This week in Washington (17 images)

Mike Pompeo is sworn in as secretary of state, President Donald Trump presents the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy and National Teacher of the Year Award, and meets with the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari the week of April 30, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
Updated: May 3, 2018 at 1:18 PM
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President Donald Trump greets religious leaders during a ceremony for the National Day of Prayer, at the White House on Thursday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Trump declared May 3 the National Day of Prayer. Congress had requested such a day from former President Reagan in 1988. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Trump signs an executive order on religious freedom at the ceremony. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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President Donald Trump speaks during the National Teacher of the Year reception as, from left, Betsy DeVos, U.S. secretary of education; Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year; Alexander Acosta, U.S. labor secretary; and Dr. Josephine Olsen, director of the Peace Corps, look on. Photo by Al Drago/UPI
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President Donald Trump presents the National Teacher of the Year award to Mandy Manning, as Betsy DeVos, U.S. secretary of education, looks on in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Photo by Al Drago/UPI
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President Donald Trump speaks as Betsy DeVos, U.S. secretary of education, and Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year, look on. Photo by Al Drago/UPI
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) after Pompeo is sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence (R) as Susan Pompeo looks on, at the State Department on Wednesday. Photo by Al Drago/UPI
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