POTUS and FLOTUS boarded AF1 at 9:53 am after an uneventful drive to the airport. FLOTUS wore an aqua marine flowing outfit and they both waved from the top of the stairs. POTUS at one point put his hand on his heart, in a sign of gratitude.
Some Saudi officials were flanking a short red carpet as POTUS and staffed boarded the plane.
We'll be wheels up momentarily.