Trump-Macron Bromance in Full Swing on State Visit

The latest installment of Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron’s alpha male one-upmanship.
Bloomberg News

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Washington on Monday for a three-day state visit heavy on symbolism, substance and some friendly rivalry with U.S. President Donald Trump. Here are the top moments between the leaders. 

U.S. President Donald Trump (left), Brigitte Macron, France's first lady (center left), U.S. First Lady Melania Trump (center right), and Emmanuel Macron, France's president, participate in a tree planting on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Monday, April 23, 2018.

Photographer: Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg 

Trump leads Macron to the Oval Office on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Photographer: Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg 

Trump and Macron embrace during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

“We have a very special relationship. In fact, I’ll get that little piece of dandruff off,” Trump tells reporters in the Oval Office on April 24, 2018. 

Photographer: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images 

Trump (right), Melania Trump (center right), Macron (center lieft) and Brigitte Macron prepare to pose for photographers at an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. 

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

Trump steps out of a golf cart following a dinner with Macron at the estate of George Washington, the first U.S. president, in Mount Vernon, Virginia, on Monday, April 23, 2018.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

Trump (right) and Macron (left) wave from Marine One, a U.S. presidential helicopter, at the Mount Vernon estate on Monday, April 23, 2018.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

Melania Trump (left), Trump (left center), Macron (center right), and Brigitte Macron pose outside the mansion at the Mount Vernon estate on Monday, April 23, 2018.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

Trump greets Macron on the North Portico ahead of a State Dinner at the White House on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. 

Photographer: Alex Edelman/Bloomberg 

Trump (left) and Macron (right) review U.S. troops at the White House on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg 

Macron (center right) greets U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (center left) at an arrival ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg 

Macron shakes hands with Trump at an arrival ceremony on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. 

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg 

Trump embraces the U.S. first lady at an arrival ceremony on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg 

Trump (right), Macron (center right), Melania Trump (center left), and Brigitte Macron raise their hands in unison on the Truman Balcony of the White House at an arrival ceremony  on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg 

Trump (left), Melania Trump (center left), Macron (center right), and Brigitte Macron pose at an arrival ceremony on the White House's South Lawn on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Photographer: Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg 

Trump listens during a news conference with Macron in the East Room of the White House, on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. 

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

Macron (center) listens as Trump (left) speaks during an arrival ceremony at the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. 

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

Melania Trump (left), Trump (center left), Macron (center right), and Brigitte Macron depart after planting a tree on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, April 23, 2018. 

Photographer: Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg