President Macron’s State visit to the United States from April 23 to 25, 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron will pay a three-day state visit to Washington, D.C., starting Monday, April 23. This invitation reflects the deep historical ties between our two countries, which are both friends and allies. It also showcases the strong relationship between our two presidents.
The visit will begin with a private dinner between the two presidential couples at Mount Vernon, George Washington’s historic home. On Tuesday morning, the two presidents will exchange views at the White House then hold a joint press conference.
The President of the Republic will then travel to the State Department for a luncheon, at the invitation of Vice President Mike Pence. He will then attend a military ceremony at Arlington Cemetery. In the evening, a state dinner will be hosted at the White House.
During this first state visit by a foreign leader under the Trump administration, the President of the French Republic, at the invitation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, will deliver a speech in English before a join session of Congress. He will also participate in a townhall meeting with students from George Washington University on Wednesday.