In pictures: Trump welcomes Macron for first state visit

In pictures: Trump welcomes Macron for first state visit
All photos: AFP
Here's a look at what's happening on Macron's US state visit, the first by a foreign leader since Donald Trump assumed the presidency last year.

France's President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte are in the US visiting the Trumps (read more about it here).

Here's a look at what they've been up to. 

 

Macron and his wife arrive in the US.

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The foursome pose at Mount Vernon, the estate of the first US President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Virginia.

 

Trump and Macron plant a tree on the grounds of the White House. The tree, a gift from French President Macron, comes from Belleau Woods, near the Marne River in France.

 

 

 

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The state dining room before the state dinner in honour of France at the White House in Washington, DC.

 

Golf carts chauffeured them to Washington's historic plantation mansion.

 

 

 

 

 

The Mansion at Mount Vernon, the estate of the first US President George Washington following a dinner with US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, and French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife.

 

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  1. there are almost no words to describe how disappointing it is to see macron “buddy up” to one of the most destructive individuals in the world today. it’s almost beyond my comprehension. how does the world continue to elect leaders like these two clowns? we’re better than this. i know we are.

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