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Photos of the Week

The week of Nov. 22 as captured by Roll Call’s photojournalists

Workers hoist one of three holiday wreaths into place on the front facade of Union Station on Tuesday morning. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A marathon of impeachment hearings dominated the week, but we also saw former Speaker John Boehner return to the Capitol for the unveiling of his portrait before Congress left town for the Thanksgiving recess.

Here is the week in photos:

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 19: Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, arrives to testify during the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, arrives Tuesday to testify in the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 19: Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Prisons" on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, testifies Tuesday during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on oversight of the bureau. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 19: Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, references transcripts of depositions during the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Longworth Building on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director of European affairs at the National Security Council, and Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, testified. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, uses transcripts of depositions as a prop while questioning Vindman  on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 19: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., boards an Senators Only elevator in the Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., boards a senators-only elevator in the Capitol on Tuesday. ( Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 19: A quote is displayed on a monitor from a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky as Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director of European affairs at the National Security Council, and Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, testify during the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Longworth Building on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
A quote from a transcript of a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is displayed on a monitor during Tuesday’s impeachment hearing. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 19: Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., holds the Congressional ‘Longest Yard’ Football Champions trophy as he heads into the elevator in the Longworth Building on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., holds the Congressional “Longest Yard” Football Champions trophy as he boards an elevator in the Longworth House Office Building on Tuesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 19: Former Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, stands next to his portrait after its unveiling in Statuary Hall in the Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Former Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, stands next to his portrait after its unveiling in Statuary Hall in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 20: Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee during a hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Longworth Building on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, also testified. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, prepares to testify to the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment hearing on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 20: From left, Reps. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Ted Deutch, D-Fla., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Lucy McBath, D-Ga., and Mike Thompson, D-Calif., wall through the Capitol rotunda before delivering a sign to the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to call on the Senate to act on bipartisan House passed background checks legislation on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. (Photo by Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Ted Deutch, D-Fla., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Lucy McBath, D-Ga., and Mike Thompson, D-Calif., walk through the Capitol rotunda on Wednesday before delivering a sign to McConnell’s office calling on the Senate to act on background checks legislation. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 20: Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, conducts a news conference after testimony by Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Longworth Building on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, conducts a news conference after Sondland’s testimony on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 21: Fiona Hill, former senior director for Europe and Russia at the National Security Council, arrives for the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Fiona Hill, former senior director for Europe and Russia for the National Security Council, arrives for the Thursday’s Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 21: From left, Reps. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., sit in the audience during the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Longworth Building on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Fiona Hill, former National Security Council Russia adviser, and David Holmes, counselor for political affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, testified. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., sit in the audience during Thursday’s impeachment inquiry hearing. David Holmes, counselor for political affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, also testified. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 21: Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., right, and Peter Welch, D-Vt., attend the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Longworth Building on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Fiona Hill, former National Security Council Russia adviser, and David Holmes, counselor for political affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, testified. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., listens during Thursday’s impeachment hearing. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 21: Members of Congress walk down the House steps for the start of Thanksgiving recess after the final vote of the week on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Members walk down the House steps for the start of Thanksgiving recess after the final vote of the week on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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