Mohammed bin Salman, who is said to have formed a close bond with Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, visited the White House Tuesday.
The big storm could blanket a large swath of the Eastern United States with a foot of snow and 60 mph wind gusts beginning on Tuesday and continuing Wednesday.
The new storm has already caused thousands of canceled flights and could make roads treacherous in major cities, including Philadelphia, New York and Boston.
A swath of East Coast states was on edge Tuesday as an expected Nor'easter was rumbling toward the region, threatening 45 million people.
A second winter storm is forecast to hit the northeast after a powerful Nor'easter last week left nearly half a million people without power.
Residents have been without power for two days in some areas of the Northeast, with threes wiped out and homeowners surveying the flood damage. Another storm has been forecast for the coming week.
More than a dozen utility companies reported that hundreds of thousands of their customers were still without power on Saturday.
A slow-moving nor'easter killed at least five and caused heavy flooding, strong winds and flight cancellations across the East Coast on Friday.
A slow-moving nor'easter caused heavy flooding, strong winds and flight cancellations across the East Coast on Friday.
A winter storm is expected to develop into a powerful Nor'easter, a bomb cyclone that will deluge the Northeast — even as a second storm takes aim at California