This week in Washington (17 images)

Veterans were honored, President Donald Trump encountered a Russian-flag-tossing protester and declared a public health emergency over the opioid crisis the week of October 23, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
Updated: Oct. 27, 2017 at 4:35 PM
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President Donald Trump welcomes children in Halloween costumes to the Oval Office of the White House on Friday. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome children of the military to the White House next week for Halloween trick-or-treating. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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Trump (R) and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shake hands during joint statements in the Rose Garden on Monday. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Boeing Executive Vice President Kevin McAllister (R) and CEO of Singapore Airlines Goh Choon Phong (C-L) along with Trump and Lee Hsien Loong (C) of Singapore attend a signing ceremony for an airplane sales deal in the Roosevelt Room at the White House. Photo by Jim Louis Scalzo/UPI
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Trump presents the Medal of Honor to Retired Army Capt. Gary Michael Rose during a ceremony at the White House on Monday. Rose was a special forces medic who saved numerous lives on a secret mission to Laos during the Vietnam War. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Trump makes remarks prior to presenting the Medal of Honor. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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A protester hurls a Russian flag at Trump (R) as he walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. The protester yelled,, "Trump is treason!" Trump and McConnell were on their way to a Senate luncheon to discuss tax cuts. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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