President Donald Trump will invite French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House for an official state visit later this year, the first of Trump’s presidency.
CNN first reported on Tuesday that Trump was expected to invite Macron for the first state visit of his administration, citing diplomatic sources. CBS News later reported the same with more details, and Fox News confirmed with a senior White House official that Macron will be the guest of honor at the first White House state dinner, to be held on April 24.
The White House has yet to release an official statement, but one is expected later this week, while Trump attends the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Trump has hosted several world leaders in Washington since he took office last January, but none were official state visits, which are more formal and extravagant.
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