Some in Washington disappointed that Trump's Middle East visit is going well
Actually, shoes are a bigger deal than many people think to successful American businessmen. Highly polished shoes are seen as an important detail in places like Nw York's business community. What disappointed some in Washington was that Trump did not preach human rights to those he was dealing with. We have seen how "successful" that strategy was with Obama. Trump was more focused on dealing with the security threat posed by Islamic terrorists and Iran.
Trump shows off buddy act with Mideast leaders as he praises the Egyptian president's shoes – while promising 'beautiful military equipment' to Qatar
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Trump is 'a unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible' – and Trump replied: 'I agree!'