President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, signs a bill on cancer treatment and hosts a "Celebration of America" in lieu of a White House visit from the Philadelphia Eagles among the week's highlights in Washington, D.C.
Akie Abe, wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, begins a game of rock, paper, scissors during a program on Japanese culture while visiting LaSalle-Backus Education Campus in Washington, D.C. Abe visited the school, which participates in the Embassy Adoption Program, while the prime minister held bilateral meetings with Trump. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
Trump gives a pen to cancer survivor Sadie Keller (L) after signing the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access and Research Act in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday. The bill directs the National Institutes of Health to improve treatment options for children, adolescents and young adults with selected cancers. Pool Photo by Win McNamee/UPI
Trump sings the national anthem during a "Celebration of America" event on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday. The event was staged as a replacement for a White House visit by the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. Some team members were planning to boycott the event due to Trump's stance on players kneeling during the national anthem at NFL games, so Trump rescinded their invitation. Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI