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Photos of the Week: Taxes Dominate, Bible Museum Opens and Trump Visits

The week of Nov. 13 as captured by Roll Call’s photographers

Virginia Rep. Scott Taylor sits on the House steps to shoot a selfie video about his vote on the tax overhaul Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Taxes once again dominated action on the Hill, with the Senate Finance Committee marking up its plan while the House passed its version of a tax overhaul by a 227-205 vote Thursday. 

Here’s the entire week in photos:

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 13: Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, participates in a swearing-in ceremony in the Capitol with Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., before the actual event on the House floor on November 13, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Congress’ newest member, Republican Rep. John Curtis of Utah, participates in a swearing-in ceremony in the Capitol on Monday with Speaker Paul D. Ryan. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 13: A juvenile red-tailed hawk flies off with a squirrel breakfast in Upper Senate Park near the Capitol on Monday morning, Nov. 13, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A juvenile red-tailed hawk flies off with a squirrel breakfast in Upper Senate Park near the Capitol on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 13: The U.S. Capitol building is shown from the east plaza on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The U.S. Capitol as seen from the east plaza on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 14: Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, takes a picture during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Rayburn Building on November 14, 2017, on oversight of the Department of Justice where Attorney General Jeff Sessions fielded a variety of questions including immigration and Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold takes a picture during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in the Rayburn Building on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 14: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks with the media after the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol on November 14, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer speaks with the media Tuesday after the weekly Senate policy lunch in the Capitol. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 14: Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves the Republican Senate Policy luncheon in the Capitol on November 14, 2017.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Arizona Sen. John McCain leaves the Republican Senate policy lunch Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 14: Aides break down a news conference conducted by Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and GOP leaders, featuring boxes of tax reform petitions after a meeting of the House Republican Conference in the Capitol on November 14, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Aides clean up after a Tuesday news conference conducted by Speaker Paul D. Ryan and GOP leaders. Ryan used boxes filled with tax overhaul petitions as a backdrop for the event. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 14: Attorney General Jeff Sessions greets Reps. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, right, and Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., left, upon arriving to testify before a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Rayburn Building on November 14, 2017, on oversight of the Department of Justice where he fielded a variety of questions including immigration and Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions greets Farenthold, second from right, and South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, left, as he arrives Tuesday to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. During the hearing, Sessions fielded questions on immigration and Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, speaks with reporters in the Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown speaks with reporters in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 15: Don R. Willett, nominee to be a judge for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, testifies during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on November 15, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, a nominee for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, wipes his brow during his Senate Judiciary confirmation hearing in the Dirksen Building on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 15: Visitors walk through the Journey Through The Hebrew Bible area of the Museum of the Bible on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Visitors walk through the Journey Through the Hebrew Bible area of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. The new museum, $500 million in the making, opens to the public this weekend. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
: Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., poses outside the House Democratic Cloakroom in the Capitol as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., looks on, on November 15, 2017, which was named in honor of Giffords and the late Rep. Leo Ryan, D-Calif., who were victims of gun violence. Ryan was killed in the 1978 Jonestown massacre and his aide, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., was wounded, and Giffords was wounded in the 2011 Tucson shooting. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords poses outside the House Democratic Cloakroom in the Capitol as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi looks on. The room was named in honor of Giffords and the late California Rep. Leo J. Ryan, both of whom were victims of gun violence. Ryan was killed in the 1978 Jonestown massacre in Guyana, while Giffords was wounded in the 2011 Tucson shooting. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., ranking member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., chairman Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, participate in the Senate Finance Committee markup of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Senate Finance ranking member Ron Wyden, Chairman Orrin G. Hatch and Iowa Sen. Charles E. Grassley participate in the committee markup of the GOP tax bill Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 16: From left, Rep. John Faso, R-N.Y., Rep. Dan Donovan, R-N.Y., Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., hold a press conference on tax reform on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, New York Reps. John J. FasoDan Donovan, Peter T. King and Lee Zeldin hold a press conference on tax issues Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 16: Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., right, gives Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., bunny ears as they make their way to a meeting with President Donald Trump and 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)
North Carolina Rep. Richard Hudson, right, gives Georgia Rep. Tom Graves bunny ears as they make their way to a meeting with President Donald Trump and the House Republican Conference in the Capitol on Thursday. (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 Ryan and White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, right, look on. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 16: Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., speaks with reporters as she leaves the Capitol following passage of tax reform on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Virginia Rep. Barbara Comstock speaks with reporters as she leaves the Capitol following passage of the House GOP tax overhaul. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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