President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence attended the Chairman's Global Dinner in Washington, D.C., on January 17, 2017. The black-tie event served as a chance for Trump to introduce himself to foreign diplomats before the start of his term.
President Obama surprised White House press secretary Josh Earnest during his final White House press briefing on January 17, 2017. Obama sang Earnest's praises, calling him "a really, really good man."
Stand-ins for President-elect Donald Trump, his family and other dignitaries attend an Inauguration rehearsal on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Donald Trump will take the oath of office as the 45th president on Friday, January 20, 2017.
Fans gather to look over the 14,000 Jerry Maguire VHS tapes on display during the opening of the new pop-up video store at the iam8bit gallery in the Echo Park section of Los Angeles on January 13, 2017. The Los Angeles based art collective "Everything Is Terrible!" is behind the project.
Activists held a rally protesting the nomination of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for the office of secretary of state outside of the Dirksen Senate Building on Capitol Hill on January 11, 2017. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee was holding their confirmation hearing for Tillerson inside.
President-elect Donald Trump has started to piece together his Cabinet and other advisers, selecting both friends and former critics to some of the nation's highest offices. Here's a look at the offices the incoming president has filled so far.
Hundreds of thousands of Iranians attended the funeral ceremony of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in Tehran, Iran on January 10, 2017. Rafsanjani, one of the last major figures of the 1979 revolution who later pushed for reforms and rapprochement with the the West, died at the age of 82 on January 8, 2017.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testified during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on January 10, 2017. Sessions was nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to the role of secretary of the Department of Justice.
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