One of the nation’s oldest companies hosted an event Monday at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington to address U.S. competitiveness and innovation.
GE Chairman and chief executive Jeffrey Immelt delivers opening remarks during the global conglomerate's four-day event "American Competitiveness: What Works," at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.