White house Diwali

President Donald Trump (center) held a small Diwali celebration at the White House Oct. 17. At his immediate right is Indian American businessman Shalabh ‘Shalli’ Kumar, founder of the Republican Hindu Coalition, and his adoptive daughter, actress Manasvi Mamgai. At the president’s immediate left is Vanila Singh, chief medical officer in the office of the assistant secretary of health at the Department of Health and Human Services; Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; and Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. At the far right is Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai. (Official White House photo by D. Myles Cullen)

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