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Donald Trump marks his first year in office on Saturday. In 12 months the 45th president of the US has disputed attendance at his inauguration, attacked the media, sacked the head of the FBI and made a series of diplomatic gaffes. He has also cheered supporters by signing into law the biggest tax reform in three decades, demanding better trade terms for the US and appointing Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

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January 20 Donald Trump arrives at the US Capitol for his inauguration as 45th president of the US More photographs here

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January 20 The president waves to supporters as he walks the parade route with first lady Melania Trump after being sworn in

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January 22 Mr Trump with James Comey, whom he was to fire as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in May, at a White House reception

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January 22 Mr Trump talks to Steve Bannon, then chief strategist, during a swearing in ceremony for senior staff

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January 27 British prime minister Theresa May becomes the first foreign leader to meet the new president

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January 28 Mr Trump speaks on the phone with Russian president Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office

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March 23 The president takes the wheel of a truck during a meeting with drivers and haulage executives at the White House

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May 20 Mr Trump is awarded the Order of Abdulaziz al-Saud from King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh

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May 24 Donald, Melania and Ivanka Trump, left, meet Pope Francis at the Vatican

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July 7 Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Mr Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany

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July 7 French president Emmanuel Macron, German chancellor Angela Merkel and Mr Trump confer at the G20 meeting

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July 17 Vice-president Mike Pence laughs as Mr Trump holds a baseball bat during a ‘made in America’ product showcase event at the White House

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August 21 The Trumps turn out on the Truman Balcony at the White House during a solar eclipse

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September 18 Mr Macron and Mr Trump during their extended handshake before a session of the UN general assembly in New York

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October 3 Mr Trump throws paper towels into a crowd of Puerto Ricans affected by hurricane Maria during a visit to Calgary Chapel in San Juan

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October 30 The Trumps distribute Halloween treats to children at the South Portico of the White House

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November 5 Mr Trump addresses military personnel at the Yokota air base outside Tokyo on his first presidential visit to Japan

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November 6 Mr Trump and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, with US secretary of state Rex Tillerson in the background, feed carp at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo More photographs here

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November 9 Mr Trump and China’s president Xi Jinping prepare to shake hands after making joint statements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

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November 10 Mr Trump and Mr Putin pose for a ‘family photo’ at the Apec summit in Danang, Vietnam

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November 13 Vietnam’s prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Mr Trump and Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte connect at an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila

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December 22 Mr Trump signs the $1.5tn tax overhaul package into law in the Oval Office at the White House

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December 24 The Trumps take calls for the North American Aerospace Defense Command Santa tracker at Mar-a-Lago in Florida

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