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Trump's first Medal of Freedom ceremony

President Trump kisses Miriam Adelson as he awards her a Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump kisses Miriam Adelson as he awards her a Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump kisses Miriam Adelson as he awards her a Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and NFL Hall of Fame player Alan Page. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and NFL Hall of Fame player Alan Page. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and NFL Hall of Fame player Alan Page. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump awards the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Trump speaks as 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Alan Page listens. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump speaks as 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Alan Page listens. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump speaks as 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Alan Page listens. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Trump greets Maureen Scalia, widow of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, after posthumously awarding him the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump greets Maureen Scalia, widow of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, after posthumously awarding him the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump greets Maureen Scalia, widow of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, after posthumously awarding him the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Casino magnate and Republican political contributor Sheldon Adelson stands to be recognized as he attends the ceremony where Trump awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom to his wife Miriam Adelson. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Casino magnate and Republican political contributor Sheldon Adelson stands to be recognized as he attends the ceremony where Trump awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom to his wife Miriam Adelson. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Casino magnate and Republican political contributor Sheldon Adelson stands to be recognized as he attends the ceremony where Trump awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom to his wife Miriam Adelson. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Chief Justice John Roberts at the ceremony.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Chief Justice John Roberts at the ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Chief Justice John Roberts at the ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh looks on as President Trump speaks. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh looks on as President Trump speaks. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh looks on as President Trump speaks. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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U.S. Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh (L) and Neil Gorsuch (C) and Elena Kagan (R) talk. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh (L) and Neil Gorsuch (C) and Elena Kagan (R) talk. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh (L) and Neil Gorsuch (C) and Elena Kagan (R) talk. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker gestures next to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker gestures next to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker gestures next to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. REUTERS/Leah Millis

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. REUTERS/Leah Millis

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Casino magnate and Republican political contributor Sheldon Adelson. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Casino magnate and Republican political contributor Sheldon Adelson. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Casino magnate and Republican political contributor Sheldon Adelson. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Chief Justice John Roberts. REUTERS/Leah Millis

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Chief Justice John Roberts. REUTERS/Leah Millis

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Chief Justice John Roberts. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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President Trump departs with first lady Melania Trump after the ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump departs with first lady Melania Trump after the ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump departs with first lady Melania Trump after the ceremony. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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