Photos of the week ending July 30, 2021

Posted July 30, 2021 at 1:51pm

An infrastructure deal, the first Jan. 6 hearing and mask confusion highlight our favorite photos of the week as we enter the dog days of summer.

A demonstrator attends a rally in Lafayette Square on Monday to speak out against the Cuban government's arrest of protesters. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Metropolitan Police Department Officer Michael Fanone arrives to testify during the House Jan. 6 select committee hearing Tuesday in the Cannon House Office Building. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Patrick J. Leahy pretends to hide from reporters as he leaves the Senate floor on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Elaine Luria, Adam B. Schiff, Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger and Chairman Bennie Thompson address the media on Tuesday after the House Jan. 6 select committee hearing to examine the attack on the Capitol. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer hold a news conference calling for climate action Wednesday at the House Triangle outside the Capitol. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Bill Cassidy, Rob Portman, Susan Collins and Mitt Romney announce an agreement on an infrastructure bill during a news conference in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy holds a news conference with members of the House GOP caucus outside the Capitol on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Madison Cawthorn looks for a way to enter the Senate chamber as a group of maskless Republican members of Congress make their way to the Senate side of the Capitol on Thursday. The members were drawing attention to different mask rules in the two chambers. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi conducts the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Texas GOP Rep. Jake Ellzey, who is pictured with his wife, Shelby, and their children in the Capitol on Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Dean Phillips' dog Henry gets a drink of water during the Problem Solvers Caucus news conference on the infrastructure deal at the House Triangle outside the Capitol on Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)