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Photos of the Week: Congress Scurries to Memorial Day Recess

The week of May 22 as captured by Roll Call’s photographers

Eric Ueland, Republican staff director for the Senate Budget Committee, hands out copies of President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 budget in the Dirksen Building on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

UNITED STATES - MAY 23: Photographers take pictures of former CIA director John Brennan testify before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in the Capitol Visitor Center on Russian ties to the 2016 election on May 23, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Photographers take pictures of former CIA Director John O. Brennan as he testifies about alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, before the House Intelligence Committee in the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Vice President Mike Pence greets visitors in the Capitol Rotunda after attending the Senate Republican policy luncheon on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Vice President Mike Pence greets visitors in the Capitol Rotunda after attending the Senate Republican policy luncheon on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
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Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen scores a goal off a header during the fifth annual Capitol Soccer Classic’s Congressional Soccer Game on Tuesday. The Democrats beat the Republicans 5-3 at RFK Stadium. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MAY 24: The Court of Neptune, the fountain at the front of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, gets a cleaning on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The Court of Neptune, the fountain at the front of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, gets a cleaning on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
California Rep. <a class="memberLink" title="Click to view member info in a new window" href="http://data.rollcall.com/members/31580?rel=memberLink" target="_blank">Karen Bass</a> talks with Michael Rogalski from Cleveland in the Rayburn parking lot on Wednesday during a shadow day where youth and alumni of foster care learn about Congress from their representatives. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
California Rep. Karen Bass talks with Michael Rogalski from Cleveland in the Rayburn parking lot on Wednesday during a shadow day where youth and alumni of foster care learn about Congress from their representatives. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
OMB Director <a class="memberLink" title="Click to view member info in a new window" href="http://data.rollcall.com/members/31499?rel=memberLink" target="_blank">Mick Mulvaney</a> takes a break during testimony before a House Budget Committee hearing in the Longworth Building titled "The President’s FY2018 Budget" on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney takes a break during testimony before a House Budget Committee hearing in the Longworth Building titled "The President’s FY2018 Budget" on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin takes his seat at the witness table before the start of the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Trump'’s budget proposals for fiscal 2018 on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin takes his seat at the witness table before the start of the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Trump'’s budget proposals for fiscal 2018 on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MAY 25: Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, carries his luggage as he leaves the Capitol for the Memorial Day recess following the final votes of the week on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Maine Rep. Bruce Poliquin carries his luggage as he leaves the Capitol for the Memorial Day recess following the final votes of the week on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sens. <a class="memberLink" title="Click to view member info in a new window" href="http://data.rollcall.com/members/24568?rel=memberLink" target="_blank">Tim Kaine</a> of Virginia, left, and <a class="memberLink" title="Click to view member info in a new window" href="http://data.rollcall.com/members/7588?rel=memberLink" target="_blank">Jeff Flake</a> of Arizona prepare for a news conference on Thursday in the Capitol to introduce an authorization for use of military force, or AUMF, against the Islamic State, al-Qaida, and the Taliban. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sens. Tim Kaine of Virginia, left, and Jeff Flake of Arizona prepare for a news conference on Thursday in the Capitol to introduce an authorization for use of military force, or AUMF, against the Islamic State, al-Qaida, and the Taliban. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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