On Friday, President Trump and First Lady Melania Welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and wife Akie to the White House, where the couple is set to celebrate Melania’s birthday.
The two leaders will reportedly discuss the ongoing denuclearization talks with North Korea, as well as other US-Japanese interests, with Trump and Abe planning to play golf on Saturday.
President Donald Trump and the first lady welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie for a White House private dinner to celebrate Melania’s 49th birthday. pic.twitter.com/AoGwrQoe5t
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On Friday Evening, the Trump and Abe families will celebrate Melania’s 49th birthday at a small dinner ceremony at the White House.
When pressed with the decision of who to celebrate her birthday with, the First Lady reportedly responded, “I can’t think of anybody I’d rather have,” than the Abe family, who have remained close to the Trumps since the 2016 election.