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Photos of the week: AOC pets a puppy, swamp monsters appear and Mueller’s big reveal

The week of March 29th as captured by Roll Call's photographers

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., greets Luca, a 3-month-old pit bull mix, in Rayburn Building on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Luca belongs to Will Shefelman from the office of Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

As Washington braced itself after Attorney General William P. Barr released a summary of the report from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, Washington stayed busy.

But Roll Call’s photographers did catch some moments of pause: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was spotted petting a puppy, and a protester from Clean Water Action was caught in the hearing to confirm David Bernhardt for Interior secretary wearing a swamp monster mask. 

Here’s the entire week seen through the cameras of Roll Call’s photographers:

UNITED STATES - MARCH 25: Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., enters the Senate Radio/TV Gallery to hold his press conference on the Mueller report on Monday, March 25, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., enters the Senate Radio/TV Gallery to hold his press conference on the Mueller report on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 25: David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez, survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., assemble on the East Front of the Capitol during a rally to organize letters to be delivered to congressional offices calling for an expansion of background checks on gun purchases on Monday, March 25, 2019. The Letters for Change event was held in commemoration of the one year anniversary of the March For Our Lives DC. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg, survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., assemble on the East Front of the Capitol during a rally to organize letters to be delivered to congressional offices calling for an expansion of background checks on gun purchases on Monday. The Letters for Change event was held in commemoration of the one year anniversary of the March For Our Lives DC. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 26: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., waits in the green room with staff before the start of the House GOP post-caucus press conference in the Capitol on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., waits in the green room with staff before the start of the House GOP post-caucus press conference in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 26: Kevin Harris stands outside of the Russell Senate Office Building directing AIPAC conference attendess to the Senate buildings on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Kevin Harris stands outside of the Russell Senate Office Building directing AIPAC conference attendees to the Senate office buildings on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 26: Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., talk before a House Armed Services Committee hearing in Rayburn Building titled the "Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Budget Request from the Department of Defense," on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., left, speaks with Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, before the start of the  House Armed Services hearing on the budget request for the Department of Defense on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 26: President Donald Trump takes questions from reporters he arrives with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., right, for the Senate Republicans' lunch in the Capitol on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
President Donald Trump takes questions from reporters he arrives in the Ohio Clock Corridor with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., for the Senate Republicans' lunch meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 26: Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao arrives for the Senate Appropriations Committee Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the proposed Transportation Department budget for FY2020 on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao arrives for the Senate Appropriations Committee Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the proposed Transportation Department budget for FY2020 on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 27: The main reading room at the Library of Congress is seen from the glass enclosed tourists viewing area on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The main reading room at the Library of Congress is seen from the glass-enclosed tourists viewing area on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A protester from Clean Water Action is  seen during the during the Senate Energy and Natural Resources confirmation hearing for David Bernhardt, nominee to be Secretary of the Interior, in Dirksen Building on Thursday, March 28, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A protester from Clean Water Action is seen during the Senate Energy and Natural Resources confirmation hearing for David Bernhardt, nominee to be Secretary of the Interior, in Dirksen Building on Thursday, March 28, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 28: Energy Secretary Rick Perry greets Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, before Senate Armed Committee confirmation hearing titled "The Department of Energy’s Atomic Energy Defense Programs," in Dirksen Building on Thursday, March 28, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks with Energy Secretary Rick Perry before the start of the Senate Armed Committee hearing on the Department of Energy's atomic energy defense programs on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A cameraman stakes out the Senate Judiciary office in Dirksen Building prior to delivery of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The report was delivered electronically to Congressional offices. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A cameraman stakes out the Senate Judiciary office in Dirksen Building prior to delivery of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The report was delivered electronically to Congressional offices. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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