There wasn’t supposed to be a photos of the week this week because of the scheduled Congressional Martin Luther King Day recess. But since these are not normal times, we bring you our favorite impeachment trial photos of the week plus a bonus photo of Mayor Pete.
A U.S. Capitol Police officer checks a reporter for electronic devices as he passes through a magnetometer to enter the Senate chamber to take his his seat in the press section on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., arrives in style for the trial on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) A TV reporter gets ready before going on camera in the Russell Rotunda on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) White House Counsel Pat Cipollone exits the Ceremonial Office of the Vice President in the Senate Reception Room before the trial starts on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. enters the Capitol for the impeachment trial on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) Trump’s outside counsel Jay Sekulow talks to reporters in the Senate Reception Room during a break in the trial on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a Democratic presidential candidate, speaks at the U.S Conference of Mayors’ 88th Winter Meeting at the Capital Hilton in Washington on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks with reporters under the watchful eye of Benjamin Franklin as he arrives for the Senate Republicans’ weekly lunch in the Capitol before the start of Senate trial on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) White House legislative affairs director Eric Ueland arrives in the Capitol before the start of Senate impeachment trial session on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., flanked by, from left, Reps. Mike Johnson, R-La., Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., speaks to reporters in the Senate subway before the start of the trial on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., talks with reporters before the continuation of the impeachment trial on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)