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17 images that defined the State of the Union 2019

Roll Call’s photojournalists share their favorite images from the State of the Union

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., right, walks with her State of the Union guest Ana Maria Archila to the House chamber for the State of the Union address. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

State of the Union night on Capitol Hill has come and gone with much pomp, a long speech and a great deal of white suits

Here’s the entire day in photos as captured by Roll Call’s photojournalists:

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 5: Donald Trump Jr., walks through Statuary Hall on his way to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's office before his father President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Donald Trump Jr., walks through Statuary Hall before his father’s speech. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 5: Chef Jose Andres walks through Statuary Hall to the House chamber for President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Chef José Andrés arrives for the State of the Union address. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 5: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.,walks through Statuary Hall to the House chamber for President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks from her office through Statuary Hall to the House chamber for President Donald Trump’s address to Congress. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 5: Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., gives a thumbs up to Rep. Billy Long, R-Mo., as Senators arrive in the House chamber for President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., gives a thumbs up to Rep. Billy Long, R-Mo., as senators arrive in the House chamber. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 5: Rep. Nanette Barrag·n, D-Calif., gives Rep. AndrÈ Carson, D-Ind., a fist bump before the start of President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Nanette Barragán, D-Calif., gives Rep. Andre Carson, D-Ind., a fist bump before the start of the State of the Union. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

 

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 5: President Donald Trump arrives in the House chamber to deliver his State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Trump gestures towards the gallery as he arrives in the House chamber to deliver his address. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: President Donald Trump is seen in the House Chamber during his State of the Union address along with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and VP Mike Pence on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Pelosi reaches out to shake hands with Trump as Vice President Mike Pence looks on. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 5: Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, left, gives a thumbs up as First Lady Melania Trump claps after he is introduced during President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin gives a thumbs up as First Lady Melania Trump claps after he is introduced by the president. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
FEBRUARY 5, 2019 - WASHINGTON, DC: President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union address, with Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, at the Capitol in Washington, DC on February 5, 2019. (Doug Mills/The New York Times POOL PHOTO) NYTSOTU
Pelosi claps at Trump during the State of the Union address. (Doug Mills/The New York Times POOL PHOTO)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., is seen in the House Chamber as President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., stands and claps on the Democrats’ side of the aisle. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: From left, Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, are seen in the House Chamber as President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, attend the  State of the Union address.. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, center, and House Republicans are seen in the House Chamber as President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, center, and House Republicans turn to applaud as President Trump introduces one of his guests in the gallery. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 5: President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, as Vice President Mike Penceand Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., listen. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A television camera monitor provides a view of the podium as President Trump addresses Congress.. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., right, high fives Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., as Democratic members celebrate in the House Chamber as President Donald Trump recognized their achievement of electing a record number of women to Congress, during the State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., Nydia Velazquez, D-N.Y., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Judy Chu, D-Calif., celebrate on the floor after President Donald Trump recognized their achievement of electing a record number of women to Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: Judah Samet, a Holocaust and Tree of Life Synagogue shooting survivor, is recognized as the crowd sang Happy Birthday to him, during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Judah Samet, a survivor of the Holocaust and Tree of Life Synagogue shooting, is recognized as the crowd sang happy birthday to him in the House chamber. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: President Donald Trump is seen in the House Chamber during his State of the Union address along with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and VP Mike Pence on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
President Trump and members of Congress turn their attention to recognize one of the President’s guests in the gallery. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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