The president has been under growing pressure to forcefully condemn the violence.
The president has made a habit of boasting of his electoral numbers.
The president's wife toured the same site last week with the wife of the Israeli prime minister.
The president was seeking a replacement for the ousted Michael Flynn.
A spokeswoman had previously told reporters that the president played only a “few holes."
The president seemed to suggest Saturday that the Scandinavian nation had been subject to a terrorist attack.
"I’m here because I want to be among my friends and among the people,” the president said.
John Bolton, a former United Nations ambassador, is among those said to be talking to the president. Former CIA director David Petraeus is out of the running.
Although Trump has long criticized the media, he had not yet labeled the fourth estate as being an enemy of the country.
Trump appeared at Boeing's launch of the Dreamliner 787-10 airliner.