18, 2017. As Colombia's five-decade conflict with Marxist rebels winds down, Santos is battling to keep Washington's interest in the country that receives the greatest amount of U.S. aid in the Americas. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, listens as Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 18, 2017. As Colombia's five-decade conflict with Marxist rebels winds down, Santos is battling to keep Washington's interest in the country that receives the greatest amount of U.S. aid in the Americas. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 18, 2017. As Colombia's five-decade conflict with Marxist rebels winds down, Santos is battling to keep Washington's interest in the country that receives the greatest amount of U.S. aid in the Americas. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: (R-L) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, White House Senior Advisor and son-in-law to the president Jared Kushner and Press Secretary Sean Spicer attend a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration has said it wants to slash foreign aide and Santos will most likely seek a renewal of $450 million dollars from the U.S. that supports the peace accord between the Columbian government at the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: US President Donald Trump takes questions from reporters during a joint news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration has said it wants to slash foreign aide and Santos will most likely seek a renewal of $450 million dollars from the U.S. that supports the peace accord between the Columbian government at the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
From left White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson and US Vice President Mike Pence listen as Colombia's President President Juan Manuel Santos and US President Donald Trump hold a press conference in the East Room of the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump during a joint press conference at the White House on May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (R) leaves as Colombia's President President Juan Manuel Santos and US President Donald Trump wait for a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington,DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos speaks during a press conference with US President Donald Trump at the White House on May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump during a joint press conference at the White House on May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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