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The State of the Union From Start to Finish: Photos of the Day

Jan. 30 as captured by Roll Call’s photographers

Trump takes a selfie with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., in the House chamber after the address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Updated as of 12:02 p.m. on Jan. 31 | The Capitol is a busy place most Tuesdays, but this Tuesday was special. President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address at 9 p.m. ET made for a chaotic (and long) day for lawmakers, their aides, reporters and Capitol staff.

Here’s the entire day in photos:

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 30: The statue of Thomas Edison stands in the foreground as techinicians set up lighting in Statuary Hall in preparation for President Donald Trumps' first State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The statue of Thomas Edison stands in the foreground as technicians set up lighting in Statuary Hall in preparation for President Donald Trumps’ first State of the Union Address on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Alma Adams, D-N.C., Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, and Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., wear black during a photo op in the Capitol’s Rayburn Room to show solidarity with men and women who are speaking out against sexual harassment and discrimination. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Alma Adams, D-N.C., Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, and Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., wear black during a photo op in the Capitol’s Rayburn Room to show solidarity with men and women who are speaking out against sexual harassment and discrimination. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
 From left, Reps. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, Alma Adams, D-N.C., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Robin Kelly, D-Ill., and Del. Madeleine Bordallo, D-Guam, wear black during a photo op in the Capitol's Rayburn Room to show solidarity with men and women who are speaking out against sexual harassment and discrimination on January 30, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Female lawmakers wear black ahead of Tuesday's State of the Union. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 30: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., rides by as techinicians set up lighting in Statuary Hall in preparation for President Donald Trumps' first State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., rides by as technicians set up lighting in Statuary Hall. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Front row from left, Reps. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Susan Davis, D-Calif., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., wear all black during a photo op in the Capitol's Rayburn Room to show solidarity with men and women who are speaking out against sexual harassment and discrimination on January 30, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Front row from left, Reps. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Susan Davis, D-Calif., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., wear all black during a photo op. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
 Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Tom McArthur, R-N.J., walk through Statuary Hall as crews set up television interview positions in preparation for President Donald Trumps' first State of the Union Address on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Tom McArthur, R-N.J., walk through Statuary Hall as crews set up television interview positions in preparation for Trump's first State of the Union. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 30: Rep. Billy Long, R-Mo., reads the Washington Post before the start of President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address to the joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Billy Long, R-Mo., reads the Washington Post before the start of the SOTU. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 30: Randy Bryce, Democratic challenger to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District, gestures to fellow Democrats from the visitors gallery before the start of President Donald Trumps' State of the Union Address to the joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Randy Bryce, Democratic challenger to Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan in Wisconsin'’s 1st Congressional District, gestures to fellow Democrats from the visitors gallery before the start of the SOTU. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Trump arrives in the House chamber to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Trump arrives in the House chamber to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
President Donald Trump applauds during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker Paul D. Ryan look on. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Trump applauds during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker Paul D. Ryan look on. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
President Donald Trump speaks at Tuesday night’s State of the Union. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Trump speaks at Tuesday night’s State of the Union. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 30: Fred and Cindy Warmbier, the parents Otto Warmbier, who was jailed in North Korea and subsequently died, are recognized during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber on January 30, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Fred and Cindy Warmbier, the parents of Otto Warmbier, who was jailed in North Korea and subsequently died, are recognized during Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 30: Former Washington National Jayson Werth, center, walks through Statuary Hall with his host Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., left, before President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber on January 30, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Former Washington Nationals baseball player Jayson Werth walks through Statuary Hall with his host Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 30: Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., gives a "thumbs down" during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House chamber on January 30, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., gives a "thumbs down" during the president's address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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