Canadian PM Visits Washington

    Published March 10, 2016


    Amid a sea of American and Canadian flags, and cheers of “oh my gosh,” U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed fellow progressive leader Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House Thursday – for the first such state visit in nearly two decades.

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    U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hold a joint news conference in the White House Rose Garden in Washington, March 10, 2016.

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    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and his wife Sophie Gregoire, on the Truman Balcony during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, March 10, 2016.

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    President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stand for the playing of national anthems during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, March 10, 2016.

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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens as President Barack Obama speaks during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, March 10, 2016.

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    Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President Barack Obama greet visitors as they take part in a welcome ceremony during a State Visit on the South Lawn of the White House on March 10, 2016 in Washington, DC.

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    Canadian First Lady Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau and US First Lady Michell Obama watch, as US President Barack Obama and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take part in a welcome ceremony, March 10, 2016.

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    Arrival ceremony in honor of Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is in Washington for meetings with President Barack Obama, March 10, 2016. (A. Pande / VOA)

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    Crowded White House lawn during arrival ceremony in honor of Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is in Washington for meetings with President Barack Obama, March 10, 2016. (A. Pande / VOA)

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    A boy in the audience holds Canadian and American flags before President Barack Obama greets Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, for an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, March 10, 2016.

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    Members of the audience gather on the South Lawn before President Barack Obama greets Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, for an arrival ceremony at the White House in Washington, March 10, 2016.

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    President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin shake hands following the conclusion of their joint news conference, March 10, 2016, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

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