Photos of the day: State of the Union 2020

February 4 as captured by CQ Roll Call's photojournalists

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., reads the U.S. Constitution before President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in the House chamber on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., reads the U.S. Constitution before President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in the House chamber on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Posted February 5, 2020 at 12:42pm

The State of the Union came and went on Tuesday, and will soon be overtaken with news of the expected acquittal of President Donald Trump in the Senate on Wednesday. 

Amid some remarkable, and some small moments, CQ Roll Call’s photojournalists were there. 

Here’s the day in photos: 

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 4: A staffer looks up at a boom camera as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
A staffer looks up at a boom camera as Trump delivers his address. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 4: President Donald Trump turns away as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi reaches out to shake his hand as he arrives to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Trump turns away as Speaker Nancy Pelosi reaches out to shake his hand before his address. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. John Thune, R-S. Dak., walk through Statuary Hall to the House chamber before the start of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Pence and Sen. John Thune, R-S. D., walk through Statuary Hall to the House chamber. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., wait for President Donald Trump to arrive in the House chamber before the start of Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Pence and Pelosi wait for Trump to arrive. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: President Donald Trump deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: First Lady Melania Trump awards Rush Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
First lady Melania Trump places the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Rush Limbaugh during Trump's address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Reps. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., left, and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., right, chant “H.R.3” during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The chants were in reference to the House-passed bill requiring the Medicare program to negotiate for lower drug prices. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Reps. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., left, and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., right, chant “H.R.3” during Trump's address. The chants were in reference to the House-passed bill requiring the Medicare program to negotiate for lower drug prices. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: From left, Reps. Greg Walden, R-Ore., Fred Upton, R-Mich., Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, high five during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Greg Walden, R-Ore., Fred Upton, R-Mich., Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, high-five during Trump's address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie was killed in the Parkland school shooting, is removed after yelling during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie was killed in the Parkland school shooting, is removed after yelling during Trump's address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Sgt. First Class Townsend Williams greets this wife Amy and their children after a surprise entrance during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sgt. First Class Townsend Williams greets this wife, Amy, and their children after a surprise entrance in the House chamber. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Reps. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., left, and Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., take a selfie before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Reps. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., left, and Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., take a selfie. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., are seen before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
McConnell and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., are seen before the address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Impeachment managers from left, Reps. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Jerold Nadler, D-N.Y., are seen before President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Impeachment managers from left, Reps. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., are seen before the address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Vice President Mike Pence claps while Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., rips up a copy of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address at the conclusion of his address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Pence claps while Pelosi rips up a copy of Trump's address at the conclusion of his remarks. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: TV news outlets conduct interviews with lawmakers in Statuary Hall following cameras Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
TV news outlets conduct interviews with lawmakers in Statuary Hall following the address. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)