This week in Washington (27 images)

Cherry blossoms bloom around the Tidal Basin, President Donald Trump meets with heads of government from the Baltic states and leads the annual White House Easter egg roll the week of April 2, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
Updated: April 6, 2018 at 10:58 AM
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Incoming Director of the U.S. National Economic Council Larry Kudlow speaks with members of the media as he arrives at the White House on Friday. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Kudlow spoke of the Chinese response to the tariffs saying it was "unsatisfactory" and added, "This is not a trade war." Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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President Donald Trump adjusts his overcoat on his return to the White House after a day trip to White Sulfur Springs, W.V. on Thursday. Trump held a round table discussion on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to hear from individuals who have benefited from the tax reform. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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Cherry blossoms bloom next to the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial on Wednesday. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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The peak blossom is expected in a few days, but rain and high winds threaten the flowers. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Tourists enjoy the blossoms. The trees were a gift from the mayor of Tokyo in 1912 and are monitored by the National Park Service. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Tourists enjoy the view of the Jefferson Memorial with the blossoms. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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