I question why Egypt wasn't cooperating with the US government in the first place
Egypt - US relations declined when The US suspended or greatly cutback billion dollar military aid and hundreds of millions in social aid due to the military overthrow of the elected Egypt president, The fellow who recently met Trump was the military guy in charge. I believe that guy who carried out the coup and is now the president was one of the first heads of state to call and congrat Trump for his election and Trump invited the guy for the White House visit he got. Egypt is supposedly a big opponent of terrorist and I can see him calling upon Trump to supply them arms and other resources like before to help them fight terrorist and Trump get his so accused child molesters or traffickers back in a gesture of good will. The current president wants a group known as the Muslim Brotherhood who supposed the deposed elected president called a terrorist group and it would be great if Trump (the US) would name the brotherhood terrorist as well.
At any rate, I can see the Egyptian president sprinting to Trump to take advantage of the new leader on the block, especially one who melts over nice things being said to him and told horrible things about treatment from Obama. I do note when the Egyptian president came here to visit Trump and the Egyptian guy was asked a question by a reporter about human rights concerns in Egypt, Trump jump right in to quash the question and they moved on to the grip and grind photo / video op and softball questions.