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Summary

  1. May holds talks with Trump in the Oval office
  2. PM hopes to re-energise Anglo-American relationship
  3. PM lays wreath at Arlington Cemetery
  4. Labour shadow cabinet minister quits over Brexit bill vote

Live Reporting

By Jackie Storer and Tom Bateman

All times stated are UK

  1. That's all, folks

    That's it for today's Politics Live page following Theresa May's meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington DC. 

    Here are some of the day's highlights:

    Until next time, goodbye.

  2. Donald Trump's intense first week

    A Trump supporter waves a Make America Great Again flag

    Today's press conference with Theresa May rounds off Donald Trump's first seven days in power. 

    Donald Trump promised that he would deliver big things for the American people from the moment he came into office. To call his first week "yuge", as he might say, would be an understatement.

    Mr Trump's first seven days in office have seen a flurry of executive orders, a war declared by his team on the mainstream media, some of the largest protests ever held in the United States, and the coining of a term - "alternative facts" - that could come to define the White House under his tenure.

    The BBC website has published more than 200 stories and videos about or relating to President Trump since inauguration day.

    It's been a busy week.

    Read more...

  3. Trump and May 'committed' to Nato

    Donald Trump and Theresa May speak at a White House press conference

    US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May have reaffirmed their commitment to the Nato alliance after White House talks.

    Mrs May confirmed Mr Trump is "100% behind Nato" despite the president's recent comments calling the transatlantic alliance obsolete.

    Both leaders said they would work to establish trade negotiation agreements.

    Mrs May also said Mr Trump had accepted an invitation from the Queen for a state visit later this year.

    Read more...

  4. Watch: 'There goes that relationship'

    The BBC's Laura Kuenssberg asks the big questions...

    Video content

    Video caption: Trump jokes to May after BBC question: 'There goes that relationship"
  5. The story of Churchill's bust

    Reality Check

    George Bush sits by the bust of Winston Churchill

    A bust of Winston Churchill on display in the Oval Office has become a symbol of the "special relationship" - what people call the close post-war ties between the UK and US. 

    Former President Barack Obama sparked outrage in some quarters when he removed the bust to make way for one of civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King. 

    The thing is, there are two busts of Churchill, that have both been displayed in the White House. 

    As the Washington Post reports, the bust removed by President Obama - and recently put back by President Trump - was originally loaned to Obama's predecessor George W Bush by Tony Blair. 

    Even when that one was returned to the British ambassador's residence during the Obama presidency, there was always still a bust of Churchill in the White House - the 1946 original by the artist Jacob Epstein. 

  6. In pictures: Theresa and Donald meet the press

    May and Trump
    May and Trump
    Trump
    Trump and May
  7. Theresa May: We can agree to disagree

    BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg's challenge to Mr Trump about his support for torture, Russia, banning Muslims and punishment for abortion prompted the US president to joke with Theresa May: "This was your choice of a question. There goes that relationship."

    Quizzed about how she would deal with areas on which the two leaders disagreed, Mrs May said: 

    Quote Message: I have been listening to the president and the president has been listening to me. That's the point of having a conversation and a dialogue. There will be times when we disagree and issues on which we disagree. The point of the special relationship is that we are able to have that open and frank discussion so we are able to make that clear when it happens. But I am clear also that there are many issues on which the UK and the US stand alongside one another, many issues on which we agree."

    She said an "even stronger special relationship" would be in the interests of the wider world. 

  8. The Queen's invitation to Donald Trump

    During the press conference, Theresa May invited the US president to visit the UK.

    Quote Message: And in a further sign of the importance of that relationship I have today been able to convey Her Majesty the Queen's hope that President Trump and the First Lady would pay a state visit to the United Kingdom later this year and I'm delighted that the president has accepted that invitation."