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Photos of the Day: Trump on the Hill Ahead of Tax Bill Passage

Thursday, Nov. 16, in photos

President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul D. Ryan leave a meeting with the House Republican Conference in the Capitol on Thursday to discuss the House GOP tax bill. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Updated at 2:10 p.m.| The House voted Thursday on a GOP plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code. The bill passed 227-205, with 13 Republicans voting against their party’s plan (here’s Roll Call’s full coverage of the vote).

Before the vote, President Donald Trump was at the Capitol to meet with the conference and discuss the bill. 

[The GOP’s ‘Vote And Hope’ Caucus]

Here’s the day in photos, so far: 

Trump, accompanied by his chief of staff John Kelly, arrives in the Capitol to speak to House Republicans before their vote on a tax bill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Trump, accompanied by his chief of staff John Kelly, arrives in the Capitol to speak to House Republicans before their vote on a tax bill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
President Donald Trump arrives for meeting with the House Republican Conference in the Capitol to discuss the GOP's tax overhaul bill. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, far left, and House Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving, foreground, also appear. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Trump arrives for the meeting with House Republicans on Wednesday. White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, far left, and House Sergeant-at-Arms Paul D. Irving, foreground, also appear. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., right, gives Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., bunny ears as they make their way to a meeting with Trump on taxes. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., right, gives Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., bunny ears as they make their way to a meeting with Trump on taxes. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., arrives at the caucus meeting. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., arrives at the caucus meeting. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 16: President Donald Trump makes a brief statement to the media as Speaker Paul Ryan, D-Wis., left, and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, right, look on, after a meeting with the House Republican Conference in the Capitol to discuss the GOP's tax reform bill on November 16, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Trump makes a brief statement to the media as the speaker and chief of staff look on. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 16: Ivanka Trump enters the U.S. Capitol via the Senate subway on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
White House adviser Ivanka Trump enters the Capitol via the Senate subway on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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