There was no shortage of photo ops for Trump this year, but these are the images that really got people talking.
Senior Photo Editor
Posted on December 20, 2018, at 10:40 a.m. ET
German Chancellor Angela Merkel deliberates with President Trump at the G7 summit on June 9.
Russian President Vladimir Putin offers a 2018 World Cup ball to President Trump in Helsinki on July 16.
President Trump, Melania Trump, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, and Hillary Clinton pay respects to George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral on Dec. 5.
President Trump holds his executive order to end family separations, alongside Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, on June 20.
President Trump and Melania Trump arrive in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 11 en route to Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to visit a memorial of the Flight 93 crash during the Sept. 11 attacks.
President Trump speaks while participating in a tour of US–Mexico border wall prototypes in San Diego on March 13.
French President Emmanuel Macron and President Trump walk to the Oval Office on April 24.
President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address on Jan. 30.
Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the start of their historic US–North Korea summit in Singapore on June 12.
President Trump visits the Suresnes American Cemetery, outside Paris, on Nov. 11 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1918 armistice that ended World War I.
A close-up of notes prepared for a listening session with student survivors of mass shootings, their parents, and teachers at the White House on Feb. 21.
President Trump refers to Hurricane Michael maps and projections during a meeting in the Oval Office on Oct. 10.
British Queen Elizabeth II and President Trump during a welcome ceremony at Windsor Castle on July 13.
Trump hands out food during Hurricane Florence recovery efforts on Sept. 19 in New Bern, North Carolina.
President Trump with other heads of state and leaders at the NATO summit on July 11 in Brussels, Belgium.
President Trump, Melania, and French President Emmanuel Macron in a tree-planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House on April 23.
President Trump and Kanye West in the Oval Office on Oct. 11.
President Trump scolds CNN correspondent Jim Acosta during a news conference on Nov. 7 after the midterm elections.
Trump shows a chart highlighting arms sales to Saudi Arabia during a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office on March 20.
President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the end of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires on Dec. 1.
President Trump and Melania at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 30.
President Trump cheers the homecoming of two Americans held hostage in North Korea, upon their arrival at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on May 10.
President Trump was notably absent from the funeral and memorial services for Sen. John McCain at the late senator's request. His wife, Cindy McCain, is accompanied by President Trump's Chief of Staff, John Kelly (left) and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Sept. 1.
President Trump and American evangelical Christian preacher Andrew Brunson in the Oval Office a day after he was released from a Turkish jail on Oct. 13.
President Trump views damage from wildfires in Paradise, California, on Nov. 17.
Trump holds a proclamation for "National Be Best Day" with Melania at the White House on May 7.
President Trump participates in a turkey pardoning at the Rose Garden of the White House on Nov. 20.
President Trump accompanies British Prime Minister Theresa May to a dinner hosted by her office on July 12.
Trump and Vice President Mike Pence with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Dec. 11.
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