The young oak is an environmentally friendly gift to the White House from Macron, and one that also bears historical significance.
Marine Corps lore. After Trump's helicopter landed at Mount Vernon, the two presidents, each holding his wife's hand, walked a short distance and posed for pictures before they cherry blossoms dating asia login golf carts that ferried them to the front door of Washington's plantation house. The couples were led on a brief outdoor tour before they entered the pale yellow building for dinner of Dover sole, pasta stuffed with lemon ricotta, and chocolate souffle and cherry vanilla ice cream.
Trump declared the dinner "really fantastic" before returning to the White House. He ended his first year in office without receiving a foreign leader on a state visit, the first president in nearly years to fail to do so. Macron and his wife also took Trump and America's first lady on a tour of Napoleon's tomb and whisked them up in the Eiffel Tower for dinner overlooking the City of Light.
Macron will be welcomed back to the White House on Tuesday with a traditional arrival ceremony featuring nearly members of the U. The French president's White House day will be capped Tuesday night with a state dinner, the highest social tribute a president bestows on an ally and partner.
Melania Trump played an active role in every detail of the visit, said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Dubois dating first lady settled on a state dinner menu of rack of lamb and nectarine tart, along with after-dinner entertainment provided by the Washington National Opera for about guests.
On Monday, she released details of the glitzy affair being planned to dazzle Macron and his wife, Brigitte. Dinner will be served in the State Dining Room, which will feature more than 2, stems of white sweet pea flowers and nearly 1, stems of white lilac.
Separately, more than 1, branches of cherry blossoms will adorn the majestic Cross Hall. The first lady opted for a cream-and-gold color scheme, and will use a mix of china services from the presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W. State dinner tickets are highly sought after by Washington's political and business elite.
Bill Cassidy, R-La. In a break with tradition, Trump has invited no congressional Democrats or journalists, said a White House official who was not authorized to discuss the arrangements publicly.
But some Democrats did make the cut, including Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, whose office confirmed his attendance. Copyright AP - Associated Press.