The cherry blossoms reached peak bloom this week just in time for the annual festival celebrating the special branches.
It was a busy week on the Hill full of multiple subpoena-authorizing hearings, a speech from the NATO secretary general, basketball excitement and a visit from the Netflix stars of the show “Queer Eye.”
Here’s the entire week in Washington:
Tourists take photos of the cherry blossoms at the tidal basin in Washington on Sunday as the trees hit their peak bloom. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., takes his seat to testify during the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change hearing on combatting climate change on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, speaks on Tuesday as ranking member Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, listens during the House Oversight and Reform Committee markup of a resolution authorizing subpoenas related to White House security clearances and the 2020 Census. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., arrive Tuesday at the Supreme Court for a rally with congressional Democrats on a resolution condemning a federal court ruling overturning the Affordable Care Act. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Actress Michelle Williams speaks during the Democratic Women’s Caucus press conference marking Equal Pay Day and celebrating passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., cites a Roll Call story during the House Judiciary Committee markup hearing on a resolution to authorize the issuance of subpoenas to obtain the full Robert S. Mueller report on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, lead the procession of senators through the Capitol Rotunda to the House chamber for NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., reacts as Stoltenberg addresses a joint meeting of Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., stands as Stoltenberg mentions that his mother was born in Paterson, N.J., during the joint meeting of Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Stoltenberg talks with Pence and Pelosi after addressing a joint meeting of Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with Rep. Carol Miller, R-W.Va., after the NATO chief’s address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) A photojournalist takes a photo of the empty witness chair set for Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the Department of Commerce Budget Request for FY 2020 on Wednesday. Secretary Ross did not attend to testify. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas, films a video Thursday on the House steps in support of Texas Tech’s appearance in the NCAA Final Four this weekend. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Tan France, left, and Antoni Porowski from the Netflix series “Queer Eye” are seen outside the Capitol after meeting with Pelosi on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Watch: ‘Queer Eye’ guys grace the Hill